A certified lecturer for the Federated Garden Clubs of America, retired landscape architect and TV host, Barbara Schaedler, presents "Garden Design Crosses the Pont to America" at the Equinunk Historical Society, 1 pm. 570/224-6722, email email@example.com, visit www.equinunkhistory.org.
An Anecdotal History of "Highlights for Children" and Boyds Mills at the Damascus Township Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd., 7pm. The presenter Kent Brown is an area resident and the executive director of the Highlights Foundation, Inc. and editor in chief emeritus of Highlights for Children, Inc.
Join Kristin White in the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library as she teaches a how-to class on keeping chickens at your home. Registration required. Programs without five people pre-registered may be cancelled. 845/482-4350.
Hypnotherapist Steve Alden will give a talk and demonstrations on stress and pain control through the use of hypnosis at the Sullivan County Historical Society, 2pm. Part of the "Concord Remembered" exhibit. 845/434-8044.
Erroyl Rolle: Exploring the Journey of Jazz Improvisation at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway, 6:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Book talk/discussion of "On The Road" by Jack Kerouac and all things ‘Beat’ at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 393 Broadway, 7:15pm. 845/794-4660.
Ken Parks presents "Keep the Home Fires Burning: Songs of the Great War, 1914-16" a return engagement at the Equinunk Historical Society, 1972 Pine Mill Rd., 1pm. Doors open at noon. 570/224-6722, visit www.equinunkhistory.org.
The Wayne County Historical Society’s "Plain Speaking Summer Series" continues at the Main museum, 810 Main St., 5pm. Hank Loftus, the curator of the Dorflinger Glass Museum in White Mills, will speak about “Glass: A Most Remarkable Material.” Free, and the public is invited. 570/253-3240.
Sullivan County Historian John Conway will present the program "From Brushland to Broadway: The Evolution of Monticello’s Main Street" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:30pm. Free. 845/794-4660 ext. 7.
The 29th anniversary dinner of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club at Mr. Willy's restaurant, 7pm. Kevin Hils, the collections manager for the ornithology department at the Bronx Zoo, will be the featured speaker. A silent auction precedes the talk. Cost: $35. 845/794-7966.