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Week of May 30 2013

Eventdate: May 30, 2013
All terms
Book discussion

"What Alice Forgot" by Liane Moriarty book discussion at the Liberty Library, 1pm. Books & discussion questions are available at the desk approx. 1 month prior to each discussion. New members are always welcome and encouraged to join. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Lectures/discussions
Fern Ethnobotany workshop

Unusual workshop for plant and nature lovers: Fern Ethnobotany, taught by Nathaniel Whitmore at Northern Light Natural Foods, 12 noon-4pm. The workshop will include field identification, medicinal use and more. RSVP: wathakes@gmail.com.

Hawley, Workshop
Ferry Godmother Music Circuit fundraiser

Ferry Godmother Productions hosts fundraising concert at the Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, 6:30-8:30pm. Featuring Lillie Bryant, Gabriela Tranchina, Christopher Dean Sullivan, Joe Tranchina and Ernie Colon. Tickets: $25. Space is limited; purchase of tickets in advance is suggested at www.FerryGodmother.com.

Montgomery, Music
Literacy Volunteers tutor training

Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County is offering new tutor training at the Literacy Center, 5:30-8:30pm. There will be 6 Thursday sessions. 845/794-0017.

Monticello, Workshop
Live music with John Curtin

Live Music with John Curtin at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen., 6-9pm. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Hawley, Music
Eventdate: May 31, 2013
All terms
Dennis Newberg at the Dancing Cat

Dennis Newberg will play at the Dancing Cat Saloon, 7pm. Visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com, 845/583-3141.

Bethel, Music
Intro to Microsoft Excel

Free computer class at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library from 5-7pm; registration required. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen., 8-11pm. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337. A rotating line-up of live music in the lounge.

Hawley, Music
Preschool Story Time

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library hosts Preschool Story Time, 10:30am. Bring your child/children to the library to share stories, songs and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
Rocky and The Pressers at The Cooperage

As part of the “Concerts in the Coop” series, Rocky and The Pressers perform at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. Rocky and The Pressers is a seven piece contemporary reggae band based in The Bronx, NY. Donations collected at the door. BYOB. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Struck

NACL opens its 2013 season with its newest original play, "struck" a multimedia journey, at the NACL Theatre, 7:30pm. 845/557-0694.

Highland Lake, Theatre
Eventdate: June 1, 2013
All terms
Memories Exhibit

The Matamoras Westfall Historical Society presents its largest historic exhibit to date, Memories Exhibit, at Riverview Inn, 2-5pm. The exhibit will include over 100 years of photographs and memorabilia from the Matamoras and Westfall Township area.
Free. 570/491-4672.

Matamoras, Community Events
Art opening at The Gallery Chant RealtorsLV

The Gallery at Chant Realtors LV features the works of abstract surrealist artist Doug Gilbert during the month of June. Mr. Gilbert presents "Coloration," a vibrant ensemble of paintings on paper, canvas or wood. Meet the artist, 5-7pm. Show runs until June 29, open 7 days, 9-5. 570/775-7337.

Art, Lords Valley
Auditions for 'Love, Loss and What I Wore'

Auditions for Nora Ephron's "Love, Loss and What I Wore" will be at the Rivoli Theatre, 11am-1pm. Seeking five adult female actors, all shapes, sizes, ages. Performances are scheduled for July 26,27,28. 845/434-0209 or email gladsally@gmail.com.

South Fallsburg, Theatre
Cicada Mania at PEEC

Cicada Mania at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. The periodical cicadas are emerging from their 13 & 17 year cycles. Come out and learn about these amazing insects. Call to register: 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Container gardening workshop

Master Gardener Container Gardening Workshop at the Damascus Community Center, 11am. Covers initial setup and maintenance of the thrill, the fill and the spill. Learn to think outside your average pot of geraniums. Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.

Damascus, Outdoors
David Driver at the Tusten

David Driver performs at the Tusten Theatre with a musical event titled “On the Twentieth Century,” 8pm. Admission: $25. 845/252-7272.

Narrowsburg, Music
Duck Derby

Dessin Animal Shelter holds Duck Derby in the Dyberry Creek. Begins at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, noon. Ends at Apple Grove Picnic Area. Pick up ducks at The Cat's Pajamas, Dessin Animal Shelter, or Honesdale National Bank. 570/647-0239.

Honesdale, Community Events
Emily Elbert at the Silk Mill

Jazz songstress Emily Elbert at Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. BYOB. Tickets: $16 in advance, $20 at the door. 570/588-8077, www.silkmillharmony.com.

Hawley, Music
Flea market and plant sale

Liberty Aglow will host their annual spring outreach with a flea market and plant sale fundraiser to be held at the United Reformed Church, 9am. 845/798-8129.

Youngsville, Community Events
Kidzstock in Honesdale

A day to enjoy family, faith & friends at Honesdale High School Sports Complex, 11am-4pm. Presented by Creative Beginnings Learning Center, a ministry of the Free Methodist Community Church. Admission: $5 per child and $3 per adult (children 1 & under are free). Rock wall, pony rides, inflatable obstacle course, tractor rides, sensory tent, live entertainment, Army vehicles & more. 570/253-1404.

Honesdale, Community Events
Long Eddy penny social

Penny social at the Long Eddy Firehouse. Doors open 5pm, calling starts 6pm. Popular theme gift baskets, special table, door prizes, 50/50 and raffle. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary of the Long Eddy Hose Company.

Long Eddy, Community Events
Master Gardener’s Plentiful Plant Sale

A plant sale offered annually by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County Master Gardeners will be held at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 10am-2pm. 845/292-6180.

Liberty, Community Events
Narrowsburg Night Out

Prix fixe dinners at The Heron and Gerard's River Grill, starting at 6pm. Performance by David Driver at the Tusten Theatre, 8pm. Tickets: $25. 845/252-7272.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Old Stone Jail opens

The Old Stone Jail opens for the Summer 2013 season, 10am-1pm. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Community Events
Plant swap and bake sale

Plant swap and bake sale on Main Street, 10am-1pm. Benefits Narrowsburg Beautification Group. 845/252-7400 or email nbgtusten@gmail.com.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Pocono Waterfall Tour

In celebration of National Trails Day, join naturalist Sue Thompson for a day-tour of our area’s waterfalls. Meet at and return to PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 9am-5pm. Fee: adults, $5; children 5-12, $3. Registration required. 570/253-4006.

Hawley, Outdoors
Relay for Life of Sullivan County

Relay for Life at Sullivan County Community College. 845/701-5319.

Loch Sheldrake, Community Events
Safe Kids Fair

The second annual Safe Kids Fair at the Wayne County Park Street Complex, 10am-1pm. Free. The mission of Safe Kids is to promote the prevention of childhood injuries in Pennsylvania through education, collaboration, and advocacy. Email cfaatz@co.wayne.pa.us.

Honesdale, Community Events
Still Hand plays bluegrass at the distillery

The Still Hand string band, a four-piece bluegrass band from Pennsylvania, will play at the Catskill Distilling Company, 8pm. The band plays a mix of covers and originals which, although bluegrass at heart, are heavy in rock, jazz, and hillbilly influences. 845/583-3141.

Bethel, Music
Story time

The Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will sponsor a Story Time from 11am to 12pm on the first Saturday of the month at the Read It Again Bookstore. All children must be accompanied by an adult, who will remain with them throughout the hour. Stories will be read to the children, and an activity will follow, time permitting. Story Time is open to all children in grades K-3, and is free. 845/794-0017.

Monticello, Readings
String quartet in Milford

Amphion String Quartet at the Milford Theatre, 7:30pm. Tickets: $20 at the door, or $15 in advance. 570/409-1269.

Milford, Music
Struck

NACL opens its 2013 season with its newest original play, "struck" a multimedia journey, at the NACL Theatre, 7:30pm. 845/557-0694.

Highland Lake, Theatre
Summer Youth Program and swim lesson sign-up/annual membership drive

Sign up for fun-filled summer activities at the Delaware Youth Center, 9-12 noon. 845/887-5155.

Callicoon, Community Events
Tusten Mountain Trail hike

Join the Park Rangers for a guided hike of the Tusten Mountain Trail for National Trails Day at the Ten Mile River Access, 10:30am. Free. 570/685-4871.

Narrowsburg, Outdoors
Viking Fest

Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge sponsors annual Viking Fest, a traditional Norwegian stuffed pork roast with all the trimmings, homemade desserts, coffee and tea, at Central Fire House, Westcolang Rd., 6pm. Live music. Cost: $18 per person, $8 for children under 12. Reservations: 570/685-7086.

Hawley, Community Events
Volunteer Day at PEEC

Volunteer Day – National Trails Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. Join PEEC for a fun morning of trail work. Refreshments provided. Call to register: 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Waterfall tour

In celebration of National Trails Day, join naturalist Sue Thompson for a day-tour of our area’s waterfalls, 9am-5pm. Meet at and return to PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center. Fee: adults, $5; children 5-12, $3. Registration required. 570/253-4006.

Hawley, Outdoors
Yarnslingers at The Cooperage

Sullivan County-based storytelling group The Yarnslingers at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. The evening will feature “Selected Yarns,” standout tales from a variety of themes, and five stories crafted to the theme, “The Affair.” Throughout the night, 14 local ‘slingers will read their original works. BYOB. Food will be available for purchase from The Anthill Farm Kitchen. Donations collected at the door. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Readings
Eventdate: June 2, 2013
All terms
All you can eat breakfast

The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 531 hosts an "All You Can Eat Breakfast" the first Sunday of each month. The breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, pancakes, french toast, bagels, rolls, cookies, coffee, juice, etc. Cost: $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $5 for kids over 5 and kids 5 and under free. 570/253-5373 or email eap3573@gmail.com.

Honesdale, Community Events
Auditions for 'Love, Loss and What I Wore'

Auditions for Nora Ephron's "Love, Loss and What I Wore" will be at the Rivoli Theatre, 11am-1pm. Seeking five adult female actors, all shapes, sizes, ages. Performances are scheduled for July 26,27,28. 845/434-0209 or email gladsally@gmail.com.

South Fallsburg, Theatre
Blues, Brews & BBQ

Blues, Brews & BBQ on the deck at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen., 6-9pm. Music by STaT featuring Steve Woodman and Tommy Prall. Ongoing every Sunday through Labor Day, a rotating line-up of live music & a featured local craft beer. $28 includes selections from the grill with sides of summer picnic staples. Reservations recommended. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Food, Hawley
EcoZone! Afternoon

Explore new hands-on, discovery room at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-4pm. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more. Free. 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Family fishing at PEEC

Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on the ponds at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12 noon. Equipment provided. Children must be supervised. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot: 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Flower, plant & book sale

Join The Friends of The Mamakating Library at the June in Bloom Flower, Plant & Book Sale at the library, 9am-1pm. 845/888-8004.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
Howard Becker Exhibition tour

Juan Espino presents a tour through the Howard Becker Exhibition at The Wayne County Historical Society as part of "Sunday at the Museum," 2pm. Reduced admission. 570/253-3240, www.WayneHistoryPA.org.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
Songs + Stories Sunday

Songs + Stories Sunday at The Old North Branch Inn, 4-7pm. Hosted by singer songwriter Karen Hudson. Songs: Jeff Lackey (of the Raddyos), stories: Ramona Jan (guest reader). Cost: $5. 845/482-5925.

North Branch, Music
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser

All you can eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Ringus family at the Blooming Grove Fire Department, 2-6pm. The Ringus family lost everything in a fire. Cost: adults, $10, children 4 to 11, $6. Takeouts available. 570/685-1868.

Hawley, Community Events
Struck

NACL opens its 2013 season with its newest original play, "struck" a multimedia journey, at the NACL Theatre, 4pm. 845/557-0694.

Highland Lake, Theatre
Eventdate: June 3, 2013
All terms
Exploring Features & Functionality

Free computer class at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Narrowsburg from 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Register for summer reading program

The Western Sullivan Public Library holds Summer Reading Program. Registration will begin June 3 and go through July 1 by going to www.wsplonline.org.

Region, Community Events
Senior Coffee Club at Liberty Public Library

The Liberty Public Library will offer a new coffee club for seniors the first Monday of each month from 10:30-11:30am. Seniors are invited to the library for coffee, pastries and socialization. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Community Events
Eventdate: June 4, 2013
All terms
Gardening workshop

"Breaking Ground: Gardening with Raised Beds" presented by Master Gardeners Pat and Nick DeLucia at the Wayne County Library, 5pm. Opportunity to plant your own veggies this summer. 57-/253-1220.

Honesdale, Workshop
Master Gardener Q&A

Do you have a garden or lawn question you can’t find the answer to or a bug you can’t identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Pike County Extension office, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions for free. Email PikeExt@psu.edu or call 570/296-3400.

Milford, Community Events
Senior Citizens Club

Senior Citizen Club meets at the Sparrowbush Fire House, 1pm. Coffee, cake and cards. 570/296-8335.

Sparrowbush, Meeting
Toddler Story Time

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library hosts Toddler Story Time, 10:30am. Bring your child/children to the library to share stories, songs and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
Eventdate: June 5, 2013
All terms
Business seminar

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will hold the training seminar “The First Step: Starting Your Business” at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, 10am-12 noon. Cost is $20 per person. Space is limited, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Visit www.scrantonsbdc.com or call 570/941-4176 to register.

Milford, Workshop
Children's story time

Story time at the Liberty Public Library will begin immediately following Liberty Elementary School am preschool, 10:40am. Fun crafts and great stories. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Community Events
Cooperage Farmers' Market

Wednesday Cooperage Farmers' Market, at The Cooperage. The mid-week summer market will begin May 22nd and run every Wednesday from 4-7pm through October 30th. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Food, Honesdale
Intro to Multimedia

Free computer class at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Callicoon from 10am-12pm; registration required. 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Jazz in the Tavern with Rich Jenkins

Jazz in the Tavern with Rich Jenkins and special guest, 6-8 pm, The Settlers Inn. Email desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570/226-2993. A rotating line-up of live jazz.

Hawley, Music
Lumberland Senior lunch & show

Lumberland Senior Citizens lunch and show, "Sam Club, Private Eye," at Ehrhardt's, 10:30am-4pm. 845/856-1464.

Hawley, Community Events
Open electric jam

Open electric jam at The Cooperage, 8-10:30pm. Hosted by Tom Sieg and Friendz. Bring your instruments and your voices and perform on stage. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. Donation based event. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Roast beef dinner

Roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes & gravy, vegetables, salad, dessert & a beverage at Liberty Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm. Cost: $10 for adults or take-outs, $5 for children ages 5-11, 5 or under free. 845/292-3434.

Food, Liberty
Screening of D.W. Griffith’s 'Abraham Lincoln'

Seth Goldman, director of the Museum’s Institute of Early Film Studies, will host a screening of the film "Abraham Lincoln" at the D&H Canal Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5. 845/754-8870.

Cuddebackville, Film
Tastes of Wayne County at Three Wishes

Three Wishes restaurant will host "Tastes of Wayne-First Wednesdays" as a fundraiser for the the Wayne County Historical Society. 570/253-3240.

Beach Lake, Community Events
Volunteer gardening training

"Weeds, Shoots & Flowers” at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County in the teaching garden, 7-9pm. Pre-registration is requested. Refreshments will be provided. 845/295-2445 or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.

Liberty, Workshop
Eventdate: June 6, 2013
All terms
Live music with John Curtin

Live music with John Curtin at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen., 6-9pm. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Hawley, Meeting
Plein air painting at Grey Towers

Grey Towers National Historic Site hosts “Come Paint with Me,” 10am-4pm. This free plein air painting program is open to the public. Bring your own materials. Park in the field on Old Owego Turnpike and meet at Grey Towers' Main Entrance Gate for orientation (Visitor Pavilion in inclement weather). No reservations needed. 570/775-6896 or www.joanpolishook-art.com.

Art, Milford
Port Jervis Free Library vote for operating budget and trustee election

The annual vote for the Port Jervis Free Library's 2013/2014 operating budget and trustee election will be held at the library, 12 noon-8pm. Residents of the Port Jervis City School District who are registered to vote may participate in this election. Absentee ballots can be requested at the library. 845/856-7313.

Port Jervis, Community Events