No County Fair The Wyoming County Community Fair, which was scheduled to run just west of Meshoppen Sept. 2-7, has been cancelled.

The Fair’s board of directors noted, “We are saddened by this decision but given the ever changing circumstances we feel this is the best decision for our volunteers and the entire community.”

No Triton carnival The Triton Hose Company Carnival usually set for the end of July/early August will not be happening this summer.

Reunion cancelled

The Evans Family Reunion regrets that this year’s reunion set for Sunday, August 2, at the Orange Methodist Community Hall in Luzerne County has been cancelled.

Bingo on hold Bingo has resumed June 22 at Northmoreland Volunteer Fire Company, Center Moreland.

Bingo on alternate Mondays at Triton Hose Company, Tunkhannock, has been canceled until further notice.

Friday night Bingo at the Lake Carey Fire Company has been resumed.

Active Adult Centers The Tunkhannock and Falls Active Adult Centers resumed a limited re-opening schedule on July 23.

Celebration a fizzle A reminder to everyone is that Exeter Township’s ‘Falls Summer Celebration’ has been cancelled this year due to the continued, widespread effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Hopefully, next year will bring a positive change to this situation.

Bridge Day on hold The Nicholson Bridge Days event has been canceled for 2020. However, the Nicholson Women’s Club, is working on alternate plans for their fundraiser this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WineFest off Due to the COVID-19 restrictions and for the safety of the community, the Tunkhannock Rotary Club has determined it will not be able to hold the Rotary Harvest and Wine Festival on Oct. 10, 2020, and it is in the process of working toward an Oct 9, 2021, Festival.

Fleetville Fair cancelled Fleetville Volunteer Fire Company has announced the postponement of the 2020 Fall Fair to Sept. 11, 2021. With the current mandate of our Governor that outdoor events do not exceed 250 people, and indoor events at 25, it would not be possible to manage nor be profitable for vendors to continue.

Bloomers set aside Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club regrets that its upcoming Fall Luncheon to be held at the Irem Country Club, Dallas, has been postponed until 2021. The club’s next Back Mountain Garden Tour will be held in the summer of 2022.

Roundtable over The rest of the 2020 schedule for the Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable has been cancelled. The Roundtable will resume in 2021.

Sojourn reset EMHR’s Youth Heritage Sojourn down the Susquehanna River set for May 28-30 has been tentatively rescheduled for Sept. 24-26. Info: Keith at 570-764-7102.

Founders’ Day moved Tunkhannock’s Founders’ Day, usually set for late June, has been moved to Oct. 3, to coincide with TBPA’s Fall Fest.

Tunkhannock Library The library is open for curbside pick up only. Visit for instructions on returning and picking up materials.

No DAR meeting Due to restrictions on group gatherings, the Tunkhannock Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution have canceled all meetings and activities until further notice. For info, contact Nancy at 570-945-5197.

No Camp Kelly United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania has canceled its annual Camp Kelly and Project Hope in Lemon Township are canceled for 2020.

Historical Society The Wyoming County Historical Society facility at the corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets in Tunkhannock is closed until further notice. For info, call 570-836-5303 or visit

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