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THIS WEEK: June 12 to June 18
Community Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner, 6-8 p.m. June 12, Welsh Bethel Baptist Church, 290 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Free to the public. 822-3372.
Spaghetti and Pasta Dinner 4-6:30 p.m. every Thursday at St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $7. Includes choice of five pastas and five sauces, salad and dessert. Take outs available. Call 824-1674 Thursdays.
Strawberry Shortcake Social, 4-7 p.m. June 15, United Methodist Church of Pittston, Broad and Church streets. Sponsored by the United Methodist Women. $5 adults; $3 children. Cake, strawberries or peaches, ice cream and beverage. Lunch menu available. Hot dogs with toppings, wimpies, potato salad, baked beans and coleslaw. Call 654-8775 or 655-0677 for tickets.
Celebrity Scoop/Ice and Custard Social, 1-7 p.m. June 15, Rita’s, Cee Kay Auto Complex, 335 Market St., Kingston. Celebrities on hand will be Amy Basham, Mary Krolewski, Mitchell Marcks and Andita. 570-824-8776, 570-793-0409.
Father’s Day Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon June 16, Exeter Hose Company 1, 1405 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter. $8. 602-0739.
Father’s Day Breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon June 16, Andrew Lawrence American Legion Post 644, 259 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville. Donations $8 adults; $4 children 10 and younger. Omelet station, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, home fries, SOS, toast, desserts and beverages. Tickets at the post home or at the door. Cindy, 706-5963.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Pasta in the Park Dinner, 4-7 p.m. June 19, the Rotary Club of Plains, Birchwood Hills Pavilion. Tickets from Plains Rotarians; A.J. Lupas Insurance Agency, 570-822-1684 or 220 S. River St., Plains Township.
Pig Roast, 4:30-7 p.m. June 21, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Pulled pork, mac and cheese, pickled cabbage, etc. $9 adults; $4.50 children.
Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 22, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Homemade ice cream, pies, cakes, soups and sandwiches. Take outs available. 570-864-2401
Strawberry Festival, 4 p.m. June 22, the Oakdale United Methodist Women, Oakdale United Methodist Church, 485 Oakdale Drive, Hunlock Creek. Homemade ice cream, sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans and strawberry shortcake.
Barbecue Chicken Dinner and Ice Cream Social, 12:45-3:45 p.m. (dinner) and 3:45-4:45 p.m. (ice cream) June 23, Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Theme-basket raffle, door prize for four season passes to Camel Beach. Take out or dine in. Barbecue chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and butter, beverage and dessert. Handicap seating available. $9 adults; $5 children younger than 10. 570-675-2121.
Barbecue Dinner, 3-6 p.m. June 28, Holy Resurrection Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Take out only. $9, half chicken; $13, half rack of ribs. Includes baked potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert and drink. Call Marina at 709-0907. Reservation deadline is June 25.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 7, St. Marine Corp League, Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. 570-262-2894.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 7, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8.
Spaghetti Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. July 19, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Homemade meatballs, salad, garlic bread, etc. $6 adults; $4 children.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 16, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Mashed potatoes, green beans, pickled cabbage, etc. $8 adults; $4 children.