Travel Back In Timeto 1918 With The Shawnee Time Travelers
The Shawnee Time Travelers are returning to 1918. It’s that time of year again for the annual Shawnee Time Travelers event in Plymouth. This year, to honor the end of World War 1, they will present the stories of those who served and lived at the time of the Great War. Come and enjoy a sing-along of period music, food and entertaining stories, all included with your donation of $15 (children 12 and under are free). The event will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Good Will Hose Company No. 2 grounds, 451 W. Main St., Plymouth, rain or shine. For tickets, call 570-406-1238. Proceeds will benefit the Shawnee Cemetery Preservation Association for the continued care of the historic cemetery. Liberty cabbage, anyone? Chicken barbecue Larksville United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 147 Wilson St., Larksville. Dinners are $9 each. Event is take out only, from 4 to 6 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Call in advance to order tickets at 570-696-1547. If no one answers, leave a message and someone will return your call. Hoyt fall programs Registrations for the Hoyt Library’s fall programs are being accepted. All activities begin the first week of October. The programs listed below include a wide variety of free activities for all ages, unless otherwise noted. New programs may be added and announced weekly. • Storytime – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, for ages 2-5, but not in Kindergarten. Children and their parents will enjoy listening to stories, and children will make fun crafts relating to the story. • LEGO Club – 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, for children ages 6-18; children will be able to use their imagination and creativity for theme projects and contests. LEGOS are supplied for use for the program. • Jr. LEGO Club — 5 to 6 p.m. Mondays, for children ages 2-5. The program aids younger children in development of problem solving, socialization skills, fine motor control, colors, and cause and effect. LEGOS are supplied for use for this program. • Science/Math Program – 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, for children ages 7-15. A peer approached and student driven program for hands-on learning in science/ math. This is a fun program for kids! • Toddler Town Program – 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays, for children 6 weeks to 23 months of age. Each program consists of songs, stories, and group play. The program also provides parents with health and safety information. Register early as space is limited. • Pre-School M.E.S.S. – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, for ages 3-5, but not in Kindergarten. The program incorporates math, early literacy, science, or stories. Program theme is camping. • Make-n-Takes – Children and their parents can enjoy reading books, or making a themed craft together, just by visiting the library anytime during regular business hours. • Back- to-School Drive – The Hoyt Library is a drop off location for SERPRO, Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration, for school supplies to benefit Luzerne County Head Start. Donations are being accepted until Sept. 28. • The Hoyt Library’s Fall Festival is being held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Friends and family are welcome. The library is celebrating its 90th year. • Trunk or Treat — 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, for children only. • Book-o Bingo Series (ages 13 to adult) – 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. Theme for the month is autumn inspired titles. Some knowledge of popular books is required. This is a game both experienced and novice bookworms can enjoy. There will be chances to win prizes. Final day to register is today. • Chair Yoga (adults) – A six-week session, 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $60 per person. Program is presented by Lisa Galico, a certified yoga instructor on the following dates: Oct. 2, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7. Proceeds help benefit the library. • Basic Yoga (adults) – A six-week session, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Cost is $60 per person. Instructor is Pam Stevens-Snyder, a certified yoga instructor. Course will be offered on Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, and Nov. 1 and 8. Proceeds help benefit the library. Interested persons can try the first class for $10. • Gentle Yoga Sessions (adults) – A new six-week Saturday morning program, at a cost of $60 per person with Pam Stevens-Snyder, a certified yoga instructor, on the following dates: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, and Nov. 3, 10 and 17. Proceeds help to benefit the library. Interested persons can try the first class for $10. • Adult Reading Discussion Book Program – Register and check-out a copy of the current book choice, “Bring Me Back,” by B.A. Paris, on a library card, while supplies last; along with the book’s discussion questions. Copies are also available for purchase at the bookstore. Meeting is Oct. 25. • Adult Fall Coloring Contest – Patrons 18 and older may enter to win prizes. Call the circulation department of the library for contest rules, or visit the library to obtain an official Hoyt Library coloring sheet. Contest ends Sept. 29. • Communicating For Success: Watch Your Language! – Workshop /Course, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, presented by Paul Hatrak, CPA, CGMA. This workshop is for business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who want to start their own business. The course is free to the public. Any attorney or CPA who attends the course will receive 1 CLE credit. Information for any program can be obtained by calling the library at 570-287-2013. Clicking “Interested”, or “Going” on the Facebook Event will not be accepted as a confirmed registration for any of the above programs. Holy Family breakfast Holy Family Parish, Bennett Street, Luzerne, is holding its all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 to 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 10 and free for children 5 and younger. West Side Mutual Aid West Side Mutual Aid will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, Courtdale Fire Department, 33 Blackman St., Courtdale. All member towns are asked to send a representative. Spartan ice hockey The Spartan Ice Hockey Club will hold its final registration from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Forty Fort Borough Building. Registration is open to students grade 7 through 12 residing within the Wyoming Valley West School District. A $50 registration deposit will be collected at the time of sign up. An organization meeting will also be held at 6:30 p.m. that night and all are welcome to attend. For information, contact Dan at 570-406-1467 or Dave at 570-899-3750. Barbara Pitcavage writes about the West Side. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.