Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few suggestions. You can find many more on our Calendar of Events and under the Community Link on PAHOMEPAGE
Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23
The Ice Rink at Coal Street, Northeast Pennsylvania's premier ice skating facility and official practice rink of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, is pleased to announce special holiday events planned for this weekend through December 31st. Highlighting the holiday festivities will be the 3rd annual Holiday Skating Show this Saturday, December 22nd from 3:30 to 5:30 PM, and a free public skating session scheduled for Sunday, December 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Saturday's Holiday Skating Show will feature members of the Ice Rink's "learn to skate" program performing group numbers, as well as solo performances by members of the Diamond City Figure Skating Club and other regional skating organizations. Admission for the event will be $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children 6 to 12. Children under 6 will be admitted free of charge.
Sunday's free public skate will take place from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Concessions and beverages will also be available for purchase. Please check http://www.coalstreeticerink.com
Breakfast with Santa: at Mount Airy Casino Resort, Saturday, Dec. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m., Mount Airy event center. Photos and breakfast with Santa are $5 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Monroe County United Way.
Christmas Cookie Sale at
St. Michael's Orthodox Church on Saturday, December 22 from 9 .m. to noon. The Church is located on North Morris Street
in Saint Clair.
Lauren Harding and some special guests will perform free of charge at the Scoreboard Bar and Grill in Berwick Saturday night starting at 9PM.
All donations will be split between victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and the Atlanta-based Shepherd Center-- a hospital specializing in traumatic brain injuries.
Click here to watch Jeremy Deebel's story on Lauren!
December 23, 2012
Full Gospel Holiness COGIC, located at 167 Summit Avenue, Pocono Summit, 18346 in their Annual Christmas Celebrations. On Sunday, December 23rd at 9:30 am Full Gospel will hold it's Christmas Presentation "What does Christmas Mean to Me" which will be presented by the Full Gospel Sunday School department.
On Tuesday, December 25th at 9:00 am will be the annual Christmas Service and on December 31st at 10:00 pm Full Gospel Holiness will hold its Annual New Year's Eve Service which will include Communion & a Candle Lighting Service. Refreshments will be available after service.
All are welcome to come and participate in these services.
The Lackawanna County Festival of Trees exhibit is open seven days a week from 9 AM - 5 PM until December 31.
General admission to the tree exhibit is $6 for adults and $5 for senior citizens. On December 29, the museum will offer free admission in the spirit of the holiday season.
The Holiday lights at Nay Aug Park in Scranton are now on for the season. You are invited to stop by and enjoy this holiday tradition. Show runs through January 7, 2013. There is no fee, however, donations are accepted
The students and staff at Riverside Elementary West have been working very hard to clean up the Lackawanna River- The River is now up for a big award. We can help honor the work of the students and staff by casting a vote for the river.
The River of the Year contest is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. You can cast your ballot for the Lackawanna River by logging onto http://pawatersheds.org/vote/. The on-line voting for river of the year ends January 18th.
Wyoming Seminary junior Ryan Frania of Wyoming will display his creative works in a variety of mediums in an exhibition titled, "Redesigning Reality," in King's College Widmann Gallery from Monday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Feb. 15.
The 72nd annual Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Mistletoe Ball on January 19, 2013 at Ehrhardt's on the Waterfront in Tafton. The theme this year is Masquerade and proceeds will benefit Wayne Memorial's very youngest patients, the newborns in its New Beginnings Birthing Suites. Mistletoe tickets are $75 per person. For tickets, visit the hospital's Gift Box shop or call (570) 470-2664.