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April 2011

'Constitutional Discussion'

April 16, 2011

Sullivan County Tea Party Patriots present discussion, social hour & dinner (optional) at Mr. Willy's Restaurant, 1-4pm, $10 suggested. 845/647-3660.

Pancake breakfast

April 17, 2011
May 15, 2011
June 19, 2011
July 17, 2011
August 21, 2011
September 18, 2011
October 16, 2011
November 20, 2011

Pine Mill Community Hall, 7:30-11:30am, adults $6.50, under 12 (half portion) $3. 570/224-8500.

Auditions: 'Hairspray'

April 20, 2011

Singers & dancers needed at Rivoli Theatre, 5:30-9pm. Production in Aug. 845/701-0142.

It’s about time—it’s about space

Being an avid science fiction fan and music lover, I was excited to be one of the first to experience “Spaced Out! The Final Frontier in Album Covers” exhibit, debuting at the Museum at Bethel Woods (bethelwoodscenter.org/museum) this past weekend. Scanning the website, I was intrigued by this unique aspect of artwork created to “reflect the growing interest generated by the space race”  Read more

Lucky ducky: wood duck in the woodstove

On the morning of March 23, I received a phone call from my friend and neighbor, John Keator, who told me that he had a duck in his woodstove. I asked, “You have a what in your woodstove?!” John is an avid and competent birder, and it was quickly determined that there was some sort of waterfowl in his woodstove. I grabbed a few items and left for John’s house.  Read more

Talk on perennials

MILFORD, PA — The Milford Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, located on the corners of Broad and Ann streets. The guest speaker is Brian Oleksak, who has worked as an agricultural program associate for Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension since 1999. He holds a B.S. in agronomy and an M.S. in ornamental horticulture. The topic is “Perennials as a Problem Solver.” Guests and new members are always welcome. Call 570/686-1043.

4-H workshops for young gardners

LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County will host a day of 4-H’s spring workshops on April 9 in honor of Earth Day. Horticulture is the theme for this year’s annual event.  Read more

Knotweed brochure and seminars

NARROWSBURG, NY — “Spread the Word… Not the Weed! Battle the Invasion of Japanese Knotweed on our Native Plants, Riverbanks and Views” is the message of a new brochure produced through a partnership grant project coordinated by the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (UDSB).

The brochure provides information on the plant’s characteristics, shows photos to identify it throughout its seasonal stages, describes its ability to quickly overwhelm native vegetation and offers helpful tips on management practices.  Read more

Chamber hosts Casino Royale night

MONTICELLO, NY — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Casino Royale fundraiser on Saturday, April 9 at the Monticello Motor Club. The black tie event will take place from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Tickets cost $75 and include light fare, cash bar, $50,000 in “chamber chips” and entertainment. Advance purchase is required.  Read more

Easter Bunny dog photo shoot

HONESDALE, PA — There will be an Easter Bunny Photo Shoot for your dog at Your Dog’s Place training center, located on Route 191 just 3 miles north of Honesdale, on Sunday, April 10 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. You can have a custom portrait taken of your bunny munchkin by Photo Fox Studios. The cost is $15 for your Sit, Down or Just Wag session and a five-by-seven-inch print, or $20 for the five-by-seven-inch print including a digital image emailed to you.
Call 570/729-8977 or 698-8407.