A new session of classes will begin with orientation at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, Rte 6, 7pm. TSDOC offers a wide variety of classes, held days and evenings, Monday to Friday. Registration prior to orientation is preferred. Visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594.
AARP Driver Safety Program at the South Fallsburg Senior Center, 9am-4pm. The fee is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members. To register call Sonny Smith at 845/434-8922.
Professor Bob Friedhoffer, professional magician and educator (aka the “Madman of Science”) will return to The Cooperage to perform "The Magic of Science," 3pm, and teach a magic workshop, 1:30-2:30pm. Freidhoffer will demonstrate how science creates the illusions that make magical tricks possible. 570/253-2020.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County Master Food Preservation program will offer a workshop on how to make pet treats at home at the new Entrepreneurial and Teaching (EaT) Kitchen in its Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 11am-1pm. Cost is $25. 845/292-6180.
Appearances by industry professionals with networking and an artist showcase at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant, 8pm. Admission: $15 advance/$20 door, includes buffet. A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Sullivan County Federation of the Homeless. 845/796-3333.
Back by popular demand the Backyard Series: Make a Sashay Scarf at The Hub at the Port Jervis Free Library, 4-5pm. Learn to make a chain with your hands. Class is free and yarn is provided. 845/772-7586.
The TASC (GED) Preparation Class begins at the Port Jervis Free Library in the Community Room in the basement. This class meets Monday through Thursday in the afternoon (exact time TBA). Fee: $12. Must register in person. 845/772-7586.
The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering an evening course in Office Procedures and Management (OPM) at the St. John Street Education Center. Classes will run each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 12th through Jun. 30th, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Register: 845/295-4900.
The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering a course in Spanish for the Workplace at the St. John Street Education Center. Classes will run on Wednesdays, Jan. 14th through Feb. 11th, from 6:30pm–8:30pm. The cost is $100. Register: 845/295-4900.
The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering a 4-hour Pistol Permit Pre-Licensing Course at the Kauneonga Lake Fire Hall from 9:30am to 1:30pm. The cost is $70. Register: 845/295-4900.