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Panther Valley

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Panther Valley

Preschool story hour

The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, offers a free, preschool story hour from 9:30-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday.

Stories, snacks and activities are provided for the children.

Summit Hill

American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will hold its traditional Children's Christmas Party on Saturday at the post home on Lehigh Street, Summit Hill. Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell said the Post is busy making arrangements for Santa Claus to arrive at the home and greet the children that day at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Summit Hill

Holiday sing-along

The Summit Hill Heritage Center along with Church on the Rock, located at 1 W. Hazard St., will hold a Christmas sing-along tonight beginning at 7 p.m.

This is a free event and the public is encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

Blood drive

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will host a Miller-Keystone blood drive from 2-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19, in the church social hall, 462 W. Ludlow St. Donors are needed.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Panther Valley

Senior Center Schedule

The Panther Valley Senior Center, 90 E. Catawissa St., announces the following schedule of activities:

Friday, Dec. 6, The Penny game at 11 a.m.

Monday, Dec. 9, Minute To Win It at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 10, Pay Bingo at 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, Now You Have It, Now You Don't at 11 a.m.

Thursday, Dec. 12, Blood pressure checks 11-11:45 a.m.

Friday, Dec. 13, Christmas shopping at 9:30 a.m.

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Golden Agers

Panther Valley Golden Agers will meet on Monday, Dec. 9, at St John's Slovak Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St, Lansford, at 1 p.m.

Members celebrating birthdays in September, October, November and December will be recognized at this meeting.

There is no meeting scheduled for Dec. 23.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Nesquehoning

VFW Auxiliary

The regular monthly meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 was held Nov. 12, at the Post Home. Maureen Hirochek, the ranking officer, presided at the session.

The Lehighton Recreation Center has invited those who have lost a loved one to bring a picture of them to a ceremony from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the center.

Those who have not yet paid their dues are reminded to do so to treasurer Hirochek as soon as possible.

A bloodmobile collection was held on Nov. 20.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Summit Hill

St. Paul's Lutheran

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 123 W. White St., Summit Hill announces the upcoming schedule:

Ÿ Nov. 23: A National Day of Suicide Survivors service will take place at 11 a.m. Those who have been touched by the occurrence of suicide or know of someone who has are encouraged to attend.

Vicar David Lembo, the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, the Rev. James Burdess from St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church of Summit Hill and the Rev. Barbara Lucia, interim pastor of Hope of Christ Presbyterian will be part of the service.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Nesquehoning

Free Thanksgiving dinner

Meed's United Methodist Church, 126 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning will host a free Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday, Nov. 24.

There will be two seatings with the first one scheduled for 3 p.m. and the second for 5 p.m. Reservations can be made by contacting Dianne at 570-669-6764 or Mark at 570-669-9444. There will be no take outs.

All are welcome to attend the free dinner.

Panther Valley

Golden Agers

Friday, November 15, 2013

Lansford

Music worship service

A special music worship service at St. John the Evangelist Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, will be held Sunday, Nov. 17.

The public is invited to worship in a fresh, new, yet familiar way this week only as a group of musicians, led by Alex Haggerty, lead worship and bless the congregation with their talents.

Worship with Holy Communion begins at 8:45 a.m.

Panther Valley

Preschool story hour

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Summit Hill

Food pantry

The Summit Hill Food Pantry will be open on Monday, Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. The food pantry is located in the Summit Hill Heritage Center on Hazard and Chestnut streets. There is to be no parking in the alley prior to 9:45 a.m. and absolutely no parking in the vacant lot. Recipients are reminded to bring along extra strong shopping/tote bags.

St. Paul's Lutheran

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 123 W. White St., Summit Hill announces the following schedule for November:

Friday, November 8, 2013

Coaldale

Veterans Day Choir

The Community Veterans Day Choir will sing several patriotic songs during Morning Worship Sunday, Nov. 10, at First Congregational Church, Coaldale.

At about 8:50 a.m., before the service, a slide show of photographs of local veterans will take place. It is recommended that attendees arrive early.

This annual program honoring our servicemen and women is spoken to the public.