THIS WEEK Events Are Out & About the Poconos

 

 

 

SATURDAY JULY 14

LAKE NAOMI/TIMBER TRAILS 5K RUN/WALK Registration 7:30a.m. Run 9a.m.

Runners (and walkers) get ready as all ages are welcome to join in this amazing event benefiting Linda Creed Breast Cancer.org

PINECREST LAKE SWIM CLUB

POCONO PINES – OFF PINECREST DRIVE

570.977.8851 BREASTCANCERRALLY.ORG/5K

. (KEY- $28 cash/check only   Outdoors)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

ROMPING RADISHES ON THE RUN:  SEED STORIES 10a.m.

Kids grades K-12 can see all about seeds including a look at samples, how a plant protects them, how they travel & more. A healthy living class that will get little ones up and moving excited about being healthy.

LACAWAC SANCTUARY

LAKE ARIEL – 94 SANCTUARY ROAD

570.689.9494    LACAWAC.ORG

. (KEY- FREE    Outdoors    Registration Required)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

MUSIC IN THE VALLEY 10a.m. – 5p.m.

Enjoy various groups performing traditional music at different locations on the farm. With sing-a-longs and storytelling for the kids. Meet and speak with musicians and learn about folk instruments and more. Held rain or shine.

QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM

STROUDSBURG – 347 QUIET VALLEY ROAD

570.992.6161    QUIET VALLEY.ORG

. (KEY- With admission $10 adults $5 kids ages 3-12    Outdoors)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

RHODODENDRON HIKE & HISTORIC LODGE TOUR 1-3p.m.

Take a leisurely hike along the lake enjoying the sights of rhododendrons are in bloom. After, learn the history of the Great Camp and enjoy a tour through Watres Lodge. Wear comfortable footwear.

LACAWAC SANCTUARY

LAKE ARIEL – 94 SANCTUARY ROAD

570.689.9494    LACAWAC.ORG

. (KEY- FREE    Outdoors    Registration Required)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

WILDERNESS WALKABOUT 1-3p.m.

Get out and explore with Dr. Dinosaur, Paul Kovalski hiking trails and discussing the natural history of the park.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

(KEY- $5  Outdoors )

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SATURDAY JULY 14

LEARN ABOUT WILDLIFE: 2 SHOWS  1p.m.& 2p.m.

POCONO WILDLIFE REHABILITATION & EDUCATION CENTER pros share area wildlife friends & facts

BUSHKILL FALLS

BUSHKILL – ROUTE 209

570.588.6682  VISITBUSHKILLFALLS.COM

(KEY- With Paid Park Admission Outdoors)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

COMMUNITY DAY: PARTY IN THE PARK Starting 2p.m.

Residents and visitors come together for a day outdoors with live music, vendors, bounce attractions, food and more; finishing off with an evening fireworks display!

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP BLANCHE PRICE PARK

POCONO PINES – 105 GOVERNMENT CENTER WAY

570.646.1212 TOBYHANNATOWNSHIP.ORG

(KEY- Free Admission   Outdoors)

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SATURDAY JULY 14

STAR PARTY 8:30 – 10:30p.m.

Experience amphitheater excellence for a program by The Greater Hazleton Area Astronomical Society on celestial beauty. Weather permitting a view of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars is planned with info on the moon plus upcoming meteor shower and 2015 eclipse.

HICKORY RUN STATE PARK

WHITE HAVEN – 3613 STATE ROUTE 534

570.443.0400

(Outdoors)

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY JULY 14 & 15

OKTOBERFEST IN JULY 11a.m. – 5p.m.

Enjoy two stages of live music, traditional costumed dance, vendors plus wurst, wieners and so much more as this festive two-day event packs plenty to do.

SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN

EAST STROUDSBURG – 401 HOLLOW ROAD

570.421.7231  SHAWNEEMT.COM

($12.50 Adults   $8.50 Kids ages 5-12   Under age 4 Free   Outdoors)

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY JULY 14 & 15

SPARTAN RACE SPECTATOR SPOTS

Be a Spartan Spectator cheering on athletes as they conquer PA’s highest vertical course.

Get $5 in Spartan Bucks redeemable at the merchandise tent, access to multiple key obstacles, enjoy music, raffles, festival challenges & more!

Checkout the Spectator Guide:

spartanrace.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/201870066-Spectator-Guide

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT

PALMERTON – 1660 BLUE MOUNTAIN DRIVE

610.826.7700    SKIBLUEMT.COM/UPCOMING-EVENTS/SPARTAN-RACE

($25 Spectator Fee   Outdoors)

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY JULY 14 & 15

JOEL HILL SAWMILL TOURS & OPEN HOUSE DEMOS 11a.m.-3p.m

Observe sawing demonstrations and a tour as volunteers maneuver a massive saw in this mill constructed in the latter part of the 1800’s.

PRESENTED BY EQUINUNK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

AT JOEL HILL SAWMILL & CLEVELAND MUSEUM

LOOKOUT – CREEK ROAD OFF RTE 191 HANCOCK HIGHWAY

570.224.6722

(FREE   indoors)

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SUNDAY JULY 15

FLOW TOUR 8-10a.m. Registration at Guest Services 10a.m.-3p.m. Competition

Flowboarding’s premier competitive tour featuring some of the best riders. Open to everyone- all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate.

CAMELBEACH MOUNTAIN WATERPARK

TANNERSVILLE – 309 RESORT DRIVE

570.629.1662  CAMELBEACH.COM

($30 Amateur $50 Pro   Outdoors  Registration Required)

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SUNDAY JULY 15

FROG FROLIC 10a.m.-12p.m.

Spend the afternoon at the ponds and streams learning about frogs. Gently catch and release. Wear boots and plan to get wet and muddy

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

(KEY- $5  Outdoors )

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SUNDAY JULY 15

POND PADDLE 1-3p.m.

Beginners welcome for this paddle around the ponds program funded by William Penn Foundation. They’ll teach everything that’s needed to know so go..dress appropriately as you may get wet. Call in advance to reserve a boat.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

(KEY- FREE   Outdoors  Registration Required )

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SUNDAY JULY 15

LEARN ABOUT WILDLIFE: 2 SHOWS  11a.m  – 5p.m.

A storyteller, dancers, plus drummer/singer will provide an entertaining learning experience for all ages

BUSHKILL FALLS

BUSHKILL – ROUTE 209

570.588.6682  VISITBUSHKILLFALLS.COM

(KEY- With Paid Park Admission Outdoors)

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SUNDAY JULY 15 & WEDNESDAY JULY 18

PUBLIC BOG WALK 1p.m.

Enjoy a  21/2 hour journey into the Tannersville Cranberry Bog as an Environmental Educator shares its formation, plus interesting plant and animal life.

PRESENTED BY KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

STROUDSBURG – ROUTE 611 TO CHERRY LANE ROAD

570.629.3061 MCCONSERVATION.ORG

. (KEY- Cost $6  Outdoors  Registration Required)

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FRIDAY JULY 20

OSCILLATION TRANSIA FILM FEST: SOLAR ENERGY WORKSHOP 6:30p.m.

Learn importance of green energy discussing environmental awareness through low-impact outdoor

cinema. Workshop 6:30-7:30 followed by a 90 min film screening of 9 short films.

LACAWAC SANCTUARY

LAKE ARIEL – 94 SANCTUARY ROAD

570.689.9494    LACAWAC.ORG

. (KEY- FREE    Outdoors    Registration Required)

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TUESDAY AUGUST 7

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT Starting 6p.m.

Residents and visitors enjoy a celebration of emergency response personnel with free food, live music, and demonstrations!

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP BLANCHE PRICE PARK

POCONO PINES – 105 GOVERNMENT CENTER WAY

570.646.1212 TOBYHANNATOWNSHIP.ORG

(KEY- Free Admission   Free Food  Outdoors)

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22

PARTY IN THE PARK: FALL FEST Starting 12:30p.m.

Residents and visitors come together for a day outdoors with live music, vendors, food, and more!

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP BLANCHE PRICE PARK

POCONO PINES – 105 GOVERNMENT CENTER WAY

570.646.1212 TOBYHANNATOWNSHIP.ORG

(KEY- Free Admission   Outdoors)

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