WHAT'S HAPPENING

THROUGH JULY 30

Help the Dietrich help the community by renting one side of the marquee for three days to celebrate seniors and milestones like anniversaries and birthdays. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Info: 570-836-1022.

JULY 15

Dietrich Virtual Fest creates an opportunity for movie goers to watch some of the newest independent films that the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, would normally be having for its film festival. You’ll have the opportunity to check out these films in the comfort of your home while also supporting your hometown theater: Deerskin, Other Music, Booksellers, Times of Bill Cunningham, To the Stars, Beanpole, Corpus Christie, Once Were Brothers, Sorry We Missed You, The Etruscan Smile, The Whistlers, And Then We Danced, Cat Videofest, Saint Frances, and Fantastic Fungi. Info: visit www.dietrichtheater.com or call 570-836-1022.

Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mt. Olivet Road, Wyoming, is hosting a ‘Wednesday Walk About’ at 9 a.m. following the Larch Tree Trail from the gravel lot at the bottom of Campground Road. Registration required by emailing [email protected] Info: 570-696-9105.

Wyoming County Grandparents raising Grandchildren will be holding a meeting at 6:30 p.m., at Lazybrook Park. It’s time to resume, catch up on concerns and issues. Social distance and use of face masks, if necessary. Any questions, please private message Linda Coolbaugh.

JULY 16

Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association will meet at 7 p.m. in the Forkston Township municipal building.

JULY 16-17

PA Sire Stakes Fair Harness Race is happening at Silver Springs Ranch which is located in Star Hill Road, Monroe Township.

Silver Springs Ranch is having its Second Annual Sire Stakes Race, just off Star Hill Road, in Beaumont. Gates will open daily at noon and the fun will continue until sundown. Food, family, games and horse racing. Post time is at 4 p.m. $5 admission and kids 12 and under are free. Parking is $5 with proceeds benefitting United Way of Wyoming County. There will also be movies shown at night on new giant movie screens. Masks are recommended, but not required and remember to practice social distancing. Info: Visit: www.silverspringsranch.net/

JULY 17

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

JULY 18

Mass COVID-19 testing will be available at no cost to any resident of the service area of NEPA Community Health Care (within a 50-mile radius of Montrose) from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Montrose Area School District. Info: 570-279-5162 or visit www.nepachc.org

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570- 561-4093.

Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mt. Olivet Road, Wyoming, is hosting a woods walk on the old paved road to the swamp and back. Meet at the intersection of Green and Mt. Olivet at 1 p.m. Registration required by emailing [email protected] At 7 p.m. in the campground amphitheater is a program on the ‘Life of a Union Soldier’ presented by historian John Moran. Info: 570-696-9105.

Salt Springs State Park will have a ‘Star Party’ at 8:30 p.m., hosted by Mike and Mary Sinkovich with hopes to see Jupiter and Saturn. Begin with a presentation at the Wheaton House. Total cloud-out and rain are unpredictable; call the park if the weather looks iffy. $5 person, free to SPSP Friends. Park is north of Montrose, just off Rt. 29, at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275.

JULY 19

Lake Carey Union Chapel at 11 Union Chapel Drive has a 10 a.m. Sunday service outside on the chapel lawn. You are asked to bring your own lawn chair.

Lake Carey Sportsmen’s Club has a Drive-thru Chicken BBQ only from noon to 2 p.m. Pre orders only must call 570-836-6690 to place your order. $10 dinners, $6 halves.

Salt Springs State Park has a ‘Stream Stomp for Dragonflies’ at 1 p.m. Come learn about things living in a stream. $5 person, free to SPSP Friends. Park is north of Montrose, just off Rt. 29, at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275.

JULY 20CEO Food Giveaway at St. Peters Episcopal Church, 3832 Route 6, Tunkhannock, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or while food items last. Food is given in cooperation with the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank. Registration on-site; patrons asked to wear face masks. Info: 570-

878-4670.

Northmoreland Twp. Vol. Fire Company has Monday Night Bingo at the fire hall at 1618 Demunds Rd., Centermoreland, just off Route 292. Early bird starts at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Everything same as before, but masks are required. Doors at 5 p.m. Info: Jim at 570-333-4906.

JULY 22

The Pa. Game Commission has an educational program by biologist Mary Jo Casalena on wild turkey at the Northeast Region Office, 3917 Memorial Hwy., Dallas, at 6 p.m. This program will be held outdoors rain or shine. Participants required to follow state mandated COVID-19 safety protocols. No reservations are required. Info: 570-675-1143.

JULY 24

Northmoreland Volunteer Fire Company hosts a Drive-Thru Pork BBQ and Ham Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. at the fire hall, 1618 Demunds Rd. in Centermoreland, just off Route 292. $8. Info: Jim at 570-333-4906.

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

JULY 25

Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mt. Olivet Road, Wyoming, is hosting ‘Archery’ for novices at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11 a.m. Folks with limited archery experience are invited to come out and shoot for a 30-minute session. Email Kathy at [email protected] to sign up.

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-

561-4093.

South Auburn Grange, at corner of SR 3001 and Place Road, Auburn Twp., has a Chicken Barbecue fundraiser for Helping Hands Food Pantry in Wyalusing. It is takeouts only, $7 per half, from 11 a.m. until sold out. Monetary donations for the food pantry are appreciated and can be made to any Grange member. Checks can be made payable to ‘Helping Hands Food Pantry.’ Info: Charlene at 570-8

33-4994.

Laceyville’s Oldest House, 297 Main St., hosts ‘Afternoon of Scherenschnitte,’ 1-4 p.m. Immerse yourself in the art of paper cutting with Gerri Jayne-Smith and Carol Stein. Arrive anytime for this free workshop with all materials provided. There will be time to explore the house and its history. Free. Info: 570-869-1679.

Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company has a Drive-Thru Takeout Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. $10 Remain in your cars and the dinners will be brought to you. Info: 570-477-5121.

Franklin Twp. and Mt. Zion Vol. Fire Depts. Night at the Races rescheduled to this day with doors open at 5 p.m.; first race at 7 p.m. $10 ticket includes one horse in a race, food, soda and water. Event is for those 21 and holder. Tickets already sold will be honored. Ticket required for admission, and event will follow CDC guidelines. Info: Mount Zion at 570-388-6266; or Franklin Twp. at 570-333-4124.

JULY 26

Lake Carey Union Chapel at 11 Union Chapel Drive has a 10 a.m. Sunday service outside on the chapel lawn. You are asked to bring your own lawn chair.

Falls Lions Club has a chicken barbecue and bake sale at Hock Park at 11 a.m. Some of the proceeds from this always popular event will be in support of Seven Loaves Soup Kitchen in Tunkhannock.

JULY 28

Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mt. Olivet Road, Wyoming, is hosting ‘Let’s Take a Tree Trek’ to learn how to ID some of the common trees. Meet in the boat rental parking area at 10 a.m. Email Kathy at [email protected] to sign up. Info: 570-696-9105.

JULY 29

Hunts for Healing meets at 7 p.m. at Ringneck Ridge, 3 Coburn Hill Rd., Laceyville. Info: 570-869-1233.

JULY 31

Retired PGC biologist Doug Gross leads a bird walk in the woods and shrub lands of Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487. Park and meet at the park office at 8 a.m. Free. Must bring face covering. Space is limited so please register. Info: Rhiannon at 570-477-7780

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

AUG. 1

Flea Market and Collectibles Show, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Luzerne County Community College Educational Conference Center parking lot, Nanticoke. Includes car show 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: 570-740-0734.

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

Salt Springs State Park has a ‘First Day Hike’ at 7 p.m. with this month’s theme on Tree Identification. Get outdoors, enjoy nature, and make new friends while getting a little exercise. $5 person, $15 family, free to SPSP Friends. Park is north of Montrose, just off Rt. 29, at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275.

AUG. 1-2

Mehoopany United Methodist Church Sunday School is having an aluminum can drive. There will be a trailer/truck in the parking lot for you to drop off your cans.

AUG. 2

Lake Carey Union Chapel at 11 Union Chapel Drive has a 10 a.m. Sunday service outside on the chapel lawn. You are asked to bring your own lawn chair.

Salt Springs State Park is offering a ‘Full Moon Hike’ at 8 p.m. Come explore the park by moonlight. Bring a snack to share around a campfire afterwards and a flashlight. $5 person, free to SPSP Friends. Park is north of Montrose, just off Rt. 29, at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275.

AUG. 3

Northmoreland Twp. Vol. Fire Company has Monday Night Bingo at the fire hall at 1618 Demunds Rd., Centermoreland, just off Route 292. Early bird starts at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Everything same as before, but masks are required. Doors at 5 p.m. Info: Jim at 570-333-4906.

AUG. 4

Endless Mountains Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. at Wyoming County Emergency Operation Center, Tunkhannock. Anyone interested in amateur radio or emergency communications welcome. Info: Joe at 570-942-0396.

AUG. 7

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

AUG. 8

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

Wheels for Patriots Benefit for Patriots Cove, Noxen. Registration 10 a.m.-noon at the Black Walnut American Legion Post, Laceyville. Event will host Wheels For Patriots Car and Bike Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., as a chance for enthusiasts to put their motorcycles, classics, and customs on display. Judging begins at noon.

‘Archery for Beginners’ is offered at Salt Springs State Park at 10 a.m. Park provides the equipment, and you bring your focus. All ages are welcome. Great family activity taught by certified instructor Diane Hawley-Wurth. $5 person, $15 family. Park is north of Montrose, just off Rt. 29, at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275.

AUG. 14

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

AUG. 15

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

AUG. 16

The Corpus Christi Parish’s annual Car Show has been rescheduled for this date.

AUG. 17

CEO Food Giveaway at St. Peters Episcopal Church, 3832 Route 6, Tunkhannock, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or while food items last. Food is given in cooperation with the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank. Registration on-site; patrons asked to wear face masks. Info: 570-878-4670.

Northmoreland Twp. Vol. Fire Company has Monday Night Bingo at the fire hall at 1618 Demunds Rd., Centermoreland, just off Route 292. Early bird starts at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Everything same as before, but masks are required. Doors at 5 p.m. Info: Jim at 570-333-4906.

AUG. 21

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

AUG. 22

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

Mehoopany United Methodist Church will have a chicken barbecue dinner, take out only, and dinners can be picked up between 11 a.m. and noon. Dinner includes a chicken half, baked beans, coleslaw, baked red potatoes, and cornbread. $10. Orders can be placed by calling Penny Farr at 570-833-2859.

AUG. 23

Workshop about Earth is at Salt Springs State Park at 1 p.m. Tami Noonan’s workshop explores relationships and interaction with hands-on experiences as well as reflection and discussion. Free will donation accepted. Follow Route 29 north of Montrose. Park is just off the main road at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275 or visit friends of saltsprings.org

AUG. 28

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

AUG. 29

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

‘Mushrooms and Mycelia’ program at Salt Springs State Park at 1 p.m. A short presentation will be followed by a mushroom hunt to identify and photograph these forest gyms. $5, Friends of SPSP free. Info: 570-967-7275. Follow Route 29 north of Montrose. Park is just off the main road at Franklin Forks. Info: 570-967-7275 or visit friends of saltsprings.org

AUG. 31

Northmoreland Twp. Vol. Fire Company has Monday Night Bingo at the fire hall at 1618 Demunds Rd., Centermoreland, just off Route 292. Early bird starts at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Everything same as before, but masks are required. Doors at 5 p.m. Info: Jim at 570-333-4906.

SEP. 2-7

Wyoming County Community Fair. (Concert ticket prices vary. Performers include Riley Green and Hardy. In addition to concert tickets, fair entrance ticket required. Wyoming County Fairgrounds, 9141 Route 6, Meshoppen. Info: visit wyomingcountyfair.com or call 570-208-4240.

SEP. 4

Friday Night Bingo at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company with starting time 6:15 p.m. and the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Masks are required. Fire Company will be following CDC guidelines. Info: 570-836-2355.

SEP. 5

Tunkhannock Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Creekside Gardens, Hunter Highway, Eaton Township. Info: Amanda at 570-561-4093.

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