Tie-dying T-shirts, art exhibits and more

What's happening in your community, September 14-20

Posted 9/14/23

Tie dye that T-shirt

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Tie-dyeing isn’t just for kids; the Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) will hold a custom tie-dyed T-shirt project, weather permitting, …

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Tie-dying T-shirts, art exhibits and more

What's happening in your community, September 14-20


Tie dye that T-shirt

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Tie-dyeing isn’t just for kids; the Western Sullivan Public Library (WSPL) will hold a custom tie-dyed T-shirt project, weather permitting, outdoors at the Jeffersonville branch of the library on Tuesday, September 19 at 4 p.m.
Join Ciera in making your very own custom WSPL tie-dyed t-shirt.
Register at www.wsplonline.org. Email wsplprograms@rcls.org with any questions.
Share a meal in community
FOREST CITY, PA — Christ Episcopal Church will host its community luncheon on Saturday, September 16 starting at 12 noon. Everyone is welcomed.
The church is located at 700 Delaware St.
For more information, call 570/785-3425.

New exhibit at WCAA

HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Arts Alliance Gallery will open a new exhibition at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 15, featuring the WCAA artists Alan Wood, Trix Render and James Spencer.
It will be held in the newly renovated gallery.
An artist’s reception will take place that evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Alan Wood is an oil painter originally from northern California. He now lives in Wayne County and paints interpretive landscapes.
Trix Render is a self-taught oil painter, inspired by Dutch, Flemish and German Old Masters still life and portraitures.
James Spencer is a potter and sculptor as well as a teacher at The Bodhi Tree.
The exhibition is on view through Sunday, October 29.
The WCAA Gallery is located at 959 Main St.
For more information and the hours, visit www.waynecountyartsalliance.org.

Hip-hop turns 50

HURLEYVILLE, NY — The Hurleyville Performing Arts Centre (HPAC) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of hip hop with “Culture Fest: 50 Years of Hip Hop” on Sunday, September 17, from 2 p.m to 7 p.m. at Fireman’s Park.
The afternoon will feature local talent, dance performances, spoken word performances and more.
Malik Bridges, Elliot C. Noble and Ice the God will perform. Douglas Shindler and Michael Davis, co-program directors of The Black Library, an HPAC initiative in Monticello, NY, will also participate as artists.
HPAC is a nonprofit organization that celebrates the human spirit through dance, music and film.
The group engages artists and people of all ages and cultures in the experience of movement and creative expression.
To learn more about HPAC and its upcoming events, visit hurleyvilleartscentre.org.

Raffling off a ride on the Hiawatha

MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Historical Society will raffle off a chance to board the Hiawatha coach on Sunday, October 8 and take a haunted tour.
The raffle will allow for three winners and a guest each, to board the Hiawatha at 3 p.m. and ride in the beautiful 1850’s coach.
In the meantime, winners will learn about Milford’s haunted history from Tim Kelly of Haunted Milford Ghost Tours.
The afternoon is followed by a private tour of the Columns Museum and refreshments.
Tickets are available at www.facebook.com/columnsmuseum or can be purchased in person at the museum during open hours.
Tickets cost $50 each and only 100 will be sold.
The winning tickets will be drawn at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, at the museum.
The Columns Museum is located at 608 Broad St. For more information, email pikemuse@ptd.net or call 570/296-8126.

Taste of the Harvest concert and brunch at conservancy

CALLICOON, NY — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will host Taste of the Harvest, a concert and brunch, on Sunday, October 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Seminary Hill Orchard and Cidery.
There will also be a cider tasting and a concert from Jay Ungar and Molly Mason.
Tickets cost $125 per person and include a $50 donation to the conservancy to support its mission of protecting the working farms and forests, clean waters and wildlife habitat of the Upper Delaware River region. Additional opportunities to support the event as a sponsor are available.
Tickets can be purchased online at at www.delawarehighlands.org/events/taste-of-the-
harvest, or by calling 570/226-3164 ext. 9.
An RSVP by Friday, September 22, is requested.
The cidery is located at 43 Wagner Ln.
For more information, call 570/226-3164, 845/583-1010 or visit www.delawarehighlands.org.

Learn how to launch a small business

ONLINE — The first session of the Fall 2023 Small Business Webinar Series will take place on Wednesday, October 4 beginning at 12 noon online.
It’s just the first session; more will be held on Wednesdays through December 3.
These webinars are not recorded and only attendees will receive the slide presentations and certificate of attendance.
Launching a Home Based Business was created by the Eastern District of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance and the Stourbridge Project Business Incubator in Honesdale, PA.
To learn more and register, visit bit.ly/45L2V5j.

Nature at night

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Take a walk in the woods to listen for owls, look at stars and enjoy the music of the night at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 16 at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC).
Learn about night life and test your night vision.
Bring a flashlight.
The cost is $5.
PEEC is located at 538 Emery Rd.
Call to register at 570/828-2319.

Hear tunes along the towpath

HAWLEY, PA — The Pike County Historical Society presents Tunes Along the Towpath 3 on Saturday, September 16 at 2 p.m. in the fields behind Canal House 16, located at 495 Towpath Rd.
Prizes will be awarded for “best hippie attire,” so come dressed in your best ‘60s outfit.
Alongside music from Feast of Friends and Gratefully Yours, the event offers a do-it-yourself tie-dye table and other contests. Refreshments are available for purchase.
Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door, and can be purchased at www.pikehistorical.org/events.
All proceeds benefit the Pike County Historical Society.
For more information, visit www.pikehistorical.org, call 570/296-8126 or email pikemuse@ptd.net.

Sportsman’s swap meet

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Grahamsville Rod & Gun Club will hold a Sportsman’s Swap Meet on Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Richard Strange Agricultural Building.
The event hosts multiple vendors with all kinds of sporting equipment, including new and used guns, knives, ammunition and more.
Knife sharpening services will also be available.
Call 845/798-5723 or 845/985-7628 for more information.

Catholic Charities holds Golf for Charity

MIDDLETOWN, NY — Reservations are now open for Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster’s 17th annual Golf for Charity outing on Monday, September 18 at West Hills Country Club.
The event supports the nonprofit human service agency’s mission to provide help and create hope for those in need in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster counties.
Catholic Charities provides community-based programs, including addiction treatment, prevention and education. It also provides social-safety-net supports, such as assistance with food, shelter and other basic human needs; and immigration legal aid.
The club is located at 121 Golf Links Rd.
The fee per foursome is $875, or $230 for individual golfers with sponsorship opportunities available. For reservations or more information, call the Catholic Charities Office of Advancement at 845/294-5124, ext. 1005, or email kristin.jensen@cccsos.org.

Wayne County Arts Alliance, HPAC, Delaware Highlands Conservancy, PEEC, Nature at Night, Tunes Along the Towpath, Catholic Charities


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