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Volunteer gardening training

May 1, 2013

“Soil, Water & Sun!” at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County in the teaching garden, 7-9pm. Pre-registration is requested. Refreshments will be provided. 845/295-2445 or

Eco Beauty: making your own skin care products

May 4, 2013

Gudrun Feigl, owner of Mount Pleasant Herbary, will show how to make skin care products from locally grown herbs. At the Wayne County Arts Alliance, 11am-2pm. Members: $30, non-members: $40, material fee: $8 due in class. Signup at 570/390-4420.

Beadmaking workshop

April 28, 2013

In this beginners workshop the students will learn some of the simpler techniques of making beads and refresh their basic stringing skills. Each student will leave with a finished necklace and a pair of earrings. At the Wayne County Arts Alliance, 1-4pm. Signup at 570/390-4420.

Silk Scarf Painting Workshop

May 7, 2013

A scarf painting workshop will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 5:30-8:30pm. Each participant will make their own hand-painted silk scarf to take home. Space is limited, preregistration with payment is required. Cost: $40 per scarf. 845/292-6180, ext. 107.

Pressed Flower Class

April 20, 2013

The Towne Gift Shoppe, 10am-12:15pm. Includes learning the art of pressed flowers, making a project and a frame to bring home to complete your finished work of art. 845/482-4182.

Small Business Workshop

May 9, 2013

Free SCORE Small Business Workshop at Liberty Public Library, 6:30-8pm. 845/292-6070.

Introduction to Fly Fishing class

April 28, 2013

The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting a new series for outdoor sport enthusiasts. The first class is Introduction to Fly Fishing, taught by Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 10am-12 noon. Cost: $20 for one class, or $50 to attend all three classes in the Sportsman Series. 570/828-2319.

Free solar PV workshop at CCE

April 24, 2013

A free workshop on solar photovoltaic energy (PV) and solar thermal (hot water) for commercial, industrial and agricultural enterprises at Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), 8:30-11am. Register: 610/577-6887.

Growing Potatoes: Irish & Sweet

April 23, 2013

Gardeners and potato lovers can learn how to grow Irish and sweet potatoes by joining Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County Master Gardener program at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 6:30-8:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Fee: $10. Registration: 845/292-6180.

Crafting Simple Tinctures for Home Use

April 21, 2013

Join Jamie from Heirloom Botanicals for a demonstration utilizing home grown and wild crafted herbs to prepare plant extracts for home use, at the Sullivan County Farmers' Market at the Delaware Youth Center, noon. Meet in the kitchen. Free. email

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