1. White Matter Surplus’
    Community Play Factory’s presents “White Matter Surplus” Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18, at the Olde Brick Theatre, 126 W. Market St.,
    Tickets are $12, and the show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. It is recommended for mature audiences.
    Set in a “fictional but familiar” Scranton circa 2010, “White Matter Surplus” is about a restless young woman and her meddling aunt struggling to repair their relationship as a couple of con artists come to town and change the course of their destiny.
    The production premiered with two shows in the Koppleman Auditorium at the Jewish Community Center of Scranton in March.
    For more information or to buy tickets, call Diva Productions at the Olde Brick Theatre at 570-209-7766.
  2. Holy Rosary Block Party
    Mary Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church hosts its summer block party at 316 W. Market St., Scranton, on Thursday, June 15, through Saturday, June 17.
    Open to the public, the block party features a variety of food, a beer tent, games, raffles and live music. Entertainment starts at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 5 p.m. on Saturday, including the Shiloh Baptist Church Show Choir and the Chatter (pictured).
    For more information or to sign up to be a volunteer at the event, call the rectory at 570-342-4881 or visit the event’s Facebook page.
  3. Brews, Blues & BBQ
    On Sunday, June 18, music lovers can enjoy tunes with a side beer and barbecue at Blues, Brews & BBQ on the deck at Glass-wine.bar.kitchen at Ledges Hotel, 119 Falls Ave., Hawley, from 6 to 9 p.m.
    The evening features live music from Bobby Kyle Band along with outdoor barbecue-style dining and a selection of craft beers from a local brewery. Buffet menu is $32.50 per person. For more information, visit ledgeshotel.com/glass-wine-bar-kitchen.
  4. South Side Neighborhood Block Party
    A block party on Saturday, June 17, takes over Alder Street at Cedar Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Hosted by the Elm Street Project, the event features food vendors, like Manning’s Mobile Ice Cream Shop and Mexican restaurant Tortilleria El Buen Amigo. Also, kids’ activities, games, face painting and more will be offered. The South Side Farmers Market will be open, live Music will be provided by Jim Cullen and Jack Bordo.
    For more information, contact Chrissy at 570-346-6203 or cmanuel@uncnepa.org.
  5. 23rd annual Father’s Day Car Show at Nay Aug Park
    On Sunday, June 18, the 23rd annual Father’s Day Car Show takes place at Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Admission for show cars is $10 in advance or $15 day of show. The event is free for spectators.
    The event features food, awards and trophies for winning show cars and giveaways. All kinds of cars, trucks, motorcycles and specialty vehicles are welcome.
    The car show is organized by the Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club Inc., a non-profit organization that works to benefit children’s charities. All proceeds and donations from the event go toward these charities.
    For more information or to preregister, visit the event’s Facebook page or
    villacapricruisers.org.
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