Agenda, 3.13.13-3.19.13

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First Posted: 3/11/2013

BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS

American Cancer Society

Relay for Life Events

  • Meetings: April 1, 6 p.m., Saxton Pavilion, Edwardsville.
  • Spring Craft Fair team fundraiser: April 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Crestwood High School (281 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top).

Big Brothers Big Sisters

• Bowl For Kids’ Sake: March 23, Stanton Lanes (470 Stanton St., Wilkes-Barre). Those interested in assembling a team or sponsoring a lane can call .570.824.8756 or visitwww.bbbsnepa.org.

Dupont Hose Company (308 Main St., Dupont, 654.5121, dupontpafire.com)

• St. Patrick’s Spring Party: March 16, doors 6 p.m., buffet 7 p.m., music 8 to 11 p.m. $40. Registration required by calling 570.457.7665, 570.654.4222, or 570.457.0626.

• Fundraiser for Blue Chip Animal Farm: March 24, 2-6 p.m. $10, includes food. Cash bar, live entertainment. Bring one of the following items to receive two raffle tickets: cat litter, dog or cat food, dog or cat treats, paper towels, cleaning supplies. Info or RSVP: 570.313.6574 or 570.237.1867.

13th annual “Heat at the Seat” chili cook-off: March 16, 2 p.m., County Seat Tavern (Maple Street, Montrose). All proceeds benefit Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation. Chili applications are available at the County Seat. Info or to register: 570.278.9996.

Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (4 E. Center Hill Rd., Dallas, 570.675.8600)

• Spring EGGstravaganza: March 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

UNICO National Keystone Chapter (Dunmore)

• Charity Pig Roast: April 13, 6-10 p.m., Fiorelli’s (Peckville). $45 per person.

Vintage Theater (326 Spruce St., Scranton, 570.589.0271, scrantonsvintagetheater.com)

• NEPA Swappers: March 24, 1-3 p.m. Come swap homemade and homegrown foods. Donations encouraged.

Volunteers of America (25 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.825.5261)

• 9th Annual Celebrity Dinner: April 11, The Woodlands Inn and Resort (1073 Highway 315,Wilkes-Barre). $125 per person. Info: Liz, 570.825.5261, ext. 8.

Wilkes University (84 W. South St, Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)

• Prom dress sale for Relay for Life: March 16, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Henry Student Center. Minimum donation for a dress will be $20. Individuals wishing to donate a dress for the sale can come to the student center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 26, March 12, 14. Dresses should be clean and in good repair.For more information, contact Katherine Cirone atkatherine.cirone@wilkes.edu.

CAR & BIKE EVENTS

2013 NEPA Motorcycle and PowerSports Show: April 14, noon-5 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (255 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre). Proceeds from the show go to Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. $7.50 per bike, registration day-of from 9-11 a.m. Motorcycles with more than ½ tank of fuel not permitted. $7.50, admission; free, children under 12.

Gunners PA Law Enforcement MC (gunnerspalemc@gmail.com, $20/rider, $10/passenger unless noted otherwise)

2nd Annual Project Fallen Ride: May 5, 10 a.m., Susquehenna Brewing Co. Info: Gunnerspalemc.com.

CHURCHES

Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church (420 Main Rd., Hanover Twp., 570.823.6242)

• Living Stations of the Cross, along with members of the St. Robert Bellarmine parish: March 22, 7 p.m., Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church; March 29, 7 p.m., St. Aloysius Church (South Wilkes-Barre).

Pocono Mountain Bible Conference (191 Clifton Beach Rd., Clifton Twp.)

• Winter youth retreat: March 22-24. Open to children 12-18 years of age. $90.

• Men’s retreat: March 15-17. Open to men 18 and older. Free.

Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church (135 River St., Olyphant)

• Baked haddock fish dinner: March 22, 5-7 p.m. at the Regal Room (216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant). $12. Reservations by March 18: 570.489.4348.

St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church of Scranton (320 Mifflin Ave., Scranton)

• Irish Dinner: March 14, seatings at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Reservations by March 7, 570.343.5151. $25.

St. Michael’s Church (corner of Church/Winter Sts., Old Forge, 570.457.2875)

• Homemade bread and clam chowder sale: March 15, pick-up from noon-5 p.m. Orders due by March 10. $5, loaf; $6, quart. To order call Dorothy, 570.562.1434; Sandra, 570.457.9280, or the church hall, 570.457.2875.

• Pierogie Sale: March 27, pick-up from 2-5 p.m. Orders by March 21. $6 per dozen. To place orders call Sandra, 570.457.9280 or the church hall, 570.457.2875.

St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church (140 Church St., Old Forge)

• Ham Bingo: March 17, 1 p.m. $3. Doors at 11.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (Birch St./Prospect Ave., Scranton)

• Free community dinner: March 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center (140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre)

  • Wednesday Webinar: The Spiritual Leader as Coach: March 13, 6:45 p.m.
  • The Bridge, a 7-Stage Map to Redefine Your Life and Purpose: March 20, 6:30 p.m.
  • Mysteries of John, Unity Bible Study Class: March 24, 11:45 a.m.
  • Guest speaker Ann Marie Acacio: April 7, 10 a.m.
  • Oneness Blessing with Ernie Pappa: April 8, 22, 7-9 p.m. $8.
  • Developing Effective Teams: Transforming Teams into Sacred Circles of Service webinar: April 10, 7-9 p.m.
  • Spiritual Liberation with Michael Beckwith: April 13, 6:30-9 p.m.
  • The Bridge Class: April 17, 6:30-9 p.m.
  • Re-New Unity Workshop and Luncheon: April 20, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $30, both workshops; $20, one workshop. Limited to 50 particpants; reservations required.

EVENTS

American Wicca and the Garb Wench (13 N. Main St., Ashley. 570.793.4065.)

• Pagan Pow Wow study group: March 16, 7 p.m.

• Sachet making class: March 22, 7 p.m. Make choice of love, wealth or luck drawing for $15; $20 for all three.

Calligrapher’s Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania

• Meeting: March 15, 7:30 p.m., Marywood University Shields Center for Visual Arts, Room 225.

Chicory House and Folklore Society (www.folkloresociety.org, 570.333.4007)

• New England Contra Dance: April 6, 7 p.m., Church of Christ Uniting (776 Market St., Kingston). $9.

Choral Arts of Luzerne County (www.choralartslc.org)

• Spring Concert/Fifth Season Celebration: April 27, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church (97 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre); April 28, 4 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church (467 Main St., Conyngham). $15, adults; $10, students and seniors.

The Commonwealth Medical College (525 Pine St., Scranton, 570.504.7000, thecommonwealthmedical.com)

• Obesity Symposium: April 6. Registration begins 7:30 a.m. with speakers to follow at 8.

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

• Open Mic Night: March 22, 7:15 p.m.

• Reptiles & Amphibians of Northeastern PA: March 23, 11 a.m.

• Spring 2013 Film Festival Opening Night Gala: April 5, 5:30 p.m. $35.

• Spring 2013 Film Festival: April 5-8. $9, evening (after 6 p.m.); $8, matinee.

• Philadelphia Bus Trip to the Barnes: April 11, bus departs 7 a.m., returns approximately 10 p.m. $135

• Tom Knight Puppet Show: April 17, 1:30 p.m.

• Philadelphia Bus Trip to the Barnes: April 11, departs 7 a.m. returns 10 p.m. $135.

Kids Classes:

• Quilting for Kids – “Starry Sky” Wednesdays, through March 27, 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 6 and up. $6 per class.

• Movement and Storytelling for Preschoolers: Ages 4 and 5. Series 2, April 3, 10, 17, 24, 10-10:45 a.m.

Intergenerational Classes:

• Quilting for Everyone: “Atlantic Star:” Ages 13 and up. Wednesdays, Through March 27, 6-7:30 p.m. $6 per class, including materials.

Adult Classes:

• Kundalini Yoga: Ages 16 and up. 10-11:30 a.m., Series 3 April 27, May 4, 11, 18. $40, four classes; $15, drop-in.

• Design a Painted Silk Scarf: March 18, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $30.

Dress for Success Lackawanna

• 14th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show: March 20, 11:45 a.m., Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton.

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce (222 Mulberry St., Scranton)

• Spring Business Card Exchange: March 26, 5 p.m.

• Ladies Night at the Country Club: April 3, 5-8 p.m., Glen Oak Country Club (250 Oakford Road, Clarks Summit)

• Develop Key Actions to Create More Meaningful Conversations: April 10, 8 a.m.

• Leadership Lackawanna Alumni Reunion: April 10, 5:30 p.m.

• Employment Expo: April 11, 11 a.m.

Irem Clubhouse (64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)

• Spring craft and gift fair: March 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors needed, tables $15. To reserve a table by March 8 call 570.675.1134, ext. 100.

• Brunch with Bunny: March 24, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $11.95, adults; $6.95, children.

Inne of the Abingtons (239 Kennedy Creek Rd., North Abington Township. 570.563.1090, www.theinne.com)

• Second Annual Bridal Expo: March 10, noon-4 p.m. Free.

Jim Thorpe events:

• Bach and Handel Chorale Easter concert: April 6, 3 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (21 Race St., Jim Thorpe). $18, adults; $15, seniors and students; free, children 10 and under.

Johnson College (3427 N. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.342.6404, johnson.edu)

• 21st Annual Golf Tournament: May 17, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club, Mountain Top. Info: Stephanie Orzalek, Coordinator of Institutional Advancement, 570.702.8908 or sorzalek@johnson.edu.

Keyser Valley Community Center (corner of Keyser Ave. and Jackson St., Scranton)

• Annual Free Easter Party: March 24, 1-3 p.m. RSVP by March 21 by calling 570.346.1828.

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

• Ethics Lecture by Dr. Richard Miller: March 18, 7 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Info: 570.208.5957.

• Women’s Studies Conference: March 25, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Speical guest Dr. Atiya Stokes-Brown of Bucknell University. Registration required by calling 570.208.5900, ext. 5771. Free.

• Cantores Christi Regis Spring Concert: April 19-20, 7:30 p.m. J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center. Free. Info: 570.208.6044.

Lackawanna Audubon Society (P.O. Box 1372, Scranton)

• “A Lifetime of Birds.” a presentation by photographer Dave Fisher: March 17, 2:30 p.m., Anthracite Museum (22 Bald Mountain Road,Scranton). For info call 570.586.5156.

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

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

• On Exhibit: A Walk Through Natures Glory: March 22-April 19.

• Live Native Animals: April 3, 6:30-8 p.m. $5.

• Amphibian Walk: April 17, 6-8 p.m. $5. Pre-registration required.

• Art in Nature: Clay Pot Wreaths: April 20, 9 a.m.-noon. $25. Pre-registration required.

• Art Opening: Three Artists from Elmhurst: April 26, 5-7 p.m. Runs through June 3.

Lake-Lehman Last Knight 2013 Graduation Night Lock-in Vera Bradley/Coach bingo fundraiser: April 6, 1 p.m., Lake Lehman High School (Old Route 115, Lehman). $20, 20 games of bingo.

LOGAN Foundation

• Easter egg hunt for individuals with special needs: March 30, 11 a.m., Wyoming Valley Sports Dome. Pre-registration required by calling 570.704.8054 or 570.762.8407. Registered individuals must come between 10-10:30 a.m. to check in.

Misericordia University (www.misericordia.edu, 570.674.6400; box office, 674.6719, misericordia.edu)

• Easter egg hunt and brunch: March 23. Seatings at 10-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Egg hunt at 11 a.m. $10, adults; $5, children 5-12 years of age; free, children under 5. Reservations required by calling 570.674.6768.

• Adult learner open house for Expressway Accelerated Degree Program: April 9, 4-7 p.m., Room 405, Building 4, LCCC (1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke); April 10, 4-7 p.m., Lackawanna College boardroom (145 E. Broad St., Hazleton); April 18, 4-6 p.m., Lackawanna College-Hazleton Center (145 E. Broad St., Hazleton).

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza (255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.)

• Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Super Heroes:” March 14, 7 p.m.; March 15, 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.; March 16, 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.; March 17, 1 and 4:30 p.m. Tickets available at the Pennstar Box Office atMohegan Sun Arena, www.ticketmaster.com, 800.745.3000, or any Ticketmaster outlet. $13, $17 and $22. A limited number of $30 Gold Circle seats and $60 Sunny Seats. Opening Night all seats (excluding Gold Circle and Sunny Seats) are $12. A facility fee of $1 will be added to all ticket prices. Additional fees and discounts may apply.

Monroe County Garden Club

• Meeting: March 13, 11:30 a.m., Hughes Eastern Monroe Public Library (N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg). Free, members; $5, guest donation.

• Meeting: April 10, 11:30 a.m.. Monroe County Conservation District Environmental Education Center (8050 Running Valley Rd., Stroudsburg). Free, members; $5, guests.

Mount Hope Estate and Winery (2775 Lebanon Road,Manheim, 717.665.7021, PaRenFaire.com)

• Job fair: March 16, 9 .m.-4 p.m., March 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Swashbuckler Pub. Appointments will be taken after 1PM and can be made by calling 717-665-7021 x 120.

• Murder at Mount Hope Mansion: Through March 23, Fridays, 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 1 and 7 p.m. $39.95 per person. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Admission is $39.95 per person. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations online or by calling 717.665.7021, ext. 120.

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).

Nescopeck State Park (1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)

• The Woods in Your Backyard: A Sustainable Landscape Workshop: March 23, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $25. Registration required by March 15, 570.825.1701.

• Sounds of a Spring Night: March 30, 7 p.m. Bring a flashlight. Free.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra (570.289.1090, northerntiersymphony@yahoo.com, northerntiersymphony.org)

• Performances: April 6, 8 p.m., Honesdale High School (459 Terrace St., Honesdale); April 13, 8 p.m., Tunkhannock Middle School (200 Franklin Ave., Tunkhannock). $8, adult in advance; $4, student in advance; $9, adult at the door; $5, student at the door.

Noxen Volunteer Fire Company (Stull Road, Noxen)

• Breakfast Buffet: March 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $8, adults; $4, children 12 years of age and under.

The Osterhout Free Library (71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, www.osterhout.info, 570.821.1959)

• Teen Tech Week: March 10-16

• One More Row Knit & Crochet Group: March 16, 20, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

• Internet Safety Program: March 13, 6 p.m.

• Learn to Use Facebook or Twitter: March 14, 6-7 p.m.

• Socrates Café Discussion Group: March 14, 6:30-8 p.m.

• Elmo and Super Grover visit the library: March 14, 1:30 and 2 p.m. in the Reading Room. Call to register for one of hte times.

• Franklin Street Sleuths: March 21, 6:30 p.m.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre (Rte. 115, Lehman, 570.675.2171, wb.psu.edu)

• Spring Film and Discussion Series – “The Unconquerable Human Spirit: Five Degrees of Diversity:” Thursdays, March 14-April 18, 7 p.m., R/C Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 (24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre)

The Regal Room (216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant, 570.489.1901)

• St. Patty’s Day party: March 15, doors 5:45, buffet 6-7 p.m. Cash bar. $20. Reservations required: 570.489.1901 or fax 570.489.2692. Live entertainment by Joe Stanky & the Cadets.

Robert Dale Chorale (570.586.3921, robertdalechorale.org)

• 28th Annual NEPA Bach Festival: March 16-17. $15; $12, seniors and WVIA members; $7, students. For more information, to reserve tickets, or to order a copy of the Chorale’s latest CD, contact the Chorale office at 570.871-0350 or visit www.robertdalechorale.org.

Friends of Salt Springs Park (PO Box 541, Montrose. 570.967.7275, info@friendsofsaltspringspark.org.)

• Tree Pruning Class: March 23, 9 a.m. $5, members; $15, non-members.

• Full Moon Hike: March 27, time TBA.

• Chainsaw Day: April 13, 9 a.m. Pre-register: 570.967.7275.

• Trail Clean Up Day: April 20, 11 a.m. Pre-register: 570.967.7275.

• Cycle & Recycle – Celebrate Earth Day: April 21, 12:30-5 p.m. Rain date, April 28.

• Egg Hunt: April 27, 1-4 p.m.

St. Jude School (422 S. Mountain Boulevard, Mountain Top)

• Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Fair: March 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Salvation Army

• Annual awards dinner: May 16, 5:30 p.m., Best Western Genetti Hotel and Convention Center (77 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre). Reservations by contacting Lieutenant Sharon Tressler at The Salvation Army at sharon.tressler@use.salvationarmy.org or 570.824.8741.

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

• Up and Coming Comedy Series featuring Howard G, Luke Thayer, and Janice Gambo: March 16, 8 p.m., cocktail and music hour 7 p.m. $16.

Scranton MOMS Club (info@echoes.net)

• Annual fundraiser craft show: March 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Greater Scranton YMCA (Dunmore).

Waggin’ Tails Pet Rescue (WagginTailsRescue.com, information@waggintailsrescue.com, 570.992.4185)

• Easter Bunny Photos: March 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Pet Supplies Plus (101 Pocono Commons, Route 611, Stroudsburg)

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

• Children’s etiquette classes: March 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Class 1: “Pass the Peas, Please,” ages 4 to 7; 2-4 p.m., Class 2: “Dining Boot Camp for Kids,” ages 8 to 14. $25 per student, per class.

• Bunny breakfast and Easter egg hunt: March 23, 10 a.m. $10 per person; free, children under the age of 3. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

• 21st Annual House, Garden and Gift Show: April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

• Etiquette Classes: March 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., ages 4 to 7; 2-4 p.m., ages 8-14.

• Beginner’s Italian: Eight weeks beginning April 9, 7-8 p.m.

Wayne County Builders Association (www.WayneCountyBuilders.com )

• Home and Garden Festival: April 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; April 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ladore Camp Retreat and Conference Center (off Owego Turnpike, Waymart). Free to the public.

• LEGO Building Contest: April 27 at the WBCA Home and Garden Festival, Ladore Lodge Camp Retreat and Conference Center (Waymart). Pre-registration required, 40 spots available, by April 1.

Wilkes University (84 W. South St, Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)

• Cyberbullying: A Crisis in Our Schools with speaker Jane Holter, Trainer in the Attorney General’s Office, Harrisburg: March 18, 4:30 p.m., Marts 214.

• 65th Annual Luzerne County Council of Teachers of Mathematics (LCCTM) Contest: April 6, 9 a.m., Rite Aid Auditorium in the Stark Learning Center. High school juniors and seniors from Luzerne County high schools and Tunkhannock High School are eligible to compete. The junior and senior division each have a maximum limit of 10 students per division per school. $5 per student.

• Panel Discussion: Strategies that Will Help Young People Succeed in School and in Life with speakers Mahmoud Fahmy, Rabbi Larry Kaplan, Rev. Robert Zanicky, and Monsignor Vincent Grimalia: April 16, 4:30 p.m., Henry Student Center Ballroom.

• Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series: 7 p.m., Kirby Salon. March 18, Jeff Mock and Margot Schilpp; April 15, Tim Parrish.

• Max Rosenn Lecture by Noah Feldman: April 28.

Wyoming County Chamber Of Commerce

• Educational Luncheon featuring George Stark, Director of External Affairs at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation: March 13, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Twig’s Café (1 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock).

• Bi- Annual Legislative Breakfast: March 27, 8-9:30 a.m., Shadowbrook Inn and Resort (201 Resort Lane,Tunkhannock). Free, WYCCC members; $10, non-members. For reservations or more information, contact Deborah at 570.875.8325 or by e-mail at deborah@WYCCC.com.

• 21st Birthday Block Party: May 3, 6-10 p.m., Comfort Inn & Suites (5 N. Eaton Road, Tunkhannock). $35, in advance; $45 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.wyccc.com or by calling Deborah at 570.875.8325.

Wyoming Valley Dog Squad Troop No. 221 (www.dogscouts.org. Phyllis, Troop Leader: phyllis@thebarkingbasket.comor Liza, Secretary/Treasurer:sewcrazy@epix.net)

  • Egg Hunt For Dogs: March 24, 1-5 p.m., Hollenback Dog Park (1050 Washington St., Wilkes-Barre).

LOCAL HISTORY

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

Electric City Trolley Museum and Coal Mine Tour: Cliff Street, Scranton 570.963.6590

Everhart Museum: 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org

• European River Cruise: April 8-15, 2013. From $2,549/member, double occupancy, plus air. Info: 570.504.7575, EverhartRiverCruise.com

The Houdini Museum: 1433 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Info: scrantonghosttours.com. 570.383.1821.

Lackawanna Historical Society: The Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, 570.344.3841.

• Gallery talk and workshop with artist Claire Marcus: April 6, 2 p.m.

Pennsylvania’s Anthracite Heritage Museum: McDade Park, Scranton: 570.963.4804, www.phmc.state.pa.ust.

Scranton Iron Furnaces: 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton, www.anthracitemuseum.org. 570.963.4804.

St. Ann’s National Basilica Shrine and Monastery: Scranton, 570.347.5691.

Steamtown National Historic Site: I-81 to Exit 53, Scranton: 570.340.5200 or 888.693.9391, www.nps.gov/stea.

Tripp House: 1011 N. Main Ave., Scranton: 570.961.3317.

LEARNING

A Quest for A Good Life workshops: Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., six-week course, New Bridge Center (480 Pierce St., Suite 117 Kingston) and Mondays, 6:30 p.m., 29th Street Office Complex, 1201A Church St., Hazleton. $25, per workshop; $125, all six. To register call 570.643.0222. For more info visit www.aquestforagoodlife.com.

Anthracite Curling Club

• Learn to Curl clinics: March 19, 26, 6-9 p.m., Coal Street Park Ice Rink, Wilkes-Barre. $15 per session. Call 570.266.7978 to reserve a spot.

Art Classes at the Georgiana Cray Bart Studio: 123 Brader Dr., Wilkes-Barre, 570.947.8387, gcraybart@aol.com, gcraybart-artworks.com.

ArtWorks Gallery & Studio (503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com):

Children’s Classes

• The Young Artist Explores: Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, noon-1 p.m. Ages 5-12. $100, includes all supplies.

Teen and Adult Classes and Workshops

• Wet & Wild: Watermedia Painting: Series II: March 19, 26, April 2, 9, 6-8 p.m. $100.

• Drawing workshops with Nina Davidowitz at ArtWorks: Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing, April 4, 11, 18, 25, 6-8 p.m., $100.

• Introduction to Colored Pencil Drawing: April 4, 11, 18, 25, 6-8 p.m. $100.

• All About Theatre for Very Special Artists: Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. $95, per series. All supplies included. Series II: April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8. Performance May 8 at 7 p.m.

Ballroom Dancing taught by Joanne and Ed Samborski, certified members of Dance Educators of America. 570.785.9459.

Bridge. Beginning or Intermediate Lessons, playing time for regular games and tournaments. Jewish Community Center (River Street, Wilkes-Barre). Info: Rick Evans, 570.824.4646 or Rev. Ken McCrea, 570.823.5957.

Downtown Arts at Arts YOUniverse (47 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.970.2787, www.artsyouniverse.com)

Drawing and Painting Lessons: Realist painter teaches techniques of old masters. Private lessons Fri.-Sun. Info: 570.820.0469, bekshev@yahoo.com or www.artistvs.com.

Harris Conservatory for the Arts: 545 Charles St. Luzerne, 570.287.7977 or 718.0673.

Math Tutoring and Coaching Highly qualified and experienced teacher. All levels tutoring, coaching, homework help. Individuals/groups. Open all week. Ongoing enrollment. Call 570.899.5576, e-mail sibut4710@aol.com.

Moscow Clayworks (moscowclayworks.com)

NEPA Bonsai Society (Midway Garden Center, 1865 Hwy. 315, Pittston, 570.654.6194, www.myspace.com/nepabonsai).

• Monthly meeting last Wed., 7 p.m. Features business sessions, demonstrations/programs/workshops.

Northeast Photography Club (www.northeastphotographyclub.org) meets first Wed. of month 7 p.m. in boardroom of Prime Med (old Wes Freedman Building) off Morgan Hwy. Membership open.

Phoenix Performing Arts Centre: 409-411 Main St., Duryea, 570.457.3589, phoenixpac.vpweb.com, phoenixpac08@aol.com.

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

Adult Classes

• Play the Blues – All instruments: March 15, 6-9 p.m. Being able to read music is not required. Must bring own instrument. $30, member; $40, non-member; $20, senior member; $25, senior non-member.

• Mixed Media: April 8, 15, 22, 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.

• Introduction to Pastel Painting: April 9, 16, 23, 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior member; $95, senior non-member.

• Collage to Colograph: Mixed Media and Printmaking: April 13, 20, 27, 1-3 p.m. $60, member; $70, non-member; $50, senior member; $55, senior non-member.

• Botanical Art: Flowers with Bulbs: April 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $40, member; $50, non-member; $30, senior member; $35, senior non-member.

• Oil painting workshop: April 111, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $60, member; $70, non-member; $50, senior member; $55, senior non-member.

Southside Senior Center (425 Alder St., Scranton, 570.346.2487)

• Language Partnership English & Spanish Classes: Fri., 10 a.m. Free, open to all. For info, call 346.0759.

Wyoming Free Library (358 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming)

• Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation with Lama Laia: March 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free, donations accepted. For information or to register contact info@hermeticinstitute.org or call 570.693.1731.

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.

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings Sun. 7 p.m. Clear Brook Bldg. (rear), Forty Fort; Wed., 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, Mountaintop. 570.288.9892.

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.

NEPA Chapter of Friends of NRA

• 21st annual fund raising banquet: March 23, 5 p.m., Genetti Manor (1505 N. Main Ave., Dickson City). Info: Carl Mozeleski at 570.587.2662 or via e-mail at dbcmoz@epix.net.

Oakwood Terrace (400 Gleason Dr., Moosic, 570.451.3171 ext. 116 or 101)

• Support Group Meetings: third Wed. of each month, 6:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anon. meetings Mon., Tues., Thurs., 7 p.m.; Wed., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. Call 570.829.1341 for details/meeting locations of visit www.oa.org.

Pride of NEPA meetings the second Tues. of each month. Visit prideofnepa.org for details.

Suicide Bereavement Support Group First/Third Thurs. every month, 7 p.m., at Catholic Social Services (33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre). Info: 570.822.7118 ext. 307.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Resolve Infertility Peer Support Group: Last Sun. of month, 6:30-8 p.m., Kistler Learning Center at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Info: 610.393.8098.

Wyoming Valley Home School Network A support group for home school or cyber school parents throughout NEPA . Info: wvhsnetwork.webs.com or Julie Lemardy, jmlemardy@gmail.com .

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