Community calendar

Friday, Sept. 25

MOUNT CARMEL — Food distribution, Mount Carmel Area Ministerium Food Pantry, 26 N. Market St., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Park in front of building, food will be brought outside.

Saturday, Sept. 26

SHAMOKIN — Metal recycling event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rear yard, Bader’s Fine Furniture, Sunbury and Liberty streets. Free; open only to residents of Shamokin and Coal Township; proof of residency required. Enter on Liberty Street side; exit on Orange Street. Sponsored by Faith Alliance for Revitalization and Group Hug.

LOCUST GAP — Locust Gap Fire Co. chicken barbecue, serving beginning at noon, $10 platter, pre-order by calling 570-339-3009.

PAXINOS — Prayer and Praise in the Grove, open-air old-fashioned hymn sing, 6 p.m., Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 133 Oak Grove Road. Social distancing, masks, required; rain or shine.

LYKENS — First Baptist Church, meet and greet, 11 to 3 p.m., free hot dogs and drinks. Beside Boyer’s Market. All welcome.

Sunday, Sept. 27

WEST CAMERON TOWNSHIP — Rally Day, Bethel Union Chapel, 9:30 a.m., featuring Mercy Run Singers.

Monday, Sept. 28

MOUNT CARMEL — Knights of Columbus Bishop Lawrence F. Schott Assembly 959, meeting, 7:30 p.m.

SHAMOKIN — Restoration Ministries soup kitchen, 5 to 6 p.m., 525 W. Chestnut St.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

MOUNT CARMEL — Anthracite Firemen’s Relief Assoc., meeting, 8 p.m., Clover Hose Co.

TREVORTON — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen, 3:30 to 4 p.m., Foundry.

MOUNT CARMEL — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen, 4:30 to 5 p.m., Dollar General.

SHAMOKIN — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen, 5:30 to 6 p.m., fifth ward near Anthracite Provision Co.; 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. behind Rite Aid.