THIS WEEK’s Events & More to Come

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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 13

Learn the Birds: Birding Identification Series 7:00PM to 8:30PM
Join Pocono Avian Research Center from to learn some new tricks or hone some old skills at identifying sparrows. For all ages.
KETTLE CREEK ENV. ED. CTR.
East Stroudsburg – 552 Cherry Lane Rd.
(570) 629-3061 mcconservation.org
Price: $6/non-members, $4/children under 12. EE Center members are free.

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

DanceFest Milford 6:00PM to 7:45PM
Showcasing a variety of energetic, cutting-edge professional dance companies from NYC, including David Parket and The Bang Group, Tina Croll Dance Company, DanielRose Projects, and more. See website for full schedule.
Delaware Valley High School Auditorium
Milford – 236 Route 6 and 209
(347) 583-6438 dancefestmilford.com
Price: $30/adults; $15/student; kids under 16 free

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

Ecozone Discovery Room 1:00PM TO 4:00PM
See hands-on exhibits about natural history, sustainability and the Pocono area environment. Bald eagle’s nest, bat cave, beaver lodge, & fossil pit.
POCONO ENV. ED. CTR.
Dingmans Ferry – 538 Emery Rd.
(570) 828-2319 peec.org
Price: $2/person

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

Wellness Workshop 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Germs & stress have nothin’ on you this holiday season! Learn how to support your body naturally through the use of essential oils. Make rollers & sprays to incorporate into your daily wellness routine.
KETTLE CREEK ENV. ED. CTR.
Stroudsburg – 8050 Running Valley Rd.
(570) 629-3061 mcconservation.org
Price: $10 includes materials, pre-registration required

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

Game Dinner 5:00PM TO 8:00PM
Taste the bounty of the season, at a dinner featuring local game and seasonal harvests. Call early to reserve a seat.
POCONO ENV. ED. CTR. Main Building
Dingmans Ferry – 538 Emery Rd.
(570) 828-2319 peec.org
Price: $35/person

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16

Shawnee Mountain Job Fair 10:00AM to 2:00PM
If you are looking for a seasonal position, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area has full or part time positions available in most departments. Contact Nancy Fish, Human Resource Director; nfish@shawneemt.com with questions. Download & complete an application in advance at shawneemt.com.
SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN’S HOPE LODGE
East Stroudsburg – 401 Hollow Rd.
(570) 421-7231 shawneemt.com

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SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17

Guided Interpretive Hike 10:00AM TO 12:00PM
Hike with members of PEEC’s knowledgeable staff to learn more about Pocono area forests. Never know what exactly you’ll find on the trails, so don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions along the way!
POCONO ENV. ED. CTR.
Dingmans Ferry – 538 Emery Rd.
(570) 828-2319 peec.org
Price: $5/non-member; free for PEEC members

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SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17

Brodhead Canyon Glen to Glen Trail East Walk 1:00PM to 4:30PM
This guided PHLT walk, led by Dson Miller, is on the former New York and Susquehanna railroad bed trail along the Brodhead Creek at the base of Godfrey’s Ridge on the Monroe County Brodhead Creek Canyon Open Space Tract.
GLEN PARK PARKING AREA
Stroudsburg – 152 Collins St.
(570) 424-1514 phlt.org

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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20

BUS TRIP – Sight & Sound: The Miracle of Christmas
As Told Through Mary’s Eyes.
Includes lunch at Hershey Farms.
Price: $169
ONE STOP TRAVEL
Tannersville – Stadden Rd.
(570) 620-1200 facebook.com/onestoptravelagency

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 22

Family Night: “My Life as a Turkey” 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Craft activity and movie night at Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center. See a screening of “My Life as a Turkey”, the account of an experiment by naturalist Joe Hutto to raise a brood of wild turkey poults. Learn about the secret world of turkeys through Joe’s retelling of the relationship that he formed with them during his life as a turkey. Crafting begins at 6:30PM, the movie plays at 7:00PM. Registration required – supplies & seating limited. Preview the film online: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/my-life-as-a-turkey-introduction/7268/
JACOBSBURG ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
Nazareth – 400 Belfast Rd.
(610) 746-2801
dcnr.pa.gov/jacobsburg_environmental_education_center

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SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24
BUS TRIP – BEETLEJUICE – The Musical.
Broadway Christmas bus trip.
Price: $169
ONE STOP TRAVEL
Tannersville – Stadden Rd.
(570) 620-1200 facebook.com/onestoptravelagency

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 7
CTHA CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION 12:00PM to 3:00PM
Coolbaugh Township Historical Association invites you to attend our Annual Christmas Celebration at the Wills Mansion in Tobyhanna.  The museum will be decorated for the holidays with numerous beautifully decorated trees.  Musical entertainment will be provided by the Mountain Winds Ensemble, beginning at 1 p.m.  There will be a visit from Santa, who will light the Township Christmas Tree at 3 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  While you are in town, please don’t forget to also visit the restored Tobyhanna Train Station on Church Street (Route 423), which is decked out for the holidays with a Christmas Village display surrounding their running model trains.  The station is open from noon until 4:00.  Watch for more info on the annual Ice Harvest on Mill Pond #1 scheduled for Saturday, January 25th.  
Also on December 7th, CTHA will honor all of our veterans by placing holiday wreaths in the three cemeteries (North-South, Spruce Grove and Saint Ann) in Coolbaugh Township.  They will be accompanied by members of VFW Post 509 and any members of the community who would like to participate.  CTHA members will leave the Coolbaugh Township Municipal Center shortly after 11:00, travel to the cemeteries and then return to place a wreath at the Veterans Memorial, in front of the Coolbaugh Township Municipal Center. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.  For more information, please contact the Historical Association.
COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION – The Wills Mansion
Tobyhanna – 5520 Municipal Dr.
(570) 894-4207 cooltownhistorical.org

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RECURRING EVENTS

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BREWERY TOUR 
Begins 12:30PM Daily
Want the full Barley Creek experience? Join them for a brewery tour! Offered every day at 12:30PM, with tastings for guests 21 and over. They’ll even arrange a special tour just for your and your group – contact them with your request. 
Barley Creek Brewing Company
Tannersville – 1774 Sullivan Trail
(570) 629-9399
barleycreek.com

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WAX HAND DIPPING 
10:00PM to 4:00PM Daily
Make a memory at House of Candles – ‘The Candle Shop Worth Finding!’ just minutes from The Crossings Outlets, on Route 715 near Henryville. Dip your hand in colorful layers of melted wax, creating a unique and personal memento to take home!
House of Candles
Henryville – 3371 Route 715
(570) 629-1953
houseofcandles.com

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POTTERY DEMONSTRATIONS 
11:00AM Tuesday thru Friday
Holley Ross makes their own fine quality products at their on-site factory. The free pottery demonstrations show the steps involved from mixing the clay, slipcasting, firing the pieces, to the finished product. Come watch how your gifts were made!
Holley Ross Pottery
LaAnna – 167 Route 191
(570) 676-3248
holleyross.com