BETHEL, NY — Celebrating a quarter century of international musical excellence in the Catskills, the Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) will begin its 25th anniversary year with a P.L.A.Y. the Classics concert by the multiple-award-winning Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC).
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MILFORD, PA — The ARTery Gallery, 210 Broad St., will host a joint exhibition with the Delaware Highlands Conservancy from April 19 to May 7 featuring photographs of eagles generated by the Conservancy and bird-themed artwork created by ARTery member artists. There will be a reception on Saturday, April 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.
ELDRED, NY — The Eldred Performing Arts Club will present the musical comedy “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” from Friday, April 20 to Sunday April 22 at the Eldred Central School District’s Junior/Senior High School, located at 600 State Rte. 55. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
MILFORD, PA — DanceFest Milford is a new dance festival debuting Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20. Under the directorship of noted choreographer Johanna LjungQvist-Brinson, the festival will host a wide range of cutting-edge and global dance including classical Indian, Mexican folk dance, Irish step dance, hip hop and modern.
MILFORD, PA — Trumpet player Joseph Boga will bring the big, brassy sound of the Joseph Boga Nonet to the Delaware Valley High School (DVHS) on April 27. The performance begins at 7 p.m. in the DVHS auditorium, 256 U.S. Route 6. The concert will be a forerunner to Kindred Spirits Arts Programs’ regular season; admission will be free.
WHITE MILLS, PA — The annual Thomas Kennedy Local History Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at the Dorflinger Factory Museum. Kicking off the event from 9 to 11 a.m. is a talk by Dr. S. Robert Powell of the Carbondale Historical Society, “The Delaware and Hudson Canal Company Gravity Railroad: Five Configurations.” Last year, Dr.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s (DVAA) Tusten Theatre Spring Cultural Series will open with Glen Spey playwright and actor Richard Hoehler’s solo show, “E,” on Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. This new one-man play, in the style of Spalding Gray, celebrates Hoehler’s longtime mentor and friend Edith (E.) Speziali.
GLEN SPEY, NY — The Town of Lumberland Museum will present Lumberland Heritage Day on Saturday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lumberland Town Hall and Museum, 1054 Proctor Rd. There will be a lecture, photos, memorabilia, artifacts and exhibits from around town and the region. For more information call 845/856-6372.
HONESDALE, PA — Stage Door Cabaret returns to The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., on Friday, April 27, for a whole evening of Broadway show tunes.
MONTICELLO, NY — Girl Scout Troop #580 from Wurtsboro was spotted doing a brisk business (outside Shoprite) in Monticello last weekend. Cookie sale season continues through May 14 and you can find this troop (and others) on Facebook. For more on celebrating small town life, see Jonathan Charles Fox’s column.