Calendar of Events: July 2019

actorsSherlock Holmes Play

Actors Circle will present the mystery thriller, Sherlock Holmes and The White Chapel Murders, by Lou Bisignani, at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton,  on July 11, 12, 13 and 14. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m., Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 senior citizens, and $6, students.

The show is being diirected by Lou Bisignani, with Katie VonBergen is assistant director.

Scott Rave will portray Sherlock Holmes and Mark Fryer playing Dr. John Watson.

AARP Chapter Events

AARP Chapter 3731 North East Pennsylvania, will host a residents’ bingo on Friday, July 12, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, Scranton. A patio picnic with bingo, games, and a basket raffle will be held on Monday, Aug. 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at Arcaro & Genell, Old Forge, on the tented patio. A general meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Asbury United Methodist Church. For information call Carl Yanowski, president, at 570-347-5687. 

bernies runJuly 4th Bernie’s Run

On July 4, AllOne Charities will once again present the 36th Annual Bernie’s Memorial 3 Mile Walk/Run at 8:30 a.m. at River Street, Wilkes-Barre. The flat run will benefit the Greater Carbondale, Greater Pittston, Greater Scranton, Wayne County and Wilkes-Barre Family YMCAs. Bernie’s Run is held in memory of Bernie Hargadon.

Bernie was a past YMCA director, prime athlete, and originator of this race who passed away from an unforeseen genetic heart condition. Bernie’s dream was to create an achievable race for everyone. In 1984, he did it, and thousands of runners and walkers have achieved Bernie’s dream since. Additionally, we are proud to offer a free ½ Mile Kids Fun Run!

To learn more or to register, visit email Lauranel Banks, Wellness Director and Race Coordinator at the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, at      

Rummage Sale

SS. Cyril and Methodius  Ukrainian Catholic Church will be having its 9th annual fundraiser Rummage Sale at St. Cyril’s School Gym, 133 River St., Olyphant, on Sept. 20, 21 and 22.

The sale features food, raffle baskets. For information on the sale or making donations, contact Very Rev. Nestor Iwasiw  (570- 291-4451) or Lauren Telep, chairman, (570-383-0319) or visit the Church website:

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