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.
The Damascus Township Historical Society invites all to the first program of their 2015 speaker series, 7pm. Helen Adams, a Damascus resident, will present a program "Our History and Culture Through Toys." The program will be held at the Damascus Township Community Center, 60 Conklin Hill Rd.
Hear all about what was one of the world's great resort hotels: The Concord. John Conway the Sullivan County Historian, will give a talk "The Concord: Sullivan County's Acropolis" at the Sullivan County Historical Society, 2pm. Part of the new exhibit "The Concord Remembered." Free.
Sullivan County Child Care Council will hold a gathering for those interested in becoming child care providers at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant, 6:30pm. Sullivan County is on the horizon of massive development and there are only 54 registered or licensed child care programs currently operating. RSVP: 845/292-7166 ext. 309.