A non-competitive cycling event to benefit The Youth Scholarship program at The Catskill Recreation Center. Choice of five routes, from 11 to 100 miles. Rain or shine. Includes lunch, water bottle, T-shirt and free entry to CRC. $35 until Sept. 12. 845/586-6250 or register at www.bikereg.com/catskill-mountain-cycling-challenge.
Sullivan County Conservation Club Daniel Boone Family Day at 140 Kortright Rd., 9am-3pm. Target shooting/raffle/trophy events for youth/adults. Vendor tables, Civil War Living History presentation. Free admission, nominal charge to participate in events to benefit club's programs. www.SullivanCountyConservationClub.org.
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.