THIS WEEK: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016
Mystery Birding Trip, a field trip where the destinations and target birds are not revealed until the day of the trip. Meet at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $24 includes transportation. Bring a lunch and binoculars. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Cancertacular 5K Walk and Run, a fundraiser for local children and their families who are affected by cancer. Memorial Park, Hill Street, Jessup. Nov. 19 with registration 8 to 9:15 a.m., followed by the event. $20. Info at scrantonrunning.com.
Turkey Trot, a 5K Walk and Fun Run to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger. Nay Aug Park, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 19. $20. Registration online at go.geisinger.org or call 800-322-5437.
River of Rocks Hike, seven moderate miles at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton. Bring lunch and water. Meet at the Park and Ride, Route 309 near Blackman Street, Wilkes-Barre. 9:45 a.m. Nov. 20. $9 entrance fee required. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-825-7200.
Paradise-Price Preserve Hike, an easy one-mile guided woods walk followed by an optional trail walk leading to waterfalls. Meet at the parking area on Henry’s Crossing Road in Paradise Township. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Free. Registration: 570-839-1120.
Birding in the Kirby Park Natural Area, sponsored by the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society. Meet at the parking lot by the Nesbitt Park boat launch in Wilkes-Barre, accessed via First Avenue. 8 a.m. Nov. 27, Dec. 25 and Jan. 22. Free. 570-371-3951.
Thousand Steps Hike, eight difficult miles at Glen Onoko Falls, Lehigh Gorge State Park. Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. 9:45 a.m. Nov. 27. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-806-1754.
Tubs Natural Area Hike, five moderate miles (with an optional three extra miles). Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. 11:45 a.m. Dec. 4. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-457-0527.