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Damascus Memorial Day service

May 27, 2013

A Memorial Day Program in honor of our nation's veterans is being sponsored by the Damascus Township Historical Society at the Veterans Memorial near the Society's Building, 11am. The speaker will be Joseph Davis. All are welcome. 570/224-4535.

Wildflower and Native Shrubs Garden Tour

June 8, 2013

Master Gardener Wildflower and Native Shrubs Garden Tour, 11am. Landscape designer Debra Myers will lead a tour of her wildflower and native shrub garden on the Upper Delaware River on River Road, Damascus across from Callicoon, NY. The garden incorporates Forrest Myers' large-scale sculptures into three main habitats: woodland, meadow-prairie and wetland. Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.

Container gardening workshop

June 1, 2013

Master Gardener Container Gardening Workshop at the Damascus Community Center, 11am. Covers initial setup and maintenance of the thrill, the fill and the spill. Learn to think outside your average pot of geraniums. Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.

Craft fair

May 11, 2013

Craft fair at the Damascus Community Center, 9am-3pm. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds go to the community center. 570/729-8320, or 570/729-4217.

Penny social

May 4, 2013

Penny social at Damascus Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing at 7pm. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee and tea. Benefits the Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund.

Damascus road workers retained

The Damascus Township Board of Supervisors on February 18 voted unanimously to extend the employment of two township road workers who were appointed last month as foremen for 30 days. Supervisor chairman Jeffrey R. Dexter was absent from the meeting.  Read more

Wayne County Food Pantry

March 21, 2013

The Damascus Area Pantry will be held at the Damascus Township Building, 1-3pm. For an emergency need, call 570/224-4217 or 224-4189.

Grady resigns as road master; Damascus supervisor will remain as road worker

Charles (Chuck) Grady, a supervisor in Damascus Township, resigned from his position as roadmaster but will remain a member of the township’s road crew. In Pennsylvania, a supervisor can also be the township’s roadmaster.  Read more

Cookie Pick

February 8, 2013
February 9, 2013

Cookie Pick at The Dime Bank. Friday, February 8, 9am–6:30pm. Saturday, February 9, 9am-Noon. Proceeds to benefit Damascus United Methodist Charge Mission Projects. 570/224-4217.

Christmas Eve performance

December 24, 2012

Christmas Eve performance of "All is Well" at the Damascus Manor United Methodist Church, 7:30pm.

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