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Friday, September 25, 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.

Friday, September 25

ONLINE EVENT - WSPL Virtual Craft Lovers with Raina 4 p.m. Join Raina Bowers on Western Sullivan Public Library's Facebook page or Youtube channel and learn how to make Nail Polish Flowers! Call 887-4040 for additional info or visit

Saturday, September 26

Town of Thompson Biannual Shred Day 9 a.m. - noon. This a free service for Town of Thompson individuals and businesses. However, there is a limit for each individual and business of 2 large (legal size) boxes, of documents that they would like destroyed through a secure shredding process. Please respect the 2-box limit. Held in the parking lot of the Town of Thompson Town Hall (near Home Depot).

Peace, Love, Plein Air, at Yasgur's Farm 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 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 and reconnect with the creative spirit of the 60's at this iconic location in the rolling farm hills of Sullivan County. It's going to be a beautiful day. Yasgur's Farm, 34 Yasgur Road, Bethel. Registration required. Limited spaces: more

Local Events

“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

A Musical Tribute to Ray Charles

MONTICELLO - ‘Forever Ray' is a musical tribute to the music of the iconic Ray Charles.
The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public library in Monticello Library is proud to present ‘Forever Ray', a group that has been performing to sell-out audiences throughout the New York Metropolitan area.
Last ... read more

“Watt's Up?” Weekly Energy Discussion Series on Facebook Live

HUDSON VALLEY - The Mid-Hudson Community Energy Engagement Program (CEEP) seeks to help homeowners and renters make informed energy choices, inform consumers of financing options for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and products, help connect consumers with people and resources to ... read more

All you need is love

MOUNTAINDALE -- Messages of love, unity and peace were brought to the “Love Parade” held in Mountaindale on Saturday evening.
Organized by local store owners and community members, the event was created in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ+ community and was kid and family ... read more

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