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THIS WEEK: Aug 2 to 8, 2013

Super Hero Party, for ages 6 and older. Costumes encouraged. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. today. $2. Registration: 693-1364.


Youth Day Carnival, with Damian the Magician, balloons by Justin Credible, pony rides, carnival games, face painting, make-your-own sundaes and more. Cross Valley Federal Credit Union, 640 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free. Reservations: 823-6836, ext. 1071 or crossvalleyfcu.org.


Quilling, creating a work of art using the old-fashioned technique of quilling. For ages 4 to 12 offered during tours of the historic Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. $4, $2 children. 822-1727.


Exploring the Ancient Woodlands, a two-session nature camp with hiking, a stream search, salamander search and woodland expeditions. For ages 9 to 12. Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Registration: 477-7780.


Toddler Time, stories for ages 18 to 36 months. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Monday. Registration: 693-1364.


Craft Club, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Monday. Registration: 693-1364.


Mustache Baby, a storytime session with tongue-in-cheek humor in the book by Bridget Heos about behavior issues. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Tuesday; 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.


Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Tuesday. Registration: 693-1364.


Make Your Own Garden, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Tuesday. Registration: 693-1364.


Apples to Apples, teen game night. Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke. 5 p.m. Tuesday. 735-3030.


Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13; 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 14. 823-0156.


Great White Shark! For age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Wednesday. Registration: 693-1364.


Children’s Gardening Series, with stories and hands-on activities in the garden. Salt Springs State Park, Silver Creek Road, Franklin Forks. 1 p.m. Wednesday. $5 per session. 967-7275.


YogaTeen, free yoga classes for ages 12 to 17 taught outdoors weather permitting. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Fairview Township. 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. Registration: 474-9313.


Teen Movie Night, a showing of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke. 5 p.m. Thursday. 735-3030.


FUTURE

Learn About Bugs, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Aug. 9. Registration: 693-1364.


Bats at the Ballgame, a story about the upside-down world of bats at play. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Aug. 13; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15. 829-4210.


Open Mic Night for Teens, with acoustic music, poetry, dramatic readings and comedy by performers ages 12 to 17. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6 p.m. Aug. 14. 474-9313.


Ready for School Storytime, stories and fun activities with Dr. Seuess’ book “ABC.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Aug. 17. 829-4210.


Back-to-School Block Party for Kids, with food, fun, races, balloon animals, water-balloon fights, games, face painting and prizes. Grove Street between Dana and Stanton streets, Wilkes-Barre. 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17. 266-9775.


Bedtime Is Cancelled, a reading of Cece Meng’s wry parody of the information age. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Aug. 20; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. 829-4210.


Children’s Gardening Series, with stories and hands-on activities in the garden. Salt Springs State Park, Silver Creek Road, Franklin Forks. 1 p.m. Aug. 21. $5 per session. 967-7275.


Apples to Apples, teen game night. Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke. 5 p.m. Aug. 22. 735-3030.


Cookie Mouse visits a storytime session at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Aug. 24. 829-4210.


Just for Kids: Art in the Park. Create a one-of-a-kind outdoor painting with step-by-step instruction from artist Jan Lokuta. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 1 p.m. Aug. 31. Free. Registration: 403-2006.


Knitting Nancy, learning to use a “knitting mushroom” or “Knitting Nancy.” For ages 4 to 12 during tours of the historic Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. $4, $2 children. 822-1727.


Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy’s Big Adventure, an interactive, fun-filled trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth — and rode in trains! Based on the popular PBS children’s series. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17. $25, $15. 826-1100.


Pirate and Princess Adventure, a “Disney Junior Live on Tour” performance with characters from “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” along with appearances by Cinderella, Doc McStuffins and Peter Pan. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 10. $65, $50, $26. 800-745-3000.


Max & Ruby in The Nutcracker Suite, the cartoon bunnies take to the stage in a magical performance of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. $30, $20. 826-1100.

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