Events Listings: Oct. 13 to 19

October 13th, 2017 6:01 am

THIS WEEK: Oct. 13 to 19

Maasai, a free performance by six Maasai herdsmen and warriors and two Massai women from Kenya at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Sette LaVerghetta Center, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton and at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Northwest Area High School, 243 Thorne Hill Road, Shickshinny. Info: Raphael Micca, 570-301-9253.

Family movie night, a screening of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. This event is for all ages and Harry Potter and witch and wizarding costumes are encouraged. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 and movie starts at 7 p.m. The film is rated PG-13. It is recommended that children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult. Donations collected at the door. Popcorn, butter beer and other treats will be available for purchase. Info, 570.253.2020.

Tasting and Tour for Tennis, sponsored by the Wyoming Area Tennis Booster Club, “Rac”toberfest with samples of beer, tours of the brewery and food donated from local vendors, and a 50/50 and basket raffle, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 14, at Susquehanna Brewing Co., 635 S. Main St, Pittston. Cost is $15 in advance, sold by any tennis parents. $20 at the door. 570-885-1543.

Agriculture - The Roots of the Endless Mountains, presented at 11 a.m. Oct. 14, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock, by Mike Lovegreen, former Bradford County Conservation District Manager for 33 years. Free. 570-996-1500.

Fatima Rosary Rally, held near entrance of United Penn Plaza, Route 11 Kingston. Rosary and prayers will be said to honor 100th anniversary of appearances by Blessed Mother at Fatima Portugal. Begins at noon Oct. 14. Participants may come early if they wish. For more information, please call 570-690-7732.

Hawley Harvest Hoedown, the town’s longest running seasonal festival featuring cider tastings, brews, contests, demonstrations, family activities, crafts, a petting zoo, entertainment, local food and local business specials. A fall crawl beer tour will take place throughout the whole weekend. 10 a.m. Oct. 14. More information, 570-588-8077.

Starman - The Ultimate Bowie Experience, 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 21 and over. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10-$12. For more information, call (570) 822-2992.

Halloween Bash, the fifth annual events features musical performances by Flatland Ruckus, Statis in the Attic and Fuzzy Mudd. Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn. Features costume contests for adults and children. 2 to 11 p.m. Oct. 14. $20

Yoga, Nidra and Brunch, Nearme Yoga and Backyard Ale house are collaborating to presents Yoga, Nidra and Brunch 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Backyard Ale House. Start your day off right with a one hour yoga class and meditation on the patio with Chelsea Manganaro Yoga from Nearme Yoga, followed by brunch with your choice of an Omelette, Belgian Waffle or Breakfast Sandwich combined with a Bloody Mary or a Craft Draft! Mimosas are $2 extra. $22 per person or $24 (gratuity not included). Pre-registration is required. For more information, http://bit.ly/2xW9JzK.

Irem Women’s Auxiliary Card Party, noon Oct. 19 at the Irem Country Club in Dallas, $15. No tickets will be sold at the door. For tickets, call Janet at 570-824-6418 or Suanne at 570-822-4976.

Mountain Top Social Club, will host a bus trip to the Dutch Apple Dinner Playhouse in Lancaster for a dinner and a show, “Buddy.” Oct. 19. $81 per person. For more information, contact Otto Eime at 570-407-0056. The club will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Route 309, Mountain Top. 570-868-6895.

FUTURE

Photographers Reception, sponsored by Mountain Top Photo Club and Commonwealth Health, with display of more than 100 images by members of Mountain Top Photo Club, light refreshments, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Mountain Top Campus, 239 South Pennsylvania Blvd., Mountain Top. Info, mountaintopphotoclub.com.

Brighter Journeys Second Annual Celebratioin, features music by Flaxy Morgan, raffles, two-hour open bar, carving and dinner stations, Michael Mootz Candies, chocolate buffet table. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 state Route 315, Plains Township. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 20. $50. Call Lisa Urbanski at 570-814-6606.

Judy Garland and the Hollywood Musical, an exploration of Judy Garland’s contribution to American film from the Depression to the Cold War. With a variety of film clips from “The Wizard of Oz,” “Babes in Arms,” “Girl Crazy,” “Meet Me in St. Louis” and many others, presented by Dr. Phillip Atteberry from the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, 3 p.m. Oct. 22, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock, free. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500.

Tales of Terror - A Halloween Event, haunting tales strictly for older listeners, recommended only for ages 10 and older. Storyteller Hal Pratt will have you looking over your shoulder for weeks to come. 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock, admission free. 570-996-1500.

Gently scary Halloween Haunt Tales. Storyteller Hal Pratt offers some of his favorite tales of things that go bump in the night in a session designed for the entire family, 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock, free. 570-696-1500.

HalloWINEfest, the second annual hosted by the Wyoming County Community Fair. The indoor wine festival will benefit a new community playground, a new pavilion and horseshoe pits on the fairgrounds and will feature wineries, music, food, vendors and festive surprises. At the fairgrounds, 9141 US 6, Meshoppen. Noon until 5 p.m. Oct. 28. bit.ly/2fnsrJM.

John Mitchell: An American Hero, a two-act play presented as an interview revealing personal and professional insights into the life of John Mitchell, union organizer for coal miners in the region in the early 1900s. Written and performed by Robert Thomas Hughes, 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Admission free. 570-996-1500.

Murder Mystery Comedy Show Fundraiser: Best Laid Plans, join the Pittston Memorial Library for it’s second annual Murder Mystery. Cooper’s Waterfront, 304 Kennedy Blvd., Pittston. 6 p.m. Nov. 4. $60 includes three-course meal and the show. 570-654-9565

A group of Massai people from Kenya will perform locally on Oct. 13 and 14 at Marywood University and Northwest Area High School respectively.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_Maasai7.cmyk_.jpgA group of Massai people from Kenya will perform locally on Oct. 13 and 14 at Marywood University and Northwest Area High School respectively. Submitted photo


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