WEDNESDAY


Kiwanis Club of the Poconos — Daybreak: 7:30 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, 1215 W. Main St., Stroudsburg. Information: Roger McFadden at 570-369-4277.


Feederwatch: 11 to 11:45 a.m., Community Center, 15 Day St., East Stroudsburg. Observe winter birds out of our community center window over hot tea and friendly conversation. Kids will have access to activities, a group game and coloring sheets. Information: 570-426-1512, recreation@srosrc.org.


Kiwanis Club of the Stroudsburgs: Noon, Sycamore Lounge, Main Street, Delaware Water Gap. Nonmembers are welcome. Fee of $11 for walk-ins, which includes lunch, an introduction and program. Information: Dina Alves at 570-424-0667.


Adult Dance Classes: Noon to 1 p.m., School of Visual and Performing Arts, 554 Main St., Stroudsburg. Adult ballet classes for beginners to intermediate, adults 18 to 80. Cost is $11 per class; call 570-421-5838. Information about other dance classes: 570-424-5285.


League of Women Voters of Monroe County: 5 p.m., Hughes Eastern Monroe Library, Eisemann Room, 1002 N. Ninth St., Stroudsburg. New members welcome. Information: Rose Ann Ferullo at 856-0201 or monroeleaguesecretary@gmail.com.


The Heart of the Matter!: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Barrett Paradise Friendly Library, 6500 Route 191, Cresco. Learn how to make a healthy treat you and loved ones can share. Treat: veggie "pizzas." Information and to register: 570-595-7171, L.vromanbpfl@gmail.com.


Breast Friends Support Group: 6:30 to 8 p.m., East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church, 87 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg. Open to women impacted by breast and ovarian cancers. Information: Kelli Mercurio at 321-236-3721 or kellimercurio@breastfriends.org.


Parkinson's Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Access Physical Therapy & Wellness, 518 Routes 6 and 209, Milford. For those living with Parkinson's disease, their families and care partners. Facilitated by Knapp-Hayden and Danielle Rizzo. Information: 845-858-9999 or drizzo@accessptw.com.


Colonial Intermediate Unit 20: Board of School Directors meeting 7:30 p.m., at Colonial Intermediate Unit 20, 6 Danforth Drive, Easton. The agenda can be found at ciu20.org. Information: 610-252-5550.


Professors Hosts Opera Talk: East Stroudsburg University professors and opera enthusiasts James Maroney, Ed.D., professor of theater and Eugene Galperin, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics, will present “Drama, Love, Compassion, and Politics – Why Opera is Still Relevant Today” at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of the university’s Fine & Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg. The presentation, which is open to the public and free of charge, is geared toward people with little or no knowledge of opera. The discussion will feature highlights from Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda,”, Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” and Puccini’s “Tosca,” all of which will be shown this spring in movie theaters nationwide as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Live-In-HD” series. Information: call Dr. Galperin at 570-422-3931 or Dr. Weatherston at 570-422-3603.


ADVANCE NOTICE


Monroe County Garden Club: Meeting, 1 p.m. March 10, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville. Learn how to create a simple floral arrangement with fresh or silk flowers. The instructional program will be presented by members Peg Zukawski, Maryann LaPenna and Joan Leonard. It is intended to encourage and give members confidence to enter the monthly design exhibits and the design competition at the club’s annual flower show and sale, “A Magical Kingdom, Disney in Flowers,” on July 11 at Northampton Community College. March’s design category is “Wearin’ of the Green.” Create a design of choice in floral Oasis with the color green dominating. Use fresh or silk flowers. Accessory allowed. The horticulture specimen for March would be a forced flowering branch such as forsythia, quince, pussy willow, or witch hazel. Use one stem not to exceed 24 inches, sized in proportion to its clear glass container. The houseplant would be a green foliage or succulent. Entries should be brought in 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Anyone interested in gardening is welcome. Membership dues are $15 annually. Information: email poconogardenclub@gmail.com.