Hurleyville Fire Department and Town of Fallsburg Youth Commission 26th annual ice fishing contest at Morningside Lake, 7am-3pm. Adults $5, 15 and under free. Trophies, prizes, bait, refreshments, and raffles. 845/436-5418.
Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter stomp through the woods at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. No experience necessary, they provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to guarantee a spot. Cost: $10. 570/828-2319.
A new program for 3- to 6-year-old kids at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-2:30pm. Join them for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details and registration. $5 per child. 570/828-2319.
Join Jan Lokuta and the Pocono Environmental Center (PEEC) on a trip north in search of eagles, 8:30am-3:30pm. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Eagle Institute. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes. Includes a special stop at “Eagle Day” at the PPL Environmental Center. Call to register. Cost: $20. 570/828-2319.
Holiday Mountain Ski & Fun Park, 99 Holiday Mountain Rd., will be having snow mobile racing. Registration is 2-4pm and the 1st race begins at 5pm. Test runs begin at 4:15pm. 845/796-3161.
Become involved with the volunteer program at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. All ages welcome; call to register. Snacks provided. 570/828-2319.
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 1-4pm. Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. $2 per person. 570/828-2319.
Explore the natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, eat marks, and other signs that animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 10am-12 noon. Free for members/$5 for non-members. Call to register. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of ice fishing and try your luck on the ponds at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3:30pm. PEEC provides all of the equipment. Dress in warm layers. No fishing licenses required. Space is limited. Call to reserve a spot. $10 child/$5 adult. 570/828-2319.
Join the OCLT for a 1.75 mile guided snowshoe/winter hike beginning at 10 am at Fuller Mountain Preserve, 70 Bowen Rd, Warwick 10990. The outing leads to a stunning vista of the Warwick Valley. Hot cocoa provided. $5 per person suggested donation, or $10 per family. Cancellation recorded the morning of the event at 845 469-0951, x12.