Cicada Mania at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. The periodical cicadas are emerging from their 13 & 17 year cycles. Come out and learn about these amazing insects. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
Volunteer Day – National Trails Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. Join PEEC for a fun morning of trail work. Refreshments provided. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
The fifth annual bicycle ride for benefit of Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., known as The Tour de Pepacton, will start on Main Street, 9am. Registration from 8-9am. Course: 25 miles around the reservoir, mostly flat terrain, or The Metric Century, 60 miles of challenging terrain. The “Float Yer Boat” walk/run will also start and end on Main Street. Registration: 8-9:30am, start at 10am. 607/326-4734.
Master Gardener Container Gardening Workshop at the Damascus Community Center, 11am. Covers initial setup and maintenance of the thrill, the fill and the spill. Learn to think outside your average pot of geraniums. Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.
The hike departs from the Coulter Visitor’s Center at Lacawac Sanctuary, 10am. Led by Nathanial Whitmore. The cost is $7 for the public, $5 for Lacawac members and children under age 9 are free. Group size is limited so reservations are recommended. Call 570/689-9494 or email info@Lacawac.org.
The Milford Garden Club is sponsoring annual perennial plant sale on the property of 108 West Ann Street & Gooseberry Alley, behind the Wells Fargo Bank, 9am-1pm. Prices are from $3 to $15. All monies raised will be used for the beautification of Milford. 570/686-2168.
Volunteers meet at Veteran’s Park Gazebo, at the corner of Green Avenue and Tabaczynski Road from 9am-12 noon. Complimentary pizza and beverages will be provided. Volunteers can bring their own gloves and tools if they have them, but no experience is necessary. 845/295-2445.
Volunteers meet at Rotary Corner, at the corner of Broadway and St. John Street from 10am-12 noon. Volunteers can bring their own gloves and tools if they have them, but no experience is necessary. 845/295-2445.
Milford Experimental Forest - Meadow House, 3pm. Expect wet, so wear good boots. 570/296-7768 during weekdays or 570/226-4277 evenings and weekends.
Liberty Library Planting Day, 4:30-6:30pm. Help plant new annuals and perennials in front of the library as part or its Sullivan Renaissance landscaping grant. 845/292-6070.