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October 18, 2013

Faith Briefs: Oct. 18, 2013

Crafts, baked goods for sale at St. Joseph’s today

MOOERS — The 26th-annual Crafts Plus Show and Bake Sale sponsored by the Ladies of St. Ann is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph’s Center, 73 Maple St.

Lunches are available.

For questions, call 236-7733.

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CROP Hunger Walk set for Sunday

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Ecumenical CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, Oct. 20.

Staggered starts will begin at noon at the Saranac Lake Presbyterian Church, 57 Church St. There is a soup and bread lunch to satisfy hungry walkers after the walk, which raises money to help stop hunger and poverty in the local community and around the world through self-help initiatives. A portion of the funds raised will go to the Saranac Lake Ecumenical Food Pantry.

For more information about the Saranac Lake CROP Hunger Walk, contact Karen Pittman at 891-7277.

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Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner Sunday

PERU — The 106th-annual Harkness Chicken and Biscuit Dinner starts at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Harkness United Methodist Church Hall, 776 Hallock Hill Road.

This is the 106th year that the church has presented this mouth-watering feast for fans who come from far and wide to savor the chicken and biscuit meal, served with mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, peas, coleslaw, beverages and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Preschoolers eat for free. Take-out meals are available. If able to, please bring a donation of nonperishable food for the food shelf.

As well, organizers have made a number of adjustments this year to avoid last year’s long delays for take-out orders.

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Willsboro church hosting Harvest Dinner Thursday

WILLSBORO — A Harvest Dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. Philip of Jesus Church, 3748 Main St.

The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, squash, rolls, green beans and a variety of desserts. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for those 5 years and younger. Other events include a 50/50 raffle and a basket of cheer raffle.

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