chinese auction —
Shop-and-drop 5 to 9 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Mount Hope AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Benefits 2019 Dustin’s special egg hunt for children with special needs. Bake sale. Food and refreshments available for purchase.
encore exhibit — 5 to 9 p.m., Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville.
Reception and presentation of Martin Heffron, internationally recognized artist/ sculptor. Live music, refreshments. Public welcome. Call 570-622-2788.
Give it back niGht —
6 to 8 p.m., Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center, 44 Donaldson Road, Tremont.
Public welcome. Chinese auction, shop-and-drop 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. today, drawing 7 p.m. Meet-andgreet with Mayor Ricky Ney; crafts; games for children; face painting; hot dog and bake sale; meet fire, EMS and police; live demonstrations; fingerprinting kits with children; ice cream truck from Way-Har. Plaque presentation, 7:30 to 8 p.m. Benefits Flood Relief Fund. Private thank you emergency responder dinner 5 to 6 p.m. for first responders and their families.
mock lobster or ham dinner — 4 to 7 p.m., Outwood Lutheran Church Pavilion, 934 Oak Grove Road, Pine Grove. Donation $11 adults, $6 children 5-12, free children under 5. Dinner includes mock lobster or ham, baked potato, corn or green beans, applesauce, coleslaw, bread, dessert and drink. Takeouts available.
reservation deadline for class picnic — Schuylkill Haven High School, Class of 1960, to be held 1 p.m., Saturday, Allen’s Grove, Route 443, West of Schuylkill Haven. Cost $10 donation for class members and guests. For more information and reservations, call 570-385-5323 today. If no answer, leave message.
tickets for drive throuGh chicken potpie sale — To be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22, Tremont Fire Company, Tremont. Call 570-695-3647 for tickets.
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.
binGo — 7 to 11 p.m. every Friday, Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.
columbia hose bar and Grille open — 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Columbia Hose Company, Shenandoah . Family seating available. Thursdays are wings and Yuengs night.
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.
cancelled — Friday Night Bingo, 6 p.m. early bird every Friday, AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville.
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 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. p.m. Thursday and 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday.
book siGninG — 10 a.m. to noon, Tamaqua Public Library, Tamaqua. Meet Stanley “Porkey” Szczecina, Summit Hill, author of “Porky’s Shorts.”
ceramic heritaGe teepee makinG — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and Sept. 22, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $30 per person for two sessions. First session design and create, second session paint and complete. All materials and supplies included. Call 570668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
dance — 8 to 11 p.m., Mahanoy City Elks Lodge 695, Mahanoy City. Cost $5. Music by Sakes Alive, classic rock band. Must be 21, photo ID required.
dennis r. schaeffer memorial ride 2018 — Noon and 1 p.m., Schaeffer’s Haley-Davidson, 1123 Brick Hill Road, Orwigsburg. Cost $10 per person in advance and $15 per person day of event. Includes registration and lunch. All proceeds benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association. Call 570-366-0143.
diocesan day of prayer and reparation — Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Annunciation BVM Roman Catholic Church, Frackville. Participants include St. Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church. To commit to an hour, call rectory at 570-874-0610.
7:30 a.m., Locust Lake State Park parking lot, Barnesville. Walk with David Kruel, conservation volunteer and avid birder. Identify local and migratory songbirds by sight, song habitat and behavior. Sponsored by Schuylkill Conservancy. Not pet friendly. Shine only. Call 570-467-2506
fall native plant sale — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Drehersville. Outside Visitor Center for sale to public native trees, grasses, shrubs, vines and flowering plants. All proceeds benefit Hawk Mountain conservation and education programs.
featured artist — Noon to 3 p.m., Art and Craft Gallery of Hamburg, 335 State St., Hamburg. September artist reception for Kenneth Liskey, specializing in oil paintings.
food sale — Noon to sellout, St. John’s Ukrainian Catholic Church hall, Maizeville. Featuring pyrohy, halupkies, halushkie, open-fire bean soup, barbecue, bleenie batter to fry at home and homemade baked goods.
FREE MOVIE SHOWING —
“Molly Maguires” Film Screening, 2:30 to 4:35 p.m., Majestic Theater, 209 N. Centre St.,
Pottsville. Free. Part of Pottsville on Tap celebration of history and community.
HEGINS VALLEY ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIRE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hegins Park,
Hegins, six miles west on Route 25. Breakfast starting at 7 a.m., variety of foods, more than 200 vendors. Rain or shine. For more information, call 570-682-8181.
“HOW TO READ LIKE A WRITER” WORKSHOP —
Black Diamond Writers Network, 10 a.m. to noon, Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua. Sara Karnish will share strategies for reading and analyzing a novel from the writer’s perspective. Free and open to public. In afternoon workshop “Grammar Rules,” Sara will cover proper mechanics, usage, grammar and spelling. Cost $10 members, $15 non-members. For more information, call Anna at 570-6452717 or 570-668-4660.
INDOOR YARD FOOD AND BAKE SALE — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 701 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Yard and food sale.
JACK THE PUMPKIN KING WREATH — Noon, Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library,
Orwigsburg. Cost $5. Registration required, call 570-3661638.
KICK UP YOUR HEELS EVENT — 7 to 11 p.m., Walk In Art Center main gallery, third floor, 220 Parkway,
Schuylkill Haven. Cost $85 at door, $100 VIP, 20 percent discount for veterans. Live music by After Hours Big Band. Hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert and drinks, silent auctions, art for sale. Private VIP event 6 to 7 p.m. with special hors d’oeuvres and drinks with live auction. For tickets, call 570732-3728 or visit www.walkinartcenter.org.
LONG LOOP HIKE — 10:30 a.m., Tuscarora State Park, Barnesville. Meet in the Crow Trail parking lot, off Tuscarora Mountain Road. Join naturalist Robin Tracey on this hike on Crow, Lake View and Spirit trails. Dog friendly, but must be leased. Shine only. Bring a lunch.
NOT YOUR USUAL YARD SALE — 8 a.m. to noon, Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Schuylkill Haven. Gently used items such as clothing, household items, toys and more. Free refreshments. All items free.
PARISH BIG BASKET RAFFLE — Shop-and-drop 2 to 6 p.m. today and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish Center, 120 Oak St., Minersville. Doors open 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Drawings start 2 p.m. Food available for purchase both days. Featuring beef barbecue or pulled pork sandwich with chips and potato kugel, babka. Pierogi already cooked, but frozen available for $7 dozen. To donate or for information, call Arlene at 570385-0248 or 570-640-4730.
POTTSVILLE ON TAP — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Centre Street, Downtown Pottsville. Live music, beer garden, walking tours, historic artifacts, train excursions, crafters, ethnic food, local wineries and distilleries. Pierogi-eating contest with Mrs. T’s Pierogies. Molly Trolley shuttle will run every 30 minutes between Union Station, Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles Museum and Yuengling Brewery and Centre Street.
REGISTRATION FOR PAINT LIKE MONET CLASS — To be held 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $40 per person. Includes canvases, brushes, supplies and light refreshments. Paint with Hilary England. Registration required at www.TamaquaArts.org.
THE SPANISH FLUE: REMEMBERING SCHUYLKILL COUNTY’S RESILIENCE PROGRAM — 10 a.m., Schuylkill County Historical Society, Pottsville. Relive this event in Schuylkill County in 1918. Call 570-622-7540
THIRTY YEARS OF RAPTOR EDUCATION — 5:30 p.m., Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Drehersville. Presented by Kate Davis, raptor educator and found of the Raptors of the Rockies, nonprofit organization. Phone 610-756-6961 or online www.hawkmountain. org
WING NIGHT — 5:30 p.m., Rangers Hose Company, Girardville. Cost $9 dozen wings, $3 fries and $4 fries with wing sauce. Beverages also available.
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 friends, Wi-Fi available.
COLUMBIA HOSE BAR AND GRILLE OPEN — 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Columbia Hose Company, Shenandoah. Family seating available. Thursdays are wings and Yuengs night.
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 570-6223587. 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.
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 570622-1995.
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 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. Last open house for the season. Call 717-3628991.
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.
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.
STORY TIME — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library, Orwigsburg. Story and craft. Third Saturday of every 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.