First Fridays Contemporary Author Series, open mic sign-up, 7pm, open mic, 7:30pm, visiting authors, 8pm at the Narrowsburg Branch library. With Rachel Mckibbens and Jacob Rakovan.
An evening with the National Park Service, journey through America's national parks at the Narrowsburg Branch library, 7pm. Join Park Ranger Kuhn in a guided discussion that will examine the history, mission and culture of various parks.
The vision of the future of the Narrowsburg School, as developed by The Solution Project (TSP), continues to garner support from various quarters. Most recently Senator Kirsten Gillibrand voiced support for the effort. Read more
After a debate and narrow passage at the Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) operations committee in July, a letter to area congressmen in support of renewed federal funding of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) was approved without opposition by the full council on August 1. Read more
"Le dejeuner sur l’herbe” paintings by E. Morisot opens with a reception in the LOFT Gallery at the Delaware Arts Center, 7-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through August 31, 2013. 845/252-7576.
Bill Streeter will present "Close Encounters With Birds of Prey," see and learn about birds of prey at the Community Hall of the Tusten Town Hall, 2pm. 845/252-3360.
The Upper Delaware Council should be supporting its friends, Tusten’s representative told the UDC last Thursday. Read more
St. Francis Xavier Church annual chicken BBQ in the church parking lot, 12 noon-2pm. $10 pp.
The Tusten Town Board voted three to two to support the Solution Project and their attempt to purchase the mothballed Narrowsburg School building, and turn it into a food innovation center. Andrea Reynosa, who is spearheading the project, said it will be an education and innovation center in a partnership with SUNY Sullivan. Read more
The visitors center, which initially was planned to be installed at the Cochecton Train Station, and was later planned to be installed at the Fort Delaware property, is now apparently dead. In an email to the Upper Delaware Council, Scott Samuelson, chairman of the Sullivan County Legislature, wrote, “It appears that there are just too many questions regarding the stakeholders, funding, ongoing commitment, etc. to continue the quest for the visitors center at Fort Delaware at this time. Read more