CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 4/21/2014

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Cub Scout Pack 232 will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 at the Gate of Heaven gymnasium, Machell Avenue, Dallas.

Ticket price is $5 and includes pancakes, sausage and choice of beverage. Tickets will be available at the door. All proceeds benefit Cub Scout Pack 232.

MOUNTIN’ CANCER 5K

Mountin’ Cancer 5K, a Misericordia University Sports Management student-run event supporting the Medical Oncology Associates Prescription Fund, will be held at 10 a.m. today, April 27 at Frances Slocum State Park.

Pre-registration fee is $20. For more information, call 973-459-1016.

LEGION MEETING

American Legion District 12 Luzerne County will meet at 2 p.m. today, April 27 at American Legion Post 395 Kingston. Commander John M. Emil Sr. urges all posts to send a representative.

District 12 American Legion Sr. Vice Commander John Columbo will preside. For information, call 570-762-3184.

CEMETERY ITEMS

NEED REMOVAL

The Benscoter Cemetery Association requests all old decorations (Christmas and last summer) be removed by April 28 or they will be discarded. Family members of those buried in the cemetery are asked to take the items with them, if possible.

LIBRARY, LEGGIO’S

FUNDRAISER

Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library and Leggio’s Italian Restaurant, 64 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas will join together to host a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 at the restaurant to support the Back Mountain Memorial Library and activities of the Children’s Summer Reading Program.

A percentage of the total sales (bar not included) taken in during that time, including eat-in, take out and gift certificates purchased, will be donated to the library.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETS

The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 1 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E.Center Hill Road, Dallas.

CONTRA DANCE

A New England Contra dance featuring music by the band “The Contra Rebels” with Todd Clewell and Barb Schmid on fiddles, accompanied by Henry Koretzky on guitar, along with calling by Dave Colestock will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at the Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market St., Kingston.

No partner or previous experience is necessary. Admission to the dance is “pay what you wish.” Come early at 6 p.m. for a pot-luck dinner.

Further information is available by calling 570-333-4007.

‘THE PIED PAPER’

AT MUSIC BOX

“The Pied Piper,” an original musical for children, will be performed at 1 p.m. on May 4, at 6 p.m. on May 9 and at 1 and 5 p.m. on May 10 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. School-day performances are at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on May 7 and 9. Admission is $12 and includes a McDonald’s Fun Meal. Call 570-283-2195 for reservations.

ROUNDTABLE TO MEET

The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

The speaker for the evening will be Nathan McKenzie, of Benton, who will present his program on “Civil War Weaponry.”

Anyone attending the meeting who has a Civil War weapon is welcome to bring it and learn more about it.

A $3 donation is requested of non-members. For more information, call John at 570 675-8936.

AUDITIONS

Auditions for “Nunsense A-Men” will be held at 7 p.m. on May 12 and 13 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

The nuns’ roles are played by men. All roles open for men ages 16 and over. All are required to sing a song of choice and read from the script. Performance dates are June 12-15 and 19-22.

‘NUNSENSE A-MEN’

AT MUSIC BOX

“Nunsense A-Men,” the classic hit musical with men playing the nun’s roles will be presented June 12-15 and 19-22 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

Call 570-283-2195 for reservations.

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