The Wurtsboro Art Alliance will host a "Plein air" artists field trip to the Basha Kill Wetland, 9am-12 noon. This is the first in a series of artists field trips that the art alliance will host on the 4th Saturday of the months of May, June and July. Free and open to everyone. Email: email@example.com.
Sandy Spitzer teaches a class on "Painting a Small Landscape" at Wurtsboro Art Alliance, 10am-12:30pm. Cost is $25. For more information and to register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linda S. Holmes will teach a class on "Watercolor Batik on Rice Paper" at the Wurtsboro Art Alliance, 7-9pm. The cost is $35. More info and to register: email@example.com.
"Spring" opens with an artists reception from 4-6pm and runs through the 31st. The show features artworks by longtime art alliance members as well as that of newer members Kitty Mitchell and Alethea Pape. Light refreshments served along with wine provided by Bashkill Vineyards.
SCAS birding trip at 8am to Hornbeck's Basin. Walking on the trails along the canal towpath. For more info contact Renee Davis (before 7pm) at 845/482-5044 or search Trailkeeper.org for Hornbeck's Basin.
All-you-can-eat breakfast at the American Legion Post 1266, 92 Pine St., 8-11am. Military-style breakfast chow line prepared and served by veterans. All proceeds support programs for veterans in Sullivan County. $7 at the door. 845/888-4958.
Basha Kill Area Association. At 8am, John Haas leads author of "Birding Guide to Sullivan County." Haven Rd. off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Bring binocs. Array of spring migrants including warblers, orioles, and grosbeaks in their brightest plumage, along with the many other species of wildlife at the Basha Kill.
Basha Kill Area Association is holing a Nature Watch, 10am-4pm. Join trained volunteers at boat launch across from 1131 South Road to learn about nesting bald eagles and more wildlife of the beautiful Basha Kill wetland. Weekends until June 28. Powerful spotting scopes, lots of information, family friendly.
34th Annual Basha Kill Clean-up. Register 9-10am, Haven Rd., just off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Wear gloves, insect repellent; garbage bags provided. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association who hosts free picnic lunch afterwards. Bring chair to dine. Door prizes, BKAA merch for sale.
Early Spring Waterfowl Migration, 8am. Meet walk leader John Haas, author of "A Birding Guide to Sullivan County," at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. An array of early ducks, geese and mergansers; additional species. Bring binocs or scope. Boots suggested. Sponsored by Basha Kill Area Association.