Winter Fun Day Set December 8 At Nescopeck State Park
HONORS RECITAL HELD AT WILKES UNIVERSITY GIES HALL-The NE Pa. Music Teachers Association recently held their annual Sutton Festival where students performed for adjudication to earn silver or gold medals and certificates of Participation and Theory Proficiency certificates. Qualifying students then performed at an Honors Recital at Wilkes Gies Recital Hall. Andrea Bogusko, Valerie Grabiec, and Judy Katra chaired the events. Participating teachers included: Laura Anderson, Bogusko, Pam Carroll, Ray Cramer, Grabiec, Katra, Irina Manasyan, Michele Millington, Maureen Salley, Diane Shuleski, and Narda Sperrazza. Pianists who performed at the Honors recital, shown front from left, are: Emma Kelleher, Christian Shubzda, Jenna Vincenti, Zack Pitcavage, Tori Stephenson, Daria Clarke, Owen Kline, Christian Renfer, and Stephen Renfer,. Row two: Dmitri Yarczower, Jillian Lynn, Mia Karcutskie, Megan McLaughlin, Jonathan Renfer, Joyce Renfer, and Nicole Piechota, violinist. Back: : Alex Kline, Sienna Tabron, Larisa Yarczower, Andrea Shipton, Will Ziegler, and Philip Gristina. Teachers who may be interested in joining the NEPMTA, may contact

The following program will be held during December at Nescopeck State Park. For more information or to register, please call 570-403-2006.

Sunday, December 8, 2013 Winter Fun Day; 1–5 pm

Start the holidays off with a day of nature-themed fun! A geocaching holiday treasure hunt (registration required) will take place from 1 –2:30 pm. From 2-5 pm, there will be a variety of activities held indoors at the environmental education center, including make & take crafts such as creating your own ornament out of natural materials, bird watching, and more! Meet at the Park Office. Free. To register for the geocaching program, please call the park office at 570-403-2006.

If you need accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park or make inquiries through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-888-537-7294 (TTY).

Bureau of State Parks Staff will gladly discuss how to accommodate your needs. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.