SHAMOKIN — Shamokin Halloween parade, 6:30 p.m. St. John’s UCC Cub Scout Pack 3254 collecting non-perishable food along parade route for Manna for the Many food bank.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Geisinger Health and Wellness Freedom from Smoking, 5 to 7 p.m., Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital. Free program to help quit smoking. Call 866-415-7138 to register.

ELYSBURG — Bridge lessons, 6 to 7 p.m.; club play, 7 to 9 p.m. Ralpho Township Public Library. Call library to sign up, 570-672-9449. No cost.

COAL TOWNSHIP — VNA Health System flu clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., Shamokin-Coal Township-Trevorton Senior Action Center. Call 570-648-8989 to verify insurance for flu shot; $35 fee if uninsured.

SHAMOKIN — First United Methodist Church Election Day soup and bake sale, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, Sunbury and Ninth streets. Soups include beef vegetable, chicken noodle, ham-and-bean, wedding; $6 a quart. Baked goods also available.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

SHAMOKIN — Filled pork chop dinner, 4 to 6 p.m., First UMC, Sunbury and Ninth streets. Menu includes filled pork chop, mashed potatoes, corn, applesauce and dessert; $9. Eat in or take out. No deliveries available. For tickets, call 570-672-2464.

Thursday, Oct. 25

MOUNT CARMEL — Anthracite Steam Fire Co. No. 1 meeting, 8 p.m. Second nomination of 2019 officers.

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mount Carmel Eagles.

SHAMOKIN —St. John’s UCC dutch cake sale, $6 each. Deadline Nov. 2. Pickup 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in fellowship hall. Call 570-644-0227 or 570-644-1598.

Saturday, Oct. 27

SHAMOKIN — Inaugural Food Truck Frenzy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food trucks, adult scavenger hunt, kids games, pumpkin decorating, wagon rides, face painting, performances by the Frank Wicher Band and magician Brent Kessler. Independence and Eighth streets.

SHAMOKIN — St. John’s UCC welsh fagots order pick-up 10 a.m. to noon, 117 N. Eighth St.

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Senior Living Community hosting trick-or-treaters at same times as Mount Carmel Township, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mount Carmel Apartments trick-or-treaters will also be welcome but must use rear entrance.

ATLAS — Mount Carmel Township food pantry distribution, 9 to 11 a.m., complex building.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

TREVORTON/SHAMOKIN — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Trevorton foundry, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Shamokin marionette parking lot, 5 to 5:30 p.m.; Shamokin, lot behind Rite Aid, 5:45 to 6:30 p.m.

SHAMOKIN — Shamokin Bridge Club meeting, noon, Shamokin/Coal Township/Trevorton Senior Action Center. Everyone welcome.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Geisinger Health and Wellness free diabetes program, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital. Weekly meeting for 18 years and older. Caregivers, friends and family welcome. Call 866-415-7138 to register.

ELYSBURG — Bridge lessons, 6 to 7 p.m.; club play, 7 to 9 p.m. Ralpho Township Public Library. Call the library to sign up, 570-672-9449. No cost.

MOUNT CARMEL — Anthracite Firemen’s Relief Association meeting, 8 p.m., Anthracite Steam Fire Co. No. 1.

SHAMOKIN — First Ud Methodist Church election day soup and bake sale, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, Sunbury and Ninth streets, soups include beef vegetable, chicken noodle, ham and bean, wedding, $6 a quart. Baked goods also available.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

POTTSVILLE/ASHLAND/MOUNT CARMEL — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Pottsville at Salvation Army, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Ashland at Senior Towers, 5:15 to 5:45 p.m.; Mount Carmel at Dollar General, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

SHAMOKIN —St. John’s UCC dutch cake sale, $6 each. Deadline Nov. 2. Pickup 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 in fellowship hall. Call 570-644-0227 or 570-644-1598.

Thursday, Nov. 1

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shepherds Table fellowship kitchen, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., 863 W. Chestnut St. Deliveries for disabled and homebound.

SHAMOKIN — Ministry of the Water and Spirit Church Bible study, 6 p.m, The Bakery, 600 W. Pine St.

SHENANDOAH/MAHANOY CITY/GIRARDVILLE — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Shenandoah at American Legion, 3 to 4 p.m.; Mahanoy City at Zion Baptist Church, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; Girardville at the playground, 5:30 to 6 p.m.

COAL TOWNSHIP — Geisinger health and wellness Freedom From Smoking. 5 to 7 p.m. Free program to help quit smoking. Call 866-415-7138 to register.

ELYSBURG — Red Cross blood drive, 1 to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 171. W. Center St.

Friday, Nov. 2

SHAMOKIN —St. John’s UCC dutch cake sale, $6 each. Deadline today. Pickup 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 in fellowship hall. Call 570-644-0227 or 570-644-1598.

DANVILLE/MILTON/SUNBURY — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Danville at Beaver Place, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Milton at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5 to 5:30 p.m.; Sunbury at Cameron Park, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

OVERLOOK — Open Arms Outreach, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oak Grove Church.

SHAMOKIN — First United Methodist Church election day soup and bake sale, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, Sunbury and Ninth streets, soups include beef vegetable, chicken noodle, ham and bean, wedding, $6 a quart. Baked goods also available.

Saturday, Nov. 3

COAL TOWNSHIP — Chicken barbecue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. John’s UMC, 1211 W. Arch St., call 570-286-6677 or 570-412-5401 for reservations, eat in or take.