Items change weekly at Lilly's Country Auction, Fri., 6:30pm, cash only. 845/513-5329.
Excerpts from Eric Stein's 1985 videotaped account of his exodus from Germany in 1939, silent auction, & refreshments at Temple Sholom, 7pm. 845/794-3962.
Journalist Alice Bernstein discusses how we can learn about ourselves from history at Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free. 845/794-4660.
St John's Episcopal Church, 5-8pm, $5 incl. 12 tickets, coffee & dessert. 845/807-3050 or 707-5683.
Information on long term care services in Sullivan County in Legislative Committee Room (Gov't Center), 3-4:30pm, free, all welcome. 845/807-0257.
Hosted by the Committee for the Families of Iraq & Afghanistan War Vets at Mr. Willy's, 5:30-7:30pm, $25 incl. unlimited wings & beer/soda. 845/418-5803.
"Lost in the Funhouse" by John Barth will be discussed at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free. New members welcome. 845/794-4660.
NY concert violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs at E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm, free, public welcome. 845/794-4660.
Friends of the Pond Eddy Bridge, which had been planning a “Save the Pond Eddy Bridge” rally on August 4, has postponed the planned demonstration. The postponement is due to developments at the June 27 meeting in Monticello between NYS Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald and local officials, arranged by NYS Senator John Bonacic with support from Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (see “New York meeting regarding Pond Eddy Bridge, TRR July 12 issue). Read more
Congressman Maurice Hinchey noted that everyone at some point needs healthcare, and without it, he would have died from the colon cancer he suffered with. Fortunately, two operations to address the problem last summer were successful, and though he will be retiring at the end of the year, he plans to remain active in matters that have long interested him. One of those is the strengthening of Medicare, which turned 47 years old on July 30. Read more