Readings at Maude Alley, Writers in Conversation at Moody Road Studios, 5pm. Meet the writers wine and cheese welcome in the garden, 4-4:45pm. Book signing after the readings. Readings by Mermer Blakeslee, Kelly Braffet, Carolyn Turgeon. 917/445-0613.
Benefit dinner for Richard Dix at the American Legion Hall, 4-7:30pm. Donations accepted. Eat in or take out.
The Liberty Museum & Arts Center will host the 5th annual Liberty Poetry Festival at the Museum, 2pm. Admission is free. 845/292-2394.
Penny social at the Damascus Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing at 7pm. Benefits Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee, tea available.
SUNY Sullivan Fall Alumni Dinner at the Paul Grossinger Dining Room (SUNY Sullivan campus), 6:30pm. $35 per person/cash bar. RSVP: 845/434-5750 ext. 4377.
The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its next meeting at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. Trading session, philatelic quiz and a five lot auction. 845/794-2586.
Basket-Afghan Bingo at Texas #4 Firehall, open at 12:30pm, games at 2pm. Basket or Afghan of your choice if you are a winner. Door prizes, refreshments available. Sponsored by Texas #4 Ladies Auxiliary. 570/253-0782.
Parents Run AMOC (Autism Move-A-Thon orange County) in partnership with Mental Health Association in orange County host the 10th annual Move-A-Thon at Thomas Bull memorial Park, 10am-3pm. Raises awareness for autism. Registration fee $5. 845/342-2400 ext. 307.
Last program of 2013 Speaker Series, Emily Montgomery will share background of "Calkins Creamery of Highland Dairy Farm", a Township dairy farm in her family for generations which today produces award-winning artisan cheeses. Damascus Township Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd(off Rte 371), 7pm. 570/224-4535.