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Published April 29. 2010 05:00PM

Council meeting

Tamaqua Borough Council's next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. The change in schedule is due to the May 18 Primary Election.

Prior to the meeting, a second hearing will be held on potential uses for funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, including an additional $13,000. That hearing will begin at 7 p.m.

Both meetings will be held in the council chambers of borough hall, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. The public is welcome to attend.

Legion auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Tamaqua American Legion, C.H. Berry Unit 173, will meet May 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the post home.

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 Hebron, 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.

Class of 2010

Parents of the Tamaqua Area High School Class of 2010 will meet May 3, at 7 p.m., in the senior high school cafeteria. Plans for the annual All Night Party will be finalized.

Parents of all class members are welcome to attend.

Primitive Methodist

The Rev. Rodney Hall will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Primitive Methodist Church. A children's sermon will be included.

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m.

First Steps, a support group for mothers with young children, meets the first Tuesday of every month, at 6 p.m., at Primitive Methodist Church. The next session will be held May 4.

First Methodist

The Rev. James Cavellero will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in First United Methodist Church.

Activities for next week include: Tuesday, Quilters meet at 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Senior Choir rehearsal at 7:30 p.m.

On May 16, the Heidelberg Handbell Choir will perform during the 10:45 a.m. service.

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