Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Drop or Swap and 7 p.m. Public Program at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, Rt. 6. As part of America Recycles Day, PPL will offer a Book Drop or Swap and free public program. Bring your hard covers and paperbacks to drop off. You can swap an old book for a new book. Join us after the drop or swap for “What is old is new again: Reduce, reuse, recycle.” This program will present information about how to recycle everything from plastics and aluminum to bicycles and refrigerators. Direct questions about this event to Jenna Wayne, JWayne@pplweb.com. Read more
Applying for the 2013 Spring Semester. Information on Culinary, Ecological Sustainability, Hospitality and Physical Therapist Assistant Degree Programs and other popular degrees; Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Liberal Studies, etc. and Financial Aid. Registration starts 9:45am-10:00am. at the Lackawanna College-Lake Region Center, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Saturday. Contact Kathleen Dodge at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570/226-4625 or online at www.lackawanna.edu; www.lackawanna.edu
Against an appropriate backdrop of tumbling waterfalls, dramatic rock outcroppings and flaming fall foliage, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) awarded 17 grants totaling $100,000 to representatives of communities and organizations assembled at Ledges Hotel in Hawley on October 3. Read more
The second session will run 6 weeks – Oct. 15th – Nov. 30th excluding the week of Nov. 19th at The Hawley Public Library, 103 Main Ave. Please sign up by stopping in the Hawley Library or call 570/226-4620 (ask for the children’s room), or email email@example.com.
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. PPL Environmental Learning Center. This program is co-sponsored with the Pike County Scenic Rural Character Preservation Program. These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is requested; please call 845/583-1010, 570/226-3164, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space. Visit www.DelawareHighlands.org.
Free refreshments will be available to all those attending from 12 Noon to 3 pm in Bingham Park in Hawley. For more info contact the Hawley Fire Dept. at 570-226-9820 or email@example.com
Woodloch Pines Resort will host its fifth annual "A Night for the Cure.” to help raise awareness and funds in the battle against breast cancer and benefits the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation as part of BK Hope Cures.
To be held in the nightclub at Woodloch Pines from 5 to 8 P.M.
Admission costs $10, and 100% of the proceeds are donated.
For details about participation, call 570/685-8002 or visit www.bkhopecures.org/trickytray.
The Woodloch Springs Country Club in Hawley, PA will tee off the 13th Annual BK Hope Cures Invitational Charity Golf Tournament to raise money for BK Hope Cures' mission to fight against cancer.
For more information as well as details about participation in the event, please visit www.bkhopecures.org
Local expert Nathaniel Whitmore discusses regional mushroom varieties at Mill Market, 12:30-1pm.
First of 5 weekly sessions at Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 3-4pm, free. RSVP: 570/296-3400.