The Damascus Township Historical Society invites all to the final program of their 2014 speaker series at 7pm. Alice LaBar Scott, a Damascus resident, will present the program "Genealogy Brickwall" sharing her knowledge of and life experience in researching family genealogy and history. 570/224-4535.
The Equinunk Historical Society will feature historian Mimi Steffen in a program about “School Houses of Northern Wayne County” at 1pm. The Society’s Calder Museum is located at 1972 Pine Mill Rd. in the center of Equinunk. Museum and gift shop doors open at noon. 570/224-6722.
An evening with John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, discussing local history in The Fellowship Hall behind the Community Church of Wurtsboro, 134 Sullivan St., 7pm. Free admission. 845/888-8004.
BEACH LAKE, PA — The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hear about “Making Some Noise,” a national program for young people who do service projects through the Sierra Service Project, on Sunday, August 31 at 11 a.m. Call 480/836-4177 for location and directions.
HONESDALE, PA — Gardening advice from Master Gardeners, Wayne County Cooperative Extension, 648 Park St., 6-8 PM. Panel of experts offers advice and fields gardening questions. Cost: $5; children under 18, free. Pre-registration appreciated. Information at extension.psu.edu/wayne or call 570/253-5970 ext: 4110 or emailing WayneExt@psu.edu
HONESDALE, PA — Everything you wanted to know about Medicare but were afraid to ask, at Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., Wed., Sept. 3, 12noon-1PM. Lunch is provided. Presented by Pat Perkins, APPRISE coordinator and senior center director. www.waynelibraries.org/ or 570/253-1220.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Screening of documentary, "Chosen," about trafficked teens in America, discussion led by Karen Morris and Marcia Nehemiah follows on domestic juvenile sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children, 10:15AM at Berlin Township Community Center, 50 Milanville Rd. Hosted by Upper Delaware Unitarian Fellowship.
Screening of documentary film, "Chosen," the story of trafficked teens in America, followed by discussion of domestic juvenile sex trafficking, led by Karen Morris and Marcia Nehemiah, 10:15AM at Berlin Township Community Center, 50 Milanville Rd. Hosted by Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Social time and refreshments follow.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC), and naturalist Ed Wesely for a Monarch Butterfly Program at the CCESC office. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. 845/583-1010.
Verb Konviser, former owner of the Vegetarian Hotel in Woodridge and author of "The Vegetarian Hotel Cookbook," will speak about the origins (1920) and development and the food at his hotel, one of only two vegetarian hotels in the Catskills, at the Sullivan County Museum, 265 Main St., 7pm. Lentil loaf will be served. 845/434-8044.