Monday, September 29, 2014

Schuylkill County Events from September 28th through October 4th

Schuylkill County Events from September 28th through October 4th
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Sunday, September 28th – ANNUAL BRAD HUBER MEMORIAL SHOOT & PIG ROAST – 9am-3pm, Friedensburg Fish & Game, 169 Stone Road, Friedensburg. Clay Shoot $12, Pig Roast $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 7-12.

Sunday, September 28th – BARBERSHOP CHORUS CONCERT – An evening of Harmony, Dinner 5pm, Concert 6:30pm, Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Cost $20, dinner and concert, $6 concert only. Benefits Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care.

Sunday, September 28th – CANNONBALLING CHILDREN’S CANCER CHALLENGE – 11am to 4pm, Hetzel’s Church, 233 Hetzel’s Church Rd., Pine Grove. Chinese Auction, bake sale & blood drive.

Sunday, September 28th – FALL ARTS FESTIVAL – Noon-5pm, Arts Barn, Orwigsburg., Free Admission and parking. Music, artist demonstrations, wine tasting, scarecrow making & more than 100 artisans.

Sunday, September 28th – GRAND OPENING OF MINERSVILLE AREA SKATE PARK – 1-3pm, Line St., Minersville. Those under 18 must have a waver signed and on file at the borough office before the event. Waivers are available at borough office or online at www.minersvilleskatepark.webs.

Sunday, September 28th – KIDS NIGHT – 6pm, Covenant United Methodist Church, 215 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Open to children ages 6-12.

Sunday, September 28th – 4 PAWS FOR ABLILITY TO BENEFIT DARIEL NUNEZ – 1-3pm, Strike Zone Alleys, 2501 West End Ave., Pottsville. 570-622-8740. Cost $10 per ticket, includes 2 games of bowling & shoe rental.

Sunday, September 28th – SEAN METTAM MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RUN – 12-6PM, St. Clair Fish & Game. This is a Memorial Run for Sean and all proceeds will be donated to his Memorial Fund. Motorcycles and vehicles are welcome or you can choose to not go on the run and join us all when we get back. The cost is $15/Person. Registration can be done on this page or contact Nicky at 570-617-6514 or you can register the day of the run from 12:00pm up until we are ready to start the run at 1:00pm. The run will end at the Fish & Game with food, refreshments, and music by John Pe-We Damiter. We want to do this run for such an amazing man who fought one hell of a battle against cancer. On September 28th, 2013 for Sean's rally, he was glowing all day from the amazing people and all the support from everyone that showed up for him.

Sunday, September 28th – GABRIEL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE CONCERT – 3pm, Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 252 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven, Sponsored in part by Schuylkill Area Community Foundation.

Sunday, September 28th – DREAM MACHINES MOTOR CLUB CRUISE NIGHT – Cruise for a cause. Benefit for Autism. Rain or Shine, Columbia Mall Parking lot, Bloomsburg.

Monday, September 29th - - SHOT CLINIC – sponsored by VNA Health System, 9-11am, Senior Action Center, 41 S. Market St., Mount Carmel.

Monday, September 29th - - UNBAKED PIZZA SALE – 5-7pm, Good American Hose Co., 8th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City, Cost $10.

Monday, September 29th - - YOUTH EXPERIENCE – 3:30-8pm, every Monday & Thursday, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Open to children ages 2.5-4.5, (potty trainers or uses pull-ups) Fees Vary for members and non-members.


Tuesday, September 30th – TUESDAY DINE OUT FUNDRAISER – 4-8pm, Friendly’s Restaurant, Rt. 61, Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville. Portion of the proceeds will benefit Shenandoah Area Free Public Library.

Tuesday, September 30th – DISCOVERY KIDS: ENRICHMENT PROGRAM – 9-11:30am, Every Tuesday and Thursday through May, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Free for members, $3 for non-members.

Tuesday, September 30th – FLU SHOT CLINIC – sponsored by VNA Health System, 1-3pm, Coal Township Elderly Housing, 101 N. Ash St., Coal Township.

Tuesday, September 30th – RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6pm, Simon Kramer Community & Recreation Center, 15 Alliance St, New Philadelphia. All presenting donors will receive a lite lunch compliments of The Simon Kramer Cancer Institute and Café Sweet Barista, located on the 2nd floor. Please contact Teresa at 570-277-6218 to register.


Wednesday, October 1st – BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FUNDRAISER – Pink hair clip strands available for the month of October. Doris Chizmar’s Designer Wigs & Hair Replacement Center, 415, S. 2nd St., St. Clair. Cost $5 each. Call 570-429-0303.

Wednesday, October 1st – YOU AND ME FUN TIME – 10-11am, Mondays & Wednesdays, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Open to children ages 1-5.


Thursday, October 2nd – BABY TALK – for children ages 3 and under, 11:30am-12:30pm, Frackville Free Public Library, 56 N. Lehigh Ave., Frackville. Free, Call 570-874-3382.

Thursday, October 2nd – RUMMAGE SALE – 9am- noon, Grace Luther an Church, West Chestnut St., Shamokin. Proceeds benefit the Mary Martha Circle.

Thursday, October 2nd – Sunday, October 5th – KNOBLES COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL – Food, Crafts, Vendors & Rides, Knobles Amusement resort. This is a 4 day show, Oct. 2nd - 5th Thurs., Fri., Sat., 10-6; Sun., 10-5


Friday, October 3rd – BAKED HADDOCK DINNER – 3-6pm, First United Methodist Church, 4th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City, Cost $9. Friday, October 3rd – BIG GYM/BIG PLAY – 9:30-10:15am, every Friday, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St, Pottsville. Open to ages 1-5.

Friday, October 3rd – PUMPKIN CHUCKIN’ CONTEST – 5:30-7:30pm, Back parking lot, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Register at Frackville Free Public Library or Schuylkill Mall Customer Service, Open to all ages.

Friday, October 3rd – MOCK LOBSTER AND HAM DINNER – 4-7pm, Friedensburg Fire Co. Take outs available.

Friday, October 3rd – PERCEPTION PTO BASKET AUCTION – 5-7pm, Friday, 10am-3pm Saturday. Life Centre Foursquare Gospel Church, 2300 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Fundraiser for students of Perception Training Center.


Saturday, October 4th – FALL FESTIVAL – Lessie’s Garden Greenhouse & Gift Shop, 9am-3pm, pony rides, stuff a scarecrow, pumpkin painting, Porcupine Pat nature walks, Chinese auction, music with DJ Brian Thomas. 2 Park St. Agricultural Park, Pottsville – 570-622-3768.

Saturday, October 4th – Through Saturday, November 1st – HAUNTED HAYRIDES – Saturdays from Oct. 4-Nov. 1, 7:30-10:30pm, $10 per person, Potter’s Field, 702 Mountain Rd., Pine Grove.
Saturday, October 4th – MEMORIAL RUN FOR ZACK HESS – Freddy’s Pub, 16 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua. Registration 10am, Kickstands up 12:30pm. Riders $10, passengers $5, included is benefit to follow. Benefit Starts at 2pm, Chicken BBQ, 50/50, Chinese Auction, $5/person.

Saturday, October 4th – BI-ANNUAL PURSE-ONALITY USED PURSE SALE & HOME PARTY CONSULTANTS SHOW – Fairlane Village Mall. The Republican-Herald Newspaper In Education Department and Pottsville Rotary Charities are sponsoring a gently used purse sale and home party consultants show at the Fairlane Village Mall.

Get your friends together and shop a large selection of stylish purses from many popular brands.
There will also be home party consultants so you can shop, shop, shop while supporting great causes! Proceeds from the sale will benefit Pottsville Rotary Charities and Schuylkill County schools through the Newspaper in Education program, which is designed to introduce students of all ages to the benefits of daily reading and activities using newspapers in local classrooms.
The sale will be in the former Waldenbooks store at Fairlane Village Mall.

Saturday, October 4th – LANSFORD ALIVE FALL FESTIVAL - 9 AM to 2 PM, to be held on West Ridge Street, will include Buster the Clown; Joe Krushinsky, from the Tamaqua-Carbon Unit of the American Cancer Society; singer Angela Nardini; and folk singer Dave Matsinko. Volunteers added that the craft fair will include jewelry, mesh wreaths, paintings, used books, quilts, native designs, cookbooks, wood crafts and other holiday decorating and gift ideas. Carbon County Friends of Animals will be there, in addition to plenty of food vendors. For more information, contact Donna Valent at (570) 645-4833.

Saturday, October 4th – GLOW 5K & 1 MILE FUN RUN WALK & ROLL – 7pm, Illuminate Your Muscles for MDA as Schaeffer's Harley-Davidson hosts its 1st Annual 5K for MDA. Details available at the dealership or by calling Kim Melnick (x708) or Cherie Bogotuik (x703). Register today! Pre-Registration ends 9/20. Sign up at Schaeffer's H-D or online at Sponsored by Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson.

Saturday, October 4th – CANCER AWARENESS DINNER – 11am-9pm, Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson, 1123 Brick Hill Road, Orwigsburg. All You Can Eat, Adults $7, Children 4-10 $5, 3 & under free. Chinese Auction. Proceeds benefit Schuylkill Medical Center Gentle Yoga Program.

Saturday, October 4th – BASKET AUCTION – Oct. 3rd 5-7pm Shop & Drop, Oct. 4th, 10-3 for auction. 2300 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Regular Tickets $5 per sheet or $20 for 5 sheets. Large ticket items are $5 for 2 tickets for $10 for 6. .

Saturday, October 4th – ST. JOHN’S FALL BAZAAR – 826 Mahoning Dr.W, Lehighton, 8am-2pm, Huge basket raffle, homemade soup, candy, bake sale, raffle, crafts, fall décor, book nook & photos with Santa. Call 570-386-9960 for more info.

Saturday, October 4th – A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM WITH FRANK JORDAN OF THE JORDAN BROTHERS – 7-10pm, Doors open at 6pm, Jerry’s Classic Cars & Collectibles, 394 S. Centre St., Pottsville. Advance tickets $20, includes lite refreshments. Event is limited to 100 tickets. Call 570-622-9510. Proceeds benefit Vietnam Veterans Post #29, Schuylkill Haven. Saturday, October 4th – FALL FEST CAR SHOW – 9am, Pioneer Pole Buildings, 716 South Route 183, Schuylkill Haven. 1-888-448-2505,

Saturday, October 4th – PUMPKIN FESTIVAL – 10am-2pm, Frack St. & Lehigh Ave., Frackville. Pie Eating Contest, pumpkin painting, music, crafts & penny art. Free, Sponsored by FBPA.

Saturday, October 4th – ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8-10am, First United Methodist Church, 25 S. Balliet St., Frackville. Adults $6, Kids 8and under $3. Eat in only, for tickets call 570-874-0792.

Saturday, October 4th – ALL YOU CAN EAT CHICKEN POT PIE DINNER – 4-7pm, Liberty Fire Co., No. 4, 223 Columbia St., Schuylkill Haven. Adults $8, Children $4, Quarts $6. Take outs available. Free delivery in Schuylkill Haven, 570-385-3341.

Saturday, October 4th – ANNUAL TRAVIS NEWTOWN MEMORIAL PUMKIN FESTIVAL – New Minersville Fire Co., 500 Line St., Minersville. Children’s activities noon-4pm, Cost $5 per child. Adult pumpkin hunt, 8pm, doors open 7pm, bring flashlight. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Includes food, beer & entertainment. Chinese Auction. For tickets, call 570-544-6012. 

Saturday, October 4th – AUTUMN COLLECTION – Standards from the Great American Songbook, 7pm, Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Special tribute to Tom Coyle. Tickets $20, call 570-622-2788 or

Saturday, October 4th – FALL APPLE FESTIVAL – 9am-2pm, Port Clinton Museum, Penn & Clinton Sts., Port Clinton.

Saturday, October 4th – FALL VENDOR & CRAFT SHOW – 10am-2pm, Christmas Pines Campground, 405 Red Church Rd., Auburn.

Saturday, October 4th – OPEN HOUSE – 1-6pm, Walk-In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven.

Saturday, October 4th – PENNY AUCTION – 2pm, doors open at 1pm, Locust Dale Fire Co., Firehouse Hill, Locustdale. Admission $2, plus gift.

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