Welcome to January and 2013.Bundle up and head out there is plenty going on in and around our area.
You can always find more events on our Calendar of Events or under the community link right here on PAHomepage.com
January 12th and 13th
The Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre Production of "A Few Good Men" -Opens on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are available at the door.
Show Dates: Saturday January 12th, 18th, 19th at 8 P.M. and Sunday January 13th, 20th at 3 P.M. Members of the Little Theatre were recently on PA LIVE!Click Here to see the interview and preview. Click here to go to the Little Theatre Website.
There has been a change in the game times for the next two Saturday home games of the Williamsport Outlaws Hockey team. (Jan.12, and Jan. 19). The Outlaws will now face off on the next three Saturdays at 1:05pm. Come enjoy your Saturday afternoons at the Pond at Bowman Field with some good old-fashioned hockey!
Community Services for Sight Sweets for Sight is an opportunity taste delicious pastries from area bakeries and restaurants. The tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door all proceeds benefit Community Services for Sight serving Southern Luzerne County, Carbon, and Schuylkill. The event will be held at MEA's Restaurant on Broad Street in Hazleton the event begins at 2 p.m.
"Ski for Colin" will be held at Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Union Dale, PA
Call 570 679-1414 or visit 'Ski for Colin' on Facebook to purchase a voucher. Vouchers must be purchased by Saturday, January 12 and aregood only on January 13
The event Supports suicide awareness and prevention through Save A Life Lackawanna, whose efforts promote prevention education as well as support for survivors; all proceeds go directly to Save A Life Lackawanna
Second Annual March into Reading: Cool Cases for Kids initiative on Monday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hazleton YMCA/YWCA.
March into Reading: Cool Cases for Kids is a community wide movement to help children find their passion for reading.Thirty children will be given their own bookcase, made by students from the Hazleton Area Career Center,and the chance to choose ten books to get them started.
Martin Luther King Jr. Program
Martin Luther King Jr. Program. The King's community will honor the service and contributions of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, Snyder & Walsh rooms, 11 a.m. - noon. Free.
On Saturday January 26th the Pine Street MOPS Group will be sponsoring an Education and Services Expo from 11:00-2:00 at the Pine Street UM Church in Williamsport, 441 Pine Street. Come and explore the different education options and intervention services that are available in the area for your child. Public schools, private schools, daycares, preschools and service organizations will be present. If your school or organization would like to participate contact Sarah Odell through the Pine Street Church 323-4604
What better way to start the new year than by giving back to the community.In conjunction with The Salvation Army (Monroe County), Frailey Insurance and Financial Services are collecting socks for the homeless.Socks should be new; men, women and children sizes in various colors are needed.The collection starts January 1 through February 8, 2013, and can be dropped off at their office on Route 611.The socks will be distributed by the Salvation Army (Monroe County).
Heartbeat 2013 - Dance of the Decades and Costume Contest" will be held from 6 - 9 pm on Saturday, February 2, 2013 in the Monsignor McHugh School auditorium, located at 212 Route 390 in Cresco, PA.Music from the 50's, 60's , 70's, 80's and 90's.Come dressed in your favorite decade clothes and help raise money for the school.Tickets are $5 or 5 tickets for $20 in advance OR $7 at the door. There will be a DJ and a Photobooth
NAMI Scranton is looking forward to another year of providing support, education & advocacy to the NEPA community! The NAMI Scranton support group meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 7-9 pm in the Maternal & Family Health Geisinger-CMC annex building on Colfax Avenue. This month's meetings are the 14th & the 28th.
The Susquehanna River Arts group will have a show at Artspace Gallery in Bloomsburg, opening on January 17, 2013 and running through Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.
Join participating artists for a reception with light refreshments on January 19, 2013 from 6 pm 'til 8 pm. Regular gallery hours: Thurs., Fri., and Sat.: noon until 8 pm; Sun.: noon until 5 pm.
The Susquehanna River Arts group is made up of artists living in Columbia and Mountour Counties; several different media will be represented: fiber, clay, painting, photography, mixed media wall pieces and sculptures, drawing and printing.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Roller Radicals together with New Visions will be having a Party/Music Show/Fundraiser Auction on Friday January 18th. Money raised will go to the roller derby teams.A Number of bands will be performing and there will be an auction of some great items.The fun will be at New Visions Studio & Gallery201 Vine St. Downtown Scranton
Doors Open - 7:30p.m. Party Time - 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Admission - $7.00 at the door All Ladies get $2.00 off admission price
How about an evening featuring a mix of jazz standards and original compositions? The Cooperage Project is proud to announce that the Kazzrie Jaxen Quartet will be performing live on the Cooperage stage on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Cooperage is located at 1030 Main Street inThe show starts at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm.
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present three new jazz shows as part of the spring 2013 Janet Weis Jazz Series. All events are free and open to the public.
Ccile McLorin Salvant will perform on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby.
Marianne Solivan Quartet will perform on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Lobby.
Tia Fuller Quartet will perform on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, as part of Lewisburg's Celebration of the Arts
Also at Bucknell University: Jan. 16. Downtown Art Gallery. "Anna Kell: Pentimenti." The exhibition explores the tradition of painting over ornate patterns found on the surface of fabrics, through March 22.
Jan. 16. Samek Art Gallery. "Jim Campbell: At the Threshold." The exhibition includes two mural-scale electronic sculptures and four wall mounted screens, each incorporating the use of technology, cinema and LED light, through March 24.
Jan. 22. Film and Media Studies lecture. "The Visual Effects of "Life of Pi,'" with Bill Westenhofer, 1990 Bucknell alumnus, this year's Academy Award nominee for 'Life of Pi' and Academy Award winner in 2007 for "The Golden Compass," 7:30 p.m., Campus Theatre, Lewisburg. Admission: $2.