Wayne County Historical Society's Plain Speaking Summer Series presents the Kehagias Family "Life in the Mid-1700's", 5pm. This program is child-friendly, and includes music and costumes from the mid-1700's. Listen to violins and singing and learn what life was like 250 years ago. Free and open to the public. 570/253-3240.
Career educator Tony Nappo will lead a discussion of Ron Chernow's book "Alexander Hamilton" at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm. Free and open to the public. 845/794-4660.
Emmy Award winning journalist Dr. Janus Adams to speak about creating the right message for your business or organization from 10:30am-12:30pm at the Delaware Free Branch. Janus is a network news commentator for CBS News and NPR and has developed a tool for creating more effective marketing and messaging.
Diane Galusha, author of the newly republished "Liquid Assets: A History of New York City's Water System," will speak and sign books at Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St., 3pm. In conjunction with the “Celebrating Catskill Waters: Past and Present” exhibition at Morgan Outdoors through Sunday, July 10. 845/439-5507.
"Bats and Balls and Rackets and Clubs...Sports Stars and the Sullivan County Hotels" a children's lecture by John Conway at the Fallsburg Library, 5:30pm.
Wednesday nights at 7:30pm at Fallsburg Library, John Conway, Sullivan County Historian will be doing a lecture series based on Summer Reading theme "On your mark, get set...REA.D"
At Empowering Port Jervis Community Center, 11 Fowler St., 2pm. Demonstration and lecture on Chinese martial arts including Tai Chi and all Chinese boxing systems (Kung Fu). Demonstration by Mr. Santiago, who is an official judge and coach in national and international tournaments. All martial arts welcome. All ages. Free.
Town of Lumberland Museum presents: People and Places in a Gilded Age: Lecture, memorabilia and photos at Lumberland Town Hall, 1054 Proctor Rd., 11am. 845/856-6372.
Writing under the pseudonym Claire Gem, Middletown native Frances Brown, now of Webster, Massachusetts, will present a book talk and signing of her award-winning, romantic suspense novel Hearts Unloched at The Sullivan County Historical Society’s Museum, 2-4pm.
Introduction to the Laser Cutter at Hurleyville Maker's Lab, 5pm.
Learn how this versatile piece of equipment works and how to get started on a cool project. 845/707-8564.