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Last chance to catch ‘Wonderland,’ starring Morgan Gilhooley as Alice and Caitlyn Metz as The Red Queen. The NE Youth Theatre Company puts on the family production at 7 tonight in Dallas.

Career-minded high-school juniors and seniors prepare to shoot a television segment in the Misericordia University television studio during Communications Summer Camp. The camp returns this summer on June 22 along with camps in biology, speech-language pathology and occupational therapy.

THIS WEEK: MAY 23 to 29, 2008

Nature Center. Stop by for a slimy time and learn about amphibians while making crafts. Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Tonight through Memorial Day, 6 to 7 p.m. 443-0400.

Wonderland, an upbeat adaptation of the “Alice in Wonderland” tale with a musical score. Performed by NE Youth Theatre Company in cooperation with Pioneer Drama. Fellowship Evangelist Free Church, 45 Hildebrandt Road, Dallas. Tonight at 7. $8, $5 children. 675-4333.

For Kids: Around the Pond. Stories and crafts about the goings on around the pond. Park Amphitheater, Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Tonight at 7. 443-0400.

Farm Animal Frolic. Meet the new baby farm animals born in the spring. Also: a hay jump, traditional games enjoyed by past generations, pony rides and a wagon trip down an old railroad bed to a pond where ice is harvested in the winter. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 1000 Turkey Hill Road, Stroudsburg. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 992-6161 or quietvalley.org.

Camelbeach Waterpark in Tannersville opens for the season Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a $3 million expansion Pharaoh’s Phortress with eight new waterslides, a four-story tipping bucket, wading lagoon, water obstacle course and new food venue. Open weekends through June 8, then daily from June 13 through Sept. 1. 629-1661 or camelbeach.com.

Charlie and Lola, a storytime session about a lovable brother and sister team. Barnes & Noble College Bookstore, 7 South Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Saturday, 11 a.m. to noon. 208-4700.

Free Movie at the Library, a screening of “National Treasure: Book of Secrets,” about treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates discovering the truth behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Saturday at noon. Popcorn and soda provided. Registration: 693-1364.

For Kids: Turtle at Long Pond. Stories and craftmaking about a turtle and his adventures at Long Pond. Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Saturday, 5:30 p.m. 443-0400.

Family Nature Games. Explore the wide world of wildlife through activities and games. Park Amphitheatre, Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Sunday, 11 a.m. 443-0400.

Family Scavenger Hunt. Set out with a list, figure out the clues and bring back treasures for a prize. Park Amphitheatre, Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Sunday, 7 p.m. 443-0400.

Harry Potter Discussion Group. Become part of the magic and discuss the wizardly series of books. For ages 12 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. 823-0156.

Teen Media Club. Discuss books, movies, CDs, video games, poetry and more. For ages 12 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m. 823-0156.

FUTURE

Puff the Magic Dragon, a storytime session with Puff and other favorite dragons and fantasy characters. Barnes & Noble College Bookstore, 7 South Main St., Wilkes-Barre. May 31, 11 a.m. to noon. 208-4700.

Teen Anime Group. Discuss your favorite series, characters and conventions. For ages 12 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. May 31, 2 to 3:30 p.m. 823-0156.

For Kids: Fishie! Bring the little ones for a fish story and a session on making fish prints through the ancient Japanese art of gyotaku. Campground Amphitheater, Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. May 31 at 7:30 p.m. 443-0400.

Early Explorations: Looking and Reading Together, a workshop for preschoolers to develop pre-literacy skills through drama, art and music. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. June 2 and 21 at 2 p.m. Free. Registration: 346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Teen Poetry Group, a free poetry workshop with Wilkes University’s Jim Warner. Bring your own work to share or read and discuss famous poets. For ages 12 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. June 3, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 823-0156.

Teen Library Focus Group. Decorate the library’s teen space, participate in teen programs and meet and talk to others who love to read. For ages 12 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. June 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m. 823-0156.

Little League Fun Night, food, games, dunk tank, music and fun for all ages. Little League Field, Hoyt Street, Courtdale. June 6 at 6 p.m. 690-4350.

Free Movie at the Library, a screening of “The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep.” Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. June 7 at noon. Popcorn and soda provided. Registration: 693-1364.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Trucksville Nursery School’s Summer Camps. Theme Camps from May 27 through June 20; Arts and Crafts and Language and Literacy in July. Open to ages 3.5 through kindergarten. Located on Church Road in Trucksville. 696-3899.

Frances Slocum State Park Nature Camp Registration. Pavilion #1, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. June 7 at 10 a.m. First come, first served. $20 fee for nature camps; $30 for outdoor adventure day. 696-9105.

Summer Youth Programs at Penn State Wilkes-Barre offer more than 30 different activities including science, art, sports and nature. Details at wb.psu.edu/ce

Summer Sports Camps at Misericordia University include baseball, field hockey, baseball, tennis, swimming and soccer. Camps begin June 2 and run through July. Information at 674-6155 or under Fun and Fitness at misericordia.edu.

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