Sep 03 2011
Cocktail party: Telespond Senior Services Auxiliary casual cocktail party, “A Taste of Our Towns,” Sept. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., Willowbrook Assisted Living, 150 Edella Road, food from local restaurants and caterers, drinks, entertainment and Chinese auction, $25, $23/60-plus; tickets, Suzanne, 346-2278, or Jeanne, 489-5309.
Tasting event: the Rotary Club of the Abingtons seventh annual Taste of the Abingtons, Sept. 25, 5 to 8 p.m., Inn at Nichols Village Hotel & Spa; tickets, $25, at door or from any club member.
CF walk: Cystic fibrosis walk in honor of Bob Lyons, Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, Dunmore High School track and fitness trail hosted by Brigid Lyons and Brian Loughney; walk, raffles, gift baskets; $15/walk participant; proceeds and donations benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; checks payable to Team Bobbo, ATT: Brigid Lyons, 1616 Adams Ave., Dunmore, PA 18509.
Class reunion: Dunmore High School class of 1956 55th anniversary reunion, Saturday, 5 p.m., Elmhurst Country Club; reservations ASAP, 961-3965.
Chicken barbecue: Gouldsboro United Methodist Church chicken barbecue, Saturday, 1-6 p.m., 495 Main St., half chicken, corn on the cob, baked potato, roll, coffee, tea; $9; Ted stout, 842-8738, Gary Klein, 842-6106, Richard Roberts, 676-4090.
Women’s breakfast: Lackawanna County Commission for Women annual Keys to a Successful Future breakfast, Sept. 13, 9-11 a.m., parish center, 200 Reilly St.; tickets, $15, Christina Sullivan, 570-963-6800, ext. 1807.
Anniversary dinner: Lackawanna Historical Society annual dinner celebrating 20th anniversary of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority, Sept. 14, 5:30 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center; featuring Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn of Fordham University, founding chairman of the authority; cash bar and hors d’oeuvres, program and simulcast of “Legacy: the story of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley;” tickets, $40, $75/includes program book listing, $400/table of 10; reservations by Sept. 9., 344-3841 or LHVA.org.
Crime watch: Mayfield Crime Watch meeting, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., St. John’s Center, 703 Hill St.; report on National Night Out, planning for Halloween activities and speakers for winter months.
Cyber school: Commonwealth Connections Academy cyber school information session, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Express Dickson City-Scranton, 1265 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City; connectionsacademy.com/cca or 800-481-6227.
Riverside School District
Class reunion: Riverside Junior-Senior High School class of 1981 30th anniversary reunion, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Van Fleet’s Grove, $32, $37.50/dozen clams included, $16/children 12 and younger; Barb Tigue, 709-6039 or btigue1@ comcast.net, riverside81.webs.com.
Fashion show: Ovarian cancer awareness/research benefit runway fashion show Sept. 25, 2 p.m, White Sewing Center, 735 Oak St., basket and quilt raffles, light refreshments, admission, $5/adults and $2/under 10.
Hoagie sale: Thornhurst United Methodist Church hoagie and bake sale, Sept. 3, 9 a.m.-noon, River Road, $5; pre-order by Tuesday, 842-3189 or 643-6603.
Car washes: Lynnette’s Twirlerettes car wash blitz to benefit 2011 Alamo Bowl halftime participants, Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Advanced Auto in Carbondale, Elegante Restaurant in Forest City and Ray’s Supermarket in Waymart; anyone wishing to attend this bowl game Dec. 30 in San Antonio, Texas; contact Lynnette at 281-9797.
Valley View School District
PTA meets: Valley View Elementary/Intermediate Parent Teacher Association meeting, Sept. 13, 7 p.m., elementary center, 901 Main St., membership drive under way, $6/school year.
Retiree breakfast: Valley View retiree breakfast buffet, Monday, 9 a.m., Sebastianelli’s Restaurant, Eynon, $7 plus tax and tip.
Entertainment books: Wayne County Business and Professional Women’s Club selling 2012 Northeast Pennsylvania edition entertainment book, $30; Juliann Doyle, 499-4908 or .
Open house: Wayne County Historical Society’s Bethel School open house, Sunday, 1-4 pm., special presentation, 2, Carol Henry Dunn on one-room schools in Wayne County, free.
Clothes closet: Christ’s Community Clothes Closet at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church fall schedule, Wednesday, 9-11 a.m., 6-8 p.m., Thursday, 6-8 p.m., 317 Luzerne Ave., closed when Pittston and Wyoming Area school districts closed, accepting gently used clothing; 654-2500.
CLIPBOARD items may be e-mailed to yesdesk@timessham rock.com or mailed to Clipboard, c/o YES!Desk, 149 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18503. For details, call the YES!Desk, 348-9121.