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 Keiter, (570) 645-0356

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. 26 from 5-10 p.m. during bingo.

Halloween parade

The annual Halloween parade by the students and staff of the Panther Valley Elementary School is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 31.

Students will dress in costumes after lunch and the parade will commence from the elementary school at approximately 1:45 p.m.

The parade route will follow Rhume Street to the post office, down Catawissa Street to Mermon Avenue and back to the school.

Meeds Methodist Church

There will be a free community dinner at Meeds on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5-7 p.m.

All are welcome.

NCFC ladies auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary to the New Columbus Fire Company will hold a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the fire company at 7 p.m. with President Gerry McConnon presiding. The hospitality committee for this meeting will be Minnie Kennedy and Wilma Rose.