The Tamaqua YMCA will host its annual Christmas party from 6-8 p.m. this Friday, at the Y center, located in the former Jamesway Shopping Plaza. The pot luck party is open to the public. Anyone interested in attending and bringing a pot luck dish is asked to call 570-668-2903.

New membership fees will be waived from Jan. 1 through Jan. 18 and a free trial week is being offered from Jan. 11 through Jan. 18.