Fall Lecture Series presents Mef Gannon speaking on art quilts, bead work and music at the Sunshine Hall Free Library, 14 Proctor Rd. (across from Peck's), 2pm. 845/557-6391.
Fall genealogy program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6–7:30pm. Gordon MacAdam will explain how he and his brother Henry weaved together information using government agencies and online resources to gather their comprehensive family history. 845/794-4660.
Catskill Art Society hosts “Artists Assembly,” a monthly gathering of area artists, 6-9pm. This is a unique opportunity to rendezvous with fellow artists, share the creative process and get feedback from like-minded people in a creative social setting. Free for CAS members, $5 for non-members. 845/436-4227.
Genealogist and musicologist Ken Parks returns to the Equinunk Historical Society to present a program entitled “Genealogy and DNA,” 1pm. Ken’s past programs included the popular “American and British music of the Great War.” 570/224 6722.
The Hub (the public computer center) is partnering with the Orange County Office for the Aging to bring a special program to The Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30-8:30pm. Interactive discussion about components of Medicare and the preventive benefits available. Free, register. 845/856-7313 ext. 5.
Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and friends will meet at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Mort Malkin will talk about the little known Kellogg-Briand Pact, an international agreement signed and ratified in 1928 by almost all the nations of the world. All are welcome. www.uduuf.org.
The Joel Hill Civil War era, water-powered sawmill will operate for the last time this season, 11am-3pm. The old mill has run almost continually since the 1800s. Volunteers will present tours of the mill and sawing demonstrations in a free program. 570/224-6722.
Fall Culinary Program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, 6– 7:30pm. Celebrity Chef Johnny Ciao will do a cooking demonstration preparing an inventive cuisine recipe while sharing fun stories of hanging out with Carlos Santana, Huey Lewis and Michael Jackson. Signing and selling of his cookbooks. 845/794-4660.
Ned Lang and Ed Magilton of the Conservative Party of Sullivan County host an election forum at the Village Inn, 6-8pm. Hors d'oeuvres and Southwestern aperitivos. Guest speaker: The Honorable Frank J. Labuda. Topic: "The Second Amendment and You in Changing Times." Suggested donation: $25 to benefit local food pantries. 845/701-5468.
John Conway, local historian, to speak at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 14 Proctor Road, across from Peck's, 2pm. 845/557-3452.