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THIS WEEK: Feb. 12 to Feb. 18

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.

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.

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.

Homemade Beef Vegetable Soup Sale, pick up 10-11:30 a.m. Feb. 22, lower level, St. Andrew’s Church, 12 E Kirmar Ave., Alden. Advanced orders required by Feb. 14. Call Edith at 570-735-2662 or Olwen at 570-735-5015. $6 quart. Containers provided.

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.

Valentine Breakfast Buffet, 8-11 a.m. Feb. 16, St. Martha’s Church, 260 Bonnieville Road, Fairmount Springs. Eggs, pancakes, French toast, home fries, sausage, kielbasa, ham, scrapple, sausage gravy, biscuits, dessert, tea, coffee and orange juice. $7 adults; $3 children; free for children 6 and younger.

Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16, Noxen Volunteer Fire Company, Fire Hall, Stull Road. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12.

Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16, St. Andrew Parish, church hall, 316 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Roast pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, rolls dessert and beverage. $9 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Tickets at the door. Take outs available. Bake sale and theme-basket raffle also available.

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

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.

Pastie Sale, Feb. 20, First United Methodist Church of West Pittston. Varieties are meat, with or without onions; vegetable with cheese; and sausage and pepper. To order, call the church office at 570-655-1083, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or Ann Alaimo at 570-654-3850 or Warren and Nancy Pollard at 570-654-4745. Orders due by Feb. 18. No orders taken on Feb. 19 or 20.


Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 p.m. take outs Feb. 22, St. John the Baptist Church, church hall, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. $9. Advanced ticket sales only. Call 570-779-9620, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., by Feb. 20.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 21, The Waverly United Methodist Church, fellowship hall, 105 Church St., Waverly. $9 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Take outs available. D.J. Pete Noto with big band and swing selections.

Homemade Pierogies, Feb. 25, Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $6 per dozen. To order, call 570-822-7725. Pick up orders from noon-4 p.m. in the cathedral parlors. Deadline for orders is Feb. 21.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Feb. 22, Central United Methodist Church, 65 Academy St., Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, applesauce, dessert and beverage. Call 570-822-7246. Limited tickets at the door. Dine in or take out. Delivery available.

Church Soup Sale, 2-4 p.m. Feb. 22, First English Baptist Church, 58 Prospect St., Nanticoke. Homemade chicken noodle, beef vegetable and cream of tomato. $7 quart. Call 570-735-4642.

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.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 23, The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company, 170 N. Main St., adjacent to Cook’s Pharmacy and in the rear of the Shavertown branch of the U.S. Post Office. Scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, pancakes, toast with butter, jelly, syrup, coffee, tea and juice. $5 adults; $3 children.

Spaghetti Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Feb. 23, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish Altar and Rosary Society, St. Aloysius cafeteria, 143 W. Division St., Wilkes-Barre. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6. 570-823-3791.

Pancake and Sausage Supper, 4-6:30 p.m. March 4, St. Martin in the Fields, 3083 Church Road, Mountain Top. Pancakes, pork sausage and applesauce. $6 adults; $3 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6.

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.

Potato Pancake and Bake Sale, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 1, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church basement, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Freshly grated potato pancakes and homemade baked goods. Dine in or take out.

Potato and Cheese Pierogie Sale, pick up 4-7 p.m. March 2 and March 16. The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Call 570-690-5411 to order.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 2, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. Contact Mike Salerno at 570-262-2894.

Homemade Pierogie Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 5, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield. $7 dozen. First come basis. Business orders delivered on request. Deep fried or uncooked. Business orders may be faxed to 570-876-2534. Orders of 10 dozen or more, call 570-876-0730.

Fish Fry, 3-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Clam chowder, potato pierogies and more available.

Homemade Pasta and Sausage Dinner, noon-5 p.m. March 9, Church of St. Maria Goretti, Laflin Road, Laflin. Salad, bread and butter, beverage and dessert. $10 at the door. Children 5 and younger are free for eat in only. Handicap accessible and ample free parking.

Turkey Supper for Missions, 5-7 p.m. March 15, take outs, 4:30-6 p.m., William and Melba Dickson Educational Facility, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, roll and homemade dessert. $8.75 adults; $4.75 children. Call 570-696-3897, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday,

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.

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