CANDY/SNACK BAR MAKING CLASS — 9 a.m., Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $30, includes Snack Bar Maker, chocolate and other tools. Bring mix-in ingredients to share, such as candy, pretzels, nuts, dried fruit, granola, etc. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY YARD SALE — 3 to 5 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, First United Methodist Church, Mahanoy City.
Christmas and household items for sale. Baked goods also available for sale.
FREE SUMMER LUNCH — 11 a.m. to noon today through Aug. 17, The Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, 44 W. White St., Summit Hill.
Donations accepted. Provided by The Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church and Summit Hill Heritage Center.
FRIDAY NITE AT THE FIREHOUSE — 6 p.m., Humane Fire Company, Pottsville. Featuring burgers, cheesesteaks, wings and other appetizers.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUT SALE — To be delivered July 20, Mahanoy City. Cost $8 for a dozen glazed doughnuts. To order, call Debbie at 570-773-0813. Benefits ACTION Youth Group.
RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR PICNIC MEETING —
Schuylkill Haven Senior Citizens Association, to be held noon July 23, Island Park, Schuylkill Haven. Bring own card or board games, bag lunches will be available for those signed up in advance. To sign up, call 570-3855323 and choose a sandwich meat by today.
YOUTH ADULT AND SUMMER PROGRAM — 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tamaqua Public Library, Tamaqua. Theme “Comic History.” Call 570-668-4660.
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 570-622-6619.
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. For information, call Lorraine at 570-490-7750 or Lola at 570-622-4376.
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 — Schuylkill Amateur Repeater Association, 8 p.m., Schuylkill County Emergency Operation Center, 435 N. Centre St., Pottsville. To learn more, SARA website is www.w3sc.org. Meetings held second Friday of the month.
MEETING — Indoor Walking Club, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Schuylkill Haven Center, 340 Haven St., Schuylkill Haven. Call 570-624-3018.
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. Call 570-943-2212.
YOGA WITH AMY — 8:30 a.m. every Friday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $10 class. Visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
ALLIED ARTISTS OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY ART SHOW — Opening reception and awards ceremony, 6 to 8 p.m. today, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through July 21, Foursquare Gospel Church, 2300 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Freewill offering accepted.
ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC — 3 p.m., Red Bridge Picnic Grove, Erdman. Sponsored by Zion’s “Klinger’s” Church. Food available, entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Bring own lawn chairs. Everyone welcome.
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP — 10 a.m. to noon, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Drehersville. Cost $5 members, $10 for non-members. Children ages 5-8 can learn about variety of nests found in nature through a book “A Nest is Noisy” and hands-on activities. Registration required. Call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawkmountain.org.
CRESSONA BAND CON- CERT — 10:30 a.m., Mahanoy City High Rise, Mahanoy City.
Free for Mahanoy City Community Day event. Bring a chair.
M&J BIG BAND CONCERT — 2 to 3 p.m., Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, 200 Pennsylvania Ave., Shenandoah Heights.
Free. Bring a chair.
BEAN SOUP AND FOOD SALE — 11 a.m. to sellout, Whippoorwill Dam, Frackville. Advance ticket for bean soup available by calling 570874-4750 or 570-874-1108. Sponsored by Post 398 Sons of American Legion.
CHICKEN AND WAFFLES DINNER — 5 to 8 p.m., Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Call 570-385-1511.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Columbia Hose Company, 742 W. Centre St., Shenandoah. Cost $10 rental fee for 6-foot table. Setup 9 a.m. Food and refreshments will be sold. Held indoors in event of rain. For more information or to reserve a table, call 570-462-9574.
RICHARD “DICKIE” MATTHEWS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT — 1 p.m., Mountain Valley Golf Course,
Barnesville. Cost $75, includes greens fee, cart, food, refreshments and prizes. Four-person scramble with shotgun start. For more information, call John 570-2920854, Brian, 570-617-2813 or Ron 570-617-1512.
SHENANDOAH AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE — Noon to 3 p.m., Main and Cherry streets,
Shenandoah. Shenandoah Valley alumni planning to attend the ’80s reunion invited to attend.
PROGRAM — 6 p.m., Locust Lake State park Amphitheater, Barnesville. Featuring Kayla and Julie Freeman of Twin Oaks Bee Ranch speaking on importance of honeybees. In case of inclement weather, presentation will be held in program shelter.
CLAY WORKS — 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $15 per session. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
COFFEE AT THE CORNER — 7 a.m. to noon, Bethesda at The Corner, routes 443 and 183, Schuylkill Haven.
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.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT — 7 to 9:30 p.m., Living Waters Church of God, 155 S. Balliet St., Frackville. Call 570874-1585 or 570-622-3587. Movie every second Saturday.
GOD’S GRACE — 9 to 11 a.m., First United Methodist Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Ninth St., Ashland. No food, but household and personal hygiene products available. Bring valid picture ID.
MEETING — Celebrate Recovery, 9 to 11 a.m., Fearnot Assembly of God Church, 1152 W. Mountain Road,
Hegins. Free. For more information or directions, call Brian at 570-205-2813.
MEETING — Local Community of Lay Carmelites, held after 8 a.m. Mass in lower chapel of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Blessed scapular pendant medals available. Group meets second Saturday of every month.
PLAY K — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library,
Orwigsburg . Ages 3 to 5 years learn skills needed for kindergarten. Second Saturday of every month.
RINGTOWN VALLEY FOOD PANTRY — Open 9 to 11 a.m. second Saturday of every month, Union Township Municipal Building, 155 Zion Grove Road, Ringtown. Pantry serves Ringtown borough and parts of Union, East Union and North Union townships. For more information, call Schuylkill Community Action at 570-622-1995.
STORY TIME — 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St.,
Pottsville. For children ages 17 months to 5 years. Siblings welcome. Please call to register 570-622-8880, ext. 12.
SUMMER QUEST — 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St.,
Pottsville. Free. K-12 grades. Complete quests, get prizes, register for a grand prize. Sign up to register. Call 570622-8880, ext. 12.
YARD SALE — 8 a.m. to noon, New Hope Wesleyan Church basement, 32 S. Spencer St., Frackville. Food and baked goods will be available. Sales held second Saturday of every month.
ANNUAL PICNIC — Saint Clair American Legion Post 719, 1 p.m., Saint Clair Fish & Game Gun Club, E. Lawton St., Saint Clair. Cost $5 guest, members free.
CRESSONA BAND CONCERT — 4 p.m., Heisler’s Dairy Bar, Lewistown Valley. Free. Concert with Junior Cressona Band. Sponsored by Heisler’s and Companion Animal Hospital of Tamaqua. Bring a chair.
HESSIAN HERITAGE DAY — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Valley View Park, Valley View. Free, including kettle bean soup, hot dogs and birch beer. Celebrating 155th anniversary of Civil War Battle of Knoxville, Tennessee, 100th anniversary of World War I, 75th anniversary of World War II and 50th anniversary of Tet Offensive in Vietnam in 1968. Presentations begin 10:30 a.m., learn how to start family tree project. Bring a picnic lunch and participate in children’s activities. Conducted by Johannes Schwalm Historical Association Inc.
MEAT BINGO — 1 to 4 p.m., Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn. Cost $20. Meats provided by Tony’s Meat Market, Minersville. Kitchen open. Call 570-544-9974.
FREE FOOD — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Sunday, Living Waters Church of God, 155 S. Balliet St., Frackville. Donation of $1 requested to cover transportation cost. Call 570-874-1585 or 570622-3587.
MEETING — Freethinker Recovery Group, 6 p.m. first and third Sunday of every month, locations vary Conducted by Schuylkill Unitarian Universalists. Call 570-7893702 or email bwp1975@ yahoo.com.
WALK AND SWIM AWAY FROM ADDICTION — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., JFK Memorial Pool Complex, Pottsville . DJ Guardian to perform. Sponsored by Pottsville Fitness Challenge.