First Posted: 2/24/2014
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THIS WEEK: Feb. 26 to March 4
Ash Wednesday Fish Dinner, 4-6 p.m. March 5, St. Andre Bessette Parish, Father Zolcinski Hall, 666 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs from 3:30 p.m. Dinners served 4-6 p.m. $8.50. Purchase tickets by Feb. 26. Call Mary at 570-823-4988.
Fish Dinner, following 12:10 p.m. and 4 p.m. Masses on March 5, St. Ignatius Parish, 339 Maple Ave., Kingston. Baked fish, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, pierogies, dessert. $10 adults; $5 children. Take outs available. Reservations required. Call 570-288-6446 or Mike Stretanski at 570-287-6554 by Feb. 26.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, church hall, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Pasta, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Six different pastas and five sauces. $7 adults; $5 children 6-10.
Welsh Cookie Sale, pick up before 11:30 a.m. March 8, The Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming Avenue. $4 dozen. Order by Feb. 28. Call 570-287-3840 or a church member.
Potato Pancake and Bake Sale, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 1, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church basement, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Freshly grated potato pancakes and homemade baked goods. Dine in or take out.
Spaghetti Dinner (Festa Italiano), 5-6:30 p.m. March 1, St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church social hall, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs, 4:30 p.m. $8.50 adults; $5 children younger than 12. Homemade marinara sauce, meatballs and chicken strips, olive garden style salad, garlic bread and homemade cannoli. Parking, corner of Madison and Chestnut streets. Limited number of tickets. Call 570-822-6028.
Potato and Cheese Pierogie Sale, pick up 4-7 p.m. March 2 and March 16. The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Call 570-690-5411 to order.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 2, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. Contact Mike Salerno at 570-262-2894.
Piggie/Holubtsi Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 2, SS Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Parish School Hall, North River and West Chestnut streets, Wilkes-Barre. Take out only. Piggies (meat stuffed cabbage), mashed potatoes, vegetable, bread and butter and dessert. $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger. Walk-ins welcome. Reservations encouraged. 570-829-3051.
Pre-Lenten Dinner, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or when sold out, March 2, St. Anthony/St. George Church, 311 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Middle Eastern food, ala carte. Includes kibbe nayah, fried kibbe, stuffed grape leaves, falafel, lubya and rice, talouleeh, hummus, luban and cucumbers, and more. Nothing over $5. Chinese auction and games. Take outs available.
Pierogie Sale, 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m., Mondays until March 31, St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. $8 dozen. Call Rena O’Dell at 570-287-5421.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Pancake and Sausage Supper, 4-6:30 p.m. March 4, St. Martin in the Fields, 3083 Church Road, Mountain Top. Pancakes, pork sausage and applesauce. $6 adults; $3 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 6-8 p.m. March 4, William J. Hafey Fourth Degree Assembly, Mountain Top Knights of Columbus, South Main and Alberdeen roads. Open to all knights, ladies and friends. $8 per person. For reservations contact Joseph Simone, Drew Zavada or a grand knight.
Homemade Pierogie Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 5, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, St. John’s Center, 700 Hill Street, Mayfield. Homemade pierogie (deep fried or uncooked). $7 per dozen. First come, first serve basis. Delivery to businesses upon request. Fax business orders to 570-876-2534. Orders of 10 dozen or more, call 570-876-0730.
Fish Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. March 5, Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Battered, deep-fried haddock, baked potato, coleslaw, fruit cup, homemade dessert, soda and coffee. Child dinners, homemade macaroni and cheese, applesauce, dessert and soft drink. Take outs 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; $3 children; free for children younger than 3. Call 570-654-2753. Take outs do not include beverage.
Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 6, Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Soup of the month, clam chowder. $8 per quart. Take out only. Pre-order appreciated. Sylvia, 570-825-6370 or Barry, 570-831-5593.
Fish Fry, 3-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Clam chowder, potato pierogies and more available.
Lenten Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 7, The Knights of Columbus, St. Dennis Home Association, home building, the former St. Dennis Church, Main Street, Glen Lyon. $9 adults; $5 children. Yuengling beer-battered haddock filet, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter, desserts and refreshments. Tickets at the door or from any member. Take outs available during dinner hours.
Baked Fish Dinner, 4-6 p.m. March 7, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 E. Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. Parsley buttered potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, dessert. $9. Call 570-819-3395 for tickets.
Fish Fry-days, 3-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Eat in or take out. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Potato pancakes, clam chowder, haluski and more. 570-690-5411.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. March 8, Men’s Club of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 105 Irem Road, Dallas. Includes homemade desserts and beverages. $7 adults, in advance, $8 at the door; $4 children; free for children 3 and younger. Take outs available at 4 p.m. For advance tickets call 570-675-3131.
Applejack Flapjack Fundraiser, 8-10 a.m. March 8, The Music Box Players, Applebees Restaurant, 253 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd., $5 per person. Call 570-283-2195 or 1-800-698-PLAY for information.
Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 8, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6, West of Tunkhannock. All you can eat. $9 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. Take outs available 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Homemade Pasta and Sausage Dinner, noon-5 p.m. March 9, Church of St. Maria Goretti, Laflin Road, Laflin. Salad, bread and butter, beverage and dessert. $10 at the door. Children 5 and younger are free for eat in only. Handicap accessible and ample free parking.
Clam Chowder and Homemade Bread Sale, 3-6 p.m. March 14, The Society of St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $6 quart, $5 loaf. Order by March 11. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280, Dorothy at 570-562-1434 or the church hall at 570-457-2875.
Lenten Food Sale, 2-7 p.m. March 14, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, church hall, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Eat in or take out. Homemade haluski, pierogies (potato and farmers cheese), clam chowder, pizza, baked fish, coleslaw and bake sale. 570-823-6242.
Lenten Baked Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 14, The Maple Grove United Methodist Church, Rosser Hall, 5876 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Baked breaded cod filet, French fries or baked potato, coleslaw and cake. $8 adults; $5 children. Take outs available. Call 570-477-3150 for information.
Turkey Supper for Missions, 5-7 p.m. March 15, take outs, 4:30-6 p.m., William and Melba Dickson Educational Facility, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, roll and homemade dessert. $8.75 adults; $4.75 children. Call 570-696-3897, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. March 15, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Take outs available. $9 adults; $5 children 5-12. 570-693-2821.
Annual Spring Chicken Dinner, noon-4 p.m. March 16, Queen of the Apostles Parish, Parish Hall, 742 Spring St., Avoca. A half chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, homemade coleslaw, rolls and butter, homemade dessert and beverages. Take outs beginning at 11 a.m. $10 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. 570-457-3412. Cash and theme-basket raffles.
Chili Dinner, pick up 3-6 p.m. March 25, Prince of Peace Parish, St. Mary’s Church building auditorium, Grace and Lawrence streets, Old Forge. Take out only. Order by March 19. $8 per person. A quart of chili (Father Gus’s secret recipe) corn bread and sherbet. Call 570-457-5900. Francis at 570-451-0112 or Rosemary at 570-457-9757.
Vegetarian Soup and Mini Homemade Bread Fundraiser, 2-6 p.m. pick up March 24, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 14 Martin St., Hudson, Plains Township (formerly St. Joseph’s Church), the Abundant Life Ministry. Mini loaves of whole wheat/oat raisin bread, $1.50 each. Soup, 32 oz. container, $7.50. Vegetarian soups, butternut squash, cream of broccoli, split pea, tortilla-taco, vegetable and veggie turkey noodle. Order by March 16. 570-736-3014 or 570-379-1177.
Chicken and Waffle Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. Eat in or take out. $9 adult; $4 children 5-9; free for children younger than 3. Chicken in gravy, waffles, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, beverage and dessert.
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, 4-7 p.m. March 22, Conyngham United Methodist Church. Spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, coffee and tea. $8 adults; $4 children 4-8; free for children younger than 4.