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BAZAARS/FESTIVALS


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


American Red Cross


• Holiday Craft Show: Nov. 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, Children under 18 are free. On Sunday after 2 p.m., admission is reduced to $3 per person.


Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge


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


Fundraiser held by Getaway Lounge, Plymouth: Nov. 24, 4-11 p.m. Live music, basket raffle, buffet. $3 donation.


Breathe Deep NEPA

(www.lungevity.com)

Breathe Deep DFW, a 1.2 mile and 5K walk & fun run: 9 a.m., River Legacy Park. For more info, to register, or make a donation visit longevity.org/DFW or call 312.407.6100.


Inaugural UNICO 5k Run/Walk:


Nov. 30, 2 p.m., Lake Lehman High School. Sign in and packet pick-up at 1 p.m. $20 entry fee, includes t-shirt and one game ticket. $50 gift card for top male and to female. To register, send check to UNICO C/O 724 Montgomery Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643. Make checks out to “Wilkes-Barre UNICO”.


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

• Cougar Indie-Pendence: Local unsigned NEPA bands can submit one original track to be considered for this music sampler. Deadline for submissions is December 12. Enter by visiting the CougarRadio website (www.cougarradio.net) or by mail to Cougar Indie-Pendence, c/o Cougar Radio, 301 Lake Street, Dallas PA, 18612. Email cougarradio@misercordia.edu for more information.

Safe Haven Dog Rescue


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


• Adoption Day: Dec. 1, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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


Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Domestic Animal Rescue

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

• Pictures with Santa: Nov. 30, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m., Dino & Francesco’s in Birney Plaza, Moosic. Children and pets welcome. Contact 570.457.1625 for more information.


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


CHURCHES


Church of Christ Uniting (Market Street and Sprague Avenue, Kingston, 570.288.8434)

• Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra Holiday Concert: Dec. 8, 3 p.m. Event is free and open to the public.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

(420 Main Rd., Hanover Twp., 570.823.6242)

• Victorian Christmas Tea: Dec. 1. $10, adults; $5, children 12 and under. Reservations are required by November 24. Call Barry at 570.831.5593 or Sylvia at 570.825.6370.


Holy Rosary Church (33 Manhattan St., Ashley)


• Annual Fall Turkey Bingo: Nov. 24, door at 12 p.m., games begin at 1 p.m. Admission is $3.


• Craft Show: Dec. 8, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Nebo Baptist Church

(75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke)

• Christmas Concert by “Friends for Christ:” Nov. 24, 7 p.m.


New Life Community Church


(301 Delaney St., Hanover Township. 570.639.5433 or 570.836.3422.)


• Christmas Concert: Dec. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.


St. Eulalia


(214 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook Township)


• New Years Eve Party: Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $30 per person until Dec. 15; $35 per person after Dec. 15. 21 and over event. Reservations can be made by calling 570.842.7656. Tables may be reserved for groups of 6 or more. Includes buffet, DJ, champagne toast at midnight, beer and set-ups BYOB.


St. Maria Goretti Parish Center (42 Redwood Dr., Laflin, www.stmariagoretti-laflin.org, 570.655.8956)

• Holiday Craft and Gift Fair: Nov. 23-24, 9 a.m. - 3 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. Michael’s Church


(corner of Church/Winter Sts., Old Forge, 570.457.2875)


• Nut Roll/Poppy Seed Roll & Christmas Cookie Sale: Dec. 21, pick up 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., $10 per poppy or nut roll, $8 per pound of cookies. Place orders by Dec. 14. Call Sandra 570.457.9280, Dorothy 570.562.1434, or Church Hall 570.457.2875.


Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center


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


• Putting Your Christ in Christmas: Dec. 1, service begins at 10 a.m. followed by Christmas decorating.


•Getting Ready for God: Dec. 8, 10 a.m. followed by a Potluck Fellowship and Thriving in Unity Meeting at 11:45 a.m.


• Christmas Pageant: Dec. 15, 10 a.m. followed by a Multi-Generational “Spiritual Gifts” Workshop at 11:45. Workshop admission is $10, email info@unityofnepa.org to register.


• Candle Lighting Service: Dec. 18, 7 p.m.


• For Now, We Are God: Dec. 22, followed by Annual Christmas Party.


• Sunday Lesson focusing on Spiriual and practical ways to approach resolutions: Dec. 29, 10 a.m.


Youth Ministry of Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church (420 Main Rd., Hanover Twonship)

• 2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Walk: Dec. 14, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost is $8. For more information or to purchase a ticket call 570.262.6413 or 570.814.6444.


EVENTS


2nd annual WVIA Travel Club Downton Abbey Tour:


May 23-28, 2014. Includes full day at Highclere Castle outside of Newbury, England, the setting for “Downton Abbey,” as well as high tea, daily breakfasts, air fare, 4-night stay and transportation. $2,749 per person based on double occupancy. 24 spaces available. Learn more at www.wvia.org or by calling Church Tharp at Trans World Travel at 570.344.9784 or 1.800.743.3217.


The Anthracite Hi-Railers Model Railroad Club (Routes 435 & 502 in Daleville, PA)


• O Gauge Train Display: Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 28, Jan. 4, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Admission in free, but there will be a collection of donations of bathroom tissue, bath soap, facial tissues, multi-purpose househols cleaner, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent, and toothe paste to benefit the North Pocono Dry Goods Pantry.


Blue Chip Animal Refuge


• Pet Photos with Santa: Dec. 8, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Dymonds, Brace Road, Dallas. Dec. 14, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Whitings, Memorial Highway, Trucksville.


Chicory House and Folklore Society


(www.folkloresociety.org, 570.333.4007)


• New England Contra dance with music by the Curt Osgood and Friends, with calling by Ted Crane: Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Church of Christ Uniting (776 Market St., Kingston. Admission is “pay what you wish.”\


Christmas in Gouldsboro

craft show: Dec. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gouldsboro United Methodist Church (Route 507, Gouldsboro). For tables call Sue Klein, 570.842.6106.

Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania

• Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicolas: Nov. 23, 8 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, Wilkes-Barre. $15, adults; 18 and under, free.


• Christmas with the Choral Society: Dec. 1, 4 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, Scranton. $15, general admission. Concert includes collection for Toys for Tots.


• A Very NEPA Christmas: Dec. 7, 7 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre. Tickets available through www.nepaphil.org.


• A Ceremony of English Carols, 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Scranton. Choral Society’s adult Choral Artists and youth Cantare Treble Choir sing Benjamin Britten’s classic a Ceremony of Carols and the traditional English Service of Lessons and Carols. The performance includes audience caroling, organ music and a wassail reception. Tickets are available at the door. Adults, $15. Ages 18 and under, free.


THE COOPERAGE PROJECT


(1030 Main St., Honesdale)


570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org


(Donations accepted and appreciated at the door at all events.)


• Third season of the winter Farmers’ Market: Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., continuing ever Saturday.


• Contra Dance: Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Suggested donation $10, kids under 15 are free.


• Open Mic Night: Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Come early to sign-up. This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated.


Dietrich Theater


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


• Holiday Workshop: Dec. 7, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


• Holiday Camp: Dec. 27, 30, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Ages 5 -12, admission $25


East Stroudsburg University


•”Winds and Friends” recital: Nov. 23, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.


• Fall Vocal Jazz Concert: Nov. 24, 7 p.m.


Everhart Museum

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

• 1963: A Blast from the Past: Nov. 22

FSA NEPA and the NEPA Rainbow Alliance 4th Annual National Family Week Conference,


“LGBTQA United Together-Individuals, Families and Communities:” Nov. 15, Genetti Best Western Hotel and Conference Center (77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre). Registration at 8 a.m., opening session at 8:45. Reservations required, open to the public. $15; $10, full-time students. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. . Contact Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania at 570.823.5144, ext. 309 or fsawv.ruthkemmerer@verizon.net.


Gesinger events


• Run Around Scranton: Dec. 19, 5 p.m., Geisinger-Community Medical Center (1800 Mulberry St., Scranton). For more info email sopshinsky@scrantonpa.gov.


• Holiday Shopping Day: Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center (2309 Stafford Ave., Scranton).


• Blood collection: Dec. 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Geisinger-Community Medical Center (316 Colfax Ave., Scranton). To schedule an appointment, call 1.866.996.5100 or visit geisingerbloodcenter.org.


• Diabetes Support Group: Dec. 13, 10-11 a.m., Geisinger-Community Medical Center (Professional Building, third floor Center for Diabetes Management). Call 570.969.7272 to register.


• A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls, Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 21-Feb. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center (2309 Stafford Ave., Scranton).


• Tai Chi Classes: Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m., Geisinger-Mountain View Care Center’s Chapel (2309 Stafford Ave., Scranton). $2 per person. To register call 570.969.8986.


Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. at Ledges Hotel


(119 Falls Ave, Hawley. 570.226.1337, www.ledgeshotel.com/glass-wine-bar-bistro/)


• Live Music Friday with Josh Hafler: Nov. 22, 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.


• Black Friday Speakeasy Night: Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. No cover charge, period costumes encouraged, prizes awarded.


Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce


(20 W. Broad St.)


• 18th Annual Greater Hazleton Business Person’s Holiday Social: Dec. 5, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Admission is $10. Call 570.455.1509, email jferry@hazletonchamber.org, or visit www.hazletonchamber.org by Nov. 29 for reservations.

Holiday on the Square (Courthouse Square, downtown Scranton)

• Dec. 6, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Dec. 7, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Outdoor holiday marketplace with annual Courthouse tree lighting. Ugly sweater contest on Dec. 6 with valuable prizes, part of First Friday. On Dec. 7, Holiday on the Square will be the centerpiece of Shop Scranton, giving away 200 goodie bags to the first shoppers.

Irem Clubhouse


(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)


• Cooking Demonstration: Nov. 21, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per person.


• Thanksgiving Buffet: Nov. 28, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. $30 for adults, $13 for children ages 4-10. Call 570.675.1134 ext. 100 or 106 for reservations by Nov. 22.


Inner Peace HHW (1114 RT 315, 315 Plaza Wilkes-Barre.)


• Holiday Open House: Nov. 22, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., Nov. 23, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Call 570.208.1511 for more information.


Jessup Art Walk:


• Second Saturday of every month, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 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)


• Hunger for Justice Week: Nov. 17-23.


• “Triple Divide:” Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. The film makers will be available to answer questions after the film. Call 570.587.3603 for more information.


• Ngoma Dance Celebration and Fashion Show: Dec. 5, 7 p.m., George Maffei II Theatre.


• Cantores Christi Regis Christmas Concert: Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m., J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center.


Lackawanna College


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


• Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Nov. 24, 7 p.m.


Lackawanna State Park (Abington Road, North Abington Township.)

• Owl Moon: Nov. 22, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

• Home “Made” for the Holidays: Dec. 7 , 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Marywood University

(2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, 570.348.6211, marywood.edu)

• Benjamin Britten Centennial Concert: Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m., Marian Chapel.


• Vaughan Williams Celebration; Collaborative performance feat. Marywood Campus Choir, Marywood String Ensemble, Wyoming Seminary String Ensemble, Sophie Till,solo violin; Rick Hoffenberg, conductor; Christiane Appenheimer-Vaida, conductor: Nov. 24, 4 p.m., Sette La Verghetta Center for Performing Arts.


Mill Market in the Hawley Silk Mill

(Suite #111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley, 570.390.4440, info@MillMarketPA.com, www.millmarketpa.com)

• Free tastings and demos: Every Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Misericordia University


• “Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty” by Teresa McCloskey: Nov. 20, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m., located in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library.


• Open House: Nov. 23, registration and “Meet the Coaches” at 9 a.m. Open house program will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information or to register contact 570.675.4449 or 1.866.262.6363, or email admiss@misericordia.edu.


• “An Evening with the Arts” holiday concert: Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall.


• Brunch with Santa: Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 children 5-12 years, free for children under 5. Seating is limited, to make a reservation call 570.674.6768 or visit www.cougarconnect.misericordia.edu/santa.


• “Tomaseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas”: Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall.


Northampton Community College


• “Off to War and Coming Home: Historical Perspectives on Military Veterans During and After Their Service: 1946 Present” presented by Rhodes Scholar Wes Moore: April 8, 7:30 p.m., Aruthur L. Scott Spartain Center.


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.


The Osterhout Free Library


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


• Mango Premiere party: Nov. 30, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


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


The Pittston Memorial Library (47 Broad St. 570.654.9565, pitmemlib@comcast.net)


• Handmade Gift Fair: Dec. 7, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.


• Lego Club: Every Monday, 4 p.m.


• Grandparents Support Group: Fourth Monday of each month, 12 p.m.


• Craft Club: Nov. 11, 6 p.m.


• Science Club: Nov. 21, 4 p.m.


• Cash in the New Year: Dec. 19, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Reservations are required, call 570.654.9565 or email pittstonlibrary@yahoo.com


The Regal Room


(216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant, 570.489.1901)


• Christmas the Cabaret Way!: Dec. 7, doors at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., followed immediately by the show. Tickets $25 per person. Reservations required, online by credit card www.ourcabaret.com, phone by credit card 800.838.3006, phone by check 570.489.1901. This is a 21+ event.


Scranton Cultural Center


(420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, 570.346.7369, scrantonculturalcenter.org)


• A Comedy Concert with Mark Eddie: Nov. 23, 7 p.m. $75 per person.


Settlers Inn ( 4 Main Ave., Hawley, 570.226.2993)


• Live Music in the Dining Room with Ekat Pereya: Nov. 23, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.


• Thanksgiving Dinner: Nov. 28, 12 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $49 per person, $29 per child.


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.


The Union of Musicians Local 120


• Christmas Party: Dec. 8, 5 p.m., cocktails, 6, dinner, 7-11, live music, Greenridge Club (1645 Wyoming Ave., Scranton). $20 per person.


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.


• 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:


• “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)


• The Family Business Forum hosts Thomas C. Rogerson, “Family and Wealth Sustainability:” Nov. 20, 5 p.m., Henry Student Center Ballroom.


• Poetry in Transit: Nov. 22, 5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in downtown Wilkes-Barre.


• Dance-A-Thon: Nov. 23, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Henry Student Center Ballroom. Teams of 5-8 people are accepted. Admission is $5 per person. Prizes, food, and beverages are provided. Contact priscilla.bonilla@wilkes.edu to register.


• Witness to History: Nov. 24, 3 p.m., Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.


Wyoming Seminary


(228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston)


• Madrigal Singers and Chorale Christmas Choral Concert: Dec. 8, 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.


• Student Recital: Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.


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.


• Children’s Christmas Program: Dec. 7, 8, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Ages 5-12, reservations are required. Admission $10 children, $5 adults.


• Victorian Christmas: Dec. 7, 8, 14, 15, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free.


Lackawanna Historical Society


( The Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, 570.344.3841.)


• Open House: Dec. 6, 7 p.m.


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.


Steamtown National Historic Site


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


• Holiday Train: Nov. 26, 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Visitors are strongly encouraged to arrive 15-30 minutes early. Visit www.cpr.ca for more information.


LEARNING


Dietrich Theater


(Tunkhannock)


Children’s Classes


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


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


Intergenerational Classes


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


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


Classes for Adults


• Decorative Painting: Nov. 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: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Free.


• Nia: Series 3: Dec. 3, 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $40, four classes; $10, drop-in.


• Simply Yoga: Series 2: Nov. 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.


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.


Georgiana Cray Bart art classes


(123 Brader Dr., Wilkes-Barre. 570.947.8387, gcraybart@aol.com, www.georgianacraybart.com)


Group classes


• Adults (ages 13 and up): Mon., Tues., noon to 4 p.m.


• Teens: Wed., 6-9 p.m.


Private classes also available.


Pocono Arts Council


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


• Oil Painting: Oct. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member.


Pocono Painters


(poconopainters.org)


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


• 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.”


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


SOCIAL GROUPS


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center


• Bereavement Support Group: 7 week starting Nov. 6. Day sessions 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., evening sessions 6 p.m. - 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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