A Local Call for Change: People Uniting to Take Back Our Community at De Hoyos Memorial Park, 11:30am. Acknowledge the families of those who have lost their lives to violence and tragedy. Fun, food, contests, panelists and special guests.
Monticello Police arrested Taquanne Brooks (23) of Monticello on May 25. Brooks was charged with the felony of Rape in the 2nd degree. Read more
Penny social at the Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, doors open at 6pm; calling at 7pm. Beautiful items, door prizes, including 32-inch flat screen TV, refreshments available. Entrance donation $1. All proceeds will benefit the Sullivan/Orange Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 845/482-5430.
Five workshops with Will Conway at the Literacy Center, 10am-1pm. Express yourself creatively through poetry. Craft with other poets and develop your art. Design a chapbook and posters for exhibit. All writers welcome. Fee: $ 15/session. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grand announcemnt and meet and greet of Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce new president Cathy Paty at the Sullivan County Government Center, 4pm. Come meet the new face and energy leading the Chamber of Commerce into a new and exciting future. Stop by and have a cupcake made by chamber member Edible Art by Erin.
CD Trips, organized by Gary Siegel, is offering Baseball in Baltimore, a benefit trip for Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County. The trip includes tickets to two Yankee vs. Orioles games at Camden Yards, two nights accommodations at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, sightseeing, museums, luxury coach. 845/794-0017.
Financial Literacy Class is being offered the first three Saturdays in June at the Literacy Center, 1pm. Prioritizing, budgeting, investing, will be some of the topics covered. 845/794-0017.
Local salon owner Noel Vincente will teach basic hair styling techniques at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm. Learn how to create sophisticated hairstyles that can be worn to a variety of events. Free. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 845/794-4660 x. 8.
At a meeting of the Sullivan County Casino Impacts Committee at the government center on May 5, legislator Alan Sorensen, chair of the committee, said the county legislator would be discussing the role of the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) regarding the possible establishment of one or possibly two casino resorts in the county. Read more
The lab will be providing free instruction on various Microsoft Programs. After each session, participants will be given a free voucher to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam. Students are free to enroll in just one class, or all classes. Register: 845/295-4908.