CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 4/1/2012

Basketball hoops may be removed

Dallas Borough Council has announced it will remove the basketball hoops from the Kenneth Young Memorial Park on Burndale Avenue if a littering issue does not improve within a week.

Borough Manager Tracey Carr said the litter at the park has “gotten out of control” recently and the basketball hoops will be removed for an indefinite period of time if the situation persists.

For more information, contact Carr at the municipal building at 675-1389.

Egg hunt today

The Franklin Twp. Volunteer Fire Company will hold its annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. today, April 1, at the fire hall, 329 Orange Road.

The event is open to all area children 12 years of age and under. There will be games, crafts and refreshments.

Legion ham raffle is today

Daddow Isaacs Inc. American Legion Post 672, Dallas, will hold its annual ham raffle at 1 pm. today, April 1 at the post home, Route 415, Dallas.

For information, call 675-6542 or John M. Emil Sr., chairman, at 762-3184.

Support group meets

The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 5 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 East Center Hill Road, Dallas.

Photos with Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will be available for photographs from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 5 at Cook’s Pharmacy, 159 N. Memorial Hwy., Shavertown.

For more information, call Meagan at 674-3607.

KT Easter Egg Hunt planned

The Kingston Township Recreation Commission will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 at the Center Street Park Field, 180 E. Center St., Shavertown.

The event is sponsored by the Kingston Township Board of Supervisors for resident children of Kingston Township. Proof of residency is required for admission.

Noxen Easter Egg Hunt slated

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 at the Old Noxen School, School Street.

The event is sponsored by the Noxen Fire Company ladies auxiliary and N.H.C.A. Inc. and is open to all children under 12 years of age.

For more information, call 298-2052

Easter Egg Hunt planned

The Sons of the American Legion Post 672, along with the Ladies Auxiliary of Dallas American Legion Post 672, will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 inside the post home.

The Easter Bunny will visit children up to the age of 7, courtesy of the Dallas Fire Company.

For information, call the post home 675-6542 or John M. Emil Sr. at 762-3184.

Contra dance set

Fiddler Hope Grietzer, keyboard player Jill Smith and hammered dulcimer player Curt Ogood will play at a contra dance set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 at the Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market St., Kingston.

No partner or previous experience is necessary.

Admission is $9 for adults. There is a reduced rate for families.

For more information, call 333-4007.

MU professor presents workshop

Misericordia University professor James Siberski, M.S., C.M.C., CRmT, assistant professor, coordinator of gerontological education and director of the Geriatric Care Management program, will present the workshop, “The 10 Myths of Aging and What We Can Do About Them,” from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11 at the Healthy Aging Series sponsored by the Masonic Village at Dallas at the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Dr., Dallas.

Siberski will examine the myths of aging, as well as look at how people can develop a purpose later on in life and what helps people to age well.

Call 675-1866 to register. The deadline to register is April 10.

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