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May 2017 NewsFlash

Penn State Extension events listings



5/1/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, May 1, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your gardening questions on an individual basis, and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-421-6430 or email monroemg@psu.edu.

5/1/17 – Sew What 4-H Sewing Club meeting, May 1, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. Bernadette Guerra is the leader. This club is open to youth 9 years old or in 4th grade and older and their guardians. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/1/17 – 4-H Silver Birch Sr Archery Club meeting, May 1, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Silver Birch Archery, 1005 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336 Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call leader Russell Boronow at 570-491-8166 or email Penn State Extension at PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/1/17 – 4-H Horse Leader meeting, May 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips Street, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Monroe County Horse Leader Monthly Meeting to discuss upcoming events, changes in rules, participation expectations, and any other topics of discussion that arise. Call 570-421-6430 or email Sherri Williams at sla4@psu.edu for more information.

5/2/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, May 2, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CarbonExt@psu.edu

5/2/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, May 2, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 296-3400 to leave a message or email PikeExt@psu.edu

5/2/17 – 4-H Silver Birch Jr Archery Club meeting, May 2, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Silver Birch Archery, 1005 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call leader Russell Boronow at 570-491-8166 or email Penn State Extension at PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/3/17 – Clubhouse Kids 4-H Club meeting, May 3, 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 12. The leader is Melissa DeJoseph. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/4/17 – Pesticide Applicator Certification Examinations, May 4, 9:00 – 11:00 AM, Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Pre-registration is not required. Visit the Pesticide Education Program online at http://www.pested.psu.edu/applicators/certification to find out more about the exam fees, categories, and courses.

5/4/17 – 4-H Sewing Club meeting, May 4, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Contact Penn State Extension at 570-421-6430 or send an e-mail message to Sherri Williams at sla4@psu.edu for more information.

5/4/17 Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting, May 4, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/6/17 – Horse & Pony 4-H club meeting, May 6, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 314 Foster Hill Road, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/6/17 – 4-H Photography Club meeting, May 6, 1:30 – 3:30 PM, Pocono Woodland Lakes Clubhouse, 141 Marigold Lane, Milford PA 18337. This club is open to youth ages 8 - 18. The club provides a rare opportunity to learn the art and science of taking pictures from industry professionals. Photography is a large part of today’s world. Photojournalism is used for storytelling, documentary films, travel, social media and more. Your photos will stand out in the sea of photos. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/8/17 – 4-H Silver Birch Sr Archery Club meeting, May 8, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Silver Birch Archery, 1005 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336 Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call leader Russell Boronow at 570-491-8166 or email Penn State Extension at PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/9/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, May 9, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CarbonExt@psu.edu

5/9/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, May 9, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email PikeExt@psu.edu

5/9/17 – A PA Forest Stewardship webinar: Raising Wild Kids will be held on May 9, 12:00 -1:00 PM and 7:00 – 8:00 PM (EDT/EST). The need to develop youth that understand and care about forests and the natural world has never been greater. This webinar will explore the importance of this mission and recommended methods and techniques for raising "wild" kids. Visit http://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/events?utm_campaign=Forest+Leaves&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter for more information. Visit https://meeting.psu.edu/PAForestWeb/to view the free webinar.

5/9/17 - 4-H Explorer Buds Club meeting, May 9, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Foundation Room, The Columns Museum, 608 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/9/17 – First session of a Strong Women/Growing Stronger program, 4:45 – 5:45 PM, Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. The classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 9 – August 1, 2017 and consist of a nutrition lesson and 8-12 strength training exercises that help improve strength, balance, and flexibility Cost: $90. Pre-registration, including payment and completed paperwork, is required by May 8. Visit http://www.cvent.com/events/strongwomen-growing-stronger/event-summary-f938f11cc1dd48fbb51dc2b069c24845.aspx or contact Penn State Extension at 570-296-3400, or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu for complete details.

5/9/17 – Scrappin' Clovers 4-H Club meeting, May 9, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 8. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events or call 570-296-3400 for more information.

5/9/17 – 4-H Silver Birch Jr Archery Club meeting, May 9, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Silver Birch Archery, 1005 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call leader Russell Boronow at 570-491-8166 or email Penn State Extension at PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/13/17 – Edibles: It's Time to Plant, May 13, 9:00 – 11:00 AM, Pike County Training Center, 135 Pike County Boulevard, Lords Valley PA 18428. Select excellent varieties, pair them with proper companions, and keep the varmints out. Fee: $10. Pre-registration is required by May 11. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/plants/gardening/events/its-time-to-plant, call Penn State Extension in Pike County at 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information.

5/13/17 – Beautiful Blooms: Bursts of Color, May 13, 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Pike County Training Center, 135 Pike County Boulevard, Lords Valley PA 18428. Learn how to plant and display the best annuals. Fee: $10. Pre-registration is required by May 11. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/plants/gardening/events/burst-of-color, call Penn State Extension in Pike County at 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information.

5/13/17 – Rough Riders 4-H Horse Club meeting, May 13, 10:00 AM, Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill, PA 18324. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/15/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, May 15, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your gardening questions, and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-421-6430 or email monroemg@psu.edu.

5/15/17 – Sew What 4-H Sewing Club meeting, May 15, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. Bernadette Guerra is the leader. This club is open to youth 9 years old or in 4th grade and older and their guardians. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call 570-296-3400 or email PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/15/17 – 4-H Silver Birch Sr Archery Club meeting, May 15, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, Silver Birch Archery, 1005 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336 Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events, call leader Russell Boronow at 570-491-8166 or email Penn State Extension at PikeExt@psu.edu for more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities.

5/16/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, May 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CarbonExt@psu.edu

5/16/17 – A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, May 16, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions on an individual basis. Best of all it’s free. Walk-ins welcome! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email PikeExt@psu.edu

5/16/17 – Equine Quality Animal Management Training, May 16, 6:00 – 7:30 PM Penn State Extension, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Equine Quality Animal Management Training for Monroe County 4-H. ALL 4-H animal science project members must complete Quality Animal Management training each year by July 1st. Space is very limited at each session. There is no fee to attend this event. However, pre-registration is required by May 12. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/monroe/events/equine-quality-animal-management-training or contact Penn State Extension at 570-421-6430 or send an e-mail message to Sherri Williams at sla4@psu.edu for complete details.

In This Newsletter


UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS

Group Rides and Tri-Night!

Pre-Season Programs Scheduled for May at Grey Towers

Applebee’s Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser and Tricky Tray

Public Invited to 40th Anniversary of WMH Auxiliary Other Shop

A Moveable Feast: The Pinchot Family and Milford- A Downtown Walking/Tasting Tour

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 19th

Kindred Spirits Arts Programs

Instagram Along The Delaware May 20, 1-3 p.m. Meet at River Road Cul-De-Sac in Barryville, N.Y.

Girls Night Out ~ Sip, Shop and Stroll Milford on Thursday May 11th

Dingman Township Celebrates New Interpretive Trail at Bridge Preserve Day

Penn State Extension events listings

Everyone is Invited to this Great Event!

Activities at Malibu Ranch

Help GAIT Get A New Horse and VOTE!

The Biondo Foundation Partnering to make Summer Camp possible for special children

Local REALTORS® Named 2016 Award Winners by Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Offers America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc.

HELMLINGER NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF Y OVERNIGHT CAMP IN THE POCONO’S.

Three out of Three LSA Applications Funded

Encore Outdoor Continues Expansion into Pike County

WOMEN’S WELLNESS RETREAT

Pike Chamber Member Dingmans Shooting Range Celebrates One Year Anniversary


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