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THIS WEEK: Oct. 23 to Oct. 29
Take-Out Pasta Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 23, Queen of the Apostles Parish, St. Mary’s Church, parish hall, 742 Spring St., Avoca. Penne pasta, meatballs, salad, dressing, a roll and butter and dessert. $10. Call 570-457-3412 or Tara Iovacchini at 570-954-2456. All proceeds support Eagle Scout candidate John Smith’s Boy Scout project for signs to the church.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30, St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 70 Zerby Ave., hall entrance, Edwardsville. Spaghetti with meat sauce, meatballs, tossed salad, Italian bread and butter and home-baked desserts. $9 per dinner. Take out or eat in. Advance orders only. Call Anne at 570-714-3394. Deadline to order is Oct. 23.
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.
Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, Second Presbyterian Church, Parsonage Street, Pittston. Take outs 3-4:30 p.m.. Call ahead to specify pick-up time. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Tickets available at the door.
Roast Beef Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 24, Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets, Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 10. For tickets contact 570-823-2964.
All-You-Can-Eat Ziti and Meatball Dinner, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Wyoming Masonic Hall Association, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Take outs available. $7. Tickets, 570-287-4129.
Bake Sale, Flea Market, Music and Karaoke, noon-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Larksville Volunteer Fire Company, 490 E. State St. Food, beverages, games and chili cook off.
Ham Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy St., Wilkes-Barre. Dine in, take out. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Call 570-822-7246 for reservations. Tickets available at the door.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. $9 adults; free for children younger than 6. Take outs available. 570-864-2401.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Miner Congregational UCC Church, 137 Abbott St., Plains Township. Take outs and served. $8 adults; $4 children. Also a bake sale featuring Welsh cookies.
Chili Soup Cook-Off, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct.26, Women’s Fellowship of Church of Christ Uniting. Taste and vote for best chili and soup. Soup and chili, $3.50. Submit best-loved recipe for $10 in a crock-pot, drop off, church fellowship hall, 4 p.m. Abby Singh, owner of Canteen 900, will be the celebrity chef.
Turkey Breast Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Chestnut Avenue, Kingston. $9 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. For advance tickets call 570-288-6263. Limited door sales.
Ziti and Meatball Dinner, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 26, Wyoming Masonic Hall Association, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Social Hall, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Donation $7. Call for tickets at 570-287-4129.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Apple Dumpling Sale, St. Nicholas Church, 140 Church St., Old Forge. Regular or sugar free. Great gifts. Can be frozen. $4. Send payment to church. Deadline for orders is Nov. 1. Pick-up dates are Nov. 14- 15. For more information call Jennifer at 351-2676.
Ham Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 2, Alderson United Methodist Church, Pole 108, Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. $8 adults; $4 children. Ham, green beans, scalloped potatoes, rolls and butter, pie and beverage.
Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. $9 adults; $5 children 5-12. Dine in or take out. 570-693-2821.
Baked Chicken Breast Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen. Mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, vegetables, cabbage salad, rolls, butter, beverages and homemade pie. Dine in pr take out. $8 full dinner. Advance tickets.
Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 3, Plymouth American Legion, Post 463, Center Avenue. Eat in or take out. Donation $8. Purchase tickets from any Plymouth Rotarian or at the door. All proceeds benefit Rotary community service projects.
Homemade Pasta and Sausage Dinner, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 3, Church of St. Maria Goretti, Laflin Road. Includes salad, bread, butter, beverage and dessert. Take outs noon-4 p.m. Containers provided. $10. Tickets at the door. Free for children younger than 5, eat-in only.
All-You-Can-Eat-Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Marine Corps League, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. 570-262-2894.
Election Day Lunch and Dinner, 11 a.m. Nov. 5, The Oakdale United Methodist Women, Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Hall. Lunch includes homemade soup, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and homemade pies. Take outs available. Also hoagies by The Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Company.
Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 7, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Soup of the month, chicken noodle. $7 per quart. Take out only. Pre-orders appreciated. Call Sylvia at 570-825-6370 or Barry at 570-831-5593.
Harvest Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 10, St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top. Take outs 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Homemade, hand-carved roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls, butter, dessert and beverages. $10 adults; $5 children 6-10; free for children younger than 5. Tickets in advance only. Sold after Masses on Oct. 26 and 27 or at the parish center. Dinner tickets can be donated to be delivered to shut-ins.
Autumn Roast Beef Dinner, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 17, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, St. Vladimir Parish Center, 428 North Seventh Ave., Scranton. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, hot vegetables, dinner rolls, dessert, coffee, tea and beverages. Drawing for $1,000 in cash prizes and handmade quilt. $13 adults; $8 students 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. Deadline for reservations is Nov. 10. No tickets at the door. Take outs available. Pick up 11:30 a.m.-noon only. For reservations, call Kathleen Izak at 570 346-2414.