Here are a few suggestions. Plus a few upcoming events in the days ahead.
Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16
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September 15 and September 16
The Weatherly Hillclimb Fall Event will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 15 & 16 beginning at 9 a.m. and will continue through 4:00 p.m. on both days. The event is a sanctioned event by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and hosted by the Weatherly Hillclimb Association, a small group of individuals that wanted to continue and preserve the tradition of the Weatherly Hillclimb and the major sponsor for the event is Fairway Subaru of Hazleton along with many co-sponsors. Food and activities are available both days
September 15, 2012
Zumbathon for David Burns Transplant Fund
Saturday, September 15 from 9-11 a.m.
Sunbury Elks, Sunbury, PA
Event includes Chinese auction, quilt raffle, free drawings and refreshments. Cost is $10 and kids under 12 are $5.
All proceeds benefit the David Burns Transplant Fund,
Donations can be sent to the Northumberland National Bank, 87 Lori Lane, Selinsgrove, PA 17870.
Spay-ghetti Dinner, September 15 at the Moose Lodge in West Pittston. The event runs from 4 to 7 pm and will benefit the Luzerne County SPCA
The Pike and Wayne Suicide Awareness Committee is holding the third annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention on Saturday, Sept. 15 (rain or shine) in Promised Land State Park, Greentown,
They are raising money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and for local programs.
Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m
The Down Syndrome Society of the Susquehanna Valley is a new non-profit group in the area. They are inviting everyone to come out and learn about the group at the first ever Middleburg Buddy Walk. The event will be held this Saturday, September 15 beginning at 1.p.m at the Midd-West High School.
Anthracite Curling Club is excited to give the residents of northeastern Pennsylvania the
opportunity to Learn to Curl.
The Club is offering exclusive sessions to learn the basics of one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S.
The Learn to Curl event this Saturday, September 15 at The Ice Rink in Wilkes-Barre at 7 p.m.
The journey of life takes us in many directions, but local author and fictional historian Art Marsicano takes us on a unique and unexpected journey in his new book, Nowhere.
Marsicano will unveil his latest novel at the Schuylkill YMCA on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon where he will be available for book signings, a live chat, and a "Good & Evil" Continental Breakfast to complement the book's theme.
MONARCH MIGRATION CELEBRATION
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton
10 am-3 pm. Trail fee applies for Non-Members.
Learn more about the amazing 3,000-mile journey of the monarch butterfly during the peak of monarch migration at the world-famous Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.
http://www.hawkmountain.org or 610-756-6961
"Rock & Roll" lives on in Lackawanna County, Saturday, September 15, with the "Battle of the Bands" 3 pm - 5 pm on the Linden Street side of Courthouse Square.
This free concert is being organized by Lackawanna County, the University of Scranton and Scranton Tomorrow.
The purpose of the event is to provide a musical festival for college student bands, generate traffic for central city businesses, and create a venue for students from different schools to get together.
The bands performing are: Days in Transit - Marywood University; RISE - Baptist Bible College; Sage Grass Drifters - Johnson College; Silhouette Lies - University of Scranton; The Future Calling - Lackawanna College; Stevie J. and the Shine Men - The Commonwealth Medical College; and Kids in a Sandbox - Keystone College.
Celebrate Autumn the traditional way at the Pocono Environmental Education Center's (PEEC's) Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The festival will feature seasonal exhibits and old-time activities including candle making, arts & crafts, and food preservation.
For more information call (570) 828-2319 or visit PEEC on the web at www.peec.org for a complete list of all upcoming PEEC events and programs. PEEC is close to home, where learning comes naturally!
The 10th Annual Dallas Fall Festival will be held today Sunday, September 16th, noon-5:00 p.m., on Main Street, Dallas (and beyond).
Plenty to see and do for the entire family! Plus the very popular kiss the pig contest.
Farm to Table Community Day Join the Everhart Museum on Sunday, September 16th for an afternoon of educational demonstrations and hands-on activities focused on locally grown and produced foods. The family-friendly programs will take place at the Everhart Museum and on its grounds in Nay Aug Park. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold an Adoption Day on Sunday, September 16 at Tractor Supply, Route 209, Brodheadsville.
Safe Haven will have many beautiful young dogs available for you to meet and get to know.
For more information about Safe Haven, and to find a list of dogs available for adoption and Adoption Applications, please visit http://www.SafeHavenPa.org
Save the Date:
Auditions to cast an exciting new play written by Sandra Mungro King
The play premiered April 21- 22, 2012 at Country Gate Players in Belvidere NJ with rave reviews.
The group is casting a special needs adult male who can read several narratives.
Auditions will be held at the Eastern Monroe County Library at 1002 N 9th St, Stroudsburg PA in the Community room on September 19, 2012 from 5pm-8pm.
"A Parent's Signature" tells the story of one couple's struggle to maintain their relationship as they come to terms with their child's disability. Their young son has been diagnosed with autism, and his behavioral and social needs are not only testing their faith and strength, but exposing cracks in the fragile walls of their marriage. The play is based on the real-life experiences of the playwright, as well as those of the producer, Jonathan Male, the father of a young daughter with Down syndrome.
This production will benefit Pocono Autism Society Inc., Equilibrium and PPODS.
For casting and all other information, please contact Ms. Mungro King at 570-972-8509 or email @ email@example.com.
Tamaqua Graduating Class of 2013 are holding an
"ALL YOUR FAVORITE THINGS" BINGO
on Sunday, Sept 23
at the West Penn Fire Co
$20 Admission (20 reg games valued at $50-$200)
Specials, $300 Jackpot & Refreshments sold there
Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to give the students a memorable All Night Party
following graduation that is a DRUG and ALCOHOL FREE EVENT.
On September 23rd Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church will hold its centennial celebration. Located in the Hanover section of Nanticoke, the parishioners have held a number of monthly events including a lecture on church history, demonstration of Ukrainian Easter egg decoration, women's tea,and men's cookout to mark it's jubilee year.
The culminating event will be a mass at 2pm co-celebrated by Father Volodymyr Popyk and Metropolitan Stefan Soroka, Archbishop of the Philadelphia diocese.
Prior to the mass, several children of the parish dressed in Ukrainian costumes will greet the archbishop with a traditional offering of bread and salt. A banquet will follow at 5pm in the church hall.
The Campion Literary Society at King's College will host a pair of free public events for people interested in creative writing. The events include a writing workshop on the craft of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, and an opening reading to share original work.
The reading will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, near the waterfall in Regina Court on N. Main St. The writing workshop will occur at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Room 117, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, located between North Main and North Franklin streets.
East Stroudsburg University invites the general public to view works of the late acclaimed, self-taught artist Sterling Strauser at no cost on Friday September 21 at The Sterling Strauser Gallery at ESU, located at 562 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg, Pa. The gallery will open from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. as part of the university's Family Weekend activities.
For events this weekend check out our Calendar of Events.