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Published April 08. 2010 05:00PM

Class of 1943

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1943 is planning a reunion picnic for its 67th anniversary. The event will be held June 19 at the Owl Creek Reservoir Pavilion, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The menu will include traditional picnic items such as hamburgers, hot dogs and assorted soft drinks. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed.

Reservations are now being accepted, with a deadline of May 19.

For more information, contact Harry Fetterman, (570) 668-3034, or mail your reservation form to 200 High St., Tamaqua, PA 18252.

Camp Dragonfly

PinnacleHealth Hospice is now accepting applications for its Camp Dragonfly, a summer camp offering bereavement support for children between the ages of 6 and 12. The camp will be held at two locations this year, Camp Swatara near Pine Grove, from June 4-6 and Camp Cebron, in Halifax, from June 11-13. Camp Hebron also offers programs for children 13-15.

For more information, or to request an application, call (570) 628-2290 or 1-800-222-5236.

St. Peter's Union

The Rev. Gary Rarick will officiate at the 8:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. A Joyous Noise Offering will be accepted for Kathy Stott. Sunday school classes meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also on Sunday, new member orientation will be held at 10:45 a.m., the Confirmation Class meets at 1 p.m. and Cub Scouts meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, food co-op at 9 a.m.; Tuesday, newsletter deadline; Wednesday, Retirees meeting at 10 a.m.; Thursday, prayer group meets at 5 p.m.; Brownies meet at 6:30 p.m.

The choirs rehearse on Thursday: Next week's schedule includes: Cherubs at 6:30 p.m., Junior Choir at 7 p.m. and Senior Chop at 7:45 p.m.

Calvary UM

The Rev. Brian Reading will officiate at the 10:25 a.m. worship service Sunday in Calvary Evangelical United Methodist Church in the Lewistown Valley. The service will include words from guest speaker Chris McCarthy, Child Evangelism Fellowship. Nursery care is available. Sunday school classes meet at 9:15 a.m.

Also Sunday, an evening of praise and Bible study will begin at 6:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, a service of prayer of sharing will be held at 7 p.m.

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