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Week of April 24 2014

April 24, 2014
Free GED Prep Class

Every Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. No registration required.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Steamtown National Historic Site celebrates National Park Week

"Go Wild!" with National Park Week at Steamtown NHS. Begins with Entrance Fee-Free days on April 19 and 20, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and new "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, National Junior Ranger Day on April 26, and special children's programs at 1 pm on both Saturdays, April 19 and 26.

Scranton, Community Events
Women's Club of Honesdale meeting

The Women's Club of Honesdale will award this year's scholarships to five seniors from local area high schools at their meeting at the Visitor's Center on Commercial St., 7pm. The students along with their families are invited to attend a reception following the meeting. Also at this meeting the election of new officers will be held.

Honesdale, Meeting
April 25, 2014
Concert by folk singer Adam Miller

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller will play at the Community Church of Wurtsboro, 7:30pm. He is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Presented by the Friends of the Mamakating Library Free. RSVP: 845/888-8004 or sign up at the Library.

Wurtsboro, Music
Final Friday Comedy Night

Harmony Presents hosts Final Friday Comedy Nights at the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. Featuring comedians from New York, Boston, Philly and more. Tickets in advance at www.silkmillharmony.com/comedy.html. 570/588-8077.

Hawley, Theatre
Hawley Earth Fest & Species Parade

Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. www.hawleyearthfest.com.

Hawley, Outdoors
Holy Ghost Tent Revival

Holy Ghost Tent Revival at The Cooperage, 8:30pm. They deliver a fast-paced, horn-driven rock experience; crashing, oohing, wailing, and perhaps even shredding. thecooperageproject.org.

Honesdale, Community Events
Live music at Callicoon Brewing

Doug Rogers and the Backseat Drivers return to the Callicoon Brewing Company, 16 Upper Main Street, 8pm. No cover. 845/887-5500.

Callicoon, Music
Steamtown National Historic Site celebrates National Park Week

"Go Wild!" with National Park Week at Steamtown NHS. Begins with Entrance Fee-Free days on April 19 and 20, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and new "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, National Junior Ranger Day on April 26, and special children's programs at 1 pm on both Saturdays, April 19 and 26.

Scranton, Community Events
The Laugh Tour

Stand-up comedy at Cracolici's On The Green, 9pm. Featuring The Tonight Show's Veronica Mosey. Hosted by Rich Kiamco. $15 online, $20 door. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/630037. 845/747-4337.

Liberty, Community Events
April 26, 2014
36th Annual Basha Kill Clean-up

Celebrate Earth Day: clean up the Basha Kill.Garbage bags provided. Wear boots, work gloves, insect repellant. Bring chair to enjoy picnic afterwards. Register 9:30-10am.; clean till noon lunch. Sponsored / lunch provided by Basha Kill Area Association. Raffles. Haven Rd., off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. thebashakill.org, 845/754-0743.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
AA meetings in Callicoon

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting every Saturday, 8:30am, St. James Episcopal Church, Rte. 17B.

Callicoon, Meeting
Breakfast buffet

Breakfast buffet at the Masonic Hall, 94 Main St., 7-11am. Adults $8, child $5. Benefit Sullivan-StTammany Chapter #298 OES. 845/439-4458.

Livingston Manor, Community Events
Composting workshop

Composting workshop at the Western Sullivan Public Library, 12 noon. Composting kitchen and garden scraps, rich in nutrients, promote soil microbes that aid plant growth. Workshop led by Master Gardeners Nancy Schunk and Denise Frangipane from Cornell Cooperative Extension. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Workshop
Contra dance at The Cooperage

The Cooperage Project will hold a contra dance from 7:30 to 10:00pm at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Contra dancing is energetic, fun, and a great way to build friendships and create community. thecooperageproject.org.

Honesdale, Community Events
Fly Tyers Rendezvous

A day of camaraderie, reunion and fly tying at the Fly Tyers Rendezvous at the Rockland House, 10am-3pm, sponsored by the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild. Silent auction from 10am-2pm. It's free to everyone. Lunch can be bought from the Rockland House. 607/498-6024.

Roscoe, Community Events
Free computer support

Free computer support at Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, every Saturday, 10am-1pm.

Narrowsburg, Workshop
Grey Towers Heritage 8K Run/Walk

Grey Towers Heritage Association’s second annual Grey Towers Heritage 8k Run/Walk. Registration begins 8am, race begins 9am. All proceeds go toward free public programs at Grey Towers National Historic Site. www.greytowers.org/race, 570/296-9625.

Milford, Outdoors
Hands of Hope prayer meeting

Pike County Hands of Hope prayer meeting at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 Broad St., 9-10am.

Milford, Meeting
Hawley Earth Fest & Species Parade

Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. www.hawleyearthfest.com.

Hawley, Outdoors
Hawley Earthfest Concert - Harp Folk with Jean Rohe & Maeve Gilchrist

Jean Rohe and Maeve Gilchrist, songwriters and harpists, play at Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. For this show, on the occasion of Hawley Earthfest and the return of spring, they present songs full of nature imagery. 570/588-8077.

Hawley, Music
International artist exhibit

A major exhibit highlighting the parallel lives of two international artists of the "Art Naïf" school will open at the Looking Glass Gallery at the Hawley Silk Mill. 570/226-0782.

Art, Hawley
Live music and dance

Live music and dance every Saturday night at My Shady Lady. Featuring Terry Rockwell on keyboard with variety music to please all: country, swing, oldies and goodies from the 50's 60's and 70's. Food available. Beer & wine only. Cover charge $9.

Hancock, Music
Narrowsburg Fire House open house

Narrowsburg Fire House, 203 Bridge St., is holding an open house, 10am-2pm. Recruit NY is trying to help fire houses recruit new members. 845/887-4060 or email GBI@hvcbiz.rr.com.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Nature Watch

10am-4pm Sat. & Sun only. View nesting bald eagles and more through powerful telescopes. Nature Watch volunteers on hand answer questions about an amazing wetland. Fun for all ages. DEC boat launch across from 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro. Sponsor: Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.org, 845/888-0261.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra

Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra at Wallenpaupack High School, 8pm. Program: "Crown Imperial March" by William Walton, "A Shropshire Lad" by George Butterworth, "Polka and Fugue from Schwanda” by Jaromir Weinberger, "Scheherazade" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Tickets $10/$5. 570/289-1090.

Hawley, Music
Pike-Wayne Earth Day Festival

Celebrate Earth Day at PPL Wallenpaupack Learning Center, 10am-3pm. Hands-on activities, games and events for all ages throughout the day. Free. Visit www.PikeWayneEarthDay.com.

Hawley, Community Events
Roast beef supper

The North Branch Fire Department 72nd annual roast beef supper at the North branch Fire House, 4-8pm. Adults and take outs, $11; children under 5 free. There will be raffles and door prizes.

Food, North Branch
Roast beef supper

The North Branch Volunteer Fire Department is having its 72nd annual roast beef supper at the North House Firehouse, 4-8pm. Donations: adults and takeout $11, children under 5 free. Raffles and door prizes.

North Branch, Community Events
Spring Fling Dance

JEMS Spring Fling Dance at Mullallys Bar, 7pm. Music by DJ Jim. Cash bar. Light refreshments. JEMS fundraiser to be used toward the rejuvenation of Jeffersonville. $15 for singles, $25 for couples.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Square dancing

Round and square dancing at My Shady Lady every Saturday, 7-11pm. Light refreshments available for purchase. Beer & wine only. $9 cover. Check website for schedule of events. www.myshadylady.com.

Hancock, Music
Steamtown National Historic Site celebrates National Park Week

"Go Wild!" with National Park Week at Steamtown NHS. Begins with Entrance Fee-Free days on April 19 and 20, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and new "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, National Junior Ranger Day on April 26, and special children's programs at 1 pm on both Saturdays, April 19 and 26.

Scranton, Community Events
Tai Chi World Day Celebration

Tai Chi World Day Celebration is being held all over the world. The Monticello Tai Chi Club will be offering free classes, demonstrations, lecture and film, 12 noon. 845/794-3378.

Monticello, Community Events
April 27, 2014
AA meetings in Callicoon

CALLICOON, NY — Alcoholics Anonymous meeting every Sunday, 3pm at St. James Episcopal Church, Rte. 17B.

Callicoon, Meeting
Christian Bluegrass Concert

New Appalachia Gospel Bluegrass returns for 5th year at the Cold Spring-Rileyville Presbyterian Church, 2-4pm. 570/448-2301.

Rileyville, Community Events
Film Forward: Valentine Road at The Cooperage

This film is part of the Film Forward Series in Wayne County. Film Forward, a cultural initiative of the Sundance Institute is a series of international film screenings whose purpose is to enhance a greater cultural awareness around the world by engaging audiences through the exhibition of films.

Honesdale, Film
Hawley Earth Fest & Species Parade

Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. www.hawleyearthfest.com.

Hawley, Outdoors
Heavenly Healers Energy Clinic

Heavenly Healers Cooperative Energy Work Clinic at Stoneworks Learning Center, 2-5pm. Receive a free mini healing session in Reiki, crystals, aromatherapy, or massage. 570/448-2961.

Honesdale, Community Events
Indoor flea market

Indoor flea market held every Sunday at VFW Post #161, Owen Street, 7:30am-3pm. Table rentals $10 each. Refreshments sold. 845/856-7633.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Introduction to Fly Fishing

Learn the basics of fly fishing at PEEC, 9am-12 noon. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. $15. 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Narrowsburg Fire House open house

Narrowsburg Fire House, 203 Bridge St., is holding an open house, 10am-2pm. Recruit NY is trying to help fire houses recruit new members. 845/887-4060 or email GBI@hvcbiz.rr.com.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Pancake breakfast

Pine Mill Community Hall monthly pancake breakfasts resume, 7:30-11:30am. Include choice of cheese omelets or eggs your way, blueberry or plain pancakes, sausage, home fries, juice & coffee, all for $7. Kids under 12, (1/2 portion) $3.50. 570/224-8500.

Equinunk, Community Events
Salamanders, Frogs and More!

Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join PEEC and explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses, 1-3pm. They provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet. $5. 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Sons of Norway meeting

Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 will have its regular monthly meeting at Central Volunteer Fire House, 574 Westcolang Road, off Route 590 near Woodloch Pines, 2pm. They will have initiation of new members. Desserts, coffee and tea. They welcome new members.

Lackawaxen, Meeting
Steamtown National Historic Site celebrates National Park Week

"Go Wild!" with National Park Week at Steamtown NHS. Begins with Entrance Fee-Free days on April 19 and 20, seasonal start of train rides with "Scranton Ltd" and new "Nay Aug Ltd" trips, National Junior Ranger Day on April 26, and special children's programs at 1 pm on both Saturdays, April 19 and 26.

Scranton, Community Events
Time and the Valleys Museum open house

Free admission includes refreshments, tours and discounts in the shop. Learn about Upper Rondout and Neversink Valley History, New York City’s water supply system, farming, museum membership, volunteering and all of the museum’s current projects. 845/985-7700.

Grahamsville, Community Events
April 28, 2014
Free GED Prep Class

Every Monday from 5:30-8:30pm at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. No registration required.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Mah Jongg at Manchester Community Library

The weekly Mah Jongg game moves back to the Manchester Community Library on April 7, from 1-4pm. All are welcome from beginners to experienced players. Sessions are free. Instruction provided. 570/224-8500.

Equinunk, Community Events
Wayne Memorial Hospital dinner meeting

Wayne Memorial Hospital dinner meeting at the Central House, 5:30pm. Guest speaker Michael C. Campbell, M.D., Behavioral Health Center. $22 per person. Reservations required by April 24. Call Mary Iulo, 570/729-7881.

Beach Lake, Meeting
April 29, 2014
Cash Bingo

Cash Bingo every Tuesday night at the Texas #4 Fire Co., Grove St., doors open 5:30pm, games at 6:30pm. $1,100 progressive jackpot, tear-offs, Bonanza, fish bowl, refreshments. 570/253-0782.

Honesdale, Community Events
Free computer support

Free computer support every Tuesday at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 1-6pm. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
April 30, 2014
AA meetings in Callicoon

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting every Wednesday, 7:15am; St. James Episcopal Church, Rte. 17B.

Callicoon, Meeting
Bus trip to Philadelphia

Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Sandy’s Travelers will sponsor a bus trip to Philadelphia on May 15. Paid reservations due by April 30, $60. Leisurely guided walking tour of 20 historic sites and guided bus tour of the city past and present. Depart 7am, Route 6 mall; return approximately 7pm. 570/253-4931.

Honesdale, Community Events
Free computer support

Free computer support every Wednesday at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 1-4pm. 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Literacy tutor training

New tutor training at the Literacy Center, 5:30-8:30pm. Continues over six consecutive Wednesdays: March 26th, April 2nd, April 9th, April 16th, April 23rd, April 30th. If you would like to become a tutor or know someone who does, call 845/794-0017.

Monticello, Workshop
Make a T-shirt Take a T-shirt

Make a T-shirt Take a T-shirt in collaboration with Mental Health Association in Orange County Inc.'s Rape Crisis Services Program and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, at Empowering Port Jervis, 10am-2pm. 845/342-2400 ext. 250.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Strengthening Families Program

The Recovery Center will offer Strengthening Families Program on Wednesdays from April 2-May 14 at the Recovery Center in the Gerry Conference Room, 396 Broadway, 6-8pm. The program is free of charge to Sullivan County residents. 845/794-8080 ext. 170.

Monticello, Community Events
May 1, 2014
Free GED Prep Class

Every Thursday from 5:30-8:30pm at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. No registration required.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Spring rummage sale

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

Port Jervis, Community Events