FALLSBURG, NY — The Fallsburg Central School District Wellness Committee will hold its 2014 Wellness Day on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Fallsburg Junior/Senior High School front parking lot. Rain or shine, kids, students, parents, staff and community are invited to enjoy the morning with many healthcare providers offering free information. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Healthy Steps in Motion is an exercise program that incorporates warm-up, balance, weight resistance/strength training and cool-down segments as its program foundation. It was designed by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and is offered to area older adults at no cost. The classes will be held May 6 to June 26 every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Honesdale Senior Center, 323 Tenth St. Read more
This is the time of the year that we begin to find ticks on our clothing or pets and sometimes attached to our skin after we have been in fields and woods or clearing garden plots and fences. Read more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Pageant is more than a beauty pageant. This pageant is for women who live, work, or go to school in Sullivan County. They participate in a private interview, an opening number dance routine, a themed fun fashion show, evening gown and onstage questions. Seven new titleholders are crowned every year in different age groups. All contestants are invited to go out and make a difference in the county. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — Learn about “Weeds, Shoots & Flowers” during the second of three hands-on gardening trainings on Wednesday, May 7. The free instructional classes will be taught by Sullivan County Master Gardener Volunteers at the Gerald Skoda Education Center from 7 to 9 p.m.
Sullivan Renaissance and CCE are holding the trainings to assist individuals who want to volunteer but aren’t sure how to help with community gardens in their hometowns. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Despite all of our modern technology, successful communication still demands effective face-to-face interaction. The Adult & Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is addressing this need by offering a basic communications course “Anyone Can: Steps to Effective Communication.” Classes will be held at the St. John Education Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays, May 7 through May 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. The class fee is $125. Read more
PORT JERVIS, NY — The Public Computer Center (The Hub) at The Port Jervis Free Library will host Ken Greene from the Hudson Valley Seed Library for a seed talk on Monday, May 5 from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. The talk will be held in the Community Room, which has a capacity of 50.
Greene will give a talk about seeds and spring sowing. He will also talk about what it means to garden with seeds that are meant to be grown in our region. Hudson Valley Seed Library seeds will be available for purchase. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — A DIY bicycle maintenance workshop, “Ride Your Bike,” will be presented on Monday, May 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Whether you’re a road rider, a mountain biker, a commuter or an enthusiast of other sorts, an expert or a beginner, learn what you need to get your bike ready to ride this spring and how to do it yourself. Read more
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Daniel Pierce Library will offer a series of career counseling workshops sponsored by the Ramapo Catskill Library System and the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy grant program. The workshops will be held at the library.
Resume Building Workshop will be held May 5 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. followed by individual career counseling sessions from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Job Interview Workshop will be held May 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. followed by individual career counseling sessions from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Read more