The Highlands Photographic Guild presents Julia Zimmermann’s, “The White Album,” opening reception, 5-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through Sunday, July 7. Visit www.highlandsphotoguild.com, or 570/296-2440.
"Breaking Ground: Gardening with Raised Beds" presented by Master Gardeners Pat and Nick DeLucia at the Wayne County Library, 5pm. Opportunity to plant your own veggies this summer. 57-/253-1220.
Dessin Animal Shelter holds Duck Derby in the Dyberry Creek. Begins at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, noon. Ends at Apple Grove Picnic Area. Pick up ducks at The Cat's Pajamas, Dessin Animal Shelter, or Honesdale National Bank. 570/647-0239.
There is a square dance at the Galilee Grange hall, 7-10pm. Carol & Ray are playing & calling. 845/292-6022.
Registration begins for Dig into Reading, the summer reading program at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 14 Proctor Rd. Children ages 5-12 are invited to the library Thursday afternoons July 11 through August 8, to make a craft and earn pirate coins, prizes, and stickers. 845/557-6258.
“Wine & Wags”, an adoption event and wine tasting presented by the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark, at the Westfall Winery, 2-5pm. Food will also be served. Cost: $25 or $30 to receive a Humane Society wine glass. The event is open to all ages. For minors, there will be a $5 admission that includes food. Email email@example.com, 845/856-3677.
Three Wishes restaurant will host "Tastes of Wayne-First Wednesdays" as a fundraiser for the the Wayne County Historical Society. 570/253-3240.
The Port Jervis Soap Box Derby will be held on Sussex St. for children ages 8 through 18. Racing, 9am; derby parade and opening ceremonies, 12 noon; and closing ceremonies, 5pm. There will be a carnival-like atmosphere with activities, food, fun and racing. Visit www.PJSoapBoxDerby.com or call 845/800-1000.
North Branch Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 10th annual chicken barbecue at the North Branch Fire House, 3-6pm. Take-outs only. Cost: $10. There will also be a 50/50 raffle drawing.