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THIS WEEK: May 7 to May 13

Greek Food Festival, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. May 7-10, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 32 E. Ross St., Wilkes-Barre. Near Wilkes-Barre Post Office. Gyros, stuffed grape vine leaves, spinach pies, baklava, galaktoboureko and more. Eat in or take out. Orders over $30 can be delivered within two miles for free. To pre-order during festival hours, contact 570-823-4805 or greekfoodfestival.webs.com.

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.

Family-Style Ham Supper, 4-6:30 p.m. May 10, Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church, Old County Road, Fairmount Springs. Scalloped potatoes, corn, Harvard beets, pickled cabbage, applesauce, bread, pies and beverages. $9 adults; $4 children 3-10; free for children younger than 3. Take outs available. Handicap seating.

Chicken Barbecue, 4-6 p.m. May 10, Larksville United Methodist Church, 147 Wilson St., Kingston. Take outs only. Chicken, baked potato, vegetable, applesauce, pepper hash, roll, homemade dessert. Call early at 570-287-5805.

Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 10, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take outs begin at 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Baked Chicken Dinner/Bake Sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 10, Loyalville United Methodist Church, Loyalville Road. $9 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. Take outs available, call ahead. 570-477-3521.

Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11, St. Faustina’s Parish Center, South Hanover and West Noble streets, Nanticoke. Fresh sausage, eggs, potatoes, pancakes, ham, pastries and drinks. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. First 100 mothers receive a free flower with purchase.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 8-11 a.m. May 11, Holy Spirit Parish at St. Martha’s Church, 260 Bonnieville Road, Fairmount Springs. Eggs, French toast, pancakes, home fries, ham, sausage, homemade scrapple, sausage gravy, biscuits, desserts, coffee, tea, orange juice. $7 adults; $3 children; free for children 5 and younger.

Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11, Noxen Volunteer Fire Company Fire Hall, Stull Road. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12.

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


Turkey Supper, 3-7 p.m. May 17, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top. At the end of Alberdeen Road, across from Andy’s Gas Station. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, homemade pickled cabbage, bread, beverage and dessert. Take outs available. $10 adults; $4 children 6-11; and free for children 5 and younger. Well-portioned take out, $10. For reserve tickets call Doris at 570-379-3755 or the church at 570-868-5675. Tickets available at the door.

Chicken Barbecue, noon-4 p.m. May 17, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Chicken with special sauce, potato, baked beans, apple sauce, rolls and dessert. $9. Tickets available from Men’s Organization, at the event, or by calling 570-735-8531 (leave message). Take outs available.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 3-6 p.m. May 17, The Courtdale United Methodist Church, 225 Courtdale Avenue. $7 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. For more information call Roberta Trudgen at 570-288-6771 or any church member.

Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17, River of Life Fellowship Ministries Youth Group, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman. Take out only. $10. Half chicken, homemade potato salad, baked beans, roll and butter. Call Wendy Fritz at 570-301-7940.

Turkey Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. May 17, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 321 Chestnut Ave., Kingston. Take outs, 4-5 p.m. $10 adults; $6 children younger than 12. Limited tickets at the door. Call 570-288-6263.

Meatloaf Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 17, Alderson United Methodist Church, 1201 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. Meatloaf, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, roll, butter, dessert, beverage. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Tickets at the door. Take outs available. 570-639-5688.

All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 17, The Osterhout Free Library’s North Branch, Community Room, 28 Oliver St., Parsons section, Wilkes-Barre. Book sale, bake sale, basket raffle. Take outs after 3 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 8. Tickets at all Osterhout Library locations. 570-822-4660.

Baked Chicken Dinner, noon-2 p.m. May 18, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, St. John’s Hall, 756 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs 11 a.m. $10 adults; $6 children. For tickets, call George Daru at 570-825-4416. Limited tickets at the door.

Oyster Fest, noon-6 p.m. May 18, Doc Magrogan’s Fish Market, Shoppes at Montage, Liv with Autism Foundation. All-you-can-eat raw oysters, oyster stew, oyster chili, oyster egg rolls, salads, hot dogs, burgers and more.

Election Day Café, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20, Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road. Hot and cold beverage, donuts, sticky buns, brownies, cookies, sandwiches, homemade soups, chili, hot dogs and wimpies. Freshly prepared lunch to go. Handicap accessible.

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