What’s Happening for the week of June 10, 2018

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Owego Pennysaver, ATTN: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827, e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com or drop it off at our office. Please send your event at least ten days in advance, and we will run it, space available, a week or two prior to the event. If you need your event to run longer than that, please call our office at (607) 687-2434 and speak to a sales representative. 


WWI Exhibit, Sayre Historical Society 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, Pa. 

JUNE 8 to 10

Heaven Can Wait, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Ti-Ahwaga Peforming Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego. For tickets, visit www.tiahwaga.com or call 687-2130. 


Music Night with “Hat’s Off”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available. 

Gospel Group “The Promise”, 6 p.m. on the Green, East Smithfield, Pa. In case of rain it will be held in the Federated Church sanctuary. A love offering will be received to benefit the group. 

Chicken BBQ, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mason’s Lodge, 940 Montrose Tnpk., Owego. And $8 donation and support is appreciated. 


Tablet Talk: Learn to use your device, 3 to 5 p.m., Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten. (Note Time Change)

JUNE 11, 13 & 15

Father’s Day Projects, all day program, Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten. 


Decision Making Day, 9 to 11 a.m., Village Municipal Building, 9 Park St., Newark Valley. Open to the public but registration is required. Call 687-4120, ext. 331 to reserve your seat. 

Golden Age dish to pass luncheon and meeting, 11:30 a.m., Baptist Church, Main Street, Owego. Bring a friend!


Shared Services Plan Meeting, 6 p.m., Edward D. Hubbard Auditorium of the Ronald E. Dougherty County Office Building, 56 Main St., Owego.


Ham Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Nichols United Methodist Church in Nichols. The cost is $9 per person to benefit Parsonage Roof Project (three churches). Served in or takeout.

Golden Age Club Meeting, 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church of Owego. Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.


Depot Friday Night Series: Amy Dickinson, syndicated American Newspaper Columnist, 7 p.m., Depot Street, Newark Valley. Admission is free and refreshments are available.

JUNE 15 and 16

Strawberry Festival in downtown Owego. Friday Night Block Party runs from 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a parade at 10 a.m., learn more at owego.org, or Follow The Historic Owego Marketplace on Facebook. Over 20 bands on four stages, dinosaurs roaming the streets, aerial artistry, vendors, children’s entertainment, and much more.


Strawberry Fields at the Owego VFW Craft and Vendor Fair, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 207 Main St., Owego. 

Chicken BBQ and Bake Sale, 10:30 a.m. until gone, Owego United Methodist Church, 261 Main St., Owego. Cost is $10 per dinner, $6 for half chicken, or $2 for a hamburger or hot dog. To reserve chicken, call 687-2417. Sponsored by the Men’s Group and Dorthean Class. 

Gibson Corners Cemetery clean up and work party, 8:30 a.m. Help would be appreciated. 

June is National Dairy Month. The Jolly Farmer Ice Cream Stand, located at 7 Elizabeth St. in Waverly, will be holding a ‘Cow-to-Cone-Day. There will be a real baby dairy calf for people to meet, a life-size cow that can be milked, Dairy Princesses from various counties, fun activities, a photo opportunity set up you won’t want to miss, your favorite ice cream and more! There is plenty of space in their large lot for everyone, so come out and have a “dairy fun” day with some cool treats!  

JUNE 15 to 17

Heaven Can Wait, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Ti-Ahwaga Peforming Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego. For tickets, visit www.tiahwaga.com or call 687-2130. 


Music Night with the “Dean Goble Band”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.

28th Annual Hiawatha Island Father’s Day Breakfast, 9 to 11 a.m., Waterman Center Boat Dock, Western end of Marshland Road, Apalachin. Last boat leaves at 11 a.m. The cost is $20 per person, $30 per couple, and ages five to 12 are $10; under age five is free. Reservations are required and payment must be received by June 15. Call or visit Waterman Center for reservations, 403 Hilton Rd. Apalachin, 625-2221. 

St. John’s Episcopal Church of Speedsville’s annual chicken BBQ, begins at 11:30 a.m. Freewill offering for 1/2 chicken, salt potatoes, baked beans and pie. There will also be raffle baskets.


VFW Auxiliary Post 1371 Monthly Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 207 Main St., Owego.


Candor Central School Board of Education Regular Meeting, 7 p.m., High School Library Media Center. 

“The War Within” A community conversation regarding PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Substance Use Disorder, Suicide and their impact on Veterans, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with an 8:30 a.m. check-in, Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine St, Owego. Training is from 1 to 3 p.m., lunch will be served at noon to all attending. Registration is required; call 687-8228 or email to middaughm@co.tioga.ny.us.  


Neighborhood Picnic, starts at 6 p.m., Presbyterian Church, North Avenue. All are welcome. Activities for all and food will be served along with beverages. No cost. The public is invited.

Free Ice Cream Social, 6:30 p.m., Park Terrace United Methodist Church, 30 Glann Rd., Apalachin.

“Understanding Dementia Related Behavior” presentation, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Ice Cream Social to follow. 

Candor Farmer’s Market, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Candor Town Hall, Candor. Begins on June 21 and runs through Sept. 27, every Thursday. 

Supper Among Friends, 4:30 p.m., Nichols United Methodist Church, 59 S. Main St., Suite 1. The dinner is free; donations accepted.

JUNE 21 and 22

AARP Driver Safety Course, Tioga Opportunities, Sheldon Guile Boulevard, Owego. Call 687-4120 for specific times.


Evergreen Cemetery Volunteer Work Crew Day, 9 a.m. to noon, Evergreen Maintenance Shed in the cemetery. For more info, call Marie at 687-3047 or email 48mlward2@gmail.com. Group Leaders – please preregister. 


22nd Annual Howard Elmer Hose Company Car Show, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sayre’s Riverfront Park. Antique and Classic Cars, Litchfield Fire Department Chicken and Rib BBQ, craft and food vendors, music by Larry Richards and the Spexx Band. For more information, call Pat Cahill at (607) 857-1017. Rain date is Aug. 5.

JUNE 24 to JUNE 28

Shipwrecked – Rescued By Jesus Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tioga Center Methodist Church, 3022 St. Rte. 17C, Tioga Center. For children entering first grade and older. Join them for supper at 5:30 p.m. For children entering first grade and older. Rescue Reef for teens – helping, leading, and learning. Call Carol Barnes at 687-4793 or email to carolb@htva.net.


Summer Reading Club Kick-Off party, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten.


Lourdes Mobile Mammography, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. To schedule an appointment, call 798-5723; no need for a physician’s order. Are you without insurance? Call 778-3900, for financial assistance call 584-5522. 

Boo Club Meeting, 12:15 p.m., Van Etten Library, 83 Main St., Van Etten.


Stray Haven Humane Society & SPCA’s Annual Membership meeting, 4 p.m. at the shelter located at 194 Shepard Rd. in Waverly. Call 565-2859 for more information.


Music Night with “Donne, County Mystics”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.

JULY 5, 6, 7 and 8

Busy Bird Bluegrass Festival, 231 Ketchumville Rd., Berkshire. Lonesome River Band, Dave Adkins Band, Carolina Blue, and many more. At the gate full weekend is $60 and includes rough camping and dumping station; $15 by the day; $20 for Friday; $25 for Saturday; and $10 on Sunday. Ages 65 and older are $8 on Sunday and veterans are free – Sunday only. Children under 16 are free with a paid adult. Visit www.busybirdbluegrass.com for more information and directions. Contact Adam or Janice Gwardyak at (607) 642-8952 or (607) 227-1880 for advanced tickets, or email to ACJG06@frontiernet.net.

JULY 9 to 12

SVEC Soccer Camp 2018, Marx Soccer Fields, Spencer. Soccer Camp is for players age six to 18, full day is $90, and a half day is $50 until June 15. There are discounts for siblings and teams. For questions, call Kathy at 227-2747 or email to ks60@cornell.edu

Will Stafford “Juggler Extraordinaire”, 10 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main
St., Owego. 


Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride, ride begins at 11 a.m., Owego Free Academy, Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Register to ride between 8 and 10 a.m. on the day of ride. Ride ends at the American Legion in the Village of Hannibal, N.Y. For more info, call Harvey at (607) 898-3507 or (607) 229-8153. 


Cars in the Park, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hickories Park, Owego. Car registration closes at 1 p.m. and public admission is a donation. For more info, call Willy at 754-4167 or Doug at (570) 247-8082. All cars are welcome. Visit www.triplecitiesstreetrods.com.

Music Night with “Silver Eagle Band”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.

Ice Cream Social, begins at noon, Nichols American Legion, 119 Dean St., Nichols. Free ice cream with assorted toppings. Many activities for the entire family. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be available.


Capt. Jack the Pirate, 10 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main St., Owego. 


Animal Adventure, 11 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main St., Owego.

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