Outdoors Listings: April 26-May 2

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Spring Fest will take place April 29 and 30 at Misericordia University in Dallas Township.
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    THIS WEEK: April 26-May 2

    Rain Barrel Workshop, learn how to save stormwater with the Lackawanna River Conservation Association. Elm Street Park, 261 Elm St., Dickson City. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29. $25 per family. Limited to 20 families. 570-347-6311.

    Promised Land State Park, moderate 7- mile hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 10:45 a.m. April 30 and leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. 570-806-1754.

    Spring Fest, annual memorial color run adn children’s carnival. Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Carvinal from 12 to 5 p.m. April 29. Run begins 10 a.m. April 30 with registration at 9 a.m. Pre-registration $20 at misercordia.edu, and day-of registration $25. 570-674-6286.

    FUTURE

    Graffiti Clean-Up, takes place in Hickory Run State Park boulder field. Graffiti removal tools, fresh water, gloves and snacks provided. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes, long sleeves and long pants. Children may assist with picking up liter. 1 to 4 p.m. May 3. Registration requested, 570-403-2006.

    Gaffiti Clean-Up, takes place in Lehigh Gorge State Park, Rockport access. Graffiti removal tools, fresh water, gloves and snacks provided. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes, long sleeves and long pants. Children may assist with picking up liter. 1 to 4 p.m. May 4. Registration requested, 570-403-2006.

    Bear Creek Preserve, difficult 7-mile hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall at 10:45 a.m. May 7. Leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. 570-735-4359.

    Major Welch Trail & Storm King, difficult 6-hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club in Bear Mountain State Park. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 8:45 a.m. May 14 and leave at 9 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Some Rock Scrambles. 570-239-8237.

    Pocono Environmental Center (PEEC), moderate 8.5-hike sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club, meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 9:45 a.m. May 21 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring snack and water. Leader 570-806-1754.

    Angel Falls and Kettle Creek at Loyalsock, difficult 8-mile hike, sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. Meet at 9:45 a.m. June 4 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. 570-239-8237.

    Glen Onoko Falls, difficult 9-mile hike, sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club, meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall at 9:45 a.m. June 11 and leave at 10. Bring lunch and water. 570-283-1312.

    Big Bear Swamp At Delaware State Forest, moderate 7 mile hike sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 10:45 a.m. June 18 and leave at 11. Leader Al Chapacharis 570-806-1754.

    Vosberg Hike, six moderate miles, sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club, meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 11:45 a.m. June 25 and leave at noon. Bring snack and water. 570-406-3173.

    Spring Fest will take place April 29 and 30 at Misericordia University in Dallas Township.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_OutdoorsGeneric-2.jpgSpring Fest will take place April 29 and 30 at Misericordia University in Dallas Township. Courtesy of Flickr