THIS WEEK: May 17 to 23, 2013
The Marvelous Misadventures of Little Red Riding Hood, a children’s theater presentation written by Kevin Costley. Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 6 tonight; 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. $12 includes a McDonald’s Fun Meal. 283-2195.
Story Time and Book Signing, with Angela DeMuro, author and illustrator of the “Land of MU’ books. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 6 tonight. Registration: 654-3323.
Aladdin Jr., a children’s theater presentation by Kiss Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 tonight; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 829-1901.
The Little Mermaid Jr., the story of Ariel and her adventures at the top of the ocean. Performed by the Wyoming County Junior Players and Little Hams at Whipple Performing Arts Studio, 602 Hunter Highway, Suite 20, Tunkhannock. 7 tonight; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. $8. 836-6986.
Furry Tales Reading Program. Practice your reading skills with a trained therapy dog. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Saturday. 693-1364.
Peter and the Wolf, Sergei Prokofiev’s musical symphony for children performed by the Dietrich Children’s Theatre. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. Saturday. Free. 996-1500.
Masked Marvels and Wondertales. Visual artist and mime Michael Cooper spins tales playing a colorful cast of characters using stilt dancing and creative masks. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Sunday. $12, $9 children. 826-1100.
Kids with Adults Craft Club, open to ages 5 to 12. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 6 p.m. Monday. Registration: 654-9565.
Books and Babies, for ages 1 to 3. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesdays through May 28 at 9:30 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.
Natural Wonders: Garden Fun, a trip to the Learning Garden to plant seedlings and learn where food comes from. For ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 842-1506.
Buzzy Buddies, learn about the world of honeybees through dramatic play, stories and crafts. Ages 3 to 5. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 4 p.m. May 25. Free. 696-9105.
Salamander Search, a brief talk followed by a search for the slippery creatures. Ages 6 to 12. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 2 p.m. May 26. Free. 696-9105.
Aladdin Jr., a children’s theater presentation by Kiss Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. May 31; 2 and 7 p.m. June 1; 2 p.m. June 2. 829-1901.
Natural Wonders: Beautiful Butterflies, a nature session for ages 3 to 5 with stories, art and outdoor exploration. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 6. Registration: 842-1506.