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THIS WEEK: March 5 to March 11

Homemade Pierogie Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 5, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, St. John’s Center, 700 Hill Street, Mayfield. Homemade pierogie (deep fried or uncooked). $7 per dozen. First come, first serve basis. Delivery to businesses upon request. Fax business orders to 570-876-2534. Orders of 10 dozen or more, call 570-876-0730.

Fish Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. March 5, Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Battered, deep-fried haddock, baked potato, coleslaw, fruit cup, homemade dessert, soda and coffee. Child dinners, homemade macaroni and cheese, applesauce, dessert and soft drink. Take outs 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; $3 children; free for children younger than 3. Call 570-654-2753. Take outs do not include beverage.

Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. March 6, Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Soup of the month, clam chowder. $8 per quart. Take out only. Pre-order appreciated. Sylvia, 570-825-6370 or Barry, 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.

Lenten Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 7, The Knights of Columbus, St. Dennis Home Association, home building, the former St. Dennis Church, Main Street, Glen Lyon. $9 adults; $5 children. Yuengling beer-battered haddock filet, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter, desserts and refreshments. Tickets at the door or from any member. Take outs available during dinner hours.

Baked Fish Dinner, 4-6 p.m. March 7, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 E. Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. Parsley buttered potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, dessert. $9. Call 570-819-3395 for tickets.

Fish Fry-days, 3-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Eat in or take out. Fried haddock, $8.50; fried shrimp, $9.50. Potato pancakes, clam chowder, haluski and more. 570-690-5411.

Pizza Sale, pick-up 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 7, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Uncooked pizza, broccoli or tomato. Whole tray (10 cuts), $12:50; half tray (5 cuts), $6.25. Orders, 570-287-2524. No walk ins.

Lenten Food Sale, 3-7 p.m. March 7 and 11, Breslau Hose Company. Potato pancakes, $1 each; haluski, $3 pint or $6 quart; pierogies, three for $1; red clam chowder, $4 pint or $8 quart.

Potato Pancakes/Haluski Sale, 3-7 p.m. March 7, Wyoming VFW Post 396, Ladies Auxiliary, 45 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Advance orders call 570-693-4070 or Marci at 570-991-2774.

Five Bucks, First Friday Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 7 and April 4, Unity of NEPA Spiritual Center, 140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. Homemade spaghetti sauce, meat or vegetarian, homemade bread, garlic bread, homemade desserts. $5. Drinks extra.

Lenten Food Sales, 4-7 p.m., Fridays, March 7 to April 18, Maltby Fire Company, 253 Owen St., Swoyersville. Homemade pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, clam chowder, varied fish dinners, French fries, coleslaw.

Pizza Sale,March 7, First United Methodist Church, West Pittston. Baked/unbaked, with or without onions, $11 tray. Toppings $2 each. Specialty pizzas, broccoli or tomato and garlic, $14 tray. Vegetable pizza, tomatoes, onions, broccoli, red peppers, mushrooms, no cheese, $13. Xall 570-655-1083 or walk in. Lunch time orders available.

Middle Eastern Lenten Dinner (Yogi Michael), 3-6:30 p.m. March 7, Knights of Lebanon, St. Anthony’s Maronite Church Hall, Park Avenue and Dana streets. Macroon b’toom (White garlic sauce over homemade bread noodles); m’jundra (lentil, rice and onion dish); Fattoush (salad with baked bread chips, garlic, lemon and oil dressing). Includes drinks. Eat in or take out. $8 adults; $4 children.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. March 8, Men’s Club of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 105 Irem Road, Dallas. Includes homemade desserts and beverages. $7 adults, in advance, $8 at the door; $4 children; free for children 3 and younger. Take outs available at 4 p.m. For advance tickets call 570-675-3131.

Applejack Flapjack Fundraiser, 8-10 a.m. March 8, The Music Box Players, Applebees Restaurant, 253 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd., $5 per person. Call 570-283-2195 or 1-800-698-PLAY for information.

Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 8, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 6, West of Tunkhannock. All you can eat. $9 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. Take outs available 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ham and Cabbage Dinner and Bake Sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 8, Loyalville United Methodist Church, Loyalville. $9 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Call ahead at 570-477-3521. Leave message with name, phone number, number of dinners and pick-up time.

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.

Pierogie Sale, 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m., Mondays until March 31, St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. $8 dozen. Call Rena O’Dell at 570-287-5421.

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

Clam Chowder and Homemade Bread Sale, 3-6 p.m. March 14, The Society of St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $6 quart, $5 loaf. Order by March 11. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280, Dorothy at 570-562-1434 or the church hall at 570-457-2875.


Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 13, Northmoreland Township Volunteer Firefighters, fire hall. Benefits the Kaskus family. $8 adults; $4 children 12 and younger.

Lenten Food Sale, 2-7 p.m. March 14, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, church hall, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Eat in or take out. Homemade haluski, pierogies (potato and farmers cheese), clam chowder, pizza, baked fish, coleslaw and bake sale. 570-823-6242.

Lenten Baked Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 14, The Maple Grove United Methodist Church, Rosser Hall, 5876 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Baked breaded cod filet, French fries or baked potato, coleslaw and cake. $8 adults; $5 children. Take outs available. Call 570-477-3150 for information.

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.

Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. March 15, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Take outs available. $9 adults; $5 children 5-12. 570-693-2821.

Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 15, Holy Family Parish, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch. Take outs 3-4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children. Available after weekend Masses. For tickets call 570-822-8983 or purchase at the door.

Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-8 p.m. March 15, Wyoming VFW Post 396, Ladies Auxiliary, 43 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Take outs available 4-5 p.m. $8 donation.

Annual Spring Chicken Dinner, noon-4 p.m. March 16, Queen of the Apostles Parish, Parish Hall, 742 Spring St., Avoca. A half chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, homemade coleslaw, rolls and butter, homemade dessert and beverages. Take outs beginning at 11 a.m. $10 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. 570-457-3412. Cash and theme-basket raffles.

Vegetarian Soup and Mini Homemade Bread Fundraiser, 2-6 p.m. pick up March 24, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 14 Martin St., Hudson, Plains Township (formerly St. Joseph’s Church), the Abundant Life Ministry. Mini loaves of whole wheat/oat raisin bread, $1.50 each. Soup, 32 oz. container, $7.50. Vegetarian soups, butternut squash, cream of broccoli, split pea, tortilla-taco, vegetable and veggie turkey noodle. Order by March 16. 570-736-3014 or 570-379-1177.

Pasta Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 16, Church of Saint Joseph, church hall, 721 Monroe St., Berwick. Chicken parmesan, meatballs, homemade spaghetti with red sauce, cavatelli with broccoli in oil and garlic, salad, rolls, desserts, coffee and tea. $10 adults; $5 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. Tickets available at the door. Handicap accessible.

Haluski and Clam Chowder Sale, March 21, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church Auxiliary, 310 Broadway, Scranton. Order deadline, March 17. Call Sylvia at 570-343-8820.

Pierogie Sale, March 21-22, Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, 240 Center St., Hanover section, Nanticoke. Potato pierogies, $6 dozen. Order by March 19. 570-824-3880. Pick up in church basement.

Chili Dinner, pick up 3-6 p.m. March 25, Prince of Peace Parish, St. Mary’s Church building auditorium, Grace and Lawrence streets, Old Forge. Take out only. Order by March 19. $8 per person. A quart of chili (Father Gus’s secret recipe) corn bread and sherbet. Call 570-457-5900. Francis at 570-451-0112 or Rosemary at 570-457-9757.

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.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, 4-7 p.m. March 22, Conyngham United Methodist Church. Spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, coffee and tea. $8 adults; $4 children 4-8; free for children younger than 4.

Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, The Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co., 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take outs at 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6. All you can eat, except desserts.

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