Beacon Briefs

Wilkes University Theatre Presents: All the King’s Women

Wilkes University Theatre will perform All the King’s Women between Sept. 25 and Sept. 28.  This “comedy with music” will shine a genuine and intimate portrait of Elvis. The performance will be held on the main stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center. The event is free for Wilkes faculty, students and staff with a Wilkes identification card. General admission will be $10. The box office can be reached at (570) 408-4540 for more information.

Faculty Exhibition 2014: A Tribute to Richard A. Fuller

The Sordoni Art Gallery will feature a faculty exhibit until the end of the semester in honor of Richard A. Fuller. The gallery will be open between 12 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. between Tuesday and Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, call (570) 408-4325 or visit

Second Annual Colonels vs. Cancer 5k Run/Walk

The Colonels vs. Cancer Homecoming 5k will be held on Sunday, Sept. 28. Pre-registration will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. across the street from Evans Hall. The cost to participate is $20 dollars and the first 75 participants to arrive will receive a free t-shirt. The race will start at 10 a.m. on Kirby Park Walkways, just across the Market Street Bridge from downtown Wilkes-Barre. The event will be held rain or shine.

Study Abroad Fair

Wilkes University will hold a Study Abroad Fair in the Henry Student Center Lounge on Tuesday, Sept. 30, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The Allan P. Kirby Center Lecture Series in Free Enterprise Presents: Michael Reagan

The Allan P. Kirby Center Lecture Series will feature Michael Reagan, the eldest son of former President Ronald Reagan, Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The lecture is free and open to the public.