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First Posted: 7/8/2013

BAZAARS/FESTIVALS

2nd Annual Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest:

Aug. 2-3, Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall. For more info visit farmfest.paorganic.org, or call Kathryn Tokarz at 814.422.0251.

27th annual Pocono State Craft Festival

(www.poconocrafts.com or call 570-476-4460.)

• Aug. 24-25, Quiet Valley (347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg). $6, adults; Free, children 12 and under.

St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church

(93 Zerby Ave, Edwardsville)

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

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

5th Annual Golf Tournament

benefiting the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund, Luzerne Foundation: Aug. 17, 1:30 p.m., Wilkes-Barre Golf Club. $75. Register at deprimogolf.com or call 570.709.0916 for more info

American Cancer Society

• Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Wyoming Valley walk kickoff breakfast: Aug. 20, 7:30 a.m., Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Railriders stadium, Moosic.

American Red Cross of Lackawanna County

• Roof-A-Thon: Aug. 7-9, Wendy’s, Davis Street, Scranton.

Camp Papillion Pet Adoption and Rescue

(570.420.0450, camppapillion.org)

• Information day: July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wal-Mart (Route 940, Mount Pocono)

• Yard sale and adoption day: July 13, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., AVH Veterinary Group Valley Drive, Pen Argyl).

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.

Doing it for Lola breast cancer fundraiser:

Aug. 10, 1-10 p.m., American Legion Post 781, Mountain Top. $15 donation, kids 12 and under free. Bike run/scavenger hunt begins at 12:30 p.m. at Outsiders in Wilkes-Barre.

Family Service Association of NEPA

5th Annual Pauly Friedman Family 5K Walk/Run: Aug. 11, registration 8:30 a.m., race 9:30, Misericordia University, Dallas. $25. For more info or to pre-register call 570.823.5144 or emailfsawv.ruthkemmerer@verizon.net.

For the Love of Pete,

blood drive in memory of Peter J. Bonczewski Jr.: July 27, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m., St. Anthony and St. George Maronite Church (311 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre).

Mike Meoni Memorial Scholarship Fund

•1st Annual Mike Meoni Memorial Golf Tournament: Aug. 10, Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, Greenfield Twp. Tournament format is a four person captain and crew team for 19 holes. $65 per person; $260 per foursome. For more information visit MikeMeoni.com.

Safe Haven Dog Rescue

(www.SafeHavenPa.org, SafeHaven@epix.net)

• Volunteer meeting: July 16, 6:30 p.m., Cherry’s Family Restaurant (Route 209 near Route 534, Kresgeville)

• Adoption days: July 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tractor Supply (Route 209, Brodheadsville)

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

• 6th Annual “Rally for the Cure” Golf Tournament: July 27, Villas Crossing Golf Course (521 Golf Road, Tamaqua). $65 covers green fees, golf cart, food, soda, and prizes. Registration for the four person scramble begins at 11:00 am with a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. For more details or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Debbie at 570-386-4515.

The Tipsy Turtle

• Annual Golf Tournament for the Make Life Count Charity, Aug. 4.

Wayne Memorial Auxiliary Hospital

• “Crazy for Patsy,” a concert of songs by the late country legend Patsy Cline: July 21, 3-6 p.m., Edhardt’s Waterfront, Lake Wallenpaupack. $32, includes hors d’oeuvres. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling committee Chairwoman Katy Wood at 253-5779.

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: 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.

McDonald’s (Route 590 Hamlin, PA)

• Car Cruise: Every second Friday of June, July, August, September, 6 P.M.

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

Car Cruises:

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.

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

• 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.

Shickshinny Forward’s 2nd Annual Car Show and Party in the Park:

Aug. 3, North Susquehanna Avenue along Susquehanna Warrior Trail in Shickshinny. Car registration 10 a.m.-noon, show noon-3 p.m., party until 5 p.m. Judging at 2:30 p.m. $15, show vehical registration in advance; $20, at the gate. For info visit shickshinnyforward.com/car or call 570.550.0721

SCHOTT Car and Bike Show

benefits SCHOTT colleague who is bravely facing cancer: July 27, rain date July 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $10, registration fee. For more info contact Ed at camaro@ptd.net or 570.474.6484.

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.

CHURCHES

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church

(135 River St., Olyphant)

• Olyphant Queen City Nights: July 11, 5-10 p.m., July 12, 5-11 p.m., July 13, 4-11 p.m., by the Boro Building, off of Lackawanna Ave./Willow Street and Nestor Chylak Street.

St. John Vianney Parish

(704 Montdale Road, Scott Twp. 570.254.9502.)

• Annual summer rummage and bake sale: July 12-14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Hall

(60 Church St., Montrose)

• Second Sunday July Vesper Service: July 14, 5 p.m.

EVENTS

Back Mountain Martial Arts

(114o Memorial Highway, Dallas. 570.675.9535, info@ufa-a.com, www.ufa-a.com.)

• Free anti-bully seminar: Aug. 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

THE COOPERAGE PROJECT

(1030 Main St., Honesdale)

570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org

(Donations accepted and appreciated at the door at all events.)

• Family Game Night: July 11, 6-9 p.m.

Dietrich Theater

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

Adult Classes:

• 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.

Classes for children:

• Acting Camp for Kids: July 22-26, 1:30-3 p.m. Ages 6 to 12. $60.

• All About Pottery & Sculpture Camp: July 22-26, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. $60.

•Art Explorers Camp: July 29-Aug. 2, 4:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. $60.

• Dance, Dance, Dance: Aug. 5-6. 10-10:45 a.m., ages 2 and 3; 11-11:45 a.m., ages 4 to 6; noon-12:45 p.m., ages 7 to 9; 1:30-2:15 p.m., special needs. Free.

• Despicable You? Theatre & Visual Arts Camp: July 22-26, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 5 to 12. $60

•Jammin’ in a Jugband: July 15-17, 19, 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 6 to 12.

• Monsters Art School: Theatre & Visual Arts Camp: July 8-12, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 5 to 12. $60.

• Quilting for Kids – “Landscapes:” Wednesdays through July 31, 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 6 and up. $6 per class.

•Trash to Treasures Camp: July 15-19, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. $60.

• Your Epic Journey: Theatre & Visual Arts Camp: July 29-Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 5 to 12. $60.

F.M. Kirby Center

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

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

• 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.

Friends of the Kingston Pool

• 3rd Annual Family Fun Night: July 20, 7-11 p.m., corner of Hamilton and Lathrop streets, Kingston. $10 per person. For more info contact 570.288.0554.

Irem Clubhouse

(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)

• Clambake on the Patio: July 13, 508 p.m. $35 per person.

• Smoky Blues & Barbecue Night: July 17, 6-9 p.m. $18. Rain or shine. Reservations required.

• Moonlight Serenade Dinner Dance: July 27, 6-11 p.m. $45 per person. Pre-payment and entrée choice are required by July 18.

Concerts, 7 p.m. each night:

• July 14:The Legends, music from the 50’s and 60’s

• July 21: Wyoming Valley Band Patriotic Concert

• July 28: The Whery Family, Southern Gospel Music

• Aug. 4: Memory Lane, Oldies but Goodies

•Aug. 11:Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus

• Aug. 18:Orpheus Choral Society

•Aug. 25:Irem String Band

Jessup Art Walk:

Second Saturday of every month., beginning July 13. For more info visit jessupartwalk.info or email info@jessupartwalk.info.

“Keep Wine-ing, He Might Start to Look Like Prince Charming”

Comedy tour featuring Jeannine Luby and her special guest Liz Russo from Caroline’s on Broadway: July 11, 6 p.m., Mountain View Winery, Stroudsburg. $25, includes first glass of wine. Advance sales only at JeannineLuby.com. This is an outdoor event.

Keystone College

(One College Green, La Plume, 570.945.8000, keystone.edu)

• “The Gathering:” July 18-21.

• Sixth annual Jazz Institute at Keystone College: July 29-Aug. 2. For more info contact Crystal Seigle, 570.945.8580 or e-mail crystal.seigle@keystone.edu .

Lacawac Sanctuary

(94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel)

Music in the Forest series:

• 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.)

• 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.

Misericordia University

• Open house for adult learners: Aug. 13, 4-7 p.m.

• Open house for high school students and parents: Aug. 17, registration at 9 a.m., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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).

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.

Scranton Cultural Center

(420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, 570.346.7369, scrantonculturalcenter.org)

• Dancing with the NEPA Stars with Chef Kate Gabriele and Jon Stevens: July 18, 5:30 p.m. $20.

• The Pennsylvania Film School Weekend Workshop Series: July 20-21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $399 for both workshops, $250 per workshop. Pre-registration required.

Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center

(200 Lake Ave., Montrose, 570.278.9256 or e-mail wellness@epix.net, wellnessarts.com)

• Invoking the Violet Flame with Debra Kalmanowicz, Reiki Master/ Psychic Medium: July 12, 6 p.m. $20, book included.

• How to clear your Chakras using Crystals with Donna Will, EEM-CP/ LET Therapist /Colon Hydro Therapy Therapist: July 13, noon. $20.

• Dynamic Kundalini Meditation: July 16, 7 p.m. $10.

• What is and how to make KOMBUCHA with Hana Haig, Nutrionist: July 17, 6:30 p.m. Free.

• Women’s Gathering: July 19, 6:30 p.m. Free.

• Psychic Circle with Debra Kalmanowicz, Reiki Master/Psychic Medium: July 23, 6:30 p.m. $20. Space is limited.

• Oneness Meditation with Deeksha: July 26, 7-8:30 p.m. $10.

• Introduction to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy with Susan Arthur, Massage Therapist / Herbalist: July 27, 1 p.m. $20.

• LED Light Therapy Demonstration with Hana Haig, Nutritionist: July 30, 6:30 p.m. Free.

• The Psychology of Transformation – Part I: July 31, 6-8 p.m. $20.

Singing Boys of Pennsylvania/Keystone Girls Choir

(St. Luke United Church of Christ, Belfast 610.759.6002)

• Summer Day Camp, July 15-21 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center

(140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.824.7722.)

•Wednesday Webinar – The Practical Visionary: How You Can Co-Create the New World with Corrine McLaughlin: July 10, 6:30 p.m. $5.

• Next installment of The Bridge covering Coming Home-Union With Source. Presented by Davienne Piatt: July 17, 6:30 p.m.

• Mysteries of John Bible Study Class: July 23, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Waverly Community House

(1115 N. Abington Rd., Waverly, waverlycomm.org)

• Comm Square Fair: July 25, 4:30-8 p.m.

• Camp Create: Aug. 5-9, 12-16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Art and theater camp for children with special needs.

• Comm Classic Car Show: Aug. 11, 4 p.m.

• Cocktails for the Courts: Aug. 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club

• Movie Nights in the Park: 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.

Wyoming Valley West Class of ‘78 Reunion:

July 12-14. Please sign up and purchase tickets by July 5 at www.WVW78.com.

LOCAL HISTORY

Eckley Miners’ Village

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

• 1940s Weekend, the World War II Years: July 27-28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.

LEARNING

Endless Mountains Zendo

(104 Hollow Road, Stillwater. 570.925.5077, endless@epix.net)

• Obon Lantern Ceremony – Evening of Remembrance: Aug. 3, 5:30-10 p.m.

The Fear of Flying Seminar:

July 24, 7 p.m., Anthracite Museum Auditorium (top of McDade Park), Scranton. $25, pre-registration; $30, at the door.

Pocono Arts Council

(18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.poconoarts.org)

• Oil Painting: Aug. 8, 15, 22, 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior member; $65, senior non-member.

• Acrylic Painting: Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.

• Intermediate Watercolor: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1-4 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.

• Play the Blues – All Instruments: Aug. 6, 7 p.m. Bring own instrument. $20 member; $25, non-member; $15, senior member; $20, senior non-member.

• Basic Drawing: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior member; $65, senior non-member.

• Watercolor Painting for the Beginner: Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior member; $65, senior non-member.

• Jewelry Making Workshop: Aug. 6, 13, 1-4 p.m. $50, member; $60, non-member; $40, senior member; $45, senior non-member. $10 materials fee.

Sil-Lum Kung-Fu & Tai-Academy

(509 Pittston Avenue, (3rd floor). Private classes are available. For more info contact: Master Mark Seidel, 570.341.8089.)

• Adult classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 7-8 p.m; Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 a.m.

• Children’s classes (ages 9 & up): Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon

• Yang Style Tai-Chi Chuan Adult classes: Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-noon

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

Cantolao USA Soccer Club

Tryouts: U-16 girls (96’), U-13 boys (99’), U-12 boys and girls (00’), U-10 girls (02’) and U-9 boys (03’). U-13 boys and U-12 Boys and girls are Tuesdays and Thursdays, girls practice from 5-6:30 and boys practice from 6:30 to 8. U16 girls, U10 girls and U9 boys practice Wednesdays and Friday. U10 and U9 practice from 5-6:30 and U16 practice 6:30-8. Held at Dorrance Fields in Mountain Top. If interested contact head coach Hubert Herrera via email at Herrera@epix.net or at 570.574.5283.

Frances Slocum State Park

• Raccoons for Kids: July 13, 2 p.m. Ages 3-5.

• Critters in the Creek: July 13, 4 p.m., ages 5 and up.

• Hooray for Hummingbirds: July 13, 7 p.m.

• Camouflage Crazy: July 20, 2 p.m. Ages 6-12.

• What’s Hiding Under that Log?: July 20, 4 p.m.

• Native American Storytelling and Drumming: July 20, 7 p.m.

• Down and Dirty Kayak Paddle: July 27, 2 p.m. Ages 12 and up. Registration required by calling 570.696.9105.

• Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast: July 27, 7 p.m.

Friends of Salt Springs Park

• 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.

Lackawanna Historical Society

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

Guided downtown walking tours:

• 11 a.m.: July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 24. Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date.

Nescopeck State Park

(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)

• Kayaking: Level Three – Brady’s Lake Paddle: July 17, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Brady’s Lake parking lot. Must register in advance. Ages 16 and up.

• Just for Kids: Art in the Park with Artist Jan Lokuta: July 21, 1 p.m. Ages 3 and up. Must register in advance.

• Just for Kids Kayaking: Level One: July 31, 9:30 a.m. Ages 9-15. Must register in advance. Meet at Lake Francis.

• Kayaking: Level One: July 31, 11 a.m. Ages 16 and up. Meet at lake Frances. Must register in advance.

• Kayaking: Level Two: July 31, 1 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Meet at Lake Frances. Must register in advance.

SOCIAL GROUPS

St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club

• Meeting: June 20, 1 p.m., Mt. Carmel (William St., Pittston)

• Fourth Annual Picnic: July 17, 1-5 p.m., Checkerboard Inn, Trucksville. $20.

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