Poetry contest, how to pay for college and more

What's gong on in your community November 7 to November 13

Posted 11/6/19

What's gong on in your community November 7 to November 13

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Poetry contest, how to pay for college and more

What's gong on in your community November 7 to November 13


Tips on paying for college

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Jessyca Wolcott will be at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library on Tuesday, November 12 at 6 p.m. to discuss how to pay for college. The discussion will cover the following issues: the student loan landscape and its effects on college graduates, how much a four-year degree costs today and what it will cost tomorrow, and other resources to turn to for more information and assistance.

Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit www.wsplonline.org or call 845/482-4350.

Free book swap

HONESDALE, PA — The eighth annual free book swap will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wayne County Park Street Complex, located at 648 Park St. Book donations can be dropped off there on Thursday, November 7 from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, November 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 9 from 8 to 9 a.m. Label the quantity of books on each box.

Books are donated and rehomed for free to the public without limitations or requirements. Any books left over from the event are boxed and shipped to Better World Books to promote global literacy efforts, or recycled at our county center.

For more information, visit www.seeds group.net.

Submissions open for PCCD poetry contest

PIKE COUNTY, PA — Students in grades six through eight are encouraged to submit to the Pike County Conservation District’s conservation poetry contest. All poems must have a theme of conservation. Potential topics include soil, water and wildlife conservation.

Submissions will be accepted from students attending Wallenpaupack, Delaware Valley, East Stroudsburg North or home schools in Pike County. All forms of poetry will be accepted, and there is no length requirement or limit.

The deadline is Friday, November 15. Poems can be submitted via email by teachers to pikecd@pikepa.org with the subject “Pike County Conservation District Poetry Contest.”

The top three writers will present their poems at the December Pike County Conservation District board meeting on Monday, December 16 at 9 a.m., and receive a gift certificate for up to $100 at Alice’s Wonderland.

Honesdale High School band craft show

HONESDALE, PA — On Saturday, November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Honesdale High School band craft show will take place in the high school cafeteria, high school gym and middle school gym. Admission costs $3 and children under 12 get in for free. There will be more than 100 vendors.

For more information, visit www.bit.ly/hhscraftshow.


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