Chills and thrills ShiverFest fundraiser draws racers to Lackawanna River

Hit the water, but don’t forget your wetsuit. Canoers and kayakers once again can take to the Lackawanna River for a chilly ride through Scranton as part of the annual ShiverFest, which raises money for Lackawanna River Conservation Association. The event will take...

Drink up – Winter in the City cocktail parties to benefit Scranton projects

By Grace Perechinsky It’s that time of year for the “new year, new me” resolutions, and the 15th annual Winter in the City cocktail fundraiser can help everyone start off right by giving back to their community. “The evening is a feel-good event that provides the...

Play it cool – Wintertime events abound across region

Stay cool. Just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside your house. Weekend Times rounded up wintertime programs, festivals and events across the region. Whether indoors or outdoors, there’s something for everyone this season....

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast to reunite at screening at Kirby Center

If you find yourself at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 12, all of your wildest dreams will come true. At 7 p.m. that night, the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue will welcome the leads from cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite” for a special...

Sounds – January 10, 2019

Sounds – January 10, 2019

Stellar sequels from Papercuts, Tokyo Police Club, Joyce Manor keep momentum going Papercuts — ‘Parallel Universe Blues’ THE GOOD: California singer/songwriter/producer Jason Robert Quever releases his sixth as Papercuts. THE BAD: No. THE NITTY GRITTY: Over the past...

Fab 5 – January 10, 2019

Fab 5 – January 10, 2019

1. Brewga: A Yoga and Beer Tasting Event If you’re looking to relax and unwind after the holidays, Brewga may be the event to attend. The yoga and beer-tasting social will take place Saturday, Jan. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Susquehanna Brewing Co., 635 S. Main St....

Nightlife – January 10, 2019

Nightlife – January 10, 2019

Thursday, Jan. 10 Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards Boulder View Tavern, 123 Lake Harmony Road, Lake Harmony: Strawberry Jam Chacko’s Memory Lane...

Concerts – January 10, 2019

Concerts – January 10, 2019

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: 570-826-1100 Alt. 92.1 presents Snow Show featuring Young the Giant, Grandson, the Interrupters and the Nude Party, Friday, Jan. 27 Disney’s DCappella, Wednesday, Feb. 13 We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered, Friday,...

Magic moments Indulge in nostalgia at ‘Disney on Ice’

Magic moments Indulge in nostalgia at ‘Disney on Ice’

When “Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic” comes to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, it’ll honor a century of memorable movies with timeless songs and smooth skating. The tour takes up residence at the Wilkes-Barre Twp. venue for eight shows over five days,...