Good Eats!

June 18th, 2015 5:18 pm

First Posted: 2/17/2014

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THIS WEEK: Feb. 19 to Feb. 25

Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 p.m. take outs Feb. 22, St. John the Baptist Church, church hall, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. $9. Advanced ticket sales only. Call 570-779-9620, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., by Feb. 20.

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.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21, The Waverly United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 105 Church St., Waverly. $9 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Take outs available. D.J. Pete Noto with big band and swing selections.

Homemade Pierogies, Feb. 25, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $6 per dozen. To order, call 570-822-7725. Pick up orders from noon-4 p.m. in the cathedral parlors. Deadline for orders is Feb. 21.

Soup Sale, Feb. 21, Wyoming United Methodist Church. Chicken noodle soup. $6 quart, $3.50 pint. Call 570-693-2821. Free delivery to local Wyoming businesses.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Feb. 22, Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy St., Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and beverage. Call 570-822-7246. Limited tickets at the door. Dine in or take out. Delivery available.

Church Soup Sale, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22, First English Baptist Church, 58 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Homemade chicken noodle, beef vegetable and cream of tomato. $7 quart. Call 570-735-4642.

Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 22, J.R. Davis (Idetown) Volunteer Fire Department, one mile from Harveys Lake. $7 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Pancakes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, orange juice, coffee and tea.

Pre-Lenten Port and Sauerkraut/Kapusta Dinner, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 428 N. Seventh Ave., Scranton. Slow roasted pork loin, homemade pan gravy, Ukrainian kapusta (sweet and sour cabbage), real mashed potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, rolls, butter, dessert, coffee, tea and beverages. $13 adults; $6 children 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. Advance reservations required. Call Dorothy Fleck at 570-346-4164. Do not call the church. Take outs 11:30 a.m.-noon only. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Door prizes and 50-50 drawing.

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 23, Queen of the Apostles Parish, parish hall, Avoca. Eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, juice and homemade baked goods. $6 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Tickets available in advance by calling 570-457-3412 or at the event. All proceeds will support the parish and its sponsored Boy Scout troop.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company, 170 N. Main St., adjacent to Cook’s Pharmacy and in the rear of the Shavertown branch of the U.S. Post Office. Scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, pancakes, toast with butter, jelly, syrup, coffee, tea and juice. $5 adults; $3 children.

Spaghetti Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish Altar and Rosary Society, St. Aloysius Church, Padden Hall, 143 W. Division St., Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6. 570-823-3791.

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


Ash Wednesday Fish Dinner, 4-6 p.m. March 5, St. Andre Bessette Parish, Father Zolcinski Hall, 666 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs from 3:30 p.m. Dinners served 4-6 p.m. $8.50. Purchase tickets by Feb. 26. Call Mary at 570-823-4988.

Potato Pancake and Bake Sale, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 1, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church basement, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Freshly grated potato pancakes and homemade baked goods. Dine in or take out.

Spaghetti Dinner (Festa Italiano), 5-6:30 p.m. March 1, St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church social hall, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs, 4:30 p.m. $8.50 adults; $5 children younger than 12. Homemade marinara sauce, meatballs and chicken strips, olive garden style salad, garlic bread and homemade cannoli. Parking, corner of Madison and Chestnut streets. Limited number of tickets. Call 570-822-6028.

Pancake and Sausage Supper, 4-6:30 p.m. March 4, St. Martin in the Fields, 3083 Church Road, Mountain Top. Pancakes, pork sausage and applesauce. $6 adults; $3 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6.

Potato and Cheese Pierogie Sale, pick up 4-7 p.m. March 2 and March 16. The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Call 570-690-5411 to order.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 2, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. Contact Mike Salerno at 570-262-2894.

Piggie/Holubtsi Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 2, SS Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Parish School Hall, North River and West Chestnut streets, Wilkes-Barre. Take out only. Piggies (meat stuffed cabbage), mashed potatoes, vegetable, bread and butter and dessert. $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger. Walk-ins welcome. Reservations encouraged. 570-829-3051.

Homemade Pierogie Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 5, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield. $7 dozen. First come basis. Business orders delivered on request. Deep fried or uncooked. Business orders may be faxed to 570-876-2534. Orders of 10 dozen or more, call 570-876-0730.

Fish Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. March 5, Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Battered, deep-fried haddock, baked potato, coleslaw, fruit cup, homemade dessert, soda and coffee. Child dinners, homemade macaroni and cheese, applesauce, dessert and soft drink. Take outs 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; $3 children; free for children younger than 3. Call 570-654-2753. Take outs do not include beverage.

Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 6, Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Soup of the month, clam chowder. $8 per quart. Take out only. Pre-order appreciated. Sylvia, 570-825-6370 or Barry, 570-831-5593.

Fish Fry, 3-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Clam chowder, potato pierogies and more available.

Lenten Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 7, The Knights of Columbus, St. Dennis Home Association, home building, the former St. Dennis Church, Main Street, Glen Lyon. $9 adults; $5 children. Yuengling beer-battered haddock filet, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter, desserts and refreshments. Tickets at the door or from any member. Take outs available during dinner hours.

Homemade Pasta and Sausage Dinner, noon-5 p.m. March 9, Church of St. Maria Goretti, Laflin Road, Laflin. Salad, bread and butter, beverage and dessert. $10 at the door. Children 5 and younger are free for eat in only. Handicap accessible and ample free parking.

Turkey Supper for Missions, 5-7 p.m. March 15, take outs, 4:30-6 p.m., William and Melba Dickson Educational Facility, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, roll and homemade dessert. $8.75 adults; $4.75 children. Call 570-696-3897, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Vegetarian Soup and Mini Homemade Bread Fundraiser, 2-6 p.m. pick up March 24, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 14 Martin St., Hudson, Plains Township (formerly St. Joseph’s Church), the Abundant Life Ministry. Mini loaves of whole wheat/oat raisin bread, $1.50 each. Soup, 32 oz. container, $7.50. Vegetarian soups, butternut squash, cream of broccoli, split pea, tortilla-taco, vegetable and veggie turkey noodle. Order by March 16. 570-736-3014 or 570-379-1177.

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.