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THIS WEEK: July 9 to July 15

Ethnic Food Sale, noon-3 p.m. July 9, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, Wilkes-Barre. Potato pierogies $7 dozen; cabbage pierogies $8 dozen; halupki, $2 each. Call 570-829-9288 in morning or walk in. Pick up in social hall, 522 Madison Street.

Baked Meat Loaf Dinner and Bake Sale, 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 12, Loyalville United Methodist Church, Loyalville Road. $9 adults; $3.50 children younger than 12. Take outs available. Call ahead. 570-477-3521.

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


Summer Luncheons, 12-4 p.m., Thursdays, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, The Irem Women’s Auxiliary, Irem Country Club, 64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas. $18. Reservations/cancellations by 11:30 a.m. preceding the Monday prior to the luncheon. Contact Bernice West at 570-256-3031 or Sally Wagner at 570-675-2325. Handicapped accessible. Free parking.

Roast Beef Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. July 18, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, two miles off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, jell-o salad, dessert. $6 adults; $4 children.

Chicken Barbecue, noon-4 p.m. July 20, The Mocanaqua Volunteer Fire Company, 104 Main St., Mocanaqua. $8.50. Pre-sale tickets available from any member until July 10 or at the door until gone. Includes half chicken, baked potato, corn, coleslaw, roll, dessert, beverages. Dine in or take out.

Chicken Barbecue, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 10, Prince of Peace Parish, Arcaro and Genell Restaurant parking lot, Old Forge. Take out/drive through or eat on site. Half barbecue chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll. $10. Tickets in advance, call 570-457-5900; Francis, 570-451-0112; or Joe, 570-457-9325. Deadline is July 20. Walk ins welcome.

All-You-Can-Eat Pig Roast, noon-4 p.m. July 20, Queen of the Apostles Parish, St. Mary’s School, Hawthorne and Spring streets, Avoca. Take outs 11 a.m.-noon. Roasted pig on the spit, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, salads, desserts, soda, water. Cash prizes, raffle, games, bake sale. $20 adults; $10 children 6-12; and free for children 5 and younger. Tickets in advance or at event. 570 457-3412 or Facebook, Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca.

Summer Take-Out Barbecue, 4:30-7 p.m. July 25, Trucksville United Methodist Church, Educational Facility, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville, off Route 309 at Carverton Road. $8 adults; $4 children. Half chicken, baked potato, all the fixings, homemade dessert. For tickets, call 570-696-3897, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Bargains and Breakfast, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 2, St. John’s Cathedral, Hill Street, Mayfield. Inclement weather, inside St. John’s Center, Hill Street. Breakfast and flea market.

Ziti Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main St., Pittston. Take outs available during dinner time. Walk ins welcome. Flea market 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 2 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 3 in church hall.

Lebanese-American Food Festival, 4-10 p.m. Aug. 9-10 and Aug. 17 and noon-7 p.m. Aug.18, St. Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church, 130 N. St. Francis Cabrini Ave., West Scranton. Middle Eastern food and pastries, local picnic favorites, games, used-book sale, basket raffle, clams, beer, D.J. and local band.

Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4;30-7 p.m. Aug. 15, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, two miles off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Mashed potatoes, green beans, pickled cabbage, dessert. $8 adults; $4 children.

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