The Juniata Chapter No. 8 of the Order of the Eastern Star will host a homemade soup sale on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 114 N. Abington Road, on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until sold out. Quarts are $6; pints are $4. There will also be a bake sale available.
Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner
The Lake Winola Fire Co. and ladies auxiliary will host a pork and sauerkraut dinner on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. at the fire hall, located on Rte. 307. Eat-in or take out. The menu will feature homemade sauerkraut, apple sauce, squash, Pork with or without sauerkraut, beverages, roll and dessert. Tickets are $8; $4 for children age 12 and younger and are available at the door. A bake sale will also be held during the dinner.
The Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers chapter of Toastmasters International will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 25, and Tuesday, March 11, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Allied Services, located on the Morgan Highway in Scranton. Visitors are welcome. Visit www.scrantontoastmasters.org or call 570-498-1110 or 570-350-7441 for more information.
Baptist Bible College and Seminary will present Mary Chase’s comedy, “Harvey,” from Thursday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Phelps Student Center. The play features Elwood P. Down, a man who has an imaginary friend named Harvey, a six-foot, three-and-a-half-inch tall rabbit. Elwood’s eccentricities drive his sister, Veta, to the edge of despair when he insists on introducing his unseen companion to guests at her society party. At the end of her rope, she decides to have Elwood committed. When Veta tries to explain the situation to the doctors at the sanitarium, confusion causes her to be committed instead.
Tickets are $8 for advance sales at www.bbc.edu/events or by calling 570-585-9000 weekdays from 2-4 p.m. Tickets will be $10 at the door.
Dinner by Design
POSH at the Scranton Club will host this year’s Dinner by Design event to benefit the Lackawanna Historical Society on Saturday and Sunday March 1-2. A preview cocktail party will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28.
At Dinner by Design, professional designers create and present table designs and event spaces. Designers will include MCR, Central Park Flowers, Live With It, JK Designs, POSH, John Mackey Design, Cadden Floral, Over the Moon, Our House for Dinner by Judy Sweeney, the Daisy Collective and Penn
Tour the designs Saturday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the Lackawanna Historical Society.
For more information or tickets, call the Lackawanna Historical Society at 570-344-3841 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Abington Memorial, Post No. 7069, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will meet on Thursday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the post, 402 Winola Road, Clarks Summit. Nomination of officers will be on the agenda.
The Waverly Preschool, located at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, is accepting registrations for the 2014-2015 school year. Programs are offered for three-year-olds as a two-day program with Tuesday and Thursday classes from 9-11:30 a.m. and for four-year-olds as a four-day program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. Both programs offer an optional extra day class held from 12:30-3 p.m. on Tuesdays for four-year-olds and Fridays from 12:30-3 p.m. for three-year-olds. A “lunch bunch” hour for both programs is offered daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Students at the Waverly Preschool will participate in weekly library visits, dance, music and gym classes, field trips and arts and crafts. Outdoor play is also available, weather permitting. Call 570-586-2654 and ask for owner/director Kathy Davis for more information or visit www.waverlypreschool.com.
The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library is requesting book and tag sale donations for its annual spring book sale, as well as volunteers to help with preparation and staffing for the event, which will take place during the last weekend of April. All proceeds from the book sale benefit the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Endowment, which supports library collections and services.
Donations may be placed in the boxes on the Monroe Avenue side of the library, and will be accepted until Wednesday, April 23.
This year’s book sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, April 27, from noon until 4 p.m., in the fifth floor Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library. The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library, the library staff and volunteers will conduct the event. Book prices begin at $1 in addition to specialty priced items.
For additional information or to volunteer, contact Barbara Evans, circulation/access service clerk for the library, at 570-941-4078.