Monday, July 21, 2014

August 10 - 16 , 2014



8/10/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/11/14 Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

8/12/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, August 12, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

8/12/14 Stream Team Adventure Day, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Masthope Mountain Community, Lackawaxen PA 18435. Learn more about water quality and ecology in our lakes, rivers and streams with the Stream Team. The day will include hands on activities to explore the world of water. This program is open to youth ages 8 - 12. For more information on this event and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/12/14 First session of a Strong Women/Growing Stronger program, 4:45 – 5:45 PM, Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. The classes, which meet twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from August 12 – October 30, consist of a nutrition lesson and 8-12 strength training exercises that help improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Fee: $80. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by August 12. To register or for more information visit http://extension.psu.edu/health/strongwomen/events or contact Penn State Extension at 570-296-3400, by fax at 570-296-3406, or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu

8/12 - 14/14 2014 Ag Progress Days will be held on August 12, 13 & 14 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, 2710 W. Pine Grove Rd, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865. This event opens at 9:00 AM each day, and ends at various times between 4:00 and 8:00 PM. For more information on the exhibits and activities visit http://agsci.psu.edu/apd

8/13/14 Nature Crafting 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley PA 18428. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/14/14Interior Plantscape webinar, 1:00 -2:00 PM. Fee: $15.00. Pre-registration is required by August 13. This webinar meeting will focus on management of pests and diseases in the interior plantscape. Participants will learn to identify pests and diseases and learn management strategies. Participants must have a good internet connection capable of showing video to participate in this program.  Following the webinar, participants will need to complete an online survey/quiz to demonstrate their participation. The presenter is Ruth Benner, Penn State Greenhouse and Nursery IPM Extension Educator. This meeting has been approved for the following PDA Pesticide Applicators Recertification Credits: Category 18 (4), Category 22 (4), and Private Category (4). For more information or to register go to http://www.cvent.com/events/interior-plantscape-webinar-meeting/event-summary-6a9c812e28144325885389acc425291b.aspx

8/15/14Furry Frenzie Animal Lover's 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4

Monday, July 14, 2014

August 3 - 9 , 2014



8/1 - 8/9/14 Wayne County Master Gardeners will be at the Wayne County Fair, 12:00 – 8:00 PM, in the Red Metal Building, Honesdale PA 18431. They will answer your gardening questions and have a wide variety of free informational handouts.

8/3/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/4/14 Elite Equestrians Model Horse 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 – 6:30 PM, On Broadway Dance Studio, 106 Dingmans Pl, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. This club is accepting new members. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

8/5/14 - Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find answers to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

8/5/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

8/5/14Irrigation Water webinar, 12:00 -1:00 PM. The topic is: Which management practices are vital in pathogen risk mitigation? The presenter is Dr. Andrew Ristvey, Associate Professor of Horticulture, University of Maryland. To watch the webinar visit https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/irrigation-water/

8/5/14 Free, no-obligation, informational meeting for the Growing Stronger Exercise Program (Strong Women/Strong Men), 7:00 PM, Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337. Growing Stronger is a safe, effective strength-training and nutrition program for men and women who have been active or sedentary for the past few years and are interested in improving their health. What to expect: 5—15 minute warm-up, 30—45 minutes of strength training exercises, 5—15 minute floor mat and cool-down. The classes, which meet twice a week, will be available in 2 locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays: from August 12 – October 30 at the Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad St., Milford, PA 18337, from 4:45 to 5:45 PM; or, from September 2 – November 20 at the Pocono Woodland Lakes Clubhouse, 141 Marigold Lane, Milford, PA 18337, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. If you enroll, the fee for the 12 week program is $80 and you will receive required paperwork at this meeting. To register for the free informational session on August 5th, or for more information about the program, visit http://extension.psu.edu/health/strongwomen/events or contact Penn State Extension at 570-296-3400, by fax at 570-296-3406, or send an e-mail message to PikeExt@psu.edu

8/7/14 Pesticide Applicator Certification Examinations, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St, Suite 201, Stroudsburg PA 18360. Pre-registration is not required. You can find more about the exam fees, categories, and courses by visiting the Pesticide Education Program online at http://www.pested.psu.edu/applicators/certification

8/7/14 - Got a gardening question?  A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 724 Phillips St Suite 201, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions, and best of all it’s free! If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-421-6430 or email monroemg@psu.edu

8/7/14 4-H Knitting Kids Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. Meetings will be cancelled and not rescheduled if inclement weather or schools close. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

Monday, July 7, 2014

July 27 - August 2, 2014


7/27/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

7/29/14 - A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St, Milford, PA 18337, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions, and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-296-3400 to leave a message or email pikepamg@gmail.com that Master Gardeners will check on Tuesdays.

7/29/14 - A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office 648 Park St, Suite E, Honesdale, PA 18431, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions, and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-253-5970, ext. 1614.

7/29/14 - A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions, and best of all it’s free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you may call 570-325-2788 to leave a message or email CARBON-MASTER-GARDENERS-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU

7/29/14 Masthope Mountain 4-H Club meeting, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Masthope Mountain new activities building (Ski Rental shop), Lackawaxen PA 18435. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.  

7/30/14Water Resources webinar, 12:00 -1:00 PM. The topic is: A Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater. The presenter is Kristin Kyler, Project Coordinator, Lower Susquehanna Initiative, Penn State Extension. To watch the webinar visit https://meeting.psu.edu/water1

7/30/14 Nature Crafting 4-H Club meeting, 5:30 PM, Hemlock Farms Steer Barn Clubhouse, 2nd floor Art room, Lords Valley PA 18428. 4-H is open to youth ages 8 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.

7/31/14 - 4-H Young Scientists Day Camp, 9:30 – 11:30 AM, Akenac Park, Route 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. Fee: 4-H members free; non-members $10. Hands on activities for children age 5-8 to learn more about science and have fun doing it. Explore the elements, Air, Water, Earth, Fire with experiments, crafts and food. This program is open to youth ages 5 - 8. For more information visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4. To register, call 570-296-3400 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu by July 29.

8/1 - 9/14 Wayne County Master Gardeners will be a the Wayne County Fair, 12:00 – 8:00 PM, in the Red Metal Building, Honesdale PA 18431. They will answer your gardening questions and have a wide variety of free informational handouts.  

8/2/14 – Get ready to satisfy your taste buds and help out a local 4-H club.  The Furry Frenzie Animal Lover's 4-H Club is holding a bake sale from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM at Arnold's Mini Market, 1816 Rte 739, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328.  Proceeds from the sale of hand baked items will help defray the cost of project/educational supplies. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://tinyurl.com/ncagxy4.