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Cub Scout Pack 71 Chili-cook off!

Saturday, November 11th 4 to 7 pm
Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Broad and Ann streets, Milford

Help support your local Milford Cub Scout Pack 71

$10 for chili, choice of toppings, salad, drink & dessert item . Hot dogs, to-go orders & A la Carte items also available.

Enter your own crockpot of chili for only $5!  Local chefs to judge the best chili!  1st, 2nd & people’s choice awards for the best!

For more information or to sign up contact Brandy Laube 973-903-2832 or milfordpack71@gmail.com


Cookie walk and Victorian tea luncheon

Saturday, December 9
First Presbyterian Church, 815 Church Street, Hawley

Cookie Walk , 9-2. Walk through and purchase 35 varieties of homemade, gourmet cookies including gluten free varieties $11.00/lb.

Luncheon 11-2.  Featuring finger sandwiches, scones with Devonshire cream, assorted quiche, and petite dessert selection.

Tea & Coffee.  Adults: $11.00  Children (under ten) $6.00  Reservations suggested for the tea. Call 570-226-4835.