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. The theme is “Call of the Wild.” 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.  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.