Catskill Animal Rescue Inc. penny social at Liberty Fire House, 258 Sprague Ave., doors open 6pm, calling 7:30pm. Food available, prizes. 973/903-9853, on Facebook at Catskill Animal Rescue Inc.
M&M Auto Group Sportsman's Expo, 9am-5pm. Merchandise and expert advice on hunting, fishing and camping; water sports and more; guns and ammo. Meet Gus Congemi, host of "Live the Wild Life TV." All proceeds benefit Hope for Heroes. Free admission. 845/292-3500.
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., 6-7:30pm. Documentary “Alive Inside” will be shown describing the effects of music therapy on individuals with dementia. 845/292-4200, ext. 3402.
The Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce hosts 21st annual Liberty Festival and the Fourth of July Parade and Street Fair on Main Street, 10:30am-4:30pm. Classic car show 10:30am, parade 12:05pm, "The Weather Project" performance 1:30pm. Rain date July 5. 845/292-9797.
Liberty Aglow breakfast meeting, 9am. The theme is John 8:36 Freedom In Jesus. The guest speaker is Delores Vargas of Monticello. Cost: $4 donation for breakfast.
Please join the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the grand re-opening and ribbon cutting of Liberty Moo Duk Kwan Academy, 267 North Main St., 12noon. Light refreshments will be served after student demonstrations.
Join the Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Siiss Family Insurance, 1980 State Route 52, 12noon. 845/791-4200.
The 20th annual architectural-historical bus tour from the Liberty Museum & Arts Center, 46 South Main St. Highlights include old hotels, gangster dumping grounds, Revolutionary War sites, the Old Stone House, and Time & the Valleys Museum. $45 per person includes lunch. 845/557-0851.
EmPower New York "Save Energy, Save Dollars workshop" offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 6pm. Homeowners and renters can learn to reduce energy consumption and lower energy bills. Registration is encouraged, 845/292-6180.
About 115 people from the community and beyond marched on May 8 in support of workers who were laid off two weeks ago from Ideal Snacks. All of the workers were reported to be undocumented immigrants, some of whom had worked for the company for ten years.
The marching route was overseen by police officers from Village of Liberty Police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's office and the New York State Police. The marchers included Sullivan County Legislator Cora Edwards, Sandy Shaddock of Teamsters Local 447, other Teamsters members, church groups, human rights advocates and others. Read more