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THIS WEEK: June 4 to June 10

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.

Five Bucks First Friday Dinner, 4-7 p.m. June 6, Unity of NEPA Spiritual Center, 140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. Grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, homemade macaroni salad, chips, desserts.

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.

Strawberry Social, 4-7 p.m. June 7, The Episcopal Church Women of Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hot dogs, wimpies, ice cream and strawberries, cake, beverage. $7 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. $3.50. Church, 570-823-4436; Addie Eshelman, 570-299-5940.

Strawberry Festival, Mini Flea Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7, St. Cecilia’s, 1700 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston.

Chicken Barbecue, 2-5 p.m. June 7, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 E. Main St., Miners Mills section, Wilkes-Barre. Take out only. Half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, green beans, dessert. $9.50. Reserve tickets in advance at 570-819-3395. Limited tickets at the door.

Potato Cheese Pierogi Sale, pick up 4-7 p.m. June 8, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Call 570-690-5411.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake and Egg Breakfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 8, The First Congregational United Church of Christ, 500 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. $7 per person. Walk ins welcome. Jean Williams, 570-654-0588.

Hoagie Sale, pick up 6-7:15 p.m. June 10, Loyalville United Methodist Church, church hall, Loyalville Road. Premium ham, salami, bologna, cheese. Tomatoes, lettuce, onion, dressing packaged separately. $5 each. Call 570-477-3521 and leave message with number of hoagies, with or without onions, pick up time, name and phone number. Deadline for orders is June 8.

Welsh Cookies, pick up 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 14, Friendship Circle of Christ United Methodist Church, 175 Main Road, Mountain Top. $4 dozen. Deadline to order is June 8. Call 570-474-5426 or 570-474-5649.

International Dinner featuring France, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. June 12, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 320 Mifflin Ave., Scranton. Three onion soup topped with asiago crisps and a brie cheese, fruit platter topped with a fruit compo, chicken cordon blue topped with a white wine cream sauce, roasted garlic potatoes and asparagus, creamy salted caramel cheese cake, water, soda, coffee, tea, cash bar. $20 per person. Reservation deadline is June 9. Call 570-343-5151.

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

Chicken or Rib Fundraiser Dinner, 3-6 p.m. June 13, Holy Resurrection Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, enter front, left to stairs. Half chicken or half rack of ribs, baked potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert, drink. Take out only. Chicken dinner, $10; Rib dinner, $15. Call 570-822-7725. Deadline for orders is June 10.

Strawberry Festival, 4:30-7 p.m. June 10, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Ice cream, strawberries, cake, beverage. $4. Wimpies, hot dogs, $1.50 each. Take outs available. Advanced tickets or at the door. Call 570-287-3840.


Summer Fun Fest, 10 a.m.- 6p.m. June 14, St. James Lutheran Church, Hobbie. Chicken barbecue dinner will be available, along with Denmy and Pearl’s pizza and Jackie’s French fries. Games, crafts and face painting. 570-854-2161 or 570-379-3471.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Father’s Day, June 15, Holy Family Parish Hall, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch. Sausage, eggs, potatoes, pancakes, ham, pastries, drinks. $8 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children 5 and younger.

Strawberry Festival, 4 p.m. June 21, the Oakdale United Methodist Women, Oakdale United Methodist Church, 486 Oakdale Drive, Hunlock Creek. Sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, strawberry shortcake, homemade ice cream (peanut butter, chocolate, vanilla and strawberry).

Barbecue Chicken Dinner, 12:45-3 p.m. and ice cream social, 2:30 p.m. June 22, Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Theme-basket raffle, 2:45 p.m. Take out or dine in. Barbecue chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and butter, beverage, dessert. Handicap seating available. $9 adults; $5 children younger than 10. Church, 570-675-2121, or Joe Canfield, 570-675-2696 or jjcanfield@comcast.net.

Family-Style Beef Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 28, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co., 5383 Main Road, Take outs at 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6.

Old-Fashioned Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 29, St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Mifflin Avenue and Linden Street, Scranton. Eat in or take out. $10 adults; $6 children younger than 10. Food, raffles and music.

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