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Ice sculptor Mark Crouthamel, owner and president of Ice Works Inc., carves the outline of a heart during the annual Festival of Ice held in Clarks Summit. The festival returns with a Harry Potter theme (The Wizarding World of Ice) on Friday, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 19. The festival features more than 50 ice sculptures, live ice carving demonstrations, a parade, entertainment, horse and carriage rides and more. Photo by Butch Comegys.

Festival of Trees: The Roaring Twenties , through Friday, Jan. 12. The Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Free. 570-963-6590 or arts-culture@lackawannacounty.org.

Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m. Performs as part of Live from the Chandelier Lobby series. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $20 advance/$25 day of show. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Sherman Winter Craftfest, Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. More than 70 vendors. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Free. 570-420-2808.

Fourth annual LRCA ShiverFest, Saturday, Jan. 13, noon to 4 p.m. Extreme Kayak and Canoe Race launches at noon, and a Thaw Party follows the race at Backyard Ale House. Parker Street Landing, Lackawanna River, 12 E. Parker, Scranton. $30 race and thaw party/$20 thaw party only.

Classical Guitar Concert, Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. Jay Steveskey performs Spanish and South American compositions. Self-Discovery Wellness Arts Center, 26 Lake Ave., Montrose. $15 advance and members/$20. 570-278-9256 or wellnessarts.com or wellness@epix.net.

Scranton Brass Orchestra, Sunday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. Houlihan-McLean Center at University of Scranton, 800 Linden St., Scranton. Free. 570-941-7624 or scranton.edu/music.

Annual MLK Celebration and Community Awards Dinner, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center at University of Scranton, 900 Mulberry St., Scranton. $25/$200 for table of eight. 570-941-7400 or scranton.edu.

Martin Luther King Jr. Program, Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. The King’s College community honors the service and contributions of the late civil rights activist in the Snyder and Walsh rooms. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-208-5875 or kings.edu.

MLK Celebration Luncheon, Monday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Luncheon and award presentation followed by a day of service. Reserve by calling 570-963-2690 or by visiting worthingtonscranton.psu.edu/mlkform. Penn State Worthington Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore. Free. worthingtonscranton.psu.edu/mlkform.

MLK March, Monday, Jan. 15, 5 p.m. March from UNC Progressive Child Care Center, 414 Olive St., Scranton to Lackawanna County Courthouse. Following the march there will be a ceremony and remarks at the Courthouse. Downtown Scranton. Free.

MLK Birthday Party, Monday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. Hot Cocoa reception. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Free. 570-344-1111 or sccmt.org.

The Langston Hughes Project, Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz , Thursday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m. The Ron McCurdy Quartet presentation uses spoken word artistry, live music and images to recreate Langston Hughes’ vision of the global struggle for freedom. Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. $10/free for Misericordia faculty and students. 570-674-6719 or misericordia.edu.

Winter in the City Cocktails , Friday, Jan. 19, 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 16, 5:30-8 p.m. Enjoy local cuisine, live music and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the projects of Scranton Tomorrow. POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $20. 570-963-1575 or facebook.com/MainStreetScranton.

Winter Lights Festival, Saturday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 21. Kicks-off with Mac ’N Chile contest Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dimmick Inn. Ann Street Memorial Park, Fifth and West Catherine streets, Milford. $5 donation per ballot/free for children under 4.

Wyoming Seminary Civic Orchestra, Sunday, Jan. 21, 8 p.m. Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts at Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 570-348-6211 or marywood.edu.

The Man in Black , Saturday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m. Tribute to Johnny Cash performs. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $20-$35 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Fifth annual Polar Plunge: Splashin’ with Compassion, Saturday, Jan. 27. Registration, 9-11 a.m.; plunge, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Costumes are encouraged. Features ski-up bar, prizes, gift baskets, sleigh of cheer and vendors. Proceeds benefit young people battling cancer in Northeast Pennsylvania. Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. $35 to plunge. 855-754-7946 or montagemountainresorts.com.

Wally Ice Fest, Saturday, Jan. 27 through Sunday, Jan. 28. Features ice sculptures to a curling demonstration event, Pocono Pond Hockey Tournament and Iced Tee Golf. Lake Wallenpaupack, Route 6, Hawley. Golf: $20 advance/$25 day of. wallyicefest.com.

Seventh annual Snowflake Gala for Leader Dogs for the Blind, Saturday, Jan. 27, 6-11 p.m. Features dinner, open bar, music by Music for Models, DJ, basket raffles and silent auction. Fiorelli Catering, 1560 Main St., Peckville. $75.

Winola Rotary Polar Plunge, Sunday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit Supporting Miles for Michael Fund of Luzerne Foundation help local families battling cancer. Lake Winola. $35. 570-575-0364.

Crystal Cabin Fever, Friday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 25. Sculpted Ice Works, 311 Purdytown Turnpike, Lakeville. $15 adults/$10 children/$12 seniors and military/free for children 3 and younger. 570-226-6246 or sculptediceworks.com.

Blakely Borough Mardi Gras Celebration, Friday, Feb. 9, 6-10 p.m. Assigned seating. No sales at the door. Fiorelli Catering, 1560 Main St., Peckville. $45. 570-383-9946.

North Branch Land Trust’s Winter Picnic, Sunday, Feb. 11, 1-4 p.m. Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, join the one-hour moderate guided hike along some of the trails or sit by the fire in the lodge to enjoy board games, cards and hot cocoa. A hearty picnic meal is included. Registration required by Feb. 7. Bear Creek Camp, 3601 Bear Creek Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. $5 NBLT members/$10 nonmembers. 570-310-1781 or nblt.org or smith@nblt.org.

America , Thursday, Feb. 15, 7-10 p.m. Grammy-winning rock group performs. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $45-$69 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Clarks Summit Festival of Ice: The Wizarding World of Ice, Friday, Feb. 16 through Monday, Feb. 19. Features more than 50 ice sculptures, live ice carving demonstrations, parade Friday night, entertainment, horse and carriage rides and more. Downtown Clarks Summit.

Winter Blues Guitarmageddon lll, Friday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $20. 570-344-1111 or sccmt.org.

La Voce presents Jay Steveskey, Sunday, Jan. 28, 3 p.m. Classical guitarist performs. Rossetti Estate for the Arts, 1005 Vine St., Scranton. $10.

Howard Gospel Choir, Saturday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. An active roster of 70-plus people consists of students and alumni from Howard University. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $10 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Grand Funk Railroad, Saturday, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. Gypsies Lounge & Night Club at Mount Airy, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. $55/$65. 877-682-4791 or mountairycasino.com.

An Evening with Poco and Jim Messina, Thursday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $29.50-$49.50 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.



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, Friday, Feb. 23, 9 p.m. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. $8 advance/$12 day of show. 570-420-2808 or shermantheater.com.

Blues Traveler, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $25-$45 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Underground Microphone, through Tuesday, April 24, Tuesdays, 5 p.m. Hosted by Lily Maopolski the evening features drinks, food and lineup of local musicians, comedians and poets. A cash bar will be available. Must be 21. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. No cover. 570-344-1111.

Theater

Opening

Genda Benda — A Broadway Revue with a Twist, Friday, Jan. 12 through Saturday, Jan. 13, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 2 p.m. A comedic and moving musical revue that features 35 of NEPA’s talented actors and singers of all ages, performing Broadway hits normally intended for the opposite gender. All proceeds benefit the Coughlin/GAR Players spring production. GAR Memorial High School, 250 S. Grant St., Wilkes-Barre. $10, cash only. 570-826-7165 or portal.wbasd.k12.pa.us/ghs/Pages/default.aspx.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame Musical, Friday, Jan. 12 through Saturday, Jan. 13, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 19 through Saturday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 3 p.m. Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts, 212 W. Broad St., Hazleton. $10-$35.

Sherlock Holmes and the Curse of the Sign of Four or the Mark of the Timber Toe, Thursday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 27, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 28, 2 p.m.; Thursday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 3, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 4, 2 p.m. Presented by Actors Circle. Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton. Jan. 25 performance: $8 general admission and seniors/$6 students; remaining performances: $12 general admission/$10 seniors/$8 students. 570-342-9707 or actorscircle.org.

Sixth annual Original One Acts, Thursday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 27, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Presented by Diva Theater Olde Brick Theatre, 126 W. Market St., Scranton. $12/$10 students and seniors. 570-209-7766.

Dirty Dancing, Wednesday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. Stage musical version of the hit movie. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $45-$65 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Broadway Spotlight, Saturday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. Five of Broadway’s finest vocalists recreate some of their most memorable musical moments with classic to contemporary tunes. The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. $40. 570-800-5020 or thetheateratnorth.org..

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m. Walnut Street Theatre presents Ken Ludwig’s acclaimed adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1902 classic mystery, “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Five actors portray 40 characters. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $10. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Jabber, Monday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $10. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Sem Presents: Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m. The musical adaptation of Richard and Florence Atwater’s popular book, with original songs and penguin puppets. Kirby Center for Creative Arts at Wyoming Seminary, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Kingston. $15 adults/$10 children. 570-270-2192.

Hamlet, Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m. Returning home from college, Hamlet is thrust into a world of darkness, murder and destruction as audiences explore age-old questions about what it means reason, feel and be human. George P. Maffei II Theatre at King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. $12 general/$7 seniors/$5 non-King’s students/free for King’s students. 570-208-5825 or kings.edu.

A Chorus Line, Friday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $37 and up. 570-344-1111 or sccmt.org.

George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition, Saturday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 25. High school students participate in acting competitions for cash prizes by presenting material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms. George P. Maffei II Theatre at King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-208-5825 or kings.edu.

Harlem Globetrotters, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Experience the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. $15-$115, plus fees. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa.com.

Continuing

Disney on Ice: Dream Big, Friday, Jan. 12 through Monday, Jan. 15. Tinker Bell leads audiences to each of the many heroic female characters, including Ariel, Rapunzel, Jasmine, Tiana, Cinderella, Belle, Anna and Elsa as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. $15 and up. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa.com.

Disenchanted, Friday, Jan. 12 through Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 2 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 19 through Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m. Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, 409 Main St., Duryea. $12. 570-457-3589 or phoenixpac.vpweb.com.

Dog Sees God: Confessions of A Teenage Blockhead, Friday, Jan. 12 through Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. “Unauthorized parody” of Peanuts comic imagines the characters as degenerate teenagers. Includes adult themes; parental discretion advised. Act Out Theatre, 408 N. Main St., Taylor. $15.

Student Productions

Opening

Continuing

ART

Opening

The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing, Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Friday, March 2. Angela Fraleigh reimagines the woman’s role as it has been depicted in art history, literature and media. Sordoni Art Gallery, 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-408-4325 or wilkes.edu.

Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote, Friday, Jan. 19 through Wednesday, Feb. 21. Opening reception, Jan. 19, 6 to 9 p.m. Photographs give an intimate look at the people and consequences surrounding protest marches from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Schulman Gallery at Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 570-740-0319 or luzerne.edu.

The American Identity, Friday, Jan. 19 through Friday, May 18. Artists’ reception: Jan. 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; snow date: Feb. 1. Dunning Art Gallery in Keystone Hall, Northampton Community College, 2411 Route 715, Tannersville. 570-620-9221.

Make, Believe: The Maslow Collection and the Moving Image, Friday, Jan. 26 through Wednesday, March 21. Opening reception: Jan. 26, 5 to 7 p.m.; curator gallery talk, Feb. 7, 4 to 5 p.m. 570-348-6278 or rward@marywood.edu.

Making Faces: Portraits by John Kascht, Friday, Feb. 2 through Monday, May 7. Retrospective of drawings and paintings by caricature artist. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 570-346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Canadian Masters of the Carmen and Sarah Latona Collection, Saturday, Feb. 3 through Saturday, March 31. Opening reception: Feb. 3, 5 to 7 p.m. Collection features water colors and oil paintings by some of the most important Canadian artists of the last 50 years. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6250 or misericordia.edu.

The Broken Heart Art Show, Saturday, Feb. 10, 5 to 11 p.m. 570 Tattoo Company, 59 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.

Continuing

Cabin Fever Exhibit, through Saturday, Jan. 13. Artist’s Market Community Center, 114 Richardson Ave., Shohola.

“Perpetual” Art Exhibition , through Friday, Feb. 16. Artists Jeremy Petrachonis and Michael Delmonico display a collection of works. Artists’ reception: Jan. 19, 6 to 8 p.m. Widmann Gallery at King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Free 570-208-5875 or kings.edu.

Justice Michael Eagen Exhibit, through Friday, April 27. Catlin House, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton. 570-344-3841 or lackawannahistory.org or lackawannahistory@gmail.com.

Art Events

Adult Coloring Club, Fridays, 1 p.m. Supplies provided, but feel free to bring fine-tip markers or colored pencils. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. Free. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

Crafternoon, Friday, Jan. 12, 2 p.m. Valley Community Library, 739 River St., Peckville. $5 suggested donation for supplies or crafts. 570-489-1765 or lclshome.org/valley.

Community Arts Projects and Workshop, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Facilitated by Artist Bayeté Ross Smith. Be a part of local history by participating in the painting and photo projects. The Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Free. themarketplaceatsteamtown.com.

The Blues in Art & Music Reception, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2 to 4 p.m. Celebrate the history of the blues in the photography and art of John Rockland, Scott Nichols, Erika Gibson-Bertram and Katrina King and the music of the Matt Bennick Project and Phyllis Hopkins, featuring Little Sister Band. Light refreshments served. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Pottery & Sculpture, Monday, Jan. 15 through Monday, April 2, Mondays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to work on potter’s wheels and develop hand-building (coil and slab construction) and sculpting techniques. All materials will be supplied. No experience necessary. For ages 13 and older. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $60 per four-class series, plus cost of clay. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Open Studio & Portfolio Prep, Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Tuesday, Feb. 6, Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Students have the opportunity to work at their own pace with the medium of their choice, while learning how to create a portfolio to showcase their work for college, professional or personal reasons. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $60 per four classes, plus the cost of clay. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Decorative Painting, Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Wednesday, April 25, Wednesdays, noon to 3 p.m. Learn decorative painting techniques while creating decorative pieces. Preregistration is required. For ages 16 to adult. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $20 per class, plus cost of painting surface. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Quilting for Everyone, Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Wednesday, March 28, Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn early American quilting techniques while making a quilt using the old-time pattern Monkey’s Wrench. No experience necessary. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $6 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Fiber Art Afternoon, Thursdays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Bring your own supplies and make some new friends while working on crochet, knitting or felting. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

Fine Wine, Fine Art, Friday, Jan. 19, 7 to 9 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 16, 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your own wine and snacks. Immerse yourself in an evening inspired by Impressionist artists and produce an impressionist work of your own with gentle guidance. Call ahead to register. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $25 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

One More Row, Saturday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. to noon. Everyone is welcome to this knit and crochet group. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Paint A Snowman craft, Monday, Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. Seating is limited, so registration is a must for this free, adult craft program. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Introduction to Stained Glass, Monday, Jan. 29, 6 to 9 p.m. Students will learn to work with a design, cut glass, polish, foil wrap and solder, and will leave with a finished item. All glass supplies and equipment will be provided. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $60. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

First Friday Scranton Art Walk, Friday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m. Downtown Scranton, Scranton. 570-565-9006 or firstfridayscranton.com.

Film

Selma, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m. The first of four films on race screened in honor of Black History Month. This movie chronicles Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via a march from Selma to Montgomery. Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400 or misericordia.edu.

Casablanca, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Rick Blaine, discovers his old flame Ilsa is in town with her husband, who’s on the run from the Nazis. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Cover Girl (1944), Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. TriVersity, 201 W. Harford, Milford. Free. admin@udglbt.org.

Two Knox Disaster Documentaries, 1984 and 2018: Screenings & Commentaries, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m. Presented by Erica Funke and David Brocca with folk music by Jay Smar. Anthracite Heritage Museum, Bald Mountain Road, Scranton. Free. 570-963-4804 or anthracitemuseum.org.

Follies — National Theatre Live on Screen, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 28, 2 p.m. Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and will be shown on screen. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $14 general/$12 members and seniors/$10 children and students. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

The 13th, Thursday, Jan. 25, 6 p.m. The second in a series of four film screenings about race in honor of Black History Month. A discussion under the direction of Justin Nordstrom and Dana Calupa will follow. Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400 or misericordia.edu.

Waterloo Bridge (1940), Thursday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m. TriVersity, 201 W. Harford, Milford. Free. admin@udglbt.org.

The Molly Maguires, Friday, Jan. 26, 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Part of the “Before the Kirby was the Kirby” series. A on-screen introduction by Flashback Cinema host John Hersker, who will provide historical background for the films and their place in the theater’s history, precedes each screening. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $3 matinee; $5 evening. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Friday Movie Matinee, through Friday, Jan. 26, Fridays, 2 p.m. A free movie and popcorn. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Accidental Courtesy, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m. The third in a series of four film screenings about race in honor of Black History Month. A discussion hosted by history professor Allan W. Austin follows. Lemmond Theater at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400 or misericordia.edu.

Winter Fest Preview Day, Thursday, Feb. 1, 1 p.m., 6 p.m. Watch all of the 21 trailers for films featured in the upcoming Winter Film Festival. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Thursday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m. TriVersity, 201 W. Harford, Milford. Free. admin@udglbt.org.

Notorious (1946), Thursday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. TriVersity, 201 W. Harford, Milford. Free. admin@udglbt.org.

Winter Film Festival, Friday, Feb. 16 through Thursday, March 8. Three weeks filled with 21 films. Check online for full schedule. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $8.50 per film. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Casablanca, Friday, Feb. 16, 1 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Film screening as a part of the “Before the Kirby was the Kirby” series. Each screening will be preceded by an on-screen introduction by Flashback Cinema host John Hersker, who will provide historical background for the films and their place in the theatre’s history. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $3 matinee/$5 evening. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Winter Fest Opening Night, Friday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m. Enjoy an evening of two acclaimed films, popcorn, cheese and crackers, dessert and wine and beer by Nimble Hill. Reservations required. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $25. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

A Letter to Three Wives (1949), Thursday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. TriVersity, 201 W. Harford, Milford. Free..

Books

Local Author Book Reading, Saturday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. Author Joyce Victor, Ph.D., RN, reads from her new book “You’re Not Dead ’Til I Say You’re Dead: A Nurse’s Reflections on Death, Dying, and the Near-Death Experience.” Copies of her book will be available for sale and signing. Light refreshments will be served. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Roaming Readers Book Club, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Walk, talk and take in an audiobook. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

Franklin St. Sleuths Mystery Book Club, Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. The book club discusses, “The Constable’s Tale” by Donald Smith. A limited number of copies of the book are for sale at the library. Light refreshments will be served. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Writers’ Group, Thursdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Read your work or just listen while you practice the craft of writing toward a goal of publication. All genres and levels welcome. Ages 18 and older only. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Robert P. Wolensky book signing, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 3 to 5 p.m. Author has written about the anthracite mining industry, including the Knox Mine and Avondale disasters. His books will be available for purchase at the signing. Mill Memorial Library, 495 E. Main St., Nanticoke. 570-735-3030.

Celebrating Stephen King, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. An evening of insight into one of the most prolific and popular American authors. Explore the impact of Stephen King’s immense catalog of stories, from the page to the screen and examine how his work has influenced pop culture. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Free. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops, Friday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 23, 2 p.m. The themed, free workshops are hour-long, informal writing classes in Room 117. Open to the public. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-208-5875 or kings.edu.

Black History Month Poetry Reading, Friday, Feb. 9, 2:30 to 4 p.m. This event will feature poems by African American writers. Light refreshments will be served. Henry Student Lounge at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400 or misericordia.edu.

Notices

Auditions: Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunday, Jan. 28 through Tuesday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. Looking for ages 15 and older. Children 8 to 10 will be auditioned for the “Hosanna” procession scene. Prepare to sing a song of your choice (a song from the show is preferred) and to do. Be prepared for a short dance routine. Sheet music preferred; accompanist available. Performance dates: March 10, 11, 16 to 18 and 23 to 25 Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. 570-283-2195 or musicbox.org.

Comedy

Jim Breuer, Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m. Gypsies Lounge & Night Club at Mount Airy, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. $45-$55. 877-682-4791 or mountairycasino.com.

Comedy open mic night, Tuesdays, 9 p.m. Signups start at 8:30 p.m. Hammerjax Bar & Grill, 350 Phillips Road, Clifton Twp.. 570-842-4925 or hammerjaxbarandgrill.com.

J.B. Smoove, Saturday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Gypsies Lounge & Night Club at Mount Airy, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. $45-$55. 877-682-4791 or mountairycasino.com.

Marlon Wayans, Sunday, Jan. 28. Cove Haven Resort, 194 Lakeview Drive, Lakeville. 877-963-3048 or covepoconoresorts.com.

Eddie B, Friday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m. Comedian performs. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $35-$65. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Bob Saget, Saturday, Feb. 3, 8 p.m. Standup comedian known for role on “Full House” performs. Gypsies Lounge & Night Club at Mount Airy, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. $45-$60. 877-682-4791 or mountairycasino.com.

Jim Breuer, Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $25-$49 plus fees. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

Dance

Northeast Social Dance Club, Saturday, Jan. 13, 8 to 10 p.m. Music by DJ Phyllis includes swing, waltz, West Coast and line dance. Falcon’s Nest, 403 Hudson St., Mayfield. $5. 570-766-9643.

Adult Dance Class, Tuesdays, 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Zumba and hip-hop class. No experience necessary. Perfect Harmony Center for the Arts, fourth floor, 10 W. Dorrance St., Kingston. 570-714-2787.

Contra Dance, Saturday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. Music by Smash the Windows, calling by Pam Goddard. Potluck dinner at 6:15 p.m. Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market St., Kingston. Donations accepted. 570-333-4007 or folkloresociety.org/dancing.

Learning

Socrates Cafe Discussion Group, Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m. Philosophy discussions are committed to open, respectful and philosophical discussion and debate. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-823-0156 or osterhout.lib.pa.us or mail@osterhout.lib.pa.us.

Nonviolence Panel Discussion from Differing Religious Perspectives, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. The program will include an introductory presentation and a discussion on various perspectives of nonviolence from different faith traditions. Hosted in the Alden Trust Room 219. Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400.

Black Lives Matter panel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. A student panel discussion on racism and diversity in America. Held in Huntiznger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219. Professor Kimbrough serves as facilitator. Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400.

Sports & Recreation

Benefits

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Warrior Writers, Friday, Jan. 12, 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m. These writing workshops support artistic exploration and expression and provide a safe space to share experiences in the military culture. Open to all veterans and service members. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Free. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Equinunk Historical Society at Calder Cafe, Friday, Jan. 12, 7:15 p.m. Doors open at 6:30. Performers must call Pat at 570-224-6722 to reserve a spot. Equinunk Historical Society, Route 191, Equinunk. Free. 570-224-4466.

Everyday Hero Contest Winners and Essay Reading, Saturday, Jan. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. Features multicultural dance and musical performances and a potluck dinner. Scranton High School, 63 Mike Munchak Way, Scranton. Free. gsmlkcomission@gmail.com.

Friends of the Poor: Scranton Police and Children Community Outreach, Monday, Jan. 15, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages 5 to 12. Registration required. Scranton Police Department, 100 S. Washington Ave., Scranton. Free. 570-348-4428.

Ecumenical Prayer Service, Monday, Jan. 15, noon. This prayer service is a calling for peace and understanding in the world, and features traditional prayer offerings and blessings from numerous faiths, including the Jewish, Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist, Methodist and numerous Catholic traditions. Mercy Hall, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 570-674-6400.

Power Flow Yoga, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. This class is based on the vinyasa style of yoga with light weights used to build additional strength. Beginners are welcome but should expect a workout. Immaculate Conception Church, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. $7..

Crochet Club, Tuesdays, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Bring your own supplies, including a crochet hook sized I, J or K and yarn. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

Mahjong, Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Join a group of National Mahjong League Inc. players. No experience necessary. Adults only. Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. 570-587-3440 or lclshome.org.

Men and Women’s Coffee Club, Wednesdays, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Falls Senior Center, 2813 Sullivan’s Trail, Falls..

Plymouth’s Coal Mining Pioneers: Abijah and John Smith, Freeman Thomas and Other Stories, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m. Plymouth Borough Municipal Building, 162 W. Shawnee Ave., Plymouth. Free..

Scrabble, Thursdays, 1 p.m. Join the group of Scrabble players. No registration necessary. Adults only. Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. 570-587-3440 or lclshome.org.

Safari Princess Gala, Thursday, Jan. 18, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Register by Feb. 9, 5 p.m. Wear formal attire. Doors open at 4 p.m. for pictures and check-in. Ages 3 to 14. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, 250 Kalahari Blvd., Pocono Manor. $22. 570-629-0966 or hjparks.org.

Changes Come to the Art of War, Thursday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m. Presented by William E. Fischer Jr. Call to reserve a seat. Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St., Taylor. 570-562-1234.

Sons of the Molly Maguires: The Irish Roots of America’s First Labor War, Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. Presented by Mark Balik, senior editor of The New York Times. King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Free. 570-208-5821.

Murder Mystery Weekend, Friday, Jan. 19 through Saturday, Jan. 20. Pocono Palace Resort, 5241 Milford Road, East Stroudsburg. 800-972-7168 or covepoconoresorts.com/.

A Discussion of Four Historic Anthracite Labor Strikes, Friday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m. Panel discussion presented by Sarah Piccini, Lucia Dailey, Michael Knies and Robert Wolensky. Patrick and Margaret DeNaples Center at University of Scranton, 900 Mulberry St., Scranton. 570-941-7400 or scranton.edu.

King’s College Open House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event, geared towards prospective students and their families, highlights the financial aid process and coincides with King’s Admissions Department’s early action applications option, which informs students of acceptance for Fall 2018 semester. King’s College, 133 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Free, register in advance. 570-208-5821.

Coasta Rica Dreaming Program, Saturday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. Environmental Educator Brian Hardiman gives a presentation highlighting his four visits to this biologically rich country. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. $6 non-member/$4 children. 570-629-3061 or mcconservation.org.

Main Street Farmer’s Market, Saturday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 570-253-2020 or thecooperageproject.org.

Civil War Museum and Library Open House, Saturday, Jan. 20, noon to 3 p.m. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library, lower level, Scranton City Hall, 340 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. 570-343-4145.

Free Community Luncheon, Saturday, Jan. 20, noon to 1:30 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 700 Delaware St., Forest City..

Blue and White Gala, Saturday, Jan. 20, 6 to 10 p.m. Montdale Country Club, 1452 Country Club Road, Scott Twp. $35-$37. 570-254-9827 or eventbrite.com.

AMSOIL Arenacross Series, Saturday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 21, noon. Watch live motorcycle racing indoors on a hand-made track. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. $15-$82, plus fees. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa.com.

Birding in Kirby Park Natural Area, Sunday, Jan. 21, 8 a.m. Bob Wasilewski from Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society leads a bird walk. Meet at the parking lot by Nesbitt Park boat launch. Kirby Park, 301 Northampton St., Kingston. 570-371-3951 or wilkes-barre.pa.us.

Breakfast Fundraiser, Sunday, Jan. 21, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, homefries, ham, sausage, sweet breads and beverages. St. Lawrence Church, Trinity Center, 380 Franklin St., Great Bend. $7..

Annual Commemoration of the Knox Disaster Memorial, Sunday, Jan. 21, 11:30. Following the commemoration, at noon participate in the annual walk to Knox Mine Disaster Site; weather permitting. PHMC Historical Marker, in front of Baloga Funeral Home, 1201 Main St., Pittston. Free..

Friends of the Pittston Library, Monday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.; Monday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. New members always welcome. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonlibrary.com.

Casks for a Cause, Friday, Jan. 26, 5 to 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center’s Angel Fund. Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. 570-587-7777.

WWE Live, Friday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. $15-$120, plus fees. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa.com.

Hiking Through the Natural Beauty of Pennsylvania, Saturday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m. A presentation to showcase Pennsylvania’s beautiful parks and natural areas, including hiking trails and water-ways, with a focus on locations in northeastern PA. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Breakfast Buffet, Sunday, Jan. 28, 8 a.m. to noon. Menu includes: bacon, scrambled eggs and toast, pancakes, french Toast, home fries, sausage, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, coffee and milk. Madisonville Fire Department, 3131 Madisonville Road, Madison Twp. $8 adults/$7 seniors/$5 children 3 to 12. 570-842-7711 or madisonvillevfd.com.

Self-Defense Tactics Training Class, Sunday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m. to noon. Taught by a second-degree black belt, students will learn 10 basic self-defense tactics anyone could do. Open to both men and women. Proceeds benefit Happy Hearts and Tails Safe Haven Animal Rescue. Raffle baskets and light refreshments served. Wyoming Valley Subaru, 1470 Route 315, Plains Twp. $20. 570-823-1114.

Penn State THON Purse Bingo, Sunday, Jan. 28, 3 to 6 p.m. Penn State Worthington Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore. $25. 570-963-2580 or sn.psu.edu.

Sunday Sessions at the Wonderstone, Sunday, Jan. 28, 4 to 6 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 25, 4 to 6 p.m. This is an all inclusive open mic. Poetry, music, spoken word, interpretive dance and all forms in between are welcome. The Wonderstone Gallery, 100 N. Blakely St., Dunmore. 570-344-2360 or facebook.com/SundaySessionsWonderstone.

St. Andre Bessette Lecture, Monday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. Michael Gusmano, research scholar, for the Hastings Center and associate professor at Rutgers University, will deliver the lecture, “Health Reform in the U.S.: Philosophical and Political Divisions.” Burke Auditorium at King’s College, 133 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-208-5900 or kings.edu.

Be Daring Open Mic, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 7 to 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 to 9 p.m. Hosted by Daring Damsel. Open to all performers, from comedians to songwriters to poets. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. Adezzo, 515 Center St., Scranton. 570-955-0130 or hfacebook.com/BeDaringOpenMic.

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series, Friday, Feb. 9, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m., 7 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. Features eight Monster Jam athletes who will battle for the championship on customized Monster Jam Speedsters, ATVs and monster trucks. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp. $15 and up. 570-970-7600 or mohegansunarenapa.com.

the Menu: Cooking Series, Monday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Local restaurants and chefs prepare seasonal dishes. Learn tips and tricks and enjoy samples. Doors open at 6. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $12. 570-344-1111.

Fireworks and Torch Light Parade, Saturday, Feb. 17, 5 to 9 p.m. Includes entertainment and giveaways. Parade begins at sunset and ends with pyromusical fireworks display. Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 855-754-7946 or montagemountainresorts.com.

Double “R” Twirlettes annual Twirl-A-Thon, Saturday, Feb. 24, noon to 2 p.m. Benefits St. Joseph’s Center. Viewmont Mall, 100 Viewmont Drive, Scranton. Donations accepted. 570-489-1935 or doublertwirl.com.

The Illusionists Present Adam Trent, Friday, March 2, 8 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. $32 and up. 800-745-3000 or sccmt.org.

Nia, through Tuesday, April 24, Tuesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Experience Nia, a combination of yoga, martial arts and dance, for your health, wellness and fitness. No experience necessary. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $10 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Chair Yoga, through Monday, April 30, Mondays, Fridays, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Chair yoga brings all the benefits of yoga to anyone who may feel challenged by a traditional yoga class. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Free. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Kundalini Yoga, through Monday, April 30, Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Explore breath, movement and mantra. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $10 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Simply Yoga, through Wednesday, May 2, Wednesdays, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Classes are suitable for all levels and presented in a user-friendly, safe and effective YogaFit style. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a mat, towel or blanket and water. For ages 16 and older. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $50 per six-class series, or $10 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Abingtons Chess Club, through Tuesday, July 31, Tuesdays, 6:30 to 9 p.m. For adults. Waverly Community House, 1115 North Abington Road, Waverly Twp.. 570-587-3440 or lclshome.org.

Health & Fitness

Meditation and Deep Breathing , Wednesdays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Candy’s Place: The Center for Cancer Wellness, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. 570-714-8800 or cancerwellnessnepa.org.

Kids

Furry Tails Reading Program, Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m.; Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. Children can choose their favorite books to read to therapy dogs the second Saturday of most months. Registration requested. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

New Stories on Saturday with Miss Alyvia, Saturdays, 11 a.m. Story time with books, songs, nursery rhymes and a craft. Older siblings permitted, but program is geared toward kids 18 months to 5 years. Register ahead at 570-654-9565, ext. 26. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. pittstonlibrary.com.

The Turtle Show, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2 p.m. Learn about a variety of turtles and tortoises from around the world. Real turtle shells will be on display for children to touch and hold. Call to register. Lackawanna County Children’s Library, 520 Vine St., Scranton. Free. 570-348-3015 or lclshome.org/childrenslibrary.

Building Club, Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m. Anyone 3 to 11 can free build with Legos or Lincoln Logs. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. 570-654-9565 or pittstonmemoriallibrary.org.

Quilting for Kids, Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Wednesday, March 28, Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Learn early American quilting techniques while creating a quilt using the old-time pattern Monkey’s Wrench. No experience necessary. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $6 per class. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Preschool Pottery & Sculpture, Thursday, Jan. 18 through Thursday, Feb. 8, Thursdays, 10 to 10:45 a.m. Young artists will explore the medium of clay as they work on potter’s wheels and learn sculpting and hand-building techniques. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Pottery & Sculpture for Kids, Friday, Jan. 19 through Friday, Feb. 9, Fridays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Students will explore the medium of clay as they work on potter’s wheels and learn sculpting and hand-building techniques. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. $40. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Kids Who Code, Saturday, Jan. 20, 9 to 11 a.m. Registration required. Wyoming Seminary Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. 570-718-6611 or wyomingseminary.org.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB), Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. Young adults can become involved in the community and express their ideas for programming, book selections, etc. New members always welcome. Grades seven to 12. Carbondale Public Library, 5 N. Main St., Carbondale. 570-282-4281.

Sherman Theater Kids’ Series featuring Regina Sayles, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2 p.m. Offers family-friendly entertainment. Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Free. 570-420-2808 or shermantheater.com.

Music for Littles, Monday, Feb. 5 through Monday, April 23, Mondays, 10 to 10:45 a.m. Students explore basic musical elements through song, movement, play and an introduction to simple instruments. For ages two and a half to five. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Free. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.

Tall Ships and Pirate Tales, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2 p.m. ScienceTellers presents an interactive show that combines science and storytelling. Call to register. Lackawanna County Children’s Library, 520 Vine St., Scranton. Free. 570-348-3000.

Meet the Tooth Fairy, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 5:15 p.m. Share stories, songs and a special tooth craft. Children can ask the Tooth Fairy questions about her job and get a picture with her. Nancy Kay Holmes Library, 1032 Green Ridge St., Scranton. Free. 570-207-0764.

Four Score and Seven Years Ago, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Free. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org.

After School Players, through Saturday, March 3, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Over the course of eight weeks, students will learn acting fundamentals, create scenery, props, costumes, and above all, learn to work as a team to produce a play. All experience levels welcome. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500 or dietrichtheater.com.