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Week of September 22 2016

September 22, 2016
Cooking Demo at the Library

Fall Culinary Program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6– 7:30pm. Celebrity Chef Johnny Ciao will do a cooking demonstration preparing an inventive cuisine recipe while sharing fun stories of hanging out with Carlos Santana, Huey Lewis and Michael Jackson. Signing and selling of his cookbooks. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
DIY grapevine wreaths

The Cooperage Project will host a Do It Yourself (DIY) class on making wreaths out of grapevines, 7-9pm. Jessie Caccavale will teach participants how to weave their own wreaths using wild grapevines pulled from local woods. Suggested donation $15. Participants should bring their own pair of gardening gloves with them. 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Workshop
Solar 101 workshop

SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education & Development Support) will present a free solar workshop at Pike County Public Library Milford Branch, 119 East Harford St., 7-9pm. This "Solar 101" course will teach you all about the different types of solar systems. Registration encouraged. 570/245-1256.

Milford, Workshop
Wayne County Genealogy Group

The Wayne County Genealogy Group will meet at the Wayne County Historical Society, 4:30pm. This month’s topic: “Cluster Genealogy: Why our ancestors lived, married and traveled in groups.” Beginners and experienced researchers welcome. 570/253-3240 or wchspa@ptd.net.

Honesdale, Meeting
Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force public meeting

Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force public meeting at the Seelyville Fire Hall, 7pm. Special guest speaker Michael DeLeon director of "Kids are Dying" and "An American Epidemic."

Honesdale, Meeting
September 23, 2016
'The Wiz'

City Stage presents "The Wiz" at the Milford Theater, 7:30pm with a 2:00pm show on Sunday. The Tony Award-winning musical "The Wiz" is a modern reinvention of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." General admission tickets are $20, seniors and students are $15. 845/858-7925.

Milford, Theatre
Free Computer Support @ WSPL in Jeffersonville

Free Computer Support every Friday at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 10am-2pm. Have questions about a new device? Or an app that isn’t working like you thought? Need help with a new computer or operating system? Get answers to these questions and more.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

The Hurleyville Maker’s Lab is offering an Introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, 6pm. This one-hour workshop is an introduction to the Illustrator interface with a review of the menus and tools. This workshop is free for members, $10 for non-members.

Hurleyville, Workshop
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

The Hurleyville Maker’s Lab is offering an Introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, 6pm. This one-hour workshop is an introduction to the Illustrator interface with a review of the menus and tools. This workshop is free for members, $10 for non-members.

Hurleyville, Workshop
Pre-K Story Time

Pre-K Story Time is every Friday at The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10:30am. This program will continue to develop early literacy skills with stories and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
Ribbon cutting for Lazy Fox New York

Join The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and the Callicoon Business Association in celebrating the ribbon cutting of Lazy Fox New York, 24B Upper Main St., l 1pm-9pm (ribbon cutting at 1:30pm). Lazy Fox New York is a cozy and whimsy loungewear boutique. 718/314-0161, email susan@lazyfoxny.com.

Callicoon, Community Events
September 24, 2016
'The Wiz'

City Stage presents "The Wiz" at the Milford Theater, 7:30pm with a 2:00pm show on Sunday. The Tony Award-winning musical "The Wiz" is a modern reinvention of L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." General admission tickets are $20, seniors and students are $15. 845/858-7925.

Milford, Theatre
Barryville Farmers' Market

Barryville Farmers' Market at 3385 Route 97 (behind the River Market), Saturdays from 10am-1pm, rain or shine.

Barryville, Community Events
Driver Safety Course

9am-3:30pm at the Delaware Youth Center in Callicoon. Sponsored by Catskill Hudson Bank and Chaljeri Meats. Receive 10% reduction in insurance premiums each year for three years. Must be present for entire class. Doors open at 8:30am. Coffee/tea and light refreshments will be available. $35 for DYC members, $40 non-members. Lunch $7.

Callicoon, Workshop
Fall Foliage Festival

Port Jervis 24th annual Fall Foliage Festival (rain or shine) in the downtown area, 10am-5pm. More than 130 vendors, a variety of street fair and international foods, classic car show and children’s activities including the Roaming Railroad ride, petting zoo and pony rides. Scarecrow contest and live music and entertainment.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Farmstock 2016

Sullivan County Farm Network presents Farmstock 2016 at Hilly Acres Farm, 32 Wahl Rd., 11am-3pm. Working farm tours. Free pumpkins for all children. Tours of animal barns, farm machinery demos, butter churning demo, 4-H students showing rabbits and more. Adults $8, children $6, family $20. Children under three free. 845/807-9063.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Harvest Festival/Farmer Appreciation Day

The 4th annual Harvest Festival/Farmer Appreciation Day at Unity Grange Hall, 554 Galilee Rd., 11am-4pm. Entertainment, games, food and vendors. Fun for the whole family. Blessing of the animals at 12noon. Animals must be crated or on a leash. Leana and JR Stanton perform 1-2:30pm. Hosted by Damascus United Methodist Charge PEARL Center.

Damascus, Community Events
Historic Watres Paddle

Lacawac Sanctuary, 9-11:30am. Join historian Roy Chesseri for a guided paddle on Lake Lacawac. Get a glimpse into the vision behind Lacawac’s 50 year history as well as founder, Arthur Watres’ vision for research, education and public enjoyment. Boats and lifejackets provided; personal lifejackets may be used. Registration limited. Cost: $15.

Lake Ariel, Outdoors
Ken Parks presents program at Equinunk Historical Society

Genealogist and musicologist Ken Parks returns to the Equinunk Historical Society to present a program entitled “Genealogy and DNA,” 1pm. Ken’s past programs included the popular “American and British music of the Great War.” 570/224 6722.

Equinunk, Lectures/discussions
Liberty Museum 7th Annual Poetry Festival

Poetry Festival at The Liberty Museum & Arts Center, 46 S Main St., 2pm. Poets from around the region read their poetry. Wide variety of styles. Free admission and refreshments.

Liberty, Readings
Local Treasures: Callicoon resident shares collection of Native American artifacts

Callicoon resident Giles Ebert has been researching, discovering and cataloging ancient Native American artifacts for more than half a century. He will present and discuss his life’s passion at the Western Sullivan Public Library, 1pm.

Callicoon, Lectures/discussions
Meeting of the Basket Historical Society

Meeting of the Basket Historical Society at the Basket Historical Society, State Route 97, 10:30am. All are welcome to attend the meeting and/or visit the museum from 10:30am-1pm. 845/887-6703.

Long Eddy, Meeting
Paddle on Lake Lacawac

Historic Watres Paddle on Lake Lacawac, ​9-11:30am. Join historian Roy Chesseri for a guided paddle. Boats and life jackets are provided; personal life jackets may be used. Registration limited. Register by calling 570/689-9494 or email info@lacawac.org. Cost: $15, members $10.

Lake Ariel, Outdoors
Paddle the Basha Kill

Join naturalists Scott Graber & Mike Medley to canoe/kayak on peaceful waters of Basha Kill, 10am. Bring your own vessel, binoculars. Limited size expedition; early registration suggested. Meet at DEC Boat Launch, across from Bashakill Vineyards at 1131 South Rd. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Poetry Festival

The 7th annual Poetry Festival will be held at the Liberty Museum and Arts Center, 2pm. Accomplished poets from across the region will each read a selection of their poems. Admission is free and there will be light refreshments after the readings. 845/292-6628.

Liberty, Readings
Port Jervis Farmers' Market

Port Jervis Farmers' Market at Farmers' Market Square (by the Burger King), 9am-1pm. Held Saturdays until October 29. Locally sourced foods, music and handmade items.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Rock Hill Farmers’ Market

The Rock Hill Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Rock Hill Business and Community Association, is held every Saturday from 10am–1pm until September 24th located at 223 Rock Hill Drive. Live music, events and educational activities.

Rock Hill, Community Events
Solarize Workshop

Hear about Solarize Sullivan at the Highland Town Hall, 4 Proctor Rd., 1pm. A time-limited non-profit campaign for Sullivan County homeowners and businesses to get clear, trustworthy information on going solar; a free site assessment from a pre-qualified installer selected through a competitive process; a group discount.

Eldred, Workshop
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Friends of Milford Pack 71 host spaghetti dinner at First Presbyterian Church, 4-7pm. Cost: $7/adult and $5/child. Spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread and drink. To-go dinners are also available. 973/903-2832.

Milford, Community Events
St. Joseph's Tricky Tray

St. Joseph’s Tricky Tray at Delaware Valley Middle School, 252 Rte. 6 & 209, (next to Wal-Mart). Doors open at 11:30am, rapid calling will start at 2pm. Over 200 trays and calling should be done around 3pm. 570/491-9074.

Milford, Community Events
Veterans breakfast

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at American Legion Post 1266, 92 Pine St., 8-11am. Military-style breakfast chow line prepared and served by veterans including Gulf War veterans. Motorcyclists welcome. Sullivan County Legion Riders will greet you. All proceeds support programs for veterans throughout Sullivan County. $7 at the door. 845/888-4958.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
Walk & Wine Journey for Sight

Bashakill Vineyards, 1131 South Rd., 1pm. Guided tour on trails/road, 1:30. Complementary wine or beer tasting and complementary glass. (Donated by Bashakill Vineyards). All proceeds to benefit local needs. Door prizes, 50/50, silent auction, snacks and water provided by the Mamakating Lions Club. 845/754-7146.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
September 25, 2016
Acoustic Eidolon concert

Acoustic Eidolon (pronounced idol-on) will open the fall series of RiverFolk Concerts with special guest Amy Soucy at The Cooperage, 5pm. Suggested donation is $20 reserved and $25 at the door. Dinner fare will be available for purchase. BYOB. 845/252-6783.

Honesdale, Music
Anniversary Tea and Tour

Celebrate Lacawac Sanctuary’s 50th anniversary in the hundred-year-old Watres lodge, 2-4pm. Step back in time during a guided tour through the lodge and discover its fascinating story. Relax with others over tea and a selection of refreshments. Space is limited, register. Cost: $15. 570/689-9494.

Lake Ariel, Outdoors
Cochecton Preservation Society Coffee, Tea and History

Cochecton Preservation Society hosts 10th annual Coffee, Tea and History at Cochecton Train Station, 8537 Rt. 97, 1pm. “Founding Families of Cochecton.” Guest speakers are Alice Scott, Anne Pierce, Debbie Bennedum, Edna Calkin and Ron Nearing. Free admission and refreshments. 845/932-8210 or email cps12726@gmail.com.

Cochecton, Community Events
Lacawac Sanctuary tea party

Anniversary Tea and Tour celebrate Lacawac Sanctuary’s 50th anniversary in the hundred-year-old Watres Lodge, 2-4pm. Tea and refreshments. Space is limited; reservations required. ​Cost: $15 per person. Make reservations: call 570/689-9494 or email info@lacawac.org.

Lake Ariel, Community Events
Play Scrabble

Play Scrabble at Wayne County Visitors Center, 303 Commercial St., 2pm. Donations to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County. For more information, call Pearl at 272/777-4000.

Honesdale, Community Events
Prayer group

St. Padre Pio Prayer Group will meet at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 416 Church St., 2pm. Exposition of the most blessed sacrament. Recitation of the rosary. At 3pm the divine mercy chaplet will be chanted, followed by the liturgy of the hours.

Honesdale, Community Events
Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and friends will meet at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Mort Malkin will talk about the little known Kellogg-Briand Pact, an international agreement signed and ratified in 1928 by almost all the nations of the world. All are welcome. www.uduuf.org.

Beach Lake, Lectures/discussions
September 26, 2016
Adult fellowship potluck luncheon

Adult fellowship potluck luncheon at the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 12noon. Everyone welcome. Bring a covered dish and enjoy fellowship and food. The speaker is award-winning author and journalist, Jan Goodwin. Her topic: The Isis You Thought You Knew. Jan lived and worked in the Islamic world. 570/224-6484.

Beach Lake, Community Events
Free Computer Support @ WSPL in Callicoon

Free computer support every Monday at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 1-5pm. Have questions about a new device? Or an app that isn’t working like you thought? Need help with a new computer or operating system? Get answers to these questions and more.

Callicoon, Community Events
Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time is every Monday at The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. Early literacy program for toddlers and their caregivers. This program uses rhymes, books, crafts and finger plays to develop skills that will help children get ready to read. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
September 27, 2016
Pike County Master Gardener Hotline

A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Penn State Extension office, 514 Broad St., every Tuesday, 10am–12noon, to assist you with your garden, lawn, insect and/or disease control questions. Free. If you are unable to stop by during this time, you can call 570/296-3400.

Milford, Meeting
September 28, 2016
Election forum

Ned Lang and Ed Magilton of the Conservative Party of Sullivan County host an election forum at the Village Inn, 6-8pm. Hors d'oeuvres and Southwestern aperitivos. Guest speaker: The Honorable Frank J. Labuda. Topic: "The Second Amendment and You in Changing Times." Suggested donation: $25 to benefit local food pantries. 845/701-5468.

Narrowsburg, Lectures/discussions
Everyday Healthy Cooking class

The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering an Everyday Healthy Cooking class at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in the Culinary Arts Kitchen, 6-9pm. The cost is $30 plus $15 materials fees. 845/295-4915.

Liberty, Workshop
Free Computer Support @ WSPL in Narrowsburg

Free Computer Support every Wednesday at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 4-8pm. Have questions about a new device? Or an app that isn’t working like you thought? Need help with a new computer or operating system? Get answers to these questions and more.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Introduction to 3D Printing

The Hurleyville Maker's Lab is offering an Introduction to 3D Printing class, 6-7pm. Learn about the tools and process of 3D printing. Free for members, $10 for non-members.

Hurleyville, Workshop
September 29, 2016
Fall genealogy program

Fall genealogy program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6–7:30pm. Gordon MacAdam will explain how he and his brother Henry weaved together information using government agencies and online resources to gather their comprehensive family history. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions