The West End Park and Open Space Commission is pleased to announce the “First Annual” Dave Fleetwood Memorial Trail Run/Walk at the West End Regional Park on Sunday, September 21 at 9am. The 3.1 mile race/walk honors Dave Fleetwood who was tragically killed during a public meeting on August 5, 2013 at the Ross Township Municipal Building, Saylorsburg. Dave was a dedicated public servant and worked diligently for the community. The run/walk is open to all ages and abilities and the new “Dave Fleetwood Memorial Trail” will be available for those wishing a leisurely walk on a firm and stable surface accessible to all wheeled devices. All proceeds will fund the “Dave Fleetwood Memorial Scholarship” to recognize a Pleasant Valley High School graduate who exemplifies the outstanding attributes of Mr. Fleetwood.
Friday ◊ Sept. 19, 2014 @ 7:30 PM
An olio is a round-robin of storytelling.This year’s Olio will feature some of the best storytellers in and around the area including:
♦Sasha Cheer (Pennsylvania Youth Storytelling Showcase Winner )
♦ Robin Reichert (Lehigh Valley)
♦Judy England-McCarthy (New Jersey)
♦ Lynn Ruehlmann (Virginia)
♦ Bernie Libster (New Jersey)
♦ Jennings & Ponder (Featured National Storytellers) (pictured).
History comes alive on Saturday, September 20, 2014, with“Creating your Legacy,” at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum from 10:30 a.m. to Noon. Tickets $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Limited availability, reserve your spot today!
Chief Curator Jill Youngkenwill offer attendees a glimpse into the lives of notable Lehigh Valley natives through rare personal relics. She will show attendees how to uncover their family legacy—and leave one for future generations!
The Monroe County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is implementing a “We Care Campaign" during the 2014-15 program year. The first program is the “We Care” Health Awareness Festival that will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at theLoder Center, located at 62 Analomink Street, in East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.
At this event there will be community medical professionals facilitating workshops on women’s, men’s, children’s and wellness health topics. This event is free and all are encouraged to participate and attend.
Boomer's Angels will participate at the Melon's Gift 10th Annual Fun Dog show on Saturday, September 27 from 11:30 - 3:30, held at the Upper Field on the campus of the Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School located at 2000 Chipperfield Drive, Stroudsburg.
All dogs are winners at the fun dog show! Some of the categories include:
POCONO TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY DAY on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from Noon-5pm. Rt 611, Tannersville (by Pocono twp fire co. building)
FREE ADMISSION--FREE PARKING
Food, Airbrush Tattoos, Door Prizes, Entertainment and Community Vendors. For more info please call 570-629-2620
On Friday, September 19, Legendary British Rockers Wishbone Ash, take The Mauch chunk Opera House Stage, located at 14 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe PA. for a concert as part of their 2014 US Blue Horizons Tour Summer Tour. Led by founding member Andy Powell the band continues to help define the modern rock sound.
I have not spent much time in the outdoors this year. Work has occupied much of my free time. However, as the summer progressed I carved out some time for recreation. Cooler-than-normal water temperatures in August meant good fishing on Beltzville Lake. Cool August temperatures meant I could spend time in the woods, something I usually do only sparingly in August. This year I decided to go scrambling...
Blue Mountain Health System will co-sponsor a Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Program with the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging on Wed., Sept. 17, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the ground floor community room at the Gnaden Huetten campus, 211 N. 12th St. in Lehighton.
9/16/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email firstname.lastname@example.org that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.
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