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

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

Lifetree Mondays
July 7 - When Anxiety Strikes
July 14 - If Only. Living with regret.
July 21 - To Frack or not to Frack
July 28 - Miracles or Mere Coincidences?Lifetree Café Mondays 7 pm @the Corner ( Routes 183 & 443) Just South of Cressona
www.bethesdaec.org

Every Monday
Wheelchair Engineers
will be held in the space across from Pearle Vision at Columbia Mall, Bloomsburg from 3-5pm.
Help Build a train!
Handicap or disabled children & adults are encouraged to join!

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 Thursday
Bingo
Atlas Amerian Legion
Route 61, Atlas
Doors open at 4:30, Bingo begins at 6:30 Non-Smoking.
Info: 339-4740

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

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.

June 27 - July 5
Millville Community Volunteer Fire Company Carnival
Millville

July 1 -July 31
Schuykill United Way’s
Stuff the Bus
an annual school supply drive that collects hundreds of supplies for children in need, returns to Fairlane Village Mall throughout the month of July. Backpacks, pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, binders, folders, rulers, crayons, highlighters, staplers and markers are among the school supplies needed. For more information, contact Michelle Halabura at (570) 622-6421, ext. 139.

July 3
Tamaqua Summer Concert Series “Fraser Thomas”
(Acoustic Jazz, Blues & Pop)
6 - 8 p.m., on the platform at the Railroad Station (weather permitting). Reserve your table on the platform and enjoy a delicious dinner and drink or just bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a relaxing evening of FREE musical entertainment.
For information call the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce at 570-668-1880

July 3rd
Fireworks
Thunder Over Ashland
(Rain Date is July 6th)

July 4
Port Carbon Firecracker 5K
Rain or Shine - 8:30 a.m. Start
$15 Pre-registration or $20 day of race Free T-shirt to first 200 participants For more information and registration form, call Deniece or Scott at 570-622-5824

July 4
Port Carbon’s
Annual 4th of July Parade
9:30 a.m. step off – line up begins at 8:45 a.m. Fireworks at 10PM (Rain date July 5th)

July 4
Fish for free at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park
8:00am. July 4th Some things in life are free. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission allows anyone, resident or non-resident to fish without a fishing license. It is the perfect way to reacquaint yourself to the sport or introduce someone young or old to a lifetime of the sport of fishing. Fish-for-free days are held twice a year and apply to all waters of the Commonwealth. All other fishing regulations still apply.

July 4
Annual 4th of July
Concert in the Park
at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, Pine Grove.
Concert begins at 6:00 PM.
Enjoy the Patriotic Sounds of the Pine Grove Community Band. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the concert at beautiful Sweet Arrow Lake County Park.
Come early and take a walk on the boardwalk and trails. Enjoy the view of the falls, do some fishing, boating or spend some time simply relaxing in the Park.
The concert begins at 6:00 PM and is free to the public.

July 5th
Fireworks
Pottsville

July 5th
Fireworks
Mahanoy City

July 5
Mahanoy City
Community Day
Join the Fun... 10 am to 2pm
Ethnic Foods, Baked Goods,, Crafts, Games, Pony Rides,
Petting Zoo, Moon Bounce,
Family Fun.. Live Entertainment

July 5
Operation Support our Troops
Poker Run
Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Registration includes a ride through our scenic countryside, door prizes and BBQ lunch. $15 for riders, $10 for passengers, $6 for lunch only. First prize, $100 gift card, Second prize, $50 gift card, Third prize $25 gift card.
Orwigsburg

July 5
A Night in the Country Concert Series - Blue Mt. Bucaneers
6-8 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

July 5
Blood Drive
Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville

July 5 & 6
Pocono IndyCar 500
IndyCar stars are expected to exceed 200 miles per hour. Pocono Raceway, Long Pond. 800-722-3929, www.poconoraceway.com

July 6
79th Annual Parish Picnic
Ethnic foods, live entertainment, refreshments, theme baskets, novelties, games and more! Free admission...free parking.
St. Nicholas Picnic Grove
855 Sunbury Road, Pottsville

July 7 - 12
Annual Carnival
Lightstreet Community Fire
Company, Lightstreet

July 8
Summer Reading
6 to 7:30 PM - The Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave. Theme is “Fizz! Boom! Read!”. Registration is required. It is for children ages 4-12. For more information, call 570-874-3382.

July 9-13.
Central PA Festival of the Arts
Food, fun and art located around town. Downtown State College and Penn State University Main Campus, University Park. 814-237-3682
www.arts-festival.com

July 10 - 12
Block Party
Minersville Fire and Reacue
Entartaiment all 3 days. Food, Games, Rides, Family Fun!
www.minersvillefirerescue.com

July 10 - 13
Central Pennsylvanial
Festival of the Arts
Downtown State College
www.arts-festival.com

July 11 & 12
Briggs Farm Blue Festival
88 Old Berwick Highway,
Nescopeck

July 11 - 13
Block Party
Annual Block Party benefiting the Citizens Fire Company of Tamaqua from July 11th-13th. Food, games, and fun for the whole family!
Citizens Fire Company
99 W Rowe St, Tamaqua

July 11-13
Chrysler Nationals.
Welcome to a true Mopar-lover’s paradise. There’s nothing quite like it anywhere in the world with over 2,100 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand: classics, muscle cars, high-performance new models and more...
Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle. www.carlisleevents.com

July 11 - 13
27th Annual 4-Wheel
Jamboree Nationals 2014
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds
620 W. Third Street, Bloomsburg

July 11-19.
Lycoming County Fair.
Great selection of entertainment, exhibits, live music, tractor pulls, a demolition derby, racing, rides, food and more. Lycoming County Fairgrounds, Hughesville. 570-584-2196, www.lycomingfair.net

July 12
Townwide Yard Sale
Locustdale

July 12
Dave Fry
06:30pm - Dave Fry is an award-winning kids’ and adult folk performer who has entertained Lehigh Valley families for decades. Dave’s concerts feature both traditional and contemporary folk music, spliced together with guitar, mandolin, banjo, wry and spontaneous commentary on American family life, and plenty of participation on everyone’s part. Dave Fry is unique in his ability to entertain all ages, and builds a sense of community everywhere he performs. Dave will be the featured children’s performer at this year’s Philly Folk Festival and is one of only two musicians to play every Musikfest. Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine Street, Tamaqua,
(570) 668-1192 www.tamaquaarts.org

July 12
Good Will Hose Co of Frackville’s 2nd Annual Craft Fair/ Vendor Showcase.
10am to 5pm located at 225 South Balliet Street, Frackville. Chinese Auction will go off at 4pm. Crafters and Vendors still needed. Can contact email at goodwillcraftshow@hotmail.com for info.

July 13.
Shawnee Riverfest III
A family-friendly event that will include games, a concert, items for sale, food vendors and more. The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Shawnee on Delaware. 570-424-4000, www.shawneeriverfest.com

July 13
All U Can Eat Breakfast
8:00 AM - West Penn Fire Co No1
Tamaqua

July 14
6th Annual Coal Miners Heritage Festival
At No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum
Lansford, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine). For more information or to register as a participant
Phone Dale at 610-377-4063
Or dale@delawareandlehigh.org

July 15-20.
Benton Frontier Days
Rodeo & Bull-A-Rama.
The event, in its 30th year, has been voted one of the best over-65 rodeos east of the Mississippi River by the American Professional Rodeo Association. Benton Rodeo Grounds, Benton. 570-925-6536, www.bentonrodeo.com

July 17
Tamaqua Summer
Concert Series “Shannon Miedaner Marsyada”
(Acoustic Classic Rock & Blues)
6 - 8 p.m., on the platform at the Railroad Station (weather permitting). Reserve your table on the platform and enjoy a delicious dinner and drink or just bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a relaxing evening of FREE musical entertainment.For information call the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce at 570-668-1880

July 17 - 19
Annual Carnival
Nescopeck Twp. Volunteer Fire Company, Nescopeck

July 18 - 26
Annual Carnival
Orangeville Fire Company
Orangeville

July 18 - 20
Danville
Iron Heritage
Festival
Events begin Friday at 5 pm and conclude Sunday at 2:00 pm. Friday Evening: Parade Saturday Events - Downtown Danville Most Events are Free. Some require a ticket. Additional information is available at the Company Store at 316 Mill Street in Danville and on the IHF website. The Iron Heritage Festival celebrates and shares the people, places, and events beginning in 1800 and ending in 1950. This year’s premier presenter is Jeffrey Shaara, author of Gods and Generals, the prequel to Killer Angels, and The Last Full Measure, which is the sequel. Mr. Schaara is the son of the late Michael Shaara, who was the author of Killer Angels.
Downtown Danville, Mill Street & Other Locations, Danville
570-275-6700
www.theironheritagefestival.org

July 18 - 20
Italian Festival
100th Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Shenandoah, PA. Our Italian Festival hours are: Friday 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday 5 to 11 p.m. & Sunday 6 to 9 p.m. concluding with a fabulous fireworks display from Zambelli International Fireworks at 9:30 p.m Sunday evening. Our festivities include: Delicious homemade Italian Food, Pasta, Pizza Frita, our famous Wedding Soup, Baked Goods, Games of chance for adults & children, Bingo, Beer Garden with Live Entertainment nightly. Friday: Ghost County, Saturday, Toolshed Jack and Sunday, Rick Lorady as Dean Martin

July 19
A Night in the Country Concert Series - KJ
7-9 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

July 19
Christmas in July
at Freeland Marketplace
166 Foster Avenue, Freeland

July 19
Ringtown Community Yard Sale
Saturday, July 19th, 8:00 am - ?
Rain or Shine. Approx. 150 yard sales throughout the Ringtown Valley, most are centrally located along picturesque Main Street. Refreshments for sale by several local churches & organizations. Find the yard sale map and more info at www.ringtownlibrary.org

July 19
Sneak A Peak at the Creek
from 10:00-11:00 a.m. A good way to cool off and also better appreciate the aquatic critters in a creek study of the Upper Little Swatara Creek. Join “Porcupine Pat” in a water adventure in search of mayflies, crayfish, water pennies and more! Meets in the Waterfall Road parking lot. Recommended for ages 6+. All equipment is provided. Suitable for all ages This program is free and open to the public.

July 19
Valley View Fire Company
1st Annual Golf Tournament
Start 01:30pm at Hidden Valley Golf Course, Pine Grove.
Registration: Noon Tee-off: 1:30 Cost: $75 per golfer
Includes 18-holes of golf, green fees, riding cart, lunch, dinner and chances to win prizes.
To register for for more information call Tyler at 717-856-8285.
For Ages 16 or older.

July 19
Crab-Fest
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
at Defender Hose Company #3 Shenandoah
All #1 Male hard-shellsRefreshments and other foods Included
Adults $39.00 Kids 12
under $12.00 Take-outs $29.00
Call for tickets: 570-449-5626 or 570-462-9576. Or contact any Member, Tickets recommended
walk-ins welcome Rain or Shine

July 19
Blood Drive
American Red Cross at
Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville

July 19
15th Annual Adams County
Irish Festival
Irish food, music, dancers and vendors. Moose Park, Gettysburg. adamscountyirishfestival.com

July 19.
3rd Annual BrewFest.
Join the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation as they welcome more than 20 craft brews. Attendees may sip on craft brews while tasting foods from area restaurants and listening to great music. 3-7pm.
Fort Hunter Park, Harrisburg

July 19
Peanuts the Clown Show
11am in the Cressona Mall
Show, Balloons, Face Painting, Games and Spin Art

July 20
A Night in the Country Concert Series - Cressona Band
4-6 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

July 22
Summer Reading
6 to 7:30 PM - The Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave. Theme is “Fizz! Boom! Read!”. Registration is required. It is for children ages 4-12. Info: 570-874-3382.

July 22
History Of Berwick
7:00 pm - Early history of Berwick including the first settlers, schools, businesses. Come and see how things used to be! Free
Berwick Historical Society
Carriage House Library/Museum, Berwick, 570-759-8020

July 24 - 26
Mecum Collector Car Auction
PA Farm Show Arena,
Harrisburg

July 26
The Sixth Annual
Charles D. Shields Memorial
3 on 3 Tournament.
The Tournament will be held at the Barefield Outdoor Recreation Complex, 823 Terry Reiley Way, Pottsville. Register teams in the following age groups both Boys and Girls. Four age groups- Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-10 and Grades 11-12. For information and registration call 570-628-5079 or 570-628-5335 or 570-617-9347. All proceeds benefit the Pottsville Area Boys Basketball programs.
on Saturday, July 26, 2014
(rain Date July 27st)

August 26
American Cancer Society Putt & Brew Mini Golf Tournament 12:00-5:00 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

July 26
Dream Machines Motor Club Cruise-In
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Columbia Mall Parking Lot, Buckhorn
Rain or Shine. Classics, Antiques, Street Rods Limited parking for vehicles at the Columbia Mall parking lot across from Burger King. Free www.thedmmc.org

July 26
1940s Weekend Car Show
Antique car, motorcycle and truck owners should arrive by 11am to receive free admission for themselves and a guest. Judging will be at 2pm, with winners named at 3pm. Registration required. Adm. Eckley Miners’ Village
Weatherly. 570-636-2070
eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com

July 26
Ice Cream Festival
St. John’s Church
826 Mahoning Drive West
Lehighton, 3-8pm
Ice Cream, Sundaes, Root Beer Floats, Funnel Cake, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Picnic Food, & More
Try our Pulled Pork Sundae!
Bake Sale & Basket Raffle
Free Music Entertainment
Kids Activities

July 26 & 27
Montour 24 Endurance Runs
July 26 – July 27 - 7:00 am
Come to Danville, PA for the Montour Area Recreation Commission’s newest addition to the 2014 River Towns Race Series “the Montour 24!” Whether you’re ready to compete at the 12 or 24 hour ultra-endurance levels or the 6 hour solo or 24 hour four-person relay team levels, the Montour 24 will be an epic test of your mid-summer fitness. Held at one of the most historic and beautiful parks in central Pennsylvania, the Montour 24 will be the newest addition to your must-do list each year. $45 for 6 hour ($55 after 5/26) $70 for 12 hour $95 for 24 hour $180 for four-person 24 hour relay team ($220 after 5/26)
Hess Recreation Area
Meadow Lane, Danville
http://www.rivertownrace.com

July 26 & 27
The Reading AirFest
& South Pacific Clam Bake
Attendees will enjoy the return of the Golden Knights, a wing-walker, an auto and aircraft display, a Kids’ Zone, food and drink vendors, a tiki bar, live music and more. 11am-7pm. North Ramp at Reading Airport, Reading. www.thereadingairfest.com

July 26 - Aug. 2
Lebanon Area Fair.
Lebanon Valley Expo Center and Fairgrounds, Lebanon. 717-273-3795, www.lebanonareafair.com

July 27
The 80th Annual
Ukrainian Seminary Day
(rain or shine) at St. Nicholas Church picnic grounds in Primrose (just outside Minersville) PA from 11 AM to 8 PM. Delicious ethnic and regional foods prepared by the parishes of the deanery (pyrohy, halushki, halupki, kielbasa, potato cakes, soups, desserts, etc.). Beverages are also available, including beer and mixed drinks. (Sorry...no outside food or beverages are permitted on the grounds.) A Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by Metropolitan Archbishop Stefan Soroka and clergy of the deanery at 11 AM. Entertainment includes: Live polka broadcast on WPPA 1360AM (11:30-1:00), the St. Nicholas School (Minersville) Student Chorus at 1:15, a performance by the Kazka Ukrainian Folk Ensemble (1:30-3:00PM), the Patronage BVM (McAdoo) Women’s Junior Choir at 3PM and polka music by the fabulous John Stevens’ Doubleshot (4:00-8:00PM). There will also be vendors and crafters selling traditional Eastern European items, a theme basket auction, games, pysanky demonstrations and class, and much more! Everyone is welcome! All proceeds benefit the St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Washington, DC. Check out our Facebook page for more info: Ukrainian Seminary Day or at http://seminaryday.org.

July 27
Cancer Survivors Picnic
12-5pm (11am Mass) Simon Kramer Cancer Institute/
Community And Recreation Center. 15 Alliance Street
New Philadelphia, PA
Call 570-277-6218 for details

July 27
Step Back in Time.
Families will be able to experience hands-on history via a vintage baseball game, music, tours and a small Civil War encampment. 11am-5pm. Berks County Heritage Center, Reading. 610-374-8839, www.countyofberks.com

July 28-August 2
Schuylkill County Fair
“Treasure the Memories of Our Roots” Rooted in
the Community for 31 Years
www.schuylkillfair.com

July 31
Tamaqua Summer
Concert Series
“Christopher Dean Band”
(Rythm & Blues)
6 - 8 p.m., on the platform at the Railroad Station (weather permitting). Reserve your table on the platform and enjoy a delicious dinner and drink or just bring your lawn chair or blanket and join us for a relaxing evening of FREE musical entertainment.
For information call the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce at 570-668-1880 or for reservations call Vonz Restaurant at 570-668-6437 or 668-6439.

August 1 & 2
Holy Angels
Parish Picnic
Kulpmont
Friday, 5pm-12mn &
Saturday, 4pm-12mn.
Homemade Food, Bake Sale, Yard Sale, Auction Baskets, Children’s Games, $3,000 in Cash Prizes! Friday’s Entertainment by “Joe Stanky and his Cadets” 7-11pm. Saturday’s Entertainment by “The Shoreliners” 7-11pm. Fireworks Saturday 10PM

August 1 & 2
Our Lady of Mercy
Church Picnic.
Friday, August 1 from 6:to 11
Music by “Parrotbeach”
(A Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band)
Saturday, August 2 from 6 to 11
Music by “The 60’s Boys”
(with some former Mudflap members)
Off Route 42 in Slabtown
Between Numidia & Catawissa

August 1 & 2
Kevin Brennan
Memorial Summer Carnival
Nativity B.V.M., One Lawtons Hill, Pottsville, Live Entertainment
Friday: The Irish Lads (7 to 10)
Saturday: Tre’ (7 to 11)

August 1 - 3
Italian Festival
St. Joseph Church
721 Monroe St. Berwick
Fri. & Sat. 4 - 9., Sat. 12 - 5
Delicious Food & Entertainment

August 1-3
Block Party
Shenandoah Rescue Hook & Ladder Co. #1 block party. Food available Friday, 11 am, Saturday, 1 pm, and Sunday 4 pm
Bingo nightly 6 pm to 10 pm
Parade Friday 7:30 pm
Horseshoe Tournament Sat. 9 am

August 2
Logan Farr
2nd Annual Diesel Truck Show 12:00-5:00 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

August 2
Picnic Flea Market
8 am to 2 pm - Great Day for a Picnic Flea Market at the
Summit Hill Heritage Center,
1 West Hazard Street, Summit Hill

August 3
A Night in the Country Concert Series - Blue Mt. Bucaneers
6-8 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

August 3
Chinese Auction
will be held at Tremont Area Free Public Library with a shop and drop preview Sat., Aug. 2 The event will be held at the borough building, 139 Clay St., Tremont. Saturday event will be held 1-4 and Sunday 11-2. The drawing will be at @2:00 and winner need not be present to win. Lots of great prizes,special prize table and food both days.

August 4
Bloodmobile
Red Cross Bloodmobile Co-Sponsored by Frackville Rotary and Lutheran Church.
Nice St., Frackville

August 6 - 9
Annual Carnival
Catawissa Hose Company
Catawissa

August 8 - 10
Bloomsburg Nationals
The Bloomsburg Nationals powered by Carlisle Events takes center stage on Friday, August 8. The event, which will span August 8-10, will be held at the massive 227-acre Bloomsburg Fairgrounds in Bloomsburg
www.carlisleevents.com

August 9
21st Annual
Great Pottsville Cruise
Pottsville

August 9th
Pottsville Cruise In Events at Jerry’s Classic Cars
& Collectibles Museum
- It’s the 21st Annual Great Pottsville Cruise and Jerry’s Museum located at 394 South Centre St, Pottsville will have a special 3-day weekend pass for only $10. Come and go all weekend & Saturday cruise in and enjoy live radio, refreshments, DJ, 50/50 and car display. Proceeds benefit the Vietnam Veterans Post #29. Friday 12 to 5, Sat 9 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 5. www.jerrysmuseum.com or call 570-622-9510

August 9
A Night in the Country Concert Series - Jay Smar
5:30- 8:30 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

August 9
The Oldies but Goodies
50’s-60’s-70’s Concert
at Minersville Area Jr. Sr.
Highschool, Minersville

August 14
Sunbury River Festival
10am, Cameron Park, Sunbury Summer in the valley means the return of the annual Sunbury River Festival. Families come from far and wide to catch the popular event. It features tons of top-notch entertainment, fabulous food, crafted items, talent show, train rides, annual car show. Also on hand are children’s activities, a historical encampment, assorted games, rides, and fun with something for everyone!
15,000 attendees expected.

August 16 & 17
100th Annual
Lithuanian Days
Longest Running Consecutive Ethnic Festival in the USA!
Sponsored By the Knights of Lithuania, Anthracite Council 144
Schuylkill Mall, Frackville
http://www.kofl144.weebly.com
Visit Us on Facebook

August 22 - 24
Corvettes at Carlisle
Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle. www.carlisleevents.com

August 23
Island Park Festival
Schuylkill Haven - 1 to 10 pm
Live Bands All Day
Featuring “The Mahoney
Brothers” Admission $5/person
FREE for ages 4 & under
Non-Stop Entertainment
Family Fun, Plenty of Food
Kids Korner Entertainment

August 23
Basket Social
10 am to 4 pm - Annual Beautiful Bountiful Basket Social at the Heritage Center, 1 West Hazard Street, Summit Hill

August 24
A Night in the Country Concert Series - Thje New Individuals
6-8 at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

August 31
5k Fun Run
at Heisler’s Dairy Bar
743 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua

Sept. 8
Mountain Moonwalk
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Rd., Kempton
Phone: (610) 756-6961
www.hawkmountain.org
Picture yourself walking peacefully along a guided trail, watching a full moon rise over the beautiful Kempton Valley. Imagine listening for owls and other nocturnal wildlife as you enjoy an endless stretch of stars from Hawk Mountain’s lookouts during twilight. Join us for our Mountain Moonwalk, and let nature be your next nightlife entertainment!
Monday, September 8, 7:15 pm
Wednesday, October 8, 7:15 pm
Ages 12-adult.
Registration required: 610-756-6961. Limited to only 15 spots, and they fill up QUICKLY, so register well in advance!
Members $10, Non-Members $20.
In event of questionable weather, call 610-756-6961 at least 4 hours prior to event.

Saturday September 20th
Delmonico Steak Dinner
Columbia Hose, Shenandoah
Dinner includes: Steak, Baked Potato, Veggie and a Salad
eat in or take out
advance tickets only
$20.00
call 570-462-9574 or see a company member for tickets

 


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