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Thursday, May 1
•VIP Geranium Sale Fundraiser; orders placed by today, delivered on Thurs., May 8.  All proceeds benefit Victims’ Intervention Program.  253-4431 to place order.
•Carbondale’s 5th Annual National Prayer Day, 6 p.m., Memorial Park, Carbondale.  Presented by local ministries.  Free to public.
•Tai Chi Class, 1 p.m., North Pocono Senior Center. 842-6727
•Reminder: Application deadline for WHEA Scholarship is 2 p.m., Fri., May 9.  (3) $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in education. Must be resident of Wayne Highlands School District.  Applications at Honesdale High School, 459 Terrace St., Honesdale.  253-2046
•May Mixer, 5 – 7 p.m., Elegante Restaurant, 315 S. Main St., Forest City. RSVP by Apr. 25.  282-1690 Carbondale Chamber of Commerce
 
 Friday, May 2
•Folk and Bluegrass Concert, 7:30 p.m., D & H Canal Park Visitors Center, 58 Hoag Road, Cuddebackville, NY.  General admission $7, Museum members $5.
•Sneak Preview - The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 2 p.m. – sunset.  Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net
•Golf Tournament and Dinner, Homestead Golf Course and Moxie Club, Carbondale.  $100/person lunch, golf, & prime rib dinner; $50/person dinner only.  407-0389 or 499-5445 RSVP by April 28.
 
Saturday, May 3
• The United Methodist Women of the Central UMC will be holding their annual Indoor Yard Sale  from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.  Prices are reasonable with lots of things to choose from:  antiques and collectibles, toys, games, linens, housewared, tools, and many more.  Proceeds from the sale benefit local mission such as the Children's Christmas Bureau, VIP, Dyberry Camp, food baskets at holiday time, etc.
•Car Seat Safety Check, 9
 a.m. – 2 p.m., Edward J. Schwartz, Inc., 145 Willow Ave., Honesdale (across from Super Duper).  Takes about 20 min./seat.  Sponsored by Safe Kids Wayne Co.  Free.  253-7141
•Spring Rummage & Bake Sale, 9 a.m. – noon, and Bag Sale, 12:30 – 2 p.m., by Women of St. John’s Lutheran Church, 7th & Church St., Honesdale.  253-3493
•2nd Annual Lake Region Outdoor Expo, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wallenpaupack Area High School, Hawley.  Free.  253-3055 or 253-1616 or www.lakeregionoutdoorexpo.com
•The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. Wayne Pike American Red Cross  are highlighted. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net  
•Fellowship Together Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 201 10th St., Honesdale
•Ham & Turkey Dinner, 4 – 7 p.m., Pine Mill Community Hall, Lookout.  $9/adults, $4/children(6–12), free/under 6.  Sponsored by the Pine Mill U.M. Church.  224-4876
•Bingo, 5:30 p.m., Promised Land Fire Co., Rt. 390, Promised Land.  Games at 6:30 p.m.
•Pancake & Sausage Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., East Ararat U.M. Church, East Ararat.  Adults $7, Children (6 – 12) $3, Under 6 Free.
•Northeastern PA Philharmonic, 8 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes Barre. 823-4599
•”Spring Flower Walk” w/ Ed Wesely, 10 a.m. - noon, Butterfly Barn, River Rd., Milanville (near Skinner’s Falls Bridge).  Dress for outdoors & wear comfortable shoes for forest walking; bring binoculars. Free & open to public. 226-3164
•Public Information Forum on Gas Drilling, 7 p.m., Delaware Youth Center, 8 Creamery Rd., Callicoon, NY. Presented by Damascus Citizens, LLC. For additional info, www.DamascusCitizens.org; for directions 845-887-5155
•Spring Gardening Workshop, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Milford Borough Building, 109 W. Catharine St., Milford.  $10 Pre-registration by May 1.  296-3400
•Northeast Social Dance Club Dance, 8:30 p.m.- 12:30 a.m., Disabled American Veteran's Hall, 516 Storrs St., Dickson City. 383-1321 or www.northeasternsocialdanceclub.com
•Saturday Night Special Bingo, Doors open 5:30 p.m., Early Bird 6:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove St., Honesdale. Pre-admission tickets $25; $30 at the door. 253-0782
•3rd Annual Damascus Township Plant Swap, 10 a.m. – noon, Damascus Township Bldg., Conklin Hill Rd., Damascus.  224-4802.
•Roast Beef Dinner, 4:30 – 7 p.m., Lakeville United Methodist Community Hall, Daniels Rd. & Rt. 590, Lakeville.  $8/adults, $4/children(under 12). 226-6713 to reserve tickets
•Family Fun Day & Bake Sale, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., by the Lucky Horseshoes 4-H Club, Woodlands Stable, Gouldsboro.  842-3742 to schedule tail ride.  Rain date May 4.
•City-Wide Cleanup, Carbondale, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; meet at City Hall, unless preregistered for other sites.  Bring own brooms, rakes, shovels, etc.; gloves & trash bags provided.  Register at 282-4044 ext 13.
•”Reframing Discipline – Part 1:  Doing the Groundwork,” 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., Pike Co. Conservation District Ed. Room, 556 Rt. 402, Blooming Grove.  $5 pre-registration by 4/28.  296-3400, 296-3406(fax) or PikeExt@psu.edu
•Art Exhibit – Opening Reception, oil paintings by Agnes Keough, 5 – 7 p.m., Remax/Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  Exhibit runs through May.
 
Sunday, May 4
•Audubon Bird Walk for Beginners, 8 – 10 a.m., Lake Ariel.  No experience needed; all ages welcome.  Binoculars & sturdy shoes recommended.  Sign up at 253-9250.
•3rd Annual Community Choir Festival, “Easter Fanfare”, 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 10th & Church St., Honesdale. Sponsored by the Honesdale Area Ministerium. No fee; free will offering taken.  253-3362 ext 1203
•The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. Wayne Pike American Red Cross  are highlighted. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net.
•2nd Annual Lake Region Outdoor Expo, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wallenpaupack Area High School, Hawley.  Free.  253-3055 or 253-1616 or www.lakeregionoutdoorexpo.com
•Spaghetti Dinner, to benefit Hannah Marold, a 2-year-old with leukemia, 2-5 p.m. or 6-9 p.m., Ladore Lodge, Waymart, PA.  Adults $25, Couples $40, Children $10.  DJ, raffles, and door prizes.  253-1079 or 390-9325 for tickets.
•Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m. - noon, Jefferson Township Fire Co. Station 29, Cortez Rd., Mt. Cobb, 351-1157
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Hamlin Fire & Rescue Co., Rt. 590, Hamlin. Games at 6:30 p.m.
•Victorian Tea & Chinese Auction, 1 p.m., South Elementary School, Main Street, Newfoundland. Hosted by Community Women’s Club. $7, children under 12 $3.  676-3711
•Annual Open House & Bevans Day, 12 - 5 p.m., Peters Valley Craft Center, 19 Kuhn Rd., Layton, NJ 07851. Free. 973-948-5200 or www.PetersValley.org
•Tractor Day, Silent Auction, & Flea Market, Damascus School.  Benefits the Damascus School music dept.  729-7237.  Rain date is May 18.
•Memorial Service & Covered Dish Luncheon, Pine Mill Methodist Church, Pine Mill Rd., Lookout; service at noon, luncheon to follow in Community Hall. 224-6536
•Chicken Barbecue, Boy Scout Troop 2001, 11 a.m. until sold out, the center of Whites Crossing.  $8; take-outs only.
•D.E.W. – Drop Everything & Walk.  Teams of 5 will walk for 10 wks. From 5/4 – 4/12. 296-3400 or PikeExt@psu.edu
 
Monday, May 5
•Girdland Cemetery Association meeting, 7 p.m., home of Joyce Morgan.  224-4763 or 224-4403
•Greene-Dreher Historical Society, 1 p.m., WSCS Hall, South Sterling. History of Minisink Path. 676-4971
•”Freedom from Smoking Clinic”, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Penn State Co-op Ext. Office, 514 Broad St., Milford.  $30/person for 7 session course (ends June 9) 296-3400, 296-3406(fax) or daal5@psu.edu
•”ServSafe Food Certification or Recertification Course”, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Blooming Grove Fire Hall, 484 Rt. 739, Lords Valley.  2nd day on May 12, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; exam at end of 2nd class.  Must attend both classes. $170/person (includes book, NRA exam, one lunch).  Preregister by 4/21.  421-6430, 424-1984(fax) or MonroeExt@pau.edu
 
Tuesday, May 6
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Shohola Vol. Fire Co., 325 Rt. 434, Shohola
•Bingo, 6 p.m., Greene Dreher Fire Co. Hall, Crestmont St., Newfoundland.  Games at 7 p.m.
•Bingo, 5:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove Street, Honesdale. Games at 7 p.m.
•4-H Paw Partners Club Meeting, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Penn State Co-op Ext. Office, 514 Broad St., Milford. 296-3400

Wednesday, May 7
•4-H Photography Club Meeting, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Milford Memorial Park, corner of West Ann & 5th St., Milford. 296-3400
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Hamlin Fire & Rescue Co., Rt. 590, Hamlin. Games at 6:30 p.m.
•TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., St. Vincent's School, Cliff St., Honesdale. Weigh in 5:45-6:30 p.m., meeting 6:45 p.m.
•”An Early Morning Bird and Wildlife Walk” with Naturalist John Serrao, 7:15 a.m., Tobyhanna State Park, Rte. 423, exit #8 off I-380. Meet at parking lot by dam.  Bring binoculars.  894-8336
•Girl Scouts Informational Meeting, “See What Girl Scouts Has For Your Daughter From Kindergarten & Beyond”, 7 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Office, 303 Commercial St., Honesdale.  1-877-582-2100 or www.gshpa.org
 
Thursday, May 8
•Reminder: Application deadline for WHEA Scholarship is 2 p.m., Fri., May 9.  (3) $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in education. Must be resident of Wayne Highlands School District.  Applications at Honesdale High School, 459 Terrace St., Honesdale.  253-2046
•Tai Chi Class, 1 p.m., North Pocono Senior Center. 842-6727
 
Friday, May 9
•State Representative Mike Peifer Office Hours, 10 a.m. – noon, Damascus twp. Municipal Bldg., Damascus.
•Reminder: Application deadline for WHEA Scholarship is 2 p.m.  (3) $1000 scholarships to students pursuing a career in education. Must be resident of Wayne Highlands School District.  Applications at Honesdale High School, 459 Terrace St., Honesdale.  253-2046
•Madeline & the Bad Hat, 10 a.m., F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public
 Square, Wilkes-Barre. 823-4599
•Sneak Preview - The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 2 p.m. – sunset.  Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net
 
Saturday, May 10
•Open House at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5 – 7 p.m., Old Salem Pike, Dyberry Twp.  499-4015
•Chicken Barbeque, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., East Ararat U. M. Church.  Eat in or take out.  Adults $8, Children $4.
•Thrift Shoppe, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Rt. 191, Hamlin, just south of Rt. 590.  698-0812
•The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. Wayne Pike American Red Cross  are highlighted. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net 
•Fellowship Together Luncheon, 11 am - 12 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church St., Honesdale
•Tom Chapin, 2 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 823-4599
•4-H Rough Riders Horse Club Meeting, 11 a.m., Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill.  296-3400, 296-3406(fax) or PikeExt@psu.edu (include full name & address)
•”Wild Edible and Medicinal Plant Walk” with Nathaniel Whitmore, 11 a.m., Apple Grove Picnic Area, Fair Ave., Honesdale.  Donation.  224-0264
•Bingo, 5:30 p.m., Promised Land Fire Co., Rt. 390, Promised Land. Games at 6:30 p.m.
•Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner, 5 - 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 815 Church St., Hawley.  Adults $8, Children (3-10 years) $4, Children (2 & under) free. Advance tickets only — phone 226-4835.
•Chicken BBQ, benefit for firefighter, Darryl Hollister, 3 – 7 p.m., Hamlin Fire & Rescue Bingo Hall, Hamlin.  $8; takeouts available.
•Craft Fair & Bake Sale, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Damascus Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd. (off Rt. 371), Damascus.  Proceeds to Damascus Community Center.  729-8320 or 224-6671
 
Sunday, May 11
•The Marketplace at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Flea-market style vendor booth shopping. Wayne Pike American Red Cross  are highlighted. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net.
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Hamlin Fire & Rescue Co., Rt. 590, Hamlin. Games at 6:30 p.m.
•Mother’s Day/Confirmation Lunch, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Great Hall of the  Hawley United Methodist Church, Hawley.  Cost: donation
 
Monday, May 12
•2nd Annual Golf Classic Tournament, sponsored by United Way of Pike County,
11:30 a.m., the Country Club, Woodloch Springs, Hawley.  “Hole-in-1” prizes  include a New Holland tractor and Harley Davidson. Golfing fee $125; dinner $50.  Benefits the United Way.  296-9980 or uwpc@ptd.net or www.unitedwaypike.org
 
Tuesday, May 13
•TOPS (Taking off Pounds Sensibly), St. Vincent's School, Cliff St., Honesdale weigh in 5:45-6:30 p.m., meeting 6:45 p.m.
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Hamlin Fire & Rescue Co., Rt. 590, Hamlin, Games at 6:30 p.m.
•Bingo, 5 p.m., Shohola Vol. Fire Co., 325 Rt. 434, Shohola
•Jesus Christ Superstar, 7:30 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square,
Wilkes-Barre. 823-4599
•Bingo, 5:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove Street, Honesdale. Games
at 7 p.m.
•”Cooking for Crowds” Workshop, 6 – 9:30 p.m., Monroe Co. Co-op Ext. Office, 724 Phillips St., Stroudsburg.  Preregister by 5/7.  $25/first person from organization (incl. safety manual & thermometer); $5/each additional person (no manual or thermometer). 421-6430 or MonroeExt@psu.edu
 
Wednesday, May 14
•”Making Sense of Your Dollars and Cents” Seminar, 12 - 2 p.m. Limited seating; pre-registration required. 342-7711 or www.MetroAction.org
•”An Early Morning Bird and Wildlife Walk” with Naturalist John Serrao, 7:15 a.m., Tobyhanna State Park, Rte. 423, exit #8 off I-380. Meet at parking lot by the dam.  Bring binoculars.  894-8336
•Day Retreat & Mass in Honor of Our Lady of All Graces, St. Gabriel’s Monastery, Clarks Green (off Rt. 81N, Exit 191).  Retreat 1 p.m., includes dinner, $15/person.  Confessions & Holy Rosary 6 p.m., Mass 7 p.m., Healing service & reception to follow.  All welcome.  698-4270.