Bowling League

When: Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. Where: Modern Lanes Bowling Center in Exeter, PA For information, contact Modern Lanes at 570-693-0584.

 Local Premiere of Autism Film at Berwick Theater - April 14, 2019

Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute is pleased to host a very special event.  Photographer Rick Guidotti, founder and director of Positive Exposure, will premiere his film about the diversity of autism, featuring children and their families from our local area. This film is a part of the Faces Redefining the Art of Medical Education (FRAME) series, a web-based resource that aims to change how medical information is presented to heath care professionals in training, clinicians, families, and communities. At this event, families will have the opportunity to join SPARK, the largest autism study in the United States. To participate in SPARK, both parents complete an online registration and then all family members provide saliva samples for research. For participating, families can receive an Amazon gift card up to $50. Date:          Sunday, April 14th Cost:   This event is FREE to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP:        Fill out the form at www.tinyurl.com/autismfilm or contact Kate Dent at kadent1@geisinger.edu or 570-522-9402 Location:   Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts, 110 E Front St, Berwick, PA Time:         The theater will be open at 12:30 for pre-film activities and light refreshments. The FRAME video will be shown at 2 pm, with a discussion led by Rick Guidotti following the screening.

 STRIKE OUT STIGMA EVENT AT PNC FIELD - APRIL 17, 2019

The Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health & Developmental Services Program, along with the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties System of Care Initiative are happy to announce this year’s Strike Out the Stigma Event.  Please join us as we look to reduce the Stigma of living with either a Mental Health disorder or Drug & Alcohol misuse disorder. Location:  PNC Field in Moosic, PA Date:  April 17th Time: Game starts at 6:35pm Cost:  Free.  Registration is required for this FREE event by April 2, 2019.  https://lwsoc.org/events/strikeout/

 12th Annual Autism Awareness Fair - April 27, 2019

This event, sponsored by Autism Awareness NEPA – includes a 5k Run, Walk and Awareness Fair Location:   Forty Fort Recreation Complex, 2009 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, PA Time(s):  5 k Run starts with registration at 8:15 am and the Race begins at 9:15; Walk and Awareness Fair starts with 9:00 Registration and 11:00 Walk start. Registration:    Go to www.autismawarenessnepa.org

 Healthy Minds Fun Day - May 4, 2019

The Luzerne Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services is sponsoring this Family-Fun Day with games, activities, food, giveaways along with an Awards Ceremony for this year’s Art Contest. (The Children’s Mental Health Awareness Creative Art Contest entries are due April 22, 2019. Students, currently active in a Mental Health program, are invited to submit their best work highlighting this year’s theme: “Share Joy — Not Judgement.  Artwork must be submitted to Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS at 111 North Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 200 Wilkes-Barre.) Date:  Saturday, May 4th Time:     12:00pm to 3:00pm Location:   Catholic Youth Center, 36 S Washington St, Wilkes Barre, PA 18701 Contact:     570-408-1332

If you have an event that you would like to see posted on The Arc of Luzerne County’s website, please email vcameron@arcluzerne.org or call 570-763-5920.