"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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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