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Bedtime stories, Delgado office hours, tricky tray fundraiser and more

What's going on in your community August 15 to August 21

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Delgado to hold mobile office hours at Liberty Farmers’ Market

LIBERTY, NY — Each month, U.S. Congresman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) hosts mobile office hours for constituents to come meet with his staff and receive assistance with constituent services. On Fridays, August 16 and 30, Delgado’s staff will be at the farmers’ market located at 119 North Main St.

‘Snug as a Bug’ weekly bedtime story

REGION — Every Sunday at 7 p.m., families can tune in to a livestream on Facebook, for a bedtime story from Ms. Betty of the Wayne County Public Library Children’s Room. Children should join the livestream in their pajamas, with their favorite stuffed animal and a blanket nearby.

To find the livestream, visit www.bit.ly/WCLchildrensroom.

Legislative farm tour

PLEASANT MOUNT, PA — The Wayne/Pike Farm Bureau will hold a legislative farm tour at the farm of Jack and Ella Chyle, located at 1837 Great Bend Tpke., on Thursday, August 22 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The public is invited to see how milk is produced and the daily work that goes into running a dairy farm. Federal, state, county and local legislators will be on hand to discuss the dairy situation and other pertinent issues with those in attendance.

Lunch will be provided at no charge. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling Carole Grodack at 570/937-4162 by August 17.

Celebrating kids’ day

LONG EDDY, NY — The Basket Historical Society is hosting a kids’ day at the children’s park, located on Route 97, on Sunday, August 18 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Activities include a treasure hunt, tie-dying and more.

For more information, call Shaun Sensiba at 845/887-6703.

Architectural tour and Woodstock conference

LIBERTY, NY — The Liberty Museum and Arts center will host its 18th annual Catskills Preservation and History Conference on Saturday, August 17. This year’s topic is “The Woodstock Festival and What It Has Meant to America.”


The tour begins at 10 a.m. Participants will use their own cars to visit locations that were critical to the success of Woodstock. The conference will begin at 1 p.m., and will culminate with the museum’s 24th birthday party at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, call 845/292-2394.

Natural dyeing demonstration

EQUINUNK, PA — On Sunday, August 18, the Woodland Weavers and Spinners Guild will present a demonstration of “The Art of Natural Dyeing” at the Equinunk Historical Society, beginning at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12 noon.

For more information, visit www.equinunkhistory.org or call 570/224-6722.

Tricky Tray to benefit volunteer fire deparment

BLOOMING GROVE, PA — On Saturday, August 17 there will be a Tricky Tray fundraiser for the Blooming Grove Volunteer Fire Department: kick off, 5 p.m.; calling, 7 p.m.

Admission costs $1 and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 570/775-7355.

Growing Older Together forming a book club

HONESDALE, PA — Growing Older Together (GOT) is starting a monthly discussion, facilitated by GOT member and volunteer Pat Sanders, to focus on topics and insights sparked by selected readings and books.

GOT is a non-profit, volunteer organization that sets out to provide seniors in Wayne and Sullivan counties with social connections, community, assistance and practical means to help them live independently in their homes.

“If you are interested in exploring what it’s really like to grow old, how your late years differ from youth and midlife, and the pleasures inherent in the acceptance of aging—even amidst a culture that does everything possible to marginalize the old and make us invisible—there are a wealth of books and articles on the topic,” said a press release.

The first meeting will be held on Friday, September 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the Honesdale branch of the Wayne County Public Library, an accessible facility.

If you plan to attend, or you’re unable to but would like to receive updates on the group, email your name and phone number to Pat Sanders at jimandpatsanders@gmail.com.

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