First Posted: 3/17/2013
DUPONT VFW MEETING
VFW Post 4909 will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1 at the post home.
The Duryea Borough Street Department will be closed on Easter Monday, April 1. Garbage will be collected one day late. The yard waste collection will begin Friday, April 5.
VFW AUXILIARY MEETS
Przybytek-Kundlas Auxiliary to the VFW Post Number 4909, Dupont, will meet at 7 p.m. on April 2 in the downstairs meeting room of the Post Home, 401-403 Main St., Dupont.
Nomination and election of officers will be held. Auxiliary President Elaine Healey will preside. Hostesses will be Mayklou Calwell and Emily Denerdi.
HOSE COMPANY TO MEET
Excelsior Hose Co No. 2 will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3.
The First United Methodist Church of West Pittston will hold a pizza sale on Friday, April 4. Pizzas can be ordered baked or unbaked with or without onions. Cost for a tray is $11. Toppings of sweet red peppers, pepperoni or sausage can be added for $2 each. Specialty pizzas, broccoli or tomato and garlic are $14 per tray. Vegetable pizza is $13 and includes tomatoes, onions, broccoli, red peppers and muchrooms, no cheese. Call the church office at 655-1083 to place an order or walk in. Delivery is available for lunch orders.
The Abrahams Creek Watershed Association will meet at 7 p.m. on April 4 in West Wyoming Borough Hall. Upcoming projects will be discussed.
BIG BAND SOCIETY
The Big Band Society of Northeastern Pennsvlvania will have a dinner dance on Friday, April 5 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center Wilkes Barre. This event is for members only.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music is provided by the 17-piece band “Moonlight in the Poconos.”
For reservations, call Herman at 654-6454.
SOUP AND SALAD
The Mount Zion United Methodist Church on Mount Zion road in Harding is holding an all-you-can-eat soup and salad supper on Saturday, April 6 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. A variety of soups, chili, salads, breads, desserts and beverages will be served. Cost for adults is $7.00 and $5 for children.
American Legion Auxiliary Post #477 will hold there monthly meeting April 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Post Home, 203 Vine Street Pittston.
PA CLASS OF ‘63 MEETS
The Pittston Area Class of 1963 will meet at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Tony’s Pizzeria, , Pittston. Plans for a 50th anniverary reunion will be discussed. .
DANCE A JIG FOR
Miranda Warunek, a senior at Pittston Area High School and a member of Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Pediatric Health Clinic, housed in the former Seton Catholic High School building and sponsored by the Care and Concern Ministries of St. John the Evangelist Parish.
Featuring the Emerald Isle Step Dancers, the event will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7 at the Pittston Area High School auditorium. Donation is $7 and tickets are available for purchase after all weekend Masses during the month of March and at the parish office during the week.
The event is in honor of Our Lady of Eucharist parishioner Colleen Shea.
LADIES AUX. POST #8335
The Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post 8335 will meet Monday, April 8 in the post home, 915 Main St. Following the regular meeting, officers will be elected for the 2013-2014 term.
President June Fitzgerald will preside over the meeting. Mary Orluk and Mary Starinsky will be hostesses for the evening.
SPRING RUMMAGE SALE
The Confraternity of Catholic Women of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish of Holy Trinity Church, Hughest Street, Swoyersville will hold its annual Spring Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8, 9, 10 and 13 with additional hours from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 8.
Clothing, toys, books, magazines, jewelry, small appliances and household items and much more iwll be offered for sale.
Greater Pittston NARFE Chapter 1723, President John Ryan has announced the meeting day has been changed from the second Thursday to the second Wednesday of every month. The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.
& FLEA MARKET
Wyoming United Methodist Church is holding a Spring Craft and Flea Market on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 376, Wyoming Avenue. Lunch menu is available.
DRAMA CLUB PRESENTS
The Wyoming Area Drama Club will present “Seussical,” a musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss from a book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at the Wyoming Area High School, 20 Memorial St., Exeter.
Tickets are available at the high school.
Vendors are needed for a craft and flea market set for 9 a.m. to2 p.m. on April 13 at the Wyoming United Methodist Church. Call 693-1303.
CLUB TO MEET
The Polish American Citizens Club of Elm Street Dupont, will meet at noon on Sunday, April 14 at the club home. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
The JLW Mountain Laurel Club is hosting an all you can eat breakfast buffet on April 14 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will be held at the West Wyoming Fire Dept. banquet room on Shoemaker Ave. West Wyoming. The buffet will consist of scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, pancakes, potatoes, coffee, tea, juice and muffins. As always, all proceeds from the event will be donated back to the community. Tickets are available $7 adults, $5 for children at the door or in advance. For info call Karen at 885-1650.
Italian American Association
The April, Dinner Meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County is Thursday April 18, 2013 at Genetti’s Hotel and Convention Center. Arrival time is 6:00 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30.
Price is $25.00 per person. Music for dancing by Danny Argo & Friends with dancing to 10:15. Reservation deadline is Friday, April 12, 2013.
For reservations and membership information, please call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani 654-6454. President, James Deice will preside.
ROAST CHICKEN DINNER
A roast chicken dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the United Methodist Church Pittston (corner Broad and Church Streets). Takeouts begin at 4:30 p.m.
The menu includes a half roast chicken, family style mashed potaotes, gravy, green beans, pepper hash, cranberry sauce, dessert and beverage.
Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years of age.
For tickets, call 603-1915.
West Side Central Catholic High School Class of 1971 will hold a 60th birthday partyfrom 1 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Grove at Checkerboard Inn on Carverton Road, Trucksville. Formal invitations will be forthcoming when all addresses are finalized.
For more information, contact Kate Bustin Taroli atKBTaroli@gmail.com.