FRIDAY, OCT. 9

“Stray Cats” — At 7:30 p.m. Hamilton-Gibson’s production will open in the Warehouse Theatre at 3 Central Ave., Wellsboro. Written by Warren Leight, the play uses musically influenced monologues so the men who are alone can each tell his own story. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance: hgp@booktix.com or 570-724-2079.

Friday Flashlight Night — 4-9 p.m. at the Miller Farm, 931 Sopertown Road, Mansfield. Admission: $5, free for kids 3 and under. FMI: 570-549-2051.

SATURDAY, OCT. 10

Rabies & Microchip Clinic — 1-3 p.m., Second Chance Animal Sanctuaries will hold the annual shot clinic at the Tioga County Fairgrounds in Whitneyville under the pavilion Rabies shot $10, distemper combination $15, microchip $15 (registration by SCAS $5 more). All dogs must be on a leash and all cats must be in a carrier. Cash or check only. FMI: 570-376-3646 or secondchanceAS@yahoo.com.

Chicken Barbecue — Must be reserved in advance and will be served at the South Creek Lions Club, Route 14 in Gillett. Cost: $8/half, $12/dinner. Reserve: 570-637-2222, 717-406-9275

Free Storyteller — From noon to 1 p.m., master storyteller Jonathan Kruk presents “The Legends of ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’” on the outdoor stage of the Deane Center at 104 Main St., Wellsboro. Free. FMI: deanecenter.com, office@deanecenter.com or 570-724-6220.

Free Concert — At 3 p.m. Mama Corn, a four-member band based in Altoona, will perform Americana, folk and bluegrass music and their originals on the outdoor stage of the Deane Center at 104 Main St., Wellsboro. Free, but donations are appreciated. FMI: deanecenter.com, office@deanecenter.com or 570-724-6220.

“Stray Cats” — See Oct. 9 listing for details.

Farmer Day — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Miller Farm, 931 Sopertown Road, Mansfield. Admission: $5, free for kids 3 and under. FMI: 570-549-2051.

SUNDAY, OCT. 11

“Stray Cats” — Today’s performance is at 2:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 listing for details.

Five-Stand Sporting Clays — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. sign up at Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club, 328 Sportsmen Club Rd, Mansfield. FMI: 570-662-7850

THURSDAY, OCT. 15

Wellsboro Growers Market — From 2:30-5:30 p.m., the Market is open on the lawn at the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main St. In the event of heavy rain, the market will be canceled. FMI: 570-439-2000.

Red Cross Blood Drive — 1-6 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Masonic Lodge on Kelsey Street, Wellsboro. Call for an appointment: 1-800-733-2767.

FRIDAY, OCT. 16

Community Blood Drive — 1-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Millerton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 5443 Main St., Millerton. Appointments strongly encouraged: 1-800-733-2767 or RedCrossBlood.org. Next drive is Dec. 18.

“Stray Cats” — See Oct. 9 listing for details.

SATURDAY, OCT. 17

A Tour of Sullivan County for all Classic Car, Trucks and Daily Drivers — Rain or shine, leave from the Troy “Dandy” at 8:45 a.m. then head to the Endless Winds Fire Company in Shunk for a breakfast. After the tour, return to the fire company for a chicken and biscuit dinner. To reserve your spot, call 607-734-4668.

Scalloped Potato & Ham Dinner — 3-6:30 p.m. at Niles Valley United Methodist Church in Middlebury Center. Donation: $10. Drive-thru pick-up only. Enter by Owlett’s Farm Market and drive to back door. Pre-order and pre-pay: 570-724-1455 or 570-376-2407 (dinner day only).

Well Armed Woman Meeting — At 1 p.m., the Tioga County chapter meets at the Mill Cove Shooting Range in the Mill Cove Environmental Area at 3036 Mill Creek Road, Mansfield. Following a review of gun safety protocols, the women will participate in shooting practice. The group is following Pennsylvania COVID-19 protocols. FMI: 570-549-2794 or jones_mk@yahoo.com.

Free Saturday Concert — At 3 p.m. the five-member Doug McMinn Blues Band from Williamsport will perform Chicago and Texas blues and New Orleans rhythm and blues along with originals on the outdoor stage of the Deane Center at 104 Main St., Wellsboro. Free, but donations are appreciated. Bring lawn chairs. FMI: deanecenter.com, office@deanecenter.com, or 570-724-6220.

“Stray Cats” — See Oct. 9 listing for details.

SUNDAY, OCT. 18

Running Deer Shoot — From 1-4 p.m., the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club, 4646 Route 287, south of Wellsboro is hosting a shoot for members and the public, rain or shine. The fee is $2 per pass with a limit of two shots. Round winners and the club will split fees 50/50. FMI: 607-857-4631.

“Stray Cats” — Today’s performance is at 2:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 listing for details.

CANCELED/POSTPONED

Hamilton-Gibson’s Acting Up — This program will remain inactive through December 2020. If the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, this readers theatre program for folks 55 and older will resume in January 2021. Check www.hamiltongibson.org for updates. FMI: 570-724-4586.

COMING SOON

Westfield UMC Harvest Dinner — 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Westfield Methodist Youth Center. Take out only, curb side delivery. Some delivery available. Dinner/dessert: $9. Pre-order: 814-367-2315.

Drive-Thru Ham Supper — 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Roseville United Methodist Church at 4110 Route 549, Mansfield. Cost: $10, benefits Women’s Fellowship Missions. FMI: 570-537-6618

National Rifle Association Basic Pistol Class — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club at 339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield. Bring your own .22 caliber pistol or borrow one. Fee: $50, includes materials and lunch. Register: 570-549-2794 or jones_mk@yahoo.com.

Harvest Dinner (Curbside Pickup) — 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Knoxville Community Center (enter via Main Street). Turkey and fixings, choice of apple or pumpkin pie. Cost: $12/adult, $6/child. Preorder or delivery: 814-326-4725 814-326-4487 or 814-36-4737. Benefit Northern Tier Recreation Authority

Running Deer Shoot — Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Lambs Creek Sportsman’s Club at 339 Sportsman’s Club Road, Mansfield. FMI: 570-662-7850 or LCSC394@yahoo.com.

Craft/Vendor Show — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the Tioga County Fair Grounds in Whitneyville. Admission: $1; lunch is available. Benefits the Tioga County Homeless Initiative. FMI: 570-724-9001.

Election Day Dinner — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Niles Valley United Methodist Church in Middlebury Center. Donation: $10. Drive-thru pick-up only. Enter by Owlett’s Farm Market and drive to back door. Pre-order and pre-pay: 570-724-1455 or 570-376-2407 (dinner day only).

RECURRING EVENTS

Trap Shoot Practice — From 3-6 p.m. on Tuesday, a trap shoot practice for members and the public will be at the Nessmuk Rod and Gun Club at 4646 Route 287, Wellsboro, Pa. 16901. A round of 25 clays is $3 for youth, ages 12 to 17 and $6 for adults, 18 and older. Follow COVID-19 guidelines. FMI: 570-439-0187.

PA Grand Canyon Repeater Group & TCARC — NET 147.06/145.27/443.65 TL 127.3 each Tuesday night at 8 p.m.

Goodies for Our Troops — Packing by appointment only at 87 Main St., Wellsboro. Donations and volunteers needed. Opportunities for stay-at-home volunteering. FMI: Goodies@PTD.net or 570-662-5601

Heart of Tioga Pregnancy and Parenting Support —Free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds, pregnancy and parenting education and more at 14072 Route 6, Mansfield. FMI: heartoftioga@gmail.com, 570-948-2020, www.heartoftioga.org

Virtual Golf Tournament — Benefits Williamson Road District, Five Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America. Play (or not) between now and Oct. 31, visit Golfstatus.com and donate at least $25 to be eligible for all prizes. FMI: 607-368-4138.

MONTHLY MEETINGS

Tioga County FFA Alumni Group — Meets at 1 p.m. third Sunday of each month, odd months at Wellsboro Firemen’s Annex in Wellsboro and even months at Sabinsville Township Building in Sabinsville. FMI: Find the page on Facebook

Pine Creek Celebrate Recovery — This Christ-centered recovery program meets every Tuesday. Meet and greet starts at 5:45 p.m.; large group times starts at 6 p.m. followed by small share group at the Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church, 761 US Route 6, Gaines. FMI: 814-203-2022; pinecreekcr4u@gmail.com; www.facebook.com/pinecreekcr

FOOD PANTRIES

Blossburg UMC Food Pantry — Every second Wednesday at 10 a.m. to noon, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Blossburg UMC on Williamson Road. FMI: 570-638-3046.

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: nerlc4cpl33@aol.com.

Elkland/Osceola/Nelson Emergency Food Pantry — Call 570-502-4965 for assistance. If there is no answer, leave a message and 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.

Tioga Community Food Pantry — Last Saturday 9-10 a.m. at 9 Main St. at the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Tioga. Volunteers are needed. FMI: 570-418-0341 or dburnside09@aol.com.

Food Pantry for Westfield — Every second Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon at The Compassion Center, Route 49 West, one mile on right past Cowanesque Valley High School. FMI: 814-367-2221.

Mansfield Area Food Pantry — PO Box 5, Benson Drive, Mansfield. Open every Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Millerton Food Pantry — Every third Wednesday, 9-11 a.m., at the Millerton UMC, Route 328, Millerton. FMI: 570-537-2444 or leopar@npacc.net.

Wellsboro Area Food Pantry — Open the second Monday and fourth Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in the lower level of the United Methodist Church Wellsboro, 36 Main St. FMI: wellsborofoodpantry.org or wellsborofoodpantry@gmail.com

Straight From The Heart — Food pantry and clothes closet at 18 Academy St., Lawrenceville every third Thursday of the month 3-6 p.m. FMI: 607-684-4298 or mlgiardina@frontier.com.

TO SUBMIT AN EVENT

The Community Calendar is a listing of free and low-cost events, meetings, services and groups that take place in Tioga County and the surrounding area. To have your event listed in the calendar, submit the event name, a brief description if necessary, date and time it is held, location, cost (if any) and contact information as indicated below:

For the newspaper — email nkennedy@tiogapublishing.com, call 570-724-2287, mail to Community Calendar, PO Box 118, 25 East Ave., Wellsboro, PA 16901.

For the online calendar — use your account and visit www.tiogapublishing.com/users/admin/calendar/event.

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