Cross Country Skiing. 10am. Flat terrain on D&H Canal towpath in Basha Kill. Beginner to intermediate. 3 hours. Weather permitting, meet at Haven Road, off Route 209 south of Wurtsboro. Register. Sponsored by the Basha Area Association, watchdog group for this unique wetland. thebashakill.org.
Celebrate the grand opening of the Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., 2-4:30pm. Snow date Jan 18th. Free. 845/888-8004.
The New York State Police at Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Thomas P. Rebis, age 41, of Spring Glen NY for Assault 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd and Criminal Mischief 3rd, all felonies. Read more
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1266 Italian Night, a benefit dinner for veterans, at The Legion Hall, 92 Pine St., 5-7pm. Take out available. Cost: $12. RSVP: Kathy La Buda 845/888-4910, Claire Dunn 845/888-4562.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at American Legion Post 1266, 92 Pine St., 8-11am. Military-style breakfast chow line prepared and served by veterans. Featured breakfast entree is "Hot Sausage Gravy Over Hot Biscuits" (SOS). The proceeds supports veterans programs in Sullivan County. $6 at the door. 845/888-4958.
An evening with John Conway, Sullivan County Historian, discussing local history in The Fellowship Hall behind the Community Church of Wurtsboro, 134 Sullivan St., 7pm. Free admission. 845/888-8004.
The New York State Police in Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Kevin M. Jewis, age 21, of Bullville, N.Y. for the felony charge of Grand Larceny 4th.
This arrest is the result of Troopers responding to a report of $2,300.00 worth of jewelry having been stolen from a residence in the Town of Mamakating. It is alleged that Jewis was a guest at the residence and while there, entered a bedroom within the residence and removed the aforementioned jewelry. Read more
Military-style chow line breakfast hosted by American Legion Post 1266, 92 Pine St., 8-11am. Featured entree is hot sausage gravy over biscuits ("SOS"). Proceeds support veterans programs in Sullivan County. $6 at the door. 845/888-4958.
The Mamakating Democratic Committee is sponsoring a "Meet the Candidates" at the Mamakating Town Hall community room, 11:30am. Come meet Zephyr Teachout, who has acquired enough signatures to be on the ballot as a Democratic Primary candidate for Governor; and Tim Wu, running for Lieutenant Governor.
Opening reception for "Reaching Towards The Sun, 3 Dimensions of Art That Preserves The American Experience" at the Wurtsboro Art Alliance Gallery, 6pm. An exhibit of original art made by local artists from the Wurtsboro area Midge Monat, Paula Baldinger and Nelson Pantoja. On display until Aug. 31. 845/888-2333.