Church Anniversary Festivities

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SS. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Olyphant will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a weekend of activities.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, the church will hold a Ukrainian Cultural Day, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Cyril’s School Gymnasium, 135 River St., Olyphant. The event will feature Ukrainian Ethic (Russian) items only, including Ukrainian Church Choir CDs, jewelry, arts and crafts, books, a pysanky demonstration and food. Admission is free.

A 125th anniversary banquet will be held Sunday, Oct. 27, at Fiorelli Catering, 1501 Main St., Peckville. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5 p.m. followed by a home-style dinner at 6 p.m. including a cash bar.

Tickets are $40; $12 for kids 12 years old and younger. A film about the history of the church will be shown and the Kazka Ukrainian Folk Ensemble dancers will perform. Call 570-383-9487 for tickets. Call 570-383-0319 or 570-489-3489 or visit for more information.

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