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By Staff | Nov 29, 2011

I know someone who makes almond brittle that melts in your mouth. She brings a little tin of this treat into my office every December but she refuses to give me her recipe. I on the other hand am always happy to share my recipes. The secret to my moist banana bread is not a secret…just keep a couple of unpeeled ripe bananas in the freezer and a container of sour cream in the fridge. What’s the secret to the buttery brittle? Your guess is as good as mine!

Montgomery events:

Saturday December 3, 4 p.m., baked steak dinner at Watsontown United Methodist Church, 1319 Eighth Street Drive, Watsontown.

December 3, 7 p.m., Virtuoso, the Montgomery High School music and theatre ensemble, will be presenting their fall play, “HUMBUG” in the middle and high school auditorium. Tickets can be purchased at the door but reserved seating is encouraged. Tickets can be reserved by emailing Carina McNear at cmcnear@montasd.org or calling (570) 547-1608, ext. 118.

Tuesday, December 6, 12 noon, the Montgomery Area Senior Citizens will hold their Christmas Party at St. John Lutheran (Brick) Church. Reservations are necessary for the catered meal by December 2 and can be made by calling Charles Duchman at 547-1160. The cost for members will be $4.00. Musical entertainment will be provided by Tom Wetzel. Dues for 2012 will be collected prior to the meeting and, beginning at 11:00 A.M., health checks will be available. Reminder: There is no meeting in January.

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 & 10, 7 to 9 p.m., a free, outdoor, Christmas Drive-Thru Experience will be presented at New Covenant Assembly, 1270 Pinchtown Rd., Montgomery. There will be small gifts for the first 100 cars. For more information, please call 570-547-1503 or go online at www.newcovenantassembly.org

Sunday, December 11, the Montgomery Legion Riders will hold their 5th annual Adopt-A-Child Holiday Party for Jennifer Mertes and her family. Contact the Riders at pres@legionriders251.org if you would like to make a donation; for more information on Jennifer and the generous work that the Riders do all year round, see www.legionriders251.org

Tuesday, December 13, 6:30 p.m., Montgomery Borough Council will meet at the borough hall, 35 South Main Street, Montgomery.

Saturday, December 17, 4 p.m., Open House at the Stone Church; Candlelight Service starts at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Montgomery Area Historical Society.

Tuesday, December 20, 7 p.m. Montgomery School Board will meet at the district office building.

Wednesday, December 28, 1 to 6 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive at Clinton Township Fire Hall, Route 54 near Montgomery.

Saturday, December 31, 4 p.m. to 12 midnight, spend New Year’s Eve with the McNett Country Band at Clinton Township Fire Hall. Entertainment will include round and square dancing. Ticket includes dinner and band, sauerkraut and hot dogs at midnight. Tickets must be purchased in advance call 547-6928 for more information.