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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • DO SOMETHING: Nov. 21- Dec. 3, 2008

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  • Friday, November 21
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Dingmans Ferry 4-H Horse Club Group 2 meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., Rock Ridge Ranch, Rt. 739, Dingmans Ferry.  296-3400 for more info.
    • “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    • Special Big Money Bingo, 6:45 p.m., Hawley Ambulance and Rescue, 219 River St. Hawley, 70+ people, Free buffet and Thanksgiving Door prize.
    • Story Time for Children (birth to 3 yrs.), 10:30 a.m., Hawley Public Library, 103 Main Ave., Hawley.  226-4620
    Saturday, November 22
    • AA Meeting, P.O.D.  Group (Positively Open Door), 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 2nd floor meeting room, Church & 9th St., Honesdale.
    • Annual Holiday Craft Show & Bake Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Aldenville Baptist Church & Hall, Rt. 170, Aldenville.  Free admission; door prizes.  Hot lunch available.
    • Annual Turkey Party, 7-11 p.m., Waymart Fire Co., Waymart.
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Comedy of Errors, 8 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre.  826-1100  www.kirbycenter.org
    • Bonus Tour of 2nd & 3rd floors, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m., Grey Towers, Milford (behind Apple Valley Restaurant).   $Fee.  296-9630 www.greytowers.org
    • Christmas Open House, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., House of Flowers, 611 Main St., Forest City.  785-5322
    • COPD Awareness Health Fair (Lung Health), 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Bill's Shoprite Supermarket, Rt. 435, Daleville.  Information on how to quit smoking and coping with lung disease. 842-6148
    • Flea Market at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net
    • Full Gospel Businessmen Banquet (Pocono Mt. Chapter), 6 p.m., Cordaro's Restaurant, Rt. 6E, Honesdale.  Rich D'Adamo, Gospel composer, is speaker.  All welcome.  253-6948 for info.
    • H.O.S.T.  (Historians of Sterling Township) Hall open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., for tours and/or genealogy research, 709 Spring Hill Rd., Sterling. 
    • “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    • Skins and Scales, Exotic Reptile and Amphibian Presentation, 10 a.m., Bethany Public Library, 8 Court St., Bethany.  Live animals.  Limited seating; reservations required.  253-4349
    • Trail Tenders Workshop, 2-4 p.m., Union Dale United Methodist Church Hall, off Rt. 171, Union Dale.  All invited; learn about volunteering on the 38-mile D&H Rail-Trail.  785-7245
    • Time Warp Trio Club (ages 6-8), 1-2 p.m., Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  Sign up at 253-1220.
    • William Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, 8 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre.  826-1100  www.kirbycenter.org
    Page 2 of 6 - • Writer's Workshop, 1-3 p.m., Wayne County Arts Alliance office, 742 Main St., Suite 201, Honesdale.  All welcome at any level for this writing & creativity circle.   253-6850
    Sunday, November 23
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Bingo, Early Bird 1:15 p.m., Regular 2 p.m., Thompson Hose Company, Thompson.   Handicapped accessible.
    • Bonus Tour of 2nd & 3rd floors,   p.m. & 3 p.m., Grey Towers, Milford (behind Apple Valley Restaurant).   $Fee.  296-9630 www.greytowers.org
    • Breakfast Buffet - Omelets to Order, 9 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 274, 3rd & Lake St., Gouldsboro.  Adult $7, Child (4-10) $5, Under 3 free.  Sponsored by Auxiliary.
    • Casino Fundraiser Bus Trip to Mohegan Sun, Wilkes-Barre. Bus leaves McDonald's in Honesdale at 10 a.m., returns 6 p.m. $25/person.  Sponsored by Wayne Co. Business & Professional Women.  470-4102 (Joanne) for reservations.
    • Roast Pork Dinner, 2-6 p.m., Blooming Grove Vol. Fire Dept., Rt. 739 (1 mi. north of I-84), Lords Valley.  Adult $9, Child (under 12) $5.  Roast pork 3 different ways.  775-7355
    • “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    • Senior Single Dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Cordaro's Restaurant Banquet Room, Grandview Ave., Honesdale.  Music by Night Owl.  All seniors welcome.  253-5834 or 253-3713
    Monday, November 24
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Beginner Mah  Jongg, 1-3 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy. (Rt. 191) south of Equinunk. 224-8500
    • Storytime (ages 3-5), 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m., Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  Pre-registration required.  253-1220
    Tuesday, November 25
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Annual Thanksgiving Day Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John's Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Hill St. Mayfield, $6/round bread, $3/pan loaves, $8/nut, poppy seed, lekvar and apricot rolls. Orders may be placed by calling 876-0730 or 876-3372
    • Bake Sale, to benefit People to People Student Ambassador Elizabeth Ostrow, 1-7 p.m., Dave's Super Duper, Honesdale. Liz is an eighth grader at Canaan Christian Academy.  To donate baked goods:  729-8451 (Chris)
    • Bingo, 7 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale.  253-0782
    • Bingo, 7 p.m., doors open 5 p.m., Shohola Vol. Fire Co., 325 Rt. 434, Shohola 559-7525
    • Gouldsboro Area Foundation Meeting, 7 p.m., Gouldsboro Fire Hall.  842-4547
    • Greater Scranton Area Roaring Ramblers Toastmaster Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Allied Services Community Room, 475 Morgan Hwy. (via the Moffatt Dr. entrance), Scranton.  587-0232 or 222-5405 www.toastmasters.org
    Page 3 of 6 - • Single Seniors meeting, 5-7 p.m., Banquet Room, Cordaro's Restaurant, Rt. 6, Honesdale.  253-6428 for more info.
    • Storytime (ages 3-5), 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m., Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  Pre-registration required.  253-1220
    Wednesday, November 26
    • Annual Thanksgiving Day Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John's Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Hill St. Mayfield, $6/round bread, $3/pan loaves, $8/nut, poppy seed, lekvar and apricot rolls. Orders may be placed by calling 876-0730 or 876-3372
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    • Baby Steps (ages 0-1), 10:30-11 a.m., Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  Registration required.  253-1220
    • Bake Sale, to benefit People to People Student Ambassador Elizabeth Ostrow, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Dave's Super Duper, Honesdale. Liz is an eighth grader at Canaan Christian Academy.  To donate baked goods:  729-8451 (Chris)
    • H.O.S.T.  (Historians of Sterling Township) Hall open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., for tours and/or genealogy research, 709 Spring Hill Rd., Sterling. 
    • Lupus Support Group of Wayne/Pike Counties monthly meeting, 4 p.m., Wallenpaupack High School, Rt. 6, Hawley.  Free; reservations not required.  1-888-995-8787  www.lupuspa.org
    • Open Mic Night, 8-11 p.m., Fireside Restaurant, Rt. 191, north of Honesdale.  253-0141 for more info.
    • “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    • TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 5:45 p.m. weigh-in, 6:45 meeting, St. Vincent's School, Cliff St., Honesdale.  www.tops.org
    • TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 meeting, Beach Lake UM Church, Milanville Rd., Beach Lake.  www.tops.org
    • Yoga, 6 p.m., Northern Wayne Community Library, 11 Library Rd., Rt. 370, Lakewood.  If interested, call the library for details.  798-2444
    Thursday, November 27
    Thanksgiving
    • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 12 noon-7 p.m., American Legion Post 274, Third and Lake St. Gouldsboro, open to public, free, 842-6996
    • Food Drive to benefit local families for the Christmas holidays, in cooperation with St. Thomas Moore Church.  Drop off:  Julia Ribaudo Nursing Facility and Hamlin Senior Center.  698-5647
    • Tai Chi Class, 1 p.m., North Pocono Senior Center. 842-6727
    • Thanksgiving Together, 11 a.m. Service of Thanksgiving & Holy Communion in the church, 12 noon dinner in Parish Hall, Grace Episcopal Church, Church St., Honesdale.  No reservations needed.  253-2760
    Friday, November 28
    • Ain't Misbehavin', starring Ruben Studdard, 8 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton.  Presented by Broadway Theatre League.  342-7784  www.broadwayscranton.com
    • Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    Page 4 of 6 - • Flea Market at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net
    • Foundation Friday, 1-2 p.m., Wayne Co. Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  For non-profits to learn to use the foundation system to locate grant information.  253-1220
    • “Holiday Express” Excursion, 11 a.m. departure to Moscow, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee; reservations required.  340-5204  www.nps.gov/stea
    • Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Delaware Community Center, 8 Creamery Rd, Callicoon, NY, unique assortment of merchandise for holiday shopping, 845-887-5155
    • Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    • Holiday Train Event, with Canadian Pacific Railway, 5:30-6 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton. Bring non-perishable food items or cash donation for local food banks.  Free entertainment and holiday festivities. 
    • Honesdale For the Holidays, downtown Honesdale  www.honesdale.com
    • Santa Parade, 6 p.m.; starts at Main and 4th St., proceeds up Main St., onto 10th St., and ends at  Honesdale's Central Park.  Tree lighting ceremony immediately following. Rain date: Sat., 11/29.  253-5492
    • “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    • Toys for Tots Trolley Rides, 10:30a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., Electric City Trolley Museum and Station, 300 Cliff St. Scranton, bring $5 toy. Admission fee, 963-6590 www.ectma.org
    • Winter Ecology Program, 1-4 p.m., PEEC, Briscoe Mountain Rd., Dingmans Ferry.  Member $6, Non-member $8.  Pre-registration required.  828-2319  www.peec.org
    Saturday, November 29
    o 18th Century Cooking Demonstration (colonial Thanksgiving dinner), 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fort Decker, 127 W. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  $2/person $5/family.  845-856-2375
    o 2nd Annual “Rock for Tots” Holiday Benefit Concert, 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bennoco's, Hamlin.    21 & over admission:  $8/advance, $10/door; includes food & soft drinks.  Benefits Wayne Co. Children's Christmas Bureau.  689-9083  www.ElektrixStudio.com
    o AA Meeting, P.O.D.  Group (Positively Open Door), 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 2nd floor meeting room, Church & 9th St., Honesdale.
    o Ain't Misbehavin', starring Ruben Studdard, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton.  Presented by Broadway Theatre League.  342-7784  www.broadwayscranton.com
    o Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    o Christmas Open House, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., House of Flowers, 611 Main St., Forest City.  785-5322
    o Fellowship Together Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church St., Honesdale.
    o Flea Market at Wayne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 191, Honesdale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  570-322-SHOP or www.shopwayne.net
    Page 5 of 6 - o Food Drive to benefit local families for the Christmas holidays, in cooperation with St. Thomas Moore Church.  Drop off:  Julia Ribaudo Nursing Facility and Hamlin Senior Center.  698-5647
    o Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Beach Lake Fire Hall, Rt. 652, Beach Lake.  $1/Adult.  Sponsored by the Beach Lake Fire Co. Auxiliary.  Food & beverages available; door prizes.
    o “Holiday Express” Excursion, 11 a.m. departure to Moscow, Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee; reservations required.  340-5204  www.nps.gov/stea
    o Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    o Holiday Open House, 4-7 p.m., Wayne Co. Historical Society, Main Museum, 810 Main St., Honesdale.  Free. 253-3240  www.waynehistorypa.org
    o Honesdale For the Holidays, downtown Honesdale  www.honesdale.com
    o H.O.S.T.  (Historians of Sterling Township) Hall open, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., for tours and/or genealogy research, 709 Spring Hill Rd., Sterling. 
    o H.O.S.T. monthly meeting, 7 p.m., H.O.S.T. Hall, 709 Spring Hill Rd., Sterling.  Refreshments following; public cordially invited.
    o Old Fashion Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, noon-4 p.m., corner of Main & 10th St., Honesdale. 
    o “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    o Stourbridge Model Railroad Club Open House, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Grace Episcopal Parish Hall, 827 Church St., Honesdale.  HO gauge railroad display.
    o The Stars' Platters, Coasters, Drifters Motown Tribute, 7 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre.  826-1100  www.kirbycenter.org
    o Time Warp Trio Club (ages 6-8), 1-2 p.m., Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Honesdale.  Sign up at 253-1220.
    o Toys for Tots Trolley Rides, 10:30a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., Electric City Trolley Museum and Station, 300 Cliff St. Scranton, bring $5 toy. Admission fee, 963-6590 www.ectma.org
    Sunday, November 30
    o Ain't Misbehavin', starring Ruben Studdard, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton.  Presented by Broadway Theatre League.  342-7784  www.broadwayscranton.com
    o Art Exhibit: Richard Lichtensteing's Watercolors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., RE/MAX Wayne Gallery, 416 Main St., Honesdale.  The collection depicts horses in various poses.  251-8614
    o Bingo, Early Bird 1:15 p.m., Regular 2 p.m., Thompson Hose Company, Thompson.   Handicapped accessible.
    oRegistration deadline today for Childcare Provider Training: Effects of Marketing on Children, Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m., Pike Co. Administration Bld., Milford.  $5/person.  PikeExt@psu.edu  or 296-3400
    o Free Nature Program with Naturalist John Serrao, “Signs of Winter Nature Walk”, 2 p.m., Tobyhanna State Park, Rt. 423 (exit #8 off I-380).  Meet at the beach parking lot.  894-8336
    o Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    Page 6 of 6 - o Pancake & Sausage Breakfast (All-you-can-eat), 8 a.m., Pleasant Mount Fire Hall.  Adult $7.50, Child $3.50.  Benefits Pleasant Mount Vol. Emergency Services.
    o “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    o Senior Single Dance, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Cordaro's Restaurant Banquet Room, Grandview Ave., Honesdale.  Music by Night Owl.  All seniors welcome.  253-5834 or 253-3713
    o Toys for Tots Trolley Rides, 10:30a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., Electric City Trolley Museum and Station, 300 Cliff St. Scranton, bring $5 toy. Admission fee, 963-6590 www.ectma.org
    Monday, December 1
    o Beginner Mah  Jongg, 1-3 p.m., Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy. (Rt. 191) south of Equinunk. 224-8500
    o Food Drive to benefit local families for the Christmas holidays, in cooperation with St. Thomas Moore Church.  Drop off:  Julia Ribaudo Nursing Facility and Hamlin Senior Center.  698-5647
    o “Grab and  Go” Early Breakfast, 6 a.m.-noon (or until sold out), Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy. (Rt. 191) south of Equinunk.  Baked goods, doughnuts, muffins, etc. & beverages.  224-8500
    o Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    Tuesday, December 2
    o Bingo, 7 p.m., doors open 5:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Co., Grove St., Honesdale.  253-0782
    o Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    o Single Seniors meeting, 5-7 p.m., Banquet Room, Cordaro's Restaurant, Rt. 6, Honesdale.  253-6428 for more info.
    Wednesday, December 3
    o Food Drive to benefit local families for the Christmas holidays, in cooperation with St. Thomas Moore Church.  Drop off:  Julia Ribaudo Nursing Facility and Hamlin Senior Center.  698-5647
    o Holiday Light Show, 5 p.m., Nay Aug Park, Scranton, enter at Mulberry St. drive through display. Donations accepted. 348-4186
    o Open Mic Night, 8-11 p.m., Fireside Restaurant, Rt. 191, north of Honesdale.  253-0141 for more info.
    o “Scranton Limited” short train rides, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 and 2:15 p.m., Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton.  $Fee.  340-5200  www.nps.gov/stea
    o TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 5:45 p.m. weigh-in, 6:45 meeting, St. Vincent's School, Cliff St., Honesdale.  www.tops.org
    o TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 meeting, Beach Lake UM Church, Milanville Rd., Beach Lake.  www.tops.org
    o Yoga, 6 p.m., Northern Wayne Community Library, 11 Library Rd., Rt. 370, Lakewood.  If interested, call the library for details.  798-2444
     
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