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 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton will join the world to ‘Shine a Light on Lung Cancer’ on Nov. 13

Scranton will join the world to ‘Shine a Light on Lung Cancer’ on Nov. 13

From a press release: In conjunction with Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Scranton will be one of 200 cities across the world participating in the sixth annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer, the largest lung cancer event in the world, on Thursday, Nov. 13. Held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on the North Washington Avenue side […]

 Sara Pokorny

NEPA Scene hosts new Open Mic Night every Tuesday at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre

NEPA Scene hosts new Open Mic Night every Tuesday at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre

Cash prize offered to voted winner every week

After circulating a poll through social media to test the waters and see if the demand was there, NEPA Scene and The Woodlands Inn are teaming up for a weekly Open Mic Night in Wilkes-Barre every Tuesday night. The 21+ event is open to artists of all types – musicians, poets, actors, comedians, magicians, storytellers, […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, 11/09/14

PHOTOS: Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, 11/09/14

Today is Veterans Day, a day when the nation takes the time to remember and honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Wilkes-Barre and Kingston made that time on Sunday, Nov. 9, holding the 68th annual Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade, the area’s largest Veterans Day celebration. NEPA Scene photographers Robb Malloy […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Victorian ornament crafting, wassailing, and horse-drawn carriage rides at LHS in Scranton

Victorian ornament crafting, wassailing, and horse-drawn carriage rides at LHS in Scranton

From a press release: Get into the old-timey holiday spirit with a Victorian ornament-making workshop at the Lackawanna Historical Society on Sunday, Nov. 30 at noon at the Catlin House in Scranton. The workshop will be led by Arlene O’Malley. Participants are asked to bring straight pins with red or white heads to make their […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Find handcrafted holiday gifts at 3rd annual Holiday Artisans’ Market in Honesdale

Find handcrafted holiday gifts at 3rd annual Holiday Artisans’ Market in Honesdale

From a press release: On Sunday, Dec. 14, The Cooperage Project in Honesdale will host it’s third annual Holiday Artisans’ Market, featuring over two dozen talented regional artisans between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The Holiday Artisans’ Market at The Cooperage (1030 Main St., Honesdale) is a “juried” event. The members of […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor of Scranton grand opening, 11/07/14

PHOTOS: Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor of Scranton grand opening, 11/07/14

Friends, family, customers, well-wishers, and appreciators of fine mirror art attended the grand opening of Loyalty Barber Shop & Shave Parlor in downtown Scranton on Friday, Nov. 7. This is Loyalty’s second location (342 Adams Ave., Scranton), its first established in Archbald a few years prior. In conjunction with the First Friday art walk, artists […]

 Rich Perry

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Reconnect with your inner child

STRENGTH & FOCUS: Reconnect with your inner child

Warning: This article/activity is meant to be enjoyable. May cause an increase of smiles, lighthearted enjoyment, and piqued interest in youthful or carefree activities! Have you ever watched a child at play? They laugh, run, jump, imagine, create, sing, dance, and truly live each day. When was the last time you had a hearty and […]

 Ali Pica

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How do I get someone to put their cell phone away when we’re face to face?

YEAH, YEAH, YEAH, ALI: How do I get someone to put their cell phone away when we’re face to face?

“Smartphone Isolation” writes: Dear Ali, I am an older woman who grew up without cell phones. I grew up in an era of landline phones and answering machines, not smartphones with texting, social media, and e-mail. When I spend time with my family, friends, and colleagues, I find myself being frustrated with repeated interruptions of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal holding two classes in Wilkes-Barre

Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal holding two classes in Wilkes-Barre

From a press release: Celebrity makeup artist Mally Roncal of Mally Beauty will be visiting Ulta Beauty in Wilkes-Barre with her team of trained makeup artists for two classes on Saturday, Nov. 22. The master class will be held from 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. This special class is going to have limited seating, so to reserve […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

Canadian Pacific Holiday Train arrives at Steamtown NHS on Thanksgiving

From a press release: The Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the Canadian Pacific Railway to host the company’s 2014 Holiday Train on its journey to stock food shelves and pantries across the United States and Canada. The Holiday Train will visit Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 from 5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m.; […]

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