UPDATED: July 16, 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.

- Any child ages 9-12 years of age in the immediate Prattsville area interested in playing baseball is welcome to join the Little League. Games will be played at 6 pm during the week from the end of June through July. For more information call Bonnie at (518) 299-3052.

- The Village of Tannersville’s summer youth camp will run from Monday, July 13 through Friday, August 21, Monday through Friday from 12-4:30 pm. Email VOffice@hvc.rr.com or call Robin at (518) 589-5850 ext. 1 for more information.

- The Lexington swim program begins on Tuesday, July 7 and will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Thursday, August 6. This program is open to children ages 5-14, both residents and non-residents. Please register your children at the Lexington Town Clerk’s office.

- Hope Restoration Christian Fellowship will hold their 11 am worship services under the tent next to the Evergreen at the Thompson House in Windham on Sundays through August 30. Monday night prayer meetings will also be held there.

- Every Tuesday evening through September 22, mountain bikers can join the Windham Enduro Series, a casual ride for all abilities that will also feature 3 sections of timed racing. Meet at Windham Mountain Outfitters at the corner of Route 296 and South Street in Windham. Registration at 5 pm, ride starts at 6.

- 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 before the end of 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.

- The 34th annual Cairo market days will be held on the front lawn of the Town Hall on Main Street in Cairo every Wednesday during July and August from 9 am until 2 pm. Crafts, housewares, jewelry, CDs, clothing, toys, and much more. Vendor spots are available. Call (518) 622-3939 after 6 pm or email CairoChamberInfo@gmail.com. (Subject to cancellation in case of inclement weather.)


Thursday-Sunday 7/16-7/19

  • The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival will be held on the Walsh Farm, 1 Poultney Road in Oak Hill from Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19. Performers include the Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Hot Rize, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, and many more. Sunday’s Taste of Grey Fox benefit concert will partner with Community Action of Greene County to help feed the hungry in area communities. Visit GreyFoxBluegrass.com or call toll free (888) 946-8495 for tickets.

Friday-Sunday 7/17-7/19

  • A town-wide yard sale will be held throughout Greenville from Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19. Maps will be available at Pioneer Hall, local businesses and online.

  • A free art studio tour will be held throughout the Town of Shandaken on Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19. Friday at 7 pm bring a lawn chair to Mama’s Boy in Phoenicia for an evening of spoken word, tall tales and stories, and pick up your copy of the self-guided tour catalog. Spend Saturday and Sunday from 11 am until 5 pm exploring over 30 art studios, galleries, and sculpture parks. Visit ShandakenArt.com for more information.

Saturday 7/18

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, July 18 from 9 am until noon.

  • The Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Robert Manno, will hold its annual gala concert at the Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall on Saturday, July 18 at 8 pm. This concert features pianist Anna Polonsky and flautist Diva Goodfriend-Koven. General admission tickets are $35, $32 for seniors 65 and up, $30 for contributors, and $5 for students age 6-23. Tickets may be purchased in Windham at the Catskill Mountain Country Store, Carole’s Gift Emporium, and the Windham Public Library, or by sending a check to WCMF, 740 County Route 32C, Windham, NY 12496. Please reserve early by calling (518) 734-3868 or email info@WindhamMusic.com as this concert always sells out in advance. There will be a free open rehearsal Saturday morning from 11 am to 1:30 pm for those unable to attend the evening performance.

  • The West Kill Ladies Aid will hold a bake sale at the Lexington farmers’ market on Saturday, July 18 from 10 am until 12:30 pm.

  • The Lexington farmers’ market will take place under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building on Saturday, July 18 from 10 am until 12:30 pm, and will include a broadband pep rally from 11 am until noon that will feature invited guests, state and federal representatives. A large turnout is vital to the success of the town’s broadband project. For more details visit LexingtonBroadband.org/.

  • The Lexington Historical Society will hold an open house at its building on Church Street in Lexington on Saturday, July 18 from 1-4 pm.

  • The Tannersville Fire Department will hold its annual chicken barbecue, rain or shine, at the firehouse in Tannersville on Saturday, July 18. Take outs will be available from 4-6 pm, sit down dinners from 5-8 pm. Dinners are $12.

  • The Mountain Top Historical Society will hold its annual meeting at the Ulster & Delaware train station in Haines Falls on Saturday, July 18 at 10 am. All members of the Society are invited to attend.

  • A presentation on sibling composers Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, by Dr. Jeffrey Langford and Dr. Johanne Polk, will be held at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, July 18 at 2:30 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and seniors, $7 for students, and may be purchased by calling (518) 263-2063.

  • Cairo Chamber of Commerce’s Music Under the Stars free summer concert series continues at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, July 18 with a performance of all your favorites by Mirage from 6-9 pm.

  • The East Durham Trad Fest, the final event of Catskills Irish Arts Week, will take place throughout East Durham on Saturday, July 18 from 12-8 pm. Performers include Cherish the Ladies, Yanks, and over 60 world-class Irish musicians, singers and dancers. Tickets are available at CatskillsIrishArtsWeek.com/.

  • A farmers’ market will be held on the lawn of the Cultural Center, Route 32 in Greenville on Saturday, July 18 from 9 am until 1 pm.

  • United Way of Columbia and Greene Counties will hold its 5th annual catfish derby at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Saturday, July 18. Fish all day until 2 pm. First prize is $500. Call (518) 755-2155 to register.

  • Summer Fest at Mine Kill State Park will be held at 161 Mine Kill Road in North Blenheim on Saturday, July 18 starting at 9 am. There will be face painting, arts and crafts, games, a bounce house, pie throwing, disc golf tutorial, a swim meet, pool regatta, a mock search and rescue, and ice cream sundaes. Admission is $3 per vehicle.

  • The 13th annual Father Whelan Memorial golf outing, sponsored by the Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus, will be held at the Stamford Golf Club on Saturday, July 18. Tee off at 1pm. Cost is $75 per person which includes golf and dinner. Call George at (607) 652-7188 for reservations.

  • A celebration of community, music and fun will be held at the Blue Deer Center, 1155 County Road 6 in Margaretville on Saturday, July 18 from 1-9 pm. There will be an art auction, music by Blues Maneuvers, a river ceremony, information booths on ancestral traditions, lawn games, a book signing by Eliot Cowan, and food.

  • Hanford Mills Museum, 51 County Road 12 in East Meredith will hold a free family day on Saturday, July 18 from 10 am to 5 pm. Up to two adults admitted free when accompanied by a child or teen. Take a guided tour of the historic water-powered sawmill and woodworking shop. Special hands-on activities for the kids.

  • The National Dance Institute will perform at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, July 18 at 7 pm. Tickets are $10. Call (518) 263-2063 for tickets.

  • The Cairo Historical Society will hold its 6th annual archival day at the Cairo Public Library on Saturday, July 18 from 10 am until 2 pm. Bring your old photos, postcards, letters, maps, military documents, anything from the Town of Cairo, to be scanned or photographed and returned to you. Donations of items will also be accepted.

Sunday 7/19

  • A Taste of Grey Fox will be held on the Walsh Farm, 1 Poultney Road in Oak Hill on Sunday, July 19 from 10 am to 3 pm. Performers will include Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Lonely Heartstring Band, The Hill Benders, and many more. Admission is free with a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to Community Action of Greene County to help restock all of the county’s food pantries.

  • Larry Tompkins will present photos from his Windham collection at the Ulster & Delaware train station in Haines Falls on Sunday, July 19 at 2 pm. Copies of his book, Out Windham Way, will be available for purchase and signing following his presentation. A $3 per person donation is recommended.

  • The 2015 Wayside Inn-vitational golf tournament to benefit the Greene County Youth Fair will be held at Thunderhart Golf Course at Sunny Hill Resort, 2740 County Road 76 in Freehold on Sunday, July 19. Registration begins at 7:30 am, shotgun start at 8:30. Dinner at the Wayside Country Inn in Oak Hill at 4 pm. $100 per golfer. Call Jason at (518) 944-5802 to sign up.

  • The Ed Wasilewski Quartet (jazz) will perform at Riverside Park in Coxsackie on Sunday, July 19 from 6-8 pm. Admission is free.

  • The Columbia Cruisers will hold their annual car show at the Claverack Town Park on Church Street in Mellenville on Sunday, July 19. Pickups and motorcycles are also welcome. Registration begins at 9 am, awards will be handed out at 3 pm. There will be food, a Chinese auction, and 50 trophies. Call (518) 672-6523 for more information.

  • The Schoharie Valley Region Antique Auto Club of America will hold its 9th annual antique auto show at the New York Power Authority Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim on Sunday, July 19 from 9 am until 4 pm. In addition to over 250 vintage vehicles with a spotlight on family transportation, there will be displays of antique engines, tractors and equipment, outboard and marine engines, a For Sale car corral, barbecue dinner, and free tours of historic Lansing Manor and Visitors Center. Suggested donation is $3 per person or $9 per car. Proceeds to benefit Schoharie County charities. No pets allowed.

  • The Julliard Jazz Ensemble will perform at the United Methodist Church, 88 Main Street in Stamford on Sunday, July 19 at 3 pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, free for children under 13.

  • An ice cream social and square dance with The Tremperskill Boys, in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Historical Society of Middletown, will be held at the HSM Hall, 778 Cemetery Road in Margaretville on Sunday, July 19. Doors open at noon, the dance starts at 1, cake and ice cream will be served at intermission. Admission is $10, free for children 15 and under. No dancing experience necessary.

Monday 7/20

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, July 20 from 12:30-5:30 pm at Windham Mountain Resort Children’s Learning Center, 33 Clarence D. Lane Road in Windham.

  • The Knights of the Road, Mountaintop Little League will hold its annual golf tournament at Christman’s Windham House golf course on Friday, July 31 with a shotgun start at 10 am. The cost is $90 per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. There will be prizes, raffles, 50/50 and awards. Register by calling Christman’s Pro Shop at (518) 734-9910 or Bruce at (518) 734-5419.

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, July 20 from 12-6 pm at the Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Avenue in Catskill.

  • 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 July to set up an appointment.

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, July 20 from 1:30-6:30 pm at the Davenport United Methodist Church, 15696 Route 23 in Davenport.

Tuesday 7/21

  • A sub sale will be held at the Palenville Firehouse, Route 32A in Palenville on Tuesday, July 21 from 5-7 pm. Meatball or pepperoni subs with sauce and cheese are $7. Combo subs with meatballs and pepperoni are $8. Place your order by calling (518) 678-3311.

Wednesday 7/22

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a women in business meeting at Shakespeare on the Hudson, 216 Route 385 in Catskill on Wednesday, July 22 from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm. The featured speaker will be Benita Zahn of News Channel 13. $25 for members, $30 for non-members. To RSVP email Rebecca@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Thursday 7/23

  • Lex Grey & The Urban Pioneers (blues) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, July 23 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

Thursday-Sunday 7/23-7/26

  • The 61st annual Greene County Youth Fair will be held at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo from Thursday, July 23 through Sunday, July 26. WRIP will be broadcasting live on Thursday from 4-7 pm. There will be agricultural exhibits, pony rides, face painting, farm equipment, a magician, live music, tractor pulls, a Brooks barbecue, classic car show, fireworks, and much more. Visit TheGreeneCountyYouthFair.com to see the complete schedule. Admission is free.

Friday 7/24

  • A Very Short Intro to Wagner’s Ring Cycle (and How to Put it On!), a free community lecture by Ben Woodward, Artistic Director of London’s Fulham Opera, will be held at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday, July 24 at 7 pm. Admission is free.

  • Charlie’s Walk, to benefit Charlie Henderson who was seriously injured in a farming accident, will be held on Saturday, August 22. Registration is from 9-10 am at Charlie’s Angels in Freehold. The walk will begin there and end at The Saloon of East Durham. The registration fee is $25. Fee includes a T-shirt (if registered by Friday, August 7) and lunch at The Saloon of East Durham. Non-walkers may attend the lunch for $10. Please make checks payable to Medical Expenses for Charlie Henderson. The participant who raises the most money will win a $300 Best Buy gift card. For more information, contact Terry at (518) 966-4561 or email Terry@Borwegen.com.

  • A cruise-in will be held at Advance Auto Parts, Route 9W in Catskill on Friday, July 24 from 5-8:30 pm. Proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Call (518) 943-1564 for more information.

  • Commander Cody will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, July 24 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • The Hobart farmers’ market will be held at the Stamford Town Hall, 101 Maple Avenue in Hobart from 4-7 pm every Friday through September. Offerings will include local fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey, maple products, baked goods, crafts and more.

  • The Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, July 24 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. The Beatles Tribute Band will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 7/25

  • Warrior Dash, a 3.2 mile obstacle course, will be held at Windham Mountain Resort on Saturday, July 25. Sign up to race at WarriorDash.com.

  • Tannersville’s crazy race and festival will take place on Saturday, July 25 from 11 am until 4 pm. Racers built from scratch will race down Main Street in Tannersville with vendors and food lining both sides of the street. Contact VillageOfTannersvilleClerk@gmail.com or phone (518) 589-5850 ext. 1 to sign up.

  • The Mountain Top Small Animal Sanctuary will hold a Christmas in July fundraiser at Dolan’s Lake Pavilion and Park in Hunter on Saturday, July 25 starting at 9 am. There will be vendors, food, music, psychic readings, and a silent auction.

  • Dylan, The Band, and the 60s Folk Scene, a free afternoon of folk music and sing-alongs featuring Professor Louie and friends, will be held at the Mountain Top Arboretum, 379 Maude Adams Road in Tannersville on Saturday, July 25 starting at 11 am. Admission is free.

  • Oak Hill Days will feature yard sales throughout the hamlet on Saturday, July 25.

  • The Lexington Historical Society will hold an open house at its building on Church Street in Lexington on Saturday, July 25 from 1-4 pm.

  • Cairo Chamber of Commerce’s Music Under the Stars free summer concert series continues at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, July 25 with a performance of 50s and 60s by The Oldies Band from 6-9 pm.

  • A farmers’ market will be held on the lawn of the Cultural Center, Route 32 in Greenville on Saturday, July 25 from 9 am until 1 pm.

  • Stamford Fire Department’s annual fireworks will be set off at Russ Archibald Field in Stamford on Saturday, July 25.

  • A village-wide yard sale will take place throughout Hobart on Saturday, July 25 from 8:30 am until 2 pm.

  • 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.

  • The Human Face of Klezmer, a performance by clarinetist David Krakauer and the Manhattan in the Mountains Ensemble, will be given at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, July 25 at 8 pm. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $7 for students. Tickets at the door are $30, $25 for seniors and $7 for students. Call (518) 263-2063 for tickets. web link

  • The annual Thunder in the Mountains car show will be held, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Lexington Municipal Building, Route 42 in Lexington on Saturday, July 25 from 9 am to 3 pm. There will be food, a Chinese auction, raffle, a DJ, and trophies. Registration at the gate is $12. Call Tina at (518) 989-9820 for more information. All proceeds benefit the West Kill-Lexington Community Improvement Association.

Sunday 7/26

  • The New Baroque Soloists, led by Ben Woodward, Artistic Director of London’s Fulham Opera, will perform music by Bach, Quantz and others at All Souls Church, County Road 25 in Tannersville on Sunday, July 26 at 11:30 am. Admission is free.

  • The Town of Cairo Police will host their annual DARE golf tournament at Blackhead Mountain Lodge Country Club in Round Top on Sunday, July 26. Shotgun start at 1 pm. The cost is $85 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dogs on the turn, dinner and prizes. To reserve your team please call the Blackhead Pro Shop at (518) 622-3157 or DARE Officer Tom Plank at (518) 929-0134. Don’t play golf? You can help by donating a prize or sponsor a tee for $50. Donations may be sent to Cairo Police Department DARE Program, PO Box 728, Cairo, NY 12413. Text or email DareCop1700@yahoo.com or call Officer Tom Plank for pick up.

Monday 7/27

  • The Knights of the Road, Mountaintop Little League will hold its annual golf tournament at Christman’s Windham House golf course on Friday, July 31 with a shotgun start at 10 am. The cost is $90 per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. There will be prizes, raffles, 50/50 and awards. Register by calling Christman’s Pro Shop at (518) 734-9910 or Bruce at (518) 734-5419.

  • 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 July to set up an appointment.

  • The Columbia County Veterans Committee will honor Private First Class George Sitser of Philmont at 401 State Street in Hudson on Monday, July 27 at 9 am. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony.

Monday-Friday 7/27-7/31

  • The Cairo United Methodist Church will hold vacation Bible school in the Fellowship Hall, Main Street in Cairo, Monday-Friday, July 27-31 from 2-4:30 pm. This is for children up to age 12. Call (518) 965-5680 for more information.

 

Wednesday 7/29

  • Enhance Your Online Foundation to Use for Holiday Campaigns, a computer course by Steve Cohen, will be given at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville on Wednesday, July 29 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Bring your laptop. Admission is free. Please call (518) 589-5707 or email TanMtTopLib@yahoo.com to register.

Thursday 7/30

  • Thunder Ridge (country) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, July 30 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

Friday 7/31

  • Charlie’s Walk, to benefit Charlie Henderson who was seriously injured in a farming accident, will be held on Saturday, August 22. Registration is from 9-10 am at Charlie’s Angels in Freehold. The walk will begin there and end at The Saloon of East Durham. The registration fee is $25. Fee includes a T-shirt (if registered by Friday, August 7) and lunch at The Saloon of East Durham. Non-walkers may attend the lunch for $10. Please make checks payable to Medical Expenses for Charlie Henderson. The participant who raises the most money will win a $300 Best Buy gift card. For more information, contact Terry at (518) 966-4561 or email Terry@Borwegen.com.

  • Murali Coryell will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, July 31 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • The Hobart farmers’ market will be held at the Stamford Town Hall, 101 Maple Avenue in Hobart from 4-7 pm every Friday through September. Offerings will include local fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey, maple products, baked goods, crafts and more.

  • The Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, July 31 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. Just in Time will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday 7/31 – 8/2

  • The annual Civil War Music Heritage Gathering and Encampment will be held in and on the grounds of the Centre Church in Windham on Friday, July 31, and Saturday and Sunday, August 1 and 2.

  • The 9th annual Tour of the Catskills Pro Am bike race will be held through Greene and Ulster Counties from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2. For more information visit TourOfTheCatskills.com.

Saturday 8/1

  • Hunter Fire Company No. 1 will host its 3rd annual Block Party on Saturday, August 1 from 3-10 pm. The event will be held on Bridge Street in Hunter, between Main and Division Streets, in front of the Hunter Firehouse. There will be old time carnival games, prizes, a bake sale, raffles, a DJ and live music. The fire company will be selling burgers, hot dogs and beverages at the entrance to the firehouse. Volunteers are welcome to help set up, break down, and during the event. Call Kate at (518) 263-3974 to volunteer. Follow the Hunter Fire Co. No. 1, Inc. on Facebook or call (518) 263-4639 for more information.

  • 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.

  • The Lexington Historical Society will hold an open house at its building on Church Street in Lexington on Saturday, August 1 from 1-4 pm.

  • Cairo Hose Company will hold its 5th annual poker run on Saturday, August 1. Signup at 10 am. The run leaves the Cairo Firehouse at 11 and ends at the Red Rooster Roadhouse in Cairo with food and entertainment. Call (518) 965-8867 for more information.

  • A concert to benefit the Claude Haton scholarship fund will be held at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, August 1 starting at 4 pm. Live music, food vendors, face painting, classic cars, Chinese auction and more. Admission is $10, free for kids under 10. All proceeds go toward scholarships awarded at Cairo-Durham and Catskill Central Schools to a high school graduate pursuing a future in journalism, photography or music. Donations payable to the Claude Haton Scholarship Fund can be mailed to PO Box 75, Climax, NY 12042.

  • A golf tournament to benefit Chazz Reeves-Marschilok, a Hobart teen with multiple sclerosis, will be held at the Stamford Golf Club on Saturday, August 1. Scramble play starts at 1 pm. $50 per person. Barbecue chicken dinner at John’s Tavern at 5:30. Call Elijah at (607) 652-7398 to sign up.

  • A town-wide yard sale will be held in Conesville on Saturday, August 1.

  • A chicken barbecue by Middleburgh Lanes, to benefit the Conesville United Methodist Chapel Church, will be held across from the firehouse at 1295 State Route 990V in Conesville on Saturday, August 1 starting at 11 am until sold out. Chicken halves are $6.50 each if ordered in advance, or $7 the day of the event. Sides to complete your dinner will be available, until sold out, for an additional charge when you pick up your order. Send your name, contact information, number of halves, and check payable to Conesville Chapel Church to Cory Billings, 139 Champlin Road, Gilboa NY 12076.

  • The first Harpersfield Community Day will take place at the Grange, Historical Society grounds, and the United Methodist Church in Harpersfield on Saturday, August 1 from 10 am until 4 pm. Call Priscilla at (607) 652-9088.

  • The world premiere workshop performance of Robert Manno’s opera, Do Not Go Gentle: The Last Days of Dylan and Caitlin, will take place on the Festival Stage, Ursula Drive in Phoenicia, during the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice on Saturday, August 1 at 4 pm, followed by an open forum at 6 pm to discuss the work, ask questions and offer feedback. General admission is $25. For tickets and more information visit
    PhoeniciaVoiceFest.TuneStub.com

Saturday & Sunday 8/1 & 8/2

  • The Patchworkers will hold their 42nd annual quilt show at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School on Saturday, August 1 from 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, August 2 from 10 am until 2 pm. Admission is $3. Proceeds will benefit the American Legion Auxiliary #1327 and the WAJ Merit Scholarship.

Sunday 8/2

  • The WAJPL Golden Age Club is sponsoring a bus trip to Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, and the 9-11 Memorial in New York City on Monday, August 3. The cost is $25, which does not include lunch. Please call Mary Louise at (518) 622-3397 or Opal at (518) 750-8380 to make your reservation. Checks payable to the WAJPL Golden Age Club should be mailed to PO Box 101, Ashland, NY 12407.

  • Oak Hill-Durham Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold its 18th annual golf tournament at Thunderhart Golf Course in Freehold on Sunday, August 2. Registration and lunch at 11 am, shotgun start at 12:30 pm. Call (518) 239-4805 to register.

  • Battle of the Braves, presented by the Kiskatom Fire Department, is a 2 mile race featuring emergency service obstacles. It will be held at Riedlbauer’s Resort, 57 Ravine Drive in Round Top on Sunday, August 2. Registration is $50 per person or $200 per team of 5, which includes shirt, bratwurst and beer. To sign up email BattleOfTheBraves@gmail.com or call (518) 678-9986.

  • Wheels of Time Car Club will hold its annual car show at the Westerlo Town Park, Route 401 in Westerlo on Sunday, August 2 from 12-5 pm. It’s open to any type of vehicle and includes music, food and trophies

Wednesday 8/5

  • The 34th annual Cairo market days will be held on the front lawn of the Town Hall on Main Street in Cairo every Wednesday during July and August from 9 am until 2 pm. Crafts, housewares, jewelry, CDs, clothing, toys, and much more. Vendor spots are available. Call (518) 622-3939 after 6 pm or email CairoChamberInfo@gmail.com. (Subject to cancellation in case of inclement weather.)

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a speed networking luncheon at the Creekside Restaurant, 160 West Main Street in Catskill on Wednesday, August 5 from 12-1:30 pm. For more information email info@GreeneCountyChamber.com or call (518) 943-4222.

Thursday 8/6

  • Rick Surrano’s 1-4-5 Band (blues) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, August 6 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

Thursday-Sunday 8/6-8/9

  • The Windham World Cup mountain bike races return to Windham Mountain on Thursday, August 6 through Sunday, August 9. Go to RaceWindham.com for tickets and more information.

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at Columbia-Greene Federal Credit Union, 207 Green Street in Hudson on Thursday, August 6 at 1 pm.

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.

  • A block party will be held on Main Street in Windham on Friday, August 7 from 8-11 pm.

  • Jim Weider & Project Percolator will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, August 7 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, August 7 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. The Oldies Show will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 8/8

  • West Kill Ladies Aid will hold a smorgasbord at the Lexington United Methodist Church Hall on Saturday, August 8.

  • American Legion Mohican Post 983 will host a barbecue to benefit disabled veterans at Lynch’s Pot O’Gold Campground, 373 Old Route 23 in Acra on Saturday, August 8 from 2-6 pm. $15 per person includes chicken, baked potato, corn, band, DJ, dancing, and 50/50 raffle. There will also be a cash bar.

  • 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. Show proceeds help cover the cost of the many charity projects that the quilters participate in, as well as educational programs for the quilters. For more information call Debra at (518) 622-2270.

  • Cruise night will be held at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, August 8 at 4 pm. There will be contests, awards, food, and a live band starting at 6. Admission is free.

  • The Jeff Kinn Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Rainbow Golf Club, 3822 County Route 26 in Greenville on Saturday, August 8. Jeff Kinn was killed earlier this year in a snowmobiling accident. All proceeds from the tournament will fund a donation to the Greenville Fire and Rescue Squad, two awards to be given to Greenville high school students who play golf or are studying the trade of welding, and to the school district’s snowmobiling club. To sign up for the tournament, or to sponsor a hole, call (518) 966-5343.

  • The annual village-wide garage sale will be held in Medusa on Saturday, August 8 from 9 am until 3 pm. There will be a rummage sale and refreshments at the church hall. The Museum of Medusa History will also be open.

  • American Joint Care Foundation will hold its 13th annual car show at Whittier Rehabilitation, Route 66 in Ghent on Saturday, August 8 from 8 am until 2 pm. It’s open to all types of vehicles. The day includes a Giffy’ barbecue and live music by the Route 66 Band. Call (518) 281-1046 for more information.

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, August 8 from 9 am until noon.

Sunday 8/9

  • The Lustre Kings (rock ‘n’ roll) will perform at Riverside Park in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 9 from 6-8 pm. Admission is free.

  • The Catskill Farmers and Artisans Market, a year-round, indoor/outdoor market, will be held at the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main Street in Catskill every Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Offerings will include local produce, honey, eggs, baked goods and handcrafted designs. Upcoming plans include farm talks, one hour seminars on local food production, mini cooking demos, local musicians, and tastings from local restaurants and wineries.

Tuesday 8/11

  • Columbia County Health department will hold a rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets at the New Lebanon Town Garage, at the intersection of Route 22 and Old Post Road in New Lebanon on Tuesday, August 11. Cats and ferrets from 4-5 pm and dogs from 5-6 pm. All dogs must be on a leash, cats and ferrets must be in carriers. There is no charge for vaccination services for county residents, however, donations are accepted. Please call (518) 828-3358 for more information.

Thursday 8/13

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Thursday, August 13 from 5-8 pm.

  • Bender (contemporary country) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, August 13 from 7-9 pm, followed by fireworks sponsored by Sawyer Chevrolet. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

Friday 8/14

  • Charlie’s Walk, to benefit Charlie Henderson who was seriously injured in a farming accident, will be held on Saturday, August 22. Registration is from 9-10 am at Charlie’s Angels in Freehold. The walk will begin there and end at The Saloon of East Durham. The registration fee is $25. Fee includes lunch at The Saloon of East Durham. Non-walkers may attend the lunch for $10. Please make checks payable to Medical Expenses for Charlie Henderson. The participant who raises the most money will win a $300 Best Buy gift card. For more information, contact Terry at (518) 966-4561 or email Terry@Borwegen.com.

  • A cruise-in will be held at Advance Auto Parts, Route 9W in Catskill on Friday, August 14 from 5-8:30 pm. Proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Call (518) 943-1564 for more information.

  • Lex Grey & The Urban Pioneers will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, August 14 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, August 14 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. Thunder Ridge will perform from 6-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

 

Friday-Sunday 8/14-8/16

  • On the Rocks, a play by David Yezzi, will be performed at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 at 7 pm, and Sunday, August 16 at 2 pm. Tickets are $10. Call (518) 263-2063 for more information.

 

Saturday 8/15

  • The annual Windham Relay for Life car and bike show will be held, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Chicken Run Restaurant and Steak House and the water treatment plant at the intersection of State Route 23 and South Street in Windham on Saturday, August 15 from 10 am until 3 pm. Joe Loverro will be playing 50s and 60s rock. $10 donation payable to the American Cancer Society may be sent to Joe Loverro c/o WRIP, PO Box 979, Windham, NY 12496. For more information call Rick at (518) 734-4281.

  • 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.

  • The Lexington Historical Society will hold an open house at its building on Church Street in Lexington on Saturday, August 15. The annual community picture will be taken at 11:30 am and there will be hot dogs and chili for lunch.  Rain date is Sunday, August 16

  • The Windham Food Pantry will be open on Saturday, August 15 from 9 am until noon.

  • The Mountain Top Historical Society will hold a local history day at their campus in Haines Falls on Saturday, August 15 from 11 am to 5 pm. Representatives from historical organizations throughout Greene County will be on hand to talk about their work and answer questions.

  • The second of three calico Indian dance showdowns, telling the story of the 1840s Anti-Rent Wars, will take place in Haines Falls on Saturday, August 15.

  • The Friends of the Cairo Public Library will host an antique appraisal day at the library, 15 Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Saturday, August 15 from 9 am to 7 pm. Expert appraisers will be available to tell you about your items and their value. Find out if you have trash or treasure for only $5 per item. You may bring more than one item.

  • Cairo Chamber of Commerce’s Music Under the Stars free summer concert series continues at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, August 15 with a performance of country favorites by Ralph Barger & Peaceful Country from 6-9 pm.

  • Hanford Mills Museum, 51 County Road 12 in East Meredith will hold a free family day on Saturday, August 15 from 10 am to 5 pm. Up to two adults admitted free when accompanied by a child or teen. Take a guided tour of the historic water-powered sawmill and woodworking shop. Special hands-on activities for the kids.

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.

  • The J. Jolly Band (pop-rock) will perform at Riverside Park in Coxsackie on Sunday, August 16 from 6-8 pm. Admission is free.

Saturday & Sunday 8/15 & 8/16

  • The Order of the Eastern Star will hold a craft bazaar at the Masonic Lodge in Windham on Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16.

Monday-Friday 8/17-8/21

  • Vacation Bible School will be held at the Ashland Community United Methodist Church from Monday, August 17 through Friday, August 21.

Tuesday 8/18

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours meeting at Port of Call, 7 Main Street in Catskill on Tuesday, August 18 from 5-7 pm.

Wednesday 8/19

  • The 34th annual Cairo market days will be held on the front lawn of the Town Hall on Main Street in Cairo every Wednesday during July and August from 9 am until 2 pm. Crafts, housewares, jewelry, CDs, clothing, toys, and much more. Vendor spots are available. Call (518) 622-3939 after 6 pm or email CairoChamberInfo@gmail.com. (Subject to cancellation in case of inclement weather.)

  • Wheels of Time Car Club will hold a cruise in the country on Wednesday, August 19. Meet at GNH Lumber on Route 32 in Greenville at 5 pm. Open to any type of vehicle.

Thursday 8/20

  • The Mountain Top Wellness Clinic will be held at the Ashland Town Hall on Thursday, August 20 from 5-8 pm. Please call Peg at (518) 989-6491 to make an appointment.

  • The NYS Blues Hall of Fame Band (blues) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, August 20 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

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.

  • The Bruce Katz Band will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, August 21 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, August 21 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. The Rymanowski Brothers Polka Band will perform from 6-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 8/22

  • BINGO at the VFW Post in Windham on Saturday, August 22. Doors open at 6:30 pm, BINGO at 7. The kitchen will be open for food and beverages.

  • Mt. Top Dog Day, hosted by the Windham Rotary Club and the Hunter Chamber of Commerce, will be held at C. D. Lane Park, Route 56 in Maplecrest on Saturday, August 22 starting at 10 am.

  • Cairo Chamber of Commerce’s Music Under the Stars free summer concert series continues at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo on Saturday, August 22 with a performance by The Bobby Val Band from 6-9 pm.

  • Charlie’s Walk, to benefit Charlie Henderson who was seriously injured in a farming accident, will be held on Saturday, August 22. Registration is from 9-10 am at Charlie’s Angels in Freehold. The walk will begin there and end at The Saloon of East Durham. The registration fee is $25. Fee includes lunch at The Saloon of East Durham. Non-walkers may attend the lunch for $10. Please make checks payable to Medical Expenses for Charlie Henderson. The participant who raises the most money will win a $300 Best Buy gift card. For more information, contact Terry at (518) 966-4561 or email Terry@Borwegen.com.

  • No Limit (Motown/disco/rock & roll) will perform an outdoor concert at the Rip Van Winkle Country Club in Palenville on Saturday, August 22 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free.

Sunday 8/23

  • The Catskill Farmers and Artisans Market, a year-round, indoor/outdoor market, will be held at the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main Street in Catskill every Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. Offerings will include local produce, honey, eggs, baked goods and handcrafted designs. Upcoming plans include farm talks, one hour seminars on local food production, mini cooking demos, local musicians, and tasting from local restaurants and wineries.

Wednesday 8/26

  • Reservations for the 2nd annual Delaware County senior picnic must be made by Monday, August 17. The picnic will be held at 4H-Camp Shankitunk, Arbor Hill in Delhi on Wednesday, August 26 from 10 am to 3 pm. Music will be provided by Country Express. The menu includes Wilson BBQ’s grilled chicken, baked beans, salads, dessert and beverages. A suggested donation of $5 per person is requested. This event is open to seniors age 60 and over. Attendees may bring their spouse or significant other, regardless of age, as well as a caregiver or aide if needed. Please include names of all attending at time of reservation. No children or pets will be allowed. Please contact the Office for the Aging at (607) 832-5750 to make your reservation.

  • 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.

Thursday 8/27

  • The Hot Rods (60s & 70s rock) will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, August 27 from 7-9 pm. Bring a chair. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

Friday 8/28

  • A cruise-in will be held at Advance Auto Parts, Route 9W in Catskill on Friday, August 28 from 5-8:30 pm. Proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Call (518) 943-1564 for more information.

  • Scott Mac & The Gold Tops will perform at Athens Riverfront Park, Water Street in Athens on Friday, August 28 at 7 pm. Admission is free. Call (518) 522-9470 for more information.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series concludes on Friday, August 28 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. The Hot Rod Band will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Friday & Saturday 8/28 & 8/29

  • The 4th annual MudFest will be held in Prattsville on Friday, August 28 from 5-11 pm, and Saturday, August 29 from 10 am until 7 pm. Country bands Southbound and Skeeter Creek will perform on Friday, fireworks at 9. Vendors of all kinds on the green both days. Come to Mudville on Saturday for muddy fun and tournaments with prizes, water slides, a muddy obstacle course, mud volleyball, pony rides, scavenger hunt, face painting, horseshoe tournament, Sean the Prankster Magician, and Crazy Christine and her balloon animals. Free hayride transportation throughout Prattsville. Visit MudFest on Facebook.

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.

  • The last of three calico Indian dance showdowns, telling the story of the 1840s Anti-Rent Wars, will take place in Prattsville on Saturday, August 29.

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.

  • Monday, July 20 from 12:30-5:30 pm at Windham Mountain Resort Children’s Learning Center, Windham.

  • Monday, July 20 from 12-6 pm at the Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave. in Catskill.

  • Monday, July 20 from 1:30-6:30 pm at the Davenport United Methodist Church, 15696 Rt 23, Davenport.

  • Friday, July 24 from 1-6 pm at the Grand Gorge Firehouse, Rt 30, Grand Gorge.

  • Friday, July 24 from 1:30-6:30 pm at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Rt. 28, Margaretville.

  • Friday, July 24 from 10 am to 3 pm at Berkshire Farm Center, 11 Warren Street in Hudson.

  • Friday, July 24 from 1-6 pm at Livingston Pumper Company #1, Route 9 in Livingston.

  • Tuesday, July 28 from 1-6 pm at the First Reformed Church, 1663 Helderberg Trail in Berne.

  • Wednesday, July 29 from 1-6 pm at the Coeymans Fire Company, 67 Church St., Coeymans.

  • Thursday, July 30 from 2-7 pm at American Legion Post #291, 132 Maple Ave., Greenville

 

Golf Tournaments

Saturday 7/18

  • The 13th annual Father Whelan Memorial golf outing, sponsored by the Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus, will be held at the Stamford Golf Club on Saturday, July 18. Tee off at 1pm. Cost is $75 per person which includes golf and dinner. Call George at (607) 652-7188 for reservations.

Sunday 7/19

  • The 2015 Wayside Inn-vitational golf tournament to benefit the Greene County Youth Fair will be held at Thunderhart Golf Course at Sunny Hill Resort, 2740 County Road 76 in Freehold on Sunday, July 19. Registration begins at 7:30 am, shotgun start at 8:30. Dinner at the Wayside Country Inn in Oak Hill at 4 pm. $100 per golfer. Call Jason at (518) 944-5802 to sign up.

Sunday 7/26

  • The Town of Cairo Police will host their annual DARE golf tournament at Blackhead Mountain Lodge Country Club in Round Top on Sunday, July 26. Shotgun start at 1 pm. The cost is $85 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf with cart, hot dogs on the turn, dinner and prizes. To reserve your team please call the Blackhead Pro Shop at (518) 622-3157 or DARE Officer Tom Plank at (518) 929-0134. Don’t play golf? You can help by donating a prize or sponsor a tee for $50. Donations may be sent to Cairo Police Department DARE Program, PO Box 728, Cairo, NY 12413. Text or email DareCop1700@yahoo.com or call Officer Tom Plank for pick up.

Friday 7/31

  • The Knights of the Road, Mountaintop Little League will hold its annual golf tournament at Christman’s Windham House golf course on Friday, July 31 with a shotgun start at 10 am. The cost is $90 per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. There will be prizes, raffles, 50/50 and awards. Register by calling Christman’s Pro Shop at (518) 734-9910 or Bruce at (518) 734-5419.

Saturday 8/1

  • A golf tournament to benefit Chazz Reeves-Marschilok, a Hobart teen with multiple sclerosis, will be held at the Stamford Golf Club on Saturday, August 1. Scramble play starts at 1 pm. $50 per person. Barbecue chicken dinner at John’s Tavern at 5:30. Call Elijah at (607) 652-7398 to sign up.

Sunday 8/2

  • The Oak Hill-Durham Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold its 18th annual golf tournament at Thunderhart Golf Course in Freehold on Sunday, August 2. Registration and lunch at 11 am, shotgun start at 12:30 pm. Call (518) 239-4805 to register.

Saturday 8/8

  • The Jeff Kinn Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Rainbow Golf Club, 3822 County Route 26 in Greenville on Saturday, August 8. Jeff Kinn was killed earlier this year in a snowmobiling accident. All proceeds from the tournament will fund a donation to the Greenville Fire and Rescue Squad, two awards to be given to Greenville high school students who play golf or are studying the trade of welding, and to the school district’s snowmobiling club. To sign up for the tournament, or to sponsor a hole, call (518) 966-5343.

 

 



- 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

  • The group exhibition Microcosm will be on display at the Greene County Council on the Arts Gallery, 398 Main Street in Catskill through Saturday, July 25. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday from 12-5 pm. Admission is free.

    ·  Points of View, a collaborative landscape exhibition of works by Bruce Bundock and Richard Kathmann, will be on display at the MURAL on Main Gallery, 631 Main Street in Hobart from Saturday, July 11 through Sunday, August 23.

    ·  The exhibit, Waterscapes, will be on display at the Frisbee Agency, 384 Main Street in Catskill through Friday, September 11. Hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 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 through Sunday, October 11. The museum is open Friday-Sunday from 10 am to 5 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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