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THIS WEEK: March 12 to March 18

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.

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.

Fish Fry-days, 3-7 p.m. March 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.

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.

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

Lenten Food Luncheon, 11:30-3:30 p.m. March 14, 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 570-829-9288 on Friday.

Homemade Soup Sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 14, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen. A variety buffet with bread and butter, beverage and dessert. Free will offering.

All-You-Can-Eat Stir Fry, 4-7 p.m., every Friday during lent, Sylvania Lodge, Reyburn, outside Shickshinny. $9.50 adults; free for children younger than 12.

Potato Pancake Sale, 3-7 p.m. every Friday during Lent, Exeter Hose Co. 1, 1405 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter. Red clam chowder, haluski, pierogies, broccoli and cheese. Eat in or take out. 570-602-0739.

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.

Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. March 15, The Mountain Post American Legion Auxiliary Unit 781. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 6. Parking in rear, handicapped accessible. Call 570-678-7105 or Casey at 570-885-2519.

Pancake Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. March 15, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Mount Zion Road, Harding. Take outs, 4 p.m. $8.50 adults; $5 children 5-12. For advance tickets call Carole at 570-388-6565 or Bob at 570-823-2484.

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.

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

St. Patrick’s Day Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-8 p.m. March 17, West Side Social Club, 715 McAlpine Street, Avoca. Take outs, 3-4 p.m. Homemade ham, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, rolls and dessert. $8 per person.

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.

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.

Cabbage Noodle Sale, noon-4 p.m. March 21, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, St. John’s Center, Hill Street, Mayfield. $7 quart; $4 pint. First come, first served. Delivery to businesses on request. Business faxes, 570-876-2534. Questions, 570-876-0730.

Ethnic Food Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 21, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 East Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. Pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, red clam chowder. Call in advance for large orders. 570-819-3395.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Homemade desserts. 570-864-2401.

Lenten Clam Chowder Sale, pick up after Masses, March 22 and March 23, Holy Family Church, Sugar Notch. Red/white, $8 quart. Pre-order, Deb Brezna, 570-829-0153 or debbrez570@aol.com.

Made-To-Order Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. March 22, Youth Group, Cross Roads Bible Study Group, River of Life Fellowship Church, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman. $6 in advance, $7 at the door. Two eggs, home fries, toast, meat choice; homemade slow roasted corned beef hash, eggs, toast; three egg omelet, meat and cheese, home fries, toast; plain or blueberry buttermilk pancakes; or French toast. Meats, bacon, ham or sausage. 570-709-2342.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 22, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company. Take outs, 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Hoagie Sale, noon March 22, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top. $5 each. Italian or turkey. Call 570-868-5675 and leave message.

Spaghetti Dinner, 3-6 p.m. March 22, The Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1223 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Take out or dine in. Spaghetti or ravioli, meatballs, salad, dinner roll. $8.50 adults; $4 children younger than 6. 570-477-3748.

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.

Lenten Food Sale, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 28, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Dine in or take out. Homemade potato pancakes, haluski, soups, bake sale.

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 30, Queen of the Apostles Parish, parish hall, former St. Mary’s School, 742 Spring St., Avoca. Eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea, juice, homemade baked goods. $6 adults; $4 12 and younger. Advance tickets, 570-457-3412 . Tickets also available at the door.

Five Bucks, First Friday Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. 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.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. April 5, Boy Scout Troop 155, Trucksville United Methodist Church. Spaghetti, homemade meatballs and sauce, fresh Italian bread, garden salad, beverage, dessert. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 10. Take outs available.

All-You-Can-Eat-Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 6, Marine Corp League, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8. Mike Salerno, 570-262-2894.

Fish Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. April 11, St. Martin in the Fields Church, Nuangola and Church roads, Mountain Top. $10 adults; $5 children 5-11; free for children younger than 5. Welsh cookies also for sale.

Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, 5-7 p.m. April 11, The Regal Room, 216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Sponsored by SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church. Pre-sold tickets, $13 per person/dinner. Eat in or take out. Baked haddock, potato vegetable, coleslaw, roll, dessert, coffee or tea. Limited tickets at the door, $15 per dinner. Call Sandra at 570-383-9487 by April 7.

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