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Week of July 4 2013

July 4, 2013
July 4th week bag sale at thrift shop

The Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop is holding a Fourth of July Week Bag Sale from July 1-6. Stock up on your shopping for just $5 per bag. 845/586-3737.

Margaretville, Community Events
July Fourth celebration at Fort Delaware

General George Washington and his Aide d’Camp deliver the Declaration of Independence to the assembled, 12 noon. Sullivan County (NY) Historian John Conway discusses the Declaration of Independence in the Upper Delaware River Valley, 1:30pm. Fort Delaware Museum staff and volunteers participate in Narrowsburg’s annual Firemen’s parade, 3pm. 845/252-6660.

Narrowsburg, Community Events
Liberty Festival

Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce presents Liberty Festival on Main St., 10:30am-4pm. Many events and fun for the whole family. 845/292-9797.

Liberty, Community Events
Lumberland parade

Town of Lumberland 4th of July parade, 12 noon. Parade route from the Lumberland Firehouse to the Town Hall. Followed by Family Fun Day at Circle Park. Food, games, activities. Free admission. 845/856-8600.

Glen Spey, Community Events
July 5, 2013
'Eagles of the Upper Delaware' at the Stray Cat

Celebrating our national bird for Fourth of July weekend, The Stray Cat Gallery opens an exhibit themed “Eagles of the Upper Delaware – and Other Birds of Prey,” featuring photographs by Jerry Cohen. Opening reception, 4-7pm. Visit www.straycatgallery.com.

Art, Bethel
'New York City of Trees' book reading and photgraphy showing

The Catskill Art Society will present a book reading and photography showing from “New York City of Trees,” the new book by New York-based author and artist Benjamin Swett.The event will take place at the CAS Arts Center, 3-5pm. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org.

Art, Livingston Manor
'Spoon River Anthology'

"Spoon River Anthology" performed by The Little Victory Players at the new Hancock Hall, 7pm. All tickets $10. Portray both the humor and seriousness of small town life and secrets the residents have taken to their grave. 607/363-2819.

Hancock, Theatre
Canal interpretive opens new season

Sullivan County’s Interpretive Center for the historic Delaware and Hudson Canal will begin its summer season. The center remains open through Columbus Day on Saturdays from 10am-5pm, Sundays from noon-5pm. Admission: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children. 845/807-0261.

Summitville, Community Events
Ellen Raines Martin trunk show

Ellen Raines Martin trunk show at the new shops at Duck Harbor Pond formerly The Duck Harbor Antique Store. 917/734-7525.

Equinunk, Community Events
Hemlock Farms artists reception

Annual group show and sale of original artwork by Hemlock Farms artists and their friends, Salon d'arte runs from July 2 to August 29 in the Gallery at Chant Realtors. Opening reception 5-8pm. Enjoy wine, cheese and French pastries, to the music of keyboard performer Eddie Biamonte. 570/775-7337.

Art, Lords Valley
History talks

Pike County Historian George Fluhr presents "The Shohola Train
Wreck" as part of the Plain Speaking Series at the Wayne County Historical Society, 5-6pm. 570/253-3240.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
Kauneonga Lake Farmers’ Market

The Kauneonga Lake Farmers’ Market opens for the season, 3-6pm at the Firefighter’s Pavilion, 3594 Route 55. Visit www.sullivancountyfarmersmarkets.org or call 866/270-2015.

Food, Kauneonga Lake
Live Music Friday with Steven Faubel

Live Music Friday with Steven Faubel and Friends, 8-11pm at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337. A rotating line-up of live music in our lounge.

Hawley, Music
Open mic night at Cocoon Coffee House

First Friday Open Mic Night Kick-off, 7-9pm at the Cocoon Coffee House. The Downtown Hawley Partnership and Harmony Presents host the first ever Open Mic Night at Cocoon Coffee House emceed by Alan Cooper. Sign-up begins at 6:30pm. Email cocoonbarista@gmail.com or 570/226-6130.

Hawley, Music
Poetry reading and open mic

First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Narrowsburg Library, 7:30pm Open Mic (1 piece, 3 minutes or less), 8pm visiting authors Rilla Askew & Paul Austin.

Narrowsburg, Readings
Rummage sale

Rummage sale at the Community United Methodist Church, 58 Horseshoe Lake Rd., 9am-3pm. 845/583-4663.

Kauneonga Lake, Community Events
Rummage sale

The Kenoza Lake United Methodist Church will be having their annual rummage sale, 9am-3pm. 845/707-3359.

Kenoza Lake, Community Events
Vetstock

Celebrate Independence Day at “Vetstock” a two-day long extravaganza at the Malibu Dude Ranch and the American Legion Post 139. Raises money for wounded Marine Corporal David Noblit. Visit www.vetstockusa.com, email info@vetstockusa.com, or call 570/828-8675.

Milford, Community Events
July 6, 2013
'Introduction to the Battle of Minisink'

Pike County historian George J. Fluhr offers an “Introduction to the Battle of Minisink” at Fort Delaware Museum, 1pm. 845/252-6660.

Narrowsburg, Lectures/discussions
'Spoon River Anthology'

"Spoon River Anthology" performed by The Little Victory Players at the new Hancock Hall, 7pm. All tickets $10. Portray both the humor and seriousness of small town life and secrets the residents have taken to their grave. 607/363-2819.

Hancock, Theatre
AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP Driver Safety Program at South Fallsburg Community Center, 9am–4pm. Fee: $17 for AARP members and $19 for non-members. Register: 845/434-8922.

South Fallsburg, Community Events
ArtWalk/ChalkWalk

Livingston Manor's ArtWalk/ChalkWalk, 10am-4pm. Over 25 artists, with works ranging from watercolor, acrylics and oils to mixed media and photography and artisans with crafts on display. Visit www.livingstonmanor.org.

Art, Livingston Manor
Bake sale

The Kenoza Lake United Methodist Women will be holding a bake sale at the Kenoza Lake United Methodist Church, 9am.

Kenoza Lake
Basket social/tricky tray

Roscoe-Rockland Ladies Auxiliary 4th annual basket social/tricky tray at the Roscoe Community Center, doors open 5:30pm, calling 6:30pm. Admission: $5. 607/498-4985.

Roscoe, Community Events
Battle of Minisink walk

Join Park Ranger Tim Oset for a guided walk through the Minisink Battleground Park, 10:30am. 570/685-4871.

Barryville, Outdoors
BBQ party

Celebrate your independence with farm fresh food, live music, painting around the farm, farm tours, hot-tubbing, swimming, BBQ contest and fun at Root n' Roost farm, 1-11pm. $25 per person gets you all of the above. Kids 5 to 10 are $10, under 5 free. RSVP: info@rootnroost.com.

White Sulphur Springs, Community Events
Boston Boys at the Silk Mill

Funky fearless Americana The Boston Boys at the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. 570/588-8077, www.silkmillharmony.com.

Hawley, Music
Children’s book creator at library

Lindsay Barrett George, children’s picture book author and illustrator, will be the featured guest at the Livingston Manor Library during Artwalk Chalkwalk. Children of all ages are welcome to story time with Lindsay Barrett George from 12:30-1pm. 845/439-5440.

Livingston Manor, Readings
Ellen Raines Martin trunk show

Ellen Raines Martin trunk show at the new shops at Duck Harbor Pond formerly The Duck Harbor Antique Store. 917/734-7525.

Equinunk, Community Events
Lacawac Dog Tracks

Dog walk at Lacawac Sanctuary, 10am-1pm. Raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle, talent show with a prize, and a souvenir of your dog’s paw prints. $5 entry. Complimentary donuts and coffee will be provided and an optional lunch will be served. RSVP: 570/689-9494 or email info@Lacawac.org.

Lake Ariel, Outdoors
Roscoe Independence Day parade & festival

Parade lining up at the Roscoe Central School parking lot at 10am, begins 11am. All are welcome to participate. Craft show starts at 10am and runs until 4pm. All sorts of wares. Roscoe Fire Department will be selling barbecue chicken. 607/498-5347.

Roscoe, Community Events
Roscoe Independence Day Parade and Festival

Roscoe Independence Day Parade and Festival. Parade starts at 11am. 607/498-5794. Festival will run from 10am–4pm. 607/498-5397.

Roscoe, Community Events
Rummage sale

Rummage sale at the Community United Methodist Church, 58 Horseshoe Lake Rd., 9am-3pm. 845/583-4663.

Kauneonga Lake, Community Events
Rummage sale

The Kenoza Lake United Methodist Church will be having their annual rummage sale, 9am-3pm. 845/707-3359.

Kenoza Lake, Community Events
Safe Haven benefit purse and art sale

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. holds 2nd annual Purse-A-Palooza and Art Sale at Haven’s Treasures, 11am-3pm. Many gently used, high quality, designer purses that have been donated will be for sale. 570/296-2827.

Milford, 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 Laugh Tour

The Laugh Tour: Stand-Up Comedy at Henning's Local, the new restaurant at The Eldred Preserve, 9pm. The "Tonight Show's" Jessica Kirson headlines. Tickets: $20 online, $25 at venue. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/399009.

Eldred, Community Events
Vetstock

Celebrate Independence Day at “Vetstock” a two-day long extravaganza at the Malibu Dude Ranch and the American Legion Post 139. Raises money for wounded Marine Corporal David Noblit. Visit www.vetstockusa.com, email info@vetstockusa.com, or call 570/828-8675.

Milford, Community Events
Wurtsboro Street Fair

Wurtsboro will hold its annual Founder’s Day Street Fair on Sullivan Street, 11am-5pm. Vendors will be up and down the street selling their arts and crafts, goodies and foods. Visit www.wurtsboro.org.

Wurtsboro, Community Events
July 7, 2013
Lou Jawitz photos at Hasbrouck Old Stone House

Catskill-area photographer Louis Jawitz is returning to The Old Stone House of Hasbrouck this July with “India,” opening-day public reception, 2-4 pm. 212/929-0009.

Art, Hasbrouck
'Spoon River Anthology'

"Spoon River Anthology" performed by The Little Victory Players at the new Hancock Hall, 1pm. All tickets $10. Portray both the humor and seriousness of small town life and secrets the residents have taken to their grave. 607/363-2819.

Hancock, Theatre
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.

Honesdale, Community Events
Blues, Brews & BBQ

Blues, Brews & BBQ on the deck at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen., 6-9pm. Music by STaT featuring Steve Woodman and Tommy Prall. Ongoing every Sunday through Labor Day, a rotating line-up of live music & a featured local craft beer. $28 includes selections from the grill with sides of summer picnic staples. Reservations recommended. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Food, Hawley
Chicken BBQ

Hose Co. No. 1 chicken BBQ, 10am till sold out. Drive thru/take-outs. Free delivery in Honesdale. Donation: $9.50. 570/251-8994, or 570/253-8863.

Food, Honesdale
Concert at Beach Lake Methodist

Lost 'n Found praise & worship group concert at Whispering Pines, behind the Beach Lake United Methodist Church, 6:30pm. Refreshments will be provided and a free will offering taken. Bench seating is available or bring a lawn chair. 570/729-7011.

Beach Lake, Music
Latino-Cuban Jazz Ensemble

Latino-Cuban Jazz Ensemble- a Whirlwind of Jazz with That Special Cuban Touch as part of the Parksville USA Music Festival at the Parksville Methodist Church, 3pm. Tickets: $18. 845/747-4247.

Parksville, Music
Musician's Jam

Musician's Jam at The Old North Branch Inn, 4-7pm. Bring your guitar, your voice, and your sweet self and join in the fun. Beer, wine and light fare available. 845/482-5925.

North Branch, Music
River Road Fair

River Road Fair, 9am-4pm. Sponsored by the Barryville UMC. 845/557-3432.

Barryville, Community Events
Sunday Matinee at the Museum

"Bridal Gowns of the 19th and 20th Centuries" will screen as part of Sunday Matinee at the Museum presented by The Sullivan County Historical Society at the Sullivan County Museum, 1-4pm. Light refreshments will be served. No reservations needed. Admission is free but donations are always welcome. 845/434-8044.

Hurleyville, Film
July 8, 2013
Mah Jongg

Mah Jongg games continue at the Manchester Community Library every Monday from 1pm4pm. If you do not know the game we will teach you. All are welcome, experienced players and beginners. No charge to play. 570/224-8500.

Equinunk, Community Events
The Cat and the Fiddle

The Wayne County Creative Arts Council presents The Cat and the Fiddle in Central Park, 7:30pm. Food is available. Rain location Grace Episcopal Parrish hall. Bring chair or blanket. Free.

Honesdale, Music
July 9, 2013
Cash Bingo

Cash Bingo at the Texas #4 Fire Company on Grove St., doors open at 5:30pm, Bingo starts at 6:30pm. Refreshments, tear-offs, fireball game, progressive jackpot, 50/50 and more. 570/253-0782.

Honesdale, Community Events
Geocaching for Kids

Geocaching for Kids, 6-8 pm, Cornell Cooperative Extension. 845/292-6180.

Liberty
Great Books Discussion

"The Sea-Gull," a play by Anton Chekov, will be discussed at the great books discussion group meeting at the E.B. Crawford Public Library, 7:30pm. Copies of the play are available at the library. New members are always welcome. 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Ladies Night

Bubba's BBQ presents "Ladies For Ladies Night" at Bubba's BBQ, 5-8pm. 845/551-8905.

White Lake, Community Events
Preserving class

Western Sullivan Public Library presents a series of workshops by local aficionados, Hands-On Artisan: Fruits of Our Labor. learn preserving at the Jeffersonville library, 6-7:30pm.

Jeffersonville, Workshop
Tri-State Dog Obedience Club class orientation

A new session of classes will begin with orientation at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, 7pm. Registration prior to orientation is recommended. For a schedule of classes and times, and an application form visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594.

Shohola, Workshop
July 10, 2013
Artist’s reception

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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
Cooperage Farmers' Market

Wednesday Cooperage Farmers' Market, at The Cooperage. The mid-week summer market will begin May 22nd and run every Wednesday from 4-7pm through October 30th. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Food, Honesdale
Creating Flyers with Word

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

Callicoon, Workshop
Jazz on the Deck with Robert Kopec Trio

Jazz on the Deck with Robert Kopec Trio, 6-9 pm, The Settlers Inn. desk@thesettlersinn.com or 570/226-2993. A rotating line-up of live jazz every Wednesday.

Hawley, Music
Liberty Elks dinner

Chicken BBQ with corn on the cob, potato salad, dessert & a beverage at Liberty Elks Lodge #1545, 5-7pm. Cost: $10 for adults or take-outs, $5 for children ages 5-11, under 5 free. 845/292-3434.

Food, Liberty
Rock Hill Summer Concert Series

Rock Hill Summer Concert Series at 223 Rock Hill Drive (location for the Rock Hill farmers’ market), 6:30-8:15pm. Live music outside by a different local band each Wednesday evening. Free. Visit www.facebook.com/RockHillSummerConcertSeries.

Rock Hill, Music
Temple Sholom bus trip to casino

Prime Timers of Temple Sholom bus trip to Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs Casino. $30 pp with free play and lunch. Bus leaves the Temple parking lot at 9am. You need not be a Prime Time member. Make reservations now. 845/794-2314 or 845/794-8731.

Monticello, Community Events
Volunteer gardening training

"Designing, Digging & Delegating” 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
July 11, 2013
Business Startup Fundamentals

Basic course for business owners "Business Startup Fundamentals" at the Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab in the Silk Mill, 6-8:30pm. Fee: $15. Register: www.nepascore.org. 570/253-5334.

Hawley, Workshop
Family Game Night

Family Game Night at The Cooperage, 6-9pm. Donations appreciated. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Community Events
Live Music with John Curtin

Live Music with John Curtin, 7-10 pm at Glass—wine.bar.kitchen. info@ledgeshotel.com or 570/226-1337.

Hawley, Music
Marisa Scheinfeld to speak

Marisa Scheinfeld will be at the E.B. Crawford Public Library at to speak about her photography project "The Ruins of the Borscht Belt," 7:30pm. Visit www.marisascheinfeld.com or call 845/794-4660.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Parrot show

Michael Sazhin, better known as "The Parrot Wizard", will headline the Catskill Exotic Bird Club's 27th anniversary dinner at Mr. Willy's restaurant. Cost for full dinner: $35 for club members and $40 for non-members. 845/794-7966.

Monticello, Community Events
Regional history program/book signing

"Liberty: The Amazing Story of America's Favorite Statue" at the Port Jervis Free Library, 6:30pm. Come hear author, photographer & lecturer Kevin Woyce present his latest program about the Statue of Liberty. The program will be followed by a Q&A session and a book signing. Free. 845/856-7313.

Port Jervis, Lectures/discussions
Singing storytellers Uncle Eye & Julia

“Dig Into Reading” at the Liberty Public Library with a performance of singing storytellers, Uncle Eye & Julia, 6:30pm. For kids of all ages. Free. 845/292-6070.

Liberty, Music
The Irish Balladeers

The Wayne County Creative Arts Council presents The Irish Balladeers in Central Park, 7:30pm. Food is available. Rain location Grace Episcopal Parrish hall. Bring chair or blanket. Free.

Honesdale, Music
VIP racing event

The second annual “Fund Racing for Kids” to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs at the Monticello Motor Club. VIP tickets: $500 each. 845/342-8833.

Monticello, Community Events