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THIS WEEK: April 24 to May 1

Spaghetti and Pasta Dinner 4-6:30 p.m. every Thursday at St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $7. Includes choice of five pastas and five sauces, salad and dessert. Take outs available. Call 824-1674 Thursdays.

Paska Homemade Bread Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Church Center, Hill Street, Mayfield. Raisin and white bread Paska-size only. $7 each. Kolachi (nut, poppyseed, lekvar and apricot) $10 each. Call 876-0730, 876-3372 or 876-0391 to order.

Soup and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26 and April 27, The Berean Lighthouse, 2 W. Green St., Nanticoke. Donated items for sale. 825-0464.

All-You-Can-Eat Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 p.m. April 27, First Congregational Church, 500 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. $9 adults; $4 children.

Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 27, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Ice cream, pies, soups and sandwiches. Take outs available.

Family-Style Beef Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 27, The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road. Take outs, 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Chicken and Rib Barbecue, noon-5 p.m. April 27 and April 28, Wilkes-Barre Chapter of the NAACP, Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Hill Street. Dinner $10 and sandwich $8. 262-1360.

Family-Style Roast Beef Dinner, 3-7 p.m. April 27, St. James Lutheran Church, Hobbie. $10 adults; $5 children 5-12; free for children younger than 4. Adult take outs available. Tickets at the door. 868-3618, 379-3878.

Pork Barbecue Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. April 27, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29. $8 adults; $5 10 and younger. Tickets in advance. 298-2040, 298-2001.

Old-Fashioned Ham and Egg Breakfast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28, Hanover Fire Company, NFD Engine 4, Transfiguration of Our Lord Church Hall, Bliss and Center streets, Hanover section, Nanticoke. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Ham, eggs, home fries, rolls, juice and coffee. Benefits Hanover Fire Company Engine 4 of the Nanticoke Fire Department.

Hoagie Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 3, Dymond Hollow United Methodist Church. Italian, ham and cheese and turkey and cheese. $5 each. Call Alice, 333-4276, or Shirley, 333-4529. Deadline for orders April 28.

Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.


Chicken Barbecue, 5-7 p.m. May 3-4, Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Half a chicken, baked potato, all the fixings, homemade desserts and beverages. Take outs, 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; $4 children. Reservations required. Call 570-696-3897.

Ham Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. May 4, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, homemade pickled cabbage, homemade pineapple soufflé and cake or pie. $8 adults; $4 children 5-12; free for children younger than 5. Take outs available 4-7 p.m. Tickets at the door or call 287-3840.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5, Mocanaqua Volunteer Fire Company at The Polish Falcons. Sausage, scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, home fries, pancakes, toast, pastries, coffee, tea and orange juice. $7 adults; $4 children 5-12; free for children younger than 5. Take outs available. Tickets at the door or from any firefighter.

Roast Chicken Dinner/Flea Market, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. May 5, The Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Mountain Post 781, Church Road, Mountain Top. Over 30 vendors. Tools, antiques, collectables, crafts, jewelry, furniture, computers, knives, and more. $8, includes half roasted chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Serving noon to 5 p.m. www.alpost781.org/SAL.html or 570-474-2161.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 5, Kiwanis Club of Mountain Top, Crestwood High School cafeteria. Pancakes, sausage and eggs. $7 adults; free for children 12 and younger. Tickets at the door.

Roast Turkey Dinner/Bake Sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 11, Loyalville United Methodist Church, Loyalville Road. Adults, $9 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Call ahead for directions and with number of dinners and pick up time. 477-3521. Next hoagie sale is June 4. $5 each.

Chicken Barbecue, 4-7 p.m. May 11, Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy St., Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. To reserve tickets call the church office at 822-7246. Limited number of tickets will be sold at the door.

Mother’s Day Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon May 12, The Mountain Top Knights of Columbus 6440, South Mountain Boulevard, Aberdeen Road. Fresh oatmeal, juice, grilled ham, hash browns, eggs, pastries, corn bread, coffee, tea and soda. $5. Free for children younger than 6. All are welcome. Call Frank, 474-2145, or Drew, 868-5568.

All-You-Can-Eat-Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon May 12, Fairmount Township Fire and Ambulance Co., half mile from Ricketts Glen, Route 1189, Sweet Valley. $7 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Eat in or take out. 477-3691.

Spaghetti Dinner/Theater, 6-6:30 p.m. May 17, Town Hill UMC, “A Night in Italy.” Entertainment to follow. Tickets in advance or at the door. $7 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children 5 and younger.

Meatloaf Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 18, Alderson United Methodist Church, Pole 108, Harveys Lake. Meatloaf, baked potato, green bean casserole, coleslaw, roll and butter, pie and beverage. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Tickets at the door. Take outs available. 639-5688.

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