Calendar of Events: March 2022

Lenten Concert

In a 70-year tradition of inspiring prayer and meditation through music, the Catholic Choral Society will present its annual Lenten Concert on Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. at Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 1090 Carmalt St., Dickson City.  Rev. Patrick J. Pratico is pastor. Snow date for the concert is Sunday, March 20.

The concert is free and open to the public. There will be a freewill offering. Brenda Grunza is president of the Catholic Choral Society. Ann Manganiello is music director of the chorus; Kimberly

Gnall is accompanist. 

Further information may be obtained by calling 570-575-1040 and also at www.catholicchoralsociety.org.

Whose Live Anyway?” at the Scranton Cultural Center

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated IV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will present their new improv tour: “WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?” appearing live in concert at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple on April 29 at 8 p.m.

The show is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song, all based on audience suggestions. Cast members are Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, Ryan Stiles, and Joel Murray. Audience participation is key to the show, so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage!

This particular style of improvisational comedy is rife with countless gags, one-liners, hilarious games and even songs so good you will hardly believe they were made up on the spot.Ryan All ages are welcome.

Tickets for “WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?” are on sale ranging from $46-56 (plus fees) and are available for purchase at the Fidelity Bank Box Office at the SCC in person or by calling (570) 344-1111. or via Ticketmaster. For more information or to view a full schedule of events. Visit SCCMT.org.

Marywood MFA Information Session

Marywood University will hold a virtual Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Information Session on Wednesday, March 30, from 4-5 p.m. This information session is free and open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a low-residency master of fine arts degree. To register, please visit marywood.edu/mfainfo

Marywood’s “Get Your Master’s with the Masters” MFA program for designers and illustrators is the oldest and best low-residency program in the country, designed for those who are working full time, but who are also interested in earning a terminal degree.

For additional information about the Information Session, contact Steven Brower, MFA, director of the “Get Your Master’s with the Masters” MFA program at Marywood University, at (570) 348-6211, ext. 2569, or email sbrower@marywood.edu.

Workforce Presentation

Skills in Scranton, the workforce development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, will host a State of the Workforce virtual presentation on Thursday, March 3 from 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. All school administrators, guidance counselors, curriculum writers, teachers, and school board directors in Lackawanna County are invited to attend. 

Guest speaker, Teri Ooms, executive director of The Institute for Public Policy will present on topics including where to find workers, today’s job opportunities, the skills and education needed to fulfill them, as well as where the workforce is headed in the next decade.

Those interested in attending can RSVP to Karen Durkin at kdurkin@scrantonchamber.com

Takeout Breakfast

The Women’s Society of St. Joseph Melkite Catholic Church, North St. Frances Cabrini Avenue, West Scranton, is sponsoring its annual takeout St. Joseph Day Breakfast, on Sunday, March 20. The abundant meal includes eggs, scratch pancakes, home fries, olives, honey-baked ham and breads. Hours are 9 am-1 pm. Tickets for adults are $10 and children ages 6-10 are $6. Fragrant St. Joseph Bread will be available in two loaf packages for $5 until sold out. Tickets are available at the door. Pre-order is preferred by calling 570-468-0529, the rectory 570-343-6092 or melkite.scranton@gmail.com. More info on facebook or melkitescranton.org.

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