Join Dr. Howard Whidden for an-depth look at the mice, moles, voles and shrews of our area at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 4-9pm. Includes evening study of bats and their echolocation calls. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
Join Kathy Peoples, professional photographer & educator, and learn how to pinpoint focus, blur the background, saturate colors, use Photoshop, and more at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC). Relax in the Poconos while learning from an amazing teacher. Includes lodging and meals. Cost: $250, $200 commuter, day rates available. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
This beginner level class teaches the basics of nature photography at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-4pm. Del Morgan, a fine arts photographer, will lead this exciting new class. Bring a bagged lunch. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
The second annual "Teach-In for Prepping, DIY, Sustainability and Anything Local" will be held at Yeoman's Kitchen, 2pm. The event features open teaching sessions on winter/four season gardening, easy garden starting, backyard livestock, maple sugaring, home energy, non-GMO feed options and more. All welcome. RSVP to teach: email@example.com. Music and open mic to follow.
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.