Kids Listings: Jan. 27 through Feb. 2, 2017

February 2nd, 2017 4:08 pm

This week, Feb. 3 to Feb. 9, 2017

Teen Open Mic Night, at The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St. Honesdale. From 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 3, teens can play guitar, rap, perform stand-up comedy, read poetry, sing, or whatever else their special talent is. All ages are invited to attend, but the stage time will be reserved for teenagers. Donations are accepted. For more information call 570-253-2020.

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.

Sounds Like Teen Spirit, an open mic designed for school age teenagers to showcase their talent. Musicians, comedians, poets and performers of all types are invited. The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 3. Ryanne Jennings: 570-253-2020.

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.

Valentine making, Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road, Laflin, 3 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 11, children can drop in and make original, one-of-a-kind cards. Art materials supplied. 570-654-3323.

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.

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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.

Craft Workshop and Film, screening “Matilda” Feb. 18 at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Craft workshop begins at 10 a.m. followed by the movie at 11 a.m. The event is free and refreshments are available for purchase. Tickets can be reserved at the SCC box office of by calling 570-344-1111.

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.

“I Have a Dream,” a young peoples’ theater presentation will take place Feb. 9 at the F.M. Kirby Center.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_Kirby-Center-Day-Cover.jpg“I Have a Dream,” a young peoples’ theater presentation will take place Feb. 9 at the F.M. Kirby Center. Times Leader file photo


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