VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS
Marywood University Graduate Exhibition, through June 13, in the Mahady Gallery on campus, Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. An opening reception will be held May 3, 3 – 5 p.m. Group exhibition includes Master of Arts candidates Ahdab Bazerbay in painting, and Justin T. Hayden and Danielle M. Zito in art education. Info: 570-348-6278 or marywood.edu/galleries.
Dietrich Classic Movie Series: Spartacus, June 18 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Cost: $5. Tickets: dietrichtheater.com or at the Dietrich ticket booth.
Actors Circle presents: “Murder in the Manor House,” June 19-22 and June 27, 28, 29, at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. An interactive murder mystery written by by John McInerney and directed by John McInerney and Carol Arena. Cost: ticket prices vary. Info/reservations: 570-342-9707.
Shakespeare in the Park, June 21, at Tunkhannock’s Lazybrook Park, 7 p.m. Presented by: Gamut Theatre Group. The 80-minute version of Shakespeare’s original text tells the story of “Macbeth.” The performance will be followed by a talk-back session with the actors. Attendees should bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Cost: Free. Info: 570-996-1500.
Scranton Brass Orchestra Performance, June 22, in the Houlihan-McLean Center at The University of Scranton, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45, and seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Cost: free. Info: Scranton.edu/music or 570-941-7624.
Dinosaur Sculpture Exhibit and Lecture, June 23 at Abington Community Library, 7 - 8 p.m. Host: Gene Moyer. For adults.
Lakeside Wednesday Concerts, every Wednesday from June 25 to August 27 at Hillside Park, 6 p.m. to dusk, rain or shine. Features live music, food, canoeing and visual artists. Musical lineup includes: Mace In Dickson Band, June 25; Kenny McGraw’s Brass and Ivory Orchestra with Chris Dimattio, July 2; Jeffrey James Band, July 9; Doug Smith Featuring Erin Malloy, July 16; Wannabees, July 23; East Coast Trio, July 30; Whiskey Tango, Aug. 6; Lightweight with special guest Senator John Blake and Friends, Aug. 13; Fab Three, Aug. 20 and Hitchin’ Cricket, Aug. 27.
Open Mic Night Featuring Ed Crawley and the Everything Natural Drummers, June 27 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, 7 p.m. (Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m.) Open to audiences and performers of all ages. Musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types are invited to share their talents. Cost: free. Info: 570-996-1500.
MFA Design/Illustration Thesis Exhibition, July 14-17 at Marywood University’s Mahady Gallery. A group exhibition featuring eight students from the “Get Your Masters with the Masters” program in graphic design and illustration. Info: marywood.edu/galleries, firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-348-6278.
Actors Circle presents: “A Private War,” July 17,18,19, 20, 24, 25, 26 and 27 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Written and directed by Lou Bisignani, this play takes place in a small pub in a Southwestern coastal village in Ireland. Cost: ticket prices and show times vary. Info/reservations: 570-342-9707.
Music on the Lawn, Craft Fair and Yard Sale, Aug. 23 at Lake Winola United Methodist Church, Maple Drive, Mill City. Craft Fair/Yard Sale begin at 1 p.m., chicken BBQ from 4 - 7 p.m. Features live music from Christian bands: Mark and Debbie Gibson, of Syracuse, New York, 2 - 3 p.m.; Mike Lewis, of Nashville Tennessee, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.; March Forth, of Mechanicsburg, 5 - 6 p.m. and Kingdom Come, of Tunkhannock, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Also features Movie over the Campfire, 8 - 10 p.m. Vendors wanted. Info: call Mark at 570-351-7365.
Cornstock Folk Festival, Aug. 29-31 at Lazy Brook Park, in Tunkhannock, gates open Friday at 9 a.m. Features diverse line-up of folk, swing, celtic, bluegrass, jazz, Appalachian, reggae and Americanna accoustic rock musicians. Cost: Weekend tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the gate. Children 16 and under are free when accompanied by a parent/guardian. Info: cornstockfestival.com or 570-250-7464.
Writers Group, for ages 18 and up, at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., ongoing. All genres and levels of writing welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 570-996-1500.
STACKS Writing Group, at The Vintage/Morning Glory Cafe, 326 Spruce St., Scranton, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Info: email@example.com.
ARTS, CRAFTS AND MORE
Quilting for Everyone: Quilting Bee, Wednesdays, June 11, 18 and 25, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 6 - 7:30 p.m. For ages 13 and up. Cost: Free. Info/register: 570-996-1500.
Decorative Painting, Wednesdays, June 11, 18 and 25, July 16, 23 and 30 and August 13, 20 and 27, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, noon to 3 p.m. For ages 16 and up. Cost: $20 per class, plus the cost of painting surface. Info/register: 570-996-1500.
Make-it, Take-it Craft Time, June 16 at Abington Community Library. Children ages 3 - 10 may drop in any time between 3 and 5 p.m. to create a “optical illusions” craft. All materials provided. Cost: free.
Chair Yoga, Mondays, June 16, 23 and 30, at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, 10 - 11:15 a.m. Cost: $10 per class. Info/register: 570-996-1500.
Zentangle Inspired Art Class, June 20 at Abington Community Library, 4 - 6 p.m. Teens are invited to attend and learn Zentangle-inspired basics through lettering, flowers, and patterns. All materials provided.