Collage class at The Big Eddy Toy Co, 58 Main St, 12:30-2pm. Come learn about Charley Harper and his minimalist nature-inspired work. Create your own Harper collage. Taught by Montessori art educator Linda Coss. For ages 5-12. Cost: $35. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to save your spot.
Music, art, and the environment take center stage at Riverfest, held on Main Street, 10am-4pm. Artist and craft vendors, dog show, poster art auction, food, music and more. 845/252-7576.
Fort Delaware is hosting an Old Fashioned Day of Fun, 10am-5pm. Colonial children's games and Lenni Lenape stories. 845/252-6660.
History Weekend at Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camps (Headquarters Camp) 1481 Crystal Lake Rd., 9am-3pm. Free day of fun celebrating the history of Sullivan County and our region. There will be events and activities for all; including live demonstrations and talks by experts on period history. 845/252-3775.
History Weekend at Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camps (Headquarters Camp) 1481 Crystal Lake Rd., 1-5pm. Free day of fun celebrating the history of Sullivan County and our region. There will be events and activities for all; including live demonstrations and talks by experts on period history. 845/252-3775.
2 Franks’ Café, a free lunch open to the public at St. Francis Xavier Church, 151 Bridge St., from 12 noon to 1pm. Come for a meal and fellowship. 845/252-7437.
Summer wine tasting at 3pm at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Narrowsburg. Enjoy a taste of Summer at your library with wines hand selected by White Lake Wine & Spirits. Must be 21 and older with valid ID to attend. 845/252-3360.
The largest crowd in years gathered at the Tusten Town Hall for the meeting on June 23, drawn by word that the vacant Narrowsburg school building, in the center of the tiny hamlet, will be sold to a couple that plans to open a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in it. Joan and Robert Buto own and operate a rehab facility in Florida called Changes Treatment Center. Read more
The public is invited to tour the center of activities at the Upper Delaware BioBlitz at the head of Rock Lake on Cochecton Turnpike, 9am-3pm. For free, families can view specimens, meet scientists, and enjoy a tour of the site to learn how different species live and thrive. Visit www.upperdelawarebioblitz.com.
Narrowsburg School sold to highest bidder; Sullivan West Board of Education accepts Buto offer of $751,000
A special meeting of the Sullivan West Board of Education was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on June 19. Immediately after reciting the pledge of allegiance, the board convened an executive session, to discuss two purchase offers for the unused Narrowsburg School, one from Brendan Weiden for a multi-use community center and one from Joan Buto for a substance abuse rehabilitation center. Read more