Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free guided nature walk at the office in Bethel, 1pm. Special "Family Day" hike has activities including a treasure hunt and craft project especially for kids. www.DelawareHighlands.org.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Bring binoculars and/or telescope (limited number available) and folding chairs. Registration required. 845/583-1010.
Annual free picnic outdoors at the Bethel Delaware Highlands Conservancy office, 12noon-4pm. Crafts, games, live bluegrass music, a guided nature walk on the woodland trail, monarch butterflies with Ed Wesely, live animals with the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, local food, and fun for all ages. RSVP requested. 845/583-1010.
Downtown birdwalk with Sullivan County Audubon member Lance Verderame, 10:30am. The walk begins at Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St., and continues to Renaissance Park along Willowemoc Creek. An exhibit of Verderame's photographs, “Catskill Birds,” is on display in Morgan Outdoors’ Catskill Park room until August 16. 845/439-5507.
Show off your soccer skills and win prizes at the Liberty Elementary School Athletic Field, 3pm. Ages 4-13. Free admission. For more info: Kendra 845/699-0262.
The Milford Garden Club annual Secret Garden Tour. The gardens on the tour differ in style and concept and offer a diversity of gardening approaches. Locations of the gardens are a secret until the day of the tour. Tickets in advance $15 before July 11, after $20. Held rain or shine. 570/686-1043.
M&M Auto Group Sportsman's Expo, 9am-5pm. Merchandise and expert advice on hunting, fishing and camping; water sports and more; guns and ammo. Meet Gus Congemi, host of "Live the Wild Life TV." All proceeds benefit Hope for Heroes. Free admission. 845/292-3500.
The 13th annual Halls Mills Butterfly Count (rain date 7/12). Participants can join a team or be a garden watcher. 845/796-6721 to sign up or for more info.
Truck petting zoo at Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St., 5:30-7:30pm. No animals, just trucks. Lots of trucks from cement mixers to firetrucks all parked on 14th Street for young (and old) truck lovers to touch, sit and explore. 570/253-1220.
Morgan Outdoors is celebrating National Trails Day at 1pm with a special talk and walk. Rick Roberts, the Catskill Maintenance Coordinator for the Finger Lakes Trail (FLT), will present an overview of the trail. At 2:30pm he will lead a hike to Split Rock (2.5 miles round trip). Register: 845/439-5507.