Fundraiser Planned For Project Ecuador

February 9, 2019

Take your Valentine out for supper, show your love help a great cause — Concert for Project Ecuador: Budd’s Pizza, 134 Page Ave., Kingston, will present a Valentine’s show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, to help raise money for Project Ecuador. Project Ecuador helps to buy uniforms and school supplies for children and sponsors cataract surgeries. Non Stop Duo will start the show at 7 p.m., followed by Mark the Shark at 8, and El Tasbasco rounds out the show at 9 doing his tribute to Elvis. There is no cover, but donations for Project Ecuador are appreciated. Come out for some great food and music to support a great cause. New York City trip A trip to the Big Apple is planned Saturday, May 18. Participants can spend the day in New York City on their own. The bus will leave from the Pittston Park and Ride at 6:30 a.m. and will drop off travelers at 49th Street and 8th Avenue in New York City. The bus will leave New York City at 6:30 p.m. from the vicinity of 49th Street and 8th Avenue. No seats will be saved without payment. Text or call Swoyersville Mayor Christopher Concert at 570-239-4124. Cost is $40 per person. Paint ‘n’ Sip A Paint ‘n’ Sip night with Swoyersville Mayor Christopher Concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at 484 Bennett St., Luzerne. This fun evening with Amanda Coleman will feature a beach theme. Cost is $35 per person. Bring your own beverage and snack to share if you choose. Call or text to 570-239-4124 for information and reservations. Performing arts series Now entering its third year, Wyoming Seminary’s Sem Presents! Performing Arts Series, located in the Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston, will feature three acts for 2018-19. Pennsylvania Ballet II will present its rendition of “Prince Charming” on Sunday, March 24. This ballet for young audiences is performed by Pennsylvania Ballet II and choreographed by Assistant Artistic Director Samantha Dunster, with an original score by Kermit Poli. Tickets are on sale now. Visit www.wyomingseminary.org/arts/sempresents or call 570-270-2190 for information. Wyoming Seminary acknowledged its Sem Presents! sponsors PetroleumService Company, Lewith & Freeman Real Estate Inc., Mountain Productions, and The Black Horse Foundation. Seminary visitation day Wyoming Seminary Upper School in Kingston and Lower School in Forty Fort are offering area elementary, middle and high school students and their families an opportunity to visit either campus during the February Visitation Day on Monday, Feb. 18 (Presidents Day). At the Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, Visitation Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. Students who have already applied to attend the Lower School are invited to experience a typical day at Lower School by shadowing a student in his/her current grade level and joining with other students for lunch. Parent tours of Lower School are available upon request. Reservations at Lower School are requested by Friday, Feb. 15, for the Feb. 18 event. Call the Lower School Admission Office at 570-718-6610 for information and to make reservations, or register online at www.wyomingseminary.org. The Upper School Visitation Day program will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Stettler Learning Resources Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. Visiting students will join current students for lunch and a sampling of classes. Visitation Day activities will end at 3 p.m. Admission interviews and campus tours for parents will be given upon request. All those interested in attending Sem’s Upper School February Visitation Day are asked to respond by Friday, Feb. 15 for the Feb. 18 event. For information or to sign up for the event, call the Upper School Admission Office at 570-270-2160, or register online at www.wyomingseminary.org. Wyoming Seminary is an independent, coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school. It enrolls 820 students in toddler through grade 12, as well as a postgraduate year. Piggie sale St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, Tripp Street, Swoyersville, will hold a piggie sale Saturday, Feb. 23. Cost is $2.50 each. Orders can be picked up from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. To order, call 570-287-3110. Deadline for orders is Feb. 19. Barbara Pitcavage writes about the West Side. Contact her at rocko1245@aol.com.

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