The Catskill Art Society will present a book reading and photography showing from “New York City of Trees,” the new book by New York-based author and artist Benjamin Swett.The event will take place at the CAS Arts Center, 3-5pm. Visit www.catskillartsociety.org.
Big Eddy Farmstand opening day at 240 Bridge Street, 10am-2pm. The Farmstand will run every Saturday from 10am to 2pm until Labor Day. Specialty heirloom vegetables for sale raised by local youth, local honey, jam and syrup along with regional hand crafted and artisanal items such as Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee, Bellocq teas, Rick’s Picks, Mast Brothers chocolate and more. 845/252-3518.
Laura E. J. Moran presents "Literary Instincts: Where Nature and Poetry Meet" at the Zane Grey Museum, 2-4pm. Laura E. J. Moran conjures Whitman, Thoreau, Dickinson, Berry, Solnit, Toomer and other American authors for insight as we explore the banks of the Delaware River for answers. Free.
“Artending: Make a Place for Art in Your Life.” Artist Tom Bosket and writer Laura Moran invite you to create a place for art in your life. Join Tom and Laura at the Zane Grey Museum for this art program, 1pm. Free. 570/685-4871.
Tom Bosket presents "100 Years of Innovation in Contemporary Art" at the Zane Grey Museum, 2-4pm. This hour long lecture will take you on a roller coaster ride through the driving forces behind the iconographic images of today's contemporary art world. The discussion that follows will address: how we can relate those choices to ourselves and our making.
Evenings With The National Park Service presents Owls of the Night at the Narrowsburg Branch library, 6-7pm. As we sleep the owl takes flight for a night time of hunting and flying through the dark forests. Owls are all around us though we seldom get to see them. Come learn about these beautiful nocturnal birds of prey. 845/252-3360.
First Fridays Contemporary Author Series at the Narrowsburg Library, 7:30pm Open Mic (1 piece, 3 minutes or less), 8pm visiting authors Rilla Askew & Paul Austin.
Hands-On: Intro to Botanical Reference Keys with Nathaniel Whitmore at Narrowsburg Branch library, 6-7pm. Ages: 10 to adult.
Confused about how to decode the information in botanical reference keys? Can't tell your Loosestrife from your Verbena? Local expert Nathaniel Whitmore will show us how in a rare indoor workshop.