Around Town for Thursday, March 28, 2013
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The Clarks Green United Methodist Church, 119 Glenburn Rd., will open its church sanctuary on Holy Thursday, March 28, from 6-8 p.m., for people to come for as little or as long as they would like and walk through the church's interactive Stations of the Cross. Call 586-8946 for more information.
Civic League Meeting
The Abington Heights Civic League will meet on Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m., at its clubhouse, located at 115 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. This month's guest speaker will be Cheryl O'Hora. Call 587-3101 for more information.
Book Club Meeting
The Mysteries and Detectives Book Club will meet on Tuesday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St. The book selection for April is "Murder in Mesopotamia" by Agatha Christie. The author for May will be Anne Perry.
Events at Everything Natural
Everything Natural, 426 S. State St., is hosting the following events:
- "Love Your Guts": In this seminar, sponsored by Conutry Life, guest speaker Tracy Kreider will discuss the importance of digestive health. Tuesday, April 2, 6 p.m.
- "Your Health: Get to the Point": Dr. Dawn Strickland, local author and certified fitness trainer will give tips and tricks to optimize your health.
For more information, visit www.everythingnaturalpa.com or call 586-9684.
Waverly Elementary School, 103 Waverly Rd., will host its annual rummage sale on Saturday, April 6, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring a fill-a-bag at the end. The event is sponsored by the Waverly Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association.
Chicken and Biscuit Dinner
The First Baptist Church of Factoryville, 10 Church St., will host its annual chicken and biscuit dinner on Saturday, April 6, from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $8.50; $4 for children younger than 12 and free for children younger than five. Take-outs are available; church is handicapped accessible.
The John & Erin Cabaret will host "Have a Heart for Autism: A Spectrum of Live" on Saturday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church, 104 Laurel Drive, Scranton. The performance will be preceded by an autism awareness and education fair beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for both the performance and the fair are $15 and may be obtained online at www.ourcabaret.com or by calling (800) 838-3006.
Clarks Summit Borough is offering a special on parking permits for the month of April in honor of Earth Day. For those who purchase an April parking permit at the regular price of $30, a May parking permit is available for $10. Permits are available at the Clarks Summit Borough Building, 304 S. State St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Read to Feed
The Lackawanna County Library System is collecting non-perishable canned food idems throughout the month of April to benefit food assistance pantries such as the Bread Basket of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Dalton Food Pantry. Non-perishable, non-glass, non-out-of-date canned food may be dropped off at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit or the Dalton Community Library, 113 E. Main St., Dalton.