- Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks.
- Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross.
- Put electronic devices down and keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.
Here are some Halloween Safety Tips from Safe Kids Worldwide (safekids.org):
Phone: (570) 992-3278. The Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares are both housed inside the legendary Lake House Hotel, Saylorsburg Pennsylvania. They are both indoor walk-through haunted houses that are open rain or shine with a covered wait. Themes and staging change year to year in this 200 plus year-old abandoned mountain resort. Live actors and paranormal activity! Also on site The Exhibition Macabre, a static display museum of history's experiments in practicing medicine, preparing the dead, and memorializing life. Reality in its darkest hour. 10/31/2014 from 7-11pm. Corner of Old Route 115 and Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg, PA 18353. Email: email@example.com Admission: $5-$20; $30/combo. Visit Website
West End Park and Open Space Commission will host the annual Trick or Treat night at the Chestnuthill Township Park, Route 715 in Brodheadsville, on Friday, October 31st from 5-8pm. Costume Contest (Ages 12 and under): scariest, funniest, cutest and most original. FMI: (570)992-9733 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pocono Township will hold their 2nd Annual Spook-tacular Children's Halloween Party on Friday, October 31st, 2014 from 5pm-8pm at Central Pocono Ambulance Building, located at 2884 Rt. 611, Tannersville, PA
Handicap Accessible. Kitchen Open. Games, Prizes, Costume Contest. Cost: $2.50 per child, Adults are free!! Age: Toddlers to 12 years. For more information, please call 570-629-2620.
Tues. Oct 28th LEGO Club 5-6PM
Yoga for All- Final Class for Fall.
Wed. Oct 29th Story time 11AM
Oktoberfest Extravaganza at Boulder View Tavern to benefit the Library at 6PM- Get your tickets at the Library!
Thurs. Oct 30th Conversational Spanish 5-6PM
Friday- Happy Halloween with Bugs at Bedtime Author Mark Dreisbach at 10:30AM
Saturday, Nov. 1 Knit/Crochet Club 10Am-Noon: all levels welcome! For more information, please call 570-722-0300.
Blue Mountain Health System will offer a Diabetes Health Fair on Thurs., Oct. 30, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Palmerton Campus, 135 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton.
The Diabetes Health Fair is for anyone interested in learning more about diabetes and ways to stay healthy with diabetes. Highlights of the fair will include educational sessions with featured speakers; information on diabetes, nutrition, exercise, and glucometers; diabetes vendors/products and samples; a cholesterol/blood sugar screening and more. Please register at 610-377-7070.
The Pocono Garden Club is hosting a Bus Trip on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 to the New York Botanical Gardens Holiday Train Show.
The NY Botanical Gardens will highlight a city in miniature, featuring over 150 New York landmarks re-created with nuts, bark, leaves and other plant parts. With large scale model trains whining their way through the holiday landscapes.
Blue Mountain Health System will co-sponsor the AARP Smart Driver 8-Hour Basic Class on Mon. and Tues., Oct. 27 and 28, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.(both days). The class will be held at the Bowmanstown Medical Plaza at 512 Bank St. in Bowmanstown.
Participants who complete the 8-hour AARP Smart Driver Program will receive a certificate which entitles them to a rate reduction on auto insurance—please check with your insurance company as to the discount percentage. Certificate is valid for three years. AARP members pay $15; Non-members, pay $20. Please bring your driver’s license, a pen and your own snacks and beverages. Class size is limited and registration is required at 610-377-7070.
Fashion show depicting 18 decades of fashion (1840-2010) at Mauch Chunk Museum 41 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, to benefit the Jim Thorpe School District Drama Club and the Museum. Sunday, October 26, 2014 from 2-3pm. Local models from Museum, shops and the schools. Come and enjoy!
On Sunday, October 26 come to Tractor Supply, Route 209, Brodheadsville from 11- 2, to meet some of the beautiful loving dogs that Boomer's Angels have for adoption!
Boomer's Angels Rescue & Care is a new group in Northeast Pennsylvania that rescues and rehomes dogs, cats, bunnies and critters. To find more information, visit www.BoomersAngels.com and find us on Facebook. Call (570) 350-4977.