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POETIC


Barnes & Noble Booksellers

(421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, 570.829.4352)

Book Signings:

• Author KristaLyn A. Vetovich: April 5, 2 p.m.


The Comedy Palace at Temple Hesed (1 Knox Rd., Scranton)

• Jessica Kirson: April 26, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person; $40, a couple; $50, patron, and include snacks, desserts, and one beverage. Ages 21 and up. For reservations, please call 570.344.7201 or 570.585.1192.


Dietrich Theater


(60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock: 570.996.1500)


• Writers’ Group: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Free.


• Robert May at Spring 2014 Film Festival: April 7, 7:30 p.m. Available for audience questions following “Kids for Cash” screening.


Lady Jane’s Salon Wilkes-Barre/Scranton


Reading salon dedicated to romance fiction, first Thursday of every month at Bartolai Winery (Route 92, Harding).


King’s College


(133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)


• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: April 10, 4 p.m.Gold Room, Administration Building.


Keystone College


• The Gathering 2014: July 17-20.


Marywood University

(2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, www.marywood.edu, 570.348.6211)

Social Sciences department Social Change Film Series, Comerford Theater, Center for Natural and Health Sciences, free:


• “Pray the Devil Back to Hell:” March 28, 7 p.m.


• “If a Tree Falls:” April 25, 7 p.m.


The Osterhout Free Library

(71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, www.osterhout.info, 570.821.1959)

• Teen Night: Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Come watch a movie, play games, enjoy snacks or do a craft.


• One More Row, knit and crochet group: Every other Saturday. While One More Row is not a formal class, we do teach. To learn to knit, bring a 5mm (size 8) knitting needle and any color of medium Worsted weight yarn. To learn how to crochet, bring a 5.5mm (size 1) crochet hook and any color of medium Worsted weight yarn.


• Basic computer classes: Begins March 22, 10:15 a.m.-12:15. $5 deposit required, will be refunded if 7 of 11 classes attended. Class dates are March 22, 29, April 5, 12, May 3, 10, 17, 31, June 14, 21, 28. Limited to 10 students.


Book discussions:


• Socrates Cafe Discussion Group: April 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m.


• Road To Financial Fitness: April 11, 1 p.m.


• “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling: April 15, 6:30 p.m.


• “The Last Kashmiri Rose” by Barbara Cleverly: April 24, 6:40 p.m.


• Free Library Early History: April 26, 1 p.m.


Penn State Wilkes-Barre

(Old Route 115, Lehman)

• Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education Spring Film and Discussion Series partnering with R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 in Downtown Wilkes-Barre to host a film and discussion series exploring Five Great Books, Five Great Films: Casino Royale, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Great Gatsby, The African Queen, and Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone, Thursdays at 7 p.m. through April 24. For more info contact Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education at 570.675.9253 or wbce@outreach.psu.edu.


Great Books At Hayfield book discussion at Hayfield House, Room H-105:


• April 28, 6 p.m., buffet supper, “Things Fall Apart,” by Chinua Achebe


Pittston Memorial Library


(47 Broad St., 570.654.9565, pitmemlib@comcast.net)


• Read to specially trained therapy dogs on the second Saturday of every month beginning at 10 a.m. Please call the library to register.


• Crochet Club: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 6 p.m.


• Lego Club: Mondays at 4 p.m. No need to register.


• Grandparents Support Group: Fourth Monday of each month at noon.


• Spring Craft Show: April 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Easter Bunny visit, noon-1 p.m.


• The World’s Greatest Elvis, Shawn Klush: April 26, Theatre at Lackawanna College. VIP and general admission tickets available by calling 570.955.1455 or online at etix.com


University of Scranton

Schemel Forum, all run from noon-1:30 p.m. $20, per person; $30 per couple; $110, entire series; $160, entire series per couple. To register contact Emily Brees at 570.941.6206 or Emily.brees@scranton.edu.


• Participants in “Sweet Tale of Resistance” will view “Sweet Dreams,” a highly acclaimed documentary film by Lisa and Rob Fruchtman: April 8, 5:30-7 p.m.


• “The Mutiny on The Bounty: Myth & Fact,” a presentation by alumnus and book collector Edward R. Leahy: April 9, 5:30-7 p.m.


• “Africa: Art, Memory, Culture:” April 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Brennan Hall. $40 per person.


• “We Are All Others: The American Story:” April 28, 7 p.m.


• “Identity & the Struggle between the Culture of Human Rights & the Mafia:” May 9.


Wilkes University event

• Kimball Lecture with Robert B. Jackson, Nicholas Chair of Global Environmental Change: April 7, 8 p.m., Marts Gymnasium.


West Pittston Library


(200 Exeter Ave., 570.654.9847, wplibrary.org)


• Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.


• Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.


VISUAL


AFA Gallery


(514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)


Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.


• Keystone College Senior Art Exhibition: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Art will remain throughout April.


ARTSPACE Gallery (18 N. 7th St., Stroudsburg, 570.476.4460, artspacegallery.net)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat-Sun, noon-4 p.m.

• William Gothard: April 4, 5-7 p.m., opening reception. Work will be on display throughout April.


ArtWorks Gallery


(502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., noon-3 p.m., or by appointment.


• Keystone College Senior Art Exhibition: April 4, 6-9 p.m. Art will remain throughout April.


Camerawork Gallery


(Downstairs in the Marquis Gallery, Laundry Building, 515 Center St., Scranton, 570.510.5028. www.cameraworkgallery.org, rross233@aol.com)


Gallery hours Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


• “Sense Of Place,” photographs by Makhael Antone: Opening reception April 4, 6:15-8 p.m. Through April 29.


Dietrich Theatre


(downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)


• Spring 2014 Film Festival: March 28-April 10. Admission is $9 evening (after 6 p.m.) and $8 matinee (before 6 p.m.).


• Tom Knight Puppet Show: April 24, 1:30 p.m. Free.


Everhart Museum


(1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, everhart-museum.org)


Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.


• Everhart Wonder Club: Session 2, “Jazz It Up: Creating Artwork Inspired by the 1940s,” April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 3:30-5 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Grades 4-6.


• Early Explorers for pre-K: Mondays through April 28, 1-1:45 and 2:15-3 p.m. Ages 3-5. $25, museum members; $30, non-members.


• D-Day 1944, “Accept nothing less than full victory!”: Open now.


Everhart Reads @ Library Express (Steamtown Mall), all begin 6 p.m.:


• April 10: “Dr. Suess Goes to War” by Richard H. Minear and “Hipster Hitler” by James Carr & Archana Kumar


• May 8: “Assignment in Brittany” by Helen MacInnes


• June 12: “D-Day June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II” by Stephen E. Ambrose


Hope Horn Gallery

(Hyland Hall, University of Scranton, 570.941.4214)

Gallery Hours: Sun.-Fri., noon-4 p.m.; Wed., 6-8 p.m.

• “Crossing Disciplines: Text and Image in the Work of J.M. Dunn:” Through April 11.


Lackawanna College Environmental Institute


• Volunteer Trail Day: April 5, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


• Camouflage and Mimicry: April 8, 6:30-8 p.m. All ages. $5 per person. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


• Natural Wonders: Super Seeds: April 10, 1.-2:30 p.m. Ages 3-6 and guardian. Classes run Thursdays from March 27-June 5. $40 for a series of six classes. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


• Birding Tune-Up: April 12, 2-3:30 p.m. All ages. $5 per person. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


• Reptile & Amphibian Survey Program: April 23, 6-8:30 p.m. $5 per person. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


• Natural Wonders: Awakening Amphibians: April 24, 1-2:30 p.m. Ages 3-6 and guardian. Classes run Thursdays from March 27-June 5. $40 for a series of six classes. Call 570.842.1506 to register.


Laura Craig Gallery

(307 Linden St., 570.963.7995, lauracraiggalleries@aol.com)

• Brian Keeler: Recent Works

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College

(570.945.8335, keystone.edu/lindergallery)

• Len Davis Exhibition: Through April 22.


Loyla Science Center, University of Scranton

• “TAG: Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You:” Through May 16.


MacDonald Gallery (Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat./Sun., 1-5 p.m.

• “Mary Bove Recent Works:” April 21-29.


Madelon Powers Gallery at East Stroudsburg University


Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Thursday, and Friday.


• Art Association All-University Juried Student Art Ebhibition: Through April 18. Artist reception, March 26, 4-6 p.m.


Marywood University


(Shields Center for Visual Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 570.348.6278, gallery@marywood.edu, www.marywood.edu/galleries)


MAHADY GALLERY


(Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)


• Recent Acquisitions, features recent additions to the Permanent Collection that include paintings, prints, sculpture, and works on paper.: March 10-23.


• Senior ART Exhibition: April 12-27. Opening reception April 12, 2-4 p.m.


SURACI GALLERY


(Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)


• Ever-changing Light, Recent Landscape Paintings by Collier B. Parker, March 22-May 3. Artist’s Reception March 22, 6-8 p.m.


MASLOW STUDY GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART


(Hours: Mon/Thur/Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Tues/Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat/Sun 1-4 p.m.)


• Selections from The Maslow Collection.


MainStreet Galleries (370 Pierce St., Kingston)

• WVIA Artist Celebration: April 11, 6-9 p.m. Free. Art will be on display unti May 3.


Marquis Art & Frame (122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.0518)

Gallery hours Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Studio Views 2014: Through May 3.


Pauly Friedman Art Gallery


(Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)


Gallery Hours: Mon. closed, Tue.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.


• Landscape and figure paintings by Thomas Dougherty: Through April 15.


• Watercolors by John Clark: Through April 15.


Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University

(150 S. River St., Stark Learning Center, 570.408.4325)

Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.

• “A World Apart: The Legacy of George Gabin:” Through May 11.


Verve Vertu Art Studio

(Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)


• Exhibit: Through April.


Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton

• “The Mutiny on the Bounty: a 225-Year Voyage from Fiction to Fact:” Through April 17.


Widmann Gallery


(Located in King’s College’s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)


Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.


• “Shadow Galaxy” by Tom Sorresso: Through April.


• Annual King’s Communications Media Student Exhibition: April 18-May 23.


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