THIS WEEK: Oct. 21 to 27, 2015
Author Talk, a lecture on “America’s Insanely Perilous Nuclear Projects of the 1950s, the Great Atomic Science Advisers, and Why It All Matters Today” by Richard Sylves, author of “The Nuclear Oracles: A Political History of the Atomic Energy Commission General Advisory Committee.” Room 002, Farley Library, South Franklin and West South streets, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Free and open to the public.
Teen Read Week, learning about the publishing process along with a discussion of “Diary of a Waitress: The Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl” by Carolyn Meyer. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Includes a free copy of the book. Registration: 570-654-9847.
Art Show, works by Pittston native Vincent J. Musto. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25. 570-693-1364.
Annual Art Show and Sale, the 11th annual exhibit with works by regional artists. Opens Oct. 25 with a reception 3 to 5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.
The Mother of God and the Saints, icons and relics on loan from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church of America. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Opens Oct. 25 and continues through Dec. 6 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-340-6000.
Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “Marat-Sade” written by Peter Weis. Hayfield House Community Room, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Free with refreshments served. 570-675-9269.
Works from the Maslow Collection, an exploration of the process of mark making in art. Through Oct. 27 at theCircle Centre for the Arts, Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Frankin St., Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.
The Monday Artists, works by the group of nine local artists who meet to paint every Monday afernoon. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Oct. 31. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Walk with Us, photographs of the natural world by Karen Zingerman and Culleen Dolittle. Through Nov. 2 atKettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
American Hands, photographs depicting artisans creating traditional crafts by Sally Wiener Grotta. Through Nov. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
100 Under $100, works by regional artists all priced at under $100. Through Dec. 10 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach, an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through Dec. 11 with hours 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4000.
Not a Fish, art works by John Mitchell, who combines imagistic, representational still life and the suggestion of landscape. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Also in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery: “Photo Extractions: Places and Things” by fine-arts photographer Jacqueline Evans. Through Dec. 12 with hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-674-6250.
To Your Health! The Science, Culture & Art of the Cocktail, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s botanical, decorative art and ethnographic collection along with historic artifacts from regional lenders focusing on alcohol production and consumption as well as how the cocktail reflects popular culture and societal mindset. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Inner Perfect Center, landscape paintings and abstract imagery by Earl Lehman. Through Dec. 31 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Call for Entries. Local artists are invited to participate in the Glenburn Township 11th annual Art Show and Sale. All original two-dimensional media considered. Deliver by Oct. 22 for the Oct. 25 opening. Details at 570-954-1489 or register on line at glenburntownship.org.