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27th annual Pocono State Craft Festival


(www.poconocrafts.com or call 570-476-4460.)


• Aug. 24-25, Quiet Valley (347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg). $6, adults; Free, children 12 and under.


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.


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


Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge


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


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


Camp Papillion Pet Adoption and Rescue


(570.420.0450, camppapillion.org)


• Adoption day: July 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Petco (3895 Dryland Way, Easton).


• Information day: July 28, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wal-Mart (Route 940, Mount Pocono)


• Yard sale and adoption day: July 13, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., AVH Veterinary Group Valley Drive, Pen Argyl).


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/.


For the Love of Pete,


blood drive in memory of Peter J. Bonczewski Jr.: July 27, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m., St. Anthony and St. George Maronite Church (311 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre).


Safe Haven Dog Rescue


(www.SafeHavenPa.org, SafeHaven@epix.net)


• Volunteer meeting: July 16, 6:30 p.m., Cherry’s Family Restaurant (Route 209 near Route 534, Kresgeville)


• Adoption days: July 7, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tractor Supply (2970 Route 940, Pocono Summit); July 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tractor Supply (Route 209, Brodheadsville)


The Tipsy Turtle

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


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


570 Riders Bike Nights

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


Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club (570.876.4034)

• Cruise Night: 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


Asylum VFW Post 6072


(575 VFW Road, Towanda)


• Chicken BBQ and Gift Raffle: June 29, noon. Benefits burn victim Daniel Fassett. For info call 570.836.6147 or 570.637.2949.


THE COOPERAGE PROJECT


(1030 Main St., Honesdale)


570.253.2020, thecooperageproject.org


(Donations accepted and appreciated at the door at all events.)


• Contra Dance: June 22, 7:30-10 p.m. $10 suggested donation; kids under 15, free.


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.


F.M. Kirby Center


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


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


• 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.


Fireworks Extravaganza,


hosted by the Minisink Lions of North Pocono: July 6, gates 6 p.m., live music by the Poets, 7 p.m., NP Football Stadium (R690, Moscow). Rain date July 7.


The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce


(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)


• Celebration of Leadership: June 20, 5:30 p.m.


• Leadership Lackawanna and the RailRiders game: July 6, 7:05 p.m.


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.


Rail-Trail Council of NEPA


• Art on the Trail: June 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Union Dale Trailhead


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.


Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center

(140 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. 570.824.7722.)

• Love Without Conditions Book Discussion Group: July 7, 11:45 a.m.


• Second Saturday Spiritual Cinema, “Unconditional:” July 8, doors 6:30 p.m. $5.


•Wednesday Webinar - The Practical Visionary: How You Can Co-Create the New World with Corrine McLaughlin: July 10, 6:30 p.m. $5.


• Next installment of The Bridge covering Coming Home-Union With Source. Presented by Davienne Piatt: July 17, 6:30 p.m.


• Mysteries of John Bible Study Class: July 23, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.


Waverly Community House


(1115 N. Abington Rd., Waverly, waverlycomm.org)


• Six-Week Summer Day Camp for Children Pre-K through Grade 7: June 24-Aug. 2, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


• Family Tennis Nites: June 28, July 12, 6-8 p.m. For kids 5-12 years old and their parents.


• Tennis Clinics: Beginning June 24. For beginner through intermediate.


• Comm Square Fair: July 25, 4:30-8 p.m.


• Camp Create: Aug. 5-9, 12-16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Art and theater camp for children with special needs.


• Comm Classic Car Show: Aug. 11, 4 p.m.


• Cocktails for the Courts: Aug. 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.


Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club


• Movie Nights in the Park: 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 24 6:30 P.M.


Eckley Miners’ Village


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


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.


Steamtown National Historic Site


I-81 to Exit 53, Scranton: 570.340.5200 or 888.693.9391, www.nps.gov/stea.


• 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 19, 26, July 10, 19, 26; Aug. 7, 21, 1 p.m. $5 per person. Half off for members and prepayment of sessions.


• 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.


Lackawanna Historical Society


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


Guided downtown walking tours:


• 11 a.m.: June 15, 29, July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 24. Tours are free, but reservations are required by the Thursday prior to the tour date.


Nescopeck State Park


(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)


• Kayaking: Level Three – Brady’s Lake Paddle: July 17, 1:30 p.m. Meet at Brady’s Lake parking lot. Must register in advance. Ages 16 and up.


• Just for Kids: Art in the Park with Artist Jan Lokuta: July 21, 1 p.m. Ages 3 and up. Must register in advance.


• Just for Kids Kayaking: Level One: July 31, 9:30 a.m. Ages 9-15. Must register in advance. Meet at Lake Francis.


• Kayaking: Level One: July 31, 11 a.m. Ages 16 and up. Meet at lake Frances. Must register in advance.


• Kayaking: Level Two: July 31, 1 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Meet at Lake Frances. Must register in advance.


SOCIAL GROUPS


St. Joseph’s Senior Social Club


• Meeting: June 20, 1 p.m., Mt. Carmel (William St., Pittston)


• Fourth Annual Picnic: July 17, 1-5 p.m., Checkerboard Inn, Trucksville. $20.


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