CHINESE AUCTION — Shop-and-drop 4 to 8 p.m. today and 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Christmas Pine Campgrounds, Auburn. Auction begins 6 p.m. Saturday. Baked goods and food for sale. Need not be present to win.
CONCERT — 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., New Minersville Fire Company, Minersville. Featuring O’Doyle Rules, acoustic duo. No cover.
PICTORIAL POSTMARK CELEBRATION — 6 p.m., Good American Hose Company, 738 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Special postmark commemorating 125 years of service to community. Postmark and special stamps of new pumper tanker will be available for cost of stamp and envelope.
UNDER THE BIG TENT BAZAAR — 5 to 11 p.m. today, 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Good American Hose Company, 738 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Bleenies, roast beef, funnel cakes, hamburgers, hotdogs and more. Entertainment by DJ Party Time today and Sunday and Drive Train Band Saturday. For more information, call 570-773-3473.
“WE WILL ROCK YOU” — 7 p.m. today and Saturday, Majestic Theater, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Tickets $15.
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.
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.
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.
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 — 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 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.
YOGA WITH AMY — 8:30 a.m. every Friday, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $10 class. Visit www.TamaquaArts.org. Call
ANNUAL PET CARNIVAL — 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Valley View Park. Featuring food vendors, nine rescue groups, pet agility course, carnival games, entertainment by DJ Dan Polietti and Chinese auction. Sponsored by Kids Fight for Animal Group in the Tri-Valley area. For more information, call Christine at 570449-7149.
HAMBURG HOOPLA — Noon, State Street Square, 222-228 State St., Hamburg. One-day music festival showcasing Hamburg area musicians. Chinese auction will also be held. Event supports Alexandria Amadoro, 9, of Hamburg, who is walking the entire Appalachian Trail raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Sponsored by Our Town Foundation.
HEPLER FAMILY REUNION — 10:30 a.m., Zion’s Cemetery, Pitman. Cost $16 adults, $7 ages 7-12, free under 7. Dinner noon. Contact Mae Ann Rehrer at 171 Amity Park Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508, 610-582-6914 or marehrer@ dejazzd.com or call Tom at 856-866-1348 or email teh. firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAKE-A-WISH POKER RUN — 9 a.m., New Minersville Firehouse Bikers, Minersville. Cost $20 donation per rider and $10 per passenger, includes ride, prizes and refreshments. One-hundred mile run for individuals and small groups. Registration can be paid at the door from 9 to 10:30 a.m., last bike out 11 a.m. All proceeds benefit a local wish.
SCHUYLKILL TOWNSHIP WIDE YARD SALE — 8 a.m., Brockton, MaryD, Tuscarora, New Kirk and
SEAFOOD NIGHT — 5 to 8 p.m., New England Fire Company, 7 Miller Lane,
Tamaqua. Cost $5 to $25. Choose from clams, shrimp, lobster, fish, chicken, steak and burgers. All meals served with choice of fries, baked potato or filling. Takeouts available. Call 570-6685340.
SIXTH ANNUAL SUMMER BARBECUE BASH — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Liberty Fire Company No. 4, Columbia and St. James streets, Schuylkill Haven. Day-long event begins with 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m., large Chinese auction, pig roast from noon to 9 p.m., firefighter hose-n-barrel at noon, loud fire engine parade at 5 p.m. and food, beverages and music all day long. For more information, call 570-385-3341 or visit the fire company’s page on Facebook.
SMOKEY BEAR PROGRAM — 5 p.m., Locust Lake State Park amphitheater, Barnesville. Free and open to public. Shine only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dave Duffy will give fire prevention and campfire safety presentation, followed by visit from Smokey Bear.
SPECIAL EXHIBIT WITH ARTIST MARTIN HEFFRON — 6 to 8 p.m., Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Free and open to CLAY WORKS — 6 to 9 public. Live music and refreshments. p.m. Mondays, Thursdays Call 570-6222788. and Saturdays, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125
TIME CAPSULE OPENING Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $15 — Noon, Tower City. Family per session. All materials included. Day picnic. Events part Call 570-668-1192 of Tower City 150th celebration. or visit www.TamaquaArts. For more information, org. call 570-500-0258. COFFEE AT THE CORNER
VOLUNTEER TRAINING — 7 a.m. to noon, Bethesda
— 1 to 5 p.m., Horses and at The Corner, routes 443 Horizons Therapeutic Learning and 183, Schuylkill Haven. Center, 375 Zion’s Stone Drop in for coffee and chat, Church Road, New Ringgold. meet new and old friends, Required training for new volunteers. Wi-Fi available. Anyone interested, COMPUTER CLASS —
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RUN — 8 a.m., Tamaqua and Spirit Church, 913 High Area High School, Tamaqua. Road, Ashland. Open fourth Cost $25. Registration starts Saturday of every month. 6:30 a.m., race starts 8 a.m. Call Pastor James Bowers at There is also a free kids run 570-492-2392. around the track. Proceeds FREE KIDS PAINT —
benefit American Cancer Society 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Relay for Life, which will Saturdays, Made in PGA, be held 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 61 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Age group awards as well as Grove. Free. Open to all Top 5 walkers. To register, ages. Ages 13 and older $5. call 570-778-8508 or email All materials provided. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
STORY TIME — 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St.,
Pottsville. Open to children ages 17 month to 5 years. Fun with stories, songs, free play and simple craft. Siblings welcome. Please call to register 570-622-8880 ext. 12.
SUMMER QUEST — Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville.
Free. Grades K-12. Complete quests, get prizes, register for a grand prize. For more information, or to register, visit the library during normal hours.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — 7 a.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville. Adults $9, children under 10 $4.
CAR CRUISE — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Island Park, Schuylkill Haven. Live radio, DJ, raffle drawing, 50/50. Registration $10. Rain or shine. For more information, call 570-4492896.
“FOR THE LOVE OF BACON” BUFFET — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Deer Lake Pub, Deer Lake. Cost $20 per person. All menu items have bacon. Advance-ticket sales get entered into prize drawings. Benefits Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library.
HOMEMADE LASAGNA DINNER — Noon to 3 p.m., St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish Center, 120 Oak St., Minersville. Cost $10, includes lasagna, salad, Italian bread and butter. Takeouts available. Call 570-5442211. Advanced tickets only.
MEAT BINGO — 1 p.m., East Norwegian Township Fire Company, Dieners Hill. Cost $20, includes 24 games. Food and drinks available. Doors open 11 a.m.
MEET-AND-GREET WITH LOCAL AUTHOR — 6 p.m., Orwigsburg Free Public Library, Orwigsburg. Heather Christie, author of “What the Valley Knows,” will be on hand for a pub talk. She will return 6 p.m. Monday to conduct the Book Club discussion. All welcome.
MEETING — Park Crest Fish and Game Association, 2 p.m., Brandonville.
MUSIC IN THE PARK — 7 p.m., Kennedy Park at the gazebo, Lansford, next to Panther Valley football stadium. Free admission, bring a chair. Music by Two for One, classic rock. Refreshments served. Sponsored by Lansford Alive Events Committee for the revitalization of Kennedy Park.
SUMMER PAINTING CLASS — 2 to 5 p.m., Dreamcatchers Art Emporium LLC, 370 S. Centre St.,
Pottsville. Cost $30 per person. Instructor Maggie Mazloom.
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.
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 — Grief Share, 1:30 p.m., Bethesda EC Church Library, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven.
Group meets second and fourth Sundays of the month.