15th annual Zane Grey Festival, Democratic Club seeks potential candidates and more

What's happening in your community July 11-18

Posted 7/10/19

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15th annual Zane Grey Festival, Democratic Club seeks potential candidates and more

What's happening in your community July 11-18

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Women’s Club of Honesdale’s art and antiques show

HONESDALE, PA — The Women’s Club of Honesdale is hosting its 57th annual arts and antique show and sale on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will take place at the Wayne Highlands Middle School. Admission costs $6 and food will be available for purchase. All proceeds support the club’s scholarship program for local students.

For more information and a full list of vendors, visit www.womensclubofhonesdale.com or call 570/224-6240.

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Cochecton Democratic Club seeks potential candidates

COCHECTON, NY — The Cochecton Democratic Club is seeking registered Democrats interested in running for the following two-year-term offices in the Town of Cochecton government: supervisor, town highway superintendent and tax collector. There are also two open town council seats, each a four-year term.

The Democratic Caucus will meet Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cochecton Town Hall Community Room located at 74 Smales Road, Lake Huntington. For more information, email peggy.r8104@gmail.com.

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15th annual Zane Grey Festival

LACKAWAXEN, PA — The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 15th annual Zane Grey Festival on Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event will feature a live bird-of-prey show, horse-drawn wagon rides, craft activities, live music by local folk musician Dan Engvaldsen and more.

For more information, call 570/685-4871 or email upde_interpretations@nps.gov.

Photo contributed by Zane Grey’s West Society

There’s fun for the whole family at the Zane Grey Festival.

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Romping Radishes heads to Farm Arts Collective

DAMASCUS, PA — The Cooperage’s Romping Radishes, a healthy-living class for kids, is visiting Farm Arts Collective at Willow Wisp Organic Farm on Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Children should  “be prepared for a one-of-a-kind experience where agriculture, ecology, theater, art and community come together.”

This program is designed for kids Kindergarten through second grade, but all children are welcome. Parents/guardians must stay with their children during the program.

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Dig in for college scholarships

LIBERTY, NY — Two scholarships are being offered by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan Counties and the SUNY Sullivan Foundation to volunteers involved in a 2019 Sullivan Renaissance Project.

The deadline for both scholarship applications is Monday, July 29 at 5 p.m. Applications and guidelines are available at www.sullivanrenaissance.org/growth. For a list of Sullivan Renaissance’s groups and projects, call 845/295-2445.

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Historic Civil War era water-powered sawmill returns to life

EQUINUNK, PA — On Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Equinunk Historical Society will demonstrate the operation of the Joel Hill water-powered sawmill.

Demonstration and tours are free, but donations are always welcome. For directions and more information, call 570/224-6722.

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Truck zoo

HONESDALE, PA — On Friday, July 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Wayne County Public Library is hosting its annual truck zoo. This free event will provide an opportunity to touch, sit in and examine trucks of all kinds, from cement mixers to firetrucks. Rain date for this event is Friday, July 19.

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Family fun at the barn

HONESDALE, PA — On Sunday, July 14, the non-profit farm animal rescue, Billy’s New Hope Barn, is hosting a free family-fun day from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free, and attendees will enjoy barn tours, meeting the animals, music, games and crafts for kids, refreshments and raffle baskets.

For more information, call 570/253-2510 or visit www.bit.ly/billysnewhopefarm.

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Orange Regional offers free weight-loss seminars

ROCK HILL, NY — Orange Regional Medical Center will host a free educational seminar, “Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery,” at Crystal Run Healthcare on Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. The seminar provides a general overview of the surgical weight loss program at Orange Regional.

For more information or to register, visit www.ormc.org/events or call 888/321-6762.

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The Cooperage Project receives grant for Pop-Up Club

HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage Project has received a $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to support its Pop-Up Club, a free after-school program that provides hands-on learning opportunities for middle school students with an emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) subjects.

The PPL Foundation awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process.

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