Events around the area, Nov. 18, 2021 – Reading Eagle
Blue Mountain High School Class of 1958: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at Blue Mountain Family Restaurant, Interstate 78 Exit 23, Shartlesville.
Blue Mountain High School Class of 1965: Classmates and friends are invited to meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Information: Connie Teter at 570-366-0255.
Schuylkill Haven High School Class of 1967: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Information: 570-385-3211.
Blue Mountain High School Class of 1976: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27, at Esther’s Restaurant, 2957 Route 22, Fredericksburg. Information: 717-507-8976.
Free Food Box Giveaway: Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or when boxes are gone, Bethesda EC Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Boxes are on a first-come, first-served basis. Food box will be loaded for you at this drive-thru event. Sponsored by the congregation of Bethesda EC Church through Blessings of Hope.
Ham and bean soup sale: Saturday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or sellout). $2. per cup or $7 per quart. Frackville Elks Lodge #1533, 307 S. Third St., Frackville.
Tacos: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 4 to 7 p.m., Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.
Breakfast: Sunday, Nov. 28, 7 a.m. to noon, Rainbow Hose Company, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven.
Mock lobster and ham dinner: Friday, Dec. 3, 4 to sold out, Friedensburg Fire Company, Route 443. Information: 570-739-4333.
Chicken potpie: Saturday, Dec. 4, Liberty Fire Company, Columbia and St. James streets, Schuylkill Haven, quarts only, $9, 2 until sold out. Drive-thru only event on St. James Street next to firehouse. Free delivery in Schuylkill Haven area. Orders taken in advance on day of event by calling 570-385-3341 after 10 a.m.
Shepherd’s Table: Free dinner, Sunday, Dec. 5, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Grace Free Church, 101 Graef St., Cressona. Information: 570-385-1883.
Pottsville Library: Imaginative Friends, ages 12-18, Tuesdays, 6 p.m.; Story Time, Mondays, 10:30 a.m., ages 1 to 5; Robot Orbit, Mondays 4:30 p.m., ages 7 to 11. Nov. 18, Run, Turkey, Run! Escape room, ages 6-11, 6 p.m.; Nov. 19, Wreath and poinsettia orders due; Nov. 27, Friends used book sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Small businesses Saturday and Elf on the Shelf hunt; Holiday story time, 10:30 a.m. all ages; Small Business Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Advent Calendar Craft with Block of Art, 1 to 4 p.m., ages 3 years and up; Nov. 30, Giving Tuesday winter coat distribution. To register for events call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or go to www.pottsvillelibrary.org.
Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library: Family Night story time, Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, story time, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Thursdays, infants and toddlers, 1 to 2 p.m.; third Friday of each month, Teen/Tween time 3:45-4:45 p.m. Information: 570-385-0542.
Orwigsburg Library: 216 W. Independence St. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Story time for preschool age children. Masks required. Information: 570-366-1638.
Country Christmas Carriage Rides: Saturday, Nov. 20, 5 to 8 p.m., Martin’s Farm House Unique Gifts, and Amish Made Furniture, 208 N. Route 183, Schuylkill Haven.
Live music: Wednesday, Nov. 24, 8 to 11 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Music by Sakes Alive, $7 cover, bring a toy and cover charge drops to $5. Raffles, 50/50 and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. kitchen open from 7 to 9 p.m. Information: Jackie at 570-590-6941. Proceeds benefit the Salvation Army Toys for Tots program.
Holiday Market: Saturday, Nov. 27, Lykens train station, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Shop for gifts, enjoy live entertainment and good food.
Holiday Artisan Market: Saturday, Dec. 4, 1 to 5 p.m., Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Final voting for favorite tree, over 50 vendors, wineries, boilo, art demonstrations, raffles and live music.
Children’s Christmas party: Saturday, Dec. 4, Schuylkill Haven, rain/snow or shine for children up to 10 years of age. Check in beneath the canopy at the train station between 10 and 11 a.m. Children will receive a tote bag to hold any handouts from businesses as they stroll up Main Street to Santander Bank, cross to the other side of Main and return down Main Street to the Little Dipper Ice Cream Shoppe parking lot, where Santa will be located. Along the way they will gather tips/suggestions in their search for elves found in window displays. Advance registration is required. Register forms are available at the Recreation Center, call 570-385-1313, or email [email protected] by Monday, Nov. 29.
Christmas open house: Friday, Nov. 19, 11 a.m. and Saturday, Nov. 20, 9 p.m. at Martin’s Farm House Unique Gifts, and Amish Made Furniture, 208 N. Route 183, Schuylkill Haven.
Festival of Trees: Nov. 20 to Dec. 4, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Trees can be seen through the Walk In Art Center. Vote for your favorite.
Holiday Artisan Market: Saturday, Dec. 4, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Over 50 vendors, wineries, Boilo, art demonstrations, raffles and live music. This marks the end of the Festival of Trees.
Fired up Ceramics: For seniors and veterans 62 and up, at the Walk In Art Center every Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. Make pottery or sculptures. All supplies will be provided. A $6 donation is requested to help defer the cost. Information: 570-732-3728.
Clay Haven: Walk in Art Center, Monday and Thursday, 6 to 8:30 p.m. $40 per month or $7 per evening, with a minimum of two evenings. Clay must be purchased through the art center. Information: 570-732-3728.
Knitting Circle: Lorraine Felker will teach knitting every Tuesday at the Walk In Art Center, 6 to 8 p.m. at no cost, but donations are appreciated. This class is for all ages. Bring needles, yarn and fellow knitters. All skill levels invited. Information: 570-732-3728.
Route 61 Band: Saturday, Nov. 27, 8 to 11 p.m., Frackville Elks Lodge #1533, 307 S. Third St., Frackville. Food will be available for purchase. Information: 570-874-2500.
“White Christmas” musical: Saturday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m., Majestic Theater, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Tickets $15. Reserved seating available at www.showfix4u.com/event-details/56315. Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Hospital—Schuylkill. Information: 570-628-2833.
Pound: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m., Walk In Art Center. Rock out and lose weight. For ages 13 and older only. Interested participants should register by contacting Silvia: [email protected] or call 570-294-8245. Classes are limited to 30 students. Masks must be worn and social distancing will apply. Cost is $10 per class.
Real people—real weight loss: Join TOPS at Hetzel’s Church, Hetzels Church Road, Pine Grove. The group meets every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Information: 570-345-8403.
Zumba fitness: Classes are held every Monday (except holidays) from 7 to 8 p.m. at Sweet Arrow Lake County Clubhouse, Pine Grove. Cost is $5. Information: Denise at 717-269-3214 or [email protected]
Walking Club: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m., Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Wednesday, Tone and Stretch, 9:30 a.m.
Zumba Gold: Mondays and Thursdays, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St., 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Zumba Gold class: Every Tuesday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St., 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost $6. No registration required. Information: Susan at 570-624-3018.
Celebrate Recovery: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Bethesda Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven. Masks required, available at door if needed.
Line Dance: Saturday, Nov. 20, 7 to 10 p.m., Landingville Fire Company Hall, with DJ Chicken Nugget, $5 admission. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Everyone gets a chance at all door prizes. All ages, all requests. Bar and kitchen open for purchase of food and drinks.
Line dancing: Held every Monday at the Walk In Art Center. This is an ongoing adult class, drop-in only, no partner or registration needed. It is $6 per class and pay at the door. Basic steps, 6:15 to 6:30; lesson, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; dancing, 7:30 to 8 p.m. Benefits Diakon Community Services. Information: Susan at 570-624-3016.
Schuylkill Haven: Senior citizens will meet at the Senior Center, 340 Haven St., at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22. Signups for the Christmas dinner at First United Church of Christ will be available at this meeting. Due to the events of 2021, there may be an increase in the price of the dinner. For further meeting information call 570-385-5323.
Wayne Township: The group meets Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 23 Meadowbrook Center, Reedsville, Lunch is served at noon for a $5 donation, followed by a special activity or program. Information: 570-739-2241.
Road map to college: A five-week program will be held virtually and is free for high school students (grades nine through 12) and their parents or guardians — no matter which college they choose to attend. Participants may register for one or all the sessions. Sessions will be held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. The final session, Nov. 23, applying to college and for financial aid. Questions or information: contact Shannon Del Conte, director of community engagement, at 570-385-6112.
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