Author Talk with Eleanor Kuhns at the Liberty Library, 7pm. Kuhns discusses her debut crime novel "A Simple Murder." Learn about all aspects of the book, including a history of the Shaker community, and followed with a Q & A session. Books available to borrow at the library. 845/292-6070.
There will be a talk about weight "release" and blood tests at the Literacy Center, 5:30pm. A Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse-trained journalist talks about how he effectively lost over 40 pounds to return to his college weight of 30 years ago. Hear why a small but growing number of health professionals use "new" blood tests in addition to the "standard" lipid profile of LDL, HDL and Triglycerides to assess and mange their patients' vascular health. 845/423-5958.
The Pike County Historical Society presents a presentation of “Lincoln At Gettysburg” at the Columns Museum, 7pm. A one-hour slide presentation will consist of many historic photos, delivered by Frederick A. Lehrer. After the presentation, Lehrer will address questions. 570/296-8126 or visit www.pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org.
Book Group to meet at 4pm at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, Narrowsburg. May’s book selection will be "Dear Life" by Alice Munro. 845/252-3360.
Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation presents “From Beginning To End: The D&H Canal’s Connecticut Yankee Legacy” a talk by Stephen Skye at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. 845/754-8870.
"What’s happening with native honeybees?" at PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 10am. Presenter: Dr. Anita M. Collins. 570/253-7001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A panel of experienced Master Gardeners from Wayne County will be addressing questions on all facets of gardening at the Penn State Extension office, 6-8pm. Cost: $5, registration required. 570/253-5970 ext. 4110, or email WayneExt@psu.edu.
The impacts of dairy nutrition and by-product feeds on milk components will be discussed at an educational lunch at the Welsh Cabin, 11am-2pm. Fee: $15, which covers lunch. Register: 845/292-6180.
"Valentine," a short story by Tessa Hadley, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are welcome. 845/794-4660.
"Tenth of December," a short story by George Saunders, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are welcome. 845/794-4660.