Cell phone collection, Abington Heights High School Students Against Destructive Decisions is collecting cell phones at the high school. All cell phones are cleared and programmed with 911 for use by the elderly. The phones may be dropped off in the main office of the high school.
Overeaters Anonymous meetings, First Presbyterian Church, 201 Stone Ave., Clarks Summit, weekly, Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Thursday, 9:30 a.m. and Sun., 4 p.m. Info: 587.4313.
Donations request for used school uniforms, Our Lady of the Snows Church, donating to Limulungo Community School, Mongu District in Western Zambia, Africa. Any size white shirt, navy and plaid skirts, pants, shorts, sweaters and sweat shirts welcome. Info: 587.3268 to arrange drop-off and pick-up.
Volunteers needed for Ombudsman (Resident Rights’ Advocate) Program. Community neighbors who are trained to help clarify responsibilities and the rights of those in long-term living facilities. Must be over 18. Info: Sylvia Kolosinsky, Director of volunteer services, 344.3931.
Young Adult Quit (YAQ) Smoking Study, Smokers ages 18 to 30 who join the study receive free materials to quit smoking, two weeks of free nicotine patches and two gift cards for completion of the study. Info: www.yaqstudy.org email [email protected] or 1.866.371.9362 ext. 4349.
4-H program requests volunteers to teach project skills and serve as role models for youth. Adults needed to serve as volunteer leaders of 4-H clubs (five or more members, ages 8-19). Policies and procedures to ensure that 4-H programs take place in a positive and safe environment. All individuals must successfully complete the Penn State Cooperative Extension’s screening process for volunteers before volunteer work can begin. Info: 963.6842.
Cub Scout Pack 251, sponsored by the Clarks Green United Methodist Church. Info: Cub Master Tom Sheakoski, 586.8049 or clarksgreen251.org
The Scranton Rescue Missions offers food and clothing. The Scranton Rescue Mission, 8 W. Olive St., offers a community service and meals every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 5:25 p.m. Free haircuts first and second Saturday of the month during Bible Study. Every Sunday evening following the evening service, the mission distributes non-perishable food and clothes. Anyone in need of spiritual help, food or clothing can contact www.scrantonrescuemission.com or 357.6677.
Senior Citizens for Senior Dog, Sponsored by Laura’s Hope Rescue. Unites humans and dogs who are in the same period of their lives. Seniors willing to help other seniors in need can contact the rescue at 280.2083.
Boys and Girls Club Car Donation Program for Boys and Girls club in U.S. Cars do not have to be functional, but need a title. The cars are sold at auctions and funds benefit the club. Info: 1.800.246.0493.
Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania, Resource Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Lupus screenings, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Registered Nurse Consultant, Tuesdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Gluten- Free Information Exchange, fourth Thursday of every month located at Wegmans, Dickson City 6 p.m.; Successful Living with Chronic Illness third Thursday of every month, Noon; 615 Jefferson Ave, Scranton. 888.995.8787.
United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Workforce Readiness program is looking to enroll new participants who are interested in receiving help with resume creation, job search and application requirements, interview skills and career exploration. The program is for out-of-school youth, ages 21 and under, who are currently looking for employment and live in Lackawanna County. Info: 961.1592 ext. 105.
Newton Recreation Center Winter Hours (through May 31, 2013): Monday through Fridays 9 a.m. - noon and 3 - 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday noon - 5 p.m. Info: 586.7808.
The Abington Area Community Classroom offers a variety of ongoing classes. Info: For updated listings, visit aacclass.org or call 954.6650.
Monthly Bereavement Support Group, The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County offers a monthly bereavement support group meeting at their office, 301 Delaware Avenue, Olyphant. The support group meets the third Thursday of each month. Info: 383.5180.
Myasthenia Gravis Support Group 2013 Meeting Schedule, at Allied Services, Charles Luger Outpatient Center Community Room, 475 Morgan Highway, Scranton: April 7, June 1, Aug. 3, Oct. 5 and Dec. 7. Info: Vera Krewsun at 570.687.6009 or Marie Ronnlof at 877.596.1491.
Abington Heights High School Music Concerts, Concert Band Concert April 16 at 7 p.m. Symphony Orchestra Concert, April 28 at 3 p.m.; Combined Choir Concert, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Choir Concert, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Musical, March 14 and 16.
Free Income Tax Help Offered by United Way and University of Scranton, Low and moderate income individuals, families and senior citizens in the Abingtons can receive free assistance in completing and filing their federal, state and local tax returns through the University of Scranton’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and a group of local human service organizations led by the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties. Appointments are required and available at the Clarks Summit Volunteer Fire Company, 321 Bedford St., Clarks Summit, Feb. 27 from 3 – 7 p.m.; March 7 from 3 – 7 p.m.; and March 18 from 2 – 6 p.m. Appointments/info: 504.0614.
The American Cancer Society seeks volunteer drivers. Drivers are needed to take patients to and from treatment appointments in Lackawanna County. Drivers need a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, automobile insurance, a clear background and driver check. Orientation is provided. Volunteer assignments are flexible; transportation is needed during the daytime hours during the week, Monday through Friday. You can drive your vehicle or the American Cancer Society van where available. Info: 562.9749.
Coach Little Basketball Clinics, at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road in Waverly. Boys and Girls Ages 6 to 9 beginning March 5, continuing Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Boys and Girls Grades 4 to 6 beginning March 7 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Free Balance Screenings, To help prevent falls, Allied Services Integrated Health System is offering free balance screenings for the month of March. Those who experience falls, chronic dizziness, and or balance difficulties can be evaluated by a therapist who will determine if they can benefit from a balance program. Dates and locations include: March 12 at Heinz Forty Fort Rehab Center, March 13 at Heinz Wilkes-Barre Rehab Center, March 14 at Heinz Nanticoke Rehab Center, March 18 at Moscow Rehab Center, March 20 at Heinz Wilkes-Bare Rehab Center, March 20 at Heinz Drums Rehab Center, March 21 at Carbondale Rehab Center, March 21 at Taylor Rehab Center, March 26 at Luger Scranton Rehab Center and March 28 at Mid Valley Rehab Center. Appointments: 1.888.REHAB.PA. Info: AlliedServices.org.
February 27: Spay Day 2013, at the Animal Care Center at Johnson College. This one-day only clinic offers discounted spaying and neutering services for dogs and cats. Residents of Lackawanna County with an income of less than $25,000 annually are invited to apply. The application deadline is Feb. 15. Applications/info: johnson.edu, 702.8961, or stop by the Animal Care Center on Johnson College’s campus at 3427 North Main Avenue, Scranton.
Countryside Community Church, Lenten Season and Easter Services, 14011 Orchard Drive, Clarks Summit. “Words of Christ from the Cross.” All services start at 6:30 p.m. unless noted. Feb. 27, The Second Word; March 6, The Third Word; March 13, The Fourth Word; March 20, The Fifth Word; March 28, Maundy Thursday - The Sixth Word and March 31 - Easter Sunday - 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.Info: 570.587.3206 or [email protected]
March 1: Third Annual Dinner By Design: A visual indulgence for the eyes, mind and soul, at Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Preview Party will be held March 1 at 7 p.m. and Exhibit Tours and Demonstrations, March 2 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and March 3 from 12 – 5 p.m. Cost: Exhibit tours and demonstrations, $15 in advance or $20 at the door; Preview Party, $60; Combination ticket (Preview Party + Weekend Pass), $70. Tickets: 344.1111, Ticketmaster.com, 1.800.745.3000 or at select Wal-Mart, Boscov’s or Gallery of Sound locations. Info: ScrantonCulturalCenter.org.
March 2: Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Volunteer Meeting, at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton, at 11 a.m.
Factoryville Library Book Sale, continuing March 9, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Donations of newer books in good condition will be accepted by the Factoryville Public Library behind Factoryville Town Hall. Info: 955.8150.
Homemade Pyrohy/Pierogi Sale, at St. Vladimir Parish Center, 428 North Seventh Avenue, Scranton, pickup beginning at 2 p.m. Made from scratch with fresh ingredients, not frozen. Cost: $7. Advance orders (accepted no later than Feb. 27): 346.4164.
March 6: Connie Pheiff Speaks: Capacity For Change program, continuing March 20 and 27, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 201 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton. An interactive and dynamic streetwise selling program. Continental breakfast included. Cost: $499 per session or $1,299 for all three. Info/reservations: [email protected] or 906.4395.
Workshop: “Special Needs Students and Strategies for Post-Secondary Success,” at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Waverly at 6 p.m. Snow date: March 13.
March 8: Take-Out Only Baked Haddock Dinner, at the church center on Hill Street, Mayfield from 4 - 6 p.m.Menu: baked haddock, potato, veggie, cole slaw, roll and butter and dessert. Cost: $10. Tickets: 876.0730, 466.5399 or 876.0391. A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door.
March 9: “Honey, Have You Seen the Bees?” at Salt Springs Park from 1 - 3 p.m. Beekeepers Ginny and James Wood will bring a hive display, talk about honeybees and provide honey to sample. Cost: $5 for Friends of Salt Springs Park members, $10 for non-members and free for children.
Women’s Wellness Day Retreat, at the Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center, Montrose, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. This woman’s day to relax, release, refocus and re-energize will include a blend of gentle yoga stretches, mind-balancing breathing, guided visualization, journaling, introspective labyrinth walk and more. A vegetarian lunch is included.Cost: $85. Reservations (requested by March 4): 278.9256 or [email protected]
March 10: An Afternoon Remembering “Glenn Miller and his Orchestra,” at Waverly United Methodist Church, 105 Church St., Waverlyat 2 p.m. Narrated by Pete Noto. Featuring: Tex Beneke, Ray Ebrle, Marion Hutton, The Modernaires, Sgt. Johnny Desmond, The U.S. AAF Band, and prominent leaders of the Big Band Era. Cost: free. Info: 586.8166.
Registration deadline for NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates March 10 trip to NACAC National College Fair in Syracuse, N.Y., Ideal for Students in Grades 8-11. Cost: $40. Info: 702.5700 or [email protected]
March 12: Toastmasters - Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers meeting, at Allied Services, Morgan Hwy., Scranton, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Info: 498.1110, 604.6176 or scrantontoastmasters.org.
March 13: Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Educational Luncheon, at Twig’s Café from 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Leadership from Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation will present information on economic impacts with a focus on what the natural gas industry means to local business. Reservations: 875.8325 or [email protected] Seating limited to one representative per business.
Annual Day of Reflection, at St. Gabriel’s Retreat Center, 631 Griffin Pond Rd, Clarks Summit, with registration from 9 - 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Women’s Guild, Church of St. Gregory, Clarks Green. The spiritual director for the day will be Rev. Father Lee Havey, CP. His theme for the program is “Finding Faith in the Faces Around You.” The program includes meditation and a Luncheon and the day concludes at 3 p.m. following the celebration of the Mass. Cost: $25 (includes lunch). Info/reservations: 586.9227 or 587.2491. Reservations before March 11 are appreciated.
March 14: Boy Scout Troop 251 Spaghetti Supper, at Clarks Green United Methodist Church, 119 Glenburn Rd, Clarks Green, from 5 to 7 p.m. Includes salad, rolls, spaghetti and meatballs and homemade dessert. Supports the scouting program throughout the year. Tickets may be purchased in advance from any Troop member or at the door. Takeouts will be available. Cost: Adults $8, children 10 and under $5.
March 16: 28th Annual NEPA Bach Festival, in Scranton. Organ concert at Elm Park United Methodist Church, at 4 p.m., chamber music concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. and choral concert March 17 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 3 p.m.
Etiquette Classes, at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, Waverly, for ages 4 to 7 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and ages 8 to 14 from 2 - 4 p.m.
The 13th Annual ‘Heat At The Seat’ Chili Cook-off, at the County Seat Tavern, Maple Street, Montrose, at 2 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ ‘Ringmaster.’ All proceeds benefit Endless Mountains Medical Care Foundation. Chili applications are available at the County Seat. Info/register: 278.9996.
March 17: Ladies Auxiliary’s Annual Ham and Cabbage Dinner, at VFW Post 7069, Clarks Summit from 2 - 6 p.m. Includes homemade desserts. Takeouts available. Cost $8.
March 19: Happiness Hive Learning Academy Preschool Open House, on the second floor of Clarks Green United Methodist Church, 119 Glenburn Road, Clarks Green, from 5 - 7 p.m. Light refreshments served.
March 22: Meatless Meal for Lent: Baked Haddock Fish Dinner, at the Regal Room (Ballroom/side entrance), 216 Lackawanna Avenue, Olyphant, from 5 - 7 p.m. Sponsored by Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Olyphant. Sit down or take out dinner includes baked haddock, potato, vegetable, cole slaw, roll and dessert. Cost: $12. Ticket deadline: March 18. Info/tickets: 489.4348.
March 23: Tree Pruning Class, at Salt Springs Park at 9 a.m. Forester Jim Kessler will discuss and demonstrate the why, where, how, what and when to cut. Cost: $5, for Friends of Salt Springs Park members, $15 for non-members.
Reptiles and Amphibians of Northeastern PA, at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 11 a.m. For all ages. Presented by: Rick Koval. Admission: Free. Participants will learn about the reptiles and amphibians of northeastern Pennsylvania with Rick Koval, naturalist and WNEP Pennsylvania Outdoor Life personality. His PowerPoint program will illustrate 44 species of frogs, turtles, salamanders, lizards and snakes, including rarities such as the endangered northern cricket, frogs, timber rattlesnakes, eastern worm snakes and hellbenders that reside in northeastern Pennsylvania. Meet live reptiles and amphibians after the talk. Info: 996.1500.
March 26: Toastmasters - Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers meeting, at Allied Services, Morgan Hwy, Scranton, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Info: 498.1110, 604.6176 or scrantontoastmasters.org.
March 27: Full Moon Hike, at Salt Springs Park, time to be announced. Participants will explore Salt Springs in the dark. The full moon sheds a new light on the hiking experience. Cost: Free. Info: 967.7275.
The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Bi- Annual Legislative Breakfast, at Shadowbrook Inn and Resort from 8 – 9:30 a.m. Co-sponsored by First Liberty Bank & Trust and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. Cost: free for WYCCC members and $10 for non-members. Info/reservations: 875.8325 or [email protected]
March 28: St. John’s , Mayfield Homemade “Paska” (Easter) Bread And Kolachi Sale, continuing March 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Raisin and white bread will be sold in Paska size only. Paskas are $7 each. Kolachi (nut, poppyseed, lekvar and apricot) are $10 each. Orders: 876.0730, 876.3372, or 876.0391. Business establishment orders: fax to 876.2534.
April 9: Beginner’s Italian, at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N Abington Road, Waverly. An eight-week class beginning April 9 from 7 - 8 p.m.
April 13: Chainsaw Day, at Salt Springs Park at 9 a.m. Friends of Salt Springs Park is seeking volunteers with chainsaws to cut and clear up winter debris. Free food and T-shirts provided. Pre-register: 967.7275.
April 16: Abington Senior Center Bus Trip to Sight and Sound Theatres’s “Noah” Musical, Day includes a stop at Kitchen Kettle Village, show and dinner at the Hershey Farm Restaurant. Cost: $110 for members, $115 for non-members.
April 20: Trail Clean Up Day, at Salt Springs Park at 11 a.m. It’s time to hike all the trails and clear them of branches, trash, and other debris. Free food and T-shirts provided. Pre-register: 967.7275.
April 21: Cycle and Recycle—Celebrate Earth Day, at Salt Springs Park from12:30 - 5 p.m. Rain date: April 28. An afternoon of activities focused on recycling, composting, and bike riding. Appropriate for all ages. Info: friendsofsaltspringspark.org.
April 27: Egg Hunt, at Salt Springs Park from 1 - 4 p.m. Participants will join the Friends of Salt Springs Park on a different kind of Easter egg hunt, collecting salamander eggs and learning about their hatching. Cost: Free.
May 3: Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce 21st Birthday Block Party, at the Comfort Inn & Suites, Tunkhannock, from 6 – 10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy local fare from at least eight area restaurants, spirits from local beer distributors as well as Nimble Hill Winery and band “Splash.” Cost: $35 in advance or $45 at the door. Tickets/info: wyccc.com or 875.8325.
Clarks Summit Fire Company Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m. Clarks Summit Fire House, 321 Bedford St., second Monday of every month. CMC Donor Site Blood Drives, noon to 4 p.m., second Monday of the month, CMC Professional Building Auditorium. Info: 969.8800.
NAMI Support Group, 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month from in the CMC Professional Building, Auditorium. Info: 969.8986.
Guardian of the Redeemer Fellowship, on the first and third Monday of the month, hosted by the St. Thomas More Society of St. Paul’s Parish, 2301N. Washington Ave., Scranton. For men interested in adult discussion of the Catholic faith. Info: 343.0634.
The Dalton Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary Bingo Night, at the Dalton Fire Co. Hall, on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:45 p.m.
Knitting Group, at the Abington Community Library every other Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring a current project and knit with others. For adults only.
Countryside Community Church Bible Study, at 14011 Orchard Drive, Clarks Summit at 10 a.m. Info: 587.3206 or www.countrysidechurch.org.
Alzheimer’s Association caregivers support group meetings, 7 to 8 p.m., the last Tuesday of every month. Elan Gardens. Adjoining room for loved ones, who will not be left unattended. Info: Rhonda, 585.8099 or Rita, 586.0179.
Introduction to Martial Arts, starting January 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Chinchilla United Methodist Church, 411 Layton Rd., Chinchilla. Ages six and up. Cost: Free. Info: Scott at 585.1206.
South Abington Lions Club meetings, on the second Tuesday of each month, second floor of the South Abington Township Building at 7 p.m. Info: 313.2133.
Greater Scranton Area Roaring Ramblers Toastmaster Meeting, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Allied Services in the Administrative Board Room, located in the Rehabilitation Building on the Morgan Highway at Moffatt Drive. Info: scrantontoastmasters.org, 586.7762 or 587.0232.
Mommy and Me Naturally, Outdoors, at the EMNC Lodge and grounds from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Pretend, sing, listen to a story, make a craft and play. Program is designed for children two-and-a-half to four years old. Cost: free.
The Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers Toastmasters Club, meets the second and fourth Tuesdays at Allied Services, Morgan Hwy., Scranton. Visitors are welcome. Info: www.1607.toastmastersclubs.org or 587.0232.
University of Scranton Free Clinic the Uninsured, 240 Kessler Court, has extended its hours: noon -4 p.m. The medical clinic serves uninsured people from Lackawanna County by appointment. Appointments can be arranged by calling 941.6112. World Peace Meditation and Reiki Circle, on the first Tuesday of every month, at Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center, 200 Lake Ave., Montrose from 5 - 7 p.m. Cost: $10. RSVP/Info: 278.9256, [email protected] or wellnessarts.com.
STACKS Writing Group, at The Vintage/Morning Glory Cafe, 326 Spruce St., Scranton, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Info: [email protected]
Oakwood Terrace Support Group meetings for spouses and other family members or caretakers of those afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. 400 Gleason Road, Moosic. Meetings are open to the public. Cost: Free. Info: Sylvia Kolosinsky at 451.3171 ext. 116 or oakwoodterraceinc.com
Parish Youth Choir Rehearsals, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. accompanies the singing at the 9:30 a.m. mass, at Our Lady of the Snows, every other week. Open to youth, 11 to 18. Info: 586.4112.
Youth ministry at Our Lady of the Snows Church, 7 to 8 p.m. Clarks Summit, general meetings. Junior High program, 7 and 8th graders, Sundays 1 to 2 p.m. Info: Call ahead to join 586.1741.
Meditation Classes at the Waverly Community House from 7 to 8:30 with Buddhist monk Gen Samten Kelsang. Classes are self-contained. Drop in any week. Cost is $10 per class. Sponsored by Kadampa Meditation Center, N.Y.
Great Scranton Chapter of Penn State Alumni Association Meetings, in the lower level of the SLC Building on the Worthington Scranton campus, Dunmore. The meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and the general membership is welcome to attend.
Mom’s in Prayer Ministry, at Summit Baptist Bible Church, 232 Noble Road, Clarks Summit every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. A prayer group for mothers of students in the Abington Heights School District. Info: [email protected] or MomsInPrayer.org.
The Greater Scranton Roaring Ramblers Toastmasters meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Allied Services, Morgan Hwy., Scranton. Visitors welcome. Info:www.scrantontoastmasters.org or call 570.498.1110 or 570.604.6176.
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation support group, 7 p.m., Community Medical Center Professional Building, first floor, CME Room, third Thursday of each month. Info: 969.8986.
Grief and Bereavement Educational and Conversational Support Group. Sponsored by AseraCare Hospice, 749 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, PA 18411. Join us on at the AseraCare offices on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Info: Olympia Cianfichi, Bereavement Coordinator, 1.800.870.0085.
Writers’ Group, for ages 18 and up at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock from 7-8:30 p.m. All genres and levels of writing welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 996.1500.
Scrabble, 1 p.m. at Abington Community Library. No registration necessary.
Heinz Rehab Hospital’s Stroke Support Group, the first Thursday of the month in the Rose Brader Dining Room in the main building, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Scrabble, at the Abington Community Library, beginning at 1 p.m. Join other players for games of Scrabble. No registration necessary.
University of Scranton Free Clinic the Uninsured, 240 Kessler Court, has walk-in hours from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The medical clinic serves uninsured people from Lackawanna County. Info: 941.6112. Better Breathers Club, at the Geisinger-Community Medical Center Professional Building, Classroom 2, Second floor, 316 Colfax Ave., Scranton at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month. A free support group for people with chronic lung disease and their families. Info: 969.8986.
Meditation Classes, at the Waverly Community House from 7 p.m. to 8:30. Classes are led by a Buddhist monk. Cost is $10 per class. Info: 845.856.9000.
Survivors After Suicide Support Group, every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the West Hazleton Borough Building, 100 S. 4th St., West Hazleton. Facilitated by: Professional and Peer. An open grief group that welcomes survivors at any stage of their grieving process. Participants enter the group, leave, and return as they feel the need.
Diabetes support group, 10 a.m. Community Medical Center Professional Building, third floor classroom, second Friday of each month. Info: 969.7272. Cost: Free.
A Course in Miracles, 4:30 p.m. at Everything Natural. Discover more about the guiding principles of authors like Marianne Williamson and Dr. Wayne Dyer. Newcomers welcome.
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Bereavement Support, at Our Lady of Snows Church Parish Center 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit, every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend informative sessions dealing with the grief process. Info: 586.1741.
Guided Downtown Walking Tours of Scranton, conducted by the Lackawanna County Historical Society, 11 a.m. at the main entrance of Lackawanna College on Vine Street near Washington Avenue. Tours last two hours. Cost: $3. Info: 344.3841.