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POETIC


Arts Seen Gallery (21 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)

• Open mic of all forms of poetry and spoken word: March 15, 7:30-8:30 p.m.


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


• Writing Your Hat Off: Creative Writing for Kids: Ages 10-16. March 5, 12, 19, 26, 4-5:30 p.m.


• “The Power of Story,” presented by Suzanne Fisher Staples: March 10, 3 p.m.


• Creative Characters from Paper to Puppets: Ages 5-12. April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 4-5 p.m.


Duffy’s Coffee House (831 S. State St., Clarks Summit )


• Book reading and signing by Alison Treat, “One Traveler:” March 16, 4-6 p.m.


Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org)


• Everhart Reads Book Club: March 21, “Bloodwork: A Tale of Medicine & Murder in the Scientific Revolution;” April 18, “Dracula;” May 16, “The Giaour;” June 20, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. To register call 570.346.7186.


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


• Campion Literary Society Writing Workshop: March 18, 7 p.m., Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free and open to the public. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.


• Campion Literary Society Open Reading: April 10, 7 p.m., Regina Court. Info: 570.208.5900, ext. 5487.


Library Express (2nd Floor, Mall at Steamtown, 570.558.1670, Facebook.com/LibraryExpress)

  • Friends of the Scranton Public Library Used Book Sale: March 12-17. For info call Tina, 570.348.3000 or the Library Express.

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


• Page Turners Book Club: March 7, 4 p.m.


• Furry Tails Reading program: March 9, 10 a.m.


• Intergenerational Family Meeting: March 9, 10 a.m.


• Lego Club: March 11, 4 p.m.


• eReader Pettig Zoo: March 11


• Craft Club: March 18, 6 p.m.


• Hangout Club: March 25, 6 p.m.


• Friends Meeting: March 28, 6:30 p.m.


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


• Adult computer lessons: Daily, call to register.


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


The Vintage Theater (326 Spruce St., Scranton, info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com)


• Open Microphone Poetry: March 21, 8:30 p.m.


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.


• “Visions of Music,” n exhibition of photographs by Allison Murphy and Dino Perrucci and an exhibit from David Green, local sculptor and artist: Both run March 1-30. Opening reception March 1, 6-9 p.m.


ArtWorks Gallery (502 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 570.207.1815, artworksnepa.com)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., noon-3 p.m., or by appointment.


• Illuminations by Nina Davidowitz: Through March 30.


B & B Art Gallery (222 Northern Blvd., S. Abington Township)


• Third Friday Exhibit featuring Mark Ciocca, “Architectural Gems:” Opening reception March 15, 5-8 p.m. Artist talk March 24, 2 p.m.


The Butternut Gallery & Second Story Books (204 Church St, Montrose, 570.278.4011, butternutgallery.com). Gallery hours: Wed.-Sat., 11a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

• American Kotz Family exhibit


Converge Gallery (140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570.435.7080, convergegallery.com)


• “Suspended in Time,” featuring traditional, landscape and cityscape paintings with a twist: Opening reception Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m. Runs through April 27.


Dietrich Theatre (downtown Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500)


• Experience the Art of Calligraphy: Through Feb.


Duffy’s Coffee House (831 S. State St., Clarks Summit )


• Art Walk: March 8, 5-10 p.m. with music by Robbie Walsh and Jack Foley from 7-9 p.m.


Everhart Museum (1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org)


Admission $5 adults; $3 students/seniors; $2 children 6-12; members free.


• “The Blood is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature:” Through July 2.


• “What’s in the cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast:” On Display through July 2.


• “The Blood is the Life” Tour at Twilight: March 6, 6-8 p.m. $5, museum members; $10, non-members. Ages 16 and up.


• Drawcorps Dracula: March 13, 6-8 p.m. Create a live mural inspired by vampires and dress as your favorite creature of the night. $5, museum members; $10, non-members. Ages 18 and up. Pre-registration and payment required.


• Pysanky Workshop: March 20, 6-8 p.m. $25, museum members; $30, non-members. Ages 16 and up, pre-registration and payment required.


• Vampires at the AFA Gallery, showing of the film ‘Vampyr:’ March 27, 6-8 p.m. Ages 18 and up.


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


• “Woman’s Work:” Through March 17. Opening reception March 2, 6-8 p.m.


Luzerne County Historical Society Museum (69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.6244, lchs@epix.net)


• “The Miracle of the Bells” exhibit: Through March 15.


Marquis Art & Frame (122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.823.0518)

  • “Three Artists: Three Years Later,” featuring the works of Ryan Hnay, Marguerite I. Fuller, and Skip Sensbach: Opening reception March 15, 5-8 p.m. Through April 27.

Misericordia University (301 Lake St., Dallas, 570.674.6286)


Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-5p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m.


• “Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers:’’ Through Feb. 28.


New Visions Studio & Gallery (201 Vine St., Scranton, www.newvisionstudio.com, 570.878.3970)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. and by appointment.


• “Not Your Average Art:” Opening reception March 1, 6-10 p.m. Runs through March 29.


Pauly Friedman Art Gallery (Misericordia University, 570.674.6250, misericordia.edu/art)


Gallery Hours: Mon. closed, Tue.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.


• “Student Art Exhibition: Mixed Media:’’ March 13-23. Opening reception March 16, 2-5 p.m.


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


• Altered State: Photography Based Images: ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 N. Seventh St. Through Feb.


Sordoni Art Gallery (150 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.408.4325)


Gallery hours: Tues.-Sun., noon-4:30 p.m.


• “Flow,” a gallery that explores the many meanings associated with water through a selection of twenty-nine works drawn from the collection of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


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.


• Annual Rossetti Exhibit: March 3-March 27.


• A Collection of Two Masters, photography by Michael Molnar and Sam Cramer: April 5-May 2.


• Annual Student Show: May 10-June 6.


• Studio Views, paintings and drawings by the students of Georgiana Cray Bart: June 14-July 11.


• A Vision of Three, featuring the work of Rob Hay, Ryan Ward, and Mark Webber: July 19-Aug. 8


• Phone-tography, featuring art captured by cell phone photos: Aug. 16-Sept. 5.


• Crayons and Care II, artwork by children of the Litewska Hospital in Warsaw, Poland: Sept. 13-Oct. 7.


• Old Masters: Oct. 25-Nov. 28.


• Annual Faculty/Alumni Exhibit: Dec. 6- Jan. 2


The Vintage Theater (326 Spruce St., Scranton, info@scrantonsvintagetheater.com)


• “I CONstance,” an interactive installation created and facilitated by Constance Denchy: Opening reception March 1, 6-9 p.m. Runs through March 31.


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.


• “A Closer Look,” Lawrence Lang’s photographic works of Marcos and landscapes: Through April 5. Meet the Artist Reception, March 15, 6-8 p.m.


• 25th Annual King’s Student Exhibition: April 15-May 4. Opening reception April 17, 6-8 p.m.


Expanded listings at theweekender.com. W


Send your listings to WBWnews@civitasmedia.com, 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date. Expanded listings at theweekender.com.


Send your listings to WBWnews@civitasmedia.com, 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date. Expanded listings at theweekender.com.

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