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THIS WEEK: May 14 to May 20

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.

Pierogie Sale, 2-5 p.m. May 20, St. Michael’s Church, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $6 a dozen. Deadline for orders is May 16. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280 or the church at 570-457-2875.

Turkey Supper, 3-7 p.m. May 17, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top. At the end of Alberdeen Road, across from Andy’s Gas Station. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, homemade pickled cabbage, bread, beverage and dessert. Take outs available. $10 adults; $4 children 6-11; and free for children 5 and younger. Well-portioned take out, $10. For reserve tickets 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.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 3-6 p.m. May 17, The Courtdale United Methodist Church, 225 Courtdale Avenue. $7 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. For more information call Roberta Trudgen at 570-288-6771 or any church member.

Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17, River of Life Fellowship Ministries Youth Group, 22 Outlet Road, Lehman. Take out only. $10. Half chicken, homemade potato salad, baked beans, roll and butter. Call Wendy Fritz at 570-301-7940.

Turkey Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m. May 17, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 321 Chestnut Ave., Kingston. Take outs, 4-5 p.m. $10 adults; $6 children younger than 12. Limited tickets at the door. Call 570-288-6263.

Meatloaf Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 17, Alderson United Methodist Church, 1201 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. Meatloaf, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, roll, butter, dessert, beverage. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 12. Tickets at the door. Take outs available. 570-639-5688.

All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 17, The Osterhout Free Library’s North Branch, Community Room, 28 Oliver St., Parsons section, Wilkes-Barre. Book sale, bake sale, basket raffle. Take outs after 3 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. $8 adults; $4 children younger than 8. Tickets at all Osterhout Library locations. 570-822-4660.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. May 17, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 East Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. $9 adults; $4.50 children younger than 12.

Chicken Barbecue Dinner, noon-4 p.m. May 18, Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Company, 1114 Main Road, Hunlock Creek. $9. Half chicken, baked potato, vegetables, roll, dessert and beverage. Eat in or take outs available. 570-256-3548.

Baked Chicken Dinner, noon-2 p.m. May 18, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, St. John’s Hall, 756 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. Take outs 11 a.m. $10 adults; $6 children. For tickets, call George Daru at 570-825-4416. Limited tickets at the door.

Oyster Fest, noon-6 p.m. May 18, Doc Magrogan’s Fish Market, Shoppes at Montage, Liv with Autism Foundation. All-you-can-eat raw oysters, oyster stew, oyster chili, oyster egg rolls, salads, hot dogs, burgers and more.

Chicken Barbecue, noon-2 p.m. May 18, Noxen Volunteer Fire Company, 3493 Stull Road. Dine in or take out. $8 per dinner.

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

Election Day Café, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20, Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road. Hot and cold beverage, donuts, sticky buns, brownies, cookies, sandwiches, homemade soups, chili, hot dogs and wimpies. Freshly prepared lunch to go. Handicap accessible.


Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 24, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Homemade ice cream, soup, sandwiches, cakes and pies. Take outs available.

Halupki Sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 31, St. Michael’s Church, Church & Winter streets, Old Forge. $1.25 each. Order by May 26. Call Dorothy at 570-562-1434, Sandra at 570-457-9280 or the church hall at 570-457-2875.

Sensational Buffet, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 30, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29. Meats, hot and cold dishes, salads, desserts and drinks.

Food Sale, noon-4 p.m. May 31, Breslau Hose Company 5 Ladies Auxiliary, 299 First St., Hanover Township. Potato pancakes, haluski, red clam chowder and homemade baked goods.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. June 7, the Men’s Club of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 105 Irem Road, across from Country Club Shopping Center, Route 309, Dallas. Homemade desserts, beverages. Take outs available at 4 p.m. $8 adults; $4 children; free for children younger than 3. For advance tickets call 570-675-3131. Tickets will be available at the door.

Chicken Barbecue, 12:45-3 p.m. June 22, Gate of Heaven Parish, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Ice cream social at 2:30 p.m. Basket raffle and door prize at 2:45 p.m. 570-675-2121

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