BLOCK PARTY — 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. today, 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Rescue Hook and Ladder Fire Company,
Shenandoah. Bingo nightly 6 p.m., truck parade 7:30 p.m. Friday, horseshoe tournament 9 a.m. Saturday.
CLASS REUNION — Blue Mountain High School Class of 1978, 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Chateau at Hidden Valley Golf Course, Pine Grove. Cost $38 per person. A pre-reunion party will be held 6 to 10 p.m. today at 4Play Moonshine, Main Street, Schuylkill Haven. Any classmate interested in attending, call Cathy at 570-5734958 or email [email protected]mail. com or check Facebook Blue Mountain Class of 1978 page.
SCHUYLKILL COUNTY FAIR — Opens 4 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday, Schuylkill County Fairgrounds,
Summit Station. Cost $5 general admission, children 10 and under free. Free parking. Exhibits, contests, food and entertainment. Today, 7 p.m., Chad Reinert and 9 p.m., Joe Diffie; Saturday, 7 p.m., Jesse Wade Trio and 9 p.m., Jay and the Americans.
SPAGHETTI DINNER — 5 to 8 p.m., Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road,
Llewellyn. Cost $9. Entertainment by The Local Boys 9 p.m. to midnight, no cover charge. Call 570-544-9974.
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.
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.
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. For information, call Lorraine at 570-490-7750 or Lola at 570-622-4376.
KITCHEN OPEN — 11a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saint Clair Fish and Game Banquet Hall, Saint Clair. 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. 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.
FIFTH SEBASTIAN HENNINGER REUNION — 12:30 p.m., St. John’s Hill Church,
Berrysburg. Bring placesetting, beverage, covered dish/dessert and inexpensive wrapped present for crazy bingo prize. Memorial service for those who have passed since 2012. Send genealogy information since 2012 to Marilyn Henninger, P.O. Box 329, Elizabethville, PA 17023 or email marilynmhen[email protected]
SEVENTH ANNUAL JEFFREY DONNELLY MEMORIAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — 8 a.m. today and Sunday, East End Park, Mahanoy City. Raffle basket and food. All welcome.
ANNUAL BOOK AND BAKE SALE — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tamaqua Public Library,
Tamaqua. Prices begin at 10 cents. Bake sale will also be held.
BREAKFAST BUFFET — 6 to 10 a.m., Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn. Cost $9. Entertainment by Sapphire 7 to 10 p.m., no cover charge. Call 570-544-9974.
8to11a.m., Washington Hook and Ladder Fire Company, 700 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $5 for exterior only or $15 for exterior and interior, including cleaning the interior windows, wiping dashboard and door panels and vacuuming. Weather permitting.
CONCERT — 6 p.m., Valley View Park, Valley View. Music by Shannon. Free event. Food and refreshments available. For more information, call 570-573-9467.
FOOD AND BAKE SALE — 7 a.m. until sellout, St. John’s Church, 200 Pearson St. Auburn. Rain or shine. Part of Auburn community yard sale. Church parking lot available free of charge to setup yard sale table, only ask participants to clean up at end of sale.
FUNDRAISER — 9 to 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Mahanoy City. Clearance of Christmas in July and household items. A freewill donation accepted. Call 570773-1024.
HEGINS PET FESTIVAL — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hegins Park, Hegins. Live entertainment, dunk tank, horseshoe tournament, chalk drawing, kids’ coloring, craft vendors, food, baked goods and more. Pets welcome, but must be restrained. Enter your chili recipe for a $10 donation, up to three entries per person. Individuals wanting to sample chili may purchase a $5 wristband and place a vote for the winner. To enter any contest or for more information, call 570-590-2895 or email roxannemor[email protected] or scottcmor[email protected]
JOHN PETER HOFFMAN ASSOCIATION 104TH REUNION — Noon, St. Peter’s “Hoffmans” Church Pavilion, Lykens. Take Route 209 to Loyalton, turn left onto South Crossroads Road at red light, continue church on left. Covered dish buffet lunch, bring one hot and one cold dish, drinks provided. Bring own plates and utensils. Annual meeting after lunch, followed by bingo. Bring inexpensive wrapped bingo prize if participating. Children’s activities provided.
POSTPONEMENT — Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Tamaqua. Call 570-6682180 or email zionl[email protected]izon.net.
PAWCASSO: PAINT WITH YOUR DOG CLASS — 10 a.m., Walk In Art Center rear parking lot, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Cost $5 per canvas. All dogs must be leashed and with owner at all times. Accepting dog food and other items for animal shelters. Proceeds benefit Hillside SPCA. Call 570-732-3728 or email walkinartcenter.org.
SPORTSMAN’S BINGO — 2 p.m., Lavelle Volunteer Fire Company Hall, Lavelle. Other location, Wilburton Fire Company hall. Cost $40. Doors open 12:30 p.m. Call 570875-1227.
BUILDING BLOCK PARTY — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Pubic Library, Orwigsburg. First Saturday of every month.
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.
CLAY WORKS — 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $15 per session. Call 570668-1192 or visit www.TamaquaArts.org.
COFFEE AT THE CORNER — 7 a.m. to noon, Bethesda at The Corner, routes 443 and 183, Schuylkill Haven.
FIRST SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Center, third floor, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Main Gallery, Robert Kline with his “Watercolor Journey;” featured studio artist is Georgine Borchick, studio 306; featured association member artist is Laura Vargo, studio 302; community gallery features “Inspiration & Connections” Sherrill Sylberling, Richard Wolfe. Free admission, light refreshments will be served.
FREE COMMUNITY SOUP
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.
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.
OPEN HOUSE — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elizabethville Historical Society, 100 E. Main.,
Elizabethville. Open first and third Saturdays of every month from May through September. Call 717-362-8991.
PORT CARBON AREA FOOD PANTRY — 10 to 11 a.m. first Saturday of even months, Avenues, Agricultural Park, 2 Park St.,
Pottsville. Pantry serves Port Carbon and Mechanicsville boroughs. For more information, call Schuylkill Community Action at 570-622-1995.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — 8 to 11:30 a.m., Immaculate Conception Social Hall, Caroline Avenue, Dieners Hill. Cost $7 adults, $3 children under age 8. Takeouts available. Door prizes.
BI-WEEKLY BREAKFAST — 7 a.m., Clover Fire Company, Heckscherville. Cost $9 adults, $4 kids under age 10.
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.
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.
HOMEMADE ICE CREAM FESTIVAL AND ZION’S GOT TALENT — 3 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Klinger Road, Lykens. Free admission. Paint river rocks, learn how to transform plastic bags into crafts, talent show by Zion members and live auction of gift baskets. Homemade ice cream and variety of toppings, other homemade foods as well.
6 to 8 p.m., Kennedy Park at the Gazebo, next to Panther Valley football stadium, Lansford. Fifth season. Free, bring a chair. Refreshments served. Music by Don and Donna Nye, Port Carbon, founding members of Kings and Queens. Sponsored by Lansford Alive Events Committee for the revitalization of Kennedy Park.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR SUBS — To be picked up Aug. 9, Congregational Free Church of Christ Social Hall, 81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg. Cost $5. To order, call 570-366-2049.
“PAINT AND SIP” CLASS — 3 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Benefits Ruth Steinerrt Memorial SPCA. Call 570-732-3728 or visit walkinartcenter.org.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES — 5 to 7 p.m., Lions Club Amphitheater at Joulwan Park, Pottsville. Free. Featuring Tom as Garth, Garth Brooks tribute. Bring your lawn chair.
SUMMER PICNIC DINNER AND CHINESE AUCTION — 11:45 a.m., Sacred Heart Social Hall, Williamstown. Cost $9. Takeouts available.
FREE COMMUNITY DINNER — 4 to 5:30 p.m., Grace Evangelical Free Church, 101 Graeff St., Cressona.
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 — Freethinker Recovery Group, 6 p.m. first and third Sunday of every month, locations vary. Conducted by Schuylkill Unitarian Universalists. Call 570-789-3702 or email [email protected]hoo.com.