This Week in the Poconos
This Week in the Poconos offers visitors and residents of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania an unmatched guide to the area’s attractions and businesses…
“This site is created for all those interested in Mount Pocono and the surrounding areas of the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. You will find activities, events, news, things to do and information about area businesses and professions, restaurants, inns, hotels, motels, lodging, real estate, attorneys, recreation, sports, golf, snowmobiles, movies, contractors, skiing, camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hobbies, etc.”
“Located at the base of a steep valley carved by the Lehigh River, the town of Jim Thorpe combines a rich history with a growing reputation as a place where residents and visitors can enjoy the beauty of the mountains while also experiencing the town’s many accommodations, shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation opportunities.”
American Candle Shop
“The American Candle Shop has just what you’re looking for, from candles to collectibles. They open 7 days a week for your convenience. They have been in the business over 20 years, making their own candles and are still going strong. The shop specializes in scented candles, any size, from votives, to 6X5’s.”
“Stroud Mall is home to all your favorite shopping places like Sears, JC Penney, the Bon Ton, and a variety of over 65 different stores. Stroud Mall is a great food and entertainment place with the Pavilion Food Court and a seven cinema Loews Theater.”
Crossings Factory Outlet
“With 100 outlet stores surrounded by the beautiful Pocono Mountains, you can find impressive savings at Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, BCBG, Max Azria, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Chico’s, Coach, Gap Outlet, Liz Claiborne, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Waterford Wedgwood, and more.”
Wyoming Valley Mall
“Wyoming Valley Mall is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, in the Endless Mountains region of the Pocono Mountains. The mall is easily accessible from interstates 80, 81 and 476. Wyoming Valley Mall has over 90 stores for shopping including anchors Sears, JC Penney, The Bon Ton and Kaufmann’s.”
The Viewmont Mall is located in Northeastern Pennsy;vania. The mall has over 70 stores, including JC Penney, Kaufmann’s, and Sears.
“The Mall at Steamtown boasts 88 retailers with 4 anchors: The Bon-Ton, Boscov’s, Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear and Marquee Cinema 8 Plex.”
“At Robert Christians, we do whatever is necessary to ensure that your entrees are prepared with only the freshest ingredients in a clean environment and in a professional manner. It is our desire to delight you with every choice you make from any of our menus.”
Pocono Brewing Company
“Welcome to the Pocono Brewing Company, your “#1 Stop” in the Poconos for dining, entertainment and fun! PBC features a large dining room and facilities for corporate functions, banquets and parties.”
La Toltecas serves authentic Mexican food. From enchilada to fajita you are guaranteed the best Mexican food North East PA has to offer.
“For close to Thirty years, the Jubilee has been the publicly acclaimed “Breakfast King” of the Poconos. Platters like the Pocono Sampler and the Country Boy, give you a mountain of the best food around. There are waffles, all kinds of pancakes, Eggs Benedict and dozens of omelettes. Then comes lunch and dinner… Hearty homemade soups, super sandwiches, giant salads, and our famous hickory smoked ribs and chicken. After dinner enjoy a cocktail in our Pub or try one of the 12 beers on tap.”
The Casino Theater in located in Mount Pocono and shows the latest movies in two theaters at a very affordable cost. The movie theater also has a miniature golf course, a kids arcade, and the best ice cream in town!
Cinemark USA, Inc. is one of the largest motion picture exhibitors in North America. The theater located in Moosic, PA has stadium seating and shows movies on 20 screens.
Pocono Community Theater
“Once inside Pocono Cinema & Coffee Shop, our guests enjoy a first rate movie of their choice, an art gallery that displays various works throughout the year, and a gourmet coffee shop that specializes in fine coffee and espresso.”
Circle Drive In Theater
“The Circle’s big 100-foot screen has been lit since ’49 and has been under the same ownership since 1963. Exceptionally well managed and maintained; aside from the introduction of radio sound with AM (540) and FM (89.1), it’s a well-preserved classic, complete with neon marquee. They light the huge screen seasonally (April-Oct) with a pair of first-run features, and on Sundays (7am-4pm) the Circle hosts one of the oldest Drive-in flea markets in America (an attraction in itself). Admission to the drive in: $6 adults; $2 children 5-12; under 5 free.”
“Blue Mountain Ski Area offers the best skiing, snowboarding, and tubing in The Posonos. Check out our group rates & ticket packages!”
Camelback Ski Resort
”Camelback’s ski season typically begins in early to mid-December and extends through late March. 33 slopes and trails from the gentle Coolmoor slope to the pulse pounding Marjie’s Delight invite you to come out and play. Thirteen lifts including two high speed quad chairlifts will keep you moving through out the day or try the snow tubing park, no lessons or skills require.”
Jack Frost Big Boulder
“Find seasonal paradise at Jack Frost & Big Boulder Poconos resorts, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s scenic Poconos Mountains. Our Poconos resorts are the ideal destinations for your next vacation. You’ll find the best skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.”
“Spend a day, evening, a weekend, or more discovering our 21 scenic a top of Pennsylvania’s most majestic mountains. Whether you’re a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, you’ll find that Montage has what you’re looking for.”
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
“Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is opened Mid-Dec. 2005 through Mid-March 2006. There are 23 Slopes & Trails, a terrain park & half-pipe, and a snow tubing park.”
“Alpine Mountain Ski & Ride Center, is located in the picturesque Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. It is the perfect location for family fun and skiing.”
Great Wolf Lodge
“Great Wolf Lodge is the first new family resort in the Pocono Mountains in nearly three decades. It is a first-class, full-service family destination indoor water park resort designed to capture the atmosphere and adventure of the north woods.”
Knobels Amusement Resort
“Knobels Amusement Resort has been delighting families with first class fun since 1926! They are largest free admission amusement park in the country and offer award winning food, fun, and fantasy. To help make the most of your visit, Knobels also offers free parking, free picnic facilities, and fee entertainment!”
“Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is 200 acres of more than 100 rides, games, restaurants and attractions for the entire family. With two great Parks for the price of one, the value is unprecedented in the Mid-Atlantic region.”
Hershey Park has rides for everyone, from children to adventure seekers. Enjoy great food (including chocolate!) and the live entertainment available daily.
Camelbeach Waterpark features a total of Twenty-two waterslides, the most in PA, from small “kids-only” slides, to multiperson raft slides such as the Sidewinder, all the way up to the Ultimate Waterslide—The Titan! Camelbeach Waterpark also features the Vortex and Spin Cycle—the only pair of bowl slides in the Northeastern United States, a lazy river, a wave pool, a swimming pool, bumper boats, chairlift rides, miniature golf and more! Take the day off and spend a relaxing summer day exploring everything there is to do at Camelbeach.
“Indoor Waterpark featuring a retractable roof, stand-up surfing or body boarding on the FlowRider, the twists and turns of the Anaconda and Swahili Swirl waterslides, relaxing lazy river and indoor/outdoor family hot tub, tons of activities for the little ones and much, much more! …take in one of our many incredible Dining options, enjoy the fast-paced action in the Family Entertainment Center, or rejuvenate at Spa Kalahari and Salon.”
Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain is the place to go for a summer concerts, with acts like Aerosmith, Toby Keith, Dave Matthews Band, and the Warped Tour, everyone will find the perfect concert to see during the summer months. Concerts are held rain or shine.
Penn’s Peak is a cozy venue located in Penn Forest Township, Pennsylvania that can comfortably host 1,800 concertgoers with its spacious dance floor, lofty ceilings, twin bars and restaurant. Complete with a broad open-air deck for summertime revelry, Penn’s Peak patrons enjoy a breathtaking overlook of nearby Beltzville Lake, plus a commanding, picturesque 50-mile panoramic view of northeastern Pennsylvania’s Appalachian mountains.
Munch Chunk Opera House
“The Mauch Chunk Opera House is one of the area’s finest concert venues. Acoustically, there are none better. It seats 400, including the balcony, so all seats are close to the action. Located in Jim Thorpe, PA, only 2 hours from NYC and 1.5 from Philadelphia.”
Affordable world-class theater presenting classical and new plays, musicals, operas, concerts and Shakespeare year round.
This once abandoned 1929 historic theater, nestled in the heart of historic downtown Stroudsburg has come back to life. Audiences and performers alike have been ecstatic with the historic feel combined with the state of the art sound system, comfortable seating, and intimate setting that is the Sherman Theater.
Claws N’ Paws Wild Animal Park
Get close to the Animals at the “Zoo-in-the-Woods!” See two different live animal shows every day from May 1 through Labor Day or go right in with tame deer, lambs, and goats in the petting zoo. You can also “Do The Dino Dig” and fossil hunts in the new Dinosaur Outpost or mingle with The Arrican Tortoises in Turtle Town.
Mohegan Sun Arena
“The Mohegan Sun Arena has hosted a variety of events ranging from the Penguins hockey games to the sounds of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard and the Irish Tenors. Champion figure skaters have graced the ice at the Wachovia Arena as Champions On Ice and Stars on Ice have amazed several sold out crowds. The Arena has not forgotten the family show as it has also showcased performances by Barney, Lord of the Dance and the world famous Harlem Globetrotters.”
PNC Field is the home of the Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders, International League Class AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees.
Thursday March 22nd, 2018 Library Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat
Tues & Thu: 10am-8pm
115 Firehouse Rd
Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Throughout the winter, the Library may be closed due to weather. Our closings will be dependent on the Pocono Mountain School District’s schedule during these times. Watch your local news station for a listing of closings. If the school district is delayed, we will make every attempt to open for normal hours, but we may experience a short delay. Be sure to "like" our Facebook page and check it to see if we are closed during these times. Safety is our priority for everyone. Thank you for your understanding.
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