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First Posted: 1/16/2013

POETIC

Abington Community Library (1200 West Grove St., Clarks Summit)

• Story time with Jeannine M. Luby, author of Wartz and All: Jan. 23, 4 p.m. Recommended for children 4-8 years old. Copies of the book will be available for sale for $7.99 with $2 from each sale going to the library.

Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Booksellers (7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.4700)

Events/Book Clubs:

• Open Mic Night: last Tues. of every month, 6:30 p.m.

• Writer’s Workgroup: Wyoming Valley Wordsmiths: first/third Tues. monthly, 7 p.m.

Children’s Events:

• Weekly Sat. morning story time, 11 a.m.-noon.

Dietrich Theater (60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock: 570.996.1500)

• Stories From Around the World: Jan. 19, 11 a.m.; snow date, Jan. 26, 11 a.m. Storyteller Fiona Powell sits at her spinning wheel and spins folk tales.

• Open Mic Night: Jan. 25, 7:15 p.m., featuring Breaking Ground Poets at 8:15 p.m. Sign-ups begin 6:30 p.m.

• Wyoming County Reads – Ragtime: Reading of the classic novel Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow with book discussions facilitated by Bill Chapla at the Tunkhannock Public Library. Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, 7 p.m.

King’s College (133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)

• Campion Literary Society Open Readings: Jan. 31, 7 p.m., Gold Room, Administration Building. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.

Lackawanna Historical Society (The Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, 570.344.3841)

• Anthracite Labor Wars book discussion: with authors Dr. Robert Wolensky and William Bill Hastie, Jan. 16, 7 p.m.

Pittston Memorial Library (47 Broad St., 570.654.9565, pitmemlib@comcast.net)

• Craftastic Kids Craft Club: 3rd Sat. every month, 10 a.m. Grades 2-5. Call/email to register.

• Crochet Club: Tues., 10 a.m., Thurs., 6 p.m. New members welcome.

• Kids Science Club: First Sat. every month, 10 a.m. Grades 2-5. Call/email to register.

• Lego Club: Meets Mondays, 4 p.m. Wait list only, call.

• Page Turners Kids Book Club: First Thurs. every month. Grades 3-5.

• Story Time: Toddlers Tues., 10 a.m. or Wed., 1:30 p.m.; Preschool Tues., 1:30 p.m. or Wed., 10 a.m.

Plymouth Public Library (107 W. Main St., Plymouth, 570.779.4775)

• Looking for volunteers: Call to sign up.

• Adult computer lessons: Daily, call to register.

• Story Time: Mon., 11 a.m. or Wed., 10:30 a.m. Toddlers/preschool children.

STACKS Writing Group Every other Tues., 6 p.m., The Banshee, (320 Penn Ave., Scranton). Info: stackswritinggroup@gmail.com

West Pittston Library (200 Exeter Ave., www.wplibrary.org, 570.654.9847)

• Book Club: First Tues., 6:45 p.m. Free. Informal discussion of member-selected books.

• Weekly story time for children: Fri., 1 p.m. Free.

VISUAL

AFA Gallery (514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton: 570.969.1040 or Artistsforart.org)

Gallery hours Thurs.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

• Points of Attraction by Scot Kaylor: Through Jan. 26.

• Towards a Phenomenology of Space by Krista Svalbonas and Artifacts from the Former Black Militant Golf and Country Club by Charles McGill: Opening reception Feb. 1, 6-9 p.m. Through Feb. 23.

Blue
Heron Art Gallery (121 Main St., Wyalusing, 570.746.4922, www.blueheronart.org)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat. by appt.

• Seeking The Muse-A decade of Art at the Blue Heron Gallery: through Jan. 24. 22 artists. Info: wchamber@epix.net

Camerawork Gallery (Downstairs in the Marquis Gallery, Laundry Building, 515 Center St., Scranton, 570.510.5028. www.cameraworkgallery.org, rross233@aol.com) Gallery hours Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Photographs of the American Vernacular by D. B. Stovall: Through Jan. 29.

• Accepting submissions for new shows during 2012-2013. Photography only; all photographic methods considered. Check out submissions procedure on website for details.

Hazleton Art League (225 E. Broad St., Hazleton, hazletonartleague.org)

• Photography Now: Opening reception Jan. 19, 6-8 p.m. Through Feb. 10.

• Moments Notice jazz duo: Jan. 20, 1 p.m. $5, members; $10, non-members.

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

• Altered State: Photography Based Images: Opening reception and awards presentation Jan. 26, 4-7 p.m., ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 N. Seventh St. Runs through Feb.

Schulman Gallery (2nd floor of LCCC Campus Center, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, www.luzerne.edu/schulmangallery, 570.740.0727)

Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Drawing on our Faith: Through Feb. 22. Gallery talk, 7 p.m. Features artwork by members of the En Plein Air Society.

Widmann Gallery (Located in King’s College’s Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center between North Franklin and North Main Streets, Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5900, ext. 5328)

Gallery hours: Mon. through Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun. as arranged. Free and open to the public.

• Redesigning Reality: Art exhibition by Ryan Frania, a junior at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School. Through Feb. 15.


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