B&B Art Gallery Exhhibit, through the end of December, at 222 Northern Blvd, S Abington Twp. Featuring artwork created by northeastern Pa. artists, including featured artist Joe Kluck and Maureen Van Nostrand, Rita Eddy, Chris Lathrop, Jan Winemiller, Paul Kaulfers, Lesli Van Zanderbergen and Kirk Van Zanderbergen. Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 - 5 p.m. Kluck will give a presentation called Chalk Talk Jan. 6, at 2 p.m. Info: bnbartgallery.com or 585.2525.
AFA Winter Members Exhibition, through Dec. 28 at the AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.
Holiday Art Sale, through Dec. 24 at New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. A month-long holiday sale and exhibit featuring 23 local artists. Everything is priced $50 and under and purchased items can be taken home right away. Items for sale include cards, ornaments, gift packaging, drawings, paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. Info: 878.3970, newvisionsstudio.com or [email protected].
Free showing of the movie The Muppet Christmas Carol, Dec. 20 at Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, 420 North Washington Ave. at 6 p.m. Cost: Free tickets, required for enterance at the event, are available at the Scranton Cultural Center Box Office. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Home for the Holiday's Benefit Show, Dec. 23 at New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the NYC Firefighter Brotherhood Association. All donations go towards NYC firefighters who have been injured or fallen ill on the job, in memory of Edward Pfaffle. Features: Lee Corey Oswald (Portland, Oregon), The Menzingers, Three Man Cannon, Captain We're Sinking and Tigers Jaw. Cost: $10 at the door. Info: 878.3970 or NewVisionsStudio.com.
Rev. Bill Carter's Presbybop Christmas Eve Band Concert, Dec. 24 at 11 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 300 School Street, Clarks Summit.Info: 586.6306 or fpccs.org.
New Visions Studio and Gallery January Exhibit: Annmarie Ciccarelli and Alexandra Price, Jan. 4 - 19, opening reception on First Friday, Jan. 4 from - 9 p.m. Cost: Reception is free to the public and will include food and drink and meet and greet with the artists.
Punk Show, Jan. 5 at New Visions Studio and Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. Bands include: Feds, Halfling, Bad Answers and Mundo (debut set). Doors oopen at 7 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m. Weather date: Jan 6 or 8. Cost: $7. Info: 878.3970 or NewVisionsStudio.com.
Covenant Public Concert Mignarda, lute-song duo, Jan. 6 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton at 3 p.m. Mignarda: lutenist Ron Andrico and soprano Donna Stewart in a candlelight concert. Cost: free; food donations for the Safety Net Food Pantry are welcomed.
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic, Jan. 16 - 21. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. Features more than 60 Disney stars that span the decades. Cost: $25 - $55 and opening night tickets are $15.50. Tickets/info: ticketmaster.com or 800.745.3000.
Stories From Around the World, Jan. 19 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 11 a.m. Snow date: Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. For all ages. Presented by: Master storyteller Fiona Powell. Admission: free (sponsored by Toni Hockman). Info: 996.1500.
Auditions for the Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, in Tunkhannock Jan 23 from 5 - 9 p.m., Jan 26 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Jan 30 frp, 5 - 9 p.m. and in Honesdale, date and location to be announced. Positions available: Concertmaster, Assistant Concertmaster, Principal Second violin, violin, viola, cello, bass, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, French horn, trumpet, harp, piano and percussion. Compensation and mileage available for all positions. Info/Scheule an audition: 570.289.1090 or [email protected].
Open Mic Night, Jan. 25 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 7:15 p.m. Breaking Ground Poets will be featured at 8:15 p.m. Cost: Free. Musicians, poets, story-tellers, comedians, playwrights and other performers are invited to share their talents. Open mic sign-ups start at 6:30 p.m. Info: 996.1500.
Actors Circle Presents: Busybody - A Comedy by Jack Popplewell, directed by Lou Bisignani, Jan 24, 25, 26 and 27 and Feb.1, 2 and 3 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Rd., Scranton. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Cost: $12 general; $10 Seniors; $8 students. Jan 24 preview tickets: $8 general and Seniors, $6 students. Reservations: 342.9707. Info: actorscircle.com.
Ragtime from Barrelhouse to Broadway, Jan. 27. Bus will meet at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, departing at 1:30 p.m. Concert begins at at 3 p.m. Presented by: Pianist Gary Boerckel and soprano Bernadette Boerckel. Admission and transportation: Free. Reservations (required): 996.1500.
Hiking Through the Natural Beauty of Pennsylvania, Feb. 2 at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock at 11 a.m. Presented by: Jeff Mitchell. Cost: Free. This presentation will showcase Pennsylvania's parks and natural areas, including hiking trails and waterways, with a focus on locations in northeastern Pa. Info: 996.1500.
A Pennsylvania Deer Hunter book signing, Dec. 22 at the Library Express, located on the second floor of the Steamtown Mall in Scranton, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The author, Edward Murphy, will be available to sign and personalize copies of A Pennsylvania Deer Hunter. Library Express is also carrying signed copies of A Pennsylvania Deer Hunter in stock.
Writers Group, for ages 18 and up, at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m., ongoing. All genres and levels of writing welcome. Cost: Free. Info: 996.1500.
STACKS Writing Group, at The Vintage/Morning Glory Cafe, 326 Spruce St., Scranton, every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Info: [email protected].
Yoga for You, Dietrich Theater 60 E. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, Wednesdays 10 - 11 a.m. Yoga Instructor: Melissa Russo. This class will teach or reinforce the basic yoga poses (asanas) which gently stretch and strengthen the body. Attention will be given to breathing and alignment in postures. Bring a mat or beach towel. Cost: $10 per class. Info: 996.1500 or visit www.dietrichtheater.com.
Holiday Camp, at the Dietrich Theater in downtown Tunkhannock, Dec. 27 and 28 from 9:30 - 11 a.m. For ages 5-12. Instructors: Amy and Steve Colley. Attendees will the opportunity to throw pots on a potter's wheel, create sculptures and design 3D collages out of recycled household items. Admission: $25. Register/info: 996.1500.