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Families are invited to join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy at the Upper Delaware Visitor Center in Lackawaxen for special activities for kids on Sunday afternoons, noon to 3 p.m. in January and February.
Kids will learn how to identify an eagle and where to find them, watch a short video, and then work with our volunteers to create a craft, with a different option each week including an eagle puppet, magnets, and necklaces or lanyards.
The Monroe County Conservation District’s Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road in Stroudsburg, will host a photography exhibit of works by Jim and Denise Thomson, “Wildlife of the Water Gap and Beyond.”
The opening reception will be Saturday, Feb. 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Thomsons live in close proximity to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and spend a great deal of time searching for and photographing the wildlife that lives in this region. They have also traveled to the western U.S. and Canada to photograph wildlife.
Settlers Hospitality Group has officially closed on its purchase of Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort on Lake Wallenpaupack. Plans are progressing to relaunch Ehrhardt’s in May as Silver Birches Resort, which had been the name of the property from 1928, when George and Rachel Singer built the inn, until the late 1980s when the name was changed to Ehrhardt’s.
Each of the three components at Silver Birches Resort — the resort, the restaurant, and the banquet center — will be restored to its original architectural style.
Randy and Linda Rice gave up their jobs and spent their life savings to plant a vineyard and open a winery in the Poconos.
As the grapes grew in their thriving fields, so did their wine expertise. Now, Randy is sharing his first-hand knowledge of how to grow grapes and make wine at Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus in Tannersville. Students will learn about grape growing (viticulture) and wine production (enology). It’s part of the college’s LifeLearn program.
Valeria Urquijo of Milford accepted a free book for her newborn son Devin from the Northeastern Pa. Reading Association. The group delivered books for infants to Wayne Memorial Hospital’s New Beginnings Birthing Suites, where little Devin was born Jan. 12.
The Reading Association is a professional organization dedicated to improving and promoting literacy in area schools and the community
MINI-CINNAMON BREAKFAST ROLLS
4 to 4-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 package active dry yeast
1 cup milk
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine
½ teaspoon salt
½ stick butter or margarine, melted
½ cup sugar
2 teaspoon cinnamon
Powdered sugar icing (recipe below)
Stir together 1½ cups of the flour and the yeast in a large mixing bowl; set aside. Place milk, the 1/3 cup sugar, the 1/3 cup butter or margarine, and salt in a saucepan; heat and stir until warm and butter almost melts. Add to flour mixture. Add eggs. Beat with electric mixer on low to medium speed for 30 seconds, scraping sides of bowl. Beat on high speed 3 minutes. Stir in as much remaining flour as you can with a spoon.