BETHANY — Cure your winter blahs with rich and hearty homemade soups as Bethany hosts its fourth annual Soup-er Sunday soup sale on February 26 beginning at 11 a.m.
Choose from up to a dozen options to take away or eat in at Bethany Borough’s community room upstairs from the Bethany Public Library, located at 8 Court Street along Route 670.
Offerings include many fan favorites, such as Creamy Mushroom, Senate Navy Bean, Chicken Noodle with Vegetables, Butternut Squash, Golden Harvest Sausage, Italian Wedding, or Potato Leek.
Or choose a robust homemade chili, a thick and creamy chicken vegetable, a unique homemade Ramen, or new paleo-friendly dish.
To view an up-to-date selection of soups, visit the Bethany Public Library Facebook page.
Take-out orders will be ready to be picked up starting at 11 a.m., or dine in with family and friends also starting at 11 a.m. Bethany’s Soup-er Sunday ends at 2:30 p.m. (or before, if the soup runs out).
The cost of a quart of soup provided in a Mason jar is $10. To order ahead, call Janet Heinly at 570/253-5573.
Make sure you leave information about what soup you would like, how many quarts, and leave your name and phone number.
Please list a first, second and third choice, since orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and some soups sell out fast.
If you would prefer to sit and enjoy a bowl or more of soup, we’ll be serving in the upstairs dining area of the Bethany Borough Building: $3 for a full-size bowl, or $5 for two bowls.
A list of ingredients of each soup will be provided for those concerned about food allergies.
And there will be something new this year to go along with your soup: choose from among an assortment of homemade baked goods, including cornbread, zucchini bread and more.
While you’re there, take a tour of the newly-painted Bethany Library and Historical Society.
“As far as we can tell,” said Chris Peroni, head of the borough building’s renovation project, “The borough building had not been painted since the 1970s.
“We thought that after 40 years, it was time to give the building a new look. We decided on a rich creamy off-white with a stately semi-gloss classical white for a trim.
“We’re extremely pleased with the job completed by painter Mark Lawrence early in February.
“We’re very proud of the building and our community, and we’d love to have people visit us on Soup-er Sunday, see the new interior and enjoy a bowl or more of soup.”
All proceeds go to the Bethany Collective, an organization of concerned citizens for the preservation and beautification of the Borough of Bethany, the Bethany Public Library, the restoration of the historic band shell in the park and the Bethany Historical Society.