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Week of February 11 2016

February 11, 2016
National Stroke Association Caregiver Support Group

National Stroke Association Caregiver Support Group at Achieve Rehab and Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., 5:30-7pm. Open to all caregivers/family members of people who have suffered a stroke or related stroke symptoms. Refreshments served. 845/499-7832.

Liberty, Meeting
Open Play @ your library

Thursdays 10-11:30am at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Callicoon. Join for a slightly structured playtime. Drop in and see what's going on. Preregistration not required. Email kohara@rcls.org or call 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Patriot Connectors meeting

The Patriot Connectors present a program to the community on the issue about Common Core at the Wallenpaupack High School Library. A social hour starts at 6:30pm with the program commencing at 7pm. The meeting is free, open to all, with a lively debate scheduled after the program.

Hawley, Meeting
Soups and Flatbreads Cooking classes

The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering two Soups and Flatbreads Cooking classes, on Feb. 11 and Feb. 16. Both classes will run from 6-9pm at the Rubin Pollack Education Center in the Culinary Arts Kitchen. The cost of each class is $30 plus $18 materials fee. Taught by Chef Kathy Poppo. 845/295-4915.

Liberty, Workshop
February 12, 2016
Candy sale benefit

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a Chocolates by Leopold candy sale in the main lobby of the hospital from 7am-4pm. Proceeds will benefit the hospital.

Honesdale, Community Events
Celtic band RUNA at Cooperage

RUNA will return to The Cooperage, 7:30pm. RUNA is a Philadelphia based Celtic roots band that intertwines the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of bluegrass, flamenco, blues and jazz. BYOB. Suggested donation $15 at the door. 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Literacy Volunteers Fundraising Event

Dessert Extravaganza fundraiser on Sunday, February 21 at Friends Restaurant, 1-3pm. To benefit the Bethel Literacy Center and Past Perfect Bookstore. Donation $15 per person, $25 per couple. RSVP by Friday, February 12. 845/794-0017.

Smallwood, Community Events
Living with Alzheimer's

A three-part educational series to be held from 10-11:30am on February 5, 12 and 19 at Action Toward Independence, 309 E. Broadway. Caregivers of middle-stage Alzheimer's patients can get helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care. Contact the Alzheimer's Association for details. 800/272-3900.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Pre-K story time at the library

Pre-K story time at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. This program will continue to develop early literacy skills with stories and crafts. Free. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Community Events
Session Americana at Harmony Presents

Session Americana at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. This rock/folk band plays a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello and an assortment of other instruments. Tickets: $20-$25.

Hawley, Music
Stuffed Animal Storytime and Sleepover

Nighttime story time at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 5-6pm. Leave a stuffed animal friend to have an overnight adventure in the library. Pick up your buddies Saturday, February 13 from 10am-12pm. Email Kohara@rcls.org or call 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Sweet Heart Dinner Dance

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce hosts first annual Sweet Heart Dinner Dance at the Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing, 6:30-10pm. Buffet dinner, dancing, DJ Flow, and photo booth. Tickets $35. 570/296-8700.

Matamoras, Community Events
Valentine Cabaret

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop presents its annual Valentine Cabaret, this year titled “Love Songs… And Not” at the Sullivan County Museum, 8pm. General admission $10, includes desserts following the performance. 845/798-4971.

Hurleyville, Theatre
Valentine's Day dinner and movie

Dinner and movie at Two Sisters Emporium, 7pm. Showing of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" in the vintage theater. All inclusive dinner includes complimentary Champagne and dessert. Cash bar beer/wine available. Cost: $45/couple. Seating is limited. Reservations required: 607/637-5200.

Hancock, Theatre
“Straight from the Heart”: A festival of love in art, music and drama

The weekend will include visual art by area artists, live music by local musicians, and three one act plays: "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, "Sure Thing" by David Ives, and "For Real" by Tori Clemens. $12. A portion of proceeds will go to American Heart Association. Hawley Methodist Church; 315 Church St. Feb 12-13 at 7pm, Feb 14 at 2:30.

Hawley, Theatre
February 13, 2016
Art and God

Creative Conversations at the Artists' Market Community Center, 114 Richardson Ave., 2-3pm. The topic will be Art and God with moderator Glenn Pontier. The public is invited to attend and complimentary refreshments are provided. http://artistsmarketcc.com/FREEEVENTS.html.

Shohola, Lectures/discussions
Battle of the Books meeting

Meeting to join the Battle of the Books team for ages 12-18 at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 12:30-1pm. Teams read 5 books and “battle” other Sullivan County teams to test their trivia knowledge. Email kohara@rcls.org or call 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Eagle Watch Bus Tour

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required. 845/583-1010.

Lackawaxen, Outdoors
Ice Fishing Contest

The Hurleyville Fire Department in cooperation with the Town of Fallsburg Youth Commission will hold their 28th annual Ice Fishing Contest on Morningside Lake off of Brickman Road, 7am-3pm. Registration will take place the day of the contest at the lake, $5 for adults and free for those 15 and under. 845/436-5418.

Hurleyville, Outdoors
Love Birds

Opening reception for "Love Birds" at The ARTery Gallery, 210 Broad St., 6-9pm. This ARTery Gallery members' show will feature a wide range of artistic expressions of mankind's interest in love itself and love of birds. On display from February 9-March 8.

Art, Milford
Open Play @your library

Saturdays, 10-11:30am at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. Slightly structured playtime. Preregistration not required. Email kohara@rcls.org or call 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Puppy Love & Kitten Cuddles Dinner Dance

Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark and the Deerpark Lions Club benefit dinner and dance at the Huguenot Firehouse, 7-11pm. Home-cooked Italian dinner, live Music by Mike. Tickets: $25 per couple pre-sale and $30 per couple at the door. 914/850-5095.

Huguenot, Community Events
Seth Glier at Harmony Presents

24-year-old singer, pianist and guitarist Seth Glier at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. USA Today recently compared his "exquisite tenor" to Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel, while Livingston Taylor called him the "greatest pop songwriter since Billy Joel." Tickets: $19-$24.

Hawley, Music
Valentine Cabaret

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop presents its annual Valentine Cabaret, this year titled “Love Songs… And Not” at the Sullivan County Museum, 8pm. General admission $10, includes desserts following the performance. 845/798-4971.

Hurleyville, Theatre
Valentine's Day dinner and movie

Dinner and movie at Two Sisters Emporium, 7pm. Showing of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" in the vintage theater. All inclusive dinner includes complimentary Champagne and dessert. Cash bar beer/wine available. Cost: $45/couple. Seating is limited. Reservations required: 607/637-5200.

Hancock, Theatre
Valentine’s dance and food drive

The Upper Delaware GLBT Center (UDGLBT) hosts fifth annual “Share Your Heart with the Community” Valentine’s dance and food drive to benefit the Ecumenical Food Pantry at the Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing, 8pm. Minimum $20 donation, or $10 with a non-perishable item.

Matamoras, Community Events
Winter Fun Day

Winter Fun Day at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 11:30am-12:30pm. Enter the snow man contest, make crafts and listen to stories. This program is free. To register, call the library at 845/794-4660 ext. 108. Space is limited.

Monticello, Community Events
“Straight from the Heart”: A festival of love in art, music and drama

The weekend will include visual art by area artists, live music by local musicians, and three one act plays: "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, "Sure Thing" by David Ives, and "For Real" by Tori Clemens. $12. A portion of proceeds will go to American Heart Association. Hawley Methodist Church; 315 Church St. Feb 12-13 at 7pm, Feb 14 at 2:30.

Hawley, Theatre
February 14, 2016
Free Winter Festival

Free Winter Festival sponsored by Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church, 115 Myck Rd, 12pm-2pm. There will be soup sale, free lunch, bonfire, scouting activities and indoor games. Sledding if weather permits.

Dingmans Ferry, Community Events
Lenten series

Ministers and churches in the Honesdale area will host the annual Lenten series beginning on the first Sunday of Lent, February 14. This year’s theme is “Names of Jesus.” The ecumenical services begin at 4pm each Sunday, with a free soup supper following. 570/972-6197.

Honesdale, Community Events
Pancake breakfast

Rock Hill Fire Department pancake breakfast, 7am-12noon. Cost: adults $8, under 12 $6, under 5 free.

Rock Hill, Community Events
Pancake breakfast

Youngsville Fire Department annual winter pancake breakfast at the Youngsville Firehouse, 7am-12noon. Adults $8, children 5-12 $5, under 5 free.

Youngsville, Community Events
Valentine Cabaret

Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop presents its annual Valentine Cabaret, this year titled “Love Songs… And Not” at the Sullivan County Museum, 2pm. General admission $10, includes desserts following the performance. 845/798-4971.

Hurleyville, Theatre
Valentine's hike for single folks

Morgan Outdoors Valentine's Day event for single folks, easy hike along the Parksville Rail Trail followed by tapas and beverages at nearby Rolling River Cafe. Register, 845/439-5507.

Livingston Manor, Outdoors
Yarnslingers: Love

Valentine's Day event with storytelling group Yarnslingers and Honesdale High School's Midnight Fridge at The Cooperage, 3-4pm. The event will be aired live on WJFF 90.5.

Honesdale, Readings
“Straight from the Heart”: A festival of love in art, music and drama

The weekend will include visual art by area artists, live music by local musicians, and three one act plays: "The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, "Sure Thing" by David Ives, and "For Real" by Tori Clemens. $12. A portion of proceeds will go to American Heart Association. Hawley Methodist Church; 315 Church St. Feb 12-13 at 7pm, Feb 14 at 2:30.

Hawley, Theatre
February 15, 2016
Roast beef dinner

Roast beef dinner at Drew United Methodist Church, 4:30-6pm. Reserved seating only. Cost: $12, kids under 10 $6. 845/856-7463 or 845/803-0521.

Food, Port Jervis
Sullivan County Democratic Committee event

Winter Blues chili cook-off and dance party at Fat Boiz with the Sullivan County Democratic Committee, 6pm. Meet and greet 19th Congressional District candidates Zephyr Teachout and Will Yandik. Cost: $15. RSVP donnaschick@yahoo.com.

Monticello, Community Events
Toddler story time at the library

Toddler story time at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 10am. This program uses rhymes, books, crafts and finger plays to develop skills that will help children get ready to read. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Community Events
February 16, 2016
Absolute Beginner’s Drawing Class

The Adult and Continuing Education Program at Sullivan BOCES is offering an Absolute Beginner’s Drawing Class on Tuesdays, February 16 through March 22 from 5:30–8:30pm at the St. John Street Education Center. The cost is $95. 845/295-4900.

Monticello, Workshop
Battle of the Books meeting

Meeting to join the Battle of the Books team for ages 12-18 at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library 7-7:30pm. Teams read 5 books and “battle” other Sullivan County teams to test their trivia knowledge. Email kohara@rcls.org or call 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Kids’ Hot Cocoa & Craft Night

Drop in for a cozy evening for the whole family featuring a hot cocoa bar and craft at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 5-6:30pm. Email kohara@rcls.org, or call 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
February 17, 2016
Adult Coloring Hour

Adult Coloring Hour at the Port Jervis Free Library, 4:15-5:45pm. Held every other Wednesday. Register in advance. 845/856-7313 ext. 5.

Art, Port Jervis
Tax help sessions

The Western Sullivan Public Library in Jeffersonville offers free preparation and assistance with your 2015 tax return. Presented by AARP and IRS in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County. Space is limited. Appointment is necessary. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
February 18, 2016
Mohegan Sun casino trip

Mohegan Sun (Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre, PA) casino trip on March 5. Sponsored by Monticello Kiwanis Club. Bus leaves parking lot of Town of Thompson Town Hall (located at Monticello Shop Rite Mall) at 8am and returns by 5pm. Cost: $35 per person, includes $25 free play plus $5 food coupon. Deadline for reservations is Feb. 18. 845/794-2888.

Monticello, Community Events