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CIVIC BRIEFS

May 30, 2013

CEMETERY ASSN. MEETING


The annual meeting of the Fitch Cemetery Association will be held at 2:30 p.m. today, June 2 at the cemetery.


BINGO PLANNED


Bingo will be held on Monday, June 3 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds begin at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverage will be available.


For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


GRANGE MEETING


Mountain Grange No. 567 will meet at 7 p.m. on June 4 in the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township, Wyoming.


LEGION ELECTION


Daddow-Isaacs Dallas American Legion Post 672 will conduct election of officers from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on June 4 at the Post Home.


ALZHEIMERS GROUP MEETS


The Dallas Alzheimers Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. on June 6 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas.


YARD SALE


The Harveys Lake Borough Homecoming Committee will sponsor its annual community yard sale at homes throughout the borough Friday through Sunday, June 7, 8 and 9.


A map will be available on June 3. For more information or to be added to the list, call the borough secretary at 639-3300.


BLOOD DRIVE


Mountain Grange No. 567 will hold a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the lower level of the Kingston Township Municipal Building.


Refreshments will be provided.


ART EXHIBIT


The art niche art studio, of Shavertown, will feature a student art show at Sweet Allie’s Café, 31 Tunkhannock Highway, Route 309 next to Gino’s shoes. The show, which is free and open to the public, opens at 2 p.m. on June 9 and runs through July 5.


Café hours are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.


For more information, call 696-5515.


‘SPELLING BEE’


AT MUSIC BOX


“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed June 13-16 and 20-23 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.


For more information, call 283-2195.


MARKET ON THE POND


The 29th Annual Market on the Pond will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas (acorss from Misericordia University. Rain date is June 22.


For more information, call 675-8600, extension 115 or 195.


BLUE CHIP FUNDRAISER


Keeley’s Alehouse and Grille , 199 Division St., Kingston, will host a fundraiser for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge from 5 to 10 p.m. on Monday, June 17.


A portion of all sales (food and drink) will be donated to Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge. Also volunteers from Blue Chip will be on hand selling raffle tickets for baskets and collecting “wish list” items.


BINGO PLANNED


Bingo will be held on Monday, June 17 at the Northmoreland twp. Fire Hall In Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverage will be available.


For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


SAFE BOATING CLASS


The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-03 will offer a Safe Boating Class from 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 18 and 19 at the American Legion, Route 415, Harveys Lake.


This course qualifies those who pass to obtain their PA Boaters Education Certificate and Card which entitles them to operate boats and personal watercrafts on Pennsylvania’s rivers and lakes.


Participants must be at least 12 years or older. Contact R.J. Kwiatkowski at 815-0471 for more information and reservations. The fee is $25 payable at the door on the first night of the class.


BOBACK LISTS HOURS


State Rep. Karen Boback will hold office hours from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June 19 at the Benton Senior Center located in the Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center, 42 Community Drive.


TEEN ORIENTATION


An orientation for the summer teen program at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 in the center’s multi-purpose room. Pre-registration is required.


To register or for more information, call the volunteer department at 675-8600, ext. 195.


RADIO CLUB HOLDS FIELD DAY


Endless Mountain Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual field day event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 22 and from 7 a.m. to noon on June 23 at the emergency services building, 3880 SR 6 East, Tunkhannock.


Learn about radio communications and how to become a ham.


For further information, call Al at 836-5030 or Joe at 209-0070.


ARTS ON THE BEACH


The Harveys Lake Beach Association Fourth Annual Open House and Arts on the Beach will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 at Pole 001 at the Route 415 entrance, Harveys Lake.


Vendors include artists, antiques, books and stamp collections, pottery, jewelry and purses, dolls, crafts, painting on glass, art and poetry books, caricatures, Avon representative and more.


Refreshments and swimming will be avialable all day.


ROAST BEEF SUPPER


A roast beef supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Centermoreland.


Tickets for eat-in or take-out dinners are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age and can be purchased at the door.


For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.w


WINE FESTIVAL


The Dallas Rotary Wine and Dine Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 29 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Route 118, Dallas Township.


Tickets are $15 if purchased prior to the event and $25 at the gate. Designated drivers pay $5. The event features Pennsylvania wines, craft vendors, local food vendors and live music.


For more information, contact Melissa Saxon at saxonm5@hotmail.com.


THEATRE WORKSHOP


The Music Box Summer Theatre Workshop 2013, a theatre program for children ages 6 to 11, will run July 22 to Aug. 16 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville


Students will perform Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” on Aug. 16, 17 and 18.


For more information, call 283-2195.