Sunday, November 9, 2014

This Week's Schuylkill County Events

Check out this week's listing of upcoming events from in and around Schuylkill County
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Sunday, November 9th –

Sunday, November 9th – AYCE BREAKFAST BUFFET – 8am-noon, Humane Fire Co., 3rd & Laurel Sts., Pottsville. Adults $8, Kids under 12 $4.

Sunday, November 9th – BLOCK SHOOT – Noon-5pm, South Cass Fire Co., Rt. 901 Primrose.

Sunday, November 9th – PREMIER DESIGNS JEWELRY FUNDRAISER – 1-4pm St. John’s U.C.C., 121 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Benefits St. John’s U.C.C.

Sunday, November 9th – AYCE BREAKFAST – 8am-noon, St. Mary Byzantine Church Center, Pine and D Streets, Mahanoy City. Adults $8, children 12 and under $5.

Sunday, November 9th – AYCE BREAKFAST – 7am-11am, Friendship Fire Co., 7th and Pine Sts., Frackville.

Sunday, November 9th – BROADWAY SHOW – “Late Nite Catechism”, 5pm, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, Coal Township. Doors open at 3:30pm, Tickets $20, Special seating $30. For Tickets call Joe Cesari at 570-373-3561.

Sunday, November 9th – CHINESE AUCTION – 1:30pm, doors open at noon, St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church hall, 300 W. Oak St., Shenandoah. Admission $3. For more information call 570-462-0809.

Sunday, November 9th – CHINESE AUCTION – 2pm, doors open at noon, St. John the Baptist Polish National Church, 414 W. Oak St., Frackville, admission $3.

Sunday, November 9th – COAL CRACKERS POLKA DANCE – 2-6pm, Pine View Acres, Chamberlain Ave., Pottsville.

Sunday, November 9th – CONCERT SERIES – 7pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 S. Second St., Pottsville. Featuring pianist Mary Beth Carlson of Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Freewill offering taken.

Sunday, November 9th – CONCERT SERIES – 4pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 S. Second St., Pottsville. Featuring Cora Gamelin-Osenbach, soprano and Catherine Moon, Pianist. Freewill offering taken.

Sunday, November 9th – FREE VETERANS DAY DINNER – Noon-3pm, Robert E. Baker Post 38, 229 Parkway (rear), Schuylkill Haven.

Sunday, November 9th – GROCERY BINGO – 2-6pm, Joliette Fire Co., 401 Main St., Joliett, Cost $25.

Sunday, November 9th – OPEN HOUSE – 1-4pm, Frackville Museum, Frackville Borough Building, 42 S. Centre St., Frackville. Learn how counties of Pennsylvania received their names.

Sunday, November 9th – ORGAN CONCERT – 4pm, Faith Reformed United Church of Christ, 8 Church St., Landingville. Freewill offering taken to benefit organ fund.

Sunday, November 9th – ROAST BEEF DINNER – Noon-sellout, Locust Valley Fish and Game Club, 400 Back Road, Barnesville. Cost $6.50, eat in or take out.

Sunday, November 9th – SCHUYLKILL SINGLES SOCIAL – 6pm, Roma Pizzeria and Restaurant, 116 W. Market St., Pottsville. Call Mike at 570-385-2754.

Sunday, November 9th – CHINESE AUCTION – 11am-3pm, Good Intent Hose Co. No.1, 12 Silverton Rd., Llewellyn. Tickets will be pulled at 3pm. 50/50 raffle and bake sale. Hosted by the Parent’s Association of the Boy Scout Pack 600 of Llewellyn.

Sunday, November 9th – AYCE BUFFET STYLE BREAKFAST – 8am-noon, Ringtown Valley Fire/Rescue, 46 W. Main St., Ringtown. Adults $8, Children under 12 $4.

Sunday, November 9th – PRINCESS BRUNCH – 11am-2pm, North Schuylkill Elementary Cafeteria, Ashland. Donation $7, tickets can be purchased at the North Schuylkill High School until November 7th. Presented by the North Schuylkill Ski Club.

Sunday, November 9th – BASKET/GIFT CARD BINGO – Doors open at 11am, Bingo starts at 1pm, St. Clair Lions Club. Refreshments available. Sponsored by Schuylkill County Animal Response Team.

Sunday, November 9th – CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP – “Owl Moon” 11am, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, 1700 Hawk Mtn. Rd., Kempton. Free to members, $5 for non-members. Limited to 15 children ages 4-8.

Sunday, November 9th – BAG & BASKET BINGO FOR MDA – 1pm, Cressona Good Will Fire Co., 59 S. Second St., Cressona. $20 per ticket, Sponsored by Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson & Deer Lake H.O.G., call Denise at 570-366-0143 x706.

Sunday, November 9th – CUPCAKE WARS!!! – 2pm, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Sponsored by Public Libraries in Schuylkill County and the Schuylkill Mall. Set up at 12 noon, Judging and Tasting begins at 2pm. Open to the first 100 bakers divided into two age groups:

Under 18 & 18 and older, $10 registration fee payable to your local participating public library (participating libraries listed below). Must bake 4 dozen cupcakes. Tasters/Judges must pay $5 to participate payable to your local participating public library (participating libraries listed below).

Cupcakes will be judged on the following: Best Presentation, Best looking, Best tasting, Grand Prize winner awarded.*November 11th is Veteran’s Day……*FREE cupcakes for military personnel in uniform.Participating libraries :Ashland, Frackville, Minersville, Orwigsburg, Pottsville, Ringtown, Schuylkill Haven, Shenandoah, Tamaqua, Tri-Valley & Tremont.

Monday, November 10th –

Monday, November 10th – MAHANOY AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM – 7pm, Mahanoy City Public Library, Mahanoy City. Veterans Day tribute to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Army Sg. Harold O. Messerschmidt, a native of Grier City. Guest speaker, great-nephew Michael Messerschmidt, with video tribute to Armed Forces Network.

Monday, November 10th – UNBAKED PIZZA SALE – 5-7pm, Good American Hose Co., 8th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $10. Monday, November 10th – ENJOY SUGLIA’S PIZZA WITH YOUR FAVORITE FROZEN SNOWMAN - 6pm, Suglia’s Pizza, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Family Package for $25.00 includes:

Large Cheese Pizza, drink, and dessert for 4 and Kids receive a Special Treat! Plus a 5"x7" photo of you with Olaf from Mike Bailey Photography!

*Must Call to register for the Meet & Greet Dinner, limited seating available. Additional guests can be added to party for a small fee. Call Dana Baker at (570) 874-1252 or email

Tuesday, November 11th –

Tuesday, November 11th – HOAGIE SALE – Pick up from 11am until sellout, Francis Cardinal Brennan Knights of Columbus Council 618, 201 W. Cherry St., Shenandoah.

Tuesday, November 11th – ORDER DEADLINE FOR HOMEMADE THANKSGIVING PIE & PUMPKIN ROLL SALE – Pickup 6-8pm Nov. 25th, Humane Fire Co. No. 1, 320 W. Center St., Mahanoy City. Cost for 8” pie $8, Pumpkin Roll $10. Delivery available in Mahanoy City, call 570-773-2223.

Tuesday, November 11th – VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION – 6-8pm, Simon Kramer Cancer Institute, 15 Alliance St., New Philadelphia. Hosted by Gillingham Charter School.

Tuesday, November 11th – VETERANS DAY FESTIVITIES – 9:30am-noon, Memorial Square, Water St., New Philadelphia. Hosted by AMVETS Post 256, members meet at 10:30am at fire co. in uniform. Call 570-277-6031.

Tuesday, November 11th – VETERANS DAY SERVICE – 11am, Auburn VFW parking lot, 3rd & Pine Sts., Auburn.

Tuesday, November 11th – HOLIDAY BAZAAR & LUNCHEON – 11am-2pm, United Presbyterian Church, 214 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Homemade candy, baked goods, crafts, deli, holiday decorations & what-not shop. Luncheon $6 , Vegetable soup, beef BBQ or pulled pork, chips, dessert, coffee or tea. Take-outs available. Lunch tickets available at the door, all are welcome.

Wednesday, November 12th –

Wednesday, November 12th – PRESENTATION – “The 100th Anniversary of the Great Pottsville Fire of 1914” presented by Michael Glore and Michel Kitsock, 7pm, Majestic Theatre, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Free.

Wednesday, November 12th – BUILD YOUR MARKETING TOOL KIT – 6pm, Schuylkill Haven Economic Development office, 17 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Cost $5 call 570-385-1750.

Thursday, November 13th –

Thursday, November 13th – START, BUILD & GROW YOUR BUSINESS – Location session, noon, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Sponsored by PADCO, free, call 570-628-4647.

Thursday, November 13th – SOUP & SAUSAGE SALE – 10am, Downtown Shenandoah Inc., 116 N. Main St., Shenandoah. $5/quart, $2.50/pint, Sausage hoagies $3.50 each. To order Call 570-462-2060.

Thursday, November 13th – RED CROSS BLOOD MOBILE – 1-6pm, Good Shepherd Building Cafeteria, Minersville.

Friday, November 14th –

Friday, November 14th – PERFORMANCE – “Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie, 7pm Friday and Saturday, 3pm Sunday. Blue Mountain High School, Orwigsburg. Adults $5, Seniors and Students $3.

Friday, November 14th – HOLIDAY CHINESE BASKET AUCTION – Shop and drop Friday 6-7pm and 10am-3pm Saturday, New Hope Wesleyan Church, 32 Spencer St., Frackville.

Friday, November 14th – ORDER DEADLINE FOR THANKSGIVING NUT ROLL & PIE SALE – Pick up 9am to noon on Nov. 19, Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, 558 Sunbury St., Minersville. Choice of Pumpkin and shoofly pies. Call 570-544-2690.

Friday, November 14th – Saturday, November 15th - CHRISTMAS CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW plus CHINESE AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE RUTH STEINERT SPCA - Craft and vendor Show at the St Clair Fish and Game banquet hall.

There will also be a barrel for the Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA; bring a item for donation and you get a free raffle ticket for the door prize, don't bring an item its $3.00 to enter into the door prize. The SPCA needs a lot of help keeping the pets fed and warm during the winter months so let’s help them out. Any and all money brought in from the door will go to them along with the Chinese auction. Shop and drop will be from 6-8 Friday evening, you cannot come earlier or later than the time specified. $5 a sheet or 5 sheets for $20. Special table tickets will be $2 for 1 ticket, 3 tickets for $5, 7 tickets for $10. We will also have a 50/50 drawing.

Food will be available (eat in or take out) and non alcoholic beverages from Amy's Kitchen. Bar will be open for alcohol.

Saturday, November 15th –

Saturday, November 15th – M&T MOVIES AT THE MAJESTIC – “Free Birds” 7pm, Majestic Theatre, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Free admission & popcorn.

Saturday, November 15th – SANTA ARRIVAL – 11am, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Santa will be arriving by helicopter “Direct from the North Pole” at 11am! His arrival will be followed by a special show at 12 noon by “Improv 4 Kids”! The show has a high energy, high impact performance featuring talented professional performers who present a series of original characters, stories, skits, songs, and dances based on the audience giving the actors suggestions (a favorite color, book, movie, etc.). The artists create an original action-packed comedy show on the spot that is entertaining & unique for children and adults all ages. Second show at

Visit Santa’s Reindeer from 10:30am to 7:30pm and have your picture taken with Santa in his sleigh! Kids enjoy a FREE Slushie in a holiday cup from Totally Twisted Pretzel! Plus, FREE Chocolate Dipped Treats from Gertrude Hawk!

Saturday, November 15th – AYCE BREAKFAST – 8am-noon, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Hall, 462 W. Ludlow St., Summit Hill. Cost $7.

Saturday, November 15th – ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET PLACE – 10am-4pm, Schuylkill County Historical Society, 305 N. Centre St., Pottsville.

Saturday, November 15th – BREAKFAST BUFFET – 7:30am-noon, East Norwegian Township Fire Co., 16 Sunshine St., Diener’s Hill. Cost Adults $7, Children 12 & under $3.50, Children 5 and under Free.

Saturday, November 15th – CHINESE AUCTION – Shop and dropm 11am-7:30pm Saturday, and 9am-3pm Sunday. Auction Starts at 3:30pm Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 300 W. Arch St., Pottsville. Fundraiser to benefit National Youth Gathering in Detroit. Saturday, November 15th – CHINESE AUCTION – 2-4pm, Groody’s Catering Hall, 350 E. Centre St., Ashland. Sponsored by Locustdale Fire Co., to benefit the ABA parade fund.

Saturday, November 15th – FREE THANKSGIVING MEAL – 3-5pm, The Shepherd’s Table, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, (rear enterance), 35 N. 9th St., Ashland.

Saturday, November 15th – HOLIDAY FESTIVAL – 9am-4pm, Atlas Fire Co., West Saylor St., Atlas.

Saturday, November 15th – HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – 9am-3pm, St. John’s United Methodist Church, Clay St., Tremont.

Saturday, November 15th – MEAT BINGO – 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm, Mahanoy City Elks, 135 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City.

Saturday, November 15th – MEATLOAF DINNER – 4-7pm, Bethany Christian Fellowship, 102 Front St., Cressona. Adults $7.50, Children 12 and under $4.

Saturday, November 15th – MEATLOAF DINNER – 4-7pm, Congressional Free Church of Christ, lower level, 81 McKeans Ridge Road, McKeansburg. Adults $9, Children 3-12 $4, Under 3 free. For tickets call 570-366-2049.

Saturday, November 15th – PORK & SAUERKRAUT DINNER – 4-7pm, Christ’s United Lutheran Church, 437 Airport Rd., Ashland. Adults $8, children 6-12 years old $3, children under 6 free. For tickets call 570-875-1591.

Saturday, November 15th – FLEA BOUTIQUE & FOOD SALE – 8am-1pm, First Congressional Church, 321 Sunbury St., Minersville. Good Stuff, Great Prices & Delicious Food.

Saturday, November 15th – “THE 60’S BOYS” – 8-11pm, doors open at 7, Lakeside Ballroom, 40 Crystal Lane, Barnesville. $15 per person $25 per couple.

Saturday, November 15th – SANTA ARRIVES AT THE CRESSONA MALL – 11am, crafts, games & prizes for the children.

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