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Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre hosts first-ever F.M. Kirby Fest arts fundraiser on April 22

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre has announced its first major fundraising event, “F.M. Kirby Fest – A Night of Pints, Pinot & Performing Arts” on Saturday, April 22 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. This all-inclusive fundraising event, aimed at showcasing local wineries, breweries, restaurants, and […]

 Rich Howells

Scranton rock legend Walter Prez remembered in benefit concert at Irish Wolf Pub on March 18

Scranton rock legend Walter Prez remembered in benefit concert at Irish Wolf Pub on March 18

Walter Prezelski, better known throughout the Northeastern Pennsylvania music scene simply as Walter Prez, was the definition of a true original. If that wasn’t apparent in his towering stature, long hair, black shirt with checkered pants, and iconic top hat complete with a bright red flower on the side, it was clear in his distinctive […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Ever wanted to rappel down a building in Scranton? Go Over the Edge for charity on June 11

Ever wanted to rappel down a building in Scranton? Go Over the Edge for charity on June 11

From a press release: NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, which provides services that promote affordable housing and home ownership throughout NEPA, is looking for 92 volunteers to take fundraising to bold new heights this summer, specifically 146 feet to nearly the tip-top of the 165-foot Bank Towers building in downtown Scranton. Will you be one of them? […]

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Valentines for Felines collects donations through Feb. 16 to care for cats at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

Valentines for Felines collects donations through Feb. 16 to care for cats at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary

From a press release: Indraloka Animal Sanctuary is best known for its work rescuing and advocating for farm animals, but unless you’ve visited the sanctuary yourself in Mehoopany, you may not know how many cats live on the property, providing companionship to the many cows, chickens, sheep, goats, and pigs that have also been rescued […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Here We Are In Spain at POSH at The Scranton Club, 03/11/15

PHOTOS: Here We Are In Spain at POSH at The Scranton Club, 03/11/15

When Diva Productions held its “March to a Different Drummer” fundraiser on Wednesday, March 11, there were few other local performers who could have fit that bill better than Scranton improv comedy group Here We Are In Spain. Brit Giblin, Don McGlynn, Rob Klubeck, Jonathan Maier, Patrick Martin, and Baxter Pancake kept the crowd guessing […]

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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 […]

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‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

‘Drinks, Drama and Dickens’ at social fundraiser for Diva Productions

From a press release: The Lavelle Strategy Group is holding its third social fundraiser to benefit Diva Productions on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., bringing artists and their supporters together for a night of community engagement. Held at POSH at The Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton), the purpose of “Drinks, Drama […]

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Next social fundraiser for Diva Productions includes ‘Poetry Prose and Portraits’

Next social fundraiser for Diva Productions includes ‘Poetry Prose and Portraits’

From a press release: The Lavelle Strategy Group is holding its second social fundraiser to benefit Diva Productions on Wednesday, Nov. 5 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., bringing several different types of artists together for a night of community engagement. Held at POSH at The Scranton Club (404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton), the purpose of “Poetry […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Jam with the Village Idiots to help a little girl with a rare heart defect

Jam with the Village Idiots to help a little girl with a rare heart defect

The Village Idiots and friends will be performing at a fundraising event for Ella, a little girl born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare heart defect in which the left ventricle never fully develops. According to the Facebook event page: Ella is now 3 years old and has gone through the three stages of […]

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$15 social fundraiser at POSH supports Diva Productions

$15 social fundraiser at POSH supports Diva Productions

From a press release: What happens when you put a renowned creative strategist, an entrepreneurial restaurateur, and a fabulous venue together? A big idea with a small price tag. “When POSH’s Joshua Mast reached out, it was very clear to me how much he cares about our community,” notes Helen Lavelle, president and CEO of […]