You’ll see plenty of art work at the Fine Arts Fiesta as it continues on Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square today through Sunday. This piece, ‘The Orange Bicycle,’ was painted by Cynthia Witkowski Sipple, of Wilkes-Barre. - Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
THIS WEEK: May 18 through 24
Fine Arts Fiesta, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. May 18 and 19; 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 20, with live entertainment, art exhibits and refreshments, Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Info, fineartsfiesta.org.
An Evening of Wine and Whimsy, wine and cheese reception with a chance to view Torrie Mattes’ collection of dollhouses, 6 to 8 p.m. May 18, in one of the Scranton Hill section’s stately homes, fund-raiser for the Lackawanna Historical Society. $50 for non-members and $45 for members. Info, 570-344-3841 or email [email protected]
Tunkhannock Touch a Truck, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19, Lazybrook Park, Route 6, Tunkhannock. Kids are invited to climb into trucks, beeping the horn and learning what they do. First 100 kids get a free builder or firefighter hat. This fund-raiser for Dietrich Theater will benefit children’s programs. Admission $5. Info, 570-996-1500.
Bloomingdale Grange Flea Market and Plant Sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19, Bloomingdale Grange, Silo/Grange Hall Road, Bloomingdale (rural Shickshinny). Table rental $5. Call 570-256-7610. Breakfast and lunch are available.
“Spiritual Communication” with paranormal phenomena lecturer Jeff Belanger, 3:30 p.m. May 19 at Sitko’s Restaurant, Route 437, White Haven. $23 to benefit White Haven Area Community Library. An evening show, “A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger,” is set for 6:30 p.m. May 19 and tickets are $35, to benefit the library. Afternoon show includes snacks; evening show includes buffet dinner. Info, call 570-443-8776
“All Is Wells: An Evening with H.G. Wells,” an author’s event, 6:30 p.m. May 20, Sophia Coxe House, 2207 State Route 940, Drifton. Actor Bobby Maso will perform as H.G. Wells, the famous writer often regarded as “the father of science fiction.” Donation is $15. For info and reservations, contact Karen at 570-956-3881.
Fur Festival 2018, noon to 5 p.m. May 20, Swoyersville Community Ambulance Hall, 99 Scott Street, Swoyersville, a family-friendly event with kid’s activities, reptile educational show, a bounce house, more than 50 raffle baskets to win, vendors and food. Proceeds will help the volunteers of Whiskers World feed, shelter and neuter homeless cats. Info, Donna at 570-237-5749 or Brenda at 570-954-6059
Identify theft and telephone scams, a program with Detective Charles Balogh and Detective Larry Fabian of the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office, 6:30 p.m. May 21, community room, Laflin Borough Building, 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. Presented by Laflin Library Association. All are welcome. Info, 570-654-3323.
Fundraiser for Zebulon Butler House, will take place on May 23 in conjunction with TGI Fridays. Patrons must have a TGI Fridays flier to participate. Fliers are good for the entire business day, and 15 percent of every dining receipt will go to the restoration and preservation of the Zebulon Butler House on South River Street in Wilkes-Barre. For more information on the Shawnee Fort Chapter or to obtain a flier for this event, contact Kathleen Smith at [email protected] or 570-704-9809.
Violence in our Society, a community safety seminar to discuss threat levels, developing a plan, firearms, awareness and prevention, with Charles Hentz, retired lieutenant from the Philadelphia Police Department, 6 to 9 p.m. May 24, Luzerne County Community College. Cost is $25. To register, call 570-740-0637.
You’ll see plenty of art work at the Fine Arts Fiesta as it continues on Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square today through Sunday. This piece, ‘The Orange Bicycle,’ was painted by Cynthia Witkowski Sipple, of Wilkes-Barre.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_fiesta4.jpgYou’ll see plenty of art work at the Fine Arts Fiesta as it continues on Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square today through Sunday. This piece, ‘The Orange Bicycle,’ was painted by Cynthia Witkowski Sipple, of Wilkes-Barre. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader
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