Agenda, 6.18.14-6.24.14

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First Posted: 5/23/2014

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

Cornstock Folk Festival

(Lazy Brook Park, Tunkhannock. www.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.

Northeast Fair:

June 17-22, Pittston Township. Championship Double Figure 8 Auto Racing and Compact Car Demolition June 19; Monster Truck Freestyle Competition June 20; Demolition Derby Championships June 21; Group and Family Day June 20. $10; $7, advance. Northeastfair.com

Railfest 2014:

Aug. 30-31, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

Candy’s Place

(570.714.8800)

• Ladies Nights at Cooper’s Cabana: June 19 , 26, 5 p.m., Cooper’s Cabana (304 Kennedy Blvd., Pittston).

• 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.

4th Annual Ride for the VA Vets

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

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.

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 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.

• “Victory Ride for Victims” motorcycle ride to benefit Domestic Violence Service Center: June 21, Weatherly, registration 9-11 a.m. $10, driver; $5, rider; $10, non-biker admission.

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

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.

CHURCHES

Clifford United Methodist Church

(Main St. Clifford)

• Vacation Bible School: June 23-27, 1-4:30 p.m.

Corpus Christi Parish

Immaculate Conception Church/Church of the Holy Redeemer

(605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. 570.654.2753)

• Flea Market: 6-10 p.m. June 26-27; 5-10 p.m. June 28. Immaculate Conception Church School, 601 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston.

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

Orange United Methodist Church

(Dallas)

• Everywhere Fun Fair: June 22-26, 5:45-8 p.m. Ages 3-12.

St. Faustina’s Parish

(147 Old Newport St., Nanticoke)

• Annual Homecoming Festival: June 20-21, 5 p.m.-midnight; June 22, 4-11 p.m.

• Stealing Neil on Friday; Iron Cowboy on Saturday, Gone Crazy on Sunday. Mass at 4 p.m. June 22 featuring Golden Tones.

St. Monica’s Parish

(363 W. 8th St., W. Wyoming. 570.693.1991 or visit www.stmonicanepa.com.)

• Night at the Races: June 20, doors 6 p.m. post time at 7. $10. Must be 21 and older. Seating is limited.

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

2014 Edition of Cole Bros. Circus

June 27, 4:30 and 7 p.m.; June 28, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.; June 29, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., PNC Field, MoosicFree tickets for children under 13; $16 to $28 for adults. For tickets visit www.gotothecircus.com.

The Cooperage Project

(1030 Main St., Honesdale)

570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org

• Family Game Night: June 19, 6-9 p.m.

Dietrich Theater

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

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

• 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.

Elmhurst Roaring Brook Volunteer Fire Department

• Annual Picnic: June 25-27, open 5 p.m. June 28, open 6 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: June 18, 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)

• The Poets, musical performance in the pavilion: June 28 8 p.m., doors open at 6. $25; reserved tables available for additional fee. Advance sales only.

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.

Lackawanna College

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

• 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: June 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.

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 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

• 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.

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 BlogCon

Kickoff Party: June 18, 7 p.m., River Grille, Plains Township.

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.

PNC Field

• Cole Bros. Circus: June 27, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; June 28, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 p.m.; June 29, 1:30, 4:30 p.m. Free tickets for children under 13 available; adult tickets priced $16 to $28. Tickets available at www.gotothecircus.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: June 15-19, 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.

• University of Scranton Alumni Reunion Weekend: June 20-22.

• Brass Orchestra in Concert with conductors Mark Gould and Cheryl Boga: June 22, 7:30 p.m., Houlihan McLean Center.

• Deanna Klingman’s Girls Basketball Camp for girls age 7 through 15: June 23-27, July 8-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $140. Pre-registration required by calling 570.941.6660.

• Women’s Soccer ID Clinic for girls entering grades 9 through 12 and college-bound freshman: June 28, July 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $90. Pre-registration required by calling 570.941.6191 or contacting Colleen.pivirotto@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.

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

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 Seminary Performing Arts Institute events

• Counselor Recital: June 30, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary.

• 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.

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.

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.

Steamtown National Historic Site

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

Summer Train Excursions:

• To Moscow: June 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

• 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.

• 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.

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

• 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: June 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.

• 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.

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

• Chair Yoga: 10-11:15 a.m., June 23, 30. $10 per class.

• 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, 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.

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.

Misericordia

Career Exploration Camps

• Biology: June 29-July 2. $95. Contact Helen Bodgon, 570.647.6378, hbogdon@misericordia.edu.

• Future Business Executives: June 29-July 2. $100. Log on to www.misericordia.edu/ceee or contact Mr. Williams, 570.674.6777, rwilliam@misericordia.edu.

• Chemistry-Biochemistry Sciences: June 29-July 1. $90. Contact Dr. Anna Fedor, 570.674.6769 or at afedor@misericordia.edu.

• Communications and Media Camp: June 29-July 2. $90. Contact Melissa Sgroi, 570.674.6744, msgroi@misericordia.edu.

• Literature: June 29-July 2. $85. Contact Dr. Steinberger, 570.674.6423, rsteinbe@misericordia.edu.

• Nursing Pre-College Camp: June 29-July 2. $90. Contact Kathleen Devine Gelso, 570.674.6373, kgelso@misericordia.edu. To register visit www.misericordia.edu/nursingcamp. Limited to 20 students.

• Occupational Therapy Camp: June 29-July 1. $90. Contact Debbie Carey, dcarey3@misericordia.edu. To apply online visit www.misericordia.edu/ot.

• Speech-Language Pathology: June 29-July 2. $95, limited space. Contact Tracey O’Day, 570.674.6724, today@misericordia.edu.

Pocono Arts Council

(18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.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. June 28 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.

Friends of Salt Springs Park

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

• 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.

• Geocaching: June 20, 6:30 p.m.

• 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 rear of Midway Shopping Center, Wyoming. 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:

• June 21: meet at corner Linden St. & N. Washington Ave.

• June 28: meet at Lackawanna College

• 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)

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

• 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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