West End News May 18, 2022 – Times News Online
Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville is hosting its monthly free drive-thru dinner from 5-6 p.m. today. The menu will be a mix of turkey, rice and vegetables, with desserts to match.
No meeting today
The Chestnuthill Township Historical Society will not be meeting this evening, due to the unavailability of three of the officers.
The next meeting will be at 6:00 p.m. on June 15 at the Township Park Building on Route 715 in Brodheadsville.
The PV High School Academic Awards will be presented at 6 p.m. today.
The Eldred Township Board of Supervisors is due to meet at 7pm today at the Municipal Building on Kunkletown Road.
To verify a meeting, call 610-381-4252.
Volleyball fun time
The UMC Effort Pavilion is a place where various teams from area churches compete on the net.
Recess here is from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays.
Chestnuthill Senior Center’s menu features spinach and Swiss scrambled eggs for Friday and chicken cacciatore for next Wednesday for those wishing to have a hot lunch.
For meal reservations, call the site manager, Donna Riedel, by 11 a.m. one day in advance.
The center, located at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville, is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.
Lions Club Meeting
The Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Cherry’s in Kresgeville.
Newcomers are welcome, but must pay for their chosen meal, just like club members.
For more information on this longtime service club, call 215-872-0199.
WE Little League
At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, West End Little League will hold its public meeting at Chestnuthill Park on Route 715, Brodheadsville.
American Legion Post 927 member Gilbert will begin their poppy sales Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1st Northern Bank.
The ongoing sales schedule includes: 1-5 p.m., ShopRite, Kinsleys, Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m., ShopRite, next Wednesday; and May 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ESSA Bank.
The Pocono Parkinson Support Group meets every third Friday at East Stroudsburg University on the Monroe Hall campus at noon. For more information, call 570-422-3247 and ask for Pam Gallina.
Relay for Life
From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, there will be incredible activity at Pleasant Valley High School Stadium. The annual Relay For Life takes place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This is a free event for the community and includes a celebration for cancer survivors at 7 p.m. and a luminaria ceremony at 9 p.m.
Plus, there will be food, raffles and music, plus an inflatable obstacle course.
WE open pantry
The West End Food Pantry in Kunkletown is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
WEF Holistic Fair
On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the West End Volunteer Fire Company in Brodheadsville will host a spring healing for the Soul Holistic Fair.
There will be vendors, raffles, refreshments, crystals, oils, books, soap, tarot and oracle cards.
Plus, mini massage sessions, ear candles, color puncture, spinal exams, IET, Reiki/energy healing, reflexology, card readings, Thai massage, EFT (tapping) and CPR (hands only), will be offered.
The voluntary offer for a mini-session will be accepted. All profits from the sessions will be donated to the West End Fire Company.
For more information, call 570-992-4121 or visit [email protected]
Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Prayer Shawl Ministry is accepting yarn donations.
Coordinating colors or multiple skeins of single colors are appreciated.
Late fees start
It is currently the West End Soccer League’s regular registration time for the 2022 Autumn season until Saturday. Young people from 4 to 17 years old will be accepted.
After Saturday, late fees will apply and registration will close on June 3. Register online at www.wesl.us. For questions, use [email protected]
The Garden of Giving in McMichaels (Saylorsburg mailing address) is having a planting weekend this Saturday and Sunday.
Volunteers will meet at 9:30 a.m. and plant thousands of seedlings before finishing at 4:30 p.m.
At noon, everyone will take a break for a lunch offered by the garden. Sunscreen will be provided if it is a clear sunny weekend.
The garden will be open every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. throughout May, with longer hours on planting weekends.
Once June 14 arrives, the garden will begin summer hours, opening Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For more information or to verify, call 570-402-1282.
The West End Park and Open Space Commission has announced the eighth annual Dave Fleetwood Memorial Trail Run/Walk at West End Regional Park, 578 Evergreen Hollow Road in Chestnuthill Township, starting at 9 a.m. Sunday.
All proceeds will fund the Dave Fleetwood Memorial Scholarship to recognize a Pleasant Valley High School graduate who exemplifies the exceptional qualities of Mr. Fleetwood.
Register at www.runsignup.com/RACE/PA/Brodheadsville/FleetwoodMemorialTraiRunWalk or forms are available at Chestnuthill Park, Ross and Chestnuthill Township buildings and area businesses. Complete the form, make payment for the Friends of WEPOSC registration, and mail it to PO Box 276, Saylorsburg, PA 18353.
UCC St. Matthew’s Sunday School will celebrate the end of the Sunday school year on Sunday with a party.
The teachers will give certificates to the students and a butterfly craft will be made.
Notre-Dame-Reine-de-la-Paix Church is hosting its next free community dinner on Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m.
Pleasant Valley Middle School will be the site for Monday’s unit night.
The event with its many activities and information will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Polk’s supers meet
The Polk Township Board of Supervisors is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the township office building.
Knitting & crochet
The Zion Lutheran Knit & Crochet group will meet Tuesday at 1 p.m. New members are welcome, whether new or experienced.
Education is free for those who need to learn.
The next regular West End Republican Day meeting is Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cherry’s Family Restaurant in Kresgeville. Those planning to dine there are asked to come an hour earlier.
Dems forum set
West End Democrats are hosting an open forum from 7:30-8:30 p.m. on May 27 at the West End Fire Station, Route 715, Brodheadsville, in the Upper Level Banquet Hall.
The forum, open to the public, is organized to discuss recent developments regarding the Roe v. Supreme Court Wade. Specifically, if the court sent this case back to the states, how would Pennsylvania’s elected officials respond with respect to privacy rights, women’s health rights, and more. and what other legally protected rights might be affected.
The panel will consist of various Democratic candidates and a question-and-answer session between attendees and the panel will be the general format. Partygoers and non-partygoers are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The West End Fair will celebrate its 100th anniversary from August 21-27. May the memories abound and grow.