■ Hazleton Trinity Lutheran Church, Church and Hemlock streets, Hazleton, will hold its annual Christmas fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Wagner Hall.
A breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to noon. T he menu includes pancakes, sausage and orange juice for $5.
Coffee and hot tea will be sold separately.
A luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The lunch menu includes egg salad sandwiches, ham salad sandwiches, tuna salad sandwiches, beef barbecues, hot dogs, bottled water, soda, coffee and hot tea.
There will be several vendors along with a baked goods booth. A large number of tricky trays will also be available.
The entertainment lineup includes the Cellar Dwellarzz, a jazz group under the direction of Neil Forte. The Hazleton Liberty Band will also play Christmas music and Sherri O’Donnell’s All That Dancin’ will also perform.
Tables are available at a cost of $30 per table. Anyone interested in renting a table for this event can call the church office at 570-454-3492, ext. 10, or Lynn Antolick at 570-497-6086.
For more information on Trinity, call 570-454-3492, ext. 10 for the secretary or ext. 11 for the pastor.
■ St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 5 E. 20th St., Hazleton, is holding a frozen pirohi sale.
Pick-up days are Dec. 10 and 17 from noon to 4 p.m.
Varieties include potato, prune and cabbage.
To order, call 570-454-9075. The last day to order is Dec. 4.
■ The 19th annual Christkindlfest will be held Dec. 2 and 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church.
The parish house entrance is at 210 W. Green St., across from Hazleton City Hall, and is handicapped accessible.
The festival will feature a sound and sight Nativity display, a tea room serving homemade scones and tea sandwiches, as well as tea and wassail, live entertainment, the sale of homemade candy and baked goods, assorted crafts, a tea room gift shop and a wide variety of tricky trays.
St. Nicholas will also be present throughout the event. All are welcome to attend this festival. Admission is free.
■Haz let on-Avenues Rehabilitation Partners (HARP) is selling lottery tickets for the month of January.
Tickets are $5 each and are limited to 1,000.
Ticket holders should return ticket stubs with name, address and phone number to the person they purchased it from. They should keep the rest of the ticket.
If the Pennsylvania Lottery’s Pick 3 number selected that January day in the 7 p.m. drawing (only straight) matches the purchaser’ s HARP ticket number at the top one’s calendar, that person will win the amount shown on the calendar for that day.
A HARP member will check the winning numbers daily and checks will be mailed to the daily winner by month’s end.
Tickets are $5 each and can be obtained from a HARP member or by emailing email@example.com for more information on how to purchase a ticket.
Tickets will be sold until Dec. 31 or until sold out, whichever comes first.
The drawing will take place Jan. 1 to 31, 2018.
■ Holy Rosary Parish, 240 S. Poplar St., Hazleton, will host a free community luncheon Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to noon in the community room of the church on the lower level.
Those attending should use the elevator entrance in the rear of the church. All are welcome. A special thank you to the Hazleton Rotary Club, Diocese of Scranton and the Weinberg NE Regional Food Bank.
■ The Most Precious Blood Church youth group, Se yb er ta nd Fourth streets, will hold a fresh wreath, fresh green cross on wood and poinsettia sale Dec. 9 and 10 at the church.
The 18-inch wreath and 15-inch wooden cross with a bow will be hand made from fresh pine at $10 each.
Six-inch poinsettias are $5 each.
The deadline to order is Dec. 2. Orders can be placed by calling Carol at 570-9566201 or Maureen at 570-4014596.
Pick-up dates are Dec. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Dec. 10 from 8:30 to noon in the church hall.