Beer pong tournament

A beer pong tournament to support 2013 Anthracite Coalympics will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at the Redman Club, upstairs, Shamokin.

The $10 cover charge includes alcohol and music. First place, $200; second, $100; third, $50. Cost is $20 per team. 20 teams limit - first come first serve. Find the event on Facebook to sign up. ID required.

Adult prom: 'Enchantment under the sea'

Coal City Revitalization Inc. will host "Enchantment Under the Sea," an adult prom, from 5 to 11 p.m. April 20 at the Brady Fire Company, Ranshaw.

Admission is $40 per couple, $25 per person and includes food and drinks (beer and limited mixed drinks). Entertainment will be provided by Marla and the Juniper Street Band. Tickets will be available for pre-sale. Contact

Community cleanup

A community cleanup organized by fourth-grade Shamokin Area Elementary student Rosalind Kane will be held at 2 p.m. April 28. Volunteers will meet at the bandshell in Shamokin. This is the third event planned by Rosalind in her effort to keep the Shamokin and Coal Township area clean. Participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item, which will be donated to Manna for Many food bank. Bring gloves, comfortable walking shoes and a smile. Garbage bags will be provided. Everyone is invited to join. Local sports teams, club members and organizations are asked to show their community spirit.

Anthracite Coalympics

The "2013 Anthracite Coalympics" is a fundraiser set for 9 a.m. May 4 at the Bunker Hill Field Complex, Shamokin. Admission is free. Event registration is $15. Adult events include 2K run, home run derby, tug of war, hot dog eating contest, ultimate Frisbee, obstacle course, horseshoe tournament, beer pong, coal region jeopardy and keg toss. Children's events are free, but donations are welcome. They include an obstacle course, beanbag toss, long jump, race, scavenger hunt, face painting. There will also be food and adult beverages, an awards ceremony and live music all day. Vendors and volunteers are needed. Anyone interested in helping out, contact Matt Reidinger at 495-1776 or Kathy Klase at 509-2632.

LARRC seeks volunteers

Members of Lower Anthracite Regional Recreation Committee (LARRC) are working toward constructing a recreation area near Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, including two soccer fields, batting cages, a walking track and a playground. Volunteers are needed to donate time, machines, craftsmanship and any other services. For more information, contact George Zarick at 850-3087, Jerry Waugh at 394-4327 or Coal Township manager Rob Slaby at 644-0395.

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