PENN DIXIE BAND TO PLAY AT ST. JUDE MARDI GRAS BALL AND ART AUCTION-The public is invited to attend the Annual Art Auction at St. Jude School on Saturday, Feb. 22 in the school cafeteria. The theme for the evening will be a Masquerade Mardi Gras Ball. Framed prints of famous artists will be featured in watercolor, oil, and pastels. Class artwork will also be auctioned. The art preview begins at 6 p. m. followed by the auction at 7 p. m. Complimentary wine, cheese, and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Chef Kate will help celebrate with a famous New Orleans Bananas Foster dessert. The Penn Dixie Band will be playing Dixieland jazz and blues. Burmeister’s bakery will feature delicious New Orleans desserts and the M&M Micro Winery will offer wine tastings. Festive attire is welcome. Admission is $25 per person, $40 per couple. Tickets may be purchased through the school by calling 570-474-5803 or the night of the event. Shown from left are Heather and Barney Wilkins of the Penn Dixie Band.