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Community Curriculum

Habitat Enhancement Workshop Series

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Conservation District will hold the second program in a series of workshops focusing on wildlife habitat enhancement. Wildlife food plots can provide opportunities to view wildlife or develop a healthier wildlife population if done properly.  Read more

Pike County Historical Society offers volunteer opportunities

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Historical Society and Columns Museum will offer a special program in order to attract new volunteers and docents on Saturday, November 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. The training session will provide applicants with the basic information needed to conduct tours of the facility or assist in daily operations, including research, genealogy and archival work. Volunteers can offer as little as three hours a month, or more, depending upon your availability.  Read more

A discussion with & for Sullivan County youth

LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan Renaissance invites Sullivan County youth to a discussion about opportunities to make a difference in their communities through internships, volunteerism and general engagement. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m. at the CVI Center. Youth who are interested in volunteer or work opportunities are encouraged to attend. The program will begin with performances by Project:Identity participants Rebecca Budrock and Elizabeth Dos Santos.  Read more

Part three of Pinterest class

PORT JERVIS, NY — Pinterest and Paper Crafting: Make Your Own Holiday Cards or Decorations, the third class of a three-part series, will be held Tuesday, October 28 at the Port Jervis Free Library from 6 to 7:45 p.m. In this session you will use the inspiration you discovered in class one to create beautiful, useable, Christmas or Hanukah greeting cards or decorations. Prerequisites are: having taken part one on September 30 and part two on October 7. The presenter is Anna Seniw. The charge, $10 paid on September 30, includes the supplies for this class.

Learn to make a fall flower arrangement

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Port Jervis Free Library backyard series Autumn Flower Arranging will be held Monday, Ocotber 27 in the community room of the library from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.  Read more

Free program on coping with grief

LIBERTY, NY — A program on coping with grieving and significant loss will be offered on Wednesday, November 5. It will explore the ways that grief affects us physically, emotionally and spiritually. “Grief: What Helps when It Hurts” will be held at 4 p.m. by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) Caregiver Resource Center at Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center. Light refreshments will be available.  Read more

Part two of Pinterest class

PORT JERVIS, NY — The class “Pinterest and Paper Crafting: Make Your Own Holiday Cards or Decorations” will be held at the Port Jervis Free Library on Tuesday, October 7 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. This is the second of a three-part series, and participants must have taken the first class.

In this session you will use the inspiration you discovered in class one to create Halloween or Thanksgiving greeting cards or decorations. The next session is on October 28. The presenter is Anna Seniw. Pre-register by calling 845/772-7586, or by email at

Science on Tap next event: The Science of a Healthy Forest

HONESDALE, PA — A group of local environmental organizations has launched a new series called “Science on Tap” to share information about scientific topics in a casual setting. For each event, an expert in a particular field leads a discussion at a different restaurant location. The next session, “The Science of a Healthy Forest” will be on Thursday, October 16 at KCPepper Bar and Grill, 182 Ski Run Rd. The expert will be consulting forester Paul Kowalczyk, owner of Pocono Forest & Wildlife Service of Hawley, who manages 100,000+ acres in Pennsylvania and New York.  Read more

Guest lecture: ‘Dinosaur CSI: Who or What Murdered the Dinosaurs?’

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan will present a guest lecture to explore what could have been responsible for the disappearance of the dinosaurs. Ralph E. Taggart, Ph.D, of Michigan State University (MSU), will speak in SUNY Sullivan’s Seelig Theatre on Tuesday, October 7, at 12:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.  Read more

Workshop on growing micro-greens with Master Gardeners

LIBERTY, NY — Micro-greens are young, nutritious seedlings of edible vegetables and herbs that are harvested and eaten in less than 14 days. A workshop on growing micro-greens at home will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) on Thursday, October 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants can join CCESC Master Gardener volunteer Jackie Saunders at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.  Read more

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