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REG­IS­TRA­TION FOR CRE­ATIVE CAN­VAS — To be held 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sun­day, Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, 125 Pine St., Ta­maqua. Cost $50, in­cludes 15-inch-by-15-inch wood can­vas and all sup­plies to paint. To re­serve seat, mail payment to Amy J. Mo­gish, 16 Meadow Ave., Ta­maqua, PA 18252 or visit clas­si­ Lim­ited seat­ing.

RESER­VA­TIONS FOR MOTHER’S DAY LUN­CHEON — To be held 1 p.m. May 13, Frackville Elks Lodge 1533, Frackville.

Cost $10, in­cludes chicken breast, potato, veg­etable, salad, roll with but­ter and dessert. Of­fi­cer of Frackville Elks will per­form the an­nual Mother’s Day cer­e­mony and rit­ual in honor of all Moth­ers past and present. Tick­ets avail­able at lodge and must be pur­chased by May 10. Call 570-874-2500.

TICK­ETS FOR VEN­DOR BINGO BEN­E­FIT — To be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun­day, East Nor­we­gian Town­ship Fire Depart­ment, 16 Sun­shine St., Pottsville.

Cost $20 ad­vance and $25 door day of event. Be­gin be­gins 1 p.m. Spe­cial drawing for ad­vance ticket hold­ers, twenty reg­u­lar games, spe­cials and jack­pot avail­able for pur­chase. Food avail­able for pur­chase. For tick­ets, call 570-449-2641. Ben­e­fits Ron Boris, heart trans­plant re­cip­i­ent, of Team Philadel­phia par­tic­i­pat­ing in sum­mer Do­nate Life Trans­plant Games of Amer­ica, Lake City, Utah. Hosted by Danielle Boris and Brenda Klinger Rutko. RUM­MAGE SALE — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to­day and Satur­day, First United Methodist Church of Pottsville. Call 570-622-8140.

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.

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.

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.

MOCK LOB­STER AND HAM DIN­NER — 4 to 7 p.m., Friedens­burg Fire Com­pany, Route 443, Friedens­burg. Take­outs avail­able. Call 570739-2141. Din­ner held first Fri­day of ever month through May.

STA­TION 55 KITCHEN — 5 to 9 p.m. Wed­nes­days, Fri­days and Satur­days, 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs­days and 4 to 8 p.m. Sun­days, New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany. So­cial quar­ters kitchen open. Call 570-943-2212.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CHICK- EN POT PIE — 4 to 7 p.m., Lib­erty Fire Com­pany, Columbia and St. James streets, Schuylkill Haven. Cost $8 adult plat­ters, $7 quarts and $4 chil­dren un­der 12. Din­ner in­cludes chicken pot pie, salad with hot ba­con dress­ing, bread and but­ter, desserts, cof­fee and drinks. Take­outs avail­able. Free de­liv­ery in Schuylkill Haven area. Call the fire­house at 570-385-3441.

CHEESESTEAK SALE — 3 p.m. un­til sell­out, Wil­liam Penn Fire Com­pany, Shenan­doah. Cost $8 plat­ter. Hoa­gies and plat­ters avail­able. Free lo­cal de­liv­ery. Call 570462-0338.

CHI­NESE AUC­TION — 1 p.m., Con­gre­ga­tional Free Church of Christ, McKeans­burg. Cost $5 a sheet of 25. Doors open 11 a.m., drawing be­gin­ning at 1 p.m. Lunch and bake sale will be held. Prizes in­clude lot­tery tree, money tree, out­door sets, Cracker Bar­rel rock­ing chair, Down­time and Rac­quet Club gift cards, Kitchen Aid mixer, girl’s 16-inch bike and more. At blink­ing yel­low light in Or­wigs­burg, turn east on Route 443, travel four miles and turn right on McKeans Ridge, church is on left. Call 570943-3414.

CHI­NESE AUC­TION FUNDRAISER — Shop-n-drop 3 to 6 p.m. to­day and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun­day, St. Clair of As­sisi Church Hall, Saint Clair. Cost $3 one sheet and $5 two sheets. Drawing 2 p.m., need not be present to win. Prizes in­clude 40 inch flat screen TV, Dyson Cy­clone sweeper value $740, $500 Visa card and more.

CON­CERT — 7 p.m., Cit­i­zens Fire Com­pany, Gor­don. Con­cert fea­tur­ing Jim Masadea, for­mer drum­mer for clas­sic rock band Boston. “TriMount: Be­fore Boston” show­cases ma­te­rial from the band’s self-ti­tled de­but al­bum as well as orig­i­nal ma­te­rial on piano and gui­tar. Cost $15 at www.jim­mas­

DE­SIGNER PURSE/SPA BINGO — 11 a.m., Sacramento Com­mu­nity Fire Com­pany, Sacramento. Cost $25 for 20 games. Five spe­cials will be played at $2 each. Doors open 11 a.m. bingo starts 1 p.m. Food and drink avail­able for pur­chase. Prizes are de­signer purses and spa gift cer­tifi­cates val­ued at $120 each for Holis­tic Heal­ing Spa, Pottsville. Mother’s Day event. Ben­e­fits Joseph W. Ellinger Schol­ar­ship Fund.

ELEC­TRON­ICS RE­CY­CLING — 9 a.m. to noon, Nor­we­gian Town­ship Ser­vices Build­ing park­ing lot. Free items com­put­ers, lap­tops, print­ers, key­boards, cell­phones, flat panel TVs and mon­i­tors, ra­dios, CD/DVD play­ers, speak­ers, am­pli­fiers, wires, game con­soles, bat­ter­ies, ca­ble boxes, scrap me­tal, Christ­mas lights and more. Pay items $20 CRT mon­i­tors. Not ac­cepted CRT tub TVs and pro­jec­tion TVs. Any ques­tions, call iGreen Re­cy­cling, Read­ing, 610-926-1717.

FES­TI­VAL OF THE ARTS — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fair­lane Vil­lage mall, Pottsville. Expo event with var­i­ous per­for­mances dur­ing the day, free youth the­ater work­shop and a youth vo­cal com­pe­ti­tion. In­for­ma­tion avail­able on op­por­tu­ni­ties in our area for the per­form­ing arts. Hosted by Schuylkill The­ater As­so­ci­a­tion.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY — 9 a.m., Pottsville Free Pub­lic Li­brary, 215 W. Mar­ket St., Pottsville. Cel­e­brat­ing Free Comic Book Day. Kids and adults can choose two free ti­tles from a se­lec­tion of comic books, cre­ate their own comic book and draw a life-size su­per­hero ver­sion of them­selves. Come dressed as your fa­vorite comic book char­ac­ter and get a prize.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY — 9 a.m., Ring­town Area Li­brary, 132 W. Main St., Ring­town. All vis­i­tors may se­lect up to three comic books per per­son while sup­plies last. For more in­for­ma­tion on this na­tion­wide event, visit www. freecomic­book­


9:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ta­maqua Pub­lic Li­brary, Ta­maqua.

Crafts, Su­per­hero movies and cre­ate your own comic strip. Re­ceive one comic book per fam­ily from var­ied se­lec­tion while sup­plies last.

GARAGE AND YARD SALE — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to­day and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun­day, across from Moyer’s Car Care, 104 Kiehn­ers St., routes 183 and 443, Schuylkill Haven.

Lots of items. Rain date May 19-20. Ben­e­fits Neigh­bor to Neigh­bor Hand in Hand.

GOSPEL NIGHT WITH ELVIS — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Pine Grove. Cost $7 per ticket, chil­dren un­der 15 free. Fea­tur­ing Andy Svrcek. Re­fresh­ments fol­low show. Call 570-345-8477 for tick­ets.

HOME­MADE CHICKEN POT-PIE DIN­NER — 3:30 p.m., Pine Grove Ma­sonic Lodge, Pine Grove. Cost $8.50 adults, $4 kids 5-10, free un­der 5. Din­ner in­cludes chicken pot-pie, grilled chicken breast, baked potato, salad with home­made ba­con dress­ing, bread, ap­ple­sauce, dessert and bev­er­age. Call 570-345-8216.

IN­AU­GU­RAL COL­OR­FUL WISHES — 11 a.m., Is­land Park Com­plex, Broad­way Street, Schuylkill Haven. Cost free ages 0-3, $20 ages 4-12 re­ceive sun­glasses and beads, $40 ages 12 and older re­ceive T-shirt, sun­glasses and beads by 10 a.m. day of event. Chi­nese Auc­tion with 40 bas­kets $5 per sheet tick­ets, par­tic­i­pants need not be present to win. Adult size only T-shirts can be pur­chased for $15. Con­ces­sion stand with walk­ing ta­cos, hot dogs, fruit, wa­ter and tea avail­able for pur­chase. Rain or shine. Walk or run your way around the course and help grant some wishes. Spon­sored by Moms for Make-A-Wish Softball, Her­ri­canes Softball. To ad­vance reg­is­ter, call 570-449-0602 or 570-516-5316.

MA­HANOY COM­MU­NITY GAR­DEN SEED SWAP AND GAR­DEN­ING 101 — 4 p.m., Her­man’s Park, Ma­hanoy City. Free event. First gar­den meet­ing with Master Gar­dener, Jane Kruse, dis­cussing ba­sic gar­den­ing, plant­ing and wa­ter­ing.

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. Open first and third Satur­days of ev­ery month from May through Septem­ber. Call 717-3628991.

PAINT AND SIP — 6 to 9 p.m., Rain­bow Hose Com­pany, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Amer­i­can flag pal­let. Call 570-385-1511.

PLANET WALK AROUND TOWN — 10 a.m. to noon, Schuylkill Haven Lit­tle League Park, Schuylkill Haven. Walk­ing tours led by stu­dents. Park­ing avail­able at el­e­men­tary school. No reser­va­tions re­quired. Free. Visit lo­cal busi­nesses in town open to shop.

RUM­MAGE SALE — 9 a.m., Sal­va­tion Army, Pottsville. Va­ri­ety of items for sale. Cloth­ing, house­hold items and more.

SAINT CLAIR HIS­TOR­I­CAL WALK — 2 p.m., Saint Clair His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 24 N. Ni­chols St., Saint Clair. Free. Open to pub­lic. Rain or Shine. Visit many his­tor­i­cal lo­ca­tions. Call 570-429-1161. Spon­sored by Walk Saint Clair and Saint Clair His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety.

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 on­line www. Ta­


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.

FIRST SATUR­DAY OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Cen­ter, third floor, 220 Park­way, Schuylkill Haven. Fea­tur­ing Elaine Soltis “Slow Danc­ing in my Mind,” open­ing re­cep­tion main gallery, ex­hibit on dis­play May and June; Gary MacCready, stu­dio 302 artist as­so­ci­a­tion; Ta­maqua Area, com­mu­nity gallery; Jonathan Paroby, stu­dio 319, stu­dio artist. Free ad­mis­sion, open to all ages, light re­fresh­ments. Visit artists in their stu­dios.

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. Christ-cen­tered and Bi­ble­based pro­gram fo­cus­ing on deal­ing with life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free. For more in­for­ma­tion or di­rec­tions, call Brian at 570-205-2813.

STA­TION 55 KITCHEN — 5 to 9 p.m. Wed­nes­days, Fri­days and Satur­days, 5 to 8 p.m. Thurs­days and 4 to 8 p.m. Sun­days, New Ring­gold Fire Com­pany. So­cial quar­ters kitchen open. Call 570-943-2212.

STO­RY­TIME — 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mon­days and Satur­days, Pottsville Free Pub­lic Li­brary, 215 W. Mar­ket St., Pottsville. Pre-school age kids en­joy some fun with sto­ries, songs and craft. Sib­lings wel­come. Please call to reg­is­ter 570-6228880. No class last Satur­day of month.


ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAK­FAST — 8 to 11:30 a.m., Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion So­cial Hall, Caro­line Av­enue, Dieners Hill. Cost $7 adults, $3 chil­dren un­der 8. Door prizes. Take­outs avail­able.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPAGHETTI DIN­NER — 11:30 a.m., St. Pa­trick Ro­man Catholic Church Par­ish Cen­ter, Pottsville. Cost $8 adults, $3.50 kids, in­cludes spaghetti din­ner, bread and salad.

CON­CERT — Fea­tur­ing Cen­tre Park Flutes, 3 p.m., Jerusalem Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church, 252 Dock St.,

Schuylkill Haven. Free and open to pub­lic. Freewill of­fer­ing. Re­cep­tion fol­low­ing con­cert. Last con­cert for the year. Hand­i­capped ac­ces­si­ble.

“DYER RUN GORGE” HIKE — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., meet 806 Val­ley Road, Pine Knot.

“Hiker Jim” leads you on this Gorge Trail re­opened in 2014 and down­hill on “Stephen’s Road.” Seven miles, mod­er­ate. Spon­sored by Schuylkill on the Move.

MACK­EREL BREAK­FAST — 8 a.m., Frackville Elks,

Frackville. Cost $8 per per­son or add $1 for ba­con. Break­fast in­cludes eggs, toast, home fries, mack­erel, pan­cakes, French toast and cream chipped beef, ham, sausage, scrap­ple, cof­fee or juice. Take­outs avail­able. Call 570-874-2500.

OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 4 p.m., Frackville Mu­seum, Frackville Mu­nic­i­pal Build­ing,

Frackville. Guest speaker, Lor­raine Stanton, will present “Liv­ing in Frackville 92 years” at 2 p.m.

POLKA WOR­SHIP SER­VICE — 9 a.m., St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Pine Grove. Fea­tur­ing Hei­del­berg Brass Band un­der the di­rec­tion of the Rev. Glenn Beard. All wel­come. Free.

PRE­SEN­TA­TION — 10:30 a.m., Restora­tion Fel­low­ship Church, Shenan­doah. Free event. Guest speaker, the Rev. Tracey, from Rev­e­la­tions 19 Min­istries.


7:30 a.m., Moun­taineer Hose Com­pany, Min­ersville. Open menu.

TA­MAQUA COM­MU­NITY HUNGER WALK — 2 p.m., be­gins at Ta­maqua Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­ter, Ta­maqua. Reg­is­tra­tion 1:30 p.m. Rain date May 20. Cel­e­bra­tion time with ice cream and fel­low­ship im­me­di­ately fol­lows the walk.

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.

BREAK­FAST — 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., AMVETS Post 180, 1300 Seneca St., Pottsville. Adults $9, chil­dren 7 and un­der $4. 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 570-789-3702 or email bwp1975@ya­

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.

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