“Poems for Children,” Larry Richardson, illustrated by Russell Richardson. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback, $12. Available on amazon.com.
Arts & Leisure
A hopeful sign about American shad was recently documented here in the Delaware River.
As the first snowflakes flutter from the sky, the cavalcade of seasonal events begin anew, offering me the opportunity to re-think, re-do and renew. They say that with each passing year, the time flies more quickly and now that I’m over 40 (LOL) I can see what “they” mean.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Local photographer Charlie Hoffman has won third prize in a national contest run by Corel, titled "Colors of Fall." The photo was taken overlooking the Lackawaxen River in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
HONESDALE, PA — You can celebrate Thanksgiving weekend with an some old-fashioned country-style dancing at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., on Saturday, November 25 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Beginners can come early at 7:15 p.m. and get a lesson. Bring a partner with you or find a partner here, all are welcome.
PORT JERVIS, NY — UpFront Exhibition Space will hold its final artist’s reception of 2017 on Saturday, November 18 from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring music by DJ G. This event is open to the public and there is no admission fee. This show will run through December 30.
MILFORD, PA — Pictured are Cassidy Guerra and Gabriel Morris, who will dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Cavalier in the Delaware Valley Dance Company’s production of “The Nutcracker.” It will take place on Sunday, November 25 at Delaware Valley High School in Milford, PA. There will be a 12 noon and a 7 p.m.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance will host the 13th annual Art in Sixes small works exhibition from November 18 to December 23, opening with a reception on Saturday, November 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. In what has become a signature year-end event for the DVAA, the show features over 500 miniature artworks by local artists.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s “The Exterminating Angel,” inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name, at SUNY Sullivan’s Seelig Theatre on Saturday, November 18 at 12:55 p.m.
EQUINUNK, PA — Manchester Library will hold two blow-out book sales: the first on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and the second on Saturday, December 2, also 9 a.m. to 12 noon.