Peckville Assembly of God Church, 3364 Scranton-Carbondale Highway in Blakely, is a busy congregation. A few years ago they moved into a brand new building with a sanctuary that doubles as one of the best performance venues in the area. The church has hosted Christian rock performers and a number of other events.
The latest is an elaborate and reverent theatrical production called “The Letter.” It will be presented Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
.m, at the Edward Callahan Sports Complex, Mellow Court in Jermyn. There will be an appearance by the Easter Bunny. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Jermyn Community Center, 440 Jefferson Ave. An Easter basket will be awarded by raffle in three age groups: up to 4 years old, 5-9 years old and 9-12 years old. Call 570-
The Nadine Cenci Marchegiani Foundation will hold its annual porketta sandwich sale Saturday, April 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jessup Hose Co. No. 2, 333 Hill St. Sandwiches are $3.50 each. Advance orders are recommended and can be placed by contacting foundation board members or by calling 570-383-0783 or 570-499-1794.
Pierogie Sales: All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Sundays 10:30-11:30 a.m. The price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information.
Church Dinner: The Holy Name Society of Blessed Sacrament Parish, 215 Rebecca St. in Throop, will hold its annual Lenten pizza, pagach, handmade lamb-shaped butter, and Easter chocolate sale on Friday, March 27, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. There are sign-up sheets at the church entrances, or orders can be placed by calling 570-489-4515.
MV Kindergarten Registration
Registration for children who will be attending kindergarten at the Mid Valley Elementary Center, 50 Underwood Road in Throop, for the 2015-16 school year will be held at the school on Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Children must have turned 5 years of age on or before Aug. 31.
On March 30, children whose last names begin with A through G will register in the morning and H through M in the afternoon.
Yoga for Healing
The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County is offering a “Yoga for Healing” program. The program, taught by a professional yoga instructor, is designed to help participants increase flexibility; enhance strength; improve concentration, posture, breathing and balance; and reduce feelings of stress. This class is for beginners and those with a moderate yoga skill level. Classes are held every Tuesday, 6:15–7:45 p.m. at VNA’s office, 301 Delaware Ave. in Olyphant. The cost to participate is $10 per session. Call 570-383-5180 for more information.
The Holy Name Society of Blessed Sacrament Parish, 215 Rebecca St. in Throop, will hold its annual Lenten pizza, pagach, handmade lamb-shaped butter and Easter chocolate sale Friday, March 27, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Orders can be placed using the sign-up sheets in the church entrances or by calling 570-489-4515.
Sara Krukovitz, a parishioner, displays some of the hand-shape
The Carbondale Area Ministerium will sponsor a concert by The Grabow Family Musicians Saturday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Greater Carbondale YMCA, 82 North Main St.
Admission is free, but donations will be welcome. A porton of the proceeds will be donated to Nativity Place, a non-governmentally funded church-based program which provides support for homeless families.
The six Grabow children have performed for a variety of audiences including churches, fundraisers, civic groups, retirement facilities and music recitals, with their original arrangements of hymns, classical music and popular favorites.