Craig Russell, President of the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities, returns to the Catskill Exotic Bird Club, 7:30pm. Probably the most knowledgeable poultry historian living today, Russell will give an entertaining presentation about rare and weird breeds of chickens. 845/794-7966.
Spring dance performance presented by Monticello High School Dance Department at the high school's auditorium, 1:30pm. Free admission, donations appreciated. Presents class, student and guest choreography performed by all high school dance classes and Monticello Dance Company.
Spring dance performance presented by Monticello High School Dance Department at the high school's auditorium, 6:30pm. Free admission, donations appreciated. Presents class, student and guest choreography performed by all high school dance classes and Monticello Dance Company.
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will hold its 18th annual Tutor-Student-Volunteer Recognition Dinner in the Community Room at the Monticello Fire Department. Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County helps adults who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking, math and computer skills to have a better quality of life. 845/794-0017.
The Monticello School District Morning Music Students annual All-District Concert at the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium, 7pm. Performances will be given by the 4th grade chorus, the 5th grade chorus, the 5th grade orchestra and the 5th grade band.
All nine Sullivan County legislators voted in favor of three resolutions at the government center on May 19, that will allow the county to move forward with construction of a new $95 million county jail. About 20% of the overall figure will go toward the construction of a new building to house the Sheriff’s Road Patrol. Read more
After more than 30 years of discussion, it seems the proposed new Sullivan County jail may soon become a reality. At a meeting at the government center on May 12, the county manager, Josh Potosek, outlined three resolutions that would allow for the jail project to go out to bid and for construction to begin if approved by the county legislature. Read more
Meeting of Long Term Care Council in the Legislative Committee Room at the Government Center, 100 North St., 3-4:30pm. The Long Term Care Council is the advisory board for Sullivan NY Connects, the No Wrong Door/Single Entry Point for information on long term services and supports in Sullivan County. 845/807-0257.
SLAC, the Senior Legislative Action Committee of Sullivan County, will hold its May meeting at the Sullivan County Government Center, 10am. Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther will speak on the new 2016 state budget and other matters before the legislature. The short film "America’s Bitter Pill" will be shown. 845/985-7901.
Dr. Joseph D'Abbraccio, a Monticello veterinarian with a special interest in avian and exotics medicine, will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Catskill Exotic Bird Club, 7:30pm. Dr. Joe runs Catskill Veterinary Services, a full-service veterinary practice that provides house call veterinary care. 845/794-7966.