Mountain Calendar
Note: Calendar notices must have phone numbers
Fairview Zoning Hours

Fairview Twp. Zoning Officer John Doddo will resume regular evening hours on Tuesdays from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. at the township municipal building.

Kindergarten Registration

The Crestwood School District has announced the upcoming dates and times for Kindergarten Registration for the 2017/2018 school year. Fairview registration will be on April 19th and Rice on April 20th and 21st. Registration times: 9 am-12 noon and 1-3pm. Enrollment should take an hour. Children should be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2017. Please bring your child with you for academic, speech and vision screenings. Parents should also bring a copy of their child’s birth certificate, current immunization records plus three (3) proofs of residency showing name and current address such as: Deed to home, agreement of sale, lease containing your name and verified by building owner, real estate tax receipt, valid PA Dept. of Transportation license or identification with current address within Crestwood School District, W-2 statement/IRS statement or tax return, homeowner’s /tenant’s insurance statement, copy of state/federal program enrollment, voter registration card noting township or borough, current utility bill (gas electric, water, sewer or verification of service start date), check stub from employer showing wages, public assistance, or social security, Builders contract. Call the Fairview at (570) 474-5942 or the Rice at (570) 868-3161 with questions.

Youth Soccer Registration

Registration for Fall Soccer (for birth years 2000 through 2013) will be held at the Crestwood High School on Wednesday, April 19 (6 pm –8 pm); and on Saturday, April 22 (9:30 am –12 noon). Printable registration forms are available online at on “Registration”). Registration cost is $65 for the first child in a family, $65 for the second child, $60 for the third child and $55 for the fourth child. There are no refunds. There is a $25 late fee per child for registrations after April 22, 2017. Late registrations are subject to availability. A birth certificate (photocopy is fine) must be shown for any player who was not enrolled in MYSA last year. For any questions, please contact the MYSA Registrar at

Beekeepers Meeting

Luzerne County Beekeepers meeting will be held on April 20 at 7pm at the Rice Township Municipal Building, 3000 Church Road, Mountaintop. Will discuss doing hive splits using video and discussion. Beginning in May through Sept. the beekeepers meet at different bee yards of the members. If you might be interested in that, keep contact information as there will be no notice with peoples address posted. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact Harold Keiner, hkeiner@pa.,570-417-3262.

Mt. Top Diabetes Support Group

The Mt. Top Diabetes Support Group will be held on Thursday, April 20th from 6-8 p. m. (this is a time change) at Mountain Top Senior Care & Rehab Center, 185. S. Mountain Blvd. Topic for this meeting is :Diabetes Distress{ How to Deal With Diabetes Without Going Crazy”. Meetings will be held every other month. Call Triangle Pharmacy at 474-6590.

Women’s Self-Defense Class

Women’s Basic Hand-to-Hand Self-Defense Class will be held free of charge by trained experts in street-proven techniques on Saturday, April 22 from 1 to 2:30 p. m. at the Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountaintop. The class is for ages Teens thru Seniors and will feature Real World Self-Defense Skills against Assaults, Abductions, Bullying, etc.! Learn street-proven techniques, based on your size, age and abilities, that will work for you to survive and escape an assault !Wear comfortable everyday clothes For information, contact Mountaintop Martial Arts at 570-474-0171 or mttopmartialarts@gmail.comor visit:

Roast Beef Dinner

Roast Beef Dinner will be held Saturday, April 22 at St. James Lutheran Church, Hobbie. Serving will from 4 to 7 p. m. Adults-$10, Children (5-10), $5, and under 5 are free. Adult takeouts are available. Tickets available at the door. For more information call 570-379-2239.

Relay For Life Flower, Plant Sale

Relay for Life annual flower sale and bedding plants sale is underway all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society orders due Wednesday April 23rd 2017 for information and order form please contact Sandy raduta at sandyraduta1@gmail.comor call 570 574-3616.