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Community Curriculum

Cactus and succulents class

LIBERTY, NY — A class titled Introduction to Cactus and Succulents will be offered on Thursday, January 29 by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Master Gardener Volunteer program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the CCESC Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.

Cacti, which are succulents, evolved under conditions where they had to survive prolonged drought by storing water in leaves, stems or roots. John Story, Cornell University alumnus, will teach participants about these increasingly popular plants in hopes of sparking a life-long interest.  Read more

Workforce Alliance opens new testing center

HAWLEY, PA — Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA) has opened a Pearson VUE® Testing Center at its new location at 92 Main Ave. The center offers hundreds of certification exams for various industries including the Pennsylvania Educator Certification, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and General Educational Development (GED) tests. The WPWA Pearson VUE® Test Center is partially funded by a grant from the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties.  Read more

‘Look Good, Feel Better’ at CRMC

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Support, in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, will host a free program called “Look Good, Feel Better” on Tuesday, January 20, 3 p.m. The program will be held at Catskill Regional Medical Center, 68 Harris Bushville Rd. in Boardroom A located on the second floor of the Ambulatory Services Building.  Read more

‘Loving Your Enemies’

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a service at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, January 18 at the Berlin Township Community Center, at which Rosie Starr will read Martin Luther King’s sermon, “Loving Your Enemies.” There will be a social hour afterward with conversation and refreshments. For directions, visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

GED (TASC) at The Hub

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library and SUNY Orange will partner to offer a class to prepare students to take the GED exam (now called TASC), starting on January 20. The class will be held Mondays through Thursdays from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.  Read more

Spiritual gratitude

BEACH LAKE, PA — At 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, January 11 at the Berlin Township Community Center, Judy Johnson will present a talk on spiritual gratitude, based on a sermon by Edwin Charles Lynn. She will focus on the appreciation of our life and all that is part of our experience. There will be a social hour and refreshments after the program. For directions, visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

YMCA fitness classes

ABRAHAMSVILLE, PA — Weight-No-More YMCA fitness classes will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Abrahamsville United Methodist Church. Get fit with friends and neighbors. All ages and abilities are welcome. The classes are free, but donations are welcome. The program started the first week of January and will run through March.  Read more

Events at Crawford library

MONTICELLO, NY — The E.B. Crawford Public Library will host a Teen Maker program on Friday, January 9 at 4 p.m. Design and decorate your own mug using markers. There will be a Teen Advisory Group meeting on Wednesday, January 14 at 6 p.m. Earn community service and be an important part of the library.  Read more

‘Caring for the Entire Senior’

LIBERTY, NY — A web seminar titled “Caring for the Entire Senior: Mind, Body, and Soul,” will be offered on Wednesday, January 7, for caregivers and anyone concerned about an aging senior. It will be held at 1 p.m. by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Caregiver Resource Center at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. It is free of charge and light refreshments will be provided.  Read more

Child care scholarship applications available

ROCK HILL, NY — Selected applicants of the Pat Kennedy Memorial Scholarship (PKMS) can receive up to $5,000 to apply toward their child-care program costs for one year while attending Nana’s House Child Care Center, Inc., a non-profit child care center located in Rock Hill.  Read more

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