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BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


American Lung Association

  • Fight for Air Walk: June 8, King’s College Betzler Fields, Wilkes-Barre. For more info visit www.lunginfo.org/wbwalk


Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge


(974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, 570.333.5265, www.bcfanimalrefuge.org)


• Run For a Rescue 5K Run/Walk: April 20, 8 a.m., runners; 8:30 a.m., walkers, McDade Park, Scranton. Sponsored by Keystone College and Sodexo Dining Service


• 1st Annual Motorcycle Run, “Hogs for Dogs:” May 12, start and ends at the Getaway Lounge, Plymouth. Registration 11 a.m. to noon, starts 12:15, rain or shine. $20, rider; $10, passenger.


• Dart tournament: May 26, noon, Murphy’s Pub, Swoyersville. $90 per three-person team. Sign-ups from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. For more information contact mdima72000@yahoo.com.


• Haircut fundraiser: May 19, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., Sports Page (Twin Stacks Center, 1100 Memorial Highway, Dallas and 160 Boston Ave., West Pittston). Call for an appointment at 570.675.2466 or 570.654.6114.


Candy’s Place (570.714.8800)

  • Lymphedema: Prevention, detection, and management:April 16, 5:30 p.m
  • Zentangle Workshop: April 20, 10 a.m.-noon.

Make-A-Wish

(800.480.WISH, www.wishgreaterpa.org)

• 19th Annual Wish Upon A Star Dinner Dance and Silent Auction: May 17, 6-11 p.m., Stroudsmoor Inn at Terraview. For reservations call 570.424.5081 by May 6.

NEPA Mom Prom


• May 4, 7-11 p.m., Hilton Hotel and Conference Center () 21 and older. $35. For tickets or info contact Kim 561-5846 or Chris 561-5714.


Victims Resource Center

(71 North Franklin St, 570.823.0765, www.vrcnepa.org)

• 28th Annual Geranium Sale: Orders must be placed by April 26. Geraniums will be available for pick-up/delivery the week of May 7-10. Pink or red geraniums in 4inch pots, $3.50 each.


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


2013 NEPA Motorcycle and PowerSports Show: April 14, noon-5 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (255 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre). Proceeds from the show go to Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. $7.50 per bike, registration day-of from 9-11 a.m. Motorcycles with more than ½ tank of fuel not permitted. $7.50, admission; free, children under 12.


Gunners PA Law Enforcement MC

(gunnerspalemc@gmail.com, $20/rider, $10/passenger unless noted otherwise)

  • 2nd Annual Project Fallen Ride: May 5, 10 a.m., Susquehenna Brewing Co. Info: Gunnerspalemc.com.

CHURCHES


St. Faustina Kowalska’s Catholic Church

St. Joseph Melkite Church


(130 North St. Francis Cabrini Avenue, West Scranton. 570.343.6092, scrantonmelkite@verizon.net)


• Annual St. Joseph Breakfast: April 21, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $7.50, adults; $4, children 4-10 years old; free, children 3 and under.


St. Michael’s Church (corner of Church/Winter Sts., Old Forge, 570.457.2875)

  • Pierogie Sale: April 23, 2-5 p.m. Orders must be in by April 19. $6 per dozen. Contact Sandra, 570.457.9280, or the church hall, 570.457.2875, to place orders.


Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center


(140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre)

  • Developing Effective Teams: Transforming Teams into Sacred Circles of Service webinar: April 10, 7-9 p.m.
  • The Bridge Class: April 17, 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Re-New Unity Workshop and Luncheon: April 20, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $30, both workshops; $20, one workshop. Limited to 50 particpants; reservations required.


 


EVENTS


American Legion Mountain Post 781 (Mountain Top)

  • 5th Annual Flea Market: May 5, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Vendors wanted. $10, under cover with table; $5, in yard, bring your own table. To register call 570.474.2161.

Choral Arts of Luzerne County

(www.choralartslc.org)

• Spring Concert/Fifth Season Celebration: April 27, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church (97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre); April 28, 4 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church (467 Main St., Conyngham). $15, adults; $10, students and seniors.

Dietrich Theater


(60 E. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500, www.dietrichtheater.com).


• Tom Knight Puppet Show: April 17, 1:30 p.m.


• Philadelphia Bus Trip to the Barnes: April 11, departs 7 a.m. returns 10 p.m. $135.


Kids Classes:


• Movement and Storytelling for Preschoolers: Ages 4 and 5. Series 2, April 10, 17, 24, 10-10:45 a.m.


Adult Classes:


• Kundalini Yoga: Ages 16 and up. 10-11:30 a.m., Series 3 April 27, May 4, 11, 18. $40, four classes; $15, drop-in.


Eighth Annual Mothers Day Intertribal Powwow:


May 11, noon-6 p.m., May 12, noon-5 p.m., Noxen Fire Co. founds (Stull Road, Noxen, Wyoming County). Free. For more information contact Natalie “Wisteria” at 570.947.2097 or via email at wisteria18704@yahoo.com.


Everhart Museum

(1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 570.346.7186, general.information@everhart-museum.org)

• The Green Hour: Absinthe at the Everhart: April 24, 7-9 p.m.


• “Bats in my belfry, dingbats in yours?:” May 1, 6-8 p.m., Jack’s Drafthouse


• Stoker on Stoker: May 15, 6-8 p.m.


• Steampunk Jewelry: June 5, 6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Ages 16 and older. Pre-registration required.


Glass Artisans Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

  • Dinner: April 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton. Guest speaker author Susan Vreeland. $60 per person; $100 per pair; $350, table of eight. To purchase tickets contact 570.982.6276 or visit www.glassartisans.org.


The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce


(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)


• Women in Leadership Roles…How to Step Up!: April 17, noon.


Hazleton FunFest

• 80s Throwback Prom, Hazleton Funfest fundraiser: April 27, Capriotti’s Palazzo, McAdoo. . Tickets available at Funfest, 20 W. Broad Street, or at Metallo’s Formal Wear, 310 W. Broad Street, Hazleton. Information can also be found at www.funfestpa.org or by calling 570.455.1509.


Irem Clubhouse


(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)


• Cooking Demonstration: April 18, 6-7:30 p.m. $25 per person. Reservations required. Pre-payment due by Apri l15.


Johnson College


(3427 N. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.342.6404, johnson.edu)


• 21st Annual Golf Tournament: May 17, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, Mountain Top. Info: Stephanie Orzalek, Coordinator of Institutional Advancement, 570.702.8908 or sorzalek@johnson.edu.

  • Commencement Ceremony: May 13, 6:30 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton).


“Keep Wine-ing, He Might Start to Look Like Prince Charming”


comedy show: April 25, 7:30 p.m., Antler Ridge Winery. $20. Her special guest is Liz Russo who has performed at Caroline’s on Broadway. Tickets are $20 and include the first glass of wine. Visit JeannineLuby.com or Antler Ridge Winery (Hawley).


King’s College


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


• 2013 Global Landscapes Conference: April 17-18, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Snyder Conference Room of the Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.


• Cantores Christi Regis Spring Concert: April 19-20, 7:30 p.m. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center. Free. Info: 570.208.6044.


Lackawanna College


(501 Vine St., Scranton, 1.877.346.3552, lackawanna.edu)


Environmental Institute (10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp.)


• On Exhibit: A Walk Through Natures Glory: Through April 19.


• Amphibian Walk: April 17, 6-8 p.m. $5. Pre-registration required.


• Art in Nature: Clay Pot Wreaths: April 20, 9 a.m.-noon. $25. Pre-registration required.


• Art Opening: Three Artists from Elmhurst: April 26, 5-7 p.m. Runs through June 3.


Lackawanna College Police Academy (Class 208)

  • “Caring F.O.R. Cops” 5K race/walk Saturday May 25 at 10am (rain or shine) on 100 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton. Proceeds will benefit Fallen Officers Remembered to help purchase new body armor for officers without it so they can help to better protect citizens. Registration will be from 8am-9:45 am. Entry fee is $20 if pre-registered before May 15; $25 after deadline. For more information, to sponsor, or to download the registration form contact Race Coordinator Paul Tomczyk at 570-346-9679 or go to www.fallenofficersremembered.org (events 5K) or FB: Fallen Officers Remembered (Events) for more details or to download application.


Misericordia University


(www.misericordia.edu, 570.674.6400; box office, 674.6719, misericordia.edu)


• Adult learner open house for Expressway Accelerated Degree Program: April 10, 4-7 p.m., Lackawanna College boardroom (145 E. Broad St., Hazleton); April 18, 4-6 p.m., Lackawanna College-Hazleton Center (145 E. Broad St., Hazleton).


• Beyond Harmony performance: April 19, before the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton RailRiders game.


• Eastern Pennsylvania Philosophical Association meeting: April 20, registration 8:30 a.m., session beings at 9:30, Huntzinger Room 218, Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. $25; $10, students with a valid ID.


• Back Mountain Chamber, Business & Community Expo and spring meeting of the Back Mountain Historical Association: April 17, expo 4-7 p.m., meeting 7-9 p.m.


• High school students open house: April 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Mountain Grange No. 567


• Monthly fleamarket: Second Saturday of each month. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mountain Grange Hall (1632 W. 8th St., Carverton).


• Annual spring luncheon and fundraiser: May 8, 11:30 a.m., Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort (100 Shawnee on Delaware Lodge, Shawnee). $28.


Mountain View Baseball Booster Club

  • First Annual Golf Tournament: April 21, 1 p.m., Conklin Players Club (1520 Conklin Road, Conklin, NY). For more information or to enter a team contact the Pro Shop at 607.775.3042 or Coach Griffis at 570.396.6534.


Nescopeck State Park (1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)


• Fishing Tackle Loaner Day: April 20, 9 a.m.-noon. Kids under 16 can borrow a fishing pole for use at Lake Frances in the morning. A pole and limited tackle is supplied for free, but bringing your own bait is a must. An adult with a driver’s license is needed to sign out equipment.


• Guided Bird Walk: April 21, 8-10 a.m. Registration is required by calling 570.403.2006.


• Move It Outside Day Guided Hike: April 24, 6-7:30 p.m. Registration is required by calling 570.403.2006.


• Spring Into Action Park Cleanup: April 27, 9 a.m.-noon. Registration is required by calling 570.403.2006.


• Wildflower Walk: May 4, 1 p.m. Advanced registration required by calling 570.403.2006.


• A Bird in the Hand: Songbird Mist Netting: May 11, 8:30 a.m.-noon.


• Discover Lehigh Gorge Walk: May 25, 11 a.m. Meet at the White Haven Community Library.


• Summer DiscoverE Camp Registratio: May 11, 8:30 a.m. $20 per child.


The Osterhout Free Library


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


• Mark Piazza, Extremely Mental: April 17, 7 p.m.


• “For Me, For You, For Later” money workshop: April 25, 6-7 p.m.


• How To Start a Non-profit” April 8, 12:15-12:45 p.m.


• Market Research with Bill Corcoran: April 15, 12:15-12:45 p.m.


• Starting A Business: April 22, 12:15-12:45 p.m.


• 29th Annual George Ralston Golf Classic hosted by The Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre: April 26, Mill Race Golf Course, Benton. Registration begins 11 a.m., shotgun start at noon. $100 per person. To register, be a sponsor, or donate a prize, contact Christopher Kelly at 570.823.0156, ext. 218 or ckelly@osterhout.lib.pa.us.


76 University Drive , Hazleton, 570.450.3000, www.hn.psu.edu)


Penn State Wilkes-Barre


(Rte. 115, Lehman, 570.675.2171, wb.psu.edu)


• Spring Film and Discussion Series – “The Unconquerable Human Spirit: Five Degrees of Diversity:” Thursdays through April 18, 7 p.m., R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 (24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre)


Robert Dale Chorale (570.586.3921, robertdalechorale.org)

  • “A Night at the Oscars:” May 10, 8 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center. $15, general; $14, seniors; $7, students. (570.871.0350, www.robertdalechorale.org)


Friends of Salt Springs Park


(PO Box 541, Montrose. 570.967.7275, info@friendsofsaltspringspark.org.)


• Trail Clean Up Day: April 20, 11 a.m. Pre-register: 570.967.7275.


• Cycle & Recycle - Celebrate Earth Day: April 21, 12:30-5 p.m. Rain date, April 28.


• Egg Hunt: April 27, 1-4 p.m.


Salvation Army


• Annual awards dinner: May 16, 5:30 p.m., Best Western Genetti Hotel and Convention Center (77 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre). Reservations by contacting Lieutenant Sharon Tressler at The Salvation Army at sharon.tressler@use.salvationarmy.org or 570.824.8741.


Sons of the American Legion Post 781

(Church Rd. Mountain Top, 570.474.2161, alpost781.org)

• 5th annual Flea Market: May 5, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 under cover with table or $5 in yard, BYOT. Registration by phone, 570.474.2161.


Spring Pottery Sale


in Support of the Library and Historical Society: April 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 21 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (276 Church St., Montrose).


Vintage Theater(326 Spruce St., Scranton, info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com)

  • BRAWL: Part performance. Part women’s arm wrestling: April 19, 7 p.m. $10.
  • Comedy / Improv Show: April 27, 8 p.m. $5.

Waverly Community House


(1115 N. Abington Rd., Waverly, waverlycomm.org)


• 21st Annual House, Garden and Gift Show: April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


• Beginner’s Italian: Eight weeks beginning April 9, 7-8 p.m.


Wayne County Builders Association


(www.WayneCountyBuilders.com )


• Home and Garden Festival: April 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ladore Camp Retreat and Conference Center (off Owego Turnpike, Waymart). Free to the public.


• LEGO Building Contest: April 27 at the WBCA Home and Garden Festival, Ladore Lodge Camp Retreat and Conference Center (Waymart). Pre-registration required, 40 spots available, by April 1.


Wilkes-Barre Fire Dept Athletic Association


• 24th Annual Golf Tournament: May 19, 1 p.m., Wilkes-Barre Municipal Golf Course (1001 Fairawy Dr., Bear Creek Township). $80 per golfer. For more information or to register contact Shawn Williams at 570.885.3026.


Wilkes University


(84 W. South St, Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)


• Max Rosenn Lecture by Noah Feldman: April 28.


• Adult and graduate information sessions: April 22, 6-8 p.m., Henry Student Center.


• Commencement Ceremony: May 18, graduate students 10 a.m., undergraduate students 2 p.m., Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center (274 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre).


Wyoming County Chamber Of Commerce


• Second Annual Business, Job and Gas Expo: April 11, Wyoming County Fairgrounds (Meshoppen).


• 21st Birthday Block Party: May 3, 6-10 p.m., Comfort Inn & Suites (5 N. Eaton Road, Tunkhannock). $35, in advance; $45 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.wyccc.com or by calling Deborah at 570.875.8325.


LOCAL HISTORY


Eckley Miners’ Village


(located nine miles east of Hazleton, just off Route 940; 570.636.2070; www.eckleyminers.org)


Electric City Trolley Museum and Coal Mine Tour:


Cliff Street, Scranton 570.963.6590


Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Heritage Museum


McDade Park, Scranton: 570.963.4804, www.phmc.state.pa.ust.


Scranton Iron Furnaces


159 Cedar Ave., Scranton, www.anthracitemuseum.org. 570.963.4804.


St. Ann’s National Basilica Shrine and Monastery


Scranton, 570.347.5691.


Steamtown National Historic Site


I-81 to Exit 53, Scranton: 570.340.5200 or 888.693.9391, www.nps.gov/stea.


Tripp House


1011 N. Main Ave., Scranton: 570.961.3317.


LEARNING


A Quest for A Good Life workshops:


Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., six-week course, New Bridge Center (480 Pierce St., Suite 117 Kingston) and Mondays, 6:30 p.m., 29th Street Office Complex, 1201A Church St., Hazleton. $25, per workshop; $125, all six. To register call 570.643.0222. For more info visit www.aquestforagoodlife.com.


ArtWorks Gallery & Studio


(503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com):


Children’s Classes


• The Young Artist Explores: Saturdays, April 20, 27, noon-1 p.m. Ages 5-12. $100, includes all supplies.


Teen and Adult Classes and Workshops


• Drawing workshops with Nina Davidowitz at ArtWorks: Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing, April 18, 25, 6-8 p.m., $100.


• Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing: April 18, 25, 6-8 p.m. $100.


• All About Theatre for Very Special Artists: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. $95, per series. All supplies included. Series II: April 24, May 1, 8. Performance May 8 at 7 p.m.


Endless Mountains Zendo (104 Hollow Road, Stillwater. 570.925.5077, endless@epix.net)


• Young People’s Introdcution to Zen Buddhism: April 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 10-13. Adults welcome, too.


NEPA Bonsai Society (Midway Garden Center, 1865 Hwy. 315, Pittston, 570.654.6194, www.myspace.com/nepabonsai).


• Monthly meeting last Wed., 7 p.m. Features business sessions, demonstrations/programs/workshops.


Pocono Arts Council


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


Adult Classes


• Mixed Media: April 22, 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.


• Introduction to Pastel Painting: April 23, 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.


• Collage to Colograph: Mixed Media and Printmaking: April 20, 27, 1-3 p.m. $60, member; $70, non-member; $50, senior member; $55, senior non-member.


Southside Senior Center (425 Alder St., Scranton, 570.346.2487)


• Language Partnership English & Spanish Classes: Fri., 10 a.m. Free, open to all. For info, call 346.0759.


SOCIAL GROUPS


AA Intergroup NEPA


Info: aaintergroupnepa.org, 570.654.0488


Alcohol Anonymous


Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, Nanticoke, Dallas, Forty Fort. Various dates and times. Info: 570.288.9892.


Better Breathers Club


Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Professional Building Auditorium (316 Colfax Ave., Scranton). Info: 570.969.8986.


Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings


Sun. 7 p.m. Clear Brook Bldg. (rear), Forty Fort; Wed., 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, Mountaintop. 570.288.9892.


Narcotic Anonymous Meetings


every Tues. at 7 p.m., downstairs in the Methodist Education Building, located off Courthouse Square, on the corner of Marion and Warren Street in Tunkhannock.


Oakwood Terrace


(400 Gleason Dr., Moosic, 570.451.3171 ext. 116 or 101)


• Support Group Meetings: third Wed. of each month, 6:30 p.m.


Overeaters Anon. meetings


Mon., Tues., Thurs., 7 p.m.; Wed., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. Call 570.829.1341 for details/meeting locations of visit www.oa.org.


Pride of NEPA


meetings the second Tues. of each month. Visit prideofnepa.org for details.


Suicide Bereavement Support Group


First/Third Thurs. every month, 7 p.m., at Catholic Social Services (33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre). Info: 570.822.7118 ext. 307.


Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Resolve Infertility Peer Support Group


Last Sun. of month, 6:30-8 p.m., Kistler Learning Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Info: 610.393.8098.


Wyoming Valley Home School Network


A support group for home school or cyber school parents throughout NEPA . Info: wvhsnetwork.webs.com or Julie Lemardy, jmlemardy@gmail.com .


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