How many novels can Sullivan County/NEPA produce in a month? Find out at the library, 5:30pm. NaNoWriMo.org.
Artists/educators who seek funding through Arts Partners Challenge invited to Delaware Arts Center, 11am, free. Application deadline: 11/18, 5pm.
Computer course at Tusten-Cochecton Library, 4-6pm, free. RSVP: WSPLonline.org/PCC.
Bass & guitar Tusten Theatre, 8pm, $20. 845/252-7272.
The second of two public hearings on the proposed zoning rewrite for the Town of Tusten brought out more than 80 people with 49 of them stepping up to the microphone to weigh in on the matter. Of that number, about 45 spoke out in opposition to gas drilling, or in favor of retaining Article 14 in the proposed changes, which would prohibit high-impact industrial uses such as gas drilling in the town. Read more
A large crowd filled the Tusten Theatre and the Delaware Arts Center for a gala celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) on October 9. The program included music and poetry from artists who have benefitted from the various programs, administered by the DVAA, as well as a short documentary on its history. Read more
Learn to make apple cider suing a cider press at Hans & Cornelia Kung's home, 2-4pm. Bring clean plastic jugs to take cider home. Bring snacks to share. Slow Food Up De Riva event. 845/252-7169.
Small works show at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance through 12/23. 845/252-7576.
Animal blessings were offered at various locations in the Upper Delaware region last weekend in celebration of St. Francis Feast Day, which occurs October 4. The event honors St. Francis, an Italian Catholic friar and preacher known as the patron saint of animals. Read more
Photos by LaVerne Black on display at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Arts Center through 11/12. 845/252-7576.