Here is a sample of some of the main events coming up in the Wayne/Pike county area. 

MISTLETOE BALL - Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 77th annual Mistletoe Ball takes place on Saturday, January 20th, at Silver Birches in Tafton.   Proceeds from the Mistletoe will go towards the purchase of a new, state-of-the-art nurse call system for the new addition currently under construction at the hospital. Tickets are $85 per person. Call 570-226-9750 to reserve your spot. Visit wmh.org to find out more about the WMH Auxiliary.

ART EXHIBIT - Award winning nature photographer Nancy Hopping is returning with her wildlife photos to the Gallery at Chant Realtors LV, 631 Rt. 739 in Lords Valley.  A reception will be held (weather permitting) on Saturday, January 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. For info and directions call 570-775-7337. The gallery is open seven days a week, 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

COME & DINE:  Free, community lunches are served on Saturday in Hawley, Pennsylvania on the following schedule: 1st Sat. 12:00 noon- 1 p.m. Hawley United Methodist Church, Sojourner’s Cafe´, 315 Church Street, enter from Maple Avenue. Information, call 570-226-3875.

2nd Sat. 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Good News Cafe´, 815 Church St., Hawley. Information, call 570-226-4835.

3rd Sat. 12:00 noon- 1 p.m. Hawley United Methodist Church, Sojourner’s Cafe´, 315 Church Street, enter from Maple Avenue. Information, call 570-226-3875.

4th Sat. 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Good News Cafe´, 815 Church St., Hawley. Information, call 570-226-4835

5th Sat. 12:00 noon- 1 p.m. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church,  Spirit Cafe´, 405 Church St., Hawley. Information, call 570-226-2411.