THIS WEEK: APRIL 19 to 25, 2013
Beauty and the Beast, the Disney musical performed by the Scranton Prep Players. St. Robert Bellarmine Theater, Scranton Preparatory School, 1000 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. 7:30 tonight and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $10, $8 students. 941-7737.
Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Saturdays through April 27 at 10 a.m.; Wednesday at 10 and 11 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.
Furry Tales Reading Program. Practice your reading skills with a trained therapy dog and receive a treat for paw-ticipating. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Saturday. 693-1364.
Junior Friends of the Library, a book club for children in grades three to six. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Saturday with book discussion at 11 a.m., followed by lunch and meeting at noon. Signup: 693-1364.
Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, with a special menu “created by the Mad Hatter” along with photo ops with Alice and her friends. Optional “Alice in Wonderland” dress. Sponsored by the Friends of the Wyoming Free Library at the United Methodist Church, 376 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Reservations: 693-1364.
American Girl Party, with excerpts from the latest American Girl books, crafts, activities and snacks. Age 8 and older. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Saturday. Registration: 654-9847.
Bag-a-Badge for Scouts, the Girl Scout Brownie Hiker Badge. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. $12 includes a snack. Registration: 346-7186.
Young People’s Introduction to Zen, the basics of zazen meditation for ages 10 to 13. Endless Mountain Zendo, 104 Hollow Road, Stillwater. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Registration: 925-5077.
Natural Wonders: Nature’s Sensations, a “sensory” walk around the estate for ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 842-1506.
For Me, for You, for Later, learning to save, share and spend money in a fun workshop designed for children and their parents. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. Registration: 821-1959.
Storytime with Misericordia, conducted by speech and language students. Also: tips for parents on language and literacy. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. April 26. Free. Registration: 654-9847.
Healthy Kids Day, with 20 vendors, ZUMBAtomic classes, water safety, family swim, magic show, Fire Safety Smoke House, healthy snack-making and more. Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27. 823-2191.
Flow Circus, a show based on the themes of spending, saving and sharing. For all ages at the Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 11 a.m. April 27. Also at the Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. at 1 p.m. Free. Registration: 654-9565 or 693-1364.
Bike Safety Event, with a safety talk, bike inspections and free helmets along with food and entertainment. McDade Park, Scranton. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. 963-6730.
Bag-a-Badge for Scouts, the Animal Habitat Badge for Girl Scout Junors. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 1 to 4 p.m. April 27. $12 includes a snack. Registration: 346-7186.