CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 9/18/2014

Breakfast buffet

The Noxen Voluntreer Volunteer Fire Company will hold a breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Sept. 28 at the fire hall on Stull Road.

Price is $8 fo adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.

Musical comedy

at Music Box

“Murder Most Foul,” a merry murder-mystery musical comedy will be presented today, Sept. 28 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville

For tickets, call 570-283-2195.

Soccer club

craft show

The Annual Dallas High School Boys Soccer Club Fall Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Sept. 28 at Dallas High School, 2000 Conyngham Ave., Dallas.

A variety of crafts, vendors, delectable homemade foods, baked goods and refreshments will be featured. Admission is free.

For more information, call Sandy Michalisin at 570-690-0143.

Blue Chip benefit

A benefit for Blue Chip Animal Farms Refuge will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sept. 28 at Edward’s Garden Center, Forty Fort. The garden center will support the refuge by matching all donations up to $500.

The event will feature free face painting, a huge pumpkin contest and a free costume pet parade at 2 p.m. today with first, second and third-place prizes awarded. Blue Chip Farms will be present from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with animals to adopt.

Chamber

breakfast

The Economic Development Committee of the Back Mountain Chamber will present a breakfast event at 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

The event will feature a presentation by Ardy Wurtzel, research associate of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, who will provide national and regional information regarding the economy, inflation and the labor market.

Support group

The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in the board room of The Meadows Nursing and Rehab, Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas.

For information, call 570-675-8600.

Meet and greet

Meet and greet Laura Dickson, Democratic candidate for District 117 state representative, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Old Beaumont School, Plattsburg Road, Monroe Township. Light refreshments will be served.

The new 117th district is now comprised of Benton Twp., Dalton Boro, LaPlume Twp., West Abington Twp. in Lackawanna County; Dallas Borough, Dallas Twp., Fairmount Twp., Franklin Twp., Harveys Lake Borough, Hunlock Twp., Lake Twp., Lehman Twp., Ross Twp. in Luzerne County and all of Wyoming County.

For directions or other information, call 570 639 5785.

Railroad Club

The Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the club building, 7837 Route 29, Dimock. Work sessions are held every Saturday afternoon.

For more information, call 570-278-3992.

All Day Bingo

All Day Bingo will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at noon and early birds start at 1:30 p.m. Dinner and refreshments will be provided to all players.

For reservations, call Jim or Carol at 570-333-4906.

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’

at Music Box

The Music Box Theatre Academy (students ages 11 to 21) will perform a special version of the popular Broadway musical “Legally Blonde Jr. at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 18 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

For reservations, call 570-283-2195.

Craft sale

The Dallas Eastern Star Building Association will hold a flea market, craft and vendor sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 15 Foster St., Dallas.

Eastern Star members will serve lunch and sell their famous Welsh cookies.

For vendor information, call Dianne Corby at 570-675-4893.

Cemetery Assn. meeting

The annual meeting of the Cedar Crest Cemetery Association will be heldat 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 in the conference room at the Dickson Educational Facility, Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville,.

The agenda will include plans for the future and election of officers.

Plot owners, descendants of plot owners and friends of the cemetery association are encouraged to attend. Anyone with questions or requests to add items to the agenda for consideration should call 570-696-1332.

‘A Christmas Story’

The regional premiere of the 2012 Broadway musical “A Christmas Story” based on the popular 1983 Sam Shepherd movie, complete with a chorus line of the famous “Leg Lamps” will be performed Dec. 5-7, 11-14 and 18-21 at the Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

For reservations, call 570-283-2195 or 1-800-698-PLAY.

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