Band adjudication

The Tamaqua Blue Raider Marching Band will sponsor the 13th Annual Land of the Running Water Marching Band Adjudication on Sept. 26. The event will be held at the Tamaqua High School Sports Stadium. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and the competition will begin at 6:30 p.m.

This year's participants will include high school marching bands from: Bangor Area, Emmaus, Exeter Township, Hamburg, Mahanoy Area, Minersville, North Schuylkill, Panther Valley, Pottsville, Shenandoah, Southern Lehigh, Tri-Valley, and Wilson.

Rain date will be Oct. 17, same time and place.

Spelling bee

The Schuylkill County Senior Spelling bee will be held Sept. 29 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 W. Arch St., Pottsville. The annual event is open to all Schuylkill County residents aged 55 and older.

For more information, or to register, call 1-800-621-6325.

Poll change

Voters in Tamaqua's South District will see a change in polling place for the November election. Instead of the South Ward Playground, voting will now be held at the South Ward Fire Company on Van Gelder Street. Details of the change have been mailed to all registered voters in the district.

Bethany EC

The Rev. Kevin Roberts will officiate at the 10:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church. Sunday school classes will meet at 9:30 a.m.

Also on Sunday, Commission meetings will be held at 11:45 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Tuesday, Prayer Time at 8:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Tamaqua Youth Ministry, prayer and adult Bible study at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, Praise practice at 9 a.m.

Trinity UCC

The Rev. Dr. David Grant will officiate at the 10 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Trinity United Church of Christ. The service will include the Sacrament of Holy Baptism and words for young Christians. Nursery care is available during the service. Sunday school classes will meet at 8:45 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Wednesday, Bible study at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Senior Choir rehearsal at 6 p.m.

Democrats to meet

The Eastern Schuylkill Democrats will meet on Monday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the East End Fire Company and will be followed by a rally for the November election candidates.

The public is welcome to attend.