FERNDALE—Rollerskating to raise funds for Nana's House Child Care Center at Skater's World, 1234 Old Route 17, 6:30-8:30PM. Tickets cost $10 per person, $18 per couple in person; $12 per person, $22 per couple online. Includes skate rental. 845/794-3826 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Manchester Community Library seeks vendors and visitors for its flea market, 9am-2pm, rain or shine. Vendor space $5. 570/224-8500.
Bring your pets to "Pets Have Big Hearts" photo event at the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County, 12 noon-4pm. Make a donation & take Valentine's Day pictures with your pet & help AHOSC raise funds for the Needy Pet Fund that assists pet owners to give medical treatment to their pets when enduring rough economic times. 845/292-6711.
Barry Shavrick and son Zac Shavrick are having a sculpture show on their property at 115 Butrick Rd. Sculptures of every size will be on display and available for purchase. Show runs until July 28. Email email@example.com.
The annual winter conference of Sullivan Renaissance was held at the CVI building in Ferndale on March 9, and was once again a magnet for the movers and shakers of the county and the region. Mingling among the crowd before the opening keynote speech were State Senator John Bonacic, Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther, Congressman Chris Gibson and a host of elected officials from Sullivan County. Read more
Sullivan Renaissance will hold its “Annual Conference, Local Market & Expo” on Saturday, March 9 at the CVI Center in Ferndale.
The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Peter Tarlow, an international consultant on the positive effects of community beautification, who has been assisting Sullivan Renaissance for the past two years. Dr. Tarlow will also present a workshop focused on youth leadership. Read more
“I think the assets you have here, and the focus that’s being brought to agriculture, and the fact—and it’s not a fad—that people want to know where their food is coming today; they want to know how it’s produced, where it’s produced, who is producing it, and how it got from the farm to their dinner plate. People read labels today. And that puts Sullivan County, I believe, in a very unique position to be able to fill a lot of the niche markets that are out there for local food, to one of the largest marketplaces in the world.” Read more
Attendance at a grant writing seminar is mandatory for first-time applicants, Tuesday, 6:15pm at the Sullivan County Visitor’s Association Conference Room, 100 Sullivan Ave, rear entrance
For this weekend, the Sullivan County Visitors Association is predicting up to a 70% color change. The foliage will be just beyond midpoint and exhibiting brilliant shades of golden yellows, awesome oranges, ruby reds and bold burgundy. For more information on the Sullivan County Catskills, visit the SCVA website at www.scva.net where you will find a complete list of attractions and events or call 845/747-4449.
Monthly meeting at the CVI Bldg., 7pm. 845/292-5110.