First Posted: 7/21/2014



The Music Box Players will present Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-Award musical “Into The Woods” July 27, Aug.1 and 2 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

Soon to be a Disney movie musical starring Meryl Streep, word of mouth is it’s the best Disney musical since “Mary Poppins.”

For information, performance times and reservations, call 570-283-2195.


Bingo will be held on Monday, July 28 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall In Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds begin at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information, call Jim at 570-333-4906.



Mountain Grange No. 567 and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29 at the Grange Hall, 1632 W. Eighth St., Kingston Township. To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767.

Grange members will also sell Italian and turkey hoagies and other food items, including ice cream cones and root beer floats, during that time.

To place a hoagie order, call 570-696-4931 and leave a message, including your phone number and the number of hoagies wanted.


The Harveys Lake Borough Recreation Center will hold the annual Homecoming Dance on the Beach at Harveys Lake from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1.

There will be dinner and dancing with live entertainment by Strawberry Jam.

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling Pat at 570-762-2832 or Mike at 570-650-1844.


The Music Box Theatre Academy will conduct a theatre workshop for students ages 12 to 20 beginning Sept. 15 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. The students will perform the musical, “Legally Blonde Jr.” on Oct. 17, 18 and 19. Fee is $200 if registered prior to July 31 or $250 after that date.

For information and application forms, call 570-283-2195.


The American Red Cross is conducting a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3 at Our Lady of Victory Parish Hall, Harveys Lake.

For further information, call the parish office at 570-639-1535.


The Evans Family Reunion will be held at noon on Sunday, Aug. 3 at the Methodist Church in Orange. All those attending are asked to bring a covered dish to share.

For directions or more information, call 570-942-6433, 570-639-5705 or 570-945-4009.


The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas.


Family Service Association of NEPA will hold its Sixh Annual Pauly Friedman 5K Family Walk/Run on Sunday, Aug. 10 at Misericordia University. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration; race time is 9:30 a .m.

Cost is $25 per person and all proceeds benefit Help Line/211, a 24-hour/ 7-day per week information and referral and after hours crisis service in our community. The walk/run is open to all ages and an after race awards party will be open to all participants.

For further information or to register, contact 570-823-5144, Ext. 309.


A Harmony Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Irem Temple Country Club Pavilion, Dallas, as part of the Irem’s Summer Concert Series.

The free to the public concert will feature the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus under director Raymond Patsko, of Wilkes-Barre, and assistant director Phillip Brown, of Shavertown.

Harmony Surprises and door prizes are also part of the concert. For more information, call 570-287-2476.


The Irem Shrine Divan Ladies and Director’s Staff Ladies will a Vera Bradley Purse Bingo at 1 p.m. on Aug. 23 at the Irem Shrine Country Club Pavilion, Dallas. Doors open at noon.

There will also be Coach, Michael Kors and Kate Spade purse prizes.

Admission is $25. Tickets are available at the Irem Shrine Office, Ridgway Drive, Dallas by calling 570-675-4465 Ext. 228 or from any Divan or Director’s Staff lady or by contacting Merlynn Morrow 570-472-7072, Bernice Richards 570-706-5867, Linda Schuller 570-639-2541 or the Irem Shiners’ office at 570-675-4465 Ext. 228.

Lunch and refreshments will be available for purchase.


Cub Scout Pack 281 will host an outdoor screening of “The LEGO Movie” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 on the lawn at Trinity Presbyterian Church.

The program will start with campfire songs and skits with the movie starting at dusk. Participants may bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Popcorn, hot dogs and soda will be available at no charge but donations will be accepted. In case of inclement weather, check the pack’s website at for updates.



The Sixth Annual Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge Benefit Dnace will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29 at the Irem Temple Country Pavilion, Dallas, featuring music by Daddy-O and the Sax Maniax.

Cost is $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight. Dinner and soft drinks included. A cash bar will be available.

For more information, call 570-760-5577.


The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club will host their fall luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the Irem Country Club, Dallas. Guest speaker will be Jerry Fritz, well-known author and garden designer from Ottsville.

The event is open to the public at a cost of $30.

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