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May 13. 2013 5:12PM
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DALLAS: Mercy Center Skilled Nursing and Personal Care will host a free workshop, “Come to Your Senses: Understanding Human Perception” from 9 a.m. to noon on May 21 at the Mercy Center Rivers Room.

The program will feature presentations by Marcia Wazeter, med/assistant district administrator, Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, Pennsylvania Department of Labor; Jim Siberski, assistant professor, coordinator of gerontological education and director of the Geriatric Care program; Sister Rosellen Li, licensed joint massage therapist; and Rachel Loefflad, certified therapeutic recreation therapist. Informative work stations and screenings will also be provided.

For more information, contact Mark Williams at 674-6945.

KINGSTON: The Wilkes-Barre Chapter 342 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday at the Black Diamond American Legion, 386 Wyoming Avenue.

Reservations will be accepted for the spring luncheon to be held on June 11 at Touch of Class. Cost is $20 per person. If interested in attending, call JoAnn at 283-3388.

All active and retired federal employees are welcome. Pizza and light refreshments will be served at the meeting.

PITTSTON: Tobyhanna Army Depot retirees will meet at 8 a.m. on Wednesday at the Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, Route 315. All Tobyhanna Army Depot retirees and current employees are welcome. For more information contact Bernie Petrasek at 287-9093, 239-1682 or

WILKES-BARRE: Dog Scouts of America will meet at 4 p.m. on Sunday at Kirby Park, near the tennis courts. Up-to-date shot records are required and a waiver must be signed. Dogs should also have a six-foot leash and no corrective collar. Meeting is free and open to all ages. For more information visit or contact Phyllis Sinavage at or Liza Roper at

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