Party on the Patio

This Fourth of July, you can climb a “Stairway to Heaven” with Black Dog, a tribute to Led Zeppelin, at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s weekly Party on the Patio.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the Thursday, July 4, concert by the racetrack of the casino, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp. Music will begin at 7:30. There is no cover charge for the event, which is open to ages 21 and older.

Established in early 2000, Black Dog performs many of Led Zeppelin’s greatest hits along with lesser-known songs.

For more information and a full list of groups performing this season, visit or call 570-831-2100.


Sixth annual Yoga on the Roof

Before all of the cookouts and parties, start your Fourth of July with some relaxation and exercise at the sixth annual Yoga on the Roof at the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton

Jaya Yoga will host a yoga class on the top level of the parking garage from 9 to 11 a.m. with live music by members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. A light breakfast catered by Starbucks, Terra Preta Prime, and Donna Vannan will follow.

Participants are asked to park on the third level of the garage to easily access the roof. Yoga will move to the covered level of the garage under the roof if it rains.

Admission is a suggested donation of $10, with proceeds benefiting the philharmonic.

For details or tickets, visit or call 570-319-1726.


Adult Swim Night

Leave the kids at home and head to the waterpark for Adult Swim Night on Saturday, July 6.

The action runs from 6 to 11 p.m. at Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.

Guests can spend the night swimming, enjoying drink specials, playing games (with prizes as big as concert tickets) and listening to music provided by DJ Famous and DJ Josh Beatz.

The event is open to ages 21 and older, and ID is required to get in. For more information, visit or call 800-468-7669.


‘Mary Poppins’

You may not be able to spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, but this Friday, July 5, you’ll sure be able to sing it.

F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, will host two screenings of the classic family musical “Mary Poppins,” starring Academy Award winner Julie Andrews. The movie is rated G and has a running time of 139 minutes.

The matinee will begin at 1 p.m., with doors opening at 11:30 a.m., and the evening showing will begin at 7:30, with doors opening at 6.

Tickets cost $5. For more information or tickets, visit or call 570-826-1100.


Magic with Conductor Cody

Kids can learn about trains and more with an unusual teacher at the Nancy Kay Holmes Branch Library, 1032 Green Ridge St., Scranton

This Monday, July 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Conductor Cody will teach kids about railroad safety, how a steam engine works and more through an interactive magic show.

Children of all ages are welcome, and admission is free, although registration is required. To register or find more information, call 570-207-0764 or visit

Joe Stanky and the Cadets

Relax and take in some music this weekend at Nay Aug Park.

The Scranton park’s Sunday summer concert series continues Sunday, July 7, beginning at 2:00 p.m. with a performance by Joe Stanky and the Cadets.

The local band is known for its versatility and variety, performing such genres as polka, country, rock ‘n’ roll and specialty tunes. The group will perform in the park’s bandstand, near Geisinger Community Medical Center, Arthur Avenue and Mulberry Street.

Admission is free. For more information, call 570-348-4186 in advance or 570-983-6485 on the day of the event.