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Workshop on how to use LinkedIn

HAWLEY, PA — A workshop titled “LinkedIn for Professional Networking” will be held on Thursday, March 6 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hawley Silk Mill in the Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab.  Read more

Stream & watershed opportunity for teachers

LIBERTY, NY — Teachers from Tri-Valley, Fallsburg, and Liberty school districts are invited to attend a free professional development opportunity on Thursday, March 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center. Sullivan County school teachers in the New York City watershed can receive training on stream and watershed education offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County.  Read more

Class on keeping a healthy brain

LIBERTY, NY — The health of the brain plays a critical role in almost everything people do: thinking, feeling, remembering, working and playing. Researchers now know there’s a lot one can do to help keep the brain healthier as it ages that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.  Read more

Transition Honesdale to offer workshop on winter vegetables

HONESDALE, PA — Transition Honesdale, a Wayne County based organization that promotes sustainable living, community building and sharing of skills, will offer an opportunity to develop some new cooking skills.  Read more

Chamber of Commerce hosts free employer update seminar

LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and the Sullivan County Center for Workforce Development will hold a free business seminar on Monday, February 24 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sullivan County BOCES, 6 Wierk Ave., Conference Room 1.  Read more

A class on growing healthy houseplants

LIBERTY, NY — Keeping houseplants is an ideal way to create an attractive and restful setting in a home or office and help purify the air. A class on growing healthy houseplants will be offered on Thursday, February 27, by the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County’s Master Gardener Program. This event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center.  Read more

Reading and discussion group to focus on theme of ‘serving’

CALLICOON, NY — The New York Council for the Humanities has joined forces with the Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) to offer a scholarly book discussion group centered on the theme “serving.” It will run from February 25 until June 3 at the WSPL Delaware Free Branch in Callicoon. The series starts with an introductory planning session on Tuesday, February 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Read more

Forum on the Affordable Care Act for parents

HAWLEY, PA — The Department of Health’s Special Kids Network, in partnership with the PA Elks Home Service Program, will host a Parent Youth Professional Forum (PYPF) on Saturday, March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Wallenpaupack High School cafeteria, 2552 Route 6, Hawley. The snow date is March 8.  Read more

February workshops at The Hub

PORT JERVIS, NY — A few free workshops will be held at The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library in February. On Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, the Backyard Series “Animal Tracks in the Snow” will be held. Come to The Hub and learn to identify some of the most common animal tracks you might see in your own backyard or nearby woodlands. Make your own tracking guide and try to solve tracking mysteries. During the second hour, you will join environmental educators at West End Beach in Port Jervis and put your new knowledge to work. The presenter is Scott Reichert and special guests.  Read more

Learn workplace computer skills

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Workplace Essential Skills course will be offered in the Public Computer Center in The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library on February 18 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.  Read more

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