Everyone is welcome to join the Roscoe Chamber of Commerce and friends at Junction Pool for Opening Day of fishing, 7:30am. Refreshments will be served. Rain or shine.
Field trip to see ducks and other waterfowl, led by Ruth McKeon and Renee Davis. Meet at 9am at the DEC Parking Lot (7870 NY-42) in Grahamsville. We will carpool to where there is open water and return about 11am. Call Ruth at 845/434-4629 for more info.
Morgan Outdoors Valentine's Day event for single folks, easy hike along the Parksville Rail Trail followed by tapas and beverages at nearby Rolling River Cafe. Register, 845/439-5507.
The Hurleyville Fire Department in cooperation with the Town of Fallsburg Youth Commission will hold their 28th annual Ice Fishing Contest on Morningside Lake off of Brickman Road, 7am-3pm. Registration will take place the day of the contest at the lake, $5 for adults and free for those 15 and under. 845/436-5418.
Grand opening of the ice rink in Narrowsburg, Kirk Road at Bridge Street, 12:30-9pm. Free admission. Bring your own skates. Brought to you by the Town of Tusten, the Narrowsburg Union, and the Tusten Youth Commission.
The Town of Fallsburg Parks and Recreation Department hosts Winter Carnival at Morningside Park, 11am-3pm. Music with a DJ, refreshments, bouncy house, relay races, a bonfire, ice skating, snow shoeing, snow man building and snow sculpture, broom hockey, Frisbee golf, ice golf, ice fishing, cross country skiing, etc.
The 31st annual King of the Ice ice fishing event sponsored by the Sullivan County Conservation Club, 6am-3pm, with registration behind the White Lake Fire Company. Up to $2,000 cash and prizes, including $500 for largest eligible fish. Youth 15 & under are free. www.sullivancountyconservationclub.org.
Join naturalist Mike Medley on a 5-mile loop hike on Shawangunk Ridge, 9am. Wear sturdy shoes; bring water, lunch, binoculars. Meet at Indian Orchard Road fishing platform, off Route 163/61 east of Route 209. Must register. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.
Join naturalist Mike Medley for stunning vistas, fall foliage, 9:30am. Moderately difficult hike, 4-5 hours. Sturdy shoes. Bring water, lunch, binoculars. Meet at D&H Canal Kiosk, Pat Moore Memorial Picnic Grove, Sullivan St. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.
Join naturalists Scott Graber & Mike Medley to canoe/kayak on peaceful waters of Basha Kill, 10am. Bring your own vessel, binoculars. Limited size expedition; early registration suggested. Meet at DEC Boat Launch, across from Bashakill Vineyards at 1131 South Rd. 845/754-0743. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association. thebashakill.org.