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Luzerne County Historical Society: The museum and library will also be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 2. For more information, call 570-823-6244. New library hours, starting Jan. 3, will be: Bishop Library, 49 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; LCHS Museum, 69 Rear S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre: 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Dupont V.F.W. Post 4909 will host a New Year’s Eve Party from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Dec. 31 into Jan. 1. Dinner buffet will take place from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m.; bar will be open from 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.; and dancing will take place from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Live music will be provided by Millennium; and late-night snacks, platters, coffee, doughnuts, hats, noisemakers and leis will be provided. The donation is $40 per person and tickets and reservations are available by seeing Bob Lopata at the V.F.W. or by calling Bob at 570-654-9104. All PLCB regulations apply. The post will hold its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 at the post home. Commander Mark Roney will preside. The Home Association meeting will follow, and nominations will be held for the following officers: president, vice-president, secretary, three-year director and one-year director. Food, refreshments and camaraderie will occur.
Daddow-Isaacs Dallas American Legion, Post 672 will hold their monthly meeting on Jan. 2 at the post home. Legionnaires will vote on whether or not to ban smoking inside the post home. Any Legion member who wishes to comment on this recommendation should express opinions to a Legion officer and attend the January meeting.
American Legion Mountain Post 781 Auxiliary will hold its monthly meeting on Jan. 2 at the post home, 1550 Henry Drive, Mountain Top. The executive meeting will begin at 7 p.m. while the regular meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. New members are always welcome. New fund-raising ideas will be discussed as the post enjoys the start of 2018.
North-End Slovak Citizens Club will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 14. The club is located at 635 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. All members are invited to attend. President Robert Palchanis will preside over the meeting. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, have set April 19 as the date for their annual Luncheon with a Special Author. The event will take place at the Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estates, Dallas. Tickets will go on sale in March at the library on Huntsville Road in Dallas. More details will be announced as they become available.