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THIS WEEK: Nov. 20 to Nov. 26

Pierogie Sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 20, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. $6 potato; $7 cabbage. Walk in or call 570-829-9288 on Wednesday.

Roast Beef Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Nov. 21, Albright United Methodist Church. Take outs or eat in. To reserve tickets, call 570-823-2964.

Roast Pork Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Plains United Methodist Church. Take outs available. $8 large; $6 small. Order by Nov. 21. Reservations only. Call 570-200-4050.

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.

Handmade Potato Pierogie Sale, noon-3 p.m. Pick up Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at Transfiguration Ukrainian Catholic Church, church basement, 240 Center St., Hanover section, Nanticoke. $6 per dozen. Call 570-824-3880

Annual Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. Nov. 23, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Take outs from 3:30 p.m. $9 adults; $4 children 6-12; free for children younger than 5. For tickets, call 570-735-8531, email stjohnnanticoke@aol.com, or at the door. NanticokeLutheran.org.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 23, Boy Scout Troop 17, Town Hill United Methodist Church, 417 Town Hill Road, Shickshinny. Take outs available. $7 adults; $3 children younger than 10. Purchase at the door. 570-864-3058.

Pre-Thanksgiving Bake Sale, Nov. 23-24, before and after Masses, Prince of Peace Parish Society, Old Forge. Enter from Lawrence Street St. Mary’s church building, to rear of parking lot, school entrance.

Bake and Raffle Sale, after Masses Nov. 23 and 24, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, St. Aloysius Church, Barney and Division streets, Wilkes-Barre. Tickets can be purchased after any weekend Mass of by calling the rectory at 570-823-3791 ext. 2. Raffles will be chanced off after 11 a.m. Mass.

Hunter’s Hoagie Sale, The Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1233 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. $5 each, Italian, turkey, veggie, ham and cheese or roast beef. $1 for chips and soda. Order by Nov. 24. Pick up 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 1.

Homemade Pierogie Sale, pick up starting 1 p.m. Dec. 2-4, St. Vladimir Church, Rear 70 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. $7 dozen, potato-cheese. Advance orders only by Nov. 24. Call Anne at 570-714-3394 or Dorothy at 570-822-5354.

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

Pierogies, St. John the Baptist Church, 126 Nesbitt St., Larksville. Pick up 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. every Monday except Dec. 2 through Dec. 9. Call Rena O’Dell at 570-287-5421.


Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 4-8 p.m. Nov. 27, First Baptist Church, Water St., Pittston. Traditional turkey, ham and all of the fixings. Take outs and delivery call from 2-4 p.m. on Nov. 27 at 570-654-0283, 570-212-8561 or 570-313-1792. Delivery to Greater Pittston area and Wilkes-Barre area.

Turkey Dinner, noon Nov. 28, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues. Free. West Side transportation provided, if needed. Reservations required. Call 570-287-3840 between 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Homemade Potato-Cheese Pierogie, pick up 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10, St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, church hall, 310 Broadway St., Scranton. Deadline to order is Nov. 29. Call 570-343-8820.

Wigilia-Wafer Supper, 2 p.m. Dec.1, The Young Adult Committee of the Polish Union of USA, Holy Transfiguration Hall, 240 Center St., Hanover section, Nanticoke. $25 adults; $7.50 children 5-12; free for children younger than 5. Special discount for Polish Union members. 570-823-1611.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Marine Corp League, St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. $8.

Pecan and Cashew Sale,The Larksville United Methodist Church. Christmas fundraiser. $10 each. 12 ounces roasted, salted mammoth pecan halves; 12 ounces roasted, salted jumbo cashews; 10 ounces cinnamon glazed pecans; 12 ounces chocolate covered pecans. Call Bob at 570-287-5805 or any church member. Deadline for orders is Dec. 3.

Holiday Food Sale, Dec. 3, The Plymouth Historical Society, Dan Flood Apartments, 150 E. Main St., Plymouth. Pasties, with/without onions, $6 each; chicken pot pies, $5.50 each; potato or cabbage pierogies, $6.50 per dozen; poppy-seed roll and nut roll 16 ounce, $5.99. Order form and pick up in the community room. Pick up 3-6 p.m. Dec. 13.

Spaghetti Dinner, 4:30-8 p.m. Dec. 6, American Legion, off Route 209, Gilbert. Meatballs, marinara, salad, dessert, coffee and soda. $8 adults; $5 children 3-12; free for children younger than 3. Benefits Waggin’ Tails Pet Rescue.

Wigilia Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10, The Wilkes University Polish Room Committee, The Henry Student Center banquet room, Wilkes University campus, Wilkes-Barre. $25. Payment secures reservations. Call Marie at 570-696-3982 or Fran at 570-693-0354. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 1.

Nut Roll/Poppy Seed Roll and Christmas Cookie Sale, pick up 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dec. 21, St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge. $10 per nut or poppy roll; $8 per pound of cookies. Order by Dec. 14. Call Sandra at 570-457-9280, Dorothy at 570-562-1434 or the church hall at 570- 457-2875.

Christmas Cookie Walk, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 14, Youth Ministry of Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Choices are $8 to fill container with over 40 different homemade cookie choices, or $8 for pre-assorted containers. 570-262-6413 or 570-814-6444.

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