What’s Happening April 15-16, 2017

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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 15-16, 2017

  

 

 Saturday, April 15, 2017

   The Easter Bunny   “riding the rails” on the Electric City Trolley.  Bring the entire family to the trolley museum to get “all aboard” with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 15.  Balloon art, free Rock candy and coloring sheets will be available for the kids. A special prize will be given on each Trolley ride.The “bunny train” will depart at 10:30 AM, noon, 1:30 PM and 3 PM.   For more information, contact the Trolley Museum at (570) 963-6590. 

*Easter Egg Hunt at Kolh’s Tree Farm- for one and all!   An area is also set up for children with special needs  AGES UP TO 10 -1PM

AGES 11 TO 16  AT 1:30PM AND AGES 17 AND UP 2:00PM

 

 Sunday, April 16, 2017

 

 

 

APRIL 2017

 

* The final Arts at First Presbyterian event will take place on Sunday, April 23 at 4 pm at First Presbyterian Church in Clarks Summit.  This is a special opportunity to hear rare compositions by jazz legend Dave
Brubeck. In June 2016 Rev. Bill Carter, leader of the Presbybop Quartet,  spent a week researching Mr. Brubeck’s archives in Stockton, California.  He emerged with a sheaf of music by the master that has rarely been heard. 
For more information or directions, please contact First Presbyterian
Church at 570-586-6306 or visit www.fpccs.org. The church is located at
300 School Street, Clarks Summit.

*The Festival will take place on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd from 11 AM to 7 PM each day at Kirby Park, Market Street, Wilkes-Barre. The Cherry Blossom Festival features food and craft vendors, amusement rides and games, and live entertainment.

In honor of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22nd, the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) will host t-shirt tie dye activity. On Sunday, April 23rd, the Giants Despair Hill Climb Association Racecars will showcase their vehicles all day.

*Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio will perform on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby. The performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Dr. Lonnie Smith will also conduct a free lecture and demonstration on Friday, April 21 at 1 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium Lobby.

The Trio is made up of Dr. Lonnie Smith on Hammond B3 organ, Jonathan Kreisberg on guitar and Joe Dyson on drums.

* Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Senior Circle will meet at 2 p.m. April 20 at the hospital cafeteria, 801 E. 16th Street. Guest speakers are attorney Marissa B. Marshall, certified elder law attorney, and Heidi E. Young, care coordinator. The presentation, “Preserve and Protect” will focus on asset protection from the cost of nursing home care; the essential documents for a senior citizen, and life care planning.

*The Milton Historical Society announces the fourth lecture in its Bicentennial Lecture Series, in celebration of Milton’s 200th Anniversary.  The next lecture will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Milton Area High School Library, 700 Mahoning Street, Milton. The fourth lecture in the series of free, public lectures focusing on Milton’s history will be presented by Dr. Karol Weaver, Professor of History and Director of Women’s Studies at Susquehanna University. 

 

*The South Creek Little League will host a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday April 29th, at the Lions Hall on Route 14 in Gillett, Doors open at 5pm. Dine in or take out. Cost $ 8 for ages 11 and up $ 4 up to age 11. The Little League will also be having a bake sale. Proceeds to help with field improvements and to purchase a new scoreboard.

*Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Buttonwood, Hanover Township, Soup for the Souls committee will hold  A final book sale on Thursday April 27 10am-6pm Friday April 28 10am-6pm
Saturday April 29 10am-3pm For more information please call  570-825-6370.

*Disenchanted:- A New Musical .They Lived Happily Ever after…Well Not Exactly!  One Weekend Only! April 21 through 23 Friday and Saturday nights 8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday matinees 2:00pm  at the Phoenix Performing Arts Centre

409 Main Street, DuryeaTickets $12.00 Call our Box Office for reservations 570-457-3589…Very Limited Seating

*On Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Tamaqua Area auditorium, the Tamaqua Area ‘Raider’ Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, and Jazz Band will present their annual spring concert.The combined ensembles include over 140 students from grades 7 through 12 performing music from a variety of styles and periods. The concert tickets are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the door the evening of the concert. The concert is open to the public! Doors open at 6:45 pm.

 

* On Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6 pm Palermo Heart to Heart will hold its 3rd annual Night at the Races. Doors open at 6pm with racing starting at 6:30pm. Once again the event will be held at the Elks Lodge, 635 East Broad Street, Hazleton, PA. The community is invited to attend, admission is $5.00 and includes a dinner buffet.

 

 *The Student Government Association (SGA) at Misericordia University is hosting a 5K color run/walk and a children’s carnival with activities for the whole family as part of Spring Fest Weekend on April 28-30.

The Spring Fest Carnival is Saturday, April 29 from 12-5 p.m. on the lawn of the Banks Student Life Center. Open to youngsters in the community, the event will include children’s carnival games with prizes, inflatables and snacks, including cotton candy and sno cones. Admission is $2 and free to Misericordia students with an ID.

On Sunday, April 30, SGA will host the third annual David A. Evans, Jr. Memorial Color Run/Walk on campus. Registration for the event is at the Anderson Sports and Health Center beginning at 9 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 for pre-registration, and $25 the day of the race. Participants can pre-register at http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=2169.

The registration fee includes a T-shirt, available on a first-come, first-served basis, and a color packet, as participants are splashed with colored powder throughout the race. Proceeds of the race benefit the David Evans Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund at Holy Redeemer High School.

* Cougar Radio at Misericordia University is presenting Spring Jam 2017 on Saturday, April 22 from 1-5 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Amphitheater in the center of campus. Musical guests for the free concert include Behind the Grey, Stay Loud and Riley Loftus.

 

 

*Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23 – 2PM – Titanic Tea – $20/pp.  Come to the Sophia Coxe house for a wonderful afternoon with a high tea and information on the Titanic.  Enjoy soup, salad, a variety of wonderful finger sandwiches, great desserts and tea, coffee or water.  You can bring your own bottle of wine and we will supply the ice, bucket and glasses.  Everyone is encourage to wear your Titanic hats and if you desire, feel free to dress up in a costume.  Reservations can be made on line at www.sophiacoxefoundation.com or by mailing a check to The Sophia Coxe Foundation, 2207 St. Route 940, P.O. Box 235, Drifton, PA 18221.  Reserve early as seating is limited and you don’t want to miss all the good food and fun.  For further information call Karen at 570-956-3881. 

 

 

 *Monroe Animal League spring buffer and auction! Thursday, April 27 at the VFW Post 2540, 546 Fawn Rd, East Stroudsburg, starting at 5 PM. Doors open at 5 PM, Dinner served at 5:30 PM, Drawing for prizes begins at 6:30 PM MENU: Roasted Tenderloin w/Bordelaise Mushroom Sauce; Tilapia Fish Filet, Egg Battered w/Lemon Butter Sauce; Fresh Mashed Potatoes, Penne Pasta Rosa, Fresh Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans/Carrots/Broccoli/Cauliflower Medley, Tossed Salad, Choice of Fruit or Cream Pie. Catered by Cook’s Corner in Henryville. Buffet Ticket Price $28. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Call MAL (570) 421-7775 or mail checks to MAL, PO Box 23, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Proceeds benefit Monroe Animal League

 * The Cooperage Project is thrilled to welcome the Weekend of Chamber Music  back to the stage on Saturday, April 15 at 7:30pm. Join in for a magical evening of captivating chamber music featuring Caroline Stinson on cello, Kurt Muroki on bass and the Verona String Quartet! To reserve your seat, email info@thecooperageproject.org or call 570.253.2020.

 

 

*The Stewardship Committee of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral will host a pasta dinner Saturday April 22, as a fundraiser to pay for a new furnace for the church. Takeout orders will be filled from 4:00 – 5:00 pm and dinners will be served in the church parish hall 5:00—7:00 pm.  Dinners will include pasta, sauce (with or without meat) bread and butter, salad and dressing, a beverage, and home-baked dessert. Tickets will be sold at the door. The cost for the  dinner is $10 for adults and $6 for children (to age 10).  St. Stephen’s is located at 35 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre. If you have questions, please contact Phyllis Mundy by email at phyllismundy@gmail.com <mailto:phyllismundy@gmail.com>  or 507.881.2001.

 

 

*The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library is requesting book and tag sale donations for its annual spring sale, which is planned for the last weekend of April. The library is also seeking volunteers to help with preparation and staffing for the event.
All proceeds from the book sale will benefit the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Endowment, which supports library collections and services.  Donations may be placed in the boxes on the Monroe Avenue side of the library. Donations will be accepted now through Wednesday, April 26. This year’s book sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 30, from noon until 4 p.m., in the fifth floor Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library. A special preview sale will be held on Friday, April 28, for Friends members and Schemel Forum members.

* Knee pain affects people of all walks of life – and if the pain is consistent and limiting, it can lessen the quality of that life. If you find knee pain is holding you back, it’s time to take action.
Charles Cole, MD will be presenting a free Talk with the Doc Lecture on chronic knee pain at the SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical office located at 435 River Avenue, Williamsport on Monday, April 17, 2017, at 6:30 pm.  This free event is open to the public. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 570-768-3200.

*The brass quintet Canadian Brass, which has performed in virtually every major concert hall in the world; been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television; sold more than 2 million albums, and contributed nearly 600 new works and arrangements will be in concert at Misericordia University on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall.

Tickets are $30 for premium seating, which includes a wine and cheese reception prior to the show, and $20 for general admission. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Misericordia University Box Office at (570) 674-6719 or online at www.misericordia.edu/theartsandmore.  

 

 

 

*Tracey’s Hope Hospice Care Program and Rescue for Domestic Animals, Inc. will be offering a Hospice Class for people who wish to volunteer in their Pet Hospice Program or for people in our community who wish to learn their options for their own pet. The class is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 22 at St. Michaels Byzantine Catholic Church 205 North Main Street in Pittston, PA Class will begin at 9:00 AM and continue until approx. 4:30 PM. The cost is $30.00 per person which includes materials and lunch. You must pre-register by calling (570) 457-1625 for a registration form

 

*The Children’s Museum, 2 West Seventh Street, Bloomsburg will host a Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Children’s Museum.
The theme for the 2017 Bloomsburg Maker Faire is “Makers of All Ages.” The Museum is actively recruiting Makers of every age; makers under 18 will be featured as “Young Makers.”To apply to be a Maker at the Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire 2017, please go to http://www.bloomsburg. makerfaire.com and click on the “Call For Makers” link.
If you would like to be a Faire or Maker Booth sponsor, please email the Maker Faire team at BloomMakerFaire@gmail.com.
If you have questions about the Bloomsburg Mini Maker Faire, please contact the Museum at 570-389-9206 or email GinnyW@The-Childrens-Museum. org.

 

 

 

* The Luzerne County Medical Society is encouraging local citizens to safely dispose of expired medications by attending the ‘Prescription Drug Take Back’ event this Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Luzerne County Court House.

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*The Rotary Club of Mountaintop will be holding a Business Mixer on April 20th at Kings Pizza, Rt 309 in Mountaintop. Doors will open at 6PM and speakers will begin at 6:30. Our topic will be about Drug Awareness and Drug Prevention in our community. Speakers will be, Fairview Twp. Acting Chief of Police, Detective Sgt. Phil Holbrook, Wright Twp. Police Chief Sgt. Royce Engler, and Luzerne County District Attorney: Stefanie Salavantis. There will also be a special presentation for retiring Police Chief (Joseph Intelicato).  Donation is $10 at the door. Food and soft drinks will be served. Please bring your business cards to exchange and get entered for one of several door prizes.

Please RSVP to Rotary Club President (Michelle Reilly) no later than April 17th.   mchll39@yahoo.com Facebook: Rotary club of Mountain Top

*Pasta for the Pool- a benefit for the Ber-Vaughn Pool  in Berwick- on Sunday, April 23  

Noon until 3:00, Maria Assunta 901 Monroe St. Berwick, Eat In or Take Out, $10 Donation, Chinese Auction and Raffles Desserts Available

 

*Tricky Trays!  Christ Lutheran Church, 467 Main Street in Conyngham on April 29th

Doors open at 10:30 pm Auction begins at 12:30 pm.  Proceeds will benefit the United Way.

* The performing artists of Wyoming Seminary will present a seldom-performed children’s opera from the World War II era in Czechoslovakia.

The Wyoming Seminary Chorale and Madrigal Singers, String Ensemble and Orchestra will present their annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 23 at 2:00 pm in Sem’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The concert is free and open to the public.

 

 

 May

*Former New York Met and New York Yankee, Darryl Strawberry, will be speaking at Wallenpaupack Area High School in the gymnasium on Saturday, May 20th. Strawberry will be sharing his inspirational story of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction that plagued the 9-time All-Star’s 17 year career.  The event will begin at 6:00PM. Doors open at 5:30PM. Tickets for the event are free, and can be picked up at Wayne County Drug & Alcohol at 318 Tenth Street in Honesdale.

 

Information for premium seating and “Meet and Greet” tickets for individual and business sponsors can be found at www.caresrecovery.org. or by phoning Jim Simpson at Wayne County Drug & Alcohol at (570)253-6022.

 

* The Department of Business at Misericordia University is collaborating with the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office, the Office of State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-Butler Township, and Snyder & Clemente, Accountants & Consultants to present two programs outlining the importance of developing basic internal accounting controls for all-volunteer organizations in the community The Hazleton Integration Project, 225 E. 4th St., Hazleton will host the program on Wednesday, May 3 from 6-8 p.m. The program will be available again on Wednesday, May 10 from 6-8 p.m. on the campus of Misericordia University in Dudrick and Muth rooms 216-217 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. A question-and-answer session will follow both programs, which are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.  For more information about the programs, please contact Dr. Croop at (570) 674-6327 or at fcroop@misericordia.edu.*

 

* Misericordia University is holding the second annual Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch to benefit the Endowed Scholarship Fund for the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program on Sunday, May 14 in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The Bourger Women with Children Advisory Board is hosting the event. It will help provide tuition support for student mothers in the program.  There will be a silent auction and a “Parade of Baskets” raffle with some baskets offering more than $500 worth of prizes. A pre-sale on tickets for the “Parade of Baskets” is Friday, May 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Max and Tillie Rosenn Concourse of Insalaco Hall.   Tickets are $50 per adult and $20 for children 12-18 years of age. Children under 12 are free. Seating is limited, so reservations are required. To register online, please visit cougarconnect.misericordia.edu/wwcbrunch17. For event information or to register by telephone, please call Kim Caffrey, Office of Mission Integration, at (570) 674-1877.

 

 

 

*Save the date, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. for the Pocono YMCA 21st Annual Senior Fitness Walk, at the Pocono Family YMCA. This is a one mile walk thru beautiful downtown Stroudsburg; followed by entertainment, light refreshments, and door prizes. It is suggested that you pre-register, however, you can register the day of the walk at 9:00a.m., the walk begins at 10:15a.m., registrations begin on April 1, 2017.  This is a joint effort by the Pocono Family YMCA, R.S.V.P., and The Monroe County Aging Office, and Health & Wellness Program. This is a free event for all Monroe County older adults. The first 100 people to register will receive a free T – Shirt. For more information contact Deborah Lang at 570-421-2525 ext. 124 or dlang@poconoymca.org .

*Horn Lake High School is bringing their fabulous Voci Novella Elite Ensemble Choir all the way from Mississippi to Grove Presbyterian Church (330 Bloom St., Danville PA 17821) on Sunday, May 21st.  Concert begins at 1PM.  This is something you won’t want to miss!  This high school choir travels the east coast, collecting choir prizes at prestigious competitions!  Questions?  Phone the church office at 570-275-0692

* The second annual gala fundraiser to benefit the J.W. Cooper Community Center redevelopment effort at the former J.W. Cooper High School building, White and Lloyd streets, Shenandoah, will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. May 13 in the grand ballroom of the Ramada Hotel, downtown Pottsville . There will be special guest speakers and entertainers, including Tommy Dee playing ’60s, ’70s and ’80s classic rock. There will also be music by classical pianist Angelle Steinmetz during the meal. Bands will follow from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be champagne throughout the evening and the meal will be provided by Hess Catering, Schuylkill Haven. To register, email information to kent@steinmetzjewelers.com.

* The Shenandoah community will host the first walk against cancer called “Shenandoah Stride” on May 6. The walk will provide an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to show support for their loved ones, organizers said in a release. The event with begin at 9 a.m. at Rotary Way near the Shenandoah Valley Elementary School, West Centre Street, rain or shine, with the walk starting at 10 a.m.  “People will be able to honor their loved ones simply by acknowledging their name on a table set aside for these true heroes, or they can sponsor a table in honor of their loved one and donate to a charity of their choice,” according to the release.  In conjunction with Healthy Shenandoah, the walk will commemorate the third annual walk for attorney Kathleen Palubinsky, sponsored by the Shenandoah Area Free Public Library, and the fourth annual walk for Krystal Lombardo, sponsored by the Brain Cancer Alliance. Healthy snacks and general information will be available.

For more information, call Trish at 570-590-1433 or Desiree at 570-985-3562.

* The NAMI Scranton & Northeast Region Mental Health Awareness Walk will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the  Nay Aug Park Pool Pavilion in Scranton

* South Creek Lions Club“Spring Dinner”   Saturday May 13th Roast Beef & Turkey

Dinners include “Real” Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, Baked Beans and “Home Baked Bread” Cost is $10.00 per person. Doors Open at 4:30pm

The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett.

 

 

 

JUNE 2017

* Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival, the region’s premier free music and arts event, will take place June 17th, the third Saturday in June, 2017.

*The 2017 Coal Cracker 10K and Fun Run will be held June 10 beginning in the first block of North Main Street. The well-known run is held annually on the second Saturday of June, according to its Facebook page.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the headquarters of the revitalization group Downtown Shenandoah Inc., 116 N. Main St. The Fun Run, for youngsters 12 and younger, will begin at 9 a.m.

 

The 10K — which has a reputation as one of the most grueling runs in the state — will begin at 10 a.m. Downtown Shenandoah stores and banks will be open throughout the event. Everyone is welcome.

 

The 10K is sponsored by the Shenandoah Flites Running Club, headed by Tom Talerico and Dan Lewis. After the run, the Flites stage a Pierogie Party for participants.

For more information, call 570-462-0389.

 

August 2017

Washingtonville Fire Company 19 Strawberry Ridge Rd  Washingtonville,   will host its annual festival Friday, August 18, 2017 from 5 till ? Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 3 till ? Food, Games, Chinese Auction, Raffle

Saturday – Chicken BBQ Music Each Night  Friday:      The Less Boys     6:30 pm Saturday:  Smooth Country   6:00 pm

 

 On-Going Exhibits and more

A new show opens at Artspace Gallery April 20.  Painter Mary Lapos presents portraits of women living in poverty in India, Haiti, and the United States.  The show is conceived as a way to connect people living around the world and to show that caring for one another is a thread that runs through the fabric of our lives.  The show runs from April 20 through May 28. Artist reception is May 6 from 6-8 pm,

 

Gallery Hours: Thurs., Fri., and Sat., 12 noon-8 pm.  Sun.: 12 noon – 5 pm Artspace Gallery 221 Center St., Bloomsburg.

 

 

*Eastburg Community Alliance is looking for entertainers to display their talents at the depot during the months of June, July, August and September.  We specifically are looking for local artists to volunteer to perform during Music on Mondays at Dansbury Depot.  If you or anyone you know, know anyone who is interested; please email Sonya Cole at scole@ptd.net.  We do not pay our performers but do take a collection at each concert for the performer.

 

 

 

 

 *Step back in time and explore Pennsylvania German culture with Donna Selfridge Spangler’s Fraktur art. Donna’s artwork will be on display in Gallery 255 at the Public Library for Union County throughout the month of April.  Information about exhibiting can be found on the library’s website, www.unioncountylibraries.org.

* An expression of gratitude for what we have is on display at The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery. “Gratitude Map USA,” the intricate piece of collaborative found art, is part of “Where Do Ideas Come From? Sculpture by Lisa Fedon,” a steel-and-bronze exhibition by the international, award-winning metal artist and sculptor, will be on display Monday, March 20, through Friday, April 21.  For more information, contact Dr. Miller-Lanning at 570-941-4214 or darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu. Or visit the Hope Horn Gallery website at scranton.edu/gallery.

 

 

BREAKFAST:  Washingtonville Fire Company.  Sat. March 18, 2016,  7-11am,  $8.00 Adults, 6-12 years $4.00, 5 years and under FREE.  Call 437-2069 for info.

 

BREAKFAST:  Washingtonville Fire Company.  Sat. April 15, 2016,  7-11am,  $8.00 Adults, 6-12 years $4.00, 5 years and under FREE.  Call 437-2069 for info.

 

 

 

* Country Style Breakfast -The 2nd Sunday of October thru April.7am-10:30am.   The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, toast and sausage gravy, home fries along with coffee, orange juice. Cost is $8.00 per meal doors open 7am.   The South Creek Lions Club is located on Route 14 in Gillett.

 

  

 

 *  Bringing the Giant to its Knees: the History of the Giant’s Despair Hillclimb”
September 16, 2016 to March, 2017

The Luzerne County Historical Society’s exhibit – “Bringing the Giant to its Knees: The History of the Giant’s Despair Hillclimb” – explores the 110-year history of one of America’s greatest motor races, reviving the echos of names like Penske, Shelby, Danko, Cheverolet, De Palma, and Koveleski. View a fabulous collection of art, pictures, trophies, artifacts, and memorabilia from “The Giant.”

 

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* The Shenandoah Area Free Public Library has launched its fund drive. Donations can be sent to the library at 15 W. Washington St., Shenandoah, Pennsylvania 17976.

The library is also asking residents to use their key tags at Redner’s Warehouse Market in the Gold Star Plaza and Boyer’s Markets, West Centre Street.

For more information, call the library at 570-462-9829 or the revitalization group Downtown Shenandoah Inc. at 570-462-2060.

 

 

*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.  The February meetings will be on February 13th & 27th, meeting registration is not required. The meetings are a ‘Caring & Sharing’ format and we do have a pass rule- you do not have to participate, you can pass if you are not comfortable yet.   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 hostingThe 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 CancerTelethon.org

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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