The Cooperage Project holds the first event of a new monthly reading series, “Readings at the Coop: Writers in Conversation” curated by Kelly McMasters and Mark Milroy, owners of Moody Road Studios, 7:30pm. The featured writers are Mason Currey, Owen King and Domenica Ruta. Moody Road Studios invites you to meet the authors at a reception from 5:30 to 7:15pm at the Maude Alley Garden. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
First Fridays Contemporary Authors Series at the Narrowsburg branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 7pm. Featured guest: Jennifer Reeves. Visiting guest: The Duende Project (Poet Tony Brown & Guitarist Faro from Worcester, MA). Email email@example.com.
Dimock, PA township landowner and playwright Jan Quackenbush premiers "Fire on the Water" at the Narrowsburg Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 2pm. This two-act play set in Elk Lake,PA is about a family torn by strife against the backdrop of gas drilling. Quackenbush is a playwright, teacher, and oral historian. Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org.
A staged reading of Allan Wolf's "The Watch that Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic" at Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 4pm. Free and open to the public. 845/252-3360.
First Fridays Contemporary Authors Series returns with visiting author Jeffrey McDaniel at the Narrowsburg Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. Open mic at 7:30pm, McDaniel at 8pm. Email email@example.com or call 845/252-3360.
The Upper Delaware Writers Collective (UDWC) to host River Rocks PoJam and Benefit Auction at The Cooperage, 7-9:30pm. Poetry reading, silent auction, food and live music. Admission: $5.
Poetry reading centered around prints at Alma Yoga, 6-8pm. Prints by Sheila Goloborotko, poets curated by Lori Anderson Moseman, readings by Belle Gironda, Laura E.J. Moran, Lori Anderson Moseman, Debora Poe, Katie Yates & Lisa Wujnovich. Free. 607/637-4444.
Cafe Devine, 3pm. Theme: Cafe Death - Eulogies will be shared. Everyone is invited. Admission is free.
The Friends of the Port Jervis Free Library present novelist, essayist and journalist Nicholas DiGiovanni who will read from his novella "Rip," 6:30pm. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Visit www.nicholasdigiovanni.com or call 845/856-7313.
"Greek Folk Stories Old & New" a book reading/signing by author Mary Ziavras at The Port Jervis Library, 7pm. Free. Refreshments will be served. 845/856-7313.