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Gypsies in Hancock, cat yoga and more


Trout Parade floats on

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Livingston Manor Trout Parade will kick off at 11 a.m. this Saturday, June 8 at the Laundry King headquarters at 65 Main St.

The parade begins at 1 p.m. but is preceded by a photo booth at the Laundry King and a vendor fair that lasts until 3 p.m. After the parade—which features local organizations including The River Reporter—there will be a live auction at the Main Street stage followed by an after party at the Catskill Brewery and an after-after party at the Kaatskellar.

Second Saturday features cat yoga

HONESDALE, PA — This month’s Second Saturday in Honesdale is again presenting a number of local art exhibits around town, as well as a cat yoga session at the Irving Cliff Brewery on Chapel Street.

The yoga session will begin at 11 a.m., with all proceeds benefitting the Dessin Animal Shelter. Other art on display during the day includes the “Off the Wall” exhibit still up at the Bodhi Tree Gallery featuring artists whose work is seen on Honesdale’s Great Wall; a meet-the-artist exhibit and talk with Kevin Dwight Richardson at the DJ Harvey Agency, 6 to 9 p.m.; “Peaks and Piazzas” by Susan Cottle Alberto at Missing Pieces on Main Street 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a reception 6 to 9 p.m.; Nefarious Musical Accompaniment of two classic silent films at The Cooperage Project at 8 p.m.; a slow jam at the Bethany Public Library 4 to 8 p.m.; John Rocklin’s photography at Black & Brass; live music at Here & Now Brewing Company on Main Street, as well as Gabby Borges going on at the Twisted Rail at 9 p.m.

For more information, visit Second Saturday Honesdale on Facebook.

Gypsies in Hancock

HANCOCK, NY — The New York Gypsy All Stars will perform in Hancock’s town square Friday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m.

This is the first performance of the 2019 LIVE! season by the funky musical group, which unites music based on the lush sounds of Macedonian, Greek, Turkish and American roots. The classically trained musicians—with degrees from schools including Julliard and Berklee—have played from the Black Sea to Brooklyn and are now coming to Hancock for free. Bring your lawn chairs, organizers advise.

Spring for the Pocono Arts Council

STROUDSBURG, PA — The Pocono Arts Council is holding its annual Spring for the Arts fundraising event Saturday, June from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at 610 Main St. with the theme “show and tell,” celebrating 44 years of Pocono art and culture.

Attendees are encouraged to wear purple and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, auctions, a raffle and a presentation of the Rising Star Suzanne Anderson Art and Music Student scholarships, followed by live music at 8:30 p.m. by the Lehigh Valley band, The Foztones. 

Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members and can be purchased online at www.poconoarts.org/programs/annual-special-events/spring-for-the-arts/ or at 570/476-4460.

Art exhibit kicks off at Rafter’s

CALICOON, NY — Marjorie Morrow, an artist in Kenoza Lake, will debut a selection of small works at Rafter’s Tavern’s new art gallery project Saturday, June 8.

The opening reception for the work, 20 pieces of mixed media art that she describes as “energetic expressions of our environment” will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the tavern on Upper Main Street in Callicoon. The exhibit will run through July 5.

For more information about Morrow, visit Marjoriemorrow.com or email info@marjoriemorrow.com.


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