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October 2015

Pastel painting demo

MILFORD, PA — Pike County Arts and Crafts will hold its first Sunday Artist Demo with painter Clayton Buchanan on Sunday, November 1 at 1:30 p.m. in the Foundation Room at the Columns Museum.

Buchanan has been painting in pastels for over 40 years. His major area of interest is capturing the human figure in real life settings. He studied Impressionist color theory with Henry Hensche at The Cape School of Art in Provincetown, RI, and Portrait/Figure Painting with William Draper at the Art Students League.  Read more

Puritan art, warts and all

SHOHOLA, PA — Come to the Barryville Area Arts Association’s exhibit, “Puritans in Pictures,” and see a print of the painting that made “warts and all” such a common expression, at an opening reception on Wednesday, November 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be complimentary refreshments, music, and a brief presentation, “Puritans in Pictures.”  Read more

Vietnam photo exhibit coming to Columns

MILFORD, PA — An exhibit of the photographs by John Hudanish, taken in the late 1960s during his war-time tour in South Vietnam, opens at the Columns Museum, 608 Broad St., on Friday, November 6, with a lecture and reception starting at 6 p.m.  Read more

Halloween happenings

CAS open for trick-or-treating

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The CAS Arts Center at 48 Main St. will be open late with free candy for trick-or-treaters and “CAS by Candlelight,” an eerie evening gallery walk, on Saturday, October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m.  Read more

Barryville Farmers’ Market—10 years strong

When you visit the farmers’ market in Barryville, NY you will notice a couple of things right off. First is the sound of the Delaware River meandering within a stone’s throw of the market. Second is the ring of bright neon-green Adirondack chairs in the center of the market, some filled with couples enjoying the fine fall weather and enjoying some of the baked goods of Cakes and Scones Bakery. Your eyes will be overwhelmed with the choices the vendors bring under each one’s tent. There is a slow peaceful pace to the market, just the right way to start a Saturday in the Upper Delaware Valley.  Read more

Chamber seeks comedy event sponsors

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsors for its third annual Pike Chamber’s Comedy Night. The event will be held at the Milford Theatre on Friday, November 13, and will feature Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, formerly from “The Howard Stern Show,” and “Come Try to Stump the Joke Man;” and Tommy Gooch, who has performed at famous locations such as the Borgata Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun, Staten Island Comedy Show, Broadway Comedy Club and the New York Comedy Club.  Read more

Pilgrimage

BEACH LAKE, PA — Ginny Nordstrom will introduce a series of programs on the theme of pilgrimage at the meeting of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, November 1 at the Berlin Township Community Center. She will talk about what makes a journey sacred and illustrate the classic qualities of pilgrimage through three first-person stories of contemporary pilgrims. For directions visit www.uduuf.org/directions.

Legislative updates at SLAC

MONTICELLO, NY — The Senior Legislative Action Committee of Sullivan County (SLAC) will hold its monthly meeting on Friday, October 30, at 10 a.m. at the legislative hearing room of the government center. Speaker Maria Alvarez, director of the statewide New York Senior Action Council, will update participants on New York State legislative activities and budget issues that affect seniors and baby boomers, the fastest-growing constituency age group in the state. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. All are welcome to attend. Call 845/807-0241 or 985-7901.

ETS® testing now available in Hawley

HAWLEY, PA — The Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA) is now an ETS® testing facility, offering The Praxis Series® of tests for individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the teaching certification process. This is a requirement of many states and professional licensing organizations. To schedule a test visit www.ets.org/praxis.

WPWA is located at 92 Main Ave., behind the Sunoco. For more information, visit www.wpworkforce.org or call 570/390-7613.

Story times for children at Crawford

MONTICELLO, NY — Swing by the new library and enjoy a story time. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library has weekly story times for toddlers and preschoolers at its new location, 479 Broadway. Fall story times will start Monday, November 9.  Read more