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Foodstock brings together local food vendors

CALLICOON, NY — Foodstock, a fundraiser for WJFF, will be held on Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Villa Roma. Foodstock brings local food vendors, farmers and other artisans together to provide free samples and sell their wares.
Tickets cost $20 with wine and $15 without. Call 845/482-4141 to reserve tickets.

LEGO® Blocks Contest winners

REGION — The Wayne County Builders Association (WCBA) recently announced the winners of its ninth annual Children’s Building with LEGO® Blocks Contest. The contest was part of the annual Home and Garden Festival held on April 26 and 27.

“All of our contestants did a great job, which made it very difficult for the judges,” said Laurie Lourie, WCBA Chief Executive Director. “Congratulations to our winners.”  Read more

Kiwanis Family Walks to Fight Hunger

MOUNTAINDALE, NY — The Kiwanis Clubs in the Hudson River West Division are holding their third annual Kiwanis Walks for Hunger on Saturday, May 17. This division is comprised of eight clubs in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties. The walks will benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley, which serves over 300 sites to help alleviate hunger in the Hudson Valley area.  Read more

Billy’s New Hope Barn seeks items for yard sale

HONESDALE, PA — Billy’s New Hope Barn will hold a yard sale/open house on Saturday, May 24. Billy’s is a rescue for abused farm animals located in Cherry Ridge Township. They are currently feeding, housing, and caring for more than 25 farm animals.  Read more

Canal Park Committee announces updates and events

HAWLEY, PA — Restoration architect John Bowie is preparing the drawings and specification necessary to bid the final phase of its exterior restoration of the Daniels Farmhouse at Lock 31 D & H Canal Park, which includes the lock-side porch making the building handicapped accessible, and replacing five windows and two doors. Grant funding for this work is almost complete. Donations are always welcome.  Read more

New series of flea markets at Manchester Community Library

EQUINUNK, PA — Beginning on May 17, a new flea market will be held every third Saturday of the summer, on the grounds of the Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors are welcome to reserve space for the fee of $5. Small tables are available for an additional $5. The site features ample parking. Light refreshments are available for purchase. Call 570/224-6399 or 570/224-8500 to confirm a space. Shoppers can expect to find books, household items and antiques. Rain or shine.  Read more

Narrowsburg garden tour: get tickets now

NARROWSBURG, NY — The sixth annual SullivanArc Garden Tour features an exclusive look at private gardens in and around Narrowsburg on Saturday, June 21. The tour leaves from Main Street, where it returns at day’s end for a complimentary wine and cheese reception.  Read more

May is National Pet Month; Western Sullivan Public Library is accepting donations

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — May is National Pet Month and the Western Sullivan Public Library will be accepting donations in support of the Dessin Animal Shelter and the Rock Hill ASPCA. Bring your dog and cat donations to any branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library throughout May and the library will take them to the shelters. Call Callicoon 845/887-4040, Jeffersonville 845/482-4350, or Narrowsburg 845/252-3360, for more information.

United Way accepting applications for community impact funding

MONTICELLO, NY — United Way of Sullivan County is accepting applications for community impact funding from not-for-profit agencies within Sullivan County that serve the county’s residents and meet the grant criteria. Organizations must have a paid executive director and community-based board of directors.  Read more

Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service

BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a service at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 4 at the Berlin Township Community Center (50 Milanville Rd. off Route 652). Sheila Vaswani will present a multimedia program on the topic of Eastern religions, encompassing Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Islam. Refreshments and a social gathering will follow the program.

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