THIS WEEK: Feb. 10 to Feb. 16, 2017
Simple. Natural. Healing. A weight-loss seminar including recipes and food ideas. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 11. $10. 570-996-1500.
Night at the Races, with a dinner buffet, refreshments and raffle. Sponsored by Corpus Christi Parish at Immaculate Conception Church, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. 7 p.m. Feb. 11. $5, $10 per racing horse. 570-654-2753.
The Menu, culinary creations prepared by local chefs with musical guest Skip Monday. Grand Ballroom, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Feb. 13 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. $12. 570-344-1111.
Bingo, on a pay-per-card basis. All proceeds will benefit the Noxen-Monroe Sportsmen’s Club. Food and beverages will be available. Noxen School, School Street, Noxen. 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11. 570-298-2052.
The Chamber Challenge, be part of a livestreaming game show from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 15. Test your knowledge about Wilkes-Barre, its non-profits and pop culture. Watch it live at the THINK Center, in the basement of Barnes and Noble, or on Facebook Live. Visit coalcreative.com for more info. The event will be hosted by Will Beekman.
Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, the 13th annual street festival with the theme “Ice, Lights, Broadway!” Included: a Friday evening parade, live music, more than 50 ice sculptures with carving demonstrations, horse-and-carriage rides and entertainment. Downtown Clarks Summit. Feb. 17 to 20. For schedule, see theabingtons.org.
Winter in the City, a cocktail party with food from local restaurants, silent auction, raffle and music by Paul LaBelle & the Exact Change and Group Du Jour. POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 17. $20 benefits Scranton Tomorrow. 570-963-1575.
Winter Fest Film Festival, 14 days of foreign, independent and art films. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Opens Feb. 17 with a gala opening night of two films, snacks, wine, beer and dessert at 6 p.m. $25. Continues through March 2. $8.50. Feb. 2. Post-Festival Film Discussion 1 p.m. March 3. Schedule at dietrichtheater.com.
Winter Bazaar at St. Nicholas - St. Mary’s School. The Parent Teacher Guild is hosting the annual event from 3 to 9 p.m. Feb. 17, in the school’s gymnasium, 242 S. Washington St. Wilkes-Barre. There will be games, raffles, entertainment, bake sale and more. Proceeds benefit the PTG.
One More Row, the knit and crochet group, will meet from 10:30 p.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 18. Everyone is welcome to join this free activity.
Night at the Races, fundraiser for the Scouts of pack/troop 303 of Pittston. This event is hosted by The Perugia Beneficial Society. Doors open at 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Center in Pittston. This event is 21 and over. More information and/or horses may be purchased by calling Kim at 570-603-9759 or Jake at 570-606-9262. Proceeds go to the scouts.
Sweethearts Dinner Dance, with music by the Main Street Crooners. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. Feb. 18 with doors at 5 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m. and dancing at 7 p.m. Cash bar available. 866-605-7325.
Old Forge Mardi Gras, with a full-course dinner, beer and wine, and entertainment by Frankie Gervasi of The Poets. Sponsored by Prince of Peace Parish at Arcaro and Genell, 443 S. Main St., Old Forge. 6 p.m. Feb. 18. $30. Adults only. Reservations: 570-457-5900.
Blue Ribbon Gala, the annual fundraiser for Marley’s Mission with entertainment by Daddy-O and the Sax Maniacs and 13-year-old singer Olivia Kay along with emcee WNEP-TV’s Stacy Lange. Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Feb. 18. Black tie optional. $125. Info at marleysmission.com.
Eat, Drink & Paint, to benefit Kunkle Fire Co., 6:30 p.m. March 18, at Kunkle Social Hall, 815 Kunkle Road, Dallas. Cost of $45 includes food, non-alcoholic beverages and painting supplies. BYOB is permitted, but must be 21 or older. Must be 18 or older to attend event. Reservations, 570-675-3334.
The Noxen-Monroe Sportsmen’s Club will host a bingo night Feb. 11 at Noxen School.