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Kids Listings: Oct. 18 to 25, 2013


October 18. 2013 3:42PM

By - mbiebel@civitasmedia.com - (570) 991-6109




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THIS WEEK: Oct. 18 to 24, 2013

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. Today through Sunday. $80, $90 non-members. Registration: 823-2191.


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.


Halloween Story Time, spooky stories with Ms. Michelle for ages 2 to 5. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 1:30 p.m. today. 474-9313.


Furry Tales. Practice your reading skills with a therapy dog. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. Saturday. 693-1364.


Haunted Museum Day, with spooky decorations, ghoulish crafts, mysterious activities and electrifying science demonstrations. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. $6, $5 with costume. 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.


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. Saturday. Appropriate for all ages. Free. 996-1500.


Pirate Party, with pirate-themed food and crafts for all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon on Saturday. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


Reading Program. Practice your reading skills by entertaining the gentle therapy dogs with Halloween stories. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 1 p.m. Saturday. 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. Saturday. 474-9313.


Infant Storytime, for up to age 2. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesdays through Nov. 12 at 10 and 11 a.m. Free. Registration: 823-0156.


Preschool Storytime, for ages 3.5 to 5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesdays through Nov. 13 at 10:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Saturdays from Oct. 26 to Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Free. Registration: 823-0156.


Lego Club. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Avenue. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. 693-1364.


Writing Workshop, for grades five through eight to develop writing techniques and comfortability in letting creativity flow. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 28. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


Natural Wonders: Lovely Leaves, a nature program for ages 3 to 5 with stories, art and outdoor explorations. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration: 842-1506.


FUTURE


Halloween Story Time, spooky stories with Ms. Michelle for ages 2 to 5. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25. 474-9313.


Halloween Story Time, with crafts, games and refreshments. Come in costume to collect treats. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 6 p.m. Oct. 25. Registration: 654-3323.


Halloween Bash, with storytime, games and crafts. Come in costume and leave with a bag of goodies. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Registration: 654-9847.


Seussical the Musical Jr., all of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories set to music and performed by the Music Box Youth Players. Music Box Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 7 p.m. Oct. 25-26; 2 p.m. Oct. 27. $12. 283-2195.


Girl Scout Badge Fest, a fun day of earning badges. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 26. $12 half day; $20 full day. Registration: 828-2319.


Bunnicula, a children’s theater production about the vampire bunny who sucks the color from vegetables. Presented by Theatreworks USA at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Oct. 26 with a Wiggles & Giggles Workshop at 10 a.m. ($5) and show at 11 a.m. ($8). 344-1111.


Halloween Tricks or Treats, with Halloween-themed activities including making caramel apples, candy jewelry and Frankenstein boxes. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 26. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


Trick-or-Treat Weekend. Come in costume to visit participating businesses in downtown Jim Thorpe for treats. Noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27. Info at jimthorpe.org.


Children’s Halloween Party. Wavery Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 26. Free. 586-8191.


Goosebumps Party, with refreshments and activities. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $3. Registration: 693-1364.


Trunk or Treat. Wear your costume and visit decorated car trunks for Halloween treats. Also: food and fire-truck tours. Sponsored by the Olyphant Crime Watch at Joe Beckage Baseball Park, 700 block of East Grant Street, Olyphant. 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. 766-1570.


Halloween Party. Come in costume for treats, games and crafts. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Parish House, 414 Berwick St., White Haven. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. For school-age children from kindergarten and up. Registration: 443-8776.


Halloween Party, with a costume parade, DJ music and treat bags. Sponsored by the Dallas Kiwanis at the Dallas Township Fire Hall, East Center Hill Road and Church Street, Dallas. Oct. 27 with registration at noon and parade at 1 p.m., followed by the party.


Halloween Open House, with a pumpkin-carving contest, costume parade, games, prizes, treats, fire-prevention material and equipment demonstrations. Jackson Township Fire Department, 1160 Chase Road, Shavertown. 1 p.m. Oct. 27. 696-1818.


Safe Trick-or-Treat Event. Visit the University’s residence halls for treats, Halloween-themed activities, face painting and crafts. Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27. 674-6178.


Things That Go Boom in the Night! The traditional ghoulish exhibition of chemical delights by the King’s Chemistry Club including fiery demonstrations, balloon explosions and a flaming pumpkin finale. Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, West Union and North River streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. 208-5900.


Lapsit Program, for 6 months to age 2. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30. 474-9313.


Things That Go Boom in the Night! An evening of chemical experiments with a Halloween twist by the Dead Alchemist Society including slime-making and vomiting and fiery pumpkins. Wells Fargo Amphitheater, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. Oct. 30. Come in costume and get a candy bag. Free. 674-6400.


Halloween Fun Night, with candy, popcorn, dirt-and-worms dessert, Green Slime Punch, costume contest and games including Pin the Smile on the Jack O’Lantern, Skeleton Bone Scavenger Hunt and Thriller Freeze Dance. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. For children from infants to age 10. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Registration: 287-2013.


Halloween Party for preschool children. White Haven Area Community Library, 243 Main St. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 31. Registration: 443-8776.


Boy Scout Badge Fest, a fun day of earning badges. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2. $12 half day; $20 full day. Registration: 828-2319.


What’s That Sound? Learn about air movement, vibration, sound waves and aerodynamics. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6 p.m. Nov. 5. 654-9847.


Natural Wonders: Fur, Feathers and Scales, discovery-based learning about the natural world through stories, art and outdoor exploration for ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Registration: 842-1506.


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.


Zombie Zelebration, with gorey games, a zombie walk and zombie dancing. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Registration: 654-9847.


Madeline and the Bad Hat, a ArtsPower children’s theater production in which Madeline learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 11 a.m. Nov. 16 $8. Preceded by a Wiggles & Giggles Workshop at 10 a.m. $5. 344-1111.


Scout Day, nature-based activities including a short hike for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Tigers, Cubs and Webelos. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $2. Registration: 403-2006.


Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesdays from Nov. 20 to Dec. 11 at 10 and 11 a.m.; Saturdays from Nov. 23 to Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. Free. Registration: 823-0156.


Natural Wonders: Animal Aerobics, discovery-based learning about the natural world through stories, art and outdoor exploration for ages 3 to 5. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Registration: 842-1506.


Turkey Time, with Thanksgiving-themed activities including turkey cookies and pilgrim pins. Wyoming Free Library 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon Nov. 23. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


Laurie Berkner Band: A Holiday Celebration, the children’s music superstars and preschool television favorites performing holiday songs and festive favorites. Alice C. Wiltsie Center, 700 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton. 2 p.m. Nov. 23. $19, $39. 855-945-8743.


Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, a free screening of the Jim Henson movie about a poor otter family hoping to win a talent contest at Christmas. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 5:30 and 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7. 996-1500.


Brunch with Santa, with professional photo opportunities. Cougar’s Den, Banks Student Life Center, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 7. $10, $5 children (ages 5 to 12), free under age 5. Reservations: 674-6768.


Holiday Workshop, a morning of cookie decorating, holiday crafts, singing and creations by the Balloon Lady. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. Dec. 7. Free. 996-1500.


Breakfast with Santa. Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 10 a.m. Dec. 14. $10. Reservations: 586-8191.


Cookies and Milk with Santa. Decorate cookies and visit with Santa. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon Dec. 14. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


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.


Sleigh Bells and Christmas Card Bonanza, with Christmas-themed activities including decorating Christmas cards and making a candy-cane sleigh. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon Dec. 21. Free. Registration: 693-1364.


Doktor Kaboom, spectacular (and often successful) science experiments designed to involve, educate and entertain children while exploring the world of science. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. Feb. 13. $9. 826-1100.


Junie B. Jones, a musical about Junie’s first-grade experiences performed by Theatreworks USA. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. March 28. $9. 826-1100.


The Monster Who Ate My Peas, ArtsPower’s newest musical about the young boy who hates peas. Based on the multi award-winning book by Danny Schnitzlein. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. April 4. $9. 826-1100.


The Teacher from the Black Lagoon and Other Storybooks, Theatreworks USA’s production about first-day-of-school jitters. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 11 a.m. May 3. $8. Preceded by a Wiggles & Giggles Workshop at 10 a.m. $5. 344-1111.


Peter Pan, an adapted version of the story of three London children who fly off to Never Never Land with a magical boy who refuses to grow up. Performed by Theatreworks USA at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. May 15. $9. 826-1100.




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