Fourth of July weekend: celebrate vintage cars, where to see fireworks and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and community July 2 to 8

Posted 7/1/20

What's going on in arts, leisure and community July 2 to 8

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Fourth of July weekend: celebrate vintage cars, where to see fireworks and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and community July 2 to 8

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Celebrate vintage vehicles this Fourth of July

SHOHOLA, PA — On Saturday, July 4, a “Celebration of Vintage Vehicles” will take place at 114 Richardson Ave. from 3:30 to 6 p.m. This is a free event that will take place indoors and outdoors.

On the street will be a display of vintage vehicles. In the backyard of the Artists’ Market Community Center will be a live Q&A on classic autos hosted by David “Scotty” Greenberger. Inside on the first floor will be a standing exhibit of vintage car ads from the 1920s through the 1960s, many of which were done in the early art deco style and have become collectors’ items. Light refreshments will be available on the second floor.

The latest guidance on social distancing and face coverings will be followed.

For more information, call 845/557-8713.

‘Farm Days’ continues with workshop on beekeeping

DAMASCUS, PA AND ONLINE — Farm Arts Collective continues with its virtual workshop series “Farm Days” with a workshop on beekeeping. On Saturday, July 4 at 10 a.m., Roger Moss will introduce beekeeping techniques and include facts about maintaining healthy bee colonies, the biology of honeybees and the many challenges facing the current cadre of beekeepers, from health threats to poor nutrition.

This workshop is offered both in person at Willow Wisp Organic Farm and by Zoom. The workshop is free but registration is required and donations are greatly appreciated.

There will be live bees present for those who want to get up close to them at the hives that Roger keeps at Willow Wisp Organic Farm, as well as an “observation beehive” where the bees are contained behind glass.

If you wish to attend the in-person event, you must email jess@farmartscollective.org to hold a spot. There are 12 places available for in-person participation. Once filled, the workshop will be available via Zoom.

For attending through Zoom, register at www.bit.ly/farmartsbeekeeping and the link will be sent to you.

‘Junk-in-the-Trunk’ community yard sale

LACKAWAXEN, PA — Growing Lackawaxen announced this year’s Junk-in-the-Trunk, a community yard sale, will be held Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lackawaxen Volunteer Fire Department, located at 774 Rte. 590.

This free event will feature music, food, arts & crafts and games for children. To participate as a seller, it costs $10 per trunk—pay as you enter. Set-up begins at 7:45 a.m. Small tents and tables are allowed. There will be hand sanitizing stations, but people should maintain social distancing measures and wear masks.

In case of rain, the event will take place under the pavilion. 

For more information, email Marianna Quartararo at afterhoursdobes@ltis.net. For updates follow @GrowingLackawaxen on Facebook.

‘Imagine Your Story’ summer reading program

ONLINE — The Sunshine Hall Free Library is calling for children of all ages to “imagine your story. Stay at home and go wherever your imagination takes you.”

Join weekly on Zoom from Monday, July 6 to Saturday, August 15 for weekly programs including videos, crafts, stories, fairytales, magic, poetry and puppets. Program presenters and platforms will vary.

Each week’s craft supplies, prizes, challenges, reading logs and books can be picked up curbside at the library.

For more information and to register, contact Patty at
pkennedy@rcls.org or visit www.sunshinehallfreelibrary.org.

SHINE virtual summer camp

ONLINE — The Wayne/Pike Workforce Alliance SHINE After School Program is offering a six-week-long virtual summer camp. Starting on Monday, July 6, SHINE students and their families will be invited to participate in STEM learning, exploring oceanography, climate change, space and nutrition.

Kids will learn about healthy living through fun physical activities and proper nutrition by cooking fun and healthy recipes each week. Students will be provided with materials to engage in weekly experiments that follow the engineering and design process. Central to all instruction will be a focus on each individual student’s area of need in math and reading. The program will also work with local farms to provide students with fresh ingredients for the weekly cooking adventures.

The camp will take place Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. All materials will be provided while following the health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The summer program will be fully virtual and devices will be provided for any student and family upon request. SHINE families must RSVP to Pantea Shademani, director of SHINE After-School Program at pshademani@wpworkforce.org or call or text to 570/229-5763.

Book-related competitions and challenges

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) is once again hosting its book-themed birdhouse decorating competition. To participate, check out a book or audiobook from one of WSPL’s branches and decorate a birdhouse, provided by the library, based on the book of your choice. WSPL recommends writing a book review so you can win prizes in both of the programs. Prizes in the form of $50 gift certificates to local restaurants will be awarded to the winners. Birdhouses and book reviews will be displayed at the libraries and on social media.

The programs run from now to Monday, September 7. Call the Callicoon, Jeffersonville or Narrowsburg branch to order your book and birdhouse.

For rules and entry forms, visit the adult programs page on www.wsplonline.org. For more information, call 845/482-4350.

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