What's going on in arts, leisure and the community March 10 to 16
MILFORD, PA — The Minisink/Pocono region has captured the eye and canvas of many artists. James Pinchot, who built Grey Towers in Milford as his family’s summer home in 1886, was one of the first Americans to recognize a connection between art and natural resource conservation. He was an early supporter of the Hudson River School.
Artist Marie Liu will present “The History of Art in the Minisink/Pocono Region and the Pinchot Connection” on Saturday, March 12 at 11:30 a.m., at the Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St. in Milford. The snow date is Saturday, March 19.
Space is limited; reservations can be made at https://greytowers.org/events.
HONESDALE, PA — On Friday, March 11 RiverVibes Concerts is thrilled to bring back The Slambovian Circus of Dreams to the Cooperage in Honesdale.
The concert will be held at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St. in Honesdale. Masks are required.
The doors open at 7 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets cost $25 online; tickets cost $30 at the door. Buy tickets at https://the-cooperage-project.ticketleap.com/Slambovia/.
ONLINE — Television’s early days were dominated by men, but a number of women left a mark.
The E.B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello is sponsoring a presentation in honor of International Women’s Month.
“The Women Pioneers of American TV” will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, on Zoom and YouTube Live.
It is hosted by author Evan Weiner, and will cover the known and not-so-well-known women in early television.
Registration is required and is limited. Visit https://www.ebcpl.org, hover over “Events” then click Adult Calendar to register.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — SUNY Sullivan’s nurse’s aide training program is offering a certified nurse aide/assistant course. Classes begin on Monday, March 28 and end on Friday, May 20.
It is held in cooperation with Sullivan County Workforce Development.
The course prepares students for testing to become a certified nurse aide/assistant.
CNAs work as part of a healthcare team in a health or nursing facility. Students learn to perform non-medical services through classroom sessions and clinical experience. They will also learn how to provide support for residents who need help with daily activities, such as feeding, dressing, grooming and ambulation.
The eight-week course runs from March 28 to May 20, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Clinical experience will be held at the Roscoe Nursing Home in the last two weeks.
Tuition for the course costs $2,000. Sponsorships are available to qualified people through CWD; contact their office at 845/807-0387.
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