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First Posted: 7:00 am - March 6th, 2015

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THIS WEEK: March 6 to 12, 2015

History Book Group, a discussion of “No God But God” by Reza Aslan. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 12. 570-829-4210.

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Writing Workshop, themed informal writing classes, sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 16. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

The Poet as Impostor, with readings by distinguished professor and poet Vivian Shipley. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 6 to 7 p.m. March 16. Free. 570-674-6400.

Dickens Book Group, a discussion of Book Two, Chapters 8 to 11 of “Little Dorrit.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 17. 570-829-4210.

The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery group discusses “The Red House Mystery” by A.A. Milne. 6:30 p.m. March 19. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Dash, Devour & Drink, a new book club that stretches your mind as well as your legs. Take a walk/run around West Pittston while discussing “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. Followed by a beverage recipe that compliments the book. West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 4:15 p.m. March 20. Free. Registration (by March 17): 570-654-9847.

Book Signing, with Dr. Laurel Ginsburgh, author of “In Doc We Trust.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. March 21. 570-829-4210.

Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “The Seagull” by Anton Chekov. Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. March 23. 570-675-2171.

Science Book Group, a discussion of “In the Goldilocks Planet” by Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams about how the Earth’s climate has changed over its 4.5-billion-year history. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. March 24. 570-829-4210.

The Breaking Ground Poets, a poetry reading of original works by the Tunkhannock-based group along with open-mic performers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. March 27. Free. 570-996-1500.

The Breaking Ground Poets, readings by the competitive youth performance group based in Tunkhannock. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. March 28. Registration: 570-287-2013.

Book Signing, with Margo Azzarelli, author of “The Lackawanna County Chronicles.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. March 28. 570-829-4210.

Writing Workshop, themed informal writing classes, sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. March 30. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

JCC Book Club, a discussion of “The House of Tyneford” by Natasha Solomons. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Noon on April 16. 570-824-4646.

The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery group discusses “The Good Knight” by Sarah Woodbury. 6:30 p.m. April 16. Free. Light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin. Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. April 27 with a buffet supper at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7 p.m. Bring a dish to share. 570-675-2171.

The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery group discusses “The Other Woman” by Hank Phillippi Ryan. 6:30 p.m. May 21. Free. Light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

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