ANNUAL BOOK SALE — 1 to 7 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Ringtown Valley Senior Citizens, 104 W. Main St., Ringtown. Sunday only, fill a bag for $5. Sponsored by Friends of the Ringtown Library. For more information, all 570-8895503.
FLEA MARKET — 4 to 9 p.m. today through Sunday, Marian High School gymnasium, Hometown. Sponsored by Men of Marian. For more information, call 570-6571410.
GALLERY READING WITH WILLIAM STILLMAN, PSYCHIC MEDIUM — 7 p.m. Friday, Majestic Theater, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Call 570-628-2833. William is an autism whisperer and psychic visionary author of more than 20 books.
JOHN “HOWIE” GRABOWSKI BENEFIT — Shop-n-drop 5 to 9 p.m. today and 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Wilburton Fire Company Hall, 302 S. Main St., Wilburton. Cost $20 per person or $35 couple in advance and $25 per person and $45 couple day of event. Theme basket auction. Doors open 4 p.m. Saturday, live entertainment by Deuce and Diane Gidaro, 7 p.m. For tickets, call 570985-7621, 570-205-9476 or 570-205-1496.
MID-SUMMER FESTIVAL — 5 to 9:30 p.m. today and Saturday, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Parish Family grounds, Ninth Street and Schuylkill Avenue, Pottsville. Homemade food; Pugh family bean soup; pot luck stand; theme baskets; children, teen and family games; music by Dave Derbes and Dave Smith; shaded seating under tent; “Splash the Clown;” games and beer.
PSYCHOS MAKE-A-WISH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — 6 p.m. today through noon Sunday, Blue Mountain High School, Orwigsburg. Games, concessions, raffles, 50/50s and more. Call 570691-6474. All proceeds benefit a local wish.
SUMMERFEST — 5 to 10 p.m. today and Saturday, St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, 11th and Walnut streets, Ashland. Homemade food, desserts, beer, games, basket raffle, activities and more. Music by RATL 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Spinjammers 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday.
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. Featuring swing, cha cha, waltz, a little bit of country. For information, call Lorraine at 570490-7750 or Lola at 570622-4376.
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.
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 — Neurologic of chance Support Group, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Miners Campus, 360 W. Ruddle St.,
Coaldale 570-645-8197; 212 W. Centre St., Mahanoy City 570-773-3500; 219 Claremont Ave., Tamaqua 570-668-1889; 2083 W. Penn Pike Suite 7, West Penn, Andreas 570-3863399. Meetings held third 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 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 570943-2212.
YOGA WITH AMY — 8:30 a.m. every Friday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $10 class. Visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
BREAKFAST — 8 to 11:30 a.m., Trinity United Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette St.,
Tamaqua. Cost $5 adults, $3 children under 10, includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage or ham, coffee, tea, juice.
CANCELLATION — Trout Run Walk, Swatara State Park, due to flood damage at park.
CAR WASH — 8 to 11 a.m., Washington Hook and Ladder Fire Company, 700 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $5 for exterior only, $15 for exterior and interior. Weather permitting.
CHINESE AUCTION —
Shop-n-drop 1 to 4 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday,
Tremont Borough Building. Doors open 11 a.m. Sunday. Air conditioned and handicapped accessible. Refreshments available both days. Benefits Tremont Area Free Public Library.
COMEDY NIGHT — 7 p.m., Mountain Valley Golf Course,
Barnesville. Doors open 6 p.m. Tickets $18 in advance, $20 at door. Must be 21 to attend. For tickets, call 570467-2242, ext. 3.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE — 8 a.m., Ringtown. More than 125 yard sales throughout Ringtown valley. Refreshments will be available for sale from several local organizations and churches. Detailed map and more information available at www. ringtownlibrary.org.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Philadelphia. No registration necessary.
CONCERT — 8 to 11 p.m., Mahanoy City Elks Lodge 695, Mahanoy City. Cost $5 person. Featuring Sakes Alive, featuring ’60s, ’70s and ’ 80smusic.Mustbe21, photo ID required.
CONCERT — Memory Lane, 6:30 p.m., Valley View Park. Free. Food and refreshments available. For more information, call 570-5739467.
DARKNESS INTO LIGHT AWARENESS EVENT — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Owl Creek Reservior, Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. Free admission. Face painting, popcorn, snocones, basket giveaways, preventative education, resource materials, inspirational speakers, food and music. Charity corn hole tournament, register by 11:30 a.m., games start noon, $10 per team, prizes for top two teams; candlelight walk 4 p.m.; live butterfly release following walk, $5 donation. Rain or shine.
JR. MISS AND MR. CENTRAL PA PRIDE — 2 p.m., Mount Hope AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Cost $5 admission, $8 admission with aftershow. Doors open at 1 p.m. For more information, call 570-628-3243.
KITE FESTIVAL — Noon to 4 p.m., Blue Mountain Middle School Recreation Fields, 669 Red Dale Road, Orwigsburg. Free kites, while supplies last or bring your own. Food, games, prizes, dunk tank, ice cream by Twisted Sisters, face painting, family fun, live music by Sisters in Faith. Presented by State Farm, Josh Rex Agency and The Arts Barn.
NADINE BUGGY MILLER MEMORIAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — 7 a.m., on four fields Stoney Park, Orwin Gun Club, Tower City Legion and Reinerton fields. Finals held at Orwin field, approximately 5 p.m. Food, drinks, T-shirts, DJ Stevens, Chinese auction at Orwin Firehouse, tickets on sale 9 a.m., drawing 5:30 p.m. Proceeds supports the PA Breast Cancer Coalition and scholarships for Williams Valley seniors.
MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR VETERANS — 11 a.m., Frackville Elks, Frackville. Cost $20, includes breakfast buffet, Yuengling prizes, raffles, dinner buffet and more. Breakfast buffet and registration, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit Frackville Elks Veterans Service Program.
MOVIE SHOWING — 7 p.m., Zion Baptist Church, Mahanoy City. Featuring Christian film “I Can Only Imagine.” Doors open 6:45 p.m. For more information, call 570-773-2829.
PEDDLER’S GRAVE WALK — 10:15 a.m. Meet at Miners Memorial, Shenandoah, to carpool to site. Hike is 5 miles, moderate. Bring lunch. Pets welcome, but must be leashed and get along with other pets. Shine only. For more information, call Robin at 570-467-2506.
PIEROGIE AND HAULPKIE SALE — 8 a.m. to sellout, Holy Ascension Orthodox Church, 209 S. Lehigh Ave., Frackville. Homemade soups, pastries and bread also available.
PROGRAM — 2 to 3 p.m., Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Waterfall Pavilion, Pine Grove. Join Dave “Big Owl” McSurdy to learn how Native Americans used environment to talk. For children 6 years of age and older. Sponsored by Schuylkill Conservation District.
SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — 8 a.m., East End Park, Mahanoy City. In memory of Jonathan “Feet” Palubinsky. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SWEET ARROW SPLASH WALK — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Waterfall Pavilion, Pine Grove. Meet Mike Centeleghe for a walk around the lake. All ages welcome. Three miles, easy. Sponsored by Schuylkill On The Move.
COMPUTER CLASS — Noon to 1 p.m., Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave., Frackville. Call 570-874-3382. Class meets every other Saturday.
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 visit 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
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 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 570-874-1585 or 570-622-3587. Every third Saturday of each moth.
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.
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, call Brian at 570-205-2813.
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.
STORY TIME — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library, Orwigsburg. Story and craft. Third Saturday of every month.
STORYTIME — 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Young children ages 17 months to 5 years enjoy some fun with stories, songs, free play and simple craft. 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.
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.
— 7 a.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville. Cost $9 adults, $4 kids under 10.
BROAD MOUNTAIN BENCH TRAIL WALK — 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Meet at 806 Valley Road, Pine Knot. Trek the old Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven rail bed and historic Centre Turnpike with “Hiker Jim.” Dog friendly 10.6 mile easy hike. Sponsored by Schuylkill on the Move.
CONCERT — 3 p.m., Hucklebucks, 114 E. Norwegian St., Pottsville. Music by Scattered Hamlet, Southern Hard Rock Band, touring in support of their new single “Stay Hungry,” Twisted Sister cover, a tribute to Jake Delling Le Bast, currently in a coma.
“LIL BITS OF BROADWAY” — 3 p.m., Blue Mountain Middle School, 685 Red Dale Road, Orwigsburg. Cost $15 advance, $20 door. Doors open 2:30 p.m. Guest performer, Bradley Dean, graduate of Pottsville Area High School; Spotlight Kidz, Spotlight Kidz Alumni, Pottsville GTC Theater Program students, cast members of “Aladdin,” “Wizard of Oz” and “Shrek.”
MUSIC IN THE PARK —
6 to 8 p.m., Kennedy Park at the gazebo, next to Panther Valley football stadium, Lansford. Music by Big-N-Bad Rock-a-billy Cats, Pottsville, playing vintage ’50s and ’60s, rock ’n roll and rock-abilly. Refreshments served, bring a chair. Sponsored by Lansford Alive Events Committee for the revitalization for Kennedy Park.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR GOLF TOURNAMENT — To be held 10 a.m. Aug. 5, Mountain Valley Golf Course, Barnesville. Cost $75 per golfer, includes golf, food, beverages and prizes. Shotgun start 10 a.m., four-man scramble. Call Jim to register at 570-4492842. Hosted by East End Fire Company No. 2, Palo Alto.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — 5 to 7 p.m., Lions Club Amphitheater at Joulwan Park, Pottsville Street, Pottsville. Free. Featuring The New Individuals. Bring lawn chair.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL — 6 to 8:30 p.m. today through Friday, Mount Zion Lutheran Parish, Nuremberg. “Rolling River Rampage” bible school for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Call 570384-3645 or 570-384-3913. Must be potty trained.
WIRE TREE MAKING — 6 to 9 p.m., Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $55, includes wire, granite tree base and tools. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
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 570874-1585 or 570-622-3587.
MEETING — Grief Share, 1:30 p.m., Bethesda EC Church Library, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Group meets second and fourth Sundays of the month.