5 Mile Trail Race at Prompton State Park, run, walk or hike, 9am start. All proceeds benefit Hope Hill Ministry an organization offering free day camps to kids ages 8-12 yrs old. Register at hopehillministry.org. 570/903-1133.
Forest Flowers Woods walk at Catskill Forest Association (CFA), 10am-12noon. Take a walk and learn more about spring flowers that carpet the forest's floor. CFA member free, non-members $10. Pre-registration required. 845/586-3054.
The Center for Developmental Disabilities of Pike County will hold its 3rd annual Golf Outing at the Lords Valley Country Club with a Scramble Format and shotgun start at 9am. All proceeds will benefit the programs and services that serve the children of our community at CDD. 570/296-3992.
Volunteers will gather at the Wayne County Historical Society’s Lock 31 House on Route 6 to clean up a section of the former Delaware and Hudson Canal, 9am. Bring rakes, mowers, weed whackers and pruners, etc. At 12 noon there will be a barbecue and potluck lunch. Email email@example.com.
Pike County Commissioners 18th annual Pike County Children's Fishing Derby at Lily Pond, Pike County Park, 8am-12 noon. For children under 16 years of age. No fee, registration held day of event. Prizes awarded by age group. Participants must be accompanied by an adult, Pennsylvania fishing rules apply. 570/296-3569.
Meet horticulturist Elizabeth Hawke at the Visitor Pavilion at Grey Towers at 11am for a guided tour of native flowering shrubs, the historic Sweet Cherry Tree, the flowering bulbs in the landscape, and a tour of the historic landscape. Reservations suggested. 570/296-9630. Regular tour fees apply.
Help build the first public trail through the Milford Experimental Forest that will help connect the community, Grey Towers and state lands. Wear good shoes; bring water, work gloves, bagged lunch, insect repellent. Meet at the Visitor Pavilion at Grey Towers. Pre-registration required: 570/296-9625, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come explore the summer wildflowers and critters along the Wallenpaupack Creek Trail on this 1.5 hour walk with naturalists Jane Frye & Rob Holt, 10am-12 noon. We’ll see what’s blooming, like thistle, crown vetch, bouncing bet and raspberry brambles. 570/253-7001.
Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join PEEC and explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses, 1-3pm. They provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet. $5. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of fly fishing at PEEC, 9am-12 noon. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. $15. 570/828-2319.