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Hoagie sale

Hoagies for Missions will have a hoagie sale at the Peckville United Methodist Church, 732 Main St., on Saturday, June 8, at 9 a.m. Hoagies are $5. Call 489-6093 to order.

Free lunch

There will be a free lunch for the community on Saturday, June 8, at the Blakely Primative Methodist Church, 313 First St. Lunch will begin at noon.

Flag retirement

The Northeastern Detachment Marine Corps League and Museum, Alder Street in Scranton, will hold its annual flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, June 8, at 11 a.m. Local Scout troops will participate. The public is welcome.

Pittie Palooza

The fourth annual Pittie Palooza Festival, at Maiolatesi Wine Cellars, 32 Cabernet Drive in Scott Township, will be held on Saturday, June 8, noon to 4 p.m. (rain or shine). This event is the area’s only dog-friendly music and wine festival. It will feature live music by Blue London, more than 37 wines by Maiolatesi Wine Cellars, 15 animal rescue/animal welfare groups, 50 vendors/artisans, food trucks and more.

Each ticket entitles the bearer to a wine tasting, two glasses of wine, entry to the festival and a souvenir wine glass for the first 100 people. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance at and tickets will be $25 at the gate. Designated driver tickets are available at a reduced rate. Lawn chairs and blankets welcome. No outside foods or coolers. Proceeds of the festival will be distributed between the rescues in attendance. All friendly, well-socialized dogs of any breed are welcome. One dog per handler, no retractable leashes allowed. Attendees must be prepared to pick up after their dog.

Church’s final service

The First Presbyterian Church, 325 Third Ave. in Jessup, will hold its final worship service on Sunday, June 9, at 2:30 p.m. with members of the Lackawanna Presbytery presiding. The church, originally known as the First American Slavonic Prebyterian Church, is the oldest congregation in Jessup, dating back to Oct. 1893. It will close after Sunday’s service.

Historical society meeting

The Forest City Area Historical Society (FCAHS) will meet on Sunday, June 9, beginning at 6 p.m. at the society’s headquarters at the corner of Dundaff and Main streets in Forest City. The FCAHS is now accepting applications for membership and membership renewals. The FCAHS serves Browndale, Forest City, Richmondale and Vandling. Memberships are for one year and may be an individual membership for $15, a family membership for $25 or a lifetime membership for $125. Call 570-499-4908 or email Membership applications are available on the web site and should be sent to FCAHS, 305 Martin St., Browndale, PA 18421. Visit or on Facebook.

Hose company barbecue

Whitmore Hose Co., 305 Depew Ave., will hold a chicken barbecue on Sunday, June 9, noon until sold out. Eat in or take out. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Mayfield Municipal Building or from any company member. Free home delivery is available for residences up to three miles from the firehouse. Call 570-876-3776 to make arrangements.

Library book sale

Valley Community Library’s spring book sale will be held Wednesday and Thursday, June 12 and 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days, at the Valley View Elementary Center, 901 N. Main St. in Peckville. Book prices will vary from 25 cents to $2. There will also be a bake sale.

Church pierogie sale

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 600 E. Lackawanna Ave. in Olyphant, will hold a deep-fried pierogie sale on Friday, June 14, 3 p,.m. until sold out, in the church parking lot. The cost is $8 per dozen, fried or plain.

Yard/bake sale

Tompkinsville United Methodist Church, 1448 Heart Lake Road in Scott Township, will sponsor a multi-family yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, June 15, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 10 vendors will be participating. Items include clothing, baby items, jewelry, kitchen items, puzzles and books.

Church Flea Market

St. John’s Orthodox Church, 378 Lyon St. in Dundaff, will host a flea market on Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items will include antiques and collectibles, cookbooks, fiction and nonfiction books, housewares, jewelry, linens, a vintage table and piano and organ music sheets. Food will be served, featuring potato pancakes, halushki and wimpies until sold out. Eat in or take out. For advance orders, call 570--585-8940 or 570-222-3293.

Neighborhood Watch

The Dickson City Neighborhood Watch will meet on Wednesday June 19, at 7 p.m. at the borough building. Mayor Robert MacCallum will speak on the state of the Borough. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.