The Wayne County Historical Society holds “First Annual Hysterical Society Variety Show” at The Cooperage, 8-10pm. Emcee Bob Mermell will present an evening of entertainment by local talent. All you can eat dessert buffet. Cost: $20 in advance for historical society members, and $25 for non-members and at the door. 570/253-3240 or visit www.WayneHistoryPA.org.
A day to enjoy family, faith & friends at Honesdale High School Sports Complex, 11am-4pm. Presented by Creative Beginnings Learning Center, a ministry of the Free Methodist Community Church. Admission: $5 per child and $3 per adult (children 1 & under are free). Rock wall, pony rides, inflatable obstacle course, tractor rides, sensory tent, live entertainment, Army vehicles & more. 570/253-1404.
Sullivan County-based storytelling group The Yarnslingers at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. The evening will feature “Selected Yarns,” standout tales from a variety of themes, and five stories crafted to the theme, “The Affair.” Throughout the night, 14 local ‘slingers will read their original works. BYOB. Food will be available for purchase from The Anthill Farm Kitchen. Donations collected at the door. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
As part of the “Concerts in the Coop” series, Rocky and The Pressers perform at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. Rocky and The Pressers is a seven piece contemporary reggae band based in The Bronx, NY. Donations collected at the door. BYOB. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
RiverFolk Concerts presents Christine Lavin at The Cooperage, 8pm. Light fare available from Willow River Café. BYOB. Suggested donation: $20 advance; $25 at the door. Reservations 845/252-6783. Visit www.riverfolkconcerts.vpweb.com.
"Breaking Ground: Gardening with Raised Beds" presented by Master Gardeners Pat and Nick DeLucia at the Wayne County Library, 5pm. Opportunity to plant your own veggies this summer. 57-/253-1220.
Dessin Animal Shelter holds Duck Derby in the Dyberry Creek. Begins at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, noon. Ends at Apple Grove Picnic Area. Pick up ducks at The Cat's Pajamas, Dessin Animal Shelter, or Honesdale National Bank. 570/647-0239.
Wayne County Area Agency on Aging welcomes you to join with other caregivers at the monthly meetings of the Caregiver’s Support Group at the Earl J. Simons Senior Center, 1:30-3pm. 570/253-4262.
“Roots & Rhythm” First Annual R&R Gig Posters will debut at The Hanson Gallery Open House, 6-8pm. On display through Friday, June 14. Twenty-five artists’ original gig posters will be auctioned off at Honesdale’s Roots & Rhythm Music & Art Festival, Saturday, June 15. Proceeds will help keep the music alive in Honesdale. 570/253-2525, www.thehansongallery.com.
Honesdale Borough Council bylaws decree that a tied vote by the council must be broken by the mayor. Mayor Ed Langendoerfer was called on to exercise his vote more than once at the council’s May 13 monthly meeting. Councilman James L. Brennan was absent. All other council members were present. Read more