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BAZAARS/FESTIVALS


26th Annual Felittese Festival


Sept. 6-8, Old Forge. 5-10 p.m. Friday, Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday. 2nd Annual Race for Our Lady of Constantinople Sept. 8, 9 a.m., Old Forge High School Football Field. Mass to honor Our Lady Sept. 8, 10 a.m., St. Mary’s Church. For more info visit www.facebook.com/FelitteseAssociation.


33rd Annual Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire:


Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 27, and Labor Day Monday, Mount Hope Estate and Winery. $29.95, adults; $10.95, children ages 5 to 11. For more info and tickets visit PaRenFaire.com or call the box office at 717.665.7021.


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


American Cancer Society


• Drink to Pink, to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk: Sept. 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Backyard Ale House (523 Linden St., Scranton). $10 suggested donation, two drink tickets for domestic drafts, well drinks, house wines, and cosmopolitans. Pink attire encouraged.


• Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3): Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 6, 4-8 p.m., Keystone College Hibbard Campus Center. Participants can register at www.keystonecps3.org. For more info call 570.562.9749.


American Lung Association


• Fight for Air Walk: Oct. 3, McDade Park, Scranton. Registration 9 a.m., run beings 9:45, walkers at 10. For more info visit lunginfo.org/scrantonwalk.


American Red Cross


• 11th Annual Golf Tournament: Sept. 23, registration 11 a.m., shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., Glenmaura National Golf Club. Dinner and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Limited to 120 golfers. $300 per golfer. To make a reservation for golf and/or dinner, contact Carol Crane at 570.823.7161, ext. 329 or carol.crane@redcross.org.


CareNet of Scranton


•Third Annual Walk for Life: Sept. 14, registration 9 a.m., walk from 10-11 a.m., Courthouse Square, Scranton. $25 per person. For more info or to register for the walk visit carenetofscranton.com.


Luzerne County Pit Bull Owners, Inc.


• 3rd Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day and Carnival: Oct. 26, noon-6 p.m., Kirby Park.


Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation


• Chapter Kick-off: Sept. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., Pocono Medical Center Main Building (206 E. Brown St., East Stroudsburg).


Share the Journey, Suicide Prevention Regional Walk


• Sept. 7, 9 a.m. registration, walk at 10, Lackawanna County Courthouse (Linden Street side, Scranton). Register at www.northeastsuicidepreventionintiative.com.


Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Domestic Animal Rescue

(570.466.7930, traceyshopenmcdonald@gmail.com, petservicesbydenise.com)

• Rummage Sale: Sept. 7, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., St. Benedicts Church basement (155 Austin Ave., Wilkes-Barre).


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


8th Annual Tommy Z Memorial Car, Street Rod and Bike Show:


Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Rain date Sept. 22), Crestwood High School parking lot. $12 registration until Sept. 1, $15 afterwards. For an application call 570.868.6515.


Car Show to benefit the Plains Little League


Sept. 15, noon-5 p.m., Dominick’s Café (20 School St., Hudson). $10 donation all cars and bikes. Call 829.9612 OR 829.9658 for more information.


Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club (570.876.4034

• Cruise Night: 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.

Fall Festival Car Cruise

(Eagle Rock Resort, 1 Country Club Dr., Hazleton)

Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-midnight. Rain date Oct. 13. Optional donation of $12 day of show, $9 pre-registration. Pre-register by mailing 1 Country Club Drive, Hazle Township, PA 18202.


McDonald’s (Route 590 Hamlin, PA)


• Car Cruise: Every second Friday of 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:


• Sept. 21, 5-9 p.m., Johnny Rockets, Montage Mountain.


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


CHURCHES


Corpus Christi

(Montdale)

• Annual Harvest Festival Turkey Dinner: Oct. 6, noon-5 p.m. $10, adults; $5, children. Take-outs available.


Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church

(420 Main Rd., Hanover Twp., 570.823.6242)

• Annual Chicken Barbecue/Flea Market/Craft Sale: Sept. 15, noon-4 p.m. $9, dinner. Additional fleamarket times Sept. 20, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sept. 21, 8 a.m.-noon and 6-7 p.m.; Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-noon.


First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit


(300 School St., Clarks Summit, 570.586.6306, www.fpccs.org)


• Excelsior Cornet Band, New York State’s Authentic Civil War Brass Band: Oct. 6, 4 p.m.


• All-church recital with First Presbyterian Church musical ensembles: Novl 17, 4 p.m.


Restored Church


(Downtown Arts, 47 North Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre)


• Grand opening service: Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m.


Ss. Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church


(135 River St., Olyphant)


• Third Annual Rummage Sale: Sept. 20, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., American Legion Hall (Raymond Henry Post No. 327).


• 125th Anniversary Celebration; Oct. 27, beginning with liturgy at 3 p.m., followed by celebration from 5-9 p.m. $40, per person; $12, children 12 and under. For tickets contact Sandra at 570.383.9487.


• Ukrainian Culture Day: Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Shavertown United Methodist Church


• 7th Annual Golf Tournament: Oct. 5, registration 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10, Mill Race and Golf Camping Resort (Benton). $80 entry fee. For questions call Bev Atherholt at 570.675.7295 or Bill Runner at 570.675.5055.


EVENTS


Cocoon Coffee House


(Route 6 & Bellemonte Ave., Hawley. 570.226.6130, cacoonbarista@gmail.com)


• First Friday Open Mic hosted by Ken Platt: Sept. 6, 7-9 p.m.


The Commonwealth Medical College


(525 Pine St., Scranton, 570.504.7000, thecommonwealthmedical.com)


• Annual golf tournament: Sept. 30, Huntsville Golf Club, Shavertown. Registration and breakfast begins 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10. $300, per golfer; $1,200, foursome. For more info call 570.504.9650 or to register online, go to www.thecommonwealthmedical.com/golf .


• Fifth Annual Gala: Oct. 19, 6 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center.


Dietrich Theater


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


• Bears In Our Backyard: Sept. 7, 11 a.m.


• Jimmy Welch Quartet Concert: Sept. 15, 3 p.m.


• Fall 2013 Film Festival Oktoberfest Opening Night Gala: Sept. 20, doors 5:30 p.m. $35.


• Fall 2013 Film Festival: Sept. 20-Oct. 3. $9, evening (after 6 p.m.); $8, matinee (before 6 p.m.).


• Fall 2013 Film Festival Post-Festival Discussion: Oct. 4, 1 p.m.


• Open Mic Night: Sept. 27, doors 6:30, open mic at 7.


• 19th Century Appliqued Quilts…An American Tradition: Oct. 5, 11 a.m. $5.


• Guitar Music of South America: Oct. 6, 3 p.m.


• Dietrich Classic Movie Series: ‘The King and I’: Oct. 9, 1 and 7 p.m., $5.


• Fall Foliage Trip to Grey Towers, Dingman’s Ferry & Milford: Oct. 12. Bus departs 8 a.m., returns 6 p.m. $100.


• Do You Remember This… Music for the Movies from Silents to the 1960s: Oct. 13, bus departs 1:30 p.m., concert at WVIA Media Center 3 p.m. Free.


• The Magic of Bill Dickson: Oct. 19, 11 a.m.


• Open Mic Night: Oct. 25, 7 p.m., feature at 8:15.


• Sing! Sing! Sing!: Oct. 26, 11 a.m.


F.M. Kirby Center


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


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


• Psycho: Sept. 4, 1 and 7:30 p.m.


Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. at Ledges Hotel


(119 Falls Ave, Hawley. 570.226.1337, www.ledgeshotel.com/glass-wine-bar-bistro/)


• Live Music with John Curtin: Sept. 5, 7-10 p.m., Sept. 12, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 19, 7-10 p.m.; Sept. 26, 7-10 p.m.


• Live Music with Rick Horvath: Sept. 6, 8-11 p.m.


• Live Music with Steve Woodman: Sept. 13, 8-11 p.m.


• Live Music with Eric Rudy and Jen Kiesendahl: Sept. 20, 8-11 p.m .


• Live Music with Kevin Campion: Sept. 27, 8-11 p.m.


The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce


(222 Mulberry St., Scranton)


• One Man, One Vision … 40 Years of Progress: A Tribute Dinner for Austin J. Burke: Sept. 15, 5 p.m.


• SAGE Awards Workshop: Sept. 5, 8:30 a.m.


• September Women’s Network Luncheon: Sept. 18, noon.


• Chamber Day at Roba Family Farms: Sept. 22, 10 a.m.


Irem Clubhouse


(64 Ridgeway Drive, Dallas)


• Wine Tasting: Sept. 7, 6 - 9 p.m. Reservations required.


Jessup Art Walk:


Second Saturday of every month. For more info visit jessupartwalk.info or email info@jessupartwalk.info.


“Keep Wine-ing, He Might Start to Look Like Prince Charming”


with Author/Comedian Jeannine M Luby, Sept. 26, 7 p.m., III Ponds Winery, Dalton. Special guest Liz Russo. $16, advance tickets at JeannineLuby.com.


King’s College


(133 North River St., Wilkes-Barre, 570.208.5957 or kings.edu)


• Third Annual King’s College Diversity Film Festival: Sept. 18, 25, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


Lackawanna College


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


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


• Wilderness Skills: Sept. 17, 5:30-7:30p.m. Ages 7 and up. $5 per person. Pre-registration required.


• Art Opening: Works from “The Studio”: Sept. 20, 5-7 p.m. Through Nov. 1.


• Natural Wonders: Fall Harvest: Sept. 26, 1-2:30 p.m., and every Thursday through Dec. 5. Ages 3 to 5. $40, six classes. Pre-registration required. Registration limited.


• Getting to the Core, program on tree aging: Oct. 1, 5:30-7:30p.m. Ages 7 and up. $5. Pre-registration required.


• Art in Nature: Bird Seed Wreath: Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-noon. $25. Pre-registration required.


• Bears in your Backyard: Oct. 15, 6-8 p.m.$5. Pre-registration required.


• Wolf Visions: Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Geared for children and families. $5. Pre-registration required.


Mill Market in the Hawley Silk Mill

(Suite #111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley, 570.390.4440, info@MillMarketPA.com, www.millmarketpa.com)

• Shemanski’s Maple Syrup tasting: Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


Misericordia University


• Annual Health Care Lecture Series “The Future of Health Care in the United States,’’ by Susan Dentzer: Oct. 4, 7:45 a.m., Dudrick, Muth, Huntzinger, and Alden Trust Rooms of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. Registration required.


Ninth Annual Fall Intertribal Powwow


• Sept. 28-29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Noxen Fire Co. grounds (3493 Stull Road, Noxen). For more information contact Natalie “Wisteria” at 570.947.2097 or email wisteria18704@yahoo.com.


North Pocono Cultural Society


• Harmonic Brass of Munich, Germany: Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Saint Catherine’s Catholic Church (220 Church St., Moscow). $8 per person; $15 for two.


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


Penn State Wilkes-Barre


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


• “Five Great Films, Five Great Genres:” Thursday evenings beginning Sept. 26 through Oct. 24, RC Theaters Wilkes-Barre. Pre-film lecture notes and post-film discussion will accompany each screening. Films include “Airplane!”, “On Golden Pond”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, and “High Noon”.


Scranton Cultural Center


(420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton, 570.346.7369, scrantonculturalcenter.org)


• First Friday exhibit with artist Amy Wyman, musical group Keep Coming Back, and improv performance Here We Are In Spain: Sept. 6, 6-10 p.m.


Settlers Inn


• Live Music in the Dining Room with Steve Woodman: Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m.


•Live Music in the Dining Room with Dan Bradley. Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m.; Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m.


Unity of NEPA: A Spiritual Center

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

• Special World Prayer Day Service: Sept. 11, 7 p.m.


• Cozy Café Cinema showing of “The Keepers of the Keys”: Sept. 14, doors 6:30 p.m.


•Special Guest Speaker Richard Pacheco: Sept. 15, 10 a.m. service.


•“How to Pray to God Without Talking” prayer class: Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. post-service.


•The Amazing Bag Sale: Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


• Hip Sip Coffee House Series 80s Karaoke Night: Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m.


•Special Guest Speaker - Rev. Ann Marie: Sept. 29, 10 a.m. service.


Waverly Community House


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


• Basketball clinics: Beginning Sept. 17, six weeks every Tuesday from 3:30-5 p.m. Boys and girls ages 6 to 9. Beginning Sept. 19, six weeks every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. Boys and girls in grade 4 through 6. $60 per participant or $12 per class.


• Baby Signs Parent Workshop: Sept. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. $55 per individual or couple. For more information or to print a registration form, visit www.waverlycomm.org or call the 570.586.8191, extension 2.


• Ballroom Dancing lessons: Session 1, Wednesday evenings beginning Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m., advanced, American Tango; 7-8 p.m., beginners, Cha Cha and Rumba; Session 2, Wednesday evenings Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 13, 20, Dec. 4, continuation of Session 1 classes for those who completed it. $45 per person for each five-week session. Advanced registration required. To register call Jill Wetzel at 570.954.1147 or email her at jgwetzel@epix.net.


• “World Music Drumming”, program for special needs children: Begins Sept. 11, 3:45-4:30 p.m. for children K through 2nd grade, 4:30-5:15 p.m. for 3rd through 12th grade. $95, each ten-week session.


• Community Pledge of Allegiance: Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m., flagpole on the front lawn.


• Learn Italian: Tuesdays, starting Oct. 1. Session 1― Basic Italian: 6-7:15 p.m.; Session 2 ― Intro to Conversational Italian (for advanced beginners), 7:30-8:45 p.m. $120, eight-week session, includes materials.


Children and teen etiquette classes:


• “How to Say it Best”: Sept. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $30.


• “The Communication Connection”: Sept. 28, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $35.


• “Say Please, Say Thank You”: Oct. 12, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $30.


• “Common Courtesies Count”: Oct. 12, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $35.


• “Pass the Peas, Please”: Nov. 16, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $35.


• “Dining Boot Camp for Kids”: Nov. 16, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $35.


• “Great Events”: Dec. 21, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-7. $30.


• “Great Events”: Dec. 21, noon-2 p.m. Ages 8-14. $30.


Wilkes University


(84 W. South St, Wilkes-Barre, 1.800.WILKES.U, wilkes.edu)


• Forensic anthropologist Dennis Dirkmaat will share “Forensic Tales from the Woods of Pennsylvania”: Sept. 9, 4 p.m., Henry Student Center (84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre).


• Family Business Forum events by financial advisor Franco Lombardo: “The Great White Elephant of Money,” Sept. 18, 5-7:30 p.m., Hawk Lecture Hall in Business Building, and Sept. 19, 5-7:30 p.m., Henry Student Center Ballroom.


LOCAL HISTORY


Eckley Miners’ Village


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


• Monthly volunteer meeting: Sept. 14.


• Traditional music festival: Sept. 15, gate opens noon.


Lackawanna Historical Society


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


• Haunted Scranton and Trolley of Terror tours: Sept. 13-14, 20-21. $25, society members; $30, non-members.


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.)


• Celebration of 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech bell-ringing event: Aug. 28, 3 p.m. Event included in park’s daily admission.


LEARNING


Dietrich Theater


(Tunkhannock)


Children’s Classes


• All About Pottery & Sculpture for Ages 5 – 8: Series 1: Sept.13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 4-5:30 p.m.; Series 2: Nov. 8, 15, 22, Dec. 6, 4-5:30 p.m. $40 per class series.


• All About Pottery & Sculpture for Ages 9 – 12: Series 1: Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 4-5:30 p.m.; Series 2: Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5, 4-5:30 p.m. $40 per class series.


• Art Explorers Camp for Ages 5 – 8: Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 4-5:30 p.m. $40.


• Art Explorers Camp for Ages 9 – 12: Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 4-5:30 p.m. $40.


• Preschool Art Explorers: Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 10-10:45 a.m. Free.


• Preschool Pottery & Sculpture for ages 4 and 5: Series 1, Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10-10:45 a.m.; Series 2, Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5, 10-10:45 a.m. Free.


• Quilting for Kids: Tumbling Blocks: Wednesdays Sept. 11 through Dec. 11, 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 6 and up. $6 per class, fabric is free.


• Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. Free.


• Sing Your Heart Out: Oct., 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 8 to 13. $50.


• Writing Your Hat Off: Creative Writing for Kids: Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 4-5:30 p.m. Ages 10 to 16. Free.


Intergenerational Classes


• Open Studio & Portfolio Prep: Series 1: Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 2: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. $15, per class; $60, series of four classes.


• Quilting for Everyone: Tumbling Blocks: Wednesdays, Sept. 11-Dec. 11, 6-7:30 p.m. Ages 13 and up. $6 per class, fabric is free.


Classes for Adults


• Basic Knitting: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $30.


• Decorative Painting: Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18, noon-3 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $20 per class plus cost of painting surface.


• Design a Painted Silk Scarf: Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $35.


• Golden Days of Radio Players: Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 and up. Free.


• Introduction to Resin Jewelry: Oct. 14, 6-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $35.


• Introduction to Stained Glass: Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $60.


• Jewelry Making: Kumihimo Beading: Oct. 16, 23, Nov. 6, 7-9 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $75.


• Kundalini Yoga: Series 1: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 5:30-7 p.m.; Series 2: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $40, four classes; $15, drop-in.


• Nia: Series 1: Sept. 10, 17, Oct. 1, 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Series 2: Oct. 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up. $40, four classes; $10, drop-in.


• Nutrition for Women: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Free.


• Recycled Glass Artwork: Series 1: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 2: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 7-8:30 p.m.; Series 3: Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up. $65, four class series, students supply own safety glasses.


• Simply Yoga: Series 1: Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 10-11:15 a.m.; Series 2: Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 16 and up. $60, six consecutive classes; $15, drop-in.


• Writers’ Group: Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up.


• Yoga for the Guardians of Your Health: Sept. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Ages 16 and up. Free, donations


Freestyle hand drumming


held every month on the second and fourth Saturdays at Everything Natural health food store, 426 South State Street, Clarks Summit. All ages and newcomers welcome. No experience required. Drums and percussion provided. Attend anytime between 1:00-4:00PM.


NEPA Bonsai Society


(Midway Garden Center, 1865 Hwy. 315, Pittston, 570.654.6194, www.myspace.com/nepabonsai).


• 23rd Annual Open House: Sept. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.


Pocono Arts Council


(18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg. 570.476.4460. www.poconoarts.org)


• Oil Painting: Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member.


• Acrylic Painting: Sept. 9, 23, 30, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $85, member; $95, non-member; $65, senior; $70, senior non-member.


• Decoupage A Keepsake Box: Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1-3 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member. $10 material fee. All material supplied.


• Basic Drawing: Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member.


• Intermediate Watercolor: Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, 1-4 p.m. $110, member; $120, non-member; $90, senior; $95, senior non-member.


• Mixed Media Approach to Creative Painting Design: Sept. 9, 23, 30. $85, member; $95, non-member; $65, senior; $70, senior non-member.


• How to Play Guitar: Sept. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Sil-Lum Kung-Fu & Tai-Academy


(509 Pittston Avenue, (3rd floor). Private classes are available. For more info contact: Master Mark Seidel, 570.341.8089.)


• Adult classes: Tuesday & Thursday, 7-8 p.m; Saturday & Sunday, 10-11 a.m.


• Children’s classes (ages 9 & up): Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon


• Yang Style Tai-Chi Chuan Adult classes: Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-noon


Wilton Course One Cake Decorating:


• Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, 6-8 p.m., A.C. Moore, Wilkes-Barre. $20, all four classes.


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


Friends of Salt Springs Park


• Movie Night: Sept. 7, Cot. 5, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.


• Game On!: Sept. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.


• Bike ‘n Bonfire: Sept. 21, 5-8:30 p.m.


• Astronomy for Beginners: Sept. 28, 7-9:30 p.m.


Nescopeck State Park


(1137 Honey Hole Rd., Drums, 570.403.2006)


• Guided Bird Walk: Sept. 7, 8 a.m. Meet at Park Office.


• Kayaking: Level Three, Brady’s Lake Paddle: Sept. 7, 10 a.m., meet at Brady’s Lake parking lot. Ages 16 and up, must register in advance.


• Guided Hike: Broad Mountain Overlook: Sept. 12, 9 a.m., meet at DCNR parking lot on Lehigh Gorge Drive, across from Weatherly Country Inn.


• Guided Hike: Skyline Trail: Sept. 25, 9 a.m., meet at large Gould Trailhead lot.


• National Public Lands Day Park Cleanup: Sept. 28, 9 a.m., meet at park office. Registration required.


• Wild Mushrooms of NEPA: Sept. 29, 1-3 p.m. Registration required.


SOCIAL GROUPS


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center


Bereavement support group series: Every Thursday beginning Aug. 15, 2-3:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.


Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings


Sun. 7 p.m. Clear Brook Bldg. (rear), Forty Fort; Wed., 7 p.m. United Methodist Church, Mountaintop. 570.288.9892.


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