Two Rivers Zen Community (TRZC) will hold a zazenkai, a daylong retreat devoted to zen meditation practice. Doors open 7:45, first sitting 8am. Anyone who has practiced with Two Rivers or has experience with formal Zen practice elsewhere is welcome to attend. Visit tworiverszen.org.
"Smart Landscaping: How Landscaping Can Save Energy" at The Wayne County Conservation District, 648 Park St., 7-9pm. Co-sponsored by SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) and the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society. Registration encouraged, 570/245-1256.
Texas No. 4 Fire Co. chicken BBQ, 12 noon-2pm. Drive-thru service. Cost: $10. 570/253-0782.
The Women's Club of Honesdale will meet at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center, 1:30pm. Guest speaker Donna Decker of the Wayne Memorial Hospital will speak on aging gracefully with health. Nominations of officers, and collection for the community pantry.
The Cooperage Project will present a screening of two episodes of the acclaimed nature series “Planet Earth” at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., from 5-7pm. The episodes “Mountains” and “Fresh Water” will be shown. Coffee and popcorn. 570/253-2020.
Acoustic Bluegrass Jam at The Cooperage, 7-9pm. This jam is open to any musician with an acoustic instrument such as a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass, harmonica, tambourine, or egg shaker. Please leave your amps at home. Robert “Buckshot” Jenkins and Ron Penska will lead. 570/253-2020.
Members of the Upper Delaware Writers Collective will read from their original poetry at The Cooperage at 2pm. In honor of the season, after this long and difficult winter, the UDWC will present poems about gardening, the return of the light, and the promise of spring. Free, but donations welcome. A reception will follow. 845/252-7506.
RiverFolk Concerts multicultural South African band Sharon Katz & The Peace Train at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. The band helped Nelson Mandela end apartheid. African-picking guitar work, intricate drumming, pulsating dances, compelling lyrics and rich harmonies. $20 suggested donation. BYOB. 845/252-6783.
'Down the Rabbit Hole' taught by Hana Marritz and presented by The Wayne County Arts Alliance and The Cooperage Project. 10:30am to 12:00pm at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street. Discovery your intrinsic artistry with the whole family. Suggested donation: $10 per family.
The Women’s Club of Honesdale meets at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 303 Commercial St., 1:30pm. The Festival of Arts Program includes music and artwork by local students. 570/224-4607.