Ecumenical Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) has announced that its 2013 Meadows Annual Appeal is underway. EEI is the parent company of the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and the Meadows Manor.
This annual appeal, directed to community individuals, businesses and organizations, assists EEI in its mission of sustaining and improving the quality of life of the elderly and infirmed.
Monetary donations can be sent to: Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Rd., Dallas PA 18612. For more information, call 675-8600 ext. 195.
BENEFITS BLUE CHIP
A motorcycle run called “Hogs for Dogs” to benefit Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge will be held today, May 12. The ride, which begins and ends at Gateway Lounge in Plymouth Twp., starts at 12:15 p.m., rain or shine.
Registration will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Upon return, there will be live bands, food, prizes, surprises and a commemorative t-shirt sale.
A free Community Alzheimer’s CARE Training Workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 14 at Home Instead Senior Care, 269 Bennett St., Luzerne.
To make reservations, call 714-4260.
For more information, call 333-5265.
COAST GUARD MEETING
The NEPA Coast Guard Veterans Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. on May 15 at the Dallas American Legion Post on the Dallas highway. For more information, call Neil Morrison at 288-6817.
Learn how to take the first steps toward a healthier self during the free “Starting a Walking Program” presentation at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 16 in the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.
Carrie Hapeman, MSOTR/L, geriatric occupational therapist, and Heather Witkowski, MSPT, physical therapist, will feature practical tips for walking, stretching, safety, exercise intensity and staying motivated.
To register, call 570-675-1866.
AT MUSIC BOX
“The Marvelous Misadventures of Little Red Riding Hood,” an original musical for children written by Kevin Costley, will be presented at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at 1 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. School day performances will be held at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on May 15 and 17.
Price of admission is $12 and includes a McDonald’s Fun Meal. Call 283-2195 to make reservations.
EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR BLUE CHIP FARMS
Get a haircut and help raise money for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the Sports Page at Twin Stacks Center, 1100 Memorial Highway, Dallas. There will be refreshments and a raffle.
Call 675-2466 for an appointment.
The Franklin Twp. Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will host a Designer Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, May 19 at the fire hall. Doors and kitchen open at 1 p.m. and games start at 2 p.m.
Ticket price is $20. Some prizes consist of Coach, Fossil, Vera Bradley, Kenneth Cole and Juicy Contour. To purchase tickets, call 855-9693.
SETS OPEN HOUSE
The Wyoming Count Historical Society 22nd Annual Open House will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the society, corner of Bridge and Harrison Streets, Tunkhannock.
The event will feature the collection of Doug Gay, including antique guns, hunting licenses, milk bottles and currency and will include tours of the genealogical libary and museum.
For more information, call 836-5303 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Bingo will be held on Monday, May 20 at the Northmoreland 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.
AUDITIONS FOR ‘LES MIS’
Auditions for “Les Miserables” will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 22 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St, Swoyersville.
All roles are open and all those auditioning should sing a song of his/her choice. Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Production dates are July 19 to 21, 25 to 28 and Aug. 1 to 4.
For more information, call 283-2195.
FASHION SHOW SET
Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club will hold a spring fashion show entitled “Essence of Spring” on Tuesday, May 21 at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, Dallas.
Tickets may be purchased by calling Eileen Davis at 824-8461.
Mercy Center, Dallas, will host a free workshop titled “Come to Your Senses: Understanding Human Perception” from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, may 21, at Mercy Center Rivers Room. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Informative work stations and screenings will also be provided. For further information, call Mark Williams at 674-6945.
ROAST BEEF DINNER
A roast beef dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the Northmoreland Fire Hall in Centermoreland.
Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.
BUS TRIP PLANNED
Irem Women’s Auxiliary will host a bus trip on Thursday, May 23 to the Hunterdon Playhouse to see “Wake Up Darling.” The price is $85 and includes bus, lunch and the show. For more information, call Janet Stritzinger at 824-6418 or Suanne Moses at 822-4976.
CEMETERY ASSN. MEETING
The Kocher Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24 in the chapel. All lot owners are encouraged to attend.
James Siberski, M.S., C.M.C., CRmT, assistant professor and coordinator of the Gerontology Education Center for Professional Development at Misericordia University, is one of four people presenting at the workshop, “Come to Your Senses: Understanding Human Perception,’’ from 9 a.m. to noon in the River Room at the Mercy Center Skilled Nursing and Personal Care in Dallas,.
The workshop, which is eligible for three continuing education credits, is co-sponsored by the Misericordia University Department of Social Work.
To register, call 674-6945.
Mountain Grange No. 567 will meet at 7 p.m. on June 4 in the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township, Wyoming.
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.
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 game. Designated drivers pay $5. The event features Pennsylvania wines, craft vendors, local food vendors and live music.
For more information, contact Melissa Saxon at email@example.com
SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOP SLATED
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.