Here is a sample of some of the main events coming up in the Wayne/Pike county area, which are open to the public.

WALLY ICE FEST POSTPONED - The Chamber of the Northern Poconos, with its 25th Annual Ice Tee Golf Tournament, along with Paupack Plunge hosted by Lighthouse Harbor Marina, has partnered with a group of Pond Hockey enthusiasts to develop a weekend long festival called Wally Ice Fest. The vent has been re-scheduled to February 25-26 due to ice and weather conditions. (The original date was  January 28-29.)

For more information or to register please visit www.wallyicefest.com or www.northernpoconoschamber.com. The Chamber may be called at 570-226-3191 or 570-253-1960. There is also a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wallyicefest.

WINTERLIGHTS FESTIVAL HAS NEW DATE -Due to the predicted rise this week in area temperatures, Milford’s Winterlights Festival has been postponed to the weekend of January 27th, 28th and 29th.

All of the activities that comprise this annual family-fun celebration have also been rescheduled. On the bright side, those planning to test their culinary skills at the 6th annual Mac ‘N Cheese and Chile cooking competition will have an additional week to hone their revered recipes.

For further information and updates, please visit their Facebook page:  Facebook.com/Winter Lights Festival, Milford PA.
HEROIN TASK FORCE DINNER & RAFFLE - Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force- 2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner/Raffle: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Beach Lake Fire Hall, 1033 Beach Lake Highway, Beach Lake.

Come join us on January 21st 2017 for our second annual spaghetti dinner and raffles, the fun begins at 3 p.m. join us to fill your stomach with spaghetti and meatballs. During the dinner we will be doing 50/50 raffles , get your tickets for our basket raffles which we will draw at around 6:00 followed by our famous guns and fun raffle that we will draw around 7 p.m. , we have some great prizes to offer, from guns to skydiving, to river trips and more..$8.00 per person and $2.00 per person age 12 and under, take available as well. Come on out on a January night and join us all as we bring our together as we battle this heroin /opioid epidemic. Back up snow date is January 28, 2017.