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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Community Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: These calendar items were sent to the Sullivan County Democrat during the past weeks and months. Some events may be canceled on a moment's notice. Please call to confirm.

Tuesday, October 20

ONLINE PROGRAM - Coding Made Easy via Zoom 4:30 - 6 p.m. For ages 9 and up. Join our tech expert for a fun way to learn computer programming while thinking critically. Learn to create a webpage using HTML and CSS. This class will meet for 4 sessions on Tuesdays at 4:30. Plan to participate in each class. Call to register: 888-8004 or email Provided by the Mamakating Library.

Wednesday, October 21

VIRTUAL EVENT - Virtual conference for Volunteer Engagement Professionals 9:30 a.m - 3:30 p.m. New York Association for Volunteer Administration and the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement present a virtual conference on Managing risk in volunteer programs with 4 national speakers and time for questions and discussion. Conference fee of $65 includes opportunity to network with national and local volunteer leaders and a one year membership in both organizations. For info or to register,
ONLINE PROGRAM - Love a Language with Rosetta Stone 1 p.m. Join Dale and learn a new language with Your WSPL Card and Rosetta Stone Library learn how to access it. Register in advance on the calendar for the Zoom meeting link. Call 482-4350 for more info.
VIRTUAL PROGRAM - WSPL Teen Hangout more

Local Events

Peace, Love & Lights, this season's best and brightest drive-thru holiday attraction comes to Bethel Woods

BETHEL - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, together with Pamal Broadcasting, announced Peace, Love & Lights, a drive-thru holiday light experience at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Bethel. The light show, totaling just over one mile, will open Monday, November 23 and run ... read more

Walk this way

It was an eventful weekend in Callicoon this past weekend. The Columbus Day holiday brought many visitors to the hamlet for two big occasions: the annual Art Walk and the first ever River Harvest Day.
The Art Walk spanned Saturday and Sunday and included many local artists exhibiting their work ... read more

Virtual Poetry Workshop with Lisa Colaro, Sullivan County Poet Laureate

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Virtually, join Sullivan County Poet Laureate, Lisa Colaro, for a Poetry Workshop Tuesday, October 27 at 4:30 p.m.
The Sullivan County Poet Laureate is an ambassador and leading voice for encouraging the appreciation of reading and writing poetry in the County.
Meet Lisa, ... read more

“Peace, Love, Plein Air at Yasgur's Farm”

BETHEL - Painters of all levels are cordially invited to participate in “Peace, Love, Plein Air at Yasgur's Farm,” a day of plein air landscape painting on the grounds of the former 100-acre farm where the “Spirit of Woodstock in the Wilderness” lives on.
Join us on Saturday, September 26 from ... read more

Two Exhibits opening at DVAA this fall

NARROWSBURG - The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) is excited to announce its fall exhibitions. “Another Way of Looking at Love,” an exhibition of photography by Janelle Lynch, and “The Gowanus Cochecton Expressway,” featuring paintings by Peter Maslow will open at DVAA, 37 Main St., ... read more

Celebration of Indigenous Art and Film kicks off in Hurleyville

HURLEYVILLE - A first-of-its-kind arts festival is now underway at the Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre (HPAC).
The Indigenous Women's Voices Summit celebrates the work and perspectives of Indigenous women with a virtual film festival, gallery exhibition, performances and panel discussions. A ... read more

Catskill Talks returns with ‘An Evening of Literature'

WURTSBORO - On October 10 at 5 p.m., Catskill Talks returns with its final talk of the season, An Evening of Literature.
The evening will feature three local writers—Lisa Caloro, Sarah Clark, Abigail Allen—and will include readings from each writer and insight on their process.
Lisa Caloro ... read more

Tractors take to Jeff

A partially masked crowd made for a different look at this year's Jeffersonville Tractor Parade, but sunshine and social distancing allowed the tradition to continue Saturday afternoon.
Dozens of tractors made their way down Route 52 with Town of Callicoon Supervisor Tom Bose acting as emcee ... read more

World Renowned Puppet Circus in Upper Delaware River Valley Sept. 21

ABRAHAMSVILLE, PA - Bread and Puppet Theater, the 57-year-old political theater company from Vermont, will perform The Insurrection-Resurrection Service Circus at River Hill, 88 Rock Run Rd, Damascus, PA, 6 p.m. Monday, September 21. Doors open 5 p.m.
“If you've heard about Bread and Puppet but ... read more

Town of Lumberland Cultural Series 35th Anniversary Virtual Concert

LUMBERLAND - Join us for the Town of Lumberland Cultural Series 35th Anniversary Virtual Concert on Sunday, September 20 at 3 p.m. featuring Frank V Schwarz, Executive Director, entitled “Music for Relaxation”.
Viewable on and the Town of Lumberland Facebook page. For more ... read more

River clean-up and litter pluck Oct. 4 in Livingston Manor

LIVINGSTON MANOR - Pig Farm Ink and Dette Flies presents: ‘Get Trashed' River Clean-up Battle to be held on Sunday, October 4.
Plan to meet at Dette's Flies, 13 Main Street, Livingston Manor at 10 a.m. to check-in and receive more information on the litter pluck. Weigh in will be at The Smoke ... read more

Book Sale at Manchester Community Library in Equinunk

EQUINUNK, PA - Manchester Community Library will hold its monthly Book Sale on Saturday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. Crowded with new arrivals and old favorites, hard covers are $1.00, soft covers are .25.
The library is blessed with many donations this year as lots of friends have ... read more

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