Visual Arts/Performing Arts

First Posted: 4/11/2012

Visual Arts/Performing Arts

Hanover Area Drama Club presents “Rumors” by Neil Simon, April 13 and 14 at 7 p.m.

PEPS Art Show and Sale, The Pennsylvania En Plein Air Society (PEPS) will host an art show at the Glenburn Township Building located at 54 Waterford Road, Dalton from April through June. The show will benefit Physical Activity Intervention – Surviving Beyond Cancer (PAISBC). This organization was founded by former Olympian and Waverly resident Abby Peck. A “meet the artists” opening reception will be held at the Township April 15 from 3 – 5 p.m. with Abby Peck as guest speaker. Info: 954-1489

Art exhibit in Lock Haven University’s Sloan Fine Arts Gallery, featuring South Abington Township resident Ricky McKnight, a freshman Studio Arts: Graphic Online Design major. The works will be on display until April 20.

The University of Scranton Hope Horn Gallery exhibit “The Visiting Nurses Association of Scranton: One Hundred Years,” on display April 16 -May 4 on the fourth floor of Hyland Hall. Info: 941.4214.

Senior Exhibition 2011, to April 22 in the Mahady Gallery, located on the first floor in the Shields Center for Visual Arts at Marywood University. It will feature the artwork of 51 students graduating in May and December of 2012.

Annual Keystone College Senior Exhibition, now through April 28 at Artworks Gallery in Scranton from 6 – 9 p.m. Graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, blown glass, and book arts will all be on display. Opening reception will be catered by Keystone College Chef’s Table Restaurant. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Literary Arts

Writers Group, for ages 18 and up, at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., ongoing. All genres and levels of writing welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 996.1500.

The Lackawanna Historical Society Welcomes Author Robert F. Harris, at the LHS headquarters April 29 at 2 p.m. Harris will discuss his latest book, The Last Dispatch Rider, which relates the story of 14 year old Thomas D. Collins who fakes his age in order to serve as a Union soldier during the Civil War. Info: 344-3841.

Arts, Crafts and More

Learn to read and sing Welsh, in preparation for the North American Festival of Wales to be held in Scranton, on Labor Day weekend 2012. Classes will take place the first and third Saturday of each month, 2 to 4 p.m. at the first Congregational Church, 500 Luzerne Ave, West Pittston. Cost: free. Info: email or call 905.9074.

Women’s Fitness Class, Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Newton Recreational Center, Cost: $12. Info: 587.5791.

After School Fitness Program, Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., ages 10-14, at the Newton Recreational Center. Cost: $70 for six weeks. Info: 587.5791.

“Yoga for You,” Dietrich Theater 60 E. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, Wednesdays 10 to 11 a.m. Yoga Instructor: Melissa Russo. This class will teach or reinforce the basic yoga poses (asanas) which gently stretch and strengthen the body. Attention will be given to breathing and alignment in postures. Bring a mat or beach towel. Cost: $10 per class. Info: 996.1500 or visit

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