What’s Happening for the week of Nov. 16, 2014

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Owego Pennysaver, ATTN: Wendy Post, P.O. Box 149, Owego, N.Y. 13827, e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com or drop it off at our office, 181-183 Front St., Owego. Space available, your event will appear.


Meal on the Run – Eat-In OR Take-out, 3rd Friday of every month, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Westbrook Lodge, 150 S. Main St., Nichols. $6 a person.

Pancake Breakfast, 2nd Saturday of every month, 8 to 10 a.m., Owego United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 261 Main St., Owego. Adults $5, 12 and under $3, sponsored by OUMC Men.

Living Healthy Workshops, Thursdays Oct. 16 to Nov. 20, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tioga Opportunities, Inc., Department of Aging Conference Room, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Free!

Free Dinner Every Thursday Night, 6 p.m., Owego United Methodist Church, Main Street, Owego. All are welcomed, sponsored by Allied Christians of Tioga.

Wing Night, every Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 1371, 207 Main St., Owego.

Story Time, Wednesdays 10 a.m., Cady Library, Nichols.

Candor Community Chorus Rehearsals for Christmas Concert, every Sunday at 7 p.m., thru Nov. 30, Candor Elementary Choral Room.

American Legion Breakfast, Sundays, 8 to 11:30 a.m., 263 Front St., Owego. Weekly specials. All are welcome!

Story Hour, every Wednesday, 10:15 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego.

Fiber Arts Club (knitting, crocheting, etc.), every Thursday 6:30 to 8 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego.

Emerging Writers, 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego.

Mystery Book Club, 4th Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego.

Monday Afternoon Book Club, 2nd Monday of the month, 1 to 2 p.m., Coburn Free Library, 275 Main St., Owego.

Fish Fry, 1st Friday of every month, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Caroline Center Church, 719 Buffalo Rd., Brooktondale – $10 eat-in or carry out.

Bluegrass Gospel Jam, 2nd Saturday of the Month, 7 to 9 p.m., Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 731 Hooper Rd., Endwell.

Newark Valley LEGO Building Club meets 1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building’s Noble Room, 9 Park St., Newark Valley. Ages from five and up, parents are welcome to stay and create. Free event.

Community Education Ceramics Classes, Tuesday and Thursday 5:15 to 8 p.m. Candor High School Room 219, Candor, $10/Students K-12, $20/adults, CHS employees/$15. For info call Jodi 768-4072 or email joellenriggsphotography@gmail.com.

Open Studio, 2nd and 4th Thursday, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Tappan Spaulding Library, Newark Valley. Bring your artwork crafts, knitting, etc. to work on.

The Valley “Acoustic” Circle, every Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre. For info call (570) 886-0006.

Endicott Toastmasters Club Meeting, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7 p.m., basement of George F. Johnson Library, 1001 Park St., Endicott. For info call 953-9844.

Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Directors Meeting, third Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m., Tioga County SWCD office, 183 Corporate Dr., Owego. For questions call 687-3553 or email tcswcd@co.tioga.ny.us.

Bingo every Thursday night except the first Thursday of the month and holidays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. VFW Post 1371, 207 Main St., Owego.

Newark Valley Senior Citizens Club Dish to Pass and Program combined November and December meeting will be held Thursday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m., Congregational Chapel for a catered meal. Jan., Feb., March meetings are held in the same place for a catered meal and program, 3rd Thursday, 11 a.m. For questions call Carol 642-5213.

GED (Adult Education) Classes, Tuesday and Thursday 5 to 8 p.m., Candor High School, Academy Street, Candor. For info call Sally 659-5968.

Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous Weekly Meetings, for information on times and locations call (607) 595-7381, (607) 351-9504 or go to foodaddicts.org.

Owego Dog Owners Group (ODOG) Meeting, 2nd Tuesday of each month, 10:30 a.m., basement at River Row Bookshop, Corner of Lake and Front Street, Owego. Open to everyone!

Owego Rotary Club Luncheon or Breakfast Meeting, noon on Tuesday, Breakfast Meeting 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Treadway Inn, Route 17C, Owego. For more information call President Jack at 687-3937.

Quilting Classes, Mondays at 1 p.m., FCF Church, 27 Beach Rd., Apalachin. $7/session, for information call (570) 623-4402.

Sweet Adelines Carousel Harmony Chorus Rehearsal, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 3505 Vestal Pkwy. East, Vestal. For info call Linda 669-4233 or go to carouselharmony.org.

Be Creative at Van Etten Library, every other Wednesday, 1 to 3 p.m., Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten. For info call 589-4755 ext. 3.

American Red Cross Blood Drives, Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org for dates, times and locations.

Write Now Writers Group, 1st Wednesday of the Month, 7 to 9 p.m., Candor Free Library, corner of Bank Street and Main Street, Candor. For more information call Carol 659-7661 or email carolhenry@frontiernet.net.

Library Story Hour, Tuesdays 10:15 a.m., Candor Free Library, Bank Street, Candor.

Candor Town Board Meeting, 2nd Tuesday of the month, review and sign vouchers 6:30 p.m., meeting begins at 7 p.m., Candor Town Hall, Route 96B, Candor.

Open Hearts Dinner, every Wednesday 5 to 6:30 p.m., McKendree UMC, 224 Owego St., Candor.

Candor Fire District Regular Meetings, 2nd and last Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., Candor Fire Station, 74 Owego Rd., Candor. For more info call Tim 659-3341.

Village of Candor Board Meeting, 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 p.m., Candor Village Hall, Main Street, Candor.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly “TOPS” Meeting, every Thursday, 6 p.m., Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor.

TOPS Chapter 418, every Friday 10 a.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 3505 Vestal Parkway West, Vestal. For questions call Barbara 748-3443.

TOPS Chapter 306 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), every Thursday, Weigh-in starts 5:45 p.m., Meeting 6:30 p.m., Union Presbyterian Church, 200 East Main St., Endicott. For information call 754-6913.

TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly, Saturdays 7 a.m., Van Etten Town Hall, Van Etten. For info call Ruth 589-4515 or Judy 972-1092.

TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter 1036, every Tues. 5:30 to 7 p.m., Newark Valley Post Office, Newark Valley.

Friends of the Library Meeting, last Thursday of the month, downstairs meeting room. Candor Free Library, Bank Street, Candor.

Candor Free Library Board of Trustees Meeting, 1st Wednesday of the month (except for July and August), 6 p.m., Candor Free Library, Corner of Bank and Main Street, Candor. For more info call Sue 659-3022 or email candorwriter@yahoo.com.

Newark Valley Food Pantry, Tuesdays or Thursdays 3 to 4 p.m., Senior Pantry every 2nd Wednesday 10 to 11 a.m., Methodist Church Ministry Center, Newark Valley. For information call 642-8287 or 642-3414. Open to people in the 13811 area.

The Clothing Center, Tuesday 10 a.m. to Noon, Wednesday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 17 Nanticoke Ave., Endicott. Free clothing and various items, they also accept donations. For questions call MaryAnn 786-9040.

Candor MOPS (for moms of infants through kindergarten age), 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, Candor Congregational Church parsonage, Main Street, Candor. For info call Maryalice 659-5191.

Constitution Chat, 2nd Thursday of every month, 7 p.m., Candor Congregational Church, Main Street, Candor. For questions call Melvin 659-4785.

Candor Valley Riders Snowmobile Club Meeting, 7 p.m., 1st Wednesday of the month from April through Aug., 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from Sept. to March, Candor Ambulance Garage, 58 Main St., Candor. No meeting month of July.

Candor Valley Riders Snowmobile Club Pancake Breakfast, 2nd Sat. of the month from Oct. through March, 8 to 10 a.m., Beebe Sap House, Route 96, Candor. Good will donation appreciated.


Thanksgiving Antiques and Collectibles Market, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Owego Elks Emporium, 223 Front St., Owego. Dealers call Barb 372-2478 or go to OwegoElksEmporium.com.

Holiday Garage Sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Owego Elks Ballroom, 223 Front St., Owego. Tables $10, call Barb 372-2478.

Casual Sunday Dance, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., American Legion, Riverview Drive, Endicott. $10/person, $7/USA Dance members. For info call 729-4346.

The Finger Lakes Finns Meeting & Dish to Pass Dinner, 1 p.m., Newfield Fire Hall, 77 Main St., Newfield. All are welcome.

Harp Concert performed by Meredith Bocek, 1 to 3 p.m., Tioga County Historical Society Museum, 110 Front St., Owego. For more info call 687-2460 or go to tiogahistory.org.


Broome County Federation of Sportsman’s Clubs Inc. Meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion Post 1305, 820 Lower Stella Ireland Rd., Binghamton. For info call Daryall 775-2146 after 4 p.m. or Bill 797-6670.

Mobile Food Giveaway, 1 to 2 p.m., Lockwood Fire Dept., Rte. 34, Lockwood. Bring own bags or boxes.

Americans for Restoring the Constitution (AFRTC) Meeting, 7 p.m., Vestal Public Library, Vestal Parkway, Vestal.


Susquehanna Valley Audubon Meeting & Dish to Pass, 6 p.m., Page Manor, 502 Church St., Athens, Pa. For more info call Inga (570) 731-4396 or go to susquehannavalleyaudubon.org.


“Bountiful Harvest” Ladies Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Owego Treadway, Rte. 17C, Owego. Luncheon, feature, music and speaker, all for $12/person. Reservations due by Nov. 14, call 785-3101 or email cgg350@aol.com.

New England Style Contradance, 4 to 7 p.m., Tioga Trails Café, corner of Lake & Main Streets, Owego. Music by Firefly. $7 person, $5 students & seniors (55+), family maximum $15. For info call Stu 687-4034 or April 687-7195.


Tioga County 2nd Legislative Workshop, 10 a.m., County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego.

Nursery and Landscape Dinner Meeting, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Riverview, Elmira. $10 for non-members, for more info call 734-4453 or email jew223@cornell.edu.

No Turning Back: a Film for Skiers & Riders, 7:30 p.m., The Forum, 236 Washington St., Binghamton. Tickets are $18 cash or $19 check and can be purchased at Berger’s Ski & Snowboard shop, 16 Lewis St., Binghamton.

Chicken & Biscuits Dinner, 5 to 6:30 p.m., American Legion, Front Street, Owego. $7 adults, $3.50 children.

Turkey Party, 7 p.m., Neumann Hall, Choconut, Pa. Free admission. To benefit St. Francis Xavier/St. Augustine Churches.


Karaoke with Grover, 7:30 to 11 p.m., VFW, Main Street, Owego.

“GMO OMG” Film Showing, Refreshments 6:30 p.m., Screening 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton, 183 Riverside Dr., Binghamton. For more info email lauffer.scott@gmail.com.

Pot Roast Dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church and School, 17C West, Owego. Free will donation. For info go to zionowego.org or call 687-6376.

Beef Stew & Biscuits Dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 1371, 207 Main St., Owego. Regular menu also available.

Holiday Trunk Show & Girl’s Night Out, 6 to 9 p.m., Black Cat Gallery, 190 Front Street, Owego.

Doug’s Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Rite Aid Parking Lot, Main Street, Owego. To benefit the Tioga County Rural Ministry.

Ham and Turkey Party, 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 401, 263 Front St., Owego. Free admission, all welcome!

NOVEMBER 21 & 22

Mystery Dinner Theater “Death of a Doornail”, 6 p.m., Owego United Methodist Church, 261 Main St., Owego. $15/person includes meal. Tickets went on sale Nov. 5, call 687-2417.


Wilawana Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wilawana Community Hall, 1192 Wilawana Rd., Sayre, Pa.

Fall Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Apalachin United Methodist church, 303 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin. For more info call 625-2733.

Clothes Clubhouse For Kids, 10 a.m. to Noon, Tioga Center United Methodist Church, 3022 St. Rte. 17C, Tioga Center. Free clothes for infants, toddlers and children in the Tioga Central School District. For info call Carol 687-4793 or Kathy 687-3745.

Holiday Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vestal Center United Methodist Church, 478 West Hill Rd., Vestal. For more info call 748-0004.

NOVEMBER 22 & 23

Toys for Tots Toy & Collectible Show, Sat. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tioga Downs Casino, River Road, Nichols. Reserve your space today! Call 239-8353 or lantalek@stny.rr.com. Free and open to the public.


Annual Ski Sale, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Brothers 2 Banquet Facility, Endwell. Triple Cities Ski Club assist customers with ski, board, and boot selection during the sale.


Newark Valley Central School District Board of Education Meeting, 7 p.m., Richard H. Kerr Board Room, 79 Whig St., Newark Valley. For more info call 642-3221.

Mobile Food Giveaway, 10 to 11 a.m., The Creamery, 263 W. River Rd., Nichols. Bring own bags or boxes.

“Journey from Corporate America to Building a Successful Business in the Fitness Arena and with Young Living Essential Oils” discussion, 6:30 p.m., Parkview, Front Street, Owego. Call Pam 621-6190 if you plan to attend.

NOVEMBER 23, 24 & 25

Rummage Sale, Sun. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tues. $3 bag sale 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Beth David Synagogue, 39 Riverside Dr., Binghamton.


“Free Birds” FREE Movie, 7 p.m., Apalachin United Methodist church, 303 Pennsylvania Ave., Apalachin. There will also be free coats and books available.

NOVEMBER 29 & 30

The Madrigal Choir of Binghamton presents Lessons and Carols for Christmas, Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., Church of the Holy Trinity, 346 Prospect St., Binghamton. $18 adults, $13 seniors, $5 students. For more info go to madigralchoir.com.


Holiday Paddle Auction to benefit Soldier’s Wish, beginning at 1 p.m., Candor American Legion, 90 Spencer Rd., Candor. For more info call 659-4724.


Spencer-Van Etten Tea Party Meeting, 7 p.m. Spencer Town Hall, Spencer. Showing of documentary film “Blue”.


Doug’s Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Samaritan Counseling Center/Union Presbyterian Church, 202 East Main St., Endicott.

Outing to Rusk Mountain in the Catskills, for more info go to binghamtonadk.org. or email mepstein@stnyr.rr.com.

Grilled Sausage, Peppers & Onions, Chicken Speidies, Hot dogs & Chili, beginning 5:30 p.m., on the front sidewalk of the VFW Post 1371, Main Street, Owego during Lights on the River festivities.

Irish & Christmas Tunes performed by Pat Kane, 6 to 9 p.m., Sons of Italy, Sayre, Pa. $15 person or $20 at the door. For info call 1-866-344-BIGS.


“A Christmas Wedding at the Cricket County Café” Holiday Play & Dessert, Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. 3 p.m., Vestal Center United Methodist Church, 478 West Hill Rd., Vestal. For more info call 748-0004.


34 Annual Home Tour & Auction, 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Owego Elks Lodge, Front Street, Owego. $20 person, $15 Arts Council Members, tickets available at Tioga Arts Council 179 Front St., Owego. For more info call 687-1785 or go to tiogaartscouncil.org.

OA Music Boosters Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Owego Apalachin Middle School, Owego. For more info go to oamusicboosters.org.


Owego American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unite #401 Monthly Meeting, 2 p.m., American Legion, Front Street, Owego.

Holiday Share-A-Thon Free Ham Dinner, 2 to 5 p.m., Tioga Central High School Cafeteria, Tioga Center. Bring an unwrapped gift or make a monetary donation and receive a free ham dinner. Entertainment from 2 to 6 p.m.

Roast Pork Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Round Hill Masonic Center, 403 E. Main St., Endicott. $9 adults, $3.50 ages under 12, under 5 free.


AFRTC Christmas Party, 6 to 9 p.m., Orlando’s Restaurant at En-Joi Golf Course, Endicott. Dinner, Christmas music and $5 gift grab. For more info call Ted 760-7137, RSVP & payment due no later than Nov. 29, open to the public.


Binghamton Chapter Adirondack Mountain Club Meeting and Holiday Party, 6 p.m., Town of Chenango Town Hall meeting room. For more info go to binghamtonadk.org. Bring a dish to pass.

Spencer-Van Etten Central School District Capital Project Proposition, noon to 9 p.m., High School Auditorium Lobby.


Spencer Van Etten Board of Education Business Meeting, 7 p.m., Middle School Library.