Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Dec. 20, 2017



Marywood University graduate students’ exhibits, now through Jan. 8 in the Mahady Gallery, in the Shields Center for Visual Arts. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Galleries follow the Marywood University holiday and winter break schedule. Cost: free. Info/appointments:

Abington Heights High School Music Department Holiday Concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 21 in the high school auditorium. Cost: $2; free for Goldcard members.

The Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Marywood University present the 42nd annual production of ‘The Nutcracker,’ 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26, 27 and 28 at the Marywood Sette LaVerghetta Theater. Cost: free. General public tickets are available two hours prior to each specific performance at the Marywood box office. Sponsorships are also available in advance for seating benefits. Info: or call 570-347-2867.


Afternoon Book Club, 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Abington Community Library. Selection: “A Christmas Blizzard” by Garrison Keillor. Info: 570-587-3440.

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