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September 03, 2015
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Community Curriculum

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

Intro to Pinterest class at the Port Jervis library

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library will host “Intro to Pinterest & Paper Crafting – Make Your Own Holiday Cards and Decorations” on Tuesday, September 30 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. It is the first of a three-part series.  Read more

Home energy efficiency workshop helps to find and fix it

MILFORD, PA — SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) of Northeastern PA and Greater Pike Community Foundation (GPCF) and the Pike County Public Library will present “Find It – Fix It!” a home energy efficiency workshop on Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m. at The Pike County Public Library, Milford Branch, 119 E. Harford St. This event is free and geared for the whole family.  Read more

Grant-writing workshop at Pike library

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Public Library and The Greater Pike Community Foundation will host a grant-writing workshop for not-for-profits on Tuesday, October 7 at The Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., 8 a.m. The four-hour workshop will be conducted by Kurt R. Bauman, MBA, executive director of the Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center, and division manager, Community Services, NEPA Alliance.  Read more

Learn to play the harmonica

PORT JERVIS, NY — Learn to play the harmonica at the Port Jervis Free Library on Saturday, September 20 from12:45 to 2:30 p.m. This is a step-by-step “Learn How to Play the Harmonica” program for beginners with master harmonicist Patti Gessner.  Read more

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