What's going on in your community July 18 to 24.
HAWLEY, PA — On Thursday, July 25 at 5:30 p.m., Sifu master Christopher Lee will be the next presenter of Hawley Library’s speaker series Unique Pathways to discuss his life journey and the numerous health benefits his practice provides.
A fifth-degree black belt, Master Lee has practiced and taught martial arts for the past 30 years, was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2005 and currently heads the NYC Shaolin Kung Fu School in Honesdale.
The program is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 570/226-4620.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce’s (SCCC) Pride Awards Gala honors five individuals throughout Sullivan County for their community involvement and their contributions to economic development in the county.
Each winner will represent one of these categories: Business Person of the Year, Distinguished Service to the County, Distinguished Achievement in the County, Young Emerging Leader and one Township Award.
The deadline to submit a nomination is July 30, and the ceremony will take place on October 24.
For more information, contact SCCC President and CEO Jaime Schmeiser at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 845/791-4200.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Due to a lack of registrations, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is canceling its annual vacation Bible school that was supposed to run from Monday, July, 29 through Friday, August 2.
HONESDALE, PA — The Cooperage Project’s Pop-Up Club, an after-school program that explores STEAM education, will expand to the Wallenpaupack Area Middle School this fall. This development is made possible through partnership with Lackawanna College and Wallenpaupack Area School District.
Every Wednesday starting October 2, sixth-grade students from Wallenpaupack will be bussed to the Silk Mill, where they will experience a wide array of rotating activities, topics, guest presenters and occasional field trips to local businesses.
For more information about Pop-Up Club, or if you would like to sponsor the program, contact Arrah Fisher at email@example.com or call 570/253-2020.
PHILLIPSPORT, NY — The Phillipsport Community Center will host July’s edition of its monthly music night with blues singer and guitarist Jason Rosen on Saturday, July 20 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and there is a suggested donation of $3. Homemade food and desserts will be available for purchase.
For more information, call 845/313-1772.