Private gardens available for public viewing, 10am-4pm, $25 for self-guided tour map. Reception follows tour. 845/796-1350, ext. 1050.
Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm, adults/take-outs $9, ages 11 & under $5, 5 & under free. Public invited. 845/292-3434.
Wayne County Historical Society event, 6/19, bus leaves Rt. 6 Plaza 7am, returns ~8pm, $45 members, $50 non-members. Add'l activities available in Corning. RSVP by 6/10: 570/253-3240.
ROSCOE, NY — You can vote for Roscoe as America’s Ultimate Fishing Town at www.wfnfishingtown.com/home.php . As of this writing, Roscoe is in second place.
The contest is being run by Eagle Claw, a fishing tackle manufacturer. The winner will be awarded a $25,000 prize for a tourism boost and a 30 minute show on World Fishing Network about fishing in their town. Read more
Wayne County Historical Society event, 10am-4pm, $15 for directions for self-driven tour of area gardens. 570/253-3240.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church: Maundy Thurs., 4/21, 9am & 7pm; Good Fri., 4/22, 12noon & 7pm; Holy Sat., 4/23, 4:30pm; Easter Sun., 4/24, 7am & 9:30pm; Easter breakfast & egg hunt, 4/24, 8:15am. 845/252-3919.
Firehouse, Tues., doors & kitchen open 5pm, Early Bird 7pm. Progressive jackpot, refreshments avail. 570/559-7525.
After what seemed to be an endless winter, signs of spring are appearing in the woods and on the shores of rivers and lakes, and the singers such as the wood thrush and the spring peeper hail spring’s arrival. On the 9th of April, during a kayak trip on Walker Lake in Shohola, PA, I spotted some more signs of milder weather: many painted turtles basking on the shore. Read more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Sullivan County Dairy Promotion Committee will hold its annual dinner at Kings in Livingston Manor to welcome its new 2011-2012 court. The family-style dinner will cost $25 per person. Active dairy farmers will receive a $10 discount per farm. Milk punch will be served at 7:30 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m. Call 845/482-9983 for reservations.
MILFORD, PA — Members of the Milford Garden Club are gearing up to plant the Milford Borough streets with flowers as they have been doing since 1937. This year, they have purchased a number of new flower urns for Harford and Broad streets that will be filled with a seasonal, changing assortment of plants and flowers.
Contributions to help defray the expense would be welcome. It is possible to purchase and dedicate one of the urns. Donations should be made payable to The Milford Garden Club, P.O. Box 764, Milford, PA 18337.