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May 2015

Needed now more than ever: fly-fishing etiquette

Back in the summer of 1992, my neighbor Mauro G. and I made our first fly-fishing canoe float down the West Branch of the Delaware from Hale Eddy to the Route 191 bridge at Hancock. In eight miles of river, we didn’t see another boat, and only two wade fishermen.  Read more

It’s Sullivan West T-ball season

CALLICOON, NY — The Sullivan West T-Ball teams kicked off the season with a game at the Delaware Youth Center on May 15. Here, members of the the Sullivan West Division 2 and Sullivan West Division 4 teams are seen high-fiving each other at the end of a good game.

Plant sales

Sullivan Master Gardeners

LIBERTY, NY — The Sullivan County Master Gardener annual plant sale will take place on Saturday, May 30, hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) Master Gardener volunteer program. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., but the public is encouraged to arrive early for the best selection. The indoor sale will be held at the Gerald J. Skoda Extension Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Rd.  Read more

Nature Fest at Lacawac

LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary will hold Nature Fest from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. The day of outdoor fun will include a live animals presentation, paddle on the lake, a tour of the historic 1903 Watres Lodge, eco-friendly games and more.  Read more

Magical History Tour

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Delaware Company, in collaboration with the Liberty Museum & Arts Center and the Time and the Valleys Museum, will present the 20th annual architectural historical bus tour, “The Magical History Tour: Museum to Museum,” on Saturday, June 20. It is an official New York State Path through History Weekend event.  Read more

Days gone by at one-room Bethel schoolhouse

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, PA — The public is invited to an open house at Bethel School, Wayne County’s best-preserved one-room school, on Sunday, June 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be a special presentation at 2 p.m. by Janet Mishkin about the roots of education in early Pennsylvania. The 18th and early 19th centuries were the heyday era of one-room schools, where one ingenious teacher was assigned to teach students in grades one through eight. As many as 40 students were enrolled in an individual school.  Read more

Artists’ Market opening

SHOHOLA, PA — The public is invited to a reception, with music and complimentary refreshments, at the new Artists Market on on Saturday, June 6, from 4 to 6 p.m.

To date, participating artists include Bill Bakalis, Rebecca Esposito, Laura Gagliardi, Kate and Karli Kozel, Alexis-Briana Kramer, Nick Roes, Kelly Ryan and Brad Walrod.

The gallery will also be open that day for regular viewing hours from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Read more

Cello and two voices

HAWLEY, PA — Tall Heights will perform at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., on Saturday, May 30, at 8 p.m. “We’re so thrilled to host this breathtaking duo again. They played on our stage last year, and absolutely floored us. Since they’ve last been in Hawley, they’ve struck a chord with thousands across the country, and it’s exciting to bring them back. Their sound so beautifully echoes the wilderness of our home town,” says Jill Carletti, managing director of Harmony Presents. John Platt from WFUV states, “Tall Heights creates quiet pastoral music out of city life.  Read more

NACL seeks ‘solar munchkins’

HIGHLAND LAKE, NY — NACL will tour The Weather Project this summer and the ensemble seeks children to play the role of the Munchkins in the award-winning outdoor performance about climate change. Upcoming free public workshops will be held at NACL and at the Catskill Art Society’s Laundry King location.
Workshops at NACL, 110 Highland Lake Rd. in Highland Lake will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 28; Thursday, June 4; and Thursday June 11.

Workshops at the Laundry King, 65 Main St., Livingston Manor will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3 and June 10  Read more

‘Akashic All-Stars’ read at CAS

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Akashic Books will bring together four of its All-Star authors—Livingston Manor resident Stacy Wakefield (“The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory”), Eliza Factor (“Love Maps”), Kaylie Jones (“The Anger Meridian”) and Matthew McGevna (“Little Beasts”)—for a reading at the Catskill Art Society on Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m.  Read more