ASHLEY — The Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, will hold a Victorian Tea at 2 p.m. April 29 in the church hall. Tickets cost $12 for ages 12 and older. The menu features assorted finger sandwiches, scones, desserts and flavored teas. The event also features entertainment and a basket raffle. No tickets will be sold at the door. Reservations are required by calling Bonnie Lazar at 570-474-1031 or Jane Clarke at 570-824-3176. Tickets are also available before and after 4:30 p.m. Saturday Mass and 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday Mass on April 14 and 15 and April 21 and 22.
CLARKS SUMMIT — The Country Alliance Church and others will host the second annual Widows Banquet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 28 at the Ramada on Northern Boulevard in Clarks Summit. The banquet is offered to express encouragement and support for those women in the region who have lost their husbands. The banquet is open to all widows and will include a free meal, special music by Anna Vanderstel, a student at Clarks Summit University, a devotional message by Susan Pasquali, a widow who is a speaker for Christian Women’s Clubs, gifts for each woman and door prizes. Space is limited and reservations are required by April 23. Reservations and information: 570-587-2885 or 570-966-4800
COURTDALE — The Courtdale United Methodist Women are holding a Rummage-Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 3 and 4, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5 at the church, 225 Courtdale Ave., Courtdale. May 5 is bag day.
DALLAS — The Dorcas Society of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Dallas, will hold its Spring Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. May 4 and 8 a.m. to noon May 5. Items for sale include clothing for men, women and children; shoes; coats; household goods; games, puzzles and books; linens; small appliances; household decorations; jewelry and more. Homemade baked good will be available for purchase.
HANOVER TWP. — Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 N. Main Road, in the Buttonwood section of Hanover Township, will hold Gift Card Bingo on April 29. Doors open at noon and games begin at 1 p.m. Prizes include a wide variety of gift cards to restaurants, stores, gas stations and more. Admission costs $5. The event features raffles, a 50/50 drawing and food available for purchase. Tickets and info: 570-328-4004. Proceeds benefit the parish youth ministry program.
MOUNTAIN TOP — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon May 5. $1 bags will be on sale from 2 to 4 p.m. Setup will take place from noon to finish May 4. Rummage can be dropped off starting April 30. “New evening hours drop-off” from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2. No furniture or exercise equipment. Questions: Call Sue at 570-474-6558.
MOUNTAIN TOP — Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top will hold a Turkey Supper from 3 to 7 p.m. April 28. Menu features turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, homemade pickled cabbage, break, beverage and dessert. $11 for adults; $4 for children ages 6 to 11; free for children 5 and younger. Take-out costs $11. Reservations: 570-868-5675
PITTSTON — St. Joseph Oblates Seminary Chapel , 1880 Route 315, Pittston, will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 featuring household goods, decorations, toys, baby gear, purses, jewelry, beauty, small tools and more. Questions: Call Jessica at 917-239-3021.
SHICKSHINNY — Town Hill UMC’s first Ice Cream Social of the year will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 28 at 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Features homemade soup, sandwiches, ice cream, pies and cakes. Take-out is available.
TRUCKSVILLE — The Trucksville United Methodist Church, will hold its annual Spring BBQ on May 4 and 5 at its educational facility, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Menu features half a chicken, baked potato, fixings, homemade desserts and beverages. Tickets cost $9. Eat in from 5 to 7 p.m. Take-out begins at 4:30 p.m. Reservations required: 570-696-3897
WILKES-BARRE — St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, will hold Celtic Spirituality Nights on April 28 and May 26.
WILKES-BARRE — The Jewish Community Alliance, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. April 29: A Tour, Information Meeting and Brunch for the Friedman Center for Jewish Life will take place beginning at 10 a.m. at 613 Third Ave., Kingston and moving to the JCA at 10:30 a.m. RSVP to 570-824-4646 or [email protected] April 29: The 2018 Benjamin August Memorial 3-Mile Run will take place at 10:30 a.m. and take runners through South Wilkes-Barre, beginning on Northampton Street and ending on the River Common. Registration fee is $15 before April 29 and $17 on race day. Preregistration packets may be picked up starting at 9:15 a.m. Registration closes 10 minutes prior to race start. Make checks payable to Jewish Community Alliance, and mail pre-entry form to Rick Evans, JCA, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18702. May 2: Yom Ha’atzmaut, speaker Alon Ben Gurion, grandson of Israel’s founding father and prime minister David Ben Gurion, will present “Reflections on My Grandfather,” celebrating 70 years of Israel. Following the speaker, a reception will be held and Israeli food served.
WILKES-BARRE — The Board of Trustees of Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy St., Wilkes-Barre, will sponsor a Chicken and Biscuits Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. April 28 with take-out available. Tickets cost $9 for adults and $4.50 for children ages 12 and younger. To reserve tickets, call the church office at 570-822-7246. A limited number of tickets will also be available at the door.
WHITE HAVEN — The Beaumont Free Methodist Church and Making a Difference Ministries will hold a three-part mini Christian music Concert Series at the church, 380 Buck Blvd., White Haven. April 28: The Cedar Routes, bluegrass, nationally known singer-songwriter from Oley. All concerts take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and admission is free.