Dr. William Rowe, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Scranton, will continue and conclude his exploration of the concept of “status anxiety” at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. His talk, inspired by Alain de Botton’s book, will focus on remedies and solutions.
Groundbreaking ceremony of the new home of the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library at 479 Broadway, 2pm. 845/794-4660.
Penny social at the Swan Lake Firehouse, Stanton Corners Rd. Doors open 6pm, calling 7:30pm. Free refreshments. Put on by Swan Lake Ladies Auxiliary. 845/292-7554.
Celebrate the joys of rural living at the Galilee Unity Grange, 11am-4pm, rain or shine. Old time fun and games begin at 11am. A Blessing of the Animals at noon. Music starts at 1pm. Country life crafts and food. Tractors and everyone welcome. Chicken BBQ dinners available pre-order only at 570/224-6346.
Steamtown National Historic Site will participate in the 21st anniversary of National Public Lands Day by offering an Entrance Fee Free Day. The day will provide complimentary admission to the park grounds, museums and scheduled walking tours (train rides extra). 570/340-5204.
Fall penny social at the Youngsville Firehouse. Doors open at 6pm, calling at 7pm. Donation $1. Prizes, raffles, 50-50 drawing, hot dogs, desserts, beverages. Benefits St. Francis Church in Youngsville.
The Catholic Daughters of Court Father Raphael #1542 will sponsor an AMBA blood screening at the Narrowsburg Community Hall, 7-10am. The blood tests determine problems with coronary disease, diabetes, anemia, kidney disease, liver disease and miscellaneous blood levels. A total of 31 tests for $36, and a $5 handling fee. 1-800-234-8888.
Roast beef dinner at the Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse, 484 Route 739, (about 1 mile off Route 84 Exit), 1-5pm. Cost: adults $12, children (under 10) $5, kids 3 and under free. 570/775-7355.
Penny Socialat St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, Route 434. Doors open at 2pm, calling begins at 3pm. Coffee and cake served afterwards. 570/559-7676.
A plant swap and sale at the Callicoon Creek Park on Dorrer Drive, 10am-2pm. Perennials and houseplants. A master gardener will be on hand to answer questions. Rain or shine. 845/887-4783.