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October 2012

Upcoming Financial Benefits of Land Conservation Programs in NY

October 29, 2012

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Liberty Senior Center, 119 North Main Street. This program is co-sponsored with the New York City Dept. of Environmental Protection. These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is requested; please call 845/583-1010, 570/226-3164, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your space. Visit www.DelawareHighlands.org

Upcoming Financial Benefits of Land Conservation Programs in PA

October 22, 2012

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. PPL Environmental Learning Center. This program is co-sponsored with the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program. These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is requested; please call 845/583-1010, 570/226-3164, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your space. Visit www.DelawareHighlands.org.

Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally

October 20, 2012

Concerned citizens of Scranton will take to the streets to voice public opposition to the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services Mandate, noon - 1:30pm at the Courthouse Square across from the Wiliam J. Nealon Federal Building, 235 N. Washington Avenue. Contact: Mary Ann Haas, 570/346-5094, Haas_1@msn.com. StandUpRally.com

Tastes of Wayne: First Wednesdays

October 3, 2012
November 7, 2012

For every meal served, the Fairway Steakhouse and Pub will make a
generous contribution to the Wayne County Historical Society. Call 845/253-1942 or see their facebook page at facebook.com/pages/The-Fairway-Steakhouse-Pub. For more information about the "Tastes of Wayne" fundraiser, contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570/253-3240 or wchshop@ptd.net.

Thru the Looking Glass: Shades of Age

October 6, 2012 - November 12, 2012

John Van Horn, A Collection of Photographs, opens on Saturday, 5 to 7pm at the Willow River Gallery. Gallery hours, Fri & Sat 11am to 7pm; Sun & Mon 11am to 5pm.

The Tontine Coffee House and The D&H Canal

October 10, 2012 - October 28, 2012

Museum Historian Stephen Skye will be speaking about the corporate culture of the D & H Canal. Mr. Skye’s talk sheds important light on the business world of the early 1800’s. 7:30pm at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Road, (just off Route 209) Suggested donation is $5.00 for non-members. Refreshments provided. Call 845/754-8870 or nvam@frontiernet.net. www.neversinkmuseum.org

The Meandering: Recent Works by Lori Spencer

October 7, 2012 - October 26, 2012

From 3 - 5pm, to be hosted by the Word & Image Gallery at Bright Hill Literary Center, 94 Church St. Gallery hours are Monday and Tuesday, 10 am to 4 pm, Wednesday, 9 am to noon, during Word Thursdays evenings on October 11 and 25, and by appointment. 607/829-5055 or wordthur@stny.rr.com.

A Penny Social

October 13, 2012

Sponsored by St. Joseph Altar and Rosary Society in Rileyville, will be held on Saturday, at the Catholic Family Community Center, 329 Cliff St. Doors open at 5pm. Calling will begin at 6pm. Call 570/729-7024 or 570/224-4934 for information or directions

“Jazz and the Spiritual Life.” workshop

October 18, 2012 - October 20, 2012

To be led by Bill Carter, at The Kirkridge Retreat Center. Please Contact The Kirkridge Retreat Center at 610-588-1793 for more information. Information courtesy of www.theforwardianartssociety.com.

Jazz Jam with Bill Goodwin and Friends

October 18, 2012

Beginning at 8pm. Please Contact The Deer Head Inn at 570-424-2000 for more information. Information courtesy of www.theforwardianartssociety.com.