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Peculiar Music Fest


to raise funds for the restoration of Jefferson Park in Pittston: June 22, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.. $10 donation. Features music, food from area restaurants, vendors, and family-friendly activities.


St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church


(93 Zerby Ave, Edwardsville)


• 15th Annual Ethnic Food Festival: Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.


Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church


(32 East Ross St., Wilkes-Barre)


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


5th Annual Golf Tournament


benefiting the 1st Lt. Jeffrey DePrimo Memorial Fund, Luzerne Foundation: Aug. 17, 1:30 p.m., Wilkes-Barre Golf Club. $75. Register at deprimogolf.com or call 570.709.0916 for more info


American Cancer Society


Relay for Life Events


• American Cancer Society’s Third Cancer Prevention Study registration: June 15, noon-4 p.m., Robert Betzler Fields (Wilkes-Barre Township).


Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge


(974 Lockville Rd., Dallas, 570.333.5265, www.bcfanimalrefuge.org)


• Fundraiser: June 17, 5-10 p.m., Keeley’s Alehouse and Grille (199 Division St., Pringle).


• Vendor Event and Rummage Sale Fund Raiser: June 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Candy’s Place (570.714.8800)

• 4th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show: July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Woodlands Inn (Wilkes-Barre). $25, per person; $250, table of 10.


Chacko’s Family Bowling Center

(195 N. Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.BOWL, www.chackosfamilybowlingcenter.com)

• Bowling for Wishes, proceeds benefit Make a Wish of Greater Pennsylvania: June 22, 12-2 p.m. $20 per person, includes bowling, shoe rental, large pizza and pitcher of soda per lane.


• Miracle for Matthew: June 23, 1-3 p.m. $20 per person, includes bowling, shoe rental, large pizza and pitcher of soda per lane.


• Bowl for Life, to benefit Relay for Life - American Cancer Society and Candy’s Place: June 28, 6-8 p.m. $25 per person in teams of 5. Includes bowling, shoe rental, large pizza and pitcher of soda per lane.


• Buck Bowling Day: June 30, 12-8 p.m. $1 games, $1 shoe rental, #1 soda, $1 pizza slices, $1 hot dogs.


Drug Free Pennsylvania


• Bidding for a Drug Free Pennsylvania, 8th annual internet auction: 9 a.m. June 24 to 5 p.m. June 30. To register free and bid, visit drugfreepa.org/auction/.


The Tipsy Turtle

•Annual Golf Tournament for the Make Life Count Charity, August 4th


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


570 Riders Bike Nights

• Runs every Monday in the summer. 6 p.m., Dairy Queen, Rt. 315


Angel Ride


•June 15, Registration at Luzerne Shopping Center, 9 A.M. to 11 A.M., Destination American Legion Post 274, Donation $10 bike; $5 passenger. For more information call 570.472.9122 or 570.760.2350.


Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club (570.876.4034)

• Cruise Night: June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m., Advance Auto Parts (Route 6, Carbondale).

• 15th Annual Car Show: Sept. 15, 9 a.m. For more info contact JoAnn Spalnick, 570.876.4034.

McDonald’s (Route 590 Hamlin, PA)


•Car Cruise: Every second Friday of June, July, August, September, 6 P.M.


Montage Mountain Classics (Thurs., 6-9 p.m., Fri., 6-10 p.m., Sat., 5-9 p.m.)

Car Cruises:


June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, 6-10 p.m., Southside Shopping Center, Scranton.


• Cruise to Benefit Ronald McDonald House: Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m. Rain date Sept. 29.


• May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, 5-9 p.m., Johnny Rockets, Montage Mountain.


• May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, 5-9 p.m., Pittston Cruise, Tomato Festival parking lot.


• St Joe’s Car Show: Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Pittston Bypass. Rain date Aug. 25.


SCHOTT Car and Bike Show


benefits SCHOTT colleague who is bravely facing cancer: July 27, rain date July 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $10, registration fee. For more info contact Ed at camaro@ptd.net or 570.474.6484.


Third Annual Car Show


by Volunteers of Loving Care: July 14 (Rain date: July 21), 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Laurel Mall. $10, day of show; $8, advance. For more information contact Kris, 570.582.7329 or Jeff, 570.956.6377.


CHURCHES


Clifford United Methodist Church (Main St. Clifford)

•Chicken-n-Biscuits or Ham Dinner June 19th, 4 P.M. to 6 P.M.


Nebo Baptist Church

(75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke)

• Breakfree concert: June 23, 7 p.m.


EVENTS


Dallas Rotary Club


• Wine and Dine Festival: June 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Luzerne County Fairgrounds (Route 118, Dallas).


Dietrich Theater


(60 E. Tioga Street, Tunkhannock, 570.996.1500, www.dietrichtheater.com).


Adult Classes:


• Overview of the Civil War 150 Years Later: June 19, 7 p.m.


• The Bridegroom of Blowing Rock: June 21-22, 7 p.m., Lazybrook Park.


• Open Mic Night: June 28, 7 p.m., sing-ups 6:30 p.m. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15.


• Everhart Museum Bus Trip: June 29, 9:30 a.m., return 2 p.m. $!0.


• Civil War Era Music: June 30, 3 p.m.


• A Day at the Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park: July 20, 1-8 p.m.


• Open Mic Night: July 26, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30. Feature Brian Fanelli 8:15 p.m.


• Gathering of Singers & Songwriters 12: Aug. 21, 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation.


• Open Mic Night: Aug. 23, 7 p.m., sign-ups 6:30.


Doc Magrogan’s


(7011 Shoppes Boulevard, Moosic)


• National Lobster Day Celebration: June 13-15.


F.M. Kirby Center


(71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 570.826.1100.)


W. Curtis Montz Summer Film Series: ($4, matinees; $6, evening shows)


• The Master: June 12, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Citizen Kane: June 19, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Life of Pi: June 26, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Searching for Sugar Man: July 10, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• To Kill a Mockingbird: July 17, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Amour: July 24, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• The Sessions: Aug. 7, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Raiders of the Lost Ark: Aug. 14, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Hyde Park on Hudson: Aug. 21, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Hitchcock: Aug. 28, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


• Psycho: Sept. 4, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce


(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)


• 145th Annual Dinner: June 18.


Lacawac Sanctuary


(94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel)


Music in the Forest series:


• Wargo Stevenskey Flute & Guitar Duo: July 13


• The Old Geezers: July 14.


Lackawanna College


(501 Vine St., Scranton, 1.877.346.3552, lackawanna.edu)


Environmental Institute (10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp.)


• A Closer Look Day Camp: June 17-21 or 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon. $65 per camper.


• Backyard Habitats Day Camp: July 1-5 or 8-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 7 and 8. $95 per camper.


• Outdoor Career Adventure Camp: July 15-19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 14-17. $95 per camper.


• Eco Explorers Day Camp: July 22-26 or July 29-Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 9 and 10. $95 per camper.


• Earth Connections Day Camp: Aug. 5-9 or 12-16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Ages 11 to 13. $95 per camper.


Monroe County Garden Club


• Garden Tour: June 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from 9 a.m.-noon in front of Trackside Bar and Grill (East Stroudsburg) and Werkheiser’s Garden Center (Tannersville). $8, garden club members; $10, non-members; free, children under 12.


Mount Aloysius College (7373 Admiral Peary Highway, Cresson. 814.886.4131.)


• Summer Scripture Institute for 2013: June 25-June 28.


Mounty Airy Casino


• Brandi Glanville of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills:”June 22, 10 p.m. $15.


Mountain Grange No. 567


• Monthly fleamarket: Second Saturday of each month. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mountain Grange Hall (1632 W. 8th St., Carverton).


76 University Drive , Hazleton, 570.450.3000, www.hn.psu.edu)


Penn State Wilkes-Barre


(Rte. 115, Lehman, 570.675.2171, wb.psu.edu)


• 18th Annual Alumni Constituent Society Golf Tournament: July 12, 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. shotgun start, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club (Mountain Top). For more information contact Karen at 570.675.9228 or klb14@psu.edu.


ScrantonMade and Lackawanna County


are looking for artists to sell their wares at the 1st Annual Arts on the Square: July 27. Vendor application and more details can be found at www.artsonthesquare.net.


R3 OPS, “the Mud Run with Options:”


July 20, Northeast Fairgrounds, Pittston Township. Visit www.r3ops.com or like its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/r3ops.


Second Annual High Mountain Craft Beer Festival,


sponsored by The Rotary Club of Hazleton: June 22, 1-5 p.m., Best Western Genetti Inn & Suites (1341 N. Church St., Hazleton). $20, advance; $25, at door; $10, designated driver. Tickets can be purchased at www.hazletonrotary.org or Genetti’s (570.454.2492).


Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center


• Summer Concert and Labrynth Walk: June 21, 6:30 p.m. $25; $15, concert only; $10, members. RSVP by June 17.


Singing Boys of Pennsylvania/Keystone Girls Choir


(St. Luke United Church of Christ, Belfast 610.759.6002)


• Summer Day Camp, July 15-21 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.


Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club


• Movie Nights in the Park: May 31, June 28, July 26, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Dailey Park (West Wyoming). Crafts and kids activities at 7 p.m., movie begins at 8:15. Popcorn and drinks provided; please bring blankets and chairs.


Wyoming Valley Dog Squad Troop No. 221

(www.dogscouts.org. Phyllis, Troop Leader: phyllis@thebarkingbasket.comor Liza, Secretary/Treasurer:sewcrazy@epix.net)

• Meeting with guest speaker on disaster prepardeness: June 23, 4 p.m., Kirby Park, near tennis courts.


LOCAL HISTORY


143rd Regiment of Pa. Volunteers (570.613.9234)


•Guest Speaker Mark Kahn, June 24th 6:30 P.M.


Eckley Miners’ Village


(located nine miles east of Hazleton, just off Route 940; 570.636.2070; www.eckleyminers.org)


• Days: June 15-16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Lackawanna Historical Society


( The Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton, 570.344.3841.)


• Historic House Tour in the Hill: Kickoff June 21, June 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Luzerne County Historical Society


(401 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.823.6244, luzernehistory.org.)


• 3rd Annual County-wide Summit of Community Historical Societies sponsored by The Luzerne Foundation: June 29, 9 a.m., Bear Creek Club House.


Old Jail Museum


(128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. 570.325.5259. www.TheOldJailMuseum.com.)


TOURS: Through Labor Day, daily (closed Wednesday), noon to 4:30 p.m. $6, adult; $5, senior over 65 and high school; $4, children ages 6-12; free, children under 5.


Trip to Founder’s Day event: June 29, 9 a.m. $54, adults 16-61 years old; $49, age 62 and older; $32, children 6 to 15 years of age; free, 5 years old and younger.


Tripp House


1011 N. Main Ave., Scranton: 570.961.3317.


• Faces and Voices of the Blues…Too: June 22-23, with Roy Book Binder and the photograpy of Jim Gavenus.


LEARNING


Wudang Swordsmen Academy


(269 S Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre, 570.630.0088, www.WudangSwordsmen.com, info@WudangSwordsmen.com)


• Wudang Taijiquan (traditional tai chi): Mon., Wed., 6:10-7:30 p.m.


• Wudang Gongfu (internal kung fu): Tue., Thu., 6:10-7:30 p.m.


• Youth Kung Fu (ages 10-13): Mon., Wed., 5:00-6:00 p.m.


• Baguazhang (Eight Trigram Palm): Sun., 10:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m.


• Cardio Kung Fu: Mon., Wed., 10:00-11:00 a.m.


• Tai Chi for Health: Tue., Thu.,10:00-11:00 a.m.


• Daoist Sitting Meditation: Sun., 4:30-5:30 p.m.


• Morning Seated Qigong (meditation & breathwork): Tue., Thu., 9:00-9:50 p.m.


• Pushing Hands Circle (open to all tai chi players in the area): Sun., 3:00-4:00 p.m.


• Open Wudang Training Hall: Sun., 1:00-3:00 p.m.


OUTSIDE


Cantolao USA Soccer Club


Tryouts: U-16 girls (96’), U-13 boys (99’), U-12 boys and girls (00’), U-10 girls (02’) and U-9 boys (03’). U-13 boys and U-12 Boys and girls are Tuesdays and Thursdays, girls practice from 5-6:30 and boys practice from 6:30 to 8. U16 girls, U10 girls and U9 boys practice Wednesdays and Friday. U10 and U9 practice from 5-6:30 and U16 practice 6:30-8. Held at Dorrance Fields in Mountain Top. If interested contact head coach Hubert Herrera via email at Herrera@epix.net or at 570.574.5283.


Friends of Salt Springs Park


• Children’s Gardening Series: June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 19, 26; Aug. 7, 21, 1 p.m. $5 per person. Half off for members and prepayment of sessions.


• Build Your Own Bird Box or Feeder: June 16, 1 p.m. Pre-register by June 9 by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.


• Summer Solstice Celebration: June 21.


• Silver Creek Trail Hike: June 22, 12:30 p.m. Fee.


• Land Forest Owners Association’s Annual Picnic and Presentation: June 23, Noon, picnic; 1 p.m., presentation. Bring dish to pass if coming to picnic.


• All-American Music: July 3, 7 p.m.


• Meadow Trail Hike: July 6. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.


• Weather Tracking from Your Own Back Yard: July 7, 1 p.m. Fee.


• Tamarack (aka Connector) Trail Hike: July 20, 10 a.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Fee.


• Water Quality Monitoring: July 28, 1 p.m. Members free.


• Hemlock Trail Hike: Aug. 3, 7 p.m. Fee.


• Got Beer? Hop to It!: Aug. 4, 1 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Pre-registration appreciated by calling 570.967.7275. Fee.


• Perseids Meteor Shower: Aug. 11, 8:30 p.m. Meet at Wheaton House. Free.


• Cliff Trail Hike: Aug. 17, 11 a.m. Meet at Buckley Road parking lot. Fee.


• Full Moon Bike ‘n Bonfire: Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Adults only. Free.


• Mushrooms and Mycilia: Aug. 25, 1 p.m. Free.


• Upper Fall Brook Trail Hike: Aug. 31. Fee.


•Salt Springs Celebration: Aug. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


Nescopeck State Park• Kayaking: Evening Nature Paddle :June 12, Session I – 5 p.m., Session II – 6:30 p.m. Ages 9 and up. Must register in advance. Free.


SOCIAL GROUPS


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