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JUN. 8 SAT
• 4-H Rough Riders Horse Club Mtg.:
0:00 a.m. Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more info
296-3400.• Adventure Weekend at Prompton State Park:
June 8-9. "Prompton Punisher" for trail runners of all levels. 10, 20 or 30 mile trail runs. For info check out
www.friendsofprompton.com or call Paul Mang 470-6023.
• Art of Lacemaking: 1 – 4 p.m.
Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. Watch as the Lost ArtLacers of NJ practice the art of lacemaking. Learn about the Pinchot lace collection. • 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.• 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.•
Horse & Pony 4-H club meeting, beginning at 1:00 PM, VanWyk Stables, 2008 Route 590 Hawley PA 18428. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more info
296-3400.• Indoor Flea Market & Bake Sale:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hawley Fire Dept., 17 Columbus Ave., Hawley. For more info call 290-1488 or 226-9820 or visit
email@example.com Benefits Hawley Fire Dept. •
Native Plant Walk: 9 a.m. – Noon. Beaver Run Hunting and Fishing Club Property, Dingmans Ferry. Author and botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads will lead the walk and discuss, illustrate, and answer your questions about native plants and their habitats. This walk is free and open to the public, but prior registration is required at 226-3164 or e-mail
Perennial Plant Sale: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 108 West Ann St. & Gooseberry Alley, Milford behind the Wells Fargo Bank. Sponsored by Milford Garden Club.
All perennials are donated by members of the club, are grown locally, so you are assured healthy plants. The plants sold come with instructions that suggest the best growing conditions. Prices ($3.00 to $15.00.) All money raised will be used for the beautification of Milford. For info, call Pam at 686-2168.)• Portrait Drawing:
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Instructor: L. George. This workshop is designed for both beginners and experienced artists interested in refreshing and honing their skills. Sign-up at
• Roots & Rhythm Gig Posters Debut:
6 – 8 p.m. Hanson Gallery, 1037 Main St., Honesdale.
Can be viewed through Friday, June 14th. Twenty-five different artist gig posters will be auctioned off at Honesdale’s Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival, Saturday, June 15. INFO 253-2525 OR VISIT WWW.THEHANSONGALLERY.COM
JUN 9. SUN.
Adventure Weekend at Prompton State Park:
June 8-9. 1st Annual Pedal and Paddle Festival for bikers and paddlers of all abilities. For more info check out www.friendsofprompton.com or call Paul Mang 470-6023. • Performance: “Gypsophilla”:
Milford Theater. Seven young performers mixing and composing gypsy jazz with kiezmer, funk, classical music, swing and bebop. Tickets in advance $17, at the door $20, call 588-8077 or visit silkmillharmony.com• Sunday at the Museum:
2 p.m. Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St., Honesdale. Ann O'Hara & Gloria McCullough, a tour of the research library. Reduced admission and a free tour or presentation. Also seeking people interested in giving a unique presentation in July or August.
JUN. 11 TUES
• Blood Drive:
12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church St., Honesdale. • 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. • Grief Workshop:
1:30 – 3 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital. A six-week workshop designed to provide education and support in coping with the grieving process. The workshop will focus on grief as a normal part of an individual’s transition through life. Noting that grief is a very individual process, Petrosky said the workshop will encourage participants to explore their own solutions to the challenges of living without their loved ones and dealing with the many changes that follow a loss. Workshop CO-facilitator will be Reverend William Rushik, a hospice chaplain and the pastor of South Canaan Free Methodist Church. Participants are asked to complete a registration form, which can be found at www.wmh.org or by contacting Petrosky at 253-8608.• Honesdale Area Pantry:
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tri County Beverage Building on Rt. , 214 Willow Ave., Honesdale. For an emergency need contact a social services agency.
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.
Master Gardener: 10 a.m. - Noon. Pike County Extension office, 514 Broad St., Milford assist you with your questions, and it’s free! If you can’t make it, you are encouraged to e-mail
PikeExt@psu.edu or phone 296-3400 with your questions, and a Master Gardener will get back to you. • Master Gardener:
10 a.m. - Noon. Wayne County Extension office, 648 Park Street Suite E, Honesdale, To assist you with your questions, and it’s free! If you can’t make it, you are encouraged to e-mail
WayneExt@psu.edu or phone 253-5970, ext 1614 with your questions, and a Master Gardener will get back to you. •
Registration deadline for the Stream Team Adventure Day: Event June 18. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lehman Township Municipal Pavilion, 193 Municipal Dr., Bushkill. Fee: $5 for 4-H members; $15 for non members. Bring a bag lunch.
Learn more about water quality and ecology in our lakes, rivers and streams with the Stream Team. This program is open to youth ages 8 - 12. To register, call 296-3400 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu.• Tuesday Night Bingo:
Weekly. Shohola Twp. Vol. Fire & Rescue. For info call Jean at 559-7525 or 296-4436.
JUN. 12 WED
• AARP Driver Safety Program:
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Hawley Senior Ctr., Designed for drivers 50 and older. Call the Wayne County Area Agency on Aging at 253-4262 to make a reservation/ directions questions and for cost information and specifics regarding these classes.• 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. •
Caregiver’s Support Group - “Support and Understanding for all Caregivers”: 1:30 – 3 p.m. Earl J. Simons Senior Ctr. The group meeting is informal but informational. The counselors are experienced and understanding. Sharing experiences, ideas, situations, solutions and frustrations can help you and others who attend. Consider this as time for you to bolster your emotional and physical well-being. For more info or if you need someone to “sit” with your loved one while you attend the meeting, call Laurie
253-4262.• Free Clothing Day:
10 a.m. – noon AND 5 – 7 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Rt. 191 South, Hamlin.•
Free Memory Screening: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 20 minute time slots. Honesdale Senior Ctr. Sign up required, 253-4262 for info and to schedule. Memory screenings are a significant first step toward finding out if a person may have a memory problem. A memory screening is not used to diagnosis any particular illness and does not replace consultation with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional.
• 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.•
Rowland 4-H Youth Club Mtg.: 4 – 6 p.m., Lackawaxen Fire House, Route 590, Lackawaxen. Children will learn arts, crafts, sewing, cooking and more. This club is looking for new members. Meetings will be canceled and not rescheduled if inclement weather or schools close. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 96-3400 to register or for more info.
JUN 13 THUR
• 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). 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.• Canaan Christian Academy Open House:
7 – 8 p.m.
You can expect to receive a tour of the Academy, learn about our academic and extracurricular programs, and hear about our generous scholarship program. The Principal, Mr. Marquette, and several teachers will be on hand to attempt to answer your questions.Call 937-4848 or visit www.canaanchristianacademy.org for more info/directions.
• Family Game Night:
6 – 9 p.m. The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main ST., Honesdale. Donations appreciated.
Board games, card games, brain games--we’ll have all kinds of games to play. But if you have a favorite, we encourage you to bring it! We’re willing to try anything.
• 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.• Patriot Connectors Mtg.:
7 – 9 p.m. Wallenpaupack High School Library.Topic: Upcoming bill in Harrisburg on the School Property Tax Repeal. Guest speaker: David Baldinger. Residents of the area are urged to come and learn more about this bill, participate in the Q & A. Free books materials, information and petitions.
JUNE 14, Fri
Memoir Writing Group: 1 – 3 p.m. Honesdale Senior Ctr., 323 10th St., Honesdale. If you have memories and stories, if you enjoy reading and writing, if you like to get to know other people in a secure, open and friendly environment, please consider visiting our group. Participation is open to all interested in Wayne County. Regular attendance is encouraged but not required.
253-4262. For more info, call the Senior Center or Sue Lory directly at 937-3148.• Newfoundland Area Pantry: 1 – 3 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church , Rt. 191. For an emergency need call 676 - 3482 or 676 - 3381. 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.
JUN. 15 SAT
• Cookie Pickin' Sale:
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Newfoundland Area Public Library, Main St., Newfoundland. Select your own assortment of home baked cookies. •
Driving Tour of Common Waters Locations: Join us on a driving tour of privately owned forested properties located within the Upper Delaware River Basin and learn how participation in the Common Waters Fund helps landowners conserve and manage their forests. Registration required at 296-9625 to reserve a spot. Limited to first 24 registrants. Sponsored by the Pinchot Institute for Conservation, Grey Towers Heritage Association and the US Forest Service at Grey Towers.
• Free Luncheon:
Noon - 1 p.m. Hawley United Methodist Church. First and third Saturday of the month. • Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival:
Sponsored by Greater Honesdale Partnership.
Showcasing talents in many genres of music, as well as the work of artists and artisans, from mid-morning until long after the headliner takes the Central Park Main Stage at approx. 7:30 p.m. . Bring your blanket or chair and prepare to be totally entertained. For more info/directions and festival schedule, watch for updates on www.HonesdaleRootsAndRhythm.com
• 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.• Outdoor Film Screening: Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot:
Dusk. An original WVIA documentary, Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot, highlights Pinchot's philosophy of natural resource conservation through sustainable use and how that legacy continues today. Rain or shine in our outdoor amphitheater or our tented terrace area (bring a picnic dinner, blankets and/or lawn chairs).
• Waymart Pride and Patriotism Parade and Block Party:
Parade starts 2 p.m. followed by a short Veterans Program at Wayside Park. Block party with kids games, 2 bands, food and libations to follow. For more info you can Lilian Rollison 488-5225 or 470-0643. The bands that will be playing are Peter Florance and the New Kings, and Powerglyde!!