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Week of August 1 2013

Eventdate: August 1, 2013
All terms
Antique appraisals at the library

Appraiser Richard Axtel will be available to provide an estimate of your item's worth at the Liberty Public Library, 6-8pm. There is a $5 per item appraisal fee to benefit the library (limit of 3 items per person), but general admission is free. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Community Events
Joe Stanky and the Cadets

The Wayne County Creative Arts Council presents Joe Stanky and the Cadets in Central Park, 7:30pm. Food is available. Rain location Grace Episcopal Parrish hall. Bring chair or blanket. Free.

Honesdale, Music
Jupiter Sympohny Chamber Players

An Evening of Chamber Music with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players at the Sunset Concert Pavilion on the Festival Grounds, 8pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.shandelee.org or by phone at 845/439-3277. Advanced reservations are required for all festival events. Reserved tickets are $25 and $10 for students 17 and under.

Livingston Manor, Music
Portrait drawing class

Pike County Arts & Crafts portrait drawing classes are available for all artistic levels with instructor Bernard Hoffman. “Basic to Advanced Portraiture” Course, 4 two hour sessions, 2-4 pm, at Milford Borough Hall. All materials supplied. $55. 570/775-6611 or benaul@yahoo.com.

Art, Milford
Eventdate: August 2, 2013
All terms
Children's author at the library

Sunshine Hall Free Library presents Barbara Listenik, local children's author and illustrator, 3:30pm. Children ages 5-12 are invited to meet Barbara, and hear her read from one of her books. Light refreshments. Free. 845/557-6258.

Eldred, Readings
Democratic Club meet and greet

Cochecton Democratic Club hosts "Meet and Greet Our Candidates" at Tony's on the Lake, 7-9pm. $15pp. Discussion with candidates, prizes, appetizers, cake, coffee and tea. All are welcome. 845/932-8104.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
History talk

Gloria McCullough and Ann O'Hara presents "From Pink to Steene" as part of the Plain Speaking Series at the Wayne County Historical Society, 5-6pm. Free. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
Networking breakfast

Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Breakfast sponsored by Thunder 102 at Lazy Pond Bed and Breakfast, 7:45am-9am. Cost: $12 for members, $20 for non-members. RSVP: 845/791-4200 or office@catskills.com.

Liberty, Community Events
Plain Speaking series

This week's speakers in the Wayne County Historical Society's "Plain Speaking" series are Ann O'Hara and Gloria McCullough (the "History Ladies") who will speak on "From Pink to Steene," the story of how some Wayne County communities got their names, 5pm.
570/253-3240 or email wchspa@ptd.net.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
Eventdate: August 3, 2013
All terms
'Pathos Envisioned' opening reception

Opening reception for the works of Helen K. Garber, Todd C. Anderson and Ray Fiero in the exhibit “Pathos Envisioned,” at the Stray Cat Gallery, 4-7pm. The show runs through August 14. Visit www.straycatgallery.com or call 845/423-8850.

Art, Bethel
AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP Driver Safety Program at the Community Center, 9am–4pm. Participants will receive a certificate which entitles them to apply for a discount on their automobile insurance. Fee: $17 for AARP members and $19 for non-members. 845/434-8922.

South Fallsburg, Community Events
Antique and flea market

Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary antique and flea market on the grounds of the village park, behind the Freshtown Marketplace, 9am-4pm. The event is a fundraiser for Margaretville Hospital. 845/586-3844.

Margaretville, Community Events
Antique show & sale

44th Annual Antique Show & Sale hosted by the tri-county dealers association of Wayne, Pike & Sullivan County at Wallenpaupack Area High School, 10am-5pm. www.WPSADA.com, or 570/878-0533.

Hawley, Community Events
Festival of Wood

Ninth Annual Festival of Wood at Grey Towers National Historic Site, 10am-5pm. For a schedule of events, call 570/296-9630 or visit www.greytowers.org.

Milford, Outdoors
Fly fishing Summerfest

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum for the 30th annual Summerfest/Anglers Market/Canvas Paint Out/Arts and Craft Show/Jubilee Day and Hardy Cup Bamboo Rod Casting Competition, 8:30-5pm. www.catskillflyfishing.org.

Livingston Manor, Outdoors
Gospel Music Festival

There will be a Gospel Music Festival at La Polt Park, 11am-8pm. Teen Challenge, a Christian-based rehab, and area churches will be ministering in song, testimony and the Word. Admission is free. 845/985-7026.

Liberty, Music
Gospel Music Festival

Gospel music festival at LaPolt Park on North Main Street, 11am-8pm. 845/985-7026.

Food, Liberty
Live music with Dan Barber

Live music in the dining room with Dan Barber, 6-9 pm, The Settlers Inn. desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570/226-2993.

Hawley, Music
Local author book reading

The Catskill Art Society will present a book reading “When You Live By a River,” a novel by local author Mermer Blakeslee at the CAS Arts Center, 3-4:30pm. Suggested donation $5 per person. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org.

Livingston Manor, Readings
Natural History Walk with Jack Austin

Stroll 2-3 miles on level terrain with naturalist Jack Austin as at the Basha Kill, 9am. Wear good walking shoes. Meet on Haven Road off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. 845/856-0706.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Old-fashioned penny social

Annual old-fashioned family penny social at Phillipsport Community Center, doors open at 5:30pm, calling at 6:30pm. Burgers, hotdogs and homemade sides/desserts, beverages available at a small charge. Fundraiser for the community centers on-going charitable activities. Fun for the whole family in air-conditioned comfort.

Phillipsport, Community Events
Peter Florance and the New Kings

Local favorites Peter Florance and the New Kings will be back rocking the Catskill Distilling Company on Route 17B, 8pm. Visit www.catskilldistilling.com or call 845/583-3141.

Bethel, Music
Shandelee Music Festival: Alexander Kobrin

Alexander Kobrin, solo piano and winner of the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, at the Sunset Concert Pavilion on the Festival Grounds, 8pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.shandelee.org or by phone at 845/439-3277. Advanced reservations are required for all festival events. Reserved tickets are $25 and $10 for students 17 and under.

Livingston Manor, 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
United Way tent sale

United Way's hot summer tent sale at the United Way Building, 10am-3pm. A flea market and garage sale rolled into one. Clothing, jeans, shoes, housewares, furnishings, hardware, and more at a fraction of retail prices. Refreshments and hourly raffle drawings. Free admission.

Monticello, Community Events
Eventdate: August 4, 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
Antique show & sale

44th Annual Antique Show & Sale hosted by the tri-county dealers association of Wayne, Pike & Sullivan County at Wallenpaupack Area High School, 10am-5pm. www.WPSADA.com, or 570/878-0533.

Hawley, Community Events
Benefit breakfast

Summitville Fire Co. #1 will sponsor a benefit breakfast for their "lil neighbor" Jackson Smith who was diagnosed with brain cancer. The breakfast is at the firehouse, 8am-12 noon. Cost: $8 pp, all donations go directly to the family. 845/888-2007.

Summitville, Community Events
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
C.C.C. 80th Anniversary Celebration

Celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) and C.C.C. Camp Ten Mile River at the Ten Mile River Scout Museum. Free. Food will be available for purchase.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Churches in Honesdale

The speaker for the "Sundays at the Museum" program at the Wayne
County Historical Society is Dorothy Kieff, and the topic will be "History of Catholic Churches in Honesdale during the D&H Canal Era," 2pm. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
Cowboy Challenge

Sullivan County Horse Council's Cowboy Challenge at the Grahamsville Fairgrounds. Food and prizes. Visit www.schs-ny.org or call 845/886-6140.

Grahamsville, Community Events
Festival of Wood

Ninth Annual Festival of Wood at Grey Towers National Historic Site, 10am-4pm. For a schedule of events, call 570/296-9630 or visit www.greytowers.org.

Milford, Outdoors
Finding your artistic symbol

Finding your artistic symbol: For the Sheer Joy of Color and Design taught by Liz Luisada at the Hanson Gallery, 1-3pm. Learn how to create a mandala. Class fee: $35. 570/253-2525.

Art, Honesdale
Fly fishing Summerfest

Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum for the 30th annual Summerfest/Anglers Market/Canvas Paint Out/Arts and Craft Show/Jubilee Day and Hardy Cup Bamboo Rod Casting Competition, 9am-3:30pm. www.catskillflyfishing.org.

Livingston Manor, Outdoors
Hawley Women's Club bus trip to Mohegan Sun

Hawley Women's Club bus trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Cost of $25 includes bus, $10 food coupon and $15 in slot play. 570/226-6588.

Hawley, Community Events
Meet Judith Maidenbaum

The Committee to Elect Judith Maidenbaum Town of Bethel Supervisor is sponsoring a meet the Candidate and talk about lowering property taxes at the Kauneonga Lake Beekman Pavilion, 3pm.

Bethel, Community Events
Monticello Rotary Monster Race event

The Rotary Club of Monticello holds 34th Annual Monster Classic 5K and 10K Road Races and 5K Walk (also known as the Monster
Run-a-thon) in Monticello, 8:45am. Pre-registration at www.active.com or www.sullivanstriders.org. Cost: $22. Race day registration is $25 beginning at 7am.

Monticello, Community Events
Philatelic Society meeting

The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its next meeting in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. There will be a 20-lot stamp auction plus a discussion of the July 14th stamp show. A trading session, door prizes and refreshments will precede the auction. The public is invited. 845/794-2586.

Monticello, Meeting
Railroads of Sullivan County

The Sullivan County Historical Society presents Railroads of Sullivan County at the Sullivan County Museum,(the show will run continuously from 1-4pm). 845/434-8044.

Hurleyville, Film
The Lyric Quartet

The Lyric Quartet presents "Fire and Ice", music of the Mediterranean (fire) and Northern European cultures (ice) as part of the Parksville USA Music Festival, 3pm. Tickets: $18. 845/747-4247.

Parksville, Music
Eventdate: August 5, 2013
All terms
Mah Jongg

Mah Jongg games continue at the Manchester Community Library every Monday from 1pm4pm. If you do not know the game we will teach you. All are welcome, experienced players and beginners. No charge to play. 570/224-8500.

Equinunk, Community Events
Ring bells for peace

Join Bethel Woods Centers for the Arts in a global event of ringing bells around the world to inspire millions to Stand Up for Peace and A World Without War. The informal ceremony at Bethel Woods will begin at 7pm in front of the Museum and is expected to last approximately 20 minutes, with the ringing of its Shohola Bells at 7:15pm. This event is free and open to the public. www.BethelWoodsCenter.org.

Bethel, Community Events
Eventdate: August 6, 2013
All terms
Cash Bingo

Cash Bingo at the Texas #4 Fire Company on Grove St., doors open at 5:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Refreshments, tear-offs, fireball game, progressive jackpot, 50/50 and more. 570/253-0782.

Honesdale, Community Events
National Night Out

National Night Out at Brian Ingber Park, 5-8pm. Hot dogs, hamburgers, 3 on 3 basketball competition, face painting and more. Speaker from the Sandy Hook Promise Organization and family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims will be there.

South Fallsburg, Community Events
Shandelee Music Festival: The Attacca Quartet

An Evening of Chamber Music with The Attacca Quartet, Irina Nuzova, piano at the Sunset Concert Pavilion on the Festival Grounds, 8pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.shandelee.org or by phone at 845/439-3277. Advanced reservations are required for all festival events. Reserved tickets are $25 and $10 for students 17 and under.

Livingston Manor, Music
Eventdate: August 7, 2013
All terms
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
Ham dinner

Ham dinner to benefit the River Valley Chapter #33 Order of the Eastern Star, at the Drew United Methodist Church, 4:30-6:30pm. Adults $10, children 5-12 $5. 845/858-4287.

Food, Port Jervis
Lecture about the D&H Canal

The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will hold a lecture by Museum Historian Stephen Skye at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. 845/754-8870.

Cuddebackville, Lectures/discussions
Liberty Elks dinner

Liberty Elks dinner at Liberty Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm (or until gone). Pulled pork, baked beans, potato & green salad, dessert & a beverage. Cost: $10 for adults or take-outs, $5. for children ages 5-11, under 5 free. Public welcomed. 845/292-3434.

Food, Liberty
Portrait drawing class

Pike County Arts & Crafts portrait drawing classes are available for all artistic levels with instructor Bernard Hoffman. “Basic to Advanced Portraiture” Course, 4 two hour sessions, 2-4 pm, at Milford Borough Hall. All materials supplied. $55. 570/775-6611 or benaul@yahoo.com.

Art, Milford
Rock Hill Summer Concert Series

Rock Hill Summer Concert Series at 223 Rock Hill Drive (location for the Rock Hill farmers’ market), 6:30-8:15pm. Live music outside by a different local band each Wednesday evening. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/RockHillSummerConcertSeries.

Rock Hill, Music
The Liberto Trio

Jazz on the Deck with The Liberto Trio featuring: Ralph Liberto, Stephen Faubel, Bob Wilson and Steve Kurilla, 6-9 pm, The Settlers Inn. desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570/226-2993.

Hawley, Music
Eventdate: August 8, 2013
All terms
Live music with John Curtin

Live music with John Curtin, 7-10 pm on the deck at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Hawley, Music
Patriot Connectors meeting

The Patriot Connectors monthly meeting, with guest speaker David Madeira at the Wallenpaupack High School Library, 7-9pm. 570/226-1460.

Hawley, Meeting
Portrait drawing class

Pike County Arts & Crafts portrait drawing classes are available for all artistic levels with instructor Bernard Hoffman. “Basic to Advanced Portraiture” Course, 4 two hour sessions, 2-4 pm, at Milford Borough Hall. All materials supplied. $55. 570/775-6611 or benaul@yahoo.com.

Art, Milford
Shandelee Music Festival: Aiman Mussakhajayeva and Cullan Bryant

An Evening of Chamber Music with Aiman Mussakhajayeva, violin and
Cullan Bryant, piano at the Sunset Concert Pavilion on the Festival Grounds, 8pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.shandelee.org or by phone at 845-439-3277. Advanced reservations are required for all festival events. Reserved tickets are $25 and $10 for students 17 and under.

Livingston Manor, Music
Stourbridge Lion locomotive

The Wayne County Historical Society will honor the 184th anniversary of the running of the Stourbridge Lion locomotive occasion by offering free admission. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Community Events