Lansford

St. John Lutheran

St. John Lutheran Church, Lansford, will hold an informal worship tonight at 7 o'clock in the church.

This will be a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief musical evening prayer. For those who wish to come early, a free simple supper is served at 6 o'clock, followed by a brief adult Bible study and confirmation program at 6:30.

For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keitner, (570) 645-0356

Nesquehoning

Recreation Center Halloween party

The Nesquehoning Recreation Center will hold its annual Halloween party on Saturday Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. The party is open to Nesquehoning residents 10 years old and under. Registration is required and will be held at the center on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 from 5-10 p.m.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat night in Nesquehoning will be Monday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m.

Panther Valley

Golden Agers

Vice President Shirley Pavlick opened the Oct. 10 meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers with an inspirational reading, Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of God Bless America.

Joanne Large gave a background of the Columbus Day observance. Ruth Ann Feane led the group singing. Bingo was enjoyed by all.

The next meeting will be held Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph's Hall, Summit Hill. Members are asked to wear anything appropriate for Halloween. Guest speaker will be Greta Weaver of Quality Personal Care.

There will be no indoor rummage sale.

Halloween parade

The Panther Valley Elementary School Halloween parade will take place on Oct. 31 at about 1:45 p.m. from the school throughout the town of Nesquehoning.

School bonfire

Panther Valley is holding a bonfire tonight at 7 o'clock behind the middle school to celebrate all fall sports teams and organizations.

This week celebrates the volleyball team senior night on Thursday evening and a home football game against local rival, Tamaqua.

All students, faculty and members of the community are encouraged to attend.

Magic Show

The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will hold a Magic Show at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.

Lt. Dave Midas, from the Carbon County Sheriff's Office, will be there to give handouts and talk about trick or treat safety. Refreshments will follow the program.

Children must preregister by calling the library at (570) 645-3780. Children must be accompanied by a parent. There will be a fee of 50 cents per child and a canned good, to be donated to the Panther Valley Shepherd House Food Pantry, from the parent.

The Summit Hill Heritage Center is helping sponsor this event.