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EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HAPPENINGS, SEMINARS:
ELK LAKE SENIOR HIGH CONCERT, Thursday, December 4, 7:30 p.m. all are welcome.
December 4 - 7
ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE, December 4 through 7, 8 p.m. at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, Swoyersville. For info or reservations call 2832195.
CONCERT, Friday, December 5, 7:30 p.m. at St. Marks Episcopal Church, New Milford. The Schola Cantorum of Delbarton School will perform under the direction of Dr. Roy Horton. All are welcome.
TOY AND CHILDRENS BOOK SALE, Friday, December 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Johns Parish Hall, Jackson Ave., Susquehanna. Free refreshments, music, door prizes. Sponsored by the Altar and Rosary Society. All are welcome.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTING ceremony, Friday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. at the Susquehanna Boro building. Entertainment and refreshments following at the fire station. All are welcome.
December 5 & 6
TORREY HOME Christmas Boutique, 5 Locust St., Montrose will be open December 5 and 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Hand-crafted gifts, decorations, and baked goods. For info call the Montrose Bible Conference, 2781001.
CHRISTMAS DEPARTMENT STORE, Saturday, December 6, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Montrose United Methodist Church. Gift items, crafts, homemade foots, botanicals gift baskets, decorations, jewelry, toys, more. Lunch available. All are welcome.
TOY AND CHILDRENS BOOK SALE, Saturday, December 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Johns Parish Hall, Jackson Ave., Susquehanna. Free refreshments, music, door prizes. Sponsored by the Altar and Rosary Society. All are welcome.
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, Saturday, December 6, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Holy Name of Mary Church, Montrose. Religious articles, crafts, raffles, white elephant table, Chinese auction, baked goods, more. All are welcome.
CRAFT FAIR & BAKE SALE, Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Main St., New Milford. For info or table reservations call Ruth, 4652619. Proceeds benefit mission trip to Dominican Republic. All are welcome.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, Saturday, December 6, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Susquehanna Fire Station. Free photo with Santa. All are welcome.
PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST, Saturday, December 6, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at East Ararat United Methodist Church. All you can eat! All are welcome.
December 6 & 7
SANTA EXPRESS RUN on the Stourbridge Line, December 6 and 7, departing 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Honesdale. For ticket info call the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 2531960.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, December 7, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the HallsteadGreat Bend Rod & Gun Club, Dubois St., Hallstead. All are welcome.
FIELD DAY, Sunday, December 7, beginning at 11 a.m. (weather allowing) at the HallsteadGreat Bend Rod & Gun Club. Rifle and shotgun events, hams and turkeys. All are welcome.
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, December 7 at the Susquehanna County Historical Society, 2 Monument Square, Montrose. Free photo with Santa, a gift for each child, refreshments. All are welcome.
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, Sunday, December 7, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Nethercott Inn, Starrucca. Admission is an unwrapped gift for a child of any age group, to benefit the Christmas Bureau. For info, call 7272211. All are welcome.
SANTAS SNIPPERS CUT-A-THON, Sunday, December 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Empire Beauty School, Moosic. Licensed cosmetologists will donate their time; proceeds will benefit the Womens Resource Center. For tickets or info, call 3464460.
CHRISTMAS PARTY, Sunday, December 7, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Harford Volunteer Fire Company Hall. All are welcome.
HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE Workshop, Wednesday, December 10, 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Montrose Square Apartments. Reservations required. Fee includes supplies, refreshments. Call Brenna, 278-9703 or Gladys, 278-3106 to reserve your space.
DR. RICHARD COOPER will give a course on test anxiety, Wednesday, December 10, at the Family Community Center, New Milford. For info, call the Literacy office, 2789027 or 4652880.
JUNIOR HIGH CONCERT, Thursday, December 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Elk Lake School. All are welcome.
December 11 - 14
ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE, December 11 through 14, 8 p.m. at the Music Box Dinner Theater, Swoyersville. For ticket info, call 2832195. All are welcome.
WINTERFEST ride on the Stourbridge Line, Saturday, December 13, departing Honesdale at 1:30 p.m. For ticket info, call the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 2531960.
SANTA EXPRESS on the Stourbridge Line, Sunday, December 14, departing from Honesdale at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For info, call the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 2531960.
CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meeting, Tuesday, December 16, 11:00 a.m. at the county office building downstairs conference room. Bring a brown bag lunch. For info call 1-800-982-4346.
SANTA AND A SUNDAE, Tuesday, December 16, 6 p.m. at the Family Community Center, New Milford. For info, call the Literacy office, 4652880 or 2789027. All are welcome.
Monday, December 8: Swedish meatballs, noodles, spinach, V-8 juice, rye bread, pineapple tidbits.
Tuesday, December 9: brown bag day; breaded fish, stewed tomatoes, hamburg bun, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday, December 10: Italian sausage with peppers and onions, cabbage salad, orange juice, hot dog bun, custard/diet vanilla pudding.
Thursday, December 11: roasted turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, blueberry muffin, peach halves.
Friday, December 12: goulash, waxed beans, tossed salad, wheat bread, pear halves.
The Oldest House in Laceyville, PA, will be decked out in holiday cheer for the annual Christmas Tea, December 6 and 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. each day.
The women from the Oldest House Historical Society have been hosting the festive event for 26 years, giving visitors to this 1781 structure a chance to marvel in the beauty of the Christmas season.
Each of the three large rooms on the first floor will house beautiful fresh Christmas trees, decorated with care by several local families. Children will be mesmerized by the electric train set up as they watch the miniature choo-choo make its way around the track. There will also be a display of snow globes, belonging to a local collector.
A variety of refreshments will be served, including homemade cookies and candies, coffee, mulled cider, punch, and - of course - tea!
There is no admission charge for the Christmas Tea, however, a freewill offering will be gratefully accepted. All proceeds benefit the Oldest House Historical Society.
Regarded as the oldest frame house in the Endless Mountains Region, the Oldest House is wonderfully preserved with every chink and corner revealing a story of the simple living of the past and legends of history.
For more information, call (570) 8691540.
The Garden Club of Montrose is going to help you get ready for Christmas! Fresh evergreens, pinecones and other dried and painted plant material, ribbons and candles will be supplied at a workshop to create a beautiful holiday arrangement for home or as a gift. Bring your favorite small container or pick from an assortment at the workshop.
Accredited Life Flower Show Judge Gladys Bennett and Accredited Master Flower Show Judge Shirley Andre will direct the workshop and will be assisted by other members of the garden club. The fee, payable at the door, includes all supplies and light refreshments. Bring scissors or clippers if you have them.
Two design workshops will be held on Wednesday, December 10, at Montrose Square Apartments. The afternoon session will be at 3:00 p.m. and the evening session at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are a must as space is limited. Call garden club president Brenna Aileo at 278-9703 or vice-president Gladys Bennett at 278-3106 to secure your place.
The annual Christmas Department Store will be held at the Montrose United Methodist Church, 90 church Street, on December 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is the seventh year for this unique event, which previously has had lines forming in the parking lot soon after eight oclock.
Happy shoppers browse among the many items at the Christmas Department Store.
One of the big attractions is the "attic treasures" gift center, which is filled with new and like-new items at very low prices. There one can buy toys, household goods, jewelry, toiletries, Christmas cards, sporting goods, books, games, puzzles, stuffed animals, gift tins, dishes and much more. Included in this reduced price collection are Christmas decorations for tree and home.
More realistically priced are the handmade crafts, foods of many kinds, plants, dried flowers and greenery, and gift baskets with varied themes.
Lunch will be available, in the downstairs area from 11:00 to 2:00.
All are cordially invited to come join the fun and do some early holiday shopping. Free gift-wrapping is available.
The annual childrens Christmas party sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion will be held in the Legions Memorial Hall on Sunday, December 14 at one oclock. The kids will be treated to popcorn, soda, gifts and above all Santa Claus will be there to take their "orders" for Scranton.
Also, on Thursday, December 11, veterans from the Wilkes-Barre Medical Canter will be guests of the American Legion. Local veterans are urged to attend and greet the disabled veterans, who will be there from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Susquehanna County Historical Society invites area children and their parents to join them at their annual Christmas Open House with Santa, 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, December 7, at the museum, Two Monument Square, Montrose.
Anthony Augenti shyly explains his wishes to Santa at his annual Christmas visit to the Historical Society.
Photographs with Santa will be provided free of charge. Santa will have a free gift for each child. Come celebrate and see the Christmas tree, decorated with authentic Victorian ornaments and holiday decorations throughout the museum. There will be refreshments of homemade Christmas cookies and punch available and coloring activities for the children to enjoy.
The Harford Volunteer Fire company has announced the date for their annual Christmas party, Sunday, December 7. This years party is going to be celebrated, for the first time, in the new hall.
Everyone is cordially invited to come visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy some tasty treats, and a few extra surprises for the children.
All are welcome to come and celebrate with the Harford Volunteer Fire Company. The fun filled festivities will begin at 6 p.m.
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