PARKSVILLE, NY—An evening of poetry and jazz. Poetry by Barry Wallenstein; jazz from guitarist Steve Carlin & bassist Tony Decicco at the Dead End Café, 6 Main St., 7:30PM. Presented by Liberty Free Theatre.
STARLIGHT—A theatrical reading of "Silverstein," a comedy, written by Bill DOnnelly, at the Inn at Starlight Lake, 289 Starlight Lake Rd., 5:30PM. Meal and show cost: $39; pay only $20 at 7:30PM. Reservations: 570/798-2519 or email@example.com.
Join us @ 7pm for a free event as Moe Kornbluth reads from and discusses FRAN, his beautiful memoir of his remarkable wife, Francine Justa, who was struck with Parkinson’s disease at the height of her career. Theirs is the unforgettable, riveting, and poignant story of the triumph of love over adversity. For more info: www.pport.org
Storytellers share new pieces of their biographies in monthly performances at the CAS Arts Center, reading true stories that range from the surprising and awe-inspiring to the charmingly everyday. 7pm. Tickets for $10 suggested donation. Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Halloween dramatic reading, “A Night With Poe” at Grey Towers, 6om and 8pm. 570/296–9625.
The Writers’ Circle of Wayne County invites you to The Cooperage for a reading & book sale, 2-6pm. Wine & cheese available. Selections from four local writers: Leslie Rutkin, Dawn McIntyre, Bernard LoPinto, Will Wyckoff. Moderated by Aleta Kahn, readings start at 3pm. Free. 845/557-8751.
The Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library welcomes author Suzanne Bloom as she reads from her book "A Splendid Friend Indeed," 3pm. All ages welcome. There will be a closed workshop offered to ten participants at 4pm following the reading. Pre-register: 845/252-3360 or email@example.com.
The Ann Street School will host Story Time with Clifford, The Big Red Dog, 1pm and 3pm. A Scholastic Book Fair will be held from 1-4pm for those who would like to purchase children’s books and gifts. At both story times pictures with Clifford will be available and Clifford will do a free book signing. 570/296-6124.
The Catskill Art Society will present the storytelling group Yarnslingers for the debut of their partnership series “Yarnslingers: Memoirs” at the CAS Arts Center, 7pm. Suggested donation $10. Advance reservations recommended. 845/436-4227.
Come to the Port Jervis Free Library library to read to Shaeley the Reading Dog, 1-3pm. For beginning or reluctant readers to gain confidence and improve their reading skills. Free. For grades K-5. 845/856-7313.