Speak & See, 1.8.14-1.14.14

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First Posted: 1/6/2014


King’s College

(133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)

• Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops: Jan. 22, Feb. 10, 4-6 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center.

• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Jan. 31, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Gold Room, Administration Building.

Lackawanna Historical Society

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

• Book signing by local author Bill Conlogue: Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

Pittston Memorial Library

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

• Crochet Club: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 6 p.m.

• Lego Club: Mondays at 4 p.m. No need to register.

• Grandparents Support Group: Fourth Monday of each month at noon.

• Read to specially trained therapy dogs: Second Saturday of every month beginning at 10 a.m. Call to register for Jan. 11 event.

• Board Game Night: Jan. 6, 6 p.m.

• TAG Meeting: Jan. 9, 6 p.m.

• Craft club: Jan. 13, 6 p.m. Call library to register.

• New storytime session: Begins Jan. 14. Call to register

• Science Club: Jan. 16, 4 p.m. Ages 7 and up. Call to register.

• Beginner computer class: Jan. 16 at 10:30 a.m. Call to register.

• Adult book club: Jan. 20, 7 p.m. This months’ book is “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore.”

• Movie night for kids: Jan. 23, 5:45 p.m. Call to register.

• Friends Meeting: Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m.

• Unclaimed Property Night: Jan. 30, 5-6:30 p.m. will be held on January 30. All are welcome to come anytime between 5:00pm to 6:30pm and we

Wilkes University events:

Maslow Salon Reading Series:

At Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

• Jan. 8, 7-9 p.m.: Playwrights Readers Ensemble theatre performances will be featured, including the work of playwrights Bonnie Culver, Robert Arthur, Jean Klein, Jan Quackenbush, Gregory Fletcher.

• Jan. 9, 7-9 p.m.: The final night of readings will celebrate the work of several featured special readings from Wilkes alumni, faculty, and advisory board members, including Todd McClimans, Lori A. May, Rachel Strayer, Dania Ramos, J. Michael Lennon, and H.L. Hix.

West Pittston Library

(200 Exeter Ave., 570.654.9847, wplibrary.org)

• Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.

• Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.

Wyoming County Reads 2014

Feature books are “The Scarlet Letter” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns.” Discussions are held Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 7 p.m., Tunkhannock Public Library. Discussion leader Bill Chapla and special guests Dr. Len Gougeon and Suzanne Fisher Staples. Dietrich Theater will host a “Women’s Forum: Violence Against Women in Northeastern Pennsylvania” March 16, 3 p.m.


AFA Gallery

(514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)

Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

• Ted Michalowski: Live Ink: Through Feb. 1. Opening reception Jan. 3, 6-9 p.m. Artist’s demonstration at 5 p.m., artist’s talk at 5:30. Live music by the Drawing Social Improvisation All-Stars. It will be catered by Carl Von Luger Steak & Seafood

• Bernard Mangiaracina and Mark Charles Rooney paintings and mixed media: Through Feb. 1.

Converge Gallery

(140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570.435.7080, convergegallery.com)

• “Objects to Place,” featuring Chad Andrews: Opening reception Jan. 9, 5 p.m., with artist talk to follow at 7. Through Feb. 22.

Dietrich Theatre

(downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)

• Stephen Hendrickson’s Magic Back: On display through Jan.

Everhart Museum

(1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, everhart-museum.org)

Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.

The Gallery at Penn College

(Pennsylvania College of Technology, One College Avenue, Williamsport)

• “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home:” Opening reception Jan. 16, 5-7 p.m. Through March 29. Lecture by Jack Quinan, founder of the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy and a renowned architectural historian, presented Jan. 16 at 3:30 p.m. in Klump Academic Center Auditorium.

Laura Craig Gallery

(307 Linden St., 570.963.7995, lauracraiggalleries@aol.com)

• Brian Keeler: Recent Works

Mahady Gallery

(Marywood University, 570.348.6211 x 2428, marywood.edu/galleries.)

Gallery hours: Mon., Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues.-Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-4 p.m.

• Spectacular Beetles: Exploring the Order of Coleoptera with Joan Danziger: Through Jan. 19. Gallery talk Jan. 16, 2 p.m.

Marquis Art and Frame

(515 Center St., Scranton, 570.344.3313)

• “Contemplation and Expression:” Through Feb. 3.

Pauly Friedman Art Gallery

(Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

Gallery Hours: Mon. closed, Tue.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.

• “Classical Masters: The Grandeur of Rome:’’ Jan. 25-March 2. Opening reception Jan. 30, immediately following the special classical architectural lecture, “Drawing on the Ruins of Rome: Roman Architecture and the Etchings of Piranesi and Rossini,’’ by architect Russell B. Roberts, AIA at 6:30 p.m. Lecture will also be Jan. 30, 2:30 p.m. in Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall.

Schulman Gallery

(2nd floor of LCCC Campus Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, 570.740.0727, luzerne.edu/schulmangallery)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

• “The Art of Illustration Exhibit:” Opening reception Jan. 10, 6 to 8 p.m. Through Feb. 20.

Verve Vertu Art Studio

(Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)

• Exhibit: Through April 2014.

Widmann Gallery

(Located in King’s College’s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)

Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.

• “Spirited Energy,” works by Michael Hiscox: Jan. 13-Feb. 24 Meet the artist reception Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m.


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