So far, 2018 has been a rollercoaster that knows only one direction—and it ain’t up. I might have mentioned having contracted the flu, which began Christmas day and hung in far longer than anticipated, but that issue seems to be fading away.
Arts & Leisure
CALLICOON, NY — Kicking off the movie awards season, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance and the Callicoon Theater will present several Golden Globe and Oscar contenders in January and February as part of the CineArt series.
MONTICELLO, NY — Students in seventh grade or higher who love to read and enjoy competition should consider joining the Battle of the Books team, The Novel Bunch, now forming at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library.
MONTICELLO, NY — Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, will hold a stuffed animal sleepover night on Friday, January 19. Stop by with your child and their favorite stuffed animal or plushie.
HONESDALE, PA — RiverFolk Concerts will present The Slambovian Underground, Josiah Longo (lead singer-songwriter) and Tink Lloyd (accordian, cello and more), on Sunday, January 21 at 5 p.m. at The Cooperage. They will be joined by Americana, blues, Cajun and folk musician Phoebe Legere with jazz and classical influences.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Eddie Sarfaty will lead the Saturday, January 13 Laugh Tour show at The Arnold House, with showtime at 8 p.m.
MILFORD, PA — The 10th Winter Lights Festival, taking place on Saturday, January 20 and Sunday, January 21, featuring free ice staking in Milford’s Ann Street Park, will kick off with a Mac ‘n Chili Contest on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
EQUINUNK, PA — Given the extreme cold weather last week, the Calder Café First Friday event was postponed to this coming Friday, January 12. As usual, doors will open at 6:30 and music will begin at 7:15 p.m.
MILFORD, PA — The winter classic-film series at TriVersity at 201 West Harford St. will start with “The African Queen,” on Thursday, January 11 at 7 p.m. The series, which features films from Hollywood’s Golden Age, is hosted by John DiLeo.
BETHEL, NY — Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers announced earlier this week that their co-headline North American 2018 summer tour, “The Summer of Living Dangerously,” will wrap up on Saturday, July 14 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 12 at 10 a.m.