Good Eats!

February 4, 2014

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THIS WEEK: Feb. 5 to Feb. 11

Pierogie Sale, 2-5 p.m. Feb. 11, St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, $6 per dozen. Deadline Feb. 5. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280 or the church hall at 570-457-2875.

Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 6, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Vegetable beef soup. $8 quart. Take outs only. Pre-orders appreciated. Call Sylvia at 570-825-6370 or Barry at 570-831-5593.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, church hall, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Pasta, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Six different pastas and five sauces. $7 adults; $5 children 6-10.

Breakfast Buffet, 8-11 a.m. Feb. 8 and March 8, Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1233 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Cost is $7. Seniors and children eat free. Eggs, toast, sausage, ham, pancakes, home fries and beverages.

Pig Roast, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, Daddow-Isaacs Dallas American Legion Post 672. Dancing until 1 a.m. $8 adults; $5 children younger than 12. Tickets available from any Legion committee member or at the Legion. For more information call Clarence J. Michael at 570-675-0488.

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


Welsh Cookie Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 15, The Bennett-Derr United Methodist Church, Chapel and New Grant streets, East End, Wilkes-Barre. $4 per dozen. To order, call 570-823-1469 or email amy35mm@yahoo.com. Deadline Feb. 12.

International Dinner Club, 5:30 or 6:30 p.m. seatings Feb. 13, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 320 Mifflin Ave., Scranton. $25 per person. Deadline for reservations Feb. 10. Call 570-343-5151. A taste of Italy, fresh baked focaccia bread, Italian wedding soup and an antipasto. The entree will be Tuscan chicken ravioli with beef wrapped asparagus, strawberry pound cake with orange liquor, topped with balsamic soaked strawberries , freshly made whipped cream, coffee, tea, water, soda, wine or beer.

Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Feb. 22, St. John the Baptist Church, church hall, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. Advanced tickets only. $9. Call 570-779-9620 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Deadline Feb. 14.

Ethnic Sampling, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 15, Luzerne United Methodist Church, 446 Bennett St., Luzerne. $8 adults; $3 children. Tickets available at the door. 570-287-6231.

Food Festival and Craft Fair, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 15 and noon-5 p.m. Feb. 16, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Borscht, pierogies, halupki (piggies), halushki, sausage and peppers, kielbasa, hamburgers and hot dogs. Ethnic and American foods, craft booths, bake sale, theme-basket raffle and more.

Soup and Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 15, Pilgrim Congregational Church, 172 Center Ave., Plymouth. Variety of soups, sandwiches, baked goods, Welsh cookies and homemade candy. Eat in or take out. Additional parking on the corner of West Shawnee Avenue and Gardner Street. 570-779-1451.

Holubki (Piggie) Dinner, 12:30-2 p.m. Feb. 16, St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 271 Tripp St., Swoyersville. Take outs noon-2 p.m. $10 adults; $5 children younger than 12.

Potato-Cheese Pierogies, pick up 1-4 p.m. Feb. 24 and 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 25, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 310 Broadway, Scranton. $7.50 per dozen. Deadline for orders Feb. 17. Call Sylvia at 570-343-8820.

Pre-Lenten Port and Sauerkraut/Kapusta Dinner, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, 428 N. Seventh Ave., Scranton. Slow roasted pork loin, homemade pan gravy, Ukrainian kapusta (sweet and sour cabbage), real mashed potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, rolls, butter, dessert, coffee, tea and beverages. $13 adults; $6 children 6-12; free for children 5 and younger. Advance reservations required. Call Dorothy Fleck at 570-346-4164. Do not call the church. Take outs 11:30 a.m.-noon only. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Door prizes and 50-50 drawing.

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 23, Queen of the Apostles Parish, parish hall, Avoca. Eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, juice and homemade baked goods. $6 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Tickets available in advance by calling 570-457-3412 or at the event. All proceeds will support the parish and its sponsored Boy Scout troop.

Ash Wednesday Fish Dinner, 4-6 p.m. March 5, St. Andre Bessette Parish, Father Zolcinski Hall, 666 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs from 3:30 p.m. Dinners served 4-6 p.m. $8.50. Purchase tickets by Feb. 26. Call Mary at 570-823-4988.

Chicken and Waffle Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 22, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Mountain Top. Eat in or take out. $9 adult; $4 children 5-9; free for children younger than 3. Chicken in gravy, waffles, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, beverage and dessert.