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West Wyoming Hose Company #2 will hold a Night at the Races on Saturday, Oct. 6. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and post time will be 7 p.m.

Members are currently selling horses. Cost of a horse is $10. Horse owners receive admission to the races as well as free food and drink for the evening.

Horses can also be purchased by calling or faxing the fire department at 287-1182 and leaving a detailed message with name and phone number.

WAEA-R breakfast

The Wyoming Area Education Association of Retirees (WAEA-R) will hold its 10th annual breakfast at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Avenue Diner, Wyoming. Call the WA Credit Union at 693-1339 to register.

Those who do not belong to the CU can send a check for the dues or reservation made payable to WAEA-R to WAFCU, 800 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, PA 18644.

Current officers are Phil Russo, president; Steve Harmanos, vice president; Gloria Lawler, treasurer; and Sandy Touw, secretary.

Dems golf tourney

The Luzerne County Democratic Committee will host a golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, Mountaintop. Registration begins at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The fee is $125 per person and includes green fees, cart, dinner, refreshments and a gift.

To register, mail a check to Luzerne County Democratic Committee, 39 Public Square, Suite 1000, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Corporate checks cannot be accepted.

Hole sponsorships are also available for $100.

For additional information, contact John Bolin, tournament chairperson, at 760-6137 or jbolin110@gmail.com.

Reunion notice

The Wyoming Area Class of 1977 will hold its 35th anniversary reunion from 1 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 at The Checkerboard Inn, Carverton Road, Trucksville.

Cost is $40 per person. Reservations can be made by sending checks payable to WA Class of '77, c/o Cindy Yudiski Lynch, 355 Susquehanna Ave., Exeter, PA 18643 or by visiting the Wyoming Area Class of '77 Facebook page.

Farmers' market

There will be fresh local produce this Saturday at the Farmers' Market in the Park. The market opens at 9 a.m. every Saturday in the Butler Street Park off Eighth Street.

Craft and food vendors will also be on hand. Additional vendor spaces are still available. Call the borough office at 693-0291 to register.

The event is sponsored by Wyoming Borough and the Wyoming Recreation Board.

Compost yard schedule

The West Wyoming compost yard will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays for residents of West Wyoming and Wyoming Boroughs.

The compost yard accepts brush, branches, leaves and grass. Residents are reminded to take care that yard waste does not contain plastic or recyclable bags. The compost yard does not accept stones or dirt. Compost is also available free of charge to residents of both towns.

St. Monica's news

Mass will be celebrated followed at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 with a conference at 7 p.m. given by Sister Joan of the Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth. Other Capuchin Sisters will join her. A social will be held in the church hall at 8 p.m. A registration sheet will be available in the church hall or anyone who would like to attend may call the parish office a 693-1991.

St. Barbara's Parish has limited seats available in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classesCall 654-7983 for a private tour or log onto wacsh.com for more information.

A week for seventh and eighth graders from Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16 includes a number of activities and events, Mass and movie, all-you-can-eat buffet style meals and private rooms. For more information visit the Fatima website at www.fatimarenewalcenter.org.

A 10-part series on Catholicism, which began on Tuesday, June 26, will end on Aug. 28. The final presentation will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Monica's and at 7 p.m. in the St. Anthony Center on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The topic for this week's presentation is "World Without End – The Last Things." For more information, call: St. Monica's at 693-1991 or St. Barbara's at 654-2103. No registration is needed.

St. Monica's sweatshirt/t-shirt sale is still underway and offers red t-shirts at $10, crew sweatshirts at $18, hooded sweatshirts at $26 and zip-up hooded sweatshirts at $30. These are available in both youth and adult sizes. Adult sizes 1X and up will require additional charge. Order forms are at the entrances of each church site. For more information, contact Tom Tomsak at 237-2188.

Library news

The Wyoming Free Library now offers Wi-Fi. Bing your laptops and study away.

For more information, log onto www.wyominglibrary.org or call 693-1364.

The library is located at 358 Wyoming Ave. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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