1. ‘Broadway Spotlight’
Theater lovers can see their favorite Broadway stars without a trip to New York City.
NYC casting director Stephen DeAngelis will host “Broadway Spotlight” at The Theater at North at 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton, on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. The show will feature performances by Jeanna De Waal of “Kinky Boots” and “American Idiot,” Jennifer DiNoia of “Wicked,” Kara Lindsay of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” “Wicked” and “Newsies” and more. Eugene Gwozdz will be the show’s musical director and accompanist. The Broadway stars will perform songs from their respective shows, share backstage stories and participate in a Q&A session with the audience. Tickets are $40 each and available online. For more information and tickets, visit thetheateratnorth.com.
2. Galentine’s Day
Celebrate the women in your life this Valentine’s Day season. Chippy White Table, 5 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, will hold “Galentine’s Day” on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mother, daughters, sisters and girlfriends can get together to make mini bouquets and sugar skin scrubs, enjoy treats and a goodie bag and get your photo taken by Photography by Seneca. Tickets are $45 per person. For reservations, private message Chippy White Table on Facebook at facebook.com/chippywhitetablevintage. For more information, visit chippywhitetable.com or call 570-706-6935.
3. Mountain Sky Winter Carnival
Mountain Sky and Brookvalley Farm will hold their first ever winter carnival on Saturday, Feb. 3, from noon to 4 p.m., 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn. The carnival will offer both indoor and outdoor activities, including horse-drawn sleigh rides, a petting zoo, a bonfire, homemade food, a hot chocolate bar, face painting, storybook readers, frozen bubbles, scavenger hunts, photo props and more. For more information visit mountainsky.net.
Join Women’s Resource Center as it raises awareness of the dangers of domestic abuse. As part of First Friday, the center will display their “Empty Place at the Table” memorial exhibit at The Century Club of Scranton, 612 Jefferson Ave., on Friday, Feb. 2, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibit serves to commemorate people in Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties who lost their lives to domestic violence through table settings that display their personal items. The event is free and open to the public, and the Women’s Resource Center will accept donations. For more information, visit wrcnepa.org or call 570-346-4460.
5. UNC to perform ‘Romeo and Juliet’
The Youth Department of the United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) is working with REV Theatre Company to put on a production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” The performance will be held on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. in the Burns Auditorium in the Oppenheim Center for the Arts, at 1004 Jackson St., Scranton. UNC aids low-income families, youth and senior citizens in Northeast Pennsylvania. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Angel Atell at 570-961-1592.