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    UPCOMING:?• Mar. 23: Benefit Dinner for John Faller: 3 - 7 p.m. Seelyville Fire Co. Hall, 1200 Bridge St., Honesdale. Entertainment by DJ gDaddy, basket raffle, 50/50 and more. Ticket info at 842-8293 or 470-5310. Tickets/donations visit www.payitsquare.com/collect-page/8000. All proceeds will benefit expenses for a handicapped accessible bathroom, for John who suffers from Churg-Strauss Syndrome. Presented by Teresa's Angels.?• Apr. 11: Bus Trip: Sights & Sound: Lancaster to see NOAH. Cost $95.00 includes, transportation, family style lunch at Hershey Farm, show admission, and driver tip. Partial payment must be made by March 10. For info or reservations call Sandy Kline 253-4931 or 352-4991
    ONGOING:?• Bible Study: Noon, Every Tuesday and 6 p.m. Every Wednesday. Wilder House, next to Bethany Presbyterian Church, 431 Wayne St. (Rt. 670) Bethany. All are welcome.?• Cash Bingo: Door open 5:30 p.m., games start 6:30 p.m. Every Tuesday. 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.?• The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance Host, APH-O-RISMS, a group exhibition exploring the economy of form: Until March 16 at 37 Main St. Narrowsburg, NY. Gallery Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For info call (845) 252-7578 or visit www.ArtsAllianceSite.org.?• Fellowship Dinner: 6 p.m. Every Thursday. Abraham House, 861 Maple Ave., Honesdale. Also avail, 4:30 - 6 p.m. Clothing room. Info 253-0390..?• 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.?• Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations until March 15. The 2013 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award $425,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,300 young volunteers across the country. The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program aims to honor youth who have made a positive impact in their communities. To nominate volunteers ages six to 18 for a Kohl’s Cares scholarship, visit kohlskids.com Those?wishing to nominate a youth volunteer must be 21 years or older.?• Mah Jongg: Monday afternoons. Call 570-224-4048 to find out where the game will be located. Beginners and experienced players invited. No fee. Learn and play the game in a non-competitive atmosphere.?• Pierogie Sale: The Browndale Fire Company and Little Spuds Homemade Gourmet Pierogies are working to sell Little Spuds homemade potato and cheese pierogies. All proceeds benefit the Browndale Fire Company. You can pick up frozen Pierogie's on Tuesday or Wednesday from 6 p.m. 7 p.m. at the Browndale Fire Station, Route 247 or by appointment. Price is $6.00 per dozen. Please call 785-5300 or 499-4908 to reserve your order by e-mail at: jdoyle@nep.net.?• Still Looking for Becker Art: Curator Juan Espino continues to look for artwork by Wayne County's own Howard D. Becker for a new exhibit opening in April. If you have a Becker painting that was not used in last year's exhibit and are willing to loan it to WCHS through December 2013, we'd love to hear from you. Although the museum is closed for the winter, you can leave a message at (570) 253-3240 or wchshop@ptd.net and we'll get back to you.?• Story Time and Play Groups: Community Library, Hamlin. Registration is now open for children ages 6 months - 5 years. For info, 689-0903.?• Tuesday Night Bingo: Weekly. Shohola Twp. Vol. Fire & Rescue. For info call Jean at 559-7525 or 296-4436.?• Wayne Pike Chapter of DAR Needs Your Help: A 2013 exhibit is planed to open on April 20 at the Wayne County Historical Society Main St., Honesdale Museum to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Wayne-Pike Chapter of DAR. Any member or former member of DAR who has photos, objects or documents which would held tell this story is encouraged to contact Sally Malaga at sltalaga@gmail.com or leave a message at 253-3240.?• Winter Farmer’s Market: 11 a.m. – 2 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?• Yoga: Moravian Church, Mondays, 6, Moravian Church, downtown Newfoundland. Everyone is welcome, by donation. Proceeds benefit the church. For info e-mail yoginisisters@yahoo.com or call 603-848-3930. Do not call the church.
    Page 2 of 9 - MAR. 9 (SAT)?• Art After Dark: 6 – 9 p.m. Broad St., Milford. Join the seven art galleries for art, craft, photography and refreshments. The Artisan Exchange, The Golden fFsh Gallery, The Artery, Moon Gravel Arts, The Forge, The Photography Guild, Blue Stone Studio.?• Benefit For Hailey Marie Kerwin: 6 - 11 p.m. Joey C's. Honesdale. Hailey who is 6 months old was diagnosed with severe reflux with apnea spells, major surgery has been done to tighten the esophagus, she has had feeding tube placed and a permanent IV. Hailey requires round the clock care. Her mother, Amanda Dalesky, has given up her job to care for Hailey. This benefit will help with medical expenses. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, and may be purchased at Super Duper, Apple Day Spa, Waymart Beverage and Dirlam Bros. For more info call Mike F. 251-6869; Linda P. 878-9699; Mary E. 251-8276 or Toni L 470-6450.Gun raffles (funs provided by N.E. Fire Arms) 50/50. Buffet, dessert, beverages, raffles, music.?• DJ Dance Party at the Cooperage: 7 – 10 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. This a 21+ BYOB event. DJ Joey C of Beach Lake will keep the beats pumping.?Donations gratefully accepted. Snacks available for purchase. For more info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 253.2020.?• Food For Thought Series: From Dairy Farm to Diversification: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Wayne County Public Library. Brian and Sam Fox talk about the evolution of their dairy farm to its present day operation as a diversified small farm. They discuss crops, animals, grazing, compost, frugality and financial management. To register/info call 253-1220 or e-mail ewilson@waynelibraries.org?• Free Lunch and Fellowship: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Hawley, 815 Church St., 2nd & 4th Saturdays. For info call 226-4835.?• Irish Festival: 1-5 p.m. Ski Big Bear. Ski and celebrate the Irish in all of us! The bar will be featuring Killians Red Green Beer. Live entertainment will be provided by "The Celtic Martins Irish Band". Authentic Irish food will be available for purchase in the Scramble including: Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd's Pie, Guinness Beef Stew and classic kid's favorites like hamburgers, chicken tenders and more. Don't forget to wear your green!?• Native Plants in the Landscape: 2 p.m. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. 126 PPL Drive, Hawley. Presenter: Sue Thompson, NEPA Audubon Society. Join Sue Thompson, Proprietor of Mariposa Gardens, a local native plant nursery, for her informative presentation. Sue: 253-4006. No registration required.?• (Not Just A) Craft Fair: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. LaSalle Academy Dickson City Campus (formerly St. Mary's). Cub Scout Pack 21 is currently seeking vendors. Spaces will be 10"x10" and will cost $25. Reservations and information can be found by contacting Sarah Kovolenus by calling (570) 840-5915 or e-mail sarahkovolenus@verizon.net. Admission into the event will cost $1. In addition to the craft fair, there will be a bake sale, snack bar and a raffle.?• Roast Beef Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Ledgedale Vol. Fire Co. To benefit Ray Marz and Ruth DiPalma. Mrs. DiPalma is battling pancreatic cancer and is the mother of 1st lieutenant Doug DiPalma. Ray Martz is a twelve year member, fire police officer, and husband of Ledgedale Ladies Auxiliary member Alice Marz. Ray is fighting a lung disease. Adults $10, children ages 12 and under $7.?• Maple Sugaring: 9 a.m. - Noon. Journey’s End Farm, Sterling. Learn the sugaring operation, farm, and protection of the land. Light refreshments avail. Be prepared for walking through muddy conditions. Free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Call Delaware Highlands Conservancy 226-3164 or 845-583-1010, e-mail info@delawarehighlands.org, or visit www.DelawareHighlands.org to register and receive directions
    Page 3 of 9 - MAR. 10 SUN?• Victory, A Music And Drama Experience: 11 a.m. The South Clinton Baptist Church is located on the corner of Rt. 296 and Stanton Drive, one mile north of the Waymart traffic light. Arranged by A.M. Summers. The Traveling Ministry Team from South New Milford Baptist Church will conduct VICTORY. Dr. Glendon Summers will be teaching a teens through adult Bible study at 9:45 AM. For info 937-4360.?• WCAA Winter Film Series: Enigmatic Endings: 6 p.m. Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 32 Commercial St., Honesdale. Film: Queen to Play. $5 donation is suggested, supports the Wayne County Arts Alliance's community programs. Info at 390.4420 or online waynecountyartsalliance.org.
    MAR. 11 MON?Brunch with the Bunny: RSVP deadline Mar. 11. Event Mar,. 16. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jefferson Township Lions Club Banquet Hall, Lions Rd. The Bunny will have a gift for each child under 12, and their will be craft activities. To reserve seats call 689-2512.
    MAR. 12 TUES?• Emily Dickinson's Garden: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Ext, Liberty, NY. Join naturalist Ed Wesely for a virtual tour of the fields and streams that Emily Dickinson knew around Amherst, and of the spring wildflowers that inspired her. Program is hosted Delaware Highlands Conservancy in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County. Free and open to the public, prior registration required. Call Susan Dollard at 845-292-6180 or e-mail smd243@cornell.edu to register/directions.?• Honesdale Area Pantry: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Behind the Tri County Beverage Building on Route 6, 214 Willow Avenue in Honesdale. For an emergency need contact a social services agency. In case of inclement weather, please call 253-4646 on your distribution day. For information about how to register with a pantry, you should call 253 - 4262. If you are 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.?• PrimeTime Health Program at Senior Ctr: 10:30 – Noon. Hawley Sr. Ctr. Free Vision & Glaucoma Screening. Come out and have your vision screened and receive valuable information on services, prevention, detection and age related vision loss! Conducted by: Greater Wilkes-Barre Association For The Blind. Visit http://aging.co.wayne.pa.us/ or 253-4262.?• Substance Abuse in Our Community: How to Protect Your Family: 7 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, Hamlin. Learn what you can do if you suspect someone in your family is using. What should you do if you believe a drug dealer is working on your neighborhood block? Find out more about common signs and symptoms of abuse in the senior population
    MAR. 13 WED?• Canasta: 6:30 p.m. Second Wednesday. Foundation Room, Column's Museum, 608 Broad St., Milford. Beginners and veterans are welcome to join. $5 donation get you in the game and lite refreshments provided.?• Caregivers Support Group: 1:30 – 3 p.m.. Earl J. Simons Senior Ctr. Guest speaker is Jamie Stunkard, ND CN of Nature’s Grace Health Foods & Deli in Honesdale, will be speaking on various herbs and vitamins that can be used to alleviate stress. He will also talk about relaxation and breathing techniques to help reduce stress. The meeting will be canceled if schools are closed due to inclement weather. For more info or if you need someone to “sit” with your loved one while you attend the meeting, please call Laurie 253-4262 IMMEDIATELY so we have enough time to make arrangements to accommodate you.?• Jazz in the Tavern: 6 – 8 p.m. Chestnut Tavern at Setter's Inn, Hawley. Hosted by Steve Faubel and Friends. Free, the public is welcome to come and enjoy the sounds of jazz. Every Wednesday.?• Lenten Study & Dessert: Milford Untied Methodist Church, 206 E. Ann St., Milford. Coffee & dessert served at 6:30 p.m., talks begin at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Dr. Lloyd H. Kenyon presents “Turning Points in the History of Christianity” on Wednesday evenings during Lent. All are welcome.?• PrimeTime Health Program at Senior Ctr: 10:30 – Noon. Honesdale Sr. Ctr. Free Vision & Glaucoma Screening. Come out and have your vision screened and receive valuable information on services, prevention, detection and age related vision loss! Conducted by: Greater Wilkes-Barre Association For The Blind. Visit http://aging.co.wayne.pa.us/ or 253-4262.
    Page 4 of 9 - MAR. 14?• Boy Scouts of America 2013 Distinguished Citizens Award Dinner: 6 p.m. Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. Honoring John Metz, Executive Chairman of Metz Culinary Management and Patrick J. Dempsey, Chairman of Dempsey Uniform and Supply. This event is the major fundraising event for scouting contributing significant funding for the camp facilities, camperships, programming and equipment. Reservations by contacting Becky Mozeleski at rmozeleski@nepabsa.org or Marcel L. Cinquina at mcinquina@nepabsa.org or 207-1227x226.?• PrimeTime Health Program at Senior Ctr: 10:30 – Noon. Hamlin Sr. Ctr. Free Vision & Glaucoma Screening. Come out and have your vision screened and receive valuable information on services, prevention, detection and age related vision loss! Conducted by: Greater Wilkes-Barre Association For The Blind. Visit http://aging.co.wayne.pa.us/ or 253-4262.?• Representative Mike Peifer of the 139th PA District Speaks: 7 – 9 p.m. Patriots Connectors at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. An open free forum, all are welcome.?• Who Do You think You Are? 11 a.m. Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Blough Bldg. , Long Ridge Rd. and Elizabeth St., White Mills Genealogist Joe Bryer. A lunch will follow. There is no charge for the lecture, but there is a fee for the lunch (members of the Sanctuary $10; non-members $12). Reservations necessary. Call 253-1185 or e-mail suydam@ptd.net. Space is limited.
    MAR. 15 FRI?• Baked Potato Dinner: 5 - 7:30 p.m. Western Wayne High School Cafeteria. Baked Russet potatoes with hot toppings of chili, cheese sauce and steamed broccoli. Cold toppings shredded cheddar, sour cream, red onions, salsa, green peppers, bacon bits, butter. $8 per person. Take out avail. Snow date: March 16. Sponsored by Western Wayne Band Parents Association.?• Lenten Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Jefferson Twp. Lions Club, Lions Rd. (Next to Jefferson Elementary School). Eat in or take-out. Menu includes fish & chips, shrimp in a basket, homemade Manhattan clam chowder, haluski, and pierogies. Each Friday during Lent. Info 689-2512.?• Lenten Fish Fry: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW Post 531, 736 Main St., Honesdale. Fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert & coffee. Adults $10, seniors $9, children ages 5 - 10 $$5, under age 5 free. Each Friday through Lent. Open to the public.?• Military Appreciation Weekend: Mar 15, 16 & 17.Shawnee Mountain. As a special "Thank You" all active Military and their immediate family (spouse & children 18 years and under) will receive free lift tickets and ski or snowboard rentals for any of the 3 days. Also, group lessons and SKIwee children's lesson programs will be made available at a 50% discount. Valid active military picture ID is required and valid dependent cards are required. All branches of our Armed Forces are eligible. For all retired military and reservists and their immediate family a discount of 50% off lift tickets will be offered during the Military Appreciation Weekend. Again valid active military picture ID is required and valid dependent cards are required. All Military and their immediate family are welcome to enjoy any 2-Hours of Snow Tubing for only $15 per session all weekend (with ID). Enjoy the Costume Carnival Day and Parade taking place at Shawnee Mountain on Sunday, March 17 at 1pm. Call 570-421-7231or visit www.shawneemt.com?• Pizza Sale: Pick Up 3 – 6 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church of Forest City, corner of Dundaff and Delaware St.) Cheese pizza $10 or Pagach (mashed potato, cheese & onion) $12. Pre ordering is appreciated by calling 785-3425 and leave a message. Friday during Lent until Mar. 22.
    Page 5 of 9 - MAR. 16 (SAT)?• Children’s Books & More Sale: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community Library, Hamlin. New children's books and novelties, most at 50% off. Call 689-0903 for info.?• Corn Beef & Cabbage Dinner: 4 – 7 p.m. Promised Land Fire Dept., Rt. 390, Promised Land. Ticket $10, children under age 10 $8. Info. 676-3818.?• Fisherman's Flea Market: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Central Vol. Fire House, 574 Westcolang Rd (off Rt. 590 behind the Cuckoo's Nest). Admission $2, under age 10 free. Vendor tables $20. Questions e-mail Cathy at cvdla@gmail.com?• Food For Thought Series: Garden Pest Management, Poison Free: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Wayne County Public Library. Roger Hill talks about Poison Free, Integrated Pest Management strategies for home, farm and garden with modern non-toxic. Topics include beneficial insects, pheromone trapping, botanical insecticides, herbicide and more. To register/info call 253-1220 or e-mail ewilson@waynelibraries.org?• Free Luncheon: Noon - 1 p.m. Hawley United Methodist Church. First and third Saturday of the month.?• Live Reptiles and Amphibians: 1 p.m. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. 126 PPL Drive, Hawley. Presenter: Rick Koval, Pocono naturalist. Live animals in the auditorium!?• St. Patrick's Day Dinner: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW Post 531, 736 Main St., Honesdale. Menu includes corned beed and cabbage or ham, dessert and coffee. Adults $10, seniors $9. Open to the public.?MAR. 17 SUN?• $5 Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - Noon. American Legion Post 311, 521 Church St., Hawley. Open to the public. Info 226-9998.?• Breakfast Buffet: 8 – 11 a.m. Thompson Hose Co, Adults $8, children 12 and under $5. Pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, hash brown, French toast, eggs, beverages.?• Corned Beef Dinner: 1 – 4 p.m. American Legion Post #139, SR 2001 & Christian Hill Rd., Milford. $12 per person. For more info call 296-8805 or stop by for tickets.?• Full Course Irish Dinner w/Entertainment: 1 – 4 p.m. Beach Lake Fire Hall, Rt. 652. Entertainment by Steve Jacobi & Fiddlin' Around. Ticket $15. For tickets call Anita 729-8610 or any member of the Auxiliary Fire Co.?• LAOH St. Patrick's Luncheon: Ben Mar. After 11 a.m., Mass at St. Rose Church following the installation of officers. Members wear your sashes. Price of luncheon $17. For reservations call Mary 282-0161 or Kathy 282-5783.?• Pancake Breakfast: 8 a.m. - Noon. Ledgedale Vol. Fire Co. Fire Hall, Goose Pond Rd. With real PA Maple syrup in cooperation with the Northeastern Maple Growers Association. Adults $7, children under gee 12 $3. Benefits Ledgedale Fire Co.?• St. Patrick’s Corn Beef or Ham & Cabbage Dinner: 3 - 7 p.m. Jefferson Township Vol. Fire Dept., 405 Cortez Rd., Mt. Cobb. Eat in or take out avail.?• WCAA Winter Film Series: Enigmatic Endings: 6 p.m. Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 32 Commercial St., Honesdale. "Soylent Green" $5 donation is suggested, supports the Wayne County Arts Alliance's community programs. Info at 390.4420 or online waynecountyartsalliance.org.
    MAR. 19 TUES?• Japan: An Exploration of Geography, Culture, History and Modernity: 5:30 p.m. Wayne county Public Library. Presented by Sheila Vaswani. The series will run Feb. 19, Mar 19, and April 23. Sheila is an excellent speaker and her presentations are exciting.
    Page 6 of 9 - MAR. 20 WED?• CSA Info Session: 6:30 - 8 p.m. LCEI, 10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp. Join a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program to enjoy fresh, seasonal, locally grown produce. Alicia Anderson of Journey's End Farm will discuss the many benefits of joining a CSA and pertinent information on purchasing options, pick-up locations and pricing. $5 per person. Pre-registration is required. For more info/to register, contact LCEI 842-1506.?• Jazz in the Tavern: 6 – 8 p.m. Chestnut Tavern at Setter's Inn, Hawley. Hosted by Steve Faubel and Friends. Free, the public is welcome to come and enjoy the sounds of jazz. Every Wednesday.?• Lakewood Area Pantry: 1 - 3 p.m. Northern Wayne Family Health Center. For an emergency need call 798 - 2859; 798 - 2229. In case of inclement weather, please call 253-4646 on your distribution day. For information about how to register with a pantry, you should call 253 - 4262. If you are 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.?• Lenten Study & Dessert: Milford Untied Methodist Church, 206 E. Ann St., Milford. Coffee & dessert served at 6:30 p.m., talks begin at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Dr. Lloyd H. Kenyon presents “Turning Points in the History of Christianity” on Wednesday evenings during Lent. All are welcome.
    MAR. 21 THUR?• Damascus Area Pantry: 1 - 3 p.m. Damascus Township Building. For an emergency need call 224-4217 or 224-4189. In case of inclement weather, please call 253-4646 on your distribution day. For information about how to register with a pantry, you should call 253 - 4262. If you are 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.?• Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: 7 - 8:30 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services, Milford Professional Park, 10 Buist Rd. Bldg. #2, Milford. Conference Room #3, take Orange Elevator A to 2nd Floor. A support group for adult survivors of suicide loss, for individuals who have lost a loved one, friend or relative to suicide. For info/pre-registration contact Linda Vose 903-2945 or vose@wmh.org or Donna Decker at 253-8422 or decker@wmh.org. In the event of inclement weather call 253-8100. 3rd Thursday of every month.
    MAR. 22 FRI?Employment Expo 2013: Discounted registration closes today. Event April 11. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plz, 255 Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre. Find the talented employees you're looking for at Employment Expo 2013. We have an easy-to-navigate show floor designed by industry sectors, multi-level booth options, premium sponsorships, complimentary interview rooms, "Education Alley" training and continuing education opportunities, "Direct Sales Zone" immediate sales employment opportunities, "Part-time Plaza" part-time and supplemental employment opportunities and much more! 342-7711?• Lenten Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Jefferson Twp. Lions Club, Lions Rd. (Next to Jefferson Elementary School). Eat in or take-out. Menu includes fish & chips, shrimp in a basket, homemade Manhattan clam chowder, haluski, and pierogies. Each Friday during Lent. Info 689-2512.?• Lenten Fish Fry: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW Post 531, 736 Main St., Honesdale. Fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert & coffee. Adults $10, seniors $9, children ages 5 - 10 $$5, under age 5 free. Each Friday through Lent. Open to the public.?• Pizza Sale: Pick Up 3 – 6 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church of Forest City, corner of Dundaff and Delaware St.) Cheese pizza $10 or Pagach (mashed potato, cheese & onion) $12. Pre ordering is appreciated by calling 785-3425 and leave a message. Friday during Lent until Mar. 22.?Mar. 22: Youth Retreat: Mar. 22-24 Pocono Mountain Bible Conference. This youth retreat is open to children 12-18 years of age. Cost $90, scholarships are avail. All campers receive a camp T-shirt. This retreat was rescheduled due to the winter storm, Nemo. Weekend includes music by Vintage Faith, drama by Transformed with Ben Tubbs and Mike Bilinski providing speaking sessions. Lodging and all meals are included. For more info including registration and scholarship info, visit camppmbc.com/connected
    Page 7 of 9 - MAR. 23 (SAT)?• American Legion Post 311 Dance: 8 p.m. American Legion Post 311, 521 Church St., Hawley. With DJ Pete. Info 226-9998.?• Art in Nature: Spring Decorations: 9 a.m. - Noon. LCEI, 10 Moffat Dr., Covington Twp. Artist Sally Robertson teaches how to use a recycled glass jar to make an eco-friendly spring decoration. Participants should bring their own recycled glass jar. All other materials will be provided. No experience necessary. $20 per person. Registration is limited and pre-registration is required. For more info/to register, contact LCEI 842-1506.?• Benefit Dinner for John Faller: 3 - 7 p.m. Seelyville Fire Co. Hall, 1200 Bridge St., Honesdale. Entertainment by DJ gDaddy, basket raffle, 50/50 and more. Ticket info at 842-8293 or 470-5310. Tickets/donations visit www.payitsquare.com/collect-page/8000. All proceeds will benefit expenses for a handicapped accessible bathroom, for John who suffers from Churg-Strauss Syndrome. Presented by Teresa's Angels.?• Coin Show: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, 1880 Rt. 315, Pittston. Public is invited to buy, trade, sell, coins, free admission, free door prizes.?• College Open House: 10 a.m. Lackawanna College, Lake Region Center, Hawley Silk Mill. Admissions, financial aid, degree information available. All prospective students and parents welcome. No registration necessary 226-4625 or LakeRegion@Lackawanna.edu.?• Free Lunch and Fellowship: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Hawley, 815 Church St., 2nd & 4th Saturdays. For info call 226-4835.?• Friends of NRA Annual Banquet: Doors open 5 p.m. Genetti Manor, 1505 N. Main Ave., Dickson City. Tickets are $45 each, $85 for couples, $25 for young adults (under 21); and this includes a great, three entree family style dinner, open bar and door prizes, live & silent auctions, bucket drawings and other games and special events.?• Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Toyota Scion, 3400 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Benefits Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, a.k.a The Humane Society.?• 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.
    MAR. 24 SUN?• 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.?• Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: 8 a.m. - Noon. Greenfield Vol. Fire Hall, 424 Rt. 106, Greenfield Twp. Enjoy pancakes, eggs, bacon and beverages. $6 for adults and children under 12 are free.?• Bridal Expo: Noon - 4 p.m. The Chateau Resort and Conference Ctr. at the base of Camelback Mountain. Attending brides will be entered to win prizes worth a total of over $20,000 and a grand prize of a winning a complimentary wedding. Over 30 preferred vendors will be represented. Tickets include ‘After-Party' in the Mountainview Lounge. Tickets are free when you pre-register online at NEPAbride.com or $5 at the door.?• Coin Show: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, 1880 Rt. 315, Pittston. Public is invited to buy, trade, sell, coins, free admission, free door prizes.?• Men's Palm Sunday Communion: Service at 7 a.m. Sterling United Methodist Church, 567 Sterling Rd., Sterling. Guest speaker is Judge Raymond Hamill. Breakfast follows at 8 a.m.?• WCAA Winter Film Series: Enigmatic Endings: 6 p.m. Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 32 Commercial St., Honesdale. $5 donation is suggested, supports the Wayne County Arts Alliance's community programs. Info at 390.4420 or online waynecountyartsalliance.org.
    Page 8 of 9 - MAR. 26 TUES?• Tuesdays with Nellie: 5 p.m.. Wayne County Public Library. This mystery book club is fun and different. March’s theme is to read a mystery about herbs, gardening or tea (cozy mysteries). Join us. Each evening is a stand alone event.
    MAR. 27 WED?• Jazz in the Tavern: 6 – 8 p.m. Chestnut Tavern at Setter's Inn, Hawley. Hosted by Steve Faubel and Friends. Free, the public is welcome to come and enjoy the sounds of jazz. Every Wednesday.?• Lenten Study & Dessert: Milford Untied Methodist Church, 206 E. Ann St., Milford. Coffee & dessert served at 6:30 p.m., talks begin at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Dr. Lloyd H. Kenyon presents “Turning Points in the History of Christianity” on Wednesday evenings during Lent. All are welcome.?• Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: 7 - 8:30 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park Ave., Honesdale. Conference Room #3, take Orange Elevator A to 2nd Floor. A support group for adult survivors of suicide loss, for individuals who have lost a loved one, friend or relative to suicide. For info/pre-registration contact Linda Vose 903-2945 or vose@wmh.org or Donna Decker at 253-8422 or decker@wmh.org. In the event of inclement weather call 253-8100.
    MAR. 28 THUR?Elizabeth Smart: Speaker: 5 - 9 p.m. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 North Washington Street, Scranton. The launch of the Commonwealth Health Chapter of Healthy Woman. A health fair and vendor expo featuring hors d’oeuvres and door prizes will precede Ms. Smart’s talk, entitled “Overcoming Adversity.” Tickets $25; however, membership for Healthy Woman is completely free. Seating is limited and advanced reservations are required.?To purchase tickets, please visit www.commonwealthhealth.net or call 800-838-WELL (9355).?• GHP Business Owner's and Employees Get Together: 7:30 a.m. A & A auto Parts Store, Rt. 6 at the corner of Tryon St.. All local area business owners and their employees are invited and encouraged to attend. You do not need to be a GHP member.?• Lakeville Area Pantry: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Paupack Township Municipal Building. For an emergency need call 352-6177 or 226-6347 or 226-3115. In case of inclement weather, please call 253-4646 on your distribution day. For information about how to register with a pantry, you should call 253 - 4262. If you are 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.?• Wayne County Genealogy Group Mtg.: 4:30 p.m. Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale. Topic “If You’re Irish, Come into the Parlor.” The group is open to beginners and experienced family history researchers. For info call 253-5468 or e-mail wchspa@ptd.net or yannster@ptd.net
    MAR. 29 FRI?• Fish & Chips Dinner: 11 a.m. - Sold Out. Artisan Fire Co., 20 Maple St., Jermyn. Take out orders will be avail. Cost $12. Call 876-2220 and leave a message or e-mail Afireco@echoes.net?• Lenten Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Jefferson Twp. Lions Club, Lions Rd. (Next to Jefferson Elementary School). Eat in or take-out. Menu includes fish & chips, shrimp in a basket, homemade Manhattan clam chowder, haluski, and pierogies. Each Friday during Lent. Info 689-2512.?• Lenten Fish Fry: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW Post 531, 736 Main St., Honesdale. Fried fish, French fries, coleslaw, dessert & coffee. Adults $10, seniors $9, children ages 5 - 10 $$5, under age 5 free. Each Friday through Lent. Open to the public.
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