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BAZAARS/FESTIVALS


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.


Endless Mountains Nature Center


(280 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 570.836.3835.)


• Wild Edible and Medicinal Workshop with Nathaniel Whitmore: Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $20, per session; $35, whole day; $15, per session Stewards fee; $25 whole day; $35, family Stewardship.


Freedom Fest:


A Salute to America’s Finest: Sept. 29, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Mountain Sky (63 Still Meadow Lane, Jermyn).


BENEFITS/CHARITY EVENTS


2nd Annual Hope for Hannah Fundraiser:


Sept. 22, 1-5 p.m., 356 North Everett Ave., Scranton


American Cancer Society


• 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.


The Kelci Ever After Memorial Scholarship Inaugural 6K Run and 2K Memory Walk


Oct. 6, 11 a.m., Francis Slocum State Park Pavilion No. 3, by boat launch. Registration begins at 9 a.m. $20, includes a tie-dye t-shirt.


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).


S.A.F.E. Walk for Autism and Resource Fair 2013:


Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hazleton Area High School Track.


Susan G. Komen for the Cure

•“Black, White & A Touch of Pink” Gala: Sept. 27, 6-9 p.m., Woodlands Inn (1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre). For more info or to purchase tickets call Amy Andrejko at 570.820.1670 or email patriciamichael@mdlz.com.


“Sweat for the Cure” Zumbathon:


Oct. 5, noon-3 p.m., Pro Fitness Club (3356 Birney Ave., Birney Plaza, Moosic). $10. For more info contact Amy Sekol at570.479.1000 or amy.sekol@wilkes.edu.


CAR & BIKE EVENTS


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


Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church


(32 East Ross St., Wilkes-Barre)


• Greek Food Festival: Oct. 3-5, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Orders more than $30 will be delivered free within a 2-mile radius of the church. Customers are welcome but not required to pre-order food by calling 570.823.4805 during festival hours or by ordering online atgreekfoodfestival.webs.com . For more info call 570.417.4465.


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.


• Soup for the Soul’s Committee Book, Bake, and Soup Sale: Sept. 19, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


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.


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.


St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church

(540 N. Main Ave., Scranton, 570.343.7165)

• 11th Annual Ukranian Food Festival: Sept. 22. Features homemade Ukrainian foods such as holupki, halushky, pyrohy, kapusta, kielbasa and baked goods. For info call 570. 961.1795.


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.


Stuffed cabbage dinner:


Sept. 21, 4-7 p.m., sponsored by the Saint Dymphna Knights of Columbus, in the Holy Family Church Hall, Sugar Notch. $8. Take-outs available. Limited number of tickets available at the door. For more info or a reservation, contact Dave at 570.824.0994.


EVENTS


Arcadia Chorale


(formerly the Robert Dale Chorale)


• “Echoes of Arcadia”: Oct. 19, 8 p.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Scranton; Oct. 20, 3 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre. $15, general admission; $12, seniors and WVIA members; $7, students; free, children 12 and under.


Cal Verduchi, Joe Eichler and Father Paul Comedy Show:


Sept. 21, 9 p.m., The Caverna (602 Church St., Jessup). $14, advance. Seating first come first serve.


Chicory House and Folklore Society


(www.folkloresociety.org, 570.333.4007)


• Community Contra Dance: Oct. 5, 7 p.m., Church of Christ Uniting (776 Market St., Kingston). $9, adults; reduced admission for families.


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).


• 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.


Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. at Ledges Hotel


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


• 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)


• 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)


• Flu Vaccination clinic: Oct. 1, 9 a.m.-noon. Register and pick up a registration form in the Irem Clubhouse Business Office by Sept. 26. You must complete and return the form in advance or bring it with you on Oct. 1. You will need your Medicare or health insurance card when returning the registration form. If you do not have health insurance, the cost is $25.99. Influenza vaccines are provided by Walgreens.


• Octoberfest: Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


Jessup Art Walk:


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


Justus Volunteer Fire Co.

(159 Fieldstone Dr., Scott Twp., 570.587.4545)

“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.


• Film Screening: “Eyes on the Prize – No Easy Walk”: Sept. 25, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


• Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture: Sept. 26, 7 p.m. Burke Auditorium.


• Film Screening: “Glory”: Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


• Feast of Saint Francis Lecture: Oct. 3, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


• St. Bernardine’s Gospel Choir: Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.; Liturgy Oct. 27, 11 a.m.


•Things that Go BOOM in the Night!: Oct. 29, 7 p.m., Burke Auditorium.


Lackawanna College


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


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


• 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.


Misericordia University


•Mercy Week 2013: Sept. 22-28. Mass, Sept. 22, 7 p.m.; Liturgy, Sept. 24, 12:05 p.m. followed by Mercy Week Prayer around the Peace Pole in campus quadrangle at 12:30; Service Fair, Sept. 25, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; “Stuff the Bus” charity event, Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call 570.674.1483.


• Open house: Sept. 28, registration 9 a.m.


• 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.


• Interactive cooking demo and presentation by Father Leo Patalinghug, who appeared on “Throw Down! With Bobby Flay”: Nov. 14, 7 p.m., Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms, Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.


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”.


Friends of Salt Springs Park


(PO Box 541, Montrose. 570.967.7275, info@friendsofsaltspringspark.org.)


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


• Pictures in the Park: Look at Those Leaves!: Oct. 6, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.


• Game on!: Oct. 11, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.


• Bats! Oh My!: Oct. 18, 7 p.m.


• Full Moon Hike: Oct. 19, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


• Halloween Fest: Oct. 26, 4 p.m.-9:30 p.m.


• Take a Step Back in Thyme: Nov. 3, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.


Scranton Cultural Center


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


• Bad Movie Thursday: Sept. 19, 7 p.m. $10


Settlers Inn


•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.)

•“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.


West Side Career and Technology Center SkillsUSA Annual Fall Craft Fair:


Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


Wilkes University


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


• 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.


• Walking tours: Monday through Saturday, 9am-5pm. Sunday, noon-5pm.


• Haunted Lantern Tours: Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26. 6:30 p.m. Children 6-12yrs $5, Adults 13+ $10.


Everhart Museum:


1901 Mulberry St., Scranton, 570.346.7186, www.everhart-museum.org


• Farm to Table: Sept. 20, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.


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.


• Annual Dinner: Oct. 12, 5 p.m., Century Club (612 Jefferson Ave., Scranton). $45, members; $50, non-members. Reservations required by Oct. 8.


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.


LEARNING


Dietrich Theater


(Tunkhannock)


Children’s Classes


• 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 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 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


Endless Mountains Zendo


(104 Hollow Road, Stillwater. 570.925.5077, endless@epix.net)


• Zen Meditation Training Introductory: Sept. 28, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Open donation basket, $10 for lunch and snack.


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.


Pocono Arts Council


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


• Oil Painting: Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $72, member; $80, non-member; $60, senior; $65, senior non-member.


• Acrylic Painting: Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 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. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, 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.


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


Calligrapher’s Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania


Meeting: Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., Marywood University Shields Center for Visual Arts Room 225. For details call 570.296.6507.


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.


Send your listings to WBWnews@civitasmedia.com, 90 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 18703, or fax to 570.831.7375. Deadline is Mondays at 2 p.m. Print listings occur up until three weeks from publication date.




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