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April 2013

Tastes of Wayne County at Starlight Lake

May 1, 2013

The Inn at Starlight Lake will host Tastes of Wayne County to benefit The Wayne County Historical Society. 570/798-2519.

Big Gunz Comedy

April 28, 2013

Big Gunz Comedy at Tick-Tocks, 7pm. Featuring Vince Valentine, Jeff Pirrami and MC Mike Jones. Tickets: $12. Must be 21 or older. 570/253-3733.

Roast beef supper

April 27, 2013

The North Branch Volunteer Fire Department is having its 71st annual roast beef supper at the North Branch Fire House, 4-8pm. Donations: adults & take-outs $11, children 12 and under $5, children under 5 free. There will also be door prizes and raffles. 845/482-3213.

Safe Haven benefit event

May 4, 2013

Safe Haven hosts the Art of Kindness at The Biondo Investment Advisors Building (The One) on Routes 6 & 209, 6:30-9:00pm. Light fare and refreshments. Tickets: $60, all proceeds benefit Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. 570/296-2827.

Art opening: 'Think Spring'

April 4, 2013

"Think Spring" is the theme of artist Joan Sayer's show at the Gallery at Chant Realtors Lords Valley for the month of May. Meet the artist at a reception, 4-6pm. 570/775-7337.

Film showing: 'Nobody Knows'

April 28, 2013

Sunday Night Cinema presents Japanese film "Nobody Knows" at Cinema 6, 7:30pm. Donation: $5 is suggested, to help support the activities of the Wayne County Arts Alliance. The film will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by a discussion. Visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org or 570/390-4420.

Car wash & bake sale

May 11, 2013

To benefit American Cancer Society's Relay for Life team the Miracle Walkers, at the Liberty Trading Post, 8am-4pm. Cost: $5.

Grey Towers bus trip

May 15, 2013

Join the Grey Towers Heritage Association and travel by bus to Simsbury, CT, the birthplace of Gifford Pinchot. The bus leaves at 8am from the lower visitor parking lot at Grey Towers National Historic Site and returns at 8pm. Tickets: $50, includes transportation, lunch and light refreshments and snacks on the return trip. RSVP. 570/296-9630 or info@greytowers.org.

WJFF names interim manager

Adam Weinreich has been named interim station manager at WJFF, a public radio station in Jeffersonville, NY. Weinreich was appointed by the WJFF Board of Trustees after the resignation of Winston Clark, WJFF’s station manager since 2009.  Read more

From a barn to a home; A dramatic renovation makes a modern living space

An original structure from an 1840s barn was left standing on River Road in Milanville, PA. Perched on a hill between dense woods and the Delaware River, the barn is rife with history as it was part of an old farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad. The building was on the brink of collapsing. If it fell, it would bring down its beauty and historical relevance with it. It was the perfect project for Joe Levine, an architect from New York City.  Read more