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Dietrich Theater (60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock: 570.996.1500)

  • Writing Your Hat Off: Creative Writing for Kids: Ages 10-16. March 5, 12, 19, 26, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • ‚??The Power of Story,‚?Ě presented by Suzanne Fisher Staples: March 10, 3 p.m.
  • Creative Characters from Paper to Puppets: Ages 5-12. April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 4-5 p.m.


Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org)

  • Everhart Reads Book Club: March 21, ‚??Bloodwork: A Tale of Medicine & Murder in the Scientific Revolution;‚?Ě April 18, ‚??Dracula;‚?Ě May 16, ‚??The Giaour;‚?Ě June 20, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. To register call 570.346.7186.


King‚??s College (133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)

  • Campion Literary Society Writing Workshop: March 18, 7 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free and open to the public. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.
  • Campion Literary Society Open Reading: April 10, 7 p.m., Regina Court. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.


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

  • Craftastic Kids Craft Club: 3rd Sat. every month, 10 a.m. Grades 2-5. Call/email to register.
  • Crochet Club: Tues., 10 a.m., Thurs., 6 p.m. New members welcome.
  • Kids Science Club: First Sat. every month, 10 a.m. Grades 2-5. Call/email to register.
  • Lego Club: Meets Mondays, 4 p.m. Wait list only, call.
  • Page Turners Kids Book Club: First Thurs. every month. Grades 3-5.
  • Story Time: Toddlers Tues., 10 a.m. or Wed., 1:30 p.m.; Preschool Tues., 1:30 p.m. or Wed., 10 a.m.
  • Plymouth Public Library (107 W. Main St., Plymouth, 570.779.4775)
  • Adult computer lessons: Daily, call to register.
  • Story Time: Mon., 11 a.m. or Wed., 10:30 a.m. Toddlers/preschool children.


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

  • Open Microphone Poetry: March 21, 8:30 p.m.


West Pittston Library (200 Exeter Ave., www.wplibrary.org, 570.654.9847)

  • Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.
  • Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.


VISUAL


AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)


Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

  • ‚??Visions of Music,‚?Ě n exhibition of photographs by Allison Murphy and Dino Perrucci and an exhibit from David Green, local sculptor and artist: Both run March 1-30. Opening reception March 1, 6-9 p.m.


ArtWorks Gallery (502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., noon-3 p.m., or by appointment.

  • Illuminations by Nina Davidowitz: Through March 30.


Converge Gallery (140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570.435.7080, convergegallery.com)

  • ‚??Suspended in Time,‚?Ě featuring traditional, landscape and cityscape paintings with a twist: Opening reception Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m. Runs through April 27.


Dietrich Theatre (downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)

  • Experience the Art of Calligraphy: Through Feb.


Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org)


Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.

  • ‚??The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature:‚?Ě Through July 2.
  • ‚??What‚??s in the cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast:‚?Ě On Display through July 2.
  • ‚??The Blood is the Life‚?Ě Tour at Twilight: March 6, 6-8 p.m. $5, museum members; $10, non-members. Ages 16 and up.
  • Drawcorps Dracula: March 13, 6-8 p.m. Create a live mural inspired by vampires and dress as your favorite creature of the night. $5, museum members; $10, non-members. Ages 18 and up. Pre-registration and payment required.
  • Pysanky Workshop: March 20, 6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Ages 16 and up, pre-registration and payment required.
  • Vampires at the AFA Gallery, showing of the film ‚??Vampyr:‚?? March 27, 6-8 p.m. Ages 18 and up.


Hazleton Art League (225 E. Broad St., Hazleton, hazletonartleague.org)

  • ‚??Woman‚??s Work:‚?Ě Through March 17. Opening reception March 2, 6-8 p.m.


Luzerne County Historical Society Museum (69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.6244, lchs@epix.net)

  • ‚??The Miracle of the Bells‚?Ě exhibit: Through March 15.


New Visions Studio & Gallery (201 Vine St., Scranton, www.newvisionstudio.com, 570.878.3970)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. and by appointment.

  • ‚??Not Your Average Art:‚?Ě Opening reception March 1, 6-10 p.m. Runs through March 29.


Pauly Friedman Art Gallery (Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)


Gallery Hours: Mon. closed, Tue.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.

  • ‚??Student Art Exhibition: Mixed Media:‚??‚?? March 13-23. Opening reception March 16, 2-5 p.m.


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

  • Altered State: Photography Based Images: ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 N. Seventh St. Through Feb.


Sordoni Art Gallery (150 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.408.4325)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.

  • ‚??Flow,‚?Ě a gallery that explores the many meanings associated with water through a selection of twenty-nine works drawn from the collection of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Schulman Gallery (2nd floor of LCCC Campus Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, www.luzerne.edu/schulmangallery, 570.740.0727)


Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Annual Rossetti Exhibit: March 3-March 27.
  • A Collection of Two Masters, photography by Michael Molnar and Sam Cramer: April 5-May 2.
  • Annual Student Show: May 10-June 6.
  • Studio Views, paintings and drawings by the students of Georgiana Cray Bart: June 14-July 11.
  • A Vision of Three, featuring the work of Rob Hay, Ryan Ward, and Mark Webber: July 19-Aug. 8
  • Phone-tography, featuring art captured by cell phone photos: Aug. 16-Sept. 5.
  • Crayons and Care II, artwork by children of the Litewska Hospital in Warsaw, Poland: Sept. 13-Oct. 7.
  • Old Masters: Oct. 25-Nov. 28.
  • Annual Faculty/Alumni Exhibit: Dec. 6- Jan. 2


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

  • ‚??I CONstance,‚?Ě an interactive installation created and facilitated by Constance Denchy: Opening reception March 1, 6-9 p.m. Runs through March 31.


Widmann Gallery (Located in King‚??s College‚??s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)


Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.

  • ‚??A Closer Look,‚?Ě Lawrence Lang‚??s photographic works of Marcos and landscapes: Through April 5. Meet the Artist Reception, March 15, 6-8 p.m.
  • 25th Annual King‚??s Student Exhibition: April 15-May 4. Opening reception April 17, 6-8 p.m.


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