Good Eats!

June 23rd, 2015 4:55 pm

First Posted: 12/9/2013

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THIS WEEK: Dec. 11 to Dec. 17

Pierogie Sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 11, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St , Social Hall, Wilkes-Barre. Potato, $6; cabbage, $7. Call W 570-829-9288 Wednesday morning.

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.

Homemade Pierogie Sale, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 13, St. John Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Hill Street, Mayfield. Deep fried or uncooked. Orders of 10 dozen or more call St. John’s rectory at 570-876-0730. All others, first come, first serve.

Greek Cookie Sale, Pick-up 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 21-22, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, church hall, lower level, 32 East Ross St., Wilkes-Barre. Near the Wilkes-Barre Post Office. Baklava, 10-piece and assorted cookie baskets, $15 each. Deadline to order is Dec. 13. Call 570-417-4465 or visit

Breakfast Buffet, 8-11 a.m. Dec. 14, The Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1233 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Seniors and children 6 and younger, free. $7 adults. Eggs, sausage, toast, home fries, pancakes, ham, coffee, tea or orange juice.

Nut Roll/Poppy Seed Roll and Christmas Cookie Sale, pick up 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dec. 21, St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $10 per nut or poppy roll; $8 per pound of cookies. Order by Dec. 14. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280, Dorothy at 570-562-1434 or the church hall at 570- 457-2875.

Homemade Rolls, pick up 1-4 p.m. Dec. 18, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Varieties include nut, poppy, apricot or lekvar (prune) filling. Deadline for orders is Dec. 14. Call 570-822-7725.

Christmas Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14, Youth Ministry of Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Choices are $8 to fill container with over 40 different homemade cookie choices, or $8 for pre-assorted containers. 570-262-6413 or 570-814-6444.

Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 15, Noxen Volunteer Fire Company, Stull Road. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12.

Poppy Seed and Nut Roll Sale, pick up 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 21, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 100 Rock St., Hughestown. Deadline to order is Dec. 16. 570-654-1849, 570-655-0043.

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


Christmas Cookie Sale, Dec. 21, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 East Main St., Wilkes Barre. $10, large container; $5 small; $6 Welsh cookies. Call 570-825-6540 to pre order. Cookies will be available to purchase at the door.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 7 a.m.-noon Dec. 22, Hughestown Fire Company. $8 adults; free for children younger than 5. Pictures with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, annual Lionel train raffle, $3 each. Fire truck canned good pick ups after noon.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jan. 5, Marine Corp League, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny Street, White Haven. $8.