Looking for a change in the way budget money is divided, a spokesman for the Hawley Library came before the Pike County Commissioners last Wednesday asking for a bigger piece of the county’s library funding. Read more
Tri-State Farm to Table Festival in the courtyard of River Rock Inn, 1-5pm. The environmental non-profit Air Soil Water will present this free event featuring farm vendors, food for purchase, live music, fun for kids and educational lessons. www.airsoilwater.org.
The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will hold a dinner dance, called the “Wild Things Ball,” at the Hotel Fauchere. Three-course dinner, dancing, and a small auction. Tickets: $125 per person, individual sponsorships, which include 2 tickets, are $500. 570/828-2319.
Are you a fan of movies? Do you like to play bingo? Belle Reve Senior Living invites seniors to play movie bingo, 1:30–3:30pm. They are giving away old movies as bingo prizes, with the grand prize being two tickets to the local theater and refreshments. 570/409-9191.
Septemberfest, presented by Milford Musicfest. Bands all over town, special end of summer barbeque at participating restaurants. Relive the Milford Musicfest - one more time!
The Milford Garden Club will meet at the First Presbyterian Church, 1pm. The topic will be "Plants for Winter Interest." The program will be presented by master gardeners of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County. All are invited. New members are always welcome. 570/686-1043.
With a new building finally finished and ready for occupancy, the Pike County Public Library (PCLP) will be moving into a new phase of expansion, according to its director. Read more
William Bachman will present his famed program detailing the events of the Lattimer Massacre in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum. A traditional Polish meal will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by the program, dessert/coffee and a Q&A session. Tickets required: $40. Reserve at firstname.lastname@example.org, 570/296-8126.
Safe Haven holds Tour de Pike County “Pedal for a Purpose” cycling event. Pre-ride check-in and late registration from 8-8:45am at Milford Beach. Registration: $30 in advance, $35 day of. 570/828-9591.
Free music, free open house, lectures, guest speakers, food and family fun are planned for the 50-year anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s dedication of Grey Towers National Historic Site. www.greytowers.org.