The Northeastern Detachment of the Marine Corps League and Museum, 1340 Alder St. in Scranton, will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m.
Welsh cookie sale
Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church, 106 Lincoln St. in Dickson City, will hold a Welsh cookie sale on Saturday, March 9. The deadline for orders is Sunday, March 3. The cost is $5 per dozen. Call 570-383-4868 or 570-489-8735.
The Greenfield Township Historical Society will meet on Monday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at the Greenfield Township Heritage Museum.
Papa Bears Club
The Blakely Papa Bears Club will meet on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. at Shopa-Davey Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6082, 123 Electric St. in Peckville. On the agenda: membership returns.
The Blakely-Peckville Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the William Hopkins American Legion Post No. 570 in Blakely. New members are welcome. President Bill Tarby will preside.
Ethnic food sale
Saint Michael’s Center, 403 Delaware St. in Jermyn, will host an ethnic food sale on Ash Wednesday, March 6. Manhattan clam chowder, cabbage and noodles, deep fried and frozen pierogies and cheese ball dinners will be available. Rolls: walnut, poppy, apricot, lekvar, pineapple coconut and raspberry cream. Deliveries are available for businesses. To order, call 570-876-1456 or fax your order to 570-876-3454. Pick up time is 1-4 p.m.
Pizza and chowder sale
William Walker Hose Co., 803 Penn Ave. in Mayfield, will offer pizza and clam chowder for sale Fridays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29, and April 5, 3-7 p.m. Cooked or uncooked pizza is $10 per tray. Manhattan clam chowder is $10 for 32-ounces or $5 for 16 ounces. Call 570-282-6059 for information or to order.
Citizens for a Healthy Jessup will hold a takeout-only porketta sandwich sale on Saturday, March 9. Cost is three sandwiches for $10. Pickup from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jessup Hose Co. No. 2, 333 Hill St. in Jessup. To order, call 570-489-3929 or text to 570-881-4518.
Community Bible Church, 1700 Heart Lake Road, Route 107 near Heart Lake Corners, will host a Souper Saturday on March 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A buffet of homemade soups and baked goods will be featured. The church’s music ministry team will perform classic popular tunes as well as country gospel songs. Visit CBCGreenfieldTwp.PA on Facebook for more information.
The Blakely Primitive Methodist Church, 313 First St. in Blakely, will host a free lunch on Saturday, March 9, at noon. Lunches will be held on the second Saturday of each month. All are invited to attend.
The Northeastern Detachment of the Marine Corps League and Museum, 1340 Alder St. in Scranton, will hold its annual ham and cabbage dinner on Saturday March 9, noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. The public is welcome.
Ride with the Twirlettes
The Double “R” Twirlettes will perform in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. A bus will leave from Peckville and seats are available for $40 per person. See performers from around the world march up Fifth Avenue, plus have the day free in the city to sight see, shop, take in a Broadway show, etc. For more information or to make a reservation, call 570-499-7518.
Rummage and bake sale
Throop Hose Co No. 1, 512 Center St. will hold a rummage and bake sale on Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations are appreciated and may be dropped off at the hose company hall 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 and 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 21 and 22. Call 570-383-1019 or 570-489-8703.
Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church will hold a “Flapjack Fundraiser” at Applebee’s in the Viewmont Mall on Saturday, March 30, 8-10 a.m. Tickets cost $8; $4 for children 7 and younger. Included are unlimited pancakes, syrup, butter, sausage links and a beverage choice. To purchase tickets call 570-614-3860 or 570-489-4868.
William Walker Hose Co., 803 Penn Ave. in Mayfield, will hold its annual fish dinner (eat-in or take-out) on Friday April 12, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dinner will include hand-breaded fried haddock, baked potato, coleslaw and dessert. Price will be $10 pre-sale or $12 at the door. Tickets are available from members, at the Mayfield Borough Office, or call 570-282-6059.
Solve a Mystery
On Sunday, Feb. 24, as members of the First Presbyterian Church in Jessup came to worship services, they were greeted on the top of the steps by a 2-foot statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is in tact except the right hand is broken off. Where did it come from and how did it get there? If you know, call 570-489-8893.