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Thursday, August 13, 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, August 14

SC Chamber of Commerce 5 Star Laundromat Ribbon Cutting 12 p.m. The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce is proud to promote 5 Star Laundromat at 200 North Main Street in Liberty.
5 Star Laundromat is a state- of- the- art laundromat with 72 G-Force machines which saves a lot of time. Sizes from 20lbs to 80lbs. Wash your clothes here and get free drying the first month after opening. We also have FREE WIFI. Call (845) 747-9257 for info.
ONLINE EVENT - WSPL Tech Time Talk 1 -2 p.m. Join Dale for tips and discussion. Topic of the week is WSPL Online Services. Learn how to navigate and really use the WSPL internet site. Explore all the amazing features, resources, and tools that are available to you for FREE! For more information and registration visit Western Sullivan Public Library's calendar at Zoom link and password will be emailed to you after registration.
ONLINE EVENT - WSPL Craft Lovers with Raina 4 p.m. What better time to enjoy getting creative and craft the day away? Virtually join Raina Bowers and and other Craft Lovers and create Fairy Garden Decor. You can find her on WSPL's Facebook page and YouTube channel.
ONLINE EVENT - Zoom-based services at Congregation Agudas Achim 7:30 p.m. Welcoming all members, non-members, and anyone interested in exploring Reform Judaism to join our Shabbat services that will be held via Zoom Meeting. In order to obtain the Zoom Meeting Room information please contact our president, Judy Siegel, at (845) 798-0783 or email her at (The Zoom Meeting Room will open a few minutes before the services begin.)
ONLINE EVENT - Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra: “Porch Concert” (weather permitting) entitled Part II: Schubert, Price and More… 7:30 p.m. Patrons who are interested in hearing a bit of live music are encouraged to drive by the Suzanne Stanway Arts Haven at 13 St. John Street, Monticello to stop for a listen. A repeat performance will take place indoors on Saturday via live stream. For more information and to sign up for the SCCO e-mail list please contact Marina Lombardi at or 798-9006.

Saturday, August 15

Saturday Sketch at CFFCM: Plein Air Landscapes with Karen Meneghin 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Beginning with a brief look at the works of French painter Camille Corot, we'll take a macro and micro approach to recording the landscape. Using simple drawing tools and use of lines and tonal masses, we'll create loose compositions or intimate nature studies of rocks, plants and trees as preparation for larger works. Workshop Fee: $25.00. Basic drawing kits available for purchase. Registration: Max 6 persons. Additional Dates: August 22, 29, Sept. 5. The Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum, 1031 Old Route 17, Livingston Manor. More info at or email:
Monthly Book Sale 9 a.m. to noon. The library is well-stocked with sale books - many have come in over the winter months, and during the spring when we were closed. Hardcovers are 2 for $1.00, soft covers are .25, Saturday only. Turning into the driveway at the Township, follow the drive to the left. The library is in the metal building at the end. Call (570) 224-8500 for information. Manchester Community Library, 3879 Hancock Hwy, Equinunk, PA.
Miss Maybeel & the Jazz Age Artists 3 p.m. To register for this LIVE outdoor program featuring Jazz & Blues from the 1910s, 20s, & 30s on the Mamakating Library lawn, call 888-8004 or email Social distancing will be required. Attnedance is limited, register now! Mamakating Library, 128 Sullivan St., Wurtsboro.

Sunday, August 16

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. Call 985-7270 for info. We will be following the CDC guidelines for Covid-19! Please remember that we will be doing everything possible to keep all of our members and customers safe and healthy.
ONLINE EVENT - Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra: Part III: Four Seasons of Sullivan County Virtual Launch Party 4 p.m. Join SCCO on Zoom in celebrating the release of their new CD of “Four Seasons of Sullivan County”. Viewers will be encouraged to ask questions about the artistic process or the music itself. Composer Nancy Wegrzyn, artist Laurie Kilgore, and recording engineer Peter Weitzner will join the conversation. Clips from the premiere of this amazing work will be shared along with a track from the new CD. For more info and to sign up for the SCCO e-mail list please contact Marina Lombardi at or 798-9006. Zoom link for Virtual Launch Party will be sent closer to event date.

Monday, August 17

VIRTUAL EVENT - Camp Invention Summer STEM Program coming to Liberty High School Aug. 17 - Aug. 21 A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF) in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in grades K-6 to find their inner inventor by learning the process of innovation. Using hands-on activities, Camp Invention promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning; builds confidence, leadership, perseverance, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills; and encourages entrepreneurship in a fun and engaging environment. For more info visit or
ONLINE EVENT - WSPL Tech Time Talk 1 -2 p.m. Join Dale for tips and discussion. Topic of the week is Internet Safety & Scams. Learn how to recognize internet scams and potential security issues. FREE! For more information and registration visit Western Sullivan Public Library's calendar at Zoom link and password will be emailed to you after registration.
Grief Support Groups 6 - 7 p.m. Free of charge, offered by Wayne Memorial Hospice and Social Service Departments on Monday evenings until August 31st. Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park Street, Honesdale, PA. Registration requested. For info call (570) 241-2685.

Tuesday, August 18

WSPL Summer Reading Program: Learn to Watercolor. Using watercolors, participants will experience the excitement of seeing colors blend and combine as they create individual expressions based on images provided: landscapes, flowers, birds, etc: guided by the encouraging instruction of an experienced painter and teacher. A prepared canvas and watercolors can be picked up at one of the WSPL's branches by appointment only - email wspl.childrens@ for info. Zoom link & Prize Points Password will be emailed to you after registration. Children ages 6+ register on the website calendar at
The Hancock Community Preschool and Children's Center Open House and Registration 5 - 7 p.m. If you have a child you would like to register for the 2020-2021 school year or know of someone who might be interested, please attend. Masks are not mandatory outside the building, but required when coming inside. Please DO NOT attend if you or a family member: has been around someone with confirmed COVID in the past two weeks, is running a fever or has flu like symptoms. Everyone's health and safety is our main concern. Please call or e-mail and we'd be happy to discuss the program and enrollment. This is subject to change. Thank you for your understanding. Hancock Community Preschool located in the lower level of the Father Rausch Hall, 316 W Main Street, Hancock. Call (607) 637-3146 or email for more info.
Ten Mile River Scout Museum Webinar Series 7 p.m. “Uncovering Unconscious Bias,” this talk will help you uncover your unconscious biases. You will come to understand the unconscious influences that are limiting the scope of your decision making. You will learn and practice techniques designed to reduce bias and help you make better choices. Scouts can use lessons learned for the recently introduced Diversity & Inclusion Merit Badge. Lorne Epstein, ODKM graduate student. He has twenty-four years as an HR professional. His book, “You're Hired! Interview Skills to Get the Job,” has been downloaded over a half-million times worldwide. Every week, he hosts The Lorne Epstein Show, where national experts share insights about the workplace. Preregistration is required: All webinars will be about 60 minutes long. For more info visit
UDC Forum/Meeting 7 p.m. The UDC would like to convene a forum to discuss issues with significantly increased traffic and potential parking hazards by people accessing the river this summer, undoubtedly linked to the limits on available recreational activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Face masks and social distancing are required. If you're not able to attend but have information to share such as visitor statistics, public safety improvement suggestions, or general observations, please provide it in writing by noon on August 17 via email to For info visit UDC office, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg.

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