Bike Scranton, ongoing, a free bike share program hosted by the Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area. Bicyclists can visit one of four share sites in the city (Lackawanna Heritage Valley headquarters, Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, Cedar Bike & Paddle, and the Weinberg Memorial Library at the University of Scranton). Participants must be 18 or older, present a valid driver’s license or ID, and sign a liability waiver to borrow a bike. Helmets are provided. Bikes may be borrowed for a few hours or a full day.
Free Fly Fishing Introduction Course, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at Lake Eston Wilson at Hillside Park. The class, provided by the PA Fish and Boat Commission, is designed for families interested in learning the basics of fly fishing equipment, casting techniques or water skills. Participants must pre-register by 4 p.m. May 5 at www.gonefishingpa.com. Participants should dress for outdoor weather. Info: 570-477-2206.
Women’s Fly Fishing School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 in the pavilion at Lake Eston Wilson at Hillside Park. Representatives from Lackawanna Valley Trout Unlimited and the PA Fish and Boat Commission will host a one-day fly fishing class. Cost: free. No equipment is required. Register: www.gonefishingpa.com Family Fishing Programs/Find Event/May 7th. Info: [email protected] or 570-954-5042.
“Waverly Waddle” 3-mile Run/Walk, May 7 at the Waverly Community House. Registration: 8 to 8:45 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. Cost: $15 for adults and $8 for children under 12 by May 6. On race day, $20 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Family rate (3 or more participants) $35 during advance registration or $40 on race day. All proceeds benefit recreation programs at the Waverly Community House. A “Junior Waddle,” for children ages 8 and under will take place immediately following The Waddle. There is no registration fee for the Junior Waddle. Info/register: www.waverlycomm.org or 570-586-8191, extension 2. There is no rain date.
Lackawanna Valley Trout Unlimited Dinner, Social and Wine Tasting, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 7 at Heart Lake Lodge, 1298 Heart Lake Road, Jermyn. Tickets: $29. Info: A&G Outfitters 542 Blvd Ave, Dickson City or 570-489-1650. Trout Unlimited is a non-profit environmental organization started by fishermen and women.