Dads will find copiousness of things to do on their special day

June 22, 2015 - garden totes

As a object rises this initial day of summer, so a object shines on fathers everywhere.

May all dads suffer a embraces of their children this day and via a year. There are smashing things to do and places to go in a Back Mountain as this list of events continues on this 172nd day of 2015.

From River Fest to Lake Fest

At Nesbitt park, a Kingston side of a Susquehanna, song by Don Shappelle and a Pickups will reverberate while a Dragon Boats competition down stream to a alighting today. It is an extraordinary sight, not to be missed. Don Shappelle and association is also personification during Lake Fest during Harveys Lake on Jul 26 with hopes to hail a same Dragon Boats as they beauty a lake for a really initial time. Hope to see we there, given we would not skip this for a world! we also wish George Wesley, Old Lion, a good birthday.

Frozen cow changed into Dallas

Yes, Dad competence adore to stop for ice cream during a new overwhelming stop off nearby a Sunoco hire on Route 309 in Dallas. Long ago, there were so many smashing places where my father treated us to ice cream. Who remembers a Forty Fort Dairy during Fernbrook? It’s was right where Jack Williams Tire is now. So many changes in so small time.

Harveys Lake Community Yard Sale today

Today is a final day of a annual village yard sales during Harveys Lake. we contingency confess that we adore sport for a lot of things we need, though some things we do not. The best partial of this lakeside scavenger hunt is using into people we have not seen for ages.

Strawberry picking time

Right now during Whistle Pig Pumpkin Patch in Noxen, a margin of strawberries awaits a good picking. we gamble father would adore a heaping strawberry shortcake.

Rattlesnakes, alive

Then a Noxen Fire Company opens for a final day of a Rattlesnake Roundup during 1 p.m. today. Snakes are on arrangement currently from 1 to 4 whiles games, food, rides, and celebration by Mace In Dickson keeps a kick until a fireworks during 9:30 p.m.

Garden tour

The Back Mountain Bloomers tours of smashing gardens of a Back Mountain is hosted by a Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club to advantage a Anthracite Scenic Trails Association, that maintains a Back Mountain Trail.

The tours will be offering from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jun 27, sleet or shine. There are giveaway garden debate receptacle bags to a initial 550 who check in. For information, revisit

Dallas Rotary Wine and Dine Festival

Dallas Rotary Wine and Dine Festival will be reason from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jun 27, during a Luzerne County Fairgrounds. Tickets are $15 in allege or $25 during a door. Visit for information on this third annual event.

Sweet Valley Fire Co. dinner

Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Department binds a monthly fundraising dinner. Their family character beef cooking is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jun 27. Adults are $10 and children from 6 to 11 are $5 while those underneath 6 years of age eat for free. Take out starts during 4.

Harveys Lake Arts and Antiques

Arts and Antiques on a Beach will be reason from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jun 28, during Sunset Beach, Harveys Lake. The beach will reason a annual open residence and art show, featuring artwork, pottery, food, basket raffles and more. Public is welcome.

Vacation Bible school

Vacation Bible propagandize will be reason from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jun 28 to Jul 2 during St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, off Route 118, Dallas. Camp is for children 3 to 10 years of age and adults vigilant on bible investigate classes. To register online, revisit and click on “What’s Happening”. Call 570-675-3859 for information. St Paul’s is a disabled permitted facility.

Harveys Lake Beach Club

Harveys Lake Beach Club is imprinting a 35th anniversary. HLBC will reason a annual shareholders assembly during 2 p.m. Sunday, Jul 19. The newly renovated hall will residence a jubilee of 35 years given a union with a cookout. Members are requested to RSVP on or before Jul 5 to 570-881-7415. Call that series to haven a beach bar for a celebration along with a member to manage a event.

Raptors during Lake Fest

Family fun is usually 33 days divided and only a few miles around Harveys Lake to Pole 187. On Saturday, Jul 25, a Harveys Lake Environmental Council, EAC, will acquire a deputy from a Game Commission for a display on Pennsylvania wildlife. Under a beach pavilion, there will also be a display by a Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society of birds and raptors. Officer John Cummings of a Pa. Fish and Boat Commission will also benefaction an educational seminar. The boat and dug-out regatta will leave a Sunset Beach area by Grotto during 9 move to a right and land for a half approach mangle on a beach during a Lake Fest shore.

There will be 11 singular food trucks and a Harveys Lake Fire Department will sell prohibited dogs, hamburgers, and french fries.

Kids day starts from 10 to 6 p.m. Saturday with games and activities and opportunities to float in a lake. On Sunday during 11 a.m., a uncover highlighting raptors and other birds of prey, featuring owls, a hawk, falcon and bald eagle will be presented by a Delaware Valley Raptor Center.

The Market on a Lake anticipates countless workman and qualification vendors. While continual celebration sets a pace, a commercial of Lake Fest is noon on Sunday. Don Shappelle , thespian songwriter and performer and a Pick Ups will perform. For information, hit Sponsors are welcome.

Library auction

Back Mountain Library is scheming for a 69th annual auction Jul 9-12. For details, revisit their page during Some of a activities include:

Thursday Night is “Family Night” with special children’s games and family-themed auction items.

Friday and Saturday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. are “Ladies’ Night” featuring engineer handbags and accessories.

Friday and Saturday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. are “Men’s Night” featuring sports memorabilia and eventuality tickets.

Sunday night facilities a salute to veterans. State Rep. Karen Boback will benefaction a “Honor Remember” dwindle following a Harveys Lake and Dallas American Legions’ Color Guards.

Thursday will underline Step by Step Praise Band from a Shavertown United Methodist Church.

Friday is a Sonic Supper Band.

Saturday is Back Mountain Dance.

Sunday is Wyoming Valley Barbershop Chorus, that will sing a National Anthem during a Sunday ceremony.

Sandra Serhan, an interior decorator in business given 1977, is active in a Harveys Lake village as a historian, house member of a Harveys Lake Recreation Committee and a Harveys Lake Beach Club. She has also created several lake story publications. She is a lifelong proprietor of a lake and a Back Mountain. Send information on events for your village organization, church or propagandize in a Back Mountain by email to Sandra during

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