Learn how to make ricotta at Apple Pond Farm, 10:30am-12:30pm. Meet the goats. Try to milk one. Make whole milk ricotta cheese. Learn ways to serve it. Sample local artisanal cheeses. $40/person, reservations required. 845/482-4764.
Biochar, grass pellets and biodynamic supplements to organic vegetable production will be examined for differences in production process and results at Apple Pond Farm, 1-3pm. $8/person. 845/482-4764.
12-3pm. Inspection of energy efficiency and renewable energy systems: straw bale house, used vegetable oil truck and furnace, solar thermal, solar electric, air source heat pump and several wind turbines. Full financial information. $20/person. Reservations required. 845/482-4764.
Website Design Series at the Delaware Free Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library, 6-8pm. Create your own website with Word Press in this four part series. 845/887-4040.
Free Vacation Bible School at Dingmans Ferry United Methodist Church, 115 Myck Rd., 9am–12 noon. This year’s theme is “Wilderness Escape.” There will be lessons from the Bible, games, crafts, singing, outdoor play and snacks. For ages 3 years old to kids completing 5th grade. 570/828-2288.
Maternal-Infant Services Network of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Inc., will offer a 2-session childbirth education class series for expectant parents at Catskill Regional Medical Center on Monday evenings, 5:30–8:30 pm. Pre-registration is required. 845/928-7448.
Five workshops with Will Conway at the Literacy Center, 10am-1pm. Express yourself creatively through poetry. Craft with other poets and develop your art. Design a chapbook and posters for exhibit. All writers welcome. Fee: $ 15/session. Register: email@example.com.
Financial Literacy Class is being offered the first three Saturdays in June at the Literacy Center, 1pm. Prioritizing, budgeting, investing, will be some of the topics covered. 845/794-0017.
Local salon owner Noel Vincente will teach basic hair styling techniques at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 6pm. Learn how to create sophisticated hairstyles that can be worn to a variety of events. Free. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 845/794-4660 x. 8.
Learn from people who have already gone solar at Homestead School, 428 Hollow Rd., 9-11am. Tour a roof-mounted and a ground-mounted installation. Informational workshop with Sullivan Alliance for Sustainable Development and representatives from solar installation companies. Literature will be available. 845/856-6359.