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Week of April 18 2013

April 18, 2013
Creating Meaningful Relationships workshop

Adventures In Powerful Living 2013 Workshop Series presents
Creating Meaningful Relationships with facilitator Hana Marritz at the Sanctuary of Oils, 6-8pm. Fee: $25. Pre-registration is required. 570/224-8210.

Honesdale, Workshop
Dance Journey

Experience the joy of Dance Journey. The Cooperage will be a ‘safe space’ where all will be encouraged to move in their own unique ways and to release their deepest creative impulses, 7:15-9pm. All are welcome. No dance experience necessary. Suggested donation is $10. Visit or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Community Events
Make Beer in Your Backyard

Ryan Jones leads a workshop on how to make beer at The Hub at the Port Jervis Library, 6:30-8pm. Register: 845/772-7586.

Port Jervis, Workshop
Sullivan County Chamber networking mixer at The Sullivan

Multi-Chamber Networking Mixer at The Sullivan, 5:30-7:30pm. Cost: $15 at the door, free for those who RSVP in advance.

Rock Hill, Community Events
Western Sullivan Public Library Board of Trustees meeting

The Western Sullivan Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting at the Jeffersonville Branch library, 5pm. Open to the public. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Meeting
April 19, 2013
BreezyGrass at the Dancing Cat

The band BreezyGrass brings its blend of bluegrass, newgrass, country, rock and all things in between to the Dancing Cat Saloon, 7 pm. A diverse take on acoustic guitars, mandolin, upright bass, percussive drumming, harmonies, and a deep concentration on songwriting. Visit

Bethel, Music
Exhibit: 'Facets' at the DVAA

Opening reception for “Facets,” paintings by Madelon Jones at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Arts Center, 7-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through May 11. 845/252-7576 or visit

Art, Narrowsburg
Film showing: 'Riders of the Purple Sage'

The showing will spotlight the 1925 silent film version starring Pennsylvania native Tom Mix, in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum, 7pm. Free, refreshments available. 570/296-8126.

Milford, Film
Preschool Story Time

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library hosts Preschool Story Time, 10:30am. Bring your child/children to the library to share stories, songs and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
Register as a bone marrow donor

Caring for the community: Get swabbed! at the Villa Roma Resort, 8am-6pm.

Callicoon, Community Events
River Rocks PoJam and Benefit Auction

The Upper Delaware Writers Collective (UDWC) to host River Rocks PoJam and Benefit Auction at The Cooperage, 7-9:30pm. Poetry reading, silent auction, food and live music. Admission: $5.

Honesdale, Readings
Roscoe Variety Show

Roscoe Central School’s Parent Teacher Association presents its annual Variety Show at the school's auditorium, 7pm. Admission: adults $5, senior citizens $4, students $3 and under 4 years free.

Roscoe, Theatre
Spring beer sampler

At the Hotel Wayne, 5-6:30pm. 570/253-3290.

Food, Honesdale
April 20, 2013
Animal Science Open House

Sullivan BOCES’ Animal Science holds open house for 10th and 11th grade students and parents at Stone Wall Farms on Callicoon Center Rd., 10am. 845/295-4152.

Book signing at historical society

Meet local author Mimi Steffen at the Wayne County Historical Society’s Open House, 4-7pm. She will sign copies of her book "The Rural Schools of Preston Township." 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Community Events
Bridget Davis & the Viking Kings

Bridget Davis and the Viking Kings at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 7:30pm. The group plays alternative jazz and folk music. BYOB. Tickets: $16 advance, $20 at the door. Visit

Hawley, Music
Cooperage Farmers' Market

An indoor farmers' market at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., every Saturday from 11am-2pm. Fresh veggies, dairy, meats, breads, baked goods, coffee, teas & more. Farm-fresh lunch at The Market Cafe. Every Saturday through May. Visit or call 570/253-2020.

Food, Honesdale
DAR exhibit

Wayne County Historical Society museum’s exhibit, "Century of Service ... Wayne Chapter DAR 1913-2013" opening. Visit

Art, Honesdale
Defensive Driving Class

Six Hour Defensive Driving Class at St George's Parish Hall, 9am. $40 per person. 845/468-0125 or

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Felice Brothers at Bethel Woods

The Felice Brothers perform in the Event Gallery at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, 8pm. Tickets: $32 general admission seating, $37 day of show. or 800/745-3000.

Bethel, Music
Fly Tyers anniversary dinner

First dinner celebrating the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild 20th anniversary at the Rockland House, social hour 6pm, dinner 7pm. Entrees are tilapia or stuffed chicken breast for $22, and prime rib for $25. Reservation: 607/498-6024.

Food, Roscoe
Fly Tyers Rendezvous

The 12th Annual Fly Tyers Rendezvous at the Rockland House, 10am-3pm. Everyone is welcome and it is free. 607/498-6024.

Roscoe, Outdoors
Forest restoration workshop

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group for a forest restoration workshop at the Milford Experimental Forest. The workshop includes two sessions: an indoor session from 9am-12pm, and an outdoor session from 1pm-3pm. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. 570/226-3164, 845/583-1010, or email

Milford, Outdoors
French Cuisine Night

Grace Episcopal Church presents French Cuisine Night of food and fun raffle. Dinner prepared by Chef Baz. Tickets: $20. Tickets available at Mary Beth Bridals & Boutique and Grace Episcopal.

Food, Honesdale
Fundraiser for Morgan Wilcox

Fundraiser for Morgan Rae Wilcox, 3 year old kidney cancer survivor, at Callicoon Kristal Bowl, 2-6pm. Chicken BBQ $9, unlimited bowling adults $20, kids $12. Raffles, food and bowling.

Callicoon, Community Events
Grateful Dead Night

Grateful Dead Night at Glass—Wine.Bar.Kitchen. at the Ledges Hotel, 8-11pm. Music by cover band Black Onion and a special exhibit of editorial photographs by Bradley Gelb, who traveled with the band for a decade. Visit or call 570/226-1337.

Hawley, Music
Historical Society open house

The Wayne County Historical Society open house, 4-7pm. Featuring "The Art of Howard Becker Redux" and "A Century of Service - Wayne Chapter DAR - 1913-2013." The Open House also includes a signing of Mimi Steffen's new book "The Rural Schools of Preston Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania" and the society's array of refreshments. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Community Events
Jay Mankita at The Cooperage

RiverFolk Concerts presents guitarist and singer Jay Mankita at The Cooperage, 8pm. Suggested donation: $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Light fare from Willow River Cafe. BYOB. 845/252-6783.

Honesdale, Music
Jazzmosis at the Distilling Company

Jazzmosis, featuring Musicians Gathering regular Steve Schwartz on guitar, Tom Volpe on bass, Greg Fiske on sax and Mike Cervone on drums, plays at the Catskill Distilling Company, 8pm. $5 suggested cover.

Bethel, Music
Lackawanna College information session

The Lackawanna College Lake Region Center conducts a Program Information Session, 3pm. Program directors from the Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Physical Therapy Assistant, and Ecological Sustainability programs will be available. Interactive Species Exhibit in science lab, all ages are invited to see, touch and experience native animal specimens. 570/226-4625 ext. 2601.

Hawley, Community Events
Pancake breakfast/brunch

Breakfast/brunch at the DVAA, 8am-1pm. All you can eat pancakes, maple syrup, sausage, eggs and other delights. Supports DVAA.

Food, Narrowsburg
Paper-Making Workshop

Join in celebration of Earth Day for this hands-on activity at the Jeffersonville Branch library, 10am. Free and open to the public. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Workshop
PEEC Earth Day celebration

Celebrate Earth Day at PEEC, 10am-4pm. Featuring hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food and more. Cost: $5 per car. 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Outdoors
Photography exhibit: Moments

Opening reception and meet and greet for "Moments" at the Liberty Museum and Arts Center, 4-6pm. Featuring Barbara Ward-Blank, Kathy Lambert and Rob Tuttle. Show runs until May 19. Visit or call 845/292-2394.

Art, Liberty
Pike-Wayne Earth Day Festival

PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 10am-3pm. Visit or call 570/253-7001.

Hawley, Outdoors
Pork roast dinner

Annual pork roast dinner at the United Church of Roscoe, 5pm. Cost: $9. Take out available. 607/498-5153.

Food, Roscoe
Pressed Flower Class

The Towne Gift Shoppe, 10am-12:15pm. Includes learning the art of pressed flowers, making a project and a frame to bring home to complete your finished work of art. 845/482-4182.

Youngsville, Workshop
Register as a bone marrow donor

Caring for the community: Get swabbed! at the Villa Roma Resort, 8am-6pm.

Callicoon, Community Events
Richard Parkinson at Bakers Tap Room

Guitar & vocal/originals & covers at Bakers Tap Room, 7pm.

Barryville, Music
Six Hour Defensive Driving Class

St George's Church, 97 Schoolhouse Hill Rd. Cost: $40 per person. 845/468-0125.

Jeffersonville, Lectures/discussions
Spaghetti Supper

Spaghetti Supper at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 4-7pm. Cost: $7 adults, $5 children, includes spaghetti with choice of marinara or meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Proceeds benefit church ministry to the community. 845/856-1033 or visit

Food, Port Jervis
Tricky tray

Metal drive, 10am, and tricky tray, doors open at 12 noon, calling at 1pm at the Eldred High School. Benefits the scholarship fund. 845/856-8418.

Eldred, Community Events
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event to raise funds for the Rape Intervention Services and Education (RISE) program of Sullivan County, administered by Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC), at the Sullivan County Government Center Lobby, 10am. Followed by a chicken BBQ. Cost: $20. Visit or call 845/794-3300 ext. 2442.

Monticello, Community Events
April 21, 2013
A Taste of Acadia

An authentic Acadian lunch and a concert by Acadian band Vishten at the Tusten Theatre, lunch from 12 noon-1:30pm, concert at 2pm. Cost: lunch $12, concert $22. Supports the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. 845/252-7576.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Casino trip

The Kiwanis Club of Woodridge bus trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Cost: $35 per person, includes $25 in slot play plus a $10 food coupon. The bus will leave Rock Hill from the parking lot where the Farmer’s Market is held on Rock Hill Drive at 8am and will leave the casino at 3pm. Reservations: 845/434-7023.

Rock Hill, Community Events
Claryville VFD monthly breakfast

Pancakes, eggs any style, French toast, hash-browns, sausage, 7am-noon. All freshly made. Takeouts available. $7 adults, $3 children 5 to 11, under 5 free. 845/985-7270.

Claryville, Food
Crafting Simple Tinctures for Home Use

Join Jamie from Heirloom Botanicals for a demonstration utilizing home grown and wild crafted herbs to prepare plant extracts for home use, at the Sullivan County Farmers' Market at the Delaware Youth Center, noon. Meet in the kitchen. Free. email

Callicoon, Workshop
Fiddle Fest

The 19th annual Fiddle Fest at the Neversink Fire Hall, 1-5pm. Featuring The Kurpils, Rock Hill Ramblers, Little Sparrow, Nothing New and The Back Porch Gang. Tickets: $10 adults, $1 students, children under five free. Proceeds will benefit The Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center. Food will be available for purchase. 845/985-0402.

Neversink, Music
Film showing: 'My Man Godfrey'

“My Man Godfrey” is shown as part of Sunday Night Cinema’s spring series, “Movies Not Coming to a Theater Near You,” at Cinema 6, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5, to support the Wayne County Arts Alliance. 570/390-4420.

Honesdale, Film
Film showing: 'Riders of the Purple Sage'

This showing will present the 1996 made-for-cable version, starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, in the Foundation Room of the Columns Museum, 3pm. Free, refreshments available. 570/296-8126.

Milford, Film
Jay Mankita at Jeff Library

Songwriter/guitarist Jay Mankita at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, presenting his concert for children and families, 2pm. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Music
Neversink Valley Museum breakfast and flea market

The Volunteers of the Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation holds breakfast at the D & H Canal Park Visitors’ Center, 8am-12 noon. There will also be a flea market and a maple syrup making demonstration. Cost: $6.50 for non-member adults, $5 for member adults, and $3 for children under 12, benefits the museum. 845/754-8870.

Cuddebackville, Food
Pine Mill pancake breakfast

Pine Mill Community Hall pancake breakfast, 7:30-11:30am. Breakfast includes cheese omelets, (or eggs the way you like them,) sausage, home fries, blueberry or plain pancakes, coffee, tea and juice. Adults $7, child under 12, half portion, $3.50. 570/224-8500.

Food, Rileyville
Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 meeting

Sons of Norway Bernt Balchen Lodge #3-566 regular meeting at the Central Fire House, 2pm. In addition to the initiation of new members, there will also be a cake auction. Desserts, coffee and tea will be served. New members are welcome. 570/729-7628 or 226-4007.

Hawley, Meeting
V.F.W. Post #4947 brunch

Celebrate spring at the Historic O & W Train Depot & support the veterans of V.F.W. Post #4947 with a Sunday brunch, 8am-1pm. Cost: $8 per person, children 6 yrs & under free. 845/647-8722 or 733-5811.

Food, Wurtsboro
April 22, 2013
Blood drive

Community blood drive at the Youngsville Firehouse, 2-7pm.

Youngsville, Community Events
Improving Care for Veterans

A special program on Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness & Death through the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County Caregiver Resource Center (CRC) at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 1-4pm. Register: 845/292-6180 or email

Liberty, Workshop
Pike County Historical Society Announces Additional Canasta Day for the Winter

Beginners and veterans alike are welcome to join some of Milford’s finest card players for Canasta in the Foundation Room of the Column’s Museum, located at 608 Broad Street in Milford. Wednesday, 6:30pm, as well as the fourth Monday of each month beginning in November. Call 570/296-8126 for more information or email

Milford, Community Events
April 23, 2013
Adult hip-hop class

Adult hip-hop at The Janice Center, 6:30-7:15pm. Register: 845/482-3324.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Book Sale

The Jeffersonville branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library will be holding its annual Spring Book Sale during library hours. There will be hundreds of gently-used books, DVDs, CDs and more. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Growing Potatoes: Irish & Sweet

Gardeners and potato lovers can learn how to grow Irish and sweet potatoes by joining Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County Master Gardener program at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 6:30-8:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Fee: $10. Registration: 845/292-6180.

Liberty, Workshop
Senior Citizens Club

Senior Citizen Club meets at the Sparrowbush Fire House, 1pm. Coffee, cake and cards. 570/296-8335.

Sparrowbush, Meeting
Short story discussion

"Valentine," a short story by Tessa Hadley, will be discussed at the next meeting of the great books discussion program at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the story are available at the library. New members are welcome. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Toddler Story Time

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library hosts Toddler Story Time, 10:30am. Bring your child/children to the library to share stories, songs and crafts. 845/794-4660 ext. 5.

Monticello, Community Events
April 24, 2013
Book Sale

The Jeffersonville branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library will be holding its annual Spring Book Sale during library hours. There will be hundreds of gently-used books, DVDs, CDs and more. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Children's story time

Story time at the Liberty Public Library will begin immediately following Liberty Elementary School am preschool, 10:40am. Fun crafts and great stories. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Community Events
Free solar PV workshop at CCE

A free workshop on solar photovoltaic energy (PV) and solar thermal (hot water) for commercial, industrial and agricultural enterprises at Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE), 8:30-11am. Register: 610/577-6887.

Liberty, Workshop
Freedom From Smoking Clinic

The American Lung Association’s 8 session program at St. Jacobi Lutheran Church, 7:30pm. Register: 570/559-7608.

Shohola, Workshop
Open mic at the Cooperage

Open mic at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Hosted by The Crackers. Sign up early. 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Transition Honesdale film screening

Film showing and discussion: "The Power of Community: How Cuba survived Peak Oil" at Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 7-9pm. Visit or call 570/253-8475.

Beach Lake, Film
Western Sullivan Public Library Budget Vote

Western Sullivan Public Library Budget Vote at all three library branches, 2-8pm. Sullivan West School District residents can vote on the proposed 2013-2014 budget for the Western Sullivan Public Library. 845/482-4350.

Region, Meeting
April 25, 2013
Autism Awareness Candle Light Vigil

Pike Autism Support Services candle light vigil at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments and autism poster exhibit. RSVP by email to

Milford, Community Events
Bonacic fundraiser

Citizens to Elect John Bonacic will hold a cocktail reception at The Eagles Nest, 5:30-7:30pm. 845/386-4434.

Bloomingburg, Community Events
Book Sale

The Jeffersonville branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library will be holding its annual Spring Book Sale during library hours. There will be hundreds of gently-used books, DVDs, CDs and more. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Books by the Bagful

Visit the "Book Cellar" at the Port Jervis Free Library and bag yourself some good reading. $3 per bag. Bags provided at the main desk. 845/856-7313.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Literacy Volunteers tutor training

Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County is offering new tutor training at the Literacy Center, 5:30-8:30pm. There will be 6 Thursday sessions. 845/794-0017.

Monticello, Workshop
Outdoor clean-up

The Liberty Public Library will hold an Outdoor Clean-up event, 4:30-6:30pm. Need volunteers to help rake, weed, remove sticks, and mulch in front of the library. Sign-up at the circulation desk, or call 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Outdoors
Penn State Master Gardeners to hold gardening panel

A panel of experienced Master Gardeners from Wayne County will be addressing questions on all facets of gardening at the Penn State Extension office, 6-8pm. Cost: $5, registration required. 570/253-5970 ext. 4110, or email

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions