Community Events List

HNB is engaged in supporting the efforts of thousands of community volunteers who make our area a better place to live, work, and recreate and in helping them accomplish their missions.

Our support of these organizations is extremely gratifying, making a real difference in the happiness and success of the good people in the communities we serve.  We are sincerely interested in making their dreams a reality.

The following events are promoted with our radio advertising on these stations:
FM: 95.3, DNH; 105.3, Classic Hits; 106.9 Rock 107; 102.1, Thunder 102; 104.9, The River; 94.3, The Talker; 100.9 & 104.3, Wayne-Pike News; and 100.7 & 106.7, The GAME
AM: 1590, Wayne-Pike News and 1340, 1400, & 1440, The GAME

Friday, February 5th – Sunday, February 28th
Crystal Cabin Fever – Hear the ad!
This year’s theme is “The Best of 10 Years!”  Visit Crystal Cabin Fever Friday, February 5th – Sunday, February 28th (Thursday-Monday only), 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Join them for the 10th Annual Crystal Cabin Fever located in Lakeville, PA at 311 Purdytown Turnpike.  During your trip, take a ride down the famous 50-foot dual run pirate ice slide, travel through the past nine years, and see our interactive ice displays while kids participate in a scavenger hunt.  Enjoy FREE hot chocolate at the HNB Wild West Bank – made of ice!  There is also FREE wine tasting in the Wild West Village.  Stroll through the factory tour and natural ice harvest museum to see how ice was harvested naturally in our region before indoor refrigeration. Then warm up by the bonfire and enjoy a hot meal from our BBQ.  Admission for adults is $15.  Admission for children is $10.  Admission for children under 3 is free.  And if you need some fast cash, HNB’s Mobile ATM truck will be right outside!  For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.crystalcabinfever.com.

Saturday, February 13th
Soup & Bread Sale – Hear the ad!
Give back and eat well too!  The Community Library in Hamlin is having their Soup & Bread Sale on Saturday, February 13th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or sold out).  They’ll be downstairs in the Community Room.  Soup pre-orders will be taken until February 9th by calling 570-689-0903 or by stopping at the Library.  The $7 per quart variety of homemade soup will include beef barley, turkey rice, 15 bean with ham, chicken rice, vegetable beef, turkey vegetable with noodles, and others.  They also have beef chili and turkey chili for $9 per quart.  A variety of fresh homemade bread will also be available for purchase.  This event is sponsored by the “Friends” of the Community Library.  A snow date is set for Sunday, February 14th.

Friday, February 19th
50’s Sock Hop – Hear the ad!
Enjoy the happy days with Habitat – Back to the 50’s!  Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County, PA is hosting their annual dinner-dance on Friday, February 19th from 6-10 p.m. with cocktails starting at 6 and dinner at 7.  It’s at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort.  Wear your 50’s costume if you’d like, enjoy the music provided by DJ Nicky Nick, pose for a photo in the photo booth, take a chance with the 50/50, or bid in the silent or live auction – no matter what you choose, you’re sure to have a good time!  Tickets are $40 per person or you can purchase a table of 10 for $375.  For tickets or more information, please contact Mark Graziadio at 570-647-4747 or mgraz@hnbbank.com or Connie Petraitis at 570-253-4191.

Saturday, March 5th
4th Annual “A Taste of Summer in the Winter” Chicken Barbecue
Join our friends at Bethany United Methodist Church for their annual chicken barbecue!  It’s on Saturday, March 5th.  Meals can be picked up at the church’s fellowship hall from noon to 4 p.m. (Snow date pick-up on Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon.)  If you pre-pay, you can pick up your meals from the “drive-thru” and never leave your car!  The hearty meal consists of a large 1/2 chicken, a generous portion of salt potatoes, baked beans, applesauce, fresh baked roll, and homemade cookies.  Dinners are $10 each.  Tickets will be sold until Friday, March 4th at Motion Physical Therapy in Honesdale (570-251-8003), Dirlam Bros. Lumber Company in Honesdale (570-253-3540), and Stanton Office Equipment in Honesdale (570-253-2711).  For more information, please call the church at 570-253-6682.

Saturday, March 12th
FurrBall 2016
Attend this “pawsh” fundraising event which benefits Dessin Animal Shelter!  It’s on Saturday, March 12th at Inn at Woodloch, beginning at 6 p.m.  There will be fine dining, dancing, music, basket raffles, and a live auction.  Tickets are $50 per person and are available for purchase starting February 10th at Cat’s Pajamas, Dessin Animal Shelter, The Honesdale National Bank Corporate Center and Lake Wallenpaupack branch.  Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available!  Call 570-253-4037 for more information or email Tammy at tammy.h88@hotmail.com or Vince at vwmartone@gmail.com.

Boy Scout Troop 1 Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner – Hear the ad!
The Troop 1 parents prepare the meal and the scouts from Troop 1 serve it up!  It’s on Saturday, March 12th from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Chapel, 10th Street, Honesdale.  The menu includes corned beef from the Alpine, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, traditional Irish soda bread, and dessert.  Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under.  Feel free to dine in or take out.  Tickets are available from any Troop 1 Scout, Vicky Bryant at the HNB Corporate Center on Main Street, or Toni at Lehutsky at the Law Office, 613 Main Street in Honesdale.  Or you can get them at the door the day of the dinner.

Other Community Events

Tuesday, February 9th
Tuesdays with Nellie
Tuesdays with Nellie is a Mystery Book Club.  Visit the Wayne County Public Library (1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA) on Tuesday, February 9th at 5:30 p.m.  To register or for more information, please contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org.

Thursday, February 11th
Stroke Support
Wayne Memorial Hospital holds this group at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the Good Shepherd Wayne Memorial Hospital Inpatient Rehabilitation Center on the 3rd floor of the Hospital.  Call 570-253-8732 for information.

Friday, February 12th
Game Night
It’s game night at The Cooperage in Honesdale from 6-9 p.m.

Saturday, February 13th
Paupack Plundge
The Paupack Plunge annual charity event benefits the Ledgedale Dive Team and the Tafton Water Rescue Team.  100% of the proceeds that are raised from sponsors, plungers, and corporate sponsors are donated to these worthy charities!  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  You’re invited to join them on February 13th from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. to wade into the frigid waters of Lake Wallenpaupack in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  For more information, please visit www.paupackplunge.com.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
This dinner theater is at Moose Lodge in Tunkhannock on Saturday, February 13th at 6 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-836-6986.

Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club
This club meeting will take place on Saturday, February 13th at Club Building in Dimock at 6 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-278-3992.

Thursday, February 18th
Socrates Cafe
This cafe is at Albright Memorial Library in Scranton on Thrusday, February 18th.  It’s from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-438-3000 x 3002.

Saturday, February 20th
Main Street Farmers Market
The Main Street Farmers Market is one of the area’s finest indoor markets that takes place at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 20th.  Stop by and browse a variety of locally grown, seasonal and fresh vegetables and fruits, meats, eggs, breads, pastries, jams, and jellies.  In addition to farmers and bakers, you will find a weekly rotation of artisan venders and local producers  who offer a range of products including honey, prepared foods, skin care products, herbal tea blends, hand made clothing, accessories and much, much more.  You will also find The Market Café.  At this ‘pop-up’ eatery, you can pick up a delicious and nutritious farm to table meal featuring seasonal and local products.  At The Main Street Farmers’ Market, all full season vendors live within a 50 mile radius of Honesdale.  Additionally, this market places an emphasis on producers; all of our vendors grown their own fruits and vegetables, raise their own livestock, and prepare their own specialty goods.  The Main Street Farmers’ Market at The Cooperage is more than just a farmers’ market.  It’s a vibrant and friendly gathering spot.  A place to warm up during the cool weather.  A place meet up with a friend.  A place to grab a cup of joe or a bite to eat.  A place to get to know your local farmer.  And of course, rest assure that you will find the freshest of local agricultural products.  Please note: Farmers and artisans are able to offer lower prices for higher quality ingredients at farmers markets because they are able to keep packaging at a minimum, reduce fuel, and eliminate the “middle man.”  Support your local farmers and artisans.  In doing so, you are helping to create a sustainable community.  Stop on by, you won’t be disappointed!

Indoor Yard Sale
Check out this indoor yard sale at Ladore Camp Retreat & Conference Center in Waymart on Saturday, February 20th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-488-6129.

Music in the Park Fundraiser
This musical fundraiser is at Waterwheel Cafe in Milford from 7:30-11 p.m.

Sunday, February 21st
Stuffed Shell Dinner
Get ready for a delicious meal on Sunday, February 21st at Saints Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church in West Scranton, Scranton.  Its from noon to 2 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-343-8128.

Thursday, February 25th
Backyard Beekeeping: Spring Apiary Management
Learn all about backyard beekeeping at Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center in Covington on Thursday, February 25th at 6 p.m.  For more information, please call 570-842-1506.

Saturday, February 27th
Old Fashion Pasta Dinner
It’s time for an old fashion pasta dinner at the Hamlin Fire & Rescue Bingo Hall!  It’s on Saturday, February 27th from 4-7 p.m.  The menu includes pasta, meatballs, salad, roll, and dessert.  Adults eat for $8, children under 12 eat for $4, and children under two eat for FREE.  Take outs are available.  If you have questions or would like to RSVP, please call 570-815-8286.

Sunday, February 28th
Rotary Club of the Abingtons Pasta Dinner
This delicious pasta dinner is from 1-5 p.m. at Abington Heights High School in Clarks Summit.

Thursday, March 3rd
Ground/Air Source Heat Pumps
Please join Wayne Pike BIA in Hawley on Thursday, March 3rd for this FREE seminar and supper!  Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation will take place from 6-7.  Q&A will follow.  Learn about how the efficiency advancements in mini split HVAC technology in just the last couple of years have changed everything, making them a great heating and cooling choice for many more buildings.  The seminar will take place at the Hawley Senior Community Center at 337 Park Place – corner of Bingham Park in Hawley.  To register, please email jocelyn@seedsgroup.net or call 570-245-1256. 

Saturday, March 5th
Main Street Farmers Market
The Main Street Farmers Market is one of the area’s finest indoor markets that takes place at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5th.  Stop by and browse a variety of locally grown, seasonal and fresh vegetables and fruits, meats, eggs, breads, pastries, jams, and jellies.  In addition to farmers and bakers, you will find a weekly rotation of artisan venders and local producers  who offer a range of products including honey, prepared foods, skin care products, herbal tea blends, hand made clothing, accessories and much, much more.  You will also find The Market Café.  At this ‘pop-up’ eatery, you can pick up a delicious and nutritious farm to table meal featuring seasonal and local products.  At The Main Street Farmers’ Market, all full season vendors live within a 50 mile radius of Honesdale.  Additionally, this market places an emphasis on producers; all of our vendors grown their own fruits and vegetables, raise their own livestock, and prepare their own specialty goods.  The Main Street Farmers’ Market at The Cooperage is more than just a farmers’ market.  It’s a vibrant and friendly gathering spot.  A place to warm up during the cool weather.  A place meet up with a friend.  A place to grab a cup of joe or a bite to eat.  A place to get to know your local farmer.  And of course, rest assure that you will find the freshest of local agricultural products.  Please note: Farmers and artisans are able to offer lower prices for higher quality ingredients at farmers markets because they are able to keep packaging at a minimum, reduce fuel, and eliminate the “middle man.”  Support your local farmers and artisans.  In doing so, you are helping to create a sustainable community.  Stop on by, you won’t be disappointed!

Tuesday, March 8th
Tuesdays with Nellie
Tuesdays with Nellie is a Mystery Book Club.  Visit the Wayne County Public Library (1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA) on Tuesday, March 8th at 5:30 p.m.  To register or for more information, please contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org.

Friday, March 11th
Fish & Chips Takeout
Order up your fish and chips to enjoy this Friday on March 11th from the Tafton Fire Company!  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Saturday, March 19th
Main Street Farmers Market
The Main Street Farmers Market is one of the area’s finest indoor markets that takes place at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 19th.  Stop by and browse a variety of locally grown, seasonal and fresh vegetables and fruits, meats, eggs, breads, pastries, jams, and jellies.  In addition to farmers and bakers, you will find a weekly rotation of artisan venders and local producers  who offer a range of products including honey, prepared foods, skin care products, herbal tea blends, hand made clothing, accessories and much, much more.  You will also find The Market Café.  At this ‘pop-up’ eatery, you can pick up a delicious and nutritious farm to table meal featuring seasonal and local products.  At The Main Street Farmers’ Market, all full season vendors live within a 50 mile radius of Honesdale.  Additionally, this market places an emphasis on producers; all of our vendors grown their own fruits and vegetables, raise their own livestock, and prepare their own specialty goods.  The Main Street Farmers’ Market at The Cooperage is more than just a farmers’ market.  It’s a vibrant and friendly gathering spot.  A place to warm up during the cool weather.  A place meet up with a friend.  A place to grab a cup of joe or a bite to eat.  A place to get to know your local farmer.  And of course, rest assure that you will find the freshest of local agricultural products.  Please note: Farmers and artisans are able to offer lower prices for higher quality ingredients at farmers markets because they are able to keep packaging at a minimum, reduce fuel, and eliminate the “middle man.”  Support your local farmers and artisans.  In doing so, you are helping to create a sustainable community.  Stop on by, you won’t be disappointed!

Friday, March 25th
Fish & Chips Takeout
Order up your fish and chips to enjoy this Friday on March 25th from the Tafton Fire Company!  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Sunday, May 29th
Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with the Tafton Fire Company on Sunday, May 29th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Sunday, July 3rd
Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with the Tafton Fire Company on Sunday, May 29th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Sunday, September 4th
Pancake Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with the Tafton Fire Company on Sunday, September 4th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Saturday, October 8th
Captain’s Catch
It’s the annual Captain’s Catch with the Tafton Fire Company on Saturday, October 8th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Saturday, November 5th
Ham & Turkey Raffle
Have some fun and get a chance to win too at the Tafton Fire Company’s Ham & Turkey Raffle.  It’s on Saturday, November 5th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

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 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.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.

Bingo
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.