The Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation will hold a lecture by Museum Historian 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.
Barry Lewis will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Lewis, an editor and columnist at the Times Herald Record and former waiter and pool manager in the Catskills, will discuss the history of the resorts and give a multimedia presentation on the newspaper's project to make sure the golden age of the Borscht Belt is not forgotten. 845/794-4660.
Maria O'Donovan, historical archaeologist from Binghamton University, will speak about the Public Archaeology Facility's research in the Parksville, NY area at the E. B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
The Equinunk Historical Society will present a program on the brass bands of Northeast Pennsylvania, 1pm. Dr. Kenneth Kreitner will tell the story of the brass bands in Wayne County between 1897 and 1901. 570/224-6722.
Owls of the Night Program. Join Park Ranger Szupillo for a program on owls at the Lacawac Sanctuary, 10:30am. Free. 570/689-9494.
Linus Myers presents "Jeremiah Gunn, Honesdale’s Unknown Gettysburg hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.
Linus Myers presents "About a forgotten hero" at the Wayne County Historical Society, 2pm. Free. 570/253-3240.
Historical interpreter Ruth Randone speaks about the Shohola Civil War train wreck of 1864 at The Columns Museum, 7pm. Randone will perform a costumed account, followed by a Q&A session and a wine and cheese reception. Donation: $10. RSVP: 570/296-8126.
John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, will be kicking off the E.B. Crawford Public Library Summer Lecture Series this year with his program "Working At Play: Entertainment at Sullivan County Resorts," 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
"The Sea-Gull," a play by Anton Chekov, will be discussed at the great books discussion group meeting at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the play are available at the library. New members are always welcome. 845/794-4660.