All day encampment by the 24th Connecticut Military Regiment of reenactors at Fort Delaware Museum. Organizing and training the militia in the colony of Connecticut, 1775: marching, formations, musket and bayonet drills, 1pm. 845/252-6660.
Sullivan County historian John Conway discusses Robert Land and the Tories of Cushetunk at Fort Delaware Museum, 2pm. 845/252-6660.
Historian Frank Salvati discusses “The Life and Times of Joseph Brandt” at Fort Delaware Museum, 1pm. 845/252-6660.
Pike County historian George J. Fluhr offers an “Introduction to the Battle of Minisink” at Fort Delaware Museum, 1pm. 845/252-6660.
General George Washington and his Aide d’Camp deliver the Declaration of Independence to the assembled, 12 noon. Sullivan County (NY) Historian John Conway discusses the Declaration of Independence in the Upper Delaware River Valley, 1:30pm. Fort Delaware Museum staff and volunteers participate in Narrowsburg’s annual Firemen’s parade, 3pm. 845/252-6660.
Big Eddy Farmstand opening day at 240 Bridge Street, 10am-2pm. The Farmstand will run every Saturday from 10am to 2pm until Labor Day. Specialty heirloom vegetables for sale raised by local youth, local honey, jam and syrup along with regional hand crafted and artisanal items such as Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee, Bellocq teas, Rick’s Picks, Mast Brothers chocolate and more. 845/252-3518.
Evenings With The National Park Service presents Owls of the Night at the Narrowsburg Branch library, 6-7pm. As we sleep the owl takes flight for a night time of hunting and flying through the dark forests. Owls are all around us though we seldom get to see them. Come learn about these beautiful nocturnal birds of prey. 845/252-3360.
First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Narrowsburg Library, 7:30pm Open Mic (1 piece, 3 minutes or less), 8pm visiting authors Rilla Askew & Paul Austin.
Hands-On: Intro to Botanical Reference Keys with Nathaniel Whitmore at Narrowsburg Branch library, 6-7pm. Ages: 10 to adult.
Confused about how to decode the information in botanical reference keys? Can't tell your Loosestrife from your Verbena? Local expert Nathaniel Whitmore will show us how in a rare indoor workshop.
A Town of Tusten Town Board meeting was held on June 11, and unlike several preceding meetings, it went smoothly and quickly. Supervisor Carol Wingert had made a motion to adopt a consent agenda at the May meeting, and it was met with opposition from council member Ned Lang. However, at this meeting, the board used the consent agenda format. Read more