AGENDA, 6.5.13-6.11.13

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First Posted: 6/3/2013

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

Endless Mountains Nature Center

(280 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 570.836.3835.)

• Vosburg Neck Festival: June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Peculiar Music Fest

to raise funds for the restoration of Jefferson Park in Pittston: June 22, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.. $10 donation. Features music, food from area restaurants, vendors, and family-friendly activities.

St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church

(93 Zerby Ave, Edwardsville)

• 15th Annual Ethnic Food Festival: Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

(32 East Ross St., Wilkes-Barre)

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

5th Annual Golf Tournament

benefiting the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund, Luzerne Foundation: June 8, 1:30 p.m., Wilkes-Barre Golf Club. $75. Register at deprimogolf.com or call 570.709.0916 for more info

American Cancer Society

Relay for Life Events

• American Cancer Society’s Third Cancer Prevention Study registration: June 15, noon-4 p.m., Robert Betzler Fields (Wilkes-Barre Township).

American Lung Association

• Fight for Air Walk: June 8, King’s College Betzler Fields, Wilkes-Barre. For more info visit www.lunginfo.org/wbwalk

Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge

(974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, 570.333.5265, www.bcfanimalrefuge.org)

• Fundraiser: June 17, 5-10 p.m., Keeley’s Alehouse and Grille (199 Division St., Pringle).

Candy’s Place (570.714.8800)

• 4th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show: July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Woodlands Inn (Wilkes-Barre). $25, per person; $250, table of 10.

Crusader Classic 5K Race,

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

(967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Township. 570.586.3700, www.griffinpondanimalshelter.com)

• Motorcycle Ride: June 9, registration 9:30-11:30 a.m., starts at noon, Electric City Harley Davidson (Route 6, Dickson City), ends at AJ’s Club Soda (Main St., Peckville). $15, rider; $5, passenger. For more information call Greg, 570.351.5256 or Nancy, 570.489.7923.

Walk 2 Miles in my Shoes for R.S.D.:

June 9, registration noon-1 p.m., walk begins at 1, McDade Park, Scranton. $10. For more information or sponsor sheets call JoAnn Spalnick, 570.876.4034.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS

570 Riders Bike Nights

• Runs every Monday in the summer. 6 p.m., Dairy Queen, Rt. 315

Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club (570.876.4034)

• Cruise Night: June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m., Advance Auto Parts (Route 6, Carbondale).

• 15th Annual Car Show: Sept. 15, 9 a.m. For more info contact JoAnn Spalnick, 570.876.4034.

Car Lover’s 8th Annual Car Show:

June 9, 8 a.m., McDade Park, Scranton. Must be registered by noon. $8, pre-registration, $10, day of show. Awards for Top 25 plus Best of Show to be presented at 3 p.m. For more info call Bill, 570.457.7665.

Montage Mountain Classics (Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Fri., 6-10 p.m., Sat., 5-9 p.m.)

Car Cruises:

• June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, 6-10 p.m., Southside Shopping Center, Scranton.

• Cruise to Benefit Ronald McDonald House: Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m. Rain date Sept. 29.

• May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, 5-9 p.m., Johnny Rockets, Montage Mountain.

• May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 5-9 p.m., Pittston Cruise, Tomato Festival parking lot.

• St Joe’s Car Show: Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pittston Bypass. Rain date Aug. 25.

Third Annual Car Show

by Volunteers of Loving Care: July 14 (Rain date: July 21), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Laurel Mall. $10, day of show; $8, advance. For more information contact Kris, 570.582.7329 or Jeff, 570.956.6377.

Vettes for Vets:

June 9, noon-4 p.m., West Side Auto (401 Wyoming Ave.). $10. Funds go to the West Pittston American Legion, Post 542, 1st Lt. Jeffery DePrimo. For more information contact Ron at 570.654.2261.

CHURCHES

Cathedral of St. Peter’s

(315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton)

• Tim Zimmerman and King’s Brass Concert: June 7, 7 p.m. $10; $5, college students with valid ID; free, children 12 and under; discount for groups of 10 or more. For tickets call 570.344.7231 or visit www.stpeterscathedral.org.

Grace Episcopal Church (30 Butler St., Kingston, 570.287.8440

• 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament: June 8, 8 a..m., Sand Springs Country Club (10 Clubhouse Drive, Drums).

EVENTS

Academy Day

hosted by U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright and Tom Marino: June 8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., North Pocono High School.

Dallas Rotary Club

• Wine and Dine Festival: June 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Luzerne County Fairgrounds (Route 118, Dallas).

Dietrich Theater

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

Adult Classes:

• Cinderella on Broadway Bus Trip: June 5, bus departs 8 a.m., returns 11 p.m. $235.

• Overview of the Civil War 150 Years Later: June 19, 7 p.m.

• The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock: June 21-22, 7 p.m., Lazybrook Park.

• Open Mic Night: June 28, 7 p.m., sing-ups 6:30 p.m. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15.

• Everhart Museum Bus Trip: June 29, 9:30 a.m., return 2 p.m. $!0.

• Civil War Era Music: June 30, 3 p.m.

• A Day at the Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park: July 20, 1-8 p.m.

• Open Mic Night: July 26, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15 p.m.

• Gathering of Singers & Songwriters 12: Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation.

• Open Mic Night: Aug. 23, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30.

Everhart Museum

(1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 570.346.7186, general.information@everhart-museum.org)

• Steampunk Jewelry: June 5, 6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Ages 16 and older. Pre-registration required.

F.M. Kirby Center

(71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570.826.1100.)

W. Curtis Montz Summer Film Series: ($4, matinees; $6, evening shows)

• Argo: June 5, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• The Master: June 12, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Citizen Kane: June 19, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Life of Pi: June 26, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Searching for Sugar Man: July 10, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• To Kill a Mockingbird: July 17, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Amour: July 24, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• The Sessions: Aug. 7, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Raiders of the Lost Ark: Aug. 14, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Hyde Park on Hudson: Aug. 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Hitchcock: Aug. 28, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

• Psycho: Sept. 4, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce

(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)

• Join the Conversation with Governor Corbett: June 5, 10 a.m.

• All Aboard the Phoebe Snow: A Culinary Excursion: June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel.

• Regional Business Card Exchange: June 6, 5:30 p.m., Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain.

• 145th Annual Dinner: June 18.

Jeannine M Luby presents Comedy Night:

June 8, 9 p.m., Dante Literary Society (Prospect Avenue, Scranton) $20, food and show. For tickets call Tina, 570.815.3703.

Lacawac Sanctuary

(94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel)

Music in the Forest series:

• Kevin Higgins: June 8

• Wargo Stevenskey Flute & Guitar Duo: July 13

• The Old Geezers: July 14.

Lackawanna College

(501 Vine St., Scranton, 1.877.346.3552, lackawanna.edu)

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

• Lenape of the Eastern Woodlands: June 5, 6-8 p.m. Geared for children and families ages 8 and up. $5 per person. Pre-registration required.

• A Closer Look Day Camp: June 17-21 or 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon. $65 per camper.

• Backyard Habitats Day Camp: July 1-5 or 8-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 7 and 8. $95 per camper.

• Outdoor Career Adventure Camp: July 15-19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 14-17. $95 per camper.

• Eco Explorers Day Camp: July 22-26 or July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 9 and 10. $95 per camper.

• Earth Connections Day Camp: Aug. 5-9 or 12-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 11 to 13. $95 per camper.

Monroe County Garden Club

• Garden Tour: June 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m.-noon in front of Trackside Bar and Grill (East Stroudsburg) and Werkheiser’s Garden Center (Tannersville). $8, garden club members; $10, non-members; free, children under 12.

Mount Aloysius College (7373 Admiral Peary Highway, Cresson. 814.886.4131.)

• Summer Scripture Institute for 2013: June 25-June 28.

Mountain Grange No. 567

• Monthly fleamarket: Second Saturday of each month. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mountain Grange Hall (1632 W. 8th St., Carverton).

• American Red Cross Blood Drive: June 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kingston Township Municipal building.

76 University Drive , Hazleton, 570.450.3000, www.hn.psu.edu)

Penn State Wilkes-Barre

(Rte. 115, Lehman, 570.675.2171, wb.psu.edu)

• 18th Annual Alumni Constituent Society Golf Tournament: July 12, 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. shotgun start, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club (Mountain Top). For more information contact Karen at 570.675.9228 or klb14@psu.edu.

ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County

are looking for artists to sell their wares at the 1st Annual Arts on the Square: July 27. Vendor application and more details can be found at www.artsonthesquare.net.

R3 OPS, “the Mud Run with Options:”

July 20, Northeast Fairgrounds, Pittston Township. Visit www.r3ops.com or like its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/r3ops.

Second Annual High Mountain Craft Beer Festival,

sponsored by The Rotary Club of Hazleton: June 22, 1-5 p.m., Best Western Genetti Inn & Suites (1341 N. Church St., Hazleton). $20, advance; $25, at door; $10, designated driver. Tickets can be purchased at www.hazletonrotary.org or Genetti’s (570.454.2492).

Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club

• Movie Nights in the Park: May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Dailey Park (West Wyoming). Crafts and kids activities at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8:15. Popcorn and drinks provided; please bring blankets and chairs.

LOCAL HISTORY

Eckley Miners’ Village

(located nine miles east of Hazleton, just off Route 940; 570.636.2070; www.eckleyminers.org)

• Volunteer meeting: June 8, 10 a.m., Visitor’s Center.

• Days: June 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Luzerne County Historical Society

(401 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.823.6244, luzernehistory.org.)

• “The Wyoming Monument: Through the Years” membership drive: June 7, 5-8 p.m., T.W. Shoemaker Art Gallery (312 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming).

• 3rd Annual County-wide Summit of Community Historical Societies sponsored by The Luzerne Foundation: June 29, 9 a.m., Bear Creek Club House.

Old Jail Museum

(128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 570.325.5259. www.TheOldJailMuseum.com.)

TOURS: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Da, 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.

LEARNING

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.

OUTSIDE

Friends of Salt Springs Park

• Border Trail Hike: June 8, 10 a.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.

• Dragonflies, Damselflies, and Other Insects: June 9, 1 p.m. Fee for nonmembers; kids and members free.

• Children’s Gardening Series: June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 19, 26; Aug. 7, 21, 1 p.m. $5 per person. Half off for members and prepayment of sessions.

• Build Your Own Bird Box or Feeder: June 16, 1 p.m. Pre-register by June 9 by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.

• Summer Solstice Celebration: June 21.

• Silver Creek Trail Hike: June 22, 12:30 p.m. Fee.

• Land Forest Owners Association’s Annual Picnic and Presentation: June 23, Noon, picnic; 1 p.m., presentation. Bring dish to pass if coming to picnic.

• All-American Music: July 3, 7 p.m.

• Meadow Trail Hike: July 6. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.

• Weather Tracking from Your Own Back Yard: July 7, 1 p.m. Fee.

• Tamarack (aka Connector) Trail Hike: July 20, 10 a.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.

• Water Quality Monitoring: July 28, 1 p.m. Members free.

• Hemlock Trail Hike: Aug. 3, 7 p.m. Fee.

• Got Beer? Hop to It!: Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Pre-registration appreciated by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.

• Perseids Meteor Shower: Aug. 11, 8:30 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Free.

• Cliff Trail Hike: Aug. 17, 11 a.m. Meet at Buckley Road parking lot. Fee.

• Full Moon Bike ‘n Bonfire: Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Adults only. Free.

• Mushrooms and Mycilia: Aug. 25, 1 p.m. Free.

• Upper Fall Brook Trail Hike: Aug. 31. Fee.

•Salt Springs Celebration: Aug. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Nescopeck State Park

• Kayaking: Level One: June 8, Session I – 9:30 a.m., Session II – 11 a.m., Session III – 1 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Register in advance. Free.
• Kayaking: Evening Nature Paddle :June 12, Session I – 5 p.m., Session II – 6:30 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Must register in advance. Free.

YMCA

(706 N Blakely St., Dunmore. 570.343.5144)

Hikes:

• YMCA Senior Citizen Outing to Staback Park: June 6, 9 a.m. 3 miles, easy. Meet in the YMCA lobby, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.

• YMCA Hike to Raymondskill Cliffs: June 9, 9:15 a.m. 3 miles, steep. Meet in the YMCA parking lot, Dunmore. $5, members; $8, non-members.

SOCIAL GROUPS

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