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THIS WEEK: March 19 to March 25

Chili Dinner, pick up 3-6 p.m. March 25, Prince of Peace Parish, St. Mary’s Church building auditorium, Grace and Lawrence streets, Old Forge. Take out only. Order by March 19. $8 per person. A quart of chili (Father Gus’s secret recipe) corn bread and sherbet. Call 570-457-5900. Francis at 570-451-0112 or Rosemary at 570-457-9757.

Pierogie Sale, March 21-22, Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, 240 Center St., Hanover section, Nanticoke. Potato pierogies, $6 dozen. Order by March 19. 570-824-3880. Pick up in church basement.

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.

Cabbage Noodle Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 21, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, St. John’s Center, Hill Street, Mayfield. $7 quart; $4 pint. First come, first served. Delivery to businesses on request. Business faxes, 570-876-2534. Questions, 570-876-0730.

Ethnic Food Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 21, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 East Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. Pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, red clam chowder. Call in advance for large orders. 570-819-3395.

Fish Fry-days, 3-7 p.m. March 21, 28, April 4, 11, Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Eat in or take out. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Potato pancakes, clam chowder, haluski and more. 570-690-5411.

Lenten Food Sales, 4-7 p.m., Fridays to April 18, Maltby Fire Company, 253 Owen St., Swoyersville. Homemade pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, clam chowder, varied fish dinners, French fries, coleslaw.

All-You-Can-Eat Stir Fry, 4-7 p.m., every Friday during lent, Sylvania Lodge, Reyburn, outside Shickshinny. $9.50 adults; free for children younger than 12.

Lenten Food Sales, 3-7 p.m. Fridays during Lent at Exeter Hose Company 1, 1405 Susquehanna Ave. Menu includes potato pancakes, red clam chowder, haluski, pierogies, broccoli and shells. Eat in or take out. 570-602-0739.

Lenten Dinner, 3-7 p.m., Fridays during Lent, Wyoming Masonic Lodge 468, Wyoming Avenue. Potato pancakes by Rita, haluski, pierogies, Manhattan clam chowder, New England chowder, beverages. Parking in rear, handicap accessible. Eat in or takeout. Call ahead, 570-693-2608.

Lenten Food Sales, noon-5 p.m. Fridays in Lent through April 11, Holy Name Society of St Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, Manhattan Street, Ashley. Haluski, pierogies, clam chowder, mushroom soup, tuna hoagies. Eat in or take out. Order ahead, 570-825-6669.

Pizza Sale, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., March 21, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Uncooked pizza, broccoli or tomato, whole tray (10 cuts), $12:50; half tray, (5 cuts) $6.25. Call 570-287-2524. No walk ins.

Spring Soup Sale, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 21, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Avenue. Cream of broccoli, $6 quart, $3.50 pint. Call 570-693-2821.

Lenten Food Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 21, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Pierogies, clam chowder, haluski with homemade noodles, pizza, broccoli and shells. Frozen potato pierogies, $6 dozen. Eat in or take out. Call 570-829-9288 on March 21.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Homemade desserts. 570-864-2401.

Lenten Clam Chowder Sale, pick up after Masses, March 22 and March 23, Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch. Red/white, $8 quart. Pre-order, Deb Brezna, 570-829-0153 or debbrez570@aol.com.

Made-To-Order Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. March 22, Youth Group, Cross Roads Bible Study Group, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman. $6 in advance, $7 at the door. Two eggs, home fries, toast, meat choice; homemade slow roasted corned beef hash, eggs, toast; three egg omelet, meat and cheese, home fries, toast; plain or blueberry buttermilk pancakes; or French toast. Meats, bacon, ham or sausage. 570-709-2342.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company. Take outs, 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Hoagie Sale, noon March 22, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top. $5 each. Italian or turkey. Call 570-868-5675 and leave message.

Spaghetti Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 22, The Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1223 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Take out or dine in. Spaghetti or ravioli, meatballs, salad, dinner roll. $8.50 adults; $4 children younger than 6. 570-477-3748.

Chicken and Waffle Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. Eat in or take out. $9 adult; $4 children 5-9; free for children younger than 3. Chicken in gravy, waffles, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, beverage and dessert.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, 4-7 p.m. March 22, Conyngham United Methodist Church. Spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, coffee and tea. $8 adults; $4 children 4-8; free for children younger than 4.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co., 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take outs at 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Nut and Poppy Seed Rolls, St. John’s Byzantine Church, Wilkes-Barre. Order until March 23. Only 2,000 will be made. $9. Order early. Call Ethel at 570-824-1970.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 23, The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company, 170 N. Main St., adjacent to Cook’s Pharmacy. Scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, pancakes, toast with butter, jelly, syrup, coffee, tea, juice. $5. 570-675-1302.

Pierogie Sale, 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m., Mondays until March 31, St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. $8 dozen. Call Rena O’Dell at 570-287-5421.

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


Lenten Food Sale, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 28, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Dine in or take out. Homemade potato pancakes, haluski, soups, bake sale.

Vegetable Soup, Haluski and Bake Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 28, St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 153 E. Main Street. Soup and haluski, $5 quart. Call 570-735-7682 or 570-736-6908 by March 28.

Pierogie Sale, 2-5 p.m. April 1, St. Michael’s Church, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $6 dozen. Order by March 28. Call Sandra, 570-457-9280 or the church hall, 570-457-2875.

Pasta Dinner Fundraiser, 6:15-8 p.m. March 29, The Choir of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. $10 adults; $5 children to age 10. Pasta, bread, salad, dessert, hot and cold beverages.

Chicken Biscuit Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. March 29, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Take out or eat in. $8 adults;$4 children 6 to 12; free for children younger than 6. Free for veterans. For tickets, call 570-735-8531 and leave a message or purchase at the door.

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30, Queen of the Apostles Parish, parish hall, former St. Mary’s School, 742 Spring St., Avoca. Eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, juice, homemade baked goods. $6 adults; $4 12 and younger. Advance tickets, 570-457-3412 . Tickets also available at the door.

Spaghetti Supper, noon-4 p.m. March 30, Holy Family Parish, parish hall, 574 Bennett St., Luzerne. $9 adults; $4 children 3-10; free for children younger than 3. Take out. Tickets at door. Basket raffle. 570-287-6600.

Five Bucks, First Friday Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. April 4, Unity of NEPA Spiritual Center, 140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. Homemade spaghetti sauce, meat or vegetarian, homemade bread, garlic bread, homemade desserts. $5. Drinks extra.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. April 5, Boy Scout Troop 155, Trucksville United Methodist Church. Spaghetti, homemade meatballs and sauce, fresh Italian bread, garden salad, beverage, dessert. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Take outs available.

Family-Style Roast Beef Supper, 4 p.m. until gone on April 5, The Men’s Brotherhood and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Route 118, Dallas. Includes mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, fresh rolls, pepper hash, homemade desserts. Take outs 3:30 p.m. $9 adults; $4 children. Tickets at the door. Handicap accessible.

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

Poppy Seed and Nut Roll Sale, pick up 10 a.m.-noon April 19, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rock Street, Hughestown. Order by April 8. Pam, 570-655-0043 or Carol, 570-544-1849.

Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, 5-7 p.m. April 11, The Regal Room, 216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Sponsored by SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church. Pre-sold tickets, $13 per person/dinner. Eat in or take out. Baked haddock, potato vegetable, coleslaw, roll, dessert, coffee or tea. Limited tickets at the door, $15 per dinner. Call Sandra at 570-383-9487 by April 7.

Fish Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. April 11, St. Martin in the Fields Church, Nuangola and Church roads, Mountain Top. $10 adults; $5 children 5-11; free for children younger than 5. Welsh cookies also for sale.

Fisherman’s Breakfast, 6:30-11 a.m. April 12, Alderson United Methodist Church, Harveys Lake. $6 adults; $3 children younger than 12. Scrambled eggs, sausage, all-you-can-eat pancakes, beverage. 570-639-5401, leave message.

Pre-Easter Bake Sale, following Masses April 12-13, Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. Call Francis, 570-451-0112, Rosemary, 570-457-9757 or the rectory, 570-457-5900.

Family-Style Roast Chicken Dinner and Bake Sale, 5-7 p.m. April 26, United Methodist Church Pittston, Broad and Church streets. Take outs start at 4:30 p.m. Half roast chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, pepper hash, cranberry sauce, dessert, beverage. $10 adults; $6 children younger than 10. Call 570-603-1915 for tickets by April 14. Limited tickets at the door.

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