Kittatinny Canoes annual "On and Under the Delaware River Cleanup" at the Matamoras base, 9am. 570/828-2700.
Americans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family, friends, food and fireworks, but too often alcohol turns the party into a tragedy, making this iconic holiday one of the most deadly days of the year on the nation’s roads. Read more
The Pike County Historical Society holds annual banquet at The Riverview Inn, 6pm. Guest speaker: author Mina Samuels. Cost: $50, includes salad, dinner and dessert. Cocktail hour includes a short meeting and election of officers between 6 and 7pm and dinner seating is at 7pm. Reservations are required, call 570/296-8126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the first time in a half a dozen years, residents living in the Delaware Valley School District may have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for an increase in school taxes, it was announced at the monthly school board meeting on May 16. The proposed final 2013-2014 budget of $70,610,660 is 2.3% above the current budget, and will translate into an average tax increase of $66 per household. Read more
The Matamoras Westfall Historical Society presents its largest historic exhibit to date, Memories Exhibit, at Riverview Inn, 2-5pm. The exhibit will include over 100 years of photographs and memorabilia from the Matamoras and Westfall Township area.
Pike County Friends of NRA will hold a Friends of NRA Banquet at the Best Western Hotel. Doors open 5:30pm with games, raffles, silent auctions and live auctions. Dinner will follow at 7pm. Tickets: $35. Visit www.pikefnra.org.
The Upper Delaware GLBT Center presents the Alternative Prom at the Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing Ballroom, 7pm. Theme: Over the Rainbow. Tickets: $40 adults, $25 youth ages 14-20. Visit www.udglbt.org or call 570/491-2400.
The Center for Developmental Disabilities 15th Annual Chefs Do Dinner at the Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing. Reservations: $100. 570/296-3992 x264.
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce networking party at Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing, 5:30-7:30pm. Cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, 50/50 raffle and door prizes. $5 for Pike Chamber members or $10 for non-members. 570/296-8700.