Three fun-filled events supporting good causes are on tap for this weekend in the Triboro area.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, Hospice of the Sacred Heart will have its Remembrance Walk, the Women’s Guild of Divine Mercy Parish will host its 19th annual craft fair and United Methodist Church of Taylor will hold its annual bazaar and flea market.
Hospice of the Sacred Heart Remembrance Walk
Hospice of the Sacred Heart’s Remembrance Walk will take place from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at McDade Park on the Scranton-Taylor border.
The event is held as a way for anyone in the community to memorialize loved ones who have passed away. Many of the families of Hospice of the Sacred Heart patients from the past 15 years are expected to participate in the event.
Walkers can expect a one-mile walk around McDade Park that’s appropriate for varying levels of physical fitness.
The event will also include a number of other elements, including a D.J., a basket raffle, an art project and a gift card pull.
Tickets for the walk are $30, and free for children under 12, and will include a pre-walk snack and lunch, a T-shirt with a customizable bib for participants who want to walk in memory of someone and a balloon release.
To register for the event, visit bit.ly/2kvkyok.
For more information on the Remembrance Walk, call 570-706-2400 or visit hospicesacredheart.org or the event’s Facebook page.
Divine Mercy Women’s Guild
For the 19th consecutive year, the Women’s Guild of Divine Mercy Parish in the Minooka section of Scranton will hold its popular craft fair inside the parish center, 312 Davis St.
Taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event will feature handmade items from about 40 local crafters, including jewelry, seasonal decorations, eramics and other unique gifts.
There will be door prizes throughout the day, as well as a bake sale, 50/50, and lunch items and refreshments available for purchase.
Admission is $2, with proceeds benefiting the parish.
For more information on the craft fair, call the parish at 570-344-1724.
Taylor United Methodist Church bazaar and flea market
Meanwhile, the United Methodist Women of Taylor UMC will hold its annual Bazaar and Flea Market fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds, 402 S. Main St., Taylor.
Throughout the day, numerous vendors will offer a treasure trove of handmade, vintage and unique items. Besides all the wares, the event will include a bake sale and an array of lunch items for purchase, including hot dogs, wimpies, soups and other homemade foods.
Admission to the event is free.
For more information on the bazaar and flea market, call the church at 570-562-3335 or visit the event’s Facebook page.