First Posted: 9/8/2014

Musical comedy

at Music Box

“Murder Most Foul,” a merry murder-mystery musical comedy will be presented today, Sept. 14, 19-21 and 26-29 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville

For tickets, call 570-283-2195.

Out of the Darkness

Walk is today

Out of the Darkness Walk will be held at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 14 at Kirby Park. Registration begins at 11 a.m.

Funds raised in this walk support programs and activities of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

More information may be found at

Hoagie sale

Mountain Grange No. 567 will sell Italian hoagies from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township. These hoagies consist of five types of Italian lunch meat, cheese, Romaine lettuce, and home-grown tomatoes (when available) and sell for $5 each.

Walk in sales are welcome, but if you wish to order a larger number of hoagies for your workplace, place an order on the answering machine at 570-696-4931.

Irem Auxiliary

plans luncheon

The Irem Women’s Auxiliary will host its last summer luncheon for this year from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Irem Country Club pavilion, which is handicapped accessible with free parking. Cost is $18.

Menu consists of small salad, choice of roast beef or chicken francaise, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls/butter, vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup, coffee or tea.

Reservations should be made or cancelled by 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 8 with Bernice West at 570-256-3031 or Sally Wagner at 570-675-2325.

Luncheon chairperson is Beverly O’Borski, assisted by co-chairperson Betty Swithers.

Soup luncheon

Homemade soups will be served from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 at thre Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen.

All soups will be served with bread and butter, beverage and dessert. A free will offering will be made.

Craft show

The Irem Shrine Ladies will sponsor an arts, crafts and collectibles show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Irem Country Club outdoor pavilion, Dallas.

Refreshments and baked goods will be available as will door pzies and a basket raffle.

Bingo slated

Bingo will be held on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available.

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

Zen meditation

A introduction to Zen meditation will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Mercy Center on the campus of Misericordia University.

The event includes an explanation of Zen meditation, a breif practice session and time for questions. Registration required. Free will offering.

For more information, call Sr. Barbara Craig at 570-675-1872.

Chicken dinner

A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Hall in Centermoreland. Ticket prices, eat-in or take-out, are $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12.

For more information, call James Gilpin at 570-333-4906.



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.



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.

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.

‘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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