Jam Band to play at K of C Hall for food pantry

June 27th, 2015 1:26 am

First Posted: 1/27/2013

The Pittston Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a night of fun, food and music featuring The Back Mountain Jam on Friday, Feb. 15, starting at 9 p.m. Admission is a non-perishable food item or $3.

All proceeds will go to the Care and Concern Food Pantry.

Lenten food items will be available. The Back Mountain Jam is billed as not your average cover band.

The bass player, August Bednar, is a K of C brother.

Lithuanian Women

The Lithuanian Women's Club of Wyoming Valley will meet Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Boscov's, weather permitting. Luncheon will be at noon Meeting at 1:00 p.m. Martha Warnagiris, president will preside. Guests are welcome.

Pizza Sale

The First United Methodist Church of West Pittston will hold a pizza sale on Friday, Feb 1. Pizzas can be ordered baked or unbaked with or without onions. Cost for a tray is $11. Toppings of sweet red peppers, pepperoni or sausage added for $2 each. Specialty pizzas – broccoli and tomato and garlic are $14 per tray, vegetable pizza for $13 includes tomatoes, onions, broccoli, red peppers and mushrooms, no cheese. Orders are taken at the church office at 655-1083 or walk in. Delivery is available for lunch.

PHS class of 1963

The Pittston High School class of 1963 will hold a social gathering on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Tony's Pizza, City Line Plaza. Classmates are asked to pass along this information to other classmates. No reservations are necessary.

Auxiliary Post 477 Meeting

American Legion Auxiliary Post 477 will meet at the post home, Vine St. Pittston on Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. January fund raiser winners are Diane Sentivan, Diane Barletta, Janet Pohoda. The Auxiliary thanks all those who sold and purchased tickets also to Quinn's Market for allowing the space to set up at their store.

Soup and Salad Supper

The Mount Zion United Methodist Church on Mount Zion Road in Harding is having an All You Can Eat Soup and Salad Supper on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. A variety of soups, chili, salads, breads, beverages, and desserts will be offered. Cost for adults is $7.00 and children's meals cost $5.00. All are welcome.

Carnavale Night

The Feb. dinner meeting of the Italian American Association of Luzerne County will celebrate Carnavale Night on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Genetti's Hotel and Convention Center. Arrival time is 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30. During a band break complimentary coffee and home-made Italian Desserts will be served. Carnavale masks are suggested and beads will be provided. Price is $25.00 per person. Music for dancing by Danny Argo & Friends with dancing to 10:15. Reservation deadline is Friday, Feb. 1. This event is opened to the public.

For reservations and membership information, please call Judy Deice at 654-7600 or Louise Castellani 654-6454. President, James Deice will preside.

Mardi Gras Celebration

St. Barbara's Parish, Exeter is having a Mardi Gras Celebration on Sat. Feb 9 from 7 –11 p.m. at the parish center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. A dinner buffet catered by Marianacci's Restaurant will be served. Dinner also includes coffee, soda and homemade desserts. This is a B.Y.O.B. event; no one under 21 years of age will be admitted. DJ Mike Arcarese will provide the music. Cost is $25 per person. Tables can be reserved for groups of 8 or 10. Call Loretta 654-0936 or Barbara 654-8670 to reserve a table. Tickets are sold after all weekend masses at both churches or at St. Barbara's rectory 654-2103. Deadline to purchase tickets is Mon. Feb. 4.

Valentine's Dinner Dance

The Dupont V.F.W. post 4909 Home Association will hold it annual Valentine's Day Dinner and dance on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Music provided by Frank and Judy.

A dinner buffet will be served from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. bar will be open from 7:30 to 12:30 a.m.

There will be door prizes.

Tickets are $28 per person. For reservations see Bob Lopata or call 654-9104.

Deadline for reservations if Feb. 8.

Night at the Races

St. John the Evangelist Parish Community, Pittston will hold their annual Night at the Races, Saturday, Feb 9, co-sponsored by the Holy Name and Altar and Rosary Societies at Seton Catholic auditorium.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with post time at 7 p.m. Adults only.

Complimentary food and beverages will be served.

Joe Holden of WBRE Eyewitness News will be Master of Ceremonies.

Cost for $10 a horse includes admission. Winning horses receive $50. Sponsor an ad in the program booklet $25 quarter page, $50 half, $75 full.

For more information, contact the parish office 654-0053 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., John 655-5463 or Stephen 655-5307.

Attendees are asked to bring a canned good for the benefit of the Greater Pittston Food Pantry.

Vera Bradley Bingo

The JFK Elementary School in the Wyoming Area School District is holding Vera Bradley Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. (doors open at 1 p.m.) in the Wyoming Area Secondary Center cafeteria, 20 Memorial Street, Exeter.

Tickets are $20 and will be available at the door but seating is limited.

To purchase tickets in advance, make check payable to JFK PTO and send to 50 Penn Avenue, Exeter PA 18643, ATTN: BINGO. Please include name, address, phone and e-mail address.

For more information, please call 570-362-1680.

Brennan Regan Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary to Brennan Regan Post 585 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the post home, 329 Main St. Members are reminded to submit their 2013 dues. Any member that has not paid them or updated any necessary information should as soon as possible. The Auxiliary will have its annual dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Valenti's Restaurant, Exeter. Any member interested in attending may sign up at the post home.

This year the ladies are responsible for paying for their own meal and the Auxiliary will provide the gratuity.

Attendees will meet at the post home at 6:30 p.m. the day of the dinner.

The reservation is at 7 p.m.

American Legion Auxiliary

Auxiliary Unit 585 members are reminded that 2013 dues are now due. The Auxiliary will be having their annual Ladies Dinner this year at Valenti's in Exeter on February 19. Any member that is interested is to sign up at the legion. This year the ladies are responsible for paying for their own dinner and the auxiliary will be picking up the tip. Reservations are at 7 p.m. at the restaurant. The next meeting will be held on February 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.