At first glance, a garden might not look like a tool that can aid in the fight against systemic oppression, but community and youth leaders in Monticello are showing Sullivan County just how powerful one garden can be.
Arts & Leisure
HAWLEY, PA — The sixth annual Canal Festival, to be held on Saturday, August 18 at the Delaware & Hudson Canal Park at Lock 31, will once again bring history to life for attendees.
NARROWSBURG, NY — “The Model Show,” an exhibition of drawings and oil paintings by Johan Sellenraad, Judith Reeve and Jim Kingston, opens at Delaware Valley Arts Alliance Loft Gallery, 37 Main St., on Friday, August 17, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The show will be on view in the Loft Gallery through September 15.
HONESDALE, PA — Enjoy a night at The Cooperage for its Shakespeare on Film series on Thursday, August 23 at 7 p.m. This month’s film is the third part of a tetralogy, “Henry IV, Part 2.”
NARROWSBURG, NY — “Tapestry/Topography,” an exhibition of ceramics by Eva Polizzi and paintings by Laura Duerwald, opens at Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 37 Main St., on Friday, August 17, with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. The show will be on view at the Alliance Gallery through September 15.
LORDS VALLEY, PA — There will be a chicken barbeque and antique, classic and muscle car show at the Church at Hemlock Farms, located at the corner of Lookout and Willow drives, on Saturday, August 18, from 1 to 5 p.m.
HONESDALE, PA — There will be a “Glass, Paint and Sip” party at The Cooperage on Friday, August 17 from 6 to 8 p.m., led by Lauren Cernek as she returns to The Cooperage for a relaxing experience. All participants will have their choices of vessels to paint: mason jars, stem or stemless wine glasses and coffee mugs.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Foundry42, at 42 Front St. celebrates Unicorn Week, August 18 to 25. On Saturday, August 18, there will be an adult ‘80s Explosion Dance Party with DJ G. Come dressed as a unicorn and you can get in free. There is a $10 cover charge for non-unicorns.
LIBERTY, NY — As part of its annual concert series, Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) has conducted an Outreach program that has presented over 75 concerts who do not have an opportunity to attend a live classical performance. This year’s Outreach took place at the Care Center at Sunset Lake (formerly the Sullivan County Adult Care Center).
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY: — To close out the celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Shandelee Music Festival (SMF) will welcome back pianist Sara Davis Buechner, who has been both a teacher and a performer at Shandelee, performing with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players String Quartet on Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m.