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Community luncheon

A free community luncheon will be held on Saturday, March 16, noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale.

Library activities

At the Carbondale Public Library

5 N. Main St.

• St. Patrick’s movie marathon: Saturday March 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy some of Hollywood’s best Irish-themed films. Light refreshments will be served. Feel free to wear your green. The movies are “Finian’s Rainbow,” “Darby O’Gill & The Little People,” “The Quiet Man” and “Brooklyn.”

• Spring deco mesh wreath class, Tuesday March 19, at 6:30 p.m. $20 per person for all materials needed to make your own wreath. Registration is required. Call the Taylor Community Library at 570-562-1234 to register for this particular class.

• Spring coloring for adults, Wednesday, March 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Library will provide spring images to color at your leisure.

• Kid’s Club, second Wednesday of each month at 4 and 6 p.m. There will be different activity stations featuring science experiments, an art project, techie exploration and even math fun. Participation in all the stations or just your favorites is allowed.

Free play and storytime, Thursdays at 11 a.m. This program gives your child the chance to play with other children their own age and participate in our story time segment with stories and songs. For infants to preschool age. Siblings are welcome.

• The Creative Writing Club at the Carbondale Public Library meets every other Friday at 11 a.m. Group consists of writers of all levels led by Marion Beddoe Lobst of Marywood University. The writing group discusses all facets of writing including memoirs, prose, short stories and novels and more. The writers in this group share and discuss their own works and offer support and encouragement to one another throughout the writing. The next meeting is on Friday, March 22, at 11 a.m. Light refreshments will be served. Call 570-282-4281 to register or for more information.

Neighborhood watch

The Dickson City Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m., at the borough building; Jack Horvath is president. Guest speakers will be from the Coordinated Health Hospital, Ann Gallagher, vice president; Stefanie Bewick, business advisor; Dr. Jack Henzes and Dr. Michael Tracy. Meet and greet, Dickson City’s newest hospital administrators. Refreshments will be served.

Dickson City Days planning

The first Dickson City Days 2019 planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. at the Dickson City Civic Center. The group welcomes all groups that participate to attend the kickoff of planning this year’s event.

Neighborhood watch

The Throop Neighborhood Watch Meeting for March will be held on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. at the Throop Civic Center. The guest speaker will be Barbara Giovagnoli, recycling coordinator, Office of Environmental Sustainability.

Reunion meeting

Graduates of Archbald High School class of 1969, will hold a meeting to plan their 50th anniversary class reunion on Thursday, March 28, 6:30 p.m. at Joseph’s Restaurant 1546 Main St. in Peckville. Any questions call 570-575-0651, or email or

Ethnic food sale

Saint Michael’s Center in Jermyn will hold an ethnic food sale on Friday, March 29, at 403 Delaware St. Manhattan clam chowder, cabbage and noodles, butter and onion, deep-fried and frozen homemade pierogies and cheese ball dinners will be available.

Also, homemade walnut rolls, poppy, apricot, lekvar, pineapple-coconut and raspberry cream are available year round. 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.

Lenten food sale

All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant, will host a Lenten food sale on Friday, March 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., featured pierogies with butter and onions or frozen by the dozen, cabbage and noodles, pagach, clam chowder and potato pancakes. homemade baked goods will be available. For more information or to place an order, call 570-383-0785 or 570-561-8082. Call 570-489-5591 the week of the event. Advance orders are encouraged. For large orders, provide containers.

Pierogie sale

Parishioners of St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield, will hold a homemade pierogie sale on Friday, April 5, noon to 4. p.m. at St. John’s Center, Hill Street, Mayfield.

Homemade pierogies, deep fried or uncooked will be sold for $7 per dozen. Business orders will be delivered upon request. To place business orders, fax to 570-876-2534 no later than Tuesday, April 2.

Night at the races

Eureka Hose Co. No 4 , 717 E. Grant St. in Olyphant, along with the Mid Valley Youth Soccer League, will sponsor a Night at the Races on Saturday, April 6 at the fire station. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the first race is at 6 p.m. $15 ticket includes admission, all-night buffet and refreshments. Tickets and race sponsorships, which include admission and horse naming forms, are being circulated by both groups. Deadline for sponsors is Friday, March 29. Proceeds benefit both volunteer organizations. Further information, call 570-383-1406 or 570-892-9257.

Hose company breakfast

Throop Hose Co. No. 1, 512 Center St., will hold its annual all-you -can-eat egg, pancake and sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 7, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $8; $3 for kids 10 and younger. Tickets may be purchased from any member or by calling 570-489-9782 or 570-383-1019.

Lions club

Jessup Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, April 9, at 12:30 p.m. at St. George’s Restaurant on Church Street in Jessup. President Anthony Ligi will preside. All members and those interested in joining are asked to attend.

Easter egg hunt

The Eynon-Archbald Lions Club will host its annual Easter egg hunt for children on Saturday, April 13, promptly at 11 a.m. This year the event will take place at the Archbald Community Ambulance Building, 195 Delaware St. in Archbald. All children will receive a gift bag. There will be prizes, stuffed animals, chocolates and six bicycles available to win. The Easter Bunny will be available for visits and pictures. An Easter bonnet contest will also be held. Bring your own basket to collect the eggs. Rain Date is Sunday, April 14.

Paska and Kolachi

Parishioners of St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield, will hold a paska and kolachi sale on Thursday and Friday, April 18-19 in the church center, 701 Hill Street, Mayfield. The sale will take place on both days between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Plain or with raisin paskas will be sold. Paskas are $10 each. Kolachi will be available in nut, poppyseed, lekvar and apricot and are $10 each. Orders may be placed by calling 570-876-0730 or 570-876-3576. On the days of the sale, call 570-876-0391. Business establishment orders may be faxed to 570-876-2534. Deadline for orders is Tuesday, March 27. Call early to guarantee your orders will be filled.

Queen City Days

The annual Queen City Days, carnival and picnic, sponsored by Eureka Hose Co. No.4, 717 E. Grant St., Olyphant, will be conducted May 29-31 and June 1. Carnival rides, local food vendors, games and refreshments will be featured. Any business or organization interested in securing space on the midway is asked to call 570-383-1406 as soon as possible.