Bus trip to NYC’s
San Gennaro fest set
The San Cataldo Society of Pittston is sponsoring its annual bus trip to the San Gennaro Festival in New York City’s Little Italy on Saturday, Sept. 23. Seats cost $40. Contact Grace Scarantino at 570-655-9377.
St. Joseph Senior
Social Club will meet
St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club will resume its monthly meetings at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21. Plans for the year will be discussed, including the Halloween and Christmas parties and the Turkey Trot.
Members are asked to bring staples for the food pantry.
New members are welcome. You do not have to reside in Pittston to be a member.
Servers for this month are Madeline Amico, Rosemary Cassotti, Theresa Chiumento and Josephine Fasciana. Refreshments will be served and bingo and card games will be played.
Cosmopolitan Senior Citizens Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in St. Anthony’s Parish Center, Exeter. Host and hostesses are Irene Kovaleski, John Kovaleski, Rose Gunsior and Lucy Pogcescki. All interested parties are invited.
will benefit parade
Shamrocktoberfest will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Sabatini’s Bottleshop & Bar, 1901 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. This Pittston City St. Patrick’s Parade fundraiser includes food, beer tastings, raffles and entertainment. Tickets are $25. Event is for those 21 and older. Call 570-693-2270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Senior farmers market
The Area Agency on Aging of Luzerne/Wyoming Counties reminds seniors that senior farmers market vouchers are still available for eligible seniors who have not yet received their vouchers this program year. The last day vouchers can be distributed is Friday, Sept. 29.
Those receiving vouchers must be at least 60 years old or turn 60 before Dec. 31, 2017. They also must reside in Luzerne or Wyoming counties and must meet the 2017 Household Total Income Requirements. The income requirement is decided by the number of people residing in household: one person, $22,311; two people, $30,044. ID showing birth date and address is required.
Anyone residing in a residential facility, nursing home or convent where meals are provided does not qualify for the program.
Only 1 set of vouchers valued at $20 per eligible senior per year is allowed. Husband and wife may each receive a set of vouchers if they meet the requirements.
For further information regarding the program, contact Rhonda Adams at 822-1158.
Sky Zone event
will benefit Ronald
Sky Zone Trampoline Park will host a benefit for Ronald McDonald House in Danville. The event, Fly for a Cause Day, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. For every jump ticket sold with event flyer, Sky Zone Pittston will donate a portion of the proceeds to Ronald McDonald House in Danville.
Everyone who attends also will have a chance to spin the prize wheel to win prizes and giveaways. The event also will feature a DJ.
The Ronald McDonald House, Danville provides a “home-away-from-home” for families of children who are hospitalized or receiving outpatient care at area hospitals.
Sky Zone Pittston
collecting items for Salvation Army
Sky Zone Pittston will be collecting used clothing and household goods on behalfof The Salvation Army from Oct. 3 to 27. Donors will receive a discount ticket for the day the donation is made.
The Salvation Army will be collecting the following items in well-tied garbage bags: used clothing of all kinds, shoes, purses and belts, as well as bed and bath linens. Boxes of household items such as dishes, pots, pans, vases, decorative knick-knacks, jewelry and glassware also will be accepted.
plans book sale, foodie fundraiser
Pittston Memorial Library announced the following special events:
A Taste of Greater Pittston will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, in the community room of the library. Tickets are $30 per person and includes samples of food, dessert, wine and beer from local restaurants, caterers, food trucks, wineries and breweries.
All proceeds benefit the Pittston Memorial Library. Tickets are avaliable at the Pittston Library.
Friends of the Pittston Library will hold a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday Sept. 23.