There are a lot of events happening in the Back Mountain


Civil War Round Table to meet

DALLAS — The Wyoming Valley Civil War Round Table will present “Fighting the Civil War: Historical Treasures of the Conflict in the Collection of the National Civil War Museum” by Wayne E. Motts, the National Civil War Museum’s chief executive officer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway.

The program is open to the public. A $3 donation will be accepted for non-members. New members are always welcome.

Lake-Lehman reunion

HARVEYS LAKE — The Lake-Lehman High School Class of 1978, along with those classmates who went on to West Side Area Vocational Technical School, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 9 at the Grotto to plan their 40th anniversary class reunion. The committee is trying to locate the following classmates: Deborah Eslick, Ted Smith, Bill Wolfe

Class members are asked to send their name (maiden name), address, phone number, email address, and any questions to:

Birdwatching walk

WYOMING — Wild Birds Unlimited’s Bruce Troy will host a birdwatching walk starting at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Frances Slocum State Park. The leisurely walk through the park will highlight the regions feathery residents. Attendees should dress appropriately, bring binoculars and bug spray.

Crispell family reunion set

NOXEN — Descendants of Thomas S. Crispell are invited to the 107th annual PA branch family reunion on Aug. 11 at Dymond’s Grove.

Lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m. Participants are asked to bring tableware, beverage, and a food dish to share.

A family photo will be taken at 1:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting and a small gift raffle with proceeds to benefit the reunion treasury. Each family is asked to bring a new or white elephant wrapped gift worth $5 or less

For more information, call Marshall at 570-298-0107 or 570-298-2009.


DALLAS TWP. — The Kunkle Fire Company will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Kunkle Social Hall, 815 Kunkle Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and children 10 years old and younger are admitted for $5. Tickets are available at the door.

For more information, visit or call 570-675-3334.

FallFest Mixer

TUNKHANNOCK — Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce will hold a FallFest Mixer from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 27 at Shadowbrook Resort. Tickets start at $25 per person and are available at