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Agenda, 10.16.13-10.22.13


October 16. 2013 2:15AM

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BAZAARS/FESTIVALS


33rd Annual Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire:


• Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 27, and Labor Day Monday, Mount Hope Estate and Winery. $29.95, adults; $10.95, children ages 5 to 11. For more info and tickets visit PaRenFaire.com or call the box office at 717.665.7021.


• Poe Evermore: Oct. 30 - Nov. 10, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18.95 weekends, $16.95 midweek. For more info and tickets visit PaRenFaire.com or call the box office at 717.665.7021.


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


American Cancer Society


• Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3): Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 6, 4-8 p.m., Keystone College Hibbard Campus Center. Participants can register at www.keystonecps3.org. For more info call 570.562.9749.


Cusat’s Cafe: (12th & Alter St., Hazleton, 570.454.9174)


• Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Benefit: Oct. 24, 4 p.m.- 8 p.m.


Celebrate Howl-O-Ween


at the Low Cost Rabies Clinic: Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Chackos (195 Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre). $10 per dog or cat; $5 nail clipping. All proceeds benefit Feral Cat Neutering Program.


Luzerne County Pit Bull Owners, Inc.


• 3rd Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day and Carnival: Oct. 26, noon-6 p.m., Kirby Park.


Safe Haven Dog Rescue


(www.SafeHavenPa.org, SafeHaven@epix.net)


• Volunteer Meeting: Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.


• Adoption Day: Oct. 20, Nov. 3, 17, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


• Pet Pictures with Safe Haven Santa Claws: Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


CHURCHES


Conyngham United Methodist Church (411 Main Street, Conyngham, 570.788.3960, conynghamumc.com)

• Halloween Parade: Oct. 27, 2 p.m. Registration will be held at Gould’s ShurSave Oct. 21 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.


• Christmas Bazaar: Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch will be served from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit


(300 School St., Clarks Summit, 570.586.6306, www.fpccs.org)


• All-church recital with First Presbyterian Church musical ensembles: Nov. 17, 4 p.m.


Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church


(135 River St., Olyphant)


• 125th Anniversary Celebration; Oct. 27, beginning with liturgy at 3 p.m., followed by celebration from 5-9 p.m. $40, per person; $12, children 12 and under. For tickets contact Sandra at 570.383.9487.


• Ukrainian Culture Day: Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


SS. Peter & Paul’s R. C. Church


(1309 W. Locust St., Scranton)


• Fall Festival/Bazaar: Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (21 Race St., Jim Thorpe.)

• Bach and Handel Chorale Christmas Concerts 2013: Dec. 7, 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets $12, children 10 & under are free.


St. Thomas More Society

(St. Clare Church, 2301 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, 570.343.0634, stthomasmoresociety.org)

• Rummage Sale: Oct. 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.


Thomas More Anglican Parish at St. Joseph’s Church (N. Main Ave. & Theodore St., Scranton)

• Marriage Equality? What the Church teaches and why.: Oct. 16, 6:45 p.m.


Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wyoming Valley (20 Church Rd., Wyoming)


• “Discovering the View and Practice of Buddhist Meditation”: Oct. 26, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


EVENTS


American Culinary Federation of NEPA

• Second Annual Cupcake Wars: Oct. 28, judging begins 3 p.m., Vanderlyn’s Restaurant (239 Schyuler Ave., Kingston). There will be both Professional and Amateur categories for the event, individual prizes will be awarded in both categories. The theme for the event will be ‘Fall’. Each competitor will be required to prepare 36 decorated cupcakes, 12 each of three different flavor combinations of cake, filling, and frosting. Entry Fee is $25.00 and includes linen covered table space. Application Deadline with Entry Fee is Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. For additional information and to register, please contact John J. Hudak, Jr. CEC, AAC at 570-574-9310 or chefjohn21@comcast.net.


Arcadia Chorale


(formerly the Robert Dale Chorale)


• “Echoes of Arcadia”: Oct. 19, 8 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Scranton; Oct. 20, 3 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre. $15, general admission; $12, seniors and WVIA members; $7, students; free, children 12 and under.


Barnes & Noble Wilkes/Kings Bookstore

• “Buddhist Meditation and Compassion”: Oct. 25, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


The Commonwealth Medical College


(525 Pine St., Scranton, 570.504.7000, thecommonwealthmedical.com)


• Fifth Annual Gala: Oct. 19, 6 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center.


Cub Scout Pack 21


(www.cubpack21.org)


• Holiday Craft Fair: Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $1 admission includes door prize raffle ticket. Currently seeking vendors. Spaces are 10’-by-10’ and cost $30, which includes one table. Reservation and info can be found by contacting Sarah Kovolenus at 570.840.5915 or sarahkovolenus@verizon.net.


Dietrich Theater


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


• The Magic of Bill Dickson: Oct. 19, 11 a.m.


• Open Mic Night: Oct. 25, 7 p.m., feature at 8:15.


• Sing! Sing! Sing!: Oct. 26, 11 a.m.


E. L. Meyers High School

• Joan Harris Dancers’ Halloween Spooktacular: Oct. 19, 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Oct. 20, 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance. For more info call 570.287.7977 or visit www.joanharrisdancers.com.


Fall Fiddle Festival:


• Oct. 20, 1 p.m., Beach Lake Fire Hall (Route 652, Beack Lake). $10, adults; $7, seniors 65 and over; $5, students over 12; free, children 12 and under.


Gesinger Mountain View Care Center (2309 Stafford Ave., Scranton.)

• Day of Shopping: Nov. 7, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.


• “Remember Scranton” presented by the Lackawanna Historical Society: Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Call 570-969-8986 to register.


• Turkey Trot 5K Walk and Fun Run: Nov. 16, 9 a.m. Register online events.geisinger.org or by calling 1-800-322-5437.


Geisinger Health System


• Free cancer screenings: Oct. 22, 5:30-8 p.m., Geisinger–Tunkhannock, 110 Trieble Road.


Gymboree Play and Music of Wilkes Barre


(1159 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre. 570.208.2908, wbarrepa@gymboreeclasses.com)


• Pumpkin Patch Parties: Oct. 27, 10-11:30 a.m.; Oct. 29, 4-5:30 p.m. $15, per child enrolled in Gymboree classes; $20, non-enrolled children. Ages 0-5, adult must accompany each child. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


Hughestown Park and Recreation


• Annual Holiday Gift and Craft Fair: Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Hughestown Hose Company (30 Center St., Hughestown).


Irem Clubhouse


(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)


• Nordic Walking Class: every Thursday from Oct. 17 - Nov. 21, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.


• Cooking Demonstration: Thursday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


• “Murder at the Masquerade Ball:” Nov. 2, 6 – 9:30 p.m. Dinner and the show cost $35 per person for dinner and a show. Seating extremely limited. Reservations and pre-payment required by Oct. 21. Call 570.675.1134, ext. 106 or email dtarasek@iremclubhouse.com.


Jessup Art Walk:


• Second Saturday of every month. For more info visit jessupartwalk.info or email info@jessupartwalk.info.


King’s College


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


• Amy Bloom: Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.


• St. Bernardine’s Gospel Choir: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.; Liturgy Oct. 27, 11 a.m.


•Things that Go BOOM in the Night!: Oct. 29, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


Lackawanna College


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


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


• Natural Wonders: Fall Harvest: Sept. 26, 1-2:30 p.m., and every Thursday through Dec. 5. Ages 3 to 5. $40, six classes. Pre-registration required. Registration limited.


• Wolf Visions: Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Geared for children and families. $5. Pre-registration required.


Lama Dragpa of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center teaching sessions:


Free and open to the public. Pre-registration requested. For more info contact esoteric777@aol.com or call 570.693.1731


“Buddhist Meditation and Compassion:” Oct. 25, 7-9 p,m, Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre)


“Discovering the View and Practice of Buddhist Meditation:” Oct. 26th, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Wyoming Valley (20 Church Road, Wyoming).


Misericordia University


• Interactive cooking demo and presentation by Father Leo Patalinghug, who appeared on “Throw Down! With Bobby Flay”: Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms, Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.


• Dead Alchemist Society 22nd annual “Things that go Boom in the Night!:’’ Oct. 30, 7 p.m.


• “Alzheimer’s Disease Update:” Oct. 17, 7 p.m., Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the library.


• Town meeting and panel discussion on comprehensive immigration reform: Oct. 21, 5 p.m., Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the Mark Kintz Bevevino Library.


Monroe County Garden Club


• Monthly meeting: Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m., Hughes Eastern Monroe County Library (9th Street, Stroudsburg). Members, free; guest donation of $5.00.


Northampton Community College


• 33rd annual craft fair: Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Arthur L. Scott Spartan Center, Main Campus (3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township). $2, general public; $1, seniors; free, children under 12. For more info 610.861.5300.


Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra


(570.289.1090, northerntiersymphony@yahoo.com, northerntiersymphony.org)


• Nov. 22, 8 p.m., Towanda High School; Nov. 23, 8 p.m., Tunkhannock Middle School. $10, adult; $5, student.


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


Penn State Wilkes-Barre


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


• “Five Great Films, Five Great Genres:” Thursday evenings beginning Sept. 26 through Oct. 24, RC Theaters Wilkes-Barre. Pre-film lecture notes and post-film discussion will accompany each screening. Films include “Airplane!”, “On Golden Pond”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, and “High Noon”.


Alumni events:


• Annual TV Tailgate Party: Nov. 9, kick-off an hour before game time, River Grille (670 N. River St., Plains Township). $28 per person, must be 21 or older.


• Annual Haunted Forest Fundraiser: Oct. 17-19, 24-26. Doors open at 7 p.m., last show is at 10:40 p.m. Tickets are $7 per person, groups of 10 or more $5 each.


• Safe Trick or Treating: Oct. 27, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Children under 8. Tickets are $3 per child.


Friends of Salt Springs Park


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


• Bats! Oh My!: Oct. 18, 7 p.m.


• Full Moon Hike: Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


• Halloween Fest: Oct. 26, 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m.


• Take a Step Back in Thyme: Nov. 3, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.


Timmy’s Town Center


(Mall at Steamtown, Scranton. 570.341.1511, timmystowncenter.org )


Museum hours: Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sundays noon-4 p.m. $3 per person; free, children under two.


Trails of Terror:


West Wyoming Hose Company #1 (926 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming), Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 26. $8.


Trunk or Treat


hosted by Olyphant Crime Watch: Oct. 26, 5-8 p.m., Monsignor Hrynuck-JOe Beckage Baseball Park, 700 block of East Grant Street, Olyphant. Vehicles must pre-register by Oct. 24. Candy and treats will be handed out to first 200 children. Donations for candy and treats will be accepted by June DiBlasio at 570.766.1570 or OlyphantCrimeWatch on Facebook.


United States Golf Little League of Hazelton


Halloween fundraiser: Oct. 18, 6 p.m., Sugarloaf Golf Course. Glow golf and putting contest, tricky trays, bobbing for apples. $25, includes golf, food, and one free putt. $20, food and a free putt. Additional putts are $5 for adults plus beer sampling; $5 for two putts for children under 12. Everyone in costume will receive a free goodie bag. For more info call 570.204.6005.


Waverly Community House


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


• Basketball clinics: Beginning Sept. 17, six weeks every Tuesday from 3:30-5 p.m. Boys and girls ages 6 to 9. Beginning Sept. 19, six weeks every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. Boys and girls in grade 4 through 6. $60 per participant or $12 per class.


• Ballroom Dancing lessons: Session 1, Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m., advanced, American Tango; 7-8 p.m., beginners, Cha Cha and Rumba; Session 2, Wednesday evenings Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 13, 20, Dec. 4, continuation of Session 1 classes for those who completed it. $45 per person for each five-week session. Advanced registration required. To register call Jill Wetzel at 570.954.1147 or email her at jgwetzel@epix.net.


• “World Music Drumming”, program for special needs children: Begins Sept. 11, 3:45-4:30 p.m. for children K through 2nd grade, 4:30-5:15 p.m. for 3rd through 12th grade. $95, each ten-week session.


• Community Pledge of Allegiance: Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m., flagpole on the front lawn.


• Learn Italian: Tuesdays, starting Oct. 1. Session 1― Basic Italian: 6-7:15 p.m.; Session 2 ― Intro to Conversational Italian (for advanced beginners), 7:30-8:45 p.m. $120, eight-week session, includes materials.


• Annual Children’s Halloween Party: Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


• Piano and Violin Concert: Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.


• Wreathmaking with Abby Peck: Dec. 6, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Donation $2


• Breakfast with Santa: Dec. 14, 10 a.m. Tickets $10


Artisans’ Marketplace:


• Preview Party: Nov. 22, 6 p.m. Admission $25


• Juried Fine Arts & Crafts Shows: Nov. 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Nov. 24, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission $6


Children and teen etiquette classes:


• “Pass the Peas, Please”: Nov. 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $35.


• “Dining Boot Camp for Kids”: Nov. 16, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $35.


• “Great Events”: Dec. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $30.


• “Great Events”: Dec. 21, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $30.


Wilkes University


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


• National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a screening of the documentary “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide:” Oct. 17, 4-5 p.m., Henry Student Center Ballroom.


The Wingman James Holeva,


XXX-Rated Comedy: Oct. 12, 9:30 p.m., Arturo’s (140 Main St., Dupont). $20. Tickets can be purchased at Arturo’s or wingmannepa.eventbrite.com.


Witches & Wine:


Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn (Wilkes-Barre Highland Park Boulevard). Prizes awarded for best witch costume. There will be jewelry, handmade soaps, sweet treats, dip and brea mixes, home décor, girl’s boutique items, cash wine bar and more.


Wyoming Valley Dog Squad Troop No. 221

(dogscouts.org, Phyllis, Troop Leader: phyllis@thebarkingbasket.comor Liza, Secretary/Treasurer: sewcrazy@epix.net)

• Obstacles Badge: Oct. 27, 4 p.m. Only teams with the official Dog Scout Title can earn the badge, but all are welcome to come and try. Badge involves three pieces of agility equipment, no puppies under one year old. Free, donationd accepted. Contact for more info.


LOCAL HISTORY


Eckley Miners’ Village


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


• Walking tours: Monday through Saturday, 9am-5pm. Sunday, noon-5pm.


• Haunted Lantern Tours: Oct. 18-19, 25-26. 6:30 p.m. Children 6-12yrs $5, Adults 13+ $10.


Annual Fall Foliage Photo Contest: Through Oct. 31. Register at the Museum and you will be provided with the rules and registration form which will provide you with all the information you need. You are then free to roam the village and take amazing fall foliage pictures. Submit your best one by Nov. 8. Winner will receive a modest cash prize, certificate and a free Associate Membership to Eckley Miners’ Village for one year. $5 entry fee per photograph


Old Jail Museum


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


TOURS: Through Labor Day, 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


Dietrich Theater


(Tunkhannock)


Children’s Classes


• Art Explorers Camp for Ages 5 – 8: Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1, 4-5:30 p.m. $40.


• Art Explorers Camp for Ages 9 – 12: Oct. 17, 24, 31, 4-5:30 p.m. $40.


• Preschool Art Explorers: Oct. 17, 24, 31, 10-10:45 a.m. Free.


• Preschool Pottery & Sculpture for ages 4 and 5: Series 2, Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5, 10-10:45 a.m. Free.


• Quilting for Kids: Tumbling Blocks: Wednesdays Sept. 11 through Dec. 11, 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 6 and up. $6 per class, fabric is free.


• Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding: Oct. 15, 22, 29, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. Free.


• Sing Your Heart Out: Oct., 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 8 to 13. $50.


• Writing Your Hat Off: Creative Writing for Kids: Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 10 to 16. Free.


Intergenerational Classes


• Open Studio & Portfolio Prep: Series 2: Oct. 22, 29, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. $15, per class; $60, series of four classes.


• Quilting for Everyone: Tumbling Blocks: Wednesdays, Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. $6 per class, fabric is free.


Classes for Adults


• Basic Knitting: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $30.


• Decorative Painting: Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, noon-3 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $20 per class plus cost of painting surface.


• Golden Days of Radio Players: Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Free.


• Introduction to Resin Jewelry: Oct. 14, 6-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $35.


• Introduction to Stained Glass: Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $60.


• Jewelry Making: Kumihimo Beading: Oct. 16, 23, Nov. 6, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $75.


• Kundalini Yoga: Series 2: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $40, four classes; $15, drop-in.


• Nia: Series 2: Oct. 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $40, four classes; $10, drop-in.


• Nutrition for Women: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Free.


• Recycled Glass Artwork: Series 1: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 2: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. $65, four class series, students supply own safety glasses.


• Simply Yoga: Series 1: Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 10-11:15 a.m.; Series 2: Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 16 and up. $60, six consecutive classes; $15, drop-in.


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


• Yoga for the Guardians of Your Health: Sept. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Free, donations


Freestyle hand drumming


held every month on the second and fourth Saturdays at Everything Natural health food store, 426 South State Street, Clarks Summit. All ages and newcomers welcome. No experience required. Drums and percussion provided. Attend anytime between 1:00-4:00PM.


The Path of Me


(570.401.3781, rperrycoaching@gmail.com)


• Empower Yourself Now!: Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Wyoming Lodge No. 468 (821 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming). $15.


• Essential Tools for the Professional Mind: Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Wyoming Lodge No. 468 (821 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming). $15.


Pocono Arts Council


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


• Oil Painting: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member.


• Acrylic Painting: Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $85, member; $95, non-member; $65, senior; $70, senior non-member.


• Intermediate Watercolor: Sept. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 1-4 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior; $95, senior non-member.


Pocono Painters


(poconopainters.org)


• Annual Luncheon, “Painting is my Cup of Tea:” Oct. 27, 11 a.m., Skytop Lodge. For info contact Nadine Lawless at 570.595.9057 or mnlawess@excite.com.


Monthly painting meetings, all held at 10 a.m. at Chestnuthill Township Park building, Rt. 715, Brodheadsville:


• Oct. 18: Tina Antonelli, acrylic glass block winter scene, “Winter Lights.”


• Nov. 22: Sandy DeAngelo, acrylic design, “Beauty of Fall.”


Sil-Lum Kung-Fu & Tai-Academy


(509 Pittston Avenue, (3rd floor). Private classes are available. For more info contact: Master Mark Seidel, 570.341.8089.)


• Adult classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 7-8 p.m; Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 a.m.


• Children’s classes (ages 9 & up): Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon


• Yang Style Tai-Chi Chuan Adult classes: Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-noon


Thrive Wellness Center


(647 Wyoming Ave, Kingston)


• Thrive Book Study: Every Saturday morning, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Currently reading “The China Study.”


• “Tea & Zen:” Oct. 16, 7-8 p.m. $8. Payment by Oct. 15.


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


• Movie Night: Nov. 2, 7 p.m.


Nescopeck State Park


(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)


• Midnight Madness: Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Registration required.


SOCIAL GROUPS


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center


Bereavement support group series: Every Thursday beginning Aug. 15, 2-3:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.


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.


Expanded listings at theweekender.com.


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