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First Posted: 10:32 am - February 27th, 2015

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THIS WEEK: Feb. 27 to March 5, 2015

LEGO Club, for children of all ages. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 28. Free. Registration: 570-693-1364.

Grossology Lab, hands-on activities with the Bloomsburg University Biology Club with the theme “Heart Disection.” Age 8 and older. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. Feb. 28 with sessions at 11 a.m. and noon. $6.50. Registration: 570-389-9206.

Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Birthday celebrations with make-and-take crafts and other fun activities. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. March 2 to 7 with hours 1 to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 570-287-2013.

Storytime, for ages 3 to 5. Snacks provided. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to noon Mondays through March 30. 570-693-1364.

Read Across America, a storytime session and activities with favorites in the Dr. Seuss series including “Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 2. 570-829-4210.

Hero Dog, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 3; 6:30 p.m. March 5. 570-829-4210.

Seussical Fun, a celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday with readings from his books by guest storytellers, edible crafts, games and perhaps a visit from the Cat in the Hat. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road. 4 p.m. March 3. 570-654-3323.

Infant Storytime, for age two and younger. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays through March 18. Registration: 570-823-0156.

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Make a New Friend, a “Sesame Street Live” production celebrating the universal fun of friendship and cultural similarities in a story about Grover’s new friend from India coming to visit. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. March 6; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 7; 1 p.m. March 8. $22, $16. 570-970-7600 or 800-745-3000.

Picture Book of the Month, a reading of “Once Upon a Cloud” along with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. March 7. 570-829-4210.

Aqualicious, a reading of Victoria Kann’s newest picture book. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 10; 6:30 p.m. March 12. 570-829-4210.

Frozen Party, for kindergarten to grade six. Dress up like your favorite Disney “Frozen” character and enjoy crafts, games, sweet treats, prizes and fun. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. March 12. Registration required: 570-287-2013.

Mustache Baby, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. March 14. 570-829-4210.

LEGO Build-Off, the first annual challenge with teams of three using their imaginations to complete creations in two hours. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14. 570-963-1364.

Tummy Full of Secrets, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 17; 6:30 p.m. March 19. 570-829-4210.

Natural Wonders: The Tiny Seed, discovery-based learning about the natural world for ages 3 to 6. Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road, Covington Township. 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 19. Registration: 570-842-1506.

Edmund Unravels, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. March 21. 570-829-4210.

Grossology Lab, hands-on activities with the Bloomsburg University Biology Club on the topic “High-Power Microscope Fun.” Age 8 and older. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. March 21 with sessions at 11 a.m. and noon. $6.50. Registration: 570-389-9206.

Tea, Tips and Treasurers, a session all about musical instruments for age 3 and older. Includes tea, snacks, a short workshop and an interactive display. Bring a doll or stuffed animal. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 1 p.m. March 21. Registration: 570-693-1364.

Rupert Can Dance, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 10 a.m. March 24; 6:30 p.m. March 26. 570-829-4210.

Toddler Storytime, for ages 2 to 3.5. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays from March 25 to April 15; 10 a.m. Saturdays from March 28 to April 18. Registration: 570-823-0156.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, with the Easter Bunny on hand for photo ops. Cougar’s Den, Banks Student Life Center, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. March 28 with seatings at 10 and 11:15 a.m. $10; $5 children. Reservations: 570-674-6768.

Living Toys. Create a simple film while learning the basics of live film and stop motion. Bring your favorite toys to be characters in the film. Instructed by Rand Whipple and the Box of Light Studio staff. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 10:30 a.m. to noon March 28. For ages 5 to 8. $17. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Duck and Goose, a storytime session with related activities. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11 a.m. March 28. 570-829-4210.

Stage Combat for Kids, a fun, safe and active class combining film and stage combat for ages 7 to 14. Presented by Rand Whipple and the Box of Light Studio. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2:30 to 4 p.m. March 28. $17. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, a fundraiser for Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care with raffles and prizes. St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main St., Pittston. March 29 with breakfast 9 a.m. to noon; photos with the Easter Bunny from noon to 3 p.m. and pet photos with the Easter Bunny 3 to 4:30 p.m. $8, $6 children; $10 photos. Reservations: 570-677-8503.

Maisy Visits Storytime for fun-filled activities and stories from her book series. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 1 p.m. March 29. 570-829-4210.

Tom Knight Puppet Show, songs and skits for children about the environment, animals, food and books. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 11 a.m. April 2. Free. 570-996-1500.

The Lightning Thief, a new musical adapted from the book by Rick Riordan about a young boy accused of stealing Zeus’s master lightning bolt. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 11 a.m. April 11. $8. Preceded by an optional Wiggles and Giggles related-craft workshop at 10 a.m. $5. 570-344-1111.

The Invisible Dragon, an interactive children’s theater production about a princess who isn’t happy because all she can think of is herself and a prince who wants to slay a dragon but can’t find any around. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 11 a.m. April 18. $4. 570-348-6268.

Tea, Tips and Treasurers, a session all about nature for age 3 and older. Includes tea, snacks, a short workshop and an interactive display. Bring a doll or stuffed animal. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 1 p.m. April 18. Registration: 570-693-1364.

Mad Science: Electricity? Rocketry? Catapults? Build machines, experiment with electricity and try out the Van De Graaff generator in this science program for ages 7 to 14 presented by Rand Whipple and the Box of Light Studio. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 to 2:30 p.m. April 25. $17. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Robotics Jr., an introduction session in building a robot and teaching it to move, speak, feel and wreak havoc. For ages 5 to 8. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2:30 to 4 p.m. April 25. $17. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Books and Babies, a storytime session for ages 1 to 3. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays from April 28 to May 19. Registration: 570-823-0156.

The Teacher from the Black Lagoon, a fast-paced musical revue for kindergarten to fourth-grade pupils. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. May 14. $8; $6 school groups. 570-826-1100.

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