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BAZAARS/FESTIVALS


Endless Mountains Nature Center


(280 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 570.836.3835.)


• Vosburg Neck Festival: June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


Peculiar Music Fest


to raise funds for the restoration of Jefferson Park in Pittston: June 22, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.. $10 donation. Features music, food from area restaurants, vendors, and family-friendly activities.


St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church


(93 Zerby Ave, Edwardsville)


• 15th Annual Ethnic Food Festival: Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.


Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church


(32 East Ross St., Wilkes-Barre)


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


5th Annual Golf Tournament


benefiting the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund, Luzerne Foundation: June 8, 1:30 p.m., Wilkes-Barre Golf Club. $75. Register at deprimogolf.com or call 570.709.0916 for more info


American Cancer Society


Relay for Life Events


• American Cancer Society’s Third Cancer Prevention Study registration: June 15, noon-4 p.m., Robert Betzler Fields (Wilkes-Barre Township).


• “Hawks 4 Hope” Kick Cancer Kickball Tournament: May 25, 10 a.m., Coal Street Park Softball Field, Wilkes-Barre. $10, individual player; $70, team. For more info call 570.704.9016, e-mail hawks4hope570@gmail.com, or visit facebook.com/Hawks4Hope.


• “The Fancy Little Team That Could” Luminaria Ceremony of Hope: May 25 during 4 p.m. mass at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre. $10 per Luminaria Candle. For more information call 570.905.2540 or e-mail saraklinges@aol.com.


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)


• Fundraiser: June 17, 5-10 p.m., Keeley’s Alehouse and Grille (199 Division St., Pringle).


Candy’s Place (570.714.8800)

• 4th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show: July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Woodlands Inn (Wilkes-Barre). $25, per person; $250, table of 10.


Crusader Classic 5K Race,


Fundraiser to benefit Holy Cross High School’s Track and Field and Cross Country teams: June 2, registration 7:30-8:15 a.m., race at 8:30. Begins Holy Cross High School (501 E. Drinker St., Dunmore), ends The Guild Studios (400 Wyoming Ave., Scranton). $20, pre-registration; $23, day of race; $8, 13 and under. For more information contact 570.383.0961 or email holycrosscc1@comcast.net.


Griffin Pond Animal Shelter


(967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Township. 570.586.3700, www.griffinpondanimalshelter.com)


• Motorcycle Ride: June 9, registration 9:30-11:30 a.m., starts at noon, Electric City Harley Davidson (Route 6, Dickson City), ends at AJ’s Club Soda (Main St., Peckville). $15, rider; $5, passenger. For more information call Greg, 570.351.5256 or Nancy, 570.489.7923.


Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Domestic Animal Rescue

(570.466.7930, traceyshopenmcdonald@gmail.com, petservicesbydenise.com)

• 5th Annual Memorial Pet Walk: June 1, 10-10:30 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. pet blessing; 11:30 a.m. walk beings. Registered walkers must raise at least $25.


Walk 2 Miles in my Shoes for R.S.D.:

June 9, registration noon-1 p.m., walk begins at 1, McDade Park, Scranton. $10. For more information or sponsor sheets call JoAnn Spalnick, 570.876.4034.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS


570 Riders Bike Nights

• Runs every Monday in the summer. 6 p.m., Dairy Queen, Rt. 315


8th Annual Robert H. Kenvin Car Show:


May 25, Freeland Public Park (Main Street by the Garland Parking Lot). Registration 9 a.m. to noon. Presented by the Arbutus Masonic Lodge No. 611. For more info contact Ben, 570.956.5059 or Jack, 570.582.9185.


Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club (570.876.4034)

• Cruise Night: June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m., Advance Auto Parts (Route 6, Carbondale).

• 15th Annual Car Show: Sept. 15, 9 a.m. For more info contact JoAnn Spalnick, 570.876.4034.

Car Show Benefiting Luzerne County SPCA:


June 2, noon-5 p.m., Dominick’s Café (20 School St., Hudson). $10 per vehicle. Rain date June 9.


Car Lover’s 8th Annual Car Show:

June 9, 8 a.m., McDade Park, Scranton. Must be registered by noon. $8, pre-registration, $10, day of show. Awards for Top 25 plus Best of Show to be presented at 3 p.m. For more info call Bill, 570.457.7665.

Montage Mountain Classics (Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Fri., 6-10 p.m., Sat., 5-9 p.m.)

Car Cruises:


• June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, 6-10 p.m., Southside Shopping Center, Scranton.


• Cruise to Benefit Ronald McDonald House: Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m. Rain date Sept. 29.


• May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, 5-9 p.m., Johnny Rockets, Montage Mountain.


• May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 5-9 p.m., Pittston Cruise, Tomato Festival parking lot.


• St Joe’s Car Show: Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pittston Bypass. Rain date Aug. 25.


Third Annual Car Show


by Volunteers of Loving Care: July 14 (Rain date: July 21), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Laurel Mall. $10, day of show; $8, advance. For more information contact Kris, 570.582.7329 or Jeff, 570.956.6377.


Vettes for Vets:


June 9, noon-4 p.m., West Side Auto (401 Wyoming Ave.). $10. Funds go to the West Pittston American Legion, Post 542, 1st Lt. Jeffery DePrimo. For more information contact Ron at 570.654.2261.


CHURCHES


Cathedral of St. Peter’s


(315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton)


• Tim Zimmerman and King’s Brass Concert: June 7, 7 p.m. $10; $5, college students with valid ID; free, children 12 and under; discount for groups of 10 or more. For tickets call 570.344.7231 or visit www.stpeterscathedral.org.


Grace Episcopal Church (30 Butler St., Kingston, 570.287.8440


• 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament: June 8, 8 a..m., Sand Springs Country Club (10 Clubhouse Drive, Drums).


Ruggles United Methodist Church


(Route 29, behind Harvey’s Lake)


• Ruggles Treasures (collectibles, housewares, etc.): Grand opening June 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


EVENTS


Academy Day


hosted by U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright and Tom Marino: June 8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., North Pocono High School.


Annual Forest Hill Cemetery Tour


commemorating William Connell and Family: June 2, 1 p.m., Forest Hill Cemetary (1830 Jefferson Ave., Dunmore). Rain date June 9. For more info call Margo at 570.346.6179 or Forest Hill at 570.344.5113.


Dallas Rotary Club


• Wine and Dine Festival: June 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Luzerne County Fairgrounds (Route 118, Dallas).


Dietrich Theater


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


Adult Classes:


• Open Mic Night: May 24, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30 p.m. Feature Nygel Metcalfe at 8:15.


• Cinderella on Broadway Bus Trip: June 5, bus departs 8 a.m., returns 11 p.m. $235.


• Overview of the Civil War 150 Years Later: June 19, 7 p.m.


• The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock: June 21-22, 7 p.m., Lazybrook Park.


• Open Mic Night: June 28, 7 p.m., sing-ups 6:30 p.m. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15.


• Everhart Museum Bus Trip: June 29, 9:30 a.m., return 2 p.m. $!0.


• Civil War Era Music: June 30, 3 p.m.


• A Day at the Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park: July 20, 1-8 p.m.


• Open Mic Night: July 26, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15 p.m.


• Gathering of Singers & Songwriters 12: Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation.


• Open Mic Night: Aug. 23, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30.


Dupont Hose Co.


(308 Main St., Dupont)


• “Keeping the Oldies Alive:” May 25, doors 6 p.m., buffet dinner 7, music 8-11. $27.50 per person. No tickets sold at door. For tickets call Bill, 570.457.7665 or Gary, 570.654.4222. Seating is limited.


Everhart Museum

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

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


F.M. Kirby Center


(71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570.826.1100.)


W. Curtis Montz Summer Film Series: ($4, matinees; $6, evening shows)


• Argo: June 5, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• The Master: June 12, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Citizen Kane: June 19, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Life of Pi: June 26, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Searching for Sugar Man: July 10, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• To Kill a Mockingbird: July 17, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Amour: July 24, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• The Sessions: Aug. 7, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Raiders of the Lost Ark: Aug. 14, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Hyde Park on Hudson: Aug. 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Hitchcock: Aug. 28, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Psycho: Sept. 4, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


Frances Slocum State Park

(Back Mountain, 570.696.3525)

• Family Nature Hike: May 25, 2 p.m. Path not suitable for strollers. Meet in Pavilion 3 parking area.


• Buzzy Buddies, learn about honeybees: May 25, 4 p.m. Ages 3-5. Meet at campground amphitheater.


• Live Birds of Prey: May 25, 7:30 p.m. Meet at campground amphitheater. Bring own seating.


• Salamander Search: May 26, 2 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. Meet at campground amphitheater.


• Tree Walk and Talk: May 26, 4 p.m. Meet near boat rental parking lot entrance.


• Pennsylvania Nature Symbols: May 26, 7 p.m. Meet at campground amphitheater.


The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce


(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)


• Be a Sleuth at Leadership Lackawanna’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party: May 31, 5:30 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center.


• Join the Conversation with Governor Corbett: June 5, 10 a.m.


• All Aboard the Phoebe Snow: A Culinary Excursion: June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel.


• Regional Business Card Exchange: June 6, 5:30 p.m., Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain.


• 145th Annual Dinner: June 18.


Holistic Moms Network


• Family Writing: June 1, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hoyt Library (284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston).


Jeannine M Luby presents Comedy Night:


June 8, 9 p.m., Dante Literary Society (Prospect Avenue, Scranton) $20, food and show. For tickets call Tina, 570.815.3703.


Lacawac Sanctuary


(94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel)


Music in the Forest series:


• Kevin Higgins: June 8


• Wargo Stevenskey Flute & Guitar Duo: July 13


• The Old Geezers: July 14.


Lackawanna College


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


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


• LRCA Riverfest 2013: June 1. For more information call 570.347.6311, e-mail lrca@lrca.org, or visit lrca.org.


• Lenape of the Eastern Woodlands: June 5, 6-8 p.m. Geared for children and families ages 8 and up. $5 per person. Pre-registration required.


• A Closer Look Day Camp: June 17-21 or 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon. $65 per camper.


• Backyard Habitats Day Camp: July 1-5 or 8-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 7 and 8. $95 per camper.


• Outdoor Career Adventure Camp: July 15-19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 14-17. $95 per camper.


• Eco Explorers Day Camp: July 22-26 or July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 9 and 10. $95 per camper.


• Earth Connections Day Camp: Aug. 5-9 or 12-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 11 to 13. $95 per camper.


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)


• “Watch Your Wallet Roast” for Dr. Michael A. MacDowell: June 1, 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs (1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre).


Monroe County Garden Club


• Garden Tour: June 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m.-noon in front of Trackside Bar and Grill (East Stroudsburg) and Werkheiser’s Garden Center (Tannersville). $8, garden club members; $10, non-members; free, children under 12.


Mount Aloysius College (7373 Admiral Peary Highway, Cresson. 814.886.4131.)


• Summer Scripture Institute for 2013: June 25-June 28.


Mount Hope Estate and Winery


(2775 Lebanon Road,Manheim, 717.665.7021, PaRenFaire.com)


• 6th annual Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest: May 25-26, 11 a.m.-5 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).


• American Red Cross Blood Drive: June 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kingston Township Municipal building.


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


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


• Bird Walk: May 25, 8 a.m. Meet at park office.


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


Penn State Wilkes-Barre


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


• 18th Annual Alumni Constituent Society Golf Tournament: July 12, 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. shotgun start, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club (Mountain Top). For more information contact Karen at 570.675.9228 or klb14@psu.edu.


ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County


are looking for artists to sell their wares at the 1st Annual Arts on the Square: July 27. Vendor application and more details can be found at www.artsonthesquare.net.


R3 OPS, “the Mud Run with Options:”


July 20, Northeast Fairgrounds, Pittston Township. Visit www.r3ops.com or like its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/r3ops.


Second Annual High Mountain Craft Beer Festival,


sponsored by The Rotary Club of Hazleton: June 22, 1-5 p.m., Best Western Genetti Inn & Suites (1341 N. Church St., Hazleton). $20, advance; $25, at door; $10, designated driver. Tickets can be purchased at www.hazletonrotary.org or Genetti’s (570.454.2492).


Suicide Survivors Picnic:


May 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., McDade Park, Scranton. RSVP to Kathy Wallace at 570.575.2343 or kw@theadvocacyalliance.org.


Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center

(140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.824.7722.)

• Richard Pacheco as guest speaker: May 26, 10 a.m. service.


Waverly Community House


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


• 17th Annual Comm Classic Golf Tournament: May 23, Skytop.


Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club


• Movie Nights in the Park: May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Dailey Park (West Wyoming). Crafts and kids activities at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8:15. Popcorn and drinks provided; please bring blankets and chairs.


LOCAL HISTORY


Eckley Miners’ Village


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


• Volunteer meeting: June 8, 10 a.m., Visitor’s Center.


• Days: June 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Luzerne County Historical Society


(401 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.823.6244, luzernehistory.org.)


• “The Wyoming Monument: Through the Years” membership drive: June 7, 5-8 p.m., T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery (312 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming).


• 3rd Annual County-wide Summit of Community Historical Societies sponsored by The Luzerne Foundation: June 29, 9 a.m., Bear Creek Club House.


Old Jail Museum


(128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 570.325.5259. www.TheOldJailMuseum.com.)


TOURS: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Da, daily (closed Wednesday), noon to 4:30 p.m. $6, adult; $5, senior over 65 and high school; $4, children ages 6-12; free, children under 5.


LEARNING


Inner Peace Health, Healing & Wellness Associates


(1114 Route 315, Plains Township. 570.208.1511, innerpeacehw.com.)


• Kangen Water Seminar: May 23, 6-8 p.m.


•Oneness Meditation: May 24, 7-8:30 p.m. $10.


• Women’s Gathering: May 30, 6-8 p.m.


Sustainable Landscape Bus Tour:


• May 31, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. starts at Kirby Park Natural Area. $20, includes tour, lunch, and tour booklet. To register contact the Penn State Cooperative Extension at 570.825.1701.


Wudang Swordsmen Academy


(269 S Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, 570.630.0088, www.WudangSwordsmen.com, info@WudangSwordsmen.com)


• Wudang Taijiquan (traditional tai chi): Mon., Wed., 6:10-7:30 p.m.


• Wudang Gongfu (internal kung fu): Tue., Thu., 6:10-7:30 p.m.


• Youth Kung Fu (ages 10-13): Mon., Wed., 5:00-6:00 p.m.


• Baguazhang (Eight Trigram Palm): Sun., 10:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m.


• Cardio Kung Fu: Mon., Wed., 10:00-11:00 a.m.


• Tai Chi for Health: Tue., Thu.,10:00-11:00 a.m.


• Daoist Sitting Meditation: Sun., 4:30-5:30 p.m.


• Morning Seated Qigong (meditation & breathwork): Tue., Thu., 9:00-9:50 p.m.


• Pushing Hands Circle (open to all tai chi players in the area): Sun., 3:00-4:00 p.m.


• Open Wudang Training Hall: Sun., 1:00-3:00 p.m.


OUTSIDE


Friends of Salt Springs Park


• Astronomy for Beginners: June 1, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fee for non-members.


• Border Trail Hike: June 8, 10 a.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.


• Dragonflies, Damselflies, and Other Insects: June 9, 1 p.m. Fee for nonmembers; kids and members free.


• Children’s Gardening Series: June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 19, 26; Aug. 7, 21, 1 p.m. $5 per person. Half off for members and prepayment of sessions.


• Build Your Own Bird Box or Feeder: June 16, 1 p.m. Pre-register by June 9 by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.


• Summer Solstice Celebration: June 21.


• Silver Creek Trail Hike: June 22, 12:30 p.m. Fee.


• Land Forest Owners Association’s Annual Picnic and Presentation: June 23, Noon, picnic; 1 p.m., presentation. Bring dish to pass if coming to picnic.


• All-American Music: July 3, 7 p.m.


• Meadow Trail Hike: July 6. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.


• Weather Tracking from Your Own Back Yard: July 7, 1 p.m. Fee.


• Tamarack (aka Connector) Trail Hike: July 20, 10 a.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.


• Water Quality Monitoring: July 28, 1 p.m. Members free.


• Hemlock Trail Hike: Aug. 3, 7 p.m. Fee.


• Got Beer? Hop to It!: Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Pre-registration appreciated by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.


• Perseids Meteor Shower: Aug. 11, 8:30 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Free.


• Cliff Trail Hike: Aug. 17, 11 a.m. Meet at Buckley Road parking lot. Fee.


• Full Moon Bike ‘n Bonfire: Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Adults only. Free.


• Mushrooms and Mycilia: Aug. 25, 1 p.m. Free.


• Upper Fall Brook Trail Hike: Aug. 31. Fee.


•Salt Springs Celebration: Aug. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


Lackawanna River Corridor Association’s


annual RiverFest fundraiser: June 1.


Nescopeck State Park


• Leave No Trace – Enjoying the Outdoors Responsibly: June 30, 2-4 p.m., will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2 – 4 PM at Nescopeck State Park.

• Junior Bird Club: Morning Bird Walk: June 1, 7:30 a.m. Ages 9-18. $5. Must register in advance by calling 570.403.2006.
• Kayaking: Level One: June 8, Session I – 9:30 a.m., Session II – 11 a.m., Session III – 1 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Register in advance. Free.
• Kayaking: Evening Nature Paddle :June 12, Session I – 5 p.m., Session II – 6:30 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Must register in advance. Free.


YMCA


(706 N Blakely St., Dunmore. 570.343.5144)


Hikes:


• YMCA Senior Citizens Outing to Lackawanna River Trail: May 23, 9 a.m. 3 miles, easy. Meet in the YMCA lobby, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.


• PPL Wildflower Walk at the Susquehanna Riverlands: June 1, 1 p.m. 3 miles, easy. Meet at the PPL Environmental Center on Route 11, Berwick.


• YMCA Hike to Blakeslee Natural Area: June 2, 9:15 a.m. 3 miles, moderate. Meet in the YMCA parking lot, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.


• YMCA Senior Citizen Outing to Staback Park: June 6, 9 a.m. 3 miles, easy. Meet in the YMCA lobby, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.


• YMCA Hike to Raymondskill Cliffs: June 9, 9:15 a.m. 3 miles, steep. Meet in the YMCA parking lot, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.


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