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October 2012

Animal Blessing for St. Francis Day

October 6, 2012

An annual Blessing of the Animals and Dedication of Those who Love Them, will be sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church Street, on Saturday at 5pm. The event is open for all who are able to bring their pets – four-legged, two-winged, scaled etc. For more information, you may call the Church at 570/253-2760.

James Angelo Campistrous eBook Launching

October 28, 2012

Owner of J-Angelo Event Planning will be launching his eBook entitled, “Wedding Guide & Tips – Getting Started,” and will be at the Artery Gallery, from 1-4pm.

Geocaching/GPS walk with Outdoor Club

October 5, 2012

On Friday, 5:30pm to be hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) and Sullivan County’s new Outdoor Club at the CCE Turtle Spring Nature Trail, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. Attendees must register ahead of time at the CCE office. Contact: Nicole Slevin at or call 845/292-6180

“Getting to Know the ABC’s and D’s of Medicare And How the New Health Care Reform Affects Your Benefits

October 18, 2012

Medicare workshop to be presented by James Farnham, MBA, MS, Senior Health Insurance Representative, at the Liberty Public Library on Thursday, 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. For info, please call 845/292-6070. 189 North Main Street, directly in front of the elementary school.

Talk scheduled on historic D&H canal

October 10, 2012 - October 28, 2012

The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will host a talk by museum historian Stephen Skye about the corporate culture of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, Wednesday, 7:30pm at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 58 Hoag Road. Suggested donation is $5 for non-members. Museum is open Friday-Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. through October 28 and by appointment. Call 845/754-8870, visit or email

Irina's Name Day

October 13, 2012

NACL Theatre, now in it’s 12th year presents award-winning theatre company, Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant. 7pm. Tickets: $25-$40 and includes dinner—pay at the door. RESEVATIONS REQUIRED contact: NACL@NACL.ORG, 845/557-0694

First Callicoon Community Fall Fair

October 20, 2012

Hosted by St. James Episcopal Church at the Youth Center, from 11am to 4pm. Vendors to enhance a day filled with lively entertainment such as pie contests, pumpkin painting, food, face painting, games etc are warmly welcome. Space can be rented at $25 on first-come basis. Deadline is on Oct 18, call 845/887-4269

Banned Books Week!

October 5, 2012 - October 6, 2012
October 6, 2012 - October 7, 2012

Nina Burleigh will talk about censorship in America and abroad as well as present excerpts from her new project on women's roles in Egypt's Arab Spring entitled "Under the Black Blanket." Saturday, Ray McNiece will present his tribute to Woody Guthrie, an American role model for artistic freedom whose 100th birthday would have been this year. Both events are free and open to the public. Western Sullivan Public Library, Narrowsburg Branch, 198 Bridge St. Info:

10th Annual Pumpkin Fest

October 6, 2012

To be presented by Greater Barryville Chamber of Commerce. Fun activities and contests, 10am - 5pm at The Spring House Commons, 3461 Rt. 97

Community Health Forum

October 4, 2012

6-8pm at the Ted Stroebel Center on Jefferson Street in Monticello. Sullivan County Public Health Services and planning partners concerned about health invite any interested Sullivan County residents to take one evening out from their busy lives for an important cause. Snacks/ refreshments will be available from 5:15 PM – 6 PM. For more information or questions call: 845/513-2222