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.
The Sullivan Paranormal Society will present a program documenting paranormal activity at the Sullivan County Museum, 2pm. “What’s going on at the Museum when the lights are out?” Suggested donation $5. 845/434-8044.
The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and friends will meet at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Earl Lory will lead a discussion on confronting religious violence, based on "Not in God’s Name" by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.
Sullivan County Audubon Society second spring meeting in Room 113 at Sullivan County Community College, 112 College Rd., 6pm. Pizza and salad, followed by a photographic presentation of Rick Bunting's Florida Birds.
The third in the Wayne County Public Library's Financial Literacy Series, 5:30pm. Tim Meagher and Paul Meagher of ReMax Wayne in Honesdale explain the steps to home ownership: Are you ready? What do you need to do? Free and open to the public.
The second in a Financial Literacy series at the Wayne County Public Library, 5:30pm. Laurie Harrington and Brian Wilken of The Honesdale National Bank, Member FDIC will tell you, "How important is your credit score & how does it affect you?" Free and open to the public. 570/253-1220.