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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Movie night for children ages 6-10 will be staged Saturday in the Summit Hill Community Center.

Monica Marshall, president of Summit Hill Recreation Commission, said the movie night will be from 6-8 p.m

She said popcorn and drinks will be provided.

Adults can either let their children at the Center or are welcome to stay and see the movie, too, Marshall said.

For more information, contact Marshall at 570-645-2305, ext. 4.

Other upcoming events are Halloween on the Hill on Oct. 23 and Christmas on the Hill on Dec. 4.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
"The Hillbillies from Hell" will be presented Saturday night at the Parkview Inn in Summit Hill. For reservations to see the hilarious, murder-mystery, call (570) 645-3555.

A Mudpatch family reunion occurs in Summit Hill on Saturday, with some great down home "fixings," hilarity, and some mystery.

The event, "The Hillbillies from Hell," is a dinner show at the Parkview Inn, which is located along West Ludlow Street.

Sharon Chapman, an owner of the Parkview, says, "Come on over and meet the Mudpatch family."

There's cousin Maybelline, who is very excited about using the indoor plumbing.

Her husband, Buford, really did not want to attend the reunion and leave all the comforts of the trailer, but Maybelline insisted.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Jtams Productions Presents, Real Diamond a passionate re-creation of a live Neil Diamond experience, live at the Mauch Chunk Opera House located at 14 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 p.m.

Curt Di Domizio fronts an 11-piece band with an amazing interpretation of Neil Diamond himself. Dance and sing along to four decades of incredible, irresistible and unforgettable songs.

Di Domizio has been entertaining crowds since elementary school singing Elvis, Neil Diamond, Elton John and others.

Friday, September 3, 2010

There's something patently false about "Eat Pray Love."

And it's not just the missing commas in the transition from the covers of the 9-million copies sold of Elizabeth Gilbert's 2006 memoir, "Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia," to the big screen film adaptation starring Julia Roberts as the globe-trotting, bed-hopping, and chow-downing author.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
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Beatlemania Now, a tribute to the Beatles, is making a return to Penn's Peak on Saturday, Sept. 11. The band goes through several costume changes during its concert. Members not only sound like the Beatles, but look like John, Paul, George and Ringo. Tickets are $17 in advance and $22 on the day of the concert.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

"Smoke on the Mountain Homecoming" will be presented at the Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown.

The event will be held Sept. 10 through Oct. 24.

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m.

For more information, call the box office at 610-433-2333 or visit the Web site at www.pinesdinnertheatre.com.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

"The Amazing Lehighton Race," sponsored by the Lehighton Downtown Initiative Committee, will be held in Lehighton on Sunday, Sept. 12, beginning at 10 a.m.

Todd P. Zimmerman, coordinator, said the LIDC is looking for teams of two to compete in this "mildly physical and mental competition."

The course will be a minimum of 3.5 miles in length with several stops along the way.

Each stop will give a clue to the next position.

A couple of the stations have mental and minor physical challenges that one of the members must complete.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Preliminaries for the Jim Thorpe Idol 6 competiton will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, in Jim Thorpe High School.

Jim Thorpe residents can particate and there are no are requirements.

The competition starts on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at the high school. An admission fee is charged.

Monday, August 23, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) – "True Blood" co-stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer have taken their true love to the altar.

The couple's publicists said in a statement the 28-year-old Paquin and 40-year-old Moyer were married Saturday night at a ceremony in Malibu, Calif., "surrounded by their family and friends."

On the hit HBO series, Paquin stars as Sookie Stackhouse, a Southern waitress who falls for vampire Bill Compton, played by Moyer. Compton is a Confederate veteran who was turned into a bloodsucker around the Civil War era.

Friday, August 20, 2010

As kids head back to school, it's a perfect time to check out these new school-themed books: