MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — Food pantry distribution, 4 to 6 p.m., complex building.
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, American Legion, 3 to 4 p.m.; Mahanoy City, Zion Baptist Church, 4:30 to 5 p.m.; Girardville, the playground, 5:30 to 6 p.m. Full Thanksgiving meal this date.
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.
KULPMONT — Community Crime Watch meeting, 7 p.m., Holy Angels Activity Center.
MOUNT CARMEL — Anthracite steam Fire Co. No. 1 monthly meeting, 8 p.m.
KULPMONT — Serenity Gardens Personal Care Facility meet and greet, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Kulpmont Legion hall, welcoming area organizations and Legion members. Basket raffle benefits the Legion Home Association.
Friday, Nov. 16
COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Hope Church, The Shepherds Closet (clothing) and The Shepherds House (furniture), open 9:15 a.m. to noon, every Friday, 821 W. Chestnut St., old school building.
DANVILLE/MILTON/SUNBURY — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Danville, Beaver Place, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Milton, Trinity Lutheran Church, 5 to 5:30 p.m.; Sunbury, Cameron Park, 6 to 6:30 p.m. Full Thanksgiving meal this date.
Saturday, Nov. 17
SHAMOKIN — St. John’s United Church of Christ craft fair, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 117 N. Eighth St., 9 to 5 p.m., fellowship hall. Hand crafted items, various vendors and food.
ASHLAND — Shepherd’s Table, free turkey dinner with all the trimmings, 3 to 5 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (rear entrance), 35 N. Ninth St. Eat in only.
SHAMOKIN — Holiday bazaar, 8 a.m. to noon, First United Methodist Church, Sunbury and Ninth streets. Featuring seasonal crafts, gift ideas, holiday breads, assorted whoopie pies, dog treats, pumpkin rolls, apple dumplings.
ELYSBURG — No-cost essential oil class on hand aroma touch, 10 a.m., 345A Bear Gap Road. For more information, call Mary Jane, 570-644-0668 or 570-415-6377.
Monday, Nov. 19
SHAMOKIN — Bingo at Mother Cabrini cancelled tonight and Nov. 26; will resume Dec. 3.
MOUNT CARMEL — MCA Class of 1974 reunion meeting, 7 p.m., Mount Carmel Eagles.
COAL TOWNSHIP — 1 p.m., Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital, first floor conference room.
SHAMOKIN — Raffle tickets available now through Dec. 9 for Christmas afghan donated by Millie Lenig. Proceeds benefit the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library, 210 E. Independence St. Tickets are five for $1 and are available at the library and during Downtown Christmas at the Career and Arts Center on Dec. 1. Drawing will be held Dec. 10.
COAL TOWNSHIP — The Patsies Club will meet at 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Trevorton/Coal Township/Shamokin Senior Action Center, 821 W. Chestnut St. Those with a November or December birthday are asked to bring a dessert or pay $5. Due to decreased attendance, the club will dissolve in December.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
TREVORTON/SHAMOKIN — God’s Chuckwagon mobile soup kitchen; Trevorton at the foundry, 4 to 4:30 p.m.; Shamokin at marionette parking lot, 5 to 5:30 p.m.; Shamokin at lot behind Rite Aid, 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Full Thanksgiving meal this date.
SHAMOKIN — Shamokin Bridge Club meeting, noon, Shamokin/Coal Township/Trevorton Senior Action Center. Everyone welcome.
COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Hope Church food pantry, first and third Tuesday of every month, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 821 W. Chestnut St.
MOUNT CARMEL — Knights of Columbus Bishop Lawrence F. Schott Council 628 monthly meeting, 8 p.m.
SHAMOKIN — “Non-Judgmental Zone,” 6:30 p.m. New group provides opportunity to discuss problems and have someone listen, Shamokin Water and Spirit Church, 818 W. Pine St. Every Tuesday.