Good Eats!

June 17, 2014

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THIS WEEK: June 18 to June 24

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.

Pig Roast, 4:30-7 p.m. June 20, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, two miles off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Pulled pork, mac and cheese, pickled cabbage, dessert. $9 adults; $4.50 children.

Strawberry Festival, 4 p.m. June 21, the Oakdale United Methodist Women, Oakdale United Methodist Church, 486 Oakdale Drive, Hunlock Creek. Sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, strawberry shortcake, homemade ice cream (peanut butter, chocolate, vanilla and strawberry).

Chicken Barbecue, 12-6 p.m. June 21, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. $9 adults; $4.50 children. 570-474-6616.

Chicken Barbecue, 1-7 p.m. June 21, Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 484 Route 739, one mile north of I-84, Lords Valley. Half chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, desserts, coffee, tea, iced tea, beer, pulled pork. $12 adults; $5 children younger than 10; free for children 3 and younger. Take outs available. For tickets call 570-775-7355.

Barbecue Chicken Dinner, 12:45-3 p.m. and ice cream social, 2:30 p.m. June 22, Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Theme-basket raffle, 2:45 p.m. Take out or dine in. Barbecue chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and butter, beverage, dessert. Handicap seating available. $9 adults; $5 children younger than 10. Church, 570-675-2121, or Joe Canfield, 570-675-2696 or jjcanfield@comcast.net.

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


Family-Style Beef Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 28, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road. Takeouts 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 4-5:30 p.m. June 28, Northmoreland Township Volunteer Firefighters , 1618 Demunds Road, about 1/8 mile off Route 292, Centermoreland. Benefits Rachel Weidner Davenport. Take outs available. For more information contact Alan Weidner at 570-333-4598.

Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 28, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Homemade pies, cakes, soups, sandwiches. Take outs available.

Old-Fashioned Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Mifflin Avenue and Linden Street, Scranton. Eat in or take out. $10 adults; $6 children younger than 10. Food, raffles and music.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 6, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. 570-262-2894.

Roast Beef Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. July 18, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, two miles off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, jell-o salad, dessert. $6 adults; $4 children.

Bargains and Breakfast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 2, St. John’s Cathedral, Hill Street, Mayfield. Inclement weather, inside St. John’s Center, Hill Street. Breakfast and flea market.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4;30-7 p.m. Aug. 15, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, two miles off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Mashed potatoes, green beans, pickled cabbage, dessert. $8 adults; $4 children.