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Published February 20. 2014 05:00PM

Book fair

The Tamaqua Elementary Parent Teacher Organization's annual Spring Book Fair will be held from Feb. 24 through Feb. 28 at the Tamaqua Elementary School on Boyle Avenue. Family night is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25.

In case of snow, family night will be held from 6 to 7:30 Wednesday.

Available books will be on display in the school library

The public is welcome to attend.

For more information, call 570-952-8282.

Safe web surfing

The Tamaqua Safety Initiative and Live the Green Dot Tamaqua will sponsor a presentation on social networking and Internet safety on March 6.

The mini seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St.

The program will be presented by Janene Holter of the state attorney general's office. It is designed to educate while stressing the importance of keeping children safe when they are online. Due to some of the subject material, students who have not reached seventh grade will not be permitted to attend.

Younger children will have the opportunity to participate in craft activities, for a donation.

For more information, or to register, call 570-668-1192.

YMCA soccer

The Tamaqua YMCA is now accepting registrations for the youth soccer clinic, which will begin on March 1. The clinic will run for six weeks and two sessions are being offered children between the ages of 3 and 5 and for ages 6 to 8. The session for younger children will be a parent-child class.

For more information, call 570-668-2903.

Zion's Stone Church

The Rev. Michael Frost will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion's Stone Church in West Penn Township. Sunday school classes are held at 10 a.m.

A Bible study session is held from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday.

The youth group will be participating in World Vision's 30-Hour Famine the weekend of March 14-15. Members and advisers will go without food in an effort to help hungry children throughout the world. Sponsors are needed and may send donations to 45 Cemetery Road, New Ringgold, PA, 17960.

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