The Damascus Township Historical Society presents Hedy Kunstman, an accomplished flutist and Damascus resident, speaking on "Colonial Music: Doodles and Weasels", sharing her insights into the contribution of music to our early settlers. Damascus Township Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd.
Crafty Chemistry, or the happiest hour at the library ever, a talk on beer by Karl Schloesser and Bill Gibney at the Wayne County Public Library, 5:30pm. 570/253-1220 to register.
Career educator Tony Nappo will speak on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s most recent book "The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7pm. 845/794-4660.
The Equinunk Historical Society will present educator Helen Adams exhibit and PowerPoint program, "Our History & Culture Thru Toys," at the Calder Museum, 1972 Pine Mill Rd., 1pm. Light refreshments. 570/224-6722, www.equinunkhistory.org.
Summer Program at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway, 7:30pm. John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, presents "Unsolved Mysteries of Sullivan County." 845/794-4660.
Great Books Discussion at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm. Discuss "The Bear Came Over the Mountain," a short story by Alice Munro. Copies of the short story are available at the library. New members always welcome. 845/794-4660.
Damascus Township Historical Society 2014 speaker series, 7pm. Ann O'Hara will present a program "Rafting on the Delaware," sharing her insights of the men and industry that contributed to the development of our township and the towns and cities further downstream.
What does Grey Towers and the base of the Statue of Liberty have in common? Join us on this guided walk around the mansion to find out, 5:30pm. Learn about interesting architectural features and the history behind the design of the 1886 mansion. Regular tour fees apply; pre-register at 570/296-9630.
Temple Sholom Weekly Kabbalah Discussion Group, 12:15-1:30pm. Based on the book "Thirteen Petalled Rose" by Adin Steinsaltz. Free for Temple members. $25 fee for nonmembers covers all summer classes. Preceded by Jewish meditation at 11:30am. Followed by Jewish Film Festival at 1:30pm, free to all. Donations gratefully accepted.
Summer study group at Temple Sholom. Based on the book "A Spiritual Travel Guide to the World of God Part II: God Questions" by Rabbi Michele Medwin. Preceded by Morning Blessings at 11:30am. Nonmember registration fee of $25 covers all summer classes. Followed by Jewish Film Festival at 1:30pm.