Items for the Do Something calendar may be posted for free, at dosomething@wayneindependent.com.


Thursday, November 26
• Communion Service of Thanksgiving, 11 a.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Honesdale
• Ladore open for Thanksgiving, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Ladore Conference Center, Waymart, Free, Call to make reservation: 488-6129

Friday, November 27
• Art of Glass Blowing, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Gillinder Glass Factory, Off Exit 1 of I-84, Port Jervis
• Santa Parade, 6 p.m., Main Street Honesdale. Followed at 6:30 p.m. by a tree and star lighting ceremony at Central Park. Lionel LLC representative to unveil miniature Stourbridge Lion model. Info, see www.visithonesdalepa.com  or call 253-5492.

Saturday, November 28
• Dalton Fire Co. Ladies Aux. Annual Craft Show. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Dalton Fire Co. Hall, For info: 563-3289 or 563-2167
• Square Dance, 7 - 10:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church Street, Honesdale, Music by ‘The Uphill String Band’
• Holiday Open house, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Dorflinger Glass Museum, Free Admission
• Home for the Holidays continues in downtown Honesdale. Special holiday train excursion at 10 a.m. (call 253-1960 for info.)
• Lionel Stourbridge Lion Excursion, 10 a.m., Wayne County Visitors Center$15/person, reservations by calling 253-1960
• Pictures with Santa, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, Route 6, Hawley, $5 donation
• There will be a Rummage and Bake Sale, sponsored by the parents of Girl Scout Travel Troop 50-484, at Beach Lake United Methodist Church in Beach Lake, from a.m. to 5 p.m..  Lots of good food and great stuff! For more information, call Pam, 570-729-8022.
• Wayne County Historical Society museum, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; see the new miniature Lionel Stourbridge Lion model. The Society has an open house at the museum from 4 to 7 p.m. with holiday music and refreshments. Info: 253-3240

Sunday, November 29
• Church Dedication- 175th anniversary of Cole Memorial Baptist Church, 711 Church St., Hawley. Open buffet & open house at 1 p.m. Dedication at 3-5 p.m. with special concert. All welcome.
• Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 - 11:30 a.m., Pine Mill Community, The hall is  located  at 919 Pine Mill Rd. between  Rileyville and Equinunk. Call  570-224-8500 for information and/or  directions.
• Polka Sundays at the Dupont VFW, 2 - 6 p.m., Dupont VFW Post 4909, Main Street, Dupont, $12.00/Person, Under 12/Free
• Wayne Choralaires in concert at 2:30 p.m. at B.V.M. Queen of Peace Church, Church and Chestnut Streets, Hawley. Free-will offering accepted.

Tuesday, December 1
• Bingo, Doors 5:30 p.m., Calling 6:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove Street

Thursday, December 3
• Highlights for Children book sale, held at the Grace Episcopal Church Parish House, 827 Church Street, December 3 from 1 to 8 p.m., December 4 from 9 a.m. to 8: 8 p.m., and December 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Wayne Choralaires in concert at 7:30 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale. Free-will offering accepted.

Friday, December 4
• A Christmas Carol, 7 p.m., 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long After
• Von Trapp Concert – Elisabeth von Trapp, whose family story inspired “The Sound of Music,” will continue the musical tradition first established by the von Trapp Family Singers at a special holiday concert the Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall, Misericordia University at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $5 for students and senior citizens and are available by calling the Misericordia Box Office at (570) 674-6719.
• Highlights for Children book sale, held at the Grace Episcopal Church Parish House, 827 Church Street, 9 a.m. to 8: 8 p.m.
• The Western Wayne CATS Club is hosting the Alisha Rios-Festa Fiesta on  Friday, December 4. An eighth grade student at Western Wayne Middle  School, 14-year-old Alicia is undergoing chemotherapy for ovarian  cancer. Proceeds from the powder puff football game and concessions will  benefit the Rios-Festa family. Held at the Western Wayne football field,  the event begins at 5 p.m., with kickoff at 6 p.m. as the seventh grade  girls square off against the eighth grade girls in good natured rivalry.  The cost of admittance is $3 per person. The night will feature  Latino-inspired concessions, giveaways and raffles.
• Turkey Party, 7 p.m., Equinunk Fire Hall, Free refreshments, raffle

Saturday, December 5
• A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long After
• Craft Fair, 1 - 3 p.m., Fire House, Route 590, Lackawaxen, $1.00 Admission, 685-7330 for info
• Highlights for Children Magazine Open House 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 803 Church Street (free). On the same day, visit the Highlights book sale, held at the Grace Episcopal Church Parish House, 827 Church Street, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Hometown Holiday celebration in Pleasant Mount. Admission free: Donations are accepted. American Legion Post 964  soup and sandwich luncheon, craft sale 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pleasant Mount Fire Hall.  Pleasant Mount Historical Society  Holiday Open House 1 - 4 p.m. at the O’Hara House Museum on Great Bend Tpke. Refreshments, wreath sale. Santa will be there from 2 - 4 p.m. Candy provided by Pleasant Mount Emergency Services Ladies Auxiliary.
• Hot chocolate and donuts, with Santa Claus at Papa’s Primo Pizza, located at 627 Main Street from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (free event)
A tree lighting will take place in the park at 5 p.m. everyone is invited to do some caroling.
•  Santa Express train rides aboard the Stourbridge Line. Santa, Rudolph and friends will all be aboard this two hour excursion. The train departs from Honesdale on Saturdays, December 5 and 19 and on Sundays, December 6 and 13 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under. For reservations call 253-1960 or 1-800-433-9008.

Sunday, December 6
• A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long After
• Old fashioned Christmas party hosted by Wallenpaupack Historical Society, 1- 3 p.m., at the restored Williams House, Route 507, Paupack. Free. Info: 226-6944.
• Santa Express train rides aboard the Stourbridge Line! Santa, Rudolph and friends will all be aboard this two hour excursion. The train departs from Honesdale on Saturdays, December 5 and 19 and on Sundays, December 6 and 13 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under. For reservations call 253-1960 or 1-800-433-9008.
• St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble Performance, 1 p.m., Hawley United Methodist Church, free-will offering
• Wayne Choralaires in concert at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 11th and Church Streets, Honesdale.  Free-will offering accepted.

Tuesday, December 8
• Bingo, Doors 5:30 p.m., Calling 6:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove Street

Thursday, December 10
• Lackawaxen Historical society holiday Open House, 7 - 9 p.m., Members Only

Friday, December 11
• A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long After
• Lackawaxen Historical Society holiday Open House, 7 - 9 p.m., Public

Saturday, December 12
• A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long After
• Christmas in Gouldsboro Craft Show, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Gouldsboro United Methodist Church, Route 507, Gouldsboro, call Sue Klein at 842-6106 for info
• Ornament Hunt at 10 a.m. in Honesdale’s Central Park. This popular holiday event, sponsored by Greater Honesdale Partnership and Apple Day Spa & Salon will offer young children the opportunity to hunt for ornaments for a chance to win a prize. Children will be divided into three age groups: Kindergarten and younger; first and second graders; and third and fourth graders. Area businesses provide the prizes. (Free Event)

Sunday, December 13
• A Christmas Carol, 2 p.m., 925 Maple Ave., Honesdale, $5 suggested donation, Sing-A-Long after
• Santa Express train rides aboard the Stourbridge Line! Santa, Rudolph and friends will all be aboard this two hour excursion. The train departs from Honesdale on Saturdays, December 5 and 19 and on Sundays, December 6 and 13 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under. For reservations call 253-1960 or 1-800-433-9008.

Tuesday, December 15
• Bingo, doors 5:30 p.m., calling 6:30 p.m., Texas #4 Fire Hall, Grove Street

Thursday, December 17
• Drawing for quilt raffle, benefits Dessin Animal Shelter. Tickets available at Honesdale National Bank, Wallenpaupack Branch/Rt 6, A Stitch In Time, 10th & Main Sts., Honesdale and as well as The Cat’s Pajamas, 107 8th Street, and Dessin Animal Shelter, 136 Miller Road, (Honesdale). $3 each, or 2 for $5.

Saturday, December 19
• Santa Express train rides aboard the Stourbridge Line! Santa, Rudolph and friends will all be aboard this two hour excursion. The train departs from Honesdale on Saturdays, December 5 and 19 and on Sundays, December 6 and 13 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under. For reservations call 253-1960 or 1-800-433-9008.