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
       
18 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
15 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Nominations at this meeting when applicable. Even Years)
12 March
Daylight Saving Time Begins
12 Mar - Sunday   
20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Jim Thorpe. Parade step off at 13:00 . Parking is at the END of the parade, downtown, and there will be shuttle service to the beginning of the parade. Get there early so as not to miss the shuttle.
The parade website is http://carbonstpatricksparade.com/
We will be bring our USS Barb float.   
15 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
( Elections if required at this meeting )
29 Mar - Wednesday
The Pocono base has been invited to the dedication of the Monroe County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Wednesday 3/29/17 at 11 AM at Monroe County Courthouse Square.
19 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
17 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
29 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY Parade, Pocono Pines.    Plans are to form up at the school/cemetery 09:30, Step off is at 10:00, We will be returning to the old route (1 mile). Parking at the school/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 will follow the parade, at the cemetery.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted at the Legion.
14 June -
2ND WEDNESDAY
(in lieu of 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.    Wives are welcome.
We have adjusted our meeting date and time to accommodate the Flag Retirement Ceremony.
July 4th - Tuesday    Independence Day
19 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
16 Aug - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
20 Aug. (Sunday) -
26 Aug. (Saturday)
2017 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
Open every day at NOON.
( Setup 19 Aug - Sat 10:00, Breakdown 27 Aug, Sun 10:00 )
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
We will be there with the USS Barb, and our annual fundraiser will be in full swing throughout this seven day event.
ROSTER/DATES: See the 2017 Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]
1 Sept to 6 Sept
(Fri - Wed)
2017 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION
USSVI Central Florida Base is your host for the 2017 USSVI National Convention in Orlando, Florida.
Details are all here : www.ussviconvention.org/2017  
   
Coordinate with Base Vice Cdr. or Base Cdr. if you intend to go, and for additional details.    
9 - 10 Sept (Sat-Sun)
EVENT CANCELLED
FOR 2017
30th Belvidere Victorian Days. A 2 Day Show in the town square, Belvidere, NJ, just off route 46.
Hours - Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and on Sunday, from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
* * SETUP Sat. 08:00 - BREAKDOWN Sun. at close of show. * *
20 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.
24 Sept - Sunday
Setup crew:
Meet at 09:30 - 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00    [Click for Facebook]  OR  [Click for flyer details]
Chestnuthill Township Park, 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA
We will have our USS Barb there.
? Oct - Saturday
???
USSVI North Eastern Region Meeting
Location TBA
For details - see Base Commander
9 Oct - Monday Columbus Day celebrated. Traditional date is 12th.
18 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
5 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
    VETERANS' DAY EVENTS      
5 Nov - Sunday
13:00
2017 Carbon County Veterans' Day Parade, Nesquehoning   
We will bring the USS Barb float . . . room to ride.
The parade steps off at 13:00
Additional Details TBA and If we go.
7 Nov - Tuesday ELECTION DAY
12 Nov - Sunday
13:00
2017 Veterans Day Parade, Stroudsburg    Sponsored/invited by the Monroe County Veterans' Association
The parade begins at 13:00 at Stroudsburg High School on West Main St. - allow sufficient time for lineup.
We will bring the USS Barb float . . . room to ride.       The float will return to parade beginning after parade ends.
Details TBA and If we go.
15 Nov - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines  
23 Nov - Thursday Thanksgiving - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
15 Dec - Friday   Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party Will be held at Robert Christians Restaurant  – 
Route 940 Pocono Lake, PA 18347  - 2 miles east of Blakeslee/Rt.115    
Reception Hour at 1830, Dinner at 1930.     [click for Menu]
20 Dec - 3rd Wed
 If not at Christmas Party (above)
Regular Meeting @1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
   
2018
20-27 October
2018 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION
7 Day Caribbean Cruise    Aboard Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam

October 20-27, 2018 - out of Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.

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