HONESDALE, PA—Photographpy exhibit,“Drive By,” by Bill Westmoreland. Opens Sept. 5, artist’s reception Sept. 6, 4-6PM, Wayne County Arts Alliance Gallery in Maude Alley, 1023 Main St. Show ends September 28. Hours Wed.-Sat., 11AM-5PM; Sun. 12noon-4PM. Call 570/851-2550.
HONESDALE, PA — Gardening advice from Master Gardeners, Wayne County Cooperative Extension, 648 Park St., 6-8 PM. Panel of experts offers advice and fields gardening questions. Cost: $5; children under 18, free. Pre-registration appreciated. Information at extension.psu.edu/wayne or call 570/253-5970 ext: 4110 or emailing WayneExt@psu.edu
HONESDALE, PA — Everything you wanted to know about Medicare but were afraid to ask, at Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Wed., Sept. 3, 12noon-1PM. Lunch is provided. Presented by Pat Perkins, APPRISE coordinator and senior center director. www.waynelibraries.org/ or 570/253-1220.
HONESDALE, PA — Live band at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Doors open 6:45PM; show at 7:30PM. Contemporary northern bluegrass from The Blind Owl Band. Part of the ‘Concert in the Coop’ series. www.thecooperageproject.org
HONESDALE, PA — Open mic night at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., 7-10PM. Favorite local singer/songwriter/performer Janet Burgan leads this open mic. BYOB. Donations appreciated. www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
With her charges resplendent in their Wayne County Commissioners T-shirts, Kerri Miszler of Wayne County Parks & Recreation, at right in the photo above, recently presented 13 of the 20 athletes who qualified for the 2014 Hershey Track and Field program finals. They are pictured with commissioners Wendell Kay, Brian Smith and Jonathan Fritz. Read more
The August 11 Honesdale Borough Council meeting highlighted the apparent paradox of poverty and prosperity in rural America. Reports from the Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) on the resounding success of both Sidewalk Sales Days and the Wayne County Fair contrasted sharply with a letter from the Wayne County Human Services Department requesting assistance with data collection for a homeless census. Read more
HONESDALE—A Stitch in Time sponsors a yard sale at 114 7th St. 570/253-6864 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commonwealth Speaker Paul Halpern presents "Time Travel in Popular Culture," hosted by the Wayne County Public Library at the Central United Methodist Church, 205 11th St., 5:30pm. Free event. 570/253-1220.
Spend the evening with original variety acts showcased by local "celebrities," presented by The Wayne County Historical Society at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Watch them sing, dance, act and have a great time. Benefits the Historical Society. $20 advance tickets/$25 at the door. 570/253-3240.