‘Music from Monticello’
The Rosewood Chamber Ensemble will present “Music from Monticello” at part of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s Chamber Series.
The ensemble, including flutist Barbara Hopkins and guitarist Judy Handler, will perform music from President Thomas Jefferson’s personal collection plus other music from that era on Thursday, March 12, at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, 300 School St.
Tickets cost $35 for general admission and are available through the philharmonic’s website, nepaphil.org, and by calling 570-270-4444.
Happy hour fundraiser
The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program class of 2020 will raise money for the Catherine McAuley Center with a happy hour on Thursday, March 12.
The fundraiser runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Harry’s, 302 Penn Ave., Scranton. A suggested donation of $5 will be collected at the door, with proceeds benefiting the McAuley Center’s outdoor learning and activity center for children and families.
Michele Conaboy McGrath and Ellen Sallusti will entertain the crowd, which can enjoy refreshments from Arcaro & Genell.
Scranton Public Library, 500 Vine St., Scranton, will show the Academy Award-winning film “Parasite” during its next Wednesday movie matinee at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.
Every Wednesday, Scranton Public Library hosts a free movie showing in the Henkelman Room on the second floor of the library.
Winner of four Oscars, including best picture “Parasite” focuses on an unemployed family that gets involved with the wealthy Parks family and becomes caught up in an unexpected incident.
The film is in English and Korean with English subtitles and is rated R. It runs for 2 hours, 12 minutes.
Admission is free. Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information and to RSVP, visit lclshome.org.
‘Dinosaur World Live’
Enter the world of dinosaurs this weekend at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
“Dinosaur World Live” will take place Saturday, March 14, at 3 p.m. and takes the audience on a journey with an explorer traveling across uncharted territories who discovers a world of dinosaurs including the tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops, giraffatitan and segnosaurus.
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 to $35, plus fees. Children under 1 do not need a ticket.
For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com or at the box office or call 570-826-1100.
Blindfolded Ham and Cabbage Bowl
Take a crack at the Blindfolded Ham and Cabbage Bowl and help raise money for a good cause.
Think Pink Foundation will host the competition Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at Broadway Tavern, 295 N. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, to raise money for women cancer patients.
Bowlers can compete for cash prizes of $200, $100 and $50 for first, second and third-place, respectively. The night will include food, drink and raffles will be offered, with a percentage of funds donated to cancer patients. 2Rockaholix and DJ Quinn will provide entertainment.
Admission is a $10, and bowling is a $15 donation. The first 100 bowlers who enter receive an event T-shirt.
For more information, visit thinkpinkmountaintop.org.
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: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest