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.

West Wyoming American Legion Morning Star Post 904, will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 14 at the West Wyoming Hose Co. #1. Immediately following the meeting, a 7 p.m. flag disposal ceremony will take place.

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]

Harveys Lake American Legion Post 967 Sons of American Legion, will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 18 at the post home, 4907 Route 415 Harveys Lake. All members are urged to attend.

Kingston Historical Society, will hold its annual dinner meeting to end the 2017-2018 fiscal year at 6 p.m. June 19 at Theo’s Metro. Election of officers will take place. Reservations for members and guests can be made at [email protected] or with Judi at 570-430-4458 by June 14. The $10 membership dues are now being accepted. Send to Kingston Historical Society at P.O. Box 1702, Kingston, PA, 18704.

Pi Beta Gamma Club, will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. June 20 at Bear Creek Inne in Bear Creek. Arrangements will be made by officers. Plans for future charitable donations will be discussed. Guests are welcome to attend. If interested, call 570-736-6304.

Northeast Pennsylvania Red Hats, will host a PJ Party at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston from 9 a.m. to noon June 21. A full breakfast will be served. Attendees are invited to wear pajamas. Deadline for reservations is June 8. Please call Rose Ann Rink at 570-510-8877 or 570-410-1084 for more information.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 102, will meet at 7 p.m. June 21 at the VFW on Wyoming Avenue in Kingston. Chapter Commander Ray Smith will preside.

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.

Plains Lions Club, will host its annual Golf Tournament fundraiser July 15 at Sand Spring Country Club in Drums. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Team format is captain and crew. $85 per person or $340 per team covers all fees. Event features a raffle table, hole prizes, games, cash prizes for flight winners and full course dinner immediately following the tournament. Club is seeking hole sponsors and donated items for the raffle table. Contact Tom Mulhern at 570-606-9944 or email [email protected] for more information. Potential patrons may also contact any Plains Lions Club member.

The Luzerne-Columbia PARSE (Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees) Chapter will hold a business meeting/luncheon on June 28, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. at Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, 77 E. Market Street, Wilkes-Barre. Please mail your reservation form by June 18 to Robert Berkey, 41 East Mt. Airy Road, Shavertown, PA 18708. Garrett Mallory from Professional Insurance Services Incorporated will provide an insurance update. New members are welcome. Call Carol Yozviak at 570-262-1498 for information.

American Legion Mountain Post 781, the July 4th Celebration at the American Legion Post 781, off of Church Rd., Mountaintop will start after the parade at the Legion Grove. All members and their families are invited to attend. Admission to the festivities will be a donation of a non-perishable item by each person in your group. These items will fill packages for troops serving overseas during the Christmas holiday. Please deposit your non perishable item in the container provided upon your arrival. Some suggested items are: Beef jerky, tissues, flea and tick collars, wrapped candy (any kind), sardines (pull tab), canned fruit, tuna, tooth brushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, powered sweetened juice drinks, iced tea mix, lemonade, cheese crackers, peanut butter crackers, granola bars, peanuts, trail mix, water (plastic bottle), chips, pretzels, popcorn, Tastykakes, packaged cookies, raisins, writing paper, pens/pencils, phone cards, gum, mints, Tylenol, white socks, bright colored pillow cases, Visine eye wash, bubbles, squirt guns, puzzle books of any kind, body wash, shampoo, instant coffee, tea bags, small travel games (chess, checkers, sorry, scrabble, etc.), Band-aides, playing cards, old maid cards, crazy eights, Uno, Phase 10, deodorant, wet wipes, rubbing alcohol, Gold Bond foot powder, any funny DVD’s and talc powder. Please check expiration dates as these packages will not be sent out until November for the Christmas holiday.

Knights of Columbus St. Leo the Great Council 12089, will meet at 7 p.m. July 10 at Saint Leo’s Church hall, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. Grand Knight Frank A. will preside.

Alhamar Caravan No. 4, will meet at 7:30 p.m. July 11 at Saint Conrads Young Men’s Society, 217 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Grand Commander Cathy Kennedy will preside. All members are welcome.

Dupont VFW Post 4909, will hold a Sock Hop Dinner Dance on Sept. 8. Millennium will provide live musical entertainment from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. A dinner buffet will be served from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m., and the bar will be open from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The donation is $30 per person. For tickets and reservations, see Bob at the VFW or call Bob at 570-654-9104. Deadline for reservations is Sept. 7. Members will meet at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the post home. Commander Mark Roney will preside. The Home Association meeting will follow. Food, refreshments and camaraderie will occur after both meetings.

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.

Rotary Club of Mountain Top, will hold its annual Steam Train Excursion from Mountain Top to historic Jim Thorpe on Sept. 22, rain or shine. Tickets are available at Triangle Pharmacy in Mountain Top or online at EventBrite. The price is $70 per person. Boarding time is 8:30 a.m., and departure will take place at 9:30 a.m. The return trip departs at 4 p.m. from Jim Thorpe. The train yard at Penobscot it not handicap accessible.