What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!

November 8th, 2017 6:01 am


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Nov. 8 to 14:

Spaghetti dinners, at St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 4 to 6 p.m. each Thursday in the church hall. $8, includes salad, pasta dinner, bread, dessert and beverage. Choice of six pastas and five sauces. Ample parking. 570-823-6692.

Holiday Sale, Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church is holding a Holiday Sale in the church hall, corner of Bliss and Center streets in the Hanover Section of Nanticoke. The sale will be held every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Nov. 11, haluski, and on Nov. 18, baked goods and Christmas Cookies will be made and sold. Pierogis will be made on Dec 1 and 2. Orders will be taken for the pierogis by calling Geri at 570-824-3880. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas decor will be featured at the sale. A huge selection of gently used designer bags are being sold and they make great Christmas gifts. The sales will be held weather permitting and while supplies last. Any concerns or questions please call 570-256-7883.

Free dinners for veterans and active military will be served Nov. 8 at Cork Bar & Restaurant, 463 Madison Street in Wilkes-Barre/ Those eligible for the free meal include active military personnel with military IDs and veterans with any type of veteran IDs. The free meal will include an entrée up to $20 value, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 570-270-3818.

Roast Pork Dinner, sponsored by American Legion Riders Post 495, to benefit local veterans, 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11, Shickshinny American Legion, 575 State Route 239, Shickshinny. Tickets are available at the bar for $8 in advance, at the door $10 on day of event. Scalloped potatoes, green beans and apple sauce round out the menu. Ham, turkey and pepperoni raffles will be held throughout the evening. Info, 570-855-8964.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast, features scrambled eggs, french toast, pancakes, scrapple, ham, home fries, biscuits and more. Sylvania Lodge, 429 Trailing Pine Road, Shickshinny. 7 to 11 a.m. Nov. 11. $9.50 for adults, $4.50 for children 6 to 12, free for children under 6. Take-out available, 570-542-2562.

Family-style Ham Dinner, hosted by the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Take-out begins at 4 p.m. $12 for adults; $6 for children 6 to 11; free for children under 6.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles spaghetti dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Henry Student Center Ballroom, West South Street, Wilkes-Barre. In addition to a buffet-style dinner, attendees will be treated to musical entertainment. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance from any member of the Wilkes University Choral Ensembles. Takeout meals will be available. 570-408-4434.”

Kunkle Fire Company Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 12, Kunkle Social Hall, 815 Kunkle Road, Dallas. Adults $9; Children 10 and under $5. Tickets available at the door. For more info call 570-675-3334

All-you-can-eat Breakfast, hosted by Swoyersville Kiwanis Club from 8:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 12 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School cafeteria, Hughes Street, Swoyersville. Scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and more. $8 for adults and $3 for children 5 to 12. Tickets can be purchased from Kiwanis members or by calling 570-283-1677.

All-you-can-eat Breakfast, the Honey Pot Active Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor the event from 7 to 11 a.m. at the fire company in Nanticoke. $8 for adults; $4 for children. For more information, call Frank Kotsko at 570-902-9490.


Klopsi, Pork and Homemade Sauerkraut Dinner, noon to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the St. Faustina Parish Center, West Noble St., Nanticoke. Take-out will begin at 11 a.m. $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger. Call the parish office at 570-735-4833 to reserve dinners. Deadline for placing an order is Nov. 21. A limited number of meals will be for sale at the door on a first-come-first-serve basis.