CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 7/10/2014

‘INTO THE WOODS’

AT MUSIC BOX

The Music Box Players will present Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-Award musical “Into The Woods” July 20, 25 -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.

MUSIC BOX

WORKSHOP

Music Box Summer Workshop for young people ages 6 to 18 will be held from July 21 to Aug. 17 at the Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Workshop students will perform Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Junior” on Aug. 15, 16 and 17.

For information and to apply, call 570-283-2195.

EASTERN STAR

FLEA MARKET

The Dallas Eastern Star Building Association will hold its 26th annual craft, vendor and flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 26 at 15 Foster St., Dallas.

Eastern Star members will serve lunch and sell Welsh cookies.

For vendor information, call Dianne Corby at 675-4893.

BINGO ON JULY 28

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 beverage available.

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

BLOOD DRIVE,

HOAGIE SALE

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 dones 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.

WORKSHOP SET

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.

BLOOD DRIVE

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 furtheriInformation, call the parish office at 570-639-1535.

FRIEDMAN WALK

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.

PURSE BINGO

The Irem Shrine Divan Ladies and Director’s Staff Ladies will a Vera Bradley Purse Bingo at1 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 $20. 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.

BLUE CHIP

BENEFIT DANCE

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.

BLOOMERS LUNCHEON

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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