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CHI­NESE AUC­TION — Shop-and-drop, 5 to 9 p.m. to­day, doors open noon Satur­day, Buck Fever Rod & Gun Club, 825 Ravine St., Pottsville. Draw­ing held at 4 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-622-0760.

FOLK ART AND CULI­NARY HER­ITAGE FES­TI­VAL — 1 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Cen­ter Main Gallery, 220 Park­way, Schuylkill Haven . Setup 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Call 570732-3728 or visit walk­i­nart­cen­

GI­GAN­TIC SALE — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to­day and Satur­day and 8 a.m. to noon Sun­day, Char Will Ken­nels, New Ring­gold. Sun­day half-price sale. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit Mak­ing it Pawsi­ble. Items in­clude cloth­ing, purses, shoes, coats, fall decor and more. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-573-3366.

SIXTH AN­NUAL TRAVIS NEW­TOWN MEMO­RIAL CHI­NESE AUC­TION — Shop-and­drop 6 to 8 p.m. to­day, and noon to 6 p.m. Satur­day, New

Min­ersville Fire Com­pany. Auc­tion held 1 p.m. Sun­day, doors open 10 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-544-9152.

THE NIGHT GALLERY — 7 to 11 p.m., Walk In Art Cen­ter Main Gallery, 220 Park­way,

Schuylkill Haven. Cost $20 per adult, must be 21. BYOB. Tour the gallery of tor­mented paint­ings, mu­sic by Per­sona: ob­ject. Ap­pe­tiz­ers and light re­fresh­ments by Crim­son House. For tick­ets, call 570-732-3728 or visit walk­i­nart­cen­

WINGS N’ THINGS — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Cres­sona Fire Com­pany, Cres­sona. Full menu. Take­outs avail­able. Call 570-385-2249.

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.

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. For in­for­ma­tion, call Lor­raine at 570-490-7750 or Lola at 570-622-4376.

FRI­DAY NIGHT BINGO — 6 p.m. early bird ev­ery Fri­day, AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Cost $18, $20 and $25. No smok­ing dur­ing event, two re­cesses will be taken for smok­ers. Doors open 4 p.m. Must be 18 to play.

KITCHEN OPEN — 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day, Saint Clair Fish and Game Ban­quet Hall, Saint Clair. 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 570-624-3018.

STA­TION 55 KITCHEN — 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs­days and 5 to 9 p.m. Fri­days and Satur­days,

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.Ta­


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DIN­NER AND BAS­KET RAF­FLE — 4 to 7 p.m., Hose, Hook and Lad­der Fire Com­pany, Or­chard Street, Pine Grove. Cost $8 adults, $4 un­der 10, free un­der 4. Hosted by Op­er­a­tion Hugs and Kisses and Pine Grove Busi­ness Own­ers As­so­ci­a­tion and Com­mu­nity Or­ga­ni­za­tion. Tick­ets avail­able from any mem­ber of ei­ther or­ga­ni­za­tion. Pro­ceeds re­plen­ish the Pine Grove Area Dis­as­ter Re­lief Fund at Ful­ton Bank in Pine Grove.

AN­TIQUE TRAC­TOR PULL — 10 a.m., Schuylkill County Fair­grounds, Sum­mit Sta­tion. Free to pub­lic. Reg­is­tra­tion 9 a.m.

AP­PLE FES­TI­VAL — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Port Clin­ton Mu­seum, Penn and Clin­ton streets, Port Clin­ton. Ven­dors, re­fresh­ments and lunch avail­able, ap­ple baked goods for sale, bas­ket raf­fle and door prizes.

AU­TUMN LEC­TURE SERIES — “A Wing and a Care: Build­ing a Fu­ture for Birds,” 5:30 p.m., Hawk Moun­tain Sanc­tu­ary Vis­i­tors Cen­ter Gallery, Dre­hersville. Pre­sented by Shawn Carey. Free.

BAS­KET AUC­TION — Shop-and-drop 1 to 3 p.m. to­day and noon to 2 p.m. Sun­day, Friend­ship Fire Com­pany, Frackville. Do­na­tion $6 a ticket. Auc­tion starts 2 p.m. Sun­day. Re­fresh­ments and home­made food avail­able.

BAS­KET AUC­TION — Shop-and-drop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. to­day and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun­day, Frackville Bor­ough gym­na­sium, 42 S. Cen­ter St., Frackville. Auc­tion starts 2 p.m. Hot food, baked goods and bev­er­ages for sale.

BLESS­ING OF THE AN­I­MALS — 5:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Mauch Chunk and Green­wood streets, Ta­maqua. All wel­come. Ser­vice is in­side, se­cure an­i­mals.

BOOK SIGN­ING — “The 96th Penn­syl­va­nia Vol­un­teers in the Civil War,” by David A. Ward, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Schuylkill County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, Pottsville.


CHICKEN BAR­BE­CUE — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Turkey Hill park­ing lot, Min­ersville/ Pottsville High­way. Cost $8. Ben­e­fits Good In­tent Hose Com­pany, Llewellyn. Tick­ets avail­able from any fire com­pany mem­ber.

CRAFT AND VEN­DOR SALE — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Trin­ity Evan­gel­i­cal Con­gre­ga­tional Church, 56 N. Bal­liet St., Frackville. Free ad­mis­sion.

FALL FES­TI­VAL — Noon to 4 p.m., New Min­ersville Fire Com­pany. Cost $5. Open to chil­dren up to 12. Games, prizes, bounce houses and pump­kin pick­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-5449152.

FEHR FAM­ILY BREAK­FAST — 7 a.m., St. John’s Re­formed Church, Friedens­burg. Freewill of­fer­ing ac­cepted. Ben­e­fit­ing lo­cal food pantry through Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion.

FRACKVILLE PUMP­KIN FES­TI­VAL — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Frack Street, be­tween Le­high Av­enue and Bal­liet Street, Frackville. Rain date 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 7.

HOME­MADE CHICKEN POT PIE SUP­PER — 3:30 to 6 p.m., Pine Grove Ma­sonic Lodge, Pine Grove. Cost $8.50 adults, $4 kids 5-10, free kids un­der 5. Grilled chicken breast and baked potato avail­able by re­quest. Take­outs avail­able. Call 570345-8216.

“LE­BANON RESER­VOIR AND SWATARA FUR­NACE” HIKE — Meet at state game lands off Gold Mine Road,

Pine Grove. Hike led by Robin Tracey. Bring lunch and dogs wel­come. Hike is 7 miles, mod­er­ate. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move. For more in­for­ma­tion, email por­cu­pinepat@ya­

NAT­U­RAL PAIN MAN­AGE­MENT CLASS — 10 a.m., Di­akon Liv­ing and Learn­ing,

Pottsville. Cost $20. Learn about pain tap­ping, self hyp­no­sis, holis­tic en­ergy bal­anc­ing, psy­choneu­roim­munol­ogy and how our brain reg­is­ters pain. Call 570-624-3018.

PENNY AUC­TION — 2 p.m., Lo­cust­dale Fire Com­pany. Cost $2 plus gift. Re­fresh­ments af­ter­ward. Ben­e­fits equip­ment fund.

RAVEN RUN 7K — 10 a.m., Wil­liam Penn Fire Com­pany. Race course lo­cated in West Ma­hanoy and Union town­ships. One-mile kids run starts 9:30 a.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-4620338.

ROOFSTOCK CON­CERT — 7 p.m. to mid­night, St. Joseph Ro­man Catholic Par­ish Hall, 9 S. Broad Moun­tain Ave., Frackville. Cost $10 ad­vance, $12 at door. Doors open 6 p.m. Fea­tur­ing An­other Side and Bro­ken Spell. Call 570-874-0610. Ben­e­fits par­ish roof and build­ing fund.

SCOUT­ING JAM­BOREE — To­day, Hawk Moun­tain Coun­cil, Val­ley View Park, Val­ley View. Scouts will be work­ing to­ward their Min­ing In So­ci­ety badges. Time cap­sule with min­ing mem­o­ra­bilia will be buried 1:30 p.m. near the stage. Any­one wish­ing to do­nate items for the time cap­sule bring to park.

SU­PER JACK­POT BINGO — 2 p.m., West End Fire and Res­cue Com­pany, Ma­hanoy City. Cost $45 at door. Pack­age in­cludes 18 reg­u­lar games, pay­out $250 each; three spe­cials, pay­out $500; Su­per Jack­pot, pay­out $2,000. For tick­ets, call 570778-6118 or dur­ing Tues­day night bingo.

SHOW — “The­ater of Mad­ness,” fea­tur­ing Bark at the Moon, an Ozzy Os­bourne trib­ute band, and “Clas­sics Live,” an Alice Cooper trib­ute band, 7 p.m., Ma­jes­tic Theatre, 209 N. Cen­tre St., Pottsville. Tick­ets $10 in ad­vance, $15 at the door. All ages wel­come. Call 570-6282833.

BUILD­ING BLOCK PARTY — 10 a.m., Or­wigs­burg Area Free Pu­bic Li­brary, Or­wigs­burg. Pas­sive Play, build with many dif­fer­ent ma­te­ri­als. First Satur­day of ev­ery month.

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, WiFi avail­able.

FIRST SATUR­DAY OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Cen­ter, third floor, 220 Park­way, Schuylkill Haven. Artist of month is Missi Bren­ne­man, stu­dio 314; artist as­so­ci­a­tion, stu­dio 302, Joanne Min­nick; “In­tro­duc­tory Weav­ing” class, 9 a.m. to noon; “Art Spirit Sketch­ing” demon­stra­tion by stu­dio artist, Mike McCord, in main gallery at 2:30 p.m.; Free ad­mis­sion. New ex­hi­bi­tions and light re­fresh­ments.

FREE COM­MU­NITY SOUP SO­CIALS — 4 to 6 p.m. first Satur­day of ev­ery month, Founders Hall at Trin­ity United Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette St., Ta­maqua. Use lower park­ing lot en­trance to hall.

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.

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.

PORT CAR­BON AREA FOOD PANTRY — 10 to 11 a.m. first Satur­day of even months, Av­enues, Agri­cul­tural Park, 2 Park St., Pottsville. Pantry serves Port Car­bon and Me­chan­icsville bor­oughs. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Schuylkill Com­mu­nity Ac­tion at 570-622-1995.

STORY TIME — 10:30 a.m. Satur­days, Pottsville Free Pub­lic Li­brary, 215 W. Mar­ket St. Pottsville. Free. Free play, read, sing and do sim­ple craft for chil­dren ages 17 months through 5 years. Sib­lings wel­come. Reg­is­ter at 570-622-8880 ext. 12.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DIN­NER — 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., St. Patrick Ro­man Catholic Church Par­ish Cen­ter, 319 Ma­han­tongo St., Pottsville. Cost $8 adults, $3.50 chil­dren. Take­outs avail­able.

NA­TIONAL PIEROGI DAY PIEROGI SALE — 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Matthew’s Par­ish Cen­ter, Min­ersville.

Cost $7 per dozen, cooked. Baked goods also avail­able. To or­der in ad­vance, call 570544-2211.

COM­MU­NITY PIC­NIC — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mrs. T’s Piero­gies park­ing lot, off Her­ald Road, Shenan­doah.

Free, but ticket re­quired. Free tick­ets avail­able at Betty Ann Bug­den’s To­tal Im­age De­sign Salon, Kowalonek’s Kiel­basa Shop, Ver­nalis Restau­rant, Francesco’s Restau­rant and Pizze­ria, Lucky’s Cor­ner Deli and Kiel­basi Shop, BB&T Bank, San­tander Bank, M&T Bank and First Na­tional Bank of PA. Four tick­ets per cus­tomer, chil­dren un­der 5 ad­mit­ted with­out ticket. Rain or shine.

DED­I­CA­TION CER­E­MONY — New play­ground, 1 to 4 p.m., Memo­rial Park, Fifth Street, Auburn. Pub­lic wel­come. Car­ni­val-style games, pig roast, bounce house, food, more than $500 in door prizes and Blondie Rocks DJ mu­sic.

LI­BRARY AMNESTY WEEK — To­day through Satur­day, Ta­maqua Pub­lic Li­brary, Ta­maqua. All items re­turned dur­ing week will have fines for­given. Call 570-668-4660.

OK­TO­BER­FEST — 2 to 7 p.m., New Ring­gold Sta­tion 55 Fire Com­pany. Cost $15. Chi­nese auc­tion and prizes, eth­nic food and drinks avail­able. En­ter­tain­ment by Fat Cat Duo Band. Spon­sored by Lit­tle Schuylkill Lions and New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany.

OPEN HOUSE — Auburn Area His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 1 to 4 p.m., Auburn Com­mu­nity Build­ing, 451 Pear­son St., Auburn. In con­junc­tion with the play­ground ded­i­ca­tion. Free ad­mis­sion. Free small gift for first 100 vis­i­tors. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude door prizes of $25, $50 and $100; dime­toss-for-dishes booth, 10 con­tests with win­ner re­ceiv­ing gift card, Chi­nese auc­tion, silent auc­tion and more.

OR­DER DEAD­LINE FOR BEAN SOUP SALE — To be picked up 11 a.m. to sell­out Oct. 13, South End Field and Stream, Whip­poor­will Dam, Frackville. To or­der, call Joe at 570-874-1108.

PRO­GRAM — “The Mu­sic of World War One,” 2 p.m., Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 374, South Tulpe­hocken Street, Pine Grove. Free. Park­ing avail­able across in­ter­sec­tion. Pre­sen­ter David Wat­son, re­tired mu­sic teacher and choral di­rec­tor of Pine Grove Area School District. Spon­sored by Pine­grove His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety.

PUB­LIC SAFETY DAY — 3 p.m., Rangers Hose Com­pany, Gi­rardville. Chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing visit from Sparky the Fire Dog, check out cop car, take tour of fire ap­pa­ra­tus. Fire preven­tion pro­gram fol­lows at 6 p.m. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-276-1406.

BINGO FUNDRAISER — 1 p.m., Zion’s Stone Church, 45 Ceme­tery Road, New Ring­gold. Cost $25 day of event. Tick­ets and seat­ing lim­ited. Prizes in­clude Vera Bradley, Coach and Thirty One items, cash and gift cards. Doors open noon. Food and raf­fles also avail­able. Call Char­lotte at 570-385-5111 from 9 a.m. to noon, Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days.

FASH­ION SHOW — 2 p.m., St. Ni­cholas Hall, Min­ersville. Cost $20, in­cludes lunch of sand­wiches, pasta salad, fruit and bev­er­age. Dessert is se­lec­tion of home­made cook­ies and a chance to win a door prize. Fash­ion from Catos and LuLaRoe. Spon­sored by Schuylkill County Lithua­nian Women’s Club to pro­vide their yearly schol­ar­ship. For tick­ets, call 570-277-6163 or for more in­for­ma­tion, call Joann at 570-225-5560.

WALK IN PENN’S WOODS — 1 to 4 p.m., Tus­carora State Park, Bar­nesville. Meet at park of­fice. Open to all ages. Iden­tify trees and shrubs, learn how the for­est ben­e­fits to us and wildlife. Walk along paved path, hand­i­cap ac­ces­si­ble. Pets al­lowed but must be leashed. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

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.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAK­FAST BUF­FET — 8 to 11:30 a.m., Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion So­cial hall, Caro­line Av­enue, Dieners Hill, Saint Clair. Cost. $7 adult and $3 chil­dren un­der 8. Take­outs avail­able. Door prize. Call 570-429-0302.

BREAK­FAST — 7 a.m. to noon, Rain­bow Hose Com­pany, Ev­ery other Sun­day. Call 570-385-1511.

MONTHLY MACK­EREL BREAK­FAST — 8 to 11 a.m., Frackville Elks Lodge, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Cost $8. Break­fast held first Sun­day of ev­ery month.

CEL­E­BRATE RE­COV­ERY — Noon to 1 p.m. ev­ery Sun­day, Faith Church, 1168 Cen­tre Turn­pike, Route 61, Or­wigs­burg. Bi­b­li­cal and bal­anced pro­gram cre­ated to help peo­ple over­come life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free. Ages 18 and over.

FREE COM­MU­NITY DIN­NER— 4 to 5:30 p.m., Grace Evan­gel­i­cal Free Church, 101 Gra­eff St., Cres­sona. Open to com­mu­nity.

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@ ya­

SPAGHETTI DIN­NER — 11 a.m. to sell­out first Sun­day of month through April, Co­lum­bia Hose Com­pany, Shenan­doah. Cost $9, in­cludes spaghetti, meat­balls, bread, salad and dessert. Eat in or take out or call for free lo­cal de­liv­ery. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 570-462-9574.

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