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Flea Market

The 13th annual J&B hunting and fishing flea market will be held on Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway. Admission is $5, free for children younger than 10. Early bird admission will be $10, beginning at 9 a.m. There will be 55 tables of hunting, fishing and camping collectables and equipment,

Pancake Supper

The Dalton Fire Co., 125 S. Turnpike Rd., will host its annual pancake supper on Saturday, March 22, from 5-8 p.m. Take outs are available.

Sean Quinn Benefit

A benefit for Sean Quinn, who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer, will be held on Sunday, March 23, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarks Summit Fire Co., 321 Bedford St., Clarks Summit. Gift baskets, a 50/50 raffle, a coffee bar and a bake sale will be part of the afternoon’s events. Tickets are $5, which will help offset Quinn’s medical bills and expenses. Monetary donations may also be sent to: Sean P. Quinn Benefit Account, NBT Bank, Attn: Elmhurst Branch, 409 Lackawanna Avenue, Suite 201, Scranton, PA 18503.

Lenten Concerts

The Catholic Choral Society will host two free concerts to mark the Lenten season. The first concert will be held on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m. at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish (former St. Mary Help of Christians Church), 535 N. Main St., Pittston; and the second concert will be held on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Ann, 1250 St. Ann’s St., Scranton. The Catholic Choral Society, now in its 66th year, is comprised of members from both Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Call 570-575-1040 or visit for more information.

Toastmasters Meeting

The Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers Chapter of Toastmasters International will meet on Tuesday, March 25, from 6:30-8:30 p,m. at Allied Services, Morgan Highway, Scranton. Visit or call 570-498-1110 or 570-350-7441 for more


Bowl for Kids Sake

The Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Northeast Pennsylvania will host “Bowl for Kids Sake” at South Side Bowl, 125 Beech St., Scranton, on Friday, March 28, at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and on Saturday, March 29, at noon and 1:30 p.m. Registration is $150 per team of 5 or $30 for individuals and includes pizza, soda, prizes and entertainment. Call Vivian at 570-347-5616 ext. 3340 for more information or to register.

League Meeting

The Valley Petunia League will hold its mandatory scheduling meeting for 12-U coaches on Sunday, March 30, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion post at 508 Church St., Jessup.

All participating teams must send a representative. League fees, proof of insurance and copy of background clearance cards are due. Coaches are reminded to bring 30 copies of their rosters and alternate player list. Visit for more


Pasta Dinner

The Fleetville Volunteer Fire Co. will host an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner on Saturday, April 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the firehouse, located on Rte. 407. Tickets are $7.50 for pre-sales and $8 at the door. Call 570-563-1576 or 570-945-3139 for more information.

Assistance Available

The Voluntary Action Center (VAC), 538 Spruce St., Scranton, was recently awarded a grant to help seniors age 60 and older enroll in SNAP, formerly food stamps. Officials say that the Senior SNAP Enrollment Initiative Grant will increase the enrollment of senior citizens residing in Lackawanna County in the SNAP program and that approximately two out of three senior citizens who qualify to receive SNAP are missing out on benefits. Senior citizens who have an income at or below $1,916 for single individuals or $2,585 for married couples and resources under $9,000, excluding primary home, vehicle and other itens, could qualify for SNAP benefits. Call Jennifer Wynn at 570-347-5616 or email for more information.