By popular demand, Craig Russell, President of the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities returns to the Catskill Exotic Bird Club meeting at 7:30pm. Craig will give an entertaining presentation about rare and weird breeds of chickens and their relatives. Free. Public invited. 845/794-7966.
Join Kevin McDonough, pop aficionado, for an evening of culture and conversation from 6:30-7:30pm at the Tusten-Cochecton branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. Kevin will interview local artist Philip Jostrum who worked in the art and production design departments of several big name Hollywood films in the 1970’s. Registration required.
"Smart Landscaping: How Landscaping Can Save Energy" at The Wayne County Conservation District, 648 Park St., 7-9pm. Co-sponsored by SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) and the Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society. Registration encouraged, 570/245-1256.
Members of the Confederation of Union Generals will "Meet the Public" in a one-hour presentation at 1 pm, Steamtown National Historic Site. The program, included with the daily park entrance fee, will aim to educate park visitors about their character's role and accomplishments during the war. 570/340-5206.
Heidi Finkelberg will share Dr. Joe Chuman’s talk, “What Humanists Believe.” for the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center. Dr. Chuman has a degree in philosophy and a doctorate in comparative religions. The presentation will be followed by discussion and refreshments. For directions
The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District holds a training seminar for stormwater erosion & sediment control management. Directed toward contractors and developers disturbing soil of one acre or more. 9:30am to 2:00 pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building at 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd. $50.
Pampered Chef Demonstration at the Sunshine Hall Free Library, 4pm. A portion of all sales will be donated to the library. Visit the new website www.sunshinehallfreelibrary.org or call 845/557-6258 for more information or to place an order.
"Healthy Land, Healthy Meat: The Benefits of Pasture Raised Meats" at the Wayne County Library, 10:30-11:45am. George Brown, owner of Fox Hill Farm, will discuss environmental and health benefits of raising animals in a pastured system, as well as how it is done. 570/253-1220.
"CSA’s, Farmers Markets, Food Collectives and more" at the Wayne County Public Library, 10:30-11:45am. Local farmers Tim Baldwin of Safford Farm (Lake Ariel), Sky Ballentine of The Anthill Farm (Dyberry), and Anita Avvisato (Cherry Ridge) and other sustainable farmers will talk about navigating the growing local food system. 570/253-1220.
"Growing in Tunnels, Low Tunnels and Hoop Houses" at the Wayne County Public Library, 10:30-11:45am. Learn the secret of extending the growing season. The annual Food for Thought series is sponsored by local members of Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA). 570/253-1220.