The 5K Run/Walk for Candy’s Place, a Cancer Wellness Center, will take place June 2 at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. - Times Leader file photo
THIS WEEK: June 1 through 7
Fire at the Furnace Week, through June 2, includes 20 exhibits featuring the work of 300 artists, narrated and theatrical iron pours, First Friday exhibits and blacksmithing demonstrations, a Ferrous Flyer train excursion from Scranton to the Poconos, and a public wedding of cast iron artists at the Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton. More info, see www.icccia.com or facebook.com/8icccia.
Relay for Life of NEPA, a 24-hour event from 10 a.m. June 2 to 10 a.m. June 3 at PNC field, Montage Mountain, Moosic. To register please visit relayforlife.org/nepa. For additional information, please call 570-562-9749. All proceeds help the American Cancer Society.
June Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 4, basement of Zion United Church of Christ, 40 West Main Street, Nanticoke. Clothing, household item, books, Exxon toy trucks and much more. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.
5K Run/Walk for Candy’s Place,A Cancer Wellness Center, June 2 at Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre. Registration begins at 8 a.m., kid’s 1-mile run begins at 8:30 a.m. and 5K begins at 9. Pre-registration is $30 per person or $40 on the day, with $15 for children 7 to 12 and free for kids under 5. For more information on Candy’s Place contact Kaitlyn Dunbar, Marketing and Communications Representative at 570-714-8800 or [email protected]
Comedy Night Fundraiser for Single Moms of NEPA, will take place at 9 p.m. June 2 at Wise Crackers Comedy Club in Mohegan Sun Pocono. Featured comedians are Jared Freid, Glen Tickle and Michelle Tomko. Event features gift basket raffles and door prizes. Tickets cost $25 and are available in advance at adoptasinglemom.org or by contacting Donna at adoptasinglenepa.com or 570-322-5836. Funds will go toward helping area single moms by fostering social, emotional and financial support.
‘Springtime Birds in My Backyard’ book-signing, 11 a.m. June 2 at Wild Birds Unlimited store, Dallas Shopping Center, Dallas. The easy-to-read children’s book explores birds’ magnificent colors and their calls. It was written by Keystone College professor Dr. Karen Yarrish and illustrated by Keystone professor David Porter. Info, 570-675-9900.
American Girl Doll Bingo, a fund-raiser for M.S. Kirby Library, 1 p.m. June 3 at Crestwood High School cafeteria, Route 309, Wright Township. Tickets $20 in advance at the library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top, or $25 at the door. Info, 570-474-9313.
Deep Breath Book Signing and Sale, will take place from 10 a.m. to noon June 9 at Sugar Plum, 900 Rutter Ave., Forty Fort. The event will feature local resident Rachel Pugh’s children’s book, “Deep Breathe,” which was illustrated by her 12-year-old cousin, Paige Ceaser, of Mountain Top. The duo will sign and sell their book for $10, and all sales will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter. Sugar Plum will sell specially designed “Deep Breath” chocolate bars and donate a portion of the proceeds to the foundation.
The 5K Run/Walk for Candy’s Place, a Cancer Wellness Center, will take place June 2 at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_052117CandysPlace.jpgThe 5K Run/Walk for Candy’s Place, a Cancer Wellness Center, will take place June 2 at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. Times Leader file photo
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