Invasive insects: Penn State Extension educational session on three invasive insects, presented by Vincent Cotrone, Monday, Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m., Lackawanna College’s Environmental Educational Center, 93 Mackenzie Road, Covington Twp, free, registration required. Contact/registration: 570-963-6842 or email@example.com.
Chicken barbecue: East Benton United Methodist Church, 200 Jordan Hollow Road, chicken barbecue, Saturday, Oct. 20, takeout only, $10/dinner, $7/ halves, pick up between 3-5 p.m., tickets available from any church member.
sweetfrog charity: sweetfrog charity evening, 5-9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, Dickson City store, 1152 Commerce Blvd.
Pasta dinner: Anthracite Valley USBC Bowling Association pasta dinner and basket raffle, Sunday, Oct. 28, noon-4 p.m., St. Michael’s Center, 403 Delaware St., Jermyn.
Hunger run: The 7th annual Run Against Hunger, Saturday, Nov. 10, 5k/10k run and 2-mile walk, LHVA River Trail, Olive Street trailhead, Scranton, $25/preregistration for the 5k run or 2-mile walk, $30 for the 10k, $35/registration day of event, free for children under 10, registration from 7:30-8:45 a.m. Preregistration: www.runsignup.com/runagainsthunger.
Pierogi sale: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 505 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, fresh homemade pierogies Friday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $7/dozen. Preorders: 570-344-1522.
Music presentation: Special music presented by Niah and Allisha Merrill, 10 a.m., worship service of Jackson Street Baptist Church, Sunday, Oct. 21.
Gift program: Wayne County Children’s Christmas Bureau sets sign-up dates for holiday gift program, Chamber of the Northern Poconos Community Room, Wayne County Visitor’s Center, 32 Commercial St., Honesdale, Monday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday, 3-7 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 22, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 24, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Distributor day, Park Street Complex cafeteria, 648 Park St., Honesdale, Sunday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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