Congregation Beth Israel of Honesdale welcomes Rabbi David Ellenson, Ph.D. Rabbi Ellenson will speak at the congregation on Friday night at 7:30pm and at the Cooperage in Honesdale on Saturday night at 7pm. Check the website for more information, congregationbethisraelhonesdale.org.
As a service to local veterans, their families, and the community at large, Lackawanna College will host a public seminar on post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and veteran suicide prevention at 7pm in the Theater at Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St. Cost: $3. 570/961-7899.
A new session of classes will begin with orientation at the Tri-State Dog Obedience Club (TSDOC) facility at Shohola Business Center, 7pm. Registration preferred. TSDOC offers a wide variety of classes, held days and evenings, Monday to Friday. Visit www.tristatedogobedienceclub.org or call 570/296-5594.
The Neversink Valley Museum of History & Innovation presents its second installment of its History Lecture Series at 7:30pm when local historian Frank Salvati speaks about “Battle of the Monongahela: British Redcoats vs. Woodland Indians,” at the D&H Canal Visitor’s Center. 854/754-8870.
Sustainable Seafood: A lecture at The Cooperage, 6-7pm. Maria de la Motte will lead the discussion. Donations collected at the door. Space isn’t limited, come one, come all. 570/253-2020.
Penelope Ghartey will follow up on two previous presentations at the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Program at the Berlin Township Community Center, 10:15am. This third talk will cover the plane trip to Ghana in 1969, her arrival and her experiences in an urban household in the capital of Accra.
The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce and SUNY Sullivan welcome the Disney Institute for a training seminar for businesses at SUNY Sullivan, 8am-4pm. Only 150 seats available. Cost: $75/person & includes lunch. To register: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845/791-4200.
Sullivan United kick-off evening mixer at BHR, 5:30-7:30pm. Are you interested in applying for a CFA grant? Guest speakers: Mary Jane Bertram, Regional Director, WDINY; Freda Eisenberg, Commissioner, S.C. Planning; Laura Quigley, Director, Workforce Development.
By popular demand, Craig Russell, President of the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities returns to the Catskill Exotic Bird Club meeting at 7:30pm. Craig will give an entertaining presentation about rare and weird breeds of chickens and their relatives. Free. Public invited. 845/794-7966.
Join Kevin McDonough, pop aficionado, for an evening of culture and conversation from 6:30-7:30pm at the Tusten-Cochecton branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library. Kevin will interview local artist Philip Jostrum who worked in the art and production design departments of several big name Hollywood films in the 1970’s. Registration required.