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AMAZING EVENTS OUTSIDE… 

Let’s Consider September 27…OPENspace saturday! Checkout these great ideas for outdoor fun…

Lacawac Sanctuary

94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436 – 570.689.9494

Explore more: www.lacawac.org

Wild Mushroom Walk – 10 a.m. to noon – $10 – Delaware Highlands Mushroom Society shares a wealth of knowledge on how wild edibles are enjoyed by wildlife & humans


 Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center

8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 – 570.629.3061

Explore more: www.mcconservation.org

PARS at KC – 2 hour program begins 10 a.m. – $6 / $4 Kids under 12 – Pennsylvania Amphibian & Reptile Survey at Kettle Creek joins Brian Hardiman finding & documenting salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles & snakes that live there.


 Pocono Environmental Education Center

538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 – 570.828.2319

Explore more: www.peec.org

Pond Explorers – 10 a.m. to noon – $5 – Register early then grab some nets & explore the ponds collecting fish, macro-invertebrates, amphibians & more for an up-close study.


Staying RIGHT ONtrack with options…

Steamtown National Historic Site

150 South Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503 – 570.340.5200

Explore more: www.nps.gov/stea

Roundtrip Excursion to Tobyhanna – Departs Steamtown 11 a.m. – $34 / $22 Kids 15 & under – Journey along the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad’s (DL&W) mainline the railroad station along the line’s highest elevation + walking tour to a former “ice house” nearby.

& IN…

POCONO MOUNTAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY – 5500 Municipal Drive, Tobyhanna, PA 18466 – 570-894-8860 

Monday, August 29th from 2:00 to 4:00pm, Watercolors Painting with Nancy Pitcher at the Pocono Mountain Public Library, Tobyhanna, 570-894-8860.  Join artist, Nancy Pitcher, for a class in beginning watercolor techniques.  All supplies will be provided by the library.  Space is limited, so sign up soon by calling 570-894-8860 #4 or sign up in person at the reference desk on the library’s 2nd floor. Ages 16 and up.

Wednesday, August 31st from 6:00 to 7:30pm, Guitar Workshop at Pocono Mountain Public Library, Tobyhanna, 570-894-8860.  Did you just buy a guitar, but don’t know where to get started? Are you having trouble learning chords?  If you’re a beginning guitar player, bring your guitar (preferably acoustic) and join Joe for an overview of the minor pentatonic scale and power chords, which transcend all musical genres.  They’re found in blues, jazz, rock, punk, metal, funk, and hip hop.  Ages 12 and up.  Limit 10.  Registration is required. Free.

HAWLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY – 103 Main Ave., Hawley, PA 18428 – 570-226-4620 

Thursday, August 25: Unique Pathways Program Series: Speaker – Keta Kaminsky. 6 p.m.

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Ongoing: 

Barley Creek2Free Brewery Tours and Beer Tastings, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www.barleycreek.com. Free brewery tours are offered every day at 12:30 p.m. See the tanks and mills at the brewpub and learn how great beer is made! Tours are followed by free tastings of assorted Barley Creek brews. All ages welcome for tours; tastings restricted to participants 21 and older. Group tours by appointment.

 

HouseofCandles_fbCandle Making Demonstrations,  House of Candles, Route 715, Henryville, (570) 629-1953, www.houseofcandles.com. See candles made at the Oldest Candle Shop of the Poconos! Dip your own “wax hand” between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. See website for details.

 

The Market at The Ice House, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, Open Sunday’s May-October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or Shine. Located in a rustic barn setting you’ll find a collection of vendors featuring foods, crafts, flowers & more!