Long Eddy, New York (formerly Douglas City) is 150 years old this July! In celebration, there will be all kinds of activities in town July 14 through 16, including kayak and canoe races on the Delaware River, art and historical exhibits, music, games for kids . . . and a reading with local (including part-time local) authors, of which I'm one. With Darcey Steinke, Douglas A. Martin, and Mike Hudson. Basket Historical Society, Route 97, Long Eddy; more details at (845) 887-6703.