AUDITIONS FOR THE MUSICAL — “The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus,” 6 to 8 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Participants should have a oneminute monologue and be prepared to sing. For more information, call 570-6681192.
FALL FRUIT FESTIVAL — 4 to 7 p.m., St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1931 Wiconisco St., Reinerton. Homemade soups $6 per quart, apples pies $7 and apple dumplings $3. Hamburgers, hot dogs, pierogies and baked potatoes. Also candy, crafts and flea market items.
MUSICAL — “Little Shop of Horrors,” presented by Nuremberg Community Players Inc., 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, new theater at former St. Joseph Church, 238 Hazle St., Nuremberg. Tickets $15. Call 570-276-6263.
WINGS AND THINGS — Noon to 8 p.m., Cressona Fire Company, 59 S. Second St., Cressona. Cost $9 per dozen. Eat in or take out. Also selling cheesesteaks, burgers, chicken fingers and fries. Delivery available with $30 order. Call 570-385-2249.
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 570-622-6619.
BINGO — 7 to 11 p.m. every Friday, Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. $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 570624-3018. Business Association.
BUFFET BREAKFAST — 8 to 11 a.m., Pine Grove Masonic Lodge, 23 Oak Grove Road, Pine Grove. Adults $8, children $4, children 5 and under free. Sponsored by Jacob’s Lutheran Church.
CHEESESTEAK DINNER — 3 p.m. to sellout, William Penn Fire Company, 166 Mount Olive Blvd. (Route 54), William Penn. Cost $8. For orders or free local delivery, call 570-462-0338.
FALL VENDOR AND CRAFT SHOW — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Christmas Pines Campground, 450 Red Church Road, Auburn. Proceeds benefit Keystone Warriors.
LOTTERY CALENDARS — Anthony P. Damato American Legion “Medal of Honor” Post 792, 116 N. Main St., Shenandoah, selling lottery calendars for November, good for matching the evening Pick 3 number which must be straight. Cost $5 each. To buy calendar, stop at post home or see any post member.
MEAT BINGO — Bingo starts 7:30 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Mahanoy City Elks, 135 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City. Cost $1 per card.
OPEN-PIT CHICKEN BARBECUE — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion, 1 Front St., Cressona. Cost $8. Advance order tickets must be picked up by 2 p.m.
PUMPKIN PAINTING FOR KIDS — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Simon Kramer Community Center, 15 Alliance St., New Philadelphia. Cost $30, includes art materials and refreshments. Benefits Actors Guild of Schuylkill County.
SOUP SALE — 11:30 to 1:30 a.m., Aurand Memorial United Methodist Church, 217 W. Main St., Ringtown. Cost $6 per quart, choice of vegetable beef, ham and bean and Creekside chicken dumpling. To order in advance call Louise at 570889-5925. Pickup will be at social hall behind church.
TURKEY AND WAFFLE DINNER — 4 to 7 p.m., Zions Church, 489 Valley Road, Tamaqua. Adults $9, children ages 4 to 8 $5, includes apple tart ice cream. Call 570366-0436.
BIKE NIGHT — 7 to 11 p.m. first Saturday of the month, Frackville American Legion, 40 S. Mahanoy St., Frackville. Entertainment by One Last Rider. Free T-shirts to first 10 bikers.
FIRST SATURDAY OPEN FOOD PANTRY — 10 to HOUSE — 1 to 5 p.m., Walk 11 a.m. first Saturday of In Art Center, third floor, 220 even months, Avenues, Agricultural Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Park, 2 Park St., Visit artists in their studios. Pottsville. Pantry serves Port
FREE COMMUNITY SOUP Carbon and Mechanicsville SOCIALS — 4 to 6 p.m. first boroughs. Call 570-6227920. Saturday of every month, Schuylkill Community Founders Hall at Trinity United Action facilitates food pantry. Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette
REUNION BREAKFAST St., Tamaqua. Use lower
— Pine Grove High School parking lot entrance to hall.
FREE FOOD — 10 a.m. Class of 1969, 9 a.m., Red to noon every Saturday, includes Lion Cafe, Deturksville. Call bread, rolls, pastries 570-345-8683. Group meets and food, Living Waters first Saturday of every month. Church of God, 155 S. Balliet FEATURED ARTIST OF THE St., Frackville. Donation of MONTH — David Fisher of $1 requested to cover transportation Fisher Forge, copper, brass cost. Call 570-8741585 and blacksmithing, on display or 570-622-3587. until Oct. 31, The Art
MEETING — Celebrate Recovery, & Craft Gallery of Hamburg, 9 to 11 a.m., Fearnot 335 State St., Hamburg. Artist Assembly of God Church, reception 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1152 W. Mountain Road, 18. Reservation deadline Hegins. Christ-centered and Oct. 14. Call 610-562-3016. Bible-based program focusing on dealing with life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free. For more information or directions, call Brian at 570205-2813.
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