Belle Reve Senior Living invites seniors to play Freezin’ Bingo for a chance to win prizes, 1pm. Come out of that cold winter weather and join them indoors for a fun afternoon of Freezin’ Bingo with winter-themed bingo games, prizes and refreshments. (Snow date is Jan. 24). Free and open to seniors; seating is limited. RSVP: 570/409-9191.
University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will hold a training seminar “The First Step: Starting Your Business” on January 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 209 East Harford Street, Milford. Cost is $20 per person. Pre-registration/pre-payment are required. Register www.scrantonsbdc.com 570-941-7588
New Year's Eve: Michael Rice performs in the Delmonico Room, Hotel Fauchere, 401 Broad St. from 8pm to past midnight. Five-course prix fixe menu ($120) served 6-9:30pm,includes a glass of bubbly.In Bar Louis, three-course prix fixe menu ($75)served 5:30-10pm; dance party begins 11pm.
Pike officials last week offered a pre-Christmas package for county taxpayers—no new taxes. Read more
The Ann Street School will host Story Time with Mrs. Claus on 10am-12 noon. Located in the Milford United Methodist Church, 206 East Ann St. Hear a special story from Mrs. Claus, make a holiday craft, eat yummy treats, and even have a chance for your child to to have a picture taken with Mrs. Claus. $5 per child. 570/296-6124.
Celebrate the season with an authentic Christmas Tea at the Church of the Good Shepherd and St. John the Evangelist, located on the corner of W. Catherine Street, 10am-3pm. There will also be a craft sale. Tickets cost $10 per person, $5 for children. 570/296-8123.
Pike County Hands of Hope candlelight vigil national homeless people's memorial at the Milford Courthouse lawn, 6pm. Take a few moments for those who have died from homelessness in our community. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Ann Teeter says the Hawley Public Library serves almost a quarter of Pike’s population but receives only about $2,000 in Pike aid, compared to some $200,000 funding for the Pike County Public Library (PCLP). Read more
Billy the Boy Queen at the Milford Theatre, 2pm. Tickets: $10. Proceeds benefit the Milford Ecumenical Food Pantry. www.milfordtheatre.com.
Christmas craft and bake sale at The Milford United Methodist Church, 12 noon-2:30pm. Clothing, jewelery, holiday decorations, food and more. 570/296-3549.