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January 2012

Suzanne Vega performs

May 13, 2012

Event Gallery performance at Bethel Woods, 7:30pm, $49.75. 800/745-3000.

CraftLuck! Repair what you wear

January 12, 2012

Learn to fix clothing problems at 14th St., 6:30-8:30pm. Bring snack/drink to share, clothing that need mending, needles, thread, scraps. RSVP: skillshare@transitionhonesdale.org or 570/253-8475.

Corn crop insurance meeting

February 2, 2012

Crop insurance options for grain & silage at the library, 10am, free. Refreshments. RSVP: paw34@cornell.edu or 845/292-6180, ext. 109.

Guided eagle excursion

February 11, 2012

Bus leaves Eagle Institute, 10am, $12.50. RSVP: 570/226-3164 or 845/807-0535. Snow date: 2/12.

Japanese swordsmanship class

January 16, 2012

Local martial arts expert offers training in Japanese sword at Elite Martial Arts Institute, 7:15-8:15pm. Open to beginner through experienced. 570/470-8980 or 470-1818.

Winterfest

February 11, 2012

Ice carving contest, chili cook-off contest, family activities & more throughout town, 11am-3pm. wurtsboro.org.

Vegetable gardening course for beginners

February 7, 2012
February 14, 2012
February 21, 2012
February 28, 2012

Four-week course through 2/28 at Wayne County Park Street Complex, 6-8pm, $20/series, $7/single class, under 18 free. RSVP: 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.

Ski Big Bear expands operations

LACKAWAXEN, PA — Recreation Management Corp. (d.b.a. Ski Big Bear) and Masthope Mountain Community are in the final stage of their multiyear $3 million expansion plan. The 2011/2012 ski season will see a continued expansion of the snowmaking plant with more low-energy snow guns. In the rental area, a new tuning machine has been purchased to help tune and repair skis and snowboards. There will be a live streaming video camera at www.ski-bigbear.com/webcam/, an e-commerce website at www.ski-bigbear.com/store/, and a presence on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Visit www.ski-bigbear.com.

It’s eagle-viewing season

UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY — Bald eagles have begun their annual southward migration to the Upper Delaware region and the Eagle Institute is once again offering a variety of opportunities for safe, unobtrusive viewing, including guided habitat excursions and assistance with self-guided eagle watching at public viewing areas.  Read more

Planting with wildlife in mind

Two helpful tools from the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) are now available to guide landowners and gardeners in developing “backyard habitats” beneficial to wildlife.  Read more