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Community Events Listings, October 26, 2016

//Community Events Listings, October 26, 2016

Community Events Listings, October 26, 2016

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune


Spaghetti dinner: Dunmore Rotary Club spaghetti dinner, Nov. 6, noon-4 p.m., Carmella’s Restaurant, Erie Street, $9/adults,$4/children, wine basket cheer basket; tickets: Sack’s Tailor Shop, 127 S. Blakley St., Dunmore, or door; benefits Patrick Dougherty, a recent graduate of Dunmore High School battling testicular cancer.


Soup/sandwich: Elmhurst Presbyterian Church Deacons, soup and sandwich luncheon, Sunday after 11 a.m. service.

Luncheon/cards: Women of Elmhurst Country Club luncheon/card party Friday, noon, club; reservations Barbara Whitford, 570-842-8841.

Jefferson Twp.

Children’s event: Light of Christ Church kids’ wild (stuffed) animal hunt, Saturday, 2-4 p.m., 2071 Moosic Lake Road, Route 247, Jefferson Twp.; kids hunt stuffed animals, enjoy face painting, crafts, prizes and treats; $2.


Gospel concert: Mount Bethel Baptist Church gospel music concert featuring Paul Kester, Tom Gentry and Burrell Deats, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., 1341 Layton Road; free-will offering split between Anna Young’s Prison Ministry and Joseph’s Hope Ministry; refreshments follow.

Lackawanna County

LRCA benefit: Rock ‘N the River Lackawanna River Conservation Association benefit, music/dancing/regional bands, Nov. 4, 6 p.m., ballroom, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, Adams Avenue, Scranton, $20/cash at door, $15/advance online at: or at LRCA office, 2006 N. Main Ave., Scranton; 570-347-6311,

Sock donation: Voluntary Action Center’s volunteer center and RSVP’s 14th annual “Make a Difference Day” Project, through Monday, accepting new socks — any size, color or style — to be distributed to human service agencies and shelters throughout Lackawanna County; 570-347-5616 or

Mission Hoedown: Marley’s Mission Downtown Hoedown for Hope, Nov. 5, 6-9 p.m., Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St., Scranton; $50, auction@mar, 570-587-HOPE; checks to: Marley’s Mission, P.O. Box 505, Scranton, PA 18505.

Bus trip: Jeanne Jugan Associates, Sands casino and outlet shopping bus trip to benefit Christmas present drive

for the residents of Holy Family Residence; Nov. 19, leaves parking lot of Holy Family Residence, 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton, 9:30 a.m., returns 6:30 p.m.; $35/ includes $20 of slot play, $5 food voucher, outlet store coupon book, snacks on bus; 21 and older; reservations: Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications, 570-343-4065 ext. 3144, or scdevelopment@little by Nov. 14.

Free concert: Marywood University’s music, theater and dance department free orchestra ensemble performance, Saturday, 2 p.m., Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts; music by Mozart, Copland, Sibelius and Boston-based composer Joe Elizondo; details: email, or call the music, theater and dance department, 570-961-4721.

Transitioning program: Counseling & Wellness Center Scranton free educational presentation “Transgender Q&A,”Friday, 4-6 p.m., Cedar Point Offices, 509 Cedar Ave., Scranton; informal/interactive discussion led by Amanda Glynn Porter of the Lehigh Valley chapter of the Renaissance Transgender Association.


Firefighters meet: Whitmore/Mayfield hose companies meetings, Nov. 8, 7:30 and 8 p.m., respectively, company buildings.

Bookmobile visit: Lackawanna County Bookmobile, Nov. 7, 9-9:30 a.m., Mayfield Municipal Building, 739 Penn Ave.


Pasta dinner: Nadine Cenci Marchegiani Foundation pasta dinner, Saturday, 5-8 p.m., Café Soriano, 523 Main St., Peckville; takeouts available, basket raffles; dinners/$10, porketta sandwiches/$3.50; dinner reservations, 570-383-5425; tickets, Ken 570-383-0783, 570-499-1794; Kim, 570-430-3850.


Seniors Halloween: After 50 Club Halloween party, Thursday, 1 p.m., Greenwood Hose Company, Birney Avenue.

North Scranton

Turkey dinner: North Scranton Rotary inaugural turkey dinner, Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Community Center at North Scranton Junior High School, 1539 N. Main Ave.; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, dessert; takeouts available; tickets $10 (10 percent discount for residents of Apartments at North and families), available at Sidel’s Restaurant, or email northscrantonro

Old Forge

Society meeting: Old Forge Historical Society meeting Thursday, 7 p.m., rear lower level community room, Borough Building; parking in rear; discussing Our Town project, Snow Forge, Peoples Security Bank display.

Historical display: Old Forge Historical Society & Peoples Security Bank historical memorabilia display, Friday, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m., at bank; bring old items/photos, refreshments, members answering questions.

Pike County

Open house: Pike County Conservation District Open House Nov. 9, 4-6 p.m., PCCD office, celebrating outreach program expansion, introducing Rebecca Holler, Education and Outreach Coordinator; details, contact Ms. Holler, 570-226-8220 or


Snack and paint: St. Joseph Church Snack and Paint event, Nov. 3, 5-8:30 p.m., Equinunk Fire House, Lookout, paint Christmas scene on a ginger jar, supplies provided; snacks, desserts, beverages, BYOB; proceeds benefit church hall building fund; reservations: Kathy, 570-224-4934.


Club meeting: Theresians International of Scranton: meeting, Nov. 8, patriotic rosary, 11:30 a.m., Mass, 12:10, Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave.; luncheon, 12:45 p.m., Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Washington Ave.

Open house: Electric City Toastmasters Open House, Nov. 8, 6:30-8 p.m., Allied Health Services, Charles Luger Outpatient Clinic, Administrative Board Room, 475 Morgan Highway; showcasing typical Toastmasters meeting.

South Scranton

Seniors meet: Friendly Seniors of South Scranton meeting, Nov. 1, 12:30 p.m., St. Paul of the Cross Parish Center, Prospect Avenue.


Watch meeting: Throop Neighborhood Watch meeting Thursday, 7 p.m., Throop Civic Center; District Attorney Shane Scanlon, speaker.

Date correction: Throop Borough November yard waste collections, Mondays, Nov. 7 and 28; curbside by 7 a.m.


Gun raffle: Meredith Hose Company gun/cash option raffle, Nov. 5, 5-9:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Childs; food/refreshments, $20 limited to 325 tickets; 570-282-3102.

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