Around Town for Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
"The Power of Pink"
Duffy's Coffee House, 312 S. State St., will host a concert, "The Power of Pink," in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, from 6-11 p.m. Donations will be accepted for Candy's Closet, a local non-profit organization whose funds go directly toward those battling breast cancer. Performers will include: Isabelle Peters, Olivia, Masen Lounsberry, Gabby and Sophia, Jenn Johnson, Sarah Yzkanin and Keep Coming Back. Call 570-586-1380 for more information.
Keystone College will host a visitation day on Monday, Oct. 7. Information sessions and campus tours will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration begins one-half hour before each tour.
Students interested in attending may call Keystone College toll-free, (877) 4-COLLEGE or email email@example.com. Visit www.keystone.edu for more information on Keystone College.
Civic League Meeting
The Abington Heights Civic League will meet on Monday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at its clubhouse, 115 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. Susan Burke will be the evening's guest speaker. Call 570-587-3101 for more information.
The Summit Wrestling Club will hold registration on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. in the Abington Heights High School lobby, 222 Noble Road, Clarks Summit.
Call Sheri Brown at 570-466-4411, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.summitwrestling.com for more information.
Ventriloquist to Perform
Nationally-known ventriloquist David Pendleton will visit the campus of Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Venard Road, Clarks Summit, on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. as a part of the school's homecoming celebration. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at www.bbc.edu/celebration.
The Friends of the Abington Community Library will hold their annual fall book sale on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway. Members are asked to volunteer on Friday, Oct. 11, from 3-5:30 p.m. to help display material; members may then preview the sale from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call the Abington Community Library at 570-587-3440 for more information.
Fall Craft Show
The Newton-Ransom Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will host a fall craft show on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Newton-Ransom Volunteer Fire Co. Hall, 1890 Newton-Ransom Blvd. There will also be a cookie, soup and bread sale during the event.
The Clarks Green United Methodist Church, 119 Glenburn Road, will host its second annual corn roast and pulled pork dinner on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $8; $4 for children age 12 and younger. Call 570-586-8946 for more information.
The Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Drive, Newton Twp., is participating in Boscov's "Friends Helping Friends Day" by selling 25 percent off shopping passes for $5. Passes are valid Tuesday, Oct 22, at any Boscov's store, including the Mall at Steamtown in Scranton. Passes are available from any Countryside Community Church member, at the Boscovs at the Mall at Steamtown or by calling the church at 570-587-3206 or emailing email@example.com.