Calendar of Events: Sept. 2016

Flapjack Fundraiser

unico.pngKeystone Chapter UNICO is conducting an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser with “Equines For Freedom” being the primary beneficiary on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s at the Viewmont Mall.  “Equines for Freedom” is located at Marley’s Mission and offers horse therapy for veterans who suffer from PTSD.  Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for children and  can be purchased by contacting Frank or Mary Ann Coviello at 570-344-3737.

Italian Language Classes

Keystone Chapter UNICO National is conducting a 10 class semester of beginner/refresher Italian Language Classes beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Dunmore Historical Society on Tripp Street, Dunmore, just off Drinker Street.  The hour-long classes will begin at 6:30 p.m. To register, contact Mark McDade at 570-343-7009.

Cub Scout Registration

cub.gifRegistration for Cub Scouts has been scheduled on September 6 from 6 to 7 p.m. and again on Sept. 12 from 6:30 p.m. at Dunmorean Presbyterian Church for Pack 66.

Boys who are seven years old and have completed Kindergarten are welcomed to participate. A brand new program has been unveiled this year with more activities, trips, community service and outdoor adventures.  Cub Scouting combines outdoor activities, sports, academics (including STEM programming) in a fun and exciting way that helps teach ideals such as honesty, good citizenship, and respect.  

Boys can join anytime, but sign-up nights are now being held throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Sherry’s Royalettes Registration

Sherry’s Royalettes are currently holding Fall registration for baton twirling lessons. Classes will begin on Monday, Sept. 19, at the Dunmore Community Center under the direction of Sherry Nicolais. For more information and to register please phone 570-961-3635.

Constitution Day Lecture

Marywood University’s social sciences department will host a talk by historian Dr. Cassandra Good in commemoration of Constitution Day, on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m., in the McGowan Community Room, which is located in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life at Marywood. Dr. Good will be presenting on her book, Founding Friendships:  Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic. Dr. Good is an assistant professor of history, as well as an associate editor of The Papers of James Monroe, at the University of Mary Washington. For additional information, contact Adam Shprintzen, assistant professor in the social sciences department at Marywood University, at

YMCA Bike Event

YMCAColin Getts, Greater Scranton YMCA Wellness Coordinator, will bike for 10 hours on Monday, Sept. 26, to raise awareness and money for the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

Beginning at 6:30 am, Colin will bike for 10-hours on a stationary bike set-up at the Greater Scranton YMCA. A second bike will be set-up next to Colin where supporters can donate to ride next to him. The community is invited to visit the Y on Sept. 26 to support Colin and make a donation to LIVESTRONG at the YMCA.

Olyphant Rummage Sale

Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Olyphant, will host its sixth annual rummage sale fundraiser on Sept. 23, 24 and 25 at St. Cyril’s Gym, 133 River St., Olyphant. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Items include:  Furniture, new items, household items,  kitchen items, bathroom, bedroom, living room, basement, outdoor, garden, craft items, religious, games, sporting goods, all type of books, holiday, ladies accessories,  children’s toys and books, tools,  music media-records,  antiques, Ukrainian items, and more. Raffle tickets and refreshments will be available.  Contact Lauren Telep at 570-383-0319.

Denny Corby Event

American Advertising Federation of Northeast Pennsylvania will present “20 Minutes and a Beer with Denny Corby” on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lounge of The Scranton Club, located below POSH. Corby is a magician, mentalist, entertainer and speaker. He will speak about establishing a brand and marketing yourself as a professional and an individual. The event is open to persons 18 years and older. The first beer will be served to those 21 years or older free from the AAF. Proper ID will be required for the event. Admission is $5 for AAF members; $10 for non-members; AAF students, free; $3 for non-member students.

Barbershop on Broadway Show

The Northeasters Honesdale Barbershop Chorus of the Barbershop Harmony Society directed by Mrs. Tamlyn Ebert will present its 38th annual show, entitled “Barbershop On  Broadway”  on  Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. at Honesdale High School. Included in the program are “Cabaret”, “They Call the Wind Mariah”, “Oh What a Beautiful Morning”, “Singin’ In The Rain”, and “There’s No Business Like Show Business.”  The guest professional championship barbershop quartet will be “ Razzmatazz”.  The $10 tickets (students, $5) may be purchased at the door or from any chorus member. For information, call 570-685-1554.



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