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Sunday, May 9, 2021


Community Calendar

Friday, May 7

WSPL Craft Kit for Teens & Tweens - Bird Houses. Prepare for spring by creating Do-It-Yourself Birdhouses! Design and create a birdhouse to fit your home decor. This fun DIY craft is made of slotted natural wood for easy assembly. This kit is intended for children over 10 and may require adult supervision. Register any time in May for your kit. Please register so we can have your packet ready for you WSPLonline.
org. Also: May Home-School STEM Packet: We'll go full STEAM ahead with this month's engaging craft kit. This clever kit covers science, technology, engineering, the arts and math! Our packet of hands-on activities features everything needed to create a plane or boat and is a smart addition to many educational projects. With this kit you can build and decorate your small craft, then test the engineering as you watch it float or fly. Register any time in May - packets can be picked up in the library or with curb-side pickup. Intended for children ages 7 and up. Info/registration visit Take & Make: Mother's Day Bouquet Craft. Say “Happy Mother's Day” with a DIY bouquet! We know mom loves getting flowers, but these Color Your Own bouquets have even more special meaning because they're colored by her little one! Kids will love decorating these DIY Mother's Day gifts for their moms, grandmas and aunts! All of our kits are free for children under 10 and available for contactless pick-up at each branch while supplies last. Please sign up by Sunday at so we can have your packet ready for you.
The JEMS and Jeff Bake Shop present, A night of entertainment with Al Russo. Ticket purchase deadline: May 7th is the last day to purchase tickets for this event to be held on May 15th. Come out for a great night of entertainment with Al Russo, one of the best Frank Sinatra Tribute Singers you will ever get to enjoy on Saturday, May 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event will be held in Lulu's Social Club (over the Jeff Bake Shop-Main Street, Jeffersonville) Bill Gulino, pianist, will open the program followed by Mr. Russo. Tickets are $40 and include Light Fare, a Sweet Bite and a glass of bubbly, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverage will also be available for purchase. Limited to 50 presale tickets that can be purchased at The Secret Garden or by calling Sue at 482-5354. Social distancing will be followed and masks required. Sponsored by JEMS Beautification Group and Jeff Bake Shop.
Ellenville Public Library and Museum's Free Virtual Library Program 11 a.m. via ZOOM. Craft Along with the Chicken Librarian: Mother's Day Wreath. Join Ellenville Public Library and Museum and the Chicken Librarian for an exciting spring craft-along workshop. Make a floral wreath either to decorate your home for spring or to give as a gift. Materials will be provided via curbside pickup by appointment. Not sure if you'll be able to attend live? Sign up anyway! All participants will be sent a recording of the presentation. These programs are free but registration is required. For more info, or to register call 647-5530, email, or visit our website at
Wayne County Arts Alliance “SELF-PORTRAITS; An Artist's Interpretation”Exhibit. May 7 - June 5. Artists of all ages have significantly contributed to historic moments of change in the past. Seeing yourself as the world changes during this historic time of a pandemic, WCAA has encouraged the arts community to respond through the visual arts. Masks and social distancing are required. Main Street Gallery located at 959 Main Street (upstairs from Missing Pieces) in Honesdale, PA. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 8

Repair Café and Outdoor Concert at Mamakating Library 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Volunteer repair experts will be available to help make all possible repairs free of charge and to demonstrate the processes used in repair. Masks must be worn and rain will cause the event to be canceled. Call ahead if there is a question about the weather. Bring broken or torn items that need repair, including: clothes, toys, lamps, electric clocks, small pieces of furniture, picture frames, electronics, jewelry, bicycles (for tune up) and other odd and unusual items. (Please bring any replacement parts that may be required, except lamp parts—we have those on hand.) Repair Café visitors will be registered upon arrival and will be assisted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Mamakating Lionesses will be selling lunch and baked goods, and the library will be open for browsing, reading and checking out materials. From 12 - 1 p.m., Miss Maybell and the Jazz Artistes will provide an encore performance of classic ragtime and blues tunes. For more info go to or call 888-8004. Outdoors behind the Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan Street, Wurtsboro.
Wild Ramp Festival & Market 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Join us for our Fourth Annual #WildRamp Festival, a true agricultural and #culinary experience. Enjoy a day of family fun while shopping the large farmers market, listening to live music, taking part in the many games and activities and some great CRAFT BEER! There will also be an educational tent dedicated to local agriculture and information about ramps, plus some sampling stations for you to truly see why #ramps are so popular! Then stick around for the after party 4-7! Upgrade to the #VIP experience and purchase tickets to the Farm to Table food & craft beer pairing, featuring some amazing local chefs. As a VIP you will get to enjoy a sit-down presentation of several ramp inspired dishes perfectly paired with one of our beers, plus a VIP goody bag to take with you. Roscoe Beer Co., 145 Rockland Road, Roscoe. For info visit
Mountaindale Second Saturday's Outdoor Event 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Outdoor Flea + Makers Markets with live music and DJ's every second Saturday. Visitors are asked to maintain Covid19 guidelines such as wearing masks, using hand sanitizer/washing hands and maintaining distance from others. These events are currently still accepting new vendors! Are you an artist or creator or just have a lot of great items to sell? Anyone interested is urged to apply to vend at one or all of these dates for a $30 per event fee, sign up at
WSPL Children's Garden Class 1 p.m. at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch. Does your child love to play in the soil or have an interest in gardening? Then this amazing program is meant for you! Utilizing the Junior Master Gardeners Curriculum to help students learn all about gardening. We'll spend the first half of class studying the science behind how things work and then head over to the community garden for the second half. For children ages 7-11 with the potential for further classes toward a certification. Register at Safety protocols will be in place. Please bring a mask when social distancing is not an option. Class will be completely outdoors - please dress for the weather.
Catskill Art Society presents “Spectral Evidence”, Artists Talk and Opening Reception 3 p.m. Catskill Art Society will present “Spectral Evidence” a sculptural installation by Brooklyn based artist Nancy Bowen at the Laundry King at 65 Main St, Livingston Manor on Saturday, May 8. The exhibitions will be on view Saturday, May 8 - Saturday, June 19. Artists Talk at 3-4 p.m., followed immediately by a free Opening Reception from 4-5 p.m.
Lighten Up perform at Rafter's Tavern 7 - 9 p.m. Expect to hear a diverse mix of music including blues, swing, country, folk, and bluegrass. Show is held at The Nest, Rafter's backyard space. Rafter's Tavern is located on Upper Main Street, Callicoon, next to the Callicoon Theater. Admission is free, donations are graciously accepted.

Sunday, May 9

WSPL Take & Make: Scratch-Off Picture Frame. May 9 - 15. All of our kits are free for children under 10 and available for contactless pick-up at each branch while supplies last. Please sign up by Sunday so we can have your packet ready for you,
Claryville Fire Dept. All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Adults: $9, Children Ages 5-11: $5, Under 5 Yrs. Free. $50 from the Breakfast is donated to the Claryville Reformed Church Food Pantry. 1500 Denning Rd., Claryville. Take-outs are available. Call 985-7270 for info. Masks are required and limited seating capacity. All customers who are dining in will be required to sign the Covid-19 waiver form and have their temperature taken.
Ramps: A Full Day Intensive 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you've wanted to find out how to identify ramps and how to pick them sustainably, and how to process them so you can enjoy them year-round, then you will want to join Kristin from Chicken Librarian at Red Kill Mountain Homestead Farms in East Branch, for an all-inclusive day of ramps. There are two sessions to choose from: May 9th or May 16th. Workshop will be held from 10AM-4PM and lunch is provided. Cost is $200. For info/register visit, call (607) 760-5271, or email
HPAC presents ‘Piano Concert by Gregg Michalak' 3 p.m. American pianist Gregg Michalak is an exciting and seasoned performer. For more info and to pre-register visit

Monday, May 10

Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association 20th Annual Brochure Exchange Tailgate Event 3 - 6 p.m. The event is free for SCVA members, $30 for non-member businesses and $20 for each additional person per business. Bold Gold Media Group will provide live broadcasting with live on-air personalities making appearances throughout the event. The event will be catered by Mr. Willy's. Masks are required. Pre-registration is required! For info / register visit, email or call 747-4449. Held in the parking lot at 15 Sullivan Avenue, Liberty.
WSPL Virtual Stitch & Listen 7 p.m. Join Leila McCullough, of Wool Worth in Callicoon, via Zoom for 1/2 hour of listening to an episode of The Fiber Nation Podcast and 1/2 hour of catching up with your stitching neighbors. This month's episode: The Black Sheep of Wyoming Wool! For info / register visit

Tuesday, May 11

SCCC Free Workshop 8 a.m. via ZOOM. Join The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and Social Fine Media's Danielle Gaebel for a FREE @SuperfineSocial Workshop: Building Community Through Social Storytelling. Learn how to use the power of social storytelling to create raving fans, new customers, and more visitors. Call 791-4200 for more info.
Free Virtual Japanese Knotweed Control Webinar 4 - 5 p.m. via ZOOM. This instructional webinar will educate homeowners, landowners, and all environmentalists, on how to rid property of the invasive species, Japanese Knotweed. Vincent Cotrone from Penn State Extension will be presenting the instruction including manual removal and chemical control as well as a schedule for when to carry out this control on your property. All that register for this event, will also receive knotweed eradication schedule reminders and important updates on control. Registration is free but required to get the Zoom link. To register, visit or our Facebook (@pikeconservation). For questions contact Devan George at PCCD, 570-226-8220 or
A Sneak-Peak into The Highlights Foundation's Progress of its Sustainability Initiatives Zoom presentation 8 p.m. SEEDS of Northeastern Pennsylvania is proud to host The Highlights Foundation in a virtual presentation, where it will reveal its plan for special sustainability initiatives in the Boyds Mill retreat center. The Highlights Foundation is opening its doors for community members to learn about these initiatives. Program is free, but registration is required. To register visit

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