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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.
    • Bethel Woods Participates in Blue Star Museums: Hours through Sept. 1st 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Every day.  Museums across America  offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The Museum at Bethel Woods is honored to participate in the Blue Star Museum collaboration. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173 -1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps , and up to five family members. To purchase tickets in advance or for information about these events visit www.BethelWoodsCenter.org or call 1-866-781-2922.
                              
    • 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.
    • Bus Trip:  Opening Day at the Little League World Series, Williamsport: Trip date Aug. 14 will depart from Rt. 6 Mall, Honesdale, at 7 a.m. Trip includes tour of the World of Little League Museum, opening ceremonies featuring a parade of teams from around the world and two Little League games. Bus will stop for dinner on your own at Cracker Barrel and will return to Honesdale approx. 8 p.m. Cost $40, includes bus transportation, museum admission and driver tip. Admission to the stadium is free. Paid reservations are due by Aug. 1. To make reservations/or information, call Sandy Kline  570-253-4931 or 570-352-4991, or e-mail sandystravelers@gmail.com. A portion of the proceeds from each trip benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital.
    • 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.
    • Chainsaw Carving: July 24 – 27. 5 – 9 p.m. Clifford Vol. Firemen’s Picnic. Carving by Kevin Treat. Sat.  8 p.m. Carving Auction
    • Country Farmers Market: Wednesdays 3:30 – 6 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fred R. Miller Pavilion, 640 Main St., Honesdale. Vegetables, fruits, plants and more. Through October.
    Page 2 of 15 - • Family Raft Trip: Reservation deadline July 25. Event on Aug. 3rd. Meet 9-10 a.m. at Lander’s Skinners Falls Campground in Cochecton. Register in advance with payment: UDC, PO Box 192, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764;(845) 252-3022 cindy@upperdelawarecouncil.org. Sponsored by the Upper Delaware Council.
    • Farmers Market: Every Wednesday through Oct. 29. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Honesdale. Rotating artisan vendor will continue. Also returning this season is The Market Café. Shoppers can pick up a delicious and nutritious, farm to table meal featuring seasonal and local products. To receive an application to be an artisan vendor/ or for info visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570-253-2020
    • Golf  Tournament: Registration deadline Aug. 8th. Aug. 24. Skyline Golf Course. Registration 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Shotgun Start 9 a.m. Social hour at the grove 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Buffet dinner 2:30 p.m. Raffle and award to follow. Captain and crew format. Pre-registration needed. Cart, green fees, refreshments and dinner included. Info call Andy Belcher 570-241-7757. Held by the Union Dale Vol. Fire Co., P.O. Box 191, Union Dale, PA 148470. Golf Packages $75 pre-paid golf and dinner, team of four and hole sponsor $325, $300 per team, dinner only $25.
    • Gun or Cash Raffle for the month of August: The Browndale Fire Co. The winning number will be the 3 digit lottery number of the first drawing of the PA. evening lottery number.  Winner has the choice of the firearm or a cash value as stated for that day on the winner's ticket. Winners will be contact by phone or mail.  All winners must comply with all firearms regulations, otherwise the winner must take the cash value for that day.  All firearm prizes must be claimed at Heberling's Sport Shop in Prompton, by October 15, 2014. Firearms are subject to availability. Tickets from any Browndale Fire Company member, or call 570-785-5300 and leave a message.
    • The Lakeside Players’ Free Theater Camp: July 21 – 25th. Lakeville Community Hall, Rt. 590, Lakeville (between the firehouse and the United Methodist Church). Camp is open to all children, ages 9 to 13, including those who’ve never set foot on a stage. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Mon. - Fri. Children will show off what they’ve learned at a free on Sat., July 26th. 7 p.m. Every child will have a part in the original play. Children will play theater games, rehearse scenes and learn the basics of acting. Kids interested in working behind the scenes on lights, sound or costumes are welcome. There are no auditions. For info call 857-2226.
    • Lynnette's Twirlerettes is currently seeking Alumni Twirlers: Interested in performing at the Miss America Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, on September 13th. Former students are asked to contact Lynnette 570-281-9797 or www.lynnettestwirlerettes.com
    • MS Awareness w/The RailRiders: Registration Deadline Aug. 20 Event on Aug. 28th. PNC Field, 235 Montage Mtn. Rd., Moosic. Gates open 6 p.m. Game starts 7:05 p.m. Wear orange and support the 6000+ individuals in the area living with MS. Tickets $7, include a $5 food voucher. To registers call 1-800-344-4867, option #2.
    Page 3 of 15 - • 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. Benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital.
    • Pocono Lake Region Half Marathon Sponsor Opportunities: Event Sept. 28th. The Chamber of Northern Poconos is organizing and hosting the half marathon form Honesdale to Lake Wallenpaupack. Many sponsorship opportunities, for details contact The Chamber of Northern Poconos, 570-225-3191
    • 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.
    • Seeking Pictures of Holbert’s Airport: If anyone If anyone has a pictures or info, please e-mail Grace at gracelj@verizon.net  or call the historical society at 253-3240. Pictures sought by the Tusten Historical Society.
    • Striefsky Memorial Fund & Golf Tournament: Aug. 23rd. Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. Dinner at Heart Lake Lodge, Jermyn. $85 per golfer, includes dinner. $30 per guest, dinner only. Food and beverages on the course and prizes at the dinner. $10,000 hole in one prize. For info call Jennifer 570-499-5420 or Jeff or Donna 570-282-7999. Helping local cancer patients, transplant recipients and their families.
    • Wayne County Farmers Market: 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Rt. 6/Willow Ave., Honesdale, (next to Dave's Super Duper Supermarket in the former Lincoln School lot). Every Saturday through October. Rain or shine. Fresh vegetables, herbs, fruits, plants and flowers, fresh eggs, cheese, meats, maple syrup and honey. Other vendors offer hand made crafts, kitchen ware, jewelry, soaps and lotions, also homemade baked goods - pies, breads, cookies, jams/jellies, pierogies, ice cream, candies and fudge.
    Fri. July 25
    • Bows on Fire 4-H Archery Club Mtg.: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Matamoras Rod and Gun Club, 120 Rod and Gun Club Rd., Milford. This is a reminder to club members about the schedule. This club is currently full. 4-H Archery clubs are open to youth ages 10 - 18. For information, call  570-296-3400  or visit tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
    • Chainsaw Carving: 5 – 9 p.m. Clifford Vol. Firemen’s Picnic. Carving by Kevin Treat.
    • Family Raft Trip: Reservation deadline July 25. Event on Aug. 3rd. Meet 9-10 a.m. at Lander’s Skinners Falls Campground in Cochecton. Register in advance with payment: UDC, PO Box 192, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY 12764;(845) 252-3022 cindy@upperdelawarecouncil.org. Sponsored by the Upper Delaware Council.
    • Hickory Project Performs: Doors open 6:45 p.m. show 7:30 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Band features hard–driving traditional and original acoustic music deeply rooted in bluegrass. BYOB. Donations collected at the door. For information visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570.253.2020 .
    Page 4 of 15 - • Live Music: 8 p.m. - Midnight. Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort. Every Friday.
    • Live Music Friday with Steve Woodman: 8 – 11 p.m. Glass—Wine. Bar. Kitchen. 119 Falls Ave., Hawley. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570-226-1337. A rotating line-up of live music in our lounge. No cover charge
    • Miss Representation Screening: 6 p.m. Damascus Manor United Methodist Church . Presented by Melissa Rutledge, Miss Representation.” is an award winning documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, that takes a close look at the misrepresentation of girls and women by the media. Not recommended for children under the age of 10 and it is requested that all minors be accompanied by an adult. For information: missrepwayne13@gmail.com or www.missrepresentation.org to view the film trailer.
    • Passport to Imagination at Michaels (Craft Stores): 10 a.m. -  Noon.  A great, low-cost program ( $2 for each 2-hour session). Week 6: The Museum at FIT - Fashion Sketch and Duck Tape Wallet or Purse
    • Penny Social: Doors open 6:15 p.m. Drawing begin 7:30 p.m. St. Bernard's Catholic Church, Catholic Church Rd., Beach Lake. Fun for the whole family, door prizes, raffle prizes. Refreshments will be available.
    • Pop Matters with Kevin McDonough, A Conversation where Media, Culture, and Entertainment Meet:  7:30 p.m. Program meets the final Friday of every  month at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch, Western Sullivan Public Library, 198 Bridge St. Narrowsburg, NY. Pop Matters is about popular culture - with a new topic every month. Please call the library at 845-252-3360 for info/to register.
    • Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival:  4 – 10 p.m. Marywood University, behind the Athletic Ctr. There are wonderful prizes to be won and many items available for purchase at good prices. WNEP Telethon 7 to 10 p.m. with live broadcasts from the Summer Festival. Proceeds of the Summer Festival and all of the fundraising conducted by the Auxiliary benefit the individuals served by Saint Joseph’s Center.
    • Summer Picnic: St. Mary's Church on Betty St., Eynon.  Homemade ethnic foods, music, games, and prizes will be fun for the whole family.
    • Waystock: 5 – 10 p.m. A music and craft fair. Food, crafts and music all day. For information call Lilian Rollison 570-488-5225
    Sat. Jul. 26
    • Blueberry Fest and Bake Sale: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Newfoundland Area Public Library, Rt. 191 & 507, Newfoundland. Hot dogs, ice cream, and more. A friends of the library event.
    • Chainsaw Carving: 5 – 9 p.m. Clifford Vol. Firemen’s Picnic. Carving by Kevin Treat. 8 p.m. Auction of Carvings. Benefits the Fire Co.
    • Championship Rodeos: Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and rodeo begins at 7 p.m. Malibu Dude Ranch, 351 Foster Hill Rd., Milford. Categories of bull riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, barrel racing and breakaway roping. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 5 – 12, and age 4 and under are admitted free. Every Saturday through the Labor Day weekend, rain or shine. Visit www.MalibuDudeRanch.com for  details or call 570-296-7281.
    Page 5 of 15 - • Contra Dance: 7:30 – 10 p.m. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Live music, live caller. Suggested donation $10, kids under age 15 – free.  For info call 570-253-2020 or visit www.thecooperageproject.org
    • Free Tasting and Demos: Every Saturday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.. Mill Market, in the Hawley Silk Mill, Suite #111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. info@MillMarketPA.com or 570-390-4440.
    • Hike and Learn about the Battle of Minisink: 10:30 a.m. Sullivan County Rt.  168 about one mile northeast of NYS Rt. 97, Minisink Ford. National Park Service Ranger Tim Oset explains the Battle of Minisink in an easy guided walk at Sullivan County's Minisink Battlefield Park. During the hike Ranger Oset will discuss the Battle of Minisink and explain the significance of the prominent locations along the trail such as Sentinel Rock, Hospital Rock and Indian Rock. Please wear sturdy shoes or hiking boots, water, sunglasses, bug spray, and a camera are recommended. For information call 570-685-4871
    • Harmony Presents – Two Shows in One Night: First show at 7 p.m. and the second show 9:30 or 10 p.m. In the Boiler Room,   Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early for preferred seating. Tickets range between $16 to $22, and may be purchased online at www.harmonypresents.com or in person at AMSkier Insurance Agency, 209 Main Ave., Hawley. (570) 588-8077. Tonight’s performance - Miles to Dayton, “Oprah Approved Folk-Americana”
    • 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.
    • Master Gardener Workshop - Turn a Soggy Problem Into A Landscape Delight: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., Milford. Do you have wetlands or damp areas around your house, due to storm water runoff? Would you like to build a pond or a fountain to create a soothing atmosphere and attract wildlife? This program will help you create a beautiful area in a problem spot, with specific advice about how to select and maintain the best plants for your project. Pike County Master Gardeners Presenting: Mary Ciccolella, Beth Grosso, Sheila Salmon, Ann Streb. This workshop is free but pre-registration is required by July 23.  To register, visit extension.psu.edu/pike/events
    • Pleasant Valley School Reunion: Noon. Ridd's Farm, Rt. 191 North. Bring a dish to share.
    • Prayer Mtg. Pike County Hands of Hope: 9 - 10 a.m.  First Presbyterian Church, 300 Broad St., Milford. 4th Saturday of the month
    • Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival:  4 – 10 p.m. There are wonderful prizes to be won and many items available for purchase at good prices. WNEP Telethon 7 to 10 p.m. with live broadcasts from the Summer Festival. Proceeds of the Summer Festival and all of the fundraising conducted by the Auxiliary benefit the individuals served by Saint Joseph’s Center.
    Page 6 of 15 - • Steamtown Excursion – Tobyhanna: Departs Steamtown at 12:30 p.m. Returns approx. 3:45 p.m. Ticket prices – adults $34, seniors 62+ $29, children ages 6 – 15 $22, children under age 5 require a No Charge ticket. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non-refundable. For reservation call 570-340-5204.
    • Summer Nature Series Programs - Rocks Rock!: 10 a.m. - Noon. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. Led by Dawn Krautter, a local nature enthusiast and Wallenpaupack School District educator. Geared toward budding junior naturalists ages 5 - 10. Learn about rocks and check out a rock collection. We will spend time collecting, observing and comparing rocks along the nature trail. Students will use markers or crayons to create unique designs on rocks. Wear comfortable walking shoes. To register call (570) 253-7001 or e-mail pplpreserves@pplweb.com. Programs are free. Bring your children prepared to be outdoors, and feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outside after the program.
    • Summer Picnic: St. Mary's Church on Betty St., Eynon.  Homemade ethnic foods, music, games, and prizes will be fun for the whole family
    • Twirling Clinic: 11 a.m. - Noon. Lynnette's Twirlerettes will offer a free twirling clinic coinciding with Forest City Area Business Alliance July Sidewalk Sales. For children 3-18 yrs. old across from the First National Bank.  To register please contact Lynnette at 570-281-9797
    • Waystock: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. A music and craft fair. Food, crafts and music all day. For information call Lilian Rollison 570-488-5225.
    Sun. July. 27
    • Art Appreciation Day: Doors open at noon. Calder Museum, 1972 Pine Mill Rd., in the center of Equinunk. Equinunk Historical Society will feature Sherman artist, Lauren Floden, who creates extraordinarily moving portraits in oils, acrylics, pastels, conte crayon, and pen and ink. Call 570-224-6722 for information.
    • BBQ: Noon. Equinunk Vol. Fire Co. Clams, shrimp, hot dogs, fries and beer available. Music. Rain or shine. Take outs available.
    • Blues, Brews & BBQ with The Scott Weis Band: 5-9 p.m. on the deck at Glass—Wine. Bar. Kitchen. 119 Falls Ave., Hawley. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570-226-1337. A rotating line-up of live music & a featured local craft beer. $32.50 includes selections from the grill with sides of summer picnic staples. Reservations recommended. Or, no cover to enjoy the music on our lawn or Stargazer Deck
    • Chicken Barbeque: 1 – 5 p.m. Welcome Lake Fireman's Field, 22 Cosgrove Rd., Beach Lake. DJ, games, funnel cakes, flea market and more. Take-outs available.
    Tickets available from Fire Co. members. Donations $10. For information call
    Craig 570-729-7402.
    • Free Outdoor Movie Night: 9 – 11:15 p.m. Assembly of God Church, Honesdale. In the parking lot. Featuring “Son of God”. Free popcorn and water, bring your own chair.  Inclement weather location in the church 6 – 8:15 p.m.
    Page 7 of 15 - • Intimate Bridal Showcase: 1 – 4:30 p.m. Fern Hill, Scottish Glen. When it comes to weddings, details matter. We’re here to help. We’ve assembled a team of wedding professionals for an intimate bridal show. A full range of wedding day services will be on display and our expert professionals will show you how to create the perfect wedding. To register visit www.fernhallinn.com/online/BridalShowcase.html
    • Masthope Mountain 4-H Club Mtg.: 10 a.m. – Noon. Masthope ,Ski Rental shop, Lackawaxen. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For information call 570-296-3400  or visit tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
    • Saint Joseph’s Center Summer Festival: 1 – 9 p.m.  Marywood University, behind the Athletic Center. There are wonderful prizes to be won and many items available for purchase at good prices. Proceeds of the Summer Festival and all of the fundraising conducted by the Auxiliary benefit the individuals served by Saint Joseph’s Center.
    • Steamtown Excursion – Cresco: Departs Steamtown at 11 a.m. Returns approx. 3 p.m. Ticket prices – adults $34, seniors 62+ $29, children ages 6 – 15 $22, children under age 5 require a No Charge ticket. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non-refundable. For reservation call 570-340-5204.
    • Summer Paddle and River Clean-Up: Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is seeking people who would like to make a difference and participate in a river clean-up. Everyone is invited to join Park Rangers as they paddle down the river plucking litter from the shoreline and river bottom. The clean-up area will cover six miles and should last approximately five hours. Paddlers are asked to meet at the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen at 9 a.m. Call 570-685-4871 for directions. National Park Service will provide the vehicle shuttle, canoes, lifejackets, and paddles. Rain or shine.  Expect to get wet, so please be prepared with the appropriate gear including extra clothing, proper footwear, sunscreen, plenty of water, a hat, and a lunch.  River clean-up is limited to the first twenty who register!  For information/sign up call 570-685-4871 by Saturday.
    • Summer Picnic: St. Mary's Church on Betty St., Eynon.  Homemade ethnic foods, music, games, and prizes will be fun for the whole family
    • Tricky Tray: Wallenpaupack Area High School, Cafeteria, 2552 Rt. 6, Hawley. Door open at noon, drawing at 2 p.m. Admission $3 includes a free sheet of tickets, children are free. Many incredible trays. 50/50. For complete tickets information and prices, call Cecilia 570-775-7377 or e-mail patsmom223@yahoo.com Concession stand will be open. Sponsored by Patrick Abrams Memorial Scholarship Tricky Tray
    • Vacation Bible School: July 27 – 31st. 7 p.m.. Cross Road Assembly of God Church, jct. of Rts. 435 & 590, Elmhurst. Theme is International Spy Academy, and the Christian Focus is “To boldly go where no one has gone before”. For information call 570-842-1454.
    Page 8 of 15 - Mon. July 28
    • Breastfeeding Class: 6 - 8 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital David Katz Conference Ctr.  Topics:  Benefits of breastfeeding, tips for getting started, deep versus shallow latch, how much and how often baby should eat, common challenges, pumping and weaning. Fee i$20.  The cost of the class is covered for women belonging to Pennsylvania’s Healthy Beginnings Plus Program. To register or for more information, call 570-253-3005 or 1-800-869-6636. Space is limited
    • Passport to Imagination at Michaels (Craft Stores): 10 a.m. -  Noon. A great, low-cost program  ($2 for each 2-hour session). Week 7: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Abstract Sculpture and Stained Glass Vase
    • Performance –The Crackers : 7:30 p.m. Central Park, Honesdale. Rain location – Grace Episcopal Parish Hall. Bring a blanket or chair. Free admission, free will donations accepted. Snacks avail for purchase. Presented by Wayne county Creative Arts Council.
    Tues. July 29
    • Blood Drive: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. USP Canaan, 3057 Easton Turnpike, Waymart. Info visit geisingerbloodcenter.org or 866-996-5100.
    • Master Gardener: 10 a.m. – Noon. Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St., Milford. Free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, call 570-296-3400  to leave a message or e-mail pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.
    • Master Gardener: 10 a.m. – Noon. Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St., Suite E, Honesdale. It’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.
    • Masthope Mountain 4-H Club Mtg.: 10 a.m. – Noon. Masthope , Ski Rental shop, Lackawaxen. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For information call 570-296-3400 or visit tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
    July 30
    • Backyard Biology: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This is a program that teaches children about a variety of biological topics through fun activities, designed for children ages 7 – 12.  Every Wednesday  Topics include gardening, composting, water quality, water testing, wildflowers, wildlife, the Delaware watershed and much more! Free of charge and all are welcome. To register call 570-685-4871.
    • Jazz on the Deck with the liberto TRIO with special guest composer/pianist/vocalist Louise Montello: 6-9 p.m., The Settlers Inn, 4 Main Ave., Hawley. desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570-226-2993. A rotating line-up of live jazz every Wednesday.
    • Nature Crafting 4-H Club Mtg.: 5 :30 p.m. Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For information call  570-296-3400  or visit tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.
    • Passport to Imagination at Michaels (Craft Stores): 10 a.m. -  Noon. A great, low-cost program  ($2 for each 2-hour session). Week 7: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Picasso Mask and Picasso Picture
    Page 9 of 15 - • Summer Nature Series Programs - Watercolor Wow!: 10 a.m. - Noon. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. Led by Dave Hamill, Wallenpaupack Area High School art teacher, Geared toward budding junior naturalists ages 5 - 10. Using the plants, leaves, and ferns from around Lake Wallenpaupack to inspire you, we’ll create wonderful watercolor paintings together.  Making art has never been this much fun! Watercolors usually wash out but bring a smock or play clothes, just in case. To register call (570) 253-7001 or e-mail pplpreserves@pplweb.com. Programs are free. Bring your children prepared to be outdoors, and feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outside after the program.
    • Webinar: Water Resources: Topic: A Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater: Noon – 1 p.m.  Presenter is Kristin Kyler, Project Coordinator, Lower Susquehanna Initiative, Penn State Extension. To watch the webinar visit meeting.psu.edu/water1
    Thurs. July 31
    • 4-H Young Scientists Camp: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.. Akenac Park, Rt. 739, Dingmans Ferry. Fee: 4-H members free; non-members $10. Hands on activities for children age 5-8 to learn more about science and have fun doing it. Explore the elements, Air, Water, Earth, Fire with experiments, crafts and food. This program is open to youth ages 5 - 8. For information visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. To register, call 570-296-3400  or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu by July 29.
    • Live Music with John Curtin: 6-9 p.m. Glass—Wine. Bar. Kitchen., 119 Falls Ave., Hawley. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570-226-1337
    • Performance – Joe Stanky & The Cadets: 7:30 p.m. Central Park, Honesdale. Rain location – Grace Episcopal Parish Hall. Bring a blanket or chair. Free admission, free will donations accepted. Snacks avail for purchase. Presented by Wayne county Creative Arts Council.
    • River Readings: 10:30 a.m. Zane Grey Museum, Lackawaxen. This program is geared to children pre-school aged through first grade. Through stories and crafts the “River Readings” program will allow children to learn about the Delaware River and the many animals, insects, plants, and trees that can be found along the shores of this beautiful river.  Children will be exploring all the wonders the Delaware River has to offer. To register  call 570-685-4871
    Fri. Aug. 1
    • Award Presentations:  6:30 p.m. Wayne County Fair, Small Stage of the Farm Museum. Joseph B. Park, 1896-1970, has been selected as the 2014 winner of the award “People Who Make a Difference in Wayne County Agriculture”, the first time the Wayne County Historical Society has given the award posthumously.
    • Bus Trip:  Opening Day at the Little League World Series, Williamsport: Last Day for Paid Reservations is Aug. 1st. Trip date Aug. 14 will depart from Rt. 6 Mall, Honesdale, at 7 a.m. Trip includes tour of the World of Little League Museum, opening ceremonies featuring a parade of teams from around the world and two Little League games. Bus will stop for dinner on your own at Cracker Barrel and will return to Honesdale approx. 8 p.m. Cost $40, includes bus transportation, museum admission and driver tip. Admission to the stadium is free. To make reservations/or information, call Sandy Kline  570-253-4931 or 570-352-4991, or e-mail sandystravelers@gmail.com. A portion of the proceeds from each trip benefits Wayne Memorial Hospital.
    Page 10 of 15 - • Live Music: 8 p.m. - Midnight. Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort. Every Friday.
    • Passport to Imagination at Michaels (Craft Stores): 10 a.m. -  Noon. A great, low-cost program ($2 for each 2-hour session). Week 7: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musical Art and Shaker & Clapper Sticks
    • Wine Tasting Event: 3 – 9 p.m. American Legion Hall, 100 Dundaff St., Forest City. Must be 21 years or older. Celebrate Forest City's Sesquincentennial. Must have valid driver's license. Tickets in advance $20, at the door $25 and for the designated driver $10, includes admission, wine tasting or water, entertainment, chance at a basket of cheer, wine class and more. Tickets avail at Lenox Propane, Kresock Insurance, Eileen Lynch, David Daugherty, Manuel Masankay, Harry Newak, Stephanie Granville, Rick Preibe, Brian Rogan. Benefits the Local American Legions and Rotary International's End Polio Now Campaign.
    Sat. . Aug. 2
    Ashley's Auction: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  Susquehanna Valley Mall, Selinsgrove. Silent auction items will include items for sports fans, gift items from well-known universities and colleges, celebrity autographed photos, useful home items, toys, books, gift certificates, birdhouses, a 5-night stay at a Jamaican resort and much more. The funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System. For information and a detailed list of the auction items, please visit www.ashleysauctionwebsite.com.
    • Championship Rodeos: Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and rodeo begins at 7 p.m. Malibu Dude Ranch, 351 Foster Hill Rd., Milford. Categories of bull riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, barrel racing and breakaway roping. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 5 – 12, and age 4 and under are admitted free. Every Saturday through the Labor Day weekend, rain or shine. Visit www.MalibuDudeRanch.com for  details or call 570-296-7281.
    • Family Tree –Goods From the Woods: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pike County. To reserve your space and receive directions, call the Delaware Highlands Conservancy 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010 or e-mail info@delawarehighlands.org Snacks will be provided, but you are asked to bring a picnic lunch.
    • Grey Towers Festival of Wood: Milford. Full calendar of events that lists out special tours, hikes, lectures, musical events and public programs is available at www.greytowers.org or call 570-296-9630.
    • Harmony Presents – Two Shows in One Night: First show at 7 p.m. and the second show 9:30 or 10 p.m. In the Boiler Room,   Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. Audiences are encouraged to arrive early for preferred seating. Tickets range between $16 to $22, and may be purchased online at www.harmonypresents.com or in person at AMSkier Insurance Agency, 209 Main Ave., Hawley. (570) 588-8077. Tonights performance - Lelia Broussard/Secret Someones, “Rolling Stones Unsigned Indie Rock Artists of the Year”
    Page 11 of 15 - • Old Stone Jail: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 10th street behind the Wayne County Courthouse. The tours are free and open to the public. For information, call  Wayne County Historical Society, at 570-253-3240, e-mail wchs@ptd.net
    • Opening Reception – Paintings by Marcia Zweig: 4 – 7 p.m. Wayne County Arts Alliance Gallery at Maude Alle, 1023 Main St., Honesdale. Show dates until Aug. 31st. Gallery hours Wed. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. Noon – 4 p.m. For info call 570-851-2550.
    • 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.
    • Summer Nature Series Programs - Amphibian and Reptile Adventures!: 10 a.m. - Noon. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. Northampton Community College biology professor, Jackie Speicher, will lead this adventure.  Geared toward budding junior naturalists ages 5 - 10.  We will lift rocks and logs searching for critters. We’ll find insects, salamanders, frogs and much more! Join us on this walk. Bring a water bottle, if desired, and wear comfortable walking shoes. To register call (570) 253-7001 or e-mail pplpreserves@pplweb.com. Programs are free.Bring your children prepared to be outdoors, and feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outside after the program.
    • Summertime Rummage Sale & Christmas Korner Shoppe: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Christ Church,  700 Delaware Street in Forest City. During Forest City's Old Home Week. From household items, to bric-a-brac, furniture and jewelry, toys, books, videos, glassware, sporting and garden items, and much more (no clothing items). Don't miss Christ Church's almost famous Bake Table. The Rummage Luncheonette will also be open throughout the sale, serving light fare to eat-in or take-out. Any questions, call Pam Ferrari 570-904-0953.
    • Tricky Tray and Treats: Doors open 5 p.m. Calling starts 6:15 p.m. Ledgedale Volunteer Fire Hours, Goose Pond Rd.  $5 entrance fee includes homemade treats, drinks and a starter strip of tickets. Sponsored by - Ledgedale Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Aux.
    Sun. Aug. 3
    • All You Can Eat Breakfast: VFW Post 531, Honesdale. Open to the public.
    • Chicken Barbecue and Bake Sale: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.. or until sold-out. Lake Ariel Fire hall. Sponsored by the Lake Ariel Lions club. Take outs available. Tickets may be purchased from any Lions Club members or at the door. All proceeds benefit the many projects of the Lions Club.
    • Grey Towers Festival of Wood: Milford. Full calendar of events that lists out special tours, hikes, lectures, musical events and public programs is available at www.greytowers.org or call 570-296-9630.
    Page 12 of 15 - • Liberty Civil War Weekend: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Walnut Mountain Park, off Rt. 55 West, Liberty, NY. View the daily routine of the Civil War soldier from the Union and Confederate standpoints. Watch full scale battles, performed in and authentic 19th Century atmosphere. On site concession. Bring lawn chairs to view the battle. Info at www.143rdnewyorkvolunteers.org and pricing.
    • Music in the Park: Clifford Fireman's Fairgrounds, Route 106, Clifford. 10:30 a.m. worship service followed by Contemporary and Traditional Christian Music  11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Rain or shine.
    • Steamtown Excursion - Moscow: Departs Steamtown at 12:30 p.m. Returns approx. 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices – adults $24, Seniors 62+ $22, children ages 6 – 15 $17, children under age 5 require a No Charge ticket. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non-refundable. For reservation call 570-340-5204.
    Mon. Aug. 4
    • Grief Workshops: 2 – 3:30 p.m. Wayne Memorial Hospital, Conference Room 3, 601 Park St., Honesdale. Free of charge. Offered by Wayne Memorial Hospice and Social Service Departments. A six week session, on Mondays Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Sept. 8 and 15. Registration required. For information call 570-253-8608.
    Wed. Aug. 6
    • Author Joseph Caldwell: 5 p.m. Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale. Renowned author of the pig trilogy, The Pig Did It, The Pig Comes to Dinner, and The Pig Goes to Hog Heaven. A playwright and novelist whose previous books include In Such Dark Places, The Deer at the River, Under the Dog Star and more. Registration: Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraris.org
    • Backyard Biology: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. This is a program that teaches children about a variety of biological topics through fun activities, designed for children ages 7 – 12.  Every Wednesday  Topics include gardening, composting, water quality, water testing, wildflowers, wildlife, the Delaware watershed and much more! Free of charge and all are welcome. To register call 570-685-4871
    • Summer Nature Series Programs - Wild Times and Tales!: 10 a.m. - Noon. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. Kathy Uhler from Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center will read us “Skunk at Hemlock Circle” and lead a craft. Children will also be able to ask questions about the animal.   Geared toward budding junior naturalists ages 5 - 10.   To register call (570) 253-7001 or e-mail pplpreserves@pplweb.com. Programs are free.Bring your children prepared to be outdoors, and feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outside after the program.
    Thur. Aug. 7
    • Parkinson’s Support Group: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Wayne Memorial-Good Shepherd unit on the third floor of the hospital. A support group for Parkinson's patients and their families. First Thursday of every month. For information about the support group call 570-253-8731.  
    Page 13 of 15 - • River Readings: 10:30 a.m. Zane Grey Museum, Lackawaxen. This program is geared to children pre-school aged through first grade. Through stories and crafts the “River Readings” program will allow children to learn about the Delaware River and the many animals, insects, plants, and trees that can be found along the shores of this beautiful river.  Children will be exploring all the wonders the Delaware River has to offer.   To register  call 570-685-4871.
    Fri. Aug. 8
    • Golf  Tournament: Registration deadline Aug. 8th. Aug. 24. Skyline Golf Course. Registration 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. Shotgun Start 9 a.m. Social hour at the grove 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Buffet dinner 2:30 p.m. Raffle and award to follow. Captain and crew format. Pre-registration needed. Cart, green fees, refreshments and dinner included. Info call Andy Belcher 570-241-7757. Held by the Union Dale Vol. Fire Co, P.O. Box 191, Union Dale, PA 148470. Golf Packages $75 pre-paid golf and dinner, team of four and hole sponsor $325, $300 per team, dinner only $25.
    • Live Music: 8 p.m. - Midnight. Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort. Every Friday.
    • Quilt Show – “The Highlands”: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grace Episcopal Parish Hall, 827 Church St., Honesdale. Admission $7 per person. Show includes a raffle quilt, ribbon awards, vendors, door prizes, demos, quilts for sale, exhibits, magazine and book give away. For info contact A Stitch in Time, 114 7th St., Honesdale. Held by The Wayne Highlands Quilt Guild.  
    Sat. Aug. 9
    • Championship Rodeos: Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and rodeo begins at 7 p.m. Malibu Dude Ranch, 351 Foster Hill Rd., Milford. Categories of bull riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping, barrel racing and breakaway roping. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for ages 5 – 12, and age 4 and under are admitted free. Every Saturday through the Labor Day weekend, rain or shine. Visit www.MalibuDudeRanch.com for  details or call 570-296-7281.
    • Fish Stocking at Lake Wallenpaupack: 1 - 3 p.m. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. Presenters: Keith Beamer, Zane Brower and Nick Spinelli. Join us for this great program that is sure to entertain everyone from beginners to experienced fishermen.  Hear from experts while you explore the science of fish netting, spawning, and harvest operations that occur at the local hatchery. Discover how many fish and what species are stocked in the big lake. Learn all about fish habitat and what draws fish to different areas. Find out how you can get involved in building artificial structures this fall that will enhance Lake Wallenpaupack and your fishing experience. For questions, contact PPL at 570-253-7001 or pplpreserves@pplweb.com.
    • “Holy” Cow Flop Bar-B-Q.: 1 – 8 p.m. St.  Pius X Church grounds, Rt. 106, Royal (just outside Clifford). Food, beer, live music, games and prizes. Tickets in advance $10, by calling 570-222-2331. Food tickets in advance or day of event – Chicken BBQ $9, pulled pork $13, beef brisket $14.
    Page 14 of 15 - • 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.
    • Quilt Show – “The Highlands”: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grace Episcopal Parish Hall, 827 Church St., Honesdale. Admission $7 per person. Show includes a raffle quilt, ribbon awards, vendors, door prizes, demos, quilts for sale, exhibits, magazine and book give away. For info contact A Stitch in Time, 114 7th St., Honesdale. Held by The Wayne Highlands Quilt Guild.  
    • Steamtown Excursion – Cresco: Departs Steamtown at 11 a.m. Returns approx. 3 p.m. Ticket prices – adults $34, seniors 62+ $29, children ages 6 – 15 $22, children under age 5 require a No Charge ticket. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non-refundable. For reservation call 570-340-5204.
    • Summer Fair: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Paupack United Methodist Church, Rt. 507, Paupack. Chicken BBQ lunch, eat in or take out, flea market, crafters, games for kids, baked goods, toys and more. For info call 570-857-1141 Everyone is welcome. All procceds support the missions of the PUMW.
    • Summer Nature Series Programs - Orange you glad you wore it!?: 10 a.m. - Noon. PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Ctr. Rt. 6, just east of the intersection of Routes 590 & 6 and next to Wallenpaupack Area High School. We’ll create an egg carton boat and demonstrate the importance of wearing a life jacket with clementines. This safety message comes complete with games and a snack! Bring your life jacket, if you have one. PPL Lake Wallenpaupack’s educator and nature enthusiast, Jenna Wayne, will lead this program. Geared toward junior naturalists ages 5 - 10.   To register call (570) 253-7001 or e-mail pplpreserves@pplweb.com. Programs are free.Bring your children prepared to be outdoors, and feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy outside after the program.
    Sun. Aug. 10
    • Local Farm Tour: Noon. Anthill Farm, 114 Beech Grove Rd., Honesdale. Farm employs the principles of permaculture and agroecology. They aim for an integrated production system that moves livestock through the land to provide fertility to the crops. Five acres of organic vegetables are in production as well as several acres of mixed fruit and nut trees.
    • Pancake Breakfast : 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. Teeple Stevenson Young American Legion Post 765, Rt. .191, Lookout, north of Honesdale. Requested donation is only $7 for adults and $3 for children.
    • Praise on the Lake Concert Curiously Strong Jazz: 6:30 p.m. Beach Lake UMC, 7 Milanville Rd., Beach Lake. Refreshments provided, free will offering taken. Inclement weather location – church sanctuary. Limited seating avail. Bring a lawn chair. All are welcome. For info visit beachlakeumc.com or call 570-729-7011.
    • Steamtown Excursion – Dickson City: Departs Steamtown at 12:30 p.m. Returns approx. 3:30 p.m. Ticket prices – adults $24, Seniors 62+ $22, children ages 6 – 15 $17, children under age 5 require a No Charge ticket. Excursion fares include park entrance fee. Reservations must be pre-paid, tickets are non-refundable. For reservation call 570-340-5204.
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