The W: Bill Maher, Dweezil Zappa, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Birchwood Fitness, Harlem Ambassadors, and Sevendust

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First Posted: 3/24/2014


…is the “equal opportunity offender” that will hit the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center on July 27 at 7:30 p.m.?

Bill Maher will find his way to the area for this one-night-only event. Tickets go on sale March 27 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Kirby Center Box Office, online at, or by phone at 570.826.1100.

Two years after making his Wilkes-Barre debut, and just one night after taking part in a sold-out Experience Hendrix concert, Dweezil Zappa announced his return to the Kirby Center on July 11 at 8 p.m.

Tickets for Zappa Plays Zappa go on sale March 28th at 10 a.m., and a special Kirby Member Pre-Sale begins this today at 10 a.m.

Prior to the performance, the Kirby Center will host the “Dweezil Zappa Guitar Master Class – Dweezilla on the Road,” which includes a 60-minute lesson on guitar techniques from the son of Frank Zappa and is priced at $75.


…flies through the air with the greatest of ease?

The performers of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, who will present Super Circus Heroes at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza from April 17 through 19 with six performances.

Ringling Bros. offers face-time with performers starting at the interactive All Access Pre-show, which takes place on the arena floor one hour before the show and is free to all ticket holders.

Performances will be at 7 p.m. April 17, 3 and 7 p.m. April 18, and 11 a.m., 3, and 7 p.m. April 19.

Tickets start at $25. Opening night and military tickets are only $15. Additional fees may apply. All seats are reserved, and tickets are available at, by calling 800.745.3000, or at the NBT Bank Box Office at Mohegan Sun Arena.


…can you go to experience training that will help in long-distance running?

Birchwood Fitness (105 Edella Rd., South Abington) is holding a free, 90-minute seminar for distance athletes on April 12 at 1 p.m. Registration is required by April 10.

This training will impart the knowledge of warm-up techniques to lengthen stride, strategies to aid in recovery and reduce injuries, and much more.


…can you catch the Harlem Ambassadors, a team compiled of healthy college graduates who work with youth to inspire them to live better and be better students?

The Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club and the WA Key Club are bringing the group to the WA High School on March 27 at 6 p.m. to play a team of players picked who represent the district as students, leaders, and coaches, giving those in the community a chance to cheer on their own.


…should you head to the Sherman Theater on June 7? That night, SLP Concerts is holding an acoustic evening with Sevendust.

Tickets go on sale March 28 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased via, charge by phone at 800.745.3000, at all Ticketmaster retail locations, and at the Sherman Theater Box Office. Tickets are $20 in advance and $23 the day of the show.