Panther Valley

OLOA show

The students of Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, will present "The Legend of the Christmas King" for family members and friends as a pre-Christmas presentation.

The show will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 12:45 p.m., and Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford.

Panther Valley

PV Grapplers

The Panther Valley Grapplers will hold a booster meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the PVHS library. All parents are encouraged to attend.

Summit Hill

Party for youths

American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will hold its traditional Christmas party for the children of the community on Saturday, Dec. 19, from 1-3 p.m.

Santa Claus will arrive at about 2 o'clock and will distribute toys to the children.

Refreshments will be served.

Legion meetings

American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, has scheduled three upcoming meetings.

They will be held on Monday, Dec. 14.

The Board of Governors will meet at 7 p.m., followed by the meeting of the Post at 7:30. The Home Association meeting will be held immediately after the post meeting.

Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the sessions.

First Penance

First Penance for students from Our Lady of the Angels Academy, as well as those enrolled in the CCD program of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 1 p.m. in the church. The students are asked to be present in the church by 12:45 p.m.

Lions Club news

The first annual Summit Hill Lions Club Caroling/Concert will be held on Friday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the gazebo in Ludlow Park. The carolers, "Lions Members," under the direction of Lion Kathy Crampsie, will present a concert, during which time members of the community are invited to sing along. Following the event, members will be visiting several shut-ins in town to brighten their Christmas holiday. A social time will follow to end the night's festivities.

As part of the evening, the Lions have invited representatives of the various organizations to whom the club makes donations. The check presentations will take place prior to the concert.

Christmas party

Members of the Our Lady of Fatima Sodality of Summit Hill will hold their annual Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 12, following 4 p.m. Mass. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.

Choir rehearsal

The choir of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will rehearse on Thursday, Dec. 17, after the 6:30 p.m. Mass, and on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.

Robert Ames, director, will be in charge and invites persons interested in joining the choir to attend.

Lansford

Choir rehearsals

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will hold choir practices on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

The church's contemporary choir will rehearse on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m., and will be singing/playing on Sunday, Dec. 13, at the 10:30 a.m. Mass.

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be conducted at First Congregational at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Choir rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16.

On Sunday, Dec. 20, at 9 a.m. the children and youth of the church will present a special Christmas Program. In addition, the White Gift ceremony will be held. Sunday School will follow at 10 a.m.