Calendar of Events: July 2022

Italian Festival

SS. Anthony & Rocco Parish Italian Festival will be held August 12, 13 and 14, at St. Rocco’s Church Grounds, 122 Kurtz St., Dunmore, featuring food, games and live entertainment. The Festival opens Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m. and on Sunday following the noon Mass and Procession.

Live Entertainment includes Friday: DHS Marching Units & Cheerleaders and Picture Perfect; Saturday: Popstar Drive; Sunday: Feast Day Mass & Procession at noon followed by Vinsko Entertainment, Scranton Prep Cheerleaders, The Luongo Brothers Band, and fireworks at 9 p.m.

Sandlot Summer Camp

A sandlot summer camp hosted by West Scranton head coach Brian Minich will be held for four days, July 18-21, from 9 a.m. to noon at Dunmore Little League for ages 8-13. Cost is $150. To register, contact CDD027@aol.com or call 570-445-1155.

McGloin Golf Tournament

The Matt McGloin Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 11, at Glen Oak Country Club. 

Each year, the Matt McGloin Charity Golf Tournament supports those in need of help in the Scranton and surrounding areas and is based on Matt’s belief to give back to his community…”take care of one another”.

Proceeds from this year’s tournament will benefit The Clinics at Scranton Primary Health Care Center, whose mission is  providing quality primary medical, dental, and behavioral health care services to all persons, including those who are under-insured and uninsured. Proceeds from the tournament will help fund a 5,000 square foot construction/expansion project of the Center’s dental clinic, primary care and behavioral health departments and construction of a second handicap accessible entrance with an elevator.

Transfer Tuesdays

Marywood University will hold its Transfer Tuesdays program for college students or former college students who are considering transferring to Marywood University. We welcome transfer students at all stages of their college careers. 

Transfer Tuesdays opportunities will take place on  July 26 and August 9. Those interested can schedule an appointment every half hour beginning at 2 p.m. 

Registered visitors can discuss financial aid and scholarship options, transfer credits, take a tour of campus, review credits for transfer eligibility, and complete an application for admission. Marywood University’s fall semester begins on Monday, August 22.

For additional information, or to register for the spring/summer Transfer Tuesdays program, please call Marywood University’s Office of University Admissions, at (570) 348-06234, email YourFuture@marywood.edu, or visit marywood.edu/transfertuesdays.

Golf Tournament

The North Pocono Public Library (NPPL) has announced the cochairmen of the second annual Golf Tournament to be held Monday, Aug. 8,  at Elmhurst Country Club. Jim Coles, former sports director for WNEP-TV, and Edward Steinmetz, senior vice president of finance at the University of Scranton, are leading an 18-person committee for the second year in a row. The tournament has a Noon shotgun start.

The presenting sponsor of the tournament is Keystone Marcellus Shale Logistics, and the Media Partner is WNEP-TV.

To register to play or be a sponsor, contact Christopher Kelly, Development Director at 570.498.0678 (cell), ckelly@albright.org. 

Lebanese Food Fest

The 21st annual Lebanese-American Food Fest will be held on Friday and Saturday Aug 12 and 13, from 4 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Aug 14, from 1 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church, 130 N. St. Frances Cabrini Ave., West Scranton.

There will be take-out, curbside, or limited seating, with Lebanese food and pastries, local picnic food favorites, variety baskets, and Holy Day services daily. Visit www.melkite.scranton.org or facebook.com/melkitescranton, and check back in August for the menu items. Contact melkite.scranton@gmail.com or call the rectory at 570-343-6092l.

St. Eulalia’s Festival

St. Eulalia’s Parish will celebrate its annual Summer Festival on Friday, July 15, and Saturday, July 16, from 5-10 p.m., on the picnic grounds of its parish campus, at 214 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook Township.  

The “festival favorites” include an array of homemade ethnic foods, such as pizza fritta, potato pancakes, haluski, pierogi, porchetta, and sausage and peppers, as well as traditional picnic fare like wimpies, burgers, hot dogs, and chicken fingers, as well as a beer pavilion. There is also a flea market, known as Grandma’s Attic; Tricky Tray basket raffles; bake sale, an arts & crafts boutique, kids’ games, face painting, pony rides; a 50/50 Summer Cash Raffle and small games of chance, andentertainment including Electric City Steam Drug Project, Vito Picozzo of Dynamic Sound Productions, and Schutzengiggles Oompah Band. 

St. Eulalia’s will hostits 12th Annual 5K Walk/Run event through the Roaring Brook/Elmhurst area, rain or shine, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Those who would like to participate need to pre-register, as there is no same-day registration. To register, go to www.steulalia5k.com or facebook.com/StEulalia5K

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