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Community Curriculum

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 penelope.ghartey@gmail.com 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

High-school equivalency class

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library and SUNY Orange will again partner to offer a class to prepare students to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) exam (formerly called GED®) starting on September 21. The class will be held Mondays through Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m.  Read more

Adult day care for seniors

LIBERTY, NY — Caregivers have a free opportunity to learn about adult day care programs available in Sullivan County on Thursday, September 10. Representatives from four area adult day care providers will share the mechanics of how these centers assist seniors and their caregivers.

The event is offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s Caregiver Resource Center. It will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the CCESC Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. A light meal will be provided by Sunshine Adult Day Care.  Read more

Patriot Connectors meet

HAWLEY, PA — Tom Ryan will be the speaker for the Patriot Connectors at their meeting on September 10 at the Wallenpaupack High School Library.  Read more

Heyday of the Catskills

MONTICELLO, NY — There will be a program titled “Monticello in the 1960s: The Heyday of The Catskills” on Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library.

Monticello natives Marvin Rappaport and Steven Sharoff, in an informal chat, will recount the days when city mice and country mice came together in the idyllic mountain setting of Monticello.  Read more

Computer support hours change

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Computer support hours at the Western Sullivan Public Library will change starting on September 8. They will be Mondays in Callicoon, from 1 to 5 p.m.; Wednesdays in Narrowsburg, from 4 to 8 p.m.; and Fridays, Jeffersonville, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information visit the library at WSPLonline.org, on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @westernsullivan, or call one of the branches: Callicoon 845/887-4040; Jeffersonville, 482-4350, or Narrowsburg, 252-3360.

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