First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Western Sullivan Public Library, 7pm open mic sign up, 7:30pm open mic, 8pm visiting authors Kanaska Carter and Regie Cabico. Free. 845/252-3360.
Leslie Rutkin will sign her book at Signature Gifts at the Delaware Arts Center, 1-3pm. 845/252-7576.
Tree lighting with refreshments, carols led by Stuart Hirsch on the Overlook Deck on Main Street, 6:30pm. Open House in most shops with refreshments, discounts, kids' favors. Walk up to meet Santa's sleigh on Bridge Street.
Mark McKenna will teach a class on comic book making, Western Sullivan Public Library, 1pm. Kids ages 10 and up. Register: 845/252-3360.
The Big Eddy Farmstand and the Big Eddy Bake Club bake sale at the Tusten Town Hall, 4-7pm. All proceeds will benefit the 2013 Tusten Heritage Community Garden and Upper Delaware Youth Workforce Development Farm Training Program. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bigeddyfarmstand.com.
First annual Indie Holiday Market will be held every Saturday and Sunday through December 16 from 11am-5pm at The Dock. Featuring art, furniture, fashion, knits, jewelry, folk art, holiday cards, local pancake mix and honey.
Alliance Gallery is calling for poetry and photography submissions for “Be Mine Forever,” due by Dec. 15. Email email@example.com or 845/252-7576.
A collective of local artists are coming together to bring you an exciting holiday market full of handmade art, jewelry, cards, knitwear, accessories, furniture, food and more. Buy directly from the artists! Saturday & Sundays through December 16. At The Dock (behind Main Street). 11am-6pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The River Reporter is an official drop-off spot for Toys for Tots for the Narrowsburg and Cochecton area. There will be Toys for Tots Christmas parties on Thursday, December 6 from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Narrowsburg Inn on Bridge Street in Narrowsburg, with dessert courtesy of the Catskill Hudson Bank. There will also be a party on Friday, December 7, at 6 p.m. at Tony’s on the Lake, Route 52, Lake Huntington. Admission at both events is a new, unwrapped toy. There will be free buffets and music, and Santa will be there, so kids are welcome.
Richard Lander and Drew Billard are two seniors from Sullivan West High School who went the extra mile in completing their mandatory school senior project. Each year, seniors at the high school must complete a minimum of 15 hours toward a community service project. The boys put in 32.5 hours and surpassed their fundraising goal by more than double. Read more