- Scranton Zine Fest 2017
Scranton Zine Fest returns for its seventh annual event with a two-day festival at AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, on Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3.
On Friday, the Zine Fest hosts a First Friday Preview Show from 6 to 9 p.m. with an ‘80s- and ‘90s-themed after-party at Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. On Saturday, the festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The festival brings together individuals who produce low-volume, independent literary publications, writers and artists to showcase and sell their products.
The events are free to the public, and the after-party is open to anyone ages 21 and older. For more information, visit the events’ Facebook pages or scrantonzinefest.weebly.com.
- Saturday Night Live with the Oldies
Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton, hosts oldies and doo-wop band the Cameos with opening act the Swingtime Dolls on Saturday, June 3.
The Cameos perform music by oldies favorites like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and Johnny Maestro. The Swingtime Dolls are a trio from Easton who perform tributes to female legends from the ‘40s through the ‘60s.
Reserved tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $35. Reception doors open at 5:30 p.m., theater doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 7. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit theateratnorth.org or call the box office at 877-987-6487.
- Serving Seniors Summer Picnic
On Sunday, June 4, Serving Seniors Inc. hosts its annual Summer Picnic at the Waldorf Park Social Club, 13 Waldorf Lane, Scranton.
The picnic includes a hot and cold buffet served alongside grilled picnic foods, desserts from local bakeries and beer and wine. There also will be a volleyball tournament, entertainment by EJ the DJ and basket raffles.
The picnic is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. The event is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m., rain or shine.
To register, call 570-344-3931 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fire Up the Furnaces Fundraiser Cocktail Party
On Friday, June 2, Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum hosts a fundraiser to benefit the museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces.
Tickets are $25 for the event at Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St., Scranton.
The evening will feature music from oldies singer Anthony Natiello, food and raffles. The event serves as a kick-off for the annual Arts on Fire Festival at the Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave., on Saturday, June 3.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit anthracitemuseum.org/events or the event’s Facebook page.
- NEPA Mom Made + Handmade Market Fundraiser
Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St., hosts the NEPA Mom Made + Handmade Market Fundraiser on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The event features mom-made and handmade items from local small businesses for sale. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Dickson City Civic Center and the St. Joseph’s Center Baby Pantry.
Admission is $2 for adults and free for children 12 and under. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.