Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend
Weekend yoga workshops. $35 and up. Yoga teacher Pardeep Teotia travels the world teaching classes, holding workshops and taking part in retreats. From Jan. 13 through Jan. 15, he’ll hold daily workshops at Balance Yoga & Fitness, 900 Rutter Ave., Forty Fort. Jan. 13’s workshop, from 6 to 8 p.m., explores methods for integrating the peace of yoga into everyday life. Jan. 14’s workshop, from 10 a.m. to noon, includes methods for strengthening the yoga experience. Jan. 15’s workshop, from 10 a.m. to noon, is a detox flow empowerment class for all skill levels. Workshops are $35 in advance or $40 for walk-ins. All three can be attended for $90. For more information or to sign up, call 570-714-2777.
Beer pong tournament. $10. Confident in your ability to throw ping pong balls across tables and into cups of water? Then grab a friend who also feels they’re good at throwing ping pong balls across tables and into cups of water to face off against groups of other throwers of ping pong balls across tables and into cups of water at Knuckleheads Bar & Grille, 244 Hughes St., Swoyersville. The tournament, from 7:45 to 10 p.m. Jan. 14, is $10 a person and prizes will be given to first and second place. Players will enjoy free food and drink specials. For more information, call 570-288-8028.
A tribute to Tom Waits. $5. Wilkes-Barre experimental funk/jazz band MMLE will play a Tom Waits tribute set 10 p.m. Jan. 14 at River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains. MMLE will also play a set of its original compositions. Admission is $5. For more information, call 570-822-2992.
Charitable workout. $10. Elite Custom Fitness is hosting an open house at its 182 Butler St., Wilkes-Barre location Jan. 14 from noon to 4 p.m. The open house includes a 1:30 p.m. workout benefiting Blue Chip Animal Farm and SPCA of Luzerne County. A $10 fee, which will be matched by Elite for donation purposes, will be assessed to exercisers. For more information, call 570-970-0402.