ASHLEY — Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley, will hold a Summer Time Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. June 24 at the church. $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5 to 12; free for children under 5. Pre-sale tickets: 570-899-0906 or purchase tickets at the door the day of the tea. Menu features cucumber, egg salad, ham salad, tuna salad, chicken salad and cream cheese sandwiches, potato salad, broccoli and shells, an assortment of desserts and teas, coffee and water. Entertainment by Pastor William Dunn.
BEAR CREEK VILLAGE — The Bear Creek Chapel, Chapel Road, off Route 115, Bear Creek Village, will begin its non-denominational summer worship at 10 a.m. June 24. All are welcome.
BENTON — Patterson Grove Campground, approximately 2 miles off Route 239 between Shickshinny and Benton. All events open to public. Free will offering at vesper services, which begin at 7:15 p.m. Questions: Joan at 570-925-0244. June 23, Flea Market; info: Jeanette Harvey at 570-864-3957; breakfast and lunch available; vendors welcome at no set-up charge. Vesper services: July 1, the Rev. Chip Norton, retired Baptist minister;
BUCK TOWNSHIP — Making a Difference Ministries and the Beaumont Free Methodist Church will present bluegrass, folk and worship band The Cedar Routes at 6 p.m. June 23 at the church, 380 Buck Blvd., Buck Township. Free admission, beverages and treats. A love offering will be taken. unitybymusic.com, 570-899-2264
DALLAS — The Orange United Methodist Church, 2293 W. Eighth Street, Dallas, will be holding Vacation Bible School from 5:45 to 8 p.m. June 24 through 28. The theme will be “Rolling River Rampage” where children will participate in a variety of activities including crafts, science, recreational activities and interactive Bible lessons. Closing program will be Thursday evening. For more information, call 570-675-1513.
MOUNTAIN TOP — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top: Folk band Cedar Routes will perform at the church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 24. A meet-and-greet will follow the performance. A free-will offering will be collected to balance the cost of travel. Open to the public.
PLYMOUTH — The First Reformed Church of Plymouth, 33 Willow St., Plymouth, is having a ham dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. June 23. The menu features ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll, drink and dessert. The meal costs $8 per person. Dine in or take out.
SCRANTON — The inaugural Catholic Women’s Conference, sponsored by the Diocese of Scranton and Altus for Women, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 23 at the University of Scranton Byron Complex. The conference theme is “Refresh Your Faith” and will feature several noted speakers, uplifting music, the Sacrament of Penance, Eucharistic Adoration and a Mass with Bishop Joseph C. Bambera. Participants can enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch and shopping at the Catholic Vendor Marketplace. Registration and information: dioceseofscranton.org/catholicwomensconference
SHICKSHINNY — Town Hill UMC, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny, will hold an Ice Cream Social from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 23, featuring homemade soup, sandwiches, ice cream, pies and cakes. Take-out available.
WILKES-BARRE — The Jewish Community Alliance, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre: The JCA building will be closed on Sundays throughout the summer. JCC Summer Camp will be open to all community members from noon to 4 p.m. on June 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; and Aug. 5. No charge for JCC members, $5 per non-member and $25 maximum per family. Rick Evans JCC Day Camp is open through Aug. 10 for girls and boys ages 2 to 14. Visit jccdaycamp.com or call the JCC front desk at 570-824-4646 for camp applications. The Men’s Club annual dinner will take place at 5 p.m. June 28. Surprise entertainment. Dinner costs $12 for members in good standing and $18 for spouses, friends and supporters. Reservations: 570-287-7532 or 570-357-9708.
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. June 23: Yvonee Hartman, American folk and contemporary worship from Allentown.