At the risk of being presumptuous, I’m going to assume that parents still read to their kids. At least, I hope so. My mother read to both my sister and me and instilled in us a great love of literature from a tender age—something that we both cherish as adults. To the best of my recollection, E.B.
Arts & Leisure
HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage Project will welcome Swampcandy back to its stage on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. Swampcandy is an internationally touring, primitive-blues influenced Americana duo.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello has begun recording the stories of those who experienced or contributed to Sullivan County’s impact on popular culture with its Catskill entertainment history and reputation as an important vacation destination.
HONESDALE, PA — There will be a chocolate-making workshop led by Jeff Abella, co-founder of Moka Origins, a chocolate and coffee company located in Honesdale, at The Cooperage on February 17 at 7 p.m. During the hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about Moka’s cocoa farm in Africa, get a little messy making chocolate and get to taste it.
HAWLEY, PA — Harmony Presents showcases return performer Matt Nakoa on Friday, February 17. “Every single time Matt Nakoa plays a Harmony Presents show, our audience leaves totally thrilled and mystified. He’s easily a Harmony Presents favorite,” says managing director of Harmony Presents, Jill Carletti.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — For the sixth year, SUNY Sullivan will host two performances of “The Vagina Monologues” to raise funds for RISE (Rape Intervention Services and Education) of Sullivan County, a program housed at Catskill Regional Medical Center. The performances, scheduled for Thursday, February 23 and Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m.
CALLICOON, NY — WJFF Radio Catskill, the award-winning public radio station serving the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania, will hold A Mid-Winter’s Bash, a fundraising event, on Saturday, February 18 at The Western Inn and Supper Club, 22 Upper Main St. from 7 to 10 p.m.
BETHANY, PA — Bethany will host its fourth annual Soup-er Sunday soup sale on February 26 beginning at 11 a.m. You can take out or eat in at Bethany Borough’s community room upstairs from the Bethany Public Library, located at 8 Court St. along Route 670.
HURLEYVILLE, NY — The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop’s Valentine Cabaret has been postponed from last weekend to Sunday, February 19 at the Sullivan County Museum, Art & Cultural Center at 265 Main St.
HONESDALE, PA — The Honesdale High School Performing Arts will present “Disney’s The Little Mermaid,” with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and book by Doug Wright with license through Music Theatre International.