Thursday, May 23:

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 4:30-6 p.m., Valley United Presbyterian Church, 459 Park Ave., Waverly. Meal includes sloppy joes, baked beans, applesauce, chips, cookies and beverage. All are invited to come and enjoy good food and fellowship.

”FEED MY SHEEP” FOOD PANTRY will be open from 9 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. at Athens Methodist Church, 118 S. Main St., Athens. Small supply of basic groceries available. Must be resident of Athens or Sayre school districts to be eligible. Registration during pantry hours; I.D. is required for all clients.

STOP THE BLEED AND HANDS-ONLY CPR TRAINING, 9-10 a.m., Greater Valley EMS, 904 N. Lehigh Ave., Sayre. Free class will teach general public the basic techniques of bleeding control and CPR. For more information, contact Erin Covey or Jeff Rosenheck at (570) 888-0958.

19TH ANNUAL JOE WOLF MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, Shepard Hills, Waverly. Registration/lunch at 11 a.m., shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. and awards and dinner at 6 p.m.

Friday, May 24:

SAYRE FARMERS MARKET, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Howard Elmer Park, downtown Sayre. Each Friday through mid-October. For more information, contact the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce at (607) 249-6192 or email gvcc@pennyorkvalley.com.

Saturday, May 25:

POUND THE GROUND FOR ULTRASOUND 5K/10K WALK AND RUN, Riverfront Park, Sayre. To benefit Endless Mountains Pregnancy Care Center. Registration at 7 a.m., 10K at 8 a.m. and 5K at 9:30 a.m. Find event on Facebook or visit https://runsignup.com to register.

GARDEN WORK BEE, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at Project GROW’s Community Garden at 100 Lincoln St. Extension, Waverly (next to Sutryk & Son). Weeding, planting and mulching gardens and fence mending. Attendees welcome to bring their own planting tools, water and garden gloves. Check Facebook if weather is questionable. Vegetable and herb starts available for sale or in exchange for work share that day.

INSPIRATIONAL CONCERT, 7 p.m., Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4981 Wilawana Road, Sayre. The a cappella Mennonite group, “Echoes of Hope,” will be presenting a concert. A luncheon will follow the concert.

NICHOLS HOMETOWN HEROES BANNER CELEBRATION, 11 a.m., Cady Library lawn, 42 E. River Road, Nichols. Following this program, everyone is free to visit the banners and will be provided a map of their locations. Hot dogs, hamburgers, cake and refreshments will be available at the Nichols American Legion, 1 Dean St., after 12 p.m. For questions, call Veronica or Michele Ricketson at (607) 699-3691. Public invited. This is a Girl Scout Gold Award project for Veronica Ricketson.

FLAG RECLAMATION, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Village Green, Newark Valley. New flags and six-foot spinner pole and bracket will be available for purchase. Proceeds to go, in part, to local Boy Scout Troop No. 30.

Sunday, May 26:

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE at Chemung Cemetery, 4 p.m. (in back of cemetery, near the cannon). Brief service of songs and readings to remember those who have served and gave their lives for our freedom. Event will be canceled in the event of heavy rain or thunder/lightning).

Monday, May 27:

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, 10:30 a.m., downtown Owego. Service of Remembrance at 11 a.m.

CHICKEN BARBECUE, noon until gone, Halsey Valley Fire Department. Half chicken is $8, dinner with half chicken, baked beans, pasta salad, coleslaw, roll and drink for $10.

Tuesday, May 28:

PRESENTATION ABOUT MEDICARE, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Valley Active Living Center (formerly known as Valley Senior Center), 118 S. Main St., Athens. Those interested in attending are asked to register by May 24 by calling 1 (800) 982-4346.

BOOK DISCUSSION, 1 p.m., Bradford County Library, Route 6, West Burlington. A discussion of the book, “It’s All Relative,” by A.J. Jacobs, will be held. For more information, call the library at (570) 297-2436.

Wednesday, May 29:

INDOOR FARMERS MARKET, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital cafeteria in Sayre. Open to public. Local vendors offering fresh produce, bakery items, soaps and more.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Athens. Each week includes homework help, lessons on character, skill development and positive relationships. Designed for students grades 1-6. More information and registration on Calvary Baptist Church Facebook page.

Friday, May 31:

SAYRE FARMERS MARKET, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Howard Elmer Park, downtown Sayre. Each Friday through mid-October. For more information, contact the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce at (607) 249-6192 or email gvcc@pennyorkvalley.com.

Saturday, June 1:

11TH ANNUAL RIDGEBURY TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY PARK DAY, 4-9:30 p.m. Cow pie bingo from 5-7 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free admission. Entertainment, food, games, raffles, dunking booths and more. Bring your own lawnchairs.

ALL-OVER-TOWN YARD SALE DAY IN ROME. Large silent auction and chicken barbecue being held all day at the Rome Fire Hall. Benefit the fire company.

Sunday, June 2:

FIRST SUNDAYS PROGRAM, 1 p.m., Waverly Free Library, 18 Elizabeth St., Waverly. Presentation by Twin Tiers Honor Flight, an organization that works to honor veterans for their service and transports them to Washington, D.C. Free and open to the public.

23RD ANNUAL BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS BENEFIT RIDE FUNDRAISER. Hosted by the AmVets Riders Chapter 187. Donations can be made at the AmVets Club Post No. 187, 97 Echo Beach Road, Towanda, (570) 485-7861, or the Big Brothers-Big Sisters office, Towanda Borough Police Department building, 10 Park St., Towanda, (570) 265-3009.

Tuesday, June 4:

INFORMATIONAL PROGRAM ABOUT LYME DISEASE, 6 p.m., Bradford County Library, Route 6, West Burlington. Free and open to public.

Wednesday, June 5:

NATIONAL RUNNING DAY CELEBRATION, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Riverfront Park pavilion, Sayre. Those participating will use the newly-created Diahoga Trail (approximately 2.5 miles out and back). Groups for all ability levels; no will will run or walk alone. Held rain or shine.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM, 3-5 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 701 W. Pine St., Athens. Each week includes homework help, lessons on character, skill development and positive relationships. Designed for students grades 1-6. More information and registration on Calvary Baptist Church Facebook page.

Thursday, June 6:

ATHENS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SUMMER CONCERTS, 6 p.m., Teaoga Square, downtown Athens. Music by “Boots.” Free and open to the public. Bring own lawnchair or blanket.

June 7-9:

”THE WEDDING SINGER,” Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine St., Owego. Performed by Ti-Ahwaga Community Players. Visit www.tiahwaga.com or call (607) 687-2130 for tickets. Additional shows on June 14-16 and June 21-23.

Saturday, June 8:

2019 MONROETON RODEO PRINCE/PRINCESS CONTEST, Mountaineer Park, Monroeton. Winners will receive a special belt buckle and free passes to our Main Rodeo on Sept. 8. All children ages 10-12 from Bradford, Sullivan, Tioga and Wyoming counties are eligible. Register by May 31, 2019 by sending an entry form to Monroeton Rodeo Prince/Princess, P.O. Box 221, Monroeton, PA 18832. Entry forms available at Shaffer Feed Service and Dandy Mini Mart in Monroeton; Steve Shannon Tires in N. Towanda and Canton; 2nd Hand Store on the Golden Mile in Wysox; Fulmer’s Auto Care Center in Athens; Bradco Printers in Troy; the Rocket-Courier in Wyalusing; and the Sullivan Review in Dushore. Brought to you by Rockin’N Stables and Ranch. Any questions, call Merle at (570) 265-8647.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND BAKE SALE, 7-10 a.m., Athens Wesleyan Church, Wilawana Road, Sayre. Cost is donation. Proceeds go to church’s cost of a new parking lot.

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER STREET FAIRE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 201 S. Wilbur Ave., Sayre. More than 25 vendors. Pies for purchase. Food includes barbecued chicken, pulled pork, hot dogs, sides and beverages. Activities for the whole family.

MUSIC AND DANCE WILL LIGHT UP THE COMMUNITY, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., North Barton Grange No. 45, 1363 Ellis Creek Road, Waverly. Free admission. Music by Zach Anderson from 10-11 a.m., Peyton Clark from 11 a.m.-noon, line dancing with Tammy Arnold from noon-1:30 p.m., music by “Junction Run” from 1:30-3 p.m., country two step and country swing with Pat and Ron Regal from 3-4 p.m. and silent auction drawing at 4 p.m. Quilt show, baked goods wheel, chicken barbecue and more. Bring your own lawnchair.

SUMMER READING LAUNCH PARTY AND FLY-IN BREAKFAST, 1-4 p.m., Bradford County Airport, 415 Airport Road, Towanda. Presented by the Library System of Bradford County and the Bradford County Airport. Space-themed activities, guest speaker (retired NASA engineer Tim Potter) and fly-in breakfast.

BRADFORD COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Wyalusing Valley Junior High School. Free event. For more information, visit relay.acsevents.org. Organized by the American Cancer Society.

Sunday, June 9:

CHICKEN BISCUIT DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION, Barton Community Club. Chicken and biscuit dinner from 3-6 p.m. with chicken, biscuit, potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverage for $9 ($5 for half portion). Auction begins at 6 p.m.; need not be present to win.

Thursday, June 13:

ATHENS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SUMMER CONCERTS, 6 p.m., Teaoga Square, downtown Athens. Music by “1 Better.” Free and open to the public. Bring own lawnchair or blanket.

Friday, June 14 – Saturday, June 15:

ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, downtown Owego.

Saturday, June 15:

CHICKEN/PULLED PORK BARBECUE, 10:30 a.m. until gone, Chemung Valley/Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 350, County Road 60, Chemung. Halves or pork dinners $9, chicken halves for $8.

PAW-LA-PALOOZA, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alparon Park, Troy (junction of Routes 6 and 14 in Troy). Presented by Happy Tails No-Kill Animal Shelter. Bring your dog for a day of fun-filled activities. Live bands, food, kids’ games and vendors.

CAR SHOW, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Apalachin Firemen’s Field, Apalachin. Hosted by Brothers for the Cross.

Saturday, June 15 – Sunday, June 16:

PATH THROUGH HISTORY WEEKEND, Tioga History Museum, 110 Front St., Owego. Showcasing New York state’s history; visit http://www.paththroughhistory.iloveny.com for more information.

FORKSVILLE POWWOW, Sullivan County Fairgrounds, 4430 Route 154, Forksville. June 15 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and June 16 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dancers, drum groups, Aztec dancers, storytelling and flute playing. Vendors, food and educational demonstrations. For more information, visit “Forksville PowWow” on Facebook.

Sunday, June 16:

MAN DAY CAR SHOW, beginning at 10 a.m., Victory Church, 645 E. Main St., Troy. Free breakfast; cafe will open at 9 a.m. Awards with trophies. Free admission and lunch. Family event. Rain date is June 23. For more information, call (570) 297-1060 or view the event on Facebook.

Monday, June 17:

WAVERLY PARKS AND RECREATION SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 6:30-8 p.m., Muldoon Park, 451 Pennsylvania Ave., Waverly (in event of rain, concert will be held at the Waverly Presbyterian Church hall, 459 Park Ave.; chairs will be provided in church hall. Music by Payton Clark. Free and open to public. Bring own lawnchairs or blanket.

Wednesday, June 19:

WILLIAM S. PIERCE MEMORIAL SAYRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, 6:30 p.m., Howard Elmer Park, downtown Sayre. Music by Joe Cavallaro’s Dixieland Jazz. Free and open to public. Bring own lawnchair or blanket.

Thursday, June 20:

ATHENS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION SUMMER CONCERTS, 6 p.m., Teaoga Square, downtown Athens. Music by “Ain’t Misbehavin.” Free and open to the public. Bring own lawnchair or blanket.

44TH ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS PICNIC, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Alparon Park in Troy. Theme is “Peace, Love & Music.” Hosted by B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc. Entertainment, exhibitor fair and free health screenings. Meal is hamburger on a roll, molasses baked beans, macaroni salad, fresh fruit salad, ice cream and beverages. Adults age 60 and older are invited to attend. Those interested in attending are asked to call 1 (800) 982-4346 by June 7 to make meal reservations. A suggested donation of $3 per meal is greatly appreciated.

Friday, June 21:

”THE STORY OF THE JUNCTION CANAL,” 6 p.m., Bradford County Historical Society, 109 Pine St., Towanda. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. No admission charge, but donations are appreciated. To reserve a seat, call (570) 265-2240 or email info@bradfordhistory.com.

SAYRE STREET FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Downtown businesses, vendors, food, children’s activities, entertainment and more. Hosted by Sayre Business Association.

Saturday, June 22:

VALLEY FAMILY FUN DAY, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., East Waverly Park, Waverly. Free multi-band outdoor community event. Music by “Copper Coins,” “Chronicles” and Allen Nichols. With internationally known standup comedian Derrick Tennant. Activities for all ages. Classic car show, games, crafts, displays, food and more. Bring your own lawnchairs.

RUMMAGE SALE AND CHICKEN BARBECUE, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., South Creek Lions Club Hall, Route 14, Gillett. The South Creek Lions Club will also have a bake sale; to donate to that, call (570) 529-0443. South Creek Lions will have several loaves of bread available for purchase. Chicken barbecue ready by 11:30 a.m. (preorders only); order by June 18 by calling (570) 529-2763, (717) 406-9275 or (570) 529-0443.

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