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    • AL-ANON Meetings: St. Mary's Church, Church St., Honesdale. Tuesdays 7 p.m. And Thursdays at noon. All are welcome.
    • American Sign Language Courses: Develop basic fingerspelling, vocabulary and grammar skills. ASL 1, ASL 2 and ASL 3 offered. Assessments can be schedule the first day to determine level of skill. A six week course Apr. 23rd to May 28th. 7 - 9 p.m. The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, 537 Venard Rd., Clarks Summit. Fee is $65, due with registration. Only accepting cash and checks payable to the Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children. For info or to register call Mary Ann Stefko 570-497-9397 or e-mail mstefko@thescrongschool.org
                                              
    • 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.
    • Cash Bingo: Every Tuesday. 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.
    • Flea Market and Craft Fair: Event June 7th. Sellers, crafters and vendors needed. Set up at 7 a.m. Until 4 p.m.. $10 per space inside gym. $5 Parking lot. Food vendors $25. For rental space make checks out to Lakeland Elementary PTA, 1333 Lakeland Dr., Scott Twp. PA. Reservations must be in by June 1st.  E-mail renee68@nep or call 570-280-2055 for your reservation.
    • Finishing The Fight, The Fight 5K Run/Walk:  Is seeking corporate and individual sponsors for their 2014 FTF Run/Walk to be held at the Blakely Borough Recreational Complex, Peckville, on Saturday, June 7.  Supporters are encouraged to donate baskets and gift certificates for the basket raffle.  Race and registration information for all participants can be found on www.finishingthefight.com.
    • 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.
    Page 2 of 12 - • 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.
    • 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
    • The Manchester Community Library: 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.
    • Mah Jongg: 1 – 4 p.m. Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy., Equinunk. Monday's. All are welcome, from beginners to experienced players. Sessions are free. Instruction provided. Call 570-224-8500 for info/directions., PA. Join the fun.
    • 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.
    Page 3 of 12 - • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Apr. 26th. Do you have unwanted or expired prescription drugs? Dispose of them safely. To find a collection site near you visit www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/index.html  The purpose of this day is to provide a venue for people to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs so they don’t put the drugs in the trash or flush them down the toilet, where they could eventually end up in our water.
    • The Other Shop: 1036 Main St., Honesdale. 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.
    • 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.
    • Tricky Tray: Friday July 18. The Auxiliary of Central Volunteer Fire Station #27 of Lackawaxen Twp. We are looking for new items for our Tricky Tray. Please donate those extra items or gifts you have never used. Call Joan 570-949-4296 to make arrangements for the items to be picked up or dropped off at the fire hall any Tuesday night between 7 - 8 p.m..
    • 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
    Page 4 of 12 - • 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.
    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.
    • Blood Drive: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. Tabernacle Bible Church, 455 Grove St., Honesdale. All presenting donors during the month of April will be eligible to win a $250 Visa gift card. Appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by visiting www.redcrossblood.org.
    • Honesdale Area Pantry: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Behind the Tri County Beverage Bldg., Rt. 6, 214 Willow Ave., Honesdale. For an emergency need contact a social services agency. 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.
    • 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.
    • Webinar: Technology Tuesdays: Getting a Handle on Lameness: 8:30 – 10 a.m. Designed for dairy producers, their employees and advisers. Hoof health in a dairy herd. Discussion of lameness causes and ways facility design features and management can minimize hoof health issues will be led by Dr. Ernest Hovingh and Dan McFarland, Penn State Extension Engineer. Register online www.surveymonkey.com/s/TechnologyTuesdays1314 for free. You need only register once (the same URL is used for all sessions) but must be registered no later than noon the day before.
    • Wild Acres Cloverbud Club Mtg.: 1:30 – 3 p.m., Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Dr., Dingmans Ferry. Cloverbuds is open to youth ages 5 – 8. The leaders are Brianne Phillips and Melissa DeJoseph. Call 570-296-3400 for info.
    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 5 of 12 - • Gambling & Gambling Addictions:  Senior Ctr., 323 Tenth St., Honesdale. Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m. for professionals, caregivers, family members. 11 a.m. - Noon for senior center participants. The morning session will be for staff, caregivers and family members of seniors who would like to learn more about the problem signs of gambling. The second session at each center will be for seniors to be able to identify possible signs of gambling problems in their friends or loved ones and also help them with what to do if they think someone they know has a gambling problem. Please call at least 24 hours in advance if you are interested in joining us for lunch and 2 days prior for transportation. You can also visit our website for other valuable information. aging.co.wayne.pa.us Presenter: Michael D. Donahue, CADC, ICADC Info 570-253-4262
    • 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.
    • Master Gardener Workshop: 4 Season Containers: 1 p.m., Luzerne County West Side Annex, 2009 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Fee: $5. The presenter is Sandy Visintainer. See what your containers can become throughout the changing seasons with different plants. Call the Luzerne County Extension Office to register at 570-825-1701 or 1-888-825-1701.
    • Nature Crafting 4-H Club Info Mtg.: 6:30 p.m., Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For  info on this club call 570-296-3400.
    • 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
    • Childcare Provider Workshop: Child Abuse Mandated Reporter: 6– 8 p.m. Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips St., Ste 201, Stroudsburg. Fee: $5. Training will address issues of child abuse, and mandated reporting for practitioners in the early care and education setting. Participants will learn the indicators of abuse, the types of abuse, their role as a mandated reporter, how to report suspected abuse and complete the necessary paperwork. A brief review of the Child Protective Services law will be reviewed. Registration, including payment, is required by April 9. Call 570-421-6430, e-mail MonroeExt@psu.edu or visit extension.psu.edu/youth/betterkidcare/events for info or visit www.pakeys.org/to register. For early education professionals and parents.
    • Lincoln Flag: 11 a.m. Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, 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.
    Page 6 of 12 - • Newfoundland Area Pantry: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Newfoundland Moravian Church, Rt.  191. This is a date change for April only. For an emergency need call 676 - 3482 or 676 - 3381.  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.
    • Patriot Connectors Mtg.: 7 – 9 p.m. Wallenpaupack High School Library. Rt. 6, two miles east of Hawley. Pastor Gary Haskell from the Jackson Baptist Church, Susquehanna County addresses the group. Pastor Gary is part of the Black Robe Regiment and a dynamic, enthusiastic, and enlightened speaker. Website: www.patriotconnectors.com If High School is closed due to inclement weather the group does not meet.
    • PMPEI Course in Subdivision & Land Development Review:  April 10, 24 & May 1, 6 – 9:30 p.m., Wyoming County EMA, 455 U.S. 6 East, Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Fee: $75. This 3-session course addresses the principle of subdivision and land development regulation ordinance requirements, focusing on key provisions of the MPC, subdivision and land development review procedures and design and technical standards of subdivision development. Participants get hands-on experience reviewing plans and designing alternative solutions. Registration, with payment, is required. To register contact Nicole Wootten, Planning Director at (570) 996-2267 or nwootten@wycopa.org.
    • 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
    • "Beauty and the Beast Jr.": 7 p.m. Forest City Regional Mask and Hammer Drama Club. A musical. Ticket $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, and free for children 3 and under.
    •  Huge Indoor Yard Sale: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Alert Fire Co. #2m 222 Willow Ave. Honesdale. Behind Fins and Feathers. Something for everyone.
    • Lenten Dinner: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW . $10. Public welcome. $10. Public welcome.
    • Open Mic Night Exclusively for Teen “Sounds Like Teen Spirit’s : 6 – 9 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. All ages are invited to come watch and enjoy the evening, but only the area’s youth will be invited to step up on stage.    So, if you are an aspiring musician, poet, storyteller, juggler, actor, yodeller, dancer, or whatever, jump on stage. Donation greatly appreciated. For info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570.253 2020.
    Page 7 of 12 - • 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
    • 4-H Rough Riders Horse Club Mtg.: 10 a.m. Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For info, call 570-296-3400.
    • "Beauty and the Beast Jr.”: 7 p.m. Forest City Regional Mask and Hammer Drama Club. A musical. Ticket $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, and free for children 3 and under. "Meet and Greet" 6 - 6:30 p.m. where children will meet their favorite characters from the show. Tickets for the "Meet and Greet" will be $5 per child which includes a ticket to the  performance.
    • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: 11 a.m. -  1 p.m. Olyphant Ambulance and Rescue Building, 530 E. Park St., Olyphant. A free event hosted by State Rep. Frank Farina, D-Lackawanna/Wayne. Children will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Children will receive Easter baskets filled with treats while supplies last. Parents can have their children’s fingerprints taken for identification purposes.
    • 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.
    • Easter Egg Hunt: 11 a.m. Northern Wayne Community Library, 11 Library Rd., Lakewood. The rain date is April 19th. 570-798-2444.
    EnviroFest:  Noon - 5 p.m. Hawley Silk Mill.  Organizations working to preserve and protect the environment will have displays showing what they do year-round and their specific plans for Earth Day. For more information about this free
    event, contact Heather Hoffman at 570-390-4747 or artontheedgepa@gmail.com; or Juan H. Espino at 570-226-0782 or juanesp@ptd.net.
    • Fair Trade Sampling Weekend: 8:30 a.m.  - Noon. Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Rd. (across from the Beach Lake Fire Hall)
    Beach Lake. Try some before you buy it.  Equal Exchange coffee, tea, chocolate, baking items, snack foods and more are mostly organic, fairly traded products that support small farmers. Foil wrapped Chocolate eggs. For info call 570-729-7011 or visit www.beachlakeumc.com
    • 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 8 of 12 - • Free Community Easter Luncheon: Noon. Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Rd. (across from the Beach Lake Fire Hall), Beach Lake. Menu: Ham, scalloped potatoes, sweet potatoes, vegetable, applesauce, rolls & dessert. For  info call 570-729-7011 or visit www.beachlakeumc.com
    • 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.
    • Hannah & Maggie Perform: 7:30 p.m.. Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. Their efforts to blend the folk music they were raised on with a modern-day melodic energy prove successful time and again. Tickets $16 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets in advance avail online at www.harmonypresents.com or at AMSkier Insurance Agency, 209 Main Ave., Hawley. Cocoon caters wine, beer, snacks and mixed drinks on site. For  info, or tickets,  call Harmony Presents 570-588-8077.
    • Horse & Pony 4-H Club Mtg.: 1 p.m., VanWyk Stables, 2008 Route 590, Hawley. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 – 18. Call 570-296-3400 for info.
    •  Huge Indoor Yard Sale: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Alert Fire Co. #2m 222 Willow Ave. Honesdale. Behind Fins and Feathers. Something for everyone.
    • Kid's Easter Fun Day: 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.
    • Lunch With The Easter Bunny: Noon. The former St. Peter and Paul Hall, Doris Ave., Simpson. Join us for lunch, free photos with the bunny, candy and prizes. Admission is $4 for both children and adults. For reservations, tickets/info call 570-785-5130.
    • 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
    • 4-H Camp Counselor Training: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips Street, Suite 201, Stroudsburg. Counselors are required to have a minimum of 16 hours of training (sample topics - leadership, team building, health & safety, child care, youth development, first aid). This workshop provides 5 hours of training. Pre-registration is required by April 4 at extension.psu.edu/4h/counties/pike/events. For  info call 570-296-3400.
    • "Beauty and the Beast Jr.": 3 p.m. Forest City Regional Mask and Hammer Drama Club. A musical. Ticket $5 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens, and free for children 3 and under.
    Page 9 of 12 - • 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
    • Earth Day Festival: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, between Milford and Bushkill. Families are invited to stroll around, make a craft or two, go on a hike, and play some games, relax, grab a bite to eat, and listen to music. PEEC staff will be leading interpretive nature hikes around the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area as well as giving guests the chance to go canoeing on a pond. Rain or shine.
    • Fair Trade Sampling Weekend: 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7 Milanville Rd. (across from the Beach Lake Fire Hall)
    Beach Lake. Try some before you buy it.  Equal Exchange coffee, tea, chocolate, baking items, snack foods and more are mostly organic, fairly traded products that support small farmers. Foil wrapped Chocolate eggs. For info call 570-729-7011 or visit www.beachlakeumc.com
    • Masthope Mountain 4-H Club Mtg.: 1 – 4 p.m., Masthope Mountain Community Property Owners Lodge, Lackawaxen. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 – 18. For info on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400.
    • Operation: Tails for Troops: 1 – 4 p.m. Abington Dog Park, Clarks Summit. Marywood University students with Abington Area Community Park are raising money for Paws and Stripes. The goal is to raise $5,000 to sponsor two wounded military veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to Traumatic Brain Injury and rescue two shelter dogs. Featuring – shelter pups, homemade dog treats for sale, K-9 & dog pageant, baskets, 50-50, vendors and more.
    • Rowan Lynch Quartet: 3 p.m. The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Rowan Honesdale, and has been playing saxophone since he was ten.    He is currently in the seventh grade at Wayne Highlands Middle School, and is a member of the WHMS concert and jazz bands. Donations appreciated. Lite fare will be available for purchase from Willow River Café. For info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570-253-2020.
    Mon. Apr. 14
    • Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club Mtg.: 5:30 p.m. On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry. This club is accepting new members. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 – 18. Call 570-296-3400 for info.
    Tues. Apr. 15
    • Bus Trip:  Live Onscreen Showing of the Metropolitan Opera's La Cenerentola (Cinderella): Cinemark 20,  Moosic. Registration deadline Apr. 15. Event on May 10th. Trip includes a presentation on the opera by local author Peter Wynne. Cost of the tickets is $16 for Senior Citizens and $24 for Adults. Estimated cost of the bus would be $40 per person. The bus pickup will be Lakewood and Waymart. To inquire about details/registration, e-mail the library at nwcl@waynelibraries.org or call (570) 798-2444.
    Page 10 of 12 - • Gambling & Gambling Addictions: Senior Ctr., 337 Park Place, Hawley. Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m. for professionals, caregivers, family members. 11 a.m. - Noon for senior center participants. The morning session will be for staff, caregivers and family members of seniors who would like to learn more about the problem signs of gambling. The second session at each center will be for seniors to be able to identify possible signs of gambling problems in their friends or loved ones and also help them with what to do if they think someone they know has a gambling problem. Please call at least 24 hours in advance if you are interested in joining us for lunch and 2 days prior for transportation. You can also visit our website for other valuable information. aging.co.wayne.pa.us Presenter: Michael D. Donahue, CADC, ICADC Info 570-226-4209
    • Tri-State Conference on Human Trafficking: 9 a.m. -5 p.m. The Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing, 120 Routes 6 & 209, Matamoras. Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is hosting the Tri-State Conference on Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement and Human Services Personnel. Presenters include Mr. Hugh Organ from Covenant House of Philadelphia, and Ms. Enid Melendez from The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR). Include a luncheon. Con
    • Local Food HUB: 7 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. An effort to stimulate the economy of our local farming community by purchasing food from our local farmers and producers. SEEDS urges everyone to come learn about how this effort can expand and how you might help. The panel of speakers will include: Robert Muller, Cindy Matthews, Andrea Whyte, Tom Eccles, Julie Gilbert, Kim Emmet. The program is free and open to all. Pre-registration is appreciated at 570-245-1256 or e-mail Jocelyn@seedsgroup.net. Walk-ins will also be welcome.
    • Pike County AARP Chapter 3455 Mtg.:  Riverview Inn, Shay Lane. Matamoras. New members always welcome. Contact Beth Jones 973-293-3949. For upcoming events contact Martyn Freed 570-491-5323
    Wed. Apr. 16
    • Lakewood Area Pantry: 1 – 3 p.m. Northern Wayne Family Health Ctr. For an emergency need call 798 - 2859; 798 - 2229. .  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 Soup Lunch: Noon. Drew United Methodist Church, 49-51 Sussex St. (Corner of Sussex & East Broome St.) Port Jervis, NY. Speaker to be announced. Cost $3, menu – soup, bread, beverage, dessert.
    Thur. Apr. 17
    • Bereavement Support Group: 6 - 8 p.m. The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County, 301 Delaware Avenue, Olyphant.  The support group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For  info call Olympia Cianfichi, Bereavement Coordinator 570-383 5180.
    Page 11 of 12 - • Gambling & Gambling Addictions: Senior Ctr., Rt. 590, Hamlin. Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m. for professionals, caregivers, family members. 11 a.m. - Noon for senior center participants. The morning session will be for staff, caregivers and family members of seniors who would like to learn more about the problem signs of gambling. The second session at each center will be for seniors to be able to identify possible signs of gambling problems in their friends or loved ones and also help them with what to do if they think someone they know has a gambling problem. Please call at least 24 hours in advance if you are interested in joining us for lunch and 2 days prior for transportation. You can also visit our website for other valuable information. aging.co.wayne.pa.us Presenter: Michael D. Donahue, CADC, ICADC Info 570-689-3766.
    Fri. Apr. 18
    • Comedian Colin Quinn: 8 p.m. Bethel Woods. For tickets visit  www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, Ticketmaster or call 1.800.745.3000 . Tickets are $35 and $45 for reserved seating.
     • Good Friday Service: 6 P.M. Smith Hill Methodist Church , 474 Fox Hill RD., Honesdale. Everyone is welcome.
    • Tricky Tray: Doors open 5 p.m. The Auxiliary of Central Volunteer Fire Station #27 of Lackawaxen Twp.
    • Lenten Dinner: 5 - 8 p.m. VFW . $10. Public welcome. $10. Public welcome.
    • Night at the Races: Registration deadline Apr. 18th. Event. April 25th. Doors open 6 p.m., first race 7 p.m. Immaculate Conception Parish, 801 Taylor, Scranton.  $10 per horse, $100 race sponsor, tickets $10 admission. Soda, food, desserts, BYOB. Must be age 21. Advance reservations required by April 18th. For info contact Katie Weinschenk, 570-963-1290, kweinschenk@stjoshphscenter.org
    • Seniors Centers are Closed in observance of Good Friday.
    Sat. Apr. 19
    • 90th Birthday Party: 1 – 3 p.m. Alert 2 Fire Hall on Willow Ave., Honesdale. An open house birthday party, for longtime Honesdale resident, Katherine Carney
    Shelp will be held for friends, neighbors, auxiliary members and past co-workers to share in her day. For information call Judy at 570-499-4417.
    • Entrance Fee – Free Day: Steamtown National Historic Site, Downtown Scranton. The entrance fee-free days at Steamtown will provide complimentary admission to the Park grounds, museum complex and scheduled walking tours, but will not include train rides and/or other amenity fees charged by the Park. Steamtown NHS is open daily. General park info at 570-340-5200 during regular business hours, or visit www.nps.gov/stea
    Sun. Apr. 20
     • Easter Sunrise Service: 6:30 a.m. Smith Hill Methodist Church, 474 Fox Hill Rd., Honesdale. Refreshments to follow.
    • Entrance Fee – Free Day: Steamtown National Historic Site, Downtown Scranton. The entrance fee-free days at Steamtown will provide complimentary admission to the Park grounds, museum complex and scheduled walking tours, but will not include train rides and/or other amenity fees charged by the Park. Steamtown NHS is open daily. General park info at 570-340-5200 during regular business hours, or visit www.nps.gov/stea
    Page 12 of 12 - • Heavenly Healers Cooperative - Energy Work Clinic: 1-4 p.m.  Stoneworks Learning Ctr., 1036 rear Main St., Honesdale.  Therapies: Reiki, crystals, aromatherapy, energy work;  Talk to practitioners about their practice; Receive a free mini healing session. Every third Sunday.

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