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FIRST MINI-THON — 7 p.m. to­day and 9 a.m. Satur­day, Mar­ian High School gym­na­sium, 166 Mar­ian Ave., Home­town. Fundraiser for chil­dren bat­tling can­cer spon­sored by Four Di­a­monds.

FRI­DAY DIN­NER — Fried had­dock, steak, roast pork, grilled chicken or ham, with dessert, 4 to 7 p.m., Pine Grove Ma­sonic Lodge, 23 Oak Grove Road, Pine Grove. Cost $12, chil­dren plat­ters avail­able. Eat in or take out. Call 570-345-0165.

PIZZA SALE — 6 to 8 p.m., Ring­town Val­ley Fire and Res­cue Com­pany, 46 W. Main St., Ring­town. Call 570-889-3245.

REG­IS­TRA­TION DEAD­LINE FOR MOVIE AND SPAGHETTI LUNCH — “Mamma Mia,” to be held Tues­day, Schuylkill Haven Cen­ter, 340 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Lunch 11:30 a.m., fol­lowed by movie. Do­na­tions ac­cepted. Call 570-385-5611. Spon­sored by Di­akon Com­mu­nity Ser­vices.

RUM­MAGE SALE— 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to­day and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Satur­day, Greater Shenan­doah Area His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 201 S. Main St., Route 924, Shenan­doah.

SPRING MU­SI­CAL — “Legally Blonde,” 7 p.m. to­day and Satur­day, 2 p.m. Sun­day, Na­tiv­ity BVM High School, One Law­tons Hill, Pottsville. Adults $10, stu­dents 18 and un­der $7. Call 570-6228110.

SWING INTO SPRING AT BLUE NOTE CAFE — 7 p.m., Schuylkill Country Club, 877 W. Mar­ket St., Or­wigs­burg. Mu­sic by Same Time Next Year Band. Ad­vance tick­ets $20, at door $25. Spon­sored by Schuylkill County Coun­cil for the Arts.

AP­PRISE PRO­GRAM — 8 a.m. to noon, Ma­hanoy City Se­nior Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 138 W. Cen­tre St., Ma­hanoy City. Coun­selor avail­able by ap­point­ment to help com­plete ap­pli­ca­tions for Medi­care, ex­tra help, Medi­care sav­ings and PACE/PACENET ap­pli­ca­tions. Free. Spon­sored by Di­akon Com­mu­nity Ser­vices. Pro­gram held third Fri­day of ev­ery month. Call Su­san at 570-624-3026 or email [email protected]­

BAR BINGO — 7 p.m. to mid­night, Rain­bow Hose Com­pany, Dock Street, Schuylkill Haven. Non-smok­ing event. Cost $1 for three cards. Bingo held third Fri­day of ev­ery month.

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES — 7 to 9 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church, Cen­tre Street and Howard Av­enue, Pottsville, use Sec­ond Street en­trance. Spon­sored by Pottsville Recre­ation Com­mis­sion. Call 570-622-6619.

BI-WEEKLY FOOD PANTRY — 5 to 6 p.m., New Life in Christ Min­istries, 219 Mar- ket St., Cum­bola. Call 570277-6041.

FREE COM­MU­NITY DIN­NER — 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 330 W. Mar­ket St., Pottsville. Din­ner held third Fri­day of the month. No reser­va­tion re­quired. For in­for­ma­tion, call 570-622-8140.

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN AREA FOOD PANTRY — 1 to 4 p.m. third Fri­day of ev­ery month, Walk In, Park­way, rear en­trance, Schuylkill Haven. Serves Auburn, Cres­sona, Deer Lake, Land­ingville, North Man­heim Town­ship, Or­wigs­burg, Schuylkill Haven and South Man­heim, Wayne and West Brunswick town­ships. Con­tact is Shirley Ger­man at 570-205-1763. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates food pantry.

TAI CHI CLASS — 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Schuylkill Haven Cen­ter, 350 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $6 per class. Spon­sored by Di­akon Liv­ing & Learn­ing. Call Su­san at 570-624-3018.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DIN­NER — 3 to 7 p.m., St. James Epis­co­pal Church, Dock Street and Pax­son Av­enue, Schuylkill Haven. Adults $7, chil­dren $4, in­cludes dessert. AN­NUAL EARLY CHILD- HOOD FAIR — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fair­lane Vil­lage mall, Pottsville.

BINGO — 1 p.m., doors open 11 a.m., Faith Wor­ship, Route 61, Or­wigs­burg. Prizes will be Longaberger and Thirty-One prod­ucts. Cost $20. Call 570-617-5577.

CHIL­DREN’S FUN DAY — 9 a.m. to noon, Tri-Val­ley Pub­lic Li­brary, 633 E. Main St., He­gins. Open to chil­dren 12 and un­der.

CHI­NESE AUC­TION — Shop and drop, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to­day, tick­ets drawn 3 p.m. Sun­day, North Schuylkill El­e­men­tary School, 38 Line St., Foun­tain Springs. Cost $5 per sheet or 5 for $20. Prizes in­clude Walt Dis­ney World va­ca­tion pack­age, 50inch HDTV and Kala­hari Wa­ter Park Re­sort stay. Win­ner need not be present. Spon­sored by PTO.

CON­CERT — Lester Hirsh, 7 p.m., Tamaqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $10. Call 570-668-1192 or www.Ta­

DISC GOLF TOUR­NA­MENT — 8 a.m., Sweet Ar­row Lake Park, Pine Grove. Cost $30 for all di­vi­sions. Ben­e­fits Friends of Schuylkill Parks and Recre­ation. On­line reg­is­tra­tion at www.dis­c­ or call 570-527-2505.

FREE FAM­ILY FIT­NESS EVENT — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Blue Moun­tain El­e­men­tary East gym­na­sium and cafe­te­ria, 675 Red Dale Road, Or­wigs­burg. Spon­sored by Blue Moun­tain El­e­men­tary East PTO Health and Well­ness Com­mit­tee. Spe­cial ap­pear­ance by Por­cu­pine Pat.

HOME­MADE SOUP SALE — 10 a.m. to sell­out, St. John’s Epis­co­pal Church of North Par­ish, 13th and Mar­ket streets, Ash­land. Cost $7 per quart. Take­outs only.

NIGHT AT THE RACES — 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., Friend­ship Fire Com­pany, Frackville. Cost $7, in­cludes food and re­fresh­ments. Ben­e­fits Frackville Girls Soft­ball team.

PER­FOR­MANCE — Clas­si­cal bal­let adap­ta­tion of “Cin­derella,” pre­sented by Schuylkill Bal­let Theatre, 7 p.m. to­day and 3 p.m. Sun­day, Zw­er­ling Au­di­to­rium, Schuylkill Haven Area High School, Schuylkill Haven. Ad- vance tick­ets $10 adults, $8 se­niors and stu­dents ages 11-18, $4 chil­dren ages 3-10; at the door, $12 adults, $10 se­niors/stu­dents 11-18 and $5 chil­dren 3-10. For tick­ets, visit www.schuylkill­bal­ or call 570-6175616.

ROAST BEEF DIN­NER — 4 to 6 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion, 505 Cen­tre St., Ash­land. Cost $12. Eat in or take out. Call 570-875-2632 or Gayle at 570-933-5749. Spon­sored by Ash­land Area His­toric Preser­va­tion So­ci­ety.

RUM­MAGE SALE— 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to­day and Mon­day and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tues­day, St. John United Church of Christ, 150 Pine St., Tamaqua.

WING NIGHT — 5 to 8 p.m., West End Hose Com­pany, 1219 W. Mar­ket Street, Pottsville. Bone­less wings and chicken ten­ders with fries avail­able. Eat in or take out. Call 570-622-5770.

FREE FOOD — 10 a.m. to noon ev­ery Satur­day, in­cludes bread, rolls, pas­tries and food, Liv­ing Wa­ters

Church of God, 155 S. Bal­liet St., Frackville. Call 570-8741585 or 570-622-3587. FREE CLOTH­ING AND FREE MEAL — 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. third Satur­day of ev­ery month, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1931 E. Wi­conisco St., Rein­er­ton. Call Dale Ox­en­rider at 570-6171530 or 717-647-2687. GOD’S KITCHEN KET­TLE — Free meal, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. third Satur­day of ev­ery month, Restora­tion Fel­low­ship Church, 201 W. Oak St., Shenan­doah.

MEET­ING — Black Diamond Writ­ers’ Net­work, 10 a.m. to noon third Satur­day of ev­ery month, Tamaqua Pub­lic Li­brary, 30 S. Rail­road St., Tamaqua. Call Kathy at 570-645-3059.

MEET­ING — Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery, 9 to 11 a.m., Fearnot Assem­bly of God Church, 1152 W. Moun­tain Road,

He­gins. Christ-cen­tered and Bi­ble-based pro­gram fo­cus­ing on deal­ing with life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion or di­rec­tions, call Brian at 570-205-2813. NUREM­BERG AREA FOOD PANTRY — Open 9 to 11 a.m. third Satur­day of even months, North Union Town­ship Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing, Nurem­berg. Pantry serves Nurem­berg and parts of Union, North Union and East Union town­ships. Site con­tact is Su­san Driscoll at

570-384-4342. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates food pantry. PINE GROVE AREA FOOD PANTRY — 9 a.m. to noon third Satur­day of ev­ery month, PGACC Church School, 200 School St., Pine

Grove. Pantry serves Pine Grove bor­ough and Wash­ing­ton and Pine Grove town­ships. Site con­tact is Cathy Na­gle at 570-345-3033. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates the food pantry. SCHUYLKILL ON THE

MOVE — Roar­ing Creek Tract, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., led by Robin Tracey. Meet at Roar­ing Creek park­ing lot off Route 42 north of Aristes. Bring lunch. Dogs wel­come. Hike eight miles and mod­er­ate. For di­rec­tions or can­cel­la­tions, call Por­cu­pine Pat at 570-622-4124, ext. 113. TRE­MONT AREA FOOD PANTRY — 9 to 10:30 a.m. third Satur­day of ev­ery month, Tre­mont Bor­ough Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing, 139 Clay St., Tre­mont. Serves Tre­mont Bor­ough and Tre­mont, Frai­ley and Reilly town­ships. Pri­mary site con­tact is Tink Mon­ger at 570-695-3433. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates the food pantry. WIL­LIAMS VAL­LEY FOOD PANTRY — 10 to 11:30 a.m., third Satur­day of ev­ery month, 800 East Grand Ave., Tower City. Serves res­i­dents of Wil­liams Val­ley School District. Pri­mary site con­tact is Donna Hunter at 717-647-9486. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates food pantry.


BINGO — Games start 2 p.m., doors open at noon, Di­vine Mercy Ro­man Catholic Par­ish’s St. Stephen Hall, Main and Oak streets, Shenan­doah. Spon­sored by Knights of Colum­bus Fran­cis Car­di­nal Bren­nan Coun­cil 618. Hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BI­WEEKLY BREAKFAST — 7 a.m. to noon, Clover Fire Com­pany, 8 Clover Road, Heckscherville. Adults $8, chil­dren $3.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BIG BREAKFAST — 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Peter the Fish­er­man Church, Lake Har­mony. Adults $8.75, chil­dren $4.50.

BREAKFAST BUF­FET — 7:30 a.m. to noon, East Nor­we­gian Town­ship Fire Com­pany, 16 Sun­shine St., Dieners Hill. Cost $8 adults, chil­dren $4. Breakfast held third Sun­day of ev­ery month.

CHICKEN AND HALUPKI DIN­NER — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Ni­cholas Hall, Route 901, Prim­rose. Eat in

or take out. Cost $10. Call 570-544-4581.

CHI­NESE AUC­TION — 2 p.m., doors open at noon, Ma­hanoy City Elks, 135 E. Cen­tre St., Ma­hanoy City. Cost $2 per sheet or three for $5.

CUP­CAKE WARS — Noon to 4 p.m., Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Par­tic­i­pants must bake three dozen cup­cakes, en­try fee $10. Cost for tasters $5. Spon­sored by Pottsville area district li­braries in honor of Na­tional Li­brary Week. Call Or­wigs­burg li­brary at 570-366-1638.

GIFT CARD BINGO — 1 p.m., Saint Clair Lions Club build­ing, McCord Av­enue, Saint Clair. Cost $25 per packet. Spon­sored by Lions Club to ben­e­fit Gil­ber­ton Methodist Church. For tick­ets, call 570-874-3168 or 570-449-7570.

HUNTER SAFETY CLASS — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Red Sus­penders Hunt­ing Club, 897 Swopes Val­ley Road, Pine Grove. Check PA Game Com­mis­sion web­site for de­tails.

OPEN HOUSE — O-Gauge train dis­play based on lo­cal coal re­gion, noon to 5 p.m., Schuylkill Mall, near Blum’s auc­tion, Frackville. Spon- sored by North Schuylkill High Rail­ers.

OR­DER DEAD­LINE FOR 100TH AN­NIVER­SARY HIS­TORY BOOK — Pol­ish Amer­i­can Fire Com­pany, Shenan­doah. Cost $20, with $5 postage. If in­ter­ested, make pay­ment by check in an en­ve­lope with your name, ad­dress and phone num­ber, marked At­ten­tion His­tory Book Com­mit­tee and leave at the grille af­ter 3 p.m. or mail or­der to: Pol­ish Amer­i­can Fire Com­pany, c/o His­tory Book Com­mit­tee, 115 W. Cen­tre St., Shenan­doah, PA 17976.

PRE­SEN­TA­TION — Chalk Talk, 2 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Klinger’s Church Road, Erd­man. Artist Elva il­lus­trates story with mu­sic and nar­ra­tion. Freewill of­fer­ing ac­cepted.

BREAD OF LIFE MIN­ISTRY — Free bread and rolls, desserts, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., Liv­ing Wa­ters Church of God, 155 S. Bal­liet St., Frackville.

CEL­E­BRATE RE­COV­ERY — 2 to 3 p.m., Faith Church, 1168 Cen­tre Turn­pike, Route 61, Or­wigs­burg. Bib­li­cal and bal­anced pro­gram cre­ated to help peo­ple over­come life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free. MA­HANOY AREA FOOD PANTRY — 3 to 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Ma­hanoy City, 400 E. Ma­hanoy Ave., Ma­hanoy City. Serves Ma­hanoy City, and Ma­hanoy, Ryan and De­lano town­ships. Site con­tact Greg Reser at 570-462-2322. Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion fa­cil­i­tates food pantry.

MEET­ING — Freethinker Re­cov­ery Group, 6 p.m. first and third Sun­day of ev­ery month, lo­ca­tions vary. A pro­gres­sive re­cov­ery group open to all be­liefs, in­clud­ing athe­ists and ag­nos­tics. Con­ducted by Schuylkill Uni­tar­ian Univer­sal­ists. Call 570-7893702 or email [email protected] ya­



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