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November 2013

Cochecton election may turn on second home owners; court to rule on challenged voters

The votes of second home-owners did not make much of an impact in most of the towns in western Sullivan County, and in fact the issue may have sparked a backlash among voters in some towns. But in the Town of Cochecton, the race for one of the council member’s seats may be decided by a court because of second home owners.  Read more

Holiday book fair

December 7, 2013

Novels, non-fiction, large print, children's & special value books at the Community Room in the Port Jervis Free Library, 10am-3pm. Door prize and refreshments. 845/856-7313.

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Port Jervis Free Library
Contact Phone #: 
845/856-7313

Gathering Time

December 8, 2013

RiverFolk Concerts presents Gathering Time at the Cooperage, 3pm. Suggested donation $15 reserved, $18/door. They perfected two separate but related art forms: three part harmony and having a ball on stage.

For More Information: 
www.riverfolkconcerts.vpweb.com
Contact Phone #: 
845/252-6783

Author visit

December 5, 2013

Kimberly Sabatini will speak about her debut young adult novel "Touching the Surface," at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. Free event. 845/794-4660 x 8.

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Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library
Contact Phone #: 
845/794-4660

Honesdale for the Holidays

November 29, 2013
November 30, 2013

Historic Honesdale offers up its famous holiday hospitality during the annual "Honesdale for the Holidays" event. Open houses, holiday music, trolley rides, Santa parade, activities in Central Park, craft vendors and more. 570/253-5492.

For More Information: 
Gail Tucker
Contact Phone #: 
570/253-5492

Hibernation Hike

December 15, 2013

Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12 noon. Join us on a hike and experience PEEC in the wintertime. Free for members/$5 for non-members. 570/828-2319.

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PEEC
Contact Phone #: 
570/828-2319

Around the Campfire

December 14, 2013

Enjoy a leisurely dusk hike that ends at the campfire ring at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 4:30-6pm. S’mores provided. Bring your favorite campfire song. Cost: $5. Register: 570/828-2319.

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PEEC
Contact Phone #: 
570/828-2319

Winter Survival Hike

December 14, 2013

Join Mike Dennis of Traditional Earth Skills for a fun afternoon in the fields and forests at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. Build a shelter, try your hand at fire making, and learn other useful skills for the wintertime. Cost: $20. Register: 570/828-2319.

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PEEC
Contact Phone #: 
570/828-2319

EcoZone! Afternoon

December 8, 2013

Explore the new hands-on, discovery room at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 104pm. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more. Free. 570/828-2319.

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PEEC
Contact Phone #: 
570/828-2319

Introduction to Snowshoeing

December 8, 2013

Learn the basics of using snow shoes at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9-11am. No experience necessary, PEEC provides the equipment and teaches you everything you need to know. Register early to guarantee a spot. Cost: $10. 570/828-2319.

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PEEC
Contact Phone #: 
570/828-2319