Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
Burgers at the tap room. Burgers for under $10. Appetizers for $8 and less. Burger night starts at 5 p.m. July 13 at 3 Guys and a Beer’d Brewing Company, 49 North Church St., Carbondale. New beers are on tap to accompany an appetizer menu that includes cheesy risotto tater tots with pesto and fresh ground burgers that include a mushroom Swiss burger, a drunken chicken burger and a veggie mushroom burger. For more information, call 570-280-2739.
Jung Bergo. No cover. Scranton indie/alternative rock band Jung Bergo performs at 9:30 p.m. July 15 at the Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton. Jung Bergo is nominated for Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for “Everything New Is Old Again” at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards, which take place as part of the Electric City Music Conference Sept. 15 through 17. For more information on Jung Bergo’s July 15 show at the Irish Wolf Pub, call 570-342-0401.
Elephants Dancing. $5. Three bands fill out the bill from 9:45 p.m. to 1:45 a.m. July 15 at The V Spot Bar, 906 Providence Rd., Scranton. Wilkes-Barre reggae/rock/hip-hop act Elephants Dancing, who are nominated for Best New Artist at the 2016 Steamtown Music Awards, are joined by Scranton punk/ska band the The Queeftones and Wilkes-Barre alternative/progressive/pop rock group Hybrid Sessions. For more information, call 570-963-7888.
Addiction Awareness Rally. Free and open to the public. Kicking off the Forever Sammi Foundation, this event offers education and immediate help for people struggling with addiction. It takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. July 17, at the Lackawanna County Courthouse, 200 North Washington Ave., Scranton. The rally features food, information and testimonies by survivors and family members. Nine treatment centers will have a presence at the event.