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Friday, February 26, 2021

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Friday, February 26

Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre presents: James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time, read by Oliver King 11 a.m. Writer/actor Oliver King reads James Baldwin's 1963 book The Fire Next Time. The readings will be aired over six days in February to celebrate Black History Month and will remain available as the book and readings progress. This event is free. The Committee for Equity and Justice will host a post production community discussion with dates to be announced.
Prerecorded Online at hurleyvilleartscentre.org/fire-next-time.
WSPL Virtual Tech Talk Time: Great Movies With Kanopy 1 p.m. Join Dale and learn more about Your Library Card and Kanopy's free video, movie, and documentary streaming services available to you. Register in advance on the www.WSPLonline.org calendar for the Zoom meeting link. Call 482-4350 for more info.
WSPL Craft Lovers with Raina Bowers 4 p.m. Virtually join Raina Bowers and other Craft Lovers and create Fabric Beads! You can find her on Western Sullivan Public Library's Facebook page, @westernsullivan on Instagram, or on their YouTube channel.

Saturday, February 27

Swan Lake Fire Dept. Annual Ice Fishing Contest 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. Adult and kids categories weigh-in begins at 3 p.m. Held at Swan Lake.
Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre presents: James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time, read by Oliver King 11 a.m. Last date of reading. Writer/actor Oliver King reads James Baldwin's 1963 book The Fire Next Time. The readings will be aired over six days in February to celebrate Black History Month and will remain available as the book and readings progress. This event is free. The Committee for Equity and Justice will host a post production community discussion with dates to be announced. Prerecorded Online at hurleyvilleartscentre.org/fire-next-time.

Sunday, February 28

WSPL Take & Make - Color in Dinosaur Slap Bracelet. Feb. 28 - Mar. 6. Kids RAWR in delight over these dinosaur crafts. They‘re a wearable kids' craft that they love making uniquely theirs with simple coloring supplies like crayons, colored pencils and markers. All of our kits are free and available for contactless pick-up at each branch while supplies last. Please register so we can have your packet ready for you www.WSPLonline.org.
Helping Hands, Helping Paws event at Action Toward Independence 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Catskill Vet Service, Besties Animal Rescue, Action Toward Independence and Pets Alive are joining together to bring wellness exams with rabies vaccines to our local community. For $26.00, your pet will get a wellness exam along with a rabies vaccine. Pre-registration is required for this clinic: http://conta.cc/2MPeLrJ. Face masks and social distancing are required. Action Toward Independence, 309 E. Broadway, Monticello. Call Crystal at 794-4228 for more info.
7th Annual Soup-Er Sunday Soup Sale 12 - 2 p.m. Pre-order and pick up only. To order, call Janet Heinly at (570) 470-1562, then, on Feb. 28, stop by at the parking area in front of the Bethany Borough Building at 8 Court Street in Bethany, PA to pick up. Patrons can choose from 14 different soups. Top off your meal with a selection of baked goods of blueberry, pumpkin, and/or banana breads, or traditional cornbread muffins. As always, soups are sold in quart-sized Mason jars for $10.00 each, and the baked breads are $2.00 each. Soups are limited, so call right away.
Tannery Hides and the Beaverkill Bridge Virtual Program by the Time and the Valleys Museum 2 p.m. Tanning, or the process of converting animal skins to finished leather, is one of the oldest known crafts. The tanning process required large quantities of both water and hemlock bark, and the Catskill area had both. Men with vision purchased thousands of acres of forested land and built tanneries near the seemingly unlimited supply of water, which quickly became polluted by the tanning process. Prosperity came with the tanneries, in the form of turnpikes, villages and sawmills. Sullivan County alone had thirty-nine tanneries by 1860. In the program Tannery Hides and the Beaverkill Bridge, Town of Rockland Historian Dr. Joyce Conroy will tell the story of how one hundred year old tanned hides were found in the Beaverkill Bridge in Roscoe, Sullivan County. Admission to the Museum's virtual events is EASY. Just 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 program. Please call 985-7700 or info@timeandthevalleysmuseum.org for more info.

Monday, March 1

The Happiness Toolkit - Online Meditation Course Series 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Held every Monday. Engaged in carefully crafted meditations to purposefully nourish the qualities in our mind that lead to happiness and reduce painful thoughts and feelings. Info: KadampaNewYork.org.

Tuesday, March 2

WJFF Announcement of Strategic Planning Community Meeting 6 - 8 p.m. WJFF Radio Catskill has launched its 2022-2026 Strategic Planning process. Our first step is to review, and possibly update, our mission, vision and values. We want your input! Please join us for a remote Community Call. You can join by Zoom or phone, but you need to register in advance at bit.ly/WJFFMarchCommunityCall, or on our website, wjffradio.org. We will share the call information several days in advance.
Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello presents Medicare 101 6 p.m. Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you. Go to ebcpl.org and click on Adult Calendar to register for this program or call 794-4660 for more info.





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