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

HAWLEY EARTHFEST - The Downtown Hawley Partnership (DHP) has announced that planning is underway in cooperation with the Pike/Wayne Conservation Partnership for the fourth annual Hawley Earth Fest, the weekend of April 21-23. For information www.HawleyEarthfest.com, and upcoming articles in The News Eagle.

LINCOLN EVENT - The Pike County Historical Society and Museum will host an evening with Michael Burlingame, author and historian on President Abraham Lincoln, on Friday, April 14 at the Columns Museum in Milford, home of the famed blood stained Lincoln Flag. Tickets to the event are $50 and may be obtained by calling 570-296-8126 or by email at pikemuse@ptd.net. 

PROJECT LINUS: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale. The Blanketeers are back! Help people in need. Blankets go to the local shelter, VIP, and Wayne Memorial Hospital. Call 570-253-1220 for questions or to sign up. E-mail: dbrussell@waynelibraries.org.