April 18th – Greeley Roast Beef Dinner

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Saturday, April 18th
Greeley Volunteer Fire Department Roast Beef DinnerHear the ad!
Enjoy a roast beef dinner at the Greeley Fire House, Rt. 590 in Lackawaxen, on April 18th from 6-8 p.m.  Dinner also includes coffee and dessert.  There will be door prizes and a 50/50.  Then dance the night away after 8 p.m.  To pre-order tickets call Robert at 570-685-2652 or visit the HNB Lackawaxen Branch.  You can also buy them at the door.  They’re $16 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under.

5K Walk/RunHear the ad!
Join the Lakeland Mayfield Elementary PTA for their 2nd annual 5K Walk/Run on April 18th at the Mayfield Hose Company, 900 Maple Street, Mayfield.  Registration is from 8-9:15 a.m. on race day.  Registration is $15 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under.  One free Mayfield Elementary student with paid adult registration.  Pre-register by mailing the form to Kathy Possana, 215 Raymond Dr., Jermyn, PA 18433 along with a check made payable to Mayfield PTA.  One form per person.  This must be received by April 3rd.  T-shirts will be given to the first 100 adult participants.  Electronic Chip Timing by Scranton Running Company. 

Maplewood Fire and Rescue Auxiliary Spring DinnerHear the ad!
Sit down for a family-style ham and turkey dinner with all the fixin’s and assorted pies for dessert at the Maplewood Fire Hall, Lake Henry and Silkmans Road in Maplewood, PA.  It’s from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 18th.  You can also get take out from 3-4 p.m.  Proceeds will benefit the Maplewood Fire and Rescue Auxiliary.  Adults are $10, children 10 and under at $5, and pre-school and under are free!  For more information call Carolyn at 570-698-9113.

Friday, April 24th
In Good TasteHear the ad!
The Wayne County Public Library’s 8th annual wine and food tasting event, In Good Taste, is on Friday, April 24th from 6:30-9 p.m. at Wayne County Ford in Honesdale.  You’ll start with six incredible wines – each paired with special food from Ehrhardts, The Alpine, Camp Umpys, Fiesta on Main, Hotel Wayne, and Settlers Inn.  There’s also a silent auction.  In Good Taste is fun, different, and always a great time.  Call Tracy at 570-253-1220 for details.  Tickets are $35 each.  To get tickets, either visit the library or call HNB at 800-HNB-9515 and ask for Jennifer Jaycox.  See the flyer!

Sunday, April 26th
BBQHear the ad!
Mouth-watering chicken or rib dinners are on the menu at Alert Fire Company’s Barbecue on Sunday, April 26th.  The take out window at the fire hall on Willow Avenue in Honesdale will be open from 12-3 p.m. – or until they’re all gone.  Each order is prepared by the famous Brooks House of BBQ from Oneonta, New York.  Chicken dinners are $10, ribs are $12, and all the proceeds benefit Alert Fire Company. Get your tickets in advance at Fins & Feathers, Kellams Garage, from any Alert member, or stop and see Kipp Welsh at the Edward J Schwarz parts department.

Roast Beef DinnerHear the ad!
White Mills Fire Department’s Roast Beef Dinner is on Sunday, April 26th at the White Mills Community Hall from 12-4 p.m.  Dinner includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, and all the trimmings.  And don’t forget the homemade desserts!  The folks at the White Mills Fire Department work especially hard to make sure you get great food and plenty of it – served family style.  This year it’s dine in or use the handy drive-through for take-out dinners.  Get advance tickets for $12 from Gary Brown, Watsons, or any Fire Department member.  They’ll also have tickets at the door – unless they’re all sold in advance.

Bethany Children’s House presents Aesop’s FablesHear the ad!
Aesop was famous for his fables and some of his most beloved characters come to life in this on-stage retelling of his tales.  Tales like The Tortoise and the Hare, The North Wind and the Sun, and The Crow and the Pitcher.  Bethany Children’s House faculty and parents will take to the stage in an interactive show with live music, and audience members – even the littlest fans – will play a role in each tale.  Children are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite animal!  Both shows on April 26th – at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – will be held at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, in Honesdale.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids, and those under two (2) are FREE!  For more information or tickets, contact Micki Lazar at 570-251-7704 or email bchmontessori@gmail.com.  All the proceeds from these performances will benefit Bethany Children’s House Montessori School Pre-School a 501c3 organization.

Thursday, April 30th
Books Appetite’Hear the ad!
Most nights you enjoy dinner at home, but this is a special occasion!  On Thursday, April 30th, treat yourself to a feast of regional food and dessert specialties prepared by local restaurants and bakers.  It’s the Valley Community Library’s annual Books Appetite’.  This year, the evening’s special guest is Chef Stephen J. Anania, a Culinary Instructor from CTC of Lackawanna County.  Tickets are $25 with all the proceeds benefiting the Library’s Building Fund.  So, join us from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Library on River Street in Peckville.  For details, call Paula Melesky or Mary Barna at 570-489-1765.

Other Community Events

Saturday, April 18th
Ladies Afternoon Tea
You are cordially invited to a Ladies Afternoon Tea on Saturday, April 18th from 1-3 p.m. at the Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main Street, Honesdale.  Bring your own cup and saucer, and don’t forget to wear a hat!  There will be limited space, so please contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org to register.

Dance Exercise Extravaganza
Lackawaxen EMS is hosting a Dance Exercise Extravaganza on Saturday April 18th from 8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. at Woodloch Springs Sports Complex.  Events will take place in the pool, gym, and multi-purpose room.  There will be refreshments and giveaways.  Registration is $20.  Proceeds will help Lackawaxen EMS maintain equipment and operating costs.  The more pledges you get, the better prizes you can win!  See the Facebook event!

Tuesday, April 21st
Smart Landscaping
SEEDS and the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society present a FREE seminar: SMART LANDSCAPING: How landscaping can save energy.  It’s on April 21st at 7 p.m. at the Wayne Conservation District.  This FREE seminar will teach you about permaculture; backyard habitats; simple landscaping energy solutions; planting deciduous trees, evergreens, and windbreaks; landscaping to minimize heating and cooling needs in different seasons; native plants vs. non and need for increased water, nutrients, and care; and plants and materials from local sources need less energy for transport.  There will be three presenters.  Jason Cutis, PLA, LEED AP, landscape architect.  Jason’s agricultural upbringing and direct experience with sustainable systems provide him with a unique perspective as a landscape designer.  Katharine Dodge, chair of SEEDS and member of the Audubon society.  Robert Muller, manager of Wayne Conservation District.  The Wayne Conservation District is located in the Park Street Complex at 648 Park Street, Honesdale – near Wayne Memorial Hospital.  Registration is encouraged, but not required.  Please email jocelyn@seedsgroup.net or call 570-245-1256.

Wednesday, April 22nd
Beading & Weaving
Hey, teens (grades 6 & up)!  Visit the Wayne County Public Library in Honesdale, PA for Beading & Weaving on April 22nd from 4:15-6 p.m.  You’ll learn to do a Basic Leave and make a custom bracelet or key chain with glass and crystal beads!  Mary, from Bloom: Unique gifts that keep giving, will be the instructor.  Come on out and have some fun!  To sign up call 570-253-1220 or email ndickson@waynelibraries.org.

Friday, April 24th – Sunday, April 26th
Hawley Earth Fest
Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth!  It’s the one thing we all have in common, so let’s come together and recognize all that makes it wonderful!  Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring.  In Bingham Park, walk in the Species Parade, make crafts, meet guest speakers, and explore hands-on activities at the Environmental Expo!  Be entertained by Little Sparrow and the Eagles at the Ritz Theater.  Spend a night out on the town enjoying nightlife entertainment and tasty treats made by our local chefs!  That is just a taste of what Hawley has to offer for the 2015 Hawley Earth Fest, April 24th-26th.  Visit www.HawleyEarthFest.com to register for the parade, find sponsorship information, or donate to the festival.

Thursday, May 7th
SEEDS invites you to bring any item in good/working condition to this event and take home another Swapapalooza item for FREE!  What better way to recycle those spring cleaning finds you no longer use!  Save your stuff and save the date – May 7th – and meet them in The Cooperage (2nd floor).  The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the Swapapalooza begins at 7 p.m.  There will also be a silent auction which will end at 8 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.  SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) is seeking corporate and personal donations for the silent auction that evening.  Please donate a gift basket, gift card, or merchandise to help SEEDS continue to grow.  Please call 570-245-1256 or email Jocelyn@seedsgroup.net.

Saturday, May 9th & Sunday, May 10th
Train Days in Honesdale!
The birthplace of the American Railroad is back on track!  Tickets are on sale at Trackside Grill on Main Street (avoid the convenience fee).  Tickets are available for 9 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m. departures on May 9th and 10th.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.  Or you can purchase a caboose ticket for $30 (limited to 10 per trip).  Don’t miss this chance to be part of the rebirth!  Tickets are also available at thestourbridgeline.net.

Tuesday, May 19th
Square Dance
Come on out to the Election Night Square Dance on Tuesday, May 19th from 5– 11:30 p.m. in Carousel Hall at Ladore Lodge, 287 Owego Tpk. Waymart, PA.  Enjoy live music by local, old fashioned, old-time, and bluegrass musicians with square dance callers Roger Furman from 5-8 p.m. and “Just Us” – Ray and Carol Rockwell from 8-11:30 p.m.  Admission cost is a free-will donation at door.  Light fare and beverages will be available.  Donated snacks, finger foods, and/or desserts will be appreciated at the door as well.

Ongoing Events

Wayne County Farmers Market
The Wayne County Farmers Market will take place next to Dave’s Super Duper Supermarket on Route 6, Willow Avenue in Honesdale every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Fresh picked vegetables, herbs and fruits, lush plants, homemade jams, jellies and baked goods, artisan crafts, and much more.

All you can eat Breakfast
Every first Sunday of the month the VFW Post 531 Ladies Auxiliary will serve an all you can eat breakfast from 7 a.m.- 12 p.m.  Adults are $8, children 6-12 are $5, seniors are $7, and kids under 5 are FREE. 

Farmers’ Market Open in Hawley
The Farmers’ Market is open every Friday from 2 – 5:30 p.m. in Bingham Park, Hawley.  Get farm fresh greens, eggs, poultry, ham, home baked goods, honey, maple syrup & more.

Indoor Farmer’s Market
Saturday mornings at The Cooperage, the farmers market will be open from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1030 Main Street, Honesdale.

Pool Lessons
Thursdays at 10 a.m. Mike Hededus has offered to provide pool lessons to interested participants at the Honesdale Senior Community Center. Also he is looking for experienced pool players to challenge on Tuesdays & Fridays from 11:30 – 4 p.m. Call Kathy at 253-5540 for more info.

Tuesdays – Texas #4 Fire Company holds BINGO every Tuesday evening at the fire hall on Grove Street, Honesdale. Doors open at 5:30 with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Plenty of parking.