THIS WEEK: Oct. 11 to 17, 2013
Story Time, themed events with songs and crafts. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 22. Sign up by the previous Wednesday. 654-9847.
Sketching with Jan Lokuta, for ages 10 and older. Meet at the Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. and walk a half mile to the river dike to sketch a scenic view of Wyoming. 4 p.m. today. Registration: 693-1364.
Mural Painting with Jan Lokuta. Help to create a mural of a panoramic view of Wyoming. For ages 3 and older. Adults are welcome to participate. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Registration: 693-1364.
Science Saturday: Geology, experiments and special crafts along with geology-related activities. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. $6. 389-9206.
Pumpkinland, with hayrides, haunted barn, corn maze and pony rides. Dundee Gardens, 2407 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township. Through Oct. 27: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 735-5452.
A Fun-Filled Columbus Day, a day camp for ages 5 to 12 with gym activities, swimming, crafts and field trips. Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. $30 non-members. 970-5041.
Fall Storytime. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. Tuesday; 6:30 p.m. Thursday. 829-4210.
Learn to Sew a Button and other sewing basics. For age eight and older. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Registration: 693-1364.
Family Pajama Storytime. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6 p.m. Tuesday. 474-9313.
Lapsit Program, for 6 months to age 2. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. 474-9313.
For Me, for You, for Later, PNC Bank’s “Grow Up Great” program that teaches ages 3 to 5 about spending, giving and saving money. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. Thursday at 11 a.m. Registration: 474-9313.
Dinosaur Train Live! Buddy’s Big Adventure, an interactive, fun-filled trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth — and rode in trains! Based on the popular PBS children’s series. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. $25, $15. 826-1100.
Halloween at Camp Kresge, a weekend for ages 7 to 16 with archery, boating, pumpkin carving and painting, trick or treating, haunted trail, costume contest and dance, scarecrow making, climbing tower, zip line, team building and hiking. Camp Kresge, White Haven. Oct. 18 to 20. $80, $90 non-members. Registration: 823-2191.
The Magic of Bill Dickson, a morning of comedy and illusion including an award-winning dove act and interactive fun. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. Oct. 19. Free. 996-1500.
Pirate Party, with pirate-themed food and crafts for all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon Oct. 19. Free. Registration: 693-1364.
Reading Program. Practice your reading by entertaining the gentle therapy dogs with Halloween stories. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 1 p.m. Oct. 19. 474-9313.
Top 10 Tips for Getting Admitted to the College of Your Dreams, a workshop for high school students. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 1 p.m. Oct. 19. 474-9313.