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May 27, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Honesdale Senior Center
If you are one of the millions of people living with diabetes, participating in a self-management education (SME) program can help you learn skills to manage your diabetes more effectively by checking blood sugar regularly, eating healthy food, being active, taking medicines as prescribed, and handling stress. This program, developed by Stanford University, has been shown to lower A1C levels; prevent or reduce diabetes complications; improve quality of life; and lower your medical expenses.
May 23, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wayne County Park Street Complex
Hydrilla is an aquatic invasive plant that can out compete many native organisms and disrupt ecological systems within and around an infested body of water. It is notoriously difficult and expensive to manage and can quickly make boating, swimming and fishing nearly impossible if left untreated. Hydrilla has been identified in Wayne County's Lake Alden and recorded by the PA Natural Heritage Program in the PA iMapInvasives database. This workshop will focus on identification of Hydrilla and management options as well as methods to prevent the spread of aquatic invasives between waterbodies.
May 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Online
Richard Jermyn, DO, Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Director of the NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ leads us in a discussion of pain management and opioid tapering. Managing pain in older adults can be complex due to age-related physiologic changes, comorbidities, and polypharmacy. Pain may be difficult to recognize and treat. Dr. Jermyn will share evidence-based multi-modal pain management strategies and methods for proper tapering of opioid medications in older adults.
May 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ St. Patrick's Church Parish Office Building
SMART Recoveryis a science-based addiction recovery support group, where participants learn self-empowering techniques to aid their recovery by overcoming addictive behavior. It focuses on enhancing and maintaining motivation, coping with urges, managing thoughts and feelings, lifestyle balancing.
May 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM @ Mohegan Sun Conference Center
The Alzheimer's Association Spring Education Conference features Stacie Bonenberger and Annelise Perry of Demintia Friendly Pittsburgh as keynote speakers, Alzheimer's Association Executive Director Clay Jacobs, PA Council on the Arts and Everhart Museum, Family Caregiver, Community Engagement Panel and NEPA Moves.
May 22, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Northern Wayne Community Library
Ms. Sheryl comes to play games, do activities, and have a snack. Join her for some fun.
May 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Wayne County Public Library
Join Miss Melanie in the Children's Room for a story and a fun craft for the whole family to enjoy.
May 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wayne County Park Street Complex
Incorporating edible plants into existing beds, or creating new and exciting beds can be fun! Join us for Edible Landscaping a conversation about how to integrate berries, annual and perennial vegetables, small nuts, and more into your gardens. This workshop is offered at no fee to participants. We'll talk about plant selection, planting, and maintenance of your new creations. Bring your questions and ideas
May 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Stourbridge Project
New business start-ups and entrepreneurs without previous business experience are encouraged to attend one of the SBDC First Step Workshops before meeting with one of their consultants. The start-up essentials workshop is a two hour program covering the basics of starting a business. Light refreshments provided.
May 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ The Cooperage Project
The Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA) program, a regrant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), a state agency, administered in northeastern PA by the Pocono Arts Council (PoconoArts), is now accepting applications for PROJECT STREAM grants for art projects in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties. Arts-related and community-based non-profit organizations or individual artists conducting arts programming open to the community are eligible for the grants and are encouraged to apply. Awards, not to exceed $2,500, will be made through a local decision-making process. A total of $46,867 in awards will be made in the 5-county area.
May 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Wayne County Public Library
If you have ever wanted to learn to knit or how to crochet, now is your chance. The biweekly classes are open to both teens and adults. No supplies required for first class.
May 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Paupack Township Municipal Building
In case of inclement weather, please call 253-4646 two hours before the start of your distribution day for an automated message. For information about how to register with a pantry, you should call 253 - 4262. Please bring large brown paper bags & plastic bags with you each month to recycle. Bring Campbell’s labels to distribute to schools. If you are unable to attend, you may ask someone to pick your food up for you. However, they must have your pantry card and a note/proxy giving them permission to pick up your food.
May 23, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM @ The Stourbridge Project
Meet representatives from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners, PA Small Business Administration and USDA. For entrepreneurs, early stage tech-based companies, and established manufacturing companies in the Pocono/Northeast PA region interested in growing their business to the next level: learn about the capital, counseling, resources, and connections you can gain through Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the USDA. Informal networking follows the program.
May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Wayne Memorial Hospital
Positive Support in dealing with suicide & loss of a loved one. All individuals 16 years of age & older are welcome. In case of inclement weather support group will not meet.
Volunteers and new members are needed to serve on the W/P Suicide Prevention Committee - ALL are welcome!
May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Wayne Memorial Hospital
The support group is a positive support time to help deal with suicide and loss of a loved one. We wish to invite individuals 16 years of age and older to attend the meeting in Conference Room #3, on the second floor of the hospital.
The 2019 Awareness Walk will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019. PLEASE mark your calendar. Officials would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2018 walk and those who donated raffle prizes and baskets.
May 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Bingham Park
A variety of farms and producers offer vegetables, fruit, herbs, mushrooms, honey, eggs,meats and more every Friday in season. Right in Bingham Park, so bring the kids.
May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fairgrounds
It is an indoor/outdoor event held “rain or shine” from 10am until 3 pm and there is no admission charge to shoppers. Everyone is encouraged to participate. The refreshment stand will be open.
May 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Hawley Public Library
Hosted by Lake Region IGA and The Beer Store Starting Saturday, March 23rd at 10 am at the Hawley Public Library a FREE monthly class will begin on healthy living. Every month a different subject will be taught. You will learn ways to: lose weight, eat healthy, exercise regularly, increase your energy and decrease your stress, reach your health goals, plan and cook healthy meals, practice portion control, deconstruct cravings, incorporate more vegetables in your diet and much more! You will even go on a healthy grocery store tour. You will not only learn about healthy living, you will meet awesome people, have fun, and feel great about yourself! Instructor: Diane Ambrose, RDH, CNC Certified Nutritional Counselor/Health Coach/Personal Fitness Trainer
May 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Prompton State Park
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Wayne County Community Support Program sponsor a day of kite flying and fun. The goal is to promote the importance of physical wellness in Mental Health Recovery. The first 40 people to register receive a free kite kit. To register call the Kim at the New Horizons Drop-In Center.
May 25, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Cooperage Project
Contra dance is a folk dance made up of long lines of couples. It has mixed origins from English country dance, Scottish, French dance styles in the 17th century, with strong African influence from Appalachia. Bring a partner with you or find a partner here, all are welcome
May 28, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Wayne Memorial Hospital
Six workshops will be offered to provide support and focus on grief as a normal part of an individual’s transition through life. Acknowledging that grief is a very individual process, the Support Group will encourage participants to explore their own solutions to the challenges of living without their loved ones and dealing with the many changes that follow a loss. The support group will be facilitated by Rev. Edward K. Erb, Wayne Memorial Hospital and Hospice Chaplain, and Hospital and Hospice Social Worker Anna Walsh. The group will provide a safe place in which individuals can sort out their feelings and share as they are able and willing. No one will be required to share. Your experience will be enhanced by attending all sessions; however, it is understandable if you cannot attend some. You may enter or exit at any time.
May 29, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Wayne County Pubic Library
Wayne County Master Gardener Valerie Bell will discuss Lyme Disease, tick identification as well as tips for tick resistant gardening.
May 30, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Wayne County Public Library
May 30, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Wayne County Public Library
Teams of four to six adults compete for prizes. Challenge yourself. There will be snacks available.
May 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Cooperage
Dr. Robert Dugan will introduce the play with a brief background and orientation. “The Such Sweet Thunder" series has screened 28 plays over the past three years. "We have tried to present only the most accurate versions, while enthusiastically supporting the rich and varied tradition of interpretation. Fortunately, more and more plays are receiving sophisticated film treatments, and we will continue to research and offer only the best and highest quality versions of the plays.” Says Dr. Robert Dugan, host of the series. After the screening, there will be an opportunity for discussion.
May 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Bingham Park