WILKES-BARRE: The Big Band Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania is holding a dinner dance on Jan. 4, 2013, at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center. The event is for members only. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Mike Shema. For reservations call Glen at 586-5359 or Herman at 654-6454.
WILKES-BARRE TWP.: Wilkes-Barre Township will hold its annual children's Christmas party from 1-2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the township fire hall. Children up to nine years of age are welcome. Santa will arrive via fire truck and will visit homebound children in the township after the party.
The party is only for township children and for children of the following township sponsoring clubs, Wilkes-Barre Township American Legion Post 815, Sons of the American Legion, Wilkes-Barre Township American Legion Post 815 Ladies Auxiliary, Friars Club, Georgetown Conservation Club, Wilkes-Barre Township Lions Club, Warsaw Sportsmen Club, Wilkes-Barre Township Rod and Gun Club and Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Fire Department.