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THIS WEEK: July 17 to July 23

Halupki (Piggie) Sale, noon-2 p.m. July 17, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, Social Hall, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. $1.50 each. Call 829-9288 or walk in.

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 Barbecue, 4:30 -7 p.m. July 20, Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Take out 4-4:30 p.m. $9 adults; $6 for children 12 and younger. For tickets call Carole at 388-6565 or Bob at 823-2484.

Chicken Barbecue, 1-4 p.m. July 20, Holy Cross PNC Church, 23 Sheridan St., Wilkes-Barre. Take-out dinners available. $9 adults; $4 children 12 and younger.

Chicken Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. July 20, Men’s Club of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 105 Irem Road, Dallas (across from Country Club Shopping Center, Route 309). Homemade desserts and beverages. Take outs at 4 p.m. $8 adults; $4 children. Tickets in advance or at the door. Call 675-3131.

Pork Barbecue Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. July 20, Wyoming United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. $9 adults; $5 children 5-12. Take outs, convenient drive-through. Eat-in, picnic-style only.

Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21, Kingston American Legion, 386 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Eat in or take out. $8. Pre-sale tickets at the post or at the dinner.

Pig Roast, noon-4 p.m. July 21, Queen of the Apostles Parish at St. Mary’s Church, Avoca, Hawthorne and Spring streets. Roasted pig, hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, corn on the cob, desserts, soda and water. Children’s games and bake sale. $20 adults; $10 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. Tickets in advance or at event. 570-457-3412 or Facebook page for Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca.

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


Take-Out Chicken Barbecue, 4:30-7 p.m. July 26, Trucksville United Methodist Church, Educational Building, 40 Knob Hill Road, off Route 309 at Carverton Road, Trucksville. $8 adults; $4 children. Half chicken with fixings and homemade dessert. 570-696-3897.

Ice Cream Social, 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 27, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Homemade ice cream, pies, cakes, soups and sandwiches. Take outs available.

Family-Style Ham Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 27, Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley. Take outs 4 p.m. $9 adults; $5 children 6-11; and free for children younger than 6.

Flea Market and Ziti Dinner, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 4 church hall, St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main Street. Ethnic foods, piggies, haluska, pierogies and hot dogs. Eat in or take out. Coffee, tea and soft drinks, bake sale, money raffle. Dinner tickets sold at door. Parking available.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 4, Marine Corps League 1039 of White Haven at St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny Street. $8. Mike Salerno at 570- 262-2894.

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.

Crab Fest Fundraiser, 2-7- p.m. Aug. 17, The Nuangola Volunteer Fire Department, fire company grounds, 5175 Nuangola Road. All-you-can-eat hardshell crabs, clam chowder, one dozen peel and eat shrimp, one dozen steamed clams, pulled pork, fresh cut fries, pasta salad, coleslaw and beverages. $39 per person. Mail check (payable to Nuangola Volunteer Fire Department) to Fire Chief, 33 Blytheburn Road, Mountain Top, PA 18707. Tickets can be mailed if self-addressed, stamped envelope accompanies payment or can be picked up at the door. Deadline for payment and reservations is Aug. 10. Contact Tony at 868-3938 or Annette at amwrn@yahoo.com.

Ethnic Food Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 24, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Ave, Edwardsville. Rain or shine under the big tent. Grated, homemade potato pancakes, halupki, pierogi, goulash, haluski, pagach and much more. Bake sale with homemade bread and other homemade baked goods, theme baskets, crafts pic-a-tic and chidlren’s games. No admission cost. Food priced separately.

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