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Saturday, December 5, 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, December 4

Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce Virtual First Friday Network Breakfast 8:30 - 10 a.m. Featuring guest speaker Denise Frangipane from Sullivan Renaissance. Learn about grants for your business and community. You must register to get virtual sign in info. For info, call 791-4200 or email
Monticello Elks Collecting Food. Donations accepted until Dec. 19th. Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 is gathering non-perishable food items to be donated to the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless. The food items may be dropped off until and including December 19th under the Pavilion behind the Lodge at 46 North Street in Monticello. Items needed include: canned and bottled juices, rice, canned fruits and vegetables, oatmeal, pasta, hot and cold cereal, raisins, snacks, canned and boxed food etc. On Saturday the 19th Elk volunteers will be on hand to pack the donations from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at which time the Federation will pick them up. Call Past Exalted Ruler Danielle Jose-Decker for info: (845) 325-2469.
Holiday Card Shower Begins! Take & Make. Help us shower residents in local Nursing Homes with holiday cards! It's easy! Just visit one of our branches and “Take” your card making kit. “Make” an inspirational holiday card and return more

Local Events

Holiday parade brings cheer to Care Center

Family members and supporters of residents of the Care Center at Sunset Lake gathered outside the facility this past Sunday, as they've done several times over the past few months. This time it was to bring some holiday cheer to all those inside.
Dressed in festive costumes and carrying signs of ... read more

Veterans Day Events

November 11: Flag Exchange Ceremony, 11 a.m., Grahamsville Rural Cemetery

Halloween fun in Smallwood

SMALLWOOD -- Skies cleared on Saturday, making for a nice day for trick or treating. Luckily for local youth and their families, the Smallwood Civic Association held their first Halloween Trick or Treat Walk.
Costume creavitity was abundantly evident, and participants left with plenty of ... read more

Friday's car and truck rally jazzed up Trump supporters in Jeff

They honked and waved, their American flags and Trump banners flashing by. Close to 50 trucks and cars driven by supporters of President Donald J. Trump dashed through downtown Jeffersonville on Friday, October 30 for a pre-election show of solidarity. Jim Hughson of J. Hughson Excavating and Jeff ... read more

Things get spooky at the Villa Roma Resort

Ghosts, goblins, superheroues and cultural icons were just a few of the guests who decorated their cars and brought the Villa Roma Club House Parking lot to life for Halloween this past Saturday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on everyone. It's been especially hard for many local kids ... read more

Villa Roma to host Trunk or Treat

CALLICOON — The Villa Roma Resort announced a special lineup of events to celebrate Halloween this Saturday. They will be hosting a “Trunk or Treat” event on Saturday, October 31 from noon until 3 p.m. in the Clubhouse Parking Lot.
The day will feature hayrides to Doc's farmhouse for cider and ... read more

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

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