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The Maplecrest Post Office will be closed until further notice. Post office box customers must pick up their mail at the
Hensonville post office located on Rt 296, will be open Monday-Friday
from 8 am until 12:30 pm, and
3-5 pm; and on Saturdays from
9 am until noon. Call
the Windham post office at (518) 734-6956 for further
- A collection box for unexpired, nonperishable food
donations will be set up at the Lexington United Methodist Church on
the last Sunday of each month. Additional boxes have been set up at
the Lexington post office, the West Kill post office on Spruceton
Road, and the Lexington Municipal Building on Route 42. These
donations will be collected and delivered to one of the food
pantries in Prattsville, Windham, Tannersville and Jewett.
The Windham-Ashland-Jewett School Alumni Association is asking
alumni to help them update their records. Please click on this link
and fill out the form.
- Legendary Locals of Greene County, a new book by
Greene County Historian David Dorpfeld and Wanda Dorpfeld is now
available at local retailers, online bookstores, through
LegendaryLocals.com or by calling (888) 313-2665.
- The Roxbury Arts Center is seeking vendors for their holiday arts
market, which will be held at the Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega
Mountain Road in Roxbury on Saturday, December 6 from 10 am to 5 pm.
The market will highlight vendors whose products are made in the
Catskills including fine arts, crafts, books, and food products. To
register as a vendor call (607) 326-7908 or visit
- The South Kortright Central School Dollars for Scholars
scholarship fund is just $800 short of qualifying for a $5,000
matching grant. Without the grant they will not be able to fund the
number and amount of scholarships they have traditionally awarded.
Your donation can help. Send your check payable to SKCS Dollars
for Scholars to South Kortright Central School Dollars for
Scholars, PO Box 31, Hobart, NY 13788.
- Tracing Your Roots in Greene County, The First
Fifty Articles from the Greenville Mountain View Pioneer, is a
collection of pieces written by Sylvia Hasenkopf for this community
newspaper covering northern Greene and southern Albany counties. The
book is $24.99 plus $3 shipping. Checks made payable to Sylvia
Hasenkopf may be mailed to her at 155 Edison Timmerman Road, Cairo
NY 12413. Call (518) 821-3852 or email
Sylvia@NorthRiverResearch.com to ask questions or arrange for
local pick up.
A golden jubilee, celebrating more
than 50 years of public library service in the Town of Cairo,
will be held in the library’s community room, 15 Railroad Avenue
in Cairo on Thursday, November 20 at 6 pm. The event will
include a historical presentation, an art exhibit, special
recognitions, music, refreshments, and a raffle of a handmade
doll. The public is invited to attend.
The French Club at Catskill High
School will host a holiday vendor fair in the school cafeteria,
341 West Main Street in Catskill on
Thursday, November 20 from 3:30-7:30 pm.
The Grand Gorge Fire Department
will hold a chili supper, Chinese auction and bake sale to
benefit Lori Brownell who was diagnosed with breast cancer. It
will be held at the firehouse on State Highway 30 in Grand Gorge
Friday, November 21 from 5-8 pm.
The chili supper includes cornbread and soda for $5. A kids’
meal of hot dogs, chips and soda is $3. Donations can be mailed
to Contessa Nebesnik, PO Box 243, Hobart, NY 13788.
The Schoharie Valley Hay Shakers
will hold a mainstream level western square dance in the
Middleburgh elementary school cafeteria on
Friday, November 21 from 7:30-10 pm.
The dance theme is patriotic night. The caller is Ray Taylor and
the cuer is Dolores Randall. Please wear soft sole shoes.
Sunday 11/22 & 11/23
The Schoharie Creek Players present
a dinner theater experience with the female version of Neil
Simon’s The Odd Couple at the Villa Vosilla, 6302
Main Street in Tannersville
on Saturday and Sunday, November
22 and 23. The
Saturday performance and dinner
is $50, which includes gratuity and taxes. Cash bar at
5:30 pm followed by dinner at
6:15. Showtime is at
Sunday’s performance and brunch
is $35, which includes gratuity and taxes. Doors open at
noon, curtain time is
1:15. Door prizes will be
awarded at both shows. Reservations are required. Call (518)
Planet Arts presents Michael Benedict’s Bopitude
playing music of Kenny Dorham, one of the great trumpet pioneers
of the be-bop era, on
Saturday, November 22 at 8 pm in
the Bridge Street Theatre’s Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in
Catskill. Admission is $10. For advance tickets and further
information call (518) 945-2669 or visit
A spaghetti dinner and Chinese
auction to benefit Brandon Ostrander and Ronnie Medico, who
survived a horrific motor vehicle accident, will be held at the
Jefferson Fire Department, 207 Creamery Street in Jefferson on
Saturday, November 22 from 4-8 pm. The menu includes spaghetti
with homemade sauce, salad, bread and beverages. Eat in or take
out. $7 for adults, $6 for seniors 55+, $4 for kids ages 4-12,
and free for kids 3 and under. For dinner tickets or to donate
needed items call Sara at (607) 652-9040. Chinese auction
drawing begins at
6 pm. If you would like to
donate items for the auction or to the dinner, call Connie at
(607) 237-1276. Monetary donations to the Ostrander-Medico
fund may be made at any area NBT Bank.
The New York State Power
Authority’s Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North
Blenheim will screen the 1998 Robin Williams film, Patch
Adams, on Sunday, November 23 at 2 pm. Admission,
popcorn and refreshments are free.
The annual Elsie Allan holiday
boutique will be held at 1234 Allan Teator Road in Durham on
Sunday, November 23 from 10 am to 4 pm. You’ll find unique
handcrafted items, ornaments, homemade cookies, and you might
even win a door prize. Bring a pair of children’s gloves or
mittens to drop in the box.
An American Red Cross blood drive
will be held on
Wednesday, November 26 from 11 am to 4 pm
at St. Theresa’s Church in Windham.
A Thanksgiving Eve service will be
held at the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church in
Lexington on Wednesday, November 26 at 7 pm.
An American Red Cross blood drive
will be held on
Wednesday, November 26 from 1:30-6:30 pm
at Mountainside Residential Care Center, 42158 State Highway 28
The annual Catskill Parade of
Lights will be held on
Friday, November 28 at 7 pm. The
parade begins at the top of Main Street in Catskill, proceeds to
Bridge Street and ends at Cone-E-Island with a tree lighting and
visit from Santa.
Saturday 11/28 & 11/29
Christmas at the Creamery, Creamery
Road in Bovina Center will be held on
Friday, November 28 from 10 am to 6 pm,
and Saturday, November 29 from 10 am to 4 pm. There will be
local products, antiques, collectibles, Christmas trees and
ornaments, handmade gifts, wreaths, food, clothing, pottery,
baked goods, and door prizes. Email
MapleShade@hotmail.com or call (607) 746-8866
for more information.
The Windham Festival Chamber
Orchestra, Robert Manno, conductor, will perform at the Doctorow
Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday,
November 29 at 8 pm. The program will include music by Vivaldi,
Handel, Mozart and Haydn. Advance tickets are $25 for adults,
$20 for seniors, and $7 for students. Tickets at the door are
$30 for adults, $25 for seniors, and $7 for students.
Reservations may be made by calling (518) 263-2063 or
Tannersville’s annual holiday craft
fair will be held at the Village Hall in Tannersville on
Saturday, November 29 from
10 am until 4 pm and will
include visits from Santa, Frosty, and Sparky the Fire Dog. Tree
lighting at the Veterans monument at
The Kaaterskill United Methodist
Church in Tannersville will hold a holiday fair on Saturday,
November 29 from 10 am until 4 pm. There will be baked goods,
glassware, clothing, crafts, gifts and toys.
A pop-up farm and gift market will
be held at the West Kill Community Hall on Saturday, November 29
from 10 am until 2 pm. There will be farm products, produce,
meat, cheese, hot and cold foods, homemade bread, knitted and
sewn items, rustic wood furniture, jewelry, holiday wreaths and
cards, art, photography, and more. Artists and artisans have
been invited to sell their wares.
The Mountain Top Small Animal
Sanctuary, a not-for-profit rescue located in Haines Falls, will
hold its annual Christmas fair fundraiser at Hunter Elementary
School on Saturday, November 29 from 9 am until 4 pm. New
vendors are welcome. For information call Linda at (518)
The Greenville Volunteer Fire
Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold its 23rd annual
Christmas craft fair at the firehouse at the intersection of
Routes 81 and 32 in Greenville on Saturday, November 29 from 10
am to 3 pm. All items are handmade and include knitted,
crocheted and embroidered items, massage oils, aromatherapy
soaps, jewelry, fleece clothing, rag dolls, teddy bears, small
quilts, pillows, painted wood, pocketbooks, decoupage, floral
arrangements, and Christmas ornaments and decorations. Homemade
chili, fudge, hot dogs, baked goods and other food will be
available throughout the day.
A holiday craft fair will be held
at the Cairo Public Library on Saturday, November 29 from 3-7
The Cairo Hose Company’s parade of
lights will be held on Saturday, November 29. Line up at
Hannaford Plaza starting at 4:30 pm. The parade steps off at
5:30 and ends past the firehouse
on Railroad Avenue. Have your class, family, or organization
bring a float. For more information or to register as a
participant please call Brian at (518) 821-6511 or Debbi
at (518) 622-9486.
The New York State Power
Authority’s Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North
Blenheim will screen the 2006 Robin Williams film, RV,
on Sunday, November 30 at 2 pm. Admission, popcorn and
refreshments are free.
An ecumenical meeting will be held
at the Ashland United Methodist Community Church in Ashland on
Tuesday, December 2 starting at
11 am with a speaker, followed
by a covered-dish luncheon at
noon. All are welcome. Please
bring a dish to pass. For more information call Lula at (518)
The Greene County Chamber of
Commerce will hold its annual holiday party at the Catskill Golf
Club, 27 Brooks Lane in Catskill on
Thursday, December 11 from 5:30-8 pm.
Fireworks by Young’s Explosives. This event is free for members,
$15 for non-members, and there will be a cash bar. Please RSVP
Friday, December 5
by calling (518) 943-4222 or email Rebecca@GreeneCountyChamber.com.
The Cairo United Methodist Church
will hold its annual St. Nicholas bazaar in the Fellowship Hall
on Main Street in Cairo on
Saturday, December 6 from 9 am to 1 pm.
There will be assorted Christmas items, crafts, baked goods and
Cub Scout Pack 44 will hold their 3rd
annual pancake breakfast at the Washington Irving Senior Center
on Academy Street in Catskill on Saturday, December 6 from 8-11
The Catskill Teachers Association
will hold their 2nd annual 5K run and walk for a
Claus at the Catskill high school on Saturday, December 6.
10:30 am. This event benefits
local food pantries. Call (518) 943-2300 for more
Planet Arts presents trumpeter/composer Chris Pasin’s
Random Acts of Kindness at the Bridge Street Theatre’s
Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on
Saturday, December 6 at 8 pm.
Admission is $10. For advance tickets and further information
call (518) 945-2669 or visit
A holiday arts market will be held at the Roxbury Arts Center,
5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury on Saturday, December 6 from
10 am to 5 pm. Admission is
free. The market will feature products created by regional
artists and artisans, decorated wreaths, holiday treats, and a
trombone-tooting Santa for the kids.
Scrooge & Son: A Catskill
Christmas Carol will be performed at the Orpheum Film &
Performing Arts Center, Main Street in Tannersville on Friday
and Saturday, December 12 and 13 at 7 pm, and Sunday, December
14 at 2 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
The Windham Chamber of Commerce’s
annual holiday craft fair, tree lighting, and visit with Santa
will take place on Saturday, December 13.
- If you
live in the Tannersville area and you’re caring for a person with
Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, there is help
available. The Alzheimer’s Association is starting a support group
for caregivers in the region. If you feel overwhelmed by caregiving,
a support group could be the answer. These monthly gatherings
provide a place to share your challenges, exchange information,
express your feelings, and talk to others like you. Call Erica at
(518) 867-4999, ext. 303 to find out more.
Customers experiencing a financial hardship this winter are
encouraged to apply for a Home Energy Assistance Program
(HEAP) grant through their local Department of Social Services.
Eligibility is determined by income and family size. Visit your
energy provider’s website or
http://otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/ for more information.
County has two economic development loan programs that provide
funding for job-creating projects. The Quantum Fund and
Microenterprise Assistance Program can assist businesses of all
sizes with low-interest financing and technical assistance that can
make your business dream a reality. For further information call
or go to
- Do you own a
rental property? Are you a landlord who needs a little help fixing
up your investment property? Western Catskills Community
Revitalization Council, Inc. is accepting applications for a HOME
Rental Rehabilitation grant in Harpersfield, Kortright, and Stamford
(including the Villages of Hobart and Stamford) in Delaware County;
Ashland and Prattsville in Greene County; and Blenheim, Broome,
Conesville, Fulton, Gilboa, Jefferson, and Summit in Schoharie
County. This program provides funds to address housing health,
safety and accessibility issues, improve energy consumption and
more. Tenant incomes in improved apartments must be 60% or below of
your county’s HUD median income limits. This is an opportunity that
should be considered by all landlords in the eligible towns and
villages. This program provides funding to rehabilitate apartments
or the common areas of an apartment building. While a landlord match
is required, the grant pays for most of the work. Applications and
fact sheets for these programs are available by calling (607)
652-2823. For more information visit
- Volunteers are needed, especially in the Windham
area on Mondays and Fridays, to deliver meals and to provide
transportation to medical appointments. Volunteers generally work
one day a week or every other week. If you’re interested in
volunteering or need more information, call Ruth Pforte at (518)
719-3555 or toll-free at (877) 794-9266, or email
RPforte@DiscoverGreene.com. You can also call Pat Merwin at the
Jewett municipal building at (518) 263-4392.
- Family Support Service, an organization
that helps families supporting an individual with autism or a
developmental disability living fulltime in their home, has expanded
their services into Greene, Orange and Ulster counties. Their
toll-free number (888) 750-2266 is manned 24/7 to answer questions
about the program and the services they provide. Visit
Occupations.org for further
- The Mid-Hudson Region Small Business Development Center is
providing information on the steps small businesses can follow
immediately with respect to the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the
State of New York. Beginning on October 28, 2012, federal aid may be
made available to NY businesses to supplement state and local
recovery assistance in the areas affected by the storm. Contact the
Mid-Hudson Region SBDC at (845) 339-0025.
- Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA is
asking for donations of food to support their pet food bank. The
shelter’s current need is for dry cat and dog food. Donations may be
dropped off on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday from 9
AM to 4 PM, or on Wednesday or Sunday from 9 AM to noon. They are
also accepting gift cards and cash donations to purchase food. The
address is 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson, NY 12534. The Food Bank
is open for those in need of assistance on Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:30 AM to 4 PM. For more
information call (518) 828-6044 or email
Catskill Watershed Corporation has extended eligibility
guidelines for its septic rehabilitation and replacement program.
Homeowners in the five county NYC watershed west of the Hudson
River, whose homes were built prior to November 2, 1995 and whose
property is within 300 feet of a watercourse, are eligible to
participate in the program. This program is voluntary. Homeowners
who agree to participate will be reimbursed for the cost of pumping
and inspecting the septic system to determine its condition. If
repairs are needed, the CWC will pay for 100% of eligible costs of
repairs for permanent residences, and 60% for non-primary
residences. If you feel your property may be eligible, please call
toll free (877) 928-7433 or (845) 586-1400 to arrange for a staff
American Red Cross Blood Drives
Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Call
to make an appointment to donate blood. Individuals who are at least
17 years of age (16 with parental permission in NY), weigh at least
110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to
donate blood. High school students and donors 18 years of age and
younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Identification is required at the time of donation.
Monday, November 24: 1-6:30
pm at the First Reformed Church, 1663 Helderberg Trail in Berne.
Wednesday, November 26: 11
am to 4 pm at St. Theresa’s Church in Windham.
Wednesday, November 26:
1:30-6:30pm at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Rt 28
Saturday, November 29:
8am-1pm at the Norton Hill Methodist Church, Route 81 in Norton
Monday, December 1: 2-7pm at
St. Luke’s Church, 50 William Street in Catskill.
wellness clinic for Greene County residents, sponsored by the
Windham Rotary and the Mental Health Association of
Columbia-Greene Counties, will be held at the Ashland Town Hall,
Route 23 in Ashland every third Thursday of the month from 5-8
PM. Free clinic services to be offered include acupuncture,
massage, reiki, yoga, chiropractic services, mental health and
nutrition counseling, and feldenkrais (gentle pain-relieving
movement). Call Peg at (518) 989-6491 to schedule an
appointment. Walk-ins will be seen if scheduling is available.
services are held at the Ashland United Methodist Church at 9
A breaking habits support
group meets every Friday night in the Ashland Community Hall,
across from the post office, from 7-8 PM. Call Gary at (518)
819-9554 for more information.
Rotary meets on the 1st and 3rd
Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM for a dinner meeting at The
Bavarian Manor Country Inn in Purling.
The women’s group for breast
cancer patients and survivors meets every third Monday of the
month from 6-7:30 PM at the Cairo Town Hall Court Room, 512 Main
Street in Cairo. For more information call
The fitness center, located
in the Catskill High School, is open for public use Monday thru
Friday from 5-9 PM and weekends from 7 AM to 4 PM. The cost is
$1 per use. Please use the entrance located on the side of the
building between the auditorium and the gym. An attendant is on
duty during the times the facility is open.
The Community Action of
Greene County’s Food Pantry at 53 South Jefferson Avenue in
Catskill is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 2-4 PM.
Lighten the Load, a weight loss
support group, meets every Monday at 6 PM at the Second Reformed
Church, 16 Washington Avenue in Coxsackie. Wear comfortable
clothing. Suggested donation is $5. Call Jeffrey at
(518) 478-5414 for more information.
Durham – Durham, East Durham, Oak Hill
Greenville – Freehold, Greenville
The Freehold Church,
located on County Route 67 in Freehold, is offering a free soup
night on Thursdays from 4-6 PM. Free soup, bread, coffee and tea
to anyone in need. All are welcome.
A 12-Step Workshop for
individuals who want help with hurts, hang-ups, or habits they
would like to break takes place at the Greenville Christian Life
Center on Mondays from 7-9 PM. Sessions are free. Call
(518) 966-4519 with
Northeast Vietnam Veterans Association meets at the Greenville
Library on the first Saturday of each month at 12:30 PM.
Hunter – Elka Park, Haines Falls,
Hunter, Onteora Park, Platte Clove, Tannersville, Twilight Park
Friday Shabbat services and Oneg (potluck meal) will be held on
the first Friday of every month at the Hunter synagogue on Main
Street in Hunter at 7 PM. Skiers welcome. Bring a dish if you
like. Email Mike Alpern at
for more information.
Hunter Chamber of Commerce meetings are
held on the first Thursday of each month.
creative writing workshop is offered at 2 PM every Saturday at
the Village Square Bookstore & Literary Arts Center, 7950 Main
Street in the Village of Hunter. Call (518)
263-2050 to sign up.
The Mountain Top Golden Agers meet at the
Tannersville Village Hall the fourth Thursday of the month.
Money - Share What You Know Do you have a skill or knowledge
that you would like to share with others, while getting paid for
your efforts? Become an instructor in the Hunter-Tannersville
Central School District's Adult Education Program. You choose
the days and times. HTC does the paperwork of advertising,
registering participants, finding a location for your class, and
handling fees. Contact HTC
Adult Education Coordinator, Barbara at
ext. 1520; or call
Story time for children ages 3-6
is held at the Hunter Public Library Tuesday mornings from
10:30-11 AM. Call (518) 263-4655 for further information.
Bunt-Brewer American Legion
Post 165 meets the first Wednesday of the month, April through
January, at 7:30 PM at the legion headquarters in the
Tannersville Firehouse. For information call Jim at (518)
The Kaaterskill United
Methodist Church food pantry, located behind the Tannersville
Village Hall, is open every Wednesday from 1-3 PM. If you have
an emergency need or would like to donate non-perishable items,
please call Bernice at (518) 263-4865.
Jewett – East Jewett, Jewett
The Jewett Senior Center, located
on Route 23C just off Route 296 in Jewett, holds blood pressure
clinics the second Tuesday of the month and also on the fourth
Friday of the month at 11 AM. Call
(518) 263-4392 for information.
Ladies Auxiliary meets the third Tuesday of the month at 8 PM in
the upstairs meeting room in the Jewett Firehouse.
services are held at the Jewett Presbyterian Church at 9 AM.
The Jewett Food Pantry is
open every Sunday from Noon until 2:30 PM at the Jewett
Lexington – Lexington, West Kill
Every Wednesday morning a
pre-school program will be held in the Lexington Mission food
pantry meeting room from 10:30 AM to noon. There are stories,
crafts, snacks and lots of fun. Call (518) 299-3227 for
A 12-step support group
meets every Friday night in the Lexington Mission food pantry
meeting room from 7-8 PM. Call Andy at (518) 487-8270 or
Gary at (518) 819-9554 for more information.
The Lexington Mission Community Food Pantry will be closed for
the winter. If you have an emergency need please call
Sunday morning worship
services are held at the Lexington Mission at 9 AM.
services are held at the Lexington United Methodist Church at
The Reformed Church of
Prattsville holds Sunday Worship and Sunday School in the
parsonage chapel, 14537 Main Street, across from Jim’s Great
American, every Sunday at 11 am. All are welcome.
The Prattsville food
pantry, in the Methodist Community Church, is open on the third
Tuesday of every month from 4-6 PM.
magnetic car signs are available for $15 at the Prattsville Town
Hall. All proceeds go toward that cause.
A community dinner is held
in the Prattsville United Methodist Church hall on the first
Wednesday of every month at 6 PM. Please bring a food dish to
school classes have resumed at the Prattsville United Methodist
Church and are held on Sundays from 9:30-10:30 AM. Ages 3 and up
are welcome and there is also an adult class that meets at the
Windham – Hensonville, Maplecrest,
VFW Post #1545 has
partnered with the American Clothing Company of Glens Falls to
have a clothing drop box located at the west end of the Post
property on Route 23 in Windham. Area residents are encouraged
to drop off any usable clothing and shoes that will go to needy
persons throughout the state. This is an ongoing fundraiser for
the Post that also benefits those in need of assistance.
Volunteers are needed,
especially in the Windham area on Mondays and Fridays, to
deliver meals and to provide transportation to medical
appointments. Volunteers generally work one day a week or every
other week. If you’re interested in volunteering or need more
information, call Ruth at
(518) 719-3555 or toll-free at
(877) 794-9266, or email
can also call Pat Merwin at the Jewett municipal building at
Catholic Charities of
Columbia and Greene Counties WIC Program will be assisting
families the third Tuesday of every other month from 10 AM to 2
PM at St Theresa’s Church in Windham. The WIC program is a
nutrition education program available to pregnant and postpartum
women and their children under the age of 5. Each family member
is eligible for $70-$130 worth of food vouchers per month.
Participants need to be income eligible for the program. Please
call the Catskill WIC office at (518)
943-9082 to see if you qualify or
have questions about your current WIC benefits. The office at 82
Woodland Avenue in Catskill is open 5 days a week.
A self-help program for
young adults will be held at St. Theresa’s Church, Route 23 in
Windham every Wednesday at 7 PM. Visit
to learn more. Anonymity is the basis of this program.
The Community of Windham
Foundation is selling streamers to commemorate all who lost
their lives on September 11, 2001. They are $10 each and are
available at Legacy Bank, Route 296 in Windham, or by calling
Chris at (518) 734-5011. Proceeds will support
youth and community programs.
The WAJPL Golden Age Club
meets on the first and third Monday of each month at the Windham
Town Hall in Hensonville at 1 PM.
The Knights of Columbus
Council 8533 meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM
in the church hall of St. Theresa’s Church in Windham.
Sgt. James F. Carty VFW
Post 1545 and the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW meet the second
Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at the Dugout, lower Main
Al Anon meetings are held
every Wednesday at 6 PM at St. Theresa’s Church in Windham.
St. Theresa’s Women’s Guild
meets the first Friday of each month at 11 AM in the church hall
at St. Theresa’s Church, 5188 Route 23 in Windham. All
parishioners are welcome.
The Windham Food Pantry at
Hope Restoration Church is open every Saturday from 11 AM to 2
PM. Call (518) 734-3826 for more information.
Sunday services are held at
the Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church, St. Theresa’s
Roman Catholic Church, Hope Restoration Church, and Mitchell
Hollow Missions Church at 11 AM. Mitchell Hollow Missions Church
holds Sunday school every Sunday at 10 AM. For more information
about Mitchell Hollow Missions Church go to
A new breast cancer support
group will meet in Hudson on the third Thursday of each month.
Meetings will take place at 6 PM in the second floor conference
room of the Columbia Healthcare Consortium, 325 Columbia Street.
Space is limited, so please call (845) 339-4673 to
reserve a spot. If you have any questions call that number or
The Roxbury Library,
located at 53742 State Highway 30 in Roxbury, directly opposite
the United Methodist Church on Main Street, has new hours. The
Roxbury Library, RLA Thrift Shoppe and the Irma Mae Griffin
History Room will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
from 10 AM to 5 PM, and on Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. Call
(607) 326-7901 for further information.
CORE Values Thrift Store in
Stamford is located at 112 Main Street, across from the Grand
Union. CORE welcomes donations of clean, usable clothing,
household items, toys, and furniture. No old computers, please.
All donations are tax deductible. Money received through the
sale of merchandise is distributed back to the community. Open
Wednesday through Friday from 11 AM to 4 PM, and Saturday from
10 AM to 3 PM. The phone number is
Mountaintop Ecumenical monthly meetings
start at 11 AM with a speaker, followed by a covered-dish luncheon.
All are welcome. Please bring a dish to pass.
The Gilboa Historical
Society meets every third Wednesday of the month at 7 PM at the
Gilboa Town Hall on Route 990V in Gilboa. There are no meetings
in January and February. There is a short business meeting prior
to a guest speaker and refreshments are served.
The Schoharie Valley Hay
Shakers Square Dance Club hold dances at the Middleburgh Central
Schools on the first and third Friday of the month from
September through June, except January and February. All dances
run from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Contact them by email at
SVHayShakers@gmail.com or call
(518) 595-9213 if you have any questions.
New works by ceramic artists Susan Beecher and Susan Bogen are
now on view at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main
Street in Hunter. Gallery hours are Friday-Saturday from 10 am
to 5 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 3:30 pm. Call (518)
263-2060 for more information.
Colors of the Catskills will be on exhibit at the
Frisbee Agency Gallery, 384B Main Street in Catskill through
Friday, December 5.
The Greene County Council on the Arts’ annual members’ fine art
and crafts exhibit and sale will take place at their gallery,
398 Main Street in Catskill from Saturday, November 22 through
Saturday, January 3.
Crafting the Holidays at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts
Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter will showcase one-of-a-kind
crafts for the holidays featuring woodwork by John Franklin,
glass by Mary Certoma, jewelry by Liliya Kochergina, and pottery
by Susan Bogen. Fine art, photography, sculpture, plus a wide
selection of children’s books will also be available from
Saturday, November 22 through
Monday, January 5. Gallery hours are Fridays and
Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sundays from 10 am to 3:30 pm.