25th Anniversary Father’s Day Car Show
Motor on over to Scranton’s Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., to celebrate dad this weekend.
The 25th annual Father’s Day Car Show, hosted by Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club Inc., will be held on Sunday, June 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will offer food, music, prizes, gifts and giveaways pluss more than 600 show cars.
Pre-registration to exhibit a car costs $10 and registration the day of the show costs $15. All vehicles are welcome.
Proceeds from the event benefits children’s charities. Admission is for spectators is free.
For more information, visit villacapricruisers.org.
Butterfly House Opening Weekend
Float into Creekside Gardens, 4 Village Lane, Tunkhannock, for opening weekend of its Butterfly House.
The open house will take place Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the Butterfly House remains open daily, weather permitting, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through early September. Walk through a utopia of native Pennsylvania butterflies housed in a screened-in garden full of colorful flowers. Visitors also can witness the life cycle of a butterfly, with live eggs, caterpillars and chrysalis on display. Picnic tables are available for those who bring a lunch. Photography is enncouraged.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for kids ages 2-11. For more information, visit creeksidegardens.com.
Carnvial for Kids
Beat summer boredom with a Carnival for Kids this weekend at McDade Park, 1 Bald Mountain Road, hosted by the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The carnival will be held Saturday, June 15, from noon to 4 p.m. Attractions include pony and carriage rides, a petting zoo, an obstacle course, bounce house, basket raffles, food and more. Entertainment will be provided by Damian the Magician, Riot Circus Arts, DJ Danny Keeler, Arts in Movement and Princesses of a Moment of Magic. Scranton Police Department will present a K-9 demonstration.
For more information, visit cacnepa.org or call 570-969-7313.
Revisit “Glory Days” on Friday, June 14, when B-Street Band performs at Scranton’s Stage West, 301 N. Main Ave.
The Bruce Springsteen tribute band goes on at 8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30.
Guests must be 21 and older to attend, with a cash bar and full food service available for purchase.
Tickets are $15 for advance general admission and $100 for a reserved table for four.
For more information, visit stagewest570.com or call 570-343-7100.
Caitlin Heaney West is the content editor for Access NEPA and oversees the Early Access blog in addition to working as a copy editor and staff writer for The Times-Tribune. An award-winning journalist, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Shippensburg University and also earned a master’s degree from Marywood University. Caitlin joined the Times-Shamrock family in 2009 and lives in Scranton. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest