Community events list, 3/31/12 – Scranton Times


Bunny event: Dalton Lions Club breakfast with the Bunny and Easter egg hunt, April 7, breakfast, 9-11 a.m., hunt, noon; Dalton Fire Hall and park, Bunny available for photos.

Bake sale: Dalton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary bake sale and raffle, April 7, 9 a.m.-noon, fire hall, raffle tickets available from auxiliary members and during sale; drawings for prizes.

Dickson City

Dickson Days: Dickson Days meeting, April 16, 6 p.m., Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St.; nonprofits interested in stand at Aug. 3-4 event at Bernard Seminski Elm Street Park, contact Barbara Mecca.

Pressure screening: Dickson City Civic Center free blood pressure screening by Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Election Day, April 24, 8 a.m.-noon, 935 Albert St.

East Scranton

Bus Trip: 800 Club of Immaculate Conception Church bus trip to Mount Airy Casino Resort, Wednesday, leaves parking lot, 9:30 a.m., casino, 4:30 p.m.; $16, rebate, $25 and $5 food voucher; 347-7394.


Church dinners: Factoryville United Methodist Church free soup and bread dinner, April 22, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; and Election Day dinner, April 24, takeouts, 4:30 p.m., serving, 5 p.m., College Avenue, $7.50/adults, $3/children, free/under 5.

Green Ridge

Baseball fundraiser: Green Ridge American Legion baseball fundraiser, tonight, 7-10, Parker House, 12 E. Parker St., $10.


Bread sale: St. Michael’s Orthodox Church Easter bread sale, Thursday, noon-5 p.m., church center, 403 Delaware St.; plain and raisin bread (braided only), pascha (plain and raisin), kielbasi, horseradish and rolls (apricot, nut, poppy seed, lekvar and cheese; advance orders only, 876-1456.


Pie sale: Madisonville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Easter pie sale, April 7, pickup, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., fire hall, 3131 Madisonville Road, 10-inch pies, $9, apple, apple crumb, cherry, cherry crumb, lemon meringue, coconut custard and coconut cream; preorders, 842-9915 or 842-2906.


Paska sale: St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral pascha (Easter) homemade bread sale, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., church center, Hill Street; raisin/white, pascha-size only, $7; kolachi (nut, poppyseed, lekvar and apricot, $10; orders: 876-0730, 876-3372, or 876-0391; business orders may be faxed to 876-2534.

Library bookmobile: Lacka­wanna County bookmobile, Monday, 9:30-10 a.m., Municipal Building, 739 Penn Ave.


Egg hunt: Easter Egg hunt, Sunday, Tasty Freeze, Eynon; children 1-3, 1-1:30 p.m.; 4-7 year-olds, 1:45-2:15 p.m.; 8-11 year-olds, 2:30-3 p.m.; free; candy, face painting, balloons, bunny photos.

Pike County

Fitness program: Penn State Extension Drop Everything and Walk 10-week fitness program starts April 8; register by Monday: Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St., Milford, 296-3400 or

Water seminar: Safe drinking water program, April 28, 9-11 a.m., PPL Environmental Learning Center, Route 6, Hawley; $10, register: or call: 877-489-1398; attendees can have water tested May 2, 9 and 16, bottles will be returned by noon on listed days; details: Peter Wulfhorst, Penn State Extension, 296-3400.

Weston Field/ Bulls Head

Egg hunt: Weston Field/Bulls Head Residents Group and the Scranton Easter egg hunt, March 31, noon, Weston Field House gymnasium, 940 Providence Road, visit by Tux, Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins mascot.

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