Good Eats!

November 26, 2013

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THIS WEEK: Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 4-8 p.m. Nov. 27, First Baptist Church, Water St., Pittston. Traditional turkey, ham and all of the fixings. Take outs and delivery call from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 27 at 570-654-0283, 570-212-8561 or 570-313-1792. Delivery to Greater Pittston area and Wilkes-Barre area.

Turkey Dinner, noon Nov. 28, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Free. West Side transportation provided, if needed. Reservations required. Call 570-287-3840 between 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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.

Homemade Potato-Cheese Pierogie, pick up 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, church hall, 310 Broadway St., Scranton. Deadline to order is Nov. 29. Call 570-343-8820.

Homemade Pierogie Sale, pick up noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 3, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $6 per dozen. Deadline for orders is Nov. 29. Call 570-822-7725.

Wigilia-Wafer Supper, 2 p.m. Dec.1, The Young Adult Committee of the Polish Union of USA, Holy Transfiguration Hall, 240 Center St., Hanover section, Nanticoke. $25 adults; $7.50 children 5-12; free for children younger than 5. Special discount for Polish Union members. 570-823-1611.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Marine Corp League, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8.

Wigilia Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10, The Wilkes University Polish Room Committee, The Henry Student Center banquet room, Wilkes University campus, Wilkes-Barre. $25. Payment secures reservations. Call Marie at 570-696-3982 or Fran at 570-693-0354. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 1.

Deer Hunters Breakfast, 4:30-11 a.m. Dec. 2, Hunlock Creek Fire Hall, 1114 Main Road, Hunlock Creek. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, potatoes, coffee and orange juice.

Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.

Pierogies, St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. Pick up 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. every Monday, except Dec. 2, through Dec. 9. Call Rena O’Dell at 570-287-5421.

Pecan and Cashew Sale,The Larksville United Methodist Church. Christmas fundraiser. $10 each. 12 ounces roasted, salted mammoth pecan halves; 12 ounces roasted, salted jumbo cashews; 10 ounces cinnamon glazed pecans; 12 ounces chocolate covered pecans. Call Bob at 570-287-5805 or any church member. Deadline for orders is Dec. 3.

Holiday Food Sale, Dec. 3, The Plymouth Historical Society, Dan Flood Apartments, 150 E. Main St., Plymouth. Pasties, with/without onions, $6 each; chicken pot pies, $5.50 each; potato or cabbage pierogies, $6.50 per dozen; poppy-seed roll and nut roll 16 ounce, $5.99. Order form and pick up in the community room. Pick up 3-6 p.m. Dec. 13.


Spaghetti Dinner, 4:30-8 p.m. Dec. 6, American Legion, off Route 209, Gilbert. Meatballs, marinara, salad, dessert, coffee and soda. $8 adults; $5 children 3-12; free for children younger than 3. Benefits Waggin’ Tails Pet Rescue.

Pasta Dinner and Craft Fair, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8, Wyoming Area Secondary Center Cafeteria. Eat in or take out. Dinner, salad, drink and dessert. $8. Free admission to craft show.

Breakfast Buffet, 8-11 a.m. Dec. 14, The Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1233 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Seniors and children 6 and younger, free. $7 adults. Eggs, sausage, toast, home fries, pancakes, ham, coffee, tea or orange juice.

Nut Roll/Poppy Seed Roll and Christmas Cookie Sale, pick up 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dec. 21, St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $10 per nut or poppy roll; $8 per pound of cookies. Order by Dec. 14. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280, Dorothy at 570-562-1434 or the church hall at 570- 457-2875.

Homemade Rolls, pick up 1-4 p.m. Dec. 18, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Varieties include nut, poppy, apricot or lekvar (prune) filling. Deadline for orders is Dec. 14. Call 570-822-7725.

Christmas Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14, Youth Ministry of Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Choices are $8 to fill container with over 40 different homemade cookie choices, or $8 for pre-assorted containers. 570-262-6413 or 570-814-6444.