Black Scranton Boogie Oogie
Black Scranton Project presents “Black Scranton Boogie Oogie” on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Black Scranton Center for Art & Culture, 1902 N. Main Ave.
A hip-hop showcase presented by Nowadaze and friends, the event begins at 6 p.m. and features performances by CHZYBOP, Silo Good, Sam Graduated, DJ Frequency.City and more.
Costumes are strongly encouraged and there will be a chance to win a cash prize for the best costume.
The event is BYOB and everyone must be 21 or older to attend.
Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at blackscranton.org.
Costume contest and Halloween party
Get some tricks and treats at Montage Mountain’s annual Halloween and costume party.
Enjoy drinks, dancing and more spooky fun on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6 to midnight inside Slocum Hollow Bar & Restaurant at Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.
Wear a costume for a chance to win $3,000 for first place; $1,500 for second place; $500 for third place, or a prize pack for fourth and fifth places. The event is for ages 21 and older.
Admission costs $20 and can be purchased at montagemountainresorts.com. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Annual Pawrade at Zummo’s
Dress up your pup for the fourth annual Pawrade at Zummo’s on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 9 a.m. at Zummo’s Cafe, 918 Marion St., Scranton.
Dogs will get a chance to get photos by Autumn Breeze Photography. There also will be a costume contest for the dressed pooches.
All dogs must be and good around other dogs, and any proceeds benefit the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter.
For more information, visit Zummo’s Cafe on Facebook.
Comedian Kevin James will perform Thursday, Oct. 27, at F.M. Kirby Center for the Per-forming
Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30.
James starred on the CBS sitcom “The King of Queens” as well as movies including “Paul
Blart: Mall Cop 1 & 2,” “Zookeeper,” and “Here Comes The Boom.”
Tickets start at $46 and are available by calling 570-826-1100 or visiting kirbycenter.org.
For more information, visit kevinjames.com.
‘Thrill the World’
Zombie dancers will take part in the global “Thrill the World: Worldwide ‘Thriller’
Flash Mob” on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. in front of Scranton Cultural Center at
the Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave.
Dancers will show off their moves to Michael Jackson’s hit “Thriller” in an attempt to break a
World Record. Proceeds benefit the Scranton Cultural Center.
For more information, visit scrantocenter.org.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5228.