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First Posted: 7/13/2014

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

Second Annual Cougar Family Carnival

Aug. 27-28, 6-10 p.m.; Aug. 29, 6-11 p.m.; Aug. 30, 2-10 p.m.; John F. Henzes Veterans Memorial Stadium, Peckville.

Cornstock Folk Festival

(Lazy Brook Park, Tunkhannock. cornstockfestival.com)

• Aug. 29-31.

Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

(420 Main Road, Buttonwood, Hanover Township

• Annual Big Tent Bazaar: July 18-19, 5 p.m.-midnight; July 20, 5-11 p.m.

Railfest 2014

(Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton)

• Aug. 30-31.

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

Candy’s Place

(570.714.8800)

• Pilates: Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. Available only to cancer patients and caregivers.

•Meditation and Deep Breathing: Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

• Fifth Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon: July 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Woodlands Inn & Resort (Wilkes-Barre). $25 per person.

• Third Annual Harvey’s Lake Walk: Aug. 2, registration begins 8 a.m., walk at 9, Sandy Beach Pavilion. $10; $6 per person for groups of 10 or more.

• Bus trip to the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster County to see “Moses”: Oct. 4. $90, ages 19 and up; $50, ages 13-18; $40, ages 3-12.

Family Service Association of NEPA

• 6th Annual Pauly Friedman 5K Family Walk/Run: Aug. 10, registration 8:30 a.m., race at 9:30, Misericordia University, Dallas. $25. For more info or to register call 570.823.5144, ext. 309.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS

Austie’s Family Restaurant

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

6th Annual Pocono Drag Lodge Reunion:

Aug. 9, gates open 6 a.m., Drag Lodge (Meadow Run Road, off Route 115, Bear Creek). Car show and swap meet. No racing allowed. $7, spectators; $15, show cars; $25, swap meet spaces. For more info call Charlie at 845.635.3662.

American Legion Mt Post 781 Car Cruise:

July 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., registration begins at 9. $10 per vehicle. For info call 570.868.5362 after 4 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 rockersroll.com.

Hi-Lites Motor Club

(hilitesmotorclub.com)

2014 Cruise In Dates:

• 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). Rain date July 27.

• 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

ShickshinnyForward 3rd Annual Car Show:

Aug. 2, registration 10 a.m.-noon, show noon-3 p.m., North Susquehanna Avenue, behind Curry Donut’s in Shickshinny. $10 per vehicle. “Night of Bands” sponsored by the Northwest Area Elementary Life Skills Class Charity, 6 – 11 p.m. For more info visit shickshinnyforward.com/car or email fundraising@shickshinnyforward.com or call 570.550.0721.

St. Ann Basilica Parish 1st Annual Car Show & Chicken BBQ:

Aug. 3. Car show 9 a.m.-3 p.m., BBQ noon-6 p.m. (dine in or take out). $10 per vehicle pre-registration; $10 chicken dinner pre-order, both by July 25. For more info call 570.342.5166. Located at 1250 St. Ann St., Scranton.

CHURCHES

Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

(420 Main Rd., Hanover Twp., 570.823.6242)

• Soup for the Souls Summer Craft Festival: Aug. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors wishing to participate call Diane 570.592.4024 or email deefitz@yahoo.com

Gouldsboro United Methodist Church

(495 Main St., Gouldsboro)

• Flea Market: Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors needed, spaces 8×10 for $10, tables are $5 each if needed. Food available for sale. For more infomation, call 570.842.8738 or 570.842.6106.

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church

(135 River St., Olyphant)

• 4th Annual Rummage Sale:. Sept. 19-20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 21, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., The American Legion Hall, (Raymond Henry Post No. 327, 101 Willow Ave./Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant).

St. Joseph Melkite Church

(130 North St. Francis Cabrini Avenue, West Scranton. 570.343.6092, scrantonmelkite@verizon.net)

• 13th annual Lebanese-American Food Festival: Aug. 9, 4-10 p.m.; Aug. 10, noon-7 p.m.

St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church

(695 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.822.6028)

• Summer Festival: Aug. 1-2, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Aug. 3, noon-10 p.m., at parish social hall (522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre). Games of chance, cash raffle, silent auction, homemade ethnic foods/baked goods, refreshments, country store, indoor flea market and rummage sale, live entertainment.

St. Nicholas Church

(Primrose)

• 80th Annual Ukrainian Seminary Day: July 27, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center

(140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre)

• “God = Love,” a celebration of love for same-sex couples: Aug. 9, 2 p.m.

EVENTS

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

All You Can Eat Blueberry Pancake Breakfast:

July 20, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse (484 Route 739, Lords Valley, Hawley). $7, adults; $4, children under 10; free, kids 3 and under. Eat-in or take-out.

Dietrich Theater

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

• River Day: July 19, 1-7 p.m., Riverside Park, Tunkhannock. Free.

• Open Mic Night featuring the Breaking Ground Poets: July 25, 7 p.m.

• Gathering of Singers & Songwriters 13: Aug. 20, 7:30 p.m.

• Open Mic Night: Aug. 22, 7 p.m.

• Hickory Project Live in Concert: Aug. 24, 3 p.m.

Friends of the Kingston Pool

• 4th Annual Family Fun Nite: July 19, 7 p.m. Rain date July 26. Scuba diving, carnival games, swimming, music, food, raffles. $10.

Geisinger-Community Medical Center

• Monthly Get Fresh farmer’s market: July 23, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Atrium Café. Cooking demonstration 11:30.

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.

Irem Clubhouse

(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)

• Pavilion Concert Series, all shows 7 p.m.: July 20, The Whery Family (Southern gospel); July 27, The Legends (50s and 60s); Aug. 3, Memory Lane (oldies); Aug. 10, Wyoming Valley Barbershop (harmony chorus); Aug. 17, Orpheus Choral Society; Aug. 24, Irem String Band.

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.

“Keep Wine-ing” comedy tour

with John Walton: July 19, 7:30 p.m., Antler Ridge Winery, Hawley. $20, by July 10. Includes first glass of wine. Visit JeannineLuby.com or call 570.650.7518.

Kingston Pool

(Corner of Lathrop and Hamilton Avenue)

• Family Fun Night: Aug. 2, 7 p.m. Rain date Aug. 9. $10.

Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014

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

Marywood University

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

2014 Summer Camps and Clinics

Women’s Basketball

• 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 Soccer

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

Men’s Lacrosse

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

Pacer Aquatics Club: Through Aug. 1. See schedule and pricing at marywoodpacers.com

Mill Market in the Hawley Silk Mill

(Suite #111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley, 570.390.4440, info@MillMarketPA.com, millmarketpa.com)

• Free tastings and demos: Every Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Misericordia University

• Summer Performing Arts Training Academy: July 28-Aug. 9. $499. For more information or to register, call 570.674.8255 or visit misericordia.edu/conferences.

Mount Hope Estate and Winery

• Fourth Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feast: July 19, two sessions of noon-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Reservations encouraged. $49.95, adults; $19.95, ages 5-11. Discount available to groups of 15 or more. Tickets not available after July 18. Event held rain or shine.

Mountain Grange No. 567

(1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township, Wyoming).

• New location for donations with American Red Cross: July 29, 2-7 p.m. Make an appointment by calling 1.800.733.2767.

• Italian Hoagie and Food sale: July 29, 2-7 p.m. Call 570.696.4931 to order hoagies for pick-up day of sale.

Penn State Extension

• Delectable Desserts Workshop: July 16, 6-8 p.m., Penn State Extension office in Wayne County (648 Park St., Park Street Complex, Suite E, Honesdale).

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

Sixth annual 1st. Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Golf Tournament:

Aug. 16, registration 7 a.m., tee-off at 8, Wilkes-Barre Golf Course. $75 includes 18 holes of golf,awards, with dinner to follow play. Register at www.deprimogolf.com.

The University of Scranton

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

• Carl Danzig Boys’ Basketball Camp for boys age 7 to 15: July 21-25, Aug. 11-15, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $190. Pre-registration required by calling 570941.7478 or contacting carl.danzig@scranton.edu.

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.

Wilkes-Barre Green Drinks

July 30, Aug. 27, 5:30-8 p.m., Bart n Urby’s (119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre). Open format, discussion, raffles pertaining to green and sustainable things. www.facebook.com/pages/Green-Drinks-Wilkes-Barre-PA/594975853849181 or WBGreenDrinks@gmail.com.

Wilkes University

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

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

• Information session for adults interested in pursuing an advanced degree or certification in a variety of academic fields.: Aug. 4, 6-8 p.m.

Wyoming County Chamber Of Commerce

• Educational Luncheon: July 23, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., The Warren Hotel.

Wyoming Seminary Performing Arts Institute events

• Free concert featuring Steve Fidyk: July 25, 7:30 p.m., River Commons

• Dave Bixler performance: July 26, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall.

• “In the Heights,” Broadway musical: Aug. 7-8, 8 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center. $20, adults; $12, students and senior citizens.

• Grand Finale: Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall and Buckingham Performing Arts Center.

LOCAL HISTORY

Eckley Miners’ Village

(located nine miles east of Hazleton, just off Route 940; 570.636.2070; eckleyminers.org)

• Walking tours: Monday through Saturday, 9am-5pm. Sunday, noon-5pm.

Old Jail Museum

(128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 570.325.5259. 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.

Steamtown National Historic Site

(I-81 to Exit 53, Scranton: 570.340.5200 or 888.693.9391, nps.gov/stea.)

Summer Train Excursions:

• To Moscow: July 20, Aug. 3, 17, 30, 31, departs 12:30 p.m., returns 3:30 p.m. $24, ages 16-60; $22, seniors 62 and older; $17, children 6-15.

• To Gouldsboro: July 19, Aug. 24, departs 11 a.m., returns 3:45 p.m. $34, ages 16-60; $29, seniors 62 and older; $22, children 6-15.

• To Tobyhanna: July 26, departs 12:30 p.m. returns 3:45 p.m. $34, ages 16-60; $29, seniors 62 and older; $22, children 6-15.

• To Cresco: July 27, Aug. 9, departs 11 a.m., returns 3 p.m. $34, ages 16-60; $29, seniors 62 and older; $22, children 6-15.

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

• Acting Camps for Kids: Camp 1: July 21-25, 1:30-3 p.m.; Camp 2: July 28-Aug. 1, 1:30-3 p.m. Ages 6-12. $60.

• Art Explorers Camp: Aug. 11-15, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. $60.

• Dance! Dance! Dance!: Aug. 4-5. Ages 2 and 3, 10-10:45 a.m.; ages 4 to 6, 11-11:45 a.m.; ages 7 to 9, noon-12:45 p.m. Free.

• Mask Making Camp: July 21-25, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. $60.

• Preschool Mask Making: July 17, 24, 31, 2-2:45 p.m. Ages 4 and 5. Free.

• Traveling Through Time Theatre & Visual Arts Camp: July 28-Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 5-12. $60.

• Where the Wild Things Are Theatre & Visual Arts Camp: July 21-25, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 5-12. $60.

Intergenerational Classes

• Open Studio and Portfolio Prep: Series 5: Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 7-8:30 p.m. For ages 13-adult. $15 per class or $60 for four classes.

• Jammin’ in a Jugband: 1-2:15 p.m., July 14-16, 18. 13 and up. Free.

• Northeast String Workshop: Aug. 29. Musicians of all levels.

Adult Classes

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

• Decorative Painting: July 23, 30, Aug. 12, 20, 27, 12-3 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Admission is $20 per class plus cost of painting surface.

• Recycled Glass Artwork & Pottery: 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.

• Introduction to Stained Glass: Aug. 18, 6-9 p.m. 16 and up. $60.

• Nia: Tuesdays through Aug. 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 16 and up. $35.

• Simply Yoga: 10-11:15 a.m., Series 3: July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 13. 16 to adult. $50 for series of six; $10 per class.

• Yoga for Beginners: Aug. 20, 27, 10-11:15 a.m. 16 to adult.

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, 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.

Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center

• Backyard Habitats Day Camp: July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $100 per camper. Ages 7 and 8.

Pocono Arts Council

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

• 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.)

Ongoing Adult Classes

• Oil Painting: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $75, member; $85, non-member; $65, senior member; $70, senior non-member.

• Acrylic Painting: Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $110, members; $120, non-members; $90, senior members; $95, senior non-members.

Adult Classes

• Intermediate Watercolor: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 1-4 p.m. $110, members; $120, non-members; $90, senior members; $95, senior non-members.

• Jazz Improvisation: Aug. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $20, member; $30, non-member; $15, senior member; $20, senior non-member.

• “American Impressionists” lecture series: Aug. 5, 10 a.m.-noon, Connecticut Impressionists; Aug. 12, 10 a.m.-noon, Pennsylvania Impressionists; Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Studio Workshop, acrylic on canvas. $65, member; $75, non-member; $55, senior member; $60, senior non-member. $10 materials fee.

• The Art of Pen & Ink Drawing: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 1-3 p.m. $75, member; $85, non-member; $65, senior member; $70, senior non-member.

• Drawing Foundations: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $75, member; $85, non-member; $65, senior member; $70, senior non-member.

• Watercolor Painting: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. $75, member; $85, non-member; $65, senior member; $70, senior non-member.

• Mixed Media Workshop: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 12:30-3:30 p.m. $110, members; $120, non-members; $90, senior members; $95, senior non-members.

• Mandala Workshop: Aug. 12, 1-4 p.m. OR Aug. 26, 1-4 p.m. $30, member; $40, non-member; $20, senior member; $25, senior non-member. $10 materials fee.

Children’s Workshops (Ages 8-12):

• Simple Printmaking: Aug. 4, 1-4 p.m. $28, members; $38, non-members.

• The Art of Cartooning: Aug. 18, 1-4 p.m. $28, members; $38, non-members.

Pocono Painters

(poconopainters.org)

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

Thrive Wellness Center

(647 Wyoming Ave, Kingston)

• Thrive Book Study: Every Saturday morning, 8:30-9:30 a.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

• Family Tree Workshop Series: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Snacks provided, though picnic lunch should be brought. Goods from the Woods in Pike County, Aug. 2. Call to reserve space.

Frances Slocum State Park

• Animal Senses: July 19, 3 p.m., campground amphitheater. Ages 6-12.

• Weeds of Wonder: July 19, 5 p.m., boat rental parking lot.

• The Sky’s the Limit: July 19, 9 p.m., Pavilion 3. Not for young children.

• Over in the Forest: July 26, 1 p.m., campground amphitheater. Ages 3-5.

• A Deer Trail Tramp: July 26, 3 p.m., Environmental Education Building.

• aWildlife Rehab: July 26, 6 p.m., campground amphitheater.

Friends of Salt Springs Park

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

• Everyday Lives in Colonial Times: July 19, 2 p.m. Fee.

• Bouldering Hike: July 20, 1 p.m.

• Invasive Weed Pull: July 26, 10 a.m. Bring gloves.

• Full Moon Hike: Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. Bring flashlight.

• Perseids Meteor Shower: Aug. 15, 8:30 p.m. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.

• Bike the Border: Aug. 17, 1 p.m.

• Mushrooms and Mycelia: Aug. 23, 1 p.m. Fee.

• Family Fishing Fun: Aug. 24, 9 a.m.

• Field, Forest, and Falls Trail Race: Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m.

• Annual Salt Springs Celebration: Aug. 30 11 a.m.

Lackawanna Historical Society

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

Guided downtown walking tours:

• July 19: meet at Lackawanna College

• July 26: meet at corner Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.

• Aug. 2: meet at Lackawanna College

• Aug. 16: meet at St. Peter’s Cathedral

• Aug. 23: meet at corner Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.

• Sept. 6: meet at Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.

• Sept. 13: meet at Lackawanna College

Nescopeck State Park

(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)

• Introduction to Geocaching: July 18, 6:30 p.m. Limited space, registration required.

• Evening Kayak Paddle Sessions: July 23, 5:30 and 7 p.m. For those with previous experience. Limited space, register for one session only. Meet at Lake Frances.

• Hiking Series: Thomas Darling Preserve: July 25, 9 a.m.

• Ferns & Summer Wildflowers: July 26, 10 a.m. Ages 18 and up. 10:00 AM

Tunkhannock’s 10th Annual River Day:

July 19, 1-7 p.m,.Riverside Park.

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.

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

• Sundays, 6:30 p.m., John Heinz Center, Mundy Street.

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.

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