A time to celebrate the joys of rural life will be held at the Galilee Unity Grange, 11am-4pm. The Harvest Festival is sponsored by the Damascus Area United Methodist Churches. 570/224-4637.
Penny social at the Damascus Community Center, doors open at 6pm, drawing at 7pm. 50/50 raffle and refreshments available. 570/224-4217 or 570/729-8320.
The Damascus Township Historical Society Speaker Series at the Damascus Township Community Center, 7pm. Pat Michelson will speak about "Highlights for Children." 570/224-4535.
The August meeting of the Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild will take place at the Township Building, 10am. Please bring a bag lunch; coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. After lunch, Nellie Burnham will present a hands-on workshop on making coiled baskets. 570/226-4413.
Residents of Damascus Township are invited to a free potluck at the Damascus Township building, 1-6pm. Soft drinks, burgers, and hot dogs will be provided. Games and activities for all ages. 570/729-7270.
“It’s an opportunity that almost never comes around. I can’t remember the last time it happened.” Addressing all present at the July 15 Damascus Township Board of Supervisors meeting, chairman Jeffrey Dexter was referring to Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development grant monies available for use at the discretion of the township. Dexter asked the board members present, “If we were to go forward with a grant application, how would we spend the money?” The immediate consensus was that it would be designated for long-needed road rebuilding. Read more
The Damascus Township Historical Society holds second program of their 2013 Speaker Series at Damascus Township Community Center, 7pm. Carol Dunn shares stories of the "Boarding Houses of Berlin Township, Wayne County, PA."
Character juggler Chris Ivey performs at the Damascus Area Elementary School, 6pm. Sponsored by the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church. Free-will offering. 570/224-6781.
The Damascus Manor United Methodist Women will hold a rummage sale at the United Methodist Church, 9am-2pm. Lunch available. 570/224-4217.
The Damascus Township Historical Society holds the first program of its 2013 Speaker Series at Damascus Township Community Center, 7pm. Grace Johansen will share stories of Peggy Runway Lodge. 570/224-4535.