First Posted: 8/7/2014



The Music Box Junior Players present Stephen Sondheim’s musical specially “Into the Woods Jr. as the culmination of The Music Box Summer Theatre Workshop at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 17 at the Music box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

For reservations, call 570-283-2195.


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 Volunteer Department at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, will hold an adult volunteer orientation at 10 a.m. on Aug. 26. Volunteers are needed for beauty shop Assistant on an as0needed basis, activities volunteer for evenings and/or weekends and people who can spend one on one time with those residents who may otherwise have no visitors.

Call 570-675-8600 ext. 195 or 115 for more information.


Bingo will be held on Monday, Aug. 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 more information, call Jim at 570-333-4906.



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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