Irem Clowns will hold a drive thru chicken barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, or until sold out, at the Maltby Hose Company, 253 Owen St., Swoyersville. Dinners are $10. For information, call 570-885-1441.
Home Instead Senior Care will hold an Alzheimer’s Family Caregiver Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Home Instead Senior Care, 269 W. Bennett St., Luzerne, to help families learn how to manage difficult behaviors and encourage engagement in activities. Call Home Instead to register at 570-714-4260. Space is limited; wear a mask.
The Pennsylvania Archaeological Council will present its 2020 Archaeology Month speaker series Wednesdays in October. The virtual speaker series samples PAC member research from around Pennsylvania. Presentations are free and will be held on Zoom. Register at the link listed for each talk. Meeting links will be sent to respondents by email.
— Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., Identity in the Late Woodland Northeast: Interpreting Communities of Practice from Paste Composition at the Thomas/Luckey and the Losey 3 Sites, Doug Riethmuller, Markosky Engineering Group, Inc. Thomas/Luckey’s 13th-15th and Losey 3’s 14th-17th century occupations in the Late Woodland Northeast contain assemblages with incongruous regional pottery types; Kelso Corded and an assumed non-local Shenks Ferry. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpd–hqTwiHN0JNuggccznJVADR38AhTbA
— Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m., Carroll Cabin: Advocating for the House on a Hill, Kate Peresolak, McCormick Taylor. The Carroll Cabin is a late 18th/early 19th-century hand-hewn log home located on the Forbes State Forest in Fayette County. Thesis research on this historic resource revealed that it is among the oldest extant homes in Southwestern Pennsylvania and an important connection between the past and present. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMld-ugpjMpGdTXaNlSKlTr8IY_fci3lPZq
— Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Expanding the Narrative by Linking the Past to the Present at Pandenarium, Angie Jaillet-Wentling, PennDOT, Sami Taylor, New South Associates, Inc. Since 2010, archaeological investigations at the site of Pandenarium, 36ME253, have focused on expanding the narrative and what we know about the free African Americans who established a community at a dusty country crossroads in Mercer County, Pennsylvania in 1854. Generations of families lived in and around the community into the 1930s. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pdOmvqTooHdDvRiTiYYDXWjSACTwdXTu7
Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Fire Company will hold Monday Night Bingo on Monday, Oct. 19, at the fire hall, 1618 Demunds Road, Centermoreland. Hall is limited to 25 percent capacity. Masks are required. Early bird specials start at 6:30 p.m. Regular games are at 7. Doors to the hall open and kitchen begins serving at 5 p.m.
A drive-through only roast beef dinner will be held at the Northmoreland Twp. Volunteer Fire Co., 1618 Demunds Road, Centermoreland, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. Cost is $10.
Center Moreland United Methodist Church will host a socially distant, minimal contact Trunk or Treat from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25. Trunks will be set up six feet apart with a non-contact activity. The goodies will be prepackaged and handed out at the end. There will also be a take home picnic dinner provided.
A drive thru take-out beef dinner will be held by the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road, Sweet Valley, from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. Take-out price has been lowered to $10 per dinner since no dessert or drink will be included. Patrons are asked to remain in their cars. Dinners will be brought out to the vehicles. Check their Facebook page for information or call 570-477-5121.
The Berean Lighthouse Church, 2 W. Green St., Nanticoke, will hold a sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16-17. Soup and bread can be ordered at the door. A variety of items will be available for purchase inside. Masks and social distancing are required.
A Holiday Harvest Craft Fair will be held at West Side Playground, 389 W. Grand St., Nanticoke, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. Due to COVID-19, appropriate and necessary safety precautions will be in place. Contact Stephanie Grzymski for information, questions and application requests at email@example.com or 570-466-9759.
Scout Troop 352 drive through ziti dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at First United Methodist Church, 408 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. Cost is $8. Enter on Montgomery Avenue behind the church, and exit onto Wyoming Avenue.
The Duryea Borough building and street department will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. Garbage collection will be Tuesday and Wednesday. Recycling will be collected Thursday and Friday. There will be no yard waste collection this week.
Swoyersville Little League will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Swoyersville American Legion. Nominations for officers for the upcoming year will take place, along with other business. Interested parents can nominate and/or accept nominations at this time. Official voting will take place at the board meeting scheduled in November on a date to be determined. Masks are required at the meeting.
Pilgrim Congregational Church, 172 Center Ave., Plymouth, will hold a take out only soup, sandwich and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. Soups are chicken noodle, chicken pot pie, cream of chicken, chili, cream of cauliflower, harvest, cheesy potato, piggy, vegetable beef barley, vegetable with noodles, and halushki. Cost is $3.50 for a 16 oz. cup and $2 for an 8 oz. cup. Sandwiches with a bag of chips are $2. Sandwich selections are egg salad, meat, hot dog and chili dog. A variety of baked goods will be available including Welsh cookies. Call 570-954-2479 for information. Masks are required.
Saints Peter & Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, North Wilkes-Barre, is taking orders for pasties for pickup on Saturday, Oct. 17. Pasties are made with seasoned ground beef and potatoes wrapped in a pie crust pastry and are available with or without onions. Pasties are $7 each and gravy is available for $1 for an 8 oz. cup. Call 570-829-3051 to place an order. (Specify with or without onions.) Drive-thru pickup is from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the parish parking lot, North River and West Chestnut streets, Wilkes-Barre.
St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, will serve take out only spaghetti dinners from 4 to 6 p.m. on the following Thursdays, Oct. 15, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19. Masks are required to enter. Meals are $8 are include a choice of pasta and sauce. On Oct. 15, the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will conduct a free drive-thru flu clinic in the upper parking lot of St. Mary’s Church. For information, contact the church office at 570-824-5016.
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