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April 17

Photo by Mark Simonis

Pictured is a Pink Lady’s Slipper, a wild native orchid that can be found in Tioga County, Pa.

A program about native orchids, entitled “Conservation of Tioga County Orchids” at 7pin the Old Music Room at the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building at 227 Nichols Street in Wellsboro. Featured speaker will be Mark Simonis, an amateur botanist who volunteers with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry Tioga State Forest Wild Plant Management Program out of the district forestry office in Wellsboro. Chris Firestone, a botanist with the Bureau of Forestry office in Wellsboro and who  is in charge of the Wild Plant Management Program will also be attending the meeting and be available to answer questions. The presentation is being given as part of the Tiadaghton Audubon Society’s regular meeting, which opens at 6 p.m. To be discussed will be club business, financials and past, current and future activities. The public is welcome to attend the 6 p.m. business meeting and the presentation or can arrive a few minutes before 7 p.m. for the presentation only. There will be a brief break between the meeting and presentation. Both are free. For more information, contact the Tiadaghton Audubon Society by visiting tiadaghtonaudubon.blogspot.com or www.facebook.com/TiadaghtonAudubon/ or emailing tasmember@yahoo.com or calling Sean or Robin Minnick at (570) 948-9052.

April 18

The Hamilton-Gibson Women’s Project is offering two acting workshops for women and men, and their daughters and sons, ages 12 to 17. The deadline to register is Thursday, April 18 or until both workshops are filled, whichever comes first.  The workshops are for beginners to veteran actors and will be given on Saturday, May 18 in the Warehouse Theatre at 3 Central Avenue in Wellsboro by David Hugo, a professional actor and university professor.The Fundamentals of Acting workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will work on an improv and an open scene to develop a way to approach text through the Stanislavsky system. Those taking part will learn how to achieve an acting objective through physical and psychological action. From 1 to 3 p.m. will be the Character Tool Kit workshop. Participants will continue to work on an improv and open scene while looking at creating a character through the use of body centers and physical choices. This will involve techniques in physicality, voice, text analysis, and backstory work. The cost to attend is $10 for one workshop and $15 for both. Youth 12 to 17 attending with a paying parent will get in free. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. There are five free scholarships available for adults and youth not accompanied by a parent. To register for one or both workshops or to request a scholarship to attend for free, call 570-724-2079 or email hamgib@gmail.com.

April 18

The monthly meeting of the Well  Armed Woman Shooting Chapter, Tioga County, Pa. will be at 6 p.m. at the Mill Cove Shooting Range in the Mill Cove Environmental Area at 3036 Mill Creek Road, Mansfield, Pa. followed by the training “Review Six Basics for a Good Shot” with shooting drills and scenarios.”  Leading this training is Marilyn Jones.Any woman who is 18 or older from any county or state is welcome to join the chapter. Those who join can be a beginner or novice with absolutely no experience in handling a gun to those who are skilled and experienced shooters. The fee is $50 per year. Women who don’t own a firearm and want more information before making a purchase or want to find out about joining the chapter are welcome to contact Jones at 570-549-2794 or jones_mk@yahoo.com.

April 18

The Tioga County Lyme Disease Support Group meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. 2`in the Native Bagel at 1 Central Avenue in Wellsboro.The meeting is free and open to anyone who lives in Tioga County or a surrounding county who wants to learn more about Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.To be shown during the first 45 minutes of the meeting will be two videos, each featuring a different medical doctor talking about how diet and supplemental natural remedies help augment treatment for Lyme disease patients. The doctors point out the foods to avoid and those to eat more of.  The idea behind this theory of treatment is based on optimizing the body’s own mechanisms to fight various infections. Discussion will follow.Luke Dunham and Thomas Putnam, both from the Wellsboro area, are regional co-leaders with the PA Lyme Resource Network and of the support group.  Both have been diagnosed with and are being treated for Lyme disease and co-infections.For information, contact Dunham and Putnam by email at tiogacountylyme@palyme.org or by calling Putnam at 570-439-2000.

April 18

A Maundy Thursday service will be held at the Riverside United Methodist Church in Roulette at 7p.

April 19

There will be a fish fry from 4-7p @ the Masonic Hall on Oswayo Street in Shinglehouse.  Choice of Fried fish or four kinds of baked fish. $10 donation for adults, $ for children.

April 19

There will be a fish fry @ St. Eulalia’s Parish Center in Coudersport from 4-6:30p.

April 20

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the Roulette Fire Hall starting at 11a.

April 21

An Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30a at the Fishing Creek United Methodist Church. A breakfast will follow in the community building at 7:30.

April 26

A Benefit for Mary Jane “MJ” Roys Richard will be held at the Port Allegany Veterans Home starting at 10a. It will be a crock pot potluck.$10/adults; $5 for children under 12. 50/50 raffle, bake sale, chinese auction. There will be a kids corner with babysitting available. Proceeds will go toward the purchase of a motorized scooter and ramp to help her regain her independence.

April 26 & 27

A dessert theatre will be presented both nights at the Coudersport Area High School auditorium at 7p. $8/adults; $5 students. Featuring Show Choir Fire, Little Sparks and Coudy Jazz band.

April 27

The Smethport Piecemakers Quilt Extravanganza will be held at the Port Allegany Elementary School from 9-4. Breakfast and lunch available. There will be demonstrations. $35 registration fee due April 1.

April 28
The Shinglehouse United Methodist Church will hold a Women’s One Day Retreat on Saturday May 4, 2019 from 10a-2:30p at the church.. All women are invited to join in a season to Refresh, Renew, Restore and Rejoice. A light lunch will be provided. There will be several speakers from the area and music will be provided by Barbie Headley. Please RSVP no later than today. Call Robin@ 814.697.6191; Joyce Bell@814.697.6834 or Elaine @ 585.307.1434.

 May 2

Central Grange #1216 in Sweden Valley, PA, will be hosting a “Meet The Candidate Night”at the Grange Hall on Route 44 South. The event is in conjunction with the Potter County Republican Committee and with help from other Granges. The event will begin with the doors opening at 5:30 P.M. and at 6:00 P.M. each candidate attending will be given a chance to tell what they hope to do , if elected. Refreshments will be available all evening. This event will be emceed by David Castano from the Potter County istorical

May 2

The McKean County Republican Committee is hosting meet-the-candidate events in advance of the May 21 Primary Election. One will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the First Church of God, 142 Main St., Eldred. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. For more information contact: County Chairman Ken Kane at 814-837-8357.

May 3 & 4

The Smethport Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring town wide yard sales from 8:30a to 4:30p both days. A chicken barbecue will begin at noon on Saturday at the Smethport Fire Department.

May 7

The McKean County Republican Committee is hosting meet-the-candidate events in advance of the May 21 Primary Election. One will be held tonight at  Grandma Bear’s Restaurant, Fraley Street,rt+- Kane  Bradford at 6p. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. For more information contact: County Chairman Ken Kane at 814-837-8357

May 15

The McKean County Republican Committee is hosting meet-the-candidate events in advance of the May 21 Primary Election. One will be held tonight at  the Bradford Public Library, 67 W. Washington St., Bradford at 6p. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. All Republican candidates in the following countywide races are invited to participate: commissioner, coroner, district attorney, recorder of deeds, register of wills/clerk of orphans’ court, and treasurer along with local government candidates. For more information contact: County Chairman Ken Kane at 814-837-8357.

June 3

The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop C will host Camp Cadet at Clarion University July 28-Agust 2, 2019Camp Cadet is a summer camp for boys and girls from Pennsylvania between the ages of twelve to fifteen. The camp staffed by Troopers, local police officers and many other volunteers. The goal of Camp Cadet is to introduce participants to the diverse criminal justice system and establish a positive relationship with law enforcement personnel. Troop C Camp Cadet is open to all youth Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean Counties and is structured similar to training at the police academy. All participants who attend camp cadet are addressed as “Cadet” during the week. Cadets are required to participate in all scheduled events. The camp focuses on discipline, self-esteem, teamwork, drug and alcohol education, violence prevention and many other issues facing today’s youth. The $20 non-refundable fee is only  $20 per person as the camp is funded primarily through private donations. Complete applications must be received no later than today.Contact: Tpr. Bruce Morris, at the Ridgway Barracks  (814) 776-6136