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The Republican Herald - This Weekend - - THIS WEEKEND’S EVENTS -

AN­NUAL FUND DRIVE — Now un­der­way, Ranger’s Hose Com­pany, Gi­rardville. Do­na­tions can be mailed to Rangers Hose Com­pany, PO Box 1, Gi­rardville, PA 17935 or to have it picked up call 570276-1009 or 570-276-6922. Your do­na­tion is es­sen­tial for our op­er­a­tion.

AN­NUAL TOWN SO­CIAL — 4 to 9 p.m. to­day and Satur­day, St. John’s Lutheran Church park­ing lot, 106 W. Main St., Ring­town. Food, re­fresh­ments, games, home­made crafts, theme bas­ket auc­tion. Pub­lic in­vited. Snap-e’s To­tally Kool Karaoke, 5 to 8 p.m. Fri­day and Su­per­star DJ and Karaoke, 5 to 8 p.m. Satur­day.

SCHOOL SUP­PLY BINGO — 7 p.m., Tamaqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Call 570-778-4861 or email re­vive­ta­maqua@gmail.com.

TICK­ETS FOR “PETER PAN” — To be held 7 p.m. Satur­day and 2 p.m. Sun­day, North Schuylkill High School, Foun­tain Springs. Cost $12. Per­formed by Artists in Mo­tion Per­form­ing Arts. For tick­ets, call 570-593-8540 or stop by stu­dio at 44 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.

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.

COLUMBIA HOSE BAR AND GRILLE OPEN — 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. to­day and Satur­day, Columbia Hose Com­pany, Shenan­doah. Fam­ily seat­ing avail­able. Thurs­days are wings and Yuengs night.

COME DANCE WITH ME — 7 to 9 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day start­ing Sept. 14, 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 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 570-6228140.

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 570-6243018.

MEET­ING — Neu­ro­logic Sup­port Group, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Hospi­tal-Min­ers Cam­pus, 360 W. Rud­dle St., Coal­dale, 570645-8197; 212 W. Cen­tre St., Ma­hanoy City, 570-773-3500; 219 Clair­mont Ave., Home­town Tamaqua, 570-668-1889; 2083 West Penn Pike, Suite 7, West Penn An­dreas, 570-386-3399. Group meets third Fri­day ev­ery month. Hosted by Re­hab Ser­vices.

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 8 p.m. Thurs­days and 5 to 9 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days, New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany. So­cial quar­ters kitchen open. 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.

SATUR­DAY

AN­NUAL GAR­DEN GATH­ER­ING — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Penn State Ex­ten­sion Master Gar­den­ers, 1202 Ag Cen­ter Drive, Pottsville. Ad­mis­sion and park­ing free. Cut flower ar­range­ments, baked goods, food, re­fresh­ments, plants and pro­duce grown by Master Gar­den­ers, mu­sic and ven­dors in­clud­ing Hope Hill, Twisted Sis­ters, Honey for He­roes, It’s Just Bar­beque and more. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-6224225.

CON­CERT — 7 p.m., Val­ley View Park, Val­ley View. Mu­sic by Re­cre­ation, fea­tur­ing gospel, Chris­tian and pa­tri­otic mu­sic. Free. Food and con­ces­sions avail­able at 6 p.m.

CAR WASH — 8 to 11 a.m., Wash­ing­ton Hook and Lad­der Fire Com­pany, 700 W. Ma­hanoy Ave., Ma­hanoy City. Cost $5 ex­te­rior only or $15 for ex­te­rior and in­te­rior, in­clud­ing clean­ing in­te­rior win­dows, wip­ing dash­board and door pan­els and vac­u­um­ing. Weather per­mit­ting.

DRUG AWARE­NESS DAY — Noon to 9 p.m., Bare­field Com­mu­nity Park, Pottsville. All ages wel­come. Free food, bev­er­ages, games, give­aways, bas­ket­ball tour­na­ment, con­cert, pub­lic speak­ers, face paint, Chi­nese auc­tion and more. En­ter­tain­ment by OD QUAKE. Hosted by Alive2­day, an or­ga­ni­za­tion spe­cial­iz­ing in help­ing peo­ple with drug and al­co­hol ad­dic­tion.

FISH WITH A WA­TER­WAYS CON­SER­VA­TION OF­FI­CER — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lo­cust Lake State Park, Bar­nesville. Meet in field next to camp store. Youths, adults and fam­i­lies in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about fishing. Equip­ment and bait will be pro­vided or bring your own. Fishing li­cense re­quire­ment waived. Shine only. Share fishing and boat­ing ex­pe­ri­ences with South­east Re­gion Wa­ter­way Con­ser­va­tion Of­fi­cers and other an­glers.

GREAT POTTSVILLE CRUISE — Reg­is­tra­tion 1 to 4 p.m., cruise 4 to 5 p.m., car show 5 to 8 p.m., down­town Pottsville. Call Rich at 570617-4243, Roseann at 570-6175417 or Jerry at 570-622-9510. Or­ga­nized by Pottsville Lions Club and Week­end Cruis­ers.

LONG LOOP HIKE — 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tus­carora State Park, Bar­nesville. Meet at Crow Trail park­ing lot in the park for this 8-mile, mod­er­ate hike with Robin Tracey. Bring lunch. Dogs must be leashed and get along with oth­ers. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

MEAT BINGO — 7 p.m., Ma­hanoy City Elks Lodge 695, Ma­hanoy City. Cost $1 per card. Games be­gin 7:30 p.m. Food for sale dur­ing games.

MOUNTAINEER FUN DAY AND SCORE­BOARD DED­I­CA­TION — 5 to 8 p.m., Frackville Me­mo­rial Foot­ball Field, Frackville. Ded­i­ca­tion 6:30 p.m. All alumni and com­mu­nity in­vited. Rain­date Sun­day Aug. 19 5 to 8 p.m. Spon­sored by Frackville Mid­get Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion Inc.

NEW PHILADEL­PHIA SESQUICENTENNIAL CEL­E­BRA­TION — 1 to 9 p.m., New Philadel­phia Lit­tle League. Food, drinks, mu­sic, po­lice depart­ment bi­cy­cle safety event, gun safety event, po­lice/fire com­pany smoke house teach­ing kids fire safety. Fire­works 9 p.m.

PENN­SYL­VA­NIA’S NA­TIVE REP­TILES AND AM­PHIB­IANS — 5 p.m., Lo­cust Lake State Park Am­phithe­atre, Bar­nesville . Tom Pow­ers will present pro­gram on rep­tiles and am­phib­ians their habi­tat and diet. Some live an­i­mals will be on hand. In case of in­clement weather, pre­sen­ta­tion will be held in pro­gram shel­ter near camp store. Call 570467-2506

SATUR­DAY NIGHT DANCE — 8 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge 1533, Frackville. Cost $5. Mu­sic by lo­cal rock and roll band, Sakes Alive.

TOWN­WIDE YARD

— 8 a.m., Don­ald­son.

UKRAIN­IAN FES­TI­VAL — Noon to­day and Sun­day, Ukrain­ian Home­stead of CEC ODWU Inc., 1230 Beaver Run Drive, Le­high­ton. Cost $5 per per­son one day, $7 per per­son both days, free ages 14 and un­der. Ukrain­ian foods, swim­ming, gift and craft ven­dors. Stage show 2 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Satur­day, Zabava dance 8 p.m.; Di­vine Liturgy at St. An­drew’s Chapel 11 a.m. Sun­day and stage show 2 to 4:30 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 610-377-4621.

CAN­CELLED — Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pottsville Free Pub­lic Li­brary, 215 W. Mar­ket St., Pottsville. Spon­sored by the Friends of the Li­brary.

VOL­UN­TEER TRAIN­ING SES­SION — 1 to 5 p.m., Horses and Hori­zons Ther­a­peu­tic Learn­ing Cen­ter Inc., 375 Zion’s Stone Church Road, New Ring­gold. Rid­ing for chil­dren and adults with spe­cial needs. Vol­un­teers for rid­ing lessons must com­plete this hands-on train­ing. Call 610-298-2546 or 570386-5679.

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 SALE 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 friends, WiFi avail­able.

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.

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.

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 or directions, call Brian at 570205-2813.

NUREM­BERG AREA FOOD PANTRY — Open 9 to 11 a.m. third Satur­day of even months, North Union Town­ship Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing,

Nurem­berg. Pantry serves Nurem­berg and parts of Union, North Union and East Union town­ships. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570622-1995.

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.

STA­TION 55 KITCHEN —

5 to 9 p.m. to­day and Satur­days, New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany. So­cial quar­ters kitchen open. Call 570-9432212.

STORY TIME — 10 a.m., Or­wigs­burg Area Free Pub­lic Li­brary, Or­wigs­burg. Story and craft. Third Satur­day of ev­ery month.

TRE­MONT PANTRY — AREA 9 to FOOD 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

AU­DI­TIONS — “Mur­der Can be Habit Form­ing” pro­duc­tion, 6:30 p.m. to­day and Mon­day, Nurem­berg Com­mu­nity Play­ers, 283 Ha­zle St., Nurem­berg. Open au­di­tions. Fore more in­for­ma­tion, call Ann at 570-788-8733. Shows will be pre­sented on Oc­to­ber 12-14.

BI-WEEKLY BREAK­FAST — 7 a.m., Clover Fire Com­pany, Heckscherville. Cost $9 adults and $4 kids un­der 10.

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.

BINGO — 5 to 8 p.m., Mount Car­bon Fire Com­pany, Mount Car­bon. Doors open 3 p.m. Food avail­able. Bingo pack­ets avail­able for play to pur­chase.

MONTHLY BINGO — 1 p.m., Shep­p­ton-Oneida Vol­un­teer Fire Com­pany, Shep­p­ton. Prices vary. Big prizes, spe­cial games, food, re­fresh­ments.

END OF SUM­MER FUNDRAISER — Noon to 4 p.m., Zion Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church, 109 N. Green­wood St., Tamaqua. Bake sale, raf­fle, and ven­dor event. Bake sale and Dog Haus Gift Cards ben­e­fit Tamaqua Pub­lic Li­brary.

HAND-MADE GREET­ING CARD CLASS — 2 to 4:30 p.m., Dream­catch­ers Art Em­po­rium LLC, 370 S. Cen­tre St., Pottsville. Cost $25 per per­son. In­cludes all ma­te­ri­als needed to make three dif­fer­rent styles of greet­ing cards taught by Becky. Call 570-516-9815.

MEAT BINGO — 1 to 4 p.m., Good In­tent Hose Com­pany, 12 Sil­ver­ton Road, Llewellyn. Cost. $20. Doors open noon. Meat pro­vided by Tony’s Meat Mar­ket, Min­ersville. Kitchen open. All ages wel­come.

MU­SIC IN THE PARK — 6 to 8 p.m., Kennedy Park at the Gazebo, next to Pan­ther Val­ley foot­ball sta­dium, Lans­ford. Mu­sic by The Fat Cats, Pottsville, play­ing rock-a-billy, clas­sic rock, coun­try, and good time oldies. Re­fresh­ments served. Bring a chair. Spon­sored by Lans­ford Alive Events Com­mit­tee for Re­vi­tal­iza­tion of Kennedy Park.

ST. MATTHEW’S SUM­MER FOOD FEST — Noon to 6 p.m., St. Matthew’s Parish Cen­ter, 120 Oak St., New Min­ersville. Pierogi, blee­nies, haluski, go­labki or halupki, bean soup, kiel­basa, baked goods and more. Take­outs avail­able. Food, fun, friends.

WEST CREEK HEAD­WA­TERS AND WA­TER­FALL HIKE — 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Hike Mount Pleas­ant to Forestville on this 8 mile mod­er­ate hike with “Hiker Jim” fol­low­ing stream to wa­ter­fall. Meet at 901 Pub on Old Air­port Road. Nice shady walk, down­hill rocky in spots. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

BREAK­FAST BUF­FET — 7:30 a.m. to noon, East Nor­we­gian Town­ship Fire Com­pany, Dieners Hill. Cost $8 adults, $4 kids.

SHAR­ING THE BIRDS ART SHOW — To­day through Sept. 15, Hawk Moun­tain Sanc­tu­ary, Dre­hersville. Fea­tured artist Abi­gail DeVizia dis­plays her work com­pleted dur­ing her Artist-in­Res­i­dency at Hawk Moun­tain.

SPIRIT OF TUS­CARORA TRAIL WILD­FLOWER WALK — 11 a.m., Tus­carora State Park, Bar­nesville. Meet in up­per beach park­ing lot near the trail­head. Bring a lunch. Join DCNR Con­ser­va­tion vol­un­teer “Pap” Knauss on this 4.5 mile mod­er­ate hike. Dogs wel­come, but must be leashed and get along with peo­ple and other pets. Shine only. Call 570-467-2506.

SUM­MER CON­CERT SE­RIES— 5 to 7 p.m., Lions Club Amp­ithe­ater at Joul­wan Park, Pottsville Street, Pottsville. Free. Fea­tur­ing Sap­phire. Bring your lawn chair.

FREE FOOD — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., 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 570-874-1585 or 570-622-3587.

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