What’s Happening for the week of December 15, 2019

What’s Happening – send dated church, school, social or non-profit event information (50 words or less) to the Owego Pennysaver, Attention: Wendy Post, 181-183 Front St., Owego, N.Y. 13827, e-mail wpost@owegopennysaver.com or drop it off at our office. Please send notices at least three weeks in advance of event. Space available, your event will appear.


Rescheduled Class: Art for the season at the Berkshire Free Library, located at 12519 Route 38 in Berkshire, 1 p.m. Join them with their visiting artist, Sandy, and try your had at a fun picture for the season. No skills required and all supplies are provided. Adults and families with children eight and up are invited to practice their creative skills. Register by calling the library at 657-4418.

Breakfast with the Grinch, 8 to 11 a.m., Candor Fire Department, 74 Owego Rd., Candor. Hosted by the Candor Fire Department 

Christmas Cantata, 3 p.m., Nichols United Methodist Church, 58 Main St., Nichols. Free with light refreshments.

American Legion Sunday Breakfast, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Front Street, Owego. Made to order specials, ages under five eat free.

ArtSplash Workshop with Johanna, 1 to 3 p.m., Candor Free Library, 2 Bank St., Candor. ArtSplash is free and all materials are provided. Space is limited to 15 participants, so call Johanna at 659-7375 to register.

Fingerlakes Finns Annual Christmas Dish-to-Pass luncheon and meeting, 1 p.m., Newfield Fire Hall. Ham will be provided. They will be making holiday centerpieces and music will abound. They will also have a gift exchange for those who would like to participate (gifts of $10 or less). 

Christmas Brass by the OSFL Brass Quintet, 3 p.m., Church of the Redeemer, 201 S. Wilbur Ave., Sayre.

Christmas Organ and Concert Dinner, 6 p.m., Boulevard United Methodist Church, 113 Grand Blvd., Binghamton. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the concert is at 7 p.m. 

A Brass Christmas, 3 p.m., Park Church, 208 W. Gray St., Elmira. 


Newark Valley Central School District Board of Education Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 68 Wilson Creek Rd., Newark Valley.

VFW Auxiliary Post 1371 Monthly Meeting, noon, 207 Main Street, Owego. 

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Tioga Opportunities, Inc., 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego.

Weekly Chili and Soup Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Church, 17 Main St., Candor. Goodwill donation includes dessert, rolls, and beverage. 

Tioga County 2nd Legislative Workshop, 10:00 a.m., Ronald E. Dougherty County Office Building at 56 Main Street, Owego 


Alzheimer’s Support Group, 1 to 3 p.m., Tioga Opportunities, Inc.’s Family Services Department, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Supervision for your loved one is available on-site during the support group. Register in advance if this service is needed. For more information, call (607) 687-4120, ext. 315.


The Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet at 9 a.m. at 183 Corporate Dr. in Owego. 

Owego Christian Women’s Connection “Christmas Hope” Men and Ladies Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Owego Treadway, Route 17C, Owego. For more information, call 785-0048. 

Lego Club, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Van Etten Library, 6 Gee St., Van Etten.


“Community Blue Christmas Service”, 7 p.m., Sayre Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 427 S. Keystone Avenue, Sayre. This service is for those who struggle with the loss of loved ones during the holiday season. Other Valley churches will be part of this service. All are welcome. Call (570) 888-2683 for more information.

23rd Annual Blood Drive and Rigatoni and Meatball dinner for all donors, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Owego Elks Lodge, 223 Front St., Owego. Sponsored by Owego Town Supervisor Donald Castellucci, Jr.

“Winter Wonderland” Social Hour, 12:45 to 2 p.m., Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego. Enjoy a holiday performance by students from Owego Free Academy (both singers and instrumentalists) and light refreshments. To register for this event, call (607) 687-4120, ext. 331.


VFW Post 1371 Friday Dinner Special: Limited Menu, Shrimp, Beer Battered Haddock or Chicken Fingers, Soup and Salad Bar, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Main Street in Owego.

Christmas Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Haven of Rest Ministries, 62 North Ave., Owego. 

The Golden Age Club, 1:30 p.m., Ernesto’s Diner. North Avenue, Owego 


Breakfast with Santa, 8 to 11 a.m., Newark Valley Fire Station, Route 38. Free will offering.

Santa at Nichols American Legion Post 1624, begins at 11 a.m., 1 Dean St., Nichols. Toy handouts for children, free hot chocolate, coffee and candy canes for everyone.


American Legion Sunday Breakfast, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Front Street in Owego. Made to order specials, ages under five eat free.

Perfect – A Strange Way to Save the World Sunday School Program, 6 p.m.,

Tracy Creek Memorial Church, 5 Knight Rd., Vestal.


Christmas Eve Worship Service, 6 p.m., 62 North Ave., Owego. 

Waverly UMC Christmas Eve Service, 7 p.m., Waverly. Will be celebrating with a Christmas Eve Festival of Nine Lessons and carols, including the Hand Bell choir to candlelight. 

Sayre Christian Church Christmas Eve Service, 7 p.m., Sayre. For more information, call (570) 888-2683. 


VFW Post 1371 Friday Dinner Special: Limited Menu, Shrimp, Beer Battered Haddock or Chicken Fingers, Soup and Salad Bar, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Main Street in Owego. 


American Legion Sunday Breakfast, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Front Street in Owego. Made to order specials, ages under five eat free.


Microsoft Word BasicFree Workshop, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., GFJ Tech Center, 1001 Park St., Endicott. Registration required. 


Brothers for the Cross United Methodist Men regular breakfast meeting, 8 a.m., Blue Dolphin Restaurant, exit 66 off I-86, Route 434, Apalachin. 


Soup and Salad Suppers, first Saturday of January, February and March, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Richford Congregational Church, 13290 State Route 38, Richford. Freewill donation. 


Tioga County Economic Development Planning Board Meeting, 7 p.m., 56 Main St., Owego. 


Future Stars Booster Club Spaghetti Dinner, noon to 4 p.m., Owego Elks Cub, 223 Front St., Owego. 

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