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Saturday, Sept. 21

Pleasant Street Fall Shinglehouse Festival — 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Pleasant Street. Festival hosted by the Oswayo Valley Memorial Library featuring vendors, information, kid’s activities, concessions, street music by local DJ Keith Hopkins. G2 Gymnastics and Fitness performs at (1 p.m.) and Shinglehouse Community Choir (1:45 p.m.)

Ulysses Fall Festival — Craft vendors, a variety of contests and games, car show, a parade at 2 p.m., band 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the NoPo school, fireworks at 10 p.m.

Bingo — 6:30 p.m. every Saturday at the Austin Fire Hall.

Square Dance — at the Odin Grange every third Saturday April-December, 7-10 p.m.

SUNDAY, Sept. 22

Downton Abbey Tea — 4:30-6:30 p.m., Coudersport Public Library. Celebrate the nationwide release of Downton Abbey: The Movie and chat with fellow fans. Refreshments, trivia, vintage clothing displays, memorabilia; giveaways and more. Period dress is welcome but not required. RSVPs are appreciated. Free, but donations can be made toward program cost and library operations.

Bingo — 6 p.m. every Sunday at the Roulette Fire Hall.

“Big Book Study Group” — meets 6 p.m. every Sunday at the First Baptist Church, 120 Academy Street, Shinglehouse. FMI: 814-697-6696.

MONDAY, Sept. 23

Combo Club — Every Monday at Roulette Township Library, 10 a.m. until noon. Knitting, crocheting, needlework, color. Supplies are available to get you started.

Talk Baby Support Group — At the Coudersport Public Library every Monday at 6 p.m. Free. FMI: 814-274-9382.

Coudersport Rotary Club meeting — every Monday, noon at the Episcopal Church, Coudersport.

Women’s Group — noon, FMI: 814-274-0368 or 877-334-3136.

Oswayo Valley Library Board meeting — every fourth Monday, 4 p.m. Public invited.

TUESDAY, Sept. 24

Grief Connection — every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Champion Orthopedics meeting room at Cole Memorial Hospital. FMI: 814-647-8616.

Grief Recovery Support Group — every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Oswayo Valley Senior Center, Shinglehouse. Starting Nov. 15, special group “Surviving the Holidays.” FMI: June Buchanan at 815-697-6985.

“Baby & Me, Get Fit” Classes — For parents and babies up to age four on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the Coudersport Wellness Center in Coudersport. FMI: 814-274-5353.

Diabetic Support Group — From noon to 1 p.m. every last Tuesday at the rehabilitation center conference room at Cole Memorial. FMI: 814-274-5351.


Grown up coloring — Come relax with coloring every Wednesday, 2 p.m., Galeton Public Library, 5 Park Lane.

ADD/ADHD & Autism Support Group — every fourth Wednesday, 4:30-6 p.m. at Cole Memorial Hospital’s Main Conference Room. FMI: 814-274-9198.

Ulysses Borough meeting — 7 p.m., fourth Wednesday

THURSDAY, Sept. 26

Galeton Rotary Club meeting — every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at the Permastone Inn, Galeton.

“Kids Move It” Classes — For ages baby to 13 Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Coudersport Wellness Center in Coudersport. (Adult must attend with any child under age of 5) FMI: 814-274-5353.

God’s Country Trout Unlimited meeting — last Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. at the Coudersport Library.

Diabetic Support Group — every last Thursday of the month, 11 a.m.-noon, Cole Memorial’s Rehab Conference Room. FMI: 814-274-5300.

Adult Book Club — every last Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at the Galeton Public Library, 5 Park Lane.


Steak Bake — Austin Costello Sportsmen’s Club, 3-5:30 p.m. Raffle and auctions. $25/person, advance tickets required. All proceeds will be used for the Austin Education Foundation Scholarship Fund. FMI or tickets: 814-647-8603.

Austin Alumni Event — Austin Costello Sportsmen Club, 6-9 p.m. Social time, horse races and auctions. Snacks and drinks. All proceeds benefit the AEF Scholarship Fund.

Bill Thompson live — Following alumni event, 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., Austin VFW Post 7810.

10th Annual Gerald F. Duffee Sr. Scholarship Fund 5K — Austin Area School, registration at 8:30, race begins at 10 a.m. Registration cost is $20 if received by Sept. 13 and will include a T-shirt. Registration after Sept. 13 is $25 and does not include a T-shirt.

Galeton Fall Festival — 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., John J. Collins Memorial Park in Centertown, Galeton. Live music, games, hayrides, food, demonstrators and vendors.

AA meetings

Every Tuesday — 8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Coudersport

Every Wednesday — noon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Coudersport and 8 p.m. at St. Eulalia Parish Center, Coudersport

Every Thursday — Al-Anon, 6-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Coudersport; AA 7 p.m. at Park United Methodist Church, Coudersport

Every Friday — 8 p.m. at St. Augustine Rectory, Austin; noon at First Presbyterian Church, Coudersport

Every Saturday — 8 p.m. at Galeton Presbyterian Church

Food pantries

Austin — Third Tuesday, 12-1 p.m., Austin Methodist Church. FMI: 814-647-8740.

Coudersport — Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; every fourth Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m.; every third Friday 10-11 a.m. FMI: 814-274-8661.

Ulysses — fourth Thursday, 10-11 a.m., Zion Christian Assembly. FMI: 814-848-7407.

Galeton — fourth Friday, 10-11 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church. FMI: 814-435-2471.

Shinglehouse — fourth Saturday, 9-10 a.m., Shinglehouse Methodist Church. FMI: 814-697-6191.

Roulette — To be announced every month, Roulette Firehall. FMI: 814-544-7365.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

TOPS 862 — Every Monday, weigh-in 4:45 p.m. followed by meeting, Coudersport Alliance Church.

TOPS 1355 — Every Thursday, 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish Center, Main Street, Genesee. All are welcome.

Upcoming Events

Friday, Oct. 4

Candlelight Vigil — by A Way Out for domestic violence. FMI: or call 814-274-0219

Saturday, Oct. 5

Coudersport Falling Leaves Festival — Local vendors, food, farmers market, pet parade, live music, family parade. FMI: or call 814-274-0219.

Black Forest Conservation Association Gun Show — 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Roulette Fire Hall. Firearm dealers, antiques, food. Admission is $5, children under 16 are free with an adult. FMI: 814-274-9087 or

Sunday, Oct. 6

Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Dept. and Ambulance Association’s 8th Annual Open House — 1-4 p.m., Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Dept. and Ambulance Association. fire truck and ambulance tours, free hot dogs, giveaways.

Black Forest Conservation Association Gun Show — See Oct. 5 listing for details. Time today is 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

Fish Fry — 3-6 p.m., Austin Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: $11. Take outs available, call 647-5594. Dessert donations appreciated.

Saturday, Oct. 12

7th annual First Fork Festival — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sinnemahoning State Park. Local artists and craftsmen will display hand-made products, live music, book signings, interactive history exhibits and demonstrations, food and beverages. FMI: 814-647-8401 or

Fall Antique and Collectible Show — 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. Antique vendors and equipment demonstrations including birch still, steam sawmill and other shops.

Kid’s Day — 1-3 p.m., Twisted Sister’s Haunted Attractions, 13 Prosser Hollow Road, Coudersport. $5 per kid, unlimited laser tag. Kids can wear costumes, prizes will be given for the best ones. Games, prizes, food, no-scary lights-on walk through.

Friday, Oct. 25

Haunted Hayride — 7:30 p.m., Austin Dam Memorial Park, Route 872 north of Austin. Take a terrifying tractor ride through a section of the Austin Dam Memorial Park. Finish the trip with a dizzying stroll through the Vortex Tunnel. Free. Hayride: $4 for 18 years and under and $6 for adults. Concessions available.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Haunted Trail and All Hallows Eve Celebration — 4-9 p.m., Sinnemahoning State Park. $10 per car. Kids crafts and games from 4-6 p.m. in park office and wildlife center. Hayrides from 4-8:45 p.m. Alternative light sources could bring would be bright glow sticks and red lights. The “full scare” walks start at 7 p.m. and the last group will leave at 9 p.m.

Haunted Hayride — See details on Oct. 25 listing.

Haunted lantern tours — 6-9 p.m., Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.

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