Commissioners’ Meeting room of the Pike County Administration Bldg., 6-8pm. Topic: Planning a Curriculum to Fit Your Space. Participants will identify ways to best utilize their environment to maximize children's potential to learn. Cost: $5.00. Registration is required by December 7, by going to www.pakeys.org/pages/login.aspx. Call 570/296-3400.
Special holiday events at ARTery Gallery, Artisan Exchange, Bluestone Studios, Goldenfish Gallery and Highlands Photographic Guild, 6-9pm.
The Institute for Strings presents an open concert of its students at the First Presbyterian Church, 5pm. Classical music and season favorites performed on string instruments by children between the ages of 6 and 16. Free. www.fistrings.com or 570/296-7429.
Grey Towers National Historic Site guided holiday tours of the decorated mansion from Monday, December 10 through Saturday, December 22 at 1pm and 3pm.
Joyce Ellen Weinstein art studio open house, 1-5pm. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Highlands Photo Guild opening reception for “Peace on Earth,” 6-9pm during Milford’s Art After Dark. The exhibit will be displayed through January 6. highlandsphotoguild.com or 570/296-2440.
The Pike County Humane Society is offering low-cost rabies and other vaccines, tests and microchipping for PA, NY and NJ dogs and cats priced from $10 to $28. 10am-3pm at Dingmans Township Municipal Bldg. 570/296-7654.
PCDC Craft Store holiday open house at The Pike County Developmental Center, noon-2pm. Complimentary tea, coffee and desserts will be served. All proceeds benefit adults with disabilities. 570/296-6319.
The group will meet for 3 consecutive Thursdays at Belle Reeve, 6-7pm. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. 570/296-3400.
Authentic Christmas Tea at the Church of the Good Shepherd and St. John the Evangelist, 10am-3pm. Three courses and a wide variety of teas. 570/296-8123.