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Posted 8/19/20

Live music drive-in series

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union is starting a new series on Saturday, August 22. See Poison Love Band with Bob Tellefson & Friends in its first-ever …

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Live music drive-in series

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Narrowsburg Union is starting a new series on Saturday, August 22. See Poison Love Band with Bob Tellefson & Friends in its first-ever Live Music Drive-In event from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Narrowsburg Union parking lot. The rain date is scheduled for Sunday, August 23.

The cost is $15 per car, pre-paid only. Purchase tickets at www.bit.ly/3g45fk5. Gate opens at 7 p.m. Only 50 spots are available to allow for socially distanced parking. 

‘The Suffragists: Fight for the Vote in Sullivan County’

ONLINE — Join the Time and the Valleys Museum for a virtual program, “The Suffragists: Fight for the Vote in Sullivan County,” on Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. by Sullivan County Historian John Conway. 

This year marks the 100 anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the U.S.. Women won the right to vote after decades of struggle and against strong opposition from men—and even some women. Sullivan County Historian John Conway examines their strategies, the impact of World War I on the movement and some prominent local leaders, including Elizabeth Worth Muller.

Admission is free. Email the museum at info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org to register and you will receive a reply email invitation with information on how to log in for the talk. 

For more information, call 845/985-7700 or email info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org.

Bluegrass drive-in concerts 

MILFORD AND HAWLEY, PA — The Jason Anick Acoustic Trio will perform at the Milford Health parking lot, located at 111 East Catharine St., on Saturday, August 22 at 5:30 p.m. On Sunday, August 23, they’ll perform in the garden at the Settlers Inn; call 570/226-2993 for the starting time. 

The suggested donation for the drive-in concert is $20 per car. 

Admission to the August 22 show will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Only people in vehicles may enter the parking lot. Attendees who want to get out of their cars must stand near their vehicles and wear masks. Alcohol is not permitted, and concertgoers must take their trash with them. 

For more information, visit www.kindredspiritsarts.org.

Make one-of-a-kind polymer clay buttons

ONLINE — Ellen Silberlicht, local clay and fiber artist, will instruct viewers on how to make polymer clay buttons via Zoom on Tuesday, August 25 at 1 p.m.

Ellen will prepare supply kits in advance, so no special supplies are needed. 

Just register for the program, call your local branch to schedule a time to pick up your supply kit and you’ll receive the Zoom link for the workshop. For more information and to register, visit the calendar at www.wsplonline.org or call 845/252-3360.  

GAIT car wash fundraiser

MILFORD, PA — GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, a nonprofit organization providing equine-assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with physical, emotional and cognitive challenges, will host a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, August 22 with a rain date of Sunday, August 23. GAIT’s volunteers will be ready for customers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Milford Township Building, located across from Kost Tires on Routes 6 & 209.

Proceeds from the car wash will support the Jean Work Scholarship Fund, which helps ensure that riders with special needs can access GAIT’s programs regardless of their financial status. Seventy percent of GAIT’s annual operating income comes from grants and other donations. Despite GAIT’s efforts to keep costs low, some participants still require financial support. The Jean Work Scholarship Fund was established specifically to help those families, and the fund could not exist without the support of GAIT’s volunteers and generous donors.

The scholarship fund is named in honor and memory of Jean Work, who was a dedicated volunteer, board member and PATH International Certified Instructor at GAIT. 

For questions or additional information, please contact GAIT at 570/409-1140 or email info@gaittrc.org.  GAIT is located at 314 Foster Hill Rd., Milford, PA 18337.

Get to know your drinking water

ONLINE — Pike County Conservation District will host a free online program about local drinking water. This virtual program, “Getting to Know Your Drinking Water,” will take place on Tuesday, August 25 at 9 a.m. Peter Wulfhorst, extension educator with Penn State, will teach you the things you need to know. The majority of Pike County gets its water from underground sources, Wulfhorst will teach you about this process and where your water comes from. There will also be information available about testing your own drinking water and what those tests can tell you.

To learn more and register for this workshop, visit the events page at www.pikeconservation.org. Registration for the webinar is free but is requested by Friday, August 21. For more information, email dgeorge@pikepa.org or call 570/226-8220.

Shandelee Music Festival offers third virtual concert

ONLINE — On Sunday, August 23 at 5 p.m., the Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) will present a concert featuring violinists Jisun Kang and Khullip Jeung, accompanied by pianist Min Young Kang. The trio will be playing music by Leclair, Beethoven, Stravinsky and Frolov.

Violinist Jisun Kang, an internationally recognized soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, is also a gifted teaching artist. Khullip Jeung is a world-renowned violin soloist and chamber musician who debuted with the Honolulu Symphony at the age of nine. Pianist Min Young Kang is a chamber musician, collaborative pianist and music director. 

This free virtual concert will be offered through Facebook Live, a public page requiring no subscription. For more information, visit  www.shandelee.org/exciting-upcoming-virtual-concerts. Donations are appreciated at www.shandelee.org/donate or by sending a check to Shandelee Music Festival, P.O. Box 1264, Livingston Manor, NY 12758. 

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