Agenda, 5.21.14-5.27.14

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First Posted: 5/19/2014

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

Cornstock Folk Festival

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

• August 29-31.

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.

Benefit for Chris Belawicz

Spagetti Dinner: June 1, noon-4 p.m., Hanover Township Fire Department No. 5, Breslau. $8, adults; $5, children under 10.

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.)

Candy’s Place

(570.714.8800)

• Happy Hour Fundraiser: June 18, 6-8 p.m., SKYY Vu Deck Bar, Woodlands Inn & Resort, Wilkes-Barre.

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.

4th Annual Ride for the VA Vets

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

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.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS

53rd Annual NEPA Region AACA Car Show

June 1, gates 8 a.m., show from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wyoming Valley Airport (Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort). Registration Day of Show $10, registration day of show; $2, spectator admission each, or $5 per carload.

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.

Fifties Cruise Night

Sponsored by the Elmhurst –Roaring Brook volunteer fire department: June 25, 6-10 p.m., Elmhurt-Roaring Brook picnic grounds. Free admission. Dash plaques to first 150 cars.

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:

• 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). 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

Plains Boys Classic Car Club Fundraiser

June 1, noon-5 p.m., Polish American Veterans Club (2 Oak St., Plains Township). $10 car entries.

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

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.

St. Nicholas Church

(Primrose)

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

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

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

Ballet Northeast

• “Beethoven’s Seventh and Les Sylphides and other works”: June 6-7, 7:30 p.m., June 8, 2 p.m., Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, Wilkes University. $20, adults.

The Cooperage Project

(1030 Main St., Honesdale)

570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org

• 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.

Irem Clubhouse

(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)

• 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.

• Dressed to Grill cooking demonstration: May 22, 6-8 p.m. $25 per person; $30 per person with wine.

• 21st Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day : May 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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.)

• 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

• 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.

The Osterhout Free Library

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

• “The Yard” Book Discussion: May 22, 6:30 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)

• 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.

Scranton Cultural Center

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

• NEPA Stars Awards: May 25, 3 p.m.

The University of Scranton

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

• 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.

WHACL Spring Festival

May 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at The Engine House.

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

• Block Party: May 30, 6-10 p.m., Shadowbrook Inn & Resort.

Wyoming Seminary

(228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston)

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

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.

Steamtown National Historic Site

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

• Trip to Jessup for St. Ubaldo’s Day: May 24, departs 12:30 p.m., returns 4:30 p.m. $24, ages 16-60; $22, seniors 62 and older; $17, children 6-15.

• Memorial Day Troops and Trains Event: May 24-25.

Summer Train Excursions:

• To Moscow: June 8, 22, July 6, 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: June 14, 15, 29, 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.

• Founder’s Day Special to Delaware Water Gap: June 28, departs 9 a.m., returns 5 p.m. $54, ages 16-60; $49, seniors 62 and older; $32, children 6-15.

• To Olyphant: July 5, departs 12:30 p.m., returns 4:30 p.m. $24, ages 16-60; $22, seniors 62 and older; $17, children 6-15.

• To East Stroudsburg: July 12, departs 9 a.m., returns 4:30 p.m. $54, ages 16-60; $49, seniors 62 and older; $32, children 6-15.

• To Dickson City: July 13, Aug. 10, departs 12:30 p.m., returns 3:30 p.m. $24, ages 16-60; $22, seniors 62 and older; $17, 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

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

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

• Art Explorers: May 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 24 & 31, 10-11:15 a.m. For families with children ages 6-12. Free.

• Open Studio and Portfolio Prep: 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.

• 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.

• Recylced Glass Artwork & Pottery: 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.

• 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

• 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.)

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:

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

• 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.)

• Star-Gazing at Salt Springs: May 24, 8:30 p.m. Fee. Call 570.967.7275 if weather looks iffy.

• Get the Garden Going: June 1, 1 p.m. Free.

• Full Moon Hike: June 13, 8:30 p.m. Free-will donations accepted.

• Summer Solstice Celebration: June 21, 4 p.m. Free-will donations accepted. Rain date June 22.

• Dragonflies, Damselflies, and Other Insects: June 29, 1 p.m. Fee.

• All-American Music: July 3, 7 p.m. Free.

Nescopeck State Park

(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)

• Guided Bird Walk: June 7, 8 a.m. Registratin required by calling 570.403.2006. Free

• National Trails Day Volunteer Work Day: June 7, 9-11 a.m. Please register.

• Kayaking: Levels I & II: June 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Must register in advance as space is limited. $5. Meet at Lake

• Kayaking: June 14, Level I Session I – 9:30 a.m., Session II – 11 a.m., Session III – 1 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Must register in advance, as space is limited.

• Just for Kids: Art in the Park with Artist Jan Lokuta: June 28, 1-3 p.m. Children 3 years and older. Registration required.

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

• 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.

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