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THIS WEEK: Aug. 1 to 7, 2014


Frozen Friday, a reading of Disney’s “Frozen: A Read-Along Storybook,” plus a sing-along, crafts and activities with the summer-loving snowman. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Tonight at 7. 570-829-4210.


Sekusui Science Day, experiments to show the effect of science and technology on our lives. For grades four and five. Bloomsburg High School, 1200 Railroad St. Saturday with workshops at 9 and 11 a.m., 1 p.m. Free. Registration: 570-784-8181 or bte.org.


Superhero Storytime. Come as your favorite Marvel superhero for a costume contest, a reading of “Guardians of the Galaxy: Beginnings,” make-your-own superhero mask and cape, and other superhero activities. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Saturday at 11 a.m. 570-829-4210.


Youth Day Carnival, with a magic show by Chadmagic, balloons by Justin Credible, pony rides, carnival games, face painting, make-your-own-sundae stand, hot dogs, popcorn, local mascots, the Plains Fire Department and fun financial literacy programs. Cross Valley Federal Credit Union, 640 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre. Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Free. 570-823-6836 ext. 1071.


LEGO Group Build. Join forces to build a crime fighting scene from the kit “LEGO Super Heroes Spider-Man: Spider-Cycle Chase.” Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Saturday at 1 p.m. 570-829-4210.


Sharks!, Museum Adventure Week. Explore the world of sharks in the museum’s exhibits and collections. For children entering grades K-6. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday (Aug. 8). Free breakfast and lunch provided. 570-346-7186.


Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Camp, learning about observation, collection of evidence, detection and fingerprinting with the assistance of area experts. For ages 12 to 14. Luzerne County Community College’s Advanced Technology Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 9 a.m. to noon. Monday through Friday (Aug. 8). Registration: 570-740-0495.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Storytime, with stories and ninja activities. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Tuesday; 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 570-829-4210.


Fun with Science, learning about simple acids and bases and what happens when they are mixed together. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 10 a.m. Wednesday. Registration: 570-287-2013.


Teen Open Mic Night. Share your talent with your friends in a 15-minute time slot. Poets, singers, dancers, artists and actors welcome. For grades six to twelve. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6 p.m. Wednesday. 570-474-9313.


Explorer Pack. Explore the Kettle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary with a backpack of equipment to help complete five activities along the trail and earn an Explorer Certificate. For 6 to 12 year olds. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Aug. 15: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.


FUTURE


Hometown Hero Storytime, a reading of “Cars and Trucks and Things That Go” by Richard Scarry. Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Aug. 9. 570-829-4210.


Kids Day Festival, a fundraiser for the Wyoming Free Library with vendors, food, games, contests and more. West Wyoming Hose Company #1, 926 Shoemaker Ave. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 20. 570-693-1364.


Bill Blagg’s Science of Magic, a school show for grades four to eight that explains how magicians use science to create “the impossible.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. Feb. 18. $8; $6 school groups. 570-826-1100.


The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, a fast-paced musical revue for kindergarten to fourth-grade pupils. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. May 14. $8; $6 school groups. 570-826-1100.


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