Barry Lewis will speak at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Lewis, an editor and columnist at the Times Herald Record and former waiter and pool manager in the Catskills, will discuss the history of the resorts and give a multimedia presentation on the newspaper's project to make sure the golden age of the Borscht Belt is not forgotten. 845/794-4660.
About 40 people turned out to the lawn in front of the courthouse in Monticello on July 20 to join the hundreds of groups in cities across the country who were protesting the decision in the Trayvon Martin shooting death. Read more
The relatively new president of Sullivan County Community College, Dr. Karin Hilgersom, gave a presentation to county legislators on July 11 about the budget for next year and other developments at the facility. Read more
the Alchemy Poetry Club will read their original poetry at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. The club has published several chapbooks over the years and has been published in a wide variety of literary magazines. 845/794-4660.
The Sullivan County Philatelic Society will hold its next meeting in the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 1pm. There will be a 20-lot stamp auction plus a discussion of the July 14th stamp show. A trading session, door prizes and refreshments will precede the auction. The public is invited. 845/794-2586.
Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County book sale at its Read It Again used bookstore located in the Literacy Center, 1-4pm. Many books priced as low as 25 cents. 845/794-0017.
Monticello police arrested Stacey Cruz, 25, and Jamil Fasenntao, 27, both of Monticello on July 13. They were charged with drug possession related charges. Read more
The Catskill Mountain Chapter of Hadassah will hold its next meeting at Temple Sholom, 7pm. The speaker will be Walter Klein. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. RSVP: 845/292-8023 or email email@example.com.
Maria O'Donovan, historical archaeologist from Binghamton University, will speak about the Public Archaeology Facility's research in the Parksville, NY area at the E. B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. 845/794-4660.
Michael Sazhin, better known as "The Parrot Wizard", will headline the Catskill Exotic Bird Club's 27th anniversary dinner at Mr. Willy's restaurant. Cost for full dinner: $35 for club members and $40 for non-members. 845/794-7966.