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, Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA.
( occasionally 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.     Yearly Calendar
       
16 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
[Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
20 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Additional Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
10 March - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Begins
20 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
[Elections at this meeting - even numbered years]. .
17 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
15 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
27 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY  Parade, Pocono Pines.   Plans are to form up at the school/cemetery 09:30, Step off is at 10:00.   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.
27 May - Monday MEMORIAL SERVICE  Tannersville Memorial Park Junction of PA 715 and PA 611.
The event, Sponsored by American Legion, Post 903 begins at 13:00.
We will be bringing our USS Barb float to this service.     [click here for Post 903]     [click here for Memorial Service]
Beginning May 31st Pocono Raceway Season   [click here for SCHEDULE].     [click here for Documents, Instructions, and Agreement].  
15 June -
3RD SATURDAY
(in lieu of 3rd Wed)
Flag Retirement Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 15:00 followed by the Flag ceremony at 16:00.
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE (from actual Flag Day) DUE TO A.L. POST SCHEDULING CONFLICT.

We adjust our June meeting date and time to accommodate the Flag Retirement Ceremony.
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    All are welcome.
July 4th - Thursday    Independence Day
17 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.

14 - 20 August
2019 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION      Austin, Texas CLICK HERE FOR CONVENTION DETAILS
Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
14 August
    Note - 2nd Wed. due to fair
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
18 Aug. (Sunday) -
24 Aug. (Saturday)

2019 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
Open every day at NOON. Open until 10 PM.
( Setup 17 Aug - Sat 10:00, Breakdown 25 Aug, Sun 10:00 )
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
Additional Details as avalilable.
ROSTER/DATES: See the 2019 Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]
7 - 8 Sept (Sat-Sun) 31st Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Event (for us) in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
  [ GPS: 413 2nd St, Belvidere, NJ 07823 ]    (Warren County Courthouse, opposite Garrett D. Wall Park) ]
Hours - Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of event. * *
18 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
29 Sept - Sunday
Setup crew:
Meet at 09:30 - 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00    [Click for Facebook]
Chestnuthill Township Park, [ GPS: 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA ]
We will have our USS Barb at this community event.
14 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
16 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our annual fund raising activity will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure all tickets and proceeds are turned in.
3 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
3 Nov - Sunday
13:00
2019 Veterans' Day Parade, Stroudsburg    Sponsored/invited by the Monroe County Veterans' Association.
The parade steps off at 13:00 at Stroudsburg High School on West Main St. (Rte 209 Alt.) - allow sufficient time for lineup.
We will bring the USS Barb float . . . room to ride.   The float will return participants to parade beginning after parade ends.
Contact base commander for directions, accompaniment, or ride.
10 Nov - Sunday
14:00
Rain date 11/17, 14:00
2019 Carbon County Veterans' Day Parade, in Lehighton      The parade steps off at 14:00. - allow sufficient time for lineup.     
Sponsored by the Carbon County Veterans' Association and Shoemaker-Haydt American Legion Post 314 of Lehighton.     
We will bring the USS Barb float . . . room to ride.  The float will return participants to parade beginning after parade ends.     
(Map HERE) Basic directions: From the East, follow Rt 903 to Jim Thorpe, then north on 209 to Lehighton, or Rt 209 South to Lehighton.
Contact base commander for directions, accompaniment, or ride.   
5 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
11 Nov - Sunday   VETERANS' DAY       
20 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
28 Nov - Thursday THANKSGIVING - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
13 Dec - Friday  
(Tentative Date)
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party
   
 
 
2020
??? August
2020 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION     
Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
 
 

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