1. Scranton Public Library Book Sale
Bookworms of all ages have the opportunity to expand their collection at Scranton Public Library’s book sale.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 27, the book sale will take place on the second floor of the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton (in front of Crunch Fitness). Books range from $1 to $2. On Sunday, March 4, the final day of the sale, buy a tote bag for $5 and fill it with books. The book sale will include fiction, nonfiction, young adult, children’s and audio books as well as DVDs and CDs.
Buyers can shop Tuesday, Feb. 27, through Friday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, March 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2. A Feast for Your Eyes
“Iron Chef” meets “Magic Mike” for “CHEFS,” an interactive spectacular, coming to F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, on Saturday, March 3, at 8 p.m.
During the hilarious stage show, contestants face escalating culinary challenges. If they lose a challenge, they lose their shirt.
Tickets start at $21 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com, Kirby Center’s box office or 570-823-4599. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
3. Fire & Ice: Beer Tasting and Food Pairing
Enjoy locally brewed beers next to a warm fire with friends at Lacawac’s Fire & Ice Beer Tasting and Food Pairing event, set for Thursday, March 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Wallenpaupack Brewing Co., 73 Welwood Ave., Hawley.
The event is open to the public for ages 21 and up. A cash bar and additional select food menu items will be available. Proceeds support Lacawac Sanctuary’s environmental education programs for children grades K-12.
Admission is $25 per person or $45 for two. Tickets are available online at lacawac.org/fire-and-ice. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-689-9494.
4. Sunday in the Park with George
Georges Seurat’s painting, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jette,” serves as inspiration for an upcoming Marywood University production.
“Sunday in the Park with George” is a musical with lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.
Performances will take place Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton.
Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for senior citizens, $6 for students and free for IHM Sisters and those with Marywood ID.
Tickets can be purchased at the box office with cash or check. For purchases with credit card, visit marywood.universitytickets.com. For more information, call 570-348-6211 x6097.
Enjoy a night of music with David Byrne, followed by an after-party with Kluster Phunk and Dynamo. Byrne, singer, songwriter and frontman for Talking Heads for more than three decades, is an artist of many media, including photography, film direction and the creation of Luaka Bop record label. Byrne brings his solo tour to F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre, on Sunday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $59.50 and are available online at ticketmaster.com. For more information, call 570-825-1100. Keep the night going and join Kluster Phunk and Dynamo for an after-party at River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 S River St., Plains Twp., starting at 9 p.m.
Tickets for the after party are only $5 at holdmyticket.com. For more information, call 570-822-2992.