ANNUAL ART SHOW — 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dreamcatchers Art Emporium LLC, 370 S. Centre St., Pottsville. Light refreshments from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Various artwork from several local artists will be on display and for sale.
BASKET AUCTION — 4 p.m., St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 529 St. Michaels Road, Hamburg. Cost $5 sheet of 25 tickets. More than 125 baskets. Food sale.
CHRISTMAS 50/50 TICKETS — Drawing Dec. 1, William Penn Fire Company. Cost $1 each. Can be purchased from participating Shenandoah businesses or any fire company member.
CHRISTMAS STOCKING STUFFER TICKETS — Drawing Dec. 1, William Penn Fire Company. Cost $2 each or three for $5. Can be purchased from participating Shenandoah businesses or any fire company member.
FUNDRAISER — 7 to 11 p.m., Mountain Valley Golf Course, Barnesville. Cost $20. Chance to win door prizes donated by Yuengling, CACL, O’Neals, Murphy Jewelers and Vintage 61. Entertainment by Trent Noll and DJ CHUBB. For further information, contact Laura at ricel@ shasd.org or Megan
MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER — “Just Desserts,” 6 p.m., The Lodge at Sharp Mountain, 201 S. 26th St., Pottsville. Cost $40, includes antipasto salad, Italian penne salad, spaghetti alla puttanesca, meatballs in marinara, cannoli and cookies, coffee and tea, tax and gratuity. There will be a cash bar. For tickets, call Lucille at 570325-4368 or 570-622-2788 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. net. Presented by Schuylkill County Council for the Arts and J&L Productions.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR FILLING SALE — To be picked up Nov. 17, New England Fire Company, 7 Miller Lane, Tamaqua. Cost $8 per 1 1/2 quart container. Call 570-277-6606.
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES — 7:30 to 11 a.m., Pine Grove Area High School, Pine Grove. Contact guidance office to arrange appointments with your child’s teachers from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 570-345-2731, ext. 216. Students welcome to attend.
RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR “SIPPING FOR STATE” BUS TRIP — To be held 10 a.m. Nov. 18, bus departs Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven. Cost $45, at email@example.com. includes lunch, private tours and samplings, prize raffles, bus transportation. Starting tour at Setter Ridge Vineyards for beer and wine sampling, then lunch at Saucony Brewing Co., Kutztown, then tour and sample Golden Avalanche Brewing Co. at Kutztown Tavern. Bus returns to campus at 4 p.m. Must be 21. Call 570-385-6262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
RUMPSCH MATCH — 7 to 11:30 p.m., Hose, Hook and Ladder No. 1 banquet hall, Pine Grove. Cost $3, includes refreshments.
VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY — 7:25 a.m., in front of Tamaqua Area High School, Tamaqua. Public invited to attend ceremony honoring all veterans.
VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY — 1 p.m., Tri-Valley High School, Hegins. Coffee and refreshments 10:30 a.m., home-style meal will follow at 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker from community, Tri-Valley High School Band and Chorus and veterans.
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY — Breakfast, 8:15 to 9:15 a.m., Mahanoy Area High School large group instruction room, Mahanoy City. Program 9:20 to 10:20 a.m., then activities move to Mahanoy City Veterans Memorial at Centre and Catawissa streets to place a wreath at memorial and honor guard will give a rifle salute at 11 a.m. Veterans planning to attend should call school at 570-773-3443, ext. 4035 or 4036 or email nbrylewski@ mabears.net.
VETERANS FREE APPRECIATION DINNER — 4 to 7 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, Route 901, Lavelle. Free dinner for veterans and their spouses sponsored by Bixler Pyrotechnics of Ashland. For more information, call Mike at 570-527-6008.
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.
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. Bingo will be held every second and fourth Friday
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 570490-7750 or Lola at 570622-4376.
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 — 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 570-624-3018.
MEETING — Schuylkill Amateur Repeater Association, 8 p.m., Schuylkill County Emergency Operation Center, 435 N. Centre St., Pottsville. To learn more, SARA website is www.w3sc.org. Meetings held second Friday of the month.
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 DINNER — 4 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 415 E. Grand Ave., Tower City. Cost $8, includes spaghetti, marinara or alfredo sauce, garlic bread, dessert, drinks. Takeouts available.
BASKET RAFFLE PARTY — Noon, Denny’s Hot Rod Bar and Grill, Cressona. Cost $5 each ticket. Fifty prizepacked gift baskets valued at $25. Winners drawn 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Sponsored by Team Hurricanes.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 10th and Mahantongo streets, Pottsville. Crafts, theme baskets, lottery wreath, baked goods, refreshments. Homemade food menu includes hot roast turkey platters, hot dogs, sauerkraut, barbecue, hamburgers, soups, bleenies, coffee, soda, iced tea. Pictures with Santa after 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday and after 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday. For more information, call rectory at 570-622-5470.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Our Lady Help of Christians Church Hall, Lykens. Food, chance stands, jewelry, crafts, games for children, baked goods sale. Santa and Mrs. Claus from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by Our Lady Help of Christians Parish Council of Catholic Women.
CLASSICS LIVE — 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Good Intent Hose Company, 12 Silverton Road, Llewellyn. Cost $10.
4 to 7 p.m., Mount Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Grove. Cost $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under, free children under 5. Takeouts available.
HAMBURG HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Hamburg Area High School, 701 Windsor St., Hamburg. Admission $2. Rain or shine. Free parking. Presented by Central Penn Events LLC.
ITALIAN NIGHT — 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sacramento. Cost $10 adults, $5 children ages 5-12, free children ages 4 and under. Dinner includes homemade stuffed shells, lasagna, spaghetti, salad, Italian bread, and homemade desserts. All welcome. Takeouts available. Call 570-682-9828. Benefits St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Tremont, with repair costs following summer flooding.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SPAGHETTI DINNER — 5 p.m., St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church social hall, Saint Clair. Cost $8 adults, $4 children. Tickets available from any Knight or at the door.
LUCKY DRAW PRIZE AUCTION — Shop-and-drop noon to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m. today and noon Sunday, St. Michael Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Hall, 300 W. Oak St., Shenandoah. Cost $8. Auction begins 3 p.m. Sunday, need not be present to win. Themed baskets, prizes (valued at $25 or more), gift cards, large prize table featured, 50/50, food available
FREE SMOKE DETECTOR INSTALLATION — 8 a.m., East Union Township Municipal Grounds, Sheppton.
All residents of East Union Township eligible for free smoke detector installation. Registration required. Call 570-384-4746 and leave message with name, address and phone number. Hosted by Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company.
VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST — 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street, Wall Auditorium, third floor near main lobby, Pottsville. Free breakfast for Schuylkill County veterans and those currently serving in the military. Registration recommended, call 888-402-LVHN or visit LVHN. org/vetbreakfast.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED —
10:30 a.m. today and Dec. 8, Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.
In conjunction with The Arts Barn, volunteers are needed to help with activities at Seton Manor nursing home. Children and grandchildren also encouraged to come along. Community service hours for service projects and graduation requirements validated. Interested people should call Becca at 570-366-8736 or email Beccca@thartsbarn.com.
SCOUTING FOR FOOD COLLECTION — Noon, Ashland. Boy Scout Troop 745, in conjunction with Hawk Mountain Scout Council, will go door-todoor collecting nonperishable food items. Donors should place items on porches in bags with door tags attached. All items will go to Ashland Area Food Pantry. For more information, call 570-875-0377.
WING NIGHT — 5:30 p.m. until sellout, Rangers Hose Company, Girardville. Cost $9 dozen wings, $3 fries, $4 fries with any wing sauce. Beverages also available. Takeouts available.
CHILDREN’S STORYTIME — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Pubic Library, Orwigsburg. Story and craft. Second Saturday of every month.
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.
CLASS — Noon to 1 p.m., Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave., Frackville. Call 570-874-3382. Class meets every other Saturday.
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.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT — 7 to 9:30 p.m., Living Waters Church of God, 155 S. Balliet St., Frackville. Free pizza, snacks and soft drinks. Call 570-874-1585 or 570-6223587. Movie every second Saturday.
GOD’S GRACE — 9 to 11 a.m., First United Methodist Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Ninth St., Ashland. No food, but household and personal hygiene products available. Bring valid picture ID.
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.
MEETING — Local Community of Lay Carmelites, held after 8 a.m. Mass in lower chapel of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville. Those interested are invited to “come and see” if they may be called to be part of community. Blessed scapular pendant medals available. Group meets second Saturday of every month.
PLAY K — 10 a.m., Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library, Orwigsburg . Ages 3 to 5 years learn skills needed for kindergarten. Second Saturday of every month.
RINGTOWN VALLEY FOOD PANTRY — Open 9 to 11 a.m. second Saturday of every month, Union Township Municipal Building, 155 Zion Grove Road, Ringtown. Pantry serves Ringtown borough and parts of Union, East Union and North Union townships. For more information, call Schuylkill Community Action at 570-622-1995.
YARD SALE — 8 a.m. to noon, New Hope Wesleyan Church basement, 32 S. Spencer St., Frackville. Food and baked goods will be available. Sales held second Saturday of every month.
“ANTON AND SIEGFRIED” PRODUCTION — 3 and 6 p.m., Majestic Theater, 209 N. Center St., Pottsville. In honor of our veterans, this show will be free to the public. Donations will be accepted. One-act play by Pottsville’s Jack Mansell.
BINGO — 1 p.m., American Hose Company No. 2, 323 W. Norwegian St., Pottsville. Cost $20 per person. Doors open 11 a.m. Special raffle for advance ticket holders, door prizes and raffles. Proceeds benefit Pottsville Area Soap Box Derby and America Hose Company No. 2. For tickets, call Barbie at 570-640-2442.
BIWEEKLY BREAKFAST — 7 a.m., Grace Evangelical Congregational Church, Schuylkill Haven. Cost $9 adults,$4 kids under 10.
BLOCK SHOOT AND MEAT WHEEL — 1 to 6 p.m., Buck Fever Rod and Gun Club, 825 Ravine St., Pottsville. Cost $7. Food and refreshment. Everyone welcome.
COMEDY SHOW — 4 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Klinger Road, Lykens. Free event, offering will be taken. Prizes will be given to people in attendance. Singing, skits, family-friendly jokes, acts include butcher shop quartet, Sonny & Cher, cooking show, tiny dancers, financial planning and more. Following performance, food will be available for purchase.
IN PRAISE OF PEDALS, PIPES AND PIZZA — 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, Pottsville. Free. Celebration of pipe organ featuring past and present organists followed by Roma pizza, veggies and baked goods.
MONTHLY BINGO — 1 p.m., Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire company, Sheppton. Food and refreshments available.
OPEN HOUSE — Noon to 4 p.m., Black Diamond Navy Club and American Legion Post 544, 14 E. North St.,
Minersville. Veterans and public are invited to visit.
OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 4 p.m., Frackville Museum, 42 S. Center St., Frackville.
Guest speaker Donald Bricker at 2 p.m. New mannequins and displays. Theme is “Timeless Fashions” featuring apparel from the jazz age to present. Free admission, parking available.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR PUMPKIN ROLL — To be picked up noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 18, First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 25 W. Balliet St., Frackville.
Cost $10 each. Call 570874-1816, 570-874-1345 or 570-773-3734.
RUMPSCH AND BLOCK SHOOT — Noon to 5 p.m., Auburn Game and Fish Association, 29 River Road,
Auburn. Rain or shine. Barrel limit 12 gauge and no sleeve barrels. Refreshments and food available.
TEN DAYS FOR PEACE SERVICE — 4 p.m., St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sacramento. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Monica Dawkins-Smith. Light refreshments provided afterward. All welcome.
VETERANS DAY BREAKFAST — 7 to 10 a.m., St. Luke’s Hospital-Miners Campus, 360 W. Ruddle St.,
Coaldale. Free for veterans. Guests accompanying eat for $4 per person. Breakfast served by St. Luke’s administrators and staff members. Event features veterans and family photos, health screenings, prize drawing and more. To register, call 1-866-STLUKES, prompt No. 4.
VETERANS DAY BRUNCH — 11:30 a.m., St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church Parish Center, Pottsville. Cost $5 donation for all non-veterans attending, free for veterans. Brunch served by Cub Scouts Pack 615 immediately following 11 a.m. Mass.
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION — 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Frackville American Legion, Frackville. Ceremony starts 10:40 a.m., concludes after 11:11 a.m. Celebration starting 12:30 p.m. with free food, refreshments, and entertainment, concluding at 4:30 p.m. Open to public. Post 398 members invited to join our honor guard who will be visiting local hospitalized veterans.
VETERANS DAY DINNER — Noon to 3 p.m., American Legion Post 38, Schuylkill Haven. Free for veterans and one guest. All welcome. Hosted by legion auxiliary.
VETERANS DAY PROGRAM — 11 a.m., New Philadelphia Square, New Philadelphia. Veterans reading, history, firing squad and taps.
VETERANS DAY PROGRAM AND CEREMONY — 10:45 a.m., VFW Post 7654, Ashland. Veterans will begin to march from the VFW post home and reach Veterans Memorial at Centre Street and Hoffman Boulevard for program. Public welcome. Sponsored by American Legion Bernard J. Dolan Post 434 and Veterans of Foreign Wars O’Donnell-MartinBaldino Post 7654.
VETERANS DAY SERVICE — 11 a.m., Auburn VFW parking lot, Third and Vine streets. Rain or shine. Refreshments and light lunch served in post home after service. All welcome.
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.