Last updated: March 04. 2013 6:33PM - 2117 Views
By - mbiebel@civitasmedia.com - (570) 991-6109



Story Tools:

Font Size:

Social Media:

THIS WEEK: MARCH 8 to 14, 2013

PNC for Me, for You, for Later, a financial education workshop for children. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. today. Free. Registration: 654-9847.

Maple Sugaring for Scout Groups, a day in the sugarbush with tours and demonstrations followed by pancakes with syrup. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Programs can be scheduled between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday. $5 adults, $3 scouts. Reservations: 629-3061.

St. Patrick’s Day Fun, stories, crafts and snacks for age 4 and older. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Registration: 823-0156.


Storytime with Step by Step, with representatives from the organization reading stories to increase children’s sensitivity to individuals with disabilities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Tuesday. 829-4210.

Infant Storytime, for up to age 2. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesdays through March 27 at 10 and 11 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.

My Grownup and Me, a play time and story circle for children ages 1 to 3. North Branch of the Osterhout Library, 28 Oliver St., Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. Thursdays through March 28. 822-4660. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.

St. Patrick’s Day Storytime. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.


Elmo’s Super Heroes, a “Sesame Street Live” production with Elmo and the Fabulous Five, teaching lessons of healthy habits through song and dance. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Thursday. Continues 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 15; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 16; 1 and 4:30 p.m. March 17. 970-7600.


FUTURE

Robotics Demonstration, a hands-on session with Stephen Goodale of the Weatherly Institute of Robotics and Engineering. For age 7 and older. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 11 a.m. March 16. Registration: 654-3323.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 19; 6:30 p.m. March 21. 829-4210.


Just Between Us: A Parent and Daughter Event, an “American Girls Club” fun workshop. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6:30 p.m. March 20. 829-4210.

Guest Storytellers, a reading of “Peter and the Wolf” along with some musical fun with members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 4 p.m. March 22. Registration: 654-3323.


Easter Egg Hunt, the fifth annual event with 5000 eggs, prizes including bicycles, Easter baskets and plush toys along with the arrival of the Easter Bunny. Sponsored by the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association on Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. March 23. 823-2101.

Spring EGGstravaganza, a free family event with vendors, games for children, crafts, prizes, refreshments, bake sale and visits with the Easter Bunny. The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23. 675-8600.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch with the Easter Bunny, with prizes and photo ops. Banks Student Life Center, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. March 23 with brunch seatings at 10 and 11:15 a.m. and egg hunt at 11 a.m., rain or shine. $10, $5 children. Reservations: 674-6768.

Moreland the Magician, a “March Magic” show for kids by associate Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member David Moreland. March 23 with a free preview performance at the Columbia County Bicentennial Celebration, Arts & Crafts Building, Bloomsburg Fairgrounds; and a full “pay what you wish” performance 6 p.m. at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. Proceeds benefit the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. 800-282-0283.


Happy Easter Storytime. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 26; 6:30 p.m. March 28. 829-4210.

The Tiny Seed, how seeds travel and what they need to grow. For ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 28. Registration: 842-1506.

LEGO Club. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 to 11 a.m. March 30. Registration: 693-1364.


Gaming Club, the initial gathering of the newly formed activity. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Any time between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30. Bring cards or board games. Registration: 693-1364.

Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesdays from April 3 to 24 at 10 and 11 a.m.; Saturdays from April 6 to 27 at 10 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.

Jazz for Kids, with Bill Carter and the Presbybop Quartet along with special guest Mr. McFeeley, the delivery man from “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. 4 p.m. April 7. Free but donations accepted. 586-6306.

Romeo and Juliet, a Young People’s Theater Series production of Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. April 9. $7. 826-1100.

Natural Wonders: Spring Winds, stories, art and outdoor exploration for ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 11. Registration: 842-1506.


Peter and the Wolf. The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic performs Sergei Prokofiev’s tale in a special children’s concert. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. April 14 with pre-concert activities at 1 p.m. and concert at 2 p.m. $9. 341-1568.

Tom Knight Puppet Show, a collection of songs and skits for children about the environment, animals and books. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1:30 p.m. April 17. Free. 996-1500.

American Girl Party, with excerpts from the latest American Girl books, crafts, activities and snacks. Age 8 and older. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. April 20. Registration: 654-9847.

Natural Wonders: Nature’s Sensations, a “sensory” walk around the estate for ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 25. Registration: 842-1506.


Storytime with Misericordia, conducted by speech and language students. Also: tips for parents on language and literacy. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. April 26. Free. Registration: 654-9847.

Books and Babies, for ages 1 to 3. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesdays from May 7 to 28 at 9:30 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.

Children’s Book Week Carnival, with games and prizes. Come anytime and play at your own pace. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. May 11, 1 to 3 p.m. with a sack race at 1:30 p.m., bingo at 2 p.m. and an egg relay at 2:30 p.m. Registration: 654-9847.

One Book Every Young Child, a reading of Suzanne Bloom’s “The Bus for Us” along with related crafts and activities. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. May 13. Registration: 654-9847.

Comments
comments powered by Disqus


Featured Businesses


Poll



Mortgage Minute