Setting the record straight on St. Patrick's Day and more

What's going on in arts & leisure March 5 to March 11

Posted 3/4/20

Delaware River Solar open house

CALLICOON, NY — Delaware River Solar (DRS) will host an open house on Wednesday, March 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate DRS’s new location at 33 Lower …

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Setting the record straight on St. Patrick's Day and more

What's going on in arts & leisure March 5 to March 11

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Delaware River Solar open house

CALLICOON, NY — Delaware River Solar (DRS) will host an open house on Wednesday, March 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate DRS’s new location at 33 Lower Main St. Come and learn how community solar works. Light fair and drinks will be available along with a $100 Amazon gift card for signing up.

Delaware River Solar has 19 community solar farms up and running across the state and is slated to build an additional 30 farms for 2020. Homeowners, businesses, and renters can participate without fear of getting stuck with a contract that they can’t take with them if they move. There is no cost to participate, only savings and customers are free to cancel at any time.  Delaware River Solar is building community solar projects as part of New York State’s Renewable Energy Vision and goal of having 50 percent of the state’s energy needs come from renewables by 2030. 

For more information, visit www.delawareriversolar.com.

Setting the record straight on St. Patrick

SHOHOLA, PA — The Barryville Area Arts Association is sponsoring a “Celebration of Irish History,” an exhibit of artwork by classical Irish artists. It will “set the record straight on St. Patrick” as well as honor the accomplishments of Irish poets and writers. 

The event will take place on Saturday, March 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Artists’ Market Community Center. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

For more information, visit www.barryvilleareaarts.org.

Grant writing 101

BETHANY, PA — Jane Varcoe, a successful grant writer of more than 25 grants for organizations and institutions, will present a workshop on grant writing at Bethany Public Library on Saturday, March 7 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

There will be a $5 registration fee to take this workshop. Varcoe has offered to provide follow-up, one-on-one consulting on grant applications currently planned or in the works for those who participate in this workshop. 

Registration is requested by contacting library director, Kate Baxter, at 570/253-4349. 

Next-to-last First Friday

EQUINUNK, PA — On Friday, March 6, the Calder Café is hosting its next-to-last First Friday of the season; the programs will end in April.

First Fridays are a free event presented by the Equinunk Historical Society.

Anyone who would like to perform, contact Pat at 570/224-0223. Plan for three songs or 15 minutes of performance time, acoustic only. Light refreshments are available for purchase.  

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., music starts around 7:15. Come early for a good table. Call 570/224-8500 for more information or directions.

‘Stars of Tomorrow’ tricky tray to benefit students

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Business & Professional Women’s Club of Port Jervis will hold its 19th annual “Stars of Tomorrow” tricky tray fundraiser on Saturday, March 7 at the Port Jervis High School.

Doors open at noon and calling starts at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $1 a sheet with a chance to win a $200 cash prize if you buy $30 in tickets. Each $10 spent after that is an additional chance to win. There are also more than 325 baskets, gift certificates and prizes all donated by club members and local businesses. 

Proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund; over the last 18 years, the fund has awarded $287,500 to 215 graduating seniors. 

Admission is free and kids are welcome. Cash and credit cards will be accepted for ticket purchases. 

For more information, call 570/296-7173. 

Monticello students to perform in music festival

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — More than 70 students from the Monticello Central School District were chosen to perform among the county’s most accomplished musicians in the annual Sullivan County Music Educators All-County Music Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, March 7 at 3 p.m. at the Tri Valley High School Bernstein Theater. 

Contact Kevin Giroux by email at kevingiroux@trivalleycsd.org for ticketing information.

Learn to use live video to get more customers

MILFORD, PA — Tim Sohn is hosting a workshop that will explore utilizing live video on different social media platform. 

According to a press release from Sohn Social Media Solutions, “Any business owner, entrepreneur or marketer who is interested in launching his/her own livestreaming show should attend this workshop. Consistent live video shows on social media are the best way to build relationships with potential clients online.”

During the workshop, Sohn will discuss why you should go live, building confidence to go on camera, equipment needed for a professional looking video, different formats, how to promote, different software and more. 

For more information, email tim@sohnsocialmediasolutions.com

‘In Further Retrospect’ 

MONTICELLO, NY — On Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m., Sullivan County Historian John Conway will be reading from his book “In Further Retrospect,” the largest collection of his columns, at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 845/794-4660 or visit www.ebcpl.org.

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