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Pocono Business Referral Exchange

Clubs / Organizations Meeting , Networking , Business Education Grow Your Sales Not Your Payroll The purpose of our group is to create business opportunities by introducing fellow members to clients, customers, family and friends who can use their products and services. We meet weekly for Breakfast, 7 a.m. in Dale's Cafe, Bartonsville. Please keep an eye on the local schools delays/closings when there is inclement weather. Our policy is to cancel the PBRE meeting if there is a local school delay or closing in any of the Monroe County School Districts. Region: *Poconos. Cost: First Meeting Free $50 with Application to join Dues $20 per month Breakfast is ordered off the regular breakfast menu and is paid by each member each week. Reservations: . Registration: Contact Jim Becker Membership Chairman at: Access Office Technologies by phone 570-421-0648 or by email jbecker@accessoe.com. Phone: 570-421-0648. Email: jbecker@accessoe.com. Directions: Route 611 North in Bartonsville on Left just Past American Candle 2/10 mile past Intersection with Rimrock Rd. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM. Dales Cafe, 91 Route 611, Bartonsville, PA 18321. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

"Through the Lens: A Compassionate Look Back at Our Future"

Clubs / Organizations Region: WB/Scranton. Cost: Free. Reservations: photography by Linda Panetta, founder of optical realities. Registration: None. Phone: 570-941-6341. Email: michael.knies@scranton.edu. Directions: 815 Linden St. Scranton, PA 18510. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:30 PM. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, 815 Linden St. Scranton, PA 18510.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Please Call 570-426-1512. Wednesday, November 26, 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, November 26, 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, November 26, 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, November 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1898 Route 940 1st Floor, Pocono Pines, Pa, 18350.

Special Beer Release / Pre-Thanksgiving Party

Eastern Poconos Join us for a special pre-Thanksgiving party. We'll be tapping a special cask of Session Porter with chocolate and pink salt. And Chef Rodney will be cooking up a meal of: · Pork Mole Burrito: braised pork with chile and dark chocolate mole sauce, black beans, rice, lettuce, tomato, onions and cheese served with Chips and Salsa $8 · Pretzel-Brownie Parfait: Chewy brownie bits layered with crushed pretzels, bourbon barrel porter chocolate mousse, salted caramel sauce, strawberries and whipped cream $6. Directions: Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort (off River Road) Enter the resort, and proceed to the second stop sign. The ShawneeCraft Brewery will be on your right. Registration: None required. Region: *Poconos. Reservations: . Venue website: www.shawneecraft.com. Cost: Pay-as-you-go. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewery at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

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. Wednesday, November 26, 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. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

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, November 26, 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, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 South Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

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, November 26, 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, November 26, 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, November 26, 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, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Mount Eaton Church, 7277 Mount Eaton Road, Saylorsburg, PA 18353.

Tourette Syndrome Support Group

Support Groups Tourette Syndrome Support Group: PA Tourette Syndrome Alliance will host this support group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning Aug. 20 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 196 Fish Hill Road, Tannersville. Learn about Tourette Syndrome and the common associated disorders. Gain support and acceptance in a supportive setting. Embrace the journey with others who share your struggles and achievements. New members always welcome. Group leaders are Tammy Hewlette 570-620-5850 poconopatsa@gmail.com and Dan Ferron, 570-426-0193. Additional information, patsainc.org or 800-990-3300. Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 196 Fish Hill Road, Tannersville, PA 18372.

Country Line and Partner Dancing

Dance $6 includes lessons, dancing. No partner needed. Tues/Thurs. specialize in beginner lessons. Wed.-a bit more experienced but any level dancer welcome. ALL ages, BYOB, no kitchen. Water, soda, bagged snacks available. Hall also available for private parties. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $6. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: linedancerjb@live.com. Ticket Web Link: wildrose.co.nf. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road (Route 209) Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Adult Lap Swim/Water Walking Monday and Wednesdays

Clubs / Organizations Adult Lap Swim/Water Walking: 7:45 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays, Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School - Pool, Stroudsburg. Cost is $3 per person. Pay directly at the pool (cash only). Information, 570-426-1512. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 per person. Reservations: . Registration: Pay directly at the pool (Cash only). Phone: 570-426-1512. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 7:45 PM. Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School - Pool.

Dark Star Orchestra

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: General admission is $24 in advance and $29 day of show. On sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 1. 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.darkstarorchestra.net. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. Penn's Peak 325 Maury Road Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

Funtime Karaoke Party

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, November 27, 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, November 26, 2014, 8:00 PM – Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 AM. Edelweiss Restaurant and Alpine Pub, Pocono Lake.

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, November 27, 2014. Burke's Tavern 1194 Pocono Blvd Mount Pocono, PA 18344.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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, November 27, 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. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Day Street Community Center - GYM 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Yoga for Seniors

Workshops / Classes Everyone can enjoy yoga. This class accommodates your abilities. Want to give it a try? Try a class for free. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Six week session $45. Reservations: . Registration: please call HJP Parks to register. Phone: 570-629-0966. Email: recmanager@hjpparks.org. Directions: South on Route 715 from Route 611 in Tannersville. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. HJP Activity Room in the Jackson Township Building 2162 Route 715 Reeders, PA 18352.

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, November 27, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church, 55 Smith St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Community Meals Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Free. Phone: (610) 681-5838. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. American Legion - Post 927, Route 209 and Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert, Pa.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort

Community Meals Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort! Chef Tallada has prepared a menu that is sure to please everyone. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Adults $26.95 Seniors (65 plus) $21.95 Children (5 to 11) $16.95. 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. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Worthington Ballroom at 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. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Game Day Thursdays

Clubs / Organizations Join us on Thursday afternoons for some socializing and fun playing all kinds of games. Mah Jong, Pinochle, Scrabble and many more. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Please call HJP Parks. Phone: 570-629-0966. Email: recmanager@hjpparks.org. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jackson Township Municipal Building, Route 715, Reeders, Pa.

Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Community Meals Traditional Menu Served. Region: *Poconos. Cost: No Charge. Reservations: . Registration: Reservations Requested by Nov. 25. Phone: 570-629-1712. Email: rumc@ptd.net. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Reeders United Methodist Church Route 715, Across from Jackson Township Fire Company, Reeders, Pa.

Party Bridge

Clubs / Organizations Spend an afternoon -- either honing your skills, or being introduced to this challenging pastime. Cards, score tablets and card tables are waiting for you. All are welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: Would be appreciated. Directions: Rte 191, Cresco, at intersection with Sand Spring Road. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, Route 191, Cresco, at intersection with Sand Spring Road, Pa.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Community Meals Community Thanksgiving Dinner: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 27, St. John's E.C Church of Bartonsville, 6014 Custard Road, Stroudsburg. Alone for Thanksgiving? Or struggling to put food on the table? Come to St. John's for great food and fellowship. Our church is small, our hearts are big, and our God holds it all together. Free. Information, 570-629-1875 or revpjmiller@verizon.net. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 570-629-1875. Email: revpjmiller@verizon.net. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. St. John's E.C Church of Bartonsville, 6014 Custard Road, Stroudsburg, Pa.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Community Meals If you are going to home alone or maybe unable to provide a full feast please join our family to share our feast and fellowship complete with all the trimmings, kids corner, and TV to watch the games and parade. Let our house be your home for Thanksgiving. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: Reservations suggested but not required all are welcome. Phone: 570-629-1890. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 2:00 PM. Effort United Methodist Church Merwinsburg Road Effort, Pa.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free to all. No reservations needed. Information, 570-421-0750. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

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, November 27, 2014, 4:00 PM. ShawneeCraft Brewing (at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort) 100 Shawnee Inn Drive Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Thirsty Thursday: New Contempory Praise Worship Service

Religious Dingmans Ferry United Methodist invites you to “Thirsty Thursdays,” a weekly contemporary Praise service, beginning Sept. 25 at 5:55 p.m. All ages are welcome to join in a light meal, Praise and fellowship. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-828-2288. Email: dfumc@verizon.net. Directions: Near the corner of Myck Rd and Park Rd (turn is across from Ambulance Corp), Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328. Venue website: www.dfumc.com. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 5:55 PM – 7:30 PM. Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church 115 Myck Rd Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328.

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, November 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. 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. Thursday, November 27, 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, November 27, 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, November 27, 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, November 27, 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.

Country Line and Partner Dancing

Dance $6 includes lessons, dancing. No partner needed. Tues/Thurs. specialize in beginner lessons. Wed.-a bit more experienced but any level dancer welcome. ALL ages, BYOB, no kitchen. Water, soda, bagged snacks available. Hall also available for private parties. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $6. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 610-951-4200. Email: linedancerjb@live.com. Ticket Web Link: wildrose.co.nf. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road (Route 209) Kresgeville, PA 18333.

karaoke with Garyoke

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 8:00 PM – Friday, November 28, 2014, 2:00 AM. Blue Tequila East Stroudsburg.

Sandyston Recreation Gobble Hobble 5K

Walks and running events Run Before You Stuff Your Face!!! Sandyston Recreation will be hosting their first ever Gobble Hobble 5K on Thanksgiving morning November 27th at 9 a.m. The community event will kick off from the Municipal Building on County Rt. 645. Super Summer Saver rates are in effect until September 15th. Registration starts at $15 and there are family/team packages available. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Prizes will be awarded for Male and Female athletes in several age categories. Hobblers (Walkers) will also have awards. Register at Active.com Keyword: Gobble Hobble For more information contact Stephanie at srgobblehobble@gmail.com. Reservations: . Email: srgobblehobble@gmail.com. Registration: Register at Active.com Keyword: Gobble Hobble. Region: Lehigh Valley. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Sandyston Municipal Building 133 Route 645, Sandyston, NJ 07826.

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, November 28, 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, November 28, 2014. Burke's Tavern 1194 Pocono Blvd. Mount Pocono, PA 18344.

Stroud Kids School Holidays 11/28

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. $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, November 28, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center, East Stroudsburg.

Stroud Kids School Holidays 11/28

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: Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg online: www. srosrc.org. Phone: 570-426-1512. Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center, Day Street, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Friday, November 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Holiday Open House

Local Entertainment Web Thanksgiving weekend is a time to celebrate family, friends, and the completion of a great harvest. It is a time for laughter, memories, and best of all great wine and food! Alba Vineyard invites you to our annual Holiday Open House Weekend. Join us for this celebration and enjoy wine tastings and specialty food pairings prepared by featured local restaurants. Be part of the experience - wine, food, and fun! Stock up on your favorite wines for yourself, family, or friends. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $15 per person, 21 and older. Includes eight samplings of our nationally award winning wines, special food pairings, an Alba wine glass, and cellar tour. Reservations are not required. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 908-995-7800. Email: wine@albavineyard.com. Directions: For the best directions please visit our website. Ticket Phone: 908-995-7800. Venue website: www.albavineyard.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road.

Holiday Wine Trail

Local Entertainment Web Experience a little bit of Christmas in Mexico. Luminarios will light your way to our Cantina where we will serve tiny tacos, bunuelos and other Mexican treats along with our Gracias and Feliz Navidad wines. Bring your wreath from GSWGA for a special ornament. Tasting $5 includes gift glass. See details at www.VillaMilagroVineyards.com. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: $5. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 908-995-2072. Email: info@villamilagrovineyards.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Milagro Vineyards 33 CR-627 Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.

CANCELLED Fit Fridays! -- With Barbara Case

Clubs / Organizations Team Beachbody Fit Clubs -- the latest fitness craze -- will put the spark back into your workout. Sweat to best-selling Beachbody programs, taught by fitness coach Barbara Case. Wear comfortable workout clothes, bring a towel and plenty of water. No equipment needed Go easy on lunch, so you can participate with vigor. Join us as we get fit @ the library. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: Requested. Phone: 570-595-7171. Directions: Rte 191, at intersection with Sand Spring Road. Friday, November 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, Cresco, 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. Friday, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 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, November 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. 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: 9733837644. Venue website: www.SkylandsStadium.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM. The grounds of Skylands Stadium, located at 94 Championship Place, Augusta, N.J.

Family Swim Fridays

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 per person; $12 per family (two adults and up to four children). Reservations: . Registration: Pay directly at the Pool. Cash only. Phone: 570-426-1512. Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School.

Pizza with Santa!

Clubs / Organizations Enjoy pizza with Santa, caroling and other Christmas activities. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 and free for children under 5. Reservations: . Registration: RSVP would be appreciated - 570-421-6020 or jackieherrero@stroudsburgumc.com. Phone: 570-421-6020. Email: jackieherrero@stroudsburgumc.com. Venue website: http://www.stroudsburgumc.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 547 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

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, November 28, 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, November 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. St. Luke's Parish Center, Main & 9th Street, Stroudsburg, Pa. Rear door, downstairs.

Reformers Unanimous Support Group

Support Groups Reformers Unanimous: 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday at New Life Fellowship Baptist Church, Route 402, Marshalls Creek. A Christ based addiction program. Free. Child care and transportation available. Information, call 570-730-0398 or robert.willets@yahoo.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: At door. Phone: 570-730-0398. Email: robert.willets@yahoo.com. Directions: Call 570-730-0398. Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. New Life Fellowship Baptist Chruch, Route 402 and Huffman Hill Road, Marshalls Creek, Pa 18335.

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, November 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – Saturday, November 29, 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, November 28, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 8 Silk Mil Drive, Hawley, Pa.

Tom Riccobono LIVE at Peppe's Bistro

Nightlife / Clubs Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-4460. Venue website: www.peppesbistro.com. Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Peppe's Bistro 100 Eagle Valley Mall East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Stroud Kids School Holiday

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: register at the Day Street Community Center or online at www.srosrc.org. Phone: 570-426-1512. Friday, November 28, 2014, 7:30 PM – Saturday, November 29, 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, November 28, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Christ Episcopal Church (Downstairs - Side entrance) 205 N. Seventh St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Morning Social Hour

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: $2/ drop in fee. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center Please call 570-426-1512. Friday, November 28, 2014, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

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, November 28, 2014, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

"Holiday Train Show at NY Botanical Gardens in the Bronx"

Trips / Tours "Holiday Train Show @ NY Botanical Gardens in the Bronx": Bus Trip on Saturday, Nov. 29.  Free time to stroll the outside gardens and/or hop-on-and-off the tram, which continually runs throughout the entire space; dine at either of two venues or visit the gift shop for some unique curios.  Then, enter an enchanting world in the conservatory for a self-guided tour of over 140 New York Landmarks made primarily of plant materials while trains and trolleys make their way above, below and throughout the display. Cost is $ 47 and includes motor coach bus, driver's gratuity, entrance to New York Botanical Gardens for all amenities, snack en route and on way home.  Leave Stroudsburg at 11 a.m. and return by 7:30 p.m.  Trip is sponsored by Monroe Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees and is opened to the public community.  Informatino, contact Dee for more info and reservations at 570-424-8459 or dragonda@ptd.net. Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: Seating limited ...Contact Dee ASAP. Phone: 570-424-8459. Email: dragonda@ptd.net. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:00 AM. Bus leaving from Stroudsburg, Pa.

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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. (Route 191), Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

26th Annual Fall Show

Clubs / Organizations Fall Show: The Ladies Auxiliary will host this event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Mount Bethel Fire Hall, Route 611, Mount Bethel. Only handcrafted items. Bake sale, kitchen will be open. Free admission and parking. Information, 570-897-5308 or 570-234-6505. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free admission. Reservations: . Registration: . Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Ladies Auxiliary, Mt. Bethel Fire Co. Route 611, Mt. Bethel, Pa.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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, November 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Payette Room of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

The Annual Peters Valley Gallery Open House

Exhibits & Galleries Come relax with a cup of hot cider as you browse two floors of handcrafted items sure to please everyone on your list. Nov 29 & Nov 30 - 10am - 6pm. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 973-948-5202. Email: gallery@petersvalley.org. Directions: 4 miles from the famous Walpack Inn in the beautiful Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Just over the Dingman's Ferry Bridge. 12 miles from Milford, PA. Venue website: http://www.petersvalleygallery.org/. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 19 Kuhn Road, Layton, NJ 07851.

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, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Shawnee Playhouse 552 River Road Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA 18356.

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, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church 1501 Trinity Court Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Ceramic Studio Open House

Business Events Shop at the Ultimate Small Business, the artists studio. Enjoy 20 percent off your entire purchase of functional and sculptural ceramics. Plus an assortment of unique Judaica. All in time for the holidays. Directions: . Registration: N/A. Region: *Poconos. Reservations: . Cost: Free. Phone: 570-421-1695. Email: lsson5th@ptd.net. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 515 N. Fifth St. 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, November 29, 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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 83 S. Courtland St. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Holiday Open House

Local Entertainment Web Thanksgiving weekend is a time to celebrate family, friends, and the completion of a great harvest. It is a time for laughter, memories, and best of all great wine and food! Alba Vineyard invites you to our annual Holiday Open House Weekend. Join us for this celebration and enjoy wine tastings and specialty food pairings prepared by featured local restaurants. Be part of the experience - wine, food, and fun! Stock up on your favorite wines for yourself, family, or friends. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $15 per person, 21 and older. Includes eight samplings of our nationally award winning wines, special food pairings, an Alba wine glass, and cellar tour. Reservations are not required. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 908-995-7800. Email: wine@albavineyard.com. Directions: For the best directions please visit our website. Ticket Phone: 908-995-7800. Venue website: www.albavineyard.com. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road.

Holiday Wine Trail

Local Entertainment Web Experience a little bit of Christmas in Mexico. Luminarios will light your way to our Cantina where we will serve tiny tacos, bunuelos and other Mexican treats along with our Gracias and Feliz Navidad wines. Bring your wreath from GSWGA for a special ornament. Tasting $5 includes gift glass. See details at www.VillaMilagroVineyards.com. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: $5. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 908-995-2072. Email: info@villamilagrovineyards.com. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Milagro Vineyards 33 CR-627 Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.

Nutcracker Ballet presented by Notara Dance Theatre

Theater Become a part of the magic as the Notara Dance Theatre presents the 2014 Nutcracker Ballet. The show, in its 31st year, features a group of professional ballet artists from New York City and more than 75 dancers from the local community. Show times are Saturday, November 29 at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 30 at 2:30 PM at the East Stroudsburg High School South Auditorium, 279 North Courtland Street, East Stroudsburg, PA. The Nutcracker Ballet is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit our website at notaranutcracker.weebly.com, email NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com, call 570-421-1718, or visit the Notara School of Dance, 707 Lindbergh Avenue, Stroudsburg, PA. This classical ballet has something for everyone. Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday music will transport the audience to a magical land where everything is sweet, with the exception of the swashbuckling sword fight between the Mouse… Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 per ticket, Open Seating. Reservations: . Registration: Tickets available in advance or at the door. Phone: 570-421-1718. Email: NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com. Ticket Phone: 570-421-1718. Artist/event website: http://notaranutcracker.weebly.com/press.html. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg High School South 279 N. Courtland Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. For more info visit notaranutcracker.weebly.com.

Christmas Bells & Brass

Concerts The Delaware Valley Choral Society's concert will feature familiar carols arranged for English hand bells, brass, and organ in addition to major works by Daniel Pinkham (Christmas Cantata) and John Rutter (Gloria). The Delaware Valley Choral Society is a non-profit group dedicated to performing major choral works in their original form. The Society incorporates aspiring musicians from the area as well as professional musicians to bring major works of music to our community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for students. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-267-8773. Ticket Phone: 845-856-5696. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Milford United Methodist Church 204 East Ann St. Milford, PA 18337.

Nate Taylor Singer/Songwriter Acoustic Show

Concerts Nate Taylor is a 2007 graduate of Stroudsburg High School. While working a two year stint in corporate New York City, he realized his true dream was to travel and play music. Life on the road has given Nate a deep repertoire of original music covering the central themes of life and love from the perspective of a young man coming of age in modern America. His guitar playing has been compared to the stylings of Nick Drake while his voice is more evocative of classical singers like Josh Groban and Andrea Bocelli. He returns home to Stroudsburg to celebrate the release of his debut EP, In Dreams. Listen to his music at www.ntaylormusic.com. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free show. Reservations: . Registration: No registration. Directions: Located at the Glenbrook Country Club just off Dreher Avenue, one mile from downtown Stroudsburg. Artist/event website: http://www.ntaylormusic.com. Artist/event website 2: http://www.facebook.com/natetaylormusic. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Mullally's Clubhouse Cafe 1038 Hickory Valley Road Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Spaghetti Dinner

Fundraisers Hosted by Friends of Georgette. The Family of Georgette Harms needs your support. On Friday, Oct. 31, Georgette fell and never fully recovered. She passed away on Nov. 5. Georgette always had a smile on her face and a heart of gold to everyone that met her. She worked at Miggi's Deli for 28 years. The family does not have medical insurance and is in need of help to pay for medical bills and funeral costs. Danny, Georgette's husband, is currently unemployed. Please help if you can. Menu: spaghetti, salad, chicken parm, drinks and dessert. There will be a 50/50 raffle held, too. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 2 to 12; and free for children under 2. Reservations: Benefit for Georgette Harms family. Registration: None. Phone: 570-994-4857. Email: daninesileikis@hotmail.com. Directions: From Route 209 in Bushkill near Turkey Hill, turn onto Winona Falls Road, turn right onto W Sugar Mountain Road, turn right onto Evergreen Drive, Firehouse on the left. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Bushkill Firehouse, 124 Evergreen Drive, Bushkill, PA 18324.

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, November 29, 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, November 29, 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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Bingo

Bingo Bingo Every Saturday Night Albrightsville Fire Company, Route 534 West, Albrightsville. Doors and kitchen open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. No smoking. Large Jackpot weekly. Information,  570-722-8325. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Package Deal. Reservations: . Registration: none required. Phone: 570-722-8325. Email: avfc@ptd.net. Directions: Rt 534 West. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Albrightsville Fire Company, Route 534 West, Albrightsville, Pa.

Library Book Club

Clubs / Organizations Join a coterie of avid readers, who will discuss Jacquelan Mitchard's "The Breakdown Lane," when they meet on April 29. Contribute your thoughts or just listen, if you prefer. Refreshments are served. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: Not required, but appreciated. Phone: 570-595-7171. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, Route 191, at intersection with Sand Spring Road, Cresco, 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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 7:00 PM – Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 AM. The Wild Rose Country Dance Club 361 Interchange Road, Route 209S, Kresgeville, PA 18333.

Nutcracker Ballet presented by Notara Dance Theatre

Theater The Notara Dance Theatre presents the 2014 Nutcracker Ballet. This not-to-be-missed Pocono tradition features a group of professional ballet artists from New York City and more than 75 dancers from the local community. Show times are Saturday, November 29 at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 30 at 2:30 PM at the East Stroudsburg High School South Auditorium, 279 North Courtland Street, East Stroudsburg, PA. The Nutcracker Ballet is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit our website at notaranutcracker.weebly.com, email NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com, call 570-421-1718, or visit the Notara School of Dance, 707 Lindbergh Avenue, Stroudsburg, PA. The Notara Dance Theatre’s version of this classical ballet has delighted children and their grown-ups for 31 spectacular seasons in the Poconos. Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday music will transport the audience to a magical land where everything is… Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 per person, Open Seating. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-1718. Email: NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com. Artist/event website: www.notaranutcracker.weebly.com. Artist/event website 2: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Notara-Dance-Theatre-Nutcracker-Ballet/751875171506357. Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. East Stroudsburg High School Auditorium 279 N. Courtland Street East Stroudsburg, PA. For more info visit notaranutcracker.weebly.com.

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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2014, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Effort United Methodist Church 1699 Merwinsburg Road, Effort, PA 18330.

McFly Fund Fun Run/Walk 5K

Clubs / Organizations This fund helps family owned and stray animals in OUR community that require emergency or critical care. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Registration Fee $20. Reservations: . Registration: bartonheights.com/mcfly. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Dansbury Park Levee Loope East Stroudsburg, PA.

Our Lady of Victory Church Sunday Mass

Religious Sunday Mass. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Phone: (570) 629-4572. Sunday, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 2014, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. Stroudsburg United Methodist Church 547 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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, November 30, 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, November 30, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 9 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, Pa.

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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 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, November 30, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM. First Presbyterian Church, P. O. Box 128, 300 Broad St. Milford, Pa.

Social Hour of coffee and fellowship

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 9 North 9th Street Stroudsburg.

Toy Bingo

Bingo Doors open at Noon. First game at 1pm. Prizes: Toys, electronics and more. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Purchase bingo cards for each game. Reservations: . Registration: No. Phone: 570-629-4572. Email: victory2@ptd.net. Directions: Route 611 to Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville Church on Left. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Our Lady of Victory R.C. Church Cherry Lane Road Tannersville, PA Event in Church Hall.

Holiday Bows and Boughs

Workshops / Classes Create your own holiday decorations using natural materials. We provide evergreen boughs and materials for you to make wreaths. You can also bring your own supplies and decorations. Pre-registration required. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $10. Reservations: . Registration: Pre-registration required. Phone: 570-828-2319. Email: jmorley@peec.org. Directions: North on Route 209, mile marker 9, left onto Briscoe Mountain Road, PEEC on top of hill Emery. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Pocono Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328.

Holiday Open House

Local Entertainment Web Thanksgiving weekend is a time to celebrate family, friends, and the completion of a great harvest. It is a time for laughter, memories, and best of all great wine and food! Alba Vineyard invites you to our annual Holiday Open House Weekend. Join us for this celebration and enjoy wine tastings and specialty food pairings prepared by featured local restaurants. Be part of the experience - wine, food, and fun! Stock up on your favorite wines for yourself, family, or friends. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: $15 per person, 21 and older. Includes eight samplings of our nationally award winning wines, special food pairings, an Alba wine glass, and cellar tour. Reservations are not required. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Phone: 908-995-7800. Email: wine@albavineyard.com. Directions: For the best directions please visit our website. Ticket Phone: 908-995-7800. Venue website: www.albavineyard.com. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road.

Holiday Wine Trail

Local Entertainment Web Experience a little bit of Christmas in Mexico. Luminarios will light your way to our Cantina where we will serve tiny tacos, bunuelos and other Mexican treats along with our Gracias and Feliz Navidad wines. Bring your wreath from GSWGA for a special ornament. Tasting $5 includes gift glass. See details at www.VillaMilagroVineyards.com. Region: Lehigh Valley. Cost: $5. Reservations: . Registration: n/a. Phone: 908-995-2072. Email: info@villamilagrovineyards.com. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Villa Milagro Vineyards 33 CR-627 Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.

VALOR Winter Drive

Clubs / Organizations The Legendary Tannersville Inn will host a special VALOR dinner at starting 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 at the Inn, Route 611, Tannersville. Tickets are $20 and include a $10 donation to VALOR Clinic Foundation. VALOR shirts and pavers will be available. Critical items being collected in either new or gently used condition: 2 man dome tent; sleeping bags rated to at least zero degrees; backpacks; weatherproof insulated coats and pants; (new only) warm/thermal underwear and thermal socks; weatherproof insulated gloves and fleece hats; insulated wather resistant boots (min 800 grams). Also food items: (all food items should be in pop top cans or easy open containers) cans of tuna or salmon; small cans or 6-packs of fruit; peanut butter; canned meat based soup with vegetables; Dinty Moore stew; 12 ounce V8 fruit or vegetable juice. Hygeine items: soap/bodywash/water free hand sanitizers; shampoo/conditioner; toothpaste, toothbrushes and floss; comb; deodorant; foot powder and nail care. Donations can be dropped off… Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20. Reservations: . Registration: . Phone: 570-664-6468. Ticket Web Link: http://www.valorclinic.org. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM. Legendary Tannersville Inn, Route 611, Tannersville, Pa.

VALOR Winter Drive

Fundraisers VALOR will host its second annual Winter Drive collecting needed items for homeless veterans to survive the Pennsylvania winter. The Legendary Tannersville Inn is hosting the Winter Drive gala with tickets for a special dinner menu for a donation of $20. Dinner will be available starting at 1p.m. Nov 30. Check the website valorclinic.org for drop off locations and ticket information. Tickets are available at Tannersville Inn, various locations and on line. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 Donation for Dinner. Reservations: . Registration: VALOR Clinic Foundation Jonas, PA. Phone: 570-242-9822. Ticket Web Link: www.Valorclinic.org. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Legendary Tannersville Inn Rt 611 Tannersville, PA.

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, November 30, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Shawnee Playhouse 552 River Road Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356.

Nutcracker Ballet presented by Notara Dance Theatre

Theater The Notara Dance Theatre presents the 2014 Nutcracker Ballet. This not-to-be-missed Pocono tradition features a group of professional ballet artists from New York City and more than 75 dancers from the local community. Show times are Saturday, November 29 at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 30 at 2:30 PM at the East Stroudsburg High School South Auditorium, 279 North Courtland Street, East Stroudsburg, PA. The Nutcracker Ballet is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit our website at notaranutcracker.weebly.com, email NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com, call 570-421-1718, or visit the Notara School of Dance, 707 Lindbergh Avenue, Stroudsburg, PA. The Notara Dance Theatre’s version of this classical ballet has delighted children and their grown-ups for 31 spectacular seasons in the Poconos. Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday music will transport the audience to a magical land where everything is… Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 per person, Open Seating. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-1718. Email: NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com. Artist/event website: www.notaranutcracker.weebly.com. Artist/event website 2: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Notara-Dance-Theatre-Nutcracker-Ballet/751875171506357. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg High School Auditorium 279 N. Courtland Street East Stroudsburg, PA. For more info visit notaranutcracker.weebly.com.

Nutcracker Ballet presented by Notara Dance Theatre

Theater Become a part of the magic as the Notara Dance Theatre presents the 2014 Nutcracker Ballet. The show, in its 31st year, features a group of professional ballet artists from New York City and more than 75 dancers from the local community. Show times are Saturday, November 29 at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 30 at 2:30 PM at the East Stroudsburg High School South Auditorium, 279 North Courtland Street, East Stroudsburg, PA. The Nutcracker Ballet is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are available at the Box Office one hour prior to show time. To purchase tickets in advance or for more information, visit our website at notaranutcracker.weebly.com, email NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com, call 570-421-1718, or visit the Notara School of Dance, 707 Lindbergh Avenue, Stroudsburg, PA. This classical ballet has something for everyone. Tchaikovsky’s familiar holiday music will transport the audience to a magical land where everything is sweet, with the exception of the swashbuckling sword fight between the Mouse… Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 per ticket, open seating. Reservations: . Registration: Tickets available in advance or at the door. Phone: 570-421-1718. Email: NotaraNutcracker@gmail.com. Ticket Phone: 570-421-1718. Artist/event website: http://notaranutcracker.weebly.com/press.html. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. East Stroudsburg High School 279 N. Courtland Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. For more info visit notaranutcracker.weebly.com.

Christmas Bells & Brass

Concerts The Delaware Valley Choral Society's concert will feature familiar carols arranged for English hand bells, brass, and organ in addition to major works by Daniel Pinkham (Christmas Cantata) and John Rutter (Gloria). The Delaware Valley Choral Society is a non-profit group dedicated to performing major choral works in their original form. The Society incorporates aspiring musicians from the area as well as professional musicians to bring major works of music to our community. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: Adults: $15 Students: $10. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-267-8773. Ticket Phone: 845-856-5696. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. St. Thomas The Apostle Church 210 US Rt. 206 North Sandyston, NJ.

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra

Concerts Program: Chadwick- “Jubilee” from American Sketches Mozart-Horn Concerto #4 (Featuring Sara Petokas) Wagner- Rienzi Overture Schubert- Symphony No. 9 in C Major “The Great”. Region: WB/Scranton. Cost: $10 Adult $5 Child (purchase at the door). Reservations: . Registration: Not Required. Phone: 570-289-1090. Email: northerntiersymphony@yahoo.com. Artist/event website: www.northerntiersymphony.org. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Blue Ridge High School 5058 School Rd. New Milford, PA 18834.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Open meeting, public welcome. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Sunday, November 30, 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, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Mount Eaton Church, Saylorsburg, Pa.

Annual Steinbach Nutcracker Signing Event

Slate Belt Area We are pleased to announce that Dipl-Ing. Karla Steinbach will be visiting our store again this year. Our annual Steinbach signing event has been confirmed for November 30th from 3-6pm. You may bring 3 pieces from home to be signed for every nutcracker purchased between now and the day of the signing. Check out the brand new 2014 nutcrackers, smokers, and ornaments on our 2014 Steinbach Nutcrackers page and order today to reserve your pieces for the signing event. We look forward to seeing you in November in our new location in Pen Argyl! Region: *Poconos. Cost: No charge for the event. Reservations: . Registration: No registration is required. Phone: 610-863-6111. Email: elvernfarms@gmail.com. Venue website: www.elvernfarms.com. Artist/event website: www.elvernfarms.com. Artist/event website 2: http://www.elvernfarms.com/pages/signing-event. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Elvern Farms & The Cider House Gift Shop (formerly Switzerland Old World Gifts) 506 E. Main Street Pen Argyl, PA 18072.

Holiday Lighting Ceremony

Local Entertainment Web Holiday Lighting Ceremony: The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort will host its annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony  on Sunday, Nov. 30 at the Front Entrance of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware. The fun will begin at 5 p.m. with live music, caroling, hayrides, hot chocolate, cookies, and more. Special music by the East Stroudsburg North High School Band. The Holiday Lighting will happen at 6:30 p.m. in front of the historic Inn. Make Shawnee's Lighting Ceremony a part of your holiday tradition. Information, 570-424-4000 or pr@shawneeinn.com. 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. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Front Entrance of The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

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, November 30, 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, November 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. 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. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. St Ann's Catholic Church Main St. & Route 423 Tobyhanna, PA 18466.

Video Rock and Bowl

Kids' Activities Region: *Poconos. Cost: ... Reservations: ... Registration: .... Phone: 570-421-7680. Email: skylanespa@gmail.com. Directions: 447 Bus 209 Eagle Valley Mall. Sunday, November 30, 2014, 7:00 PM. Skylanes Bowling Center/Skylounge Grill, Route 447, Business Route 209, Eagle Valley Mall, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Grief Support Group

Support Groups This group is for parents who have lost children to drugs/alcohol or suicide. The group serves as a safe haven for parents to discuss their pain. The group is nondenominational. Region: *Poconos. Phone: (570) 620-7548. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Presbyterian Church of the Mountain, Main Street, Delaware Water Gap, Pa.

Stroud Kids School Holiday

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 to 6 p.m. Reservations: . Registration: Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street online: www.srosrc.org. Phone: 570-426-1512. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center.

Stroud Kids School Holiday 12/01

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. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Monday, December 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. 110 Music center Dr. East Stroudsburg, Pa. 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Hepatitis C Support Group

Support Groups Group discussion for patients, family members, and caregivers. Region: *Poconos. Phone: 570-223-2833. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Stroud Conference Room at Pocono Medical Center, 206 East Brown St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Yoga w/ Nadya

Workshops / Classes Region: *Poconos. Cost: $80. Reservations: . Registration: online at srosrc.org or at the Day Street Community Center. Phone: 570-426-1512. Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

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 1, 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 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church 915 North 5th St. (Rte. 191) Stroudsburg, PA18360.

Borough of Portland Council Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Phone: (570) 897-0559. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 PM. 206 Division St. Portland, Pa.

Ross Township Board of Supervisors Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Phone: (570) 992-4990. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 PM. Ross Township Municipal Building, Anchorage Rd. Saylorsburg, Pa. For more info visit www.rosstwp.com.

Water Gap Singers Rehearsals for Christmas Concert

Clubs / Organizations Concert will include Christmas motets, anthems and related pieces as well as Vivaldi's "Gloria." Visit our website at watergapsingers.org. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $20 plus music as needed. Subject to change. Financial aid available. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 973-229-6049. Email: stepahead@goes.com. Directions: 80E to NJ Exit 4C (Blairstown/Route94 N). Take exit 4C onto Route 94N. Travel 7 miles and church will be on left just before the A&P Shopping Plaza. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 168 Route 94 Blairstown, NJ 07825.

Mount Pocono Borough Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Phone: (570) 839-8436. Email: mtpoconoboro@verizon.net. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:30 PM. Municipal Building, 303 Pocono Blvd. Mount Pocono, Pa. For more info visit www.borough.mountpocono.pa.us.

Stroud Kids School Holiday

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. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 AM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg.

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 1, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. First United Methodist Church, 55 N. Third St. Bangor, PA, 18013.

Adult Lap Swim/Water Walking Monday and Wednesdays

Clubs / Organizations Adult Lap Swim/Water Walking: 7:45 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays, Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School - Pool, Stroudsburg. Cost is $3 per person. Pay directly at the pool (cash only). Information, 570-426-1512. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $3 per person. Reservations: . Registration: Pay directly at the pool (Cash only). Phone: 570-426-1512. Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:45 PM. Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary School - Pool.

Barrett Township Meeting

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

Angels for Aging

Clubs / Organizations Support our Monroe County senior citizens by taking a name off our tree and purchasing their two wishes. Help put a smile on their faces this holiday season. Information, call Sandy at 570-421-7447, ext. 222. Region: *Poconos. Cost: N/A. Reservations: . Registration: N/A. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frailey Insurance and Financial Services 1286 N. NInth Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-8782.

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 2, 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 2, 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. For further information, www.oa.org, or call Rose 570-369-7616. Region: *Poconos. Cost: none. Reservations: . Registration: none. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church, 55 Smith St. East Stroudsburg, Pa.

Improving the Cancer Experience Support Group

Support Groups Designed specifically for those undergoing treatment at the Hughes Cancer Center. Improving the Cancer Experience is done by appointment only, so please call the Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at 476-3577 for more information. Region: *Poconos. Phone: 570-476-3577. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center, East Brown Street, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Dingman Delaware Middle School, 1365 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry, 18328, Main Office entrance.

Movie Night

Theater Stars: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery. The resulting rivalry eventually escalates in personal intensity until it goes a bit too far. Region: NJ/NY. Cost: free. Reservations: . Registration: not required. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 PM. Warren County Library Headquarters Branch 2 Shotwell Drive Belvidere N.J. 07823.

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 2, 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 2, 2014, 6:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 15 Day Street East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Blondie Salon 2nd Annual Coat Drive

Fundraisers Help us by donating warm winter coats to those who so desperately need them. Please bring any clean, gently used coats to Blondie Salon from Nov. 1 - Dec.2 All donations will be given to the Stroudsburg United Methodist Church to be handed out as needed within the local community. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: none. Phone: 570-421-5404. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 PM. Blondie Salon 501 Sarah St Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Narcotics Anonymous

Support Groups Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: None. Phone: 570-421-6618. Directions: Call for directions. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St. (Route 191), Stroudsburg, PA, 18360.

Large Scale Model Train Display

Expos / Demonstrations The Pocono Mountain Garden Railway Society would like to invite you to a free Large Scale Model Train Display  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg. Region: *Poconos. Cost: Free. Reservations: . Registration: no. Phone: 570-417-5413. Email: PMGRRS@yahoo.com. Directions: Hughes Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-421-0800. Venue website: http://www.monroepl.org/. Artist/event website: www.pmgrrs.com. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:00 PM. Hughes Library, 1002 N. Ninth St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360.

Pocono Toastmasters

Clubs / Organizations Region: *Poconos. Cost: Introductory meeting if free. Reservations: Improve communication skills, gain confidence while participating in a supportive Toastmasters group. Registration: For further information call 570-424-3263. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Eastern Monroe Public Library's Edinger Room, Route 611, Stroudsburg, Pa.

GriefShare, a support group for those dealing with the loss of a loved one

Support Groups GriefShare, a support group for those dealing with the loss of a loved one, will begin meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Sessions will be held Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for 13-weeks at Mount Eaton Church in Saylorsburg. Registration is $10, with scholarships available. Childcare is available upon request. For more information or to register, please contact the church office at 570-992-7050 or office@mounteatonchurch.org. Directions to the church and more information about GriefShare may be found at www.mounteatonchurch.org. 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: $10 registration (scholarships available). Reservations: . Registration: $10 registration (scholarships available). Phone: 570-992-7050. Email: office@mounteatonchurch.org. Directions: www.mounteatonchurch.org. Venue website: www.mounteatonchurch.org. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Mount Eaton Church PO Box 129 7277 Mt. Eaton Road Saylorsburg, PA 18353.

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 2, 2014, 7:00 PM. Main Lobby at The Shawnee Inn, River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. For more info visit www.shawneeinn.com.

Chestnuthill Township Board of Supervisors Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Phone: (570) 992-7247. Directions: From Stroudsburg, Route 209 South towards Lehighton, Route 715, make a right, building will be on the right hand side. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM. Chestnuthill Municipal Building, Route 715, Brodheadsville, Pa.

Coolbaugh Township Meeting

Government Region: *Poconos. Cost: . Reservations: . Registration: . Phone: (570) 894-8490. Email: coolbaug@ptd.net. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM. Coolbaugh Municipal Center, 5550 Memorial Blvd. Tobyhanna, Pa. For more info visit www.coolbaughtwp.org.

American Legion Auxillary Post 346 Monthly Meeting

Clubs / Organizations New Members Welcome. Members are the mothers, daughters, wive, grandmothers and granddaughters of post members that support veterans and their families and community. Refreshments are served. Region: *Poconos. Cost: no cost. Reservations: . Registration: no registration. Phone: 570-424-1112. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. American Legion Post 346 201 East 5th Street East Stroudsburg, Pa 18301.

Chestnuthill Township Meeting

Clubs / Organizations Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Region: *Poconos. Cost: None. Reservations: . Registration: None. Venue website: http://www.chestnuthilltwp-pa.gov/. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Chestnuthill Township Municipal Building 271 Rt. 715 Brodheadsville, PA 18322.

Belly Dancing with Teri

Workshops / Classes Belly Dancing with Teri: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Day Street Community Center, 15 Day St. East Stroudsburg. Cost is $36. Information and registration, srosrc.org, at the Day Street Community Center or 570-426-1512. Region: *Poconos. Cost: $36. Reservations: . Registration: online at www.srosrc.org or at the Day Street Community Center. Phone: (570) 426-1512. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Day Street Community Center 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. Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. St. Marks Community Lutheran Church, 242 Miller Road, Stroudsburg (Appenzell), PA 18360.