Blue Mountain High School Class of 1959: Classmates and friends are invited to join us for lunch at 3Cs restaurant on Wednesday, December 21st at noon.
Schuylkill Haven High School Class of 1967: Members and guests are invited to meet for breakfast on Saturday, December 17th at 10 a.m. at the Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Info: 570-385-3211.
Grocery Store: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15, Pine Grove Area Pathway, American Legion, 42 S. Tulpehocken St., enter through blue downstairs door, $10 cash donation required.
Breakfast: Sunday, December 18, 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Landingville Fire Company. Kids portions and take out available. 50-50 raffle, $1 per ticket.
Tacos: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, December 20, Rainbow Hose Fire Company #1, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Takeout or dine-in. Call 570-385-1511 to order.
Free Food Box Gift: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 17, Bethesda EC Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven, enter Deiberts Valley Road. Boxes will be first come, first served while supplies last.
Pottsville Library: Story time, Mondays, until December 19, at 10:30, 12 months to 5 years; STEM Corner, from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., during library hours; Creation Station, from Monday to Friday, at 2:00 p.m., for ages 12-16; Youth games, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 18:00-19:00, 12-18 years. December 15, 6:00 p.m., Christmas party for children, ages 3-11 and parents/guardians. To register for events call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or go to email@example.com.
Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library: Monday and Tuesday, 11:00-20:00; Wednesday, 10:00-17:00; Thursday, 11:00-19:00; Friday, 10:00-17:00; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The second Saturday of the month has LEGO League at 10:30 a.m. It is for people aged 3 to 99 who want to be creative. Registration: 570-385-0542. There is no regular programming during the week, because there is no permanent children’s library. The library offers Internet access and free Wi-Fi for research, job searching, faxing, copying, interlibrary loan services. etc. Along with over 34,000 books, magazines and audiobooks. Programs for children and adults throughout the year. Information: 570-385-0542.
Orwigsburg Library: 216 W. Independence St., hours: Monday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tuesday 9:00-18:00; Wednesday 10:00-19:00; Thursday 9:00-18:00; Friday 10:00-17:00; Saturday 9:00-16:00 Tuesdays, Story time, 10:30; Thursdays, Lap Sit (from birth to 2 years), at 10:30; Fridays, Play K (ages 3 to 5), 11:00 a.m. Information: 570-366-1638.
Tremont Area Free Public Library: 19 N. Pine St. Hours: Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 11:00-14:00; 19:00-20:00; Wednesday, 11:00-17:00; Thursday, 11:00-14:00; 19:00-20:00; Friday, 10:00-16:00; Saturday, 8:00-12:00; Sunday, closed. Saturday, August 6, 1:00pm-4:00pm Phone: 570-695-3325 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arts and crafts
Clay Club: 1-3 p.m., every Friday, for seniors and veterans, $25 a month, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Purchase clay from WIAC at cost and donate to cover stained glass and other finishing materials. Shooting and instruction are included. Info: 570-732-3728.
Knitted circle: Lorraine Felker teaches free knitting every Tuesday from 6-8pm at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Donations are appreciated. Class for all ages. Bring your needles, yarn, and fellow knitters. All skill levels welcome. Info: 570-732-3728.
Libra: 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Rock out and lose weight. For ages 13 and up, $10 per class. Classes are limited to 30 students. Masks must be worn and social distancing will apply. Register by contacting Silvia: email@example.com or call 570-294-8245.
Real people – real weight loss: At 17:30, TOPS, Hetzel church, Hetzel church road, Pinudi. Info: 570-345-8403.
Zumba Fitness: 7-8pm every Monday (except holidays), Sweet Arrow Lake County Clubhouse, Pine Grove. Cost, $5. Info: Denise 717-269-3214 or Deniseswonger@gmail.com.
Walking Club: 8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Wednesday, Tone and Stretch, 9:30 a.m. Info: 570-385-1313.
Zumba Gold: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Information: 570-385-1313.
Zumba Gold: 5:30-6:30 p.m., every Tuesday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St., cost $6. Registration is not required. Info: Susan at 570-624-3018.
Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Bethesda Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven, church library. Info: 570-739-2241.
in the dance
Line Dance: 8-11 p.m., with DJ Chicken Nugget, Mainstreet Moonshine, Main St., Schuylkill Haven, $5.
Line Dance: Every Monday at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. This is an ongoing class for adults, walk-in only, no partner or registration required. It’s $6 per class and you pay at the door. Basic steps, 18:15-18:30; lesson, 18:30-19:30; dance, 19:30-20:00 If you are attending for the first time, it is recommended to call ahead. Benefits Deacon Community Services. Info: Susan at 570-624-3016.
Groups of adults
Wayne Township: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays, 23 Meadowbrook Center, Reedsville. Lunch is served at noon for a $5 donation, followed by a special activity or program. Info: 570-739-2241.
Bingo: 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 18, doors open at 3 p.m., American Hose Company, 120 Main St., Pottsville. Food and drinks are served. Information: 570-640-2442.
Schuylkill County Historical Society: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14, 305 N. Center St., Pottsville. Jennifer Reiner, author of the popular cooking series Feeding the Coal Region, will speak at the Local Reads Book Club. Samples of some of his food will be available. Information: 570-622-7540 or T102 Radio at 570-622-1360.
NYC trip: Wednesday, December 21, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM The bus will depart from the Giant parking lot in Cressona at 8:00 AM and depart New York City at 6:00 PM, returning to the same parking lot around 9:00 PM. Enjoy the day for shopping, see. sights and lights, take in a show, go to a museum or two, have great food. Tickets, $50 per person, can be purchased at the Majestic Theater box office in Pottsville or online at www.showfix4u.com/event-details/69633. Sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Auditions: 19:00-20:00, Thursday, December 29; 12-1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31, Majestic Theatre, 209 N. Center St., Pottsville. Auditions are for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.” Show dates from March 17 to 19.