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Happenings

Now Thru October 15

MONTROSE MARKET: Each Saturday from 10:00am - 2:00pm, the market will feature local handcrafts, wineries/breweries, food trucks, farm products and children's activities. Support local.

August 17

CHICKEN AND BISCUIT DINNER: Take-out only at Clifford United Methodist Church, Main Street. Drive thru Wednesday, 4:00 to 6:00pm or until sold out. Donation $12, includes chicken, biscuit, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, harvard beets & dessert.

August 20

FREE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: Servings are Saturday, 12:00 – 1:00pm at the Stone Soup Kitchen at Christ Church, corner Delaware & Dundaff Streets, Forest City. Bring your family & friends to share a hearty lunch & wonderful camaraderie. Masks optional.

FREE COMMUNITY DINNER: Pick-up Saturday, 12:00pm to 1:00pm at the Susquehanna United Methodist Church, 1361 Main Street. Includes tuna noodle casserole, vegetable, dinner roll & brownie. To make a reservation, call Nancy Narma at 570-853-3690 by Saturday, August 13th.

GOOD NEWS LUNCH: Drive by pickup Saturday, 12:00 to 1:00pm at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Please call Lorraine 570-465-3393 or Joan 570 -498-7297 by Monday, August 15 to reserve your meal.

"INFLATION BUSTER" SPAGHETTI DINNER: Saturday, 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the St. Lawrence Trinity Center, 380 Franklin Street, Great Bend. $5.00 per dinner, eat-in or take-out, includes spaghetti, salad, drink and dessert. If you have any questions, please contact parish office at 570-853-4634 or email: Jointoffice3@gmail.com.

August 25

CEMETERY MEETING: Ararat Cemetery meeting, 7:00pm at the cemetery on Ridge Road. Any questions call 570-727-4949.

August 27

TAKE OUT ONLY ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Pick-up Saturday, 4:30 to 6:00pm at Thompson United Methodist Church, 586 Main Street. Children 5 and under are free. Please call Marge at 570-442-1208 to make reservations.

September 3

END OF SUMMER CELEBRATION: At the Thompson United Methodist Church Saturday, from 9:00am until 3:00pm. There will be a pre-sale Chicken BBQ, garage sale, Fill-A-Can with Cookies, bake sale, basket raffle, music, sidewalk café, and vendors. To order chicken BBQ or to reserve a space to be a vendor, please contact Dolores (Tootsie) Stone at 570-727-2158.

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Local Author's Luncheon Set

Submitted by Jodi Hall

Mark your calendar for the 14th annual Local Author's Luncheon to benefit the Forest City Library, which will be held at Elkview Country Club, Crystal Lake, on Wednesday, October 12.

This year's luncheon will be held in memory of Diana Junior who recently passed away. Diana served as the librarian at Forest City for 33 years prior to her retirement in 2020.

This year's author is Kelly Ann Hopkins, high school librarian and creative writing teacher at Lackawanna Trail High School. She is the author of Gulf of Deception (Gulf Shores Mysteries), High Vices and Buried Beneath.

The annual luncheon is sponsored by the Novel Woman Book Club with all proceeds going to the Forest City Library, a branch of the Susquehanna County Library System. A time of hospitality starts at 11:30am followed by the luncheon and speaker. The cost of the luncheon is $25. An annual raffle in conjunction with the luncheon gives us the opportunity to raise more funds for the library.

Watch for more information on making your reservation for the luncheon in future editions of your local Transcript.

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