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
           
20 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
[ Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
17 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Additional Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
14 March - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Begins
17 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Elections at this meeting - even numbered years].
21 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
19 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
30 May - 5th Sunday
Polk Township Veterans Memorial Re-Dedication 14:00    Route 209, opposite Post Office, Kresgeville, PA.    
31 May - Monday
10:00
MEMORIAL DAY     MEMORIAL DAY PARADE CANCELLED.
There will be a memorial service at the Pocono Pines Cemetery in lieu of the usual parade.       Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
Additional details as warranted.
14 June - FLAG DAY
2ND MONDAY
(in lieu of our regular 3rd Wed)
Flag Day Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 17:00 followed by the Flag ceremony at 18:00.
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    We will have chow following the ceremony.   Families are welcome.
We adjust our June meeting date and time to accommodate the Flag Day Retirement Ceremony.
25 thru 27 June
rain date 28
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.
July 4th - Sunday    Independence Day (celebrated Monday)
21 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
18 August - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
21 Aug. (Saturday) -
22 Aug. (Sunday)
The GREAT POCONO RACEWAY Airshow  - 
  [click here for Airshow website].     NOTE TIME OVERLAP CONFLICT WITH WEST END FAIR.
Additional details as warranted.
22 Aug. (Sunday) -
28 Aug. (Saturday)
2021 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA    Open every day at 3 PM. Open until 9 PM.   Note shortened hours.
( 2020 fair cancelled per fair committee decision 6/9/20.)    Check here for latest fair committee decisions.

( Setup PRIOR Sat (8/21) 10:00, Breakdown FOLLOWING Sun (8/29) 10:00 )

(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
ROSTER/DATES: See the 2021 Signup Roster for available tours and participation.  
August 30 - Sept 4 2021 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION, Orlando, FL     
CLICK HERE FOR CONVENTION DETAILS
4 Sept Dedication (9/4/19), two year anniv. of Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway   6 1/2 miles of PA Route 115, from Pocono Raceway, South to Mt. Effort.
11 Sept (Saturday)

Belvidere Victorian Days. A one Day Event (for this year) 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 5:00 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 Fairs & Belvidere Pictures

15 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
Sept TBA Fall Festival   West End Fair Grounds    CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS    (Information only - we are not a participating group.)
24 - 26 Sept (Fri,Sat,Sun) Celtic Classic Festival & Highland Games   Bethlehem, PA   
Admission free. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS   
(Additional Information as available.)
26 Sept - Sunday
[Expected date]

Setup crew:
Meet between 09:30 - 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00 NO WORD YET ON THIS EVENT.
IF we are invited !    [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.
? Oct - Saturday
???
USSVI North Eastern Regional Meeting    Location TBA
For date, time, and details - see Base Commander
11 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Actual date is 12th, Tuesday.
20 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
7 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
2 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
TBA Nov - Saturday Starting 11:00 Wreaths for Veterans Ceremony at Pocono Lake Cemetery, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA    Sponsored by Lions International.
   (typical flyer HERE)   
  [ GPS: 395 Old Rte 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 ]    RSVP to Bruce Denlinger 610-216-8108
7 Nov - Sunday   1 PM
Tentative
VETERANS' DAY PARADE, DETAILS TBA
We will participate with our USS Barb float.    Meet at Noon.
    We have no confirmation on this event as of yet.
11 Nov - Thursday   VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
Additional information as available.
17 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines        
25 Nov - Thursday THANKSGIVING - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
?? December -   Sunday
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party
   
 
 
2022
??-?? August
2022 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION     
CLICK HERE FOR CONVENTION DETAILS

(if available)
Other Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
 
 

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