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November 25, 2015
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Community Curriculum

‘Restoring Humanity’

BEACH LAKE, PA — Mary Tiebout will present a talk titled “Restoring Humanity” at the meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 4 at the Berlin Township Community Center. As we learn more about the use of solitary confinement and the lasting effects it has on prisoners, legislators are getting the message that if used at all, it must be imposed only in emergency situations and for very limited amounts of time.  Read more

Macabre Art History 101

SHOHOLA, PA — “Come to our October Exhibit at your own risk!” says Aly Paino of the Artists’ Market Community Center. “Our Macabre Art History 101 display is not for the squeamish.” There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Saturday, October 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Artists’ Market Community Center (AMCC), 114 Richardson Ave.  Read more

‘Library Book for Bear’ is Fall StoryWalk®

MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library has launched a new StoryWalk® in which the pages from a children’s book are placed along a popular walking path, for the enjoyment of the entire community. The new, fall story walk, “A Library Book for Bear,” written by Bonny Becker and illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton, is about exploring the library—perfect for a time when the library is moving into its new building.  Read more

Stonewall history

EQUINUNK, PA — The Equinunk Historical Society will present a program on Friday, October 2 at 7 p.m. at the junction of Route 191 and Pine Mill Road. “Northern Pennsylvania Stonewall History: Tradition and Restoration,” developed by Ken Ely of Good Neighbor Walls, will focus on the history and styles of stonewalls of our area. Ely’s presentation will include a discussion of the geology of the region, the purposes and incentives for building the walls and a look at those who built them. Audience participation is encouraged.  Read more

Learn safe methods of fermentation

LIBERTY, NY — The public is invited to attend an educational workshop on safe home food preservation techniques for fermentation offered on Sunday, September 27 by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC), from 1 to 3 p.m. in the shared-use Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen at its Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.  Read more

Learn how to pair wine with chocolate

BETHANY, PA — Red, white or sparkling; sweet or dry? Dark or bitter chocolate, milk chocolate or white? Bethany Public Library will host an afternoon talk and tasting—“Pairing Wine with Chocolate”—on Sunday, October 4 at 4 p.m. upstairs from the library, located at 8 Court St.  Read more

Creative drama classes for children and teens

HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — NACL Theatre will offer a Creative Drama Class for Children (grades one to six) and Teen Scene Study (ages 13 and up) at the theatre, 110 Highland Lake Rd., on Wednesdays starting September 29 and running until November 11. The schedule is as follows:
Creative Drama—Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.
Teen Scene Study—Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.  Read more

Save energy, save dollars

LIBERTY, NY — You can learn to reduce energy consumption and lower energy bills at a Save Energy, Save Dollars workshop on Wednesday, September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County’s Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center,at 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.

Each person will receive three free compact fluorescent light bulbs at no cost. Advanced registration is encouraged by calling 845/292-6180.  Read more

Memoir writing course

CALLICOON, NY — Delaware Young at Heart will sponsor a 90-minute short-memoir writing course on September 17 and 24 and October 1 and 8 at the Delaware Youth Center. The course is free and is designed for beginning or intermediate writers.

By the end of the four weekly meetings, you will have completed a short memoir/personal essay (two to 10 pages) about a significant person or event from your life.

The instructor will be Penelope Ghartey, who has been teaching for more than 20 years. Email call 570/224-4357.

Car maintenance DIY class at The Cooperage

HONESDALE, PA — On Monday, September 21, Hal Stein of 652 Auto will teach “DIY: Car Maintenance” as part of the Do-it-Yourself Workshops series presented by The Cooperage Project. This DIY class will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Cooperage, located at 1030 Main St.  Read more

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