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Particpants of the Gentlemens Dash get ready to take off. cv13paint3 DAVE SCHERBNECO/CITIZENS VOICE

The sixth annual Paint Pittston Pink campaign will culminate with the annual Color Me Pink 5K on Saturday, Oct. 6, in downtown Pittston. Leading up to the main event, several programs are planned throughout the week:

Saturday, Sept. 28

Festival of Life: Give a Pint, Get a Pint third annual blood drive, Susquehanna Brewing Company, 635 S. Main St., Pittston.

Poker Run at noon from Sabatini’s Bottleshop & Bar, 1901 Wyoming Ave., Exeter, to Susquehanna Brewing.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Purse and cash bingo, 2 p.m., St. Maria Goretti Banquet Hall, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin, featuring celebrity servers and announcers. Tickets are $30 at the door; $25 in advance at

Meat raffle, 6 p.m., Sabatini’s Bottleshop & Bar, 1901 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Monday, Sept. 30

Paint Pazzo Pink, 7 p.m., Pazzo Restaurant, 2011 Route 315, Pittston; Tickets are $50 and include two drink tickets and food. Seats are limited. Pink attire is encouraged. Purchase tickets at

Thursday, Oct. 3

Yoga and self-care session with Dr. Christine E. Kiesinger, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Sapphire Salon and Destination Spa, South Main Street, Pittston. Dress comfortably and bring a journal and yoga mat. Cost is $25. Register at

Friday, Oct. 4

Paint the Red Mill Pink! Celebrity Bartending Night, 7 p.m., the Red Mill, 340 S. Main St., Pittston, with celebrity bartenders and bouncers. Admission is $10 at the door.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Mass, 9 a.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William St., Pittston, followed by Color Me Pink 5K, 11 a.m.; Family Fun Walk, 11:05 a.m.; Gentlemen’s Dash, noon, downtown Pittston. Costs for the run/walk events are $40 competitive 5K/$35 non-competitive 5K; $35 Caped CURE-Sader Family Fun Walk (individual)/$50 family with maximum two adults. Register for the races at Hammer Out Cancer, 12:30 p.m., take a hammer to a truck for a $10 donation.

For event details, visit the Paint Pittston Pink Facebook page.