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.
The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present a program at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15 a.m. Beverly Sterner will introduce the Angel ‘Ohana concept and network created by Darrienne Heller and described in her guidebook, “Deepening Our Connection: A Guide for the Wisdom Years.”
The first of the 2015 Plain Speaking talks will be held at the Wayne County Historical Society's Main Museum, 810 Main St., 5pm. The speaker is Mimi Steffen, local researcher and author of several volumes about one-room schools. Her topic is, "Recalling the Rural Schools of Berlin Township." Free.