LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty Parks & Recreation Department’s special ski pass program offers residents two passes for the price of one.
Arts & Leisure
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Chi Hive will hold an event titled “Brigid Fire Circle,” based on Celtic traditions that celebrate mid-winter as a time of renewal, on Saturday, February 3 from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. Participants are asked to bring drums, rattles and wear celebratory clothing.
MATAMORAS, PA — Triversity will hold its “Share Your Heart” dance on Saturday, February 17, at the Best Western, featuring dance music by DJ Brad Keller of Keller Sound Entertainment.
HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., will offer an evening of classical melodies by the Wargo-Truitt Duo on Saturday, February 3. The duo comprises Ed Wargo on flute and Charles Truitt on guitar, and is presented by the Classical Guitar Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
HONESDALE, PA — BassDrumBone will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, February 10. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a show starting at 7:30 p.m. BassDrumBone is a trio that has wedded its unusual instrumentation with the strong identities of its three members.
CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance and Callicoon Theater will present the dark comedy/drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this coming weekend.
NARROWSBURG, NY — “People, Planet, Politics,” a group exhibition, opens at Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 37 Main St., on Saturday, February 10, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. The show—the first of DVAA’s 2018 season—will be on view at the Alliance Gallery through March 31.
CALKINS, PA - Join Calkins Creamery, the Northeast Wilderness Experience (NEWE) and Second District Brewing (at Second District Vineyard) for an unforgettable winter afternoon on January 27. After meeting at the Second District Vineyard at 3 p.m., the group will take a short scenic hike over the hills of Calkins to Calkins Creamery.
The sun, though it now travels a circuit ca. 20° south of the equator, radiates brilliant, slanting light when high pressure visits from the Arctic, as it did in early January. Rare and fleeting, as becomes a “pearl of great price,” it burnishes weeds, bird feeders, and eagle pairs inspecting last year’s nests.
As I sit at my desk, the rain spatters against the windowpane, eroding the ice and snow that had built up just a few short days ago. Feeling pensive, I can’t help but reflect on the past week, which was both entertaining and thought provoking—centered, in a way, around water.