What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!


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This week: April 18 through 24

Roast Beef Dinner, sponsored by Saint Dymphna Knights of Columbus, Sugar Notch, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. April 21 at Holy Family Church hall, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch. Menu features roast beef, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and butter, dessert and beverage. Take-out available. Donation is $10. Everyone is welcome. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Information and reservations: Dave at 570-824-0994.

Shepherd’s Pie Fundraiser, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 at the Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming. Orders are due by April 12 at 570-693-0905 or 570-693-2821.


Meatloaf dinner, will take place from 4 to 6:30 p.m. April 28 at St. Martin in the Fields, the little stone church at the corner of Nuangola and Church roads in Mountain Top. The meal costs $10 for ages 12 and older and $5 for ages 5 to 11, and those younger than 5 are admitted free. Welsh cookies will also be available for purchase.

Big Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29, Dorrance Township Volunteer Fire Company, 402 St. John’s Road, Wapwallopen, with eggs, sausage, ham, home fries, pancakes, French toast, pastries, coffee, tea and juice. Tickets available at the door for $8, adults, and $4 children, ages 6 to 12. Ages 5 and younger eat free. Info, 570-941-7780.

Beef Stew Fundraiser, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. April 28 at Gate of Heaven Parish in Dallas. Take-out only. $9 includes one quart of homemade beef stew and two dinner rolls and butter. Pre-order by calling the parish at 570-675-2121.

Family-style Beef Dinner, will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take-out begins at 4 p.m. $12 for adults; $6 for children ages 6 to 11; free for children under 6. Info, 570-477-5121.

Fish Fry, 3 to 7 p.m. May 4, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St. Plymouth. Back by popular demands. Menu includes fried haddock dinner plus french fries, cole slaw and dessert for $10.50. Also available are potato pancakes, red clam chowder, pierogi and halushki with homemade noodles. For more info, call 570-690-5411.

‘Cinco de Chicken’ chicken barbecue, hosted by Men-in-Mission at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Noon to 4 p.m. May 5 at the church. Dinner will consist of a complete half chicken with special BBQ sauce, baked potato, baked beans, apple sauce, rolls, and dessert. Tickets are $10.00 and available from any member of the men’s organization, at the event, through [email protected], or by calling the church at 570-735-8531 (leave message for call back). Take-outs also are available.


Making it in Hollywood, Kingston native and professional stunt woman and actor Heidi Germaine Schnappauf will share her experiences as a stunt double for Jaime Alexander on the NBC hit television series, “Blindspot” during a presentation at 7 p.m. April 19 in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the library at Misericordia University. The program is free to the public.

Big Indoor/Outdoor Yard Sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 21, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 North Main St., Plains. For information or to reserve a space, contact Angie at 570-328-2023

Bloomingdale Grange Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21, Silo/Grange Hall Road, Bloomingdale (rural Shickshinny.) Table rental $5. Breakfast and lunch available. Call 570-256-7610

Confraternity of Christian Mothers Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 23 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24, in the gymnasium at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Tuesday is also $2/bag day. Bake sale, refreshments, homemade haluski & wimpies, and more will be included.