Sheriff Philip Bueki said that the reaction to the massacre of children at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT is the opposite of what might be expected. He said, “Instead of people talking about controlling high-capacity magazines and assault weapons, the sales have gone through the roof, and people that normally didn’t think about buying high-capacity magazines or assault weapons are now going out and buying them by the droves.” Read more
The Ann Street School will be hosting Story Time with Clifford, The Big Red Dog in the Milford United Methodist Church, 1pm and 3pm. A Scholastic Book Fair will be held from 1-4pm. At both story times pictures with Clifford will be available and Clifford will be doing a free book signing. 570/296-6124.
Walt Edwards in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum, 7pm. Admission: $30, includes wine and cheese plate served at your table in an intimate cabaret setting. Reservations required. 570/296-8918.
The Highlands Photography Guild photography exhibit “Through Their Eyes,” by the students of Delaware Valley High School, opening reception 6-9pm. Show runs until April 7. Visit www.highlandsphotoguild.com or call 570/296-2440.
It’s not clear if workers intended to work on Presidents’ Day on February 18, but two young people took steps to stop construction. Allison Petryk, of Vernon, NJ, and Alex Lotorto, of Milford, PA, chained themselves to a gate at the Delaware State Forest, part of which is being clear-cut to lay new pipe for the Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) Northeast Upgrade. Read more
The trio of Jane Mangini, Terri Dixon and Sandy Bookie will perform in The Foundation Room at The Columns Museum, 7pm. Tickets: $30, includes wine and cheese reception. RSVP: 570/296-8126.
Featuring musicians They Know, Small Town Sheiks and Marc von Em at the Water Wheel Café, 7:30pm. Donation: $10. Visit www.facebook.com/gazebomusic.
Opening reception for "Retrospective Reflections-Light, Motion, Time & Transition" at the ARTery Gallery in the Forest Hall building, 6-9pm. Show runs until March 3. Visit www.arterygallerymilford.com or call 570/409-1234.
Guest speaker Rev. Dr. Lloyd H. Kenyon presents “Turning Points in the History of Christianity” on Wednesday evenings during Lent at Milford United Methodist Church. Coffee & dessert are served at 6:30pm, talks begin at 7pm. All are welcome. 570/296-6124.
The building at 144 Sawkill Avenue in Milford was made famous as the place where Frank McCourt wrote his Pulitzer-Prize winning book “Angela’s Ashes.” Because of other historic factors, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read more