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    UPCOMING: • A Christmas Carol: Tickets now on Sale: Venue – Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. Performance dates Dec. 8 & Dec. 9, 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at Grey Towers (Mon. – Fri.) or online at www.greytowers.org. Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope or request that your tickets be held at the door. Indicate which show you are purchasing tickets for. For info call 296-9625.
    • Holiday Tours at Grey Towers: Dec. 10 through Dec. 22. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. .In addition to the guided tours, visitors can enjoy a Holiday Art Exhibit and Sale, plain air paintings by artists of Come Paint With Me and photographs by members of the Highlands Photography Guild, all creatively depicting Grey Towers and the landscape.
    • Saw Creek Holds Angel Tree Fundraiser: The Saw Creek Estates Member Services Office will be working with the Bushkill Outreach Program. This fundraiser will provide gifts to needy children during the holiday season. To participate, visit the Member Services Office, pick an angel tag off of the tree and bring back an unwrapped gift for the appropriate gender and age described on the tag. Fundraiser ends Dec. 14. The Bushkill Outreach Program will distribute donated gifts. For more info, call Member Services Office at 588-9329 or e-mail memberservices@sawcreek.org
    • November 23, 24, December 1: Steamtown "Holiday Express" to Moscow, departs 11 a.m. returns approx. 3 p.m. Steamtown National Historic Site, Lackawanna and Cliff Avenues. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non -refundable. Tickets/info at 340-5204. Adults (16 +) $19; children (6-15) $12, children to age 5, free, ticket required.
    • November 25, December 2: Steamtown "Holiday Express" to Gouldsboro, departs 11 a.m. returns approx. 3:30 p.m. Steamtown National Historic Site, Lackawanna and Cliff Avenues. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non -refundable. Tickets/info at 340-5204. Adults (16 +) $29; children (6-15) $17, children to age 5, free, ticket required.
    ONGOING: • Al-Anon Meeting: "There is Always Hope": 12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Bethel Lutheran Church, 193 Church Rd., (off Tow Path Rd. between Hawley and Rowland), Rowland. If your life is being affected by someone's drinking, please come and let us share our strength, hope and experience. It could change your life. Info 718-219-2543.
    • Bible Study: Noon, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 431 Wayne St. (Rt. 670) Bethany. All are welcome. Every Wednesday.
    • Breaking the Code - Understanding the Book of Revelations, 11:15 a.m. Bethany Presbyterian Church. Book written by Dr. Metzger, a free overview study to be held the 4th Sunday of each month. All are welcome.
    • Cash Bingo, every Tuesday. Doors open 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. Texas #4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale. $1100 Progressive Jackpot. Refreshments avail, plenty of parking. Tear-offs. Bonanza and much more. The more that play, the more we pay. Questions call 253-0782.
    Page 2 of 9 - • Cookie Sale: Pre Order Now, pick up on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m. Community Library, Hamlin. Homemade cookies, large box $10, small box $6 (pre-boxed or fill your own). To order call 689-0903.
    • Fellowship Dinner, 6 p.m. Abraham House, 861 Maple Ave., Honesdale. Every Thursday. Also avail, 4:30 - 6 p.m. Clothing room. Info 253-0390.
    • GHP seeks Craft Vendors, Antique Dealers, Artists and Artisans: Looking for talented craft vendors, antique dealers, artists and artisans & specialty food vendors to participate “Honesdale for the Holidays”, to be held on Honesdale’s Main St. on Sat. Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a registration form or additional info, call GHP at 253-5492 or e-mail ghp@visithonesdalepa.com (put VENDOR in your subject line).
    • Honesdale Saturday Free Lunch, 11:30 a.m. - Noon. Every Saturday at either St. John's Lutheran or Grace Episcopal Church. Free to the community. For info call Laura at 687-6436.
    • Participants Sought For Santa Parade: Nov. 23, Honesdale. Rain Date - Sat. Nov. 24. Line up will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Top Notch parking area on Fourth St. Parade will kick-off at 6:00 p.m.. The parade will end in Central Park and be immediately followed by our traditional tree lighting ceremony. Businesses, community groups, school groups, and non-profit groups are welcome to participate. Anyone wishing to enter a float, musical or marching group is asked to call Gail Tucker 253-5492 or fax 253-5491. You may also e-mail ghp@visithonesdalepa.com
    • Shutterbug Program: Thursday’s 3:30 - 5 p.m. Carbondale Senior Center. A free youth (12-18) Photography Program. Learn camera basics, photo taking, building a portfolio, development techniques and editing. For info call Tomara Wilding at 961-1592 ext. 108.
    • Tuesday Night Bingo, Weekly. Shohola Twp. Vol. Fire & Rescue. For info call Jean at 559-7525 or 296-4436.
    • TOPS (Take off pounds Sensibly): 6:00 p.m., Thursdays 11/1-12/13. First Presbyterian Church, 815 Church St., Hawley. Wrap up those unwanted pounds,, join in our 6-week Holiday Challenge. Meetings FREE to new members Call Barbara 576-1949 for info.
    • Winter coats available at The Other Shop: 1036 Main St., Honesdale. New and gently-used winter coats/ jackets avail. Many of the items cost less than $10. Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteers operate the consignment shop to benefit the local hospital. Volunteers are always needed. For more info, call co-chair Sheila Davis 253-0845.
    • Winter Farmer’s Market: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday’s - Through May. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Produce, dairy, meats, bread, baked goods, granola, maple syrup, soaps, teas, coffee and more. For info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call The Cooperage Project at 253-2020.
    • Women Seeking Serenity Through the 12 Steps: Friday's, 7 p.m. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 7th and Church St., side entrance, Honesdale. Sisterhood of women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their comma problems and help others recover form addictions and painful relationships. For info visit womenseekingserenity.org.
    Page 3 of 9 - • Yoga & Meditation, Thursdays and Friday evenings - yoga at 5:30 p.m. Friday meditation at 6:45 p.m. Mt. Cobb Wellness Ctr/Vital Links Chiropractic Ctr. For info e-mail yoginisisters@yahoo.com or call 603-848-3930.
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 • AARP Chapter 3455 Pike County, 1 p.m. Riverview Inn, , Shay Lane, Matamoras. Guest and new members always welcome. For info about upcoming trips and activities call 491-5323 Christmas Party - Dec. 4, $28 per person oat the Riverview Inn. For membership call 293-3949, for parties, trips, luncheons call Martyn Freed at 491-5323. . Third Tues. of the month.
    • Thanksgiving Pie Sale; 3- 6 p.m. Abrahamsville United Methodist Church, Callicoon Rd.. Many varieties of pies.
    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 • Compassionate Friends, Wayne County Chapter Mtg: 7 p.m. Second Fl. Conference Room, Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park St., Honesdale. Group offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents. Third Wednesday of the month.
    • Film: Courageous: 6 p.m. South Clinton Baptist Church, corner of Stanton Dr. & Rt. 296, one mile north of the Waymart traffic light. A Christian film showing during Thanksgiving Service. For info 937-4360.
    • Lakewood Area Pantry will be held: 1 p.m.. - 3 p.m.. Northern Wayne Family Health CTR. For an emergency need call 798 - 2859 or 798 - 2229. In the event of inclement weather call 253-4646. For info to register at a pantry cll 253-4262. If unable to attend, you may ask someone to pick your food up for you. However, they must have your pantry card and a proxy giving them permission to pick up your food.
    • Open Mic Night: 7 - 10 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Hosted by "The Crackers". Come out and perform or just to watch and listen. All are welcome. Donations appreciated. For info call 253-2020.
    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 • Thanksgiving with Friends Dinner, Noon, Hawley Untied Methodist Church. This meal is open to all at no charge. Donations appreciated.
    • Thanksgiving Together: Noon - 1 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church Hall, Honesdale. Everyone is invited to the free community Thanksgiving Dinner. Worship service open to everyone at 11 a.m.
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23 • Ballroom Dance Class, 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, Church St., Honesdale. Open to anyone who would like to dance. For info call the church at 253-2760 on Mon., Tues. or Thurs., or call instructor Blake France at 677-3352 or e-mail bfrance@ptd.net
    • Honesdale for the Holidays: "Open House": Many, many activities. We invite you to browse through the great variety of stores, learn about the wonderful local services, and dine at one of the many area restaurants and cafes. For a full list of stores, please go to www.VisitHonesdalePa.com and click “Shop Honesdale”, or stop by one of the shops in Honesdale and pick our brochure, complete with a colorful map, list of events, and historic walking tour. For info, call the GHP office at 253-5492
    Page 4 of 9 - • Trolley Holiday Run: Trolley departure times 10:30 a.m. , Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Lackawanna county Electric City Trolly. Any child that brings an unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more will receive a free ride, toys will be donated to Toys For Tots.
    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24 • Capitol Christmas Tree Stop: Grey Towers Mansion. En route from Colorado to Washington, DC, the tree stops at Grey Towers for the public to enjoy. First floor of the mansion will be open for visitors and refreshment will be served. For details call 296-9630 or visit www.fs.us/gt
    • Dorflinger Open House: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dorflinger Glass Museum and Gift Shop at the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Charles St., White Mills. Free.
    • Free Lunch and Fellowship, First Presbyterian Church of Hawley, 815 Church St., Hawley. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday. Info at 226-4835.
    • Holiday Craft Fair: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Beach Lake Fire Hall, Rt. 652, Beach Lake. $1 donations is asked for each adult. Sponsored by Beach Lake Fire Co. Auxiliary. Food/beverages avail for purchase. Door prizes.
    • Holiday Open House, 4 – 7 p.m. Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St., Honesdale. Refreshments, local authors will sign local history books, raffles. Various exhibits. Free. For info call 253-3240.
    • Indraloka Animal Sanctuary: 8:30 p.m. Be Life Cafe, 639 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit. Live music, tasty treats, 50/50 raffle for more than $2500, and more. Tickets avail at the event of purchase online at www.indraloka.org/5000raffte-to-rescue. Indraloka is one of only a few all-species animal shelters in the U.S., and the only sanctuary in Pennsylvania that rescues farm animals.
    • Square Dance: 7 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church St., Honesdale. Light refreshments will be avail. $8 per person or $15 per family. 4th Sat of the month through May 2013.
    • St. Nicholas Faire: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 827 Church St., Honesdale. Stourbridge Model Railroad Club will hold a train show from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the lower level of the parish hall. Kids crafts, soups, baked goods, snack bar, holiday goods, attic treasures and inspirational items.
    • Stourbridge Model Railroad Club Open House: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 827 Church St., Honesdale. A large HO gauge railroad display that depict the mythical town of “Wayne”. Donation. For info call 253-2760.
    • Trolley Holiday Run: Trolley departure times 10:30 a.m. , Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Lackawanna county Electric City Trolly. Any child that brings an unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more will receive a free ride, toys will be donated to Toys For Tots. Marine Corps League Members will be on hand to collect the donated gifts.
    • Villalobos Brothers Perform: Door open 7 p.m. Concert 7:30 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Donations will be collected at the door. Experience “an intoxicating brew of musical brilliance, cadence, and virtuosity” For info 253-2020.
    Page 5 of 9 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 • “Because It’s Christmas” Concert: 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Central United Methodist Church, 205 11th St., Honesdale. Wayne Choralaires Christmas Concert , directed by Patricia Spoor, accompanist - Martha Curtis and Timothy Ferrand. Free will offering. For info call 253-2782.
    • Breakfast Benefit: 7:30 - 11:30 a.m. Pine Mill Community Hall, 919 Pine Mill Rd., Lookout, hosting the Manchester Community Library Hunter's Breakfast benefit. This is the last breakfast until next April. Adults $7, child's half portion $3.50.
    • Dorflinger Open House: 1 - 4 p.m. Dorflinger Glass Museum and Gift Shop at the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Charles St., White Mills. Free.
    • Pancake Breakfast: 8 a.m. Pleasant Mount Hall, Pleasant Mount Emergency Services, 123 Great Bend Turnpike, Pleasant Mount. All you can eat, $8 and children under age 12 $4.
    • Roast Pork Dinner: 1 - 5 p.m. Blooming Grove Vol. Fire Dept. Main Fire Hall, Rt. 739, 1 mile north of I-84, Lords Valley. For info call 775-7355.
    • Tours: 1 – 4 p.m. Tour the Wayne County Historical Society, Honesdale Fire Museum, Old Stone Jail or one of four of Honesdale’s houses of worship St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Temple Beth Israel, Grace Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church. Small charge for Historical Society all others free. For info call 253-5492
    • Trolley Holiday Run: Trolley departure times 10:30 a.m. , Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Lackawanna county Electric City Trolly. Any child that brings an unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more will receive a free ride, toys will be donated to Toys For Tots. Marine Corps League Members will be on hand to collect the donated gifts.
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26 • Canasta, 6:30 p.m. The Columns Museum, 608 Broad St., Milford, in the Foundation Room. Every 4th Monday of the month. All are welcome, beginners and seasoned veterans alike. Snacks and soft drinks provided. $5 donation. Info 296-8126.
    • Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Newfoundland Moravian Church, Main St., Newfoundland. (Across the street form the Elementary School). Adults $9, children 10 years old and under $5. Take outs avail.
    • Roast Pork Dinner, 1 - 5 p.m. Blooming Grove Fire Department, Rt. 739, 1 mile north of i-84, Lords Valley.
    • Waymart Area Historical Society Mtg: 7 p.m. Waymart Borough Building, 128 South St.
    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 County Share Ride Transportation Info Session: 6:30 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, 700 Delaware St., Forest City. Representatives form Lackawanna, Susquehanna and Wayne Transportation System will present if about the share ride transportation services. Free. Light refreshments avail. For info call 785-3252 and leave a message or call 499-4908.
    • Major David McKelvey Peterson American Legion Post 254 Monthly Mtg., 8 p.m. Community Room of the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, Commercial St., Honesdale.
    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 • Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Visits: 5:45 – 6:15 p.m. Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton. Arrive 15-30 minutes early. Train departs Scranton and will cross the Tunkhannock Viaduct between 7 and 7:15 p.m. The musicians, who ride in vintage private cars at the end of the 14-car train, hop out and climb aboard a boxcar in the middle of the train that opens to reveal a stage where they will perform a live holiday concert and invite visitors to sing along. Hope you can join us for this event which supports our local food bank.
    Page 6 of 9 - • Oregon Twp. Planning Commission: 7:30 p.m. Bryn Mawr Conference Ctr. Honesdale.
    THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 • GHP's Monthly Get-together, 7:30 a.m. Michael Lehutsky - Attorney & Counselor at Law. A casual get-together, need not be a GHP member to attend.
    • Holiday Open House: 6 – 8 p.m. Smiles by Design, 3373 Lake Ariel Hwy. Fun holiday open house complete with refreshments. Free. For info call 253-5000.
    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 • Ballroom Dance Class, 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, Church St., Honesdale. Open to anyone who would like to dance. For info call the church at 253-2760 on Mon., Tues. or Thurs., or call instructor Blake France at 677-3352 or e-mail bfrance@ptd.net
    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 • Boxwood & Berries Wreath: 9 a.m. to noon. LCEI, 10 Mpffat Dr., Covington Twp. Join artist Sally Robertson to create a wreath out of freshly cut boxwood and cranberries. $20 per person. Materials will be provided. Pre-payment is required. Register/info 842-1506.
    • “Christmas in the Village”: 2 – 4 p.m. Bethany- 3 miles north of downtown Honesdale on Rt. 670. Children’s party w/Santa at Bethany Public Library; Christmas ornament making at Bethany UM Church; carriage rides and tours of the library Historical Society and Methodist Church. Holiday open houses 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. with seasonal food and beverages at E. Kellogg B&B (art exhibit and sale); James Manning House B&B w/Honesdale HS Chamber Choir singing carols; and Mansion at Noble Lane with rooms decorated by local businesses. Free. For info call 253-5573.
    • Eagle Institute Volunteer Training Day: 8:30 a.m. – Noon. Lackawaxen Inn, Lackawaxen. Become an eagle volunteer, learn about our national bird, help protect eagles in their habitat, and assist in educating the public about sharing our region with eagles. Volunteers are trained to monitor and collect data, how to help people who want to view eagles in the safest and least intrusive manner. Binoculars, spotting scopes, manuals, data form, hand and foot warmers provided by the Conservancy. For more info and specific details visit www.DelawareHighlands.org, or call 226-3164 or 845-583-1010.
    • Holiday Open House: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Highlights For Children, 803 Church St., Honesdale. Treats, entertainment, art show, craft room, face painting and balloon animals. Surprise grab bags under the Christmas tree. Does not include an on-site book sale. Family and Friends Discount Coupon for books avail on Highlights.com will be avail. Free. For info call 253-1080.
    • Hot Cocoa & Donuts with Santa & Friends: 9 a.m. Papa’s Primo Pizza, 627 Main St., Honesdale. Bring your camera. Free. For info call 253-4830.
    • Journey Through Bethlehem – Living Nativity: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Bethany Presbyterian Church. Rt. 670, Bethany. Short outdoor walking tours and experience the wonder of the first Christmas. Special gift for kids. Refreshments served. Free. For info 253-6316.
    Page 7 of 9 - • Pearl Cafe, Noon - 2 p.m. Abrahamsville United Methodist Church, 623 Callicoon Rd., Damascus. Free community meal, everyone is welcome, first Sat. of the month. Info 224-4637.
    • Professional Day Open House: 9 a.m. – Noon. Stop by and visit one or more of these Honesdale GHP businesses and meet the staff. Refreshments. Participants include: Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon – 152 Grandview Ave.; Audible Hearing Care Ctr. – 533 Main St.; Beck, Gogolski, Posk & Co. – 914 Church St.; Citizens Savings Bank – 335 Willow Ave.; The Dime Bank – 820 Church St.; Edward Jones Investments – 642 Park St.: Smiles by Design – 3373 Lake Ariel Hwy.; and REMAX Wayne – 416 Main St.
    • "Santa on the Trolley": Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley: Excursion times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Kris Kringle will mingle with the kids and learn what they want for Christmas. This is a 10 mile Santa ride head to the Trolley Works Bldg. by PNC field and then back to the museum. Reservations suggested - 963-6590.
    • Visionary Writing Workshops, 1 - 3 p.m. Continues the first Sat. of every month. The Sanctuary of Oils, 61 Commercial St., Honesdale. $20 per class. For info call Maya Minwah 468-7350.
    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2 • All You Can Eat Breakfast", 7 a.m. - Noon. VFW Post 531, 736 Main St., Honesdale. Adults $8, seniors $7, children ages 6-12 $5 and kids aged 5 and under, free. Questions call 253-5373 or e-mail eap3573@gmail.com
    • Christmas Care Breakfast: 8 a.m. - Noon. Clifford Twp. Vol. Fire Co., 1035 Rt. 106, Clifford. All proceeds are distributed to families in need.
    • Christmas Penny Social: Doors open 1 p.m. #’s draws 3 p.m. Beach Lake Fire Hall. Presents, raffles, 50/50’s, door prizes. Hot chocolate, cookies and food. Activities for children, Christmas music, Santa and Elves.
    • Journey Through Bethlehem – Living Nativity: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Bethany Presbyterian Church. Rt. 670, Bethany. Short outdoor walking tours and experience the wonder of the first Christmas. Special gift for kids. Refreshments served. Free. For info 253-6316.
    • Compassionate Friends, Wayne County Chapter Tree Decorating: 10 a.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital, lobby and Chapel, 601 Park St., Honesdale. Bring a special ornament if you wish. Leave it for future Christmas' or take it home after the holidays.
    • "Santa on the Trolley": Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley: Excursion times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 pp.m. and 3:30 p.m. Kris Kringle will mingle with the kids and learn what they want for Christmas. This is a 10 mile Santa ride head to the Trolley Works Bldg. by PNC field and then back to the museum. Reservations suggested - 963-6590.
    MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 • Love Lites Tree Lighting Ceremony: 6:30 p.m. In front of Wayne Memorial Hospital. Lights shine in honor or in memory of loved ones. Sponsored by the hospital auxiliary, featuring Christmas music and carols.
    Page 8 of 9 - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 • Community Service Outreach, 11 a.m.. - 4 p.m. Honesdale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, corner of Rt. 652 & Dunn Rd., Honesdale. Clothes, shoes, furniture, housewares, toys and more.
    • Taste of Wayne County - First Wednesdays: 5 - 9 p.m. The Falls Port Inn and Restaurant, 330 Main Ave., Hawley. A portion of the sales will go to support the Wayne County Historical Society. For info visit http://www.thefallsportinnandrestaurant.com/dining, for reservation call 226-2600.
    • Toys for Tots: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Camp Umpy’s Bagels & Stuff, 622 Main St., Honesdale. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy and receive $1 off a dozen fresh bagels. Info 253-0333.
    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 • Climate Change: The Evidence & Our Options: 6:30 p.m. LCEI, 10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp. Join professor Mort Maliken, as he discusses the many aspects of climate change including severe storms, shifts in water availability, changes in patterns of disease and tipping points. $5, pre-registration required, register/info at 842-1506.
    • Community Service Outreach, 9 a.m.. - 1 p.m. Honesdale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, corner of Rt. 652 & Dunn Rd., Honesdale. Clothes, shoes, furniture, housewares, toys and more.
    • Grief Support Group: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital. 1st floor, Family Conference Room. 1st Thursday of the month. All are welcome, no registration required, free peer support group.
    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 • Ballroom Dance Class, 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, Church St., Honesdale. Open to anyone who would like to dance. For info call the church at 253-2760 on Mon., Tues. or Thurs., or call instructor Blake France at 677-3352 or e-mail bfrance@ptd.net
    • Craft Store Holiday Open House: Noon – 2 p.m. Pike County Developmental Ctr., 107 West Ann St., Milford. Hand crafted gifts for all occasions, complimentary tea, coffee and desserts will be served. All proceeds benefit adults with disabilities. For info call 296-6319.
    • Hawley Winter Fest: Dec. 7 - 9. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Specific information will be displayed on "Calendar of Events" at www.pplreserves.com
    SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 • Blowout Book Sale: 9 a.m. - Noon. Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Highway, Equinunk (follow the access rd to the end, past the Twp. Office). Paperback books 5 cents, hardcover’s, 2/$1. This is the last day the library will be open until April 2013.
    • Breakfast and Pictures with Santa, Central Vol. Fire Dept., Directions: 590 E to Cuckoo's Nest, turn on Township Rd., 1/4 mile on right.
    • Contra Dance, 7:30 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. A folk dance in which couples dance in two long lines, facing each other. Caller Hilton Baxter. Live Music. Suggested donation, $10 per adult, children under age 15 free. Beginners welcome.
    • Cookie Sale: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Community Library, Hamlin. Homemade cookies, large box $10, small box $6 (pre-boxed or fill your own). Pre-orders may be picked up at 9 a.m. Poinsettias sale $10 each.
    Page 9 of 9 - • Cookie Walk & Victorian Tea: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 815 Church St., Hawley. Luncheon 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Adults $9, children 12 & under $6. For reservations call Betsy Yergey at 226-1546. Event is held in conjunction with Hawley Winterfest.
    • Free Lunch and Fellowship, First Presbyterian Church of Hawley, 815 Church St., Hawley. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday. Info at 226-4835.
    • Hawley's Enchanted Christmas at Bingham Park: 4 - 7 p.m. Tree Lighting Ceremony, Bring the kids to meet and take pictures with Santa and his Friendly Elf. Roast some marshmallows at the Bonfire. Put an ornament on our "Angel Tree" for a lost loved one. Enjoy the music and hear the carolers sing. Refreshments will be served.
    • Kid's Christmas Fun Day: 9 - 10:30 a.m. Beach Lake UMC (across from the Fire Hall on Rt. 652) 7 Milanville Rd., Beach Lake. For children ages 3 to grade 5 are invited to join in the games, bible story time, crafts and snacks.
    • Paperback Blowout Book Sale: 9 a.m. – Noon. Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy., Equinunk. Paperbacks 5 cents, hard-cover books two for $1 to make way for new donations. Library will close for the winter. Info 224-8500.
    • Road to Bethlehem, 6-7:30 p.m. Hawley United Methodist Church. Seven-scene live nativity. In addition to tour, there will be crafts for the kids. No charge. Donations appreciated.
    • "Santa on the Trolley": Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley: Excursion times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 pp.m. and 3:30 p.m. Kris Kringle will mingle with the kids and learn what they want for Christmas. This is a 10 mile Santa ride head to the Trolley Works Bldg. by PNC field and then back to the museum. Reservations suggested - 963-6590.
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 Christmas Concert: A Cappella Group - Ball in the House: 3 p.m. Church of the Good Shepherds and St. Jon the Evangelist, 110 W Catherine St., Milford. Opening is a group of Delaware Valley students. Limited seating. Tickets $15 adults and $10 for students. Info at 296-8123.
    • Compassionate Friends, Wayne County Chapter, World Wide Candle Lighting: 7 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital, lobby and Chapel, 601 Park St., Honesdale. Bring a snack to share. Snow Date - Dec. 12.
    • "Santa on the Trolley": Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley: Excursion times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 pp.m. and 3:30 p.m. Kris Kringle will mingle with the kids and learn what they want for Christmas. This is a 10 mile Santa ride head to the Trolley Works Bldg. by PNC field and then back to the museum. Reservations suggested - 963-6590.
     

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