The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will hold the training seminar “The First Step: Starting Your Business” at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 10am-12 noon. Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Visit www.scrantonsbdc.com or call 570/941-4176 to register.
"Thanks for the cache!" a session introducing the sport of geocaching, at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 11am-1pm. Presenter: Kevin “CaptainMath” DeVizia, Tri-State Geocachers. After the introduction, Kevin will take the group outside to start finding caches along the Wallenpaupack Lake Trail. 570/253-7001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mushroom Demo and Discussion with H. Leonard Bell, Visionary at the Mill Market, in the Hawley Silk Mill, 11am-1pm. Mushroom blocks will grow up to 10lbs of mushrooms. Leonard will have 3 varieties including Lions Mane, Oyster, and Shiitake. The demo will include details on how to grow your block and maybe even naturalize your mushrooms on your own property. Samples for sale at $14.50 per block. info@MillMarketPA.com or 570/390-4440.
Cocoon Catering Company Demo at the Mill Market, in the Hawley Silk Mill, Suite #111, 11am-1pm. Chef Jutta will sample from Cocoon Catering's Dinner Menu. Taste one of this seasons entrees and add ala carte sides. info@MillMarketPA.com or 570/390-4440.
Safford Farm Demo at the Mill Market, in the Hawley Silk Mill, Suite #111, 11am-1pm. Start your gardening season with organic herb, flower and vegetable plants from local grower Susan Carroll. Bring your curiosity and your questions and think about growing something of your own. info@MillMarketPA.com or 570/390-4440.
Western Sullivan Public Library presents a sourdough bread-baking class with Vickie Diescher at at Jeffersonville’s branch library, 11am, part of a new series of free workshops titled “Hands-On Artisan: Fruits of Our Labor.” Contact email@example.com.
Make accessories for your doll at "American Girl Mommy & Me" at A Stitch In Time, 11am. Instructor: Lisa Ohliger. Cost: $20. 570/253-6864.
"Using Social Media for Customer Service" a free business seminar sponsored by Greater Honesdale Partnership at The Dime Bank, 7-9pm. Presented by the Small Business Development Center of the University of Scranton. Registration required. 570/253-5492.
The Hub @ The Port Jervis Free Library will host certified specialist of wine, JoAnn DeGaglia, with a presentation “Wine Lovers’ Journey through the World of Wine," focused on wines found in our own backyards in New York, 6:30-8pm. 845/772-7586.
"Designing, Digging & Delegating” at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County in the teaching garden, 7-9pm. Pre-registration is requested. Refreshments will be provided. 845/295-2445 or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.