1. WVIA Ski Day
Glide down the slopes as WVIA holds its annual members’ Ski Day at Elk Mountain Ski Resort, 344 Elk Mountain Road, Herrick Twp.
Participants can check in at the Susquehanna County ski slopes from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The day ticket is good from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and the twilight ticket works from 12:30 to 10 p.m.
Each ski package includes a lift ticket and ski rental.
Members of the public media station receive tickets based on their donation level: $40 for one ski package; $70, two ski packages; $120, four ski packages; and $250, eight ski packages. For more information or to become a member, visit wvia.org.
2. ‘Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead’
Act Out Theatre Group will present a Peanuts parody, “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,” from Friday, Jan. 5, through Sunday, Jan. 14. Shows run Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. at the theater, 408 N. Main St., Taylor.
The “unauthorized parody” of the popular comic strip characters — Charlie Brown, Sally and the rest of the gang — shows them as teenage degenerates dealing with issues such as drug use, eating disorders and sexual relations. Parental discretion is advised because of the show’s adult themes.
Tickets are $15, available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 717-504-0829. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page or actouttheatre.com.
3. The Menu
Eat, drink and learn at the next edition of the Menu.
Set for Monday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., the monthly culinary event will include food from city venues POSH at the Scranton Club and the Colonnade plus a related discussion.
Doors open at 6, and seating is first-come, first-served. Tickets are $12 and available at the box office, ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000.
4. Notre Dame Chorale
Hear a wide range of music straight from the University of Notre Dame at a concert on Tuesday, Jan. 9.
The Notre Dame Chorale, the university’s official concert choir, will perform at 7 p.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Theater at Scranton Preparatory School, 1000 Wyoming Ave., as part of its annual winter tour. Admission is free, but donations are accepted and will benefit the chorale’s May trip to Ireland.
Sponsored by the Scranton Notre Dame Club, the concert will include a mix of classical, contemporary, seasonal and Notre Dame songs. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
5. ‘Harry Potter’ movie and trivia
Test your knowledge of a beloved series when Abington Community Library hosts the “Harry Potter” Movie and Trivia event Saturday, Jan. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m.
The library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit, will show the film “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth film in the series, followed by trivia. Participants can win prizes. The free program is geared toward adults 18 to 34. For more information, call 570-587-3440 or visit lclshome.org/abington.