Events Listings: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016

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THIS WEEK: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016

Grease, the feel-good musical starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (1978; PG-13). Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Free. 570-996-1500.

Social Justice and Human Rights Screening Series, four documentaries screened at Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Films: “Kids for Cash” and “The Look of Silence” 6 p.m. Nov. 16; “5 Broken Cameras” and “Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” 6 p.m. Nov. 17. 570-674-6400.

Asian Studies Film Festival, a screening of “Women Who Flirt,” a 2014 Chinese-Hong Kong romantic comedy. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall, 320 Madison Ave., University of Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 17. Free. 570-941-7643.

Game Night, for all ages. Enjoy board games, cards and brain teasers. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 17. 570-253-2020.

Stories from Around the World, tales for all ages with storyteller Fiona Powell. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Free. 570-996-1500.

National Family Week Conference, the 7th annual event sponsored by Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania with the topic “Human Trafficking: From Denial to Engagement.” Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, 77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $20; $15 students includes lunch. Registration: 570-823-5144.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Unbreakable” (2001), a superhero thriller starring Bruce Willis. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Nov. 18. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Harvest Gala, with fine food, wine, beer, basket raffle and dancing to the music of Six Drink Minimum. Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Butler St., Kingston. 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18. $50 advance; $60 at the door. 570-287-8440.

Fine Wine, Fine Art, a pottery class for ages 21 and older with all materials provided. Feel free to bring your own wine and snacks. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18. $25. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Victorian Christmas, the 18th annual tour of homes, churches and museums with the theme “Lumber: Boom to Barons.” Along West Fourth Street (Millionaires Row), Pine Street, First and Seventh avenues in Williamsport. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19. Sponsored by Preservation Williamsport. $20. 570-419-2989.

International Games Day @ Your Library. Join thousands of libraries around the world to play board games, crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. With a prize drawing and light refreshments. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 19. 570-821-1959.

Toy Bingo, with special games, 50/50, instant bingo and food. Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department, 329 Orange Road, Dallas. Nov. 19 with doors at noon and games at 1 p.m. $20 for 20 games; extra game for those bringing a donation for Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge. Tickets: 570-406-3167.

Holiday Art Auction. Eat, drink and bid at the 28th annual fundraiser offering original high-quality works by regional artists. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Nov. 19 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. $25 include hors d’oeuvres, desserts, champagne, open bar and live music. Reservations: 570-969-1040.

Annual Turkey Bingo. St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. Nov. 20 with kitchen open at 11 a.m. and games at 1 p.m. $3. 570-301-4291.

Children’s Fashion Show, the third annual event, sponsored by the Wyoming Free Library at the former St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 97 E. Sixth St., Wyoming. 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 20. Light refreshments served. 570-693-1364.

Creating Oils with Herbs, a talk by naturalist and herb enthusiast Charlene Wildes. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 105 Irem Road, Dallas. 7 p.m. Nov. 21. Free. 570-479-0400.

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Treefest, the 28th annual fundraiser for the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble with more than 130 decorated Christmas trees. Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St., Bloomsburg. 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 27; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 3; noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 and Dec. 4; 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2. $6. 570-784-5530.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Mystic River,” a 2003 mystery drama starring Sean Penn. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Nov. 26. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Small Business Saturday, the seventh annual event with downtown Wilkes-Barre retailers offering holiday promotions and savings. Also: a holiday art market, tree-decorating, a tree-lighting ceremony and a visit from Santa at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 26 570-826-1100.

Designer Purse Bingo, sponsored by Wyoming Area Catholic School at Eagle McClure Hose Company, 375 Milwaukee Ave., Old Forge. Nov. 27 with doors at 11:30 a.m. and games at 1 p.m. $20 advance; $25 day of event includes 20 games. 570-654-7982.

TeaFest, a high Scottish tea, held in conjunction with TreeFest. Also: a performance by Meg Geffken as Mary Todd Lincoln. Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St., Bloomsburg. 1 p.m. Nov. 28. $25. Reservations: 570-784-8181.

Latin American Film Festival, a screening of “Metegol” (Underdogs), a 2014 Argentine computer animated fantasy sports comedy. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall, 320 Madison Ave., University of Scranton. 7 p.m. Nov. 29. Free. 570-941-7778.

Christmas in Our Hometown, the annual street festival with horse-drawn wagon rides, trolley rides, ice sculptures, Santa and Mrs. Claus, strolling carolers and musicians, “living windows,” decorated street lamps and hot drinks. Downtown Tunkhannock. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3. Info at tunkhannockbusiness.com.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Groundhog Day” (1993) with Bill Murray. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 2. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Old-Time Christmas, the 26th annual tour of an 1800s farm with Victorian skits, a Christmas Putz, homemade nativity and village scene, living nativity with barnyard animals, carol singing in the one-room schoolhouse, a visit from the Belschnikel, a bonfire and hot chocolate and cookies. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 3-4 and 10-11. $10, $5 children. 570-992-6161 or quietvalley.org.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, the holiday comedy film (PG-13; 1989) starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. Dec. 7. Free. 570-996-1500.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Memorial Day” (2012) with John Cromwell. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Fall Cooking Classes, a two-session course on “Christmas Cookies.” Offered by Luzerne County Community College at the Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute, Market and Main streets, Nanticoke. 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 10 and 17. Registration: 570-740-0495.

The Menu, culinary creations prepared by local chefs with musical guest Skip Monday. Grand Ballroom, Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. Dec. 12 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and show at 7 p.m. $12. 570-344-1111.

It’s a Wonderful Life, the annual free showing of the classic holiday film starring James Stewart (PG; 1946) with free popcorn and soda. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 2, 7 and 8 p.m. Dec. 13. 570-996-1500.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Labor Day” (2013) with Kate Winslet. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “The Shop Around the Corner” (1940) starring James Stewart. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 23. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Happy New Year” (1987) with Peter Falk. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Dec. 30. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Hilleman: A Perilous Quest to Save the World’s Children, an independent documentary about Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman who prevented pandemic flu, developed the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and invented the first vaccine against human cancer. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7 p.m. Feb. 6. Followed by a discussion with the director Donald Rayne Mitchell. $4. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.

Real Boy, an independent film about a teenaged musician navigating the ups and downs of gender transition and substance abuse. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7 p.m. March 8. Followed by a discussion with the director Shaleece Haas. $4. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.

States of Grace, an independent film about the transformation of Buddhist physician Grace Dammann and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. Kenneth S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University. 7 p.m. April 3. Followed by a discussion with co-director Mark Lipman. $4. 570-389-4409 or cas.buzz.

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