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Eastern Poconos event listing, Aug. 15-Sept 16, 2014

August 14, 2014

Pocono Record, Stroudsburg, Pa.

Aug. 14--Aug. 15

--Furry Frenzie Animal Lover's 4-H Club meeting -- St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent's Drive, Milford, Pa.6 p.m.Aug. 15. 4-H is open to ages 8-18. 570-296-3400. pikeext@psu.edu.

Aug. 16

--"Gardening with Kids" -- Meeting at Port Jervis Community Garden, North Street, Port Jervis, N.Y., 9 a.m.Aug. 16 and Aug. 30. Call 845-856-3991.

--"Harmony in Motion" performance -- Foster-Armstrong House, 320 River Road, Montague, N.J., 1-1:30 p.m.Aug. 16 for MARCH (Montague Association for the Restoration of Community). "Harmony in Motion" is a group of singers dedicated to the preservation of barbershop-style four-part acappella harmony. Visit facebook.com/MontagueNJHistory for updates and more events.

--"Man Up" -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 3:30-4:30 p.m.Aug. 16 and 30. Discussion group about fatherhood. Free. Grandparents, uncles welcome. Call 845-856-3991.

--Tricky tray -- Blooming Grove Township Volunteer Fire Department No. 1, 484 Route 739, Lords Valley, Pa., 5 p.m.Aug. 16. Calling begins at 7 p.m. 570-775-7355. BGFD@yahoo.com.

--Mount Hope Historical Society penny social -- Otisville Conmmunity Center, Baker Street, Otisville, N.Y., 6 p.m.Aug. 16. Calling at 7 p.m.$1 admission with additional ticket charges for tickets for gift basket, gift cards, plants and baked goods. Flowers from Wessels' Farm. Proceeds to benefit restoration of 1790s Harding House. For information, call Anita Goldsmith, 845-386-2579.

Aug. 18

--Nepera Breakfast Club -- Deer Park Grill, 104 Route 6, Port Jervis, N.Y., 10 a.m.Aug. 18. 692-6805. bullb@frontiernet.net.

Aug. 19

--Masthope Mountain Science Seekers -- Masthope Mountain Community, Lackawaxen, Pa.10 a.m.Aug. 19. Open to ages 8-12. 4-H projects explored: food science, forensic science and aerospace science. A drink will be provided but participants must bring a bagged lunch; parent or guardian must provide transportation. Contact: Deborah Albrecht or Deb Brodhecker, Pike County 4-H educators, at 570-296-3400 or PikeExt@psu.edu. $35 per youth (currently enrolled 4-H members: $25).

Aug. 21

--Cookbook Critique Club -- Port Jervis Free Library story hour room, 138 Pike St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 11 a.m.Aug. 21. Meet foodies, taste food, and rate recipes. Club meets third Thurs. Sign up at library. New cookbook and recipes to try each month. 845-856-7313.

--Sign language class -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 1 p.m.Aug. 21 and Aug. 28. Free class. Call 845-856-3991.

--PULSES (Parents United Learning the Special Education System) meeting -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 6-8 p.m.Aug. 21. 845-856-3991

--4-H Knitting Kids Club meeting -- Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St., Milford, Pa.6 p.m.Aug. 21. Open to ages 8-18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400.

--Summer Concert Series: Amy Rose -- Riverside Park, 4th Street, Port Jervis, N.Y., 7-9 p.m.Aug. 21. Free.

Aug. 22

--Tri-State Actors Theater tricky tray -- Performing Arts Center at Sussex County Community College, Newton, N.J., 6:30 p.m.Aug. 22. Calling at 8 p.m. Fundraiser sponsored by Friends of Tri-State Actors Theater to support Tri-State's services and programs. No one under 18 admitted. For more information, go to tristateactorstheater.org.

Aug. 22-23

--Milford Garden Club semi-annual flower show -- Friendship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, corner of Broad and Ann Streets, Milford, Pa., 2-5 p.m.Aug. 22 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Aug. 23. Theme: "A Salute to a Great Nation." Free and open to the public. All amateur designers and growers are eligible to enter. Contact Gretel Walker at 845-856-5970 or Carol Linkiewicz at 570-685-4108.

--Vacation Bible School: "Workshop of Wonders" -- Drew United Methodist Church, 49 Sussex St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 6-8 p.m.Aug. 22 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Aug. 23. Children age 4 through grade 6 are invited. Free. Lunch provided Aug. 23. 845-856-3423.

Aug. 23

--Community yard sale -- Walker Lakeshores Landowners Clubhouse, 100 Walker Lake Road, Shohola, Pa., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.Aug. 23. For more information, call Fran Orth at 570-296-5528.

--"Vocals with Cecil" -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 9:30-10:30 a.m.Aug. 23. Free. 845-856-3991.

--Chicken barbecue -- Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church, 115 Myck Road in Dingmans Ferry, Pa., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.Aug. 23. $10. Takeout available. Rain or shine. Tickets for $20 Mystery Theater Dinner on Sept. 5-6 will also be available. For more information, go to www.dfumc.com or call 570-828-2288.

--CDD's Second Annual Family Fun Day -- Center for Developmental Disabilities of Pike County, 101 Pocono Drive, Milford, Pa., noon-3 p.m.Aug. 23. Face painting, games, horse petting, bouncy house, ID cards and fingerprinting, firetruck and smokehouse display, racecar display, music. No admission fee. All activities free of charge. Food for sale. Donations accepted to help fill pantry and supply closet for upcoming school year. 570-296-3992. cddkids.org.

--Opening reception for "Expressions" -- Upfront Exhibition Space, 31 Jersey Ave., Port Jervis, N.Y., noon-4 p.m.Aug. 23. Through work of local artists, Upper Delaware GLBT Center presents a look into the lives of LGBT young adults and their allies. Refreshments served. Donations accepted. www.udglbt.org.

--Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society dinner -- Mount Carmel Hall, 21 First St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 3-7:30 p.m.Aug. 23. Sausage and pepper sandwich or hot meatball sandwich $7. Sit-down or takeout.

--Evening of Americana and Bluegrass music -- D&H Canal Visitor's Center, 58 Hoag Road (just off Route 209), Cuddebackville, N.Y., 7:30 p.m.Aug. 23. Neversink Valley Museum presents Annie and Mike Baglione. Admission $7, $5 for museum members. 845-754-8870. neversinkmuseum.org.

Aug. 24

--All-you-can-eat blueberry pancake breakfast -- Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse, 484 Route 739, Lords Valley (Hawley), Pa., 8 a.m. -1 p.m.Aug. 24. $7, $4 for children under 10, free for kids 3 and under. 570-775-7355.

--Blood drive -- Holy Cross Church, Parish Hall, South Centerville Road, Slate Hill, N.Y., 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Aug. 24.

--"Puzzle Pieces in Play" -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 1 p.m Aug. 24. Playgroup for kids with special needs. For more information, call 845-856-3991.

Aug. 25

--Bon Secours Community Hospital annual Golf Classic -- High Point Golf Club in Montague, N.J. Lunch and registration at 11 a.m.Aug. 25. Shotgun start at noon. $150 per golfer. Awards dinner at 5 p.m. at Erie Trackside Manor in Port Jervis. Dinner-only guests $50. For information, call Dick McKeeby, 914-850-0625.

--"Close Encounters with Birds of Prey" -- Belle Reve Senior Living, 404 East Harford St., Milford, Pa., 1 p.m.Aug. 25. Delaware Valley Raptor Center will bring a hawk, a falcon, two owls and an eagle. Free and open to seniors. RSVP by Aug 22 at 570-409-9191.

Aug. 25-29

--Vacation Bible School -- Greenville Methodist Church, 1686 Greenville Turnpike, Port Jervis, N.Y., 9 a.m.-noonAug. 25-29. Ages 3-12. Games, crafts, Bible lessons and snacks. For more information, call 845-355-9927 or 845-355-4892.

Aug. 27

--Senior Citizens Club of Port Jervis meeting -- Farnum Building on Ulster Place, Port Jervis, N.Y., 1:30 p.m.Aug. 27. Membership open to any person over 60 years of age and a resident of Port Jervis or Town of Deerpark. For more information, call President Judy Gray at 845-856-8827.

--3rd Ward Neighborhood Watch meeting -- Neversink Firehouse, Orange Street, Port Jervis, N.Y.7 p.m.Aug. 27. Meetings will be held every fourth Wed. through Oct.

--Port Jervis Self-Advocates -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 7-8:30 p.m.Aug. 27. Empowering people with disabilities. 845-856-3991.

Aug. 28

--Sign language class -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 1 p.m.Aug. 28. Free class. Call 845-856-3991.

--"Power of Positive Change" -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 7-9 p.m.Aug. 28. Free workshop by Tammy Wykoff. To register, call 845-856-3991.

Aug. 30

--Back-to-School Community Yard Sale -- Johnson Fire Department Pavilion, 30 Creamory Road, Johnson, N.Y., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.Aug. 30 (no early birds). Hosted by American Legion Unit 1607. Refreshments will be served all day and restrooms are available. Bake sale, hot dogs, coffee, water, soda, and snacks. Rain or shine. Rent a table for $25. 845-355-3937. ala_1607@yahoo.com.

--"Gardening with Kids" -- Meeting at Port Jervis Community Garden, North Street, Port Jervis, N.Y., 9 a.m.Aug. 30. Call 845-856-3991.

--Book Giveaway -- Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y., 9 a.m.-noonAug. 30. All ages. 845-856-3991

Sept. 5-6

--Mystery Dinner Theater: "The Mystery of Montley's Manor" -- Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church, 115 Myck Road, Dingmans Ferry, Pa., 7 p.m.Sept. 5 and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.Sept. 6. Tickets are $20 and are now available. Call 570-828-9725 or 570-828-2288 for tickets as seating is limited.

Sept. 6

--Annual Scandinavian Craft Fair -- Central Volunteer Firehouse, 574 Westcolang Road, Lackawaxen (Bohemia), Pa., just off Route 590 near Woodloch Pines, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Sept. 6. Sponsored by Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge 3-566. Admission free. 570-729-7628.

--Chicken barbecue to benefit Tri-State Veterans Memorial -- Sparrowbush Firehouse, 79 Main St., Sparrowbush, N.Y., 1-5 p.m.Sept. 6. $12, $10 for seniors, $7 for children 10 and under.

Sept. 7

--Tree Identification Walk -- Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford, Pa.11:30 a.m.Sept. 7. One-hour walk to learn abou trees the Pinchot family planted. Participants will be given the new "Trees of Grey Towers" pamphlet. Regular tour fees apply. Space is limited; call 570-296-9630 to register.

Sept. 13

--Pike & Wayne Community Walk to Prevent Suicide -- Promised Land State Park, 100 Lower Lake Road, Greentown, Pa., 9 a.m.Sept. 13. Check-in 8 a.m. Register online at outofthedarkness,org or call 215-746-7256.

Sept. 16

--Port Jervis School Board meeting -- Port Jervis High School cafeteria, 10 Route 209, Port Jervis, 7:30 p.m.Sept. 16. Board meetings are open to the public. 845-858-3100, ext. 15511.

Highlighted event

What: "Man Up" -- Empowering Port Jervis. Discussion group about fatherhood. Grandparents, uncles welcome.

Where: 11 Fowler St., Port Jervis, N.Y.

When: 3:30-4:30 p.m.Aug. 16 and 30.

Cost: Free.

Information: 845-856-3991.

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