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Week of March 20 2014

March 20, 2014
Family Game Night

Family Game Night at The Cooperage, 6-9pm. Board games, card games, brain games, all kinds of games to play. Donations appreciated. Snacks available for purchase. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Community Events
NYS Maple Weekend

New York State official Maple Weekend at Justus Asthalter Maple Syrup Inc., 10am-3pm. This free outdoor event invites the public to see how pure New York maple is made on this fourth generation maple farm. See how trees are tapped, sap is boiled, and have a taste. 845/292-8569.

Parksville, Community Events
Sullivan County Audubon Society meeting

First spring meeting of the Sullivan County Audubon Society at the Sullivan County Community College in Rm B120, 6pm. Light supper of pizza and salad provided. Business meeting followed by updates on China City, Mute swans and plans for "Milkweeds for Monarchs" project. Free. 845/439-4325.

Loch Sheldrake, Meeting
Third Thursday Evening Mixer

Third Thursday Evening Mixer at Ciao Bella, 5:30-7pm. Sponsor: The Telescopic Investor. Cost: free to Chamber members/$10 to not yet members. RSVP: 845.791-4200 or email office@catskills.com.

Monticello, Community Events
March 21, 2014
'Have Some Standards' with Dorothy Stone

Harmony Presents hosts Dorothy Stone at the Boiler Room in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. World renowned vocalist, United States Cultural Ambassador and faculty member of some of the finest performing arts schools, Stone presents a mix of classic repertoire and Broadway tunes. www.silkmillharmony.com/classics.html.

Hawley, Music
Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella the Musical at the Damascus Middle School, 7pm. $3 adults, $1 students, children 3 and under free. 570/224-4114.

Damascus, Theatre
Computer Basics Series

This series will be offered by the Western Sullivan Public Library on Fridays throughout March in Jeffersonville from 5-7pm. These courses are appropriate for beginners and anyone who wants to hone their skills or may not have learned it all the first time around. 845/482-4350.

Jeffersonville, Workshop
Karaoke

Karaoke at the Callicoon Brewery on Upper Main Street, 9pm-midnight. Admission is free and the Callicoon Brewery has a variety of locally brewed beers and homemade food.

Callicoon, Community Events
March 22, 2014
2014 Spring Open House

Lackawanna College Lake Region Center 2014 Spring Open House, 10am. Register 9:45am. Affordable tuition, easy transferability, flexible schedule, financial aid, application fee waived if you tell us how you heard about open house. RSVP 570/226-4625 ext. 2600 or email dodgek@lackawanna.edu.

Hawley, Community Events
Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella the Musical at the Damascus Middle School, 7pm. $3 adults, $1 students, children 3 and under free. 570/224-4114.

Damascus, Theatre
Dave Matthews opener: The Nat Osborn Band

Harmony Presents hosts The Nat Osborn Band at the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. Their sound ranges from lush, hypnotic ballads about heartbreak, to polyrhythmic Latin-rock. $16 advance, $20 at the door. www.harmonypresents.com.

Hawley, Music
Free computer support

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

Narrowsburg, Workshop
Garden Design Class

A class on how to design a beautiful garden by Master Gardener Susan Dollard at the Mamakating Library, 156-58 Sullivan St., 10am. Learn the seven elements of design, including site evaluation and the right plants for the right plan. RSVP 845/888-8004. Free admission sponsored by the Friends of the Mamakating Library.

Wurtsboro, Lectures/discussions
Grace Lutheran Church corned beef cabbage dinner

Corned beef cabbage dinner with carrots, roll and dessert at Grace Lutheran Church, 999 County Rd. 95, 4-7pm. Eat in or take out. Adults $10, children $5, under 5 free. 845/482-3689.

Food, North Branch
Hands of Hope prayer meeting

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

Milford, Meeting
Hunting & fishing flea market

13th annual Sportsmen's Flea Market at Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Hwy., 10am-2pm. Browse 55+ tables, fishing, hunting, camping equipment, supplies. General admission $5 (children up to 10 yrs, free w/ paying adult). Early birds $10 at 9am. 570/587-0214.

Clarks Summit, Community Events
Microsoft Office Series

Boost your resume and take charge of your future with Microsoft Office training. This series will be offered by the Western Sullivan Public Library on Saturdays in Narrowsburg from 1-3pm. Starting with Microsoft Word for creating text based documents and flyers and working through Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. 845/252-3360.

Narrowsburg, Workshop
Mohegan Sun Casino trip

Mohegan Sun (Pocono Downs, Wilkes-Barre, PA) casino trip sponsored by Monticello Kiwanis Club. Bus leaves former Monticello Apollo Plaza site at 8am and returns by 5pm. $30 per person, includes $25 free play plus $l0 food coupon. Deadline for reservations is March 3. Must be 21 years or older. 845/794-7050 or 794-2888.

Monticello, Community Events
Sullivan County Catskills Sportsman & Outdoor Rec Expo

Sullivan County Catskills Sportsman & Outdoor Rec Expo at SUNY Sullivan Paul Gerry Fieldhouse, 8am-8pm. $4 adult admission, children under 12 free.

Loch Sheldrake, Outdoors
Sullivan County Songwriters Circle

Sullivan County Songwriters Circle at the Dancing Cat’s Catskill Distillery Company, 3-5pm. Workshop for songwriters to share their songs, craft and influences. Free and open to the public. 845/583-3141.

Bethel, Music
Wonderful Waterfowl

See array of migrating bird species at the wildlife-rich Basha Kill with John Haas, birder extraordinaire. Waterproof boots suggested. Meet 8am, Haven Road, off Rt. 209 south of Wurtsboro. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, the watchdog group for this unique and beautiful wetland. thebashakill.org, 845/888-0240.

Wurtsboro, Outdoors
Workshop on honey bees

"Honey Bees and Other Natural Pollinators" presented by Anita Avvisato and Billy Templeton at the Wayne County Public Library, 10:30-11:45am. 570/253-1220.

Honesdale, Workshop
March 23, 2014
Healthy Cooking Seminar

Healthy Cooking Seminar with emphasis on children's weight control and disease prevention at the Honesdale Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2-4pm. This class is "Breakfast: Most Important Meal." Fee is $5 per adult per class. Children attend free, must be accompanied by adult. Register: 570/253-2045.

Food, Honesdale
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
Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service

Judy Johnson will lead a service featuring meditative art exercises at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. Create images using a method that increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well being. Refreshments and a social time will follow the program.

Beach Lake, Community Events
Writer's Circle of Wayne County Book Reading

The Writers’ Circle of Wayne County invites you to The Cooperage for a reading & book sale, 2-6pm. Wine & cheese available. Selections from four local writers: Leslie Rutkin, Dawn McIntyre, Bernard LoPinto, Will Wyckoff. Moderated by Aleta Kahn, readings start at 3pm. Free. 845/557-8751.

Honesdale, Readings
Yoga for Arthritis Prevention and Joint Health

"Yoga for Arthritis Prevention and Joint Health Series: Increase Flexibility and Strength, Release Stress" at Radiant Yoga, 10am. All ages, sizes and abilities. Registration 845/866-7822. www.MyRadiantYoga.com.

Mountaindale, Workshop
March 24, 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
Living With Alzheimer's 4-Part Series

This is a free 4-part series educational program for caregivers presented by the Alzheimer's Association, 384 Crystal Run Road (Suite 102), 2-3:30pm. 845/695-2247.

Middletown, Lectures/discussions
Monday Night Cinema

The Wayne County Arts Alliance Monday Night Cinema at Cinema 6 movie theater, 7pm. In honor of Cinema 6's new digital projectors, the 2014 season features visually arresting films best seen on the big screen. The program begins with a brief introduction, and ends with a discussion after the film. $6 suggested. 570/851-2550.

Honesdale, Film
March 25, 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
Identity Protection - What To Do About It?

Trooper C. Devens, PA State Police, will be speaking about identity theft at the Central House, 7pm. Registration, 6:30pm. All-shred shredding truck will be available both before and after the presentation to dispose of your documents. This complimentary event is sponsored by Josh Sheard, Sage Investments.

Beach Lake, Community Events
Tuesdays with Nellie

Annelle Snyder returns with a winter mystery book club at the Wayne County Public Library, 5:30pm. Read mysteries of older years (Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle). 570/253-1220 to register.

Honesdale, Readings
March 26, 2014
Bus trip to the Culinary Institute at Hyde Park

Hawley Women's Club bus trip to the Culinary Institute at Hyde Park. Cost of $85 includes bus, lunch at Bocuse, the institute’s new French restaurant and a guided tour of the institute. Proceeds go to scholarships for graduating seniors and local charities. RSVP: 570/226-6588.

Hawley, 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
Lenten soup lunch

Lenten soup lunch at Drew United Methodist Church, 12 noon. Every Wednesday during Lent. Includes lunch and guest speaker. Cost: $3, includes soup, bread, beverage and dessert. 856/856-3423.

Port Jervis, 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
Open Electric Jam

Come on down to The Cooperage at 1030 Main Street for an Open Electric Jam, 7-10pm. Hosted by Tom Sieg and Right Side Up. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.

Honesdale, Music
Using Library Databases

Library Databases class at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 10am-12 noon. 845/887-4040.

Callicoon, Workshop
March 27, 2014
C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute will hold its 11th annual CASUAL (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. Individuals and organizations can purchase a specially designed t-shirt for $15, or pin for $5 and dress CASUAL. Proceeds raised from CASUAL Day stay right here in northeast PA.

Scranton, Community Events
Free business seminar

The Greater Honesdale Partnership, in conjunction with the University of Scranton, Small Business Development Center, will host “Be The Best Leader” in the lower level large group room of Wayne Bank, 717 Main St., 6-8pm. Register: 570/253-5492.

Honesdale, Lectures/discussions
GHP March Get-Together

The March Greater Honesdale Partnership monthly business owners’ and employees get-together will be held at Honesdale Greenhouse Flowers, 7:30am. All local area business owners and their employees are invited. You do not need to be a GHP member. 570/253-4770.

Honesdale, Community Events
Millennial book discussion

The Millennial book discussion, a book group for people of the Millennial generation, at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6:15pm. The book for this discussion is "Skin Tight" by Carl Hiaasen. Copies are available at the library. 845/794-4660 x. 8.

Monticello, Lectures/discussions
Women's Club of Honesdale meeting

The Women's Club of Honesdale is scheduled to meet at the Chamber of Commerce building on Commercial Street at 1:30pm. The speaker will be Marlene Metzer from the Dessin Animal Shelter. There will be a food pantry collection as well as a collection for the animals at the shelter.

Honesdale, Meeting