The W: KISS and Def Leppard, Continuing Education Summer Camp, Third Friday Wilkes-Barre, and Ladies of the Night

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First Posted: 3/17/2014


…is joining forces to bring one of the biggest rock tours through two continents this summer?

KISS and Def Leppard are teaming up to bring high-energy shows through 40-plus cities in North America, including an Aug. 9 appearance at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain.

KISS and Def Leppard jointly decided to support our heroes and honor their dedicated fans in the armed services by partnering with numerous military organizations for the tour. Partnerships will include the USO, Hiring Our Heroes, Project Resiliency/The Raven Drum Foundation, August Warrior Project and the Wounded Warrior Project. All military personnel will be given exclusive access to discounted tickets for the tour with their own pre-sale through The military pre-sale began yesterday, Citi card members will have access to pre-sale tickets today at 10 a.m., and tickets are on sale to the general public March 21 at 10 a.m.


…can you do with the kiddies this summer to keep them happy?

Penn State Wilkes-Barre just announced its Continuing Education Summer Camp program, which will run from June 23 to 26, June 30 to July 3, and July 7 to 11. There will be a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

There are plenty of fun camps to choose from, such as App Attack! Make Your First Game App; Make Your First Video Game!; Clay Animation; Animal Adaptations; Animal Art/Art Through Children’s Literature; and Make Your First 3-D Video Game.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is currently offering a limited number of scholarships for students wishing to attend the campus’ Summer Youth Programs. The scholarships will cover the cost of the camp tuition and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for those who qualify. For detailed information, please visit

For other info, contact Marketing Communication Specialist Rachel Rybicki at 570.675.9269 or


…can you turn if you’re an artist looking to showcase work?

Third Friday Wilkes-Barre comes back this weekend, and the organization is looking to fill up the coming months with talented local artists.

Check out the map in this week’s issue (page 26) to see what artists, venues, and specials are on the bill this time around. Those interested in participating in a future Third Friday can visit to sign up.


…can you spend a night with fabulous drag queens?

Mount Airy Casino Resort is hosting the “Ladies of the Night” drag show, a new special event in Gypsies Nightclub and Lounge that features spectacular drag queens ruling the stage, on Friday, March 21 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $15, ages 21 and over. To purchase tickets, call 1.866.468.7619 or visit