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Week of May 2 2013

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
May 3, 2013
4-H Palette of Fun Art Club meeting

4-H Palette of Fun Art Club meeting, 5-6:30pm, Wild Acres Club House. 570/296-3400.

Dingmans Ferry, Meeting
4-H Pony Pals meeting

4-H Pony Pals Meeting, 6:40pm, On Broadway Dance Studio. This club is still accepting new members. They are also looking for another leader. 570/296-3400.

Dingmans Ferry, Meeting
Dennis Newberg at the Dancing Cat

Dennis Newberg performs an evening of solo acoustic at the Dancng Cat Saloon, 7 pm. Visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Bethel, Music
Digitizing Media

Free computer class at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library from 5-7pm; registration required. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
First Fridays Contemporary Authors Series

First Fridays Contemporary Authors Series at the Narrowsburg branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 7pm. Featured guest: Jennifer Reeves. Visiting guest: The Duende Project (Poet Tony Brown & Guitarist Faro from Worcester, MA). Email lmoran@rcls.org.

Narrowsburg, Readings
Gallery opening

The Dancing Cat Saloon and Catskill Distilling Company present the opening of the Stray Cat Gallery, right across the street, featuring artists Nancy Wells, Allan Rubin, Tom Holmes and Daina Shobrys. Reception 4pm; refreshments and a puppet show by Ramona Jan. Visit www.straycatgallery.com.

Art, Bethel
Lakeside Players in 'Double Occupancy'

Lakeside Players to present “Double Occupancy” at Grace Episcopal Church Parish House Hall, 7:30pm. Tickets: $12; $10 for groups of 10 or more. Buy them at the door or call and make a reservation at 570/226-6207.

Honesdale, Theatre
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
Spring rummage sale

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

Port Jervis, Community Events
May 4, 2013
Financial Benefits of Forest Stewardship: A Workshop for Landowners

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for an Introduction to Forest Stewardship Field Day at the conservancy’s office, 9am-12 noon. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 570/226-3164, 845/583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org.

Bethel, Outdoors
Basic Boating Safety Course

Basic Boating Safety Course at PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 9am-4pm. Presenter: Waterways Conservation Officer Bob Plumb, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Registration is required. 570/253-7001 or pplpreserves@pplweb.com.

Hawley, Outdoors
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
Crystal Lake community picnic and clean-up

Clean up around Crystal Lake and then have a picnic, 10am-2pm. Bring a dish to share and a chair or blanket. 845/886-5858 or email fremontcitizensny@gmail.com.

Fremont Center, Outdoors
Eco Beauty: making your own skin care products

Gudrun Feigl, owner of Mount Pleasant Herbary, will show how to make skin care products from locally grown herbs. At the Wayne County Arts Alliance, 11am-2pm. Members: $30, non-members: $40, material fee: $8 due in class. Signup at www.waynecountyartsalliance.org. 570/390-4420.

Honesdale, Workshop
Fisher Film Festival at SUNY Sullivan

2013 marks the 6th annual presentation of the Fisher Film Festival, which will be held in the college's Seelig Theatre beginning at noon. This year's theme is “The Art of Storytelling,” and will feature works from local artists, alumni and students. Two SUNY Sullivan alumni will be the featured presenters.

Loch Sheldrake, Film
Gypsy Jazz Quintet at the Tusten

The Gypsy Jazz Quintet performs at the Tusten Theatre, 8pm. Admission: $22. 845/252-7272.

Narrowsburg, Music
Lakeside Players in 'Double Occupancy'

Lakeside Players to present “Double Occupancy” at Grace Episcopal Church Parish House Hall, 7:30pm. Tickets: $12; $10 for groups of 10 or more. Buy them at the door or call and make a reservation at 570/226-6207.

Honesdale, Theatre
Learn to harvest ramps

Slow Food UpDeRiVa holds a Ramp Tramp at Channery Hill Farm, 2pm.
They'll take you on a walk and teach you how to identify and conscientiously harvest wild ramps. You can even take a few home to cook. 845/482-4369.

Callicoon Center, Outdoors
Mamakating casino trip

PA casino bus from Mamakating Senior Center, 9am. $35 back for food and play. Benefits Wurtsboro American Legion. 845/888-4958.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
Penny social

Penny social at the Youngsville Firehouse, doors open 6pm, calling at 7pm. Donation: $1, benefits St. Francis Church. Prizes and refreshments.

Youngsville, Community Events
Penny social

Penny social at Damascus Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, drawing at 7pm. Hot dogs, cold drinks, coffee and tea. Benefits the Conklin Hill Union Church maintenance fund.

Damascus, Community Events
RiverFolk Concerts presents Ellis

RiverFolk Concerts to present folk musician Ellis at The Cooperage, 8pm. Doors open at 7pm with lite fare offered by Willow River Café. BYOB. Suggested donation: $15 reserved, $18 at the door. RSVP: 845/252-6783. Visit www.riverfolkconcerts.vpweb.com.

Honesdale, Music
Safe Haven benefit event

Safe Haven hosts the Art of Kindness at The Biondo Investment Advisors Building (The One) on Routes 6 & 209, 6:30-9:00pm. Light fare and refreshments. Tickets: $60, all proceeds benefit Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. 570/296-2827.

Milford, Community Events
Spring rummage sale

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

Port Jervis, Community Events
Story time

The Literacy Volunteers of Sullivan County will sponsor a Story Time from 11am to 12pm on the first Saturday of the month at the Read It Again Bookstore. All children must be accompanied by an adult, who will remain with them throughout the hour. Stories will be read to the children, and an activity will follow, time permitting. Story Time is open to all children in grades K-3, and is free. 845/794-0017.

Monticello, Readings
The Gold Magnolias

The Gold Magnolias at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 7:30pm. BYOB. Tickets: $16 advance, $12 at the door. 570/588-8077.

Hawley, Music
The Somerville Brothers at the Distilling Company

The Somerville Brothers perform at the Catskill Distilling Company, 8 pm. The music of the Somerville Brothers blends together contemporary country with rock and roots. Visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com.

Bethel, Music
WAA exhibit

The Wurtsboro Art Alliance will present an exhibit themed "Togetherness & Family" from May 4 through the 26. There will be an opening reception, 2-4pm. The event is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served. Email info@waagallery.org, or visit www.waagallery.org.

Art, Wurtsboro
May 5, 2013
All you can eat breakfast

The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 531 hosts an "All You Can Eat Breakfast" the first Sunday of each month. The breakfast includes eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, pancakes, french toast, bagels, rolls, cookies, coffee, juice, etc. Cost: $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; $5 for kids over 5 and kids 5 and under free. 570/253-5373 or email eap3573@gmail.com.

Food, Honesdale
Film: 'Color of Paradise'

The Sunday Night Cinema’s offering of Iranian film “The Color of Paradise” at Cinema 6, 7:30pm. Donation of $5 per person is suggested, to help support the Wayne County Arts Alliance. The film will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by an optional discussion. 570/390-4420.

Honesdale, Film
Janice Center recital

Recital at SUNY Sullivan in the Seelig Theater, instrumental/voice session 1pm, dance session 4:30pm. Tickets: $6. 845/482-3324.

Loch Sheldrake, Theatre
Lakeside Players in 'Double Occupancy'

Lakeside Players to present “Double Occupancy” at Grace Episcopal Church Parish House Hall, 2pm. Tickets: $12; $10 for groups of 10 or more. Buy them at the door or call and make a reservation at 570/226-6207.

Honesdale, Theatre
Penny social

Roosa-Fleming VFW Ladies Aux. #161 penny social. Doors open at 12 noon, calling at 2pm. 570/491-5440.

Port Jervis, Community Events
Ramps Fest

Ramps Fest at the Callicoon Farmers' Market, 11am-2pm. Includes food samples, Ramp Art contest, Ramp on a Ramp Race, and ramp recipe competition.

Callicoon, Outdoors
May 6, 2013
Getting Started 1

Free computer class at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library in Narrowsburg from 6-8pm; registration required. 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Knitting Group

Knitting Group at 6pm at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, Narrowsburg. Join us for a night of knitting. All levels welcome. 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
May 7, 2013
Knitwitz Knitting Group

Knitwitz Knitting Group at 6:30pm at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Community Events
Master Gardener answer questions

Do you have a garden or lawn question you can't find the answer to or a bug you can't identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Pike County Extension office, 10am-12pm, to assist you with your questions. Free. 570/296-3400.

Milford, Community Events
Master Gardener Q&A

Do you have a question about flowers, vegetables, trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, or a fruit orchard? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Wayne County Extension office, 10am-12pm, to assist you with your questions. Free. 570/253-5970, ext. 1614.

Honesdale, Community Events
Quit Smoking Course

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 6-7pm; Belle Reve. The group will meet for 5 consecutive Tuesdays. 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.

Milford, Community Events
Senior Citizens Club

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

Sparrowbush, Meeting
Silk Scarf Painting Workshop

A scarf painting workshop will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center, 5:30-8:30pm. Each participant will make their own hand-painted silk scarf to take home. Space is limited, preregistration with payment is required. Cost: $40 per scarf. 845/292-6180, ext. 107.

Liberty, Workshop
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 8, 2013
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Art, Port Jervis
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
Open mic at the Cooperage

Play an instrument? Like to sing? Come on down to The Cooperage for open mic night, 7-10pm. This acoustic-style open mic is hosted by Mike Jung. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
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
You’ve Got Mail

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
May 9, 2013
Hawley Women's Club bus trip

Bus trip to the Yuengling Brewery and Cabela's. Cost: $35, covers bus, tour and tasting. The Hawley Women's Club bus trips raise money for scholarships for WAHS seniors and donations to local charities. 570/226-6588.

Hawley, 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
Port Jervis Free Library hosts artist's reception

An opening reception for artist Ann Marie Nitti at the Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30-8pm in the library's community room. On display until May 31. Her artwork is available for purchase. 845/856-7313.

Art, Port Jervis
Small Business Workshop

Free SCORE Small Business Workshop at Liberty Public Library, 6:30-8pm. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Workshop