South Schuylkill News Events in the area

class notes

Blue Mountain High School Class of 1958: Classmates and guests are invited to meet for breakfast on Wednesday, December 7 at 9 a.m. at the Blue Mountain Family Restaurant, Interstate 78, Exit 23, Shartlesville.

Blue Mountain High School class of 1965: Classmates and friends are invited to meet for breakfast on Saturday, December 3rd at 8:30 am at Country Squire, Route 61, Schuylkill Haven. Information: Connie Teter 570-366-0255.


Breakfast: Sunday, November 27, 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Rainbow Hose Fire Company #1, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Dine in or take out. Place an order: 570-385-1511.

Taco: 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, Rainbow Hose Fire Company #1, 417 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. Take out or dine in. Call 570-385-1511 to place an order.

Grocery store: Thursday, December 1, 5-7 p.m., Pine Grove Area Pathway, American Legion, 42 S. Tulpehocken St. Entry through blue door on first floor, $10 cash donation required.

Breakfast: 7-12 p.m., Sunday, December 4, Landingville Fire Company. Kid portions and grab and go options available. 50-50 draw, $1 per ticket.


Pottsville Library: Story Time, Mondays through December 19, 10:30 am, 12 months to 5 years; STEM Corner, ages 1pm-11pm, during library hours; Creation Station, Monday-Friday, 2pm, ages 12-16; Teen Gaming, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-7pm, ages 12-18. Register with Amy Ketner 570-691-4656 for Kid and Play Yoga classes Thursday, thru November 17, 4:30-5:15 p.m., ages 4-7, $50 including all supplies and snacks, $5 discount for Siblings; Run, turkey, run! Escape Room, Nov 21, 4:30-5pm, ages 6-11. To register for events, call 570-622-8880 ext. 12 or go to [email protected]

Schuylkill Haven Free Public Library: Monday and Tuesday, 11am-8pm; Wednesday, 10am-5pm; Thursday, 11am-7pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The LEGO League takes place on the second Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. This is for the 3 to 99+ who want to be creative. Registration: 570-385-0542. There are no regular programs during the week as there is no permanent children’s librarian. The library offers Internet access and free WLAN for research, job hunting, faxing, copying, interlibrary loan. etc. as well as more than 34,000 books, magazines and audio books. Programs for children and adults all year round. Information: 570-385-0542.

Library Orwigsburg: 216 W. Independence St. Hours: Monday 10am-7pm; Tuesday 9am-6pm; Wednesday 10am-7pm; Thursday 9am-6pm; Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday story time 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays, Lap Sit (birth to 2 years), 10:30 am; Fridays, Play K (ages 3-5), 11am Nov 26, Fork Painting Bears. Information: 570-366-1638.

Free public library in the Tremont area: 19 N. Pine St. Hours: Monday, 11am-5pm; Tuesday, 11am-2pm; 7-8 p.m.; Wednesday, 11am-5pm; Thursday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; 7-8 p.m.; Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday, 8am-12pm; Sunday closed. Sat, Aug 6, 1-4pm Phone: 570-695-3325 / Email: [email protected]

art and sculptures

Vintage Tree and Ceramic Paint Night: 3-5 p.m., Saturday, November 26, Brush Strokes, 12 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Information: Becca at 570-225-8595.

Slide Color & Gulp: 7 p.m., Thursday, December 1, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, $40. All supplies included for one 16×20 painting. BYOB.

Christmas Nightmare: 4-5:30pm Nov 30, Dec 7 and Dec 14, $20 per class or $5 for all three. Class from 8 years. Create projects inspired by the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas. Walk in the Arts Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven.

Festival of Trees: Visit weekdays from 9am to 4pm, Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm through December 3rd. Help your civic group, school association, or nonprofit organization raise some money by decorating a tree for the Walk In Art Center’s 3rd Annual Festival of Trees. Win a beautiful tree for your home or business. Information: 570-732-3728.

sound club: 1-3 p.m., every Friday, for seniors and veterans, $25 per month, Walk in Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Buy clay at cost from WIAC and donate to cover glaze and other finishing materials. Firing and instruction are included. Information: 570-732-3728.

knitting circle: Lorraine Felker teaches free knitting every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Donations welcome. Class for all ages. Bring needles, yarn and other knitters. All skill levels invited. Information: 570-732-3728.


Identifying Winter Trees: 2-4pm, Sunday, December 11, Sweet Arrow Lake Park, participants meet in the large pavilion near the clubhouse. Learn how to identify the more common trees in Schuylkill County. The program is free and open to the public. All ages welcome. Dress appropriately for the weather.

Little walk: 10-11:30 am, Wednesday, December 7, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, Visitor Center; $7; $5 members; children aged 3-5; limited to 15 students. Learn about Pennsylvania wildlife, stories, activities, crafts and guided nature walks. Information: 610-756-6961.


Lb: 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. Rock off and lose weight. Ages 13 and up $10 per class. Classes limited to 30 students. Masks must be worn and social distancing applies. Register by contacting Silvia: [email protected] or by calling 570-294-8245.

Real People – Real Weight Loss: 5:30pm, TOPS, Hetzel’s Church, Hetzels Church Road, Pine Grove. Information: 570-345-8403.

Zumba fitness: 7-8pm every Monday (except holidays), Sweet Arrow Lake County Clubhouse, Pine Grove. cost, $5. Information: Denise at 717-269-3214 or [email protected]

hiking 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 am, 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.


line dancing: 8-11pm, Saturday, December 3, Mainstreet Moonshine, 101 W. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Dancing with DJ Chicken Nugget. Enjoy dinner, appetizers, and moonlit drinks.

line dancing: Every Monday at the Walk In Art Center, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. This is an ongoing adult course, drop-in only, no partner or registration required. It is $6 per class and must be paid at the door. Basic Steps, 6:15-6:30 p.m.; Lessons, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Dancing, 7:30-8:00 p.m. If you are participating as a drop-in for the first time, we recommend calling in advance. Benefits Deacon Community Services. Information: Susan at 570-624-3016.

senior groups

Schuylkill Haven: 6:00 p.m., Monday, November 28, Senior Center, 340 Haven St. Last day for reservations and payment for Christmas lunch at the First United Church of Christ. Dinner price is $20. Next year’s travel lists will be available to members at this meeting. After the business meeting, there are refreshments, games and fellowship. Information: 570-640-6928.

Parish of Wayne: 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.


“Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus:” 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, November 25 and Saturday, November 26, Majestic Theater, 209 N. Center St., Pottsville. Tickets $15, can be purchased online or at the box office Thursday and Friday from 1pm to 4pm

Discover Schuylkill Holiday: 11am-4pm, Saturday, November 26, Pioneer Evergreen Farms, 159 E. Adamsdale Road, Orwigsburg. Live music, carol singers, Santa Claus, carriage rides and much more.


Bingo: 5 p.m., Sunday, November 27, doors open 3 p.m., American Hose Company, 120 Main St., Pottsville. Food and drinks served. Information: 570-640-2442.

High Stakes Bingo: doors open 4pm; Bingo 6pm, Wednesday 23rd Nov, Good Will Fire Department, 34 S. Sillyman St., Cressona. Bingo, Food, Prizes. Tickets $40. Complimentary meal and bingo dabber.


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