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THIS WEEK: July 19 to 25, 2013

The Gathering, the annual four-day event exploring creativity through literature, the arts and sciences with the theme “The Art of the Living Moment.” Included: presentations by the Tibetan lamas of the Drepung Loseling Monastery, poetry readings, author lectures and book signings, films, receptions and dinners. Keystone College, La Plume. Through Sunday. Schedule at thegatheringatkeystone.org or call 945-7143.


FUTURE

Poetry Reading, by Brian Fanelli in conjunction with the monthly Open Mic Night at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. July 26 at 7 p.m. with poetry reading at 8:15 p.m. 996-1500.


Surviving Bullying for all Ages, with “the anti-bullying novelist” Elaine Wolf, who will discuss what really goes on behind the closed doors of camps and schools. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. July 29. Free. 824-4646.


Teen Writers Workshop, on memoetry, the writing of poetry and prose side by side. For ages 12 to 17 with writer Glenda Joy Race. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Fairview Township. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Registration: 474-9313.Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Aug. 15. Registration: 346-7186.


Distinguished Author Award, honoring Susan Campbell Bartoletti, author of “Down the Rabbit Hole,” recipient of the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. Sept. 7 with reception at 5 p.m. and award ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Reservations: 941-7816.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Cities and the Wealth of Nations” by Jane Jacobs. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Sept. 19. Registration: 346-7186.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “Open City” by Teju Cole. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Oct. 17. Registration: 346-7186.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “”Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found” by Suketu Mehta. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Registration: 346-7186.


Everhart Reads Book Club, a discussion of “The World Without Us” by Alan Weisman. Library Express, Steamtown Mall, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. Registration: 346-7186.


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