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September 19. 2013 3:35PM
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BINGO SLATED


Bingo will be held on Monday, Sept. 23 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall In Centermoreland.


Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available.


For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


ROAST BEEF SUPPER


A roast beef supper will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Centermoreland


Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 years of age and under and may be purchased at the door. Takeouts will be available.


For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DISCUSSED


The Affordable Care Act and its implications for municipalities will be discussed at the next meeting of the Luzerne County Association of Boroughs and Townships at 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Genetti’s, Wilkes-Barre.


Britt Trumbower, a career group health insurance design specialist, will present “Obamacare” options and how municipalities can avoid dramatic premium increases by pooling risks.


The dinner meeting is open to all mayors, council members, supervisors and municipal staff members. To make a reservation, call 570-714-3444.


HOAGIE SALE


Mountain Grange 567 is selling Italian and ham and cheese hoagies. Six-inch hoagies are $3 or two for $5.


Orders are due by Thursday, Sept. 26 and can be made by calling Carol at 696-3415.


Pickup will be between noon and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Wyoming.


HAM DINNER


The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company will hold a family-style ham dinner from 4:3o to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 with takeouts beginning at 4 p.m.


Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children between the ages of 6 and 11 and free for children under 6 years of age.


LANTERNS OF HOPE


The Huntsville Christian Church will sponsor Lanterns of Hope from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the beach club at Sandy Beach, Harveys Lake.


There is a donation of $5 per lantern and all proceeds will go to the Hope Center which provides medical, legal, pastoral, dental, vision, audiology and chiropractic services for those who do not have insurance or are unable to afford.


Food and beverages will be provided. There will be a bake sale, Hillside ice cream truck, a basket raffle and live music.


For more information, contact Sherry 362-4576. .


SOUP BUFFET


A buffet of homemade soups, complete with bread and butter, beverage and dessert, will be served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 at the Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen.


A free will offering will be taken.


FLU VACCINES


Influenza vaccinations will be administered from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive in Dallas. Register and pick up a registration form in the Irem Clubhouse business office by Sept. 26. You must complete and return the form in advance or bring it on Oct. 1.


Participants will need a Medicare or health insurance card when returning the registration form. For those without health insurance, the cost is $25.99. Influenza vaccines are provided by Walgreens.


For more information, call the Masonic Village Administration Office at 675-1866.


GRANGE MEETING


Members of Mountain Grange No. 567 will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Grange Hall to elect officers for 2014.


OCTOBERFEST SET


Masonic Village will hold an Octoberfest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 at Irem Clubhouse, l64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.


There will be fall foliage and an array of vendors offering fresh produce, pumpkins, baked goods and more.


Call 570-675-1866 for details or to R.S.V.P.


CONTRA DANCE SET


A New England Contra dance featuring music by the band “Unbowed” with Henry Koretzky on mandolin and dulcimer and accompanied by Todd Clewell on guitar, along with calling by Bob Isaacs will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market St., Kingston.


No partner or previous experience is necessary. Admission to the dance is $9 for adults with reduced admission for families.


For information, call 333-4007.


HERITAGE DAY


Frances Slocum Heritage Day will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13 at the park, 585 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming.


There will be old-time demonstrations, music, live animals and crafts for children. The event is free.


Call 696-9105 for more information.


ALL DAY BINGO


All day Bingo will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Northmoreland Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at noon and early birds start at 1:30 p.m.


A dinner will be served at approximately 4:30 p.m. for all Bingo players.


For reservations, call Jim or Carol at 333-4906.


CARD PARTY SET


Irem Women’s Auxiliary will host a card party from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Irem Country Club.


Tickets are $12 and may be purchased from Hope Beisel at 675-1652, Marie Miskel at 288-6341, Suanne Moses at 822-4976, from any member or at the door. There will be lunch and prizes. Handicapped parking is available.


For those who don’t play cards, there is Pokeno (played like Bingo) or participants can bring a game of their choice.


CEMETERY ASSN. MEETS


The Kocher Cemetery Association will hold its semi-annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18. All lot owners are urged to attend.


AUDITIONS SLATED


Auditions for “A Christmas Carol - The Musical” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.


Children ages 7 to 13 will audition from 2 to 3 p.m. while adults will audition from 3 to 4 p.m. On Sunday, children between the ages of 7 and 13 will audition from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and adults will audition from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.


All who audition will be asked to sing a song of choice. No karaoke tracks will be allowed. An accompanist will be provided. Those interested in speaking roles will be asked to read from the script. All roles are open.


Production dates are Dec. 5 to 8, 12 to 15 and 19 to 22. Rehearsals will begin Oct. 28.


PRESENTATION SLATED


“Lake Malawi, Where Fishes Behave Like Birds” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Irem Road, Dallas.


Dr. Bill Loftus will present a travelogue about the African country of Malawi. Lake Malawi is the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa and is reportedly the habitat of more species of fish than any other body of fresh water. Learn about this amazing lake, the people who depend on it, and the incredible colors and behaviors of the fishes that live there.


For information, call Craig Yarrish at 479-0400.




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