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THIS WEEK: March 4 to March 10
Potato Pancake Sale, 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays to April 3, Exeter Hose Co., 1405 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter. Potato pancakes, red clam chowder, haluski, pierogies. Jennifer, 570-466-2044.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. every Thursday, St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. A variety of pastas and sauces, salad, dessert and beverage. Reservations for meeting groups up to 25 people can be made by calling 570-824-5016.
Soup, Bake and Book Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, March 5, Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Buttonwood, Hanover Township. Clam chowder, $8. Last soup sale until fall. Take outs only. Pre-orders appreciated. Sylvia, 570-825-6370 or Barry, 570-831-5593.
Lenten Pizza Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays, West Wyoming Hose Company 1, 926 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming. $10 unbaked, $12 baked, $1 toppings. 570-693-1811. Walk ins welcome.
Lenten Food Sales, 4-7 p.m. Fridays to March 27, Maltby Fire Company, 253 Owen St., Swoyersville. Homemade pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, clam chowder, varied fish dinners with French fries, coleslaw. Eat in or take out. 570-288-6572 or 570-287-3889.
Fish Frydays, 3-7 p.m. Fridays to March 27 (except Good Friday), The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. Fried haddock or shrimp dinners. $9.50. Haluski with homemade noodles, clam chowder, pierogies, potato pancakes. Frozen farmers cheese pierogies. Eat in or take out. 570-690-5411.
Lenten Food Sales, noon-5 p.m. Fridays through March 27, The Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, Manhattan St., Ashley. Clam chowder, mushroom soup, haluski, pierogies, tuna hoagie, weekly specials. Eat in or take out. Potato pancake batter sold by pre-order. Order ahead on weekday mornings. 570-825-6669.
Lenten Fish Dinners, 4-7 p.m. Fridays to March 27, Sylvania Lodge 354, 429 Trailing Pine Road, Shickshinny. All-you-can-eat baked and fried fish, baked and French fried potatoes, chicken tenders, vegetable of the day, dinner rolls, coleslaw, tartar and hot sauces, cake, coffee, teas, ice water. $9.50 adults; free for children younger than 12.
Lenten Soup, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Fridays, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Rock Street, Hughestown. $4 pint; $8 quart. Order by Tuesdays. Walk ins welcome. Barbara, 570-655-2717 or Dave, 570-466-8153.
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 6, The Salvation Army, 214 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Carry out available. Meat and meatless sauce available. Spaghetti, salad, bread, drink, dessert. $7 adults; $6 children 2-11; free for children younger than 2.
Lenten Food Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Pierogies, clam chowder, haluski with homemade noodles, pizza, broccoli and shells. $7/dozen potato; $8/dozen cabbage. Frozen pierogies available. Eat in or take out. Call 570-829-9288 on Friday.
Baked Fish Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 6, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 401 E. Main St., Miners Mills, Wilkes-Barre. Eat in or take out. $9. 570-819-3395.
Tomato or Broccoli Pizza, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 6, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 373 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Uncooked. $6:25 half tray, $12.50 whole tray. Pre-order, 570-287-2524 or 570-654-7464.
Lenten Buffet Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 6, SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Hudson Road, school hall, Plains Township. Baked fish, pierogies, haluski, homemade pizza, choice of soup, French fries, coleslaw, dessert, beverage. Dine in or take out. $11 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. Free parking.
Annual Turkey Supper for Missions, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, Trucksville United Methodist Church, William and Melba Dickson Educational Faculty, 40 Knob Hill Road, Trucksville. Take outs, 4:30-6 p.m. Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, rolls, homemade dessert. $8.75 adults; $4.75 children. Tickets, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 570-696-3897.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, Men’s Club of Trinity Presbyterian Church, fellowship hall, 105 Irem Road, Route 309, Dallas. Homemade desserts, beverages. $8 adults; $4 children; free for children younger than 3. Take outs, 4 p.m. Tickets, 570-675-3131, or at the door.
Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, Youth Group, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke. Take outs, 4:30 p.m. $8 adults; free for children younger than 6. Tickets, 570-735-8531, leave message or email [email protected]
Flapjack Breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2015, Team Wilkes-Barre Strong, Applebee’s Restaurant, Wilkes-Barre. $10 adults; $5 children. Characters of Frozen featured/photos available. Basket raffle. Limited seating. Email [email protected] or call Molly Bridger at 570-814-2314.
All-You-Can-Eat Soup and Salad Supper, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, The Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Mount Zion Road, Harding. Soups, chili, salads, breads, desserts, beverages. $7 adults; $4 children.
Spring Pasta Dinner, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, March 8, St. Maria Goretti Parish Center, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin. $11 and free for children younger than 5. Eat in only. Tickets at the door. Take outs noon-4 p.m. Containers can be brought or will be provided. Pasta, sausage, salad, beverage, roll and butter, dessert. Handicapped accessible. Free parking. 570-655-8956.
Soup, Sandwiches and Salvation, 6:30 p.m., every second and last Sunday, The Salvation Army Wilkes-Barre Rehabilitation Center, 60 New Hill St. All welcome.
Vegetable Soup, Haluski and Bake Sale, 1-5 p.m. Friday, March 13, St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 153 E. Main St., Glen Lyon. $5 per quart. Order deadline, Sunday, March 8. 570-735-6908.
Nut and Poppy Seed Rolls, pick up 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20, St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 526 Church St., Wilkes-Barre. $10 each. To order, call Ethel at 570-824-1970.
Hoagie Sale, 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, Loyalville United Methodist Church. Premium ham, salami, bologna, cheese. Tomatoes, lettuce, onion and dressing separate. $5 each. 570-477-3521, leave message with name, phone number, number of hoagies, with or without onions.
Free Dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., every Monday, for those in need, Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.
Homemade Easter Candy Eggs, Faith United Methodist Church, 1448 Slocum Road, Slocum Township. $1 each. Flavors include peanut butter, chocolate fudge, coconut cream and butter cream. Orders now being taken. Call 570-301-8097 or 570-868-5511.
Soup for the Soul, 5-7 p.m. Mondays to March 30, St. Elizabeth of Hungary and St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 5700 Bear Creek Blvd. (Route 115). All-you-can-eat soup, salad, dessert and beverage. $7. Variety of homemade soups. Take outs available. Confessions available 6-7 p.m.
Homemade Pierogies/Clam Chowder Sale, noon-4 p.m. Friday, March 13, St. John’s Russian/St. Stephen’s Orthodox Churches, Hill Street, Mayfield. Deep fried, frozen uncooked. $7 dozen. Clam chowder, $7 quart. First come, first serve. No orders taken. 570-876-0730/570-876-3576.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, Wyoming VFW Post 393, 43 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Take out, 3-4 p.m. Local delivery available for $2 fee. For delivery orders, call Marci, 570-991-2774. For take-out orders, call 570-693-4070.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, The Mountain Post American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 781, 1550 Henry Drive, Mountain Top. $8. All you can eat. Rear parking, handicapped accessible. 570-678-7105; Heather, 570-762-1474.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, Holy Family Parish, church hall, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch. Take outs, 3 p.m. $10 adults; $5 children. Tickets at Masses, call 570-822-8983 or at the door. Basket raffle/Easter eggs sold.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, St. Martin in the Fields Church, Nuangola and Church roads, Mountain Top. $10 for 12 and older; $5 children 5 to 11; free for children younger than 5. Welsh Cookie sale.
Potato Pancakes/Lenten Food Sale, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 14, St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Ave., Edwardsville. Potato pancakes, haluski, homemade soups and bake sale. Dine in or take out. No deliveries. Elevator access. 570-287-7186.
Piggy Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 14; noon-4 p.m., Sunday, March 15, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish (St. Aloysius Church). Piggies, homemade mashed potatoes, green beans, apple sauce, dessert, coffee, tea, soda. Eat in or take out. $9. Childrens menu, hamburgers, hot dogs, free with adult.
Spring Chicken Dinner, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, Queen of the Apostles Parish, former St. Mary’s School, 742 Spring St., Avoca. Half chicken, mashed potatoes, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls and butter, homemade dessert, beverages. Take outs, 11 a.m. $10 adults; $6 children 12 and younger. 570-457-3412. Cash and theme basket raffles.
Ham and Cabbage Dinner, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, St. Andrew Parish, church hall, 318 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Ham and cabbage, boiled potatoes, butter beans, rolls, dessert, beverage. $9 adults; $4 children 12 and younger. Tickets at door. Take outs available. Bake sale.
Potato Cheese Pierogie Sale, pick up, 4-7 p.m. Sunday, March 15, The Good Shepherd Polish National Catholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Plymouth. $8 per dozen. 570-690-5411.
Homemade Soups, noon-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29, Noxen. Free will offering. Bread, butter, beverage, dessert.
Fish Dinner, 3:30-7 p.m. Friday, March 20, the Altar and Rosary Society of Holy Spirit Parish/St. Adalbert Church, 31 S. Market St., Glen Lyon. $10. Take out only.
All-You-Can-Eat Italian Buffet, 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Huntsville United Methodist Church, 1233 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. $9.50 adults; $5.50 children younger than 10. Pastas, salad, dessert, beverage. Kris, 570-477-3748.
Italian-Night Dinner, 3-7 p.m. Saturday, March 21, Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse, 484 Route 739, Lords Valley (Hawley-one mile north of I-84). $12 adults; $5 children 3-10, free for children younger than 3. Pasta with tomato sauce, meatballs, chicken Parmesan, salad, coffee, tea, cold drinks, dessert. 570-775-7355.
Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 27, SS. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, Regal Room, 216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant. Baked haddock, potato, vegetable, coleslaw, roll, dessert. Eat in or take out. Pre-sold tickets, $13. Limited at the door, $15. Reservations, 570-383-9487. Deadline for pre-sold tickets, Monday, March 23.