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Date Event Description Time / Location
3/1612/31

Borgen Project

Over the past 20-years, the number of people who are malnourished has been reduced by 50 percent... And more children are in school today than at any time period in history. Global poverty can seem daunting, but success in alleviating suffering is occurring across the globe. To learn how you can volunteer at The Borgen Project and take action locally to help our global community, visit borgenproject.org.

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5/15/31

Pocono Environmental Education Center May Events Calendar

May Events – 2017

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

538 Emery Road

Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328

 

For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org

Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

 

Birds and Brews (Formerly Warbler Weekend)

May 5-7

$205 / $155 commuter rate – call for day rates

Spring migration has begun!  Join us for a wonderful weekend of bird watching and beer tasting.  Enjoy guided hikes that teach you how to identify birds by sight, sound and habitat – great for beginners and experts alike!  Saturday night we’ll provide transportation to and from the ShawneeCraft Tap Room – the first rounds on us!  Includes two nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch.

 

Tweets and Sweets

Saturday, May 13 – 9:00-11:00am     

 

$5

Interested in learning more about birds?  Join us for a hike that focuses on bird ID and their unique natural history. We’ll be having breakfast snacks & beverages before we head out. We provide binoculars and field guides.  Ages 10+ please.

 

Active Adventures: Pamper Mom in the Poconos

Saturday, May 13 – 10:30am-7:30pm

$35

Attention all mothers! Join us for a relaxing day of activities that’s all about you! We’ll be offering a mindfulness program, yoga, edible & medicinal plant walk, and a wine & painting class. Includes lunch, dinner, and your choice of a perennial from our Annual Plant Sale! Preregistration is required. This program is partially funded by the AllOne Foundation.

 

Plant Sale!

May 13 & May 14 – 9:00am-4:00pm

Free admission

There is a pre-sale for PEEC members on Friday, May 12, from 5-7pm.  Choose from a variety of native and deer resistant flowers and grasses to beautify your yard.  Perennials include coneflowers, bee balm, asters, yarrow, lungwort, and much more.  Sun loving and shade loving plants will be available.  Please call well in advance with your requests.  Remaining plants will be sold throughout the week – come check them out!

 

Active Adventures: Nature Photography

Saturday, May 20 – 9:00am-5:00pm

$25

Catering to photographers of all skill-levels, Ian Adrian and Salvador Veiga will be providing a two-part photography workshop. This day-long, interactive program will offer an overview on lighting, camera settings, and tricks of the trade for capturing once-in-a-lifetime shots of picturesque landscapes and wildlife in the morning, then applying those lessons in the field. Participants are required to bring their own digital cameras (all brands and models welcome) and any other equipment they see fit. Pack a lunch and bring a water bottle. Preregistration is required – Maximum of 20 spaces. This program is partially funded by the AllOne Foundation.

 

Introduction to Blacksmithing

Sunday, May 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5

Interested in learning about the trade of blacksmithing? Join William Barrett, of the New Jersey Blacksmiths Association, for a look at the history and basics of blacksmithing. Program will include live demos over a forge.

 

Active Adventures: Intro to Tai Chi & QiGong

Sunday, May 21 – 2:00-4:00pm

Free

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese internal martial art, excellent for improving physical health and mental awareness. QiGong is a gentle and low-impact form of exercise appropriate for anyone. Join us as we cover the basics of these ancient forms with Richie Roche, who has been teaching these programs for over 15 years! Funding for this program provided by the AllOne Foundation.

 

“Spring Fling” Family Nature Getaway Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend:  May 26-29

Adults $225 / 25% off ages 7-10 / 50% off ages 4-6 / free under 3 / commuter and day rates available – call for details

Bring your family and friends to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer.  Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, campfire and more!  Includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.

INFO Check Events For Times, Pocono Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
5/46/1

Homeschool Programs

Our Environmental Education staff will offer a hands-on environmental education experience for any interested home school students.  Activities will include classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor learning opportunities for all ages with participants divided into three age groups:  Kindergarten - 2nd (parent accompaniment required), 3rd - 6th and 7th - 12thPre-registration is required.  Kindergarten through 2nd program held from 2-3:30pm, all others from 2-4pm.

 May 4 (2 - 4p.m.)
- Biomimicry - Did you ever wonder where the idea of velcro came from?  Nature of course!  Biomimicry is the study of how nature works and how we learn from it.  You’ll be surprised how much of our lives mimic nature!  Cost:  $6/non-members, $4/EE Members


  June 1 (2 - 4p.m.) - WaterWaze -   Water is something that all living things must have.  Learn about water through exciting activities at Kettle Creek.
 No cost applies for this program.

 

For more information, call the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and some Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO 2:00pm-4:00pm, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
5/166/9

Discount for Veterans/Military

May is Military Appreciation Month and the State Theatre is celebrating with a special discount ticket to see “Blue Collar” comedian Ron White on Friday, June 9th.

 

A limited number of discounted tickets for just $26.25 are available for all veterans and military personnel. The discount is limited to 200 tickets for each of the Ron White performances at the State Theatre. There are no additional fees attached to the discounted tickets.

 

Ron White has been a passionate supporter of the US military for more than 20 years, donating his time and resources. In 2008, he created an annual charity show Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops. The profit from ticket/DVD sales is donated to the Armed Forces Foundation to assist troops and their families. Many of White’s celebrity friends have participated in these shows: Lewis Black, Dave Attell, Kathleen Madigan, Brian Regan and Rascal Flatts. In 2011, the show was recorded for TV/DVD and was the second highest-watched show on CMT that year.

 

Show times are 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM on Friday, June 9.  Regular-priced tickets are $52/47 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610.252.3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by CAT Country 96. This show is for mature audiences only.

 

Discounted tickets are available thru the Box Office only by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610.252.3132 or by visiting the Box Office at 453 Northampton Street, Easton. The discount is not valid on previous purchases or for other shows. 

INFO 7:00pm and 9:30pm, State Theatre-Easton
5/275/29

Hometown Heroes Photo Display

Embassy Bank is inviting the community to submit photos of family members, neighbors and friends who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces for the 7th annual ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ display at SteelStacks Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. With the display growing each year, there are now close to 800 images of local servicemen and women from all branches of the military on display, helping to transform the SteelStacks campus into a living memorial honoring our hometown heroes.

Submissions for Our Hometown Heroes are being accepted at www.steelstacks.org/memorial-day April 1-30. Photos should be high-resolution images in one of the following file formats: jpeg, tiff, bitmap or PDF file. Color and black & white photographs may also be dropped off at any Lehigh Valley Embassy Bank branch; all print photos will be returned and may be picked up at the Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, from May 1-14.

Each submitted photo will be displayed on one of the Our Hometown Heroes banners on the SteelStacks campus and include the soldier’s rank, branch, dates of service and hometown. All images submitted in previous years will automatically be displayed as part of the ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ display.

The Memorial Day Celebration presented by Embassy Bank includes three days of music, family activities and programming designed to salute all past and current members of the military. Additional details on the 2017 Memorial Day events and activities at SteelStacks will be available later this spring at www.steelstacks.org/memorial-day.

INFO Regular Business Hours, SteelStacks
5/275/28

Restoring Veterans' Headstones

Vapor Galleria will be restoring the monuments of 20 veteran's graves in honor of Memorial Day. They will clean and polish these headstones and restore them to their original state. The headstone cleanings will begin on Saturday, May 27th. If you would like to have your veteran's tombstone restored call Konnie McMaster this week @ 484-225-7785 to schedule this free service.

INFO All Day, Various Locations
5/306/3

Boutique at the Rink

The Boutique at the Rink is a sale of new and gently used clothing, household goods, antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing and accessories, toys and high end boutique items. Sale Days Tuesday, May 30, Premiere Night, 4pm – 9pm ($10.00 Entry fee to shop Premiere Night) Wednesday, May 31, Full Price Day, 10am – 8pm Thursday, June 1, Half-Price 10am–8pm Friday, June 2, Half-Price 10am–8pm Sat. June 3, Bag Day, 8am – 2pm We accept and sell these new and gently used items: Vintage and Fine Clothing, Accessories, Shoes, Lingerie, Jewelry, Toys, Linens, Housewares, Antiques, Collectible, and Sport Equipment. (No Furniture, Computers, Luggage, Electronics or Books) All proceeds are donated to the Cancer Support Community and St. Luke’s Hospice and Cancer Center. 

INFO Check Event For Hours, Earl R. Schaffer Skating Rink, 345 Illick’s Mill Rd., Bethlehem, PA
6/16/30

Pocono Environmental Education Center June Events Calendar

June Events – 2017

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

538 Emery Road

Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328

 

For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.orgpeec@peec.org

Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

 

Bridge the Gap: Day Paddle

Saturday, June 3 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Free

Join us for this free paddle down the Delaware! Bring a lunch and a water bottle and dress for the weather. We will provide extra water and snacks. Choose between a canoe or kayak. Registration begins May 3rd – Maximum of 25 spaces. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

 

Create Your Own Walking Stick

Sunday, June 4 – 1:00-4:00pm

$25

Join us for an afternoon with Brad Koller as we create handcrafted walking sticks. Wood, tools, gloves, and aprons will be provided, as well as suggestions and pointers on how to personalize your walking stick. Preregistration required – Maximum of 14 spaces.

 

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle

Saturday, June 10 – 10:00am-12:00pm

Free

Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds! Beginners are welcome—we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately—you may get wet. Spaces are limited; call to reserve a canoe or kayak! Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

 

Geology Hike

Sunday, June 11 – 1:00-3:00pm

Free for members / $5 for non-members

Join Paul Kovalski, aka, Dr. Dinosaur, for a program based on the geology of the area. We’ll take a short hike and talk about rocks, fossils, glacial deposits, and what makes our park unique.

 

PEEC 5k Trail Race: Run, Hike, Crawl

Saturday, June 17, 2017

8:00am-9:30am Registration

10:00 Race Begins

Early Registration (by June 1): $25

Registration (after June 1): $30

Race Day Registration: $35

Take a journey through the woods of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Our 5k runs through our main campus and a variety of different woodland habitats on two of our gorgeous trail loops. Course had a variety of different surfaces, including pavement, dirt, rock, and gravel. For more information or to register: www.peec.org/5k

 

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

Sunday, June 18 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5

Nature provides food & natural remedies for us in the form of many plants.  Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants. No collecting will be done in the Park.

 

Gardening with Native Species

Saturday, June 24 – 1:00-2:30pm

Free

Join Sheila Salmon, of the Pike County Master Gardeners, as we discuss the best way to make use of native species when planning and planting your garden!

 

Introduction to Blacksmithing

Sunday, June 25 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5

Interested in learning about the trade of blacksmithing? Join William Barrett, of the New Jersey Blacksmiths Association, for a look at the history and basics of blacksmithing. Program will include live demos over a forge.

INFO Check Events For Times, Pocono Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
6/38/13

Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp

Pennsylvania Lions Beacon Lodge Camp is a camp for special needs children and adults. It is supported by the Lions, Lioness, and Leo Clubs of Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide individuals with special needs the opportunity to enjoy a camping experience encompassing recreational, educational, and personal adjustment. Our 2017 camping season starts June 3, 2017 and ends August 13, 2017. For more information, contact us at Website: www.beaconlodge.com Email: beaconlodgecamp@verizon.net Phone: 814-542-2511

INFO Regular Business Hours, 114 State Route 103 S Mt Union, PA 17066
6/3

4th Annual Run for Life run-walk fundraiser

Please support the Knights of Columbus Council 4282 of Nazareth, PA as the hold the 4th Annual Run for Life run-walk fundraiser on Saturday, June 3rd. Registration runs from 7am until 8:15am and the race starts at 8:30am. All proceeds benefit Mary's Shelter in Bethlehem and Save the Storks. For further infromation or to pre-register please call DeDe Brown at 610-762-3674.

INFO 7:00am, Notre Dame High School, Easton, PA
6/3

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Join the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley in the 2017 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on June 3, 2017 at DeSales University. Participating agencies keep all the funds they each raise. Check-in begins at 7:45am, and the 5K walk starts at 9:00am. An alternative 1-mile fun walk begins at 9:15am. Highmark Blue Shield underwrites all event logistics. Raise $30 or more and receive a free Highmark T-shirt. Rain or shine; pets and strollers welcome! For more information and to register, visit http://hcf.convio.net/CancerSupportCommunityGLV and choose to support the Cancer Support Community, a nonprofit organization providing free emotional support, education and wellness activities to people facing cancer and their loved ones. Through participation in professionally-led support groups, educational workshops and mind/body programs, people affected by cancer learn ways to regain control, reduce stress and isolation, and restore a sense of hope for a better quality of life.

INFO 7:45am, DeSales University 2755 Station Ave. Center Valley, PA
6/4

8th Annual “Donna’s Partnership for Life” Golf Tournament

Please join us at the eighth annual Donna’s “Partnership for Life” Golf Tournament and support Donna’s fight to strike out ALS.  (ALS), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.  The tournament is being held to raise money for Donna Katcher to help alleviate the financial strain and aid with ongoing medical expenses in her battle with ALS. The event is Sunday, June 4th at the Southmoore Golf Course in Bath, PA. It all starts at 8:00 am Shotgun (4 person scramble) and is $80.00 per golfer and $15.00 for non-golfers attending the family style picnic.

 

Prizes for winning team, longest drive, closest to the pin, pot of gold, 50/50 raffle and a family style picnic with beer and soda at the Pavilion following the tournament!  Plus hot dogs, snacks and beverages on the course.

 

Come out and support this great cause!!!

 Registration forms will be sent out the first week of April.

For more information or to add your name to our mailing list

call Cathy Pelcheck-LaBella 215-896-9857

or e-mail cathy_pelcheck@cmsmtg.com

INFO 8:00am, Southmoore Golf Course, Bath, PA
6/4

Lauren's First and Goal

The 14th annual Lauren's First and Goal football camp will be held Sunday, June 4th from 9am to 3pm, registration runs from 7:30am-8:30am. The event will be held at the Lafayette College Metzgar Field complex in Easton. This is a non-contact camp for players in 8th through 12th grade. Players are coached all day by college coaches who donate their time. This year Rutgers Head Coach, Chris Ash, is scheduled to speak at this year's event. The event rasies money for the research into the cause and potential cures for pediatric brain tumors and for cancer services which help cancer stricken families. The all volunteer organization is named for Lauren Loose who is a 20-year-old survivor of inoperable brain tumors. Since 2004 this organization has raised over 2 million dollars for the causes they support. Register online at www.lfgf.org.

INFO 9:00am-3:00pm, Lafayette College Metzgar Field Complex
6/4

Caring For Kids Ride

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Bikers Againt Bullies have teamed up with St. Luke's for the Caring For Kids Ride to benefit St, Luke's Pediatrics. The ride will take place on Sunday, June 4th with registration running from 11am to 1pm. Registration is $20 per bike or classic car and will depart Keystone Harley Davidson in Parryville at 1pm and arrive at the St. Luke's Anderson Campus in Easton around 2:30pm. The event will also feature live entertainment, hot dogs and hamburgers, a 50/50 raffle and check presentation! All guests not participating in the ride are asked to provide a $20 donation. Children 12 and under are free. To RSVP please contact St. Luke's InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES.

INFO 11:00am, Keystone Harley Davidson, 770 State Rd Parryville, PA
6/4

LulaPaluza Fundraiser

Stop out to the 2017 LulaPaluza fundraiser sale and tricky tray to benefit Partners in Caring. The event is Sunday, June 4th from 11am-4pm and will be held at the Chrin Community Center at 4100 Green Pond Rd in Palmer. There will be food, prizes and fun with over 20 LuLaRoe Retailers in attendance. With a giant selection of styles for men, women, teens and kids theres something for everyone!

INFO 11:00am-4:00pm, Chrin Community Center 4100 Green Pond Rd. Easton, PA 18045
6/8

Canoe/Kayak Trip at the Bog

On Thursday, June 8 join us on a paddling trip into the Bog Preserve on Cranberry Creek. The program lasts 3 hours. Participants are required to provide their own kayak or canoe. Meet at the Bog parking lot at 10am. Cost: $6/non-members, $4/EE Center or Nature Conservancy members and children under 12. Pre-registration is required and limited. Directions: Route 611, at the light at the Tannersville Inn turn onto Cherry Lane Rd. The bog parking lot is 1.9 miles from 611 on the right.

 

To pre-register, please call the E. E. Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO 10:00am, Tannersville Bog
6/10

Bird Fest

Come to the Environmental Education Center on Saturday, June 10, for a celebration of everything Avian, during the first ever Bird Fest at Kettle Creek from 8am to 1 pm. Learn about what makes birds so special. There will be a lot of fun activities, games, and bird walks, banding demos and the bird call competition. Cost: $5/children ages 4 through 12, free for adults and children 3 and under.

For more information, call the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and some Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO 8:00am-1:00pm, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
6/10

Tricky Tray for Camp Bravehearts and Oncology Camp for Women

Stop out for the 2nd Annual Tricky Tray for Camp Bravehearts and Oncology Camp for Women on Saturday, June 10th. The event will be held at the American Legion Post 922 in Canadensis, PA. Doors open at 1pm, there will be music from Joe Franzo, and light food available for purchase. Over 1,000 prizes available! Visit their Facebook page for more information.

INFO 1:00pm, American Legion Post 922 Canadensis
6/11

Strut Your Mutt Dog Show

Calling all canines! The 2nd Annual Strut Your Mutt Dog Show returns to the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStacks June 11, 4-7 p.m., for a pup-friendly event celebrating the cutest and most talented furry friends.

Individuals can enter their dogs to compete for prizes in several contests including Best Rescue, Best Costume, Best Trick, Cutest Puppy and Most Awesome Dog Ever. Registration is available at www.levittsteelstacks.org/strutyourmutt for $20 per category in advance, and at the venue for $25 per category day of event. A Doggie Swag Bag is included for each pooch upon entry.

Other highlights of Strut Your Mutt include a dog parade and caricaturist who will be drawing dogs and owners alike, as well as the “Doggie Vendor Market” featuring local pet businesses like A Furry Tail Come True, Cherrybrook Pet Supplies, Christmas City Veterinary Hospital, The Dining Dog & Friends, Puppy Palace, Valley Central Veterinary Referral Center and more.

2016 American Humane Hero Dog Awards Winner ‘Judge,’ a 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever who works in the Arson Unit of the Allentown Fire Department, will also be on site for educational demonstrations for children.

After Strut Your Mutt, dogs and their owners are invited to stick around for the free Levitt Summer Concert Series presented by Coordinated Health concert by Sweet Little Bloodhound at 7:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the Strut Your Mutt Dog Show go to support the free Levitt Summer Concert Series. Attendees are also asked to bring a bag of dog or cat food to be donated to shelters dedicated to finding forever homes for homeless pets. Strut your Mutt is sponsored by Chevy 21 and The Dining Dog & Friends. For more information on Strut Your Mutt activities please visit www.levittsteelstacks.org.

INFO 4:00pm-7:00pm, Levitt Pavilion at Steel Stacks, 789 E. First St., Bethlehem
6/12

Love Ran Red Golf Tournament

Join the Love Ran Red Foundation as they hold their inaugural Golf Tournament at Lehigh Country Club on Monday, June 12th! Registration starts at 10am, visit their website www.loveranredfoundation.org for more infromation and how to help support this event!

INFO 10:00am, Lehigh Country Club
6/16

Community Carnival

Come one, come all…to the Charity Carnival, Friday, June 16 at Halterman’s Toyota Mitsubishi. Bring the whole family to enjoy tons of fun activities, while helping out more than a dozen national and local charities. Halterman’s will have a free pig roast, a dunk tank, carnival games, face painting, music from DJ Brian Keith, and more. Plus you can meet and talk with your favorite charities. it all happens Friday, June 16th from 5 to 8pm…at Halterman’s Toyota Mitsubishi: Route 447 in East Stroudsburg.

INFO 5:00pm-8:00pm, Halterman's Toyota Scion & Mitsubishi - East Stroudsburg
6/17

Relay for Life of the Greater Pocono Area

Join the American Cancer Society for the Relay for Life of the Greater Pocono Area! This event runs from Saturday, June 17th at 10am until Sunday, June 18th at 10am and will be held at the East Stroudsburg University Stadium. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unties communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

For more information on this event or to make a donation please visit their website.

INFO 10:00am, East Stroudsburg University
6/25

West End Car Show

The 22nd Annual West End Car Show will be held at the West End Fair Grounds at Route 209 in Gilbert, PA on Sunday, June 25th rain or shine! Proceeds from the car show benefit Western Pocono Memorial Park. Spectator admission is $3 per person and childern 12 years and under are free. There will be a flea market, the Pocono Mountain Railway Society, Pocono Old-Tyme Farm Equipment Association will host peddle tractor pulls, refreshments, and fun for the whole family. For registartion for cars or vendors call 610-681-4045. All pre-registered will be added to an exclusive cash drawing.

INFO 8:00am-3:00pm, West End Fairgrounds, Route 209, Gilbert, PA
7/9

Freedom Run

Join the Rolling Thunder, Inc Chapter 3 of New Jersey as they hold their Freedom Run on Sunday, July 9th. The event will be held at Goodwill Fire Company at 689 Water St in Belvidere, NJ, registration runs from 9am-11am and the ride starts at 11:30am sharp. The ride is escorted and runs through scenic Warren County New Jersey and is to help promote POW, MIA awareness and veteran's rights. For more information please visit their website, http://rollingthundernj3.wixsite.com/rtnj3.

INFO 9:00am, Goodwill Fire company, 689 Water St. Belvidere NJ
7/10

5th Musikfest Golf Tournament

Fore! Golf aficionados and Musikfest fans are coming together in support of the nation’s largest free music festival when the 5th annual Musikfest Golf Tournament presented by B Braun Medical and Tri Outdoor tees off July 10 in Bethlehem. The event, which starts at 11 a.m., takes place at the Bethlehem Golf Club, located at 400 Illick’s Mill Road. Registrations can be made online at www.musikfest.org or in person at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

 

A unique four-man scramble, the Musikfest Golf Tournament features food stops at several holes where golfers enjoy Musikfest favorites served by some of the festival’s most popular vendors including roasted corn by Aw Shucks, chipwiches by Bethlehem Dairy Store, burgers and cheeseburgers by Heaven on a Bun, smoothies by Island Expressions and gyros by Theo’s Gyros. The afternoon concludes with a delicious buffet catered by Blue Mountain Catering and the awarding of a variety of great prizes.

 

The Musikfest Golf Tournament is limited to 36 foursomes and includes two flights. Prizes are awarded to the top teams in each flight, as well as for the longest and straightest drives and the closest shot to the pin. In addition, any golfer who scores a hole in one on the 14th hole will win a brand new Chevrolet automobile courtesy of Chevy 21 of Bethlehem.

 

Early bird registration for the tournament is $500 per foursome through June 5; regular entry fees starting June 6 are $550 per foursome or $150 per person. Entry fee includes greens fees, golf cart, Musikfest gift bag and food & beverages.

 

Sponsors helping to make the Musikfest Golf Tournament possible include presenting partner B Braun Medical and presenting media partner Tri Outdoor, as well as Bethlehem Golf Club, Blue Mountain Catering, Chevy 21, Christmas City Printing, Dieter Brothers, Martin Guitar and Service Electric Cable TV & Communications. Proceeds from the event go to support ArtsQuest’s music, arts and education programming for the community, including the 500-plus free concerts the nonprofit presents annually at Musikfest.

 

ArtsQuest is also looking for additional sponsors to help present the fun day on the course. Sponsorship packages include a foursome in the tournament, as well as other great benefits. For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Nick Michael at nmichael@artsquest.org or 610-332-1339.

INFO 11:00am, Bethlehem Golf Club, Illick's Mill Rd Bethlehem
7/157/22

Residential Camp Offered for Teens

The Monroe County Conservation District (MCCD) is currently accepting applications for the 43rd   Monroe County Conservation Camp, held at Stony Acres Wildlife Sanctuary/Recreational Facility.  Conservation Camp is a residential camp for teens ages 14 through this year’s high school graduate being held from Saturday, July 15, 2017 through Saturday, July 22, 2017

 

Camp is charitably supported by the Kettle Creek Environmental Fund and sponsored by MCCD and Monroe County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, as well as various service organizations.  Campers are given a unique opportunity to participate in a variety of hands-on programs that will teach them about Pocono wildlife, out-door survival skills, and natural resource conservation and management.  Campers will also get to experience the wonders of the Delaware River first hand on a two-day, overnight canoe trip.  The programs on the 26-mile river trip will cover river ecology, water quality, and the history of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  Bald eagles, otters, deer, and other wildlife have been observed on this trip.

 

Cost: $200, which includes the $75 application fee and the $125 camp fee.  The application fee must be paid by the student and included with the application.  The camp fee may be paid by the student, a sponsoring organization, or by a scholarship.  A limited amount of scholarships are available by request.  For application forms and more information, contact the Monroe County Conservation District at 570-629-3061, visit our website at www.mcconservation.org or email us at monroecd@ptd.net.

INFO Check Events For Times, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
7/157/22

Conservation Camp

 

The Monroe County Conservation Camp is a residential camp being held from Saturday, July 15, 2017 through Saturday, July 22, 2017 at East Stroudsburg University’s Stony Acres Wildlife Sanctuary/Recreational Facility. Conservation Camp, available to teens ages 14 through this year’s high school graduate, provides campers with a unique opportunity to learn about the Pocono wildlife and natural resource conservation and management.

 

Sponsored by the Monroe County Conservation District and Monroe County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and supported by the Kettle Creek Environmental Fund and numerous service organizations, campers will spend a week participating in programs from stream and pond studies to archery and bee-keeping to trapshooting and firearm safety.  The campers will also get to utilize Stony Acres’ confidence/ropes course, teaching them to trust each other and to go to new heights.  The unique part about the Conservation Camp, and a camper favorite, is the two-day, overnight canoe trip on the Delaware River.

 

Cost: $200 per student, which includes a $75 application fee and $125 camp fee.  For application forms and more information, contact the Monroe County Conservation District at 570-629-3061, 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, visit our website at www.mcconservation.org or email us at monroecd@ptd.net.

 

For more information, call the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and some Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO Check Events For Times, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
7/157/22

Conservation Camp

Generously supported by the Kettle Creek Environmental Fund and numerous service organizations Conservation Camp will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017 through Saturday, July 22, 2017.  Conservation Camp is a week-long residential program held at Stony Acres, a 119-acre Wildlife Sanctuary/Recreational Facility owned by the students of East Stroudsburg University in Marshalls Creek.  Conservation Camp is open to students 14 years old to this year's high school graduates and provides young people with hands-on classroom and field instruction covering many aspects of natural resource conservation and management.

           

A wide range of programs are scheduled for camp week.   Topics include reptiles and amphibians, forestry, trapshooting and firearm safety, stream study, archery, wetlands study, soils and land use, and many others.  Presenters include the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Tobyhanna Conservation Association, Blue Ridge/Cherry Valley Rod and Gun Club, National Park Service, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry, and Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

 

Campers will also have the opportunity to experience the Delaware River during a two-day, overnight canoe trip.  Programs covering river ecology, water quality, and history of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will be presented during this 26-mile river journey.  Bald eagles, otters, deer, and other wildlife have been observed on this trip.   Another camp highlight is the confidence course where campers are challenged on a series of high ropes elements.  This exciting camp concludes with Family Day on Saturday afternoon when campers and their families gather for lunch and a ceremony to recognize the achievements of the campers.

 

Cost: $200, which includes the $75 application fee and the $125 camp fee.  The application fee must be paid by the student and included with the application.  The camp fee may be paid by the student, a sponsoring organization, or by a scholarship.  A limited amount of scholarships are available by request.  For application forms and more information, contact the Monroe County Conservation District at 570-629-3061, visit our website at www.mcconservation.org or email us at rspotts@ptd.net.

 

For more information, call the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and some Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

INFO Check Event For Hours, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
7/15

5th Annual Cruise For A Cause

Join the Lost In Time Car Club as they hold their 5th Annual Cruise For A Cause on Saturday, July 15th at the Pocono Palace Resort. Registration opens at 10am and the first 100 registered will recieve a dash plaque and goody bag. Registration is $10 for pre-registering before July 4th and $15 day of show. The show will be held rain or shine and new/unwrapped toys will be collected for the local Toys for Tots program. This event is open to the public and will feature a tricky tray, food, 50/50 raffle, and live music from Funtime Entertainment DJ Barry. For any questions please contact Shawn VanWhy at 570-839-5199. All makes and models welcome!

INFO 10:00am, Pocono Palace Resort, 5241 Milford Rd, Route 209 Marshalls Creek, PA
8/78/18

Getting in Touch with Nature

From Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 18, 2017 your child can spend one week or two with the experienced staff at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center “Getting in Touch with Nature”!  Campers will be split into age groups and will participate in age appropriate activities.  We’ll explore the trails at the Kettle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary; learn about the critters, plants and habitats of the Poconos; venture to other cool places in Monroe County; splash around in the puddles, ponds and creeks at Kettle Creek and so much more! It’s a camp that you don’t want to miss. 
Activities Include: creek snorkeling, tie-dying, bird banding, off-site hikes, fossils, cool critter activities, nature hikes, pond and stream study, scavenger hunt, tree and plant exploration, citizen science projects, and more...


In this time when children are spending less time outside this camp will provide a multitude of learning opportunities under the guidance of trained professionals with years of experience. Hands-on activities combined with the resources of the EE Center provide a safe environment for a child interested in “Getting in Touch With Nature”.  Camp is Monday - Friday from 8am - 3:30pm. Cost:  2 Weeks/EE Member/$250, Non-member/$275 or 1 Week EE Member/$160, Non-member/$175.  Late Pick-up 3:30 – 6pm Cost:  $50/week or $10/day. 

 
To pre-register for the program, please call the E. E. Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at mcconservation.org.

INFO Check Events For Times, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
8/78/18

Summer Day Camp

From Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 18, 2017 your child can spend one week or two with the experienced staff at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center “Getting in Touch with Nature”!  Campers will be split into age groups and will participate in age appropriate activities.  We’ll explore the trails at the Kettle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary; learn about the critters, plants and habitats of the Poconos; venture to other cool places in Monroe County; splash around in the puddles, ponds and creeks at Kettle Creek and so much more! It’s a camp that you don’t want to miss. 
Activities Include: creek snorkeling, tie-dying, bird banding, off-site hikes, fossils, cool critter activities, nature hikes, pond and stream study, scavenger hunt, tree and plant exploration, citizen science projects, and more...


In this time when children are spending less time outside this camp will provide a multitude of learning opportunities under the guidance of trained professionals with years of experience. Hands-on activities combined with the resources of the EE Center provide a safe environment for a child interested in “Getting in Touch With Nature”.  Camp is Monday - Friday from 8am - 3:30pm. Cost:  2 Weeks/EE Member/$250, Non-member/$275 or 1 Week EE Member/$160, Non-member/$175.  Late Pick-up 3:30 – 6pm Cost:  $50/week or $10/day. 

 
To pre-register for the program, please call the E. E. Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at mcconservation.org.

INFO Check Events For Times, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
8/19

Festif

Register at ValleyYouthHouse.org/Festif Held at Camp Fowler in Orefield, Pennsylvania, Festif is a family fun event that combines cycling, trail running, entertainment, food, and fun. Rides range from family friendly distances to a quad burning 40 miles or enjoy a 5K trail run through our beautiful 43 acre camp. Our Project U.S.E. certified ropes course instructors will also be on hand so that attendees can explore our climbing tower, ropes course, and zip line, as well as swimming in the Fleming Pool. The vision for Camp Fowler is based on the belief that at risk youth, as well as youth in our community, will benefit from therapeutic, challenge based recreation and adventure in a camp setting. Since 2011, Festif has raised over $65,000 to serve the youth who participate in Valley Youth House adventure programs at Camp Fowler. 

INFO 9:00am, Valley Youth House's Camp Fowler 5851 Horseshoe Rd., Orefield, PA 18069
8/19

Motorcycles for Mikey Benefit

Join Motorcycles for Mikey as they hold their 2nd annual benefit ride on Saturday, August 19th! Mikey is a 3-year-old boy who was diagnosed with B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in March of 2016. This ride is run to help provide finacial relief as well as needed support of all kinds for this little boy and his family as they go through this struggle.

 

This years' benefit will be held at the Schnecksville Community Fire Department Pavilion on 4550 Old Packhouse Rd in Schnecksville. Registration for the ride is open from 10am through 11:30am and the ride will begin promptly at Noon. The ride will be police-escorted and non-stop. Following the ride there will be a family-style picnic from 2pm until 8pm. This event is free for children under 12 and $25 for adults. ($20 if pre-purchased) Donations of all kinds are accepted and apprecaited. To make a donation, offer support of any kind, or for any questions please contact Tammy Conklin by phone 610-417-0224 or visit their Facebook page "Motorcycles for Mikey". You can also email motorcycles4mikey@gmail.com.

INFO 10:00am, Schnecksville Community Fire Department Pavilion, 4550 Old Packhouse Rd, Schnecksville, PA
8/27

Poker Run

Join the Rolling Thunder, Inc Chapter 3 of New Jersey as they hold their Poker Run on Sunday, August 27th. The event will be held at Tramontin Harley Davidson in Hope, NJ, registration runs from 9am-11am and the ride starts at 11:30am sharp. The ride will begin and end at Tramontin Harley Davidson and will be $20 per rider, $20 per passenger and $20 for walk-in food. There will also be music and prizes with the ride helping to promote POW, MIA awareness and veteran's rights. For more information please visit their website, http://rollingthundernj3.wixsite.com/rtnj3.

INFO 9:00am, Tramontin Harley Davidson, Route 80 Exit 12 Hope, NJ
9/16

Conquer Chiari Walk Across America

Conquer Chiari Walk Across America September 16th at Lone Lane Park. Registration starts at 9:00, the 1 mile walk starts at 11:00. There will be raffles, music, food and fun. Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting more than 300,000 people in the US. The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America is a series of local awareness and fundraising walks held in September, uniting patients and their families across the country. Join us on this special day to help support the thousands of people struggling with this life changing diagnosis. Proceeds will be used to fund Chiari research, education and awareness programs. Participation is free. T-shirts will be provided for pre-registered walkers with a minimum donation of $25 (deadline is 8/16). Register at: www.conquerchiari.org

INFO 9:00am, Lone Lane Park, Allentown

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