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Kids Listings: July 26 to Aug. 1, 2013


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THIS WEEK: July 26 to Aug. 1, 2013

Hobbit Bonanza: Welcome to the Shire, for age 6 and older. Costumes encouraged. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. today. Registration: 693-1364.


Children’s Gardening Series, with stories and hands-on activities in the garden. Salt Springs State Park, Silver Creek Road, Franklin Forks. 1 p.m. today. $5. Registration: 967-7275.


The Enchanted Pig, the annual Summer Family Show for all ages presented by the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. 7 tonight and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. $14, $8. 784-8181 or bte.org.


Spot Visits Storytime, stories and fun with Spot the Dog. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Saturday. 829-4210.


Toddler Time, stories for ages 18 to 36 months. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Mondays through Aug. 5. Registration: 693-1364.


Tiny Tales: Life in a Hole, a two-part program exploring the lifestyles and habitats of small creatures of the forest including chipmunks, kangaroo mice and squirrels. Ages 4 to 8. Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 10 a.m. to noon Monday and Tuesday. Registration: 477-7780.


Fancy Nancy Day at the Spa, for age 5 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Monday at noon. $2. Registration: 693-1364.


The Watermelon Seed, a reading of Greg Pizzoli’s book about a funny crocodile who has a phobia about watermelon seeds. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Tuesday; 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.


Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 6. Registration: 693-1364.


Disney Princess Party, for ages 6 and older. Costumes encouraged. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Tuesday. $2. Registration: 693-1364.


Totally Magic Tuesday. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. Tuesday with a magic show at noon followed by a hands-on magic workshop 1 to 2 p.m. 389-9206.


Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 13; 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 14. 823-0156.


Just for Kids: Kayaking Level One, an introductory course for ages 9 to 15. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Free. Registration: 403-2006.


Lego Jewelry, for ages 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Wednesday. Registration: 693-1364.


Lego Club, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. 693-1364.


Shark Night, shark-themed games and food for teens, ages 11 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 823-0156.


YogaTeen, free yoga classes for ages 12 to 17 taught outdoors weather permitting. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Fairview Township. 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays through Aug. 8. Registration: 474-9313.


Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Thursday. Registration: 693-1364.


FUTURE

Super Hero Party, for age 6 and older. Costumes encouraged. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Aug. 2. $2. Registration: 693-1364.


Quilling, creating a work of art using the old-fashioned technique of quilling. For ages 4 to 12 offered during tours of the historic Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 4. $4, $2 children. 822-1727.


Exploring the Ancient Woodlands, a two-session nature camp with hiking, a stream search, salamander search and woodland expeditions. For ages 9 to 12. Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Route 487, Benton. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 5-6. Registration: 477-7780.


Craft Club, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Aug. 5. Registration: 693-1364.


Mustache Baby, a storytime session with tongue-in-cheek humor in the book by Bridget Heos about behavior issues. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Aug. 6; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8. 829-4210.


Make Your Own Garden, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Registration: 693-1364.


Great White Shark! For age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Aug. 7. Registration: 693-1364.


Children’s Gardening Series, with stories and hands-on activities in the garden. Salt Springs State Park, Silver Creek Road, Franklin Forks. 1 p.m. Aug. 7 and 21. $5 per session. 967-7275.


Learn About Bugs, for age 6 and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. Aug. 9. Registration: 693-1364.


Bats at the Ballgame, a story about the upside-down world of bats at play. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Aug. 13; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15. 829-4210.


Ready for School Storytime, stories and fun activities with Dr. Seuess’ book “ABC.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Aug. 17. 829-4210.


Bedtime Is Cancelled, a reading of Cece Meng’s wry parody of the information age. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Aug. 20; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22. 829-4210.


Cookie Mouse visits a storytime session at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. Aug. 24. 829-4210.


Knitting Nancy, learning to use a “knitting mushroom” or “Knitting Nancy.” For ages 4 to 12 during tours of the historic Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. $4, $2 children. 822-1727.


Pirate and Princess Adventure, a “Disney Junior Live on Tour” performance with characters from “Sofia the First” and “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” along with appearances by Cinderella, Doc McStuffins and Peter Pan. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 10. $65, $50, $26. 800-745-3000.


Max & Ruby in The Nutcracker Suite, the cartoon bunnies take to the stage in a magical performance of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. Dec. 19. $30, $20. 826-1100.




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