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THIS WEEK: Oct. 18 to 24, 3013

Pumpkin Fall Festival, with hayrides to the Corn Maze, Children’s Playland, Apple Slingshot, Pick Your Own Pumpkins, food vendors and Saturday entertainment by country and contemporary Christian group Lydia Young & Abby Inns. Rohrbach’s Farm Market, 240 Southern Drive, Catawissa. Today and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with Flashlight Night in the Corn Maze 7 to 9 p.m. 356-7654.

CSI: Ancient Egypt, the third in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke. 2 p.m. today. Free. 735-3030.

Swoyersville Little League Night Out, with food, beverages and music. Susquehanna Brewing Company, 635 S. Main St., Pittston. 6 to 8 tonight. Age 21 and older. $25.

HalloFun! Halloween family fun with selected amusement rides including haunted antique cars, the Halloween Express, Haunted Mansion and Freaky Fandango along with Hallo-Foods and trick-or-treat stations. Knoebel’s Amusement Resort, 391 Knoebel’s Blvd., Route 487, Elysburg. Through Oct. 27: 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays; 2 to 10 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 672-2572.

Horror Hall, a walk-through haunted house with 20 hair-raising minutes of chills and thrills. Plymouth Township Fire and Rescue Tilbury Station, 11 E. Poplar St., West Nanticoke. Through Oct. 27: 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays. $12.50. 735-7899 or horrorhall.com.

Circle of Screams, a Halloween haunted attraction including the Hayride of Torture, Carnival of Fear and Maze of Torment plus horror movie screenings on the giant screen. Age 10 and older. Circle Entertainment Complex, 1911 Scranton/Carbondale Highway, Dickson City. Through Nov. 3: 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. $25. 489-5731 or circleofscreamscom.

Haunted Lantern Tours, a one-mile walking tour of the historic mining village with scary skits along the way. Eckley Miners Village, Highland Road, off Route 940. Through Oct. 26: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $10, $5 children. 636-2070.

Dracula’s Forest, with a Haunted Hayride and a Not-So-Scary Little Screamers Hayride (Sundays) along with a Halloween Shop and a Fall Fest with food and vendors. 2828 Rock Drive, Ransom Township. Through Oct. 27: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sundays. $15, $7 children, $2 parking. 586-5084 or draculasforest.com.

Fear Hollow, an interactive walk-through haunted house surrounded by the all-new Deadwoods Haunted Trail. 1600 Church Road, Mountain Top. Through Oct. 27: dusk to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; dusk to 10 p.m. Sundays. $15. 261-0333 or fearhollow.com.

Haunted Woods, a spooky walk through the woods along with hay-wagon rides to benefit the Last Knight Senior Lock-in. Lake Lehman High School, Old Route 115, Lehman Township. Through Oct. 26: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $5 woods, $3 hayride. 239-0737.

Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks. Hear stories of ghostly spirits, murders and seedy happenings on a walk through the downtown streets. Meet at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Nov. 1: 6:45 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. $10. Reservations: 823-6244.

The Haunted Forest, a fundraiser for Children with Cancer. Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Old Route 115 and Huntsville Road, Lehman Township. Through Oct. 26: 7 p.m. to 10:40 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. $7. 675-9284.

Gravestone Manor, the annual theatrical haunted house fundraiser with an all-new production “Nightfall.” Trion Warehouse, 1095 Route 315, Plains Township. Through Oct. 27: 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays. $10. Proceeds benefit the United Way. 821-6500 or gravestonemanor.org.

Ghost Walks in Old Mauch Chunk, a lantern-lighted, one-mile walk around Jim Thorpe to hear stories of ghoulish encounters by a costumed guide. Meet at the Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway. Through Oct. 27: Fridays through Sundays beginning at 7 p.m. Reservations recommended. $10. 325-2346.

ShockWalk of Terror, a Halloween haunting to benefit the Harveys Lake Fire and Ambulance Company. Luzerne County Fairgrounds, 476 Reservoir Road, Dallas. Through Oct. 27: 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; 7 to 10 p.m. Sundays. $10. 639-5167.

Pardeesville Haunted Trail, with games, tricky trays, hot soups and refreshments. Pardeesville Playground and Baseball Complex. 7 tonight and Saturday. $3. Scary Story Night 7 p.m. Sunday. 454-9655.

Trails of Terror, a walk through the haunted woods populated by maniacs, zombies and all manner of the macabre. West Wyoming Volunteer Hose Company #1, 926 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming. Through Oct. 27: 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays with a special Friday walk on Oct. 25. 693-1811 or trailsofterror.org.

Relay for Life Fall Festival, with crafts, farmers market, flea market, food and refreshments. Little League Complex, 375 Alberdeen Road, Mountain Top. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. $10 vendor fee. 417-4047.

Heller’s Orchard Fall Apple Festival, the 25th annual event with horse-drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting, corn husking bee, sauerkraut stomping, wheat weaving, butter churning, competitions in crosscut saw and corn shucking, costume parade with prizes, feed-bag races, Ladies Frying Pan Toss, Springboard Exhibition, entertainment by the Susque Country Square Dancers, the Mud Pond Boys, Covered Bridge Cloggers and the Classics along with plenty of apple-inspired desserts and other foods. Heller’s Orchard, Route 239, Wapwallopen. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday with an outdoor church service at 9:30 a.m. and festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 379-3516.

Fall Foliage Weekends, with food and craft vendors, train rides, seasonal specials at restaurants and shops and entertainment by Real West, Burr Beard, Tom Storm, Jay Smar, Becky and the Beasts and more. Downtown Jim Thorpe. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Schedule at jimthorpe.org.

Passport to Science, a community open house with tours of the new Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center along with laboratory and science demonstrations including “Candy Chromatography,” “Our Incredible Micro-Universe,” “Water to Fruit Punch to Milk,” “Please Don’t Call Us Weeds” and “The Beat Goes On” on heart and respiratory rate changes. 140 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Free. Registration encouraged at community.wilkes.edu/PassportToScience.

Death on the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Funeral Practices, the fourth in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Free. 823-0156.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to the Pocono town of Moscow with a stopover at its restored 1904 train station. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Saturday with a 12:30 p.m. departure and approximate return at 3 p.m. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. 340-5205.

Local History and Genealogy Workshop, learning about online and library sources of local history and genealogy with Mary Portelli and Sandra Panzitta of the West Pittston Historical Society. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Free. Registration: 654-9847.

St. Paul’s Road Rally. Follow clues and drive within a 10-mile radius to find answers to contest questions based on local observations. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Saturday with rally from 4 to 6:15 p.m. following by a pizza party until 7:30 p.m. $4; $10 per family. Signup: 678-7648 or 474-6147.

Within the Woods of Undead Country, a screening of the short horror/zombie film produced in Schuylkill County about four characters escaping a a plague by hiding in the woods. Angela Theatre, 113 E. Phillips St., Coaldale. 4 p.m. Saturday.

Pine Grove Cemetery Tours, a guided walking tour with costumed docents portraying Berwick’s past residents. Also: tours of the Jackson Mansion decorated in full Victorian mourning. Berwick Historical Society, 344 N. Market St., Berwick. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. $10. 759-8020.

Pittston Oktoberfest, sponsored by the Pittston Kiwanis. With drinks, ethnic and American foods, music by Steve Martin and brewery tours. Susquehanna Brewing Company, 635 S. Main St. Pittston. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday. $15. 814-7157.

Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces, the third annual festival celebrating autumn with live music, theater, dance, cultural exhibits, a Jack O’Lantern carving competition, fire twirlers, drum circles and ceremonial lighting of the bonfire along with vendors and drinks (beer, wine, hot cider). Performers include the Coal Town Rounders, the Great Party, Dearly Departed Players, Scranton Shakespeare Festival (as the witches from “Macbeth”), Symmetry Dance Company and uilleann piper Leo Schott. 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. $15 advance, $20 day of event. 963-4804.

Commonwealth Medical College Gala, the fifth annual fundraiser with a gourmet dinner and music by Which Doctor and Hoopla. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Saturday with cocktails and silent auction at 6 p.m., dinner at 8 p.m. and dancing 9 p.m. to midnight. $175. 504-9650.

Tattoos for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Choose from several designs ranging in price from $30 to $150 with 50 percent of proceeds donated to the cause. Anatomic Body Arts, 330 E. Fifith St., Bloomsburg. A 24-hour event beginning 6 p.m. Saturday and ending 6 p.m. Sunday. 380-1202.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round-trip from Scranton to the Tobyhanna Train Station. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Sunday with an 11 a.m. departure and a 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. 340-5200.

Wine Tasting Social, with free samplings, craft and jewelry vendors, homemade Italian foods, basket raffle and entertainment by Lilies and Lions. Bartolai Winery, 2377 Route 92, West Pittston. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. 388-8466

It’s All About Me Pink Tea, an event to raise awareness of breast cancer. Wear pink. Woodlands Inn and Resort, 1073 Route 315, Plains Township. Noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $25. 714-8800.

Witch Leg Cake Decorating, with the Sweet Witches Bakers. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 6 p.m. Monday. Registration (by Saturday): 287-2013.

Our Back Mountain Families, a talk by Bert and John Stevenson, compilers (with Ella Stevenson Haley) of a 600-page, 4400-name index with short bibliographies of 12 Back Mountain families. Sponsored by the Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society in Room 104, McGowan School of Business, West Union and North River streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. 610-298-8417.

Scholarship Donor and Community Outreach Dinner, a fundraiser for Luzerne County Community College to provide scholarships and equipment. The Woodlands Inn & Resort, 1073 Route 315, Plains Township. Tuesday with cocktails at 5:30, dinner and program at 6:45 p.m. and talent performances at 8 p.m. 740-0731.

Ghost Detectives: The Paranormal Experience, displays of the latest equipment used in ghostly investigations and compelling evidence gathered from actual cases. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration: 474-9313.

Ghost Hunters Live! A spooky evening with Jason Hawes and Steve Gonsalves, stars of the Syfy Channel’s paranormal reality series. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $60 (limited meet and greet), $35, $25. 826-1100.

A Sea of Puppets, a romantic tale about a young man who saves a girl from villainy, performed by the Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company with traditional Taiwanese music, brightly embroidered costumes and a carved wooden stage. Also: an exhibit of 20 Taiwanese puppets from the early 1900s to the present along with a morning lecture “All the World’s a Stage: Puppets and Modern Taiwanese Identity” 11:30 a.m. Thursday. DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 6 p.m. Thursday; 5:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 25). Free and open to the public. 941-4094.

Puttin’ on the Pink Runway Show, sponsored by the Greater Hazleton Health Alliance in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With light appetizers, informational exhibits, panel discussions, health experts and a fashion show displaying holiday and formal wear. Sand Springs Country Club, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Drums. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 501-6204 or ghha.org.

I Want My Mummy! Learn about mummies in popular culture with Egyptologist Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Sponsored by the West Pittston Library at Trinity Episcopal Church, 220 Montgomery Ave., West Pittston. 6 p.m. Thursday. Free. Registration: 654-9847.

East German Film Festival, screenings of “The Rabbit Is Me” (Thursday); “Trace of Stone” (Oct. 29) and “Just Don’t Think I’ll Cry” (Oct. 31), all previously banned films in Communist East Germany. 7 p.m. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall, University of Scranton. Free. 941-7430.

RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead, a hilarious riff on this masterpiece of flesh-eating mayhem with the stars of “Mystery Science Theater 3000.” Movies 14, 24 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Thursday. $12.50. 825-4444.


AACA Car Cruise, sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Regional AACA Car Club. Anything with wheels is welcome to participate. Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 25, 6 to 10 with awards at 9. Free.

Haunted Rectory, with hair-raising surprises including the Parlor of Death to a Room of Creepy Crawlers. Proceeds benefit medical costs for youth-group member Eric Speicher of West Pittston. Holy Redeemer Church, 2435 Route 92, Harding. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. $3. 654-2753.

Knit and Crochet Group, for all ages. Beginners welcome. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Oct. 26. Free. Light refreshments. 821-1959.

Pit Bull Awareness Day, with vendors, demos, adoptable pets, games, carnival food, DJ music, contests, pet photos and more. Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 26. 856-2436.

Fall Festival, with food, games, Chili Cook-Off, raffles, baskets, flea market, music and more. Larksville Volunteer Fire Company, 490 E. State St. Noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 26.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to the Pocono town of Moscow with a stopover at its restored 1904 train station. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 26 and 27 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and approximate return at 3 p.m. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. 340-5205.

Splatterday! A day-long Halloween film series with five classic spooky movies. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Oct. 26 with “Ghostbusters” (2 p.m.), “Young Frankenstein” (4:30 p.m.), “Night of the Living Dead” (7 p.m.), “Halloween” (9:30 p.m.) and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (midnight). $5, $3 students; $20 for all five films. 826-1100.

Halloween Fest, with pumpkin carving, spooky stories, a walk through the Haunted Woods and a campfire. Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 4 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26. 967-7275.

Zombie Pub Crawl, a frightful evening with prizes for the best zombie costumes along with drink specials. Meet at Bart & Urby’s Downtown Bar & Bistro, 119 S. Main St., then crawl to Senunas on North Main Street and Rodano’s on Public Square, ending with an afterlife party at Bart & Urby’s. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $5 benefits the Luzerne County SPCA and Pit Bull organizations.

Square Dance, with music by the Roger Furman Band along with food and refreshments. Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company, 329 Orange Road, Dallas. 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26. $6. 333-5912.

Celebrate Howl-O-Ween, with a pet costume contest and low-cost rabies clinic. Chacko’s Family Bowling Center, 195 Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Proceeds benefit the Feral Cat Neutering Program. 208-2695.

Remember Johnny Mitchell Day, commemorating the legendary United Mine Workers president who united miners of all ethnic backgrounds to strike in 1902 for better wages. Included: the film “The Hard Coal Navy: Susquehanna River Coal” presented by historian F. Charles Petrillo. Anthracite Heritage Museum, 22 Bald Mountain Road, McDade Park, Scranton. 2 p.m. Oct. 27. 963-4804.

Laughing at My Nightmare, a talk by 21-year-old Moravian College student and Emmy Award winner Shane Burcaw who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy and has created a blog to help people use humor in dealing with their challenges. Latour Room, Nazareth Hall, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 3 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. Registration: 650-7518.

Hypnophobia, the premiere of a half-hour suspense/thriller film based on the fear of sleep by Adam Dunning. Chamber of Commerce Building, 27 N. Main St., Carbondale. Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. with a second screening at 7:15 p.m. 903-7427 or amdproductions.com.

Cupcake Wars, the second annual event hosted by the American Culinary Federation Professional Chefs of Northeast Pennsylvania. Both amateurs and professional bakers welcome. Prepare 36 decorated cupcakes, 12 each of three different flavor combinations of cake, filling and frosting. Vanderlyn’s Restaurant, 239 Schuyler Ave., Kingston. 3 p.m. Oct. 28. $25. Registration: 574-9310 or chefjohn21@comcast.net.

Dracula Through the Ages, a discussion of Dracula’s image through time as portrayed in films and on stage. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Free. Reservations: 821-1959.

VOTE: The Disabled Democracy, a screening of the documentary by Misericordia University professors Melissa Sgroi and Dan Kimbrough exploring barriers to voting for people with disabilities. Rooms 218-219, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Free. 674-6400.

Paranormal Investigation of the former Lehigh Valley Railroad engine-repair shop, now the White Haven Area Community Library, 99 Towanda St. to search for evidence of ghostly spirits with the White Haven Paranormal Society. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. $5. 443-8776.

Bullying and Internet Safety, a training session for caregivers, school personnel and parents on the importance of being safe online. Sponsored by Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services at the Luzerne County West Side Annex, 2009 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Oct. 31 with registration at 9:30 a.m. and program 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Reservations: 825-9441.

Light the Night, the annual Halloween event with a Chili Cook-Off, games, food, Halloween candy and indoor amusements including Moonbounce, Vertical Rush and Rockem Joust. Back Mountain Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. 696-1128.

West Side Style, a fashion show and luncheon celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Hoyt Library with fashions from 14 West Side stores. Vanderlyn’s Restaurant, 239 Schuyler Ave., Kingston. Nov. 2 with doors at 11:30 a.m. $30. Reservations (by Oct. 25): 288-6615.

Art in Nature: Mother Nature’s Zen Patterns, a creative workshop geared to help you find your “Zen” based on the concept of Zentangels. All materials provided. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 2. $30. Registration: 842-1506.

Toy Bingo, with toy prizes including a 50-inch flat-screen TV with surround sound along with lunch items and desserts. Holy Saviour Worship Site, 52 Hillard St., Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 3 with doors at 11:30 a.m. and games at 1 p.m. 823-4988.

Take a Step Back in Thyme, a round-table discussion of nutrition, a hands-on demonstration of open-hearth cooking and sampling of food. Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. 967-7275.

Harvest Bingo, 20 games plus specials with prizes including gift certificates and turkeys. Holy Family Church, 828 Main St., Sugar Notch. 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3. $3. 822-8983.

Designer Bingo, with prizes by Vera Bradley, Coach, Tiffany & Co. and more. Holy Redeemer High School, 159 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Nov. 3. $20 advance; $25 at the door. Homemade food and desserts available. 829-2424 or 814-8780.

Pedals, Pipes and Pizza, a program for children and adults to demonstrate how organs are played and how they work, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Northeast Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston. 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. 881-2301 or agopane.org.

X-Raying the Pharaohs, the sixth in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Free. 287-2013.

Food in Ancient Egypt, the seventh in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Osterhout Free Library North Branch, 28 Oliver St., Wilkes-Barre. 3 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. 288-4660.

Mummies Through Time, the eighth in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St. 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Free. 654-9565.

Marine Corps Birthday Ball, celebrating the 238th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps with Detachment 1039. St. Patrick Parish Center, 411 Allegheny St., White Haven. Nov. 9 with cocktails at 5 p.m. and dinner and dancing 6 to 11 p.m. $25. 443-9313.

Tunkhannock’s Cultural Heritage, a talk by Katherine Faull who shares the research she and her students have been conducting as part of the Envision the Suquehanna Initiative. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Free. 996-1500.

A Long Way Gone: A Story of Redemption and Hope, a lecture by author Ishmael Beah, a child soldier in Sierra Leone who was left orphaned by the war. Presented by the third annual Dr. Midori Yamanouchi Lecture Series in Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Free but reservations required. 674-6719.

Green Building Tour of the new education center by Hemmler + Camayd Architects which uses sustainable design and construction along with efficient use of resources. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12. Free. Registration: 842-1506.

Classic Movie Series, the 1955 Alfred Hitchcock film “To Catch a Thief” starring Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 13. $5. 996-1500.

Flood Stories, excerpts from oral histories collected by Wilkes University students enrolled in “The Power of Story” class concerning the 2011 West Pittston flood. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Free. Registration: 654-9847.

High Noon or Brilliant Sunset, a talk on Northeastern Pennsylvania’s history during the Jazz Age of the 1920s by author and historian Sheldon Spear. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Free. 996-1500.

Everywhere the Glint of Gold, the ninth in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Free.675-1182.

Grace Before Meals, an interactive cooking demonstration and presentation by author and TV host Father Leo Patalinghug who defeated a world-famous chef on “Throw Down! With Bobby Flay.” Rooms 218-219, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. Nov. 14. 674-6400.

National Family Week Conference, with the theme “LGBTQA United Together: Individuals, Families, Communities.” With 10 sessions on topics including “Safe and Supportive Schools,” “LGBT Victims of Crime” “Out in Pennsylvania: Advocacy and Equality” and more followed by a Rainbow Alliance Network Mixer. Genetti Best Western Conference Center, 77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15. $15 includes lunch. Registration (by Nov. 4): 823-5144 or gaynepa.com.

Show Me the Mummy, the 10th in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Hazleton Area Public Library, 55 N. Church St. 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. 454-2961.

Searching for Cleopatra, the last in an 11-part series “Uncover Secrets from the Sands of Ancient Egypt” with Stephen Phillips of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon Nov. 16. Free. 693-1364.

West Pittston Library Anniversary Celebration, commemorating the 140th birthday of the library. With open bar, food stations and dancing to live music. Fox Hill Country Club, 454 Tunkhannock Ave., Exeter. 6 to 11 p.m. Nov. 16. $60. Reservations: 654-9847.

Bone Appetite, the second annual fundraiser for the Luzerne County SPCA. With gourmet food from local restaurants and wine from Bartolai Winery along with live entertainment. Seasons Ballroom, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17. $45. 825-4111.

Santa Parade, the annual march with festive floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands and dance groups. Downtown Scranton. 9 a.m. Nov. 23. 483-8757 or santaparade.net.

Great Brews Classic Beer Festival, with non-stop live music, food, vendors, contests, prizes, games, seminars and lots of new brews from various breweries. Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony. Noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 23 and 24. 722-9111 or splitrockresort.com.

Rockin’ the Mountain for 10 Years, an anniversary celebration with live music, drink and food specials and raffle prizes. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 24. 866-605-7325.

The Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train stops at Steamtown National Historic site in Scranton, bedecked in holiday lights with free entertainment and festivities to collect donations for local food banks. 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. Nov. 26. Accepting non-perishable food items and cash donations. 340-5200.

Wreathmaking with Abby Peck. Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6. $2. 586-8191.

Holiday Yoga Relaxation, a free session with Donna Fetzko. Bring a mat or towel. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 10 to 11:15 a.m. Dec. 11. Registration: 996-1500.

Classic Movie Series, the 1954 musical “White Christmas” with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 11. $5. 996-1500.

It’s a Wonderful Life, the annual free showing of the 1946 classic holiday film with James Stewart and Donna Reed. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2, 7 and 8 p.m. Dec. 17. 996-1500.

Cesar Millan, the best-selling author and star of the hit TV show “Dog Whisperer” and the new series “Leader of the Pack.” F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. March 15. $85 (VIP Meet and Greet), $54, $39. 826-1100.

The Harlem Globetrotters, an interactive game as the “Fans Rule World Tour” lets fans choose which game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown. Online voting at harlemglobetrotters.com/rule. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 21. 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Red Green’s How to Do Everything Tour, Canada’s foremost handyman and TV star famous for his use of duct tape and his special style of humor. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 31. 826-1100.

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