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First Posted: 5/23/2014

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

The 6th Annual Olyphant “Queen City Nights” Picnic:

July 10-12, 5-11 p.m., Lackawanna Ave/Willow Street, alongside the Olyphant Borough Building and Firehouse.

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

3rd Annual Gary Lukasiewicz Memorial Softball Tournament

to benefit Make-A-Wish: July 12-13, Derenick’s Field, Taylor.

Candy’s Place

(570.714.8800)

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

• Lymphedema Presentation: July 9, 5:30 p.m.

• Reiki Circle: July 12, 10 a.m. $10.

• Look Good Feel Better: July 14, 5:30 p.m.

• 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: July 12, 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.

Benefit and Ride for Rae,

July 5, doors 11 a.m., Idetown Volunteer Fire Dept. $25, adults; $10, kids 5-12. Top Gunner LE MC Ride Registration riders $25, passengers $15.

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.

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.

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

Montage Mountain Ski Patrol Poker Run

• June 28, registration 10 a.m., ride begins at 11, Montage Mountain Pavilion, Moosic. $20, pre-registration; $25, day of registration; $15, non-participant. Cars and bikes welcome.

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.

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.

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

The Cooperage Project

(1030 Main St., Honesdale, 570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org)

• Dance! At the Cooperage: July 2, 7 p.m.

• Sour Bridges: July 5, 8 p.m. BYOB. Donations collected at door.

Dietrich Theater

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

• Close Encounters with Bird of Prey: July 2, 11 a.m. All ages.

• 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 13, Seasoned Sounds (big band); 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 Basketball

• Men’s Basketball Skill Development Camp: June 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.

Men’s Lacrosse

• 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.

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 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.

• 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

• Celtic Fling & Highland Games: June 27, 5:30 p.m., $29.95; June 28-29, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., $26.95 for adults and $10.95 for children ages 5 to 11.

NEPA Philharmonic

• “Salute to America!”: July 3, 7:30 p.m., Courthouse Square, Scranton; July 4, 7:30 p.m., Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre.

Penn State Extension

• Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting: July 1, 8, 13, 15, 10 a.m.-noon, Masthope Mountain new activities building, Lackawaxen.

• Nature Crafting 4-H Club meeting: July 2, 5:30 p.m., Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse (2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley).

• Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting: July 7, 5:30 p.m., On Broadway Dance Studio (106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry).

• Master Gardener Workshop: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly: July 9, 1 p.m., Luzerne County West Side Annex (2009 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort). $5.

• 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)

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.

• Women’s Soccer ID Clinic for girls entering grades 9 through 12 and college-bound freshman: July 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $90. Pre-registration required by calling 570.941.6191 or contacting Colleen.pivirotto@scranton.edu.

Walking Guided Tour of Olyphant:

July 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Lackawanna Street

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)

• 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 Seminary Performing Arts Institute events

• Quey Percussion Duo and Friends: July 10, 7:30 p.m., Buckingham Performing Arts Center.

• 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.

Yoga on the Roof,

Fundraising event for the Northeast PA Philharmonic: July 4, 9 a.m., roof of the Medallion Parking Garage, accessible from the 100 block of Adams Avenue, Scranton. $10 per person.

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 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: 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 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.

Cantolao USA Soccer Camp

• July 14-18, Dorrance soccer fields, Mountain Top. For more info contact head coach Hubert Herrera at herrera@epix.net.

Dietrich Theater

(Tunkhannock)

Children’s Classes

• 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.

• 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 10, 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 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.

• 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 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.

• Recycled Glass Artwork & Pottery: 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.

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

• Jewelry Making: Beaded Earrings: July 10, 6-9 p.m. 16 and up. $35.

• 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

• Earth Connections Day Camp: July 7-11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $100 per camper. Ages 11-13

• Wilderness Survival Camp: July 14-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $100 per camper. Ages 9-14.

• 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)

• 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:

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. Boards to Birdhouses in Pike County, June 28; Tree Identification and Woodland Trails in Sullivan County, NY, July 12; Goods from the Woods in Pike County, Aug. 2. Call to reserve space.

Frances Slocum State Park

• Salamander Meander: July 5, 2 p.m. Meet in the parking lot below butterfly garden.

• Owl Pellet Investigation: July 5, 4 p.m., campground amphitheater. Ages 6-12.

• Live Birds of Prey: July 5, 7 p.m., campground amphitheater.

• Critters in the Creek: July 12, 2 p.m., parking lot below Pavilion 1. Ages 6 and up.

• Snakes Alive!: July 12, 7 p.m., campground amphitheater.

• 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)

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

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

• Full Moon Bike ‘n Hike: July 11, 6 p.m.

• Butterflies and Moths:July 12, 8:30 p.m.

• 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.

Greater Pittston Historical Society

• Historical Kayak Tour of the Susquehanna: July 13, 10 a.m., Apple Tree Boat Launch, Harding. Ends at Nesbit Park, Kingston. Includes presentations by the Frances Dorrance Chapter Society for PA Archaeology and Richard Fitzsimmons, local river historian from the North Branch Land Trust. Register or pre-pay through Endless Mountain Outfitters by calling 570.746.9140. $65, single kayak; $80, tandem kayak; $25, bring your own kayak.

Lackawanna Historical Society

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

Guided downtown walking tours:

• July 12: meet at St. Peter’s Cathedral

• 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)

• Junior Bird Club: July 8, 9-11 a.m. $5 for new members.

• Hiking Series: Boulder Field Trail: July 9, 9 a.m.

• 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

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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