2 Franks’ Café, a free lunch open to the public at St. Francis Xavier Church, 151 Bridge St., 12noon-1pm. Come for a free meal and fellowship.
Local author Gray Basnight gives a theatrical reading and shares insight about the writing of his Civil War historical novel at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6pm. Books available to be purchased and signed. Pre-register, www.wsplonline.org.
Opening reception for "Art in Bloom" at the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 7-9pm. This exhibit pairs floral arrangements with local artists' work. On view through the weekend. 845/252-7576.
The first annual Spirit Quest Expo in Tusten Town Hall, 10am-6pm. Reiki healing, Aura photography, a selection of stones and crystals, oracle readings, mediumship readings and more. Free workshops throughout the day, including presentations on sound vibrational healing, aromatherapy, and angel communication. Free admission.
Western Sullivan Public Library summer author series “Shelf Life” presents the new release "Shadows in the Fire" by Gray Basnight at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch, 6pm. Basnight gives a theatrical reading and shares insight about the writing of his Civil War historical novel. Books available. Light refreshments. Registration required. 845/252-3360.
Beauty Water by Jenise Parris trunk show at Nest, 15 Main St., 1-5pm. Meet and chat with Jenise Parris, acupuncturist, herbalist, aromatherapist, and intuitive healer. Shop her line of aromatic facial mists, self-healing acupressure gels, facial serums, body scrub and more.
Join the Western Sullivan Public Library and the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance at the Tusten-Cochecton branch for readings from the works of beloved local children’s author Vera B. Williams. Children's program 5:30pm, event at 6:30pm. Registration required. 845/252-3360.
Members of the Country Voices Poetry Group will read their original works in the upstairs reading room of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 37 Main St., 2pm. The poets will read from a variety of themes from their new published chapbook, Country Voices Poetry. Refreshments and discussion. 845/252-7576.
Fourth of July fireworks in Narrowsburg, dusk. Coming from the mountain ridge above town.
Narrowsburg Fire Department July 4th parade on Bridge St. and Main St., 3pm. Chicken BBQ at the firehouse, 4:30-6pm. Pre-sale take-out dinner. Cost: $10. For tickets, contact any fire dept. member. 845/701-9126.