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Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

Beach Boys celebrate 50th anniversary at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on March 24

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre plans to kick off the summer of 2018 early with the return of the legendary Beach Boys for their 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the PNC Celebrity series. Tickets, which are $45, $59, and $75, plus fees, […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Arya (retriever mix) and Tabitha (striped tabby kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Arya (retriever mix) and Tabitha (striped tabby kitten)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8

Chart-topping country singer Tyler Farr plays at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 8

From a press release: It was announced today that chart-topping Nashville country singer/songwriter Tyler Farr will take his Devil Don’t Sleep Tour to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $29 in advance or $34 the day of the show, go on sale this Friday, June 23 […]

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Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

Philly folk singer Birdie Busch plays free show at Opera House in Jim Thorpe on July 20

From a press release: Acclaimed Philadelphia folk singer/songwriter Birdie Busch and her band will play a free concert at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. To comply with local ordinances, patrons need a ticket, which can be ordered on the Opera House website, by calling 570-325-0249, […]

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Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

Free jazz concert series coming to River Common in Wilkes-Barre July 13-27

From a press release: The Riverfront Parks Committee and the Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary will host a free jazz concert series on the River Common in Wilkes-Barre on the remaining three Thursdays in July. “Jazz in July Along the River” will be held from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. on July 13, 20, and 27 […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Dover (bluetick coonhound) and Buttercup (gray and white kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Dover (bluetick coonhound) and Buttercup (gray and white kitten)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features dogs, cats, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal is too […]

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Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

Scranton’s Menzingers headline Project Pabst Music Festival in Philadelphia on Sept. 16

From a press release: Who hasn’t enjoyed a cold Pabst Blue Ribbon before, during, or after a good concert? Well, there will be plenty of those on hand when Scranton punk band The Menzingers headline the Project Pabst Music Festival at the Electric Factory in their current home of Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 16. Launched […]

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Group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail continue in Peckville July 12-26

Group bike rides on Lackawanna River Heritage Trail continue in Peckville July 12-26

From a press release: The Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s group bike rides on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail in Scranton were so popular in June that organizers have decided to continue the series in July. Group rides will be held on Wednesdays, July 12, 19, and 26, weather permitting. Riders should meet in the parking lot […]

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Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

Actors Circle presents original WWII drama ‘Paris/Stalingrad’ at Providence Playhouse in Scranton July 20-23

From a press release: Community theatre group Actors Circle will present the historical drama “Paris/Stalingrad” at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton on Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23. Written and directed by Lou Bisignani, the original play takes place during World War II. In 1940, Paris is under siege and suffering Nazi occupation. At […]

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Learn all about monarch butterflies for free at Nay Aug Ave. Play Area in Scranton on July 12

Learn all about monarch butterflies for free at Nay Aug Ave. Play Area in Scranton on July 12

From a press release: According to the National Wildlife Federation, monarch butterfly populations have declined by 90 percent in the last 20 years. This statistic concerns wildlife and conservation experts, as butterflies play a vital role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area and the Lackawanna County Conservation […]