THIS WEEK: May 3 to 9, 2013
The Jungle Book, a movie for children and their families with free admission, popcorn and soda. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. Saturday. Tickets: 996-1500.
Complete the Story Contest, for grades 1 through 5. Stop by the library to pick up a story starter and submit your story by Monday. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. Prizes awarded. 654-9565.
Books and Babies, for ages 1 to 3. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesdays through May 28 at 9:30 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.
Natural Wonders: Forest Floor, exploring the forest floor to find critters under logs, stones and leaves. For ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 842-1506.
Family Story Time, for all ages. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 10:30 a.m. May 11. 654-9565.
Children’s Book Week Carnival, with games and prizes. Come anytime and play at your own pace. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. May 11, 1 to 3 p.m. with special events including a sack race at 1:30 p.m., bingo at 2 p.m. and an egg relay at 2:30 p.m. Registration: 654-9847.
Lego Club. New members welcome. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 4 p.m. May 13. 654-9565.
One Book Every Young Child, a reading of Suzanne Bloom’s “The Bus for Us” along with related crafts and activities. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. May 13. Registration: 654-9847.
Toddler Story Time with Miss Nicole. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 10 a.m. May 14. Registration: 654-9565.
Preschool Story Time with Miss Patricia. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 2 p.m. May 14 and 15. Registration: 654-9565.
Wartz and All, a reading of the children’s book by author Jeannine M. Luby on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail at the Laurel Street trailhead in Archbald. Followed by a treasure hunt along the trail. 6 p.m. May 16. 963-6730.
The Marvelous Misadventures of Little Red Riding Hood, a children’s theater presentation written by Kevin Costley. Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 6 p.m. May 17; 1 and 5 p.m. May 18; 1 p.m. May 19. $12 includes a McDonald’s Fun Meal. 283-2195.
Aladdin Jr., a children’s theater presentation by Kiss Theatre Company, 58 Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. May 17 to 19 and May 30 to June 2: 7 p.m. Fridays; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 829-1901.
Masked Marvels and Wondertales. Visual artist and mime Michael Cooper spins tales playing a colorful cast of characters using stilt dancing and creative masks. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. May 19. $12, $9 children. 826-1100.
Kids with Adults Craft Club, open to ages 5 to 12. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 6 p.m. May 20. Registration: 654-9565.
Natural Wonders: Garden Fun, a trip to the Learning Garden to plant seedlings and learn where food comes from. For ages 3 to 5 and a guardian. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. May 23. Registration: 842-1506.
Buzzy Buddies, learn about the world of honeybees through dramatic play, stories and crafts. Ages 3 to 5. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 4 p.m. May 25. Free. 696-9105.
Salamander Search, a brief talk followed by a search for the slippery creatures. Ages 6 to 12. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 2 p.m. May 26. Free. 696-9105.
Natural Wonders: Beautiful Butterflies, a nature session for ages 3 to 5 with stories, art and outdoor exploration. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 6. Registration: 842-1506.