St. Joseph Church's annual Penny Social at the Catholic Family Community Center, 329 Cliff St., opens at 1pm, calling starts at 2pm. Gift baskets, door prizes and gently-used items. Fun and prizes for the whole family. Light refreshments available for purchase. 570/792-7024.
Pet “pawrade” costume contest. Signup at 12noon in Central Park; parade kicks off 1pm with judging at 2pm at Fred Miller Pavilion on Main St. Donation of $5 per entry. Prizes in three categories: funniest, scariest and most original. Contact Marlene at 570/493-3377.
Souper Supper at the Vineyard Center, 761 Terrace St., 4:30-7pm. Tickets: $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, free for children under 5. Tickets available at the door. 570/253-5451, 570/352-3560.
Tenth annual corn shucking contest at Fred Mill Pavilion, Seventh and Main streets, 12:45pm. Three children’s heats (age 14 and under), plus three adult heats (age 15 and up). Call 570/253-5492 to pre-register.
Penny social at Aaron’s, 250 Grandview Ave., to benefit Dessin Animal Shelter, 11am-3pm. Food, 50/50 raffle and more; baskets will be called starting 2pm.
Rusty Palmer’s Riverview Restaurant, 105 Rusty’s Blvd. hosts “First Wednesday: A Taste of Wayne County” to benefit the Wayne County Historical Society. 570/253-4507.
Ellis w/ guest Honor Finnegan,presented by Riverfolk Concerts at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St., 4pm. Admission: $20 ($15 advance). Reservations: 845/252-6783.
Open electric jam at The Cooperage, 4-6pm. Hosted by Right Side Up. BYOB. This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Contra dance at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. Music by The Ragtag Rutabagas with caller Laurie B. Come with or without a partner. Beginners are always welcome. Suggested donation: $10, kids under 15, free. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
The Women's Club of Honesdale will meet at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center on Commerical Street, 7pm. This will be the first meeting after the summer hiatus and they invite anyone interested in joining to attend. The speaker will be local artist and club member Dorothy Kerber-Zimmer.