Wednesday, Jan. 23

KULPMONT— American Legion Auxiliary Unit 231 Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Legion Post

ELYSBURG — Friendship Center meeting, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church hall, 225 N. Market St. Light exercise, 10:30 a.m.; games, 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. Covered dish last Monday of the month. Any questions call 570-644-0200.

Thursday, Jan. 24

MOUNT CARMEL — Anthracite Steam Fire Co. No. 1, monthly meeting, 8 p.m.

KULPMONT — American Legion Post 231 meeting. Directors executive session, 6:30 p.m. Regular meeting, 7 p.m. Home Association meeting following.

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

Friday, Jan. 25

COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Hope Church, 821 W. Chestnut St., Shepherds Closet (clothing) and Shepherds House (furniture), open 9:15 a.m. to noon, every Friday, old school building.

SHAMOKIN — God’s Chuckwagon Friday lunches, 12 to 1 p.m., inside 600 W. Pine St.

Saturday, Jan. 26

SHAMOKIN — Jeff Thew Memorial Soupie Contest, 5 p.m., West End Fire Co., on West Pine Street. Registration noon to 4 p.m. Free to enter and watch.

SELINSGROVE — Mostly Mutts no-kill animal shelter, Sunbury, meet and greet, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., PetSmart, Monroe Marketplace. Volunteers will answer questions about Mostly Mutts and the adoption process and introduce several dogs available for adoption. For more information, visit www.mostlymuttsonline.com or call 570-988-6483.

ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP — Chicken and waffle dinner, 4:30 to 8 p.m., 177 Whitey’s Road, Paxinos, just off Route 890 (The old Whitey’s Hotel), $8 per person. Meal includes waffles, chicken and gravy, mashed potatoes, corn, coleslaw, soda or water. Take-outs available. Sponsored by Coal Motor Crue C-M/C.

SHAMOKIN — Shamokin Water and Spirit Church food pantry, 2 to 4 p.m., at 818 W. Pine St., fourth Saturday of every month.

Sunday, Jan. 27

MOUNT CARMEL — Annual community Soup and Hot Dog Day, St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 131 N. Willow St., 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event.

Monday, Jan. 28

SUNBURY — Sunbury area Democratic committee meeting, 7 p.m., first floor, community room, Degenstein Library, 40 S. Fifth St.

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

ELYSBURG — Friendship Center meeting, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church hall, 225 N. Market St. Light exercise, 10:30 a.m.; games, 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. Covered dish last Monday of the month. Any questions call 570-644-0200.

SHAMOKIN — Restoration Ministries soup kitchen, 5 to 6 p.m. every Monday at the church, Third and Chestnut streets. Public welcome.

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area Class or 1974 reunion committee meeting, 7 p.m., Mount Carmel Eagles. All classmates welcome.