Events And Activities
The Newhall Fire Department is hosting its first-ever food drive. The goal is to provide food to families and individuals in the community who are in need through the Christmas season. A freezer/refrigerator will be provided to hold items that need to stay cold. If no one is at the department, please leave food items outside the west door as it is monitored frequently.
Vinton's Downtown Annual Holiday Open House is scheduled to be held on Sunday, November 20th from noon until 4:00 p.m.Area businesses will be opening their stores to welcome shoppers to begin the Holiday Shopping Season. Mark your calendar and get ready to start your Christmas shopping!
The Vinton American Legion Post 57 will not be having tenderloin fries in November and December due to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Starting with the December 9th Fish Fry we will be serving french fries in place of baked potatoes.January, February and March we will not have fish fries on the Second Friday of the month. Instead, we will be having tenderloin fries on those dates.
The Luzerne firemen’s supper will be held on Saturday, November 19 and will be serving from 5 to 8:00 p.m. The menu included pork loin sandwiches, cheese potatoes, baked beans and dessert for a freewill donation. is a drive-through event; meals will be delivered to vehicles.
Wesley United Methodist Church, 516 2nd Ave, Vinton, will be hosting aChristmas Rummage Sale in their fireplace room in the basement of thechurch. The event will be held this Sunday from noon until 4:00 p.m., the same hours as the downtown open houses. Freewill donations go toward missions. We've got trees, wreaths, puzzles, ornaments, garland, you name it.
St. John Lutheran Church, Newhall, will host a soup supper Wednesday, November 16, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The menu includes homemade chili, oyster stew, chicken noodle soup, salads, sandwiches, pie and a drink for a freewill offering. Dine-in or take-out available.The event is sponsored by St. John’s Tabitha Society. All proceeds will go to mission projects.
Things are really tight for families right now. Don't feel bad, everyone is struggling to pay their bills and feed the family. Below are some resources that can help!Vinton Pantry is open on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The pantry is located on the west side of 811 D Ave. Vinton. 3rd Saturday of each month from 10-11:00 a.m. bring your bags and some help, to carry the goodies home with you! The pantry is available at Wesley United Methodist Church located at 516 2nd Ave.
Do you just need to have a bit of fun? Enjoy a good hand of cards? Would you like to learn how to play? You're invited to join in the fun for a game of 500 and Pepper at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays or Cribbage at the Vinton Skate Center at 9 a.m. on Thursdays.
.As the Holidays are approaching, the Newhall Fire Department is hosting its first annual food drive. As we know, the holidays can be a difficult time of the year. The goal is to provide food to families/persons in the community who are in need through the Christmas season.This is a great way to give to your community and help those who are less fortunate.
The Fall Festival Finale will take place on Saturday, November 4th at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center from 3-5:00 p.m.There will be games and activities for the whole family, you don't want to miss out!Events include a chili cook off, Bloomsbury Banyard Crochet, Pie Eating Contest, Fall games, FREE Beast & Bird Brisket and Noodles, Live Music Performance and S'mores.