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THIS WEEK: MARCH 4 to 10, 2011

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration with stories and crafts. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. Today at 4 p.m. Age 3 and older. Registration: 654-3323.

Elmo’s Green Thumb, a “Sesame Street Live” musical adventure. Help the happy-go-lucky big, red guy find a new home for Sunny the Sunflower, but be prepared for things to go awry when Abby Cadabby casts a spell that renders everyone smaller than the plants in Big Bird’s garden. Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre Township. Tonight at 7; Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday at 1 and 4:30 p.m. $22, $17, $13 with limited Sunny Seats ($55) and Gold Circle ($28). 800-745-3000.

Junior Bird Club, a field trip to Kleinfeltersville to witness thousands of snow geese and other waterfowl that frequent this 6,000-acre site. Open to age 9 and older. Carpool from Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5. Registration: 403-2006.

Preschool Storytime. Registration begins Monday for this session for ages 3 to 5 with age-appropriate stories, songs, activities and free play. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. Tuesdays from March 22 to April 26 at 1 p.m. 654-9565.

Toddler Time. Registration begins Monday for this session for 18 months to age 3 with age-appropriate stories, songs, activities and free play. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. Wednesdays from March 23 to April 27 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. 654-9565.

Teen Book Forum, with author Harrison Wick, author of “Luzerne County,” a collection of illustrations of local municipalities. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Monday at 5 p.m. 287-2013.

Mommy and Me Story and Play Time, for ages 1 to 3. Osterhout North Branch Library, 28 Oliver St., Wilkes-Barre. Tuesdays through March 15, 10 to 11 a.m. Registration: 822-4660.

Infant Storytime, for children up to age 2. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesdays through March 23 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Registration: 823-0156.

St. Patrick’s Day Craftmaking. Laflin Public Library, 47 Laflin Road, Laflin. Wednesday through Friday (March 11), 3 to 6:30 p.m.; March 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 654-3323.

Videogame Tournament for Xbox Kinect. A Teen Night for ages 11 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. 823-0156.

Teen Library Council Meeting, for ages 11 to 18. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Thursday, 5 to 6 p.m. 823-0156.

Teen Advisory Group, for ages 12 to 18. Help plan Young Adult programs at the Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. Thursday at 6 p.m. Refreshments served; new members welcome. 654-9565.

FUTURE

Furry Tails Reading Partners. Practice your reading skills with the therapy dogs. Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St., Pittston. March 12 at 10 a.m. Registration: 654-9565.

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