CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 7/28/2014

FRIEDMAN WALK

Family Service Association of NEPA will hold its Sixh Annual Pauly Friedman 5K Family Walk/Run today, 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.

HARMONY CONCERT

A Harmony Concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Irem Temple Country Club Pavilion, Dallas, as part of the Irem’s Summer Concert Series.

The free to the public concert will feature the Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus under director Raymond Patsko, of Wilkes-Barre, and assistant director Phillip Brown, of Shavertown.

Harmony Surprises and door prizes are also part of the concert. For more information, call 570-287-2476.

BINGO SLATED

ingo will be held on Monday, Aug. 11 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.

GRANDPARENTS

SUPPORT GROUP

Grandparents raising grandchildren support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Dallas.

This support group provides grandparents to gather and discuss common issues concerning child rearing issues. It iss open to the public free of charge.

Call the church office at 570-675-3859 to schedule child care. The church is handicapped accessible.

ROUNDTABLE MEETS

The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

The program will be presented by Martha Pezzino, an Assistant Professor of History at Luzerne County Community College, who will cover the various roles the women took on in the Civil War, both locally and nationally.

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

INTO THE

WOODS JR.

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 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 and 16 and at 2 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the Music box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

For reservations, call 570-283-2195.

PURSE BINGO

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.

OUTDOOR MOVIE

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 www.pack281dallas.org for updates.

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