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Endless Mountains Antique Power Associatioin Antique Engine & Tractor Pull

Friday, July 11 - Sunday July 13, 2014 -- Tunkhannock

Lazybrook Park, 2 miles east on U.S. Rt. 6. Tunkhannock PA

Features: Case Tractors and Herules Engines

For more information contact Richard Naylor at 570-574-5255


Close Encounters with Birds of Prey at the Dietrich

Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 a.m. -- Tunkhannock

Presenter: Bill Streeter, Director of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center

Admission: Free

Sponsored by: the Overlook Estate Foundation

Would you like to see a golden eagle, a peregrine falcon or perhaps, a saw whet owl? If so, join Bill Streeter to see and learn about these and other birds of prey.  You will see six live raptors and spend a magical hour gaining a greater knowledge and appreciation of the raptors of the northeast.  Streeter, who has a B.A. in biology and an M.S. in zoology, will entertain, as well as educate you with the knowledge he has gained over 30 years of studying and rehabilitating raptors. 

Tickets are available by calling 570-996-1500 or at the Dietrich Theater ticket booth while they last. 


10th Annual Tunkhannock River Day

Saturday, July 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. -- Tunkhannock

At Tunkhannock's Riverside Park

Admission: Free

Join us for River Day in Tunkhannock's Riverside Park.
Included in the day's festivities will be live music,
environmental activities for children and adults,
nature walks, a River Float, live animals brought by
the Ross Park ZooMobile, mural painting, face painting and more.
Live music will be provided by Sadie Green Sales Jugband,
The Coal Town Rounders and Hickory Project. 

Click on the image on the left to
download a printable brochure.

For River Day information,
please call 570-996-1500.





Open Mic Night at the Dietrich featuring Breaking Ground Poets

Friday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. -- Tunkhannock

Doors open for sign ups at 6:30 p.m.

Hosted by: Laurel Radzieski

Admission: Free

Sponsored by: the Dietrich Fundraising Committee

Open to audiences and performers of all ages.  Musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types are invited to share their talents.  Then the Breaking Ground Poets, a Tunkhannock-based youth poetry group, will storm the stage armed with original works sure to make waves.  These young people with a mission will perform at the Dietrich shortly after their return from Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, the largest youth poetry completion in the world.  Seating is limited.

Call the Dietrich at 570-996-1500 for details.


51st Anniversary of Endless Mountains Down River Canoe/Kayak Race

Sunday, July 27, 2014 -- Tunkhannock

12:00 P.M. Start

Sponsored By the Kiwanis Club

One of the Oldest Marathon Canoe Races in the Northeaster U.S.

PRE-REGISTRAION

  1. The entry fee is $20 per participant, $25 per participant the day of the race.
  2. Entries will be accepted the day of the race beginning at 10:00 A.M.
  3. A number will be provided to participants for identifying each craft. The number should be displayed on the left bow (front) of each canoe.
  4. Registration will be allowed on race day from 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. at the start site in Mehoopany.
  5. Race starts at 12:00 P.M.
  6. Entrants release the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Club, the landowners at the start and finish areas. and the representatives of each from all liability.
  7. Registration forms can be picked Gay's True Value in Tunkhannock. Completed form should be returned to the address below. Checks should be made out to Tunkhannock Kiwanis Club and must accompany the entry form.
         Kiwanis Club of Tunkhannock
         PO BOX 419
         Tunkhannock, PA 18657

    Registration by mail till July 21st of at the Starting Site in Mehoopany on Race Day.

CLASSES

DIVISION 1: Recreation Canoe
C-1 MEN/WOMEN
C-2 MEN SHORT (17'2" & under)
C-2 MEN LONG (17'2" & over)
C-2 MIXED
C-2 WOMEN
C-2 ADULT/CHILD (adult 29 or older, child not 15 by January 1st)

DIVISION II: Competition
C-2 MEN
C-2 MIXED
C-2 ADULT/CHILD
C-1 MEN/WOMEN
C-2 WOMEN

DIVISION III: Recreation Kayak
K-1 SHORT (up to 14')
K-1 DOWNRIVER (14' - 17')
K-1 LONG (over 17')
K-2 OPEN
K-1 YOUTH (under age 15)

DIVISION IV: Competition Kayak
       Specify Men or Women
K-1 DOWNRIVER (up to 14')
K-1 LONG (14 to 17')
K-1 UNLIMITED(over 17')

RACE COURSE
From the bridge in Mehoopany to just above the bridge in Tunkhannock.

RECREATION CLASS
Designed for local boaters who are not racers to grab their friends or young children to experience the waters on the Susquehanna.

COMPETITION CLASS
Are for the people that enjoy racing and competition. If you enter more than two boat races a year, you probably are a competitor.
 

For additional Information contact:
570-965-2297 - Chet Goldyn
570-241-2609 - Tom Tesluk
570-836-3618 - Gene Truax

barb1212@epix.net


Triton Hose Company 2014 Carnival

Tuesday August 5 - Saturday, August 9, 2014 -- Tunkhannock

The annual carnival is being held August 5-9, 2014. It is one of the largest in Northeastern Pennsylvania and provides a venue suitable for the entire family. Revenue generated at the carnival accounts for approximately eighty percent of Triton Hose Company's operating budget.


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Hickory Project Live in Concert at the Dietrich

Sunday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m. -- Tunkhannock

Featuring: Hickory Project

Concert admission: Free, donations accepted.

Don't miss Hickory Project's hard-driving acoustic music, deeply rooted in bluegrass.  Hickory Project is a powerhouse of musical prowess with national mandolin champion Anthony Hannigan, banjo phenomenon Dave Cavage, Steve Belcher, Craig Vance and Jillian Hannigan. 

Tickets are available by calling 570-996-1500.