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Week of January 10 2013

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
January 11, 2013
Computer class

Free computer class "Google SEO for Business" at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 5-7pm; registration required. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Movie night at Claryville Fire Dept.

"Frankenweenie" at the Warren Cole Community Fire Hall, 7pm. Soda and popcorn provided. Bring pillows and blankets. Donations accepted. 845/985-2434.

Claryville, Film
January 12, 2013
4-H Rough Riders Horse Club meeting

At the Pocono Ranchlands Stable, 10am. 4-H is open to youth ages 8-18. 570/296-3400.

Bushkill, Meeting
Aglow International Liberty Lighthouse breakfast meeting

Aglow International Liberty Lighthouse invites you to their breakfast meeting at Lighthouse Ministries, 5 Triangle Rd. Breakfast costs $4. Theme for the meeting will be Listening to God with a showing of Part I of the DVD "The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment" written by Rabbi Jonathan Cahn. 845/798-8129.

Liberty, Meeting
Animal Tracking

Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives. Explore our natural areas for signs of wildlife at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12pm. Free for member, $5 for non-members. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
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
Close Encounters with Birds of Prey

Presenter: Bill Streeter of Delaware Valley Raptor Center at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 1pm. Email pplpreserves@pplweb.com or call 570/253-7001.

Hawley, 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
Cross-country skiing

Cross Country Skiing With Mike Medley, 10am. Flat terrain on D&H Canal towpath, great for beginners and intermediates. Beautiful Basha Kill vistas. Dress in layers; bring water. Excursion lasts at least 3 hours. Weather permitting. Haven Road, just off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Call Mike for registration, directions or check snow conditions at 845/754-0743. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association. www.thebashakill.org.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
EcoZone! Afternoon

EcoZone! Afternoon at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-4pm. $5/person. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
Local Boys in concert

The Local Boys perform at Grace Church to benefit the Grace Abounding Fund, 7pm. 50/50, silent auction and food. Suggested donation: $10/person, $15/couple. 570/253-2760.

Honesdale, Music
Winter Trail Day

PROMPTON, PA - Numerous free activities and demonstrations hosted and sponsored by local businesses at Prompton State Park, 9am-5pm. Call 570/253-5744, visit www.friendsofprompton.com, email friendsofprompton@yahoo.com or find Friends of Prompton State Park on Facebook.

Community Events
January 13, 2013
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
Elks Lodge pancake breakfast

Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on, 7am-noon at the Lodge on North St. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausages and potatoes. Proceeds will be utilized for the beautification of the Lodge. $8 for adults, $4 for kids 12 and under and kids under 5 are free. 845/807-2858.

Monticello, Community Events
Winter Wonderland Walk

Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter on the Winter Wonderland Walk at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12pm. Free for members/$5 for non-members. 570/828-2319, www.peec.org, or peec@peec.org.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
January 14, 2013
Business card exchange

Co-hosted by Apple Day Spa and Hair Restoration Salon and The Alpine, co-sponsored by Wayne County and Southern Wayne Regional Chambers of Commerce, held at Apple Day Spa, 5:30-7:30pm. Door prizes, refreshments, massage chair and free hand paraffin treatments. RSVP: 570/253-1960.

Honesdale, Community Events
Computer class

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

Narrowsburg, Community Events
January 15, 2013
Adult hip-hop class

Adult hip-hop at The Janice Center, 6:30-7:15pm. Register: 845/482-3324.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Pesticide Education webinar

Cost: $5. Call Wayne County Extension at 570/253-5970 x4110 to register due to room capacity, 1-3pm.

Region, Workshop
Suminagashi scarf class

The Master Gardener Program is sponsoring a “Suminagashi” workshop at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, 5:30-8:30pm.

Liberty, Workshop
January 16, 2013
Children's story time

Story time at the Liberty Public Library will begin immediately following Liberty Elementary School am preschool, 10:40am. Fun crafts and great stories. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Community Events
Computer class

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

Callicoon, Community Events
Land Use webinar

The topic is Planning in PA: Land Use, Communities & Beyond, 12– 1pm and again at 7-8pm. Planners have a wide array of issues they can address and tools from which to work. The cost is $25 for the series of 5 webinars. For more information or to register, visit http://agsci.psu.edu/land-use-webinar.

Region, Workshop
Open electric jam

Hosted by Peter Florence at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Professional Women of Sullivan County meeting

The Professional Women of Sullivan County will be holding their next meeting at the White Sulphur Springs Restaurant, networking at 6pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. The speaker will be Beverly Paige, and the topic is Conquering Clutter. Dinner choices will be chicken noodle soup or salad, filet of salmon with dill sauce, chicken Kiev with wild rice, or pasta primavera. Rolls and butter, veggies, dessert and coffee/tea will be served. The cost including tax and tip is $22. All are invited (including men). You do not have to be a member to attend our meetings. RSVP to Marilyn Stein with your dinner choice at mjcat12@hotmail.com or 845/791-7723.

White Sulphur Springs, Meeting
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
January 17, 2013
Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library board of trustees meeting

A meeting of the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library board of trustees will be held at the Crawford Library, 6pm. The public is invited to attend.

Monticello, Meeting
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