UPDATED: April 15, 2015

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- A reminder that residential brush burning is prohibited through Thursday, May 14.

- American Pickers is searching for collections to purchase. If you’re interested in being on the show call 1 (855) OLD-RUST and leave a message, or email your name, number, city, state and description of the collection, including photos, to AmericanPickers@cineflix.com.American Pickers is searching for collections to purchase. If you’re interested in being on the show call 1 (855) OLD-RUST and leave a message, or email your name, number, city, state and description of the collection, including photos, to AmericanPickers@cineflix.com.

- Delaware Opportunities Senior Dining Program needs volunteer drivers on Mondays to deliver meals to homebound seniors in the Davenport area. Hours are 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and mileage will be reimbursed. Please call (607) 746-1710 for more information or to volunteer.

- Vendors are wanted for the Ashland Historical Association’s annual tractor and farm machinery show that will be held on Saturday, June 6 on Gravel Bank Road, across from the Ashland Community United Methodist Church. Gates open at 10 am. Booth rental (12' x 12') is $10. Bring your own tent, table and chair. Friday night set up is available. Call Diane at (518) 734-3636 to reserve your booth.

- Visit agroforestrycenter.org to register for a variety of free and low cost classes offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties.


Thursday 4/16

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will host a women in business meeting at Angela’s Italian Family Restaurant and Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company, 4545 Route 32 in Catskill on Thursday, April 16 from 5-8 pm. To RSVP call (518) 943-4222 or email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com.

  • Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church will be selling chicken salad sandwiches, macaroni salad, chips, brownie, and soda or water on Friday, April 17 from 11 am until 2 pm. Lunches are $8. Order 3 or more for deliver within Windham only by calling Linda at (518) 734-3044.

  • The Cairo Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Thursday, April 16 at 7 pm. There will be a power point presentation on the Society’s activities in 2014 and annual elections will take place.

Friday 4/17

  • Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church will be selling chicken salad sandwiches, macaroni salad, chips, brownie, and soda or water on Friday, April 17 from 11 am until 1 pm. Eat in or take out. Lunches are $8. Order 3 or more for deliver within Windham only by calling Linda at (518) 734-3044.

  • Schoharie Valley Hay Shakers will hold a mainstream level western square dance in the Middleburgh Elementary School cafeteria on Friday, April 17 from 7:30-10 pm. The dance theme is ice cream social. The caller is Ray Taylor and the cuer is Elma Taylor. Please wear soft sole shoes.

Friday & Saturday 4/17 & 4/18

  • The Jewett Presbyterian Church will hold its annual spring rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18.

Saturday 4/18

  • A meeting with Margaretville Cable (MTC) will be held at the Lexington-West Kill United Methodist Church on Main Street on Saturday, April 18 at 2 pm. MTC has a plan to bring high-speed, wired Internet, cable TV and telephone services to the town of Lexington. Residents are encouraged to fill out a survey before Saturday, April 18 to show their interest in these services. Copies of the survey are available at the Lexington Town Clerk’s office, the Lexington and West Kill post offices, and online at LexingtonBroadband.org

  • Photographer John P. O’Grady will talk about the ideas behind his new exhibit, Catskill Remains, at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, April 18 at 1 pm. Admission is free.

  • West Kill/Lexington Improvement Association will host a maple brunch at the West Kill Community Center on Spruceton Road on Saturday, April 18 from 9 am to 1 pm. Pancakes, baked treats and more, $10 for adults, $5 for children.

  • Grand Gorge Fire Department will hold a chicken barbeque at the Grand Gorge firehouse on Saturday, April 18 from 11:30 am until the food is gone. Chicken halves are $7.50. Extras available for purchase include potato salad, macaroni, salad, baked beans, rolls and cupcakes. Proceeds to benefit the Grand Gorge United Methodist Church.

  • Phoenicia Library, 48 Main Street in Phoenicia will host John Burroughs and a Feathered Frenzy on Saturday, April 18 from 10:30 am to 1 pm. The day will include presentations on the now extinct passenger pigeons that once numbered over five billion. Admission is free.

Saturday & Sunday 4/18 & 4/19

  • Woodsman’s weekend will be held at the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim on Saturday, April 18 from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, April 19 from 10 am to 3 pm. On Saturday the SUNY Cobleskill woodsmen’s club will demonstrate traditional lumberjack sports at 10 am, noon and 2 pm. The bald eagle festival is also on Saturday. The American Mountain Men will be on hand both days with continuous demonstrations on fire-starting, cooking, basket making, teepee construction, and survival skills. Free admission and parking.

Sunday 4/19

  • The 7th annual autism awareness walk will be held, rain or shine, at the Greenville elementary school on Route 32 in Greenville on Sunday, April 19 at noon. For more information call (518) 731-6500 or visit TheAutismConnectionGC.org.

  • West Athens Fire Company #2 will hold an all you can eat breakfast at the firehouse on the Leeds-Athens Road on Sunday, April 19 from 8 am until noon. All proceeds will go to a cause chosen by the Fire Company.

  • The Freedom Riders Motorcycle Club will meet at Brennan’s Schoolhouse Inn on Route 81 in Earlton on Sunday, April 19 to ride and raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Registration begins at 10:30 am and the ride starts at 11.

  • A psychic dinner fundraiser for the Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School District support staff union scholarship fund will be held at the Brandywine Restaurant in Windham on Saturday, April 19 from 1-5 pm. Readings will be done by Sharon St. Clair, Lorry Salluzzi, and Lois Martin. Cost is $40 for dinner and a reading, $20 for dinner only, or $25 for just a reading. Seating is limited. Call Ann at (518) 369-2608 to make your reservation, or drop off checks made payable to The WAJ Support Staff to Joanne Conlin in the WAJ main office Monday through Friday from 2-3:15 pm.

  • The Aeolus Quartet will perform at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford on Sunday, April 19 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

Monday 4/20

  • Kindergarten parent orientation and visitation for children who will enter school this fall will be held at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School on Monday, May 11 at 9 am. While parents are receiving registration materials and information, children will be visiting the kindergarten classrooms and meeting the teachers. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122.

  • Kindergarten assessment and registration will be held at the Windham Mountain Children’s Learning Center on Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15 from 8:30 am until 2 pm for children who will be five years old before December 1, 2015. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122. Immunization records, a birth certificate, and two proofs of residency are required and must be submitted at the time of registration.

  • On May 16th, Greene County will honor the memory of a veteran who has passed away. The ceremony will be held on the steps of the Greene County Courthouse in Catskill at 10 am sharp. Nomination packets are available from the Greene County Veterans Service Agency, 159 Jefferson Heights, Suite A104, Catskill, NY 12414 or call (518) 943-3703 or email Veterans@DiscoverGreene.com.

Tuesday 4/21

  • Temple Israel of Catskill, located at 220 Spring Street, will be discussing the book An Exclusive Love, by Johanna Adorjan, on Tuesday, April 21 at 1 pm. Described as a haunting book, the author tries to understand why her grandparents, Hungarian-Jewish Holocaust survivors who fled Communist Budapest in 1956 and settled in Denmark, committed double suicide. You need not be a member of Temple Israel to be part of this discussion group. To participate, read the book and come to the meeting prepared to share your thoughts and reactions. Light refreshments will be served.

  • A rabies clinic will be held at the Hancock Town Hall on Tuesday, April 21 from 7-8:30 pm. Dogs should be on a leash. Cats and ferrets should be brought in a carrying case. Proof of previous vaccinations must be shown to receive a 3 year vaccination. Call (607) 832-5200 for more information.

Wednesday 4/22

  • A rabies clinic will be held at the Summit Town Highway Garage on Charlotte Valley Road in Summit on Wednesday, April 22 from 6-8 pm. Vaccinations are available free of charge. Donations to offset clinic expenses are appreciated. Pets must be at least 3 years of age. Dogs should be on a leash. Cats and ferrets must be brought in a carrier or a well-sealed, sturdy container. Proof of previous vaccinations must be shown to receive a 3 year vaccination. Call (518) 295-8382 for more information.

Thursday 4/23

  • Mountainside Residential Care Center, State Route 28 in Margaretville will hold an open house on Thursday, April 23 from 4-6 pm. Call (845) 586-2631 for more information.

 

Friday 4/24

  • Temple Israel of Catskill, located at 220 Spring Street, will hold a PJ Shabbat on Friday, April 24 at 6 pm with a service geared toward families. Children are invited to wear their pajamas to services. Shabbat will be welcomed by the lighting of candles, singing songs, and sharing a potluck dinner. You need not be a member of Temple Israel to attend.

  • A wine tasting fundraiser for Sacred Heart/Our Lady of Knock Shrine will be held at St. Mary’s Community Center, Route 145 in East Durham on Friday, April 24 from 6:30-9:30 pm. Tickets are $20 per person, 21 and older. Wine from Eagle Crest Vineyards of Hemlock Lake, NY, and cheese from Goats and Gourmet in Westerlo will be featured.

  • Dancers from the Schoen Movement Company will showcase their new works, Storyboard and Robotic Love, in a free performance at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday, April 24 at 3 pm. Call the Catskill Mountain Foundation at (518) 263-2063 for more information or visit app.arts-people.com

Saturday 4/25

  • The Delaware County Relay for Life will take place at the Delaware Academy in Delhi on Saturday, April 25 from 10 am until 10 pm.

  • The Ashland firemen will hold their annual roast beef dinner at the community hall on Saturday, April 25.

  • An open house will be held at the Lexington fire station at the Municipal Building on Saturday, April 25 from 1-4 pm. Come meet the volunteers of the Lexington Fire Company and Rescue Squad.

  • Lexington Fire Company will hold a takeout chicken barbeque at the Lexington fire station at the Municipal Building on Route 42 on Saturday, April 25 at 2 pm. Dinners includes a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll and cookie for $10. Chicken halves $6. Seating available under the pavilion. They will also hold an open house from 1-4 pm. There will be a children’s safe house, fire extinguisher demonstrations, blood pressure screenings, and more. Come meet the volunteers of the Lexington Fire Company and Rescue Squad.

  • A cabin fever dance will be held at the Windham Country Club on South Street in Windham on Saturday, April 25 from 7-11 pm. Music by The Blitz. There will be a 50/50 raffle, a cash bar, and food to purchase. Admission is $10 per person. Proceeds to benefit the ongoing community events hosted by the Windham Chamber of Commerce.

  • Friends of the Cairo Public Library will sponsor a nickel social at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Cairo on Saturday, April 25. Doors open at 1 pm and the drawing begins at 2. Items include gift certificates, handmade items, new and gently used items. This event benefits the Cairo Public Library.

  • A silent auction of building materials, architectural salvage, appliances, fixtures and much more will be held at the Western Catskills Community Arts Center, 76 Main Street in Stamford on Saturday, April 25 from 10 am to 3 pm. Buyers will be notified shortly after 3 and items must be paid for and picked up by 5:30. All proceeds will benefit the Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council. Call (607) 652-2072 for more information.

Sunday 4/26

  • D. M. Hamilton Steamer Company on Mansion Street in Coxsackie will host a breakfast on Sunday, April 26 from 8 am until noon.

  • The 14th annual Autism Walk & Expo of the Hudson Valley will be held, rain or shine, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck on Sunday, April 26 from 9 am to 1 pm. Participants will walk along a one to two mile track and are asked to obtain sponsors to raise money. Call (845) 331-2626 or visit AutismWalkHV.org for more information. Donations payable to Hudson Valley Autism Awareness may be sent to Autism Walk & Expo of the Hudson Valley Region, 1 East Surrey Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

  • A fundraiser for the Altamura Center for the Arts will be held at the Brandywine Restaurant in Windham on Sunday, April 26 from 2-6 pm. Tickets are $45 per person, which includes gratuity. Seating is limited. Call (518) 610-3332 or (201) 863-8724 to reserve your seat. Checks payable to Intercities Performing Arts may be sent to M. A. Tarpinian, PO Box 311, Acra, NY 12405.

  • Confessions of a Reading Woman, Part II, a presentation by Deidre Larkin, will be given at Adams’ Antiquarian Book Shop, 602 Main Street in Hobart on Sunday, April 26 at 3 pm. There is no charge, but seating is limited. Given the uncertainty of weather and illnesses, please call (607) 538-9080 to confirm date and topic.

Monday 4/27

  • Kindergarten parent orientation and visitation for children who will enter school this fall will be held at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School on Monday, May 11 at 9 am. While parents are receiving registration materials and information, children will be visiting the kindergarten classrooms and meeting the teachers. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122.

  • Kindergarten assessment and registration will be held at the Windham Mountain Children’s Learning Center on Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15 from 8:30 am until 2 pm for children who will be five years old before December 1, 2015. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122. Immunization records, a birth certificate, and two proofs of residency are required and must be submitted at the time of registration.

  • On Saturday, May 16, Greene County will honor the memory of a veteran who has passed away. The ceremony will be held on the steps of the Greene County Courthouse in Catskill at 10 am sharp. Nomination packets are available from the Greene County Veterans Service Agency, 159 Jefferson Heights, Suite A104, Catskill, NY 12414 or call (518) 943-3703 or email Veterans@DiscoverGreene.com.

Tuesday 4/28

  • The NYCA Soccer Club of Cairo-Durham will hold signups at Cairo-Durham Elementary School on Tuesday, April 28 from 5-7 pm.

Wednesday 4/29

  • A rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Lexington Firehouse on Route 42 in Lexington on Wednesday, April 29 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to receive a 3 year certificate. If no record is shown, your pet will be given a one year vaccination. Please call (518) 719-3600 for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged.

  • An Irish afternoon featuring The Hunger, a play about the Great Potato Famine in Ireland, will be performed at Gallagher’s Banquet Hall, Main Street in Cairo on Sunday, April 29 at 2 pm. Dancers from the Farrell School of Irish Dance and the Pipe Band of Greene will also perform. Call (518) 622-0123 for tickets.

  • Dr. Brian Fallon will give a presentation on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases at Columbia-Greene Community College’s Fine Arts Theatre in Hudson on Friday, May 1 at 7 pm. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required by Wednesday, April 29 by calling (518) 622-9820 ext. 0, or click the link pub.cce.cornell.edu

  • The WAJ Class of 2017 will hold a pancake dinner at the Catskill Mountain Country Store in Windham on Wednesday, April 29. Seatings at 5 and 6 pm, take outs will be available from 5-7 pm. The menu includes pancakes with real maple syrup, fruit, bacon, dessert and a beverage. Adults $10, $5 for children under 5. Only 50 tickets available for each seating and take out, so reserve early by calling (518) 734-3400, email DValerio@wajcs.org or see any member of the Class of 2017 for tickets.

Friday 5/1

  • The Hunter Foundation’s annual online auction fundraiser will begin on Friday, May 1 at 8 am and end on Friday, May 15 at 10 pm. Visit BiddingForGood.com to see over 60 items that will be auctioned, which include antiques, art, automotive, books, collectibles, gift certificates to local restaurants, golf, lift tickets, furniture, home improvement and cleaning services, massages, performance and film tickets, travel, and unique experiences, such as co-hosting a radio show on WRIP. This year’s goal is to raise $10,000 for community revitalization projects.

  • The WAJPL Golden Age Club will travel to Proctor’s in Schenectady on Thursday, June 18 to see the Tony award winning musical Kinky Boots. Lunch will be at Buca DiBeppo Restaurant in Colonie. The cost is $70 per person. Please call as soon as possible as tickets must be purchased in advance. For reservations call Mary at (518) 622-3397 or Opal at (518) 750-8380 by no later than Friday, May 1. Payment should be sent to WAJPL Golden Age Club, PO Box 101, Ashland, NY 12407.

Saturday 5/2

  • The Kaaterskill United Methodist Church thrift shop, located at 7889 Main Street in Hunter will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am until 2 pm starting Saturday, May 2 through Tuesday, September 29.

  • WRIP will be broadcasting live from the annual gyro and souvlaki fundraiser for the Friends of the Feathered and Furry to be held at Tannersville Lake and pavilion, South Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, May 2 from 11 am to 9 pm. There will be wildlife education and canine demos, raffles, artists, crafts and food vendors, a bouncy house, face painting, and live music by Mister Kick, Wyld Blu, The Blitz, and Groove Tool. Admission is free.

  • The 3rd annual Cairo town picnic and Little League opening day will be held at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, May 2 from 11 am until 2 pm. There will be a bike parade at 11:30 and free bike raffle at 1. Rain date is Sunday, May 3.

  • A wine tasting fundraiser will be held at Sacred Heart Parish Hall in Stamford on Saturday, May 2 from 5:30-8:30 pm. Tickets are $10. Call (607) 652-7170 for tickets and more information.

  • The 2012 film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be shown at the Stamford Public Library, 117 Main Street in Stamford on Saturday, May 2 from 3-6 pm. Admission is free. Snacks will be available. Costumes welcome.

Monday 5/4

  • Kindergarten parent orientation and visitation for children who will enter school this fall will be held at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School on Monday, May 11 at 9 am. While parents are receiving registration materials and information, children will be visiting the kindergarten classrooms and meeting the teachers. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122.

  • Kindergarten assessment and registration will be held at the Windham Mountain Children’s Learning Center on Thursday and Friday, May 14 and 15 from 8:30 am until 2 pm for children who will be five years old before December 1, 2015. Appointments must be made by Monday, May 4 by calling (518) 734-3400 ext. 1122. Immunization records, a birth certificate, and two proofs of residency are required and must be submitted at the time of registration.

  • On Saturday, May 16, Greene County will honor the memory of a veteran who has passed away. The ceremony will be held on the steps of the Greene County Courthouse in Catskill at 10 am sharp. Nomination packets are available from the Greene County Veterans Service Agency, 159 Jefferson Heights, Suite A104, Catskill, NY 12414 or call (518) 943-3703 or email Veterans@DiscoverGreene.com.

Tuesday 5/5

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will host a spring tourism seminar at the Villa Vosilla in Tannersville on Tuesday, May 5 at 3 pm. A business after hours meeting will follow at 5 pm.

Thursday 5/7

  • The 2nd annual Buy Local Expo: Home & Garden, sponsored by the Greene County and Columbia County Chambers of Commerce, will be held at Historic Catskill Point, Main Street in Catskill on Thursday, May 7 from 4-7 pm.

  • The 64th annual National Day of Prayer will be observed at the Greene County Courthouse, 320 Main Street in Catskill on Thursday, May 7 starting at noon with live music and times of prayer. Call (518) 947-9179 for more information.

Saturday 5/9

  • Author John P. O’Grady will read from his works, Grave Goods and Pilgrims to the Wild, at the Corner Bookstore inside the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, May 9 at 1 pm. Admission is free.

  • The 2013 film The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug will be shown at the Stamford Public Library, 117 Main Street in Stamford on Saturday, May 9 from 3-6 pm. Admission is free. Snacks will be available. Costumes welcome.

Sunday 5/10

  • A day of exploration, music, food and friends will be held at the Blue Deer Center, 1155 County Road 6 in Margaretville on Sunday, May 10 from 10 am until 4 pm. Talk with people from ancestral ways, listen to the Spirit of Thunderheart Drummers, tour this sacred land, participate in a ceremony, buy indigenous art, gather around the fire, and meet Eliot Cowan, author of Plant Spirit Medicine. Admission is free.

Monday 5/11

  • A mother/daughter dinner will be held at the Ashland Community United Methodist Church on Monday, May 11 at 6 pm.

  • The 11th annual Greene County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament will be held at Christman’s Windham House in Windham on Friday, May 15. The entry deadline is Monday, May 11. The tournament fee is $110 per player, which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and free raffle entry. Prizes include $10,000 for a hole-in-one. Check-in and continental breakfast start at 8:30 am, shotgun start at 10, lunch at the turn, mixer cash bar at 3, and awards banquet at 4. For more information contact Rebecca@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Tuesday 5/12

  • The Cancer Services Program of Columbia and Greene Counties will hold their annual breast exam and mammogram event at Greene Medical Imaging, Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Tuesday, April 12 from 4-6 pm. Call (518) 822-8741 to make an appointment.

Friday 5/15

  • The 5th annual Greene County senior day will be held at the Freight Master’s Building, Main Street in Catskill on Friday, May 15 from 12-2 pm. There will be vendor booths with information pertaining to senior citizens and a special luau-themed lunch. Transportation is available. Call (518) 719-3555 for reservations. The Senior Citizen of the Year and Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen winners will be named.

Saturday 5/16

  • The Ayres fountain in Hensonville will be rededicated on Saturday, May 16.

  • Greene County will honor the memory of a veteran who has passed away. The ceremony will be held on the steps of the Greene County Courthouse in Catskill at 10 am sharp.

  • A penny social will be held at the West Athens firehouse on the Leeds-Athens Road on Saturday, May 16. Doors open at 6 pm. Drawings begin at 7. Refreshments will be available.

  • The 2014 film The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be shown at the Stamford Public Library, 117 Main Street in Stamford on Saturday, May 16 from 3-6 pm. Admission is free. Snacks will be available. Costumes welcome.

  • The Red Knights Motorcycle Club will hold a 60 mile motorcycle run at the FASNY Fireman’s Home, Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson on Saturday, May 16. Registration begins at 9:30 am, kickstands up at 11:30. $20 per person, which includes a barbeque, music, and raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit the Fireman’s Home. Call Mike at (518) 669-8983 or Judith at (518) 794-0479 for more information.

Sunday 5/17

  • Friends of Music presents Sibelius and Beyond, a celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford on Sunday, May 17 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

Wednesday 5/20

  • A rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Leeds Firehouse on Route 23B in Leeds on Wednesday, May 20 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to receive a 3 year certificate. If no record is shown, your pet will be given a one year vaccination. Please call (518) 719-3600 for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged.

Thursday 5/21

  • The Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce will host a pop up farmers’ market at the Stamford Railroad Station, 21 Railroad Avenue in Stamford on Thursday, April 21 from 3:30-6 pm.

Saturday 5/23

  • The Lexington-Westkill United Methodist Church will hold a Brooks’ barbeque on Saturday, May 23 at 5 pm.

  • The first Lexington farmers market of the season will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, May 23 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

  • The Cairo community wide yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am to 4 pm. To get on the map send $10 to the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 515, Cairo, NY 12413. Please include your name, physical address, and a list of items you’ll be selling. Each participant gets a number to be placed on their front lawn, which may be picked up at the gazebo in front of the Cairo Town Hall on Friday, May 22 from 5-7 pm. Call (518) 622-3939 for more information. Proceeds go toward the Chamber Scholarship for Dollars for Scholars.

Saturday 5/30

  • The annual chicken barbeque will be held at the Ashland Community United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 30.

Thursday-Sunday 6/4-6/7

  • The 11th annual Mountain Jam will be held at Hunter Mountain from Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 6.

Friday 6/5

  • VFW Post 1545 will hold its 7th annual golf tournament at Christman’s Windham House on Friday, June 5. Registration begins at 8 am, tee off at 9:30. The cost is $90, which includes continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, soft drinks on the course, cart, and 18 holes of golf on the mountain course, followed by dinner and awards in the clubhouse. Dinner only is $40 per person. Preregister by emailing VFWPost1545@gmail.com or call Jim at (518) 589-5849, Dick at (518) 755-2032, Stephen at (914) 714-0594, or Marc at (201) 741-6534. Make checks payable to VFW Post 1545.

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, June 5 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Friday & Saturday 6/5 & 6/6

  • The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Greene County will be held in Vanderbilt Park, State Route 32 in Greenville starting Friday, June 5 at 6 pm through Saturday, June 6 at 6 am. Relay teams from all over Greene County and the surrounding areas are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Saturday 6/6

  • The Ashland Historical Association’s annual tractor and farm machinery show will be held on Saturday, June 6 on Gravel Bank Road, across from the Ashland Community United Methodist Church. Gates open at 10 am. Tractor pull, featuring the gambler weight sled, at 11. There will be kids’ activities, vendors, food and homemade ice cream. Admission is $3, children 5 and under get in free.

  • The Lexington-Westkill United Methodist Church will hold a strawberry supper on Saturday, June 6 at 5 pm.

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

Thursday 6/11

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual recognition gala at the Villa Vosilla Boutique Resort in Tannersville on Thursday, June 11. Awards will be presented to the business man, business woman, large business, small business, and not-for-profit of the year. To RSVP call (518) 943-4222 or email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com.

Saturday 6/13

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, June 13 from 9 am until noon.

Wednesday 6/17

  • A rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Earlton Firehouse on Route 81 in Earlton on Wednesday, June 17 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to receive a 3 year certificate. If no record is shown, your pet will be given a one year vaccination. Please call (518) 719-3600 for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged.

Thursday 6/18

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Thursday, June 18 from 5-8 pm.

Friday 6/19

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, June 19 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Saturday 6/20

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, June 20 from 9 am until noon.

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, June 20 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

  • Gospel night, featuring an ensemble led by Steven Feifke and Alphonso Horne, will be held at the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church in Tannersville on Saturday, June 20. A late night jam session will follow at the Last Chance Tavern in Tannersville.

Sunday 6/21

  • Musicians of Ma’alwyck will perform Italian chamber music at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford on Sunday, June 21 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

Friday 7/3

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, July 3 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Saturday 7/4 – Independence Day

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, July 4 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

  • A wacky bed race will be held at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, July 4 at 4 pm. Each bed must have a theme and a minimum of 5 people. Costumes required, no motorized beds. Prizes for the funniest, most original, and overall race winner. To register call Brian at (518) 821-6511 or M.A. Tarpinian at (518) 610-3332.

  • Live music by Bended at 7 pm, followed by a fireworks display at 9, will be held at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Saturday, July 4. Admission is free.

Saturday 7/11

  • Lexington-Westkill United Methodist Church will hold a craft and bake sale on Saturday, July 11 from 9 am to 3 pm.

Thursday-Sunday 7/16-7/19

  • The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival will be held in Oak Hill from Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19. This year the festival will partner with Community Action of Greene County to help feed the hungry in area communities.

Friday 7/17

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, July 17 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Saturday 7/18

  • The West Kill Ladies Aid will hold a bake sale on Saturday, July 18 starting at 9 am.

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, July 18 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

Sunday 7/19

  • The Julliard Jazz Ensemble will perform at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford on Sunday, July 19 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

Saturday 7/25

  • The 6th annual Catskill Forest Festival will be held at Margaretville Village Park, Bridge Street in Margaretville on Saturday, July 25 from 10 am to 4 pm. There will be a logging competition, arts and crafts, maple and wood products, forestry equipment, recreation vendors, and a food and beverage tent. Admission is free.

Saturday 8/1

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, August 1 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

Saturday & Sunday 8/1 & 8/2

  • The Patchworkers will hold their annual quilt show at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School on Saturday and Sunday, August 1 and 2.

Friday 8/7

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, August 7 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Saturday 8/8

  • The Piecemakers of Cairo will hold a quilt show at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Saturday, August 8 from 10 am until 4 pm. Admission is $2. There will be quilts, wall hangings, raffles, door prizes and handmade items for sale. For more information call Debra at (518) 622-2270.

Saturday 8/15

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, August 15 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

Sunday 8/16

  • Tavche Gravche will perform a sonic journey through the east at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford on Sunday, August 16 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

Friday 8/21

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, August 21 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Wednesday 8/26

  • A rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Cairo Firehouse on Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Wednesday, August 26 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to receive a 3 year certificate. If no record is shown, your pet will be given a one year vaccination. Please call (518) 719-3600 for ferrets. Donations are highly encouraged.

Saturday 8/29

  • The Lexington farmers market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, August 29 from 10 am until noon. It will be held every other week through Saturday, October 24.

Friday 9/4

  • The Greene County Cruisers will hold a cruise-in at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Friday, September 4 at 5 pm. There will be music and food will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

 

American Red Cross Blood Drives

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.
Call
1-800-RED-CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org to make an appointment.

  • Friday, April 17 from 2:30-7:30 pm at Coxsackie Ambulance Service, 117 Mansion St in Coxsackie

  • Saturday April 18 from 7:30am-12:30 pm at Rensselaerville Volunteer Ambulance, Routes 352 & 357 in Medusa

  • Monday, April 20 from 9:30 am to 3 pm at Columbia-Greene Community College’s PAC building in Hudson.

  • Tuesday, April 21 from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm at Cairo-Durham High School, Route 145 in Cairo

  • Thursday, April 30 from 10 am to 3 pm at Coxsackie-Athens High School, 24 Sunset Boulevard in Coxsackie.

  • Monday, May 4 from 2-6 pm at Jefferson Central School on State Route 10 in Jefferson

  • Wednesday, May 6 from 1-6 pm at Hunter-Tannersville High School, Main Street in Tannersville.

  • Thursday, May 7 from 1-6 pm at Sgt. James F. Carty, D.S.C. VFW Post 1545 in Windham

  • Thursday, May 7 from 12-5 pm at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford.

  • Friday, May 8 from 2:30-7:30 pm at the Athens Fire Department, 39 Third Street in Athens

  • Friday, May 8 from 1-6 pm at the Grand Gorge Firehouse, State Highway 30 in Grand Gorge

 

Golf Tournaments

Monday 5/11

  • The 11th annual Greene County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament will be held at Christman’s Windham House in Windham on Friday, May 15. The entry deadline is Monday, May 11. The tournament fee is $110 per player, which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and free raffle entry. Prizes include $10,000 for a hole-in-one. Check-in and continental breakfast start at 8:30 am, shotgun start at 10, lunch at the turn, mixer cash bar at 3, and awards banquet at 4. For more information contact Rebecca@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Friday 6/5

  • VFW Post 1545 will hold its 7th annual golf tournament at Christman’s Windham House on Friday, June 5. Registration begins at 8 am, tee off at 9:30. The cost is $90, which includes continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, soft drinks on the course, cart, and 18 holes of golf on the mountain course, followed by dinner and awards in the clubhouse. Dinner only is $40 per person. Preregister by emailing VFWPost1545@gmail.com or call Jim at (518) 589-5849, Dick at (518) 755-2032, Stephen at (914) 714-0594, or Marc at (201) 741-6534. Make checks payable to VFW Post 1545.

 



- 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.

- Greene 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 (518) 719-3290 or go to www.GreeneEconomicDevelopment.com.

- 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 WesternCatskills.org.

- 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 information.

- 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 RonPerez@cghs.org.

The 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 visit.


 Town Directory

Ashland

  • A free 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.

  • Sunday services are held at the Ashland United Methodist Church at 9 AM.

  • 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.

Cairo

  • Cairo 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 (845) 339-4673.

Catskill

  • 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.

Coxsackie

  • 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

  • The Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Knock Council #6439 meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 7:30 PM in the Council Hall located on Route 145 in East Durham. New members are always welcome.

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 questions.

  • The 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

  • First 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 AlpernM@aol.com for more information.
     
  • Hunter Chamber of Commerce meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month.
     
  • A free 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.
     
  • Earn 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 BSlutzky@HTCSD.org; (518) 589-5400, ext. 1520; or call (518) 263-4061.
     
  • 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) 263-5184.

  • 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.

  • The Jewett Ladies Auxiliary meets the third Tuesday of the month at 8 PM in the upstairs meeting room in the Jewett Firehouse.

  • Sunday 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 Presbyterian Church.

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 information.

  • 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 (518) 299-3227.

  • Sunday morning worship services are held at the Lexington Mission at 9 AM.

  • Sunday services are held at the Lexington United Methodist Church at 9:30 AM.

Prattsville

  • 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.

  • Rebuild Prattsville 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 share.

  • Sunday 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 same time.

Windham – Hensonville, Maplecrest, Windham

  • 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 RPforte@DiscoverGreene.com. You can also call Pat Merwin at the Jewett municipal building at (518) 263-4392.

  • 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 alateen.org 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 Street, Windham.

  • 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 MitchellHollow.org.

Columbia County

  • 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 email Hope@BreastCancerOptions.org.

Delaware County

  • 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 (607) 652-4772.

Greene County

  • Greene County Rural Health Network has drop boxes at the following locations for the disposal of expired and unwanted medication, no questions asked.

·      Windham Police Department, Windham Town Hall in Hensonville from 9 am to 3 pm. Call (518) 734-3151 to ensure that the office is open.

·      Greene County Sheriff’s Office, 80 Bridge Street in Catskill, Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. (518) 943-3300

·      Coxsackie Police Department, 119 Mansion Street in Coxsackie, every day from 8 am to midnight. (518) 756-6128

 

Schoharie County

  • 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.


 Art Exhibits

  • River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home will open on Sunday, May 3 and run through Sunday, November 1 at both the Thomas Cole National Historic Site on Spring Street in Catskill and the Olana State Historic Site in Hudson. The exhibit will highlight the pivotal role that these two historic properties – and the artists who lived and worked there – played in shaping America’s culture of contemporary art. The artists whose work is included in the exhibition are Romare Bearden, Elijah Burgher, Chuck Close, Will Cotton, Gregory Crewdson, Lynn Davis, Jerry Gretzinger, Don Gummer, Duncan Hannah, Stephen Hannock, Valerie Hegarty, Angie Keefer with Kara Hamilton and Kianja Strobert, Charles LeDray, Maya Lin, Frank Moore, Elizabeth Murray, Rashaad Newsome, Thomas Nozkowski, Stephen Petegorsky, Martin Puryear, Cindy Sherman, Sienna Shields, Kiki Smith, Joel Sternfeld, Letha Wilson, and Elyn Zimmerman, in addition to selected complementary work by Thomas Cole and Frederic Church from the permanent collections.
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