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THIS WEEK: June 19 to June 25
Pasta in the Park Dinner, 4-7 p.m. June 19, the Rotary Club of Plains, Birchwood Hills Pavilion. Tickets from Plains Rotarians; A.J. Lupas Insurance Agency, 570-822-1684 or 220 S. River St., Plains Township.
Spaghetti and Pasta Dinner 4-6:30 p.m. every Thursday at St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $7. Includes choice of five pastas and five sauces, salad and dessert. Take outs available. Call 824-1674 Thursdays.
Home-Made Bread Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20, St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Hill Street, Mayfield. Round raisin, white bread and loaf sizes. $7 round breads; $3.50 loaf breads. First come, first serve. No advance orders. 876-0730 or 876-0391.
Pig Roast, 4:30-7 p.m. June 21, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Pulled pork, mac and cheese, pickled cabbage, etc. $9 adults; $4.50 children.
Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 22, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Homemade ice cream, pies, cakes, soups and sandwiches. Take outs available. 570-864-2401.
Strawberry Festival, 4 p.m. June 22, the Oakdale United Methodist Women, Oakdale United Methodist Church, 485 Oakdale Drive, Hunlock Creek. Homemade ice cream, sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans and strawberry shortcake.
Strawberry Social and Children’s Carnival, 4-7 p.m. June 22, Plains United Methodist Church, 133 N. Main Street. Wimpies, hot dogs, baked beans, home-made “goodies” using strawberries. Tickets at the door. Parking behind the church.
Family-Style Beef Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 22, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; free for children younger than 6. Take outs 4 p.m.
Barbecue Chicken Dinner and Ice Cream Social, 12:45-3:45 p.m. (dinner) and 3:45-4:45 p.m. (ice cream) June 23, Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Theme-basket raffle, door prize for four season passes to Camel Beach. Take out or dine in. Barbecue chicken, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and butter, beverage and dessert. Handicap seating available. $9 adults; $5 children younger than 10. 570-675-2121.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Barbecue Dinner, 3-6 p.m. June 28, Holy Resurrection Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Take out only. $9, half chicken; $13, half rack of ribs. Includes baked potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll and butter, dessert and drink. Call Marina at 709-0907. Reservation deadline is June 25.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 7, Marine Corps League 1039 of White Haven, St. Patrick’s Parish Center, 411 Allegheny Street. $8. Mike Salerno, 570-262-2894.
Spaghetti Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. July 19, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Homemade meatballs, salad, garlic bread, etc. $6 adults; $4 children.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 16, Patterson Grove, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, one mile off Route 239, between Shickshinny and Benton. Mashed potatoes, green beans, pickled cabbage, etc. $8 adults; $4 children.