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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
APRIL 7 to SEPTEMBER 4
WWI Exhibit, Sayre Historical Society 103 S. Lehigh Ave., Sayre, Pa.
JUNE 25 to JULY 20
Newark Valley Joint Summer Recreation Program, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Swim dates are June 28, July 3, July 5, July 10, July 12, and July 17. Donations of $30 per child, $70 per family, additional costs for field trips. Open to residents of Newark Valley, Berkshire and Richford, and for ages entering kindergarten and up. For more info, call Heidi-Lynne at 229-2462 or email email@example.com.
JULY 2 to AUGUST 5
“Rats”, a children’s musical and five-week workshop, Ti-Ahwaga Playhouse, 42 Delphine St., Owego. Offered to school aged children. The workshop will take place on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
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. There are discounts for siblings and teams. For questions, call Kathy at 227-2747 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will Stafford “Juggler Extraordinaire”, 10 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main St., Owego.
Cartoonist Joe Wos, 1 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Joe will share his cartooning techniques. Free for all ages!
Concerts in the Park with The Tarps, 7 to 9 p.m., Hickories Park, Owego. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic!
Intergenerational Story Time, 1:30 p.m., Sayre Health Care Center, Sayre. Residents and little ones of all ages are welcome!
Will Stafford, Juggler Extraordinaire, 10 a.m., United Methodist Church Hall, 261 Main St., Owego. Part of Coburn Library’s free summer program.
JULY 12 to AUGUST 25
“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program, Thursday at 6 p.m., Friday at 10 a.m., and Saturday at 11 a.m., Cady Library, 42 River Rd., Nichols. They have knit stitch for all ages every Thursday at 5 p.m. and their pre-teen book club the first and third Monday of every month at 6 p.m. For more info or to see the calendar, like them on Facebook or call 699-3835.
Depot Friday Night with the Irish Stoutmen, 7 p.m., Depot Street, Newark Valley. Admission is free and refreshments are available. Bring a lawn chair. For more info, email to email@example.com or call 642-9516.
JULY 13 and 14
Get Your Flea Fix on and around Route 96 and 96B. Join your friends, local businesses, neighbors, and churches that will be having yard sales, flea markets, antiques, special offers, and handmade / craft items along Route 96 and 96B. This event starts near Turners Bridge in Owego, through Catatonk, Candor and to Spencer on Route 96, and into Willseyville on Route 96B. New this year is the surrounding roads and streets off 96 and 96B. For addresses and more information, visit www.facebook.com/groups/getyourfleafixonroute96 or contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 972-1443.
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.
Owego Moose Bluegrass Fest and Chicken BBQ, noon to 9 p.m., 3 Goodrich Rd., Owego. Five Bluegrass Bands! The cost is $10 in advance at the Moose or call 687-3970, and $15 the day of the show. Kids under 12 are admitted free! Bring your lawn chairs.
Drive thru Chicken BBQ, 11 a.m. until gone, McKendree Church, 224 Owego St., Candor. Tickets are $10 each. Proceeds benefit the Haiti Missions Team trip in August. Tickets are available at the church.
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. There will be many activities for the entire family. Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be available.
En Plein Air Art Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Draper Park, Owego.
New England Style Contradance featuring Rosetree, 4 to 7 p.m., Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. General Admission is $7, students and seniors (55 and older) are $5, and the family maximum is $15. For info, call Stu at 687-4034 or Dean at 654-3185.
The Owego Elks Lodge, located at 223 Front St. in Owego, will be hosting a Community Dance from 4 to 8 p.m. with an American Tango lesson at 4 and open dancing starting by 5 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Music will be a mix including West and East Coast Swing, Salsa, Ballroom and Latin.
Candor Central School Board of Education Re-Organizational/Regular Meeting, 7 p.m., H.S. Library Media Center, Candor.
VFW Auxiliary Post 1371 Monthly Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 207 Main St., Owego.
Bright Star Theater presents Henny Penny and Chicken Little, 1 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Free program, all ages are welcome.
Capt. Jack the Pirate, 10 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main St., Owego.
Concerts in the Park with Basin Street Jazz Band, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hickories Park, Owego. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic!
Ice Cream Social, 6 to 8 p.m., corner of Whittemore Hill Road and Teeter Road, Owego. For more info, call 785-5761, leave a message.
Dougs’ Fish Fry, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tops Supermarket, Route 17C, Owego. To benefit Policy Council at Family Enrichment Network.
Head Start Family Fun Day, 10 a.m. to noon, Marvin Park, 50 W. Main St., Owego. Come experience your community and learn about Head Start and Early Head Start. There will be activities for children and families including face painting, blueberry parfaits, and so much more, provided by Family Enrichment Network.
Depot Friday Night with Jazz Happens Band, 7 p.m., Depot Street, Newark Valley. Admission is free and refreshments are available. Bring a lawn chair. For more info, email to email@example.com or call 642-9516.
Deluxe Pancake Breakfast Buffet, Bake Sale and Book Giveaway, 8 to 10 a.m., Flemingville United Methodist Church, 540 West Creek Rd. Free will offering, sponsored by Fairfield United Methodist Church.
Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Vickie Eggleston of Newark Valley, 1 p.m., West Creek Road House, 9518 W. Creek Rd., Berkshire. Raffle baskets and live music! To donate or help in any way, call or text Bobbijo at 227-7648, Kathy at 349-5344, or Tama at 227-7582.
Bruce Ward to perform benefit concert, 3:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 17 Main St., Candor. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will benefit the church’s organ restoration fund.
A Summer Night with Phil Jordan, 4:30 p.m., VFW Post 1371, Owego. Tickets are $25 and are pre-sale only. Ticket includes a full BBQ buffet, one drink ticket, and dessert. Reserve tickets by calling 687-1371 or drop off or mail your check payable to the VFW Post 1371 (memo line, Phil Jordan Show), 207 Main St., Owego, N.Y. 13827.
JULY 23 & 24
AARP Class, 1 to 4:15 p.m., Tioga Opportunities Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. For more info, call Erica at 687-4120.
Animal Adventure, 11 a.m., Coburn Free Library, 261 Main St., Owego.
Concerts in the Park with Next to Kin, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hickories Park, Owego. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic!
Tioga County Rabies Clinic, 6 to 8 p.m., Spencer Fire Station, Main Street, Spencer. Pre-registration sign up is required; call 687-8565 or visit www.health.ny.gov/go2clinic/54. A $10 donation per animal is requested. No animal will be turned away due to inability to pay.
Guthrie to sponsor Lose Weight, Reduce Diabetes Summit, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Corning Community College Health Education Center, 132 Denison Pkwy. E., Corning. Event is open to the public and registration is not required.
Free Ice Cream Social, 6:30 p.m., Park Terrace Community United Methodist Church, 30 Glann Rd., Apalachin.
Depot Friday Night with Donna and the country Mystics, 7 p.m., Depot Street, Newark Valley. Admission is free and refreshments are available. Bring a lawn chair. For more info, email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 642-9516.
JULY 27 & 28
Newark Valley Summerfest, begins at 9 a.m. All day event throughout the Village of Newark Valley!
Annual Duck Race, 4:30 p.m., Trout Ponds Park, Newark Valley. First place prize is $500! One duck is $5, and a quacker pack of five ducks is $20. Pick up our tickets at One Healthy Life, Village Wine and Spirits of Newark Valley or Stoughton Farm; or send a check to NV Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 295, Newark Valley, N.Y. 13811-0295.
Flint Knapping with Mike McGrath, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bement Billings Farmstead Museum. To register, call Leslie by July 10 at 642-5412. Visit nvhistory.org for more information.
Tioga County Annual Kids Picnic, noon to 4 p.m., Marvin Park, Owego. Free bicycles to give away, drawing at 3 p.m. Sponsored by VFW Post 1371 and American Legion Post 401. Free for children of all ages! There will be food, drinks, bounce houses, a zoomobile, tractor drawn hayrides, and much more. Sponsored by the VFW Post 1371 and American Legion Post 401.
Music Night with “Rukus”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.
JULY 29 to AUGUST 1
Sayre Baptist Church 4 Day Crusade to Celebrate 130th Anniversary, begins during Sunday morning service and at 6:30 p.m., 221 Elmer Ave., Sayre. For more info, call 888-2237.
JULY 29 to AUGUST 2
“Shipwrecked” Vacation Bible School, 5:30 p.m., call Athens Wesleyan Church for more details at (570) 888-6734. Bible stories, crafts, games, snacks and making friends! For all community children! Registration each or any night, no charge.
Doug Rougeux’s “Bubblemania”, 10 a.m., Coburn Free Library, Main Street, Owego.
Concerts in the Park with The Kirby Band, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Hickories Park, Owego. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic!
Chicken BBQ, noon until sold out, Endwell United Methodist Church, 3301 Watson Blvd, Endwell. Cost is $10 per dinner. Sponsored by Endwell and Whittemore Hill Churches, with proceeds to support Feed My Starving Children, Southern Tier Mobile Pack.
Wine and Dine Plus a Brew or Two, 5 to 8 p.m., Spalding Memorial Library, 724 S. Main St., Athens. Cost is $20 during pre-sales, and $30 at the door on the day of the event. Tickets are available from the library, museum staff, board members of both organizations, and from committee members.
Music Night with the “Mathews Family”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.
Spaghetti Plate Dinner and Raffle, 11 a.m. Chenango Fire Company Station 1, 86 Castle Creek Rd., Binghamton. Cost is $10 per person, for advanced tickets call 251-3363 or 757-0461. Bring a product or clothing item needed for Georgie’s Pods to fill the bins!
American Cancer Society Rally for a Cure with special guest “Next to Kin”. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., kickstands up at 11 a.m., Hickories Park, Owego. BBQ upon return. Cost is $15 per bike, $10 per rider, and $5 for just the meal. The concert is a $10 donation for non-riders.
Music Night with “Country Jam”, 4 to 7 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.
Nichols Old Home Day, parade at 10 a.m., park entertainment from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kirby Park, Nichols. Bounce house, inflatable slide and zoomobile have been added this year!
Music Night with “Triple Play”, 4 to 8 p.m., The Country Diner, 45 East Tioga St., Spencer. Free music, food available.