Calendar
2016




June

2 6-7:30 Knitting Kids 4-H Club, ages 5-18, Penn Extension, 514 Broad, free.

3 9-2 Warrior Engineering Invitational. 20 schools expected to compete in projects in natural resources and sustainability. Via Air Soil Water, PEEC and Schoenagel. DV High School, Rt 6/209. Free but requires RSVP to Air Soil Water to be on the list.

3 4:30-6 Sew What 4-H Sewing Club, via Penn Extension. Ages 9+ (4th grade). St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Dr. Free.

4 10-11:30 Grey Towers Garden Tour, Meet Horticulturist Elizabeth Hawke at the Visitor Pavilion, Grey Towers parking lot.  RSVP; 570-296-9630. $8 adults/$7 seniors

4 12-1 Horse & Pony 4-H Club, via Penn Extension. GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 514 Foster Hill Rd. free.

4 5:30 The Means of Seeing: Conservationism and the Nature Essays of John Burroughs. Lecture at Grey Towers. Reception and meet the presenters. RSVP 570-296-9625

5 10-2 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Milford Farmers' Market, at The Grotto, W. Harford, free.

6  6:30-8:30 Everyone has loose parts: Using everyday materials to support learning. Childcare Workshop, via Penn Extension. For professionals and parents. Register by 4 June. County Admin Bldg, 506 Broad. $7.

7 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

8 5:30 Business Beyond Borders, Awards Banquet. Scenic, Wild Delaware River Geotourism Project (Imagine Award) UDGLBT (Achieve Award)  and Sean Strub (Believe Award). Best Western, Rt 6/209 All inclusive $75. RSVP

11 9-3 4-H Horsemanship Day Camp, via Penn. Extension. Ages 8-18. Hands-on games and activities, though riding is NOT part of the day. GAIT, 314 Foster Hill. Limited to first 30 registrants. Free for 4-H, $5 others.

11 2-6 Butterfly Release, via Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, Ann St. Park, free.

11 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

12 10-2 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Milford Farmers' Market, at The Grotto, W. Harford, free.

13 6:30-8:30 Using Informational Text to Deepen Children’s Knowledge. Childcare Workshop, via Penn Extension. For professionals and parents. Register by 11 June. County Admin Bldg, 506 Broad. $7.

14 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

14 4:30-6 Explorer Buds 4H Club, via Penn Extension. Ages 5-8 . Foundation Room, Columns Museum, 608 Broad, free.

14 6-7 Strong Women Growing Stronger. Informational meeting. Nutrition lesson and 8-12 strength training exercises that help improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Classes begin 12 July. Penn Extension, 514 Broad. free.

15 5:15-6:15 Milford Presents Merchants Meeting. All Milford business owners and their representatives are welcome and encouraged to attend.
- Overview of Event Calendar (what we've accomplished & what we're looking forward to)
- Committee formation for Share The Harvest & Septemberfest
- Distribution of marketing materials: Milford Music Festival schedule+map, rackcard, business directory & map.
Frisky Goat Coffeehouse, 611 Broad. Free.

16 6-7:30 Knitting Kids 4-H Club, ages 5-18, Penn Extension, 514 Broad, free.

17 4:30-6 Sew What 4-H Sewing Club, via Penn Extension. Ages 9+ (4th grade). St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Dr. Free.

18 8:00 Poconos Foxtrot, 5k race for Michael J Fox Foundation, Ann St Park.

18 4-7 Welcome Party, annual welcome to the summer season in Milford via Milford Enhancement Committee. Food, drink, music, prizes. Snyder Quality Llamas, Foster Hill Rd. $50.

18 7:30 Flamenco Old & New. Juanito Pascual, acclaimed flamenco guitarist, with the Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio, and Barbara Martinez, singer/dancer. Kindred Spirits. Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15-$20.Under 15 free.

19 10-2 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Milford Farmers' Market, at The Grotto, W. Harford, free.

19 11:30-12:30 Yoga in the Park, for International Yoga Day, via Jenn Murphy Fitness. Ann St. Park, free.

20 4:30-6 Open House commemorating retirement of Director Nancy Grotevant. Reception, light refreshments. Penn Extension, 514 Broad. RSVP 570 296 3400. Free.

21 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

23 8:30 Blues Jam. Kickoff to Milford Musicfest. Waterwheel Cafe, 150 Water. Free.

24-26 Milford Music Festival. Music all over town.
Milfordmusicfest.org

24 7:30 Hooray for Hollywood, via City Stage Theater Arts, Milford Theatre, 114 E. Cathtarine, $10 at the door.

25 9-4 Strawberry Festival, vendors indoors and out. Methodist Church fundraiser, 206 E. Ann. Free.

25 9-4 Flea Market, front lawn, Presbyterian Church, Broad at Ann. Free.

25 10-2 Bee Wise – Be a Pollinator Pal Open House. Information and tour of pollinator garden. Demo hive; beekeeper’s clothing and equipment demonstration; how to build a bee box; children’s activity and craft-making a mason bee house; honey tasting; and pollinator plant sale. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad. Free.

25 12-8 Brooklyn Day Block Party, at the Dimmick, Broad and Harford. Food, music.

25 11-7 Kicks for Kids Kickball Tournament. Fundraiser for Pike Area Youth Athletic League. Third St. ballfield, free.

26 10-2 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Milford Farmers' Market, at The Grotto, W. Harford, free.

26 1-4 Music in the Park. Kendall Phillips, country music. With Lenny Miller and The Mason Jar Rebellion. Ann St. Park, free.

26 4 Bobby Kyle and the Administers, with Sara Hulse, Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15 at the door.

28 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.





July

1 4:30-6 Sew What 4-H Sewing Club, via Penn Extension. Ages 9+ (4th grade). St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Dr. Free.

5 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

9-10 Pride Weekend. Events celebrating gay pride all over the area. See UDGLBT.org for details and updates.

9 5:30 From Bach to Brazil. One of the leading mandolin duos, Caterina Lichtenberg and Mike Marshall, play Bach, Vivaldi, Leone, Calace, and their own works. Kindred Spirits. Grey Towers, $20 online.Under 15 free.

9-10 Pike County Arts & Crafts Summer Arts Show. Opening Reception 6-9 on Saturday the 9th. 200 E. Harford at Fourth (beside Ambience Furnishings). Free.

9 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

10 1-4 Music in the Park.  Lula Wiles, an acoustic trio of songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. Opening for Lula Wiles is The Good Seeds, from Australia, New Zealand, and Serbia. Ann St. Park, free.

12 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

12 4:45-5:45 Strong Women Growing Stronger. Nutrition lesson and 8-12 strength training exercises that help improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Must register by 5 July. Via Penn Extension. Cty. Admin Bldg. 506 Broad. $90.

14 10:00 Plein air painting program. Join the artists or observe them at work on the grounds and in the gardens. Bring a picnic lunch and your own materials for this non-instructional public program. Grey Towers, free.

15 4:30-6 Sew What 4-H Sewing Club, via Penn Extension. Ages 9+ (4th grade). St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Dr. Free.

16 10-4 Secret Garden Tour. Milford Garden Club.Tickets, maps at tent behind Stroyan's, W. Harford.

16 5:30 Jervis McEntee, the Pinchot Family, and the Hudson River School of Art. Lecture at Grey Towers. Reception and meet the presenters. RSVP 570-296-9625

19 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

21 6-7:30 Knitting Kids 4-H Club, ages 5-18, Penn Extension, 514 Broad, free.

24 1-4 Music in the Park.  Dishonest Fiddlers (4 piece acoustic band playing original and traditional folk, bluegrass, and jug band inspired music from Northeastern Pennsylvania) and Brokedown & Rebuilt (Southern Rock/ Country band), Ann St. Park, free.

26 10-12 Master Gardener answers garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Penn State Extension, 514 Broad, free.

30 Noon The History of Art of the Delaware Water Gap National Park Area. A presentation/lecture by Marie Liu, Resident Artist of the Park. Zimmerman House, Rt. 209, free.








August

6-7 10-4 Festival of Wood, "Goods from the Woods" Unique wood crafts, children’s activities with wood, chainsaw carvings, educational exhibits, live woodland wildlife, beekeeping, films, tree pruning and portable sawmill demonstrations, free music, tree walks and much, much more will be offered on the grounds of the historic estate throughout the weekend. Schedule and map at Grey Towers. Free parking, a free shuttle and free admission to the grounds.

6 12-5 Milford Classical Music Celebration, via Kindred Spirits Arts Programs. Ensembles of musicians including Quintessence Brass, Shanghai Strings, other players from an area encompassing Hudson Valley, northern NJ, NE Pennsylvania and NYC. All over Milford. Free.

6 3:00 Vivaldi's Gloria, Tristate Chorale, Episicopal Church, Fifth at Catharine, free.

6 7:30 Orchestral Bash, via Kindred Spirits Classical Music Celebration, Milford Theater, 114 E. Catharine, free.

11 Fee-Free Day to commemorate Gifford Pinchot's 151st birthday. Grey Towers, free.

13 3-5 Artful Bears, decorated bear sculpture exhibit, including crafts, food. Via Black Bear Film Festival. Community House, Harford/Broad, free.

13 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

14 1-4 Music in the Park.  Ann St. Park, free.


20 5:30 The Soul of Ireland. Nuala Kennedy (flute, vocals) and Eamon O'Leary (guitar, bouzouki, vocals). Kindred Spirits. Grey Towers, $20 on site only. Under 15 free.

21 2:00 Audition, DV Choral Society, following rehearsal, Methodist Church, 206 E Ann.

27 3:00 Summer Awakenings, premeire performance of Tristate Chorale. Vivaldi’s Gloria (RV589) with Organist: Sheri Melcher; Soprano: Alison Davy; Mezzo-Soprano: Ellen Rutkowski. Conductor, Mr. Rupcich, will also lead the Tri-State Chorale in a variety other pieces ranging from Aaron Copland’s “Simple Gifts” to Mark Hayes beautiful arrangement of “Over The Rainbow”. Methodist Church, E. Ann. $10

27 5:30 The Spirituality of Gifford Pinchot. Lecture at Grey Towers. Reception and meet the presenters. RSVP 570-296-9625

28 2:00 Audition, DV Choral Society, following rehearsal, Methodist Church, 206 E Ann.






September


1 7:00 Audition, DV Choral Society, following rehearsal, Methodist Church, 206 E Ann.

10 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

12 7:00 Share the Harvest. Local resturants, chefs donate food in a fundraiser for local food pantires. Bring nonperishable food. Prizes, 50/50 drawing.

17 Septemberfest. Music all over town all day. Milfordmusicfest.org

17 12-4 Belle Reve 15th Anniversary, street fair, live music. Fundraiser for Country Ark Farms. Second at Front. Free.

17 5:30 The Clearest Way into the Universe: Nature’s Meaning in the Photographs of Ansel Adams. Lecture at Grey Towers. Reception and meet the presenters. RSVP 570-296-9625

17 7:30 Sultan's Magic Ride. Renowned Canadian band, Sultans of the String, takes you on a musical tour around the globe. Kindred Spirits. Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15-$20.Under 15 free.

24 National Public Lands Day & Ice Cream Social, Grey Towers free.

24 6-2 Walk to End Alzheimer's, via Milford Healthcare Rehab Center. From ann St. Park to Wheatfiled and Old Milford Rd. 570 491-4121.

30-2 Milford Readers and Writers Festival.





October



1-2 Milford Homegrown Festival.

1 9-4 Apple Festival. Vendors inside and out. Methoidst Church fundraiser. 206 E. Ann. Free.

8 7:30 Peter & The Wolf and A Soldier's Tale. The widely praised Zodiac Trio and noted radio personality, Bob Sherman, offer "Peter and the Wolf" and less known "Soldier's Tale", among other music. Schumann, Prokoffiev, Stravinsky, Piazzolla. Kindred Spirits. Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15-$20.Under 15 free.

8 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

14-16 Black Bear Film Festival.

16 10-2 Final Milford Farmers' Market for 2016. At The Grotto, 505 W. Harford, opposite Key Foods Marketplace.

22 10--9 Toast to Milford, taste, toast and tour event around historic Milford





November

5 5:30 Half-Time  Verona String Quartet plays midlife works of Haydn, Shostakovich and Beethoven. Kindred Spirits. Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15-$20.Under 15 free.

12 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.




December

3 5:00 Tree Lighting, Community House lawn, Harford at Broad. Cookies, cocoa, Santa Claus. Free.

4 5K run Frisky Goat Coffeehouse Winter Series, 611 Broad

4 Santa Express Event.

8 6-9 Girls' Night Out. Stores, resturants, bars with specials.

10 5:30 Shirim's Klezmer Nutcracker. Back by popular demand, Boston-based Shirim celebrates the holidays with their hilarious rendition of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, and much more. Kindred Spirits. Milford Theatre, 114 E. Catharine, $15-$20.Under 15 free.

10 6-9 Milford After Dark. Experience Milford in the evening with extended shopping hours, gallery events, live music and diverse dining options.

11 5K run Frisky Goat Coffeehouse Winter Series, 611 Broad

18 5K run Frisky Goat Coffeehouse Winter Series, 611 Broad
Submit Milford events on the Contact page
Milford Famers Market, Milford PA
Music in the Park, Milford PA
Foxtrot, Milford PA
Milford Musicfest, Milford PA
Music in the Park, Milford PA
Bobby Kyle, Milford PA
Milford Enhancement Welcome Party, Milford PA
Readers-Writers Festival, Milford PA
Festival of Wood, Milford PA
Music in the Park, Milford PA
UDGLBT Pride Weekend, Milford PA