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Week of January 3 2013

January 3, 2013
Exercise program

The first session of a Growing Stronger Exercise Program (Strong Women/Strong Men), 4:45–5:45pm, Pike County Administration Bldg. Two fitness plans are offered: 6 weeks for $40 or 12 weeks for $80. The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The focus is on strength training, diet and exercise in a class setting. Individuals are educated on the effects of diet and exercise on bone health and bone mass to prevent the onset of osteoporosis. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by January 2. To register, visit www.cvent.com/events/strongwomen-growing-stronger-milford-pike-co-/event.... 570/296-3400, or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu.

Milford, Workshop
Faith-based weight loss group

An orientation session for First Place 4 Health will be held at the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7pm. Must pre-register, $25 for 12-week session. Call 570/729-7011.

Beach Lake, Community Events
New "Stageworks" production at Old Stone House

“Stageworks” Starts New Production at Old Stone House of Hasbrouck, 282 Hasbrouck Rd. Autumn rehearsals will be scheduled for a new play to be staged in early January. Starting October 18th, young thespians are invited to meet at 5:30-7 pm every Thursday, training for their theatrical roles. Registration forms are available at www.TheOldStoneHouseOfHasbrouck.org. For more detalis, contact Ms. Eddings at 845/985-0419, or by email request to oshya@peoplepc.com.

Hasbrouck, Meeting
Pesticide applicator certification examinations

Penn State Extension Office, Suite 201, 9-11am. www.pested.psu.edu/applicators/certification.

Stroudsburg, Community Events
Quit smoking course

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 Thursdays. 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 e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu

Milford, Workshop
Voices from History

Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30pm. Presenters S. Thomas Summers and David Vincenti discuss two historical topics: the Civil War through the eyes of a confederate soldier, followed by a different view of the life of the famous astronomer, Galileo. www.portjervislibrary.org, 845/856-7313.

Port Jervis, Community Events
January 4, 2013
An evening of photos and stories from the Pacific Crest Trail

Laura and her dog Roxi took in over 600 miles in the Cascade Mountains during their hike to raise funds for the Terrebonne Parish Animal Shelter. Join Laura for an evening of photos and stories from the trail at the Community Room at the Wayne County Visitor Center, 6-8pm.

Art, Honesdale
Archery Club

4-H Archery Club meeting, 5pm, Belle Reve. 4-H is open to youth ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.

Milford, Community Events
Computer class

Free computer class "Promoting Your Business with Facebook" at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 5-7pm; registration required. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
First Friday musical gatherings at the Calder Cafe

First Friday musical gatherings at the Calder Cafe in the Equinunk Historical Society's annex, doors open at 6:30pm, live music 7:15pm. Light refreshments are available for sale. If you would like to perform, call 570/224-0223. Accoustic music only, please. No admission charge. If the weather is iffy, listen to your local radio stations for cancellation information. The Calder Cafe is located at 1972 Pine Mill Rd., at the junction of Hancock Highway (Rte. 191) and Pine Mill Rd. in the center of Equinunk.

Equinunk, Music
Pony Pals meeting

4-H Pony Pals meeting, 6:40pm, On Broadway Dance Studio. This club is accepting new members. They are also looking for another leader. 4-H is open to youth ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.

Dingmans Ferry, Meeting
The Four Freshmen Just Added to the Newton Theatre Schedule

Newton, NJ - Tickets $39 (Premium), $34 (Orchestra), $29 (Balcony), 7pm, 973/383-3700 info@thenewtontheatre.com www.thenewtontheatre.com

New Jersey, Theatre
January 5, 2013
Catskill Nordic Ski Club

The club offers informal guided cross-country ski trips on some of Sullivan County’s most beautiful trails. Most of the trips are free, except where noted, and last about two hours. Saturdays, 1:30pm. 845/434-5371.

Region, Community Events
Cooperage Farmers' Market

An indoor farmers' market at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., every Saturday from 11am-2pm. Fresh veggies, dairy, meats, breads, baked goods, coffee, teas & more. Farm-fresh lunch at The Market Cafe. Every Saturday through May. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Food, Honesdale
Cross country skiing

Cross country skiing at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9-11am. $20 adult/$10 child. Skis & boots provided-register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
Dance social/party

Dance Social/Party with Jackie Horner at the Liberty Fitness Center, 7:30-10:30pm. $10 per person, all levels welcome.

Liberty, Community Events
Defensive driving class

Sponsored by Roscoe Kiwanis Club at the Roscoe Central School Cafeteria, 9am-3pm. Cost: $35 (due at sign-up.) Limit of 40; to sign up, call 607/498-5730.

Roscoe, Workshop
Port Jervis to dedicate its First Little Free Library

Port Jervis' first Little Free Library will be dedicated at its permanent location in front of City Hall on Hammond Street, 10am. The dedication is a project of the Port Jervis Friends of the Library. www.littlefreelibrary.org.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Wade Preston at the Silk Mill

Billy Joel's right hand man Wade Preston at Harmony Presents at the Silk Mill, 7:30pm. Tickets $16 advance, $20 at the door. www.silkmillharmony.com, email jill@silkmillharmony.com or call 570/588-8077.

Hawley, Music
Woodsongs Coffeehouse

The featured musicians will be singer/songwriter Rick Nestler, Van Manakas and acoustic duo Steve Schwartz and Antoine Magliano. The evening will be hosted by the Sullivan County americana band Little Sparrow at the Sullivan County Museum, 6-9pm. $5 suggested donation. Coffee, tea and fresh baked goods will be available. www.sullivancountyhistory.org or 845/434-8044 or 845/671-9548.

Hurleyville, Music
“National Bird Day" Hike

Learn about a variety of birds on a short hike at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. Binoculars & field guides provided. Free for members / $5 for non-members. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
January 6, 2013
Callicoon farmers' market

The first farmers' market of the new year at the Delaware Youth Center, 11am-2pm. Email manager@sullivancountyfarmersmarkets.org.

Callicoon, Community Events
Cross country skiing

Cross country skiing at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9-11am. $20 adult/$10 child. Skis & boots provided-register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
EcoZone! Afternoon

EcoZone! Afternoon at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-4pm. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
FARMERS MARKET

11am-2pm

A collection of locally produced goods...fair trade, organic, rain forest alliance certified coffee; maple syrup, maple candies, creamed maple; varieties of honey, creamed honey with cinnamon; artisan pasta made with NY organic wheat; varieties of goat & cow cheese; goat's milk soap; herbal tea blends; fresh flowers & potted plants; wool blankets & dresses; fresh baked bread; organic vegetables; apple cider; fresh fruit; quiche; soups; wine; meat (chicken, pork, beef, goat); eggs and much more!

Delaware Community Center
8 Creamery Rd
Callicoon, NY
TEL: 845/292-6180 x115

Callicoon, Community Events
Sunday for Singles

Sunday for Singles hike at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12pm. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
January 7, 2013
Computer class

Free computer class "Repairing Damaged Photos-Intermediate GiMP" at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
January 8, 2013
Charcoal Making Then and Now webinar

12–1pm and repeated 7–8pm. To register and take part in the live seminars or to view the upcoming seminars schedule, visit extension.psu.edu/private-forests/tools-resources/webinars.

Region, Workshop
Dog obedience classes orientation

Tri State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) orientation class at the TSDOC facility at Shohola Business Center, 7pm. Registration is recommended. www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org.

Shohola, Community Events
Great Books Discussion

"Prometheus Bound," a play by Aeschylus, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. New members are welcome. Copies of the play are available at the library. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Technology Tuesdays: Youngstock Housing Needs free online workshop

Topics include determining system size, group sizes, calf and heifer housing alternatives, animal treatment and management needs, designing a total system and evaluating usefulness of existing facilities. Presented by Dr. Jud Heinrichs, professor Penn State Department of Animal Science; Dan McFarland and John Tyson, Penn State Extension Engineers, 8:30-10am. Register: 888/373-7232.

Region, Workshop
January 9, 2013
Computer class

Free computer class "Intro to eBooks" at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 10am-12pm; registration required. 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Quit smoking course

The group will meet for 5 consecutive Wednesdays at the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 3-4pm. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Free. 570/296-3400.

Hawley, Community Events
Quit smoking course

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 3–4pm; Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 2512 Route 6, Suite 2. 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 e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu.

Hawley, Workshop
Vegetable Production webinar

The series provides convenient access to timely updates in commercial vegetable and small fruit production for extension educators, producers and industry representatives, 1-2pm. Topic: Nutrient Management and Fertigation. Cost: $10 per webinar or $35 for the whole series of five. Register online at agsci.psu.edu/vegetable-production-webinars or by phone at 724/627-3745.

Region, Workshop
January 10, 2013
Monticello Tai Chi Chuan Club free demonstration and film

Free demonstration and film by the Monticello Tai Chi Chuan Club at the Liberty Parks & Recreation Center. Classes start Jan. 17. 845/794-3378.

Liberty, Community Events
New "Stageworks" production at Old Stone House

“Stageworks” Starts New Production at Old Stone House of Hasbrouck, 282 Hasbrouck Rd. Autumn rehearsals will be scheduled for a new play to be staged in early January. Starting October 18th, young thespians are invited to meet at 5:30-7 pm every Thursday, training for their theatrical roles. Registration forms are available at www.TheOldStoneHouseOfHasbrouck.org. For more detalis, contact Ms. Eddings at 845/985-0419, or by email request to oshya@peoplepc.com.

Hasbrouck, Meeting
Quit smoking course

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 Thursdays. 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 e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu

Milford, Workshop