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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.


Lady Jane’s Salon Wilkes-Barre/Scranton


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


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:


• “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)

• 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:


• “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)


• Science Club: April 17, 4 p.m.


• Adult Book Club: April 21, 6:30 p.m.


• Unclaimed Property Search: April 24, 5-6:30 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


• Friends Meeting: April 28, 6:30 p.m.


Pocono Arts Council (18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.poconoarts.org)

• Lecture on Georgia O’Keefe: June 3, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Studio Workshop: Acrylic on Canvas: June 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Lecture on “The Art of Botanica:” July 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Studio Workshop: Watercolor: July 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Lecture on Connecticut Impressionists: Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Lecture on Pennsylvania Impressionists: Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


• Studio Workshop: Acrylic on Canvas: Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.


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.


• “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.


VISUAL


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: 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: 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: through April 29.


Dietrich Theatre


(downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)


• 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.


• 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.:


• 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


King’s College

• Free Screening of “ America’s First Park: River Common:” April 22, noon; April 30 6 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


Lackawanna College Environmental Institute


• 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.


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.


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.)


• Senior ART Exhibition: Through April 27.


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, Through May 3.


MainStreet Galleries (370 Pierce St., Kingston)

• WVIA Artist Celebration: Through 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.


• “Pablo Picasso: 25 Years of Limited Edition Creamics from the Rosenbaum Collection:” May 10-Sept.21.


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.


• “Exceptional Art - Exceptional Artists:” May 1, 5-8 p.m.


University of Scranton

Hope Horn Gallery

(Hyland Hall, University of Scranton, 570.941.4214)

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

• The University of Scranton Student Exhibition: Through May 9. Public reception May 2, 6 p.m.


Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton

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


Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration Art Exhibit: May 1-31.


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.


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


The Wyoming Valley Art League


(47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, www.wval.org, 570.288.1020)


• “Intuitive Process:” April 18, 5-8 p.m. First floor gallery.


• Members’ Juried Exhibit: April 18, 5-8 p.m. Main gallery.


• Elaine Tweedy of “I Got The Shot” Photography: April 18, 5-8 p.m. Basement gallery.


• Spring Juried Reception & Awards: April 25, 6:30 p.m.


• “Unlocking Silent Histories” May 13m,7-9:30 p.m. Open to the public.


• Fine Arts Fiesta: May 15-18. (Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.)


• Life Dtawing Class: May 25, June 22, 1-4 p.m., $8, members; $10, non-members; adults only.


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