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Week of April 25 2013

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 vigil@passnepa.org.

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 WayneExt@psu.edu.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
April 26, 2013
Anti-bully musical at DV Elementary

Delaware Valley Elementary School's "Letters to Daddy," presented by DVE-News/TV & The Kid Connection Club, 7pm.

Milford, Theatre
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
Janet Burgan at the Cat

Local/NYC-based singer/songwriter Janet Burgan performs her blend of folk/country/Americana music at the Dancing Cat Saloon, 7 pm. Visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Bethel, Music
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
Stephane Wrembel at The Cooperage

“Concerts in the Coop” presents a special concert featuring Grammy-award winning musician Stephane Wrembel, 9pm. He has headlined at Lincoln Center and shared stages with everyone from Elvis Costello to Patti Smith to The Roots. BYOB. Donations will be collected at the door. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Werner/Koppel Jazz Duo

Featuring American pianist Kenny Werner and Danish saxophone luminary Benjamin Koppel at the Milford Theatre, 7:30pm. Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the box office; children under 15 free. 570/409-1269, kindredspir@yahoo.com; or 570/296-6471 or 570/296-2181, lokuta@wskllawfirm.com.

Milford, Music
Wine tasting event

Wayne County Public Library’s “In Good Taste” wine-tasting event at Wayne County Ford, 6-9:30pm. Local food, silent auciton and 50/50. Tickets: $30. 570/253-1220.

Food, Honesdale
April 27, 2013
Alternative prom

The Upper Delaware GLBT Center presents the Alternative Prom at the Best Western Inn at Hunt's Landing Ballroom, 7pm. Theme: Over the Rainbow. Tickets: $40 adults, $25 youth ages 14-20. Visit www.udglbt.org or call 570/491-2400.

Matamoras, Community Events
Anti-bully musical at DV Elementary

Delaware Valley Elementary School's "Letters to Daddy," presented by DVE-News/TV & The Kid Connection Club, 7pm.

Milford, Theatre
Arbor Day Hike

Hike at the PPL Shuman Point Natural Area, 1pm. Presenter: Paul Kowalczyk, PPL consulting forester and Sarah Hall, Wayne County Conservation District’s forest specialist. 570/253-7001.

Hawley, Outdoors
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
Church square dance

The Uphill String Band holds a square dance at the Grace Episcopal Church, 7pm. 570/253-3232.

Honesdale, Community Events
Clean-Up Day

starting at 9:00am the Delaware Youth Center will host a Clean-Up Day. Bring shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, brooms, gardening tools, and lots of energy. Much help is needed to prepare the Center for the spring and summer. Lunch will be provided to all workers. Rain date is Sunday, April 28. 845/887-4165.

Callicoon, Outdoors
Contra dance at The Cooperage

Contra dance at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. This dance will feature music by The Ragtag Rutabagas with Caller Laurie B. Come with or without a partner. Beginners are always welcome. Suggested donation: $10, kids under 15 free. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Community Events
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 www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Food, Honesdale
Creating Characters writing workshop

Creating Characters—Bringing Life to Your Writing taught by Richard Grunn at the Wayne County Arts Alliance, 1-4pm. Through a combination of lecture, improvisation, writing exercises and group discussion, participants will learn how to create characters of complexity and depth. Visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org or call 570/390-4420.

Hawley, Workshop
Foods of the Delaware Highlands Dinner

The Delaware Highlands Conservancy-Eagle Institute 6th annual Foods of the Delaware Highlands Gala at Settler's Inn, 5pm. Five-course farm-to-table dinner, wine tasting and live and silent auctions. Email info@delawarehighlands.org or call 570/226-3164 or 845/583-1010.

Food, Hawley
NAACP Freedom Fund Event

The 16th Annual Sullivan County NAACP Freedom Fund Event will be at Bernie’s Restaurant. Cocktail hour 5pm, program, dinner and raffle 6pm. Theme: The Struggle Continues. Tickets: $55 advance, $60 at the door. 845/794-3251, 845/807-6729, sullivancountynaacp@gmail.com.

Food, Rock Hill
New Kings with Peter Florance

The New Kings with Peter Florance play at the Catskill Distilling Company, 8 pm. www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Bethel, Music
Penny social

Ladies Aid Penny Social at Saint Jabobi's Church. Doors open at 2 pm, drawings start at 3pm. Refreshments served after.

Shohola, Community Events
Roast beef supper

The North Branch Volunteer Fire Department is having its 71st annual roast beef supper at the North Branch Fire House, 4-8pm. Donations: adults & take-outs $11, children 12 and under $5, children under 5 free. There will also be door prizes and raffles. 845/482-3213.

Food, North Branch
Rock reggae at The Nutshell

The Balanderans with Full Circle at The Nutshell, 8pm. Three sets. Admission: $8. 845/423-2905.

Lake Huntington, Music
ThunderBash

8th annual ThunderBash presented by Thunder 102, The Town of Thompson and Concord Associates at the Monticello Casino & Raceway, 5:30pm. Free. Visit www.thunder102.com.

Monticello, Music
Tusten Litter Pluck

The Narrowsburg Beautification Group holds annual Litter-Pluck, 9am-4pm. Volunteers can stop by the Western Sullivan Public Library Tusten-Cochecton Branch parking lot any time after 9am to pick up Litter-Pluck bags and gloves. 845/252-7400.

Narrowsburg, Outdoors
Wade Preston at the Silk Mill

Wade Preston of "Movin' Out!" the Broadway show and Billy Joel's right hand man plays at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 7:30pm. BYOB. Tickets: $16 advance, $20 at the door. 570/588-8077.

Hawley, Music
Walk MS

Walk MS - Sullivan County begins at Blue Horizon Diner, 9:30am-12 noon. Funds raised will benefit the New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Register: visit www.walkMSnyc.org, call 212/463-9791 or email walkms@msnyc.org.

Monticello, Community Events
April 28, 2013
Anti-bully musical at DV Elementary

Delaware Valley Elementary School's "Letters to Daddy," presented by DVE-News/TV & The Kid Connection Club, 2pm.

Milford, Theatre
Beadmaking workshop

In this beginners workshop the students will learn some of the simpler techniques of making beads and refresh their basic stringing skills. Each student will leave with a finished necklace and a pair of earrings. At the Wayne County Arts Alliance, 1-4pm. Signup at www.waynecountyartsalliance.org. 570/390-4420.

Honesdale, Workshop
Big Gunz Comedy

Big Gunz Comedy at Tick-Tocks, 7pm. Featuring Vince Valentine, Jeff Pirrami and MC Mike Jones. Tickets: $12. Must be 21 or older. 570/253-3733.

Honesdale, Community Events
Blugrass gospel at Rileyville Church

New Appalachia bringing bluegrass gospel music to the Cold Spring-Rileyville Presbyterian Church, 2pm. Stay for refreshments and social time after the performance. All are welcome and a free will offering will be collected.

Rileyville, Music
Canoe Race

The Honesdale Area Jaycees' annual 9 mile canoe race. Starts at the Wayne County Fairgrounds and ends at the White Mills Fireman's Field. Check in from 9-10:30am, race starts at 11am. 570/470-3181.

Honesdale, Outdoors
Chicken BBQ - Takeout only

Lava Volunteer Fire Department annual chicken BBQ, 12 noon-4pm. Cost: $10. 845/252-6675.

Food, Lava
Film showing: 'Nobody Knows'

Sunday Night Cinema presents Japanese film "Nobody Knows" at Cinema 6, 7:30pm. Donation: $5 is suggested, to help support the activities of the Wayne County Arts Alliance. The film will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by a discussion. Visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org or 570/390-4420.

Honesdale, Film
Hawley Women's Club bus trip

Bus trip to Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton for the performances of "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci." Cost: $75, includes bus, brunch and opera. 570/226-6588.

Hawley, Community Events
Introduction to Fly Fishing class

The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting a new series for outdoor sport enthusiasts. The first class is Introduction to Fly Fishing, taught by Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 10am-12 noon. Cost: $20 for one class, or $50 to attend all three classes in the Sportsman Series. 570/828-2319.

Dingmans Ferry, Workshop
Pancake breakfast

Pancake breakfast, Liberty Masonic Lodge, 8am-12 noon. Cost: $7 adults, $5 for children 5-12, under 5 free. 845/468-0125.

Food, Liberty
April 29, 2013
Independent Living, Inc. Dine Out Fundraiser

Community members are invited to Dine Out in support of Independent Living, Inc. at the Liberty McDonalds, 4-7pm. McDonalds will donate a portion of each purchase made with the Independent Living, Inc. coupon, which may be obtained by visiting www.myindependentliving.org, or at 10 Prince Street, Suite 12, Monticello, NY. 845/794-3322.

Food, Liberty
April 30, 2013
Adult hip-hop class

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

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Cornell dairy nutrition expert to speak

The impacts of dairy nutrition and by-product feeds on milk components will be discussed at an educational lunch at the Welsh Cabin, 11am-2pm. Fee: $15, which covers lunch. Register: 845/292-6180.

Livingston Manor, Lectures/discussions
Senior Citizens Club

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

Sparrowbush, Meeting
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
May 1, 2013
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
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
Game Night at library

Game Night at Sunshine Hall Free Library, 6:30-8:30pm. Children ages 8-18 and their families are invited to play games, win prizes, enjoy snacks and have fun. 845/557-6258.

Eldred, Community Events
Liberty Elks dinner

Dinner at Liberty Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm. BBQ chicken, macaroni salad, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert & a beverage. Cost: $10 for adults or take-outs, $5 for children ages 5-11, 5 or under 5 free. Public welcomed. 845/292-3434.

Food, Liberty
Quit Smoking Course

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 3-4pm. The group will meet for 5 consecutive Wednesdays. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570/296-3400 or 570/253-5970, ext. 4110 or email PikeExt@psu.edu.

Hawley, Community Events
Rowland 4-H Youth Club meeting

Rowland 4-H Youth Club meeting, 4-6pm, Lackawaxen Fire House. Children in this club will learn arts, crafts, sewing, cooking and more. This club is looking for new members. 570/296-3400.

Lackawaxen, Meeting
Stephen Skye lecture

Neversink Valley Museum of History and Innovation presents “From Beginning To End: The D&H Canal’s Connecticut Yankee Legacy” a talk by Stephen Skye at the D & H Canal Park Visitor’s Center, 7:30pm. Suggested donation: $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be provided. 845/754-8870.

Cuddebackville, Lectures/discussions
Surfing the Web

Free computer class at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Callicoon from 10am-12pm; registration required. 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Community Events
Tastes of Wayne County at Starlight Lake

The Inn at Starlight Lake will host Tastes of Wayne County to benefit The Wayne County Historical Society. 570/798-2519.

Food, Starlight
Volunteer gardening training

“Soil, Water & Sun!” at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County in the teaching garden, 7-9pm. Pre-registration is requested. Refreshments will be provided. 845/295-2445 or www.sullivanrenaissance.org.

Liberty, Workshop
Watercolors on display at Inn at Starlight

The Big D Arts and Crafts League will feature the watercolors of member Merilyn Hillman in the gallery at the Inn at Starlight Lake for the month of May. 800/248-2519 or visit www.innatstarlightlake.com.

Art, Starlight
May 2, 2013
4-H Knitting Club meeting

4-H Knitting Club meeting, 6-7:30pm, Penn State Extension office. 570/296-3400.

Milford, Meeting
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
Spring rummage sale

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

Port Jervis, Community Events