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Week of April 30 2015

April 30, 2015
Photography exhibit at Rolling River

Solo Photography Exhibition "Reflections" at Rolling River Café Gallery & Inn. Works on display by photographer/psychologist Flora Hogman. Runs through September 6. 845/747-4123.

Art, Parksville
Ramble Tamble Live: a special concert broadcast

WJFF Radio Catskill and The Cooperage Project are teaming up to
present the Indigo Moon Brass Band live from The Cooperage. The performance will take place during WJFF’s radio show Ramble Tamble at 7pm. It will be simulcast live on WJFF Radio Catskill, 90.5 FM, www.wjffradio.org.

Honesdale, Music
Spring rummage sale

Spring rummage sale at Drew United Methodist Church, 4:30-7pm. 845/856-3423.

Port Jervis, Community Events
May 1, 2015
Chronic Disease Self Management workshops

Hudson River HealthCare, in collaboration with the Sullivan County Office for the Aging, will offer Healthy Choices, the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at the Bethel Nutrition Site, from 10am-12:30pm. Free 6-week program for adults and caregivers dealing with any ongoing health condition. 845/807-0257.

Kauneonga Lake, Workshop
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
First Friday Networking Breakfast

First Friday Networking Breakfast at the Blue Horizon Diner, 7:45-9am. Sponsor: Leadership Sullivan. Cost: $15 members, $25 not-yet-members. RSVP by 3pm on April 30. Call 845/791-4200 or email office@catskills.com.

Monticello, Meeting
Free Clothing Giveaway

Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church will hold a free community-wide clothing giveaway from 4–8pm. No early birds admitted. Gently worn clothing (and even some new items) will be available in all sizes for men, women and children. Sorted donations accepted only from April 25-30.

Pike County, Community Events
Spring dance concert

Monticello High School Dance Department 6th annual spring dance concert in the auditorium, 6:30pm. Free admission, donations appreciated.

Monticello, Theatre
Spring rummage sale

Spring rummage sale at Drew United Methodist Church, 9am-2pm. 845/856-3423.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Sullivan County Audubon Evening Walk

Join Bill Cutler at 7pm at Lake Superior State Park Dam on Dr. Duggan Rd. to look for frogs and learn their sounds. Bring a flashlight and good walking shoes. 845/798-8050.

Bethel, Outdoors
May 2, 2015
'Spring' art exhibit

"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.

Art, Wurtsboro
Americana Groove | Andrew & Noah Duo

Andrew and Noah Duo play Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Their core material, written by brothers Andrew and Noah VanNorstrand, might best be described as Americana Groove: a mix of indie roots rock, alt-folk, bluegrass, celtic, jazz, zydeco and world music. Tickets: $15-$20. www.silkmillharmony.com.

Hawley, Music
Art exhibit opening reception

Dr. Nancy Pitcher brings a touch of spring to the Gallery at Chant Realtors LV, 631 Rte 739, with her colorful watercolors and oil paintings. Opening reception from 5-7pm. On display from May 1 to June 28. 570/775-7337.

Art, Lords Valley
Bobby Jo Valentine Concert

A concert of acoustic, hopeful folk-pop music at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 7pm, will be presented by singer-songwriter Bobby Jo Valentine, who has been described as a combination of Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz and Regina Spektor. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students; advance tickets can be ordered by calling 845/856-1033.

Port Jervis, Music
Callicoon Brewing Live Music: ALBI

ALBI returns to Callicoon Brewing, 16 Upper Main St., 8pm. No cover. 845/887-5500.

Callicoon, Music
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
Earth Fusion opening reception

Ceramics and sculpture by Naomi Teppich on display at Cafe Devine. Opening reception from 6-8pm. On display from May 1-June 30. 845/887-3076.

Art, Callicoon
Free Clothing Giveaway

Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church will hold a free community-wide clothing giveaway from 8am-12noon. No early birds admitted. Gently worn clothing (and even some new items) will be available in all sizes for men, women and children. Sorted donations accepted only from April 25-30.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
Intro to Reiki at the library

Intro to Reiki at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 11:30am-12:30pm. Meet with Reiki Master, Cari Bee, from Beach Lake Wellness Center to learn all about the basics. Registration required. Email dshute@rcls.org, or call 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Workshop
Kentucky Derby party

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Kentucky Derby party at The Mansion at Noble Lane, 4-7pm. Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres, auction of chairs designed by local artists. Prize for most creative hat. Tickets: $45. 570/226-9750 or email joanb@ptd.net. Proceeds will help underwrite a mobile mammography van for Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Bethany, Community Events
Kite Festival

SUNY Sullivan will host its 25th annual Kite Festival on the campus green, 10am-4pm. Free. Held rain or shine. Kite flying demonstrations, food by the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department, barbeque by Hog Heaven, Italian ices, cotton candy, live music by Cathy Paty, vendors and more. Free kites to first 200 children. 845/434-5750 ext. 4377.

Loch Sheldrake, Community Events
Nature Watch

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.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Penny social

Spring penny social at the Youngsville Firehouse, doors open 6pm, calling at 7pm. Donation $1. Prizes, raffles, 50-50 drawing. Refreshments. benefits St. Francis Church.

Youngsville, Community Events
Port Jervis Citywide Yard Sale

Port Jervis’ 5th annual Citywide Yard Sale from 9am-4pm. Rain date Sunday, May 3.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Spring rummage sale

Spring rummage sale at Drew United Methodist Church, 9am-11am. Bag day, $2 per bag. 845/856-3423.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Spring Warbler Walk

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.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
ThunderBash 10

Thunder 102, Monticello Casino and Raceway and the Sullivan County Visitors Association will hold ThunderBash at Monticello Casino, doors open at 5:30pm. Headliner is Eric Pasley. Free tickets.

Monticello, Community Events
Tusten Litterpluck

The Narrowsburg Beautification Group invites you to participate in the annual Town of Tusten Litterpluck effort, 9am-1pm. The purpose of litterpluck is to clean the roadways of debris. Pick up a bag at the library the morning of litterpluck. 845/252-7400.

Narrowsburg, Outdoors
May 3, 2015
All You Can Eat Pork Dinner Fundraiser

Dinner at Blooming Grove Volunteer Firehouse, 484 Route 739, 1-5pm. Cost: adults $12, children (under 10) $5, kids 3 and under free. Menu includes: roast pork with garlic, sauerkraut, or plain; salad; mashed potatoes; red cabbage; corn; applesauce; dessert and beverages. BYOB. Eat in or take out.

Lords Valley, Community Events
All-day Zen meditation

Two Rivers Zen Community (TRZC) will hold a zazenkai, a daylong retreat devoted to zen meditation practice. Doors open 7:45, first sitting 8am. Anyone who has practiced with Two Rivers or has experience with formal Zen practice elsewhere is welcome to attend. Visit tworiverszen.org.

Honesdale, Community Events
Artist demo: Painting in oils

Pike County Arts and Crafts announces it's First Sunday Artist Demo
with painter Dennis Fanton at 1:30pm in the Foundation Room at the Columns Museum, 608 Broad St. He will demonstrate his technique of painting in oils on top of a pastel wash. Free. Refreshments provided.

Milford, Workshop
Callicoon Farmers' Market

The Sullivan County Farmers’ Markets Association’s weekly market at Callicoon Creek Park on Audrey Dorer Drive, 11am-2pm. The market now has 35 individual vendors with a variety of products. 888/270-2015.

Callicoon, Outdoors
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
Nature Watch

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.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Pride Awards Gala

The 24th annual Pride Awards Gala will be held at The Clubhouse at Villa Roma, 356 Villa Roma Rd., 11am-2pm. Tickets: $50/person. For tickets call 845/791-4200 or email office@catskills.com.

Callicoon, Community Events
Scholarship luncheon

Luncheon to recognize this year’s winners of the Samuel Beytin Fallsburg Central Community Scholarships at BHR (Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant), 12noon. Donation: $28 per person. Reservations, 845/434-7472.

Rock Hill, Community Events
May 4, 2015
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
Registration for summer camp

The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will hold non-Liberty resident registration for the Hanofee Park Summer Day Camp and the Summer Swim Lesson program at the Liberty Senior Center, 8am. The Summer Day Camp is for children ages 5–13 and is held for seven weeks, June 29-August 14. 845/292-7690.

Liberty, Community Events
May 5, 2015
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., 6-7:30pm. Open to the public, to all caregivers/family members of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. 845/292-4200, ext. 3402.

Liberty, Lectures/discussions
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
CruzinPort

Once a month from May through September on the first Tuesday night, downtown Port Jervis is transformed into American Graffiti Blvd. Up to 200 street rods, hot rods, custom cars, trucks and bikes line the street. Nearly 30 trophies awarded at each event. 845/856-4310.

Port Jervis, Community Events
May 6, 2015
Art class: Watercolor

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: info@waagallery.org.

Art, Wurtsboro
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
Disney's Approach to Quality Service

The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and SUNY Sullivan welcome the Disney Institute for a training seminar for businesses at SUNY Sullivan, 8am-4pm. Only 150 seats available. Cost: $75/person & includes lunch. To register: email office@catskills.com or call 845/791-4200.

Loch Sheldrake, Lectures/discussions
History lecture: Battle of the Monongahela

The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation presents its second installment of its History Lecture Series at 7:30pm when local historian Frank Salvati speaks about “Battle of the Monongahela: British Redcoats vs. Woodland Indians,” at the D&H Canal Visitor’s Center. 854/754-8870.

Cuddebackville, Lectures/discussions
May 7, 2015
Art class: Watercolor

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: info@waagallery.org.

Art, Wurtsboro
Beer pairing

SullivanArc will hold the 2nd annual beer pairing at Mr. Willy's Restaurant, 3695 Rt. 42, 6-9pm. Cost: $50 per person, $90 per couple. Five-course meal, each course paired with the craft beer to compliment and enhance the flavors. The beers presented by the experts at Gasko & Meyer. 845/796-1350.

Monticello, Community Events
Clothing drive

The Sullivan West Student Council is sponsoring a clothing fundraiser at the high school in Lake Huntington until Monday, May 25. A dumpster donated by Thompson’s Sanitation is next to the parking circle at the high school for your convenience in dropping off bags.

Lake Huntington, Community Events
Mothers' Day performance

The Fallsburg Library will hold the monthly “Ladies Night Out” with Big Sky Productions’ Artistic Director, Carol Montana, performing a Shorts and Sweets program, 7-9pm. The event is open to ladies only, 18 and over please, and admission is free. Attendees are asked to bring a dessert to share. 845/436-6067.

South Fallsburg, Theatre