UPDATED: MARCH 14, 2016

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- A reminder that open burning is not allowed in NYS from Wednesday, March 16 through Saturday, May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.

- The Knights of the Road, Mountain Top Little League has a recycling container for bottles and cans at the former Kalliopi’s Restaurant on South Street, opposite Windham Mountain Inn. All proceeds benefit the Mountain Top Little League.

- The fitness center at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School will be open to district residents, 18 years or older, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8:30 pm. Call (518) 734-3400 ext. 1229 with any questions.

- Donations for Roberta Banks, who lost her home and its contents to fire, made payable to the Jewett Presbyterian Church with Banks Fund in the memo section, may be mailed to the church c/o Clarence Soule, 513 County Route 17, Jewett, NY 12444.

- Community Action of Greene County will be at the Prattsville Art Center, 14562 Main Street in Prattsville on Fridays from 10 am until 3 pm to offer free weatherization assistance, job search assistance, housing assistance, domestic violence assistance, income tax assistance, crime victims’ assistance, and wheels to work auto loans. Call (518) 943-9205 for more information.

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

- Greene County Department of Human Services is seeking volunteers for the Home Delivered Meals Program, as well as the Homebound Medical Transportation Program. A vehicle is necessary and there is no age requirement. All volunteers are required to complete a volunteer application. Mileage reimbursement is available for the medical transportation program. Call Ruth at (518) 719-3555 for more information or to volunteer.

- Greene County has two economic development loan programs that provide funding for job-creating projects which can assist your business to grow. The Quantum Fund and Microenterprise Assistance Program (MAP) can assist businesses of all sizes with low-interest financing and technical assistance that can make your business dream a reality. For further information, go to GreeneEconomicDevelopment.com or contact the Greene County Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Planning at (518) 719-3290.

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

- The Hudson Youth Center is now open on Saturdays from 1-4 pm


Tuesday 3/15

  • The ecumenical Stations of the Cross will be held at the Ashland Community Church on Tuesday, March 15 at 11 am, followed by a soup and bread luncheon. All are welcome to attend.
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  • A community forum will be held at the Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street in Cairo on Tuesday, March 15 from 6-8 pm to learn about drug problems caused by alcohol, prescription drugs and street drugs. Hear from law enforcement, the court system, substance abuse counselors, mental health providers, and public health professionals. Call (518) 943-2036 for more information.
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  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a media and marketing lunch and learn at the New York Restaurant, 353 Main Street in Catskill on Tuesday, March 15 from 11:30 am until 1 pm. The registration fee is $25. RSVP by emailinginfo@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.
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  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting at RUPCO, 408 Main Street in Catskill on Tuesday, March 15 from 2-3:30 pm. RSVP by emailingTCollins@Rupco.com or call (845) 331-2140 ext. 276.

Wednesday 3/16

  • A reminder that open burning is not allowed in NYS from Wednesday, March 16 through Saturday, May 14 due to the increased risk of wildfires.
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  • Sign-ups for Mountain Top Little League and T-Ball will be held at the Prattsville Town Hall on Wednesday, March 16 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a copy of the player’s birth certificate. Cost is $25 per family. Make checks payable to Knights of the Road. You can also sign up online at www.MountainTopLittleLeague.org and click on the registration tab, or print out the form and mail to Jason Post, PO Box 57, Ashland, NY 12407.

Thursday 3/17

  • The Windham food pantry will be open on Thursday, March 17 from 5-8 pm.
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  • The Cairo Historical Society will meet in the Cairo Public Library on Thursday, March 17 at 7 pm. The evening’s topic will be Greene County bottles, so bring any you may have or view the collections of others.
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  • The Durham Task Force Parade Committee will hold a St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner at the Shamrock House, Route 145 in East Durham on Thursday, March 17 from 4-7 pm. Eat in or take out. $10 suggested donation. There will also be 50/50 drawings, Durham Reading Room raffles, and soda bread for sale.
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  • The Athens Fire Department on Third Street in Athens will serve pizza, wings and mozzarella sticks on Thursday, March 17 from 4-7 pm. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to order.

Friday-Sunday 3/18-3/20

  • The Windham-Ashland-Jewett drama club will present the musical comedy The Pajama Game in the WAJ cafetorium on Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 at 7 pm and Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Call (518) 734-3400 ext. 1127, or email BJones@wajcs.org to reserve tickets.
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  • The Hunter-Tannersville middle and high school will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Jr. in the Hunter-Tannersville high school auditorium in Tannersville on Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm. Advance tickets are $10 for adults ($12 at the door), and $6 for students and seniors. For tickets call Darlene at (518) 821-9498, or email DColandrea@htcSchools.org.

Friday 3/18

  • The annual St. Patrick’s Day corned beef luncheon and soda bread sale will be held at the Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church on Friday, March 18 from 11 am until 1 pm. Lunches include a corned beef sandwich, coleslaw, a bag of chips, cookie, and soda or water for $8. Free delivery for 3 or more in the Windham area only. Irish soda bread, with or without seeds, is $8 for large and $6 for small. Pre order the day of the sale by calling (518) 734-4122.
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  • Improv Cubed: From Bach to the Great American Songbook, a free lecture by André Mehmari will be given at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday, March 18 at 7 pm. All ages are welcome.
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  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, March 18 from 1-6 pm at St. John the Baptist Church, 4987 Route 81 in Greenville.
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  • The Coxsackie-Athens Rotary Club will hold a fish fry at the Quarry Steakhouse in Climax on Friday, March 18 from 4-7 pm. $12 eat in or take-out. All proceeds will go toward supporting great causes in our community.

Saturday 3/19

  • The Windham food pantry will be open on Saturday, March 19 from 9 am until noon.
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  • A chicken barbecue will be held at the Ashland Fire Department on Saturday, March 19 starting at noon. $7 per half, take outs only, first come, first served. Sorry, no reservations.
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  • A staged reading of Eric Coble’s dark comedy, The Velocity of Autumn, will take place at the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 and go on sale at the door half an hour prior to the performance.
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  • Try-outs for Hudson Little League will be held in the Hudson High School gym on Saturday, March 19 from 9 am until 1 pm.
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  • Jim Meagley will present More Hobart History: Looking at a Period of Major Development 1885-1890 at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, March 19 at 3 pm. Admission is free.
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  • A backyard maple syrup workshop will be held at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors’ Center, 1378 Route 30 in North Blenheim on Saturday, March 19 from 11 am until 1 pm. Dress warmly to head outside after the presentation to tap a tree, boil off the sap and taste homemade syrup.
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  • Speakeasies, Bootleggers and One-Armed Joe: Prohibition in the Central Catskills, a presentation by Diane Galusha and the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, will be given at Union Grove Distillery Route 28 and County Road 38 in Arkville on Saturday, March 19 at 4 pm. Admission is $2 for Historical Society members, $4 for non-members.

Sunday 3/20

  • Maple Fest will be held at Christman’s Windham House in Windham on Sunday, March 20 from 8 am until noon. Enjoy a complete pancake breakfast with 100% real maple syrup. Pancakes topped with your choice of bananas, blueberries, nuts, chocolate chips or whipped cream. Tour the sap house, learn about making, filtering, bottling and grading syrup, and view syrup production, weather permitting. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children.
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  • The West Athens-Lime Street Fire Company will hold an all you can eat breakfast at the West Athens Firehouse #2 on the Leeds-Athens Road in Athens on Sunday, March 20 from 8 am until noon. There will also be a bake sale. Free will offering.
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  • A pancake breakfast sponsored by Gilboa-Conesville Central School Class of 2016 will be held at the Conesville Firehouse on Sunday, March 20 from 8-11 am. Free will donation.
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  • Have your photo taken with the Easter bunny at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors’ Center, 1378 Route 30 in North Blenheim on Sunday, March 20 from noon until 2 pm. There will also be face painting and outdoor games, weather permitting. Admission is free.
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  • Climbing Mt. Shuksan, a travelogue with mountaineer Tom Denham, will be presented at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors’ Center, 1378 Route 30 in North Blenheim on Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm. Admission is free.

Monday 3/21

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, March 21 from 12-6 pm at the Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Avenue in Catskill.

Wednesday 3/23

  • A rabies clinic for all Greene County residents’ cats, dogs and ferrets will be held at the Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, Route 51 in New Baltimore on Wednesday, March 23 from 6-8 pm. Donations are highly encouraged. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to receive a 3 year certificate. If no record is shown your pet will receive a one year vaccination. Call ahead for ferrets (518) 719-3600.
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  • A rabies clinic for all Delaware County residents’ cats, dogs and ferrets will be held at the Delhi Fire Hall, 140 Delview Terrace in Delhi on Wednesday, March 23 from 6-8 pm. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to verify if it is eligible for 3 year coverage. Dogs must be on a leash, cats and ferrets should be in carriers. Call(607) 832-5200 for more information.

Thursday 3/24 – end of Lent

  • The Athens Fire Department on Third Street in Athens will serve pizza, wings and mozzarella sticks on Thursday, March 24 from 4-7 pm. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to order.
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  • Mass of the Lord’s Supper will take place at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford on Thursday, March 24 at 7 pm, with night prayer at 10.

Friday 3/25 – Good Friday

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, March 25 from 2:30-6:30 pm at Mountainside Residential Care Center, State Highway 28 in Margaretville.
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  • Stations of the Cross at St. Philip Neri in Grand Gorge on Friday, March 25 at noon.
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  • Passion service at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford on Friday, March 25 at 7 pm.

Saturday 3/26

  • Girl Scout Troop #1335 will sponsor a community Easter egg hunt at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, March 26 from 10 am until 2 pm. Bring your own basket. There will be refreshments and face painting. The hunt starts promptly at 10:15, so be on time.
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  • Bonita Jackson’s one-woman show, Empty Valuables, will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Saturday, March 26 at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 and go on sale at the door half an hour prior to the performance.
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  • Morning prayer at St. Philip Neri in Grand Gorge on Saturday, March 26 at 10:30 am.
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  • Easter vigil at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford on Saturday, March 26 at 8 pm.
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  • Try-outs for Hudson Little League will be held in the Hudson High School gym on Saturday, March 26 from 9 am until 1 pm.
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  • The Hudson and Philmont churches will serve a free community spaghetti dinner at the First Reformed Church on Green Street in Hudson on Saturday, March 26 from 5-6 pm.

Sunday 3/27 – Easter

  • A sunrise service will be held at the Lexington Cemetery on Easter Sunday, March 27 at 7:15 am.
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  • The Jewett Presbyterian Church will host an Easter breakfast at the church on Route 17 in Jewett on Sunday, March 27 at 8 am, followed by a service at 9.
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  • The Lexington United Methodist Church will hold Easter services on Sunday, March 27 at 10:30 am.

Monday 3/28

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, March 28 from 10 am until 2 pm at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford.

Wednesday 3/30

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours meeting at Salon 255, 255 Mansion Street in Coxsackie on Wednesday, March 30 from 5-7 pm. RSVP by emailinginfo@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Thursday 3/31

  • The Athens Fire Department on Third Street in Athens will serve pizza, wings and mozzarella sticks on Thursday, March 31 from 4-7 pm. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to order.

Friday-Sunday 4/1-4/10

  • Greene County Restaurant Week will be held Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 10. Enjoy a 3-course dinner (appetizer, entrée and dessert) at any participating restaurant for $20.16 (beverage, tax and tip not included)  and enter for a chance to win great prizes.

Saturday 4/2

  • The Women’s Day Apart will be held at Huntersfield in Prattsville on Saturday, April 2 starting at 10 am. Please bring a bag lunch.

Tuesday 4/5

  • An ecumenical meeting will be held at the Jewett Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, April 5.

Saturday 4/9

  • The Windham food pantry will be open on Saturday, April 9 from 9 am until noon.

Sunday 4/10

  • Artists’ Homes and Studios as Archive and Romance, a presentation by Wanda Corn, will be given in the New Studio at the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, 218 Spring Street in Catskill on Sunday, April 10 at 2 pm. Tickets are $9, $8 for members.

Thursday 4/14

  • The Windham food pantry will be open on Thursday, April 14 from 5-8 pm.
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  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a women in business meeting at the Rip Van Winkle Country Club in Palenville on Thursday, April 14 from 5-8 pm. RSVP by emailinginfo@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Saturday 4/16

  • The Windham food pantry will be open on Saturday, April 16 from 9 am until noon.

Sunday 4/17

  • The West Athens-Lime Street Fire Company will hold an all you can eat breakfast at the West Athens Firehouse #2 on the Leeds-Athens Road in Athens on Sunday, February 21 from 8 am until noon. There will also be a bake sale. Free will offering.

Tuesday 4/26

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a spring tourism seminar and business after hours meeting at Thunderhart Golf Course, County Route 67 in Freehold on Tuesday, April 26 from 2-7 pm. RSVP by emailing info@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call(518) 943-4222.

Sunday 5/1

  • The Germantown American Legion will serve breakfast at 1154 Woods Road in Germantown on Sunday, May 1 from 8-11 am.

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