THROUGH DEC. 1
Linder Gallery at Keystone College hosts an exhibit of artist Timothy Buckwalter in the Miller Library. Info: 570-945-8335.
THROUGH DEC. 21
‘Luzerne County in the Civil War’ exhibit at the Luzerne Co. Hist. Socy., 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, noon-2 p.m., Tues. to Fri.; noon-4 p.m., Saturdays. Info: 570-823-6244.
THROUGH DEC. 31
‘Cholly Hayes- The Cold War Crisis: Kennedy in Berlin,’ an exhibit which celebrates the work of an area photographer, is on display during scheduled movie times at Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Info: 570-996-1500.
An exhibit of artist Steve Colley’s ‘My Summer Sketchbook’ is on display during scheduled movie times at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Info: 570-996-1500.
“Four Artists Return” is on display at the Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, Tunkhannock, featuring the works of Sue Hand, Jan Henning, Barbara Kapalski and Joe Welden. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., weekdays. Info: 570-836-3200.
Last day of Elk Lake Kindergarten Registration, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Children must be 5 by Sept. 1, 2013, to enter kindergarten for 2013-14 school year. Info: Mrs. Gesford at 570-278-1106, ext. 730.
Teresa McCloskey, of Communities that Care, will give a talk, “Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty,” at Misericordia University’s Bevevino Library, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Info: 570-674-6372.
Roast beef supper will be held on at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Center Moreland. Serving 4:30-6:30 p.m. $8 adults, $4 ages 12 and under. Info: Jim 570-333-4906.
Bingo at St. Patrick’s Center, Nicholson. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6. Food and drinks will be available.
Stag Ham & Bean Supper at Triton Hose Co., West Tioga St., Tunkhannock, 5:30-7 p.m. $12 donation.
A dinner will be held for seniors at the Northmoreland Baptist Church, Ripple Brook Rd., Center Moreland, at noon. All are invited.
Falls Active Adult Center will have a program of patriotic music at 1 p.m. featuring Stew Atkinson, Carlene Howard and Ron Jackson in a series of familiar sing-a-longs in tribute to our veterans.
Mehoopany Creek Watershed Association will meet at the Forkston Twp. municipal building at 7 p.m.
Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable meets at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Hwy., Dallas. Featured speaker is Dr. William D. Lewis on ‘Who Was Lincoln?’ Info: John at 675-8936.
Noxen Clothes Closet in the Noxen Community Center (old Noxen School) is having $1 Bag Days, 1-4 p.m. Get all the clothes that fit in a bag for $1.00. Info: 570-298-2503.
Roast Beef Dinner will be served at the First Congregational Church in Harford, 4:30-6:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 ages 5-12, under 5 Free.
Ham & Turkey Bingo at the Lake Carey Vol. Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Early Bird Game starts at 6:45. Ham or turkey will be given away to a single winner of regular games. Food and beverages available. Info: 836-2355.
The public will have an opportunity to meet area photographer, Cholly Hayes, 6-8 p.m., whose ‘The Cold War Crisis: Kennedy in Berlin’ exhibit is on display during scheduled movie times at Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Info: 570-996-1500.
Open Mic Night at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Doors open 6:30 p.m., open mic at 7, Features Ed Crawley and the Everything Natural Drummers at 8:15 p.m. Free. Info: 570-996-1500.
‘Owl Moon’ offers chance to ‘Go Owling’ on this moonlit night at Lackawanna State Park. Meet at Environmental Learning Center, 7-8:30 p.m. for an introduction to the state’s owls. Registration required at www.visitPAparks.com Info: 570-945-7110.
NOV. 22-DEC. 30
‘1963: A Blast from the Past’ exhibit looks at the memorable events that punctuated a year in America’s past. At the Everhart Museum in Scranton. Mon., Thurs., and Fri., noon-4 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Info: 570-346-7186.
Mehoopany United Methodist Church has its annual pie sale, starting at 9 a.m. in the church parking lot. Youth group will also have homemade soup sale .
Dallas Chapter Eastern Star will have its 21st Annual Craft & Holiday Gift Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hall is at Foster St. and Woodlawn Ave. in Dallas. Info: Dianne at 570-675-4893,
Factoryville Fire Co. Ladies’ Auxiliary has its annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center on College Avenue, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info: Carol at 570-945-7699.
A Spaghetti Dinner will be held at West Nicholson United Methodist Church, starting at 4 p.m. $6 adults, $3 children, free to preschool. Benefits church’s Interfaith ‘Adopt-a-Family.’
If interested in being a part of the living Christmas Pageant at ‘Christmas In Our Hometown’ (Dec. 6-7), please meet at the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church at 6 p.m. Info: 570-836-2470.
The Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert will take place at Tunkhannock Area Middle School at 8 p.m. Tickets in advance are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Info: 570-289-1090.
‘A Day for Chris’ is 1-4 p.m. at the Elk Lake American Legion Post 154, Elk Lake Rd., Dimock. Chris (Radwanski) Wilbur is fighting breast cancer. BBQ chicken, 450/50, bake sale, door prizes, Chinese auction. Music by Krazy Tunez. Info: Cindy at 570-934-1168 or Charlie at 570-278-4081.
St. Mary of the Lake Church is having a ‘Toyland Bingo,’ starting at 1:30 p.m. Church is at 1872 Dalton Rd., Lake Winola. $5/person. Info: 570-836-3275 or Jenny at 570-237-6417.
RTL will have a meeting at the Good Will Fire Hall in Laceyville, at 6:30 p.m.
38th Annual Student Art Exhibit will feature Tunkhannock Area students at Sue Hand’s Imagery, 35 Main Street, Dallas. Mon., Wed., and Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tues, noon-9 p.m.; and Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day. Info: 570-675-5094.
Christmas Train and Trees in Nicholson. Santa Claus comes to town with a bag full of gifts for the children. Hot chocolate, cookies, music, 5-8 p.m. Main Street stores are open. Watch the Christmas train stop on the viaduct, 6:15-6:45 p.m. Info: 570-942-0126.
Tunkhannock Junior Women’s Club will hold a general meeting at Perkins in Tunkhannock at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. for optional social dinner). All women 18 or older are welcome.
A pie Sale will take place at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, off Rt. 6, west of Tunkhannock, from 8:30 a.m. until sold out.
Factoryville Fire Co., College Ave., will have a Thanksgiving Eve Pizza and Wings Sale starting at 4 p.m.
The Wyoming County Clergy Fellowship will share in an ecumenical Thanksgiving Eve Service at St. Mary of the Lake Church at 7 p.m. with Pastor Mike Baumgartner delivering the message
A Thanksgiving Eve Ecumenical Service sponsored by the Trail Ministerium will be celebrated at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, Nicholson. Giving the message will be Pastor Margie McCarty of West Nicholson United Methodist Church. Refreshments to follow.
A community Thanksgiving Dinner is open to anyone on Thanksgiving Day, noon-2 p.m. at Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church. Reservation appreciated but not mandatory. Info: 570-836-2470.
Tunkhannock Rotary Club hosting ‘Candy Cane Day’ throughout the Tunkhannock Area. Look for them at strategic locations between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
NOV. 29-DEC. 24
“I Shopped Local This Holiday Season” contest for purchases made from Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce businesses during the holiday season will qualify shoppers for entry to win two $500 grand prizes. Sponsored by Gannon Associates Info: 570-836-8325.
Mehoopany United Methodist Church will be doing the Hanging of the Greens, starting at 9 a.m.
Work will begin assembling the Tunkhannock Ice Rink in Riverside Park at 1 p.m. Could use volunteer help rolling out the liner. Rink won’t be ready until deep freeze weather permits. Info: Sam at 570-836-1953.
‘Infinity’ rocks Shadowbrook Inn & Resort, east of Tunkhannock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5 cover.
Forkston United Methodist Church will hold a ham dinner, 1-7 p.m.
A program, ‘Dealing with Grief at Christmas’ will be hosted at 6 p.m. at the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Warren streets. Facilitator is family therapist Laura Hasenzahl. Info: 570-836-1229.
The Dietrich Theater Radio Players go back to the golden days of radio for a free live ‘theater of the mind’ performance at 7 p.m. at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Info: 996-1500.
Tunkhannock Area Clergy Fellowship will have a midweek Advent service at Tunkhannock United Methodist Church at 12:10 p.m. with light lunch to follow. Pastor Lou Divis of St. Peters Episcopal Church will be delivering the message.
Misericordia University will host ‘An Evening with the Arts,’ a festive holiday concert for the community at 7:30 p.m. in the Lemmond Theater at Walsh Hall on the MU campus, Dallas. Info: 570-674-6719.
Tunkhannock Area sixth grade Band/Chorus Winter concert in middle school auditorium at 7 p.m.
Santa Roll starts at Chocolates by Leopold, Church St., Montrose, at 5 p.m. 3-foot tall chocolate Santa mold rolled up and down Public Avenue. Santa decorating will take place Saturday, 10 a.m.
Gingerbread house party at the South Auburn Grange Hall. Please bring your candies for decorations. Party starts at 7 p.m.
Christmas in Our Hometown, Rt. 6 for a trip back in time in downtown Tunkhannock. Info: 687-1584.
Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas returns to the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. Free. Both days at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Info: 996-1500.
Oldest House in Laceyville Christmas Tea. Delight in an early American Christmas on all three decorated floors; special exhibits, refreshments. Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 869-1426.
Breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Tunkhannock Business and Professional Women in conjunction with Roslund PTO’s Santa’s Workshop, will take place at the Roslund Elementary School in Tunkhannock, 8:30-11 a.m. $5 adults, $3 under 12, $5 pictures with Santa. Info: 570-836-6804.
Home ‘Made’ for the Holidays program at Lackawanna State Park, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet at Environmental Learning Center to create a Home-made Holiday tree ornament using all natural materials. Info: 570-945-7110.
Misericordia University Alumni Assn. has 15th Annual Brunch with Santa, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Banks Student Life Center on MU campus, Dallas. $10 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free to under 5. Info: 570-674-6768.
A Festival of Crafts at the Good Will Fire Company Hall, Laceyville, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. features a large variety of vendors, one-stop shop for your Christmas shopping. Sponsored by Laceyville Ladies Auxiliary. Info: 570-240-1411.
The Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, is having a Holiday Workshop, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Join in for a morning of cookie decorating, holiday crafts, singing and creations by the balloon lady. Free. Info: 996-1500.
Wyoming County Historical Society, corner of Harrison and Bridge Streets, will have its gift shop open of historical, handmade/home crafted items. Many gifts for history and Civil War buffs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Also open Dec. 12. 15, and 19.) Info: 836-5303.
Factoryville will have its annual Tree Lighting at Factoryville Borough Hall with a group of singers from Keystone College on hand.
New England Contra dance features music by Curt Osgood and Friends, at 7 p.m. at the Church of Christ Uniting, 776 Market Street, Kingston. Come early at 6 p.m. for a pot-luck dinner. Info 570-333-4007.
The Tunkhannock Library’s Christmas Show is at Tunkhannock Area High School on Saturday, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, at 3 p.m.
Tunkhannock Area High School hosts ‘Lady Tiger Tip-Off’ basketball tournament, starting at 5 p.m.
All-you-can-eat Buffet Breakfast at the Kunkle Fire Co. social hall, 8 a.m.-noon. $8 adults, $4 to age 10. Info: 570-675-3334.
“White Christmas” is presented at the Forkston United Methodist Church just off Route 87 in Forkston at 7 p.m.
Irish storyteller Tomáseen Foley presents ‘A Celtic Christmas’ at 7:30 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on the Misericordia Univ. campus. $10 adults, $5 alumni, seniors and children to age 12, and free to MU students. Info: 570-674-6719.
Tunkhannock Area seventh grade Band/Chorus Winter concert in middle school auditorium at 7 p.m.
Tunkhannock Area Clergy Fellowship will have a midweek Advent service at Tunkhannock United Methodist Church at 12:10 p.m. with light lunch to follow. Pastor Rick Womer of the Tunkhannock Assembly of God Church will be delivering the message.
Dietrich Classic Movie Series will feature ‘White Christmas’ from 1954. Shows at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, $5. Info: 570-996-1500.
Tunkhannock Area High School Combined Choral and Band Holiday Concert is at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Free. Open to the public.
Factoryville Sportsmen’s Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Info: 570-561-3748.
Twelve Twenty-four will be bringing their high energy, full-scale holiday rock orchestra concert to the Tunkhannock Area High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. $15 per person presale or $20 at the door. Info: Jill at 570-205-5751.
Wyoming County Players are hosting the musical, “The Christmas Schooner,” at 7 p.m. at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio, off Hunter Highway, south of Tunkhannock. $10 adult, $7 seniors or under 7. Info: 570-836-6986.
The Susquehanna Beekeeping Assn. will meet at 7 p.m. at the Claverack Bldg. in Montrose. Topic: Recap of PSBA Conference. Info: James at 570-934-1166.
Breakfast with Santa at Lake Carey Vol. Fire Company, 7 a.m.-noon. Santa arrives 9 a.m. with a little something for all the kids. $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3.50 under 12, preschool free. Train display provided by Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club, Info: 570-836-2355.
The Mehoopany PTO will be sponsoring a Breakfast with Santa, 9-11 a.m. $4 person or $12 per family. Second grade to provide entertainment
Wyoming County Players are hosting the musical, “The Christmas Schooner,” at 7 p.m. at the Waverly Community House. $10 adult, $7 seniors or under 7. Info: 570-836-6986.
Breakfast with Santa, will be held at the Lake Winola Fire Co. hall, 8 a.m.-noon. $10 for those over the age of 12. Children, 12 and under are free. Info: Jeanne at 570-587-1209 or Elaine French at 570-378-2860.
Wyoming County Players are hosting the musical, “The Christmas Schooner,” at 3 p.m. at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio, off Hunter Highway, south of Tunkhannock. $10 adult, $7 seniors or under 7. Info: 570-836-6986.
The community is invited to a Potluck Christmas Dinner at the East Lemon United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m. The Church will provide the main course of ham’ please bring a dish to pass. Please RSVP to 836-4891. Visitor in red suit may be on hand. Church is off Rt. 92, three miles north of Deer Park Lumber.
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ returns to the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock, at 2 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Free. First come, first served. Popcorn and soda free. Sponsored by Ace-Robbins. Info: 570-996-1500.
Tunkhannock Area eighth grade Band/Chorus Winter concert in middle school auditorium at 7 p.m.
Tunkhannock Area Clergy Fellowship will have a midweek Advent service at Tunkhannock United Methodist Church at 12:10 p.m. with light lunch to follow. Pator Peter Geshwindner of the Tunkhannock United Methodist Church will be delivering the message.
Tunkhannock Area fifth grade Band/Chorus Winter concert in middle school auditorium at 7 p.m.
Tunkhannock’s Tiger wrestling team will host the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament with preliminary action taking place on Friday and heated finals on Saturday.
The Susquehanna County boys’ and girls’ tournaments will take place starting Thursday at 6 p.m. with the final game being on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Community Foundation of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. Info: 570-278-3800.
DEC. 27, 30
Holiday Camp, 9:30 -11 a.m., led by instructors Amy and Steve Colley, for children ages 5-12 at the Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock. $25. Info: 996-1500.
Happy New Year!