This Week's Upcoming Schuylkill County Events

Check out this week's listing of upcoming events from in and around Schuylkill County
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Sunday, November 23rd – 

Sunday, November 23rd – FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER - 3-6pm, Friedens Lutheran Church, 525 Church St., New Ringgold.

Sunday, November 23rd – MAHONEY BROTHERS CONCERT – Doors open at 1pm, Williams Valley High School, Tower City. “The Concert that Never Was – the Music of Elvis and the Beatles” Cost $20 for adults, $10 for students, includes Spaghetti Dinner from 11:30am-1pm. Call the school at 717-647-2167 ext. 1243 or 1244. 

Sunday, November 23rd – NIGHT OF GIVING – 6-9pm, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Adults $5, Children $2.50. Benefits Schuylkill YMCA.

Sunday, November 23rd – ST. MICHAEL’S DAY DINNER – Noon, St. Michael Orthodox Church social hall, 110 N. Morris St., St. Clair. Adults $15, Children $7.50. Takeouts Available, Call 570-429-2138. 

Sunday, November 23rd – SUNDAY BREAKFAST – 7:30am-noon, Mountaineer Hose Co., Third and South Sts., Minersville.

Sunday, November 23rd – COACH PURSE & UGG FOOTWEAR BINGO – Doors open at noon, bingo starts at 2pm, West End Fire & Rescue, 700 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Admission $25, includes meal, coffee & desserts. Winners of UGGs will receive a gift certificate to Peace Frog Natural Foods, Pottsville. Call 570-778-6118 for tickets.

Sunday, November 23rd – CINDERELLA’S CLOSET AT “NIGHT OF GIVING” – 6-9pm, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. As part of the Schuylkill Mall's "Night of Giving" to benefit the YMCA, Cinderella's Closet will open offering the usual gently used gowns and dresses for a $10 donation as well as purses, shoes and scarves, etc. for $1 each.

Sunday, November 23rd – OPERATION HUGS & KISSES OPEN HOUSE, HOLIDAY CHINESE AUCTION AND SOUP SALE – 9am-2pm, 7 Millrace Ave., Pine Grove. Soup $6 per quart.
Monday, November 24th – 

Monday, November 24th – AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6pm, Kulpmont American Legion Post 231, 856 Ash St., Kulpmont.
Monday, November 24th – UNBAKED PIZZA SALE – 5-7pm, Good American Hose Co., 8th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $10.
Monday, November 24th – FUNDRAISER FOR MANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH – Chizmer’s Styling & Wigs, 415 S. Second St., St. Clair. Purple hair clips $5. Available through Nov. 30th. Call 570-429-0303.
Monday, November 24th – HOMEMADE SAUERKRAUT SALE – Friendship Fire Co., 7th & Pine Sts., Frackville. Cost $2 for 2lb. bag. Call firehouse at 570-874-4030 after 7pm.
Monday, November 24th – LEGO CLUB – 4-5:30pm, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Open to children ages 5-12, children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Register at Library.
Monday, November 24th – LINE DANCING – 6:30-9pm, every Monday, Walk-In Art Center, third floor, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Sponsored by Diakon Living and Learning. Call 570-624-3018.
Monday, November 24th – STORYTIME – 10:30-11:30am, every Monday through Dec. 1, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Free, reccommended for preschool children ages 3-5 years. Register at Library.
Tuesday, November 25th – 

Tuesday, November 25th – ANNUAL THANKSGIVING BREAKFAST AND PROGRAM – 9am, St. Mary’s Center, 620 W. Pine St., Mahanoy City. Cost $8, sponsored by Mahanoy Area Ministerial Association.

Tuesday, November 25th – HOME SCHOOL ACTIVITY DAY – 2-3pm, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Members $3, non-members $5. Call 570-622-7850.
Tuesday, November 25th – START BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS – Noon, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Financing Your Business. Sponsored by PADCO, free, call 570-628-4647 for more information.
Wednesday, November 26th –
Wednesday, November 26th – BIG WEDNESDAY EVENT – Kitchen opens at 6pm, happy hour 6-8pm, Columbia Hose Co. No. 1, 742 W. Centre St., Shenandoah. Music from 9pm to 1am by DJ George, Cover Charge $3, Must be 21, ID required.
Wednesday, November 26th – FRANK JORDAN DANCE – 8-11pm, American Legion Post 38, Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Cover charge $5, must be 21, ID Required.

Thursday, November 27th –
Thursday, November 27th – ANNUAL SANTA CLAUS ARRIVAL – 5pm, firetruck parade through Girardville. Ends at Girarrd Hose Co. No. 1, 120 E. Main St. Sponsored by The Goodtime Club.
Thursday, November 27th – DAY OF GIVING THANKS – 1-4pm, Simon Kramer Community & Recreation Center, 15 Alliance St., New Philadelphia. Thanksgiving Day meals prepared and served to any and all, are invited including Patriot Guard Riders, Veterans, First Responders, needy, elderly, hungry, shut-ins, individuals and families. God's Chuckwagon will be providing the food and spiritual prayer before the meal.
Thursday, November 27th – 4TH ANNUAL TURKEY TROT 5K WALK/RUN – Registration 8am, race 9am, Kemp Memorial Stadium, Coal Township. Proceeds benefit the community.
Friday, November 28th –
Friday, November 28th – Saturday, November 29th - A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM – 7pm, Minersville High School. The Minersville Theater Alumni Association proudly presents The Anthracite Players in the musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". Performances are Friday, November 28th and Saturday, November 29th beginning at 7pm at the Minersville Jr/Sr High School Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $7 for Senior Citizens and Students.
Friday, November 28th – CONCERT – “Michael Clayton Moore’s Silent Night Band, A Trans-Siberian Tribute Band” 7pm, Majestic Theatre, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Advance tickets $15, at the door $20, call 570-628-4647.
Friday, November 28th – THANKSGIVING DANCE – 9pm-midnight, Frackville Elks, 307 S. 3rd St., Frackville. Doors open at 8pm, Music by Blowin’ Smoke, cover charge $5, must be 21, ID required.
Friday, November 28th – BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6pm, Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 2050 Treverton Rd., Coal Township.
Saturday, November 29th –
Saturday, November 29th - GOOD WILL HOSE CO. HOLIDAY VENDOR SHOW w/ CHINESE AUCTION – 9am-3pm, Good Will Hose Co., Cumbola. The cost of chinese auction tickets are $3.00 per sheet or 2 for $5.00 and there will be special table prices also (ticket prices will vary). Set up begins at 7:30 a.m. Contact Kim Peletsky at (570) 573-2751 for information. Application and payment deadline for vendors is November 18th. There will also be food and drinks available for sale.
Saturday, November 29th – ANNUAL COMMUNITY SANTA PARADE AND CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – Parade starts at 7pm at 23rd St., moves eats on Centre St., turns onto Hoffman Boulevard and stops at Mother’s Memorial, Ashland. Santa will visit with childrean and distribute gifts. Sponsored by Ashland Area Rotary Club.
Saturday, November 29th – ANNUAL PERFORMANCE OF “THE NUTCRACKER” – 7pm Saturday, 3pm, Sunday. Schuylkill Ballet Theatre, Schuylkill Haven Area High School, Schuylkill Haven. For tickets call 570-617-5616.
Saturday, November 29th – CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD LIVING NATIVITY – 6:30-8pm, St. Cecilia’s Hall Chapel, Mahanoy City. Presented by ACTION Youth Group, call 570-773-0813.
Saturday, November 29th – CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING – 6-8pm, Service Electric Parking Lot, Mahanoy City. Visit with Santa, Horse drawn carriage rides, call 570-773-2150.
Saturday, November 29th – SANTA STEAM TRAIN TRIPS – Departs 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Minersville Railroad Station, 113 E. Sunbury St., Minersville. Adults $12, childrn ages 3-12 $9, children under 3 Free. Complientary ticket with each adult ticket. Sponsored by RRProject 113.
Saturday, November 29th – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – 11am-4pm, Local Author Showcase, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St, Pottsville.
Saturday, November 29th – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE – 9am-2pm, C&C Candies & Country Store, 1305 Long Run Rd., Friedensburg. Come join us once again for Small Business Saturday! We will have a lot of great sales going on in the store along with a bunch of other businesses in the area including Pine Creek Country Gardens & Landscaping and Jersey Acres Farms! Come out and support your local businesses!
Saturday, November 29th – TOY DRIVE & HOLIDAY SHOPPING EVENT – 10am-2pm, Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville. This year Kelly Long Photography and Green Loving Naturals will be hosting a Toy Drive/ Holiday Shopping Event at the Fairlane Village Mall Pottsville, Pa across from Super Shoes. Kelly Long will be photographing mini sessions, local businesses and crafters will be set up with BLACK FRIDAY DEALS for early holiday shopping, we will have cookie decorating and face painting for the children, a very nice chinese auction, and many more activities to be announced.
Vendors Include:
Tamara Nagle - Green Loving Naturals, LLC
Tamara Nagle- Baked Goods
Kelly Chester-Long- Photo Mini Sessions
Kelly Long - Damsel in Defense
Alyssa Troy O'Neill- Mary Kay
Denise Reichwein McGurl- CloverBrook Designs
Pat Monroe- Custom Made Jewelry
Kenneth Nagle - KTN Games
Heather Pugh - Creations Inspired by Bree
Jen Hoy- Grandma Jens Crafts
Peggy Sylvester- Custom Made Hand Towels
Katelynn Stine- Khloe Alexandra's Tutus
Brenda Klinger Rutko- Pampered Chef
Amy Kimmel- Thirty One
Cassie Walker- Creekside Crafts
Cassie Walker- Cassandra Lee's Illustration
Tonya Ebling- Scentsy
Jackie Mattiuz-Velata
Mary Kistker- Tupperware
The toy drive is to benefit children hospitalized receiving treatment for cancer in memory of David Wrona Sr & Virginia Chester.
We will donate the toys to volunteers with The Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation and they will deliver them to children all over. If you are planning on bringing an item for donation remember that these children are in the hospital, great ideas include art supplies, coloring books, crayons, puzzles, board games, stuffed animals, etc.
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