Wellness Workshop: Fitness 101, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Day Street Community Center, 15 Day St., East Stroudsburg. This workshop will include generalized tips and actionable lessons for how to keep yourself active and strong to lessen the chances of chronic disease, including tips for how to form good fitness habits. Cost: $10. Information: 570-426-1512,

Miller-Keystone Blood Drive: 3 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, Plainfield Volunteer Fire Company, 6480 Sullivan Trail, Wind Gap. Information: 610-691-5850 or 800-223-6667.


American Red Cross Blood Drive: Noon to 5 p.m., Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, 206 E. Brown St., East Stroudsburg. All blood types are needed. Walk-in donors welcome or to make an appointment, visit or call 1-800-733-2767.

Family Swim Fridays: 6 to 8:30 p.m., Chipperfield Elementary School, 2015 Chipperfield Drive, Stroudsburg. Cost: $5 per person or $15 for a family of four. Swim will be canceled if school is closed or dismisses early. Information: 570-426-1512 or


Saturday Stroll: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Pinebrook Park North Lot, Fifth Street, East Stroudsburg. Every first Saturday of the month. From tracks in the snow to birds in the trees, every season has something to show us. No registration required. Free. Information: 570-426-1512 or


American Red Cross Blood Drive: Noon to 5 p.m. March 17, Gray Chevrolet, 1245 N. 9th St., Stroudsburg. All blood types are needed. Walk-in donors welcome or to make an appointment, visit or call 1-800-733-2767.

Streamwatchers Needed: Brodhead Watershed Association will soon welcome new “water warriors” into its Streamwatch program. Streamwatch volunteer training sessions will be held in March in two locations. You need attend only one session: 7 p.m. March 26, at Northampton Community College’s Tannersville campus, Room 104 in Kapp Hall; or at 10 a.m. March 28, at Brodhead Creek Heritage Center, 1539 Cherry Lane Road, East Stroudsburg. Information or to register: 570-839-1120 or email

Dance-A-Thon: Lehman Intermediate and St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital will host its first all-night Dance-A-Thon at 6 p.m. March 20 to 7 a.m. March 21 at Lehman Intermediate School, 257 Timberwolf Drive, Dingmans Ferry. The Lehman Intermediate School has joined forces with St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital to help the fight against childhood cancer and other significant diseases. Students in grades six to eight will holding a private all-night Dance-A-Thon to bring awareness to the cause and to garner donations from family, friends and local businesses. There are 14 teams totaling 85 student participants. All team members are going out to their family and friends seeking donations. Seeking donations, from goodie bags, food, drinks, and glow-in-the-dark items to monetary donations — all to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. To make monetary donations, visit