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HAIR/FASHION SHOW


A hair and fashion show sponsored by the Irem Divan Ladies will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. today, May 5 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion, Dallas with hair and make-up by Star Tresses.


Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Irem Shrine Center office, Country Club Road, Dallas, from any Irem Divan Lady or at the door.


Proceeds benefit Irem Divan Lady projects.


OPEN HOUSE


An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. today, May 5 at the Franklin Twp. Vol. Fire Co., 329 Orange Road.


Officers of the company will be on hand to answer questions about rental of the newly-renovated fire hall, fire prevention, smoke alarm placement, etc. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers, a chance to view the company’s four firetrucks, photos and the “Smokehouse” experience.


For more information, call the fire hall at 333-4124 or Assistant Chief Maureen Oremus at 592-4548.


BINGO SLATED


Bingo will be held on Monday, May 6 at Northmoreland Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds begin at 6:30 p.m.


Food and beverage will be available. For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


ALZHEIMER’S TRAINING


A free Community Alzheimer’s CARE Training Workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 7 and 14 at Home Instead Senior Care, 269 Bennett St., Luzerne.


To make reservations, call 714-4260.


ROUNDTABLE MEETS


The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas.


Joe Kerrigan, of Gettysburg, will be the speaker. A $3 donation from non-members is requested.


For more information, call 675-8936.


GDAC PRESENTS MOVIE


The Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition of Luzerne County (GDAC) will present a showing of “Triple Divide” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Temple B’nai B’rith, 408 Wyoming Ave., Kingston.


A Q&A with the creators will follow the film which is free to the public.


In their co-creation of “Triple Divide,” Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic break new ground with a cradle-to-grave investigation of shale extraction.


HAM DINNER


The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a family-style ham dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Takeouts begin at 4 p.m.


Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 11 and free for children under 6 years of age.


MOTORCYCLE RUN


BENEFITS BLUE CHIP


A motorcycle run called “Hogs for Dogs” to benefit Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge will be held on May 12. The ride, which begins and ends at Gateway Lounge in Plymouth Twp., starts at 12:15 p.m., rain or shine.


Registration will be held from 11 a.m. to noon. Cost is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Upon return, there will be live bands, food, prizes, surprises and a commemorative t-shirt sale.


For more information, call 333-5265.


WALKING PROGRAM


Learn how to take the first steps toward a healthier self during the free “Starting a Walking Program” presentation at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 16 in the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.


Carrie Hapeman, MSOTR/L, geriatric occupational therapist, and Heather Witkowski, MSPT, physical therapist, will feature practical tips for walking, stretching, safety, exercise intensity and staying motivated.


To register, call 570-675-1866.


‘RIDING HOOD’


AT MUSIC BOX


“The Marvelous Misadventures of Little Red Riding Hood,” an original musical for children written by Kevin Costley, will be presented at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at 1 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. School day performances will be held at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on May 15 and 17.


Price of admission is $12 and includes a McDonald’s Fun Meal. Call 283-2195 to make reservations.


EVENT RAISES MONEY FOR BLUE CHIP FARMS


Get a haircut and help raise money for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the Sports Page at Twin Stacks Center, 1100 Memorial Highway, Dallas. There will be refreshments and a raffle.


Call 675-2466 for an appointment.


BINGO SLATED


Bingo will be held on Monday, May 20 at the Northmoreland Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m.


Food and beverage will be available. For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.


AUDITIONS FOR ‘LES MIS’


Auditions for “Les Miserables” will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 22 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St, Swoyersville.


All roles are open and all those auditioning should sing a song of his/her choice. Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. Production dates are July 19 to 21, 25 to 28 and Aug. 1 to 4.


For more information, call 283-2195.


FASHION SHOW SET


Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club will hold a spring fashion show entitled “Essence of Spring” on Tuesday, May 21 at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, Dallas.


Tickets may be purchased by calling Eileen Davis at 824-8461.


ROAST BEEF DINNER


A roast beef dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the Northmoreland Fire Hall in Centermoreland.


Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.


BUS TRIP PLANNED


Irem Women’s Auxiliary will host a bus trip on Thursday, May 23 to the Hunterdon Playhouse to see “Wake Up Darling.” The price is $85 and includes bus, lunch and the show. For more information, call Janet Stritzinger at 824-6418 or Suanne Moses at 822-4976.


GRANGE MEETING


Mountain Grange No. 567 will meet at 7 p.m. on June 4 in the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township, Wyoming.


BLOOD DRIVE


Mountain Grange No. 567 will hold a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the lower level of the Kingston Township Municipal Building.


Refreshments will be provided.


WINE FESTIVAL


The Dallas Rotary Wine and Dine Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 29 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Route 118, Dallas Township.


Tickets are $15 if purchased prior to the event and $25 at the game. Designated drivers pay $5. The event features Pennsylvania wines, craft vendors, local food vendors and live music.


For more information, contact Melissa Saxon at saxonm5@hotmail.com


SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOP SLATED


The Music Box Summer Theatre Workshop 2013, a theatre program for children ages 6 to 11, will run July 22 to Aug. 16 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville


Students will perform Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” on Aug. 16, 17 and 18.


For more information, call 283-2195.


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