Saturday, February 8
Barnes & Noble Story Time: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie
TIME: 11:00 AM
PLACE: Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King's Bookstore, 7 South Main Street
Join us at Barnes & Noble Downtown as we read from the children's classic and then meet the Mouse and help him find his cookie! Children in attendance get a free cookie and a chance for pictures! Stick around after for coloring! Story time is free and open to the public.
More information: http://facebook.com/wilkeskingsbookstore or 570-208-4700.
Sunday, February 9
Winter Along The River
TIME: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PLACE: Nesbitt Park, Wilkes-Barre
Shake that cabin fever and meet us for Winter Along the River! Come see the Sled Dog Team and the maple sugaring demonstration. In case it snows, there is a snowman building contest, a sledding area (so bring your sled), or you can try using the snowshoes and cross-country skis that we provide. Nature and wildlife hikes, children's games and cold weather safety information will be available. Enjoy hot chocolate, donuts, s'mores and more!
More information: http://www.riverfrontparks.org or 570-991-1067.
Sunday, February 9
A Chocolate Lover's Valentine Tea at the Stegmaier Mansion
TIME: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
PLACE: The Frederick Stegmaier Mansion, 304 South Franklin Street
Imagine moist flakey scones, luscious tea sandwiches, tempting mouth-watering pastries, and a soothing cup of hot tea. We are cooking up a storm for you and your special someone this Valentine weekend. The menu is prepared fresh by internationally renowned chef Jody Klocko. All of your senses will be delighted, as you and your Valentine will enjoy the grandeur of stepping back in time to the Gilded Age. Your hostess will enlighten you to Valentine history and the etiquette of the Victorian era. What could be better than sharing all of this with your special Valentine? Reservations are required. Please make any food allergies known when making your reservation.
More information or reservations: http://www.stegmaiermansion.com or 570-406-1435.
Monday, February 10
Campion Literary Society Writing Workshop
TIME: 4:00 PM
PLACE: King’s College Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, Room 117
The Campion Literary Society’s writing workshops – hour-long, informal writing classes – are themed, free, and open to the public. Student leaders will share writing exercises with participants so that they may produce drafts of poems, short stories, or non-fiction.
More information: www.kings.edu or 570- 208-5957.
King’s College Widmann Art Gallery
(Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center)
Spirited Energy by Michael Hiscox
DATES: January 13 through February 24, 2014
HOURS: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday
Local artist Michael Hiscox of Dallas will convey the action and energy of human activity in a collection of his works in a variety of media, ranging from watercolors to graphite, during an exhibition titled “Spirited Energy.” The artist’s goal is to capture the spirit, emotion, and craft of each activity.
More information: www.kings.edu or 570-208-5900.
Wilkes University Sordoni Art Gallery
(Stark Learning Center, 150 South River Street)
A World Apart: the Legacy of George Gabin
DATES: January 14 through May 11, 2014.
HOURS: 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Tuesday - Sunday
The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University presents the exhibition, A WORLD APART: THE LEGACY OF GEORGE GABIN, featuring a variety of works by the 20th century American imaginist painter and teacher at the Montserrat College of Art.
More information: http://www.wilkes.edu/pages/1531.asp
During the month of February, the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum (69 South Franklin Street) will be closed for maintenance and cleaning. The museum will reopen on Tuesday, March 4th.