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ooking for an authentic pub experience? Meet the friendly crew of the Callicoon Brewing Company. Jim, the owner, is up for an amiable chat even while he washes the dishes. Hostess Patti is good for some advice – where to go, what to do. Mary, who may wait on you ... well, she’s just a character, the best and most memorable kind! In fact, afterwards, you’ll likely feel just the way this Yelp commenter did: “A few more visits, and I’ve decided this place deserves five stars,” writes JPB of Brooklyn. “Because it’s a perfect small town beer hall that offers regional brews (including their own excel-

lent lager) and meaty sandwiches at reasonable prices. (A good-sized reuben is $9, and that’s the most expensive menu item). “The space is large and open, the booths are comfortable and the antique bar is gorgeous. “... The world needs more places like this.” But you don’t have to travel the world – just head to Callicoon, NY, one of the Catskills’ most unique and scenic roadside attractions. A mixture of Old West and more modern architecture, Callicoon sits between NYS Route 97 and the Delaware River. Located in the center of town, the Callicoon Brewing Company is one of the newer arrivals, having transformed a former firehouse into a brewpub celebrating local and regional beers. Try the Callicoon Country Lager, or set your lips on a glass of Callicoon Brown Cow Porter. There are 9 revolving guest taps with local craft beers and ciders.

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ally-ho!” The Catskill Art Society invites you to take part in the region’s funkiest community parade and street fair! The 11th Annual Livingston Manor Trout Parade, Sullivan County’s own version of Mardi Gras, is scheduled for Saturday, June 14 in Livingston Manor, NY, rain or shine. This year's event has a "steampunk" theme, with a wild combo of retro 19th-century style, old-school science fiction, and crazy design that is only limited by your imagination. (Think Jules Verne on Mars, or Sherlock Holmes with a steampowered robot sidekick.) Individuals and groups that would like to dress in costume, decorate a bicycle, design a float, dance down Main Street, show off classic cars, make some music, or present a performance are welcome to participate in the Trout Parade. Your presentation can be as simple or elaborate as you want it to be. There are so many ways to take part in the fun: making funky costumes, funny hats, puppets, music, magic, and more! This year’s Trout Parade will step-off promptly at 1 p.m., led by the honorary Grand Marshals Bud and Marlene Wertheim and featuring a wide variety of music, entertainment and floats representing local businesses, organizations and performance groups from this area and beyond. Look for pre-parade entertainment to include stilt-walkers from the NACL Theatre, performers from Catskill Puppet Theatre, face painting by Miss Sunshine, and much more. Throughout the festivities, Wilkes and Bernard Photography will provide professional instant portraits of you and your family at the CAS Arts Center at 48 Main Street, with proceeds to benefit CAS. There is no cost to participate, and hun-

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dreds come to see the Trout Parade each year. It’s also in support of a good cause. Don’t let this parade pass you by! Catskill Art Society is producing this year’s Trout Parade in partnership with the Livingston Manor Chamber of Commerce (livingstonmanor.org), and with support from businesses and individuals. Proceeds from the parade will benefit the Arts and Music programs at the Livingston Manor Central School, and the Catskill Art Society. For more information and details on how to participate in the Trout Parade, please contact the Catskill Art Society at 845-436-4227 or info@catskillartsociety.org. You can also find the Trout Parade on Facebook at www.facebook.com/troutparade.

there’s somethin fishy goin’ on

Kitty Vetter, who lives along the famed trout-fishing stream the Willowemoc, gets into the spirit of things!

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they’re back! ho doesn’t like tractors? (If you’ve never seen one, then you just don’t yet know you like them!) And who wouldn’t like a parade of tractors? (Ditto if you haven’t seen one of those!) Set aside some time between noon and 7 p.m. Sunday, June 8 to mosey on down to Lower Main Street in Callicoon, NY for the one and only Callicoon Tractor Parade! Dozens upon dozens of tractors – locally owned, antique and modern, many still in use on area farms – will putter and sputter through this charming hamlet’s business district. You’ll see the weathered faces of farmers who’ve spent entire lives in the fields, followed by the fresh faces of their progeny, proud to be carrying on a local tradition.

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It’s Americana at its best, and after cheering on the tractors and their drivers, you can peruse an eclectic array of shops and restaurants in a town that comfortably mixes old with new. Then you can amble down Lower Main to the Delaware Community Center, where a tasty chicken BBQ awaits all! (And if the kids are still full of energy after a meal and parade, the Center has plenty of space for them to run around and play!) This is THE event of the summer in this Delaware Riverside hamlet, so stay up to date by following the Parade on Facebook! See you there Tractors of the common kind to the utterly unique, like this barstool version, populate every Callicoon Tractor Parade!

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urrounded by the splendor of the Sullivan County countryside, you’d hardly know you’re just seven minutes from Route 17’s Exit 104. Besides, you’d be too busy meeting Annabelle the miniature donkey, Cappy the brown alpaca, Alex the white alpaca. You and your family would meet these and many more warm, furry creatures. This beautiful place is called Upper Room Farms, and one visit will put it high on your

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repeat list. Spend a weekend introducing your kids to the cutest animals you’ll ever find on a farm. In addition to those named above, the petting zoo features goats, pigs, sheep and even a friendly calf. You can feed them all with buckets of feed that are available for purchase. Introduce the smaller tykes to the individual joy of riding a pony, or spend some time continued on page 10

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Cute, adorable, friendly: from pigs to calves to horses to alpacas, Upper Room Farms offers kids and adults plenty of opportunities to snuggle up to the sweetest animals you’ll ever find on a farm. Seasonal fruit, like apples and pumpkins, make visits even sweeter! While you wander about the gorgeously landscaped grounds, you can take in the views of the Catskills countryside, then walk through the immaculately kept stables, where Upper Room Farms boards horses. For lunch, take a snack from the gift shop out to a picnic table on the patio, soaking in the sun and basking in the beauty of a place seemingly untouched by the passage of time.

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About the only thing that might tear your kids away from Upper Room Farms’ cuddly creatures is the Bounce House (featuring – what else? – a barn theme!). Then again, they may just “bounce” between the two, giving you time to relax, take memorable pictures ... or get in your own face time with the inhabitants of the petting zoo!

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in the Bounce House, an all-time favorite! Hayrides are also available for everyone in the fall. Got your own horse or pony? Upper Room offers year-round boarding. After some fun, relax on the patio and enjoy the breathtaking views. In the farm store/gift shop, you can buy snacks, drinks, ice cream, honey, homemade jams, candy and gifts. In season, the store also offers apples, pumpkins, candles, and fresh-cut Christmas trees and wreaths. From Memorial Day weekend to Christmas, the farm is open every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call 845-583-4342 or check www.upperroomfarms.com for current admission fees and summer weekday hours. Group rates and a party room are available with advance reservations, but if it’s just you and the family, pick a weekend and drop by 186 Airport Road in Mongaup Valley, NY! M AY / J U N E 2 0 1 4


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◆ Mysteryland USA promises to be utterly unique, unforgettable and unbelievable. This is an event in itself, an electronic festival from Europe making its debut in America, running from May 23-26. Tickets: $109-$408, 21 and older only ◆ Lady Antebellum brings its “Take Me Downtown Tour” to Bethel Woods on June 1 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $35.25-$71.50 (preconcert buffet also available) ◆ Willie Nelson & Family, and Alison Krauss & Union Station bring some of the greatest country stars together on June 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $33.50-$91.50 (preconcert buffet also available) ◆ Santana is on his “Corazon Tour” this year, and he and his legendary guitar will arrive at Bethel Woods June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $36-$127 (pre-con-

cert buffet also available) ◆ Journey & the Steve Miller Band join forces on June 17 at 6:45 p.m. to remind you why you love classic rock. Tickets: $45.50-$147 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Love the Beatles? Then you’ll love Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, bring-

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‘Woods’ ing the Broadway smash to the Woodstock site on June 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $31.50-$85 (no lawn seats) ◆ Boston drops in on Bethel Woods for its “Heaven on Earth Tour” on June 27 at 6:30 p.m., following their just-released album, “Life, Love & Hope.” Tickets: $21.50-$125 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Crosby, Stills & Nash need no introduction, and you need no other reason to catch their legendary talent on stage this July 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $33.50-$88 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Peter Frampton & the Doobie Brothers meld their legendary rock styles on July 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $26.50-$99.50 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Jimmy Buffet & the Coral Reefer Band take you back to Margaritaville in the “This One’s for You Tour” on July 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $51.50-$169.50 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Spend an Evening with James Taylor on July 20 at 8 p.m., listening to his warm, moody tones underneath the starry Bethel sky. Tickets: $36.50-$111.50 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Take a look back at an unmatched performer’s career in Kenny Rogers’ “Through the Years World Tour” this

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Kings of Leon July 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $45-$82 (no lawn seats) ◆ Toby Keith brings his “Shut Up and Hold On Tour” to Bethel Woods on July 27 at 7 p.m., including the hit of the same name. Tickets: $31.50-$101 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ Relive half a century of hits with The Temptations and The Four Tops, who will tickle your sense of nostalgia and dazzle your ears on August 1 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20-$100 (preconcert buffet also available, no lawn seating) ◆ Lionel Richie with Ceelo Green sounds like an unbeatable way to spend August 2, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $34.50-$163 (pre-concert buffet also available) ◆ John Fogerty will celebrate the release of his ninth solo album, “Wrote a Song for Everyone,” by performing much of it for

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Take your wedding higher

Story by Dan Hust

Overlooking the ridgelines and valleys of the western Catskills, Tennanah Lake Golf and Tennis Club offers something special not just for outdoor sports enthusiasts but those looking for the perfect place to eat, stay or get married. Wolff’s 1910 (below) provides room for up to 160 people, while the justcompleted bar at The Grill (facing page, lower left) offers cocktails and more while guests mingle before and after the wedding.

TENANNAH LAKE GOLF & TENNIS CLUB 100 Fairway View Drive Roscoe, NY www.tennanah.com (also on Facebook) 1-888-561-3935 or 607-498-5502

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Club. Perched on one of the tallest mountains in this region of the Catskills, the club has been known for its scenic splendor since 1910, when the still-operating golf course first opened. Today, however, the club has become a destination not just for golfers but diners, outdoor enthusiasts and wedding parties. “We’ve had weddings right on the property,” says Director of Golf Bret Reimer, who oversees such events with General Manager Mary Wagner. And with a brand new bar and redesigned restaurant now open, the bride, groom and guests will find everything they need in one spectacularly beautiful location. First, there’s the facilities: Wolff’s 1910 catering hall (named after the founder of the resort and the year it began) offers enough space for 160 M AY / J U N E 2 0 1 4

people, who can enjoy dancing and feasting on a buffet or table-served meal prepared by Culinary Institute of America-trained executive chef Angela Sandoval. Just a few steps away is The Grill, a restaurant and bar next to an outdoor deck with views stretching nearly 50 miles – perfect for drinks and relaxing while the wedding party is being photographed. Then there’s the grounds: manicured fields and an 18-hole, par-72 golf course dotted with trees and flowering shrubs, sitting between Lake Florence at the top of the mountain and Tennanah Lake itself, private and secluded. And don’t forget accommodations: the Inn sits next to the golf course and close to Wolff’s 1910, offering 24 double-bed rooms with 30-mile views, an continued on next page

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Take your wedding higher

Story by Dan Hust

Overlooking the ridgelines and valleys of the western Catskills, Tennanah Lake Golf and Tennis Club offers something special not just for outdoor sports enthusiasts but those looking for the perfect place to eat, stay or get married. Wolff’s 1910 (below) provides room for up to 160 people, while the justcompleted bar at The Grill (facing page, lower left) offers cocktails and more while guests mingle before and after the wedding.

TENANNAH LAKE GOLF & TENNIS CLUB 100 Fairway View Drive Roscoe, NY www.tennanah.com (also on Facebook) 1-888-561-3935 or 607-498-5502

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Club. Perched on one of the tallest mountains in this region of the Catskills, the club has been known for its scenic splendor since 1910, when the still-operating golf course first opened. Today, however, the club has become a destination not just for golfers but diners, outdoor enthusiasts and wedding parties. “We’ve had weddings right on the property,” says Director of Golf Bret Reimer, who oversees such events with General Manager Mary Wagner. And with a brand new bar and redesigned restaurant now open, the bride, groom and guests will find everything they need in one spectacularly beautiful location. First, there’s the facilities: Wolff’s 1910 catering hall (named after the founder of the resort and the year it began) offers enough space for 160 M AY / J U N E 2 0 1 4

people, who can enjoy dancing and feasting on a buffet or table-served meal prepared by Culinary Institute of America-trained executive chef Angela Sandoval. Just a few steps away is The Grill, a restaurant and bar next to an outdoor deck with views stretching nearly 50 miles – perfect for drinks and relaxing while the wedding party is being photographed. Then there’s the grounds: manicured fields and an 18-hole, par-72 golf course dotted with trees and flowering shrubs, sitting between Lake Florence at the top of the mountain and Tennanah Lake itself, private and secluded. And don’t forget accommodations: the Inn sits next to the golf course and close to Wolff’s 1910, offering 24 double-bed rooms with 30-mile views, an continued on next page

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Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, playground and tennis courts. Nearby are 12 townhouse units on Lake Florence, plus the Frankel House, an entire home with five bedrooms, enough to sleep 20. While discounts on rooms are available for the whole wedding party, the married couple themselves receive an extra special deal. “They get a complimentary suite at a townhouse for their wedding night,” affirms Bret. Rates and packages are flexible, and the staff is eager to make the special day stay that way. “Everybody here goes above and beyond whatever you need to make it perfect,” promises Bret.

The natural surroundings at Tennanah Lake Golf and Tennis Club are complemented by the rustic design of the Clubhouse (left), the century-old golf course (below), a scenic pond (above) and the Olympic-size swimming pool (top). Wedding parties have access to all parts of the resort and are eligible for special package deals.


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tep in to the Lackawaxen Inn, step out on its deck overlooking the Delaware River, and step away from the stress of work and life. Owner Scott Furer promises this is the place to come and relax (listen, you can’t even get a cell signal in this scenic valley, which is a good thing!). “It’s just a comfortable, fun, friendly atmosphere,” he affirms, sitting inside the completely redesigned bar, where locals and tourists gather every day for a good beer or glass of wine amidst the cool tones of mood lighting. In fact, it’s always been a gathering spot. The original building was thrown up in 1828 to house and feed workers on the brand new Delaware and Hudson (D&H) Canal, whose remains are most evident in the next-door Roebling Aqueduct, a former boatway that now serves as a vehicle bridge across the Delaware. Soon it also became the defacto town hall for local meetings. “It was the biggest building in town,” says Dave Holbert, who owns the building itself. During the mid-19th century, the Erie Railroad laid tracks up the river valley and sited a station right across the road from the Inn. Generations of train passengers made memorable stops here, especially when a new line to Scranton connected to the Erie’s main route right in the middle of town. By the time Prohibition rolled along, the

Enjoy the view of the Delaware River & Roebling Aqueduct from “the Lack’s” airy dining room, then savor the popular Sunday brunch, featuring dishes like garlic mussels (above) and blueberry ravioli.

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downstairs stables had been converted to a speakeasy, and a succession of lodging and dining offerings kept it the heart of Lackawaxen, Pa. In 2001, Dave bought it, and a few years later, Scott – already an experienced restaurateur by that point – offered to run the business. Today, he eats, sleeps and breathes the Inn and all that it offers. “I love doing it,” Scott says without hesitation. “This requires constant nurturing.” That attention to detail means you’re virtually guaranteed to have a quality experience, whether chatting at the bar, grooving to the beats of area bands, enjoying the view from the dining room, hitting the tiki bar on the back deck, or sliding under the covers inside one of the eight rooms. This is a place, after all, where the governor of Pennsylvania beached his kayak for a quiet meal – right after the Inn had hosted a

raucous Jell-o wrestling event! “We’re a chameleon,” explains Scott. “We have to be!” Bikers may be in the bar the same time the local ladies club is in the dining room (or vice-versa). Jam sessions that go into the wee hours of Sunday morning are followed by the Inn’s popular brunch, which starts promptly at 10 a.m. every Sunday. “Anybody can flip burgers and serve beer,” says Scott. “It’s about the experience you give with it.” Take “Lack-a-bees Thursdays,” for example, when (taking a cue from Applebee’s) the Inn offers two entrees, soup/salad, french fries and veggies for just $20 – and kids under 10 eat free! You can even bring the Inn to you, as Scott offers off- and on-premises catering. Or simply stop by as you’re cruising down the Delaware in a raft or canoe – you can’t miss the sign: “Last cold beer in PA!”

As seen in preparation for the Sunday brunch, the Inn at Lackawaxen’s dining room can accommodate up to 140 guests, with direct access to the outside deck, tiki bar, and shoreline of the Delaware River.

THE INN AT LACKAWAXEN 188 Scenic Drive Lackawaxen, PA 570-685-7061 www.theinnatlackawaxen.com (also on Facebook) Open seven days a week, 364 days a year (closed only on Christmas), from 11 a.m.-whenever (10 a.m. on Sundays). Offering indoor and outdoor dining with views of the Delaware River and the Roebling Aqueduct, the oldest wire rope suspension bridge in the world.

Start with crab cakes or escargot, then try their steak & shrimp combo (their best-seller), honey chicken, cavatelli and broccoli, or Acapulco margarita tilapia, then finish off with a homemade chocolate soufflé. The full bar provides the best in local, national and international beer, wine and mixed drinks, and a game room offers a pool table and arcade. In season, an outdoor tiki bar brings a little Key West to Lackawaxen, and themed parties/special events are often scheduled.

Need a place to stay, too? Five rooms with single queen beds and three suites with double queens are situated throughout the Inn, each with private bathroom, fridge and cable TV. Area attractions include the neighboring Roebling Aqueduct (maintained by the National Park Service), the Zane Grey Museum just up the road, the Revolutionary War-era Minisink Battleground across the river, and Bethel Woods (just 30 minutes away, with local shuttle service on concert nights).


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Thurs., May 15 Exhibit: America Meets the Beatles, at The Museum at Bethel Woods, 200 Hurd Rd., Bethel, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Included in regular museum admission; $5 for Special Exhibit ONLY See never-seen photographs shot by LIFE photographer Bill Eppridge as he spent six days photographing the young pop stars during their first visit to the U.S., and their performances on the Ed Sullivan Show. The exhibit will also feature an amazing collection of albums, posters, figurines, pins, fan club ephemera, and collectibles as it explores the idea of fan devotion and Beatlemania. Open daily until August 17. For info, call 583-2000 or 800-745-3000, or visit www.bethelwoods center.org. Exhibit: Scrambled Realities, at the Delaware Arts Center, Main Street, Narrowsburg. “Scrambled Realities” is an exhibit of mixed media paintings by Jane Dell. Her mixed media on Mylar* paintings and acrylic/collage on canvas in “Scrambled Realities” include a playful, yet thoughtful mix of materials that represent an imaginative, metaphorical universe. Ends May 17. For info, call 252-7576 or visit www.artsalliancesite.org. Exhibit/Silent Auction: Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor. CAS Silent Auction Benefit. Closing reception on May 25 @ 4-6pm. For info, call 436-4227 or visit catskillartsociety.org. Exhibit: Country Views at River Gallery, Main Street, Narrowsburg. Exhibit : Jay Brooks “Country Views” – Catskill landscape paintings. Ends May 17. For info, call 252-3238. After School Riding Education Program - Bridle Hill Farm, Youngsville, 4 to 6 p.m. The program includes riding, horse care, feeding, grooming basics, hoof health, tacking, blanketing, barn activities, and cleanup. Five (5) week session after school program for a total cost of $100 per child ($20 per student for two hours once per week.) No need to use the package consecutively each week. Continues until June 19. For info, call 482-3993 or visit www.bridlehillfarm.com. Fri., May 16 Exhibit: Show of Spring, at Rolling River Cafe, Gallery & Inn, in Parksville. Local artists and photographers display their works of wonder. Open Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until June 1. For info, call 747-4123 or 413-6276981 or visit www.rollingriver.net. Live Music: Leo and the Lizards at Monticello Casino and Raceway Lava Lounge, at 9 p.m. For info, call 794-4100 or visit www.monticellocasino andraceway.com.

Understanding Media Files: Free computer classes and support are provided at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library every Friday. Class held from 5-7 p.m., support provided from 1-3 p.m. Visit www.WSPLonline.org/PCC or call Jeffersonville at 4824350 for information or to register. Sat., May 17 Grahamsville United Methodist Church will host a thrift sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church. The church is located at 356 Main Street, in Grahamsville. For info, call 985-2938. Relay for Life car wash and bake sale fundraiser at the Jeff Bank, in Jeffersonville, beginning at noon. For information, contact Kelli or Jonathan at 482-4000. Live Music: Cloud Nyne at Monticello Casino and Raceway Lava Lounge, at 9 p.m. For info, call 794-4100 or visit monticellocasinoandraceway.com. Work & Learn Workshop: Intro to Mushroom Inoculation 11 a.m. Suggested donation: $10. Learn the ins and outs of growing your own specialty mushrooms, such as Shitake, We’ll cover types of wood logs that can be inoculated, ways to inoculate using different types of mushroom spawn, where to order spawn, and more! For info, call 292-9126 or visit www.rootnroost.com. Grahamsville United Methodist Church will host a thrift sale, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the church. The church is located at 356 Main Street, in Grahamsville. For info, call 985-2938. Relay for Life car wash and bake sale fundraiser at the Jeff Bank, in Jeffersonville, beginning at noon. For information, contact Kelli or Jonathan at 482-4000. Garden Day in Livingston Manor: Celebrate spring with the LARCs: LM Library, Sullivan County Audubon, LM Renaissance Team and LM Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Livingston Manor. Plants, gardening books and related wares for sale. Live music, Audubon giving away free Milkweed for Monarchs, Master gardeners answers your questions and help with garden plans. Lectures on everything from composting to the plight of the Monarch butterfly is hosted by the Catskill Art Society. More info available at www.livingstonmanor.org. The Town of Thompson, along with the Rock Hill Healthmart Pharmacy, is sponsoring its bi-annual shred day from 9 a.m.–noon in the parking lot of the Town of Thompson Town Hall (near Home Depot). Tips and Tricks for Your Tablet: Participants must bring their tablet for the class. Free computer classes and support at the Tusten-Cochecton Branch of the Western Sul-


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Sullivan County livan Public Library in Narrowsburg every Saturday. Support provided from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class held from 1-3 p.m. Registration requested. Visit www.WSPLonline. org/PCC or call 252-3360 for info. The Liberty Community Development Corporation’s Toucha-Truck event is returning to the White Sulphur Springs Firemen’s Park on Shore Road (off State Rt. 52), from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the community development and revitalization activities of the Liberty Community Development Corporation, a non-profit organization. Admission is $3 (free for under 3). Information at info@liberty-cdc.org or 292-8202. Sun., May 18 Benefit: 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser to benefit Sullivan County Soap Box Derby, sponsored by Greater Liberty Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $75 per person, at Sullivan County Golf Course. Call Carol at 292-5807 or Sal at 747-4337 to register your team. Farmers Market: Niforatos Field in Roscoe, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All the vegetables, pasta, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, wares are all grown or made in USA! Every Sunday until October 12. Jazz Brunch at the Dancing Cat Saloon, in Bethel, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Barry Scheinfeld Guitar /Don Miller Bass jazz duo – A Sure to be Favorite on a Sunday! Every Sunday through December. For info, call 583-3141 or visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com. Callicoon Indoor Market: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Delaware Community Center, in Callicoon. A collection of locally produced goods…fair trade, organic, rain forest alliance certified coffee; maple syrup, maple candies, M AY / J U N E 2 0 1 4

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A pancake breakfast to benefit the Derek Haas Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held at the Roscoe-Rockland Community Center in Roscoe from 7 a.m. to noon. Pancakes with local maple syrup, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee/tea will be served. Freewill offering. For info, call Cheri at 607-498-9940. The Battle for Water: One Big City and Many Little Towns, at 2:30 p.m. at the Daniel Pierce Library Community Room, Grahamsville. Free and open to the public. Nancy Burnett presents her audio documentary on this classic story of conflict resolution as told by eight key participants who negotiated the landmark 1997 New York City Memorandum of Agreement. Refreshments included. For info, call 985-7700 or visit timeandthevalleys museum.org. Mon., May 19 Golf Tournament: Big G Golf Course, Liberty. Wallace Berkowitz Cup. All proceeds go directly to the New Hope Community Foundation, which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. For info, call 434-8300, ext. 244. Tues., May 20 Community Beetle Busters Training, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Liberty; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Members of the community are invited to learn more about invasive species at an educational evening. Beetle Busters is a training that covers the identification of and survey techniques for forest pests in the Catskills region, with a focus on Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle. Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP) welcomes community members that can spread this knowledge and these practices throughout their home county. Cost to attend is $10 per person. Registration with payment is required in advance. For info or to register, call -292-6180. Grahamsville United Methodist Church will host a thrift sale from 9 a.m., with lunch between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Bargains galore! For info, call 985-2283. Wed., May 21 Intermediate Word for Business at the Delaware Free Branch in Callicoon from 10 a.m. to noon. These seminars will look at a variety of technology solutions to plan, budget, track and share valuable business content and most importantly improve efficiency and enhance your organization’s performance. Following the seminar, free business and technical support will be available from 1-4 p.m. Visit www. WSPLonline.org/PCC or call 252-3360 for info or to register. Thurs., May 22 A rummage sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Swan Lake Firehouse. For info, call 292-7554. Fri., May 23 Mysteryland Festival at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts The world’s longest-running electronic music festival, Mysteryland, is making its US debut in 2014 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. The move marks an historic moment for organizer ID&T, the brains behind high-profile festivals such as Sensation, Tomorrowland, TomorrowWorld and Q-dance. Mysteryland’s multi-faceted approach has been a winning formula for no less than 28

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hourly tours of the Museum and a discount in the shop. Free admission to the families of all active duty military and all those with past military service. For info, call 9857700. Sun., May 25 Yardstock - Explore the WJFF listening area on a selfguided Yard Sale Tour! Folks across the region hold yard sales and donate a portion of their proceeds to WJFF. You get to shop all weekend and support the station! View an interactive tour map on the WJFF homepage or print one out and take it with you. Continues all weekend. For info, call 482-4141 or visit www.wjffradio.org. Soap Box Derby on N. Main Street, in Liberty. Come to Main St. in Liberty for the 3rd Annual Sullivan County Youth Soap Box Derby. There will be over 70 racers participating in this popular event! Mon., May 26 Yardstock - Explore the WJFF listening area on a selfguided Yard Sale Tour! Folks across the region hold yard sales and donate a portion of their proceeds to WJFF. You get to shop all weekend and support the station! View an interactive tour map on the WJFF homepage or print one out and take it with you. Continues all weekend. For info, call 482-4141 or visit www.wjffradio.org. The annual Memorial Day Parade and Service in Roscoe will begin at 10 a.m. Service to follow at the Firemen’s Memorial Park, immediately following the parade. Wed., May 28 Intermediate Excel for Business: at the Delaware Free Branch in Callicoon from 10 a.m. to noon. These seminars will look at a variety of technology solutions to plan, budget, track and share valuable business content and most importantly improve efficiency and enhance your organization’s performance. Following the seminar, free business and technical support will be available from 1-4 p.m. Visit www. WSPLonline.org/PCC or call 252-3360 for info or to register. Fri., May 30 Live Music: The Other Band at Dancing Cat Saloon, Bethel, 9 to 11:30 p.m. For info, call 583-3141 or visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com. Managing Photos 1: Free computer classes and support are provided at the Jeffersonville Branch of the Western Sullivan Public Library every Friday. Class held from 5-7

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day until October 12. Jazz Brunch at the Dancing Cat Saloon, in Bethel, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Barry Scheinfeld Guitar /Don Miller Bass jazz duo – a sure to be favorite on a Sunday! Every Sunday through December. For info, call 583-3141 or visit www.dancingcatsaloon.com. Exhibit: Artists Untamed, at Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor; a jury-selected group show. Opening reception 4 to 6 p.m. Exhibit open Thurs. - Mon., until July 6. For info, call 436-4227 or visit catskillartsociety.org. Exhibit: Show of Spring, at Rolling River Cafe, Gallery & Inn, in Parksville. Local artists and photographers display their works of wonder. Open Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until June 1. For info, call 747-4123 or 413-6276981 or visit www.rollingriver.net. Tues., June 3 Exhibit: Barbara Buckman, mixed media drawings, at Delaware Arts Center, Main Street, Narrowsburg. Continues every Wed - Sat., until June 14. For info, call 2527576 or visit arts alliancesite.org. Wed., June 4 Gardening Training 103: “Designing, Digging & Delegating” at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Liberty, at 7 p.m. CCE Sullivan County Master Gardener Volunteers will teach horticulture basics and explain how you can use your skills at a community gardening project near you. Whether you are already involved in a community project or would like to volunteer – these classes are for you! The seminar is free. However, preregistration is required. For info, call 295-2445 or visit www.sullivanrenaissance.org. Thurs., June 5 After School Riding Education Program - Bridle Hill Farm, Youngsville, 4 to 6 p.m. The program includes riding, horse care, feeding, grooming basics, hoof health, tacking, blanketing, barn activities, and cleanup. Five (5) week session after school program for a total cost of $100 per child ($20 per student for two hours once per week.) No need to use the package consecutively each week. Continues until June 19. For info, call 482-3993 or visit www.bridlehillfarm.com. Sat., June 7 Work & Learn Workshop: Intro to Raised Bed Gardening for Soil Health & Abundance at Root n’ Roost Farm, in Livingston Manor, at 9 a.m. Learn about building and maintaining raised bed gardens (without the use of machines!) using several natural/organic methods that are healthier for soils and YOU! We’ll build new beds using these techniques. $10 suggested donation, 2-3 hours. For info or to register, call 292-9126 or visit rootnroost.com. Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum in Livingston Manor will host a “Jam-Making Class” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Make jam with Agnes Van Put, who will give up her proven secrets. Leave with a jar of your own strawberry jelly and the know-how to do it at home. This class is limited to 12 and reservations are required. All straw berries, ingredients, jars and lunch will be provided. Bring your own apron. For info, call 439-4810 or visit cffcm.net. 30

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ner cabaret: $24.95; dinner cabaret (Subscriber Discount): $22.95. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, until August 28. For info, call 794-1194, visit www.fbplayhouse.org. “A Murder is Announced” at Forestburgh Playhouse, at 8 p.m. The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including amateur sleuth Miss Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29, at Little Paddocks at 6:30 p.m.’ A childish practical joke or a hoax? Whodunit? Shows are presented nightly Tues-Sat @ 8pm and matinees on Wed @ 2pm & Sun @ 3pm. Call 794-1194 or visit www.fbplayhouse. org. Continues until June 15. Grahamsville United Methodist Church will host a thrift sale from 9 a.m., with lunch between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Bargains galore! For info, call 985-2283. Fri., June 13 Liberty Farmer’s Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Municipal Parking Lot, on Darby Lane, in Liberty. Area’s largest, season-long farmers’ market featuring farm-fresh locally produced produce and artisan products. Every Friday, until August 29. For info, call 866-2702015 or visit www. sullivancountyfarmersmarkets.org. Stage Performance: “Dog Sees Good” at Rivoli Theatre, in

South Fallsburg, at 8 p.m. This politically charged tragicomedy re-imagines the iconic Peanuts characters as teenagers, transports them to high school and explores salient social issues such as bullying and harassment, homophobia, and the desperate quest to discover identity and meaning. Cost is $18 per person. Fridays and Saturdays until June 21. For information, call 436-5336 or visit www.scdw.net. Post-Show Cabaret, at Forestburgh Playhouse, at 10:30 p.m. Cabaret shows are presented before the main stage show Tuesday through Thursday and after the main stage show Friday and Saturday. Tuesday through Thursday dinner/cabaret begins at 6 p.m. sharp. Friday and Saturday post-show, late night supper cabaret begins after the main stage production ends (approx. 10:30 p.m.). A full bar is available. Reservations are a must, and can only be made by calling the Box Office at 845-794-1194. There is no cover charge. $15/person minimum order for Post-Show Cabaret. Minumum order $14. Every Friday M AY / J U N E 2 0 1 4

and Saturday, until August 30. For info, call 794-1194 or visit www.fbplayhouse.org. Sat., June 14 Rhulent Rock Hill Run & Ramble, at 9 a.m., at the Frontier Insurance Building, in Rock Hill. The R4 is one of the largest footraces in the Hudson Valley, and has raised over $1,000,000 to date. The Rhulen Rock Hill Run and Ramble (R4) is held in memory of Walter A. Rhulen, a dedicated runner and local humanitarian, who died of leukemia. We are inspired by Walter’s life and the lives of so many others, to continue to do more to make a difference. R4 raises funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Trevor Loughlin Fund, which benefit individuals battling blood related cancers, life threatening diseases and life-altering conditions in the R4 community. Registration rates vary. For info, visit www.rockhillrun.com The annual Trout Parade takes place in downtown Livingston Manor, beginning at 11:30 a.m. A very fishy event, with wacky marching bands, funny floats, processional puppets, musical performances and a whole lot of fun. Note: Parade is at 1 pm. For info, call 436-4227. Summer Program & Swim Lesson Sign-up/Annual Membership Drive... Sign up for our fun-filled summer activities at the Youth Center, from 9-12 noon. Call 887-5155 for info. Arts/Crafts & Environmental Program runs from July 1 – August 8 (6 weeks). Summer PEP/Sports Program runs from June 24 – August 16 (8 weeks). History of the D&H Canal, at 10 a.m. Everything from mastadons to steam locomotives has moved through the valley of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. Discover the fascinating history of the first million dollar project in the United States and the people who lived and worked around it. Presented by naturalist Gary Keeton, who can also answer your questions about the woods and wildlife along the towpath today. Meet at the DEC access road across from the Hometown Deli on Route 209 in Westbrookville. For info, call Gary at 386-4892. Sponsored by the Basha Kill Area Association, thebashakill.org. A chicken barbecue will be held from noon to 3 p.m., takeout only, at the Cold Spring - Rileyville Presbyterian Church, Honesdale. Tickets are $9.50 for adults, $6 for children. Proceeds benefit the bathroom project at the church. For info or tickets, call (570) 253-4810 or (570) 447-2301. Sun., June 15 Santana at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in Bethel, at 7:30 p.m. Long before the category now known as “world music” was named, Santana’s ever-evolving sound was always ahead of its time in its universal appeal, and today registers as ideally in sync with the 21st century’s pan-cultural landscape. And, with a dedication to humanitarian outreach and social activism that parallels his lifelong relationship with music, Carlos Santana is as much an exemplary world citizen as a global music icon. Ticket prices vary. For information or tickets, call 583-2000 or 800-745-3000 or visit bethelwoodscenter.org. Claryville Volunteer Fire Department will host a pancake breakfast at the firehouse, from 7 a.m. to noon. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children under 12, and under 5 are free. C AT S K I L L S C O N F I D E N T I A L

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