The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will hold the training seminar “The First Step: Starting Your Business” at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 10am-12 noon. Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Visit www.scrantonsbdc.com or call 570/941-4176 to register.
With the unemployment rate spiking to a hefty 12.1% nationwide, the Pike County Commissioners took a step that could help the county alleviate unemployment by voting to adopt a tax incentive program to help attract businesses to the county. The action was taken at the commissioners’ meeting on April 30. Read more
The Greater Pike Community Foundation (GPCF) announced its executive officers and committee chairs in April. Legally incorporated late in 2012, the GPCF was created to maximize charitable donations from individuals, families and local businesses through organized targeted community philanthropy. Read more
The Pike County Historical Society presents a presentation of “Lincoln At Gettysburg” at the Columns Museum, 7pm. A one-hour slide presentation will consist of many historic photos, delivered by Frederick A. Lehrer. After the presentation, Lehrer will address questions. 570/296-8126 or visit www.pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org.
"People, Places & Things" photographs by Michael Culver opening reception at The Highlands Photographic Guild, 6-9pm. Show runs through June 2. 570/296-2440.
City Stage presents "The Music of the Night" a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber at The Milford Theatre, 7:30pm. Tickets: $10.
The Delaware Valley Dance Company will be performing "Giselle" at the Delaware Valley High School on Route 6 at 12 noon and 7pm. Tickets: in advance $12; $8 for children and seniors. Tickets at the door are $14; $10 for children and seniors. 845/856-3373.
Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find the answer to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Extension office, 10am-12pm, to assist you with your questions. Free. 570/296-3400.
Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 6-7pm; Belle Reve. The group will meet for 5 consecutive Tuesdays. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570/296-3400 or 570/253-5970, ext. 4110 or email PikeExt@psu.edu.
Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find the answer to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Pike County Extension office, 10am-12pm, to assist you with your questions. Free. 570/296-3400.