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Life of an activist, homeschool hangout

What's going on in your community November 14 to November 20

Posted 11/13/19

What's going on in your community November 14 to November 20

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Life of an activist, homeschool hangout

What's going on in your community November 14 to November 20

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Tick-borne diseases task force receives award

MILFORD, PA — Pike County’s Tick Borne Diseases Task Force received an Environmental Partnership Award from the Northeast Environmental Partners on October 24 during a dinner held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

The task force is an initiative of the Pike County Commissioners focused on decreasing the number of tick-borne illnesses by building community awareness through education, support and advocacy through school-nurse tick-removal protocols, legislation and testing.

Meetings of the Tick Borne Diseases Task Force are held on the fourth Thursday of each month (unless otherwise indicated) at 10 a.m. at the Pike County Administration Building, 506 Broad Street. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 5.

For more information about the task force, contact Brian Snyder at bsnyder@pikepa.org or call 570/296-3569.

For more information on ticks, see Explore the Great Outdoors.

Homeschool hangout

CALLICOON, NY — On Thursday, November 21 at 3 p.m., the Western Sullivan Public Library will host a homeschool hangout. Adults can connect with other homeschooling adults to discuss navigating this aspect of life. Teens can duck away to hang out while the little ones are free to enjoy open play in the children’s room.

Adults must stick around for the duration of the program.

For information and to register, visit www.wsplonline.org.

The life of activist Theodore Parker

NARROWSBURG, NY — There will be a discussion about activist and abolitionist Theodore Parker on Sunday, November 17 at 10:15 a.m. in Room 102 of the Narrowsburg Union. Parker’s lectures inspired Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr. He was also an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church whose congregations numbered thousands.

All are invited to the one-hour service, sponsored by the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Directions and more information can be found at www.uduuf.org.

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