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LAST ST. JEROME RE­GIONAL SCHOOL MASS — 9:30 a.m., St. John XXIII Ro­man Catholic Church,

Ta­maqua. All in­vited.

MONTHLY DIN­NER — Pine Grove Lodge 409 F&AM, 23 Oak Grove Road, Pine Grove. Cost $12, $15 steak or spare ribs per per­son. Choice of beer-bat­tered fish, spare ribs or ham steak, with baked potato or french fries, corn or string beans, cof­fee or tea and dessert. Open to pub­lic. Chil­dren’s plat­ters and take­outs avail­able. Call 570-345-0165.

PLAY — “Xanadu Jr.,” 7:30 p.m. to­day and Satur­day and 2 p.m. Sun­day, The­atre at Si­mon Kramer, 15 Al­liance St., New Philadel­phia. Cost free chil­dren 3 and un­der, ages 4-12 $10 and all oth­ers $15. Tick­ets at door cash only, based on avail­abil­ity. Get ad­vance tick­ets at agosc.org. Per­formed by Ac­tors Guild of Schuylkill County.

REGIS­TRA­TION DEAD­LINE FOR HEALTHY STEPS FOR OLDER ADULTS — To be held 9 to 11 a.m. May 23 and May 25, Shenan­doah Se­nior Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 116 N. Main St., Shenan­doah. Free, in­cludes course book­let. For adults over age 60. Par­tic­i­pants en­cour­aged to at­tend both ses­sions. Call 570-624-3017.

RE­LAY FOR LIFE — Noon to­day until noon Satur­day, Pottsville Area High School Veter­ans Me­mo­rial Sta­dium,

Pottsville. Free. Celebrating 25 years. En­joy mu­sic, bas­ket raf­fles, games, food and friend­ship.

DRAG SHOW — 8 p.m. to mid­night, Tower City Le­gion, 2 Clarks Val­ley Road, Tower City. Cost $20. This is a mug event. Am­a­teur dres­sup, prize for best dressed. For tick­ets, call 717-350-5117. Spon­sored by Sesqui­cen­ten­nial Com­mit­tee.

WORK LESS, PLAY MORE SEM­I­NAR — 9 to 10:30 a.m., Schuylkill Cham­ber Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 1 Progress Cir­cle Suite 201, Pottsville. Speaker Mau­reen Dono­van, Le­high Car­bon Com­mu­nity Col­lege. Visit www.schuylkillcham­ber.com or call 570-622-1942. Spon­sored by Schuylkill Cham­ber of Com­merce.

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. Spon­sored by Pottsville Re­cre­ation Com­mis­sion. Call 570-6226619.

COME DANCE WITH ME — 7 to 9 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day, Si­mon Kramer In­sti­tute gym­na­sium, 15 Al­liance St., New Philadel­phia. Cost $4 do­na­tion per per­son to Si­mon Kramer In­sti­tute. Fea­tur­ing swing, cha cha, waltz, a lit­tle bit of coun­try. For in­for­ma­tion, call Lor­raine at 570- 490-7750 or Lola at 570- 622-4376.

FREE COM­MU­NITY DIN- NER — 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.

KITCHEN OPEN — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day, Saint Clair Fish and Game Ban­quet Hall, Saint Clair. Daily menu and spe­cials. Call 570-429-1207.

MEET­ING — In­door Walk­ing Club, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mon­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days, Schuylkill Haven Cen­ter, 340 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Call 570624-3018.

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN AREA FOOD PANTRY — 1 to 4 p.m. third Fri­day of the month, Walk in Art Cen­ter, 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. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995. Spon­sored by Coun­cil of Churches of Schuylkill Haven and vicin­ity in part­ner­ship with Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion.

STA­TION 55 KITCHEN — 5 to 9 p.m. Wed­nes­days, Fri­days and Satur­days, 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs­days and 4 to 8 p.m. Sun­days, New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany. So­cial quar­ters kitchen open. Call 570-943-2212.

SATUR­DAY

AN­NUAL PLANT SALE — 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Neigh­bor­hood/Se­nior Cen­ter, Haven Street, Schuylkill Haven. All plants grown lo­cally. Spon­sored by South Schuylkill Gar­den Club. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570385-4423 or text 570-6407511.

THIRD AN­NUAL MADD BAS­KET BINGO — 11 a.m., Old Bar­gain Barn, Sum­mer Val­ley Road, New Ring­gold. More than 100 prizes. Food and drink avail­able for pur­chase. Call 570-527-1877 for more in­for­ma­tion.

5 p.m., St. Clare of As­sisi Ro­man Catholic Church, Saint Clair. Soup $6 quart, chili and bar­be­cue $10 quart. Plus Terry K’s Fa­mous Rice Pud­ding. Ben­e­fits St. Stephen Ro­man Catholic Church, Port Car­bon.

CRE­ATED BY CORKS AND CAN­VASES — 6 p.m., Amer­i­can Hose Com­pany,

Ma­hanoy Plane. Cost $35, in­cludes all sup­plies and snacks. BYOB. Call 570-3364643 for tick­ets.

REGIS­TRA­TION DEAD­LINE FOR PINE GROVE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI AS­SO­CI­A­TION BAN­QUET — To be held May 26, Pine Grove Area Mid­dle School, Pine Grove.

Tick­ets avail­able at Werner Lum­ber Co., Pine Grove, to­day. Call Rose­mary at 570345-3293 for more in­for­ma­tion.

SOAP BOX DERBY —

9 a.m., Lau­rel Boule­vard,

Pottsville. Three di­vi­sions, stock divi­sion, su­per stock divi­sion and masters divi­sion.

TICKET DEAD­LINE FOR CHICKEN BAR­BE­CUE — To be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 28, Pine Grove Ma­sonic Lodge, Pine Grove. Cost $8, in­cludes half a chicken, baked potato, ap­ple­sauce. Open to pub­lic. For tick­ets, call, 570-345-3351 or 570345-3498. Also ven­dor and craft show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

TICK­ETS FOR FA­THER’S DAY RAF­FLE — Noon to 4 p.m. to­day and Sun­day, BG’s Value Mar­ket, King’s Vil­lage,

Min­ersville. Draw­ing 3 p.m. June 17. Cost $2 each, $5 for three or $10 for 10. Prize a 43-inch flat screen LG5000 TV. Tick­ets are also avail­able by calling 570-294-6235. Ben­e­fits Min­ersville Area Skatepark.

CAN­CELED — Fire­works, 9 p.m., Val­ley View Park, Val­ley View. Resched­uled for Septem­ber due to weather fore­cast.

FREE FOOD — 10 a.m. to noon, Liv­ing Wa­ters Church of God, 155 S. Bal­liet St.,

Frackville. Free bread, rolls, pas­tries and food. Do­na­tion of $1 re­quested to cover trans­porta­tion cost. Call 570874-1585 or 570-622-3587. Ev­ery third Satur­day of each moth.

HOAGIE SALE — 9 a.m. to sell­out, Con­ti­nen­tal Hose Com­pany, 229 Main St.,

Gil­ber­ton. Cost $6. Choice of Ital­ian, reg­u­lar, ham and cheese, turkey and meat­ball. All or­ders come with a drink and chips.

KIEL­BASI FES­TI­VAL — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., North Main Street, Shenan­doah. Live polka band, arts, crafts, celebrating all things East­ern Euro­pean. Spon­sored by Down­town Shenan­doah Inc.

MEAT BINGO — 7 p.m., Ma­hanoy City Elks Lodge 695, Ma­hanoy City. Cost $1 per card. Doors open 7 p.m., bingo starts 7:30 p.m. Food for sale dur­ing games. Call 570-773-0629.

MOMMY, SON DANCE —

6 p.m., Tower City Le­gion, 2 Clarks Val­ley Road, Tower City. Cost $10 per cou­ple. Mu­sic by DJ FM Sound Pro­duc­tion, snacks, games. For tick­ets, call 717-350-5117. Spon­sored by Sesqui­cen­ten­nial Com­mit­tee.

6 p.m., Saint Clair Lions Club, McCord Av­enue, Saint Clair. Cost $10, in­cludes food and bev­er­ages and $5 per horse per race. Race starts 7 p.m. Door prizes, bas­ket raf­fle and 50/50s. Must be 21. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Make-A-Wish.

OR­WIGS­BURG YARD SALE — 8 a.m., 90 N. War­ren St., Or­wigs­burg. Sell­ing food, drinks, house­hold items, fur­ni­ture, cloth­ing and more. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit 2018 Schuylkill County Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

“RU­MORS” — 7 p.m. to­day and 2 and 7 p.m. Satur­day, Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts, Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Ta­maqua. Cost $12 gen­eral ad­mis­sion, $10 stu­dents and se­niors. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.Ta­maquaArts.org.

“SCEETR SO­JOURN” — 1 to 3 p.m., meet at New Philadel­phia Post Of­fice along Route 209. “Por­cu­pine Pat” will lead this walk fea­tur­ing mine wa­ter drainage be­ing cleaned be­fore it emp­ties into nearby wa­ters and visit site of ma­jor water­shed im­prove­ment project man­aged by Schuylkill Head­wa­ters. Three miles, moder­ate hike. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY ALS FUNDRAISER — Noon to 6 p.m., Porter-Tower Lions Club, 517 W. Grand Ave., Tower City. In mem­ory of Mil­dred “Doll” Klinger, who lost her bat­tle May 11, 2011. Live mu­sic, raf­fle auc­tion, Chinese auc­tion, food and craft ven­dors, chil­dren’s games. Kenny Sha­dle, lo­cal mu­si­cian, will per­form noon to 1 p.m.

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY BREW FEST AND SKOOK SE­RIES CHAM­PI­ONSHIP — 2 to 5:30 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge grounds, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Cost $40 ad­vance, $45 day of event and $10 des­ig­nated driver. New Skook Se­ries Cham­pi­onship of Brew­ing belt to one of eight brew­eries vy­ing for the belt. Ev­ery at­tendee can vote for their fa­vorite beer and brew­ery. Live mu­sic by Jeremiah Tall and De­vix. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570573-1989 or email puff­spro­mo­tion4@gmail.com.

SILVER CREEK FIRE TOWER AND RESER­VOIR HIKE — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., meet at Lo­cust Lake State Park park­ing lot, Bar­nesville, to car­pool. Go to reser­voir, then down to fire tower for lunch. Bring a lunch and dogs wel­come, but must be leashed. Dif­fi­cult eight-mile hike. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

SOUP SALE — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Zion’s Re­formed United Church of Christ, Ash­land. Cost $6 quart soup, $6.50 quart chili. Soups in­clude veg­etable, bean, wed­ding, stuffed pep­per. Bake sale. Lunch served. Rent a ta­ble $5. Call 570-875-2700 to place or­der.

SPAGHETTI AND MEAT­BALL DIN­NER — 3 to 7 p.m., St. Charles Hall, 1123 Wal­nut St., Ash­land. Cost $9 per­son. Ben­e­fits Knights of Colum­bus Sarto Coun­cil 1322, Ash­land.

SPOT­TED LANTERN FLY SES­SIONS — 9 to 11 a.m. to­day; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 20 and July 18, Penn State Ex­ten­sion Of­fice, 1202 Ag Cen­ter Drive Con­fer­ence Room, Pottsville. Free sem­i­nars. Learn about Spot­ted Lantern Fly to help erad­i­cate it from vine­yards, or­chards, scrubs and trees through­out Schuylkill County. Call 570622-4225, ext. 23, to reg­is­ter. Spon­sored by Schuylkill Mas­ter Gar­den­ers.

FES­TI­VAL — 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, Main and Dock streets, Schuylkill Haven. Fea­tur­ing food, books, cloth­ing. Rain or shine.

TURKEY DIN­NER — 4 p.m., Bethany Chris­tian Fel­low­ship, 102 Front St., Cres­sona. Cost $9 adults, $4 child un­der 12. Din­ner in­cludes turkey, mashed pota­toes, corn, string beans, ap­ple­sauce, roll, dessert and bev­er­age. All wel­come.

CLAY WORKS — 6 to 9 p.m. Mon­days, Thurs­days and Satur­days, Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Ta­maqua. Cost $15 per ses­sion. All ma­te­ri­als in­cluded. Call 570-668-1192 or on­line www.Ta­maquaArts. org

COF­FEE AT THE COR­NER — 7 a.m. to noon, Bethesda at The Cor­ner, routes 443 and 183, Schuylkill Haven. Drop in for cof­fee and chat, meet new and old friends, WiFi avail­able.

FREE KIDS PAINT — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Satur­days, Made in PGA, 61 S. Tulpe­hocken St., Pine Grove. Free. Open to all ages. Ages 13 and older $5. All ma­te­ri­als pro­vided.

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.

MCA­DOO AREA FOOD PANTRY — Open 9 to 11 a.m. third Satur­day of odd months, Van Hoeke­len Green­houses Inc., 220 S. Han­cock St., McA­doo. Serves McA­doo bor­ough and Kline Town­ship. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995.

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 570205-2813.

OPEN HOUSE — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., El­iz­a­bethville His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 100 E. Main.,

El­iz­a­bethville. Mu­seum in­cludes ar­ti­facts, an­tiques and pho­tos; li­brary con­tains books on lo­cal his­tory and ge­neal­ogy. Open first and third Satur­days of ev­ery month from May through Septem­ber. Call 717-362-8991.

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. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995.

STO­RY­TIME — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mon­days and Satur­days, Pottsville Free Pub­lic Li­brary, 215 W. Mar­ket St., Pottsville. Preschool age kids en­joy some fun with sto­ries, songs and craft. Sib­lings wel­come. Please call to reg­is­ter 570-622-8880. No class last Satur­day of month.

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. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995.

WIL­LIAMS VAL­LEY FOOD PANTRY — 10 to 11:30 a.m. third Satur­day of ev­ery month, 800 E. Grand Ave., Tower City. Serves res­i­dents of Wil­liams Val­ley School Dis­trict. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995.

SUN­DAY

BREAK­FAST — 7 a.m. to noon, Rain­bow Hose Com­pany, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Call 570-385-1511.

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. Food and re­fresh­ments avail­able.

BREAK­FAST BUF­FET — 7:30 a.m. to noon, East Nor­we­gian Town­ship Fire Com­pany, 16 Sun­shine St., Dieners Hill. Cost $8 adults, $4 chil­dren up to 12. Break­fast held third Sun­day of ev­ery month.

CHURCH FOOD SALE — 10:30 a.m., St. Stephen Ro­man Catholic Church, Port Car­bon. Soup $6 quart, chili and bar­be­cue $10 quart. Plus Terry Ks Fa­mous Rice Pud­ding. Food will be cold.

COACH, KORS AND UGGS BINGO — 12:30 p.m., West End Fire and Res­cue Com­pany, Ma­hanoy City. Cost $25, in­cludes dab­ber pack­age, meal, dessert buf­fet. Bingo starts 2 p.m. Pick your own prize for reg­u­lar games.

CON­CERT — The Ravel Trio, 4 p.m., Trin­ity Epis­co­pal Church, 200 S. Sec­ond St., Pottsville. Freewill of­fer­ing. Hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble. Re­cep­tion fol­low­ing con­cert to meet artists. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-622-8720.

FISH FOR AUTISM — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., South End Field and Stream, Whip­poor­will Dam, Frackville. Cost $10 ages 14 and un­der, $15 ages 15 and older. State reg­u­la­tions ap­ply. Food, drink, raf­fles, 50/50, $50 grand prize. Wrist­bands avail­able at Tackle Box and Black Di­a­mond, Frackville. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-5731161 or 570-985-4196.

MONTHLY BINGO — 1 p.m., Shep­p­ton-Oneida Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany, Shep­p­ton. Large prizes, spe­cial games and food and re­fresh­ments avail­able.

PAINT LIKE MONET — 3 to 5 p.m., Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Ta­maqua. Cost $40, in­cludes can­vases, brushes, sup­plies and light re­fresh­ments. Ad­vance regis­tra­tion re­quired. In­struc­tor Hilary Eng­land. Call 570-668-1192 or www.Ta­maquaArts.org.

ROAST BEEF DIN­NER — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Michael the Ar­changel Par­ish Cen­ter, Min­ersville. Cost $12 adults, $6 chil­dren un­der 10. Ad­vance pur­chase rec­om­mended. Din­ner in­cludes slow-cooked roast beef, mashed pota­toes, corn, coleslaw or ap­ple­sauce, roll, bev­er­age and dessert. Take­outs avail­able. Call 570-5446853.

TA­MAQUA COM­MU­NITY HUNGER WALK — 2 p.m., be­gins at Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, Ta­maqua. Regis­tra­tion 1:30 p.m. Ice cream fel­low­ship fol­lows walk. Rain or shine. All pro­ceed ben­e­fits Ta­maqua com­mu­nity food banks. Project of Ta­maqua Area Faith Fel­low­ship net­work and Ta­maqua Area Com­mu­nity Part­ner­ship.

WIRE BON­SAI TREE MAK­ING visit CLASS — 1 to 4 p.m., Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Ta­maqua. Cost $55. All ma­te­ri­als and tools pro­vided. Seat­ing is lim­ited. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.Ta­maquaArts. org.

FREE FOOD — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. ev­ery Sun­day, in­cludes bread, rolls, pas­tries and food, Liv­ing Wa­ters Church of God, 155 S. Bal­liet St., Frackville. Do­na­tion of $1 re­quested to cover trans­porta­tion cost. Call 570-8741585 or 570-622-3587.

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 bwp1975@ ya­hoo.com.

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