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THIS WEEK: March 6 to March 12
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.
Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 7, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Take outs only. $7 quart. Clam chowder and piggie soup. Pre-orders appreciated. Limited supply. 831-5593.
Clam Chowder and Bread Sale, 4-6 p.m. March 8, Dunmore Presbyterian Church, 137 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Take outs only. Quart of soup and small loaf fresh baked bread. $10 donation. Call 343-6807 or email [email protected]
Potato Pancakes, Pierogies and Halushki Sale, 4 p.m. every Friday during lent, Exeter Borough Hose Company 1, 1405 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter. Good Friday’s sale begins at noon. Call 602-0739.
Lenten Meals, 3-7 p.m. every Friday during lent and noon-7 p.m. on Good Friday, Masonic Lodge 468, 821 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Potato pancakes, pierogies, red clam chowder and haluski. Eat in or take out.
Lenten Food Sales, 4-7 p.m. Fridays to March 22, Malty Fire Company, 253 Owen St., Swoyersville. Eat in or take out. Homemade pierogie, haluski, potato pancakes, clam chowder and varied fish dinners with French fries and coleslaw.
Fried Fish or Shrimp Dinners, 3-7 p.m. March 8, 15 and 22, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fish dinner, $8; shrimp dinner, $9; potato pancakes, clam chowder and pierogies also available. Call 690-5411. Eat in or take out.
Lenten Sales, noon-5 p.m. Fridays during Lent, except Good Friday, Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. New England clam chowder, mushroom soup, pierogies, haluski, tuna hoagies and desserts. Potato pancake batter will be sold on Ash Wednesday. $5 per quart.
Fish, Shrimp Fry and Pierogie Sale, noon-7 p.m. every Friday during lent, Good Will Hose Co. No. 2, 451 W. Main St., Plymouth, every Friday during lent. $8 haddock meal; $9 shrimp meal; or $12 for the chief feast (fish and shrimp). Includes fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, drink and dessert. Rentko’s pierogies, $7.50 per dozen. Red clam chowder, $3.50 small and $7 large. Walk in or delivery in Plymouth. Call 779-9778.
Fish Fries, 3-7 p.m. every Friday during lent, except Good Friday, Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fried haddock, $8, fried shrimp, $9. Clam chowder, pierogies, potato pancakes and haluski with homemade noodles. Eat in or take out.
Lenten Food Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Pierogies, clam chowder, haluski with homemade noodles, pizza, broccoli and shells. Eat in or take out. Call 829-9288 on Friday. Frozen pierogies available. $6 potato; $7 cabbage, per dozen.
Homemade Clam Chowder, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. or until sold out March 8, Nativity of Our Lord Parish, 127 Stephenson St., Duryea. Pierogies, haluski, pizza, bake sale.
Food Sale, 3-7 p.m. March 8, Breslau Hose Company 5, 299 First St., Hanover Township. Eat in or take out. Potato pancakes, $1 each; pierogies, four for $1; red clam chowder, $4.50 pint; $7 quart; haluski, $3 pint, $5.50 quart.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 9, Holy Family Parish, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch, church hall. Take outs 3 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children. Tickets at the door, after weekend Mass, or call 822-8983.
All-You-Can-Eat Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 9, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6, West of Tunkhannock. $9 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5.. Take outs 3:30-4:30 p.m. Cookbooks for sale.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner/Bake Sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 9, Loyalville United Methodist Church, Loyalville Road. $9 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Call ahead, 477-3521.
Soup and Sandwich Supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 9, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Rd., Shickshinny.
Spring Chicken Dinner, noon-4 p.m. March 10, Queen of the Apostles Parish, St. Mary’s School auditorium, 742 Spring St., Avoca. Half chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, homemade coleslaw, rolls, butter, homemade dessert, beverages. $10 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. Call 457-3412 for tickets. Take outs begin 11 a.m.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Homemade Rolls, 1-4 p.m. March 20, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Nut, poppy, apricot or lekvar (prune) filling. Deadline, March 14. $9 each.
Homemade Paska Bread, 1-4 p.m. March 20, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $6 small; $7 large. With or without raisins. Deadline for orders, March 14.
Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 15, The Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 5876 Main Road, Sweet Valley. $8 adults; $5 children. Take outs available. Baked fish, French fries, coleslaw, cake.
Homemade Bread and Manhattan Clam Chowder, noon- 5 p.m. March 15, St. Michael’s Church, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $5 per loaf, $6 per quart. Order by March 10. Call Dorothy, 562-1434; Sandra, 457-9280; or church, 457-2875.
Homemade Soups, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 15, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen. Variety of soups. All served with bread, butter, beverage and dessert. Free will offering.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 16, The Mountain Post American Legion Auxiliary Unit 781. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; ; free for children younger than six.. Take outs $8.25. Call Marie, 474-5370, or Casey, 885-2519.
Chili Cook Off, 2 p.m. March 16, County Seat Tavern, Maple Street, Montrose. Music by DJ Ringmaster. Proceeds benefit Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation. Applications available at County Seat. Call 278-9996 for Noni or her staff.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. March 16, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave. $9 adults; $5 children 5-12. Take outs available, with drive through. Tickets from church members and at the door. 693-2821.
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. March 16, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Mt. Zion Road, Harding. Take outs, 4 p.m. $8 adults; $5 children 5-12. Advance tickets, call Carole, 388-6565, or Bob, 823-2484.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 16, Boy Scout Troop 155, Educational Building at Trucksville United Methodist Church. Take outs available. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 10.
Homemade Easter Eggs, March 24, after each service, Friendship Circle, Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Peanut butter cream, peanut butter crunch, butter cream and coconut cream. $1 each. Call Karen, 474-5649 or fill out the form in the church bulletin beginning Feb. 10. Deadline for orders is March 17.
Ham Bingo, 1 p.m. March 17, St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 140 Church St., Old Forge. $3 per person. Door prizes and a 50-50 money raffle with three prizes. Doors open at 11 a.m. Games start at 1 p.m. Variety of food, refreshments and a bake sale.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 2-6 p.m. March 17, Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 7069, Clarks Summit. $8. Homemade desserts, take outs available.
Vegetable Soup, Haluski and Bake Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 22, St. Nicholas Ukranian Catholic Church, 153 E. Main St., Glen Lyon. Parish cookbook available to order. Order by March 17. Call 735-7682 or 736-6908.
Lenten Clam Chowder and Haluski Sale, 4-6 p.m. March 22, St. Frances Cabrini Parish, 585 Mt. Olivet Road, Wyoming. Clam chowder, $7 per quart; haluski, $6 per quart; fresh baked bread, $4 a loaf. Order by March 17. Call 696-3737 or 675-1860.
Homemade Easter Eggs, March 24, The Friendship Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Peanut butter, peanut butter crunch, coconut cream and butter cream. $1 each. Call Karen at 474-5649. Deadline for orders is March 17. Pick up at church after each service.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17, St. Andrew Parish, church hall, 318 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. $9 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Tickets at the door. Take outs available. A bake sale will also be held.
Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, meatless meal for lent, 5-7 p.m. March 22, sponsored by SS. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Regal Room, 216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant, ballroom entrance. Sit down or take out. Pre-sold $12 per ticket/dinner. Baked haddock, potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Reservations by March 18. Call 489-4348.
Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, 5-7 p.m. March 22, sponsored by SS. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Olyphant, Regal Room (ballroom/side entrance), 216 Lackawanna Avenue, Olyphant. Sit down or take out. Pre-sold tickets only. $12. Baked haddock, potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Call 489-4348 for reservations. Deadline is March 18.
Cheese Cake Sale, March 22, benefits the White Haven area Boy Scout Troop 25 summer camp. Order by March 10. Exquisite Cinderella cheesecakes, 4 pounds, 4 oz, 16 pre-cut slices. Plain, almond amaretto, mango, Washington cherry, pineapple and white chocolate peanut butter, $18 each. Frozen, good for six months. New, no sugar added plain and a sampler with two slices of each flavor, except egg nog, $21 each. Contact a local Boy Scout or Herb King at 443-7431 or Kathy Oross at 443-7340.
Spaghetti Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 23, The Huntsville United Methodist Church. Eat in or take out. $7.50 adults; $4.50 children 6 and older. Tickets at the door.
Spaghetti Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 23, Huntsville Methodist Church, Huntsville Road, Shavertown. $7.50 adults; $4.50 children 6 and older Eat in or take out. Tickets at the door.
Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 23, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co., 5383 Main Road. All you can eat, except for dessert. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6. Take outs start at 4 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m. March 24, Luzerne Borough Building, Lower Charles Street Park. Rain date, 1 p.m. March 30. Volunteers and donations appreciated. Children younger than 10 welcome. Call 287-7633, ext. 4.
Pierogie Sale, 2-5 p.m. March 26, St. Michael’s Church, church hall, Old Forge. $6 per dozen. Order by March 21. Call Sandra, 457-9280, or church, 457-2875.
Homemade “Paska” (Easter) Bread and Kolachi Sale,10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28 and 29, St. John’s 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. Business establishment orders may be faxed to 876-2534. Another sale for Orthodox Easter will be held on April 2.
Charity Pig Roast, 6-10 p.m. April 13, sponsored by The Keystone Chapter of UNICO National, Dunmore, at Fiorelli’s, Peckville. One-hour open bar, appetizers, complete Italian buffet, entertainment, dancing and basket raffle. $45 per person. Call Jim Mack, 342-7975. Reservation deadline is April 5.
Family-Style Ham Supper, 4-6:30 p.m. May 11, Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church, Benton. Menu includes scalloped potatoes, corn, harvard beets, pickled cabbage, applesauce, bread, pies and beverages. $9 adults; $4 children 3-10; free for children younger than 3. Take outs available. Call 542-7429 or 864-3452.