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October 25, 2016
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Community Curriculum

Learn Halloween FX makeup

HONESDALE, PA — Local makeup artist Regina Cahill will teach “DIY: Halloween FX Makeup” on Tuesday, October 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. The class is part of the Do-it-Yourself workshop series presented by The Cooperage Project.  Read more

Talk on altruism

BEACH LAKE, PA — Carol Rocklin will present a talk entitled “The Heart Has Its Reasons: An Exploration of Altruism.” at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center She will focus on what moves people to do for others, even when their own safety is threatened.

The program will be followed at noon by the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s annual Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice. After the walk a potluck meal will be provided for all participants by the fellowship. For directions, see www.

‘Renewing Our Promise’

BEACH LAKE, PA — Laurie Stuart, transition minister for the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeport, NY, will present a service titled “Renewing Our Promise” at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, October 11 at the Berlin Township Community Center. Stuart will explore how promise, growth and renewal have the capacity to be both a personal journey and a socially conscious effort to affect change. Conversation and refreshments will follow the service. For directions visit

Transforming old clothes

SHOHOLA, PA — Daria Dorosh will teach you how to refashion old clothes into new ones—no previous skills required—at a workshop on Sunday, October 11, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Artists’ Market Community Center, 114 Richardson Ave. “Fashion Intervention with Daria Dorosh” is a three-hour gathering for which participants are required to bring from five to 10 items that are stained, damaged, or no longer wearable. Favorite ribbons, buttons, beads, trims and textile scraps are also useful.  Read more

Temari: A Japanese Needlecraft

HONESDALE, PA — For the first offering of the Fall-Winter Zen Arts Series, sponsored by the Two Rivers Zen Community (TRZC), Myoki Marcia Nehemiah will facilitate a temari-making workshop on Saturday, October 24 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 926 Court St., second floor. An optional 20-minute sitting meditation will be held at 12:45.  Read more

‘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

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