HONESDALE, PA — A cold-frame workshop will be held on Saturday, August 23 from1 to 3 p.m. at 648 Park St. Cold frames are season-extension devices that can be as large or small as you want. We will build several cold frames from different materials and discuss when to plant and what to plant in them. We will also talk about using the cold frame for starting your own plants and hardening off plants in the early spring. The workshop is led by Wayne County Master Gardener Judy Trudgen.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Labor Day is on its way and so is the annual Livingston Manor Labor Day Festival & Parade. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, August 31. The parade takes place on Main Street in Livingston Manor, followed by entertainment and more at Renaissance Park, located at the intersection of Main and Pearl streets (at the traffic light). The festival begins at 11 a.m. with musical entertainment on the Renaissance Park stage, and the old-fashioned country-style parade starts at 12 noon. Read more
NARROWSBURG, NY — Pig Mountain pig roast and veggie fest will once again be held on Main Street in Narrowsburg. This year’s event will be held Saturday, August 23 from 5 to 9 p.m. A foodie favorite, the roast will boast 15 chefs and 12 vendors offering food and drinks. Last year’s event drew hundreds, pigging out on everything from pulled pork to unheard of creations. Read more
HASBROUCK, NY — The Old Stone House of Hasbrouck, a regional arts and education center, has received a $630 grant through the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance to support a local sketchbook art program inspired by The Sketchbook Project, the national arts endeavor operated by the Brooklyn Art Library. Read more
Dog obedience classes begin
SHOHOLA, PA — A new session of classes will begin with orientation on Tuesday, September 2 at 7 p.m. at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, Rte 6. TSDOC offers a wide variety of classes, held days and evenings, Monday to Friday. Registration prior to orientation is recommended. For a schedule of classes and times, and an application form visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594 and leave a message with your address.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering a home firearm safety course on Saturdays at the Kauneonga Lake fire hall from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $65. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC), and naturalist Ed Wesely for a free monarch butterfly program at the CCESC office in Liberty on Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
For 20 years, Ed Wesely and Barbara Yeaman rescued Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars from threatened habitats, reared and then released them. With the help of local school children, they nurtured and released over 6,000 adult monarchs. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering the mandated on-the-job security guard training on August 9 and 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the St. John Street Education Center. The cost of the course is $185. Read more
JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library is announcing a series of “how-to” writer’s presentations covering topics such as self-publishing and memoir writing. Louis Alexander, author of “Echoes from a Small Country Town,” will present memoir writing on Tuesday, August 12 at the Delaware Free branch in Callicoon at 6 p.m. Local author Myron Gittell will discuss how to self publish on Wednesday, September 10 at the Tusten-Cochecton branch in Narrowsburg at 6:30 p.m. Read more
REGION — The Western Sullivan Public Library has added several new programs to the Public Computer Center. The following is the schedule for August.
Business Group meets every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Delaware Free Branch in Callicoon to discuss technology and marketing topics relevant to small businesses looking to advance their computer expertise. Read more