Shopa-Davey Veterans of Foreign Wars post 6082, will hold a chicken barbecue at the post home, 123 Electric St. in Peckville, on Sunday, July 21. Serving will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or until sold out. Tickets will be $11 and will be available from a member or at the door. Eat in or take out.
The Carbondale Public Library will celebrate Shark Week throughout the week of July 22. There will be contests and you can have your picture taken in a shark’s mouth, play shark games and watch a Jaws marathon and shark documentaries.
On Monday, July 22, at 2 p.m. there will be a marine ecology talk by Dr. William J. Biggers, associate professor of biology at Wilkes University. Registration is appreciated.
On Thursday, July 26, there will be a free movie night. “Shark Tale” at 4 p.m.; The Meg at 6 p.m. Popcorn will be served but feel free to bring your own snack. Children may bring a towel or blanket to sit on.
Check with the library for more events.
Little League parade
There will be a parade for the Throop Little League 9-11 and 11-12 year old District 32 all-star champions on Tuesday, July 23, at 5 p.m.
Mount Bethel Baptist Church, 1341 Layton Road in Scott Township, will host a concert featuring The Farm Hands on Friday, July 26, at 7 p.m. A free will offering will be taken and refreshments will follow the concert.
The Jermyn Events Committee, in conjunction with the Lackawanna County Cultural Arts Department, will hold its annual free community concert on Sunday, July 28, 6-8 p.m., at the Callahan Recreation Park. Music will be provided by Ron Morgan with Crossroads. Free hot dogs, sodas and ice cream for all those in attendance. Bring a chair or blanket .
The annual Scott High School reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Lake View Lounge. Call 570-587-3120 for more information.
SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Olyphant will hold its second annual fundraiser furniture sale on Saturday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 133 River St.
A bus trip to Sand’s Casino and Musikfest in Bethlehem will he held Saturday, Aug. 10. Cost is $30 per person. The bus departs from the old Burlington Plaza in Eynon at 11:30 a.m. Attendees will receive $25 in slot play. and have extra time to enjoy the festival, This fundraiser benefits the Lion’s Club International Charity Foundation. Bus leaves casino at 7:30 p.m. Call or text 570-470-7838 for info and to reserve a seat.
Legion dance party
The newly remodeled (no-smoking) Jessup American Legion will host a dance on Saturday, Aug. 10. Music by the Moonshiners will be playing from 8-11 p.m. in the banquet room. Cover charge is $5.
Christ Episcopal Church in Forest City will sponsor a bus trip to the Bloomsburg Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26. Bus leaves Forest City at 10 a.m., arriving at the Bloomsburg Fair approximately at noon and leaves the fair promptly at 6 p.m. arriving back in Forest City at 8 p.m. Cost is $40 and includes the bus ride, driver’s tip, entrance to the fair, parking and water on the bus. The trip is rain or shine and benefits Christ Episcopal Church’s community projects. Your money will be refunded only if your seat can be filled. No refunds after Sept. 3 for any reason. For reservations, call 570-499-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.