First of 4 sessions of an Intermediate Vegetable Gardening Course, 6–8pm, Penn State Extension in Wayne County. The topic is seed catalogs and good varieties for Wayne County. Cost: $20 for all 4 classes or $7 per class. Children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970 ext. 4110 to register.
“An Evening with Jeff Raught” at The Cooperage, doors at 7pm, show at 7:30pm. Donations collected at the door. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
The first Greater Honesdale Partnership monthly business owners’ and employees get-together of 2013 will be held at Fins and Feathers, 7:30am. All local area business owners and their employees are invited and encouraged to attend. 570/253-5492.
Things are going so well for Fins and Feathers Pet Supplies at 222 Willow Avenue that it is nearly doubling its space by 1,200 sq. ft to a maximum of 3,200 sq. ft.
It has taken over the space next door that was occupied by R3 Hardware, which has moved to larger space on Honesdale’s Main Street formerly occupied by the state liquor store.
“This industry is one of the top 10 businesses in the country,” said owner Brian Batten, 36, a life-long Wayne County resident.
“Even when business is bad, people want to keep their pets,” he said. Read more
In the face of an aggressive flu season, Wayne Memorial Hospital is asking all visitors with flu or flu-like symptoms to “visit on another day” or “visit by phone,” a recommendation from the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Over the three months of October, November and December 2012, the hospital confirmed 24 cases of influenza A. Between October of 2011 and March 2012—six months—the hospital confirmed only three cases of the same disease. Read more
Brew Shoe: Snowshoeing at Prompton State Park sponsored by Northeast Wilderness Experience followed by a beer tasting at the Wayne Hotel. Meet at Wayne Hotel at 12:30pm. $28 pp for Brew Shoe, $22 per snowshoe rental, $10 pp for just beer tasting. 570/352-3444 or 570/253-5744.
This interactive session is designed to help you become involved in local government-your borough, township, or school district-by seeking elected or appointed office, at the Penn State Extension Office in Wayne County, 7-9pm. Cost: $25. Registration, including payment, is required by January 25. Visit www.cvent.com/events/toss-your-hat-in-the-ring-how-to-get-involved-in-lo....
VFW Post 531 spaghetti dinner with meatballs and sausage, 5-8pm. Adults $10, seniors $9 for dinner, dessert and coffee. 570/253-5373.
Hosted by "The Crackers" at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.