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Clarks Summit's Second Friday Art Walk will be held on Friday, April 13, from 5-9 p.m. Venues welcoming artists will include: Steve Pronko Jewelry, A-1 Gold and Jewelry, Angel's Galeria, Lawler's Affordable Elegance, Sunrise Café, Aggie's Bridal and Gifts, Duffy's Coffee House, Sonia's Contemporary Clothing, Paulette's Pretty Purses, Beta Bread, Edward Jones, Cloe and Company, Everything Natural, Monogram Muse and Sole to Soul. Stop in each venue for more information on featured artists.
The Clarks Summit Volunteer Fire Co. is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Sunday, April 15, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the fire hall, 321 Bedford St. Tickets are $7, $4 for children younger than age 10.
Earth Day Seminar
The Clarks Summit Borough Recycling Committee will host a seminar on Monday, April 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the borough building, 304 S. State St. The seminar will include a presentation on water management and rain barrels and rain gardens. It will be facilitated by borough manager Virginia Kehoe and Patty Lawler, chair of the Clarks Summit Borough Recycling Committee. A light supper will be served before the presentation. Call 586-9316 to make a reservation
Fire Co. Auxiliary Seeking Volunteers
The Fleetville Volunteer Co. auxiliary recently reorganized and is now looking for new members. Anyone interested in joining can contact the fire station at 945-3139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the fire hall, Route 407, Fleetville. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19.
Family Safety Night
The Lackawanna Trail Parent-Teacher Organization will host a Family Safety Night on Friday, April 20, from 6-8 p.m. at the Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center, College Ave., Factoryville. From 6-7 p.m., Robert Maguire, captain of the Lackawanna County Gang Task Force, will speak about gang identification and prevention. From 7-7:10 p.m., Theresa McCloskey, a mobilizer/program manager at Communities That Care of Wyoming County and the Healthy Family Partnership of Wyoming County, will discuss car seat safety. From 7:10-7:30 p.m., Assistant Lackawanna County District Attorney Brian Gallagher will discuss how parents can speak to their children about dangers of being online. Informational booths are also available. The event is free and open to the public. Book and Bake Sale
The Dalton Community Library will hold its annual book and bake sale on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations for the book sale are accepted all year. Call 563-2014 for more information.
Earth Day Celebration
Clarks Summit Borough will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with sidewalk sales, tag sales, a flea market in the borough building, 304 S. State St., and recycling stations. Call 586-9316 for more information or to rent a table at the flea market.
The Lackawanna Trail Interact and Trail Rotary will host a brunch at Gin's in Factoryville on Sunday, April 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. The all-you-can-eat brunch will consist of eggs, bacon, sausage, omelets, French toast, pancakes, hash browns, juice, coffee and tea. Tickets are $10, $6 for children younger than 10. All proceeds will benefit the annual "Service above Self" scholarship that is awarded to a senior at Lackawanna Trail as well as club members' tuition for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp held at Keystone College during the summer.
The Abington Senior Community Center, 1151 Winola Road, Clarks Summit, is holding its fifth annual pasta dinner on Sunday, April 22, from noon to 4 p.m. Tickets are $8, $4 for children younger than 10 and free for children younger than two years old. Takeouts are available and a basket raffle will be held. All proceeds benefit the Abington Senior Community Center. Call 586-8996 or visit www.abingtonseniorcommunitycenter.com for more information.
Pavilion Rentals Available
The Lakeside Pavilion at the Abington Area Community Park, located at the intersection of Winola Road and Grove St., is available for rentals. Amenities include the use of Eston Wilson Lake, the boundless playground, soccer and softball fields, hiking and nature trails and a dog park. Handicapped-accessible parking is also available. Reservation forms are available at the Clarks Summit Borough Building, 304 S. State St., or online at www.abingtonparks.com. Call 585-4811 for more information.
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