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Craft Fair

The Riverside PTA will hold its annual craft fair on Sunday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Riverside Junior-Senior High School in Taylor. The event will include 35 vendors and crafters as well as a food stand, bake sale and numerous raffles. The admission cost is $1; students and children will be admitted free. Spaces are still available. Call 570-362-1923 or email with any further questions.

Rescheduled Party

Serving Seniors will hold a pre-St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 9, 5:30–8 p.m. at Glenmaura National Golf Club, 100 Glenmaura National Blvd. in Moosic. Admission is $40. The party was originally scheduled for last week but was postponed because of the weather. There will be an open bar, appetizers and live jazz. For tickets, call 570-344-3931 or email Tickets can also be purchased online at The public is welcome; proceeds will benefit Serving Seniors.

Language of Dreams

“Working Your Dream: Understanding the language of Dream Symbols will be presented by Rosemary McGuigan on Saturday, March 17, at 11 a.m. at the Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. Registration is requested.

Church Dinner

Queen of the Apostles Parish will have its annual spring chicken dinner from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, in the parish hall, 742 Spring St., Avoca. The dinner includes a half chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, a vegetable, coleslaw, roll, homemade dessert and beverages. Takeouts will be available from 11 a.m. to noon. In addition to the dinner, there will also be cash and theme basket raffles. Tickets are $12; $8 for children 12 and younger. To purchase advance tickets, call 570-457-3412. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Ham Bingo

St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 320 Vine St. in Old Forge, will sponsor its annual ham bingo on Sunday, March 18, at 1 p.m. Theme baskets, door prizes and various bingo specials will be available throughout the afternoon. The kitchen opens at 11 a.m. A variety of food items and refreshments will be available. The church will also sponsor a bake sale during the bingo. Admission is $3.

‘Jekyll & Hyde’

The Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St. in Duryea, will present “Jekyll and Hyde” on Friday, March 16, to Sunday, March 25. The show is based on the novel “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” It’s about a London lawyer John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his friend Dr. Henry Jekyll and the evil Mr. Edward Hyde.

Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12. Reservations are recommended by calling 570-457-3589. This will be the first show in the company’s newly renovated theater.

Fly Fishing Summer Camp

Registration is now open for the Keystone/TUTeens Conservation Camp in LaPlume for teens 14-18, sponsored by Trout Unlimited and Keystone College, June 17-23. Learn the art and the science of fly fishing and conservation. This is a one-week stay-over camp on the campus of Keystone College. Fee is $400 with financial aid available. Register at or for more information call 570-954-5042 or email

Dean’s List

• Kyra Pfeiffer, of Taylor has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean’s Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the fall semester.

• Widener University Commonwealth Law School announced that Mary Grace Sempa of Old Forge was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester.

• At Northeastern University, Dupont resident Samantha Pontier was named to the university’s dean’s list for the fall semester.