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Clambake — 2-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus St. Joseph the Worker Council, 61 Seward Ave., PJ. Music by Win Michaels. Adult seafood tickets, $40; nonseafood, $25. Child 12 and younger, seafood, $10; nonseafood, $5. Call Kevin, 856-3720, or visit www.kc471.webs.com.
Thanksgiving in August turkey dinner, just like mom's — 1-5 p.m., Blooming Grove Fire Department, on Route 739. one mile north of I-84, Lords Valley. Ticket's $12, $6 for children 11 and younger. Call 570-775-7355.
Kaffee Klatch and flea market — 1-3 p.m., St. Luke Lutheran Church, Route 590, Greeley. Delicious homemade desserts, coffee and tea, all made by members of St. Luke Ladies Aid; $2.50 per person. Call 570-685-4221.
Chicken barbecue — 4-6 p.m., annual event of Westbrookville Methodist Church, held under pavilion at Westbrookville Fire Department, 39 Pine Kill Road, Westbrookville. Tickets $11. Takeout available. To reserve tickets, call Dawn at 754-7902.
Chicken barbecue — Noon-3 p.m., St. Anthony/Sacred Heart churches, at St. Anthony's Pavilion, Yulan. Door prizes and raffles. Sit down or take out. Tickets $10, $5 for children 11 and younger. Call 557-8434 or 856-6277.
Flea market — 8 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sat. and Sun. at the Matamoras Firehouse, Sixth Street and Avenue Q, Matamoras. Call 570-491-4154.
Free Saturday Film Matinee — 2:30 p.m. screening of silent Harold Lloyd classic, "Safety Last," Port Jervis Free Library, 138 Pike St., Port Jervis. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Refreshments. Call 856-7313.
Penny social — Highland Senior Center, 725 Route 55, Eldred. Doors open at 5 p.m., calling starts 6:30 p.m. Two cards for $1. Children's table; specials; 50-50 drawing. Drinks and snacks free; hot dogs, $1.50. Call 557-8913.
Fort Decker Museum of History — Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each Sat. through October, 127 W. Main St., PJ. Suggested admission is by $2 donation, $5 for a family. The building is air-conditioned. Call 856-2375 or visit www.minisink.org.
Neversink Valley Area Museum — Delaware & Hudson Canal Park, Hoag Road, Cuddebackville; 754-8870 or www.neversinkmuseum.org. Museum offers a self-guided audio walking tour of the canal, historical exhibitions, children's D&H Canal Boat Activity Center and new exhibit, "The Star Is Born: A History of the Movie Star in America From Florence Lawrence and Valentino to Heath Ledger." Surrounding county park available for hiking, fishing and picnicking. Museum open noon-4 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. Park open dawn to dusk daily.
Montague's 1790 Foster-Armstrong House and early 1800s Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse — Tours available at each house 1-4 p.m. Sun. through summer. New Montague book on sale at both locations. Armstrong House is at 320 River Road; Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse is at 501 Route 206. Donations welcome. Call 973-293-3106 or visit www.montaguehistory.org.
ARTS & CULTURE
"La Boheme" — Puccini's opera is performed in Italian by Delaware Valley Opera. Tusten Theatre, 210 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 and 14, 3 p.m. Aug. 16. Also: Seelig Theatre, Sullivan County Community College, 112 College Road, Loch Sheldrake, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Tickets $25, $22 senior citizens and students, $15 age 12 and younger. Call 252-7272 or visit www.dv-opera.org.
Rich Wilson at Riverside Park — 3-5:30 p.m., weather permitting, Riverside Park, end of King Street, PJ. Take your own lawn chair or blanket. Part of City of Port Jervis Summer in the Park. Music paid for by grant from Upper Delaware River Byway.
Music in the Park — 2 p.m., Milford Memorial Park, Fifth and West Catharine streets. Free concert by Sam Waymon & the Magic Band playing original American music, a whimsical journey of tunes ranging from Marvin Gaye and Stevie Ray Vaughn to Ray Charles and Bob Dylan. Sponsored by Milford Borough and local people and businesses. Visit www.milfordmusic.net.
Broome Street Band at Riverside Park — 6-8 p.m., weather permitting, Riverside Park, end of King Street, PJ. Take your own lawn chair or blanket. Part of City of Port Jervis Summer in the Park. Music paid for by grant from Upper Delaware River Byway.
National Night Out Against Crime — 6-9 p.m., Riverside Park, PJ. Lock your doors, leave your porch lights on, and head over to Riverside Park for a night of free food, games, prizes, and entertainment. Everyone in the community is invited to this free event sponsored by PJ Police Department. Visit www.nationalnightout.org.
"The Dinette Set" — A night of dinner, entertainment and dancing featuring performers of Try-City Stage, Erie Trackside Manor, 1 Jersey Ave., Port Jervis. Happy hour, 5 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Between courses, singing waiters and waitresses — including Tim Webster, Kelsey Stalter, Alex Carver, Jamie Wright, Karuss Williams, Christy Merchant, Noreen Hanson and Bill Thomas — present popular and Broadway songs. Tickets $39; cash bar. Raffle for two tickets to Try-City's upcoming production, "Curtains." Reservations needed; call 858-4100; www.try-citystage.org.
UpFront Exhibition Space artist reception — 5-9 p.m. Aug. 8, 31 Jersey Ave., Port Jervis. New exhibit, more than a dozen artists, featuring Gordon Graff, Emrie Brooke Foster and Frank Shuback. Complimentary wine and soft drinks, music by Joe Foss and Pat Clune of the PJs. Food catered by DeMatteo's Italian Restaurant, Glen Spey. Show, which welcomes UpFront's new managing directors, Steven Paul Riddle and Barbara A.G. Riddle, will run through September. Call 856-2666 or 727-244-5535; visit UpFrontExhibitionSpace.BlogSpot.com or "UpFront Exhibition Space" on Facebook. Open noon-5 p.m. Thurs.-Sun., Sat. until 6 p.m. or by appointment.
Brass Quintessence at Riverside Park — 6-7:30 p.m., weather permitting, Riverside Park, end of King Street, PJ. Take your own lawn chair or blanket. Part of City of Port Jervis Summer in the Park. Music paid for by grant from Upper Delaware River Byway.
Roosa-Fleming VFW Post 161 — First and third Thurs. of each month; doors open 5 p.m., calling at 7 p.m.; 47 Owen St., Port Jervis.
Community blood drive — Sponsored by SUNY Orange and the American Red Cross, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 in the Shepard Student Center, 115 South St., Middletown. Open to the general public. Donors will receive a coupon redeemable for a free carton of ice cream at participating Friendly's restaurants. Donors must present ID. For an appointment, call SUNY Orange Office of Health Services, 341-4870 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Port Jervis/Deerpark Humane Society — 199 Route 209, Huguenot, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Offerings include produce and fruit; Panzarella Foods fresh breads, gourmet foods and fresh mozzarella cheese; soaps and creams made from goat's milk by Catskill Soap Co.; Judy Obermeyer's farm-fresh eggs, cut flowers and produce; and the shelter itself will have a bake sale table and a showing of available pets. Interested vendors may call 856-0977. Also happening Aug. 9.
"Peaceful Mind in Stressful Times" — A free miniworkshop with Buddhist monk Gen Samten Kelsang, at the Emerson House at the Hotel Fauchere, 7-9 p.m., 403 Broad St., Milford. "In a world of uncertainty, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Circumstances change constantly and we feel as if we have no control. In this miniworkshop, Gen Samten will share Buddha's time-tested advice to help us maintain a happy and balanced mind, no matter what occurs," said a spokesman for the Glen Spey-based Kadampa Meditation Center of New York, which is sponsoring the workshop. Call 856-9000 or e-mail email@example.com.