‘The Theory of Relativity’ and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and community March 18 to 24

Posted 3/16/21

What's going on in arts, leisure and community March 18 to 24

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‘The Theory of Relativity’ and more

What's going on in arts, leisure and community March 18 to 24


‘The Theory of Relativity’

MONTICELLO, NY and ONLINE — Students of the Monticello Central School District will perform the musical “The Theory of Relativity.”

A press release states, “This collection of stories within songs mirrors our narratives of home, family, love, loss and, finally, connection. Although this musical will appear to be a simple song cycle, it explores the relationships between the actors, which are revealed at the end to be reflective of our own travels through life.”

This musical was assembled with both live and remote recordings. It will be released for viewing online on Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20, at 7:30 p.m. It is offered through the streaming platform “Showtix4u” in cooperation with Music Theatre International. The public will be allowed to reserve a viewing ticket, free of charge, starting March 15.

For more information and to reserve a ticket, visit www.monticelloschools.net.

Outdoor fun at PEEC

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is hosting outdoor events this weekend.

“Salamanders, Frogs and More!” will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. Explore breeding pools for salamanders, frogs and egg masses. PEEC will provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get muddy or wet. The cost is $5.

“Bridge the Gap: Woodcock Walk” will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Find the woodcock and see its springtime mating display, for ages 10 and up. Bring a flashlight for better searching. This event is free.

“Camp Hidden Falls Tour” will take place on Sunday, March 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. Explore an old Girl Scout camp that was acquired by the National Park Service in 2018. There will be waterfalls. Spaces are limited. The cost is $10.

For more information, visit www.peec.org or call 570/828-2319.

Webinars from CCE

ONLINE — The Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCE) is hosting various webinars this week.

Best Foot Forward: Branding, Marketing and Sales at the Market will take place Wednesday, March 24 at 11 a.m. Gain strategies for creating or improving your brand and showcasing it in everything you do, from signage to product display. Get a half dozen tips to improve your table or booth at the market this season. Registration is free at www.bit.ly/3tf9Joa.

Flock Talks: Brooding and Rearing Basics is a three-session webinar and discussion series that will teach you how to select, house and care for small flocks of poultry. Meetings will be hosted on the fourth Wednesday of every month: March 24 will focus on laying hens, April 28 will focus on meat birds and May 26 will focus on waterfowl. A short presentation will be shared, followed by ample time for questions and discussion. Each webinar will take place from 12 noon to 1 p.m. (register at www.bit.ly/30FY19V) and again from 7 to 8 p.m. (register at www.bit.ly/3tgBbBV).

For more information, contact Michelle Proscia at 845/292-6180 ext. 129, or email mml249@cornell.edu

Composting workshop

ONLINE — On Tuesday, March 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County is hosting an informative Zoom presentation that will help you get ready for spring while helping your garden and the environment.

Learn the basics of home composting including what, where and how to compost. Join master gardener volunteer and experienced environmental educator Pam Golben for this program.

For more information and to register, visit www.weblink.donorperfect.com/COMPOSTING2021.

‘Salon Series | On Location’ third installment

ONLINE — The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance’s (DVAA) 2021 Salon Series features a series of short-form documentaries spotlighting three local female artists as they create new works of art. Narrowsburg-based filmmaker Oriel Danielson directs the series. Part documentary, part artist talk and demonstration, the third video in the series features a visit to the Hawley, PA studio of mixed-media artist Laurie A. Guzda.

Laurie A. Guzda is a mixed-media artist, photographer and writer who resides in the northeast Pocono Mountains. She is a storyteller who uses a variety of mediums and has a particular passion for using found objects.

View this episode of “Salon Series | On Location” starting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 20 at www.delawarevalleyartsalliance.org.

Farm businesses educate others

ONLINE — The Cooperage Project is hosting a farmers’ meeting on Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Each presenter will give a brief overview of their programs and host questions and answers.

Farm businesses may be interested if they enjoy teaching others about what they do and how they do it; if they are interested in training potential future employees; if they are thinking about succession planning and could be training a potential future buyer; or if they would like to gain knowledge for themselves or for people they think would be interested in apprenticeships, internships and paid work experience in the agricultural industry.

Presenters include Penn State Extension, Wayne Tomorrow Ag Committee, Pennsylvania Sustainable Agriculture, the Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau and the Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance.

Register for this Farmer-to-Farmer virtual meeting link by emailing jenna@thecooperageproject.org. If you have WiFi issues or need the call-in number, call 570/253-2020. A recording will be available.

For more information, visit www.thecooperageproject.org.

WCAA open call for student artwork

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — While the scheduled Wayne County Arts Alliance’s (WCAA) show “Celebrating Students Creativity” has been canceled, the AM Skier Insurance Agency and the WCAA would like to celebrate and share students’ creativity online.

This call is for students in grades 7 through 12 in Wallenpaupack, Wayne Highlands and Western Wayne School Districts.

Submit up to three photos of pieces of your art to waynecountyartsalliance@gmail.com with the subject line “student art.” Include your name, grade and school in the email submission. Deadline for submission is Monday, March 29.

‘Sullivan County Illustrated’ call to artists

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Narrowsburg Union seeks submissions for the exhibition “Sullivan County Illustrated,” a curated show featuring the work of LJ Ruell and including works by some of Sullivan County’s inkers, sketchers, drafters and illustrators.

What does Sullivan County look like in pen and ink? This exhibition will celebrate the debut issue of “Sullivan County Illustrated,” a quarterly zine produced by LJ Ruell.

Opening Saturday, April 10 and on display through Saturday, May 29, “Sullivan County Illustrated” will be a group show. Artists are invited to submit up to five images of new, in-progress, or past pieces/projects (preferably as 72dpi jpg files). Submissions should be emailed to curator@narrowsburgunion.com along with a biography and artist statement that includes the artist’s name, contact  information (including phone number, email and physical address), the title of the work or project, dimensions and the year created.

Artists selected to show in the exhibition should be prepared to deliver and pick up work on assigned dates. Work that is framed and ready to hang is preferred.

Submission deadline is Sunday, March 28.

For more information, email curator@narrowsburgunion.com or call 845/252-3100.

Monticello Central School District, Pocono Environmental Education Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County, Orange County, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Cooperage Project, Wayne County Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg Union


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