POCONO BASE MEETING SCHEDULE AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Pocono Base Regular Meetings: 1900 on the third Wednesday of the month at:
Wilson E. Fischer American Legion Post 413
[ GPS: 248 Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 ] - Phone: 570-646-6010
( occasionally, if required, a meeting may be scheduled for another time and/or place in the area. )

Maps and Directions to Wilson E. Fischer American Legion Post 413

Engagement details and dates are subject to change.     Please check this page prior to the expected event.     click for Yearly Calendar

Tentative
           
18 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Wilson Fischer American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
[ Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
15 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Additional Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
11 March - Saturday
(rain date 12th)
[date estimate]
2023 Celtic Classic Parade of Shamrocks, Bethlehem, PA
Step off 13:00 Parade Website Further details, Parking,etc. TBA
12 March - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Begins
15 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Elections at this meeting - even numbered years].
19 March
Sunday
Annual PIAC St. Patrick's Day Parade Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg, PA
Details TBA. We have no invitation to this event .     (yet)
9 April
Easter Sunday
19 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
17 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines

27-28 May
2023 POCONO RACEWAY - AIRSHOW      US NAVY BLUE ANGELS
CLICK HERE FOR AIRSHOW DETAILS & TICKETS

Other Details, TBA as available.
29 May - Monday
10:00
MEMORIAL DAY     MEMORIAL DAY PARADE,Wilson Fischer American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines .
There will be a memorial service following, at the Pocono Pines Cemetery.   
Park at the Legion Home as the parade will start there (as once before), and will proceed to the school/cemetery area.   
Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.    Additional details as warranted.
14 June - FLAG DAY
2ND WEDNESDAY
Flag Day Ceremony in conjunction with Wilson Fischer American Legion Post 413 . (in lieu of our regular 3rd Wed meeting)
Special date and time , meeting at 17:00 followed by the Flag Retirement Ceremony at 18:00.
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    We will have refreshments following the ceremony.   Families are welcome.
We adjust our June meeting date and time to accommodate the Legion's Flag Day Retirement Ceremony.
July 4th - Tuesday    Independence Day
19 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
July 21 thru 23
Fri, Sat, Sun
POCONO RACEWAY  - NASCAR Events
  [click here for Raceway website].     [click here for Documents, Instructions, and Agreement].
  SUPPORT YOUR BASE - see the base treasurer for details, and to sign up.
16 August - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
20 Aug. (Sunday) thru
26 Aug. (Saturday)
( Setup PRIOR Sat (8/19) 10:00,
Breakdown Sun After (8/27) 10:00 )

2023 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA    Open every day at 2 PM. Open until 9 PM.   Note hours may be adjusted as required.
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).      [ GPS: 570 Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert, PA 18331 ] We will be there with the USS Barb, and our annual fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
Additional Details as avalilable.
ROSTER/DATES: See the 2023 Signup Roster for available tours and participation.  
 Prior West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures
28 August -September 2
2023 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION      Tucson, Arizona
Other Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
4 Sept Dedication (9/4/19), four year anniv. of Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway dedication   6 1/2 miles of PA Route 115, from Pocono Raceway, South to Mt. Effort.
9 Sept (Saturday) Belvidere Heritage Day . A one Day Event in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
  [ GPS: 413 2nd St, Belvidere, NJ 07823 ]    (Corner 2nd & Mansfield, near Warren County Courthouse, opposite Garrett D. Wall Park) ]
Hours - Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM     * * SETUP 08:00 - BREAKDOWN at close of event. * *
Our USS Barb Submarine will be there.
    See West End Fair entry [above] for tour list / sign-up roster
 Prior West End Fair & Belvidere Pictures

20 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
22 - 24 Sept (Fri,Sat,Sun) Celtic Classic Festival & Highland Games   Bethlehem, PA   
Admission free. CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE AND ADDITIONAL DETAILS   
The date for our shift at the Celtic Classic is Sunday, September 24th.
Please arrive to check in at the volunteer tent before 1300 (1:00pm). Our 3-4 hour shift begins at 13:30  Sunday  {Shuttle buses available}
Bus shuttle (free) on Valley Center Parkway, in parking area, off Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem (GPS/Map)click
(Subject to change - Additional Information TBA.)
Sept 24[?] (Sun) Fall Festival   West End Fair Grounds    CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS    (Information only - we are not a participating group.)
?? Oct - Saturday
???
USSVI North Eastern Regional Meeting    Location TBA
For date, time, and details - see Base Commander
9 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Actual date is 12th, Thursday.    AKA "Indigenous People's Day !!!" ???
18 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
5 Nov - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Ends
?? Nov - Sunday 1 PM   Monroe County VETERANS' DAY PARADE, Stroudsburg
Additional information when and if available.     We have no confirmation on this event as of yet.
?? Nov - Sunday   2 PM Carbon County VETERANS' DAY PARADE,     
Additional information when and if available.     We have no confirmation on this event as of yet.
7 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
11 Nov  
Saturday
other VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
Additional information as available.
11 Nov - Saturday   11:00 AM Wreaths for Veterans Ceremony at Pocono Lake Cemetery, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA
   Sponsored by Lions International.    (Example flyer with details HERE)   
  [ GPS: 395 Old Rte 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 ]    RSVP to Bruce Denlinger 610-216-8108
11 Nov - Saturday   5:45 PM VETERANS' DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE
Wilson Fischer American Legion Post 413
   
At flagpole in front of Legion Home       Refreshments to follow in Legion hall. Members free.
15 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Donation committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting.        
23 Nov - Thursday THANKSGIVING - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
17 December -   Sunday
[Anticipated date]   
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party Sunday afternoon, 1 PM to 5 PM.      
   
 
 
 
 

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