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Upcoming Events!

THE REGION'S BIGGEST MOST COMPLETE EVENTS LIST
A FULL MONTH OF FUN...
... The area's best events calendar

Sheppton-Oneida Volunteer Fire Company
52 Gun Extravaganza Ticket- “A Gun a Week for a Year!”
Starts January 3rd, 2018
Winner chosen by PA three digit evening lottery drawing weekly.
Call 570-384-4746 for tickets/information
Tickets may great Christmas presents!

Autumn Hawk Watch
Daily through Friday, December 15
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton
Trail fee applies for Non-Members
The Annual Autumn Hawk Watch begins August 15 at the Sanctuary’s famed North Lookout and is conducted daily, weather permitting, through December 15. An official counter and interpreters are on hand to point out and identify birds. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn more about hawk migration and enjoy this spectacle of nature. For more information call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawkmountain.org.

April 1 thru December
Jackson Mansion Tours
The Historical Jackson Mansion Tours. Located at 344 Market Street Berwick Pa 18603
Guided Tours at 11:30 and 1:30. Every Tues., Wed. and Sat.
The Berwick Historical Society
570-759-8020
For private or group tours
sherigeines51@gmail.com
570-231-9913.

Veterans Wanted!
Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guard, Guardsmen & Reservists
Apply At: A. P. Damato Medal Of Honor
American Legion Post 792
16 N. Main ST. Shenandoah
(570) 462-2387
“Come visit our Post see what we have to offer for you & your family.” Continue to serve your Country in your Community. If you have belonged to a Post in the past & want to transfer to our Post you can you also keep your time served.
We Need You!

Open House 1st Saturdays
Held the First Saturday of each month at the Walk-In Art Center in Schuylkill Haven. 570-732-3728
Visit www.walkinartcenter.org

thru December 15
Nature’s Greatest Airshow:
Annual Hawk Migration Watch
Daily, through Dec 15. Trail fee.
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton. 610-756-6961.
www.hawkmountain.org

Every Monday
Bingo – every Monday
Locustdale Fire Co
Smoke Free
Regular hard cards, paper specials & jackpot
Refreshments available
Benefits the Truck Room Fund
Call 570-875-3297 for info.

Every Weekend
Train Displays
The free Saturday Trains program, now in its eleventh year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville, Montour County, will be open on Saturday and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon with its dozens of trains, a model merry-go-round that children and adults can play with, and 30 new pushbuttons that activate the exhibit’s operating attractions. More than 1,000 icicle lights decorate the display.
The non-profit Loose Ties Model Railroad Club is now showing its electric trains in a free display every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Silver Moon Flea Market on Route 15, two miles north of Lewisburg in Union County..

Every Tuesday
L.O.L. (League of Literiraies) Writer’s Group 6pm - 7:30pm
Are you writer enough to join the league? Grades 6+
FREE! Our group’s services are free! We will help get ou published and past your writers block. Anything from songs, short stories and school assignments.
Pizza parties, field trips and other fun events throughout the year.
Tamaqua Art Center
125 Pine Street, Tamaqua,
For more information call
(570)668-1192

Second Wednesday Monthly
Shepherd’s Table
Free Meal Offered
Good Shepherd’ Lutheran Church
Rear entrance, 9th St., Ashland
Eat in only, no take outs

Every Wednesday
Safe Zone - 7pm
Judgement Free Support Group
1464 Rt. 61, South, Pottsville
855-HOPE611

Every Thursday
Bingo,
McAdoo Fire Company, VFW, McAdoo, 5:00pm – 9:30pm
South Kennedy Drive, McAdoo
Starts at 6:00

1st & 3rd Saturday Monthly
Saturday Morning
Men’s Fellowship
a non-denominational, Christ-centered men’s gathering, invites all men to join them for fellowship, encouragement, and to learn and discover how the Bible applies to a man’s everyday life. 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at The Lehighton Rec Center – 243 S. 8th St. Lehighton, PA. There is no cost to attend, coffee & pastries will be provided.
www.satmensfellowship.org

First Sunday - Monthly
Monthly Spaghetti Dinners
Columbia Hose Fire Co
742 W Centre St Shenandoah 570-462-9574
First Sunday Of Every Month October Thru April With Exception Being Jan. 10th Instead Of 3rd - 11am Til Sellout
Eat In Or Take Out Free Local Delivery. Served With Salad Bread And Dessert. Adults $9 Child $7

3rd Saturday each Month
Motorcycle Riders;
Do you like to ride, have fun with a group, go to great places throughout the state for the best foods and ice cream. Come join us on the 3rd Saturday each month at 9:00 am for breakfast at Tom’s Kitchen in Cunningham on Rt 93. We would like you to come and join us, bring some ideas where you would like to ride with friends and have a good time. There is always room for a few more riders at our table! (Victory, Vulcan, Harley, ------- are encourage to participate) If you would like more information you may call Bill & Charlene Knecht at 570-759-2186. We are members of PA Chapter H, Region B, of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association.

Lifetree Mondays
Upcoming Topics
Dec. 4th – Secrets to Finding Contentment
Dec. 11th – Children with No Place to Call Home
Dec. 18th – Mental Illness
Dec.25th – Overcoming Hardship
Jan. 1st – Inside the Gun Debate
Lifetree Café Mondays
- 7 pm at the Corner
(Routes 183 & 443) Just South of Cressona
www.bethesdaec.org.

November 29 - December 3
Pennsylvania
Christmas & Gift Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Gifts & Gifting industry.

December 1, 2, & 3,
9 & 10, 16 & 17
And Olde Time Christmas in Historic Jim Thorpe
For a complete listing of events and more
information on Olde Time Christmas events,
visit www.jimthorpe.org

December 1 - 3
Spirit of the Holidays
Fall Arts Tour.
The Arts Barn, 3 Berry Road
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
570-366-8736
www.theartsbarn.org

December 1 - 3
The Nutcracker Show
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua, $12 general admission, $10 students/ seniors. Directed by Jonathan Blackwell-Rodgers
Based on the original E.T.A. Hoffman Tale, with songs from Tchaikovsky. Adapted by Patrick Rainville Dorn & Bill Francoeur.
For more information call (570)668-1192

December 2
Breakfast with the Grinch
At the Schuylkill YMCA
8:00 to 11:00am
All you can eat pancakes & sausage. Whoville, crafts, and a visit with Santa.
$6 in adv. , $8 at the door

December 2
Christmas Bird
Count for Kids
10 AM - 1 PM
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton
Geared for ages 8-16 and parents, this CBC4Kids event combines learning about birds with citizen science and having fun. Registration required. Snow date is Sunday, Dec 3. For more information call 610-756-6961 or visit www.hawkmountain.org.
December 9 & 10
Pennsylvania Gun Show at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Security & Defense industry.

December 2
Schuylkill On The Move “Sweet Arrow Sojourn”
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. “Porcupine Pat” leads us on a different path from 2016 for a jaunt around the park that includes some nice scenes of the water. Meets at the Waterfall Road parking lot of Sweet Arrow Lake County Park (4 miles-easy)
For directions or cancellation: porcupinepat@yahoo.com

Saturday Dec 2nd
Penny Auction
2:00pm (Doors open at 1pm) Locustdale Fire Co – Fire House St - Locustdale
Admission - $2.00 + Gift
Join us for an afternoon of fun. Refreshments afterwards. Call 570-875-3297
Benefits the equipment fund

December 9
Halupki & Haluski Sale
pick-up 12noon to 3pm
Halupki $2.00 each
Haluski $6.00 quart
Orders Only - Call- 570-467-3894 or 570-462-0809
leave message with phone number & order

December 9
Advent Breakfast
Tickets for the seventh annual Tamaqua Community Advent Breakfast on Dec. 9 are now on sale. Tickets have been distributed to area churches as well as to the Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce office and the Tamaqua Community Art Center. The cost of the breakfast remains at $5. A limited number of tickets are available for the holiday event hosted by the Culinary Team at Zion Lutheran Church, Tamaqua.
This year’s musical guest is Crossroad Duo (Sterling Koch and Jack Kulp). Guest speaker is Tamaqua Citizen of the Year Paul Dodson.
The breakfast is sponsored by the Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network (TAFFN), the Tamaqua Area Miniterial Association, the Tamaqua Community Partnership and the Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Culinary Crew at Zion Lutheran Church.
For more information about the breakfast, please call 570-668-4451.

December 9
Hershey Handbell Ensemble Christmas
A holiday event that should not be missed awaits you at the Sweet Arrow Lake Clubhouse. Join us on Saturday, December 9 at 3:00pm for “Christmas at the Clubhouse” featuring the Hershey Handbell Ensemble. This auditioned ensemble directed by Dr. Shawn Gingrich was formed in 2004 and is based in south central Pennsylvania. Formed to fulfill the need for a community based group that is able to play advanced handbell arrangements, this sixteen member ensemble performs seasonally in April and December on seven octaves of Malmark Handbells, Handchimes, and assorted other instruments including cello, oboe, flute, saxophone, and percussion. The ensemble seeks to advance an interest in handbell ringing through education and performance of this beautiful musical art. If you would like more information about the ensemble, please visit their website or Facebook page. Light refreshments will be served after the program. An admission donation of $5.00 will be asked at the door (cash, no cards). Due to limited space, reservations are strongly suggested to guarantee seating. To make reservations or for info call 570-345-8952 (leave a message).

December 9th
Christmas Open House
Schaeffers Harley-Davidson, Orwigsburg. Come enjoy a day of fun and fellowship. Check out the all-new 2018 Harley-Davidson line-up. Make it a Harley Christmas with gifts for the whole family. Free gift wrapping available. Store hours from 9 am to 4 pm.

December 13th
Christmas In New York
Celebrate Christmas in New York with DACC. Coach departs at 6:30am. Arrive back approximately 9:30pm. Stop at turnpike exit for breakfast. One–stop ONLY (mid-town). Day on your own. Contact us at 570-275-3001. $52.00 until Nov 10; $55.00 Nov. 11 until sold out. (price includes driver’s tip)

December 15
Santa visits CACL
1pm to 5pm
Pottsville

December 16
Photos with Santa
– Join us for the annual tradition as Santa and his elves visit Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson in Orwigsburg. $5 donation to MDA for a photo. Plus, there will be crafts, gift wrapping and more Holiday fun during the day. Store hours will be 9 to 4 pm. Watch for more details or visit us online at www.schaeffershd.com.

December 16
2nd Annual
Christmas in the Park
5 PM - 9 PM
Valley View Park, Hegins
Activies for all ages; pictures with Santa, horse drawn wagon rides, Christmas tree contest, chinese auction, vendors, food and much more!!!!

December 16
Pizza Party with Santa
11 am to 2pm. Alexandria’s Santa at OIP in Frackville to benefit local charities. Free Pizza for kids 10 and under. Call for info 570-874-4009

December 17
Gabriel Youth Orchestra
Holiday Concert
3pm at the D.H.H. Lengel Auditorium of Pottsville Middle School
www.gabrielensemble.org
570-943-2558

December 17th
86th Annual
Candlelight Service
A cantata by Joseph Martin
“The Son Heard ‘Round the World” Performed by our church choirs and community singers. 7:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 25 S. Balliet St.
Frackville

December 23rd
Schaeffer’s Christmas
Saturday Spectacular
Last day to visit Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson before Christmas. Extended store hours from 9 am to 9 pm. Free Gift wrapping. For details visit our website at www.schaeffershd.com.

December 24
Christmas Candlelight Service
6pm at Hope Community Church, 551W. 4th St., (Formerly Lazarski’s Banquet Hall), Mount Carmel
www.hopeccpa.com

December 27, 28, & 29
Winter Break Camp
The Arts Barn
Orwigsburg - 9am to 4 pm
School’s out for winter... Join Us for some Crafty fun
www.the arts barn.com
570-366-8736

December 29th
2nd Annual TCAC Awards
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua, PA 18252
Theme is “Dueting It Right”
6:00pm- doors open
6:30pm- photo-booth, entertainment, & refreshments
7:00pm- Awards Ceremony
$10 general admission/ $5 for nominees
Entertainment by The Victorian Chorale, in-house voice students, & more!
Dress to impress & walk the red carpet!
For more information call (570)668-1192

January 10
Paint & Sip Fundraiser w/ The Creative Canvas
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua, Benefits Luther’s Angels, a Relay For Life team. $40, includes canvas, paints, snacks, and all instruction. For more information call (570)668-1192

January 25-28
Pennsylvania Auto Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, IA premier event in Auto Shows industry.

February 3 - 11
Great American
Outdoor Show
8 at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Travel & Tourism industry.

February 22-25
Harrisburg RV
and Camping Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Sports & Sporting industry.


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