First Posted: 3/11/2012

Gas rep 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.

Southwestern is a U.S. based natural gas producer with an office in Tunkhannock and its headquarters in Houston, Reservations to attend the luncheon can be made by calling the Chamber office at 836-7755 or by e-mailing Robin at Members are free (one per business) and non-members cost $10 per person.

Soups available

Homemade soups, all served with bread and butter, beverage and dessert, will be available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 16 at the Noxen united Methodist Church, Route 29.

A free will offering will be taken.

Music Box plans murder mystery

The Music Box Repertory Company will present an audience participation murder mystery, “Next of Kin,” playing March 16, 17 and 18 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

All tickets are $30 and include a buffet dinner. Performances on Friday and Saturday start at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday performances are at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 283-2195.

Ham and cabbage dinner slated

Harveys Lake American Legion Post 967 Sons of the American Legion will host a ham and cabbage dinner-dance with music provided by Neon Knights from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 17 at the post home, 4907 Memorial Hwy. to benefit the organization’s annual kids fishing derby.

Tickets are $15 and available at the Legion. No tickets will be sold at door. This is a non-smoking event and is open to the public 21 years of age and older. Admission includes band, food and refreshments.

Bingo planned at Noxen School for sports club

A 50/50 Bingo will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at the Noxen School, School Street.

Food and beverages will be available and patrons will pay per card. All proceeds benefit the Noxen-Monroe Sportsmen’s Club.

For more information, call 298-2052.

Breakfast buffet slated

The Noxen Volunteer Fire Company will hold a breakfast buffet on Sunday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fire hall on Stull Road. Price is $7.50 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.

Help support the Noxen Food Pantry by bringing a non-perishable food item and receive a free raffle ticket for a ham.

Irem plans bridal fashion show

A Bridal Luncheon and Fashion Show will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 at the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.

Doors open at 1 p.m. and lunch, including hors d’oeuvres, a house salad and choice of chicken franchaise or herb crusted baked haddock, will be served at 1:30 p.m. The bridal fashion show will follow at 2:15 p.m. withh prizes and promotions offered throughout the afternoon.

Admission is $20 and reservations, which must be made by March 13, can be made by calling 675-1134, ext. 100.

Bingo planned at Northmoreland hall

Bingo will be held on Monday, March 19 at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Fire Hall, Centermoreland.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages are available.

For more information, call 333-4095.

Gardening series set

Luzerne County’s Penn State Extension Master Gardener Ron Petro will present an organic gardening series, “From Seed to Kitchen,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings, March 22 and 29 and April 5 and 12 at The Lands at Hillside Farms Education Center, 65 Hillside Road, Shavertown.

Pre-registration and a fee of $30 per person are required by March 16. For more information and/or a registration form, contact Penn State Cooperative Extension Luzerne County at 825-1701.

Calligraphers Guild to meet in Scranton

The Calligraphers Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania will hold a meeting on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Marywood University’s Shields Center for Visual Arts, room 225.

A show and tell of decorated envelopes created for the exchange will be presented. Please bring any birthday cards received within the past year for display purposes. Call 570-542-5416 for details. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Polar Bear Plunge set for March 24

The Seventh Annual Harveys Lake Polar Bear Plunge will take place at noon on Saturday, March 24 at Garrity Realty, Pole 89, Harveys Lake.

Participants are sponsored to jump into Harveys Lake to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Participants must raise a minimum of $10 to take part in the event.

There will also be food, drinks and raffles donated from local businesses and sponsors. Prizes will be given for the best outfit and largest donation. For additional information, call Cassie at 639-7209, Sami at 696-3994 or Bethany at 477-5807.

Sweet Valley Fire Co. plans ham dinner

The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company will hold a family-style ham dinner on Saturday, March 24 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs begin at 4 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 11, and free for children aged 6 and under.

Movie Night planned

A movie night for children will beheld at Back Mountain Martial Arts, Twin Stacks Center, 1130 Memorial Hwy., Dallas, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 24.

Admission is $15 per child which includes games, pizza, refreshments and a movie.

Call 675-9535 for more information.

Grave decorations must be removed

Officials at Cedar Crest Cemetery, Trucksville, request that all winter decorations be removed from graves no later than March 28.

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