2012 grants for cultural programs available through Decentralization Program of New York State Council on the Arts, administered by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, for arts programs (i.e. concerts, arts publications, exhibits, literary programs, lectures, theater performances, film screenings, workshops, etc.). Guidelines/applications: ArtsAllianceSite.org. Mandatory attendance at grantwriting seminar for 1st-time applicants held at Sullivan County Visitor's Association conference room, 6pm. RSVP: 845/252-7576.
St. Peter's Church fellowship hall, 6-7pm drumming, 7-8pm dance. Price per week: adults $15 ea. class, $20 both; grades 6+ $5 single class, $8 both. RSVP: 845/856-1033.
6-week program focusing on strength training, diet & exercise at Pike County Admin. Bldg., 4:45-5:45pm, $40. First-time participants: 12-wk. program, $70. RSVP: 570/296-3400.
Free computer training at Tusten-Cochecton Library, Mon., 1-3pm & 6-8pm; Jeffersonville Library, Tues., 1-7pm & Fri., 1-3pm; Callicoon library, Wed., 1-3pm. Schedule & registration: WSPLonline.org/PCC or at library.
Class learning to use Acenstry.com at Port Jervis Free Library, 1pm, free. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 845/772-7576.
Learn to carve wood or improve skills at Cherry Ridge Campground through 10/2. 570/448-9017.
Classes, vendors & food at Cherry Ridge Campground through 10/2. Classes: quilters-retreat.webs.com, info: email@example.com.
Icehouse Arts bring "Kid Flix" (ages 8-11) & "Teen Flix" (ages 12-18) to Tusten-Cochecton Library, 10am-12:30pm & 2-4:30pm, $35. Write, shoot, direct & act in a movie. Public screening follows workshop. 845/252-6583.
Raid the blackberry patch & learn how to preserve the bounty at Channery Hill Farm, 1-4pm, Slow Food UDRV members $25, non-members $35. RSVP: 845/482-4369.
Join Ralph Roth & learn to cook like the Dutch did in early 1600s in park office, Promised Land State Park, 3-7pm, $10, under age 12 $5. RSVP: 570/676-0567.