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THIS WEEK: April 16 to April 22

Potato Pancake/Sausage and Pepper Sandwich Sale, 12:30 p.m. April 25, St. John’s Auxiliary, 310 Broadway, Scranton. Pancakes, $1 each; sandwiches, $5 each. Deadline for orders is April 16. While supply lasts. 570-343-8820.

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

Fish Dinner, 4:30-8:30 p.m. April 18, Hughestown Hose Company Banquet Hall, 30 Center St., Hughestown. $10; free for children younger than 5. Tickets at the door or call the fire house at 570-654-4188.

Fish Fry, noon-7 p.m. April 18, Venturing Crew, Boy Scouts, American Legion Post 781, 1550 Henry Drive, Mountain Top. Fried haddock, French fries, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert.

Good Friday Homemade Food Sale, noon-dusk or until sold out April 18, St. Faustina’s Catholic Church, Nanticoke. DelBalso Ford parking lot, West Main Street, under big white tent. Potato pancakes, haluski, pierogies, broccoli and shells, three-cheese ziti, Manhattan (red) clam chowder, shrimp bisque and Maryland crab soup.

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.

Lenten Food Sales, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 18, Exeter Hose Company 1, 1405 Susquehanna Ave. Menu includes potato pancakes, red clam chowder, haluski, pierogies, broccoli and shells. Eat in or take out. 570-569-2524.

Lenten Pizza Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fridays during Lent, West Wyoming Hose Company 1, 926 Shoemaker Avenue. $10 unbaked; $12 baked. Call 570-693-1811. Walk-ins welcome.

Lenten Dinner, 3-7 p.m., Fridays during Lent, Wyoming Masonic Lodge 468, Wyoming Avenue. Potato pancakes by Rita, haluski, pierogies, Manhattan clam chowder, New England chowder, beverages. Parking in rear, handicap accessible. Eat in or takeout. Call ahead, 570-693-2608.

Homemade Soups, pick-up 10 a.m.-noon April 26, Friendship Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, 175 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Chicken noodle, ham and bean, vegetable beef. $5 quart. Deadline for orders is April 20.

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

Ukrainian Easter Dinner “Sviachene,” 1 p.m. April 27, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Parish Center, 428 N. Seventh Ave., Scranton. Take outs, noon. $13 adults; $6 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. Contact Dorothy at 570-346-4164. Advance reservations only. No tickets at the door. Deadline to order is April 22.


Drive-Through Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26, Eatonville United Methodist Church, Tunkhannock. $8 dinners; $5.50 halves.

Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 26, Town Hill UMC, 417 Town Hill Road. Homemade pies, cakes, ice cream, soup and sandwiches. Take outs available.

Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 p.m. April 26, The Knights of Columbus, St. Dymphna Council, Holy Family Church Hall, Sugar Notch. $9 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Call Dave Balakier at 570-824-6063 or Dave Popek at 570-824-0994. Limited tickets at the door.

Family-Style Beef Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 26, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take outs, 4 p.m. $9 adults, $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Family-Style Roast Beef Dinner, 3-7 p.m. April 26, St. James Lutheran Church, Hobbie. $10 adults; $5 children 5-12; free for children 4 and younger. Tickets and take outs available at the door.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27, JLW Mountain Laurel Lions Club, West Wyoming Fire Company banquet room, Shoemaker Avenue. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, home fries, beverages, desserts. $7.50 adults; $5 children. Tickets available from any club member or at the door. Call Karen at 570-885-1650 to reserve tickets.

Breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27, 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 and homemade baked goods. $6 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. For tickets call 570-457-3412 or purchase at the event.

Welsh Cookie Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3, The Bennett-Derr United Methodist Church, Chapel and New Grant streets, East End. $4 dozen. Pre-orders, amy35mm@yahoo.com or 570-823-1469. Deadline to order is April 30.

Chicken Barbecue, 5-7 p.m. May 2 and 3, Trucksville United Methodist Church, Educational Facility, 40 Knob Hill Road. Enter Shavertown for GPS. Half chicken, baked potato, fixings, homemade desserts and beverages. $8 adults; $4 children. Eat in, 5-7 p.m.; take out, 4:30 p.m. Reservations required. Call 570-696-3897.

Chicken Dinner, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. May 4, take out only, Sons of the American Legion, Mt. Post 781, 1550 Henry Drive, Mountain Top. Half chicken, baked potato, roll, dessert. $8. Call 570-474-2161.

Mother’s Day All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 11, St. Faustina’s Parish Center, South Hanover and West Noble streets, Nanticoke. Fresh sausage, eggs, potatoes, pancakes, ham, pastries and drinks. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. First 100 mothers receive a free flower with purchase.

Turkey Dinner, 3-7 p.m. May 17, Emmanuel UCC, Alberdeen Road, Dorrance Township, Mountain Top. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, homemade pickled cabbage, bread, beverage, dessert. Take outs available. $10 adults; $4 children 6-11; free for children younger than 5. Well-portioned take out, $10. Call Doris at 570-379-3755 or the church at 570-868-5675. Tickets available at the door.

Chicken Barbecue, noon-4 p.m. May 17, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Chicken with special sauce, potato, baked beans, apple sauce, rolls and dessert. $9. Tickets available from Men’s Organization, at the event, or by calling 570-735-8531 (leave message). Take outs available.

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