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Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21

Greater Wilkes-Barre hosts Small Business Christmas in July with sales and artwork on July 21
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From a press release:

The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, the Third Friday Art Walk, and the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association will host the second annual Small Business Christmas in July on Friday, July 21.

All day, over 40 small businesses throughout Greater Wilkes-Barre will offer a special deal or discount at their store location, giving local shoppers incentive to shop small. While supplies last, participating businesses will also be giving out chances to win the Chamber’s Penguins Founder Suite for a 2017-2018 season game to customers who make an in-store purchase. To be entered to win, return these tickets to the F.M. Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) lobby before 8 p.m. that night.

All participating businesses with their deals for the day are published below and information will be made available from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. in the lobby of the Kirby Center. Additionally, there will be a canned goods drive to benefit the United Way of Wyoming Valley’s, as well as children’s activities in the lobby.

In conjunction, the Third Friday Art Walk, featuring nearly 30 local artists and art vendors will be in local galleries, boutiques, restaurants, cafés, and small businesses in downtown Wilkes-Barre from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call Jeremy Yakus at 570-408-1715.

Third Friday Art Walk venues:

1. Barnes & Noble – Artist Lisalynn Lorio
2. Downtown Arts – 6:30 p.m. free performance; artist Anna Malsky
3. The Great Escape Floatation Center: Utopia Downtown Smoke Shop – Photography by the Inspired Slacker-Billy Brandenburg.
4. King’s College Public Square – The artwork of Sue Hand, Rev. Jozef Murgas Room and Miner’s Memorial Park
5. King’s College Widmann Gallery – 6 Girls N Their Art
6. Letts Eat – Flavors of India – henna tattoo by artist Vrinda 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
7. Marquis Art and Frame – “Four Artists, Four Visions,” works by Alicia Lindgren, Michael Lindgren, Elaine Engel, and Jane Kishbaugh. Meet the artists reception 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
8. Osterhout Free Library – Kids carnival and crafts beginning at 3 p.m. Outside under the tent, there will be carnival games, circus skill toys, an arts and crafts table, sidewalk chalk drawing, snow cones, and other treats for the whole family.
9. Musical Energi – Aileen McDonald: Artwork for the Young at Heart
10. Rodano’s – Helene Elko: Button Jewelry and Cheyenne Natt: Sinfully Sweet Candles
11. Tents on South – Positively Negative Photography by Tony Traglia; Helen Kaucher: Hels’ Bells Handmade Wonderlust Artisan Soaps; Gerry Stankiewicz: Cartoon Illustration; Billy Brandenburg: Inspired Slacker Artworks; Nikki Stapleton: Fresh Water Pearls; Kevin Yozviak: Graphic Designs; HaleBoppComet: Handmade Clay, Crystal, and Wood Creations; Nicole Sanchez: Interesting Intricacies; and Crissy Solomon: Chakra Jewelry, Candles, Essential Oils.
12. Wyoming Valley Art League – Members Exhibit – Two-dimensional and three-dimensional work in various mediums. Exhibit runs from July 21-Aug. 10. Guest Artist Exhibit – Mo Devlin: Photographs from his “Frozen in Time” series in the Maffei Gallery. The exhibit will run through July 31.

Small Business Christmas in July participating businesses:

Around Town Bicycles
(59 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
Free ATB water bottle with a $10+ purchase
All day 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Bee Hive Gift Shop
(41 S. Main St., Midtown Village, Wilkes-Barre)
20% off all merchandise, 50-75% off sale merchandise
Friday, July 21

City Market Café
(25 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)
10% off total purchase when you donate a canned good, excludes alcohol
Friday, July 21

Center City Repair
(34 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
10% off everything in store
Friday, July 21

Cheesesteak Factory
(17 East Market St., Wilkes-Barre)
Free bag of chips and free can of soda with purchase of an 8-inch cheesesteak
10 a.m.–9 p.m.

King of Kings Gyros
(37 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)
Gyro and rice platter for $11
10 a.m.–10 p.m.

(53 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)
Large 16-inch pizza for $8.50 with purchase of a beverage, dine-in only, toppings extra
3 p.m.–8 p.m.

Anthractie Newsstand
(1 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre)
10% off any food purchase at the back counter and a free brownie with any food purchase
Friday, July 21

Diamond City Dairy
(90 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
Wish your server a “Merry Christmas” and receive free sprinkles
Noon-9 p.m. on Friday, July 21 through Friday, July 28

Dino’s Pizza Express
(41 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
Bring one canned good and receive 10% off food purchase, excludes specials
Friday, July 21

Hartman Jerk Center
(72 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
$5 off $25
11 a.m.–9 p.m.

Heat Bar and Night Club
(69-71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
1-2-3-4 Happy Hour ($1 Fireball, $2 domestics, $3 bombs, $4 Pinnacle pint mixers)
8 p.m.–10 p.m.

Januzzi’s Pizza
(20 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre)
10% off total purchase, excludes alcohol
Friday, July 21

Letts Eat – Flavors of India
(78 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
10% off dinner, eat in or take out
Friday, July 21

Marquis Art & Frame
(122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
20% off custom framing and art supplies
Friday, July 21

Mimmo’s Pizza and Restaurant
(46 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre)
Large 18-inch cheese pizza for $8.49, plus tax, no limit
3 p.m.-close on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22

The Hair Lounge on Main
(60 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
10% off color services
Friday, July 21

The Video Game Store
(28 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre)
$1 DVDs/$3 Blu-ray sale
Friday, July 21-Friday, July 28

Tuxedo by Sarno
(77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre)
1/2 off tuxedo rentals for wedding parties
Friday, July 21-Monday, July 31

Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
(40 W. Northhampton St., Wilkes-Barre)
Joiner’s fee waived
Friday, July 21

Cartridge World
(7A Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
20% off all Cartridge World branded products
Friday, July 21

The UPS Store
(14 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
One offer per person: 10 free self-service copies (B&W), free packaging service on first shipment, first page free fax (within U.S.), 10% international faxes, 10% off multiple package shipments (within U.S.)
Friday, July 21

That Special Woman
(108 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
10% off Jobst products (in stock only)
Friday, July 21

Puppies & More
(28A Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
25% off all pet supplies (not valid with other offers or dog and cat food)
Friday, July 21

Alliance Furniture
(24 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
10% off everything in the store
Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22

Grotto Pizza Edwardsville
(36 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
Two free toppings on a large pizza, dine-in only
Friday, July 21

Michael’s Farm Market
(Corner of Wyoming Ave. & Northampton St. Edwardsville)
$0.50 zucchini (each)
Friday, July 21

Park Avenue Boutique
(23 Gateway Shopping Center, Edwardsville)
Buy a purse, get a free wallet; buy two pieces of jewelry, get one piece of jewelry free (of equal or lesser value)
Friday, July 21

Balance Yoga
(900 Rutter Ave., Forty Fort)
Discount passes: 10 class pass $108, 10 class pass for students, seniors, and military $92; 20% off massage
Friday, July 21

3 Sisters
(182 United Penn Plaza, Kingston)
25% off single full price item, see store for details
Friday, July 21

Baby Vogue
(162 United Penn Plaza, Kingston)
30% off summer clothing
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

(168 United Penn Plaza, Kingston)
20% off your purchase
Friday, July 21

Bathtime Boutique
(170 South Wyoming Ave., Kingston)
Buy four bath bombs, get one free
Friday, July 21

Valley Goju Karate
(311 Market St., Kingston)
Sign up for two months of classes and get the third month free. You will also receive a free uniform and t-shirt upon sign-up.
Friday, July 21

Nucleus Raw Foods
(63 Main St., Luzerne)
20% off smoothies
Friday, July 21

Kernel Moonie’s Popcorn
(57 Main St., Luzerne)
15% off any size popcorn, restrictions apply
10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Café – An American Bistro
(1120 Rt. 315, Plains Twp.)
15% off dinner entrees, excludes alcohol
Friday, July 21

Leggio’s Pizza
(1092 Rt. 315, Plains Twp.)
15% off entire purchase, excluding alcohol
Friday, July 21

Wilkes-Barre Gold Precious Metals Exchange
(1092 Rt. 315, Plains Twp.)
Customers pay 82% of the gold market price for all gold jewelry
Friday, July 21

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
(1185 Rt. 315, Plains Twp.)
Buy one big barbecue sandwich, get one sandwich free or get a $3 pulled pork sandwich
Friday, July 21

Tang Asian Cuisine
(306 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.)
Special rolls R26-R54, sushi rolls half price
Friday, July 21

Lark Mountain Market Place
(306 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.)
20% off most merchandise, see store for details
Friday, July 21

Edible Arrangements
(336 East End Center, Wilkes-Barre)
$19.99 box of 12 chocolate dipped strawberries (regular price $29.99) for pick-up at store
9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Kurlancheek Home Furnishings
(235 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Twp.)
Buy one accessory, get one 50% off of equal or lesser value, cannot be combined with other promotions
Friday, July 21 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.); Saturday, July 22 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.); and Sunday, July 23 (noon-5 p.m.)

Harvest Buffet
(26 East End Center, Wilkes-Barre)
Mention Small Business Christmas in July and get 10% off
Monday, July 17-Thursday, July 20, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Driscoll’s Home Center
(720 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston)
10% off total purchase or spend $50 and get a free Driscoll’s t-shirt
Friday, July 21

Avenue Restaurant and Catering
(22 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming)
Purchase a $30 gift card for $25 with the mention of the phrase “Ho Ho Ho for Small Business Christmas in July”
Friday, July 21