‘Whose Live Anyway’

Catch the stars of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” in action on the Scranton stage when “Whose Live Anyway” comes to town Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m.

The show will take place at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., and stars the four improv artists from the popular TV show.

Tickets cost $58.05 to $69.05. Masks are strongly recommended.

For more information or tickets, visit scrantonculturalcenter.org or the box office or call 570-344-1111.

The Office 5K

Embrace your inner Dwight and Michael this weekend at The Office 5K.

Based on the hit NBC show set in Scranton, the race will take place Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m., when it will depart from the 500 block of Linden Street in the city and pass sites featured in the show. Walkers also are welcome, and participants can dress up as their favorite characters from the show for the chance to win prizes.

A pre-race party where participants can pick up their race packets will happen Friday, April 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cooper’s Seafood House, 701 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Participants also can pick up their packets the day of the event.

A post-race party and awards will happen immediately after the 5K, and other celebrations will continue that day at Cooper’s and Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St., Scranton.

Registrations costs $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race. Proceeds benefit the Mayfield-based nonprofit Valley in Motion, which focuses on “fostering community, health and quality of life in the Lackawanna Valley,” according to organizers. To register, visit runsignup.com.

The Times-Tribune Children’s Series: ‘Just So Stories’

Grab the kids and head down to Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., for the next edition of The Times-Tribune Children’s Series.

Scranton Fringe will perform “Just So Stories” on Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m. in Shopland Hall on the cultural center’s fourth floor. A Wiggles and Giggles Craft Workshop will precede the show at 10 a.m.

Ticket are for general admission and cost $7.50 for the show only and $11.50 for the show and workshop.

Visit scrantonculturalcenter.org or the box office or call 570-344-1111 for tickets or more information.

Halfway to Halloween Bash

Circle of Screams and Sinister Designs Productions will host the Halfway to Halloween Bash on Saturday, April 30 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Circle Drive-In, 1911 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Scranton.

The event will feature a triple-feature film screening, a horror drag show and music by DJ Quoth, who will spin goth, industrial, dark new wave and post-punk tunes. There also will be a 50/50 and a basket raffle.

Guests are welcome to come in costume for the event, which will take place rain or shine. Tickets cost $10 for the film screening only and $20 in advance and $25 at the gate for the full bash. Proceeds benefit Circle of Screams’ makeup and production team.

For details, visit the Facebook event page or call 570-489-5731.

Pine Brook Family Arts Festival

The inaugural Pine Brook Family Arts Festival will welcome visitors to the Scranton neighborhood on Saturday, April 30, from noon to 4 p.m.

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture will host the festival on the John Adams Elementary School playground, 927 Capouse Ave. In the event of inclement weather, the festival will take place Saturday, May 7, at the same time. Admission is free.

Planned as part of the Pine Brook Revitalization Plan, the festival will include arts like a drum circle and painting, crafts such as tote bag stamping, games, ax throwing, music, photo booths and food such as pizza, popcorn, drinks, ice cream and other goodies. Scranton Fringe also will present a performance of the Farm Art Collective’s “Stone Soup.”