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What’s Happening! April 13-14, 2019

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  There are a number of events going on this weekend and in the days ahead! Enjoy! Remember more events can also be found on the Calendar of Events or under our Community Link.


April 13 and 14, 2019

*The King’s College Theatre Department will present one of William Shakespeare’s most enduring comedies, “Much Ado About Nothing” at 7:30 p.m. April -13 and at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in the George P. Maffei II Theater. The George P. Maffei II Theater is located in the Administration Building on North River Street. Tickets are $12 for general admissions, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for King’s alumni and non-King’s students, and free for King’s students. For more information on the upcoming performance or to reserve tickets, call the box office at (570) 208-5825 or email

* The South Creek Lions Club dinner on April 13th will feature Ham & Roast Beef. The menu includes Potatoes, vegetable, gravy, homemade bread, pies and more. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Cost is $10. If you can, please bring a nonperishable item for the local food pantry, The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett

* The Easter Drama, SONrise, will be performed at the Clarks Green Assembly of God on   Saturday, April 13th at 7 pm and Sunday, April 14 at 10 am.  SONrise is dramatic and musical re-telling of God’s gift of Jesus Christ from His baptism to glorious victory over death.   No charge for admission but will accept free will offerings. 

The church is located at 204 S Abington Rd, Clarks Green, PA and is handicapped accessible.  For more information, call the Clarks Green Assembly of God office at 570.586.8286 or visit the website at  

*Phoenix Theatrics is proud to present:  “Jesus Christ Superstar” The Rock Musical April 12 – 14 and April 26 – 28  No performances Easter Weekend

This show will feature a first an all-female cast.  Entertaining for the entire family!  Phoenix Performing Arts Centre is located at 409 Main Street, Duryea Tickets:  $12.00 Reservations can be made by calling the Box Office at 570-457-3589 Reservations recommended and we accommodate handicap seating.

  *The Misericordia Players will present the rousing Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” on April 13-14 in Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall. The 1970 rock opera features the music of Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It debuted on Broadway in 1971 and is loosely based on the Gospel account of the last week of Jesus’ life, ending with his crucifixion.  Performances on April 13 are at 8 p.m., and on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. The cost is $8 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens, Misericordia students and alumni. Tickets are available at the door, at the Misericordia Box Office in Walsh Hall or online at

Saturday, April 13, 2019

*Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge will host its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake on Saturday, April 13.

The event will be held at Chacko’s Family Bowling Center in Wilkes-Barre.  There will also be events at  P-Nut Bowl in Bloomsburg and Faxon Lanes in Williamsport. Bowl For Kids’ Sake serves as the biggest annual fundraiser for the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge is a program of Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton

*The Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Wilkes-Barre City invites families to enjoy a day of fun, starting with the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Public Square Saturday, April 13! The Easter Bunny will arrive on a Wilkes-Barre City fire truck at 10:00 AM. Then, grab some of the over 7,000 prize- and candy-filled eggs that will be spread across the Square for children ages 10 and under to find. Take your picture with the Bunny and then hop to Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Bookstore for storytime.  

Sunday, April 14, 2019

 *On Sunday, April 14th Zummo’s Cafe in Scranton will host Yappy Hour from Noon- 2 PM. Patrons are encouraged to bring their dogs and also a donation item for Women’s Resource Center hospital bags which include; tee-shirts, pants, socks, intimate appeal and personal hygiene items. Bags are donated to local hospitals to give victims of sexual assault, as their clothing has been collected as evidence.

What’s Going on at the Cooperage (The Cooperage is located at at 1030 Main Street in Honesdale)


* Enjoy an evening at the Cooperage and the music of soul singer Danielle Ponder  a special Second Saturday performance on Saturday, April 13,! Stop by and get goose bumps from witnessing Danielle’s powerful and enchanting vocals then stick around and enjoy a fun night out in Honesdale! The show will start at 7:30pm with doors opening at 7:00pm and is free and open the public. This event is supported by the Viallume Foundation.

*Come learn the basics of the art of embroidery from Honesdale’s cheeriest stitcher, Devan George, on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at The Cooperage.  This class will cover selecting your tools, transferring images to fabric, basic stitches, and finishing hoops. If you have ever wanted to make custom embroidery hoops, embroidered clothing or up-cycled clothing, this class is for you! Supplies will be provided and please BYOB. There is a suggested donation of $15 per person. To reserve your spot please call 570-253-2020 or email

* Stop by The Cooperage for our monthly Game Night. Bring your own game from home to share and teach.  . We also have a selection to play from including board games, card games and brain games. All ages are welcome to come join in the fun. Bring a friend or make a friend! Our monthly game night’s will continue on the 3rd Thursday of the month:

  | April 18 | May 16 | June 20 | July 18 | August 15 | September 19 | October 17 | November 21 | December 19




 *The Susquehanna Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs will host its Spring into Recovery: A Prevention Education Event on Monday, April 15th.   The event will be held on Marywood University’s campus from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. It will feature  interactive educational tables on various drug topics hosted by each college involved in the consortium, music by local band – Dashboard Mary, and a panel discussion on the Opioid Crisis and its impact on the family.



*North Schuylkill Elementary PTO Basket Raffle, April 27 and 28, 2019 at North Schuylkill Elementary School, Shop & Drop – April 27, 10 am to 5 pm, April 28, 10 am to 3 pm- Prizes drawn starting at 3:15 pm on April 28.

*The Greenhouse Project and SEEDS are pleased to announce the second annual NEPA Green Fair & 5K Run / Walk on Saturday, April 27th at Nay Aug Park in Scranton to celebrate our environment.

The family-friendly environmental celebration kicks off with a 5K run/walk at 9 am and is followed by the Green Fair from 10 am to 3 pm. The Green Fair is a free festival featuring educational programs and demonstrations, children’s activities, vendors, local food, live music, nature walks, and yoga classes. Runners and walkers can sign up at Early registration is $25 and guarantees a free organic cotton t-shirt and giveaways. Any registrations after April 10th is $30 and t-shirts are first come, first served. Proceeds benefit two local nonprofits dedicated to a healthy environment: The Greenhouse Project and SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education Development Support) of NEPA.



*The Greater Hazleton Concert Series continues its 83rd Season with the Neil Berg’s 101 Years of Broadway featuring five dazzling Broadway Stars. The performance offerering memorable hits from the greatest musicals on Broadway in the last 101 years will be held in the Hazleton High School Auditorium, Tuesday, April 16th at 7:30 PM.   Tickets for the two remaining concerts, as well as individual tickets for 101 Years of Broadway are now on sale. For reservations or concert information, call Cynthia at 570-436-6615.




*The Church of Saint Catherine of Siena of Moscow, PA presents their annual event, “Tastings & Tapas” on Friday, April 26, 2018 from 7-10 p.m. in Kelly Hall in the lower level of the church at 220 Church Street in Moscow.  An evening of fine food and wine, domestic and craft beer, music by Chris DiMattio and Kenny McGraw and an exciting live auction promises fun for all. The cost is $30 per person. A limited number of reserved tables for eight will be available at a cost of $240.  Contact 570-842-4561 for additional details and to purchase tickets.



  Calling all crafters, vendors, and those doing their “spring” cleaning. Would you like to sell your items to make extra money at a great location with lots of free parking? Join us for the “Fair” Community Sale

Schuylkill County Fair will host a Community Sale Extravaganza on  Saturday, May 4, 2109; 7 AM – 1 PM at  Schuylkill County Fairgrounds @ 2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven.

   : Spots available inside and outside under cover with set up times Friday, May 3 from 6 to 8 PM and Saturday, May 4 5:30 to 6:30 AM

 * A Victorian Spring Tea Party fundraiser for Divine Mercy Roman Catholic Parish in Shenandoah is set for 2 to 4 p.m. May 5 in “a beautiful garden-style atmosphere” at St. Casimir Church Hall, North Jardin and Washington streets.

St. Casimir Church is a sacred worship site for Divine Mercy Parish.

The event will feature gourmet finger food, beverages, entertainment, door prizes and chances.

The cost is $20 and the party is by reservation only as no tickets will be sold at the door. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The deadline for tickets is March 31.

For tickets or more information, call Pat Bubnis at 570-462-3346, Jackie Webb at 570-205-0385, Mary Alice Waiksnoris at 570-764-4394 or the parish office at 570-462-1968.

 *The Children’s Museum of Bloomsburg will host the fourth annual Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, May 4th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Children’s Museum, 2 West 7th Street, in Bloomsburg. Admission is free; sponsored by The Arconic Foundation.
The event brings together amateur and professional inventors, artists, crafters, engineers and performers in a combination of large spectacles and communal interactive experiences. The Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit and or call 570-389-9206


*The West End Library is holding its annual book and bake sale on Thursday, May 2 from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and Friday, May 3 from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Hartley Township Recreation and Youth Center on Ball Park Road in Laurelton.

Donations are accepted Wednesday, May 1 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Bake sale items can be dropped off on any sale day.

Books are sold for $20 for a full bag and $10 for a half bag. Books can also be purchased individually. Bake Sale items are priced individually.

*The 2019 annual Shenandoah Kielbasi Festival will be held on May 18 on North Main Street in downtown Shenandoah sponsored by the revitalization group Downtown Shenandoah Inc.

*NEPA Prevention Education Consortium, it is supported and funded through the Lackawanna/



Stephen Perillo and The Followers Band Concert at Russell Hill Church, June 8, Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM  at Russell Hill United Methodist Church 3 Prevost Rd (off of RT 6) Tunkhannock Pa 18657 Cost: Free

There will be dessert/coffee afterwards for those interested.  


Making A Difference Ministries will present music at Praise in the Park at Daleville UMC Covington Township. Moscow,  June 22 at the Daleville United Methodist Church located at 783 Yostville Rd, 
Covington Township,  from 10am to 4pm. 
Making A Difference Ministries will have 3 Different Christian Bands will be performing though out the day. 
Churches partnering to make this happen are Daleville United Methodist Church and 

Maple Lake United Methodist Church right now.
Times for Artist:
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM STEPHEN Perillo and The Followers
 Christian Singer/songwriter from Shavertown, Pa.
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM Benjamin Horrevoets
National Singer/songwriter 
2:45 PM to 4:00 PM Campfire Bacon Band

Local Praise/Country Band from Bloomsburgs,, Pa.


*Join The Community Celebration! Lake Ariel Volunteer Fire Co. Engine #1  Dedication Wetdown

August 12th, 1-5 Pm -Lake Station,  On Rte 191, Lake Ariel

On-Going Exhibits and more

Making A Difference Ministries 4 Part Concert Series along with Beaumont Free Methodist Church

 Beaumont Free Methodist Church, 380 Buck Blvd, White Haven
Time 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Dates of Concerts :
Dates and Artist as listed: 
May 4th – Yvonne Hartman
                    from Oley, PA 
June 08th – Benjamin Horrevoets 
                   from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 
August 02nd – Mike Lewis
            National Singer/songwriter. 
            from Nashville, TN.
October 5th- Campfire Bacon Band 
                        Bloomsburg, Pa.  

* Club Soda is a group of local potters who fire their work in a soda kiln.  Soda ash is introduced into the atmosphere of a high temperature producing a unique glazed surface on the work.  The show opens February 28th and runs until April 14th.  Artists include Sean Jeffreys, Doug Hopkins, Nick Comstock, Gregg Renn, Worth Rawson, Fletcher Kaufman, Gerald Kaplan, Deb and Dave Stabley, Carol Cillo, Ann Marie Furdock, Tammy Quigley, Lisa Major, and Sean Murphy. 

Gallery Hours:  Thurs., Fri, and Sat: 12 noon – 8 pm; Sun: 12 noon – 5 pm.

* “The Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society announces new hours beginning on January 16, 2019.

The NEPGS Family History Library is located at 57 North Franklin St., Kirby Annex Two, Wilkes-Barré PA 18701

Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday.

NEPGS is open to the public. Admission is free for NEPGS members. An all-inclusive $25 Day Pass is available for non-members. Find your roots at NEPGS.”

*The NAMI Scranton & Northeast Region support group is for anyone who has been affected by mental illness. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month in The Advocacy Alliance Media Building at 841 Jefferson Avenue in Scranton. These meetings are free and open to anyone who has a mental illness and/or their friends and family. Please feel free to call the NAMI Scranton office at 570-342-1047 for more information

* The Carbon County American Cancer Society- is also hosting The Great Radio “Ask Your Neighbor” Cook Book Sale. This is a Historic Celebration of the Tastes of our Coal Region communities and ethnicities. The cookbook features over 350 pages of recipes collected through a popular weekday radio show on WLSH from the pre-microwave days! The cookbook is presented with permission and in cooperation with WMGH/WLSH Radio.

Order on-line Click Here or by phone (570) 805-4555 or fax (570) 805-4554 All proceeds benefit ACS. The cost is only $20 (shipping available for $7 extra). The Cook Books are in stock today!!

To order by Mail: Make Check Payable to Coffee Houses/ Art Exhibits and More

Looking for something to Read? The Friends of the Osterhout Free Library NEW Book Shop is now open. The Book Shop is located on the recently renovated 3rd floor, which is accessible by stairs or the elevator.

 Book Shop hours are:

Monday 9:30am – 1:00pm

Wednesday 9:30am – 1:00pm

Thursday 5:00pm – 7:30pm

 Friday 9:30am – 1:00pm

Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm

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