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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Garlic planted

The garlic planting and tours of the Garden of Giving in McMichaels were a success and organizers are grateful to all who participated, as well as those who have given their support throughout the year.

This includes Charles Snyder, New Holland Tractors, and donors who helped get a new tractor, and Eric Galante, whose Eagle Scout project gave the garden eight more raised beds, bringing the number up to 32.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Halloween parade

This Sunday is the Eldred Township Halloween Parade. It will begin at 1 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 27. (Check website http://eldredtownshiphalloweenparade.vivti.com for cancellation news.)

Check-in time is at St. Matthew's UCC's church grove between 11 a.m. and noon. Judging will begin promptly at 12:15 p.m. Only preregistered applicants will be judged but anyone is welcome to come dressed and be a part of the parade. There will be no registrations the day of the parade.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Trick or Treat

Polk Township's Treat or Treat will take place from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31. If you would like to participate, leave your porch light on.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

School play

The play, One in a Million, will take place at Pleasant Valley Middle School at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, as a dress rehearsal to which Senior Citizens are invited, for free. Light refreshments will be served.

The play is being performed by the PV Drama Club, under the direction of Rollene Gougher, a PVMS math teacher.

Those wishing to attend are asked to contact Grace Marks at 570-977-4437 or at grasee@ptd.net.

Lions Club

Friday, October 11, 2013

Halloween parade

The Eldred Township Halloween Parade's registration deadline is this Sunday for the Sunday, Oct. 20th parade (rain date Oct. 27). Registration forms are available at the township municipal building, Kunkletown Post Office and the Kunkletown General Store.

There is no registration fee but participants are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network's food bank. Treats are only guaranteed for those who have preregistered.

Thursday, October 10, 2013


Pleasant Valley Intermediate PTO will host a fifth-grade Meet Your Friends Night from 3:45-6 p.m. Friday from 3:45-6 p.m. in the school gym.

They will hold their PTO meeting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Harvest Festival

Middlecreek Christian Church will be having a Harvest Festival from 2-6 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

PAC/PTO meeting

The Pleasant Valley Middle School PAC/PTO will meet at 2 p.m., Thursday.

PV Board meets

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Administrative Office building in Brodheadsville.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday in the Teen Room. No experience is necessary.

Food drive continues

Friday, October 4, 2013

Operation: Touch of Home

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Salem St. Paul's

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church's youth choir will meet for practice at 11:35 a.m., Sunday, Oct 6. Also, there will be a blood pressure screening at 11:40 a.m. Council meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 7. On Thursday, Oct. 10, senior choir will meet at 7 p.m.

Polk Township Historical Society

Polk Township Historical Society will meet Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Polk Township municipal building. All are invited to attend.

Polk Township Fire Prevention

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

PV Band Parents

The Pleasant Valley School District Band Parents group is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, in the high school.

Greyhound Day

Pocono Greyhound Adoption will be holding a Meet and Greet at Tractor Supply Company, Rt. 209, Brodheadsville, from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5.

Visit www.poconogreyhound.com, or phone (570) 856-0377 for additional information.

Pediatric Patient bags

The TLC Moms Group at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church is accepting donations for bags for pediatric patients.