Around Town for Thursday, April 11, 2013
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Free Movie Night
ProActive Family Chiropractic, 1146 Northern Blvd., will host a free showing of "Doctored" on Friday, April 12, at 6 p.m. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Call 586-7762 for more information.
Workout for St. Jude
Total Tone Women's Fitness Studio, 100 Old Lackawanna Trail, Clarks Summit will host an open house and "Workout for St. Jude" on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free fitness classes will be available as well as a 50/50 raffle with all proceeds benefitting St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Call 585-7200 or visit www.totaltonewomen.com for more information.
Green Party Meeting
The spring quarterly meeting of the Green Party of Pennsylvania will be held on Saturday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the rear of the Greenery Restaurant on the basement floor of Boscov's Department Store, 15 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. All party members and those interested in registering are welcome to attend. Call Jay Sweeney at 587-3603 or email email@example.com for more information.
Free Movie Showing
The East Benton United Methodist Church, 170 Jordan Hollow Road, will host a showing of "In the Beginning," created by Sight and Sound Theatres, on Sunday, April 14, at 2:30 p.m. Popcorn and bottled water will be provided. Call Pat Helbing at 563-2029 for directions or for more information.
Free Immunizations Clinic
The Regional Hospital of Scranton is holding a free immunizations clinic on Monday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway. An adult must accompany all children and must have copies of all other immunization records. Each clinic is limited to 30 children. Call 348-7253 for more information.
The Abington Senior Community Center, 1151 Winola Road, will host a bus trip on Tuesday, April 16, to Sight and Sound Theaters in Lancaster to see "Noah: The Musical." The day will also include a stop at Kitchen Kettle Village and dinner at the Hershey Farm Restaurant. Cost is $110 for members and $115 for non-members. Call 586-8996 for more information.
Holistic Cancer Support Group
The Holistic Cancer Support Group will meet on Thursday, April 18, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., at ProActive Family Chiropractic, 1146 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit. This month's topic is the use of cold laser therapy and Dr. Sandra Lane will be the presenter. Call 942-6187 for more information.
The Fleetville Volunteer Fire Co. will have an all-you-can-eat spaghetti or rigatoni dinner with meatballs, salad, beverage and dessert on Saturday, April 20, at the fire house, located on Route 407, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 for presales and $8 at the door. Tickets are $5 for children younger than 10. Take outs are available. Call 945-3139 for tickets or for more information.
The Pennsylvania Women's Press Association will offer its annual Teresa Spatara Scholarship of $1,500 to a print journalism major working toward a newspaper career. Both male and female collegians may apply. Applicants should be Pennsylvania residents at a Pennsylvania college or university and classified as a junior, senior or graduate level student for the fall of 2012.
Those interested should request applications in time to complete and return them by Monday, April 22. Applications are available by writing to JoAnne Harrop, PWPA Scholarship Director, D.L. Clark Building, 503 Martindale St., Third Floor, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15212 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The association will select the winner on the basis of proven journalistic ability, dedication to journalism, plans to work at a newspaper and general merit. The presentation of the scholarship will be part of the association's annual awards luncheon on Saturday, May 18 in Harrisburg.
PWPA sponsors this program to lend professional support to journalists of the future.
Serving Seniors is in need of volunteers for its Ombudsman (Resident Rights' Advocate) Program. Volunteer ombudsmen are community neighbors who are specially trained to help clarify responsibilities and the rights of consumers in long-term living facilities.Applicants need to be available for a few hours a month, older than age 18 and concerned about the rights of concerned about the rights of nursing home and assisted living/personal care home residents. Call Lisa M. Torch at 344-3931 for more information.