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ESU Provost’s Colloquium Series: 5:30 p.m. in Beers Lecture Hall, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg. Presentation by Gillian Beauchamp, M.D., emergency medicine and medical toxicology at Lehigh Valley Health Network, on “Science, Stigma and Solutions: What We Can do as a Community about the Substance Use Disorder Crisis.” Beauchamp will provide context to the topic of substance abuse by discussing contributors to the crisis of overdose deaths. She will also present a multi-pronged approach to addressing the crisis of substance use disorder and overdose deaths and will describe the underlying disease process of substance use disorder. Beauchamp will engage the audience in how substance use disorder treatment helps to heal the person with a substance use disorder and discuss how stigma affects access to care and treatment success. Free and open to the public. Information: 570-422-7954 or cmcdonald9@esu.edu.


Monroe County 5G-Gigabit Project: Meeting from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors, 2214 W. Main St., Stroudsburg. Updates on the Monroe Dead Cell Zone Project. This project is designed to eliminate dead cell zones. It only takes 100-seconds to help, visit bit.ly/2w7eR5E. To learn more, write: Info@LewisStrategic.com, Shelly@LewisStrategic.com, or call 570-510-7745.


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.


Pocono Mountain Seniors: 1 p.m., Pocono Summit Fire hall, Pocono Summit. Bring lunch. Coffee and refreshments provided. Business meeting on the first Thursday; social meeting with fun and games on the third Thursday. Bring donations for the food pantry.


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.


Monroe County Women's Commission: 4:30 p.m., Eastern Monroe Public Library, Hughes Building, Route 611, Stroudsburg. The group is a branch of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women, which advises on policies and legislation which affect women, and to encourage mentoring programs for girls and women. Members of Monroe County women's advocacy groups welcome. Accepting new members. Information: pdume@mstownship.com or womenscommissionofmonroecountypa.com.


Wellness Workshop: Fitness 101 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Day Street Community Center, 15 Day St., East Stroudsburg. Cost: $10. 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. Information: 570-426-1512, recreation@srosrc.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.


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, recreation@srosrc.org.


American Legion Post 927: 7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 927, Route 209 and Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert. Information: 610-681-5838 or ampost927.org.


ADVANCE NOTICE


Women on Target: Instructional Shooting Clinic will be held on April 18 at Blue Ridge Cherry Valley Rod & Gun Club Inc., 2178 Smith Road, Sciota, rain or shine. For age 12 and over. Sessions: 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Cost: $50 per person. Information: Peg Kraft at secretary@brcv-rodgun.org or 570-420-8795.


She Nailed It 2020: Will be held on May 17 at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware. Monroe County Habitat for Humanity is looking for teams of women to enter the nailing competition, sponsors, entertainers, and vendors.Information: Kelly Jean Kemmerer at 570-216-4390 or mchfh.secure.nonprofitsoapbox.com/donate.