Club and society meetings


Editor’s note: The Times Leader will keep a rolling file of club and society meetings and publish them weekly — online every week and in print when space permits. To submit your club or society meeting notice, email [email protected] with the name of your organization, time, date and exact location of the meeting with full address. The Times Leader reserves the right to edit all submissions for style, content and space.

Nanticoke Historical Society, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. May 31 at the society offices in the historic Samantha Mill House, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke, next to the Mill Memorial Library. New members are welcome. Enter the parking lot from Kosciusko Street. Information: 570-258-1367. Light refreshments will be served.

Dupont VFW Post 4909, will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 4 at the post home. Commander Mark Roney will preside. The Home Association meeting will follow. Food, refreshments and camaraderie will occur after both meetings.

American Legion Auxiliary Mountain Post 781, will hold its last meeting before breaking for the summer at 7:30 p.m. June 5 at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend. Anyone who would like to join the auxiliary can contact Katie Chado, membership chairperson, at 570-678-7105, or any member for information.

Upper Valley Eye Bank, will hold its annual banquet on June 7 at Bettelli’s Villa, Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. cocktails; 6:30 p.m. dinner; open menu with separate checks. Reservations by June 5 with Betty Dantone at 570-655-3403 or via email at [email protected]

Washington Square Residents Club, will sponsor a Rummage Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 8 ($4 Bag Day). There will also be a bake sale. The sale will feature clothing, electrical items, knick-knacks, books, jewelry and more.

American Legion Post 837 Brookside, will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the North End Slovak Citizens Club, 635 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. New members are welcome.

Wilkes University Polish Room Committee, will hold its seventh annual Polish Room Tea at noon June 13 at the Irem Temple Country Club in Dallas. Susan Najaka and Mary Lou Zaleski are co-chairs for the event. The tea costs $25. Reservations can be made by calling Susan at 570-736-6304 or Mary Lou at 570-736-6336.

Wyoming Valley Civil War Round Table, will meet at 7 p.m. June 14 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Route 415, Dallas. The program for the evening is titled “Women Soldiers in the Civil War.” There are hundreds of documented cases of women who fought disguised as men during the Civil War. Tracey McIntire and Audrey Scanlan-Teller will discuss and share documentation of some of the more fascinating women and what motivated them to fight alongside men. The program is open to the public. A $3 donation will be accepted for non-members. New members are always welcome. For information, contact John at 570-675-8936.

Corvette Club of NEPA, will meet at 7 p.m. June 14 at Valley Chevrolet Service Complex, 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Interested Corvette owners are welcome. Visit for details.

Italian American, June dinner meeting will be held at 6 p.m. June 15 at the Dupont VFW. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $24 per person with a cash bar. Gary Dee will provide music until 10 p.m. Reservations are due by June 11. Call Louise Castellani at 570-654-6454 or Judy Deice at 570-654-7600. New members are always welcome.

San Cataldo Society of Pittston, will hold its annual Family Picnic at 1 p.m. June 16 at the American Legion Pavilion in Pittston. The events features plenty of food and entertainment by Danny Argo Band. Tickets can be obtained by calling Carla and Pete Scarantino at 570-313-7123 or via email at [email protected]

Dallas Rotary Club, will sponsor its sixth annual special wine and dine event for charity on June 23 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Route 118, Dallas. The Wine & Dine Festival will feature tastings of the finest wines from the Back Mountain and Endless Mountains areas and beyond. A variety of food and goods will also be available for sale by area vendors and craftsmen, and there will be live musical entertainment all day long by Iron Cowboy, Flaxy Morgan, Big Daddy Dex and The Dan Reynolds Duo. Visit their web site at: or look for them on Face book for ticket information on line or at local retailers.

Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club, will sponsor a trip to see “Nunsense” at the Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in New Jersey on Aug. 8. The trip costs $90, which includes bus seat, ticket to the show and lunch. For information or to make a reservation, call Linda Cholewa at 570-379-3667 or Suanne Moses at 570-822-4976.