Chicken BBQ with corn on the cob, potato salad, dessert & a beverage at Liberty Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm. Cost: $10 for adults or take-outs, $5 for children ages 5-11, under 5 free. 845/292-3434.
Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce presents Liberty Festival on Main St., 10:30am-4pm. Many events and fun for the whole family. 845/292-9797.
There will be a Gospel Music Festival at La Polt Park, 11am-8pm. Teen Challenge, a Christian-based rehab, and area churches will be ministering in song, testimony and the Word. Admission is free. 845/985-7026.
The Liberty Free Theatre presents a reading of Harold Pinter's "A Slight Ache" at the Liberty Museum and Arts Center, 7pm. Featured performers are Paul Austin and Karen Young. Reservations are recommended. The audience is invited to gather after the performance for food and drink. Suggested donation: $25. 845/798-1527 or email email@example.com.
According to the International Movie Database (www.imdb.com), the story line of the feature film “Contest” is: “A bullied high school student is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor and together they face challenges that will change their lives forever.” One of the challenges they face is that they must win a cooking contest. Read more
A motor vehicle accident on June 7 at approximately 9 a.m. at State Route 55 and Ferndale-Loomis Road in the Town of Liberty resulted in the death of Kim Gessner, 46, of Rock Hill. Read more
Marisa Scheinfeld will speak at the Main Street Gallery at the Liberty Museum & Arts Center in conjunction with the 12th annual Catskills Preservation and History Conference about a documentary photography project about the former Borscht Belt, 7:30pm. The project presents a contemporary view of the famed Borscht Belt resorts.
“Do you know Obama?” the student asked. Congressman Chris Gibson responded that he did. “That’s so cool,” she said. Gibson then talked about his conversation with President Barack Obama about basketball. He said, “We may disagree on some policies, but he’s a very personable guy, and I appreciate that.” Read more
Sullivan County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a maintenance worker at BOCES in Liberty for stealing students’ money. Justin M. Wood, 19, of Livingston Manor was charged on May 31 after a month-long investigation. Read more
If you’re anticipating buying your first newly constructed home, Liberty wants you to consider moving to their town. Read more