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First Posted: 2/26/2012

Hope Center offers hearing tests

Free hearing tests and audiology evaluations will be performed on Wednesdays by appointment at the Hope Center, 340 Carverton Rd., Trucksville.

For more information, call 696-5233.

‘The Full Monty’ comes to Music Box

“The Full Monty,” a Tony-Award winning musical about out-of-work blue-collar workers who “strip” to make ends meet will be performed today, Feb. 26 and March 2-4 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

Curtain time is at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. A buffet dinner is served 90 minutes before curtain.

For reservations, call 283-2195.

Zen Meditation program is Feb. 28

An Introduction to Zen Meditation will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Mercy Center on the campus of Misericordia University.

The program includes a description of the practice of Zen meditation, a brief practice session and time for comments and questions.

Pre-registration is required. Contact Sr. Barbara Craig at 675-1872.

A free-will offering will be taken.

Roast beef dinner planned for Feb. 29

A roast beef dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Fire Co. in Centermoreland.

Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age and are available at the door. Takeouts will be available.

Support group meets

The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 1 in the board room of The Meadows Nursing & Rehab Center, 4 E. Center Hill Rd., Dallas.

Contra dance set

A New England Contra dance featuring music by the “Contra Rebels” with fiddlers Todd Clewell and Barb Schmidtt, accompanied by Henry Koretzky on guitar along with calling by Karl Senseman, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 at the Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market St., Kingston.

No partner or previous experience is necessary. Admission to the dance is $9 for adults, with reduced admission for families.

For information, call 570-333-4007.

Scouts take part in food program

The Boy Scouts of Troop 281 and the Cub Scouts of Pack 281 will again participate in the annual Scouting for Food program. Food and money donations collected over a one-week period will benefit less fortunate families in the community.

The Scouts will distribute door hangers from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 throughout the Back Mountain. The food will be picked up beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 10.

Food will then be sorted, boxed and taken to the Back Mountain Food Pantry at the Trucksville United Methodist Church. All donations will remain in the Back Mountain.

Eastern Star plans craft show

Dallas Eastern Star Building Association will hold its 10th annual spring craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 10 at the Dallas Eastern Star Building, Foster andWoodlawn Streets, Dallas.

The organization’s Welsh cookies will be for sale. Homemade soups, wimpies, hot dogs, haluski and homemade desserts will be available for purchase.

Chicken noodle or vegetable beef soup can be ordered for $6 a quart by calling Dianne Corby at 675-4893.

Gas representative to speak at luncheon

Wyoming County business leaders will hear about the investment in the community from Southwestern Energy Company at their March Educational Luncheon set for March 14 at the Fireplace Restaurant in Tunkhannock.

Reservations to attend the luncheon can be made by calling the Chamber office at 836-7755.

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