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Family fishing at PEEC

June 2, 2013

Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on the ponds at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12 noon. Equipment provided. Children must be supervised. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot: 570/828-2319.

Cicada Mania at PEEC

June 1, 2013

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 at PEEC

June 1, 2013

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.

Margaretville bike ride & walk

May 26, 2013

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.


Container gardening workshop

June 1, 2013

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.

Foraging For Food hike

May 25, 2013

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.

Milford Garden Club plant sale

June 8, 2013

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.

Woodridge clean-up day

May 18, 2013

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.

Clean-Up Day

May 18, 2013

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.

Mushroom Walk/Morel Foray

May 18, 2013

Milford Experimental Forest - Meadow House, 3pm. Expect wet, so wear good boots. 570/296-7768 during weekdays or 570/226-4277 evenings and weekends.

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