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CHI­NESE AUC­TION — Shop-and-drop, 6 to 8 p.m. to­day and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat­ur­day, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 121 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven.

FRIENDS HELP­ING JA­NINE FAUST-LU­CAS CAN­CER FIGHT BEN­E­FIT — Chi­nese auc­tion, pre­view 6 to 8 p.m. to­day, auc­tion 2 to 7 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Amer­i­can Fire Com­pany, 2 Foun­tain St., Ash­land. Bake and food sale. Any­one wish­ing to do­nate, call Chris­tine Sut­ton at 570-590-0604 or Lisa Karlavage at 570-590-4796.

PIZZA SALE — 6 to 8 p.m., Ring­town Val­ley Fire & Res­cue, 46 W. Main St., Ring­town.

RESER­VA­TION DEAD­LINE FOR FALL FO­LIAGE TRAIN AND HAYRIDE — To be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7, Pioneer Ever­green Farm, Adams­dale Road, Or­wigs­burg. Cost $20, in­cludes train ride, lunch, snacks and bev­er­ages. Spon­sored by Di­akon Liv­ing & Learn­ing. Call 570-624-3018. WA­TER­COLOR CLASS — Noon to 2 p.m., Schuylkill Haven Cen­ter, 340 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $35. Spon­sored by Di­akon Liv­ing and Learn­ing. To reg­is­ter, call 570-624-3018. AP­PRISE PRO­GRAM — 8 a.m. to noon, Tre­mont Se­nior Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 139 Clay St., Tre­mont. 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 fourth Fri­day of ev­ery month. Call Su­san at 570624-3026 or email johnss@ di­akon.org.

BALL­ROOM DANCE CLASSES — 7 to 9 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church, Cen­tre Street and Howard Av­enue, Pottsville, use Sec­ond Street en­trance. Cost $4. In­structed by Bar­bara Snitzer. Spon­sored by Pottsville Recre­ation Com­mis­sion. Call 570-6226619.

BINGO — 7 to 11 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Rain­bow Hose Com­pany, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $1 per game.

TAI CHI CLASS — 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Schuylkill Haven Cen­ter, 340 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $6 per class. Spon­sored by Di­akon Liv­ing & Learn­ing. Call Su­san at 570-624-3018. Academy, 101 Fire­man’s Road, Frackville. Event starts with a pa­rade of an­tique fire trucks from Schuylkill Mall to the academy. Va­ri­ety of dis­plays and demon­stra­tions, in­clud­ing a res­cue demon­stra­tion at noon. A memo­rial ser­vice for Schuylkill County’s 35 fire­fight­ers lost in the line of duty at 1:30 p.m. Tro­phies awarded to par­tic­i­pat­ing fire com­pa­nies. Drive the tiller of a trac­tor-drawn aerial truck while be­ing coached by a sea­soned op­er­a­tors. Re­quested do­na­tion for the tiller is ex­pe­ri­ence is $20.

AN­NUAL CHICKEN BAR­BE­CUE DIN­NER/BEAN SOUP SALE — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Whip­poor­will Dam, near Frackville. Din­ners $8. Spon­sored by South End Field and Stream As­so­ci­a­tion. To or­der, call Joe C. at 570-205-5527.

AN­NUAL SCHUYLKILL HAVEN BOR­OUGH DAY — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., down­town Schuylkill Haven. Fea­tur­ing mu­sic food, ven­dors, crafts and train rides.

BLEE­NIE AND FOOD SALE — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Con­ti­nen­tal Hose Com­pany No. 3, Main Street, Gil­ber­ton. Blee­nies 75 cents each or $9 a dozen, pizza $2 a slice and piero­gies 3 for $1.25. BOR­OUGH DAY DANCE — 6 to 9 p.m., Robert E. Baker Post 38 Amer­i­can Le­gion, rear 229 Park­way, Schuylkill Haven. Mu­sic by DJ Mark Rissinger. Ad­mis­sion $5. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570385-4210.

CAN­CEL­LA­TION — Soup sale at Frackville Elks Lodge, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Sale will be held Nov. 4.

CAR WASH — 9 a.m. to noon, Wash­ing­ton Hook and Lad­der Fire Com­pany, 35 E. Ma­hanoy St., Ma­hanoy City. Cost $5 for ex­te­rior only, or $15 for ex­te­rior and in­te­rior.

CON­CERT — Pre­sented by Chad Rein­ert, 5 p.m., Auburn Fire Com­pany, 131 Front St., Auburn. Food stands open at 3 p.m.. Do­na­tions ap­pre­ci­ated. Rain or shine. Bring lawn chairs.

CON­CERT — Pre­sented by Her­itage, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Evan­gel­i­cal Methodist Church, 2875 Fair­ground to in­flu­ence au­di­ences through his love of magic and by in­cor­po­rat­ing liv­ing with autism in his shows.

“I hope to share that, for me, autism is sim­ply a dif­fer­ent way of think­ing,” Clark said. “It’s noth­ing for you to be scared of. Through my love of magic, I’ve learned to em­brace who I am.”

Clark’s per­for­mance is slated for 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Scran­ton Cul­tural Cen­ter, 420 N. Wash­ing­ton Ave. He’ll also per­form “Con­duc­tor Cody,” a chil­dren’s magic char­ac­ter based on rail­road­ing, ear­lier that af­ter­noon at 3 p.m. at Lack­awanna County Chil­dren’s Li­brary, 520 Vine St.

Scran­ton fringe of­fers an eclec­tic mix of tal­ent and ideas that ap­peal to di­verse pa­trons from all walks of life, or­ga­niz­ers in­sisted.

“I hope that peo­ple take away the fact that Scran­ton is full of pas­sion­ate, ded­i­cated peo­ple who are in­ter­ested in art,” Bo­han said.

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