The first session of a Growing Stronger Exercise Program (Strong Women/Strong Men), 4:45–5:45pm, Pike County Administration Bldg. Two fitness plans are offered: 6 weeks for $40 or 12 weeks for $80. The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The focus is on strength training, diet and exercise in a class setting. Individuals are educated on the effects of diet and exercise on bone health and bone mass to prevent the onset of osteoporosis. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by January 2. Read more
Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 3–4pm; Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 2512 Route 6, Suite 2. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570-296-3400 or 570-253-5970, ext 4110 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu.
Sponsored by Roscoe Kiwanis Club at the Roscoe Central School Cafeteria, 9am-3pm. Cost: $35 (due at sign-up.) Limit of 40; to sign up, call 607/498-5730.
Commissioners’ Meeting room of the Pike County Administration Bldg., 6-8pm. Topic: Planning a Curriculum to Fit Your Space. Participants will identify ways to best utilize their environment to maximize children's potential to learn. Cost: $5.00. Registration is required by December 7, by going to www.pakeys.org/pages/login.aspx. Call 570/296-3400.
Wayne County Extension Office, 6:30-8:30pm. Topic: Working with Mixed Age Groups. Participants will learn how to extend lesson plans through different age groups. Cost: $5. Registration is required by December 8, by going to www.pakeys.org/pages/login.aspx. 570/253-5970, ext 4110.
The Master Gardener Program is sponsoring a “Suminagashi” workshop at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, 5:30-8:30pm.
Mark McKenna will teach a class on comic book making, Western Sullivan Public Library, 1pm. Kids ages 10 and up. Register: 845/252-3360.
Join professional actor and director Laurie A. Guzda for a Comedy Improv workshop at Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill, 1-4pm. Free. Register: 570/588-8077 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants will define guidelines for building relationships with parents, and review some of the parenting styles seen by childcare providers. Participants will develop strategies for dealing with sensitive issues, working with language barriers or cultural differences. 6:30-8:30pm at 648 Park St. Contact 570-253-5970 x4110 or WayneExt@psu.edu. $5 pre-registration required.
Milford- Webinar 8:30-10am. Register 888/373-7232, http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/technologytuesdays, email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org