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  • ONGOING:
    • AL-ANON Meetings: St. Mary's Church, Church St., Honesdale. Tuesdays 7 p.m. And Thursdays at noon. All are welcome.
    •  Attention all NEPA String Players: Institute for Strings in historic Milford, announces plans to form a Pike County Chamber Orchestra. Any interested retired professionals, amateurs and students are invited to contact Mr. Josef Feigelson  570- 296-7429  or send  or e-mail  fistrings@excite.com
                                              
    • 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.
    • Bingo: Doors open 5:30 p.m. Bingo 6:30 p.m. Promised Land Fire Dept., Rt. 390, Promised Land. All new games and bigger payouts. Refreshments avail. Every Saturday. Info at 676-3818.
    • Book Bag Buddies: Family First Vision Ctr., 1315 Lake Ariel Highway, Lake Ariel, is continuing to collect new and gently used school bags for area children,  Seeking children through adult sizes. For more info call 698-4140 or stop in the office.
    • Bowling for Autism:  Apr. 5th. Noon - 4 p.m. Gravity Alley Bowling Alley, 6th and Main St., Honesdale, next to Gravity Ice Cream. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Dyberry Day Camp,  which serves developmentally delayed children in Wayne and Pike County, providing for a month of leisure time activity during July. Entertainment by DJ Dennis of Waymart. Tickets for the event are $20, which includes the games, shoe rental, food and drink. There will also be a drawing, with prizes from area businesses and individuals. Tickets for the drawing will be sold at arm's length for $5. For info or to donate contact Kelly Waters at 570-766-5554 or kmew109@gmail.com.
    • Cash Bingo: Doors open 5:30 p.m. Games at 6:30 p.m. Texas #4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale. $1,100 Progressive Jackpot, Tear-Offs, Bonanza, Fish Bowl, refreshments. The more that play the more we pay. For info 570-253-0782.
    • Chicken Barbecue: Apr. 6th. Noon – 2 p.m. Texas No. 4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale. Drive up take outs only. $9.50 per person. For info call 570-253-0782 or see a member.
    • Comedian Colin Quinn: Performs on April 18th. 8 p.m. Bethel Woods. Tickets avail. now at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster or by phone at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets are $35 and $45 for reserved seating.
    • Finishing The Fight, Seeking Donations for Easter Candy for Our Overseas Troops: Local businesses are hosting collection boxes. Boxes are currently located at the Ferrone Family Winery, Peckville and Scranton stores, Hopscotch Children's Boutique in Jessup, Gravity Inn in Waymart, Dickson City Civic Center in Dickson City, Juniors in Throop, Sylvester Chevrolet in Peckville, Baer Harley Davidson in Honesdale, Y Knot in Moscow, and Buona Pizza in Scranton.  Monetary donations are always accepted through Finishing the Fight. Any candy donation, basket grass, is accepted. During the colder months, chocolate is able to be shipped and is much anticipated.  Deadline for donation drop off is April 1st.
    Page 2 of 13 - • Fisherman Knot Rosaries The Rosaries, which are constructed of twine, are donated to local hospitals, nursing homes and hospice patients. The group meets every Tuesday from 1:30-3 p.m. All supplies needed for the project will be provided by VNA. Sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Avenue, Olyphant. Anyone interested in participating should contact Olympia Cianfichi, 570-383-5180.
    • Food Drive for the Ecumenical Food Pantry of Pike County: Please drop off your non-perishable items to Century 21 Country Lake Homes, 661 Rt. 739, Lords Valley.  Our office is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m..  We will be collecting items until April 18, 2014.
    • Food Vendors Sought For Grey Towers Festival of Wood: Event scheduled Aug. 2 -3. Commercial food establishments and non-profit organizations with proper certifications are encouraged to apply for an opportunity to provide refreshments at the annual Festival of Wood at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, PA. All food vendors must meet required health and safety guidelines. The 2-day event, scheduled for August 2-3, 2014, attracts nearly 2,500 people to the historic estate. For more information or to obtain a food vendor application, call 570-296-6061, ext. 161, or send an e-mail to info@greytowers.fs.fed.us, with Food Vendor in the subject line. Deadline for applications is May 1.
    • Homemade Potato and Cheese Pierogi: The Browndale Fire Company. Pick up frozen Pierogi on Tuesday's or Wednesday's from 6-7 p.m. at Browndale Fire Station, Rt. 247 or by appointment. $6 per dozen. Call 570-785-5300 or 499-4908 to reserve your pierogi or contact any fire company member or by e-mail at: jdoyle@nep.net or visit our web site www.43fire.com
    • Honesdale Roots and Rhythm: This year’s Festival is Saturday, June 21. The need for sponsors and volunteers for this treasured and much-anticipated event remains crucial to its continued success. For more info contact Brian Fulp 570-309-7860 or bfulp@himalayaninstitute.org, Deborah Bailey 570-251-1512 or baileyd@ptd.net, Randy Kohrs 570-647-9362 or rjkohrs@verizon.net or the Festival at info@honesdalerootsandrhythm.com.
    • Kid's Easter Fun Day: Apr. 12th. 9 – 10:30 a.m. Beach Lake United Methodist Church, (across from the Beach Lake Fire Hall), 7 Milanville Road, Beach Lake. Open to children ages 3 – 10. Enjoy a Bible story, craft, games, snack and Easter Egg Hunt. Youth 11 and older are welcome as helpers. Questions call 570-729-7011.
    • LEGO Building Contest: Pre-registration deadline is April 20 or until registration is full. Event on Apr. 27th. Sign in 9:30 a.m. Contest 1- a.m. - Noon. Ladore Camp & Conference Ctr., 287 Owego Turnpike, Waymart. Two age groups are eligible: 5 to 8 year olds and 9 to 12 year olds. Pre-registration is required. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age category. The contest is limited to 40 participants. Forms are available by calling 570-226-4941 or e-mailing info@waynecountybuild
    Page 3 of 13 - • Mike Munchak Community Services Scholarship: The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties is pleased to announce the availability of the 2014 Mike Munchak Community Services Scholarship to assist high school seniors from Lackawanna or Wayne Counties, PA who plan to continue their education at an accredited university, college, or trade school in a two or four year degree program. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be actively involved in community service activities within programs/agencies receiving funds from the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, be full-time residents and/or students of a school district within Lackawanna or Wayne Counties, and be accepted by an accredited university, college or trade school, in a two or four year degree program track, for the 2014/2015 school year.  Additional requirements include a demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, agency recommendation and a track record of community service. To be considered, completed applications must be postmarked no later than April 30, 2014. A complete listing of eligibility requirements and the application are available for download at www.uwlc.net or by calling Frank Kincel at the United Way  (570) 343-1267 x233.
    • The Other Shop: 1036 Main St., Honesdale. April 7, open or the season 10 a.m. Hours: Mon., Tue., Thur., and Fri., 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sat., 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Clothing, shoes and household goods at reasonable prices. Donations accepted anytime the shop is open. Benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital.
    •  Rail-Trail Council will open the D&H Rail-Trail gates for fishing access: From opening day of trout season to 3rd Friday in May (5/16). The gate at the Forest City Industrial Park and the Simpson gate on Homestead St. will be open for vehicle access by licensed fisherman. We request that vehicles limit their speed to 10 MPH and yield to all trail users. ATVs and dirt bikes are prohibited. Open fires or camping are not allowed. Any questions  call  679-9300 or e-mail trails@nep.net.
    • “Shawn Klush, the World’s Greatest Elvis”: Apr. 26th. 8 p.m. The Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton. A very limited number of VIP seats are available and include choice seating, a pre-show Meet and Greet, photo and autograph opportunities, hors d'oeuvres and complimentary beverages. VIP tickets are $85.50. Tickets for all other seats are $49.50. Ticket prices do not include convenience or handling fees. Tickets are available in-person at The Theater at Lackawanna College Box Office in Angeli Hall, Monday through Friday, from 1 - 4 p.m. or online at ETIX.com or  call 570-955-1455.
    • Shroud of Turin (Replica) on Display: St. Vladimir Church, 430 North Seventh Ave., between West Lackawanna Ave. and West Linden St. The church will be open to the public on weekdays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 - 7 p.m. ; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 5 – 7 p.m. ; and on Sundays from 2 – 6 p.m. Group tours can be arranged by phoning 570 342-7023. The Shroud will be on display until April 11.
    Page 4 of 13 - • St. Paul's Mission Thrift Shop: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 40-42 State Route 52, Youngsville. Open Wednesdays and Saturdays. There is clothing, household items, books and more. For  info call 482-5760.
    • Volunteers Wanted: Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Are you looking for a chance to brighten someone's day? The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging is looking for people to deliver hot meals to our consumers. Monday is the day a volunteer is needed for the Hawley area as well as a fill-in for any day someone may be needed. Please call Carleen Faatz, Director of Community Services at 570-253-4262, ext. 3112 or e-mail cfaatz@co.wayne.pa.us
    • Women’s Weekend: April 4 - 6.  Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), near mile marker 8, within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Dingmans Ferry.  Program includes lodging in a comfortable yurt and six delicious meals. To register, call PEEC at 570-828-2319.  The cost of the weekend is $195.  Commuter & day rates are also available
    • 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.
    • 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.
    Sat. Mar. 29
    • ALL You Can Eat Pasta Dinner: 4 - 8 p.m. Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Dept., Route 739. Lords Valley. Price $10 adults  and $5 children. Meal includes: Salad, choice of sauces, all you can eat pasta, roll, beverage and dessert.
    • American Girl’s Tea Party:  Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale. Ages 6-12. Come celebrate Women’s History Month. Join us for a trip back in time as we learn about strong, determined girls from the past. Learn the custom of a "proper tea", create a masterpiece from the past and enjoy delicious desserts from different eras.  Registration required, as space is limited. Call 570-253-1220 or e-mail Children's Librarian, Betty Lawson, blawson@waynelibraries.org
    •  American Roots duo “Red Tail Ring” Concert: 7:30 p.m. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. Tickets: $16 advance or $20 door. Tickets & more Info: www.harmonypresents.com or 570-588-8077
    • Blood Drive: 8 a.m. 4 p.m. at Toyota SportsPlex, 38 Coal Street, Wilkes-Barre the Penguins’ practice facility. Participating donors will receive a ticket voucher for any future regular season home WBS Penguins game. The voucher is non-transferable, non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Donors are asked to eat well, stay hydrated and to bring identification. To make an appointment to donate, visit geisingerbloodcenter.org.
    Page 5 of 13 - • Center For Comprehensive Cancer Care Children's Support Group: 10 a.m. – Noon. Commonwealth Medical College, 525 Pine St., Scranton. This support group will help children ages 5-18 that are coping with the cancer of a loved one. Group facilitators will hold group sessions that will feature art, music, drama and yoga. There will be no charge to the family. The last Saturday of each month.
    • Concert: Leana & JR Stanton: Spaghetti dinner 4 - 6 p.m.  Grace Episcopal Church, Church & 9th Streets, Honesdale. Music begins at 7 p.m. Concert features their special blend of classic country & gospel music. Suggested donation: $6 for dinner; $6 for the concert; $10 for both. Proceeds will benefit the Grace Church sabbatical fund. For information, contact Grace Episcopal 570-253-2760.
    • “The Fantasticks,” the world’s longest-running musical:   7 p.m. Theater at Lackawanna College. A timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. It is a moving tale of young lovers who become disillusioned, only to discover a more mature, meaningful love. At the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication’s lies a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. Tickets can be purchased online at www.etix.com, by phone at 570-955-1455 , at the Box Office, Angeli Hall, 501 Vine Street, Scranton. Tickets are $40/$30 and $15 with Student ID. Call for group rates.
    • Farmers Market: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Inside The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Visit the local farmers and artisans and stock up on local goods. For the most up-to-date info call 570.253.2020 or visit www.thecooperageproject.org.  The Cooperage Farmers’ Market committee is extending an invitation to local artisans who might like to participate in the farmers market’s new rotating vendor stand! Visit our website, to find an application
    • Free Clothes Closet: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Hamlin Assembly of God Church, Rt. 191. For men, women and children in need. Donations are also being taken of new and barely worn clothes only.
    • Live Music in the Dining Room with Dan Bradley: 6-9 p .m. The Settlers Inn, 4 Main Ave., Hawley. desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570-226-2993.
    • Live Music with Terry Rockwell: 7 - 11 p.m. My Shady Lady, 170 E. Front St., Hancock NY. Food available for purchase, cash bar Beer and Wine only. Reservations and information:  www.myshadylady.com  or call PR at 607-821-1606
    • NRA Fundraising Banquet: 5 p.m. Genetti Manor, 1505 N. Main Ave., Dickson City. 3 Entrée family style dinner, open bar, live and silent auctions, bucket drawings, door prizes, and other games and special events. Included in the auctions and games are firearms, limited edition prints and many other valuable items. Tickets  $45 each, $85 for couples, $25 for young adults (under 21). For info on the banquet, call Carl Mozeleski at 570-587-2662 or e-mail at dbcmoz@epix.net.
    Page 6 of 13 - • Soup Supper: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Lake Ariel Methodist Church, 110 Maple Ave. Lake Ariel. Free Will offering.
    • Tasting and Demos: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mill Market, Hawley Silk Mill, Suite 111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. Free. For info visit info@MillMarketPA.com or call 570-390-4440. Every Saturday. Live Music in the Dining Room with Dan Bradley.
    Sun. Mar. 30
    • Chicken BBQ: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Browndale Fire Station located on Route 247, 620 Marion Street, Browndale. Tickets $9, includes half a chicken, baked potato, green beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert, and are available from any member or at Tobacco Road, 607 Main St., Forest City 570-785-2123; or by calling 570-785-5300 and leave a message or visit  www.43fire.com. Tickets are advance sales only or until sold out. Benefits Browndale Fire Company.
    • Pancake Breakfast:  7 a.m. - Noon. Neversink Fire House. Held by The Neversink and Grahamsville Fire Departments. Contact Charles at 845-4256 for info.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    Mon. Mar. 31
    • Donations Accepted: The Other Shop,  1036 Main St., Honesdale. Gently-used clothing, shoes and household items can be dropped off on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the opening of the shop on Monday, April 7. The thrift shop is operated by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the hospital.
    • Monday Night Cinema: 7 p.m. Cinema 6 Honesdale, 1199 Texas Palmyra Highway. A brief introduction, and a discussion after the film. $6 suggested donation for entry. Hosted by The Wayne County Arts Alliance.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    • Senior Tax Assistance Program: Hamlin Senior Center. Federal Income Taxes. The AARP volunteers will again assist Wayne County’s Senior Citizens with 2013 Federal tax returns. There is no charge for these services performed by well-trained volunteer tax counselors. Appointments are necessary; no walk-ins please. Please call 570-253-4262, for complete details and to make your reservation and schedule your appointment, get directions to one of the sites, or if you have any questions regarding the Tax Assistance program. Tax Assistance will be canceled if schools are closed due to inclement weather
    Tues. Apr. 1
    • Community Health Fair: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Robert D. Wilson School, Waymart. The event is FREE and open to the community. Vendors include: Geisinger Kohls Cares, Northern Light Natural Foods, Vital Link Chiropractic, Epilepsy Foundation, ProCare Physical Therapy, Carbondale YMCA, Wayne Woodlands, Allied Services and more!
    • Easter Cookie Decorating Class:  Deadline to register Apr. 1, event on Apr. 6th. Noon - 3 p.m. UDGLBT Ctr., Old School House, 201 W. Harford Street, Milford. With the Mad Hausfrau, Lora Wiley-Lennartz. $25 per person. Fee includes cookies, supplies, recipes, instruction sheets and a comprehensive resource list.  Take home your own decorated creations. Reservation confirmation required by e-mailing themadhausfrau@gmail.com by April 1. This class is Level 1 – beginner.  Techniques taught include: Working with homemade marshmallow fondant and royal icing participants will learn: Covering sugar cookies with fondant,  Easter/Spring cookie designs (speckled eggs, fluffy bunnies, fancy Easter eggs, Easter bonnet, etc). Just bring an apron and your creativity. All are welcome!  Proceeds benefit the UDGLBT.
    Page 7 of 13 - • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    Wed. Apr. 2
    • Bus Trip to Doylestown: Sponsored by Marywood University Lifelong Learners. Tripl includes a tour of Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, a stop and tour of the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works Museum and the Pearl Buck Museum. The trip will be complete with dinner at the Plumsteadvile Inn all for $99. For reservation call 570-383-0544.
    • Dance: An Evening of Expressive Movement: Doors open 6:45 p.m. Dance wave begins 7 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Facilitated by Daniel Frangos is not a dance party, it’s an hour-ish long journey in which you explore your energy body while moving in your own unique and creative ways. All are welcome. No dance experience is necessary. Suggested donation $5. For info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570.253.2020.
    • Donations Accepted: The Other Shop,  1036 Main St., Honesdale. Gently-used clothing, shoes and household items can be dropped off on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the opening of the shop on Monday, April 7. The thrift shop is operated by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the hospital.
    • Lenten Soup Lunch: Noon. Drew United Methodist Church, 49-51 Sussex St. (Corner of Sussex & East Broome St.) Port Jervis, NY.  Reverend Nancy Vonderhorst, Pond Eddy United Methodist Church. Cost $3, menu – soup, bread, beverage, dessert.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    • Tastes of Wayne County: First Wednesdays: The Red Schoolhouse, 1732 Bethany Turnpike, Pleasant Mount (about 10 miles from downtown Honesdale, corner of 670 & 247). Check out their menu at theredschoolhouse.com/menu.htm   A portion of each meal will benefits the Wayne County Historical Society.
     
    Thur. Apr. 3
    • David Bromberg Band: 8 p.m. Bethel Woods. For tickets visit www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster or  call  1.800.745.3000. Tickets are $37 and $47 for reserved seating.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    • Senior Tax Assistance Program: Honesdale Senior Center. Federal Income Taxes. The AARP volunteers will again assist Wayne County’s Senior Citizens with 2013 Federal tax returns. There is no charge for these services performed by well-trained volunteer tax counselors. Appointments are necessary; no walk-ins please. Please call 570-253-4262, for complete details and to make your reservation and schedule your appointment, get directions to one of the sites, or if you have any questions regarding the Tax Assistance program. Tax Assistance will be canceled if schools are closed due to inclement weather
    Page 8 of 13 - Fri. Apr. 4
    • Additive Manufacturing Summit: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Keystone College, Theater in Brooks Hall, La Plume. Features demos of additive manufacturing technology, presentations from nationally-recognized speakers, industry experts, leading manufacturing executives and local entrepreneurs.  Presenters will share their experiences of how additive manufacturing technology is currently being used within industrial, artisan, and small business environments to create new revenue streams, reduce operating costs, meet ever-changing customer demands and foster internal innovation. Admission is free. To register www.nepirc.com/events or call 570-819-8966 x110.
    • Donations Accepted: The Other Shop,  1036 Main St., Honesdale. Gently-used clothing, shoes and household items can be dropped off on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the opening of the shop on Monday, April 7. The thrift shop is operated by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the hospital.
    • First Friday Musical Gathering: Calder Café, junction of Rte. 191 and Pine Mill Rd. in the center of Equinunk. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Music starts at 7:15. Light refreshments available for purchase. Local musicians are invited to join, provide 15 musical minutes or 3 songs, acoustic only please. To join the roster, call Pat at 570-224-0223. Sponsored by the Equinunk Historical Society's. This shall be the last - until Nov. 7th.
    • Lenten Dinner: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW . $10. Public welcome. $10. Public welcome.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    Sat. Apr. 5
    • Arena Climb: Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes Barre. Individuals, teams, firefighters, military, students, family & friends. Top individual fundraiser earns a stay at Split Rock Resort. Every participant is timed, earn a tee shirt and action photo. Register at lunginfo.org/areanaclimb Sponsored by the American Lung Association 570-823-2212.
    • Become a Make a Wish Volunteer: For location and time call 570-341-9474. To volunteer must be 21 years of age, pass a criminal background check and attend a mandatory training session.
    • Bowling for Autism: Noon - 4 p.m. Gravity Alley Bowling Alley, 6th and Main St., Honesdale, next to Gravity Ice Cream. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to Dyberry Day Camp,  which serves developmentally delayed children in Wayne and Pike County, providing for a month of leisure time activity during July. Entertainment by DJ Dennis of Waymart. Tickets for the event are $20, which includes the games, shoe rental, food and drink. There will also be a drawing, with prizes from area businesses and individuals. Tickets for the drawing will be sold at arm's length for $5. For info or to donate contact Kelly Waters at 570-766-5554 or kmew109@gmail.com.
    • Color Scobstacle Course: Registration 3:30 p.m. Marywood University South Campus, (The Scranton State School for the Deaf). Registration for the event is open to individuals, 18 years and older, and teams of no more than four participants. Throughout the unique obstacle and scavenger course, participants will be doused with different colors. For info contact Caitlyn Custer by e-mail, ccuster@m.marywood.edu or by phone 717-439-7510.
    Page 9 of 13 - • Donations Accepted: The Other Shop,  1036 Main St., Honesdale. Gently-used clothing, shoes and household items can be dropped off on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prior to the opening of the shop on Monday, April 7. The thrift shop is operated by the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary to benefit the hospital.
    • The Gold Magnolias Performs: 7:30 p.m. Harmony Presents, Boiler Room at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early. Tickets $18 in advance and $22 at the door. Tickets in advance online at www.harmonypresents.com or in person at AMSkier Insurance Agency, 209 Main Ave., Hawley. For  info, or help purchasing tickets, call 570-588-8077.
    • Indoor Flea Market & Bake Sale: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hawley Fire House, 17 Columbus Ave., Hawley. For info call Diane 570-290-1488 or Firehouse 570-226-9820 or hawleyfd@ptd.net Benefits Hawley Fire Dept.
    • The Manchester Community Library Reopens: 9 a.m. - Noon. 3879 Hancock Hwy. Equinunk. Library open on: Mon., Wed., and Sat. Features computer access and instruction, Wi-Fi, a reading room, and certified teachers to provide students with free tutoring, test prep, reading and math help. Call 570-224-8500 for hours and teacher appts.
    • Model Train Show & Sale: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hawley Fire Dept., 17 Columbus Ave., Hawley. $3 admission, under age 12 free with adult. For info call Bill Delling 570-226-3206.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    • Spring Craft Fair: Carbondale YMCA. We would like to extend an invitation to crafters who’d like to showcase their talents. The cost is $25 for an 8’X 6’ space. A limited number of tables are available for an additional $5 and if you want electricity, it’s an additional $5. We will be limiting the number of vendors per medium to ensure we have a well-balanced show. We will also be limiting the number of independent consultants/retail sales vendors. Applications available at the Y or call Shirley Rumford 570-282-2739 or Lisa Burke 570-282-2210.
    • International Tabletop Day, A Worldwide Celebration of Board Games: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Five teaching tables,  like Dominion, Flux, Pandemic, or Settlers of Catan. A life-sized version of Carcassone, a tile-placement game in which players draw and place squares decorated with a beautifully illustrated section of a southern French landscape will be set up on the stage. Players score points for completing a forest, building a road, or establishing a city.  Attendance is free. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door. Snacks available for purchase throughout the day from Camp Umpys, and complimentary bagels & cream cheese.  For information/to learn more call 570.253.2020 or visit www.thecooperageproject.org.
    Page 10 of 13 - • PEARL Café Serves A Free Community Meal: Noon. Abrahamsville United Methodist Church, 623 Callicoon Rd., Damascus. All are welcome. Every 1st Saturday of the month. For info call 570-224-4637.
    • Schlambaum Dinner: 4 - 7 p.m. Newfoundland Moravian Church, Main St., Newfoundland (across from the south Elementary School). Adults $9 a person, children under 12 years old $5 each.  Questions  call Barbara 570-676-4256. Dinner includes: Pork, potatoes, salad, pies.
    • Tricky Tray: Doors open 11:30 a.m. Calling starts 2 p.m. Delaware Valley Elementary School Gym, Rt. 6 & 209, Matamoras. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus John Paul II Council 13935. Tickets $1 per sheet, with a chance to win a $100 cash prize with the purchase of $25 in tickets. There will be at least 200 prizes including baskets and gift certificates. Also, raffle prizes, over 21 table, 50/50, door prizes and special tables.  Refreshments avail. Proceeds to fund Scholarship Program and other local charities. For  info call Craig & Rose Smith 845-856-0970.
    • Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau Spring Dinner: Registration deadline Apr. 5. Event - April 12th.  7 p.m.  Park Street Complex, Honesdale. Cost $15.  Call Carole Grodack 570-937-4162 or Louise Erk 570-729-7190.
    •  "Home Winemaking: Advancing the Quality of Homemade Wines": 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Wayne County Park Street Complex in Honesdale. Attendees will learn about sanitation practices for the home winemaker, important chemical analyses used for commercial winemaking, understanding the use of sulfur dioxide as a wine preservative and evaluating common wine defects. Registration fee of $125 includes lunch and course materials, including the Penn State Extension publication, "Winemaking as a Hobby." The registration deadline is April 1. For info/to register, visit psu.ag/homewine20140401-e-mail.
    Sun. Apr. 6
    • Chicken Barbecue: Noon – 2 p.m. Texas No. 4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale. Drive up take outs only. $9.50 per person. For info call 570-253-0782 or see a member.
    • Model Train Show & Sale: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Hawley Fire Dept., 17 Columbus Ave., Hawley. $3 admission, under age 12 free with adult. For info call Bill Delling 570-226-3206.
    • Revival Meetings: Service begins 7:30 p.m. Riverdale Mennonite Church, 15 Riverdale Rd., Pleasant Mount. Guest Speaker Clifford Weaver. Info at 570-937-9451.
    • Spa Day: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Central Vol. Fire Dept. Directions - 590 East to Cuckoo’s Nest, turn on Township Rd, 1/4 mile on right). Hall rental avail - call Vince 570-685-5605.
    • Sunday's with Friends Chamber Music Series:  2 p.m. Bethel Woods, Event Gallery, NY. The series will feature five eclectic recital and small ensemble performances by world-renowned classical musicians. Tickets are on-sale now at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster, or by phone at 1.845.583.2060, call for pricing and packages. Performing: Carmit Zori, Violin, Robert Rinehart, Viola, Peter Stump, Cello Program: Martinu Madrigals, Britten Suite for Solo Cello #1, Mozart Divertimento in E Flat Major. For info call 1.866.781.2922. All dates, artists, times and ticket prices subject to change.
    Page 11 of 13 - Mon. Apr. 7
    • Greene-Dreher Historical Society Membership Mtg.: 1 p.m. Peggy Bancroft Hall. Award winning ice carver Mark Crouthamel will present “The History of Ice Harvesting”. Members and guests are welcome.  Refreshments will be served after the meeting and program. Visit the Greene-Dreher Historical Society site for information, directions to the hall www.greenehs.org or on Facebook.
    • Mah Jongg: 1 – 4 p.m. Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy., Equinunk. All are welcome, from beginners to experienced players. Sessions are free. Instruction provided. Call 570-224-8500 for info/directions., PA. Join the fun.
    • Master Gardeners Offer Square Foot Gardening Workshop: 6 – 8 p.m. Penn State Extension office, Wayne County, 648 Park St., Park Street Complex, Honesdale. Joe Manotti, Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor, will teach how to grow the most produce in a limited amount of space. There's no reason why you can't enjoy a homegrown salad. $5 charge per person to attend. Children under 18 free. Pre-registration appreciated but not required, by calling 570-253-5970 ext.: 4110 or e-mailing WayneExt@psu.edu
    • Monday Night Cinema: 7 p.m. Cinema 6 Honesdale, 1199 Texas Palmyra Highway. A brief introduction, and a discussion after the film. $6 suggested donation for entry. Hosted by The Wayne County Arts Alliance.
    • Senior Tax Assistance Program: Hamlin Senior Center. Federal Income Taxes. The AARP volunteers will again assist Wayne County’s Senior Citizens with 2013 Federal tax returns. There is no charge for these services performed by well-trained volunteer tax counselors. Appointments are necessary; no walk-ins please. Please call 570-253-4262, for complete details and to make your reservation and schedule your appointment, get directions to one of the sites, or if you have any questions regarding the Tax Assistance program. Tax Assistance will be canceled if schools are closed due to inclement weather.
    Apr. 8
    • Author Luncheon with Kelly McMasters: Noon. Hotel Wayne. A buffet luncheon will be served. McMasters will discuss her book, Welcome to Shirley, the basis of Sundance film Atomic States of America. Prepaid tickets only to benefit the Wayne Co Public Library. Cost is $20.
    • Trout and Their Life Cycle Presentation: 7 Lackawaxen Inn (aka Lackawaxen House) at 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen. Robbie Mulberger of  the Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing Club's Trout Hatchery gives a presentation on trout and their life-cycle, how trout are grown in the hatchery and explains some of the stream enhancement projects undertaken within the Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing Club. Program is free, but you must cover your own food and drink costs. For info 570-226-3865.
    Wed. Apr. 9
    • Caregivers Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Honesdale Senior Center.
    •  Culinary Book Club Mtg.: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Wayne Co. Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale. Eat and share recipes, fun food tips. From appetizer to soup to salad to side dish to main course to dessert. Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org
    Page 12 of 13 - • Lenten Soup Lunch: Noon. Drew United Methodist Church, 49-51 Sussex St. (Corner of Sussex & East Broome St.) Port Jervis, NY.  Rev. Ben Willis, First Presbyterian Church, Milford. Cost $3, menu – soup, bread, beverage, dessert.
    • Open Mic Night: 7 - 10 p.m.  The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale. This acoustic-style open mic is hosted by The Crackers. The board fills up quickly, so come early to sign-up! This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated.  BYOB.  For info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570-253-2020.
    Thur. Apr. 10
    • Lincoln Flag: 11 a.m. Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctaury, Blough Bldg., Sanctuary grounds. 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 are necessary. Please call 570-253-1185 or e-mail suydam@ptd.net. Space is limited. This blood relic, which was taken from Ford’s Theater the night of Lincoln’s assassination, was used as bunting for the Presidential Box in 1865. The flag was placed under the dying President’s head while he lay on the floor of the box being attended to by Dr. Leale.
    • Wayne Economic Development Corporation's (WEDCO) Annual Dinner: General reception 6:15 p.m.. Buffet dinner 7 p.m. Sponsors reception 5:30 p.m. Bryn Mawr Conference Ctr., Honesdale.  Featured speaker  Mr. Balthazar, known nationally for his work as a television producer and pop culture expert, will share his experience working with the internet giant and how he created a career for himself in the entertainment industry. The event is open to the public and reservations are required. Seating is limited. The cost is $85 per person; tables of 8 are also available at a discounted cost. Contact WEDCO at 570-253-5334 or ekorb@wedcorp.org for reservations.
    Fri. Apr. 11
    • Lenten Dinner: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW . $10. Public welcome. $10. Public welcome.
    • Uniform, Shoe and Accessory Sale: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., David Katz Conference Ctr., Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale. Shoes by Dansko, Klogs USA, Sanita Clogs, Cherokee and New Balance. Sponsored by Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
    Sat. Apr. 12
    • Children’s Books & More Sale: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Community Library, Hamlin. New children's items at great discounts.
    • Chicken and Biscuit Dinner: 4:30 - 8 p.m. Thompson Hose Co. Adults $9, children ages 5 - 12 $5, children under age 5 free.
    • Farmers Market: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Inside The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Visit the local farmers and artisans and stock up on local goods. For the most up-to-date info call 570.253.2020 or visit www.thecooperageproject.org.  The Cooperage Farmers’ Market committee is extending an invitation to local artisans who might like to participate in the farmers market’s new rotating vendor stand! Visit our website, to find an application
    Page 13 of 13 - • Glass Blowing Demos & Factory Tours: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gillinder Glass Factory, 39 Erie St., Port Jervis, NY. Guest Glass artist demo the time honored craft of hand blown glass. Adults $5, children & seniors $4. For info visit www.gillinderglassstore.com or call 845-856-5375.
    • Teen Reading Lounge (TRL): 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  A young adult book club. Beginning with Divergent by Veronica Roth. Talk about the book, some good eats, crafting. Keep every book we read. Call 570-253-1220 or e-mail ndickinson@waynelibraries.org
    Sun. Apr. 13
    • Christiana Pegoraro Performs: 3 p.m. Bethel Woods. "Chopin, the poet of the Piano.” Tickets $25, students 17 and under can receive a discounted ticket price of $10. Tickets avail at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster or by phone at 1.800.745.3000

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