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Eldred column

Published April 15. 2011 05:00PM

Eldred Township Historical Society

The next meeting of the Eldred Township Historical Society will be Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at the township municipal building. The guest speaker will be Don Hoffner who will talk about and demonstrate the art of flintknapping. Knapping is the shaping of flint, chert, obsidian or stone to make stone tools, strikers for flintlock firearms and arrowheads. This presentation is open to the public.

Mrs. Bush's needs volunteers

Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Home is seeking volunteers to call bingo on Mondays from 1:45-3 p.m. It is an ongoing assignment.

It is also seeking someone to run Bible Study or Bible Reading session, Wednesdays from 11-11:30 a.m. This is also an ongoing assignment.

If interested, please call Merle or Emily at (570) 420-3747.

Holy Week at St. Matthew's

Everyone is invited to attend the free Palm Sunday cantata at St. Matthew's UCC on Sunday, April 17 at the 9 a.m. worship service.

April 21 is Maundy Thursday service with altar communion at 7:30 p.m. There will be a covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish if you attend.

Good Friday, April 22, there will be a PVEN service at St. Peter's UMC in Saylorsburg at 1 p.m.

Easter, April 24, there will be a Sunrise service at St. Matthew's at 6:30 a.m. with communion followed by a fellowship breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Traditional Easter service with communion and Children's Program at 9 a.m. Practice for the Children's Program will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. It will be held in the picnic grove, weather permitting, or in the church's social hall if weather does not permit. If you would care to donate hard boiled eggs or filled plastic eggs for the egg hunt, please drop them off at the church Friday, April 22 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. or by noon on Saturday, April 23.

100th birthday

Lillian Borger will celebrate her 100th birthday on Tuesday, April 19. If you would like to send her a card, mail to: Mrs. Lillian Borger, RR#2 Box 102, Kunkletown, PA 18058.

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