HARVEYS LAKE: The Harveys Lake Borough Homecoming Committee is sponsoring a Halloween pumpkin carving contest from 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Harveys Lake Powersports, 19 Lakeside Drive, at the intersection of Memorial Highway and Lakeside Drive near Pole 1. Judging will take place at 5:30 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded by age group. Reservations are appreciated but not necessary. Contestants should bring their own pumpkins. Carving utensils will be provided. All ages welcome.
Refreshments will be provided by the Harveys Lake Homecoming Committee. For more information call Patti at 570-762-8232.
PLYMOUTH: Shawnee Cemetery Preservation Association will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to help with the cleaning of monuments and headstones. Saturday is the cemetery’s Clean A Headstone Day. A light lunch and beverage will be provided for volunteers. For more information call Johanna Lambert at 570-770-1608 or Ruth Jesso at 570-333-4028.
WILKES-BARRE: The Big Band Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania will hold a dinner dance on Oct. 4 at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. The event is open to the public. The cost for nonmembers is $30. The doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music is provided by King Henry and the Showmen. For reservations call Glen at 570-586-5359 or Herman at 570-654-6454. Herman Castellani will preside.
WILKES-BARRE: In accordance with the by-laws of the Polish National Alliance the annual convention of District VII, Polish National Alliance Northeastern Pennsylvania has been called at 1 p.m. on Oct. 20 at Our Lady of Hope Church, 40 Park Avenue. The session will be held in the school cafeteria behind the church.
All councils of District VII are required to participate as described by the by-laws. Mandates listing the names and addresses of each delegate should be sent no later than Oct. 5.
Council presidents, secretaries, sales representatives and interested members are urged to attend. Invitations have been sent to the home office; Frank Spula, president; Teresa Buckoski, District VII national director; Wesley Musial, censor; and Charles Komosa, national secretary.