Cicada Mania at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. The periodical cicadas are emerging from their 13 & 17 year cycles. Come out and learn about these amazing insects. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
Volunteer Day – National Trails Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. Join PEEC for a fun morning of trail work. Refreshments provided. Call to register: 570/828-2319.
Join the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a Native Plants Walk at the Beaver Run Hunting and Fishing Club property, 9am-12pm. Author and botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads will lead the walk. Free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. 570/226-3164 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A birding program, Bird Walk, will be held at PEEC. Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, will lead a hike focusing on the identification of birds and their unique natural history. The program is most appropriate for ages 10+; binoculars and field guides will be provided. Cost: free for PEEC members, $5 for non-members. Visit www.peec.org.
Warbler Weekend will begin on Friday evening, May 10 & continue through Sunday afternoon, May 12. Guided field trips will be led by Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, and other experienced guides who will identify birds by sight, sound and habitat. To register, call PEEC at 570/828-2319. The cost of the weekend is $195, which includes 2 nights of lodging & 6 meals. Commuter & day rates are also available.
4-H Pony Pals Meeting, 6:40pm, On Broadway Dance Studio. This club is still accepting new members. They are also looking for another leader. 570/296-3400.
4-H Palette of Fun Art Club meeting, 5-6:30pm, Wild Acres Club House. 570/296-3400.
The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting a new series for outdoor sport enthusiasts. The first class is Introduction to Fly Fishing, taught by Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 10am-12 noon. Cost: $20 for one class, or $50 to attend all three classes in the Sportsman Series. 570/828-2319.
Celebrate Earth Day at PEEC, 10am-4pm. Featuring hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food and more. Cost: $5 per car. 570/828-2319.
Celebrate the end of winter at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 1-4pm. Cost: $5. 570/828-2319 or email email@example.com.