The issue of constructing a new county jail has been dormant since 2010 because of sagging county revenues due to the Great Recession. The issue was brought up again at a meeting in the government center on August 9 after indication that officials in Albany are once again expecting the legislature to start moving on the project. Read more
Rich Arnold will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library about handmade tribal pottery from Papua New Guinea, 7:30pm.
"The Three Sisters," a play by Anton Chekhov, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion group at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the play are available at the library. New members are always welcome.
Temple Sholom, will host a brunch featuring Dr. Neal Jacobs speaking about "Africa, the Peace Corps, and me," 11:30am. Cost: $15.
Monticello police arrested four persons at Number Four Greenview avenue in the Village of Monticello on August 8. Read more
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will hold a huge book sale at Read It Again book store in the Literacy Center, 11am-4pm. Books priced as low as 25 cents. 845/794-0017.
Free rabies clinic for all pets of Sullivan County residents at Town of Thompson Highway Department, 33 Jefferson St., 6-7:30pm. Dogs, cats, ferrets will be vaccinated.
The 60th anniversary of the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York (CTFANY) summer meeting was held in Sullivan County on July 19, with over 200 people attending. Read more
The Bagel Festival on Broadway, 9am-6pm. Free admission. email@example.com.
The Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah will hold a Chinese auction at Temple Sholom, 7pm. Bring a wrapped item for the auction, valued at a minimum of $7, with a note hinting at what is inside the package. All proceeds will go to the Hadassah Hospital in Israel. Open to the public. Refreshments served. 845/292-8023.