Group meets at 4:30pm in the Multi-Purpose Room at the Wayne County Historical Society, 810 Main St. Discussion group for family history researchers, both novice and experienced. Topic this month: Pitfalls in Vital Records.
Linda Zimmermann will present her new book, “Mysterious Stone Sites in the Hudson Valley of New and northern New Jersey,” in the community room of the Port Jervis Free Library. Free, open to all. Copies of her book will be available for purchase for $15 each. Refreshments will be served. 845/856-7313 x 4.
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce hosts a free lunch ‘n’ learn seminar “The Four Secrets of Networking to Grow Your Business” at the Pike County Chamber of Commerce offices at 209 East Harford St., 12 noon-1:15pm. Will Voelkel of William Voelkel Training and Consulting LLC will teach. RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 570/296-8700.
The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and friends will meet at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Michele Minor Wolf, Director of Victims Intervention Program (VIP) in Wayne County will present a talk about the work of VIP in the past year. www.uduuf.org/directions.
The Catskill Art Society will hold “Art Materials Safety Roundtable” at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., 3-4pm. The workshop will address safe handling of materials that are hazardous or even toxic when handled incorrectly. www.catskillartsociety.org.
Celebrate the annual National Train Day with a visit to Steamtown NHS. National Train Day commemorates the anniversary of the first transcontinental railroad's inception by bringing to life the rich narrative of how railroads transformed America. Additional lecture at Moscow Station stop.
Lacawac Sanctuary, 10am-12noon. Discover the facts about gypsy moths from a DCNR Service Forester. We’ll take a short walk to look for signs of gypsy moths and make a burlap tree trap for participants to take home. Registration is limited. RSVP Friday, July 1. Cost: $5. Members: Free. 570/689-9494.
9am-3pm. Learn about deer biology, management strategies, and the effects of deer browse on forest health. East Stroudsburg University’s Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory will present the historical aspects of Lyme disease, how they detect the prevalence of pathogens and identify prevention techniques. Lunch is provided. Cost: $15 Members: $10.
Dr. Joseph D'Abbraccio, a Monticello veterinarian with a special interest in avian and exotics medicine, will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club, 7:30pm. Dr. Joe runs Catskill Veterinary Services, a full-service veterinary practice that provides house call veterinary care. 845/794-7966.
"Triumph over Adversity: The Story of FDR," an illustrated lecture by Jack Hirschfeld in the Robert D. Norris Community Room at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7pm. 845/794-4660.