Agenda, 5.14.14-5.20.14

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First Posted: 5/12/2014

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

Cornstock Folk Festival

(Lazy Brook Park, Tunkhannock. www.cornstockfestival.com)

• August 29-31.

Friends of the Dalton Community Library 5th Annual Herb & Perennial Festival:

May 17, 9 a.m.-noon, Dalton Fire Hall.

Mount Hope Estate and Winery

(2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim)

• Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest: May 24 & 25.

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

American Lung Association

• Fight for Air Walk/Run: June 7. (Betzler Fields at Kings College, Wilkes-Barre.) To register, visit www.lunginfo.org/wbrunwalk.

American Red Cross of Lackawanna County

• 2nd Annual Everyday Heroes Awards Breakfast: May 14, 8-10 a.m. (Radisson Lackawanna Station, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.)

2014 Bloomsburg, Jorge’s Walk to Defeat ALS

• May 17, 9 a.m., regisration, 10:30 a.m., walk. (Bloomsburg Town Park, Bloomsburg.)

Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge

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

• Car Wash at Firestone: May 24, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., $5. (486 Northhampton St., Kingston.)

Breathe Deep NEPA

(www.lungevity.com)

Breathe Deep, a 1.2 mile and 5K walk & fun run: June 7, 9 a.m., Kirby Park. For more info, to register, or make a donation visit lungevity.org/nepa.

4th Annual Finishing The Fight 5K Run/Walk

• June 7, Blakely Borough Recreational Complex, Peckville. More information at www.finishingthefight.com.

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

(967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Township. 570.586.3700, www.griffinpondanimalshelter.com)

• Annual Motorcycle Ride: June 8, 10 a.m.m $15/rider, $5/passenger. (Electric City Harley Davidson, Rte. 6, Scranton.)

Lackawanna Blind Association

• 28th Annunal William J. Jordan, M.D. Memorial Swing for Sight Tournament: June 16 (Glen Oak Country Club, Clarks Summit.) For more information, call 570.342.7613.

Make-A-Wish

(800.480.WISH, www.wishgreaterpa.org)

• Wish Upon A Star Dinner Dance & Silent Auction: May 16, 6-11 p.m. Stroudsmoor Country Inn at Terraview. Call 570.424.5081 by May 5 for reservations.

March of Dimes

• March for Babies: May 18, registration 9:30 a.m., walk at 10:30, King’s College Betzler Field.

Prize Bingo Fundraiser:

May 18, Breslau Fire Hall (299 1st Street, Hanover), doors 1 p.m., bingo begins at 2. $5, includes door prize entry and one free game card for all regular games. Additional cards may be purchased for $1 each. For more info call 570.371.9294.

4th Annual Ride for the VA Vets

• June 21, 9 a.m. $15, rider; $10, passenger. (American Legion Post 495, Rte 239, Shickshinny.)

Safe Haven Dog Rescue

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

Adoption days:

• May 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (Tractor Supply, Rte 209, Broadheadsville.)

Salvation Army of Wilkes-Barre

(17 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre, 570.824.8741)

• 2014 Community Service, Others & William Booth Awards: May 15, 6 p.m., Best Western Genetti Hotel and Convention Center, Wilkes-Barre. For information or reservations, call 570.824.8741 or email sharon.tressler@use.salvationarmy.org.

• Women’s Auxiliary Spring Tea: May 19, 12 p.m. Open to ladies of all ages. Tickets are $10. For tickets or more information, contact Audrey Milford at 570.823.3912.

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

• “Shoot Down Breast Cancer” Clay Bird Shoot: May 18, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Factoryville Sportsman Club.)

Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Domestic Animal Rescue

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

• 6th Annual Memorial Pet Walk and Celebration of Life Event: May 31, 10 a.m., $25 per person to walk with a pet or in memory of a deceased pet. (McDade Park, Scranton.) For more information, call 570.457.1625.

Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross (256 N. Sherman St., Wilkes-Barre)

• Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED: May 20, 6-7:30 p.m.

• Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED: May 20, 6-8:30 p.m.

• CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers: May 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS

9th Annual Caring for Carrie

Motorcycle Run and Benefit: May 25, registration 9:30 a.m.-noon, begins 12:30, Luzerne County Fairgrounds (Route 118, Lehman). $20 per rider; $20 per passenger; $10 children 5 to 10 years old. Followed by a benefit, 2-7 p.m.

Austie’s Family Restaurant

• 4th Annual Car Cruise: June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, 2333 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township, 5-8 p.m.

Fifth Annual Rocker’s Roll:

Bike event meet and greet July 25, 7 p.m.-close, Cooper’s Cabana, Pittston. Main event July 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Conroy Park, Pittston. More info at www.rockersroll.com.

Flying Aces M.C.

• 61st Anniversary Bash: June 6-8, 470 Rockport Road, Weatherly. $30 per person or buy three $10 chances, includes bands, beverages, camping, and chances to win a 2014 motorcycle.

Hi-Lites Motor Club

(hilitesmotorclub.com)

2014 Cruise In Dates:

• May 17, 4-7 p.m., Wegmans (Highland Park Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre). Rain date May 18.

• June 21, 5-8 p.m., Pikes Creek Park (Route 118, Pikes Creek). Rain date June 22.

• July 19, 5-8 p.m., Twist and Shake (Route 29, Pikes Creek). Rain date July 20.

• July 26, 1-4 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Route 118, Dallas).

• Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m., Meadows Nursing Center (55 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas).

•Aug. 23, 5-8 p.m., Twist and Shake (Route 29, Pikes Creek). Rain date Aug. 24.

• Sept. 20, 3-6 p.m., Pikes Creek Park (Route 118, Pikes Creek). Rain date Sept. 21

CHURCHES

St. Eulalia

(214 Blue Shutters Road, Roaring Brook Township)

• Painting & Pastries: June 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the church on May 18, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., or by calling 570.842.7656.

Trinity Congregational Church

(229 S. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.346.7278)

• Gymanfa Ganu Hymn Sing: May 18, 4:15 p.m.

Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Catholic Church

(Dickson City)

• Rummage Sale: May 24, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., LaSalle Academy Primary Campus School Hall (625 Dundaff Street, Dickson City). Donations being accepted May 17, 8-11 a.m. Please no clothes, electronics or encyclopedias.

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.

4th Annual Mom Prom :

May 17, 7-11 p.m., Hilton Hotel and Conference Center, Scranton. 21 and over. $40. For tickets contact Kim at 570.561.5846 or Chris at 570.561.5714.

8th annual Flea Market & Craft Show:

June 7, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Clarks Summit Fire Company (321 Bedford St., Clarks Summit). For vendor info contact Nancy at 570.586.8061.

American Red Cross of Lackawanna County

• Adult CPR/AED: May 17, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; May 23, 6-9 p.m.

• Adult First Aid/CPR/AED: May 17, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

• CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Providers: May 18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; May 27, 6-9 p.m.

The Cooperage Project

(1030 Main St., Honesdale)

570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org

• Open Mic Night: May 14, 7-10 p.m.

• Family Game Night: May 15, 6-9 p.m.

• Contra Dance: May 24, 7:30-10 p.m.

• Open Electric Jam: May 28, 7-10 p.m.

Dietrich Theater

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

• Ned Washington: A Lyrical Career in the Great American Songbook: May 18, 3 p.m.

• Remember D-Day with Ed McMullen: June 8, 3 p.m.

• Open Mic Night featuring Kevin McDonough: May 23, 7 p.m.

• Open Mic Night featuring Ed Crawley & the Everything Natural Drummers: June 27, 7 p.m.

• Folklore and Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast: June 9, 3 p.m.

Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce

(20 W. Broad St.)

• 122nd Annual Dinner of the Chamber: May 22, Genetti Best Western Inn and Suites, Hazleton.

Hawley Silk Mill (8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley, PA.)

• First Friday: The first Friday of every month, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Hazleton Farmers’ Market

July 11 through Aug. 29, Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hunlock Creek Volunteer Fire Co.

(1114 Main Rd., Hunlock Creek, 570.256.3713)

• Chicken Bar-B-Q Dinner: May 18, noon-4 p.m. $9. Eat-in and take-out available.

Irem Clubhouse

(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)

• Nordic Walking Class: Thursdays through May 15, 2-3 p.m. $30 for nine sessions. Call 570.675.1866 to register.

• Country Western Show feat. Hillbilly D’Lux: May 24, 6 p.m., $12. (Irem Pavillion, 70 Rideway Drive, Dallas.) Call 570.675.4465 ext 241 for tickets.

Jeannine M Luby presents Comedy Night:

• May 15, 7 p.m. The Mad Batter, Clarks Summit.

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.

Lackawanna College

Environmental Institute (10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp.)

• Live Animal Presentation: Biodiversity: May 20, 6:30-8 p.m. $5 per person. For more information or to register, call 570.842.1506.

• Natural Wonders: For the Birds: May 22, 1-2:30 p.m. Ages 3-6 and guardians. $40 for 6 classes, every other Thursday until June 5. To register, call 570.842.1506.

• Natural Wonders: Little Sprouts: June 5, 1-2:30 p.m. Ages 3-6 and guardians.

• Green Building Tour & Presentation: June 5, 6:30-8 p.m. $5 per person. Call 570.842.1506 to register.

• A Closer Look Day Camp: June 23-27 or June 30-July 4, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages 5 and 6. $70 per camper; payments received before May 9, $55. Register by calling 570.842.1506.

Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014

• Aug. 23-24, Lehigh Valley International Airport. More information at www.lehighvalleyairshow.com.

Marywood University

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

2014 Summer Camps and Clinics

Women’s Basketball

• Basketball Speed & Agility Clinic: May 14, 21, 28, June, 4. Grades 6-12. $50

• Fundamental Skills Camp: June 23-26,9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (5-8 grade girls); 1-4 p.m. (9-12 grade girls). $70 ($50 for each additional camper from the same family)

• Shooting and Offensive Skills Camp: August 6-7, 1-4 p.m. Grades 6-12. $60 ($45 for each additional camper from the same family)

• Post Development Camp: August 6-7, 1-4 p.m. Grades 6-12. $60 ($45 for each additional camper from the same family)

Men’s Basketball

• Men’s Basketball Skill Development Camp: May 22, 29, June 1, 5, 8, 12, 19, 22, 26, 29, 4-6 p.m. 6-12 grade. $30 per session or a one-time registration fee of $250 for all sessions.

Men’s Soccer

• Men’s Soccer Camp: July 28-31, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Ages 13-17. $350 per player.

Women’s Soccer

• Clinic: June 7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grades 9-12. $85 for those new to program, $75 for those who have previously attended.

Women’s Lacrosse

• Clinic: June 1, 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Grades 7-12. $75.

Men’s Lacrosse

• Men’s Lacrosse Camp: Evening Session I, June 2-4, 5:30 – 8 p.m. (Grades 2-12), $90.

• Men’s Lacrosse Camp Summer League: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (All ages), 5-9 p.m. (All ages), $125

• Men’s Lacrosse Camp Evening Session II: August 19-21, 5:30 – 8 p.m. (Grades 2-12), $90.

• Men’s Lacrosse Showcase: June 25, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Grades 9-12), $125.

Field Hockey

•Women’s Field Hockey Clinic:May 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Grades 7-12), $75.

Pacer Aquatics Club: May 19 (8 and under swims begin May 27)-Aug. 1. See schedule and pricing at www.marywoodpacers.com

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

• Back Mountain Basketball Camp for Girls: June 16-20, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Anderson Center. Ages 8 and up. $100, per week; $85, second child of the same family. To register, contact Coach Kern at 570.674.3367.

• Cougar Field Hockey Camp: June 23-27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Grades 3-11. 4125, per week; $115, second child in the same family. To register, contact Coach Stahovic at 570.674.6491.

• Woodruff Basketball School for Boys: June 23-27, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Anderson Center. Ages 8-17. $100, per week; $85, second child in the same family. To register, contact Coach Woodruff at 570.674.6317.

• Summer Basketball Camp for Boys: July 7-11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 7-12. $125, per week; $110, for second child in the same family. To register, contact Coach Egbert at 570.674.6471.

• Cougar Soccer Success Camp: June 30-July 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Co-ed, ages 7-14. $125, per week. For more information, contac Coach Edkins at 570.674.6397.

• Summer Performing Arts Training Academy: July 28-Aug. 9. $475, early bird registration (by June 1); $499, after June 1. For more information or to register, call 570.674.8255 or visit www.misericordia.edu/conferences.

NEPA High School Football Combine:

June 14, 9 a.m., Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium, E.L. Meyers High School.

Noxen Volunteer Fire Company

(Stull Road, Noxen)

• 9th Annual Mothers Day Inertribal Powwow: May 10-11, 10 a.m.

The Osterhout Free Library

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

• Pasta Dinner: May 17, 4-7 p.m. $8, adults; $4, children 8 and under. (Osterhout North Branch Community Room, 28 Oliver St., Parsons secion of Wilkes-Barre.) For more information, pleace call 570.822.4660.

• “The Yard” Book Discussion: May 22, 6:30 p.m.

• “Osterhout Free Library: A 125 Year Legacy of Public Service:” May 15, 6:30 p.m., May 16, 2 p.m.

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

Penn State Wilkes-Barre

(Rte. 115, Lehman, 570.675.2171, wb.psu.edu)

• Penn State Coaches Caravan feat. Coach James Franklin: May 20, Genetti’s Best Western Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre.

• Youth Summer Camps: June 23-26, June 30-July 3, July 7-11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m.

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

• Children’s Author Amy Faatz: May 15, 5:30 p.m.

• Science Club: May 15, 4 p.m.

• Friends Meeting: May 19, 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome.

• Adult Book Club: May 22, 6 p.m. Discussion: “The Secret Life of Bees.”

Scranton Cultural Center

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

• NEPA Stars Awards: May 25, 3 p.m.

Swoyersville American Legion Auxiliary Post 644

(259 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville, 570.287.9400.)

• Spring Fling: May 17, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the Legion Post prior to the event.

The University of Scranton

(800 Linden St., Scranton, 570.941.7400, scranton.edu)

• Pre-Commencement Concert by The University of Scranton Symphonic Band and Singers: May 16, 7:30 p.m., Houlihan McLean Center.

• Graduate Degree Commencement: May 31, 10:45 a.m. Byron Recreation Complex.

• Commencement Baccalaureate Mass: May 31, 4 p.m., Byron Center.

• Undergraduate Commencement: June 1, noon, Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre.

Waverly Community House

(1115 N. Abington Rd., Waverly, waverlycomm.org)

• Diane Hibble’s Zumba classes: Mondays, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.; Mondays, Thursdays, 7:15 p.m. For more info visit facebook.com/zumba.diane, dianehibble.zumba.com or call 570.878.8212.

• Coach Little Basketball Clinic: Boys and girls ages 6 to 9, Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m. Boys and girls grades 4 to 6, Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m.

• Tots and Toddlers Music Time: Ages 1-12 months, Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m, Wednesdays, 5 p.m.; ages 1-2, Tuesdays, 10 a.m., Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.; ages 2-5, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, 6 p.m. $48 per class. Advanced registration is suggested. For more information or a registration form, visit waverylycomm.org or call 570.586.8191, ext. 2.

• Sign, Say, & Play Classes: Thursdays from Through June 12, Session 1, 4:30 p.m.; Session 2, 6 p.m. $55.

• Move & Groove Classes: Thursdays through May 22. $65.

Westmoreland Club(59 South Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.822.6141)

• North Branch Land Trust’s 15th Annual Dinner & Auctions: May 14, 5:30 p.m. For tickets, ads, or donations, conact North Branch Land Trust at 570.696.5545, www.nblt.org, or Romanansky@nblt.org.

White Haven 2014 Train Ride

• May 17, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a ride through the Lehigh River Gorge from White Haven to Jim Thorpe, a fundraiser for the White Haven Ambulance. $40, open air cars; $30, regular coach cars. Tickets available at White Haven Ambulance and select businesses. For more information, plase call 570.436.7402.

Wilkes University

(84 W. South St, Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)

• Graduate Study Abroad Program in Italy: June 27-July 12. For information, visit www.wilkes.edu/italy or contact Michele Garrison at 570.408.4239.

• Kids’ Writing Workshop: July 14-18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Grades 5-7.

• The Write Stuff: July 21-25, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Grades 8-11.

Wyoming County Chamber Of Commerce

• Educational Luncheon: May 14, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Free, members; $15, non-members. (The Prince Hotel, Tunkhannock.)

• Member Breakfast: May 16, 8 a.m. Free to one representative from each Chamber member business; $15, non-members and additional representatives. (Stone Hedge Country Club, Factoryville.)

Wyoming Seminary

(228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston)

• Student Recital: May 20, 7 p.m. Free. For more information, call 570.270.2192.

• Annual Farewell/Senior Recital: May 30, 4 p.m. Free. For more information, call 570.270.2192.

• Wyoming Seminary Dance Company Annual Performance: May 16-17, 8 p.m. Free to the public. For more information, call 570.570.2192.

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.

Lackawanna Historical Society

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

• “Northeastern Pennsylvania in Stereo,” narrated ride along the Delaware and Hudson Gravity Railroad with local historian John Revak: May 28, 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.

Slocum Hollow Historians

• 7th Annual Forest Hill Cemetery Walking Tour: June 1, 1 p.m., 1830 Jefferson Ave., Dunmore. For more info call 570.346.6179.

LEARNING

Adult group art classes taught by Catherine Laskaris:

Wednesday evenings, 6-8 p.m., private studio, 106 Grandview Drive, Pittston. Other classes available, including private day and times. For more info call 570.299.7364.

Dietrich Theater

(Tunkhannock)

Children’s Classes

• Quilting for Kids: Sugar Bowl: Through May 28, 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 6 & up. $6 per class.

• Preschool Art Explorers: May 15, 22, & 29, 10-10:45 a.m. Ages 4 and 5. Admission is free.

• Art Explorers: May 16, 23 & 30, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. Admission is $40.

• Fashion Mag Jr.: June 23-27, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Ages 8-14. Admission is $65.

• LEGO Maniacs: June 23-27, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages 8-14. Admissino is $60.

• All About Pottery & Sculpture Camp: Camp 1: July 7-11, 4-5:30 p.m.; Camp 2: Aug. 4-8, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. Admission is $60. Call 570.996.1500 to register.

• Jammin’ in a Jugband: July 14-16, 18, 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 6-12. Admission is free.

Intergenerational Classes

• Nutrition for Chilren & Families: May 17, 24 & 31, 10-11:15 a.m. For families with children ages 6-12. Free.

• Open Studio and Portfolio Prep: Series 2: May 13, 20, 27; Series 3: June 3, 10, 17, 24; Series 4: July 8, 15, 22, 29; Series 5: Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 7-8:30 p.m. For ages 13-adult. $15 per class or $60 for four classes.

• Quilting for Everyone: Civil War Era Quilts: Wednesdays through May 28, 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. $6 per class.

• Quilting for Everyone: Quilting Bee: June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. Free.

Adult Classes

• Writers’ Group: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

• Golden Days of Radio Players: Tuesdays through June 3, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Free.

• Artifact Writing Group: Wednesdays, May 14-June 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 17 and up. Admission is $55.

• Decorative Painting: May 14, 21, 28, June 11, 18, 25, July 16, 23, 30, Aug. 12, 20, 27, 12-3 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Admission is $20 per class plus cost of painting surface.

• Chair Yoga: May 5, 12 & 19, 10-11:15 a.m. Free.

• Photography for You: May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 7-9 p.m. and May 21, 1-3 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Admission is $75.

• Recylced Glass Artwork & Pottery: Series 2: May 19, June 2; Series 3: June 9, 16, 23, 30; Series 4: July 7, 14, 21, 28; Series 5: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. Admission is $65 for a series of four classes.

• Jewelry Making: Beaded Butterfly Necklace: May 22, 6-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Admission is $35.

• Create a Clay Pendant: June 24, 7 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Admission is $25.

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.

Penn State Extension

• Strong Women/Growing Stronger Program: Tuesdays and Thursdays, through June 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Western Pocono Community Library, Broadheadsville.) $35. To register, call 570.421.6430.

• Master Gardener Workshop: Disease in the Vegetable Garden: May 14, 1 p.m., $5. (Luzerne County West Side Annex, Forty Fort.)

• 4-H Knitting Kids Club Meeting: May 15, 6-7:30 p.m. (Mildford Extension.)

• 4-H Palette of Fun Art Club Meeting: May 16, 30, 5-6:30 p.m. (Wild Acres Club House, Dingmans Ferry.)

• Food for Profit: May 17, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Stroudsburg Extension.) $45. Pre-registration is required by May 9 by visiting http://extension.psu.edu/monroe/events or by calling 570.421.6430.

• Master Gardener Plant Sale: May 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Jim Thorpe Train Station, Jim Thorpe.)

• Masthope Mountaing 4-H Club Meeting: May 17, 1-4 p.m. (Masthope Mountain Community Property Owners Lodge, Lackawaxen.)

•Master Gardener: Go Native!: May 17, 2-5:30 p.m.; May 18, 9-10:30 a.m. (Pocono Environmenal Education Center, Dingmans Ferry.) $10 for all three workshops; $5 for a single workshop. For more information, pleace visit http://extension.psu.edu/pike/events or call 570.296.3400.

• Penn State Master Gardener: May 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Stroudsburg Extension.)

• Penn State Master Gardener: May 20, 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Milford Extension.)

• Penn State Master Gardener: May 20, 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (Jim Thorpe Extension.)

• Wild Acres 4-H Cloverbud Club Meeting: May 20, 1:30-3 p.m. (Wild Acres Club House, Dingmans Ferry.)

• Nature Crafting 4-H Club Meeting: May 27, 5:30 p.m. (Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor art room, Lords Valley.

• Master Gardener Workshop: May 28, 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Stroudsburg Extension.) $14.

• Rock Ridge Ranchers 4-H Club Meeting: May 30, 6:30-8 p.m. (Rock Ridge Ranch, Dingmans Ferry.)

• The Tasteful Landscape: Bountiful Herbs to Delight the Eye, Please the Palate, and Grace the Home: May 31, 10-11:30 a.m. (Pike County Public Library, Milford.) Free. Register at http://extension.psu.edu/pike/events.

Pocono Arts Council

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

• Lecture on Georgia O’Keefe: June 3, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Studio Workshop: Acrylic on Canvas: June 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Lecture on “The Art of Botanica:” July 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Studio Workshop: Watercolor: July 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tutition: $50, member; $50, non-member; Seniors: $40, member; $50, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Lecture on Connecticut Impressionists: Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Lecture on Pennsylvania Impressionists: Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Studio Workshop: Acrylic on Canvas: Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tutition: $65, member; $75, non-member; Seniors: $55, member; $60, non-member; Materials fee: $12.

• Pocono Arts Jubilee: Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Rainbow Mountain Resort, East Stroudsburg.)

Pocono Painters

(poconopainters.org)

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

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.

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.

Young Living Essential Oils Product Education Classes:

Wednesdays in Wilkes-Barre, 10 a.m., noon, 7 p.m. Free. For more info call 570.574.5705 or contact PoconoYoga@aol.com.

OUTSIDE

Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Guided eagle-viewing bus trips: Seats on trips are limited, and reservations are required. $15, members; $20, non-members. Call 570.226.3164 or 845.583.1010 or e-mail info@delawarehighlands.org to register.

• Forest Resoration Workshop: May 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (Grey Towers National Historic Site.) and 1-3 p,m. (Milford Experimental Forest.) Free to the public. Register by calling 570.226.3164, 845.583.1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org.

7th Annual Forest Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

• June 1, 1 p.m. (1830 Jefferson Ave., Dunmore.) Free and open to the public. For more information, call 570.346.6179.

Frances Slocum State Park

• Forest Fun Walk for Preschoolers: May 17, 10 a.m. Ages 3-5.

• Nature Detectives: May 17, 1 p.m. Ages 6-12.

• Family Nature Walk: May 24, 2 p.m.

• Spying on Spiders: May 24, 4 p.m. Ages 3-5.

• Incredible Insects: May 24, 7 p.m.

• Bird walk and activities for kids: May 25, 2 p.m. Ages 6-12.

• Let’s Look in the Lake: May 25, 4 p.m.

• History Mystery: May 25, 7 p.m.

• Kayaking for Beginners: May 31, 10 a.m. Ages 14 and up. Registration required

• Life in a Log: May 31, 2 p.m.

Friends of Salt Springs Park

(PO Box 541, Montrose. 570.967.7275, info@friendsofsaltspringspark.org.)

• “Honey, Have You Seen the Bees?”: May 17, 1 p.m. Fee.

Nescopeck State Park

(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)

• Wildflower Walk: May 17, 2 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Space is limited, call to register.

SOCIAL GROUPS

AA Intergroup NEPA

Info: aaintergroupnepa.org, 570.654.0488

Alcohol Anonymous

Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, Nanticoke, Dallas, Forty Fort. Various dates and times. Info: 570.288.9892.

Better Breathers Club

Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 p.m., Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Professional Building Auditorium (316 Colfax Ave., Scranton). Info: 570.969.8986.

Calligrapher’s Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania

• Meeting: May 16, 7:30 p.m., Marywood University, Shields Center for Visual Arts Room 225.

Marywood University

• Aphasia group, community service support group of people living with stroke at any stage of their recovery: Mondays, 1-1:45 p.m., McGowan Center Room 1066. For more info contact Marla Kovatch at 570.348.6299, ext. 2259.

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.

Narcotic Anonymous Meetings

Every Tues. at 7 p.m., downstairs in the Methodist Education Building, located off Courthouse Square, on the corner of Marion and Warren Street in Tunkhannock.

Scranton: The Center For Comprehensive Cancer Care

Children’s support group: Last Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, The Commonwealth Medical College (525 Pine St., Scranton). For children ages 5-18 that are coping with the cancer of a loved one.

Suicide Bereavement Support Group

First/Third Tues. every month, 7 p.m., at Catholic Social Services (33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre). Info: 570.822.7118 ext. 307.

1st Annual Wilkes-Barre Shootout

• 7 on 7 High School Football Tournament presented by Fame Strengh and Conditioning and King’s College Football: July 20, 10 a.m. (McCarthy Stadium at Betzler Fields, 221 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.) For grades 9-12 as of the 2014-2015 academic year, $200 per team. For additional information, call 908.894.0630 or email famestrengthintern@gmail.com

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