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Another Fabulous Friday with dave-LIVE

Nightlife / Clubs Come experience #AnotherFabulousFriday at The Speakeasy Lounge Bar and Grill with dave-LIVE! Singing and playing everyone's favorite keyboard-oriented classic songs. Never a cover charge, just a good time eating, drinking, and singing along! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No Cover Charge. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 570-839-1322. Email: info@speakeasylounge.com. Venue website: www.thespeakeasylounge.com. Artist/event website: http://www.facebook.com/davefreemanLIVE. Friday, December 19, 2014. The Speakeasy Lounge Bar and Grill Route 314 and Manor Drive Pocono Manor.

TGI Friday at Burke's Tavern

Nightlife / Clubs Every Friday at Burke's Tavern we sell $3 import bottles all day long. Starting at 8 p.m. you can enjoy that cold beer along with some live entertainment. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 import bottles all day. Reservations: . Registration: No Registration. Phone: 570-243-8550. Email: samdog@ptd.net. Venue website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Artist/event website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Friday, December 19, 2014. Burke's Tavern 1194 Pocono Blvd. Mount Pocono, PA 18344.

Folk & Outsider Art Sale at ESU

The sale started Friday, November 28 and will go through Tuesday, December 23. Fill your home or give the gift of art and help us make the Sterling Strauser Gallery a huge success! Weekend hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: There are over 250 pieces available. Bulk of art is in the $20-$150 range. There is art between $100- $12,000 available. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Strauser Art Gallery. Registration: For a private appointment, call 570-422-7966. Phone: 570-422-3732. Email: bmoses@esu.edu. Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, Third Floor 562 Independence Road East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

A Christmas Peter Pan

Theater The boy who refuses to grow up leads Tinkerbell, Wendy, Snow Fairies, Christmas Elves and Santa's Lost Toys on a lively fun romp through the North Pole and home again... Region: *Poconos. Cost: $11 all seats. Reservations: . Registration: None needed. Phone: (570)-421-5093. Email: request@theshawneeplayhouse.com. Ticket Web Link: http://theshawneeplayhouse.com/. Ticket Phone: (570)-421-5093. Venue website: www.theshawneeplayhouse.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Shawnee Playhouse 552 River Road Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356.

Al-Anon and Alateen Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Suggested $1 donation. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-296-5900. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, 308 Broad Street, Milford, Pa. 2nd floor, straight ahead, end of hall.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 19, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings

Trips / Tours ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings Experience a Taste of Shawnee! - Thursdays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Fridays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Saturdays: Tour at 12 noon; Tap Room bar open for tastings 1pm - 5pm Tours start in the main lobby of the Shawnee Inn and last approximately 30-45 minutes. There is no cost for the tours; tastings are pay-as-you-go. Under 21 welcome on the tour; must be 21 to taste. Proost! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost for the tour. Tastings are pay-as-you-go. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-213-5151. Directions: From I-80 eastbound: - Exit at Delaware Water Gap (#310) - Make a left at the light onto River Road - Follow for about 2.5 miles - Turn right into the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort - Proceed to the second stop sign - ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 19, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Christ Hamilton United Methodist Church 419 Bossardsville Rd. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Spencer and Nancy Reed

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: n/a. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. Red's Bar at Mount Airy Casino Resort Mount Pocono.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon Annual Toy Drive

Region: *Poconos. Cost: We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages until Dec. 20. All toys will be donated to the Pocono Medical Center Pediatric Unit. Registration: For more information please contact Blondie Salon at (570)421-5404. Phone: (570)421-5404. Directions: Right on the corner of Sarah St. and 5th St. Artist/event website: www.blondiesalon.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Skylands Stadium will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season. Drive through one mile of spectacular light sculptures set to joyous music of the season. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $20 per carload. Discounted Tickets of $15 per carload are available at 59 Walgreens in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. A $5-off entry coupon is also available online at SkylandsStadium.com (may not be combined with discounted ticket from Walgreens). Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 9733837644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, N.J.

Celebrate Recovery

Support Groups A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program for hurts, hang-ups and habits. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Not required. Phone: 610-681-3534. Email: celebraterecovery.cornerstone@yahoo.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Cornerstone Community Church, 388 Polk Township Road, Kresgeville, Pa.

Holiday Jazz Concert - benefits Bushkill Outreach

Concerts Local jazz combo Curiously Strong Jazz presents an evening of holiday jazz. Admission is free; donations will be accepted to benefit the Bushkill Outreach. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free; donations will be accepted for Bushkill Outreach. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Reformed Church of Bushkill 5969 Milford Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18302.

Al-Anon and Alateen Beginner's Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Suggested $1 donation. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-296-5900. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Luke's Parish Center, Main & 9th Street, Stroudsburg, Pa. Rear door, downstairs.

Country Line and Partner Dancing/Lessons

Dance Lessons and dancing nightly Tues. through Sat. beginning at 7PM. Beginners Tues./Thurs. more experienced Wed. Fri, Sat. Hours: Tues-Thurs. 7-10PM, Fri-Sat. 7PM-12AM. Cost: Tues-Thurs. $6/person age 16 and up. under 10 free,10-15 yrs. old ($3). Friday/Sat. $8/person 16 and up. Under 10-free, 10-15yrs. ($4). Private and group lessons available, hall rental available for private parties. ALL ages, PUBLIC welcome. NO Partner Needed. BYOB. NO kitchen, but bottled water, soda, bagged snacks available for purchase. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $8 per person. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: Linedancerjb@live.com. Venue website: wildrose.co.nf. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:00 PM – Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 AM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road, Route 209S, Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting for addicts only please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Christ Episcopal Church (Downstairs - Side entrance) 205 N. Seventh St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Pocono Duo LIVE at Peppe's Bistro

Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Registration: None. Phone: 570.421.4460. Venue website: www.peppesbistro.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Peppe's Bistro 100 Eagle Valley Mall East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Uncle Smiley Duo

Nightlife / Clubs Vocalist/Percussionist Dave Betz and Vocalist/Rhythm Guitarist Jay Pendleton rewind to great classic pop, rock music, and wonderful memories. (Note: Cash only - ATM on site). Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free, no cover. Reservations: . Registration: sunbeach74@gmail.com. Phone: 610-588-6556. Directions: http://www.richmondhotelpa.com/directions.htm. Venue website: http://www.richmondhotelpa.com. Artist/event website: http://unclesmiley.com. Friday, December 19, 2014, 8:00 PM – Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 AM. Richmond Hotel 8491 Delaware Drive Bangor, PA 18013.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/ drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Please call 570-426-1512. Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Funtime Karaoke Party

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Phone: 570-421-6086. Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:30 PM – Saturday, December 20, 2014, 1:30 AM. Strunky's Pub, Crystal St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Zumba Gold w/ Cheryl Feder

Workshops / Classes NO CLASS November 28th. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $36. Reservations: . Registration: online at www.srosrc.org or at the Day Street Community Center. Phone: 570 426 1512. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Friday, December 19, 2014, 10:00 PM – Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Monroe Winter Farmers Market

Clubs / Organizations Monroe County's first ever winter farmers market is Saturdays 8am-noon inside the Sherman Theater! Shop from locally-grown food and goods including dairy, fresh and aged cheeses, meats, baked goods, pure maple syrup, local honey, jams, jellies, preserves, ready-made foods such as pot pies and soups, dog treats, handmade soaps, fresh farm eggs, and produce as available. Holiday Arts & Crafts Shop on premises as well. Vendors needed! For more info visit monroefarmersmarket.com or email monroefarmersmarket@gmail.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free to attend. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-730-0900. Email: monroefarmersmarket@gmail.com. Venue website: http://www.monroefarmersmarket.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Sherman Theater Main Street, Stroudsburg. For more info visit www.monroefarmersmarket.com.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting for addicts only please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570 421 6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. (Route 191), Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Folk & Outsider Art Sale at ESU

The sale started Friday, November 28 and will go through Tuesday, December 23. Fill your home or give the gift of art and help us make the Sterling Strauser Gallery a huge success! Weekend hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: There are over 250 pieces available. Bulk of art is in the $20-$150 range. There is art between $100- $12,000 available. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Strauser Art Gallery. Registration: For a private appointment, call 570-422-7966. Phone: 570-422-3732. Email: bmoses@esu.edu. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, Third Floor 562 Independence Road East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Breakfast with Santa

Community Meals Children of all ages can experience the holiday tradition of having Breakfast with Santa at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Santa Claus will be a the historic Inn from 9 to 11 a.m. to listen to wish lists, participate in fun holiday activities, tell stories, and to feast on a fantastic holiday breakfast buffet. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $14.95 for adults, $8.95 for children 3 to 11 and free for children 2 and under. Reservations: . Registration: For reservations, call 800-SHAWNEE. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. River Room Restaurant, Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 100 Shawnee River Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Weekend Warriors for a Cause

Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Region: *Poconos. Cost: 0.00. Registration: Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Phone: 484-429-0130. Email: sambran@rcn.com. Directions: Route 209 S to Broadheadsville, PA -go through light to WAWA turn left at Altemose's hardware on left. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. J & JE Auction House 1770 Route 209 Broadheadsville, PA 18322.

A Christmas Peter Pan

Theater The boy who refuses to grow up leads Tinkerbell, Wendy, Snow Fairies, Christmas Elves and Santa's Lost Toys on a lively fun romp through the North Pole and home again... Region: *Poconos. Cost: $11 all seats. Reservations: . Registration: None needed. Phone: (570)-421-5093. Email: request@theshawneeplayhouse.com. Ticket Web Link: http://theshawneeplayhouse.com/. Ticket Phone: (570)-421-5093. Venue website: www.theshawneeplayhouse.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Shawnee Playhouse 552 River Road Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356.

Christmas Cookie Walk

Clubs / Organizations Delicious homemade holiday cookies sold for just $8.00 a pound! Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-629-1990. Ticket Phone: 570-629-1990. Venue website: www.cherrylanechurch.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM. Cherry Lane United Methodist Church Cherry Lane & Cherry Lane Church Roads Tannersville, Pa.

CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK

Clubs / Organizations If you want those 'SPECIAL HOMEMADE COOKIES" that your grandmother used to make, come out , and buy those delicious cookies....... Region: *Poconos. Cost: Selling Delicious HOMEMADE HOLIDAY COOKIES- For $8 per pound. Reservations: . Registration: no Registration. Phone: 570-977-2109. Email: mechele122@hotmail.com. Directions: From Tannersville, take Cherry Lane Road to the corner of Cherry Lane Church Road- A big white church on the corner of both streets...... Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Christmas Cookie Walk, Cherry Lane United Methodist Church-On the Corner of Cherry Lane Church Road, and Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville, PA 18372.

Holiday Express-Santa Train

Trips will start from the Delaware Water Gap station, pickup additional passengers at the Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, and then travel through the Brodhead Creek Valley to Cresco, PA. After departing East Stroudsburg, Santa Claus will pass through the train to visit with all of the children, while his helpers distribute gifts to each child under 12. After changing direction in Cresco, the train will return first to the Delaware Water Gap station to unload, followed by the East Stroudsburg station. This will insure that no matter which station passengers board from, youwill experience the same amount of running time on the train. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $30/adults, $15/child, 3 and under free. Registration: On ELDCPS website. Phone: 5704247540. Email: info@eastburgalliance.com. Directions: Dansbury Depot, 5 South Kistler St. East Stroudsburg DWG train station, Delaware Water Gap, PA. Ticket Web Link: www.eldcps.org. Ticket Phone: (570) 209-5851. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:15 AM – 3:30 PM. Historic Dansbury Depot & DWG stations.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Salem United Church of Christ Route 209 & Gilbert Rd Gilbert, PA 18331.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Support Groups Overeaters Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals who, through the 12 Steps, share experience, strength and hope, and are recovering from compulsive overeating. Whatever problem you may have with food, you are welcome. For further information, www.oa.org, or call Rose 570-369-7616. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Zion United Church, 14 N. Eighth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

Pocono Greyhound Pet Photos w/Santa

Region: WB/Scranton. Cost: single photos $8, or SD card with multiple photos $10. Registration: no. Phone: 5708560377. Email: joand@ptd.net. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Tractor Supply Co. 216 Susquehanna Blvd. W. Hazleton.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Origami Story Hour

Clubs / Organizations Kids are invited to join Miss Cecilia who will lead us in making Origami Ornaments for your Christmas Tree at home. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Sign in at the circulation desk, or call the Children's Department at 570-894-8860, ext. 5. Phone: 570-894-8860 ext. 5. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pocono Mountain Public Library 5500 Municipal Dr. Tobyhanna, PA.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings

Trips / Tours ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings Experience a Taste of Shawnee! - Thursdays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Fridays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Saturdays: Tour at 12 noon; Tap Room bar open for tastings 1pm - 5pm Tours start in the main lobby of the Shawnee Inn and last approximately 30-45 minutes. There is no cost for the tours; tastings are pay-as-you-go. Under 21 welcome on the tour; must be 21 to taste. Proost! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost for the tour. Tastings are pay-as-you-go. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-213-5151. Directions: From I-80 eastbound: - Exit at Delaware Water Gap (#310) - Make a left at the light onto River Road - Follow for about 2.5 miles - Turn right into the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort - Proceed to the second stop sign - ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish Saturday Mass

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-646-6424. Venue website: www.stmaxkolbepoconos.org. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 4:00 PM. St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish 5112 Pocono Crest Road Pocono Pines, PA 18350.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Skylands Stadium will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season. Drive through one mile of spectacular light sculptures set to joyous music of the season. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $20 per carload. Discounted Tickets of $15 per carload are available at 59 Walgreens in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. A $5-off entry coupon is also available online at SkylandsStadium.com (may not be combined with discounted ticket from Walgreens). Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 973-383-7644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon Annual Toy Drive

Region: *Poconos. Cost: We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for boys and girls of all ages until Dec. 20. All toys will be donated to the Pocono Medical Center Pediatric Unit. Registration: For more information please contact Blondie Salon at (570)421-5404. Phone: (570)421-5404. Directions: Right on the corner of Sarah St. and 5th St. Artist/event website: www.blondiesalon.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Free Movie Night! "A Christmas Carol" starring Jim Carrey

Free popcorn! Bottled water and movie candy also available. Children and adults welcome! Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free! Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6020. Email: jackieherrero@stroudsburgumc.com. Venue website: http://www.stroudsburgumc.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Stroudsburg UMC 547 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

adult christmas party

food and entertainment by bill nauman. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $10.00 secret santa gift. Registration: sign-up sheet at the post members and guests. Phone: 570-646-6010. Email: post413@gmail.com. Directions: old rt. 940 across from Pocono lake animal hospital. Venue website: www.post413.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. American legion post 413 old rt. 940 Pocono lake pa. 18347.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Uncle Smiley Duo

Nightlife / Clubs Vocalist/Percussionist Dave Betz and Vocalist/Rhythm Guitarist Jay Pendleton rewind to great classic pop, rock music, and wonderful memories. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: FREE - NO COVER. Reservations: . Registration: sunbeach74@gmail.com. Phone: 908-475-4462. Directions: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Luigis-Rancho/162618467088135?sk=info. Venue website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Luigis-Rancho/162618467088135?sk=timeline. Artist/event website: http://unclesmiley.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 6:30 PM. Luigi's Rancho 480 US Highway 46 Belvidere, NJ 07823.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. St Paul's Lutheran Church (Left side entrance) 139 Craig's Meadow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING

Special need children are encouraged to attend. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No Cost. Registration: Not Required. Phone: 570-839-8170. Email: fullgospelholiness@verizon.net. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Country Line and Partner Dancing/Lessons

Dance Lessons and dancing nightly Tues. through Sat. beginning at 7PM. Beginners Tues./Thurs. more experienced Wed. Fri, Sat. Hours: Tues-Thurs. 7-10PM, Fri-Sat. 7PM-12AM. Cost: Tues-Thurs. $6/person age 16 and up. under 10 free,10-15 yrs. old ($3). Friday/Sat. $8/person 16 and up. Under 10-free, 10-15yrs. ($4). Private and group lessons available, hall rental available for private parties. ALL ages, PUBLIC welcome. NO Partner Needed. BYOB. NO kitchen, but bottled water, soda, bagged snacks available for purchase. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $8 per person. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: Linedancerjb@live.com. Venue website: wildrose.co.nf. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 7:00 PM – Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 AM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road, Route 209S, Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Aztec Two-Step Holiday Show

Concerts Renowned folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step will celebrate the season with a special holiday show, performing their own Aztec Two-Step classics as well as a tribute to the iconic Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers, plus a few of their favorite holiday songs. Aztec Two-Step’s 1972 self-titled debut on Elektra Records and three subsequent albums for RCA Records were staples of progressive FM & college radio, ushering the music of the '60s into the '70s and beyond. One of acoustic music’s most respected & enduring acts, and possessing a rich musical legacy of their own, few groups are more qualified to interpret and perform the timeless songs & harmonies of Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly Brothers. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: $25. Reservations: . Registration: http://mcohjt.com/ Doors open at 7 p.m. Phone: 570-325-0249. Ticket Web Link: http://mcohjt.com/?shows=aztec-2-step-holiday-show. Ticket Phone: (570) 325-0249. Venue website: http://mcohjt.com/. Artist/event website: www.aztectwostep.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. The Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

Kenny Rogers Christmas & Hits with Special Guest Linda Davis

Concerts Penn's Peak is a cozy venue located in Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania that can comfortably host 1,800 concertgoers with its spacious dance floor, lofty ceilings, twin bars and restaurant. Complete with a broad open-air deck for summertime revelry, Penn's Peak patrons enjoy a breathtaking overlook of nearby Beltzville Lake, plus a commanding, picturesque 50-mile panoramic view of northeastern Pennsylvania's Appalachian Mountains. Geographically convenient to residents of major population zones in Hazleton, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Stroudsburg, the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia and New York City, Penn's Peak is an ideal location only four miles from Exit 74 of the northeast extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Weddings, shows, trade shows, conferences, seminars and private parties - Penn's Peak is the new favored venue to host every important professional and major personal event. Roadies Restaurant at Penn’s Peak is open 6 days a week, Closed Mondays. Call for hours & reservations 866-605-7325 option 2 t… Region: *Poconos. Cost: Fully Reserved: $65  Premium or $55 Regular. On sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 2. Reservations: . Registration: Tickets are available for purchase either through Ticketmaster, in person at the Penn's Peak Box Office or Roadies Restaurant. All Tickets purchased at Penn's Peak are subject to a transaction fee. Ticketmaster tickets may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com at a Ticketmaster Outlet or by phone 800-745-3000. To Join the Sneak Peak Club, purchase directly from the Venue prior to the on sale date, call 610-826-9200. Phone: 610-826-9200. Email: info@pennspeak.com. Directions: From Interstate 80 take exit 284 and turn left at end of ramp onto Route 115 South. Turn right onto Route 903 South. Continue 14 miles, Turn left onto Maury Road. Penn's Peak is 1 mile on the right. From PA Turnpike Rt. 476 take exit 74. After tolls stay in left lane to the stop sign. Turn left on to Route 209, make immediate left onto Harrity Road continue to stop sign. Turn right onto Fairyland Road (which turns into Long Run Road) 3.2 miles to stop sign. Take a right onto Maury Road. Penn’s Peak is locat… Ticket Web Link: www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket Phone: 800-745-3000. Venue website: www.pennspeak.com. Artist/event website: www.kennyrogers.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM. Penn's Peak 325 Maury Road Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

Regina Sayles - Live Music at Barley Creek

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cover charge. Reservations: . Registration: No registration needed. Phone: 570-629-9399. Directions: Exit 299 off Rt. 80. Follow signs to Camelback. Barley Creek is at the fork between Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road. Venue website: www.barleycreek.com. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Barley Creek Brewing Company 1774 Sullivan Trail Tannersville, PA 18372.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Effort United Methodist Church 1699 Merwinsburg Road, Effort, PA 18330.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Breakfast

Breakfast with Santa Pictures available for a donation Eggs, any style French toast Sausage, ham or bacon, homefries Chipped creamed beef with home frie Charge for extra meat All breakfasts receive juice, coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Adults $ 6.00 Child $ 4.00 Extra meat $2.00. Registration: Public welcome. Phone: 610-681-4370. Email: Kilelinda@yahoo.com. Directions: 511 Interchange Rd Kresgeville, Pa. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Polk Fire Co 511 interchange rd Kresgeville, pa.

Our Lady of Victory Church Sunday Mass

Religious Sunday Mass. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Phone: (570) 629-4572. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Our Lady of Victory Church, Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville, Pa. For more info visit www.olvchurch.com.

Service of Holy Communion

Religious There is also a 10 a.m. service. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Directions: Ninth and Main streets. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

Sunday Service Worship

Religious Regular Sunday Schedule Worship 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. Sunday School 9 a.m. Confirmation Classes 9 a.m. Adult Bible Study 9 a.m. Tuesday  - 11:30 a.m. Bible Study Wednesday - 7 p.m. Contemporary Worship Music Rehearsal Thursday  - 7 p.m. Choir Practice Friday  - 10 a.m. Friday Ladies 6 p.m. Cadet-Girl Scouts Each Month: First Sunday - Holy Communion (10:15 a.m.) Second Sunday - Holy Communion (8:15 a.m. only) Folk service (10:15 a.m.) Third Sunday - Holy Communion (10:15 a.m.) Fourth Sunday - Holy Communion (8:15 a.m. only) Contemporary Service (10:15 a.m.) Fifth Sunday - Healing Service Summer Schedule Memorial Weekend Through Labor Day Worship - 8:15 a.m. Worship - 9:30 a.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Services are held at 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. Reservations: . Registration: N/C. Phone: 570-223-9422. Email: stpaulscraigsmeadow@gmail.com. Directions: Call or visit our website. Ticket Web Link: www.stpaulscommunitychurch.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:15 AM. 139 Craig's Meadow Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting, for people with addictions only please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Labor Of Love Church 3218 North 5th St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Live Streaming Worship Service

Religious Join us from your computer at home on Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. for live streaming of our worship service. You can always visit us in person, too. Worship services at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Information, stroudsburgumc.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6020. Email: sumc@stroudsburgumc.com. Venue website: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/stroudsburg-umc-worship. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 547 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Folk & Outsider Art Sale at ESU

The sale started Friday, November 28 and will go through Tuesday, December 23. Fill your home or give the gift of art and help us make the Sterling Strauser Gallery a huge success! Weekend hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: There are over 250 pieces available. Bulk of art is in the $20-$150 range. There is art between $100- $12,000 available. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Strauser Art Gallery. Registration: For a private appointment, call 570-422-7966. Phone: 570-422-3732. Email: bmoses@esu.edu. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, Third Floor 562 Independence Road East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Breakfast Buffet

East Stroudsburg Elks Lodge will serve a Breakfast Buffet Sunday December 21 from 8:30 until 11:00. Menu items include egg casserole, strata, bacon, sausage, French toast, pancakes, creamed chip beef, hash browns, fruit, muffins, toast, juice and coffee. Tickets available at the door for $6.00 for members, $7.00 for non-members and children under 12 are $3.00. Contact 570-223-8486 for additional information. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $6.00 for members $7.00 for non-members and children under 12 are $3.00. Registration: N/A. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Stroudsburg Elks Lodge 260 Washington Street East Stroudsburg Pa. 18301.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Sunday School

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: During Sunday School or at Church Office. Phone: 570-421-8520. Email: stjohnsstroudsburg@earthlink.net. Directions: Ninth and Main streets. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 9 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

Christmas Cantata "Hope of the Broken World"

The cantata will also be presented at Wooddale United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m on December 21. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Registration: None. Phone: 570-424-1596. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Keokee Chapel United Methodist Church Keokee Chapel Lane Paradise Valley, PA.

Weekend Warriors for a Cause

Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Region: *Poconos. Cost: 0.00. Registration: Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Phone: 484-429-0130. Email: sambran@rcn.com. Directions: Route 209 S to Broadheadsville, PA -go through light to WAWA turn left at Altemose's hardware on left. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. J & JE Auction House 1770 Route 209 Broadheadsville, PA 18322.

Sunday School

Religious Sunday school for all ages, Nursery is available. Region: *Poconos. Cost: no charge. Reservations: . Registration: not necessary. Phone: 570-296-4711. Email: firstpc@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5702964711. Venue website: www.firstpresbyterianmilford.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM. First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 128 300 Broad St. Milford, Pa.

Our Lady of Victory Church Sunday Mass

Religious Sunday Mass. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Phone: (570) 629-4572. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Our Lady of Victory Church, Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville, Pa. For more info visit www.olvchurch.com.

Service of Holy Communion

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570 421-8520. Email: stjohnsstroudsburg@earthlink.net. Directions: 9th and Main. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church\ 9 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, Pa.

Praise and Workship

Religious Sunday Bible School for all ages at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study at 7 p.m. Friday Night Prayer at 7 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: 0. Reservations: . Registration: 0. Phone: 570-872-9780. Email: FOGCPOC@GMAIL.COM. Directions: 209 towards Bushkill, make left at Perkins. Venue website: WWW.FAMILYOFGODCHURCHPOCONOS.ORG. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Family of God Church Inc. 900 Business Drive, Suite 105 East Stroudsburg, PA 18302.

Sunday Worship

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: Not Required. Phone: 570-296-4711. Email: firstpc@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5702964711. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 128, 300 Broad St. Milford, Pa.

Frisky Goat Food Drive 5k Series

On Sunday, December 7, 2014, the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse will host the first in series of 5k races held to promote the Frisky Goat food drive for the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Milford. Additional race dates are 12/14/14, 12/21/14 and 1/1/15. Online race registration can be found at www.raceroster.com, or athletes can register at the Frisky Goat. The races will start at 11:00 am from the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse parking lot at 611 Broad Street in Milford. The events will be timed. Series athletes (those who run/walk all 4 5k races) will receive 2 t-shirts and a Finisher's medal. Entry fee for each of the first three races is $10; the final New Year's Resolution Race entry fee is $18.00 ($25.00 on race day). In addition to the entry fee, all athletes must bring an item for the Food Drive, which will be collected at the Frisky Goat. The Frisky Goat Coffeehouse is Milford's new coffee shop located at 611 Broad Street in Milford. For more information please contact Becki Roa at (570) 409-4848. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $10.00 per 5k race plus a food drive contribution. Registration: www.raceroster.com. Phone: 8456496847. Email: friskygoatcoffeehouse@outlook.com. Ticket Phone: 8456496847. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 11:00 AM. 611 Broad Street, Milford, PA.

Social Hour of coffee and fellowship

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 9 North 9th Street Stroudsburg.

HOLIDAY BAKE SALE

Sponsored by the Women's Fellowship Ministry. Snow Ball Cookies, Gingerbread Men, and other varieties of Cookies.Many other homemade festive goodies. A large holiday basket will also be raffled off. Tickets are 6 for $5.00 All proceeds benefit the Bushkill Outreach Food Pantry. All Volunteer group who currently serve 350 families in our community. Open to the public. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Registration: no. Phone: 5705886812. Email: rlvanwhy@ptd.net. Directions: Rt. 209 across from the Fairway Villas. Approximately 1 mile south of Fernwood. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Reformed Church of Bushkill 5969 Milford Road East Stroudsburg, PA 18302.

Scrooge

Theater This classic closely follows the plot of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. A must see for the entire family. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $29 Adult $26 Senior $16 Children 12 and under. Reservations: . Registration: None needed. Phone: 570-421-5093. Email: request@theshawneeplayhouse.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.theshawneeplayhouse.com/. Ticket Phone: (570)-421-5093. Venue website: www.theshawneeplayhouse.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Shawnee Playhouse 552 River Road Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert presented by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church of Bethlehem, PA. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free! Open to Public. All are Welcome! Free will offering for Choir. One canned good or non-perishable food item for Food Drive. Refreshments and fellowship to follow. Registration: NA. Phone: 570-421-4455. Email: hteoc@ptd.net. Directions: In Stroudsburg, turn at Public Library onto Chipperfield Dr. Proceed past Stroudsburg schools. Trinity Court is on left. Venue website: www.holytrinitypoconos.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church 1501 Trinity Ct. Stroudsburg, PA 18630.

Shawnee Holiday Tea at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Clubs / Organizations Bring your child, mother, spouse, or good friend to a traditional afternoon tea by the roaring fire in the beautiful lobby of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Includes a variety of finger sandwiches, freshly baked tea breads, and scones served with clotted cream, and assorted sweet delights. Historic characters will visit and tell stories about their time at Shawnee. Be sure to join us with sing-along carols and Christmas stories. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $18 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older and $12 for children 5 to 11. Reservations: . Registration: For reservations, call 800-SHAWNEE. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Main Lobby of The Shawnee Inn. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. St Luke's Catholic Church 818 West Main St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360 (Use rear entrance by child play area).

Understanding Depression Support Group

Support Groups The eight-week study Understanding Depression will be hosted by Mount Eaton Church in Saylorsburg, PA on Sundays from 3:00-5:00 PM beginning on October 5, 2014. There is no charge to attend; workbooks are available for $10, with scholarships available. Childcare is available upon request. For more information or to register, please visit www.mounteatonchurch.org or contact the church office at (570) 992-7050 or office@mounteatonchurch.org. About Mount Eaton Church: Mount Eaton is a non-denominational church serving the west end of Monroe County, Pennsylvania since 1884. Mount Eaton Church holds worship on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings and offers a variety of programs for family members of all ages. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free; workbooks available for $10 (scholarships available). Reservations: . Registration: 570-992-7050 office@mounteatonchurch.org Free; workbooks available for $10 (scholarships available). Phone: 570-992-7050. Email: office@mounteatonchurch.org. Directions: mounteatonchurch.org. Venue website: www.mounteatonchurch.org. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Mount Eaton Church, Saylorsburg, Pa.

A Christmas Spectacular: "Change"

Clubs / Organizations Labor of Love USA presents a Christmas Spectacular "Change," Sunday December 21st at 4pm in the Sherman Theater. An enchanting musical comedy and family friendly production that leaves you feeling the joy of the holiday season. Get tickets now at the box office or online. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $15 Adults $12 Seniors $10 Children 12 & Under $10 ESU Students with ID. Reservations: . Registration: www.shermantheater.com. Phone: 570-420-2808. Email: info@laborofloveusa.org. Ticket Web Link: www.shermantheater.com. Ticket Phone: 5704202808. Venue website: www.shermantheater.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 4:00 PM. Sherman Theater 524 Main Street Stroudsburg PA 18360.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Christmas Skylands Stadium will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season. Drive through one mile of spectacular light sculptures set to joyous music of the season. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $20 per carload. Discounted Tickets of $15 per carload are available at 59 Walgreens in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. A $5-off entry coupon is also available online at SkylandsStadium.com (may not be combined with discounted ticket from Walgreens). Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 973-383-7644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. St Ann's Catholic Church Main St. & Route 423 Tobyhanna, PA 18466.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:00 PM – Monday, December 22, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Folk & Outsider Art Sale at ESU

The sale started Friday, November 28 and will go through Tuesday, December 23. Fill your home or give the gift of art and help us make the Sterling Strauser Gallery a huge success! Weekend hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: There are over 250 pieces available. Bulk of art is in the $20-$150 range. There is art between $100- $12,000 available. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Strauser Art Gallery. Registration: For a private appointment, call 570-422-7966. Phone: 570-422-3732. Email: bmoses@esu.edu. Monday, December 22, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, Third Floor 562 Independence Road East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Morning Social Hour: 9 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Day Street Community Center, 15 Day St. East Stroudsburg. An opportunity for all to connect, network, and meet new people or bring friends for a cup of unlimited coffee or tea. Share stories, reminisce, or enjoy cross word puzzles and word searches that are provided. Cost is $2. Information, 570-426-1512. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Call - 570-426-1512. Phone: 570-426-1512. Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Pickle Ball

Clubs / Organizations Have you ever played badminton, tennis, or ping pong? Pickle Ball combines all three sports into one! It’s a fun activity for all ages and is one of the fastest growing sport in America. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $4 hour/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Call the Day Street Community Center at 570-426-1512. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Day Street Community Center - GYM 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Monday, December 22, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Celebrate Recovery: A Christ Centered recovery program

Support Groups Celebrate Recovery: a Christ Centered recovery program. Find freedom from all of life's hurts, habits, and hang-ups. This is an on-going program meeting weekly. Region: *Poconos. Cost: free. Reservations: . Registration: no registration. Phone: 570-424-1179. Email: jholmes@ptd.net. Directions: At the intersection of West Main St (Business 209) and Shafers School House Rd Stroudsburg. Venue website: www.clalife.org. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:30 PM. Christian Life Assembly 2209 West Main St Stroudsburg PA 18360.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting. For people with addiction only, please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Monday, December 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church 915 North 5th St. (Rte. 191) Stroudsburg, PA18360.

FTPP Monthly Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Our program this month will feature an in-depth discussion on current union positions inside Harrisburg. We are extremely fortunate to have Leo Knepper as our featured speaker, whose knowledge and inside information about the inner workings of Harrisburg's relationship with unions is extensive (and will prove to be enlightening). Mr Knepper will focus on the extensive union issues facing Pennsylvania - Pay Check Protection - Prevailing wage - Pension crisis - State stores - Union political action - Right to work Unions' influence inside the halls of state government has proven to be both costly and pervasive. Mr Knepper is a lifelong resident and longtime conservative activist. Mr Knepper joined the Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania, known as CAP, as its Executive Director after being the PA director for the Heritage Action for America, the political affiliate of the Heritage Foundation. Leo has built grassroots networks to fight against abuses by Pennsylvania government that include the fam… Region: *Poconos. Cost: Your participation is the only fee. Reservations: . Registration: open meet and greet at 6:30 p.m. Phone: 570-421-0800. Email: foundtea@gmail.com. Venue website: https://www.facebook.com/events/251124998414729/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Eastern Monroe County Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting. Public is welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Monday, December 22, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. First United Methodist Church, 55 N. Third St. Bangor, PA, 18013.

The Messiah Sing-in Community Concert

Concerts Sing along with your friends and neighbors, local soloists, and live orchestra as we raise our voices in Handel's immortal masterpiece. This festive community concert is a do-not-miss for your holiday schedule! Lead by local conductor and concert master, full orchestra, local soloists, then you, the audience (and chorus) in a magical experience of George Frideric Handel's Messiah. Each audience member receives a musical score and is invited to sing the chorus numbers with the orchestra. The concert will be held rain or shine. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations would be greatly appreciated. Reservations: . Registration: No registration necessary. Phone: 570-421-5093. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 552 River Rd, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Monday, December 22, 2014, 8:00 PM. The Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Crystal Singing Bowl Meditation

Please bring a mat, *blanket, pillow, bolster, or anything else that will help you relax on the floor. Please arrive early for set up. *people have a tendency to feel cooler through this meditation. Region: *Poconos. Cost: FREE Offering. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 424-244-2210. Venue website: www.designsforhealing.com. Monday, December 22, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 554 Main St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Monday, December 22, 2014, 10:00 PM – Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Barrett Township Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Phone: (570) 595-2602. Email: btwp@ptd.net. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:30 AM. Barrett Municipal Building, RR 2, Box 2337, Cresco, Pa. For more info visit www.barrett.monroe.pa.us.

Folk & Outsider Art Sale at ESU

The sale started Friday, November 28 and will go through Tuesday, December 23. Fill your home or give the gift of art and help us make the Sterling Strauser Gallery a huge success! Weekend hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Region: *Poconos. Cost: There are over 250 pieces available. Bulk of art is in the $20-$150 range. There is art between $100- $12,000 available. All proceeds benefit the Sterling Strauser Art Gallery. Registration: For a private appointment, call 570-422-7966. Phone: 570-422-3732. Email: bmoses@esu.edu. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, Third Floor 562 Independence Road East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Pickle Ball

Clubs / Organizations Have you ever played badminton, tennis, or ping pong? Pickle Ball combines all three sports into one! It’s a fun activity for all ages and is one of the fastest growing sport in America. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $4 hour/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Call the Day Street Community Center at 570-426-1512. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Day Street Community Center - GYM 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice Coping With Loss Support Group

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Phone: (800) 882-1117. Ticket Web Link: http://www.KarenAnnQuinlanHospice.org. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. United Methodist Church, Milford, Pa.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Overeaters Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals who, through the 12 Steps, share experience, strength and hope, and are recovering from compulsive overeating. Whatever problem you may have with food, you are welcome. For further information, www.oa.org, or call Rose 570-369-7616. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church, 55 Smith St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. 100 S. First St. Bangor, PA 18013.

Noon Day Prayer

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 570-994-7576. Email: contactfic@yahoo.com. Venue website: www.ficint.org. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Faith International Church Sand Hill Business Center (behind Turkey Hill) 1008 Sand Hill Rd Bushkill PA 18324.

Free STD clinic

Health Events Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Walk in. Phone: 570-424-3020. Directions: Pa Department of Health Monroe County 1972 West Main St. Stroudsburg, Pa 18360. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pa Depatment of Health Monroe County 1972 West Main Street Stroudsburg, Pa 18360.

Alateen Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Suggested $1 donation. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-296-5900. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dingman Delaware Middle School, 1365 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry, 18328, Main Office entrance.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Taekwondo with Nancy Olivieri

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Please call the Community Center for more information. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street Community Center East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. Phone: 570-426-1512. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. (Route 191), Stroudsburg, PA, 18360.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Stroudsburg Lions Club Dinner Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Stroudsburg Lions Club: dinner meetings, 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Sycamore Grill, Delaware Water Gap. Guests and new members welcome. Information, call 570-992-7350. The club holds its business meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Sycamore Grill, Delaware Water Gap, Pa.

Tuesday Holiday Concerts at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Concerts Hear the sounds of the holidays and enjoy the roaring fireplace surrounded by friends, neighbors, and a magical holiday atmosphere. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost. Reservations: . Registration: No registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 PM. Main Lobby at The Shawnee Inn, River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

West End Republican Club

Clubs / Organizations Republican minded citizens are encouraged to join. Meeting 7 PM, For dinner - 6PM. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 443-326-5100. Venue website: http://www.westendgop.com/. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cherry's Family Restaurant, on Route 209 South, Kresgeville, Polk Township, PA.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting Public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Marks Community Lutheran Church, 242 Miller Road, Stroudsburg (Appenzell), PA 18360.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 10:00 PM – Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Stroud Kids School Holidays 12/26

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $5 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.; $20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and $6 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg online: srosrc.org. Phone: 570-426-1512. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center, 15 Day St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Please Call 570-426-1512. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Pickle Ball

Clubs / Organizations Have you ever played badminton, tennis, or ping pong? Pickle Ball combines all three sports into one! It’s a fun activity for all ages and is one of the fastest growing sport in America. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $4 hour/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Call the Day Street Community Center at 570-426-1512. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Day Street Community Center - GYM 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Kid's Art Class at Amazon Art Studio

Workshops / Classes At Kid's Art Class, students will follow a lesson based drawing class. Students will learn the basics of arts, explore new mediums and forms of creative expression. Our educator, Jennifer Amazon, will also teach art history, conduct artist studies and provide materials. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $13. Reservations: . Registration: You may call the studio to say you will be attending or you may stop on by! Please always check our facebook page for any cancellations or changes in schedule. 570.643.0779 www.facebook.com/AmazonArtStudioPA. Phone: 5706430779. Email: KPastecchi@amazonartstudio.com. Ticket Phone: 5706430779. Venue website: www.amazonartstudio.com. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1898 Route 940 1st Floor, Pocono Pines, Pa, 18350.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Open Draw Art Class at Amazon Art Studio

Workshops / Classes Open Draw Class is a relaxed drawing class. Students select a medium, materials, and bring their own supplies. A model or still life will be provided. A great class to build on life drawing skills and add new works to portfolios. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20. Reservations: . Registration: You may call the studio to reserve your spot at 570.643.0779. You may also email us at KPastecchi@amazonartstudio.com. Or simply feel free to just show up! But do always check our facebook page in the event of any cancellations or schedule changes at www.facebook.com/AmazonArtStudioPA. Phone: 5706430779. Email: KPastecchi@amazonartstudio.com. Ticket Phone: 5706430779. Venue website: www.amazonartstudio.com. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1898 Route 940 1st Floor, Pocono Pines, Pa 18350.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, Public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 South Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Christmas Eve Services

Religious Christmas Eve Family Service. Music by our Children's Choir. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-629-1992. Venue website: www.stpaultannersvillepa.org. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 158 Fish Hill Road, Tannersville, Pa.

BLANKETS FOR SENIORS

The Sunday School Department of the Full Gospel Holiness Church is seeking funds to purchase 150 blankets for residents of Golden Living Senior Home in E. Stroudburg, PA (across from PMC). Checks / Money Orders can be made to Full Gospel Holiness and marked for Golden Living. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: None. Registration: None. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free Open to all who have been affected by the Alcoholism of a significant person. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 609 649 4441. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM. St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church 123 Richardson Ave. Shohola, Pa. 18458.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. St Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church 9 North 9th St. (Rear Entrance) Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM. Salem United Church Of Christ Route 209 & Gilbert Road, Gilbert, PA 18331.

Single & Parenting, a support group offering help and hope for single parents

Support Groups Single & Parenting: Support group which offers help and hope to single parents, will begin meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Mount Eaton Church, Saylorsburg. The group will meet for 13 weeks. Registration is $10, with scholarships available. Childcare is available upon request. Information or to register, 570-992-7050 or office@mounteatonchurch.org. Directions, mounteatonchurch.org. About Mount Eaton Church: Mount Eaton is a non-denominational church serving the west end of Monroe County, Pennsylvania since 1884. Mount Eaton Church holds worship on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings and offers a variety of programs for family members of all ages. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Registration is $10, with scholarships available. Reservations: . Registration: Registration is $10, with scholarships available. Phone: 570-992-7050. Email: office@mounteatonchurch.org. Directions: Directions to the church and more information about Single & Parenting may be found at www.mounteatonchurch.org. Venue website: www.mounteatonchurch.org. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mount Eaton Church, 7277 Mount Eaton Road, Saylorsburg, PA 18353.

Funtime Karaoke Party

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 AM. Ned's on 9th, N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

open mic night

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Phone: 570-369-3308. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 AM. Edelweiss Restaurant and Alpine Pub, Pocono Lake.

Christmas Eve Services

Religious Traditional Christmas Eve service with Communion. Music by our Chancel and Bell Choirs. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-629-1992. Venue website: www.stpaultannersvillepa.org. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 158 Fish Hill Road, Tannersville, Pa.

Christmas Eve Service

Religious Traditional Candlelight service with Communion. Special musical performances. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-629-1992. Venue website: www.stpaultannersvillepa.org. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 158 Fish Hill Road, Tannersville, Pa.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Beef and Ale Thursday at Burke's Tavern

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: Beef and Ale Thursday at Burkes Tavern. We serve our Beef and Ale Sandwich for $5.00 every Thursday. It is Thin sliced roast beef, sauteed onions and cheddar cheese on a kaiser roll with ajous for dipping, bag of chips and a pickle. We also offer all our ales on draft for $3.00 every Thursday. Reservations: . Registration: No Registration. Phone: 570-243-8550. Email: samdog@ptd.net. Venue website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Artist/event website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Thursday, December 25, 2014. Burke's Tavern 1194 Pocono Blvd Mount Pocono, PA 18344.

Community Christmas Day Breakfast

Community Meals Region: WB/Scranton. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-941-7401. Email: info@scranton.edu. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 8:00 AM. The University of Scranton 3rd flood dining room of The DeNaples Center 900 Mulberry Street Scranton,PA 18510.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

CHRISTMAS MORNING SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be having Christmas Morning Service for the community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Phone: 570-839-8170. Email: fullgospelholiness@verizon.net. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, Pa 18346.

Christmas Morning Walk in the Woods with HJP Parks

HJP Park and Open Space will be conducting a Christmas Morning Walk in the Woods at HJP Regional Park from 9:00am – 10:30am Christmas Morning. The park is located at 1186 Bartonsville Woods Road(Golden Slipper Rd.) in Bartonsville. Join Recreation Manager Kim and Director Harold for a short hike where we will collect our “Yule Logs”. Then we will build our Christmas Campfire and enjoy coffee/hot chocolate, hear an inspirational Christmas story and share your favorite memories of Christmas. So, begin your Christmas Day festivities by enjoying the beautiful winter woods, friendly faces and warm hearts at HJP Regional Park. In case of inclement weather, the hike will be held New Year’s Morning. Everyone is welcome, even the dog. There will be gifts and treats for the kids and dogs. Region: *Poconos. Cost: This event is Free. Registration: No registration needed. Phone: 570-629-0966. Email: recmanager@hjpparks.org. Directions: From Route 611 in Bartonsville, turn at Colonial Auto. The park is 7/10ths of a mile on the left. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. HJP Regional Park 1186 Bartonsville Woods Road (Golden Slipper Rd.) in Bartonsville.

Pickle Ball

Clubs / Organizations Have you ever played badminton, tennis, or ping pong? Pickle Ball combines all three sports into one! It’s a fun activity for all ages and is one of the fastest growing sport in America. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $4 hour/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Call the Day Street Community Center at 570-426-1512. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Day Street Community Center - GYM 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Overeaters Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals who, through the 12 Steps, share experience, strength and hope, and are recovering from compulsive overeating. Whatever problem you may have with food, you are welcome. Information, oa.org, or call Rose 570-369-7616. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church, 55 Smith St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Free Christmas Buffet Lunch

Region: *Poconos. Cost: There is no cost. Free to the community. Registration: Call to reserve your time. Provide your first & last name, phone number, time slot you prefer and number of adults and children attending. Register for any of these time slots: 12pm | 1pm | 2pm | 3pm | 4pm. Phone: 570-266-5245. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 PM. Stroudsburg Seventh-day Adventist Church 2001 W. Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

.Christmas Day Buffet at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Business Events Celebrate Christmas Day at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort featuring a festive buffet with carving station. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Registration: For Reservations, call 800-SHAWNEE. Region: *Poconos. Reservations: . Cost: Adults $28.95 Seniors (65+) $22.95 Children (5-11) $17.95. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Worthington Ballroom of The Shawnee Inn. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings

Trips / Tours ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings Experience a Taste of Shawnee! - Thursdays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Fridays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Saturdays: Tour at 12 noon; Tap Room bar open for tastings 1pm - 5pm Tours start in the main lobby of the Shawnee Inn and last approximately 30-45 minutes. There is no cost for the tours; tastings are pay-as-you-go. Under 21 welcome on the tour; must be 21 to taste. Proost! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost for the tour. Tastings are pay-as-you-go. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-213-5151. Directions: From I-80 eastbound: - Exit at Delaware Water Gap (#310) - Make a left at the light onto River Road - Follow for about 2.5 miles - Turn right into the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort - Proceed to the second stop sign - ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, Public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Christ Episcopal Church (Upstairs Use Front Entrance) 205 N. Seventh St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Celebrate Recovery

Clubs / Organizations Celebrate Recovery, a Christ centered 12-step recovery program, 7 p.m. every Thursday at Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 North Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA. For info, contact Debbie at 570-421-0750 or pastordebbieswc@gmail.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-421-0750. Email: pastordebbieswc@gmail.com. Directions: Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church 915 North Fifth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360. Venue website: www.stroudsburgwesleyan.org. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church 915 N. Fifth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Jesus in the Steps Addiction Recovery Program

Support Groups Discussed are all addictions such as drinking, smoking, overeating, drugs, sexual addictions and help is available using the scriptures. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Phone: (570) 992-0380. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. McMichaels United Methodist Church, Route 715 and White Church Rd. McMichaels, Pa.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting Public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570 421 6618. Directions: Call for directions. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. St Paul's Lutheran Church (Left Side Entrance) (third Thursday use side Entrance off parking lot) 139 Craig's Meadow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

karaoke with Garyoke

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 8:00 PM – Friday, December 26, 2014, 2:00 AM. Blue Tequila East Stroudsburg.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Thursday, December 25, 2014, 10:00 PM – Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Another Fabulous Friday with dave-LIVE

Nightlife / Clubs Come experience #AnotherFabulousFriday at The Speakeasy Lounge Bar and Grill with dave-LIVE! Singing and playing everyone's favorite keyboard-oriented classic songs. Never a cover charge, just a good time eating, drinking, and singing along! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No Cover Charge. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 570-839-1322. Email: info@speakeasylounge.com. Venue website: www.thespeakeasylounge.com. Artist/event website: http://www.facebook.com/davefreemanLIVE. Friday, December 26, 2014. The Speakeasy Lounge Bar and Grill Route 314 and Manor Drive Pocono Manor.

TGI Friday at Burke's Tavern

Nightlife / Clubs Every Friday at Burke's Tavern we sell $3 import bottles all day long. Starting at 8 p.m. you can enjoy that cold beer along with some live entertainment. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 import bottles all day. Reservations: . Registration: No Registration. Phone: 570-243-8550. Email: samdog@ptd.net. Venue website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Artist/event website: www.burkestavernpa.com. Friday, December 26, 2014. Burke's Tavern 1194 Pocono Blvd. Mount Pocono, PA 18344.

Stroud Kids School Holidays 12/26

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $5 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.; $20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and $6 from 3 to 6 p.m. Reservations: . Registration: online @ www.srosrc.org or at the Day Street Community Center, East Stroudsburg. Phone: (570) 426-1512. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Friday, December 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Al-Anon and Alateen Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Suggested $1 donation. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-296-5900. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, 308 Broad Street, Milford, Pa. 2nd floor, straight ahead, end of hall.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings

Trips / Tours ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings Experience a Taste of Shawnee! - Thursdays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Fridays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Saturdays: Tour at 12 noon; Tap Room bar open for tastings 1pm - 5pm Tours start in the main lobby of the Shawnee Inn and last approximately 30-45 minutes. There is no cost for the tours; tastings are pay-as-you-go. Under 21 welcome on the tour; must be 21 to taste. Proost! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost for the tour. Tastings are pay-as-you-go. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-213-5151. Directions: From I-80 eastbound: - Exit at Delaware Water Gap (#310) - Make a left at the light onto River Road - Follow for about 2.5 miles - Turn right into the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort - Proceed to the second stop sign - ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Friday, December 26, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 26, 2014, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Christ Hamilton United Methodist Church 419 Bossardsville Rd. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Spencer and Nancy Reed

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: n/a. Reservations: n/a. Registration: n/a. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Red's Bar at Mount Airy Casino Resort Mount Pocono.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Skylands Stadium will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season. Drive through one mile of spectacular light sculptures set to joyous music of the season. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $20 per carload. Discounted Tickets of $15 per carload are available at 59 Walgreens in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. A $5-off entry coupon is also available online at SkylandsStadium.com (may not be combined with discounted ticket from Walgreens). Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 9733837644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, N.J.

Celebrate Recovery

Support Groups A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program for hurts, hang-ups and habits. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Not required. Phone: 610-681-3534. Email: celebraterecovery.cornerstone@yahoo.com. Friday, December 26, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Cornerstone Community Church, 388 Polk Township Road, Kresgeville, Pa.

Al-Anon and Alateen Beginner's Meeting

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Suggested $1 donation. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-296-5900. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Luke's Parish Center, Main & 9th Street, Stroudsburg, Pa. Rear door, downstairs.

Country Line and Partner Dancing/Lessons

Dance Lessons and dancing nightly Tues. through Sat. beginning at 7PM. Beginners Tues./Thurs. more experienced Wed. Fri, Sat. Hours: Tues-Thurs. 7-10PM, Fri-Sat. 7PM-12AM. Cost: Tues-Thurs. $6/person age 16 and up. under 10 free,10-15 yrs. old ($3). Friday/Sat. $8/person 16 and up. Under 10-free, 10-15yrs. ($4). Private and group lessons available, hall rental available for private parties. ALL ages, PUBLIC welcome. NO Partner Needed. BYOB. NO kitchen, but bottled water, soda, bagged snacks available for purchase. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $8 per person. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: Linedancerjb@live.com. Venue website: wildrose.co.nf. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 AM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road, Route 209S, Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Comedy Night with Jared Freid & Frieds

Comedy Harmony Presents Final Friday Comedy Nights featuring hilarious comedians from New York, Boston, Philadelphia and more. Featured comedians combined experiences include appearances on MTV, placing in some of the top comedy festivals, being featured on Sirius XM Radio, and frequently performing numerous comedy clubs around New York City including Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, Caroline's, Stand Up New York, New York Comedy Club and Laughing Devil Comedy Club. Make sure you get the last laugh every Final Friday Comedy Night! Region: *Poconos. Cost: $16 advance $20 door. Reservations: . Registration: Get tickets in advance online or at the door. Phone: 5705888077. Email: jill@silkmillharmony.com. Ticket Web Link: http://www.silkmillharmony.com/comedy.html. Ticket Phone: 5705888077. Venue website: http://www.harmonypresents.com. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 8 Silk Mil Drive, Hawley, Pa.

Stroud Kids School Holiday 12/26

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $5 before camp from 7:30 to 9 a.m.; $15 regular camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and $6 after camp from 3 to 6 p.m. Reservations: . Registration: at the Day Street Community Center or online at www.srosrc.org. Phone: 570 426-1512. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – Saturday, December 27, 2014, 6:00 AM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting for addicts only please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Christ Episcopal Church (Downstairs - Side entrance) 205 N. Seventh St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Kevin Handwerk LIVE at Peppe's Bistro

Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Registration: None. Phone: 570.421.4460. Venue website: www.peppesbistro.com. Friday, December 26, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Peppe's Bistro 100 Eagle Valley Mall East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/ drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Please call 570-426-1512. Friday, December 26, 2014, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.

Monroe Winter Farmers Market

Clubs / Organizations Monroe County's first ever winter farmers market is Saturdays 8am-noon inside the Sherman Theater! Shop from locally-grown food and goods including dairy, fresh and aged cheeses, meats, baked goods, pure maple syrup, local honey, jams, jellies, preserves, ready-made foods such as pot pies and soups, dog treats, handmade soaps, fresh farm eggs, and produce as available. Holiday Arts & Crafts Shop on premises as well. Vendors needed! For more info visit monroefarmersmarket.com or email monroefarmersmarket@gmail.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free to attend. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-730-0900. Email: monroefarmersmarket@gmail.com. Venue website: http://www.monroefarmersmarket.com. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Sherman Theater Main Street, Stroudsburg. For more info visit www.monroefarmersmarket.com.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Closed meeting for addicts only please. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570 421 6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. (Route 191), Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Creches From Around the World

Clubs / Organizations Over 100 small or large tableaus of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable of Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost, donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Reservations: . Registration: no registration necessary. Phone: 570-424-4000. Email: pr@shawneeinn.com. Directions: 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Weekend Warriors for a Cause

Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Region: *Poconos. Cost: 0.00. Registration: Come support the local Animal Shelter's during the month of December- old blankets, towels, paper towels, cat food, litter, dog food . Please do not forget about the homeless animals during the holiday season. Come meet and greet some of the great pets that can bring so much love into your house during the holiday season. Phone: 484-429-0130. Email: sambran@rcn.com. Directions: Route 209 S to Broadheadsville, PA -go through light to WAWA turn left at Altemose's hardware on left. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. J & JE Auction House 1770 Route 209 Broadheadsville, PA 18322.

Community Breakfast

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free to all. Open to Public. Reservations: . Registration: NA. Phone: 570-421-4455. Email: hteoc@ptd.net. Venue website: www.holytrinitypoconos.com. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church 1501 Trinity Court Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Salem United Church of Christ Route 209 & Gilbert Rd Gilbert, PA 18331.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Support Groups Overeaters Anonymous is a Fellowship of individuals who, through the 12 Steps, share experience, strength and hope, and are recovering from compulsive overeating. Whatever problem you may have with food, you are welcome. For further information, www.oa.org, or call Rose 570-369-7616. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Zion United Church, 14 N. Eighth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Pocono Greyhound Meet & Greet

Region: NJ/NY. Cost: 0. Registration: no. Phone: 5708560377. Email: joand@ptd.net. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Phillipsburg Mall, Rt 22E, Phillipsburg, NJ.

ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings

Trips / Tours ShawneeCraft Brewing Tours and Tastings Experience a Taste of Shawnee! - Thursdays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Fridays: Tour at 4pm; Tap Room bar open for tastings 5pm - 10pm - Saturdays: Tour at 12 noon; Tap Room bar open for tastings 1pm - 5pm Tours start in the main lobby of the Shawnee Inn and last approximately 30-45 minutes. There is no cost for the tours; tastings are pay-as-you-go. Under 21 welcome on the tour; must be 21 to taste. Proost! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cost for the tour. Tastings are pay-as-you-go. Reservations: . Registration: No registration required. Phone: 570-213-5151. Directions: From I-80 eastbound: - Exit at Delaware Water Gap (#310) - Make a left at the light onto River Road - Follow for about 2.5 miles - Turn right into the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort - Proceed to the second stop sign - ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish Saturday Mass

Religious Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-646-6424. Venue website: www.stmaxkolbepoconos.org. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 4:00 PM. St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish 5112 Pocono Crest Road Pocono Pines, PA 18350.

Skylands Stadium Christmas Light Show

Christmas Skylands Stadium will hold a spectacular drive-through Christmas Light Show every weekend throughout the holiday season. Drive through one mile of spectacular light sculptures set to joyous music of the season. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $20 per carload. Discounted Tickets of $15 per carload are available at 59 Walgreens in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. A $5-off entry coupon is also available online at SkylandsStadium.com (may not be combined with discounted ticket from Walgreens). Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 973-383-7644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, NJ.

Free Radon Services to Disabled American Veterans

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Anytime. Phone: 5704240469. Email: EAL@ptd.net. Ticket Phone: 5704240469. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. St Paul's Lutheran Church (Left side entrance) 139 Craig's Meadow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Country Line and Partner Dancing/Lessons

Dance Lessons and dancing nightly Tues. through Sat. beginning at 7PM. Beginners Tues./Thurs. more experienced Wed. Fri, Sat. Hours: Tues-Thurs. 7-10PM, Fri-Sat. 7PM-12AM. Cost: Tues-Thurs. $6/person age 16 and up. under 10 free,10-15 yrs. old ($3). Friday/Sat. $8/person 16 and up. Under 10-free, 10-15yrs. ($4). Private and group lessons available, hall rental available for private parties. ALL ages, PUBLIC welcome. NO Partner Needed. BYOB. NO kitchen, but bottled water, soda, bagged snacks available for purchase. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $8 per person. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: Linedancerjb@live.com. Venue website: wildrose.co.nf. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 AM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road, Route 209S, Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Zac Lawless - Live music at Barley Creek

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: No cover charge. Reservations: . Registration: No registration needed. Phone: 570-629-9399. Directions: Exit 299 off Rt. 80. Follow signs to Camelback. Barley Creek is at the fork between Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road. Venue website: www.barleycreek.com. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Barley Creek Brewing Company 1774 Sullivan Trail Tannersville, PA 18372.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Effort United Methodist Church 1699 Merwinsburg Road, Effort, PA 18330.

Funtime karaoke party

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Saturday, December 27, 2014, 9:00 PM – Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 AM. Lackawanna Hotel, Crystal Street, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

NEW YEARS SERVICE

Full Gospel Holiness Church Of God In Christ will be holding a New Years Eve Service for tthe community to attend and have a continental breakfast after the New Years Service. All are welcome to attend and bring in the New Year in the house of the Lord. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Registration: N/A. Saturday, December 27, 2014, 10:00 PM – Sunday, December 28, 2014, 12:00 AM. 167 Summit Ave Pocono Summit, PA 18346.