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September 2012 NewsFlash

ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE September 2012 Calendar of Events


Tuesdays, Sept. 4 to Dec. 18, 2012 Art in Nature: Children’s Clayplay, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
This workshop will focus on hand building techniques including pinch, coil and slab pottery with faculty from Moscow Clayworks. No experience necessary. Grades 5 and up. $50 per child for 5 sessions. All materials will be provided. Pre-payment is required. Classes run on Tuesdays from September to December. To register, contact Moscow Clayworks at 357-1627. For more information about Moscow Clayworks go to www.moscowclayworks.com

Sept. to Dec., 2012 Art in Nature: Clayplay Open Studio
Moscow Clayworks will have open studio time Mondays through Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 2:00 p.m. Faculty will be present to answer questions but no formal instruction will be provided. No experience necessary. Grades 5 and up. $5 per child. All materials will be provided. Pre-payment is required. To register, contact Moscow Clayworks at 357-1627. For more information about Moscow Clayworks go to www.moscowclayworks.com

September 20, 2012 Natural Wonders: Apples Abound, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Natural Wonders is a unique program series for children ages 3-5 and guardian that offers discovery-based learning about the natural world through stories, art and outdoor explorations. Children will visit wild apple trees and learn what creatures depend on them. We will also be making & tasting applesauce. Cost is $40 for a series of 6 classes. Classes run every other Thursday from Sept. 20th to Nov. 29th. Registration is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Lackawanna College Environmental Institute at 842-1506.

September 20, 2012 Fall Wildflower Walk, 6:00 p.m.
Join botanist Jim Montgomery for a fall wildflower walk at LCEI. We'll see flowers that are at their height of beauty in September including asters and goldenrods and learn about the unique aspects of the ecosystem in the fall. Dr. Montgomery received his doctorate in Botany from Rutgers University. He is co-author of New Jersey Ferns and Fern Allies and “Ferns” for the Plants of PA. He is a former educator and has been an environmental consultant for nearly 30 years. $5 per person. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Lackawanna College Environmental Institute at 570-842-1506.

September 28, 2012 Art Opening: Glimpses of Wonder, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome artist Sarah Miller. Mrs. Miller has been painting nature in watercolor since childhood. She is drawn to the beauty of the natural world and finds wonder in water, rocks, trees and flowers. Artwork will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. Glimpses of Wonder will be on display from September 28th to October 26th. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Lackawanna College Environmental Institute at 570-842-1506.

Sept. 28 to Oct. 26, 2012 On Exhibit: Glimpses of Wonder
Artist Sarah Miller has been painting nature in watercolor since childhood and is drawn to the beauty of the natural world. She finds wonder in water, rocks, trees and flowers. Artwork will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For more information, contact the Lackawanna College Environmental Institute at 570-842-1506.




In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Pike County Builders Association Annual John Gouse Memorial Golf Outing

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES 12th ANNUAL DAY OF CARING AND 10TH ANNUAL 9-11 MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE!

The Wayne Pike Chapter of the American Red Cross

Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania helps support the Delaware Valley Warrior Football team

Black Bear Film Festival Artful Bear Sculpture Honors Artist Jasper Johns & HIV Survivors and Victims

Jim Mahon’s Moving and Trucking Inc. Celebrate Milestone

September Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE September 2012 Calendar of Events

23rd Annual Delaware River Cleanup was a huge success!

The Dingmans Bridge has designed a special maintenance schedule for 2012, due to the continued closure of Route 209.

Niki Jones Agency Donates Public Relations and Marketing for Black Bear Film Festival

United Way Funds Support Pike County Developmental Center

Rodeo Championship Finals!

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. Update: Tour de Pike County!

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is pleased to invite you to become a part of the solution.

The Pike County Developmental Center Tricky Tray

Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2012

Forces of Nature

Grey Towers Heritage Association Receives Grant to Assist With Cemetery Repairs

Endocrinologist Joins Pocono Health System

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. PRESENTS THE 14TH ANNUAL HOUSE TOUR: “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS”

Penn State Extension - Pike County - Pocono District

Small Business Institute Scholarship Available

Little Acorns Day Care News

St. Patrick’s Plans Parish Picnic

DELAWARE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION

The Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab - Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Tree Walks Planned for September 15 at Grey Towers

Fall Harvest Festival at PEEC

WMH Auxiliary Luncheon & Fashion Show Guest Appearance by “That Shower Guy” Michael G. Stanton


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