Harvest Festival at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, an annual event celebrating the bounty, talent, and beauty of Sullivan County, 11am-4pm. Admission is free, with a $2 parking fee. 866/781-2922.
A nature walk on trees will be held at Florence Shelly Wetlands Preserve led by Hank Hartman, 2pm. Meet in the parking lot just opposite Stack Road. 570/727-2385.
Marvin Rappaport to discuss "Growing Up in the Borscht Belt" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
The Professional Women of Sullivan County will hold its next meeting at LaPiazzetta. Networking begins at 6pm, followed by dinner at 6:30pm. Guest speaker is John Conway, Sullivan County Historian. Cost: $25. 845/791-4501.
Educator Helen Adams will present in the Equinunk Historical Society's summer program series, "A Ride Through Lookout." Using photos and stories, she will take listeners on a ride in the family car from Indian Head Camp to Duck Harbor, 1pm. 570/224-6722.
The Delaware Youth Center is offering the NTSI’s (National Traffic Safety Institute) six hour New York State Driver Safety Course, 9am–3:30pm. Registration and advance payment: $40 ($35 for DYC members). 845/887-4120.
Jeff Fest all day in Jeffersonville beginning with pancake breakfast at Presbyterian Church 7am-12noon, tractor parade at 11am, then the huge Jems Ducks Race from 1-2pm. 845/482-3184.
Singers from the Campo Doro Vocal Institute perform at The Cooperage, 2:30pm. This ‘Musical Potpourri’ will feature classical songs, Broadway sets and traditional folk songs. Suggested donation $20, but no one turned away. 570/253-2020.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE
On August 24, 2013 at approximately 5:30pm, The New York State Police at Liberty responded to a report of an ATV accident on NewTurnpike Rd in the Town of Cochecton. Investigation revealed that Glenn Adycki, age 31, of Lynbrook, NY, was operating a 2010 Polaris Sportsman 550 ATV on the side of New Turnpike Rd with eight year old passenger Alex Huertas of Malverne, NY, as a rear seat passenger. Read more