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August 11 through August 4th. Food, entertainment and fun. For information call (570) 754- Summer Wine Festival, Saturday August FAIR or visit our website at www.schuylkil- 11th at Benigna's Creek Vineyard and Winery, Klingerstown. Several wineries, food and entertainment in the scenic Mahantongo Valley. For information call (570) 425-3090 or August 3 & 4 visit our website at Valley Day/Nite hosted by CVCO Friday August 3 and Saturday August 4. Hours are August 11 & 12 Friday August 3rd from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, August 4th from 9:00 am to Lithuanian Days Celebration at the Schuylkill 10:00 pm at Conyngham borough grounds Mall in Frackville, August 11th and 12th. off Main Street in Conyngham. The event is Ethnic food, fun and live entertainment. For open to the public. CVCO is currently asking information call (570) 874-3088. for nominations for Man/Woman of the year The 19th Annual Great Pottsville Cruise, Auand any special awards. CVCO is also lookgust 11th & 12th (Rain date August 12th). ing for a community group or family to run All new Raffle Run and Open Cruise. 8 am – the potato pancakes stand on Saturday. Please 10 pm, downtown Pottsville. Music, refreshcontact CVCO Committee Member, Rena ments and prizes. For information call 570) Bicking at 570-233-7554 or 622-9510. For more information about CVCO events, August 18 see Pioneer Day, Saturday August 18th, HiigherAugust 3-5 Up Park at the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, 19th & Oak Streets in Ashland. EntertainShenandoah Rescue Hook & Ladder Fire Co. ment, Games, Crafts, Food and more. For Bl o c k Pa r t y, Au g u s t 3 rd , 4 t h & 5 t h . information call (570) 875-3850 or visit our Friday – 11 am, Saturday – 1 pm, Sunday – 4 website at pm. Food available. Bingo nightly 6–10 pm. Truck parade Friday – 7:30 pm. Horseshoe Island Park Festival, Saturday August 18th at Tournament Saturday – 9 am. For more in- the Schuylkill Haven Island from 2 –10 pm. formation call Robert Hopkins at 462-3684. Celebration of music and the arts, featuring

LCCC's BEC Center to hold Entrepreneur Summer Camp for Youth Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Business Enterprise Center (BEC) will hold a summer camp where high school students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to explore and develop entrepreneurial ideas and plans. Youth between the ages 14-17 will invent a product or develop a business plan for a service while learning project design, marketing, and leadership skills. This 20-hour summer camp, Think Tank for Extreme Entrepreneurs, is free and fully-funded through a Coleman Grant and LCCC’s BEC. The camp is held at LCCC’s main campus in Schnecksville Monday

through Friday, July 16-20, from 8:00 am – 12 noon. Attendees will work in groups whose members have common interests and goals. Team leaders are entrepreneurs who are experienced in all aspects of starting and running a business. LCCC’s BEC, which opened in September 2009, is designed to help business students in developing their business plans and has a myriad of resources available to them, including the assistance of entrepreneurs/mentors available to coach students with the design and finance aspect of their projects.

family entertainment. For more information call (570) 385-2841. August 19 St. Matthew's Summer Festival, Sunday August 19th, at South Cass Fire Company Grounds in Primrose (near Minersville along Route 901). Ethnic and American food, entertainment and games. For more information call (570) 544-2211. August 23 Mountain Top Diabetes Support Group meeting will be held Thursday, August 23 from 7–9pm in the cafeteria of St. Jude's School. Topic: Protecting Your Kidneys (Dr. Rodriguez). Group is free and open to the public. Time and place may change. For information call Donna or Debbie at 570-4749820. August 25 Shenandoah Heritage Day, Saturday August 25th. Ethnic food, entertainment and “Parade of Nations” pageantry at Girard Park, Washington and Main Streets, Shenandoah. For more information call (570) 462-2060 or visit our website at August 28 Lehighton Area Crime Watch will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, August 28 at 6:30 pm. at Lehighton Area High School. Come and see what we are all about. For more information call Byron at 610-377-1926. All are welcome! To list your Community Event in our Calendar, please email the event to:


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