Kids Listings: Jan. 13 to 19, 2017

January 14th, 2017 10:40 am

THIS WEEK: Jan. 13 to 19, 2017

Disney on Ice: Passport to Adventure. Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they travel to four timeless worlds: the African Pride Lands, Ariel’s mystical underwater kingdom, Neverland with Peter Pan, and Arendelle with the snowman Olaf. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Jan. 13; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Jan. 14; 3 p.m. Jan. 15; noon Jan. 16. 800-745-3000.

LEGO Club, for children of all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon Jan. 14. 570-693-1364.

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PajamaJam and Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Head to the library in your pajamas with your favorite stuffed animal for an evening of stories, games, songs and crafts. When it’s time to say good-night, your fuzzy friend gets to stay overnight. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. Jan. 19 with stuffed-animal pickup noon to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Free. Registration: 570-654-9847.

Family Fun Movie Nite, a screening of the animated film “The Secret Life of Pets.” Children may come in pajamas and bring blankets. Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Waverly. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20. Donations accepted to benefit the CommKids Interactive Learning Center. 570-586-8191.

Beyond the Hour: Kids That Code, a “STEM Saturday at Sem” event for kindergarten through eighth grade on building computer coding skills on tablets and laptops through challenges, designing graphics and creating games. Wyoming Seminary Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 21. Free but registration required at wyoming seminary.org.

Kids and Families, a new series with a craft workshop and screening of the animated film “The Incredibles.” Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Jan. 21 with workshop at 10 a.m. and film at 11 a.m. Free. 570-344-1111.

Ecozone Discovery Room. Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge and dig in a fossil pit in this hands-on exhibit. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 21, Feb. 11 and March 4. $2. 570-828-2319

Peter Rabbit Tales, the classic Beatrix Potter stories performed by Enchantment Theater using life-sized puppets, masks, mime, dance and music. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 6 p.m. Jan. 23. $5. 570-270-2192.

Spice It Up: Designer Hot Cocoa, a program for teens to learn about exotic spices followed by experiments in concocting a signature hot drink. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Free. 570-654-9847.

Hide ‘n Seekers, learning about the natural world through stories, activities and crafts for ages 3 to 5. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 10 a.m. Feb. 2. Registration: 570-403-2006.

Preschool MESS Program, a program for ages 3 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) focusing on math, early literacy, science and stories. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Begins 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3 and continues Fridays through April 28. Registration: 570-287-2013.

Little Eco Explorers, stories, crafts and activities focusing on bald eagles. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 4. $5. 570-828-2319.

Upcycled Cardboard. Visit the Library Laboratory for a science-based evening including projects made from a few cardboard tubes and paper cups. Age 9 and older. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. Feb. 7. Registration: 570-654-9847.

I Have a Dream, a “Young People’s Theater” presentation for grade 3 and older about the phenomenal impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. Feb. 9. Free. 570-826-1100.

LEGO Club, for children of all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 11. 570-693-1364.

Make and Take Crafternoon, with a variety of creations to master. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Feb. 11. Free. Registration: 570-654-9847.

Bill Blagg’s Science of Magic, a school show for grades 2 to 7 with the illusionist showing how he uses science “to create the impossible.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. Feb. 13. Free. 570-826-1100.

Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon Mondays from Feb. 13 to March 6. 570-693-1364.

Love Stinks Chocolate Festival, a fun “anti”-Valentine’s Day evening for teens with broken-heart modeling, blind chocolate taste tests, M&M Mancala, unromantic poetry writing and “Ten Worst” lists. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 14. Free. Registration: 570-654-9847.

Kids in the Kitchen, learning to measure, whisk, slice and eat in a healthy way while making three food recipes. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22. Free. Registration: 570-654-9847.

LEGO Club, for children of all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon March 11. 570-693-1364.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! An interactive musical adventure with the PBS children’s show characters. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 2 and 5:30 p.m. March 22. $72.80 (VIP), $44.65, $39.15. 570-344-1111.

Odd Squad Live! An interactive adventure with Kid Agents Olive and Otto attempting to crack a case. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. March 24. $29.50, $25.50, $19.50. 570-826-1100.

Story Pirates, an interactive school show for kindergarten through grade 5 that turns local students’ original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. April 7. Free. 570-826-1100.

LEGO Club, for children of all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon April 8. 570-693-1364.

Hop, a free screening of the animated movie about the Easter Bunny’s teenage son. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. April 15. Free with popcorn and soda. 570-996-1500.

Tom Knight Puppet Show, songs and skits for children about the environment, animals, food and books. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. April 20. Free. Tickets: 570-996-1500.

Join Mickey and Minnie Mouse on a ‘Disney on Ice: Passport to Adventure’ playing through Jan. 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_disney-on-ice.jpegJoin Mickey and Minnie Mouse on a ‘Disney on Ice: Passport to Adventure’ playing through Jan. 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township.


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