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South Schuylkill News Events Around the Area, Sept. 15, 2022

Class notes

Blue Mountain High School Class of 1959: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for lunch at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 3Cs Restaurant, Route 61, near Port Clinton.

Schuylkill Haven Class of 1960: Class members and friends are welcome to meet for lunch at noon on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the Westy Bar & Grill, Hamburg. Information 570-640-6928 to reserve your seat.

Schuylkill Haven High School Class of 1967: Members and guests are invited to meet for breakfast at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Information: 570-385-03211.


Tacos: 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, Rainbow Hose Fire Company #1, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Dine in or take out. Place order: 570-385-1511.

Shop: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, Pine Grove Area Pathway, American Legion, 42 S. Tulpehocken St., enter through blue door on ground floor, $10 cash donation required.

Bake Sale: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, Lions Den, 1 Veterans Memorial Drive, Pine Grove. Proceeds benefit children’s cancer research.

Flea Market and Soup Sale: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, St. Michael’s Church, 529 St. Michael’s Road, Tilden Township (3 miles west of Hamburg). Rain or shine. Order soup by Sept. 25 ($8/quart). Soups: ham & bean, chicken corn noodle, beef vegetable, Italian wedding. Information: 610-488-1783 email: Pick up soups Oct. 1 at flea market. Other food available: egg sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, hamburger barbecue and sides.


Pottsville Library: Story Time, Mondays, Oct. 17-Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m., 12 months through 5 years; STEM Corner, ages 1-11 p.m., during library hours; Code Crackers, Oct. 3-24, 4:15-5 p.m., ages 6-11; Creation Station, Monday-Friday, 2 p.m., ages 12-16; Teen Gaming, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7 p.m., ages 12-18. Back to Reality Escape Room, Sept. 22, 4:30-5 p.m. Registration required for all events. To register for events call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or go to

Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library: Summer schedule: Monday and Tuesday, 4 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The second Saturday of the month has LEGO League at 10:30 a.m. This is for those 3 to 99+ who want to be creative. STEM and Robotics program courtesy of Mr. Darren from the Pottsville Public Library. Friday, Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. for those in grades five through 12. Registration: 570-385-0542. There are no regularly scheduled programs during the week due to the lack of a permanent children’s librarian. The library offers Internet access and free Wi-Fi for research, job searches, faxing, copying, interlibrary loan services. etc. along with more than 34,000 books, magazine and audiobooks. Child and adult programs throughout the year. Information: 570-385-0542.

Orwigsburg Library: 216 W. Independence St., hours of operation: Monday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Tuesday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Storytime, 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays, Lap Lit (birth to two years), 10:30 a.m.; Fridays, Play K (three to five years), 11 a.m.; Sept. 10, 1-2 p.m., Garlic, plant, grow, harvest; Sept. 24, 1 p.m., Drawing Dinosaurs (ages 6 and up). Registration required. Information: 570-366-1638.

Tremont Area Free Public Library: 19 North Pine Street, P.O. Box 54, Tremont. Hours: Monday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 7 – 8 p.m.; Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 7-8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Sunday, closed.  Sat., Aug. 6, 1-4 p.m. Phone: 570-695-3325 / Email:

Arts & Crafts

Sunflower Paint & Sip: 7 p.m., Sept. 15, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. All supplies are included for the 16×20 painting. Cost is $40 per person. BYOB. Information: 570-732-3728.

Folk Fest: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Ethnic food, live music and dance, live folk art demonstrations, children’s art activities. Free admission. Information: 570-732-3738.

Fired up Ceramics: 1-3 p.m. every Friday, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, for seniors and veterans 62 and up. All supplies provided to make pottery or sculptures. A $6 donation is requested to help defer the cost. Information: 570-732-3728.

Clay Haven: 6-8:30 p.m., Monday and Thursday, $40 per month or $7 per evening, with a minimum of two evenings, Walk in Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Clay must be purchased through the art center. Information: 570-732-3728.

Knitting Circle: 6-8 p.m., every Tuesday at no cost, Lorraine Felker will teach knitting at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Donations appreciated. Class for all ages. Bring needles, yarn and fellow knitters. All skill levels invited. Information: 570-732-3728.

Artist Market: Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, open 1-5 p.m. on Saturdays and features the works of 19 studio artists and nearly 30 associate artists. Information: 570-732-3728.


Music in the Park: 4-6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, Route 61 Band, Pine Grove Lions Club, 1 Veterans Memorial Drive in Pine Grove. Food available inside 4-6 p.m. Concert 6-9 p.m. Information: 570-915-6951 or 570-290-6268.

Stomp Out Suicide: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, Schuylkill Haven Island Park, 1 Broadway. Silent auction, bake sale, concession stand, children’s activities, entertainment by Twisted Ways. 570-385-3578.

Fall Festival: 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17. Wine & Beer Fall Festival, St. Ambrose Church, Randel Street, Schuylkill Haven. Featuring bands Sapphire and Another Side.

Watermelon Crawl: 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, Walk In Art Center back lot, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, Donation $10. Dancing and concert by Sunset Road.

Schuylkill Haven Borough Day: 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. Train rides, crafts, food, bands, entertainment and more. Many venues throughout the downtown and on Parkway.

Gift & Basket Raffle: 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 121 Main St., Schuylkill Haven.

Coffee & Cars @ The Corner: 8-9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 1669 Long Run Road, Schuylkill Haven. Free Event! Free Coffee, free cupcakes, bring your classic, antique, exotic, import and domestic, daily drivers, spectators welcome.

Community Day: 12-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, Stop ‘N Rock Ice Cream, 1008 Rock Road, Pine Grove. Music, games, a car show, food for purchase, and more. Bring your favorite lawn chair. Sign up for the cornhole tournament. Register at the ice cream shop.


Pound: 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Rock out and lose weight. For ages 13 and older, $10 per class. Classes limited to 30 students. Masks must be worn and social distancing will apply. Register by contacting Silvia: or call 570-294-8245.

Real people — real weight loss: 5:30 p.m., TOPS, Hetzel’s Church, Hetzels Church Road, Pine Grove. Information: 570-345-8403.

Zumba Fitness: 7-8 p.m. every Monday (except holidays), Sweet Arrow Lake County Clubhouse, Pine Grove. Cost, $5. Information: Denise at 717-269-3214 or

Walking Club: 8:30 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Wednesday, Tone and Stretch, 9:30 a.m. Information: 570-385-1313.

Zumba Gold: 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Information: 570-385-1313.

Zumba Gold: 5:30-6:30 p.m., every Tuesday, Schuylkill Haven Recreation/Senior Center, 340 Haven St., Cost $6. No registration required. Information: Susan at 570-624-3018.

Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Bethesda Church, 155 Reedsville Road, Schuylkill Haven, church library. Information: 570-739-2241.


Planetary Pops Concert: 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, Schuylkill Haven Area High School auditorium, 501 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Featuring Anthracite Philharmonic with music from “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and more with intergalactic film clips. Tickets, adults, $20; students $15; children, free.


Line dancing: Every Monday at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. This is an ongoing adult class, drop-in only, no partner or registration needed. It is $6 per class and pay at the door. Basic steps, 6:15-6:30 p.m.; lesson, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; dancing, 7:30-8 p.m. Benefits Diakon Community Services. Information: Susan at 570-624-3016.

Senior groups

Schuylkill Haven: Due to the Travelers trip to Nashville, Tenn. there will be no meetings until Monday, Oct. 10 at the Senior Center, 340 Haven St.  Prior to the business meeting soup will be served. A time of refreshments, games and fellowship will follow the meeting. The Senior Travelers will take a trip to Nashville for the Entertainer Venue Sept. 25-30. All trips leave and return to the Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Information or a reservation: Kathy 570-385-4730.

Wayne Township: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesdays, 23 Meadowbrook Center, Reedsville. Lunch is served at noon for a $5 donation, followed by a special activity or program. Information: 570-739-2241.


Bingo: 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, doors open 3 p.m., American Hose Company, 120 Main St., Pottsville.  Food and beverages served. Information: 570-640-2442.

Source: Berkshire mont

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