This Week’s Events

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Thursdays thru Sundays, Now to February 28, Crystal Cabin Fever Sculpted Ice Works, Lakeville, crystalcabinfever.com 570-226-6246. Enjoy a ton of N’Ice sights from 11 am to 5 pm

Thursday, February 11: Pocono Mountain East High School’s 14th Annual Prism Concert, Swiftwater. Close to 400 students grades 8 through 12 will come together among 26 performing ensembles and solos to bring the Prism Concert. Light is refracted when shown through a prism so too is music. Two hours of uninterrupted performances starting at 7 p.m. Admission to the concert is a donation of coloring books or crayons, small toys for the Jared Box collection or a small monetary donation to the Music Scholarship fund.

Friday, February 12: Upper Delaware River Region Eagle Watch Trips,  Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, Running Valley Road near Bartonsville, (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation.org. These guided excursions run 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and are open to the public at a cost of $28 with EE Center members $22 with bus transportation provided. Advance registration is required.

Tuesday, February 9: Learn the Blues Guitar, Pocono Arts Council, Stroudsburg. www.poconoarts.org. 570-476-4460. With Spencer Reed 6:30 to 8:30 pm Tuition: Member $20/ Non-Member$30

Saturday, February 13: Paupack Plunge, Lake Wallenpaupack,  Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Greentown, www.paupackplunge.com. 570-857-0220. Freezin’for a Reason benefits Tafton Water Rescue & Ledgedale Dive Team. Dive in 11 am to 2:30 pm

Saturday, February 13: Red Bull All Snow, Jack Frost Ski Area, Blakeslee. www.JFBB.com. 570-443-8425. Open amateur freestyle snowboard contest. Join or watch starting 10 am

Saturday, February 14: VALENTINE’S DAY>Pick a Place to Play in the Pocono Mountains! From Dining & Shops>To Shows & Outdoor Stops Breeze thru the Pages of This Week in the Poconos For Ideas Galore!

Saturday, February 20: PEEC Programs: Free Cross Country Skiing, Pocono Environmental Learning Center, Dingmans Ferry, www.peec.org. 570-828-2319. McDade Trail 9 a.m. to noon

Sunday, February 21: PEEC Programs Pocono Environmental Learning Center, Dingmans Ferry, www.peec.org. 570-828-2319.

  • Intro to Snowshoeing, 10 to noon, $10 Registration Required. Learn the basics. Equipment provided
  • Cross Country Skiing, 1 to 3 p.m., $20 adults $10 kids. Equipment provided

Tuesday, February 23: Go Take a Hike! Pocono Mountains. Enjoy an invigorating hike through some of the best trails in the nation! Surround yourself with nature-go take a hike!

Wednesday, February 24: Make it a Snow Day,Pocono Mountains Resorts. Calling all snow sport enthusiasts! Consider making today your own snow day & hit the slopes! You deserve it!

Thursday, February 25: Lakota Wolf Preserve Field Trip, Kettle Creek Environmental Learning Center, Upper Delaware River Region Trip. www.monroeconservation.org, 570-629-3061. Enjoy a trip to NJ for a chance to learn about & observe 4 wolf packs.EE Center 9 a.m. Return 1:30 $24 EE Members $28 Non

Saturday, February 27: Breast Cancer Awareness Day benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure NEPA. Jack Frost Ski Area Blakeslee. www.JFBB.com,  570-443-8425 ext.2671. Breast Cancer Awareness Day benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure NEPA. Acitivites: Pledge Ski-a-Thon, Timed Race Gates & more. 8 a.m. Registration

Wednesday, June 22: Blakeslee Rotary Club’s Annual Bob Matirko Memorial Golf Classic, Mountain Laurel Golf Course in White Haven. 570-620-8003. 11 a.m. registration followed by lunch at noon and shotgun start 1 p.m. Cocktail Party and Award Banquet concludes this event. Cost is $125 per player with sponsor opportunities available.


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.