Meet Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center’s new education ambassador, Spike the porcupine at PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 1pm. Using live birds of prey, mammals and reptiles, learn about how wild animals perceive their world. 570/253-7001.
Hawley Women's Club bus trip to the Culinary Institute at Hyde Park. Cost of $85 includes bus, lunch at Bocuse, the institute’s new French restaurant and a guided tour of the institute. Proceeds go to scholarships for graduating seniors and local charities. RSVP: 570/226-6588.
Hawley Women's Club bus trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs sponsored. Cost of $25 includes bus, $10 food voucher and $15 in slot play. Funds go to scholarships for graduating high school seniors and donations to local charities. RSVP: 570/226-6588.
Lackawanna College Lake Region Center 2014 Spring Open House, 10am. Register 9:45am. Affordable tuition, easy transferability, flexible schedule, financial aid, application fee waived if you tell us how you heard about open house. RSVP 570/226-4625 ext. 2600 or email email@example.com.
First Annual Wayne/Pike Local History Festival at the Hawley Silk Mill, a national historic landmark, 12 noon-5pm. Local historical groups sharing information about their facilities and calendars. 570/390-4747 or artontheedgepa@gmail or 570/226-0782 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hawley Library's Booklovers' Ball at Ehrhartdt's Waterfont Banquet Center. Cash bar: 6-7pm. International buffet: 7-8pm. Dancing: 8-10pm. $45 per person, $75 per couple. For reservations, call Hawley Library at 570/226-4620.
Harmony Presents Red Tail Ring, an Americana roots duo of Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo, at the Boiler Room in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30. $16 in advance, $20 at the door. www.harmonypresents.com.
Harmony Presents hosts Dorothy Stone at the Boiler Room in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. World renowned vocalist, United States Cultural Ambassador and faculty member of some of the finest performing arts schools, Stone presents a mix of classic repertoire and Broadway tunes. www.silkmillharmony.com/classics.html.
Writing a will has never been easy and it gets especially interesting when your lawyer practices magic on you as in the case of Bill Donnelly's 90 minute play "Silverstein," at the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. $16 in advance, $20 at the door. www.harmonypresents.com.
Harmony Presents hosts The Nat Osborn Band at the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. Their sound ranges from lush, hypnotic ballads about heartbreak, to polyrhythmic Latin-rock. $16 advance, $20 at the door. www.harmonypresents.com.