National Park Week at Steamtown National Historic Site begins with entrance fee-free days on April 18 and 19, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, and National Junior Ranger Day on April 18.
Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with Scranton Tomorrow to provide a special excursion train from several Lackawanna County boroughs to the inaugural event of Scranton's year-long sesquicentennial celebration to be held at the Mall at Steamtown.
Penny Social at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, Route 434 next to Exxon Station. Doors open at 2pm. Calling begins at 3pm. Coffee and cake served afterwards.
Local businesses and conservation organizations invite you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth. Events and activities will be offered all weekend at various locations. www.hawleyearthfest.com.
Open house for the Narrowsburg Fire Department. Recruiting from 10am-2pm.
2 Franks’ Café, a free lunch open to the public at St. Francis Xavier Church, 151 Bridge St., from 12 noon to 1pm. Come for a free meal and fellowship.
Community Driver Safety Program Defensive Driving Class at the Bethel Senior Center, from 9am-4pm. Register via mail to Community Driver Safety Programs, Inc., PO Box 444, White Lake NY 12786, or call toll free 1-877-910-7843. Fee: $25 over 50 years of age and $35 under 50 years of age.
Community blood drive at the Youngsville Firehouse, 2-7pm. Sponsored by the Fireman and Ladies Auxiliary. 1-800-REDCROSS or www.redcrossblood.org.
Spring penny social at the Youngsville Firehouse, doors open 6pm, calling at 7pm. Donation $1. Prizes, raffles, 50-50 drawing. Refreshments. benefits St. Francis Church.
The Ann Street School will host an open house at the Milford United Methodist Church, 206 East Ann St., 4-7pm. Open house is an opportunity to meet the teachers and tour the school. 570/296-6124.