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DANVILLE: The Sisters of SS. Cyril and Methodius are hosting their 40th annual summer festival on July 13 at Villa Sacred Heart.

Festivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. with food service beginning at 11 a.m. American picnic food and halupky dinners will be available. Religious items, homemade crafts, baked goods and Slovak books and tapes will also be available. There will be entertainment, games, a flea market and a plant sale.

Bus transportation will be provided by the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association in an air-conditioned coach from the former Sacred Heart Church, 601 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. The bus will leave at 9 a.m. and depart from Danville at 3:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. To make reservations call Martha Iskra at 824-0216.

GREENTOWN: The DCNR-PA Bureau of State Parks and the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs have partnered to present a free beginner’s kayaking program for military personnel and veterans from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Promised Land State Park.

All active, retired and prior service members and their families are invited to join the park naturalist for a paddle on Promised Land Lake. Kayaks, paddles and PFD’s will be provided or attendees can bring their own. Those with their own canoe or kayak, must have a DCNR launch permit or registration from the PAFBC. All participants must wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved Type I, II, or III PFD. If accommodations needed, contact the park.

Participants will meet at the day use beach area in the lower parking lot. Pre-registration is required and can be made by contacting Carissa Longo at 570-676-0567 or PromisedLandEnvEdSP@pa.gov .

NANTICOKE: St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 12 East Kirmar Ave., Alden, is sponsoring a flea market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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