1. “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”
Join the Scranton Shakespeare Festival this weekend at the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, for its production of Broadway’s “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”
This witty musical comedy centers around a window washer who dreams his way to the top of the corporate ladder with the guidance of a helpful book.
Performances take place Thursday, June 28; Friday, June 29; and Saturday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 1 at 5 p.m.
Food vendors and concessions will be available during intermission.
Tickets are free, although a suggested $15 donation is encouraged.
For more information or tickets, visit scrantonshakes.com.
This weekend, Andrew Dice Clay looks to bring a whole lot of laughs to the Poconos.
On Friday, June 29, at Mount Airy Casino Resort, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, the comedian and actor will perform stand-up live on the venue’s Outdoor Summer Stage. The show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5.
Clay is known for his macho, flashy and sometimes offensive persona, “The Diceman,” his claim to fame in the late 1980s.
Tickets for the 21-and-older show range from $40 to $65. For more information or tickets, visit mountairycasino.com.
Join the #queerNEPA initiative at the last event of its LGBT+ Pride Month series in the heart of downtown Scranton.
Help the Hugging Army and friends in supplying all those who pass by with free hugs, flowers and encouraging notes, or simply stop by to support the cause. The event will take place Saturday, June 30, at 4 p.m. at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square.
For more information, visit Queer NEPA’s Hug Fest event page on Facebook.
Find your Independence Day zen to the sounds of live music, all while supporting a local orchestra.
Join Jaya Yoga on Wednesday, July 4, from 9 to 10 a.m. on the rooftop of the Marketplace at Steamtown garage, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, for the fifth annual Yoga on the Roof class with live music by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic.
The class is free, but a suggested $10 donation is encouraged. All proceeds go to the philharmonic.
For more information, visit jayayogastudio.com/yoga-on-the-roof.
Take the whole family to participate in a fun tradition at the third annual Strawberry Day 5K on Saturday, June 30, at National Running Center, 318 Davis St., Clarks Summit.
The 5K will begin at 9 a.m., and a kids’ fun run will immediately follow at 10.
Registration costs $25 for the 5K, and race day registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The fun run is free.
For more information or to register, visit the Strawberry Day 5K & Kids’ Fun Run event page on Facebook.