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3D-printing workshop weekend

CALLICOON, NY — The North School Studio will present a weekend of workshops focusing on the new technology of 3D printing. It all starts on Friday, August 28, with a Kids’ Arts and Crafts Circuitry Workshop from 10 to 11 a.m. Aimed at kids ages six to 14, the workshop will take place at the Delaware Free branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, and will teach the basics of circuitry and design thinking.  Read more

Poets sought for poetry festival

LIBERTY, NY — You are invited to submit your original work and attend a poetry reading at the sixth annual Poetry Festival of the Liberty Museum and Arts Center. The festival will be held on Saturday, September 26, at p.m. at the museum, 46 South Main St.

Local poet Marilyn Laufer will review submissions and select poets to read at the festival. Be sure to include contact information with your poetry.)  Read more

Flower arranging at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — Katharine Brown of Fox Hill Farm will teach “DIY: Flower Arranging,” part of the Do-it-Yourself workshop series presented by The Cooperage Project, on Monday, August 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Cooperage, located at 1030 Main St.  Read more

Assembly highlights at Unitarian meeting

BEACH LAKE, PA — Service leader Laurie Stuart will lead the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in an exploration of highlights from the 2015 UU General Assembly at 10:15 a.m. on August 23 at the Berlin Township Community Center. Through songs, stories and the spoken word, Laurie will share her reflections on the theme of “Building a New Way.” Come and explore how a new way might just be fully inhabiting the old way and seeing it for the first time all over again. A social time and refreshments will follow the program. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

All-day zen meditation

HONESDALE, PA — Two Rivers Zen Community (TRZC) will hold a zazenkai, a daylong retreat devoted to zen meditation practice, on Sunday, August 30. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. and the first sitting begins at 8 a.m.  Read more

Roundtable to discuss Sullivan County economy

HURLEYVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County Historical Society will hold a roundtable discussion of Sullivan County’s economy at the Sullivan County Museum on Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. It is part of a continuing exhibit, “The Concord Remembered.” The exhibit tells the story of what was once one of the world’s foremost resort hotels. Though the Concord no longer exists, the property is being reborn into the Montreign Resort Casino at Adelaar.  Read more

Lackawanna College among the most affordable

SCRANTON, PA — Lackawanna College has been ranked among the top 50 most affordable small colleges for hospitality administration and management for 2015 by besthospitalitydegrees.com. The website is a leading online authority regarding the best degree programs to pursue to find success in the hospitality industry.  Read more

New literacy tutor training

MONTICELLO, NY — Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County is offering tutor training beginning Thursday, September 17, continuing for five more consecutive Thursdays except for September 24, which is Yom Kippur.

Each training session is three hours long, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and the training is held in the Literacy Center located on 63 North St. Once a tutor is trained, that tutor is matched one-to-one with an adult student. The tutor-student pair meets for approximately two hours a week.  Read more

Exploring solitude

BEACH LAKE, PA — Sue Lory will give a presentation titled “Explorations into the Value of Solitude” at the meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, August 16. For 12 years, Lory taught writing at Ithaca College, and for 17 years she was a clinical social worker with a private practice of psychotherapy. Her talk will be a synthesis of her own professional and personal experiences and the ideas of noted psychologists, anthropologists and philosophers, both religious and secular. Discussion will follow.  Read more

‘Revolution to Revolution’

MONTICELLO, NY — Sullivan County Historian John Conway presents the 2015 Minnie Feldman Memorial Lecture, titled “Revolution – Revolution: The 1760s to the 1960s; Heritage Tourism in the County,” on Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library. Conway has been the official Sullivan County Historian since 1993, and had taught a class on Sullivan County history at SUNY Sullivan since 1998. He is a popular lecturer and presenter and has written several books, dozens of magazine articles and more than 1,000 newspaper columns over the years.  Read more

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