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
        LEAP YEAR    
15 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
[ Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
19 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting.
[Additional Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
8 March - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Begins
18 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Elections at this meeting - even numbered years].
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until April meeting.
15 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until May meeting.
20 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines    
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until next time we are able to meet (June ? ).     American Legion Post 413 remains closed.
25 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY  Parade, Pocono Pines.      Parking at the school, across from the cemetery, or alternatively, park at the American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines and the Barb float will pick you up at 09:12 for a ride to the beginning of the parade.   A memorial service at the cemetery will immediately follow the parade.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted back at the Legion.
    MEMORIAL DAY PARADE CANCELLED.
14 June - FLAG DAY
Flag Retirement Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
EVENT AND MEETING CANCELLED
American Legion Post will continue to be closed for all activities through the month of June. That precludes our meeting there.
24 thru 28 June POCONO RACEWAY  - NASCAR Events
  [click here for Raceway website].     [click here for Documents, Instructions, and Agreement].
July 4th - Saturday
( holiday preceding Friday )
   Independence Day
15 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
19 August - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
23 Aug. (Sunday) -
29 Aug. (Saturday)
WEST END FAIR CANCELLED (per fair committee decision 6/9/20.)
2020 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
23 - 30 August 2020 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION      Tucson, Arizona
As of Friday, 15 May, USSVI Convention committee has CANCELLED this convention, and it will be rescheduled for August 2023.
4 Sept One Year Since Dedication (9/4/19) of Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway   6 1/2 miles of PA Route 115, from Pocono Raceway, South to Mt. Effort.
16 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
19 Sept - 3rd Saturday NYC Bus Trip   Postponed until 2021.
26 - 27 Sept Fall Festival   West End Fair Grounds    CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS
27 Sept - Sunday [Expected date]
Setup crew:
Meet between 09:30 - 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00 NO WORD ON THIS EVENT.
   [Click for Facebook]
Chestnuthill Township Park, [ GPS: 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA ]
If we participate, we will display our USS Barb (SS-220) at this community event.
12 Oct - Monday Columbus Day
21 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
1 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
3 Nov - Tuesday NATIONAL ELECTION DAY
7 Nov - Saturday Starting 11:00 Wreaths for Veterans Ceremony at Pocono Lake Cemetery, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA    Sponsored by Lions International.
   (flyer HERE)   
  [ GPS: 395 Old Rte 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 ]    RSVP to Bruce Denlinger 610-216-8108
8 Nov - Sunday   1 PM VETERANS' DAY PARADE,   This Year is at POCONO RACEWAY.
We will participate with our USS Barb float.    Meet at Noon.  Enter Gate 3. Parking available for private vehicles. 
We are in division B - 7. Step off at 1.
11 Nov - Wednesday   VETERANS' DAY       
Additional information as available.
11 Nov - Wednesday 
Starting 08:00
Veterans' Day Event at Pleasant Valley Intermediate School, Polk Township Rd, Polk Township   
( NOT THE HIGH SCHOOL ! ) We are not yet invited as the event is doubtful.
18 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines        
26 Nov - Thursday THANKSGIVING - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
20 December -   Sunday
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party      
Sunday afternoon, 1 PM to 5 PM at Murph's Hideaway. (Location previously known as Robert Christian's.)
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 1.9 miles east of Rt.115/Blakeslee    
Reception Hour at 1300, Dinner at 1400.         Click for Menu.    
Make your dinner choices, and sign up early, there may be limitations imposed on crowdsize.     Additional details as required.
   
 
 
2021
??-?? August
2021 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION     
CLICK HERE FOR CONVENTION DETAILS


Other Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
 
 

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