CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 9/9/2014

Spaghetti dinner

An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held at 4 p.m. today, Sept. 21 at the Franklin Twp. Vol. Fire Co., 329 Orange Road which is an extension of Eighth St., Wyoming.

The meal includes spaghetti with homemade sauce, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. The cost is $8 for individuasl over the age of 12, $5 for children from 3-12 years of age free for children under the age of 2. Takeouts are available.

For more information, call Maureen at 570-592-4548.

Musical comedy

at Music Box

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

For tickets, call 570-283-2195.

Craft show

The Irem Shrine Ladies will sponsor an arts, crafts and collectibles show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 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.

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. on Sunday, 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.

Bloomers

luncheon

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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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