Forestburgh Playhouse to hold auditions
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The Forestburgh Playhouse will hold auditions for its 2023 season on Sunday, February 12 at the Seelig Theater Auditorium at SUNY …
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — The Forestburgh Playhouse will hold auditions for its 2023 season on Sunday, February 12 at the Seelig Theater Auditorium at SUNY Sullivan, 112 College Rd. The two time slots are from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The playhouse is looking for young actors to perform in roles in “Matilda the Musical” and “The Addams Family,” and for kids to perform in the ensembles of Dreamworks’ “Madagascar” and “Gordon Gets Down.”
Auditioners need to bring a 16-bar selection from a song that showcases talent. Have your sheet music marked and ready for the accompanist. If you do not have sheet music, you can sing a short selection a cappella.
To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Local Auditions/Actor’s Name” in the subject line, and your preferred time slot in the message.
For more information, visit www.fbplayhouse.org/local-actors.
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER REGION — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy on a guided eagle-viewing bus tour. The next tour dates are Saturday, January 28 and Saturday, February 4. The tours on both days run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Participants will meet at the conservancy’s winter field office at the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, PA.
Those who go can learn about eagles from an expert guide, taking a drive through the Upper Delaware River region, and looking for bald eagles and their habitats.
Tickets cost $20 for conservancy members and $20 for non-members. Kids under 12 ride for free. Purchase tickets at www.delawarehighlands.org/events or call 570/226-3164 or 845/583-1010.
ONLINE and MONTICELLO, NY — TV news has changed a lot since the late 1940s. Film historian Brian Rose will present a program titled “And That’s the Way It Is,” covering that transformation, courtesy of the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library (EBCPL), on Monday, January 30 at 7 p.m. on Zoom.
The monthly Black Library meeting will take place in person on Tuesday, January 31, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. At the meeting, those interested in the library or the community can let organizers Douglas Shindler and Michael Davis know what they would like to see happen here—or discuss anything else.
To register for events, visit ebcpl.libcal.com/calendar; and for more information, call 845/794-4660.
MILFORD, PA — Johanna LjungQvist-Brinson (Hanna Q) will bring her New York City-based Hanna Q Dance Company to northeastern PA.
The performance takes place on Friday, February 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at St. Patrick’s Event Hall, located at 111 East High St.
The company will perform “As We Grow,” parts one and two, as well as “Forest Creatures.”
A complimentary wine and cheese reception will follow.
Tickets cost $40 per person.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.hannaqdancecompany.com.
LAYTON, NJ — The last day of the Peters Valley School of Craft’s holiday market is Tuesday, January 31.
Many artists put their work on sale there, with discounts ranging from 10 percent to 25 percent, and the school offers an additional 10 percent off your whole purchase. Shop at www.petersvalleygallery.org/collections/holiday-sales or in person.
The school is located at 19 Kuhn Rd., and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, email email@example.com or call 973/948-5202.
BROWNDALE, PA — The Browndale Fire Station will be turned into a Red Cross blood donation center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 3.
The fire station is located at 620 Marion St. To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800/733-2767.
FOREST CITY, PA — The Outdoor Town Action Team, a committee that assists the borough of Forest City with various community projects, will meet on Thursday, February 2, beginning at 6 p.m.
Dr. Katie Zefran, the chair, will preside over the meeting.
Topics to discuss include the building façade program, the mural grant, the Center Street Park, trailhead to Main Street improvements, the trailhead sculpture, marketing and more.
The meeting will take place at Elegante’s Restaurant, located at 315 Main St.
For more information, call 570/499-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MATAMORAS, PA — Kindergarten registration for the Delaware Valley Elementary School (DVES) 2023–2024 kindergarten class is set for Tuesday, May 9.
If your child will be five years old on or before September 1, call Susan Rustin at 570/296-1823, or email her at email@example.com, with your child’s name, date of birth and your contact phone number and mailing address, so a registration packet can be mailed to you.
Registration packets must be turned in to the DVES office by Friday, March 31, in order to secure your child’s May 9 appointment time.
For more information, call the school at 570/296-1800.
CLARYVILLE, NY — Frost Valley YMCA invites women to spend a weekend away in the Catskill Mountains. Get away from it all at the Women’s Wellness Weekend, which starts Friday, March 31 and ends Tuesday, April 2.
Frost Valley YMCA is located at 2000 Frost Valley Rd.
The theme for this year’s weekend is “Movement.” Classes and workshops will cover topics from the African-Brazilian martial art Capoeira to Reiki, from glass etching to drum circles.
The weekend also offers massage and yoga; creative arts such as pottery, watercolor, dye-making and pottery, along with much more.
To make reservations, call 845/985-2291, ext. 450.
For more information, visit www.frostvalley.org/womenswellness.
CALLICOON, NY — The annual Robert Burns Night will take place on Sunday, January 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Callicoon Brewing Company.
The brewery is located at 15 Upper Main St.
Burns Night is a worldwide celebration commemorating the life and works of Robert Burns (1759-1796), Scotland’s national poet.
The very first Burns night was celebrated by a group of his friends in 1801, and over the years the festivities spread throughout the world.
Participants are welcome to join the festivities, which includes a $30 five-course Scottish meal.
Reservations are recommended. Call 845/887-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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