Focus: conscious design & maintenance of agriculture productivity in the NE US at Hills Inn & Conference Center, Sat. 8am-Sun. 4pm, $875 NOFA-NY members; $975 non-members incl. meals, snacks, beverages. 8/4 & 5: intro to permaculture design concepts; 9/8 & 9: patterns of understanding, harmonics, boundaries & access; 10/6 & 7: catch & store; 10/27 & 28: harvesting from nature; 11/10 & 11: strategies & plans. Info: 845/482-4164. RSVP: catskilldelawarepermaculture.org/?page_id=133
With Ghanaian master drummer Maxwell Kofi Donkor in Port Jervis Free Library community room, 6-7:30pm, $5/family suggested. Drums provided. RSVP: bak2roots.com or 862/697-4174.
For ages 3+ held 2x/week at Town of Liberty pool, Hanofee Park, 7/2-8/9. Register at the senior center: Liberty residents 5/1, 6-7pm & regular office hours thereafter. $50; non-Liberty residents 5/14, 8am, $60. 845/292-7690.
Practical info to make informed decisions on the water at PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 9am-6pm, free ($10 certificate fee). RSVP: 570/253-7001.
Learn how to install a rain barrel at your house at PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 6-7pm, free. pplpreserves.com.
Step-by-step guide for growing potatoes at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 6:30-8:30pm, $10. 845/292-5250.
How to make a 5"x7" pressed flower piece for framing at Cornell Cooperative Ext., 5:30-7:30pm, $25 incl. materials. 845/292-5250.
Learn horse care, riding & how to be around a horse at Bridle Hill Farm, 5-week sessions $90. 845/482-3993.
Presented by drummer Bernard Woma & the Saakuma Dance Troupe at Eugene Nesin Theater, 10:30am-12:30pm, $20.
New anglers learn to fish in the Catskill Mountain range,
$50 incl. equipment, instruction & $20 Roscoe Bucks coupon. For registration, dates/times: 845/665-9521.