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Community Curriculum

‘Talks at the House’

HASBROUCK, NY — A new series of summer “Talks at The House,” set for every Wednesday evening in August at The Old Stone House of Hasbrouck, presents local area experts in fields such as raising chickens at home, classic photography and the joys of poetry. The discussions begin with a 7 p.m. presentation by a prominent community figure having expertise in each subject, followed by a Q-and-A session concluding around 9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.  Read more

Scientology discussion at Unitarian meeting

BEACH LAKE, PA — Tom Shutkin and Gloria Tabares will present the history and beliefs of Scientology, one of the most controversial new religious movements of the 20th century, on Sunday, August 9 at the Berlin Township Community Center. Their talk will be the basis for a more general conversation on how people see differences between a religion and a cult. A social time and refreshments will follow the program. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Lions hold charity horse show

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Jeffersonville Lions Club will host its annual charity horse show at Bridle Hill Farm on Saturday, August 1. Classes for all levels of horse and rider are on the schedule and numerous hunt-seat and western division championships are offered. All-day fees are offered for 4H and New York State Horse Council members with pre-registration. The show is pointed by the Tri Valley Horsemen’s Association, and Marshall and Sterling League classes are also on the prize list. The farm is on Hemmer Road outside Jeffersonville, and spectators are welcome.  Read more

‘Promethus and Epimetheus’

BEACH LAKE, PA — Visiting minister Mary Tiebout will deliver a talk entitled “The Titan Brothers: Prometheus and Epimetheus” at the next meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 10:15 am. on Sunday, August 2 at the Berlin Township Community Center. Stories from Greece and the Caucasus about thought, the creative and sometimes rebellious spirit, curiosity, and hope connect to questions about scientific exploration and respect for nature’s secrets. A social time and refreshments will follow the talk. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Beierle speaks at Patriot meeting

HAWLEY, PA — Bob Beierle, editor of “Our Town” magazine, will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Patriot Connectors on Thursday, August 13 in the Wallenpaupack High School auditorium, at 2552 U.S. Route 6. The group has a social hour at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m.  Read more

Cochecton Preservation meets

COCHECTON, NY — The Cochecton Preservation Society will meet on Tuesday, August 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Erie Train Station on Route 97. There will be fun local history stories and refreshments, all free. Art Hassis will talk about Tom Quick. Andy White may come to read more of his dad’s, Bob White’s, letters. For more information call 845/932-8104.

Free healthy eating seminar

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) will present a free, healthy summer eating seminar with guest speaker Shelly Dehaan, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, on Thursday, July 30, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Catskill Regional Medical Group office located at 36 Pearl St., next to the community garden.

Get light and healthy meal ideas and tour the edible and educational garden. There will be refreshments and raffle prizes. RSVP to Molly Marquand, garden volunteer, at mollymarquand@gmail.com or 845/439-5507.

Concord remembered

HURLEYVILLE, NY — As once presented at The Concord, Steve Alden, noted hypnotherapist, will give a presentation titled “Stress and Pain Control Through the Use of Hypnosis” on Wednesday, July 29 at 2 p.m. Part of the Sullivan County Museum’s “The Concord Remembered” exhibit. Visit www.scnyhistory.org or call 845/434-8044.

A sense of wonder

BEACH LAKE, PA — Jim Sanders will present readings and reflections on what it means to have a sense of wonder, how to cultivate and nurture it in our adulthood, and how it relates to spirituality at the meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Sunday, July 26 at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake, PA. A social time and refreshments will follow the program. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Free diabetes seminar

HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), together with the A1C Champions Program of Sanofi U.S., will be providing a free, one-hour educational program on diabetes management and treatment on July 30 at 3 p.m. in the second-floor boardroom at CRMC.  Read more

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