The Actors Circle will present the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama “Doubt” by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Casey Thomas, at the Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton, from Thursday-Saturday, March 27-29, and April 3-5, at 8 p.m. and Sundays, March 30 and April 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12; $10 for senior citizens and $8 for students. The play takes place in 1964 and features the story of Sister Aloysius, the principle of a Catholic school in the Bronx, who suspects that the parish priest is molesting one of his altar boys. Call 570-342-9707 for ticket reservations or for more information.
The Arcadia Chorale, formerly the Robert Dale Chorale, will host the 29th annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Bach Festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 29-30. Organizers say that the festival is a celebration of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries. The festival will open on Saturday, March 29, at 4 p.m. with an organ concert at the Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton, featuring organist Kyler Brown. The festival will continue that evening at 8 p.m. with Tom Heinze and the Bach Festival Orchestra’s presentation of a chamber music concert at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 232 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. The festival will conclude with a choral concert, featuring the Arcadia Chorale and the Arcadia Orchestra, on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m., also at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Admission for the concerts is $15; $12 for senior citizens and WVIA members and $7 for students. Admission to the organ concert is free. The Bach Festival is supported by a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Grant, a program of the Lackawanna County Commissioners and the Lackawanna County Council on the Arts, and by a grant from the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts.
Visit arcadiachorale.org or call 570-871-0350 to order tickets or for more information.
Boy Scout Troop No. 251 will host a spaghetti supper on Thursday, April 3, from 5-7 p.m., at the Clarks Green United Methodist Church, 119 Glenburn Road. Tickets are $8; $5 for children age 10 and younger. Menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, drinks and desserts. Take outs will be available.
Keystone College will host a regional additive manufacturing summit on Friday, April 4, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Theatre in Brooks Hall at the LaPlume campus.
The theme for the event is “Discover how 3-D printing can benefit your business,” and, organizers say, nationally-recognized speakers, industry experts and leading manufacturing executives as well as local entrepreneurs will share their experiences of how additive manufacturing technology, or 3-D printing, is being used within industrial, artisan and small business environments to create new revenue streams, reduce operating costs, meet ever-changing customer demands and foster internal innovation.
Featured speakers will include John Dobsetter, business consultant for Stratasys Inc. and John Lash, chief executive officer of Digital Atelier LLC. Admission is free but registration is required at nepirc.com. Call 570-819-8966 ext. 110 for reservations or for more information.
The Waverly Elementary School, 103 Waverly Road, will host its annual rummage sale on Saturday, April 5, from 8 a.m. to noon. Items will be collected at the school from Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4, from 3:15-8 p.m. Call Rachel Gilbert at 570-862-6760 for more information.
The Mysteries and Detectives Book Club will meet on Tuesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St. The selection for April will be a reader’s choice of any of John Mortimer’s “Rumpole” stories. The author for May will be Kathy Reichs.
Speed and Agility Seminar
Baptist Bible College and Seminary will host a speed and agility seminar on Wednesday, April 9, in the college recreation center, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The featured speaker for the seminar will be Jody Leach, a strength coach, personal trainer and human performance specialist. The program will cover scientific principles used when developing strength and conditioning workouts and methods of adding speed and agility training into specific sports workouts. Organizers say that those in attendance will observe live drills and teaching techniques used in successful strength and conditioning programs. The free-of-charge seminar is sponsored by the Sports Ministries and Sports and Health Science programs at BBC and the Department of Institutional Advancement. Advance registration for the seminar is requested at bbc.edu/sportsseminar. For more information, call athletics director Mike Show at 570-585-9384.