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.

1RELAY FOR LIFE of the Greater Lake Region takes place 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20 through 10 a.m. Sunday May 21 at the Wallenpaupack Area High School track. Support the American Cancer Society. Anyone is welcome to come anytime and walk on the track, whether you are a cancer survivor, battling cancer, you are supporting a loved one or in memory of someone taken by cancer. Open ceremony is at noon on Saturday. For info contact Cindy Delaney at 570-562-9749 or email candy.delaney@cancer.org. Visit online (and donate) at http://relay.acsevents.org.

DARRYL STRAWERRY - Former New York Met and New York Yankee, Darryl Strawberry, will be speaking at Wallenpaupack Area High School in the gym on Saturday, May 20th. Strawberry will be sharing his inspirational story of recovery from drug and alcohol addiction that plagued the 9-time All-Star’s 17 year career. This event is brought to you by C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Advocacy, Recovery, Education, & Support); a non-profit drug and alcohol awareness group in Wayne County, PA. The two-hour event will begin at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are free, and can be ordered in advance by phoning Jim Simpson at 570-253-5970 ext: 3434 and picked up at Wayne County Drug & Alcohol at 318 Tenth Street in Honesdale. For more information and for Premium seating and “Meet and Greet” tickets for individual and business sponsors can be found at www.caresrecovery.org.

HARMONY PRESENTS- On Friday, May 12, four-piece Americana band, The Appleseed Collective returns to Hawley. The show takes place at 8 Silk Mill Drive (off Route 6) in Hawley, in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill. Doors are at 7:45 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.harmonypresents.com or by calling 570-588-8077. Tickets are available for the advance price of $19 up until midnight before the show. After this, tickets are available for $22 until sold out. Tickets may be purchased in person at AMSkier Insurance located at 209 Main Avenue in Hawley.