The 2004 mockumentary "A Day Without a Mexican" depicts what would happen if the entire United States Mexican population would suddenly disappear. Part of the Fifth Annual King's College Diversity Film Festival, 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free. INFO: (570) 208-8021.
King’s College will continue its efforts to increase the sustainability of its campus and decrease its carbon footprint with the planned installation this fall of 340 solar panels on the roof of the Scandlon Gymnasium annex. The panels will be purchased, installed, and maintained at no cost to the College through a unique partnership with Wilkes-Barre based Endless Mountain Solar Services, LLC. The partnership is the first of its kind for both King’s and Endless Mountain Solar.
The King’s College Theatre Department raises the curtain on the 2015-16 season with performances of the Tony Award-winning musical, “1776,” music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards, book by Peter Stone. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1-3 and Oct. 8-10 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 4 in the George P. Maffei II Theatre, located in the Administration Building on North River Street.
King's College will host a panel discussion on the encyclical of Pope Francis, "Laudato si," on the care of creation and the environment with Dr. Anna Minore, Dr. Margarita Rose, Dr. Brian Mangan, and Rabbi Daniel Swartz, 4:15 p.m., Sept. 21, King’s College, Snyder Room, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free. INFO: (570) at 208-5890.
King’s College will welcome back hundreds of alumni and friends for the 2015 Homecoming/Reunion Weekend, Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 20. The College will combine these two important alumni events, homecoming and reunion, into a fall weekend scheduled with multiple celebratory activities.