UPDATED: May 21, 2015

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- Greene County Department for the Aging is seeking medical transporters from the mountain top area to take seniors to their appointments. Please call Rose at (518) 719-3555.

- 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.

- The Greene County Highway Department, 67 Scott Lane in Athens will accept household hazardous waste on Saturday, June 6. Participants are asked to arrive during these suggested times based on the first letter of their last name: A-G from 8-9 am, H-N from 9-10 am, O-T from 10-11 am, and U-Z from 11 am until noon. This is for Greene County residents only, proof of residency is required. Email SolidWaste@DiscoverGreene.com or call (518) 943-4600 for details on what materials will be accepted. The list is also posted on WRIP’s Facebook page.

- 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.

- In honor of the Town of Athens’ bicentennial, the Greene County Historical Society will hold its annual tour of homes throughout that town on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am until 4 pm. Tour headquarters will be at Zion Lutheran Church, Route 385 in Athens. Tickets are $20 in advance. Orders should be mailed to GCHS, PO Box 44, Coxsackie, NY 12051 and must be postmarked by no later than Friday, May 29. Lunches will be available at tour headquarters and may be purchased when you pick up your tickets, brochure and map. Proceeds support the Greene County Historical Society’s programs, Bronck Museum, Vedder Research Library, and Historic Register.

- Columbia Memorial’s Mobile Dental Health Services van will be at the Greene Medical Arts Building in Catskill during the month of August. Visits will be done on a sliding fee scale. Call (518) 697-7892 in June or July to set up an appointment.

- 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 5/21

  • Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce will host a holiday, pop up farmers’ market at the Stamford Railroad Station, 21 Railroad Avenue in Stamford on Thursday, May 21 from 3:30-6 pm. The Stamford Rotary Club will be grilling up fresh food to, and vendors will offer baked goods, handmade porcelain pottery, locally produced cheeses, handmade bags and purses, locally-raised meats, pickles, fudge, jams and jellies, and much more.

  • Community Action of Greene County will host a Zumbathon at the Historic Catskill Point in Catskill on Thursday, May 21 at 6 pm. Registration begins at 5:30. Certified Zumba instructors will lead attendees in an hour and a half of dance and fun; no previous experience required. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. All proceeds will be used to purchase food for Community Action’s food pantry. Call (518) 943-9205 to purchase tickets.

  • The Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at Ameriprise Financial Services (2nd floor, Suite 1), 64 Main Street in Stamford on Thursday, May 21 at 8 am. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Friday 5/22

  • David and Wanda Dorpfeld, authors of Legendary Locals of Greene County, will present an illustrated program and book signing at the Mountain Top Historical Society’s train station in Haines Falls on Friday, May 22 at 7:30 pm.

  • An opening reception for David Krchelich and Annie Hayes’ relief sculpture paintings and hooked rugs will be held at the West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road in East Meredith on Friday, May 22 from 5-7 pm. The exhibit runs through Friday, July 3.

Friday & Saturday 5/22 & 5/23

  • Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale on Friday, May 22 from 5-8 pm, and Saturday, May 23 from 9 am until 1 pm.

Friday-Sunday 5/22-5/24

  • The play, Home Fires Burning, will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, May 24 at 2 pm. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors, and may be reserved by calling (518) 943-3818.

Saturday 5/23

  • The annual Tannersville rubber duck race will be held on Saturday, May 23. Five hundred ducks will be launched into Gooseberry Creek from the bridge on Main Street at 11 am. They’ll race to Rip Van Winkle Lake where the crazy boat race will begin at 2 pm. Build anything that floats, decorate it and enter to win; no motors, please. Call Karen at (518) 858-9094 to register your crazy boat. Duck tickets may be purchased at the Village Office, Sunoco/Go Greene, or the day of the race. The festival will take place until 4 pm. There will be vendors, music, and food. Admission to the festival is free.

  • A dinner and dance will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, Route 23 in Windham on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 pm. $30 per person includes appetizers, entrée, dessert and coffee. There will be a cash bar and raffles. Live music by the Bouzouki Band with Markos. $12 for children ages 5-12, under 5 free. Call (518) 734-4631 for reservations.

  • A Brooks’ chicken barbeque will be held at the Lexington Church Hall on County Route 13A on Saturday, May 23 at 5 pm. The menu includes a half chicken, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, roll, and gingerbread with real whipped cream. $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids under 5. Eat in or take out. Chicken halves are $6.

  • Windham food pantry will be closed on Saturday, May 23.

  • 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.

  • Greene County Historical Society will hold a re-enactment of the bell ringing that marked the end of the Civil War. It takes place at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Oak Hill on Saturday, May 23 from 1-3 pm. The program will include several re-enactors and a concert by the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Historian Ted Hilscher will present a slide show on barns at the annual meeting of the Town of Lexington Historical Society, Church Street in Lexington on Saturday, May 23 at 7 pm.

  • The Clematis Garden Club will hold a plant sale at Tops Food Market, Bryant’s Square, Route 32 in Greenville on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am until noon.

  • St. John the Baptist Church, 4987 Route 81 in Greenville will hold a treasure trunk sale, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am until 2:30 pm. Food, new and used items will be sold. Sell directly from your car, van, SUV or pickup truck for $10 per spot, or sell indoors, $15 for an 8' table. Reserve your table or parking spot in advance by calling (518) 966-0320 or (518) 634-2832.

  • The 6th annual Greene County youth activity day and fishing derby will be held at Historic Catskill Point on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am until 3 pm. The fishing derby ends at noon and is open to all children under 16. There will be trophies and free refreshments. Call (518) 756-9282 for more information.

  • The Rhys Tivey Quartet will perform a jazz concert at Beattie-Powers Place, Prospect Avenue and Bridge Street in Catskill on Saturday, May 23 at 5 pm. Tickets are $15. Call (518) 945-2669 for reservations.

  • A flea market and craft fair will be held at the Kiskatom Firehouse on Route 32 on Saturday, May 23 from 9 am until 3pm. There will also be refreshments and baked goods.

  • Free salsa dance lessons will be given at the Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury on Saturday, May 23 at 6:30 pm, followed at 7:30 by a performance by Orquesta SCC, an 11-piece salsa band. Advance tickets are $20, $18 for students and seniors. All tickets the day of the concert are $25 at the door. Visit RoxburyArtsGroup.org or call (607) 326-7908 for tickets.

Saturday & Sunday 5/23 & 5/24

  • WRIP will be broadcasting live from the 38th annual East Durham Irish Festival on Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24. The lineup includes the Narrowbacks, The Fighting Jamesons, McLean Ave Band, Glengarry Bhoys, Whistlin’ Donkeys, Andy Cooney, Celtic Cross, Kitty Kelly, the Michael Farrell School of Dance, The Canny Brothers Band, Broken Banjo Strings, and many more. Visit EastDurhamIrishFestival.com to order advance tickets.

Sunday 5/24

  • A ribbon cutting for the grand opening of phase two of the Windham Path will be held on Sunday, May 24 at 1 pm. A 5k run/walk will begin at 1:30. There will be a barbecue and lawn games. The entrance is on Route 296, opposite Windham Mountain Outfitters. Entry fees for the walk/run are $10 for men and women 17 and under, and $20 for those 18 and up. Visit RunReg.com/Path5k to register before Saturday, May 23 at 6 pm.

  • The Mountain Top Arboretum, Route 23C and Maude Adams Road in Tannersville will host a bird walk with Larry Federman on Sunday, May 24 at 8 am. Meet at the Arboretum’s parking lot. Bring waterproof footwear and binoculars. Free for members, $5 for non-members.

  • Bunt-Brewer Post #165 will hold its annual Memorial Day parade and service on Sunday, May 24. Line up at Colonial Oil and Gas, Main Street in Tannersville at 12:30 pm. The parade begins at 1 pm sharp and ends at the veterans’ memorial monument in Sarah Lawrence Park. All are encouraged to march with the Post in recognition of your service to our country.

  • An open mic will be held at the Orphic Gallery, Route 30 in Roxbury on Sunday, May 24 from 4-7 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday 5/25 – Memorial Day

  • American Legion Virgil E. Deyo Post #1327 will host the annual Memorial Day parade in Prattsville on Monday, May 25. Line up on Maple Lane near the old American Legion Post at 12:30 pm, parade starts at 1. All organizations and individuals are invited to join the parade. Those wishing to participate should call Arnold at (518) 299-3635.

  • The Town of Cairo will hold its Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 25. A wreath laying ceremony will be held at the World War I monument at the fountain on Main Street at 9 am, followed by another ceremony on the library lawn at 9:15. The parade, featuring military units, vehicles, floats and local organizations, will step off near Hannaford Supermarket at 11. The parade route is along Main Street, down Van Buren Drive to Angelo Canna Town Park. A memorial service will be held at the Veterans memorial in the park at noon.

  • The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held in West Kill on Monday, May 25. Line up at the West Kill/Lexington Community Hall, Spruceton Road in West Kill at 8:45 am, parade starts at 9. After the opening ceremony, participants will march to the two community cemeteries. Children are invited to decorate their bikes for the parade. Ice cream will be served at the West Kill Fire Station

  • American Legion Virgil E. Deyo Post #1327 will host the annual Memorial Day parade in Prattsville on Monday, May 25. Line up on Maple Lane near the old American Legion Post at 12:30 pm, parade starts at 1. All organizations and individuals are invited to join the parade. Those wishing to participate should call Arnold at (518) 299-3635.

  • The Roxbury Memorial Day parade will begin at 11 am and proceed down Main Street to the veterans’ memorial at the intersection of Main and Bridge Streets. Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be available at the Roxbury Fire Department afterward. The Roxbury Historic Preservation Commission will unveil new markers highlighting historic homes and buildings throughout the community, and Carolynn Faraci will lead a walking tour starting at 12:30 at the veterans’ memorial.

Tuesday 5/26

  • A rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Roxbury Town Garage, 52508 State Highway 30 in Roxbury on Tuesday, May 26 from 6-8 pm. Dogs must be on a leash, cats and ferrets should be in a carrier. Please bring a record of your pet’s previous vaccination to verify if you pet is eligible for 3 year coverage. Please call (607) 832-5200 for more information.

Wednesday 5/27

  • Steve Marshall Cohen will conduct a free computer seminar on marketing planning for the holiday season at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville on Wednesday, May 27 from 7-9 pm. Participants will create detailed marketing strategies and tactics based on their business’ unique attributes, develop preliminary copy points for use in marketing communications, and define revenue targets and implementation costs. Call (518) 589-6482 or email TanMtTopLib@yahoo.com to register by Tuesday, May 26.

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours meeting at the National Bank of Coxsackie, 76 Main Street in Cairo on Wednesday, May 27 from 5-7 pm. For more information email info@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Thursday 5/28

  • The Mountaintop Wellness Clinic will be held in the Ashland Town Hall on Thursday, May 28 from 5-8 pm. Please call Peg at (518) 989-6491 to make an appointment.

Friday-Sunday 5/29-5/31

  • Obscura: A Magic Show will be performed by Christian Cagigal at the Bridge Street Theatre Speakeasy, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Friday, May 29 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, May 30 at 3 and 7 pm; and Sunday, May 31 at 2 pm. His unique blend of sleight-of-hand, storytelling and slightly creepy magic add up to an experience you’ll never forget. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors, and may be reserved by calling (518) 943-3818.

Friday 5/29

  • The Hudson Flag Day parade committee will hold a wings and clam night at the Hudson Elks Lodge, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson on Friday, May 29 at 5:30 pm. Entertainment from 6-10 pm. Call (518) 828-7079 for advance tickets.

Saturday 5/30

  • The annual chicken barbeque will be held at the Ashland Community United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 30. Chicken halves will be available by 2 pm and cost $7. Dinner will be served at 5 and take outs may be picked up at 4:30. The menu includes a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, baked beans, pickled carrots, roll, homemade pie, and choice of beverage. Dinners are $12 for adults, $6 for kids ages 5-12, and free for kids under 5.

  • Spring into Art, an art contest sponsored by the Hunter Chamber of Commerce for Hunter-Tannersville Central School students, will be on display at the Mountaintop Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville throughout the month of May. Library hours are Monday-Friday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Saturday from 10 am until 2 pm. Prizes will be presented at the Mountain Cinema in Hunter on Saturday, May 30 at 11 am.

  • A day of exploration, music, food and friends will be held at the Blue Deer Center, 1155 County Road 6 in Margaretville on Saturday, May 30 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.

  • The annual garden fair, plant swap and sale will be held at the Mountain Top Arboretum, Route 23C and Maude Adams Road in Tannersville on Saturday, May 30 from 10 am to 3 pm. This year’s event includes a used book sale, live bluegrass music, and a gnome painting workshop. Admission is free.

  • A nickel social will be held at the Cairo Hose Company, Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Saturday, May 30. Doors open at 1 pm, drawings begin at 2:30. Refreshments will be available.

  • An informational meeting for new volunteers, and anyone who would like to become a volunteer at the Bronck Museum in Coxsackie, will be held at the Museum on Saturday, May 30 from 10-11:30 am. Each volunteer decides how much time they can contribute and on what dates they are available during the Museum season, which runs from Memorial Day through mid-November. Assistance with a wide range of activities can be provided depending on the interests of the volunteer. Please call (518) 731-6490 if you are interested in attending or would like more information.

  • An electronics recycling day will be held at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson on Saturday, May 30 from 9 am until noon. If it plugs in it will be taken away for free, with the exception of air conditioners and dehumidifiers, for which there is a $10 fee.

  • Objects and Memory, a talk by filmmaker and historian Jonathan Fein, will be given at the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown hall, 778 Cemetery Road in Margaretville on Saturday, May 30 at 3:30 pm. What are the things in our homes and museums that mean the most to us? How are ordinary objects transformed into irreplaceable carriers of experience, aspiration and identity? This is a free event.

  • The Build-Fix-Grow Festival will be held at Hanford Mills Museum, 51 County Route 12 in East Meredith on Saturday, May 30 from 10 am to 5 pm. This new festival celebrates ingenuity and creativity. Learn creative ways to save time, money and resources. See a teenage robotics team, blacksmithing at the forge, local history, crafts, and hands-on demos. There will be music by the Gravelyard Bluegrass Band, readings by Catskill area authors, and tours of the historic, water-powered sawmill and woodworking shop. Museum members and kids 12 and under admitted free.

Sunday 5/31

  • The Methodist Churches will hold a picnic at C. D. Lane Park in Maplecrest on Sunday, May 31.

  • The 10th annual fundraiser dinner for the Friends of Beattie-Powers Place will be held at Beattie-Powers Place, Prospect Avenue and Bridge Street in Catskill on Saturday, June 13. Cocktails on the lawn at 5:30 pm, dinner under the tent at 7. $175 per person. RSVP by Sunday, May 31 by emailing RhoVenInc@gmail.com. Payment may be made by credit card at http://BeattiePowersplace.blogspot.com/.

  • A walking tour of the hamlet of Roxbury will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 10 am. Meet behind Gould Church on Main Street. This 40-minute tour will cover a fair portion of the Main Street Historic District, including Kirkside Park, the Roxbury Depot and museum, the Methodist Church and town clock. This is a free event.

  • A walking tour of the Village of Fleischmanns will be held on Sunday, May 31 at 11 am. Meet at the Greater Fleischmanns Museum of Memories, 1017 Main Street in Fleischmanns for a stroll down Main Street and stories of when this was a busy tourist town. This is a free event.

  • Lost Towns of the Pepacton Reservoir and the Railroad that Served Them, a talk by John Duda, will be held at Skene Memorial Library, 1017 Main Street in Fleischmanns on Sunday, May 31 at 2 pm. The Delaware & Northern Railroad, connecting Margaretville to East Branch, linked four communities that were later inundated by New York City’s Pepacton Reservoir. This is a free event.

Monday 6/1

  • The WAJPL Golden Age Club will be traveling to Niagara Falls, Canada from August 12-14. The trip includes 3 days and 2 nights, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, tours, transportation, luggage handling, all taxes and meal gratuities. Payment of $399 per person, double occupancy, or $529 for a single, is due by Monday, June 1. A valid passport or enhanced New York State driver’s license is required when traveling into Canada. Contact Mary Louise at (518) 622-3397 or Opal at (518) 750-8380 for more information.

Monday & Tuesday 6/1 & 6/2

  • So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they have earned. There is so much to know and so many changes from one year to the next. The Disabled American Veterans offers free assistance to all veterans and members of their families by providing counseling and claim filing assistance. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the Oneonta Veterans Club, 275 Chestnut Street in Oneonta on Monday and Tuesday, June 1 and 2 from 10 am until 4 pm both days. Call (518) 626-5690 for more information.

Tuesday 6/2

  • The 31st annual Senior Council barbecue and pie auction will be held at the American Legion, 41 Page Avenue in Delhi on Tuesday, June 2 from 4:30-6 pm. Barbecued pork will be the entrée. Homemade pies will be auctioned at 5:30. Tickets are $8 and must be purchased by Wednesday, May 27 from a Senior Council member, at the Office for the Aging, 6 Court Street in Delhi, or at any senior dining center.

Wednesday 6/3

  • A Giffy’s chicken barbecue will be held in the Cairo United Methodist Church’s Fellowship Hall on Main Street in Cairo on Wednesday, June 3 from 4-6 pm. Take outs will be available and reservations are requested by calling (518) 622-3602.

  • A Brooks barbecue to benefit the United Methodist Church Missions will be held at the gazebo next to the Greenville Public Library on Route 32 in Greenville on Wednesday, June 3 from 3-6:30 pm. Take outs only.

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.

  • A special benefit reading of three short plays by Tennessee Williams, The Strangest Kind of Romance, The Frosted Glass Coffin, and Portrait of a Madonna, will be held at the Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Friday, June 5 at 8 pm. Tickets are $15, $10 for students and seniors, and may be reserved by calling (518) 943-3818.

Friday & Saturday 6/5 & 6/6

  • The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Greenville 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. Visit RelayForLife.org/GreeneCountyNY to join a team or make a donate.

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm, and on Sunday, June 14 at 2 pm. Call (518) 943-3818 for tickets.

Friday-Sunday 6/12-6/14

  • The 3rd annual Taste of Country music festival will be held at Hunter Mountain from Friday through Sunday, June 12-14. Headliners include Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Toby Keith. Visit TasteOfCountryFestival.com for tickets and more information.

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 Greene County Highway Department, 67 Scott Lane in Athens will accept household hazardous waste on Saturday, June 6. Participants are asked to arrive during these suggested times based on the first letter of their last name: A-G from 8-9 am, H-N from 9-10 am, O-T from 10-11 am, and U-Z from 11 am until noon. This is for Greene County residents only, proof of residency is required. Email SolidWaste@DiscoverGreene.com or call (518) 943-4600 for details on what materials will be accepted. The list is also posted on WRIP’s Facebook page.

  • Lexington-Westkill United Methodist Church will hold a strawberry supper on Saturday, June 6 at 5 pm. The menu includes ham, salads, and strawberry shortcake with real whipped cream for dessert.

  • 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.

  • BINGO at the VFW hall in Windham on Saturday, June 6. Doors open at 6:30 pm, BINGO starts at 7. The kitchen will be open with goodies for purchase.

  • A Chinese auction will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church in Windham on Saturday, June 6. New donations are being accepted. Call Cynthia at (518) 734-4350 for more information.

  • The Reformed Church of Prattsville will hold a chicken barbecue at the church parsonage, opposite Jim’s Great American, on Saturday, June 6 starting at noon. Chicken halves $7, your choice of sides, potato salad or baked beans, $3 per pint. Take outs only.

  • In honor of the Town of Athens’ bicentennial, the Greene County Historical Society will hold its 39th annual tour of homes throughout that town on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am until 4 pm. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased at Zion Lutheran Church, Route 385 in Athens the day of the tour. Proceeds support the Greene County Historical Society’s programs, the Bronck Museum, Vedder Research Library, and Historic Register.

  • Clara and Robert, a lecture on the music and history of husband and wife composers Robert and Clara Schumann, will be given by Dr. Jeffrey Langford and Dr. Joanne Polk at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, June 6 at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $10, $7 for students, and may be purchased by calling (518) 263-2063.

  • A dance performance by Keigwin + Company will take place at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, June 6 at 7:30 pm. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $7 for students, and may be purchased by calling (518) 263-2063. Tickets purchased at the door will be $30, $25 for seniors and $7 for students.

  • Local singer/songwriter Jon B. Woodin will perform at the Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Saturday, June 6 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 and may be reserved by calling (518) 943-3818.

  • A walking tour of the hamlet of Roxbury will be held on Saturday, June 6 at 10 am. Meet behind Gould Church on Main Street. This 40-minute tour will cover a fair portion of the Main Street Historic District, including Kirkside Park, the Roxbury Depot and museum, the Methodist Church and town clock. This is a free event

  • A slow down nature walk will be held at John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge, 1633 Burroughs Memorial Road in Roxbury on Saturday, June 6 at 1 pm. Participants will be guided to slow down, tune in and share their perceptions, as John Burroughs did, in this leisurely walk. This is a free event.

Saturday & Sunday 6/6 & 6/7

  • The 13th annual quilt show, featuring handmade quilts from Schoharie, Delaware and Greene counties, will be held at the New York Power Authority’s Lansing Manor, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, from 10 am until 5 pm. Admission is free. On Saturday there will be textile appraisals, up to 3 items per person. A $3 donation is requested with proceeds to benefit the Jefferson Historical Society. There will also be presentations and demonstrations on quilting, weaving, needle felting, spinning, and rug hooking. Textile day will be held on Sunday only.

Sunday 6/7

  • Greene County Cruisers will hold their annual car show at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Sunday, June 7 from 9 am to 5 pm. There will be live music, food, vendors and prizes. Money raised will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Thursday 6/11

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th annual recognition gala at the Villa Vosilla, 6302 Main Street in Tannersville on Thursday, June 11 from 5:30-8:30 pm. This year’s honorees are Catherine Rubinger of Tannersville Auto Parts (business woman of the year), John Shook of Porto Shook Insurance Agency (business man of the year), Kirwan’s Game Store (small business of the year), Hunter Mountain Ski Bowl (large business of the year), The Healthcare Consortium (not-for-profit of the year), and Kay Stamer of the Greene County Council on the Arts (inaugural distinguished service award). Tickets are $45, cash bar available. To RSVP email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222 by Monday, June 8.

Saturday 6/13

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

  • The Berkshire Bach Ensemble, directed by harpsichordist Kenneth Cooper, will perform a program of Baroque and Classical favorites at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, June 13 at 8 pm. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $7 for students, and may be purchased by calling (518) 263-2063. Tickets purchased at the door will be $30, $25 for seniors and $7 for students.

  • The 10th annual Catskill yard sale day will be held at homes throughout the village and town on Saturday, June 13 starting at 9 am. Call (518) 943-3057 for more information.

  • The annual Flag Day parade and waterfront festival will be held in Hudson on Saturday, June 13. Line up begins promptly at 12:30 pm. The parade steps off at 2 pm and marches down Warren Street to Henry Hudson Riverfront Park. There will be rides for the kids, entertainment, food vendors, informational displays, an air show, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the Hudson River Valley. Visit HudsonFlagDayParade.org for more information.   Rain date is Sunday, June 14   

Sunday 6/14

  • A meeting for new and returning volunteers will be held at the Bronck Museum in Coxsackie on Sunday, June 14 from 9:30-11 am. Curator Shelby Mattice will lead a tour through the museum, highlighting recent changes in the 1663 house and the west wing.

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.

  • Wheels of Time Car Club will hold a cruise in the country on Wednesday, June 17. Meet at GNH Lumber on Route 32 in Greenville at 5 pm. Open to any type of vehicle.

Thursday 6/18

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

Thursday-Sunday 6/18-6/21

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh will be performed at the Bridge Street Theatre, 44 West Bridge Street in Catskill on Thursday-Saturday, June 18-20 at 7:30 pm, and on Sunday, June 21 at 2 pm. Call (518) 943-3818 for tickets.

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.

  • A chicken barbecue to benefit the Athens Street Festival will be held at Athens Riverside Park on Friday, June 19 at 7 pm. Adult dinners are $12 and include boneless chicken, baked potato, roll, cookie and beverage. Kids’ dinners are $6 and include Nathan’s hot dogs, chips, cookie and beverage. Music provided by Conehead Buddha.

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

  • The 18th annual Father’s Day antique and classic car show will be held along Main Street in Tannersville on Sunday, June 21 from 10 am until 4 pm. Free admission to the public. Live music featuring Just James and Sonny Rock. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. Pre-registration is $10, $15 the day of the show. Free T-shirt for the first 50 registrants, goodie bags for all entrants, trophies will be awarded. Vendor and swap meet spaces available. Contact TannersvilleCarShow@gmail.com for more information or to register.

  • 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.

Monday 6/22

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours meeting at the Crossroad Brewing Company, 21 Second Street in Athens on Monday, June 22 from 5-7 pm. For more information email info@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

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.

  • Saturday, May 30 from 7:30-12:30 at the Berne Masonic Temple, 1652 Helderberg Trail in Berne.

  • Tuesday, June 2 from 8 am - 1 pm at Berne-Knox-Westerlo High School, Helderberg Trail in Berne.

  • Thursday, June 4 from 11:30-5:30 at South Kortright Central School, Rt.10 in South Kortright.

  • Thursday, June 4 from 1-6 pm at the Hudson Elks Lodge, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson.

  • Friday, June 12 from 2-7 pm at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 80 Mansion Street in Coxsackie.

  • Monday, June 15 from 1-6 pm at the Stamford Baptist Church, 40 Lake Street in Stamford.

  • Wednesday, June 17 from 1-6 pm at the Washington Irving Senior Center, 15 Academy St. in Catskill.

 

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

  • Catskill Remains, photographs by John P. O’Grady, will be on display at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter through Sunday, May 17. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 3:30 pm.

    ·  Mountain Vistas, an exhibition of 25 oil paintings by David Munford, will be on view weekdays at the Catskill Watershed Corporation offices, 905 Main Street in Margaretville through Friday, May 29 from 8 am to 4:30 pm, closed holidays. All of the framed landscape paintings are available for purchase.

    · Spring into Art, an art contest sponsored by the Hunter Chamber of Commerce for Hunter-Tannersville Central School students, will be on display at the Mountaintop Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville throughout the month of May. Library hours are Monday-Friday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Saturday from 10 am until 2 pm. Prizes will be presented at the Mountain Cinema in Hunter on Saturday, May 30 at 11 am.

    ·  The Watershed: A Stream of Life, a photo and art exhibit in celebration of Schoharie Watershed Month and featuring works by students from Windham-Ashland-Jewett, Hunter-Tannersville, and Gilboa-Conesville Central Schools, will be on display at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter through Sunday, May 31. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday from 10 am to 3:30 pm.

    ·  The annual mountaintop student art show will be on display in the Say What? Gallery, 6042 Main Street in Tannersville from Saturday, May 9 through Saturday, June 27.

    ·  An exhibit of works by artists Judith Nilson and Michael Milton will on display at MURAL on Main Gallery, 631 Main Street in Hobart through Sunday, July 5. The gallery is open every weekend from 12-4 pm and on holiday Mondays from 12-3 pm.

    · American Masquerade, an exhibit of artwork, masks, costumes, dinner horns and ephemera related to the Anti-Rent Wars in the Catskills, will be on display at the Zadock Pratt Museum, Main Street in Prattsville from Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, October 11. The museum is open Thursday-Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is $5.

    ·      River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home will 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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