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October 19, 2018, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Genetti Hote & Conference Center
The conference includes opening remarks by PA Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne, a Keynote Address by Luzerne County Judge Jennifer Rodgers, and panel discussions on 'Knowing Your Resources and Legal Issues.
October 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Cooperage Project
Sounds Like Teen Spirit is an open mic night designed to provide an opportunity to showcase the talent of our community’s youth. School-aged students are encouraged to share their performing art on stage. If you play guitar, rap, perform stand-up comedy, write poetry, sing, juggle or play keyboards this is the perfect place to get some experience and gain inspiration in front of a supportive audience.
October 21, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Woodloch Pines Resort
A Night for the Cure is a grassroots fundraising event that benefits Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The event is structured as a Tricky Tray with countless gift items that are donated by local individuals and businesses. All are welcome to join or donate. the evening hors d’oeuvres are served; wine tasting is available along with a full cash bar.
October 21, 2018, 5:00 PM @ The Cooperage Project
The Honeycomb will combine stories of life and faith and weave them into something we all can relate to. Stories about being a Dad, a husband, a son. Moms, Dads, laughter and loss, beginnings and endings. Training wheels, marriage, divorce, dancing, memory loss, Alzheimer’s, funeral homes, beach balls, flying on Ferris Wheels, the occasional fart. Jeff Raught, a Honesdale native back to our stage. Jeff even has the audacity to talk about things like death and those odd rolled meat trays at the “light refreshments” gathering afterwards. An honest look at a life filled with laughter.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM @ Ladore Conference Center
The expo will feature speak Michael Regan, a former Wallenpaupack student and School Social Worker dedicated to helping youth overcome obstacles. There will also be information on area employers and employment services, continuing education options and Office of Vocational Rehabilition's Early Reach Initiative. Learn about the PA Department of Labor and industries, and visit with agencies and providers. For information, contact Traci Hall at the Wayne County Office of Behavioral & Developmental Programs and Early Intervention.
October 23, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Commissioners Meeting Room
October 23, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ St. John the Evangelist Church
The Social Concerns Committee sponsors a monthly luncheon for all those in the area who are in need or a nutritious lunch and/or good fellowship. Use the handicap entrance on Vine Street to access the Hall.
October 24, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Stourbridge Project
Work one-on-one with James Harmon, Director of the 3D Print Center at Keystone College for a hands-on bring in your design and he’ll help you make it class in four consecutive sessions. James Harmon has been teaching 3D design for many years teaching computer aided animation and software instruction at Parson’s School of Design and the New School, and Hands on Design at Lehigh University. James works with engineering students on fabrication of projects and idea assignments and is an avid follower of the “Maker Movement.”
October 25, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ De Sales University Center
This conference is designed to educate professionals about supporting individuals who are aging with an intellectual disability and those that care for them. A presentation by Dan Lightman, Ph.D., Take Charge of Change by Choice, kicks off the conference with three sets of breakout sessions on Differentiating Mood Disorders from Cognitive Changes or Impact of Trauma on the Caregiving Expericence; Seniors & Bullying or Compassion Fatigue,; and Substance Abuse & Medication Misues or Dealing with Grief and Loss.
October 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning
The Fall Quarterly Meeting includes a screening of the documentsary "Chronic State." about how marijuana normalization impacts communities, followed by a panel discussion featuring Ssen. Lisa Baker, Dr. Meredith Hellstern, Kathleen Martin, Senior Deputy DA, Wayne County Drug & Alcohol Commission and a school representative. The afternoon will spent developing an advocacy plan.
October 25, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Commissioners Meeting Room
The Wayne County Commissioners meet in voting session each Thursday and accept public comment as part of the weekly agenda.
October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Paupack Township Building
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. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
October 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Cooperage Project
Shakespeare on Film tackles King Lear, with Dr. Robert Dugan introducing the play with a brief background and orientation. After the screening there will been an opportunity for impressions and sharing.
October 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - October 27, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey
Free training for families of children who receive Infant-Toddler Early Intervention or pre-school Early Intervention service. Learn to navigate the Pennsylvania Early Intervention System, identify best practice supports and connect with community resources. Applicants should be PA residents who have child who receives Early Intervention, a desire to advocate for themselves and others by building leadership skills and are willing to commit to all four two-day trainings.
October 26, 2018, 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. Live music by Laura and Craig Gehrig with caller Laurie B.
October 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM @ Diocese of Scranton Pastoral Center
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification course that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling – rather, participants learn a core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis. Professionals and educators may be eligible for CEU’s.
October 27, 2018, 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. Live music by Jeanne Wassman, Judy Trudgen and Donna Lee Gregor. Caller Laurie B.
October 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ LVHN Innovation Center
This training program has been designed specifically for active military, veterans, their families and people living and working with military who want to help them with a mental health related problem or crisis. Mental Health First Aid helps you start conversations about mental health and substance use problems by improving understanding and providing an action plan that teaches people to safely and responsibly identify and address a potential mental health problem or substance use disorder
October 30, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Commissioners Meeting Room