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5 Fun Things to Do with Kids this Week in the Wilkes-Barre area!

There's lots of fun happening in the Wilkes-Barre area the week of October 18th- October 24th

By Amber Nevin, Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre Publisher October 18, 2021

If you are looking for something to do with kids in Wilkes-Barre, Dallas, Kingston, Pittston, Exeter, Wyoming, Plains, Forty Fort, Plymouth, Edwardsville, Harveys Lake, Moosic and the surrounding areas, Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre has you covered by providing five things to do with your kids in the area or a short drive away over the coming week. Find your family fun!

Here is Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre's picks for the five things to do in the area with kids Monday, October 18th- October 24th. Click on the links for all the details!

1. Plan a fun Outdoor Activity for the Family!
πŸŽƒπŸšΆπŸ½‍♀️Pumpkin Walk at Creekside Gardens
🚘 CRUISIN' THE SQUARE hosted by Mayor George Brown and the City of Wilkes Barre
🌌 Friedman Observatory Open House
🏹 Frances Slocum State Park: Beginner Archery for Kids
🌳 Youth Atlatyl Action at Frances Slocum State Park
πŸŽƒ Whistle Pig Pumpkin Patch Fall Activities

It's currently apple picking season! Plan a trip to one of our local Apple Orchards with the πŸŽ Apple Orchards in Wilkes-Barre & Beyond Guide

Keep an eye the Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre events calendar for more family friendly outdoor events!

2. Check out your local libraries upcoming virtual events πŸ“š

Our local libraries provide lots of free resources and virtual events for kids of all ages, weekly! They are hosting virtual events and in-person events from πŸ“š Fall Storytime (2-3 Year Olds) Back Mountain Memorial Library Children's Room to πŸŽ’ Wyoming Free Library: Fill a Book Bag and πŸ‘» Saturday Night Scare-a-Thon @Wyoming Free Library (Online), and many, many, more! Check out our local events calendar or your local library's website for more fun virtual family friendly activities, crafts and storytimes!


3. Enjoy a local Outdoor Craft Fair, Farmers Market, Art Walk, and Flea Market!

πŸŽƒ River of Life: Fall Festival 2021
πŸŽƒ Fall Festival at Keller's Garden Center
πŸŽƒ The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival at Country Junction
🍬 Hazle Township Fall Festival & Trail of Treats 2021
πŸ¦‰ Scranton YMCA: Hoot & Howl Halloween Party!

Take your family for an outdoor craft fair, farmers market, art walk or flea market this week and support our local crafters, vendors, and businesses. Most Farmers Markets are running until the end of October/ Mid November, check on out before the season is over!

Local Farmers Market Guide



4. Fill Your Calendar with lots of local Fall Family Fun

Check out the Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre Local Fall Family Fun Guide




5. Plan some more Local Family Fun with a Macaroni Kid Wilkes-Barre Guide:





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