Arts and entertainment calendar for the week of Oct. 10, 2018



Northern Tier Symphony Meet-and-Greet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Tunkhannock Middle School Auditorium, 200 Franklin Avenue. Bring your instrument and play along with the Northern Tier Symphony at their open rehearsal. Strings welcome and all instruments are invited. Instruments will be provided by the orchestra. Info: 570 289-1090.


Founders Art Exhibit Opening Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 at Linder Gallery in Miller Library at Keystone College. The reception will celebrate Karl Neuroth, Cliff Prokop and Bill Tersteeg, the founders of the Keystone College Art Department. Info: 570-945-8162 or

Xposed: The Body as Art, 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Abington Community Library, Clarks Summit. Philadelphia native Susan Summerton, a doctor, educator, artist and public speaker, will share her story and inspiration during a free community presentation. Guests will also take part in a Q & A session. Summerton’s art will be on display at the library during October.


Jeremy the Illusionist, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at Waverly Community Church, 101 Carbondale Road. The free event will take place during the Sunday morning celebration service. The magic acts will include live doves appearing from nowhere, unbelievable card tricks, scarf tricks, comedy acts and more.

CHI-RHO Singers Concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Dr., Clarks Summit. No admission charge, but a free will offering will be taken. Info: 570-587-3026.

“The God Box, A Daughter’s Story,” 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton. The one-woman play will benefit Hospice of the Sacred Heart programs and services. The show is co-written and performed by Mary Lou Quinlan, the author of the book that inspired the play, New York Times bestseller “The God Box,” the story of her discovery of her mother’s “God Boxes” filled with hundreds of private petitions on torn pages and Post-its. Tickets: $25 – available at, at the box office Monday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m. or Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or by calling 877-987-6487.


Writers Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Dietrich Theater. For ages 18 and up. Come and read your work or listen and be inspired. Learn the craft of writing as you write toward a goal of publication. All genres and levels of writing are welcome. Cost: free. Info: 570-249-2994.


All Day Craft-N-Chat, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. Come to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. Chat and meet your neighbors while you work on your craft. Bring any project you’re working on, or come just to be inspired. All levels of experience welcome.

Caring Hands, 1 to 3 p.m. each Monday at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. Do you knit or crochet? Join this group that creates delightful things for the library and for the less fortunate. Yarn provided.

Always In Stitches, 10 a.m. to noon each Tuesday at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. Stop and see what this bunch of quilters and sewers is up to. Get involved in one of their many charitable endeavors or learn something new.

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Reach the Abington Journal newsroom at 570-587-1148 or