Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den at the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, will host Winter Wine Under the Waves on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m.
The night features wine and food samples as well as live music. Proceeds will benefit wildlife conservation.
Tickets cost $40 in advance and $50 at the door for nonmembers and $35 for members. The event is open to ages 21 and older, and guests must show identification at the door.
For more information, visit electriccityaquarium.com.
Catch a free screening of “Matilda” on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St, Tunkhannock.
The 1996 movie, based on the children’s story by Roald Dahl, tells the story of a telekinetic little girl and stars Danny Devito, Rhea Perlman and Mara Wilson. Tickets will be available at the ticket booth or by calling 570-836-1022, ext. 3.
For more information, visit dietrichtheater.com.
Pasta Dinner To-Go Fundraiser
Grab a pasta dinner during the Scranton Jewish Community Center’s Pasta Dinner To-Go Fundraiser on Sunday, Jan. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 601 Jefferson Ave., Scranton.
Participants can pick meals up in the JCC parking lot. Each meal costs $9 and includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread and dessert. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, Jan. 19, by visiting signupgenius.com/go/70a044cafaa2ea7f58-night. Proceeds benefit the JCC’s Camp Daleville.
For more information, call 570-346-6595 or visit scrantonjcc.org.
Hike and Hot Cocoa
NEPA Tail on the Trail presents the Hike and Hot Cocoa on the Trail program on Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m.
Hikers will meet at Keystone College’s Eckel Pavilion, 1 College Green, La Plume, and traverse its woodlands campus. Following the hike, participants can warm up with hot cocoa, snacks and a bonfire.
For more information, visit NEPA Tail on the Trail’s Facebook page.
Danger Club: Ice Cream in a Bag
Join Ms. Jenny for the upcoming children’s program Danger Club: Ice Cream in Bag on Thursday, Jan. 20, at Lackawanna County Children’s Library, 520 Vine St., Scranton.
The program is geared toward third- through sixth-graders, who will make ice cream in a Ziploc bag.
Registration is required by calling 570-348-300, ext. 3015. Registered attendees will be notified about the program if there is inclement weather.
Laura Rysz is the features copy editor and calendar editor at The Times-Tribune and runs the Talk of the Times column, which focuses on local fundraisers and other events. She also writes Chef’s Table that profiles restaurants around the region. Additionally, Laura curates events online on AccessNEPA.com. Laura is involved in the special Mother’s Day edition and curates occasional features Marry Memories and Times Travelers. She is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School, New Jersey, and earned an English professional writing degree with a minor in mass communications from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. She also earned a certificate in Social Media Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5228.