FRIDAY, NOV. 22
Lets Go Fishing Community Outreach — 7 p.m. at the Tioga County Fairgrounds Main building at 2258 Charleston Road, Wellsboro. Come get a free turkey and box of food for Thanksgiving meal or other giveaways such as fishing gear, TVs, gift cards, Yeti cooler and more. FMI: 570 724-5678 or www.facebook.com/events/418260895778031/?ti=icl
Poinsettia Sale — This is the last day to place an order with the Hamilton-Gibson Children and Youth Choirs for poinsettias in a six-inch pot for $15 or in an eight-inch pot for $20. To order: firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-724-2079, Attention: Tara Gordon.
SATURDAY, NOV. 23
Lets Go Fishing Community Outreach — See Nov. 21 listing for details.
3rd annual Christmas Craft Fair — 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23 at the South Creek Fire Hall in Fassett, just off Route 14. Vendors, food, chance auction. FMI: 570-529-2763.
39th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Galeton Area School. Admission: $2. FMI: Lesley Post, 424 W. Branch Road, Galeton.
Wellsboro Men’s Chorus Annual Pizza Dinner & Raffle — 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 23 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Wellsboro. Door prizes, raffles, music by chorus. Tickets available at door, pre-purchase requested. Cost: $6/adults, $5/seniors, $4/children 10 and under. FMI: 570-280-9582.
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner — Noon-3 p.m. dine-in at First Baptist Church, 122 Church Street, Westfield, or take-out available. Delivery within eight-mile radius of Westfield area. Recipient must be present for delivery. Register for delivery by 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at 814-367-2973.
Wellsboro Men’s Chorus Pizza Party & Raffle — 4:30-7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Cost: $10/adults, $6/seniors, $4/children. Benefits music scholarship fund. FMI: 570-280-9582.
SUNDAY, NOV. 24
Lets Go Fishing Community Outreach — See Nov. 21 listing for details.
Running Deer Shoot — From 1 to 4 p.m. the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club, 4646 Route 287, 6.5 miles south of Wellsboro, is hosting a shoot for members and the public, rain or shine. The fee is $2 per pass. Round winners and the club will split fees 50/50. FMI: Ray Rowland at 1-607-857-4631.
Running Deer Shoots — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club, 339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield. FMI: 570-662-7850 or email@example.com
TUESDAY, NOV. 26
Acting Up — From 2-3 p.m., Hamilton-Gibson’s informal readers theatre program for adults 55 and older will meet at the H-G office at 29 Water Street in Wellsboro. Free. FMI: 570-724-4586.
Whites Corners Cemetery Association — Meets 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison Valley Community Building. FMI: 814-367-5288
THURSDAY, NOV. 28 THANKSGIVING
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner — Noon-4 p.m. at Breath of Life Fellowship Church, 31 Left Branch Road, Westfield. FMI: 570-787-4445.
FRIDAY, NOV. 29
Pictures with Santa at Wellsboro Animal Care Sanctuary — 2-4 p.m. at the back porch of the farmhouse at Animal Care Sanctuary in Wellsboro (across from Weis Market). Bring your dog or pet to have pictures taken with Santa.
Chicken ‘n Biscuit Dinner — 4-7 p.m. at Bradley Hall, Columbia Cross Roads. Eat in or take out, benefits the Heritage Village and Farm Museum
SATURDAY, NOV. 30
Home for the Holiday and St. James Christmas Market — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in downtown Mansfield and St. James Episcopal Church. Breakfast and photos with Santa 9-11 a.m., cafe, vendors, carolers, quilt and basket raffle, handmade crafts and baked goods. FMI: St. James Facebook page or 570-513-0928.
Shop Small Town — Blossburg celebreates with photos, movie, specials, vendors, 5K, raffles and activities. FMI: www.blossburg.org
SUNDAY, DEC. 1
Christmas in the Village — 1-4 p.m. at the Heritage Village and Farm Museum, Rt 14N, Gate #2, Troy. Festival of Trees, bake sale, live nativity, Christmas program, Santa, craft vendors, refreshments.
Breakfast with Santa — 7-10 a.m. Dec. 8 at the South Creek Lions Hall at 31980 State Route 14 South, Gillett. Gifts for children provided.
Handgun & Rifle Shoots — At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 will be .22 caliber rifle shoot and at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26 will be a shoot for handguns of any caliber with lead or cast bullets at the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club, 4646 Route 287, Wellsboro. Fee is $3 for members, $5 for non-members. FMI: 570-439-1809.
Thursday Night Run—Beginning at 6 p.m. runners are invited to run for an hour with Tyoga Running Club on Thursday, Nov. 21. Meet at the Wellsboro Community Center at 3 Queen St., Wellsboro. Free. FMI: www.Facebook.com/tyogarunningclub or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unity Youth Group — Every Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Westfield. All 9th-12th graders welcome. FMI: 814-628-2311.
Grief Connection — Every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Champion Orthopedics meeting room at Cole Memorial Hospital. FMI: 814-647-8616.
PA Grand Canyon Repeater Group & TCARC — NET 147.06/145.27/443.65 TL 127.3 each Tuesday night at 8 p.m.
Bible Club — At Wesley Chapel in Elkland every Wednesday from 6-7:30 p.m. FMI: 814-258-5218.
Dancing Flame Sangha — Mindful meditation practice group meets every Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Gmeiner, Wellsboro. FMI: 570-787-3540.
Celebrate Recovery — A Christ-centered recovery program, for any hurt, hang-up or habit. Adult large and small groups meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Knoxville Yoked Church, 110 Alba Street, Knoxville. FMI: 814-326-4187 (line 1 secretary, line 2 pastor.
Preschool Story Hour — Every Wednesday at the Green Free Library at 10:30 a.m. Circle time, reading, music and more.
Goodies For Our Troops — Packaging Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at 87 Main St., Wellsboro. Volunteers and donations accepted. FMI: 570-662-5601.
Bingo — At the Elkland Fire Hall every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5. FMI: 814-258-5961.
Canoe Camp Church of Christ Fourth Sunday Supper — Every fourth Sunday at the church at 1103 South Main Street, Mansfield, from 4-6 p.m. Free. FMI: 570-662-3751.
Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club Meeting — Meets the fourth Monday at 7 p.m. at their club at 339 Lambs Creek Road, Mansfield. FMI: 570-662-7850.
A Hope 4 Lyme, Inc. — Meets monthly. FMI: 570-537-6616, 607-329-1849 or email@example.com.
NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness — Meets first, second, third and fifth Wednesdays at Wellsboro’s Presbyterian Church. Business meeting at 7 p.m., Support Group at 8 p.m. Meets on 4th Wednesdays at St. James Complex in Mansfield, drop in center building B second Floor-at 8 p.m. FMI: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diabetic Support Group — From 11 a.m.-noon on the last Thursday in Cole Memorial’s Rehabilitation Dept. Conference Room. FMI: 814-274-5300.
Trinity Food Bank — Managed by the Valley Trinity Parish of the United Methodist Church, this pantry provides emergency, short-term food assistance to those who seek it regardless of income. If you have a need, call 570-259-8846 Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. FMI: email@example.com.
Elkland/Osceola/Nelson Emergency Food Pantry — Call 570-502-4965 for assistance. If there is no answer, please leave a message with your phone number. Do not text. The Food Pantry is located in Elkland in the HUB Mission Center at the old Clark Wood School on Coates Avenue.
Mansfield Area Food Pantry — PO Box 5, Benson Drive, Mansfield. Open every Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-noon.
Wellsboro Food Pantry — Open second Monday and fourth Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pantry is located in the lower level of the United Methodist Church on Main Street. FMI: 570-998-4018.
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