AMANDA — 6 p.m., Ashland Public Library, Ashland. Cost $40. Seasonal wood designs for painting with four designs to choose from. Registration information on the library’s Facebook page. Call 570875-3175.
BINGO — 6 p.m., Frackville American Legion, Frackville. Doors open 4 p.m. Individual game and package deal pricing. Cash winners, theme baskets, 50/50 drawings and more. Kitchen will be open. Food vouchers given away to first 25 people. Second bingo fundraiser is Nov. 30; third bingo fundraiser is Dec. 14.
GABBY-PALOOZA CHINESE AUCTION AND DINNER — Shop-and-drop, 4 to 7 p.m. today and noon Saturday, Citizens Fire Company, 136 W. Bacon St., Palo Alto. Spaghetti dinner, bake sale and Chinese auction to benefit Gabriella Faith Etherington.
INDOOR WALKING CLUB — 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Schuylkill Haven Recreation Center gymnasium, Schuylkill Haven. Free. For ages 50 and older and all fitness levels. Participants must be registered on-site at Schuylkill Haven Senior Community Center. For more information, call 570624-3017. Sponsored by Diakon Community Services.
INDOOR WALKING CLUB — 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday to Friday, Tremont Borough Building gymnasium, Tremont. Free. For more information, call 570-624-3017. Sponsored by Diakon Community Services.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR NATURAL EVERGREEN WREATH OR SWAG WORKSHOP — To be held 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 3, Evergreen Acres, 135 Fort Lebanon Road, Auburn. Cost $10 swag, $20 wreath plus $5 registration fee. Includes supply package with greens, wire, ribbon, decorative materials and advice from Schuylkill County Master Gardeners on keeping greens fresh and beautiful. Class size limited. Mail $5 registration fee, plus project payment to Penn State Extension. Master Gardeners, 1202 Ag Center Drive, Pottsville, PA 17901. Checks payable to Penn State University. Call 570-622-4225, ext. 13 or email email@example.com to confirm your registration.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ART UNCORKED — To be held 1 p.m. Nov. 4, Good Will Fire Company No. 4, 114 Nichols St., Pottsville. Cost $45, includes acrylic art materials, instructions from Missi Allen on creating your LOVE Penn State-themed piece and light refreshments. Bring your favorite bottle of wine. Call 570385-6262 or email pts11@ psu.edu. Sponsored by Penn State Schuylkill Alumni Society.
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.
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 570-490-7750 or Lola at 570-622-4376.
FOOD PANTRY — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Faith Assembly of God Church, 18 S. Second St., Cressona. Pantry open fourth Friday of every month.
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 — 11a.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 570-624-3018.
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.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DINNER — Noon to 6 p.m., Schaeffer’s HarleyDavidson, 1123 Brick Hill Road, Orwigsburg. Cost $8 adults, $5 children 4-10 and free children under 3. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, roll/butter, drink. Desserts for purchase. Benefits Gentle Yoga Program for Can- cer Patients at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill. Chinese auction, sponsored by Ladies of Harley, Deer Lake HOG and Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson.
APPLE FESTIVAL AND AUTUMN BREAKFAST — 7 to 10 a.m., Outwood Lutheran Church Pavilion, Old Forge and Oak Grove roads, Pine Grove. Breakfast items include eggs, home fries, ham, sausage, pancakes, potatoes, juice and coffee. Takeouts available. Call 570345-8216.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Life Ministry, 21 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Food available.
COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL — 3 p.m., Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Ashland. Free. Fun, food and games.
CONCERT — “Spooky Strings 4,” presented by An- thracite Philharmonic, 7 p.m., Majestic Theater, Pottsville. Tickets $20.
8a.m.to 1 p.m., St. John’s Kimmel’s Church, 1263 Deep Creek Road, Ashland. Arts and crafts, used books, rummage sale, soup and baked goods available. For more information, call 570-875-0200.
FALL FOOD TRUCK FRENZY— 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Independence Street, Shamokin. Food trucks, magician Brent Kessler, Frank Wicher Band, Trent Noll, adult scavenger hunt, kids games and pumpkin decorating, wagon rides and face painting. Sponsored by Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Tranquillity Tattoo Arts Studio.
FAMOUS CHICKEN BARBECUE — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Christ Church McKeansburg, 1751 Chestnut St.,
New Ringgold. Cost $9.50 adults, $4.75 children. Meal includes chicken made by Christ Church, baked potato, homemade pepper cabbage, homemade applesauce, roll and drink. Homemade desserts and pie available for purchase. For advance tickets, call 570-943-2822. Proceeds help families in need.
GOT DRUGS? COLLECTION — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., local police stations, county courthouse or hospitals in
Schuylkill County. Turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal. For more information, visit www.dea.gov.
PORK AND SAUERKRAUT DINNER — 3 to 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Dock Street and Paxton Avenue, Schuylkill Haven. Cost $8 adults, $5 kids. Homemade desserts included.
SEEKING THE GRAY GHOSTS — 5:30 p.m., Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Drehersville. Join Chelsea DeMarco, lead graduate student from Penn State working on the Pennsylvania Goshawk Project, to find out what the team has discovered after two sessions of studying goshawks in Pennsylvania.
SHOW — “Mary Poppins, Jr.,” 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, D.H.H. Lengel Middle School auditorium, Pottsville. Presented by Pottsville GTC Theater Program. Tickets $15 and available at the door. For more information, call 570-581-8617.
WING NIGHT — 5 to 8 p.m., West End Hose Company, 1217 W. Market St., Pottsville. Boneless wings and chicken tenders with fries available. Takeouts also available. Call 570-622-5770.
WOMEN’S HEALTH FAIR — 10 a.m. to noon, Bethel AME Church, 816 Laurel Blvd., Pottsville. Addressing women’s health issues and healthy living.
BLOCK PARTY — 10:30 a.m., Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Free. Ages 3-6. Last Saturday of month. Call 570-622-8880.
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.
CRAFTY SATURDAY — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library, Orwigsburg. Free. Elementary age children learn crafts. Fourth Saturday of every month.
FOOD PANTRY — 2 to 4 p.m., Ministry of Water and Spirit Church, 913 High Road, Ashland. Open fourth Saturday of every month. Call Pastor James Bowers at 570492-2392.
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.
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 BREAKFAST — 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Altamont Fire Company, 209 S. Green St., Frackville. Cost $9. Takeouts available. Call 570-874-4384.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — 7 a.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville. Cost $9 adults and $4 kids under 10.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., St. Nicholas Hall, Primrose. Cost $9 adults, free children under 12. Hot breakfast buffet with bleenies and homemade breads. Held every fourth Sunday.
4 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Klinger Road, Lykens. Cost $2 per player. Pinochle or euchre. Lots of prizes. Beginner classes 3 p.m., tournament begins 4 p.m. Homemade foods include soups, burger, apple dumplings and more available for purchase.
COFFEEHOUSE — 3 to 6 p.m., Bear Crossing, 156 Indian Run Road, New Ringgold. Cost $10. Gourmet treats, silent auction. Featuring Crow Hill, bluegrass style songs and tunes, Bruce A. Marianelli on piano, Ed Conover on mountain dulcimer and Gabriel Chamber Ensemble. Sponsored by Gabriel Chamber Ensemble. Directions on website www. gabrielensemble.org or call 570-943-2558.
DESIGNER PURSE BINGO — 2 p.m. , Marian High School cafeteria, Hometown. Cost $25. Doors open at noon. Twenty games, 16 regular and four specials. Advance tickets eligible for special drawing. Extra cards, side raffles, food and beverages available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Marian High School football program. Call 570-449-3569 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
FREE CLOTHING GIVEAWAY — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Faith Church, 1168 Centre Turnpike/Route 61, Orwigsburg.
HISTORICAL DISPLAY OF NEW PHILADELPHIA — 2 p.m., Holy Cross Parish Center, New Philadelphia. In conjunction with the borough’s 150th anniversary. Sponsored by the Community Organization.
MEAT BINGO — 1 p.m., East Norwegian Township Fire Company, Dieners Hill. Cost $20 for 24 games. Doors open 11 a.m. Special holiday jackpot and 50/50 along with extras available to purchase. Kitchen open. For more information, call 570-429-0867.
MEATLOAF DINNER — Noon, St. Michael’s Social Hall, 110 N. Morris St., Saint Clair. Cost $10 adults, $7 children, includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, rolls, coffee, tea and dessert. Takeouts available. Call 570-429-2138 to reserve your ticket.
ORGAN AND CHORAL CONCERT — 3 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Pottsville. Freewill offering. Featuring Michael Kiehner, organist, and area singers directed by Catherine Zimmerman.
PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH SERVICE — 2:30 p.m., St. Mark’s “Brown’s” Church, 151 Summer Hill Road, Schuylkill Haven. For more information, call 570-640-7748.
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. 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.