AUTUMN COLLECTION CONCERT — 7 to 10 p.m., Yuengling Mansion, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Jazz series featuring guest pianist Ron Stabinsky, JRK Jazz Trio, Joe Battaglia on guitar, Roy Cumming on upright bass, Kim Russell Seibert on vocals and keyboard. Also The Youth Singers with a special tribute to “The Sound of Music.”
THEME BASKET AUCTION — Shop-and-drop 3 to 6 p.m. today, Washington Fire Company, Ashland. Auction Saturday during Ashland AppleFest. Sponsored by Martha Washington Ladies Auxiliary.
BINGO — 6 p.m., Mount Hope AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St,, Pottsville. Choose from three packages; 20 regular games, veterans jackpot and AMVETS jackpot. Doors open at 4 p.m., early bird 6 p.m. Food and beverages for sale.
CHICKEN DINNER — 4 p.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville. Cost $9 adults, $4 kids under 10. Dinner includes chicken, baked potato, con corn salad, drinks and desserts. Call 570-544-2221.
“MURDER CAN BE HABIT FORMING” — 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nuremberg Community Players Theater, 283 Hazle St., Nuremberg. Cost $15. To reserve your tickets, call 570-359-3406.
“HAUNTED HISTORY, A WALKING TOUR” — 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. today and Oct. 20 and 27, Schuylkill County Historical Society, Pottsville. Two tours each night. Cost $10 adults, $5 children ages 7-12. Hear the history of Schuylkill County’s executions and acts which caused them. Relive the county’s most infamous hauntings. Call 570-622-7540.
SECOND ANNUAL PHOE- NIX FEST — Noon, Saint Clair Fish and Game Banquet Hall, Saint Clair. Cost $25 person, $50 couple, free children under 12. Annual pig roast, car and bike show. Live entertainment all day, food and refreshments. Sponsored by Phoenix Hose Company No. 4.
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 570-6226619.
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.
FRIDAY NIGHT BINGO — 6 p.m. early bird every Friday, AMVETS, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Cost $18, $20 and $25. Food and beverage for sale. 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. 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 570624-3018.
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 570-9432212.
YOGA WITH AMY — 8:30 a.m. every Friday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $10 class. Visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
APPLEFEST — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eureka Park, Ashland. Food, fun, games, music, prizes and pumpkin decorating for children. Numerous craft vendors and food from May’s Drive-In, Grilled Cheese Cafe 2, Wilburton Fire Company, Bissinger’s Apple Dumplings and Vince’s Famous Cheesesteaks.
BROWSE AND BID FOR CHINESE AUCTION — 4 to 8 p.m. today, auction begins 2 p.m. Sunday, St. Ambrose Parish Center, Schuylkill Haven. More than 400 prizes, cash raffle, 50/50, homemade food and desserts. For tickets, call 570-366-2381.
BROWSE AND BID FOR BASKET/GIFT AUCTION — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, auction begins 2 p.m. Sunday, Ss. Peter and Paul’s Roman Catholic Church hall, 131 N. Beech St., Mount Carmel. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Prizes include Nintendo Switch, Amazon Echo show and much more. Food available and takeouts. Need not be present to win. For more information, call 570-3390650.
FALL FESTIVAL — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. John’s Church, Ringtown. Food vendors, crafts, pet blessing, hayrides, entertainment, games and activities.
INTRODUCTORY CLASS — 9 WEAVING a.m. to noon, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Call 570-732-3728 or visit walkinartcenter.org.
MEATLOAF DINNER — 4 to 7 p.m., Congregational Free Church of Christ Social Hall, 81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg. Dine in or take out. For more information, call 570-366-2049.
MEATLOAF OR HAM DINNER — 4 to 7 p.m., Schuylkill Hose Company, Union Street, Schuylkill Haven. Choice of meatloaf or ham with corn, green beans, mashed potatoes, drinks and dessert. Free delivery in town. Call 570-385-0393.
PAINT AND SIP: FALL PUMPKIN CLASS — 6 to 8 p.m., Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. For ages 12 and older. Call 570-732-3728 or visit walkinartcenter.org.
PAINT AND SIP: WOOD PALLET PUMPKIN CLASS — 3 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. For ages 12 and older. Call 570-7323728 or visit walkinartcenter.org.
PAPER FLORIST WORKSHOP — 9 a.m., Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $35 person. All materials and supples are included as well as a take home template. Join Wendy from North Elm Designs to learn how to make large paper flowers and ways to incorporate them into your next event. Call 570-668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY — Noon, St. Vincent dePaul Worship Center, Second Street and Mahanoy Avenue, Girardville. All welcome to pray on this 101st anniversary of the final vision of Our Lady of Fatima.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY — Noon, St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Ashland.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY — Noon, Pennsylvania Anthracite Miners Memorial, Main and Washington streets, Shenandoah.
Registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. Rosary will begin at noon. For more information, call Charles Calise at 570-612-9205.
PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY — Noon, Mahanoy City High Rise, 10 W. Centre St., Mahanoy City.
RED-HEADED SPEAKEASY MURDER MYSTERY DINNER — 6:30 to 10 p.m., Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road,
Llewellyn. Cost $40 person. Dinner served 7 p.m. Fourcourse meal included and a variety of 1920s-themed adult cocktails. Send check or money order to Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn, PA 17944. Call 570-544-9974.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR SELF-HEALING CLASS — To be held 10 a.m. Nov. 10, Diakon Living and Learning,
Pottsville. Cost $20. Learn about food as medicine, natural homeopathic remedies, self administered healing modalities that support your body’s natural system. Call Susan at 570-624-3018.
ROSARY RALLY — Noon, St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church parking lot, Schuylkill Haven. Bring lawn chair if needed.
ROSARY RALLY — Noon, Lehigh Avenue and West Frack Street public square,
SHAKESPEARE’S “THE TEMPEST” PLAY — 2 and 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, Majestic Theater, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Cost $10. Performed by the Majestic Players Children’s Theater. Call 570-628-2833.
STUFFED CHICKEN DINNER — 2 to 5 p.m., Ann’s Bakery, 158 Main St. Branchdale. Cost $9.50. Takeouts only. Call 570-544-2249. Benefits Minersville United Methodist Church.
VENDOR AND CRAFT SHOW — 9 a.m., New Ring- gold Fire Company, New Ringgold. More than 20 vendors and crafters to start your holiday shopping. Raffle prizes available. Kitchen will be open with refreshments. Fire prevention packets will be available.
WORKS OF WAHHAB — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Monday, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street, Pottsville. Art show and silent auction to benefit Zarina Wahhab Nursing Scholarship for nursing students. Artist Dr. Abdul Wahhab. For more information, call 570-624-7223.
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.
CHILDREN’S STORYTIME — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Pubic Library, Orwigsburg. Story and craft. Second Saturday of every month.
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.
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.
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. Free pizza, snacks and soft drinks. Call 570-874-1585 or 570-6223587. Movie every second Saturday.
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 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.
Those interested are invited to “come and see” if they may be called to be part of community. Blessed scapular pendant medals available. Group meets second Saturday of every month.
NEW RINGGOLD AREA FOOD PANTRY — 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Christ Church McKeansburg, 6 S. Race St.,
New Ringgold. Serves New Ringgold, McKeansburg, Port Clinton, Drehersville, Snyder, Andreas, and East Brunswick, and part West Penn Township. For more information, call Schuylkill Community Action at 570-622-1995.
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.
TAMAQUA AREA FOOD PANTRY — 9 to 10 a.m. second Saturday of even months, Salvation Army, 105 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. Serves Tamaqua and Coaldale, and Rush, Schuylkill, Walker townships and part of West Penn Township. For more information, call Schuylkill Community Action at 570-622-1995.
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.
ADULT AND TEEN CHALLENGE — 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Klinger Road,
Erdman. Provide an overview of the drug problem in the county. For more information, call 570-590-5901.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — 7 a.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville.
Cost $9 adults, $4 kids under 10.
BUILDING BLOCK BINGO — 1 p.m., St. Nicholas Hall,
Primrose. Cost $20 advance, $25 door, includes 16 regular games and four specials. Extras available. All prizes LEGO building sets. Doors open 11 a.m. Everyone must have ticket. Call 570-5270899, 570-544-2800 or stop by Mike Watcher’s.
CANCELLATION — Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., AMVETS Post 180, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Next breakfast November.
CHURCH CONCERT SERIES — 4 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 S. Second St., Pottsville. Free. Featuring Cora Gamelin-Osenbach, soprano, along with Candice Mowbray, classical guitarist, and Nora Suggs, flutist. Freewill offering. Handicapped accessible. Reception following concert to meet the artist.
“COUNTRY VIEW” WALK — 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., meet behind Mount Pleasant Hose Company, Buck Run, Route 901. Easy 8.4-mile hike. Sponsored by Schuylkill on the Move.
FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION SERVICE — 2 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, East Main and Dock streets, Schuylkill Haven. Free. Community invited to recognize and thank our first responders. Special music performed by church choirs, blessing of equipment, touch a truck for kids, and time of fellowship and refreshments.
FRACKVILLE MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 4 p.m., Frackville Borough Building, Frackville. Special guest speaker, Donald Bricker and Frackville Police Chief Bell, 2 p.m. Many new displays and photos.
GUN RAFFLE — Noon to 5 p.m., Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $25 donation. Chances to win 19 gun prizes and six cash prizes. Food and refreshments. Must be 21 to claim prizes. No wings. Call 570-385-1511. Benefits Rainbow Hose Company and Cressona Fire Company.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR HOMEMADE SOUP AND BAKE SALE — To be picked up 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20, First United Methodist Church social hall, 25 S. Balliet St.,
Frackville. Cost $6 per quart. Choice of beef vegetable, chicken corn, ham and bean, Italian wedding. Call 570-8742435, 570-773-3734, or 570874-1345.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR UNBAKED PIZZA SALE —
To be held 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19, Girard Hose Company,
Girardville. Cost $10. Hot sauce extra. To order, call 570-590-2825.
“RICK K AND THE ALLNIGHTERS” SHOW — 4 p.m., Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium, Mount Carmel. Cost $20. Doors open 3 p.m. Food available. Special tribute to veterans. All proceeds donated to local charities. For more information, call Joe 570-373-3561. Tickets available at Academy Sports Center, Mount Carmel, and Subway in Walmart, Coal Township.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER — 10:30 a.m., Restoration Fellowship Church, Shenandoah. Featuring Marianna Esworthy.
TAMAQUA HERITAGE FESTIVAL — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Tamaqua. Rain or shine. Crafts, vendors, seasonal and holiday creations, information booths, homemade ethnic and festival foods, Coaldale native and author Daniel Urban will be autographing and selling copies of his new book, “Grow Up Already!”; Tamaqua Area Historical Museum will be open for tours, special display and re-enactor honoring 100th anniversary of World War I, blacksmith demonstration by Don Campbell at 1848 Hegarty Blacksmith Shop, music, shop Leiby’s Autumn harvest farm market, horse-drawn trolley rides, children’s games, bounce house and more. For more information, call 610-597-6722.
TICKET DEADLINE FOR POLISH HAPPY MEAL DINNER —To be held 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 21, St. John the Baptist Polish National Catholic Church, 414 W. Oak St., Frackville. Cost $9, includes pieroghi, haluski, bigos, halupki, kielbas, bread, dessert and beverage. For tickets, call 570-874-1960 or 570874-3111. Limited number of walk-ins will be available.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY — Noon to 1 p.m. every Sunday, Faith Church, 1168 Centre Turnpike, Route 61, Orwigsburg. Free. Ages 18 and over.
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 — Grief Share, 1:30 p.m., Bethesda Evangelical Congregational Church Library, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Group meets second and fourth Sundays of the month.