THURSDAY


Arrowhead Lake Seniors: 1 p.m., Arrowhead Lodge. Residents of Arrowhead Lake who are 50 or older welcome. Information: Jo Schmidt at 570-646-3790.


ESU to Host Talks:


—Josh Popichak will talk at 1 p.m. in Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts, on campus, East Stroudsburg. The program is “Tomorrow’s Journalism: From Print Reporter to New Media Entrepreneur — Forging a Journalism Career in a Brave News Ecosystem.” Popichak will discuss his career and how journalism is adapting to an online world. Free. Information: Bill Broun at wbroun@esu.edu.


— The East Stroudsburg University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will host a discussion with Samantha Nosti at 2 p.m. in Monroe Hall 113, East Stroudsburg. Nosti graduated from ESU in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Nosti will discuss her time at ESU where she was a member of PRSSA, a writer on the Stroud Courier and worked in the student-run public relations firm, Warrior Relations. Information: Cem Zeytinoglu at 570-422-3911 or email czeytinoglu@esu.edu.


Jewish Resource Center of the Poconos — The Lunch Club: Noon, , 727 Main St., Stroudsburg. Kosher lunch and occasional programs. Menus available at poconojrc.org. Reservations required. Information and reservations: Maggie Augugliaro, 570-517-0815, ext. 12, or maggie@poconojrc.org.


Tannersville Seniors: Noon, Our Lady of Victory Church, Cherry Lane Road, Tannersville. Call 570-629-7350.


Mah Jongg: 1 to 4 p.m., Loder Building, Second Floor, East Stroudsburg. No money involved. Must have a current Mah Jongg card and some experience. For information, email eewolf@ptd.net.


Dance and Movement: 3 to 4 p.m., The Friendly Community Center, 6683 Route 191, Mountainhome. Designed to benefit those with Parkinson's and those with arthritis or movement disorders to help improve coordination, balance and posture. Free. Information: 570-481-4330 or thefriendlycommunitycenter.org.


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


Celebrate Recovery: 6:30 to 9 p.m., Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg. A Christ-centered 12-step recovery program, based on the 8 Principles in the Beatitudes to help participants with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Information: 570-421-0750 or e-mail dana@stroudsburgwesleyan.org or pastordebbieswc@gmail.com.


Vietnam Veterans of America: 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 2540, Fawn Road, East Stroudsburg. A national organization seeking new member brothers and sisters from all conflict eras. The Associates of the Vietnam Veterans of America is open to spouses, children, grandchildren or anyone who shares its vision and wishes to accomplish its mission. Information: Joe Clampet at 570-588-3782, or vva-pa.org.


ADVANCE NOTICE


Pocono Garden Club:— Learn how to create a simple floral arrangement with fresh or silk flowers when the Pocono Garden Club meets at 1 p.m. March 10 in the Monroe County Conservation District, 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville. 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, 2020, at Northampton Community College. March’s design category is titled “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: poconogardenclub@gmail.com.


A Drop in the Bucket: The National Park Service and the Millbrook Village Society will present a maple sugaring demonstration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at Millbrook Village in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Visitors will be able to see and participate in the “sugaring” process from the tree to the table. Sap from Millbrook Village maples will be boiled down in cast iron kettles over an open fire to create maple syrup. Woodstove and outdoor cooking demonstrations will showcase the use of maple products in recipes common during the 1800s. Admission is free. In case of severe weather, the program will be held on March 21. Information: 570-588-7237, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or visit nps.gov/dewa.