UPDATED: June 13, 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.

- Registration is now open for the Catskill Community Center’s summer recreation program, taking place at the elementary school in Catskill for children ages 4 (by August 1, 2015) through those entering 6th grade. The fee is $25 per child with a maximum of $50 per family if registered before Friday, June 19. The 6-week program runs from Tuesday, July 7 through Friday, August 14 from 9 am until noon, and includes fun activities, guest speakers, swimming lessons at the YMCA in Bethlehem, and field trips to the New York State Museum, Tri-City Valley Cats, and Howe Caverns for an additional small fee. Visit CatskillCommunityCenter.org to register.

- The Village of Tannersville’s summer youth camp will run from Monday, July 6 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.

- 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.


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.

  • Registration for the Tour of the Catskills Devil’s Kitchen preview ride closes at 5 pm on Saturday, June 13. This ride will be held on Sunday, June 14. Cyclists will depart from the municipal parking lot on Church Street in Tannersville at 10 am. To register, visit
    BikeReg.com/tour-of-the-catskills....

  • Stamford Fire Department’s annual Flag Day parade will be held, rain or shine, on Sunday, June 14. Line up at 5:30 pm, the parade steps off at 6. All are welcome to participate. The Fire Department will be selling food. If you are participating in the parade, please do not throw candy to the kids along the parade route. Walk it over to them so they are not darting out in front of vehicles and floats.

Tuesday 6/16

  • Kaaterskill United Methodist Church will hold a roast beef dinner with strawberry shortcake at the Tannersville Rescue Squad building on Tuesday, June 16. Take outs may be picked up at 5 pm, sit down dinners served at 5:30. $12 for adults, $6 for children.

  • A free showing of the Disney film, Big Hero 6 (Rated PG), hosted by Reality Check of Columbia and Greene Counties, will be held at the Catskill Community Center, 344 Main Street in Catskill on Tuesday, June 16 at 5:30 pm. Snacks and drinks will be provided. RSVP is requested by Friday, June 12 by emailing MSwanson@ColumbiaHealthNet.org or calling (518) 822-0999 ext. 308. Walk-ins are also welcome.

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.

  • Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at The General Store of Catskill, 356 Main Street in Catskill on Thursday, June 18 at 4 pm.

  • The Coxsackie-Athens Community Band will perform at Dutchman’s Landing in Catskill on Thursday, June 18 from 7-9 pm. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Historic Catskill Point warehouse building.

  • The Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a pre-Father’s Day pop-up farmers’ market at the Historic Railroad Station, 21 Railroad Avenue in Stamford on Thursday, June 18 from 3:30-6 pm, featuring the best fresh from the farm goods and handmade products.

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.

  • An open house will be held at Greene Medical Arts, 159 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Friday, June 19 from 3:30-4:30 pm. The tour will highlight the newly renovated space for primary and specialty care practices, the pediatric clinics, and the new Veterans Affairs clinic. Please call (518) 697-5288 or email KBielefeldt@cmh-net.org to RSVP. Columbia Memorial Health President & CEO Jay Cahalan, Congressman Chris Gibson, Senator George Amedore, Assemblyman Peter Lopez, and the Greene County Chamber of Commerce will be in attendance.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, June 19 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. Mirage will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 6/20

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

  • Mountain Top Historical Society will offer a tour of some of the homes of notable women at Onteora Park on Saturday, June 20, followed by a talk, photo exhibit and high tea, catered by the Washington Irving Inn, at the Ulster & Delaware train station in Haines Falls. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations must be made by Monday, June 15 by calling (518) 589-6657 or emailing Director@mths.org.

  • 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.

  • A barn dance will be held in the big barn at the end of Grinnell Road in Lexington on Saturday, June 20. Line dancing from 5-6 pm, square dancing from 7-9. Chinese auction from 5-6:30 with drawings at 6:30. There will also be a children’s auction table, hay rides and face painting. Admission is free. Please bring a covered dish to share.

  • The Kelly Miller Circus, benefiting the Catskill and Cairo American Legion Posts 110 & 983, will be at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo June 20th with performances at 2 and 5 pm. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling (518) 622-3261 or (518) 966-4346, or online at KellyMillerCircus.com.

  • The annual Hudson Pride Parade will be held on Saturday, June 20 starting at 2 pm. The parade route is along Hudson’s Warren Street to the river. The festival at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park runs from 3-6.

Saturday & Sunday 6/20 & 6/21

  • The annual Bavarian Summer Fest will be held at Riedlbauer’s Resort, 57 Ravine Drive in Round Top on Saturday, June 20 from 12-9 pm, and Sunday, June 21 from 12-8 pm. Authentic German food, music and dancing. Admission and parking are free.

Sunday 6/21

  • The 18th annual Cruisin’ on the Mountaintop 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. Admission is free. 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. To register call Robin at (518) 589-5850 ext. 1 or email TannersvilleCarShow@gmail.com.

  • A Father’s Day steak roast will be held at the Earlton Fish and Game Club, 56 Potic Creek Road in Earlton on Sunday, June 21 from 2-6 pm. Call (518) 731-6696 for reservations.

  • 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

  • The Columbia County Honor a Veteran Committee, which honors a Columbia County Veteran each month from March through November, will honor Private First Class Ralph Melino, Sr. of Hudson at the County Office Building, 401 State Street in Hudson on Monday, June 22. The public is welcome to attend the 9 am ceremony.

  • 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.

Thursday 6/25

  • The Mountain Top Wellness Clinic will be held at the Ashland Town Hall on Thursday, June 25 from 5-8 pm. Please call Peg at (518) 989-6491 to make an appointment.

Friday 6/26

  • A cruise-in will be held at Advance Auto Parts, Route 9W in Catskill on Friday, June 26 from 5-8:30 pm. Proceeds will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Call (518) 943-1564 for more information.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, June 26 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. Peaceful Country will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 6/27

  • The annual pet adoption day will be held at the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, 125 Humane Society Road in Hudson on Saturday, June 27 from 11:30 am until 4 pm. All cats and dogs will be adopted free that day to pre-approved homes. For more information call (518) 828-6044 ext. 101 or email RonPerez@cghs.org.

Saturday & Sunday 6/27 & 6/28

  • The Hudson River Exchange summer market will be held at Henry Hudson Riverfront Park in Hudson on Saturday, June 27 from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, June 28 from 11 am to 4 pm. The market will feature 100 vendors of handmade goods, vintage finds, farm-fresh food, artists and craftsmen, and local community organizations.

Monday 6/29

  • The Ashland Fire Department’s annual golf tournament to benefit the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit will be held at the Windham Country Club on South Street in Windham on Friday, July 10 with a shotgun start at 10 am. Scramble format, putting and chipping contests, long drives and other contests on the course. $85 per person includes cart, greens fee, food and beverages on the course, dinner and prizes. At least one fireperson or EMS person must be on each team. Make checks payable to the Ashland Fire Department and send payment and registration to Randy Tuttle, PO Box 553, Windham, NY 12496. Call (518) 734-5862 for further details.

Tuesday 6/30 – Tuesday 9/22

  • 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.

Wednesday 7/1

  • 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. Vendor spots are available for $20.

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.

  • Town of Greenport’s Music at Sunset concert series continues on Friday, July 3 in Greenport Town Park on Joslen Boulevard. The Marty Wendell Band will perform from 7-9 pm. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Saturday 7/4 – Independence Day

  • Windham Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Independence Day celebration on Saturday, July 4 from 2-7 pm with magic, balloons, face painting, a circus skills workshop, Uncle Sam on stilts, sidewalk sales, food, and live music from 3-7. The parade starts at 7, followed by fireworks at Windham Mountain at 9.

  • Tannersville’s 4th of July parade will kick off at 3 pm. Fireworks at dusk. Everyone is welcome to participate. Contact VillageOfTannersvilleClerk@gmail.com or phone (518) 589-5850 ext. 1 to sign up a float or to march.

  • The annual 4th of July parade along Route 145 in East Durham begins at 11 am and ends at the Irish Cultural Center where an all day celebration will be held, ending with fireworks in the evening.

  • Windham Arts Alliance will hold its annual art festival at Christman’s Windham House in Windham on Saturday, July 4 from 10 am until 4 pm. Works by over 20 artists, photographers, and authors will be on display and for sale.

  • A free performance by the OMNY Taiko Drummers, featuring Grammy Award Winner Koji Nakamura, will be held at the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, July 4 at 6 pm.

  • 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.

  • The first of three calico Indian dance showdowns, telling the story of the 1840s Anti-Rent Wars, will take place in Catskill on Saturday, July 4.

  • The 12th annual Peaceful Valley Gospel Festival will be held at 261 Palmer Road in Jefferson on Saturday, July 4 starting at noon and will feature great gospel entertainers, fellowship and food. Phone (607) 652-3510 for more information.

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.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, June 17 from 10 am to 3 pm at First Niagara Bank, State & Green Sts. in Hudson.

  • Friday, June 19 from 1-6 pm at the Knights of Columbus, Route 145 in East Durham

  • Monday, June 29 from 1-6 pm at the Carriage House, Jay Gould Memorial Church, Main St. in Roxbury.

  • Tuesday, June 30 from 1-6 pm at the Hudson Elks Lodge, 201 Harry Howard Ave. in Hudson

  • Friday, July 10 from 12-5 pm at Robinson Terrace, Route 23 in Stamford

  • Saturday, July 11 from 8 am to 1 pm at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 186 Main St. in Cairo.

  • Tuesday, July 14 from 1-6 pm at Greenville Christian Life Center, Route 32 in Greenville.

  • Thursday, July 16 from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm at Kaaterskill Care, 161 Jefferson Heights in Catskill.

 

Golf Tournaments

Friday 7/10

  • Ashland Fire Department’s annual golf tournament to benefit the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit will be held at the Windham Country Club on South Street in Windham on Friday, July 10 with a shotgun start at 10 am. Scramble format, putting and chipping contests, long drives and other contests on the course. $85 per person includes cart, greens fee, food and beverages on the course, dinner and prizes. At least one fireperson or EMS person must be on each team. Make checks payable to the Ashland Fire Department and send payment and registration to Randy Tuttle, PO Box 553, Windham, NY 12496. Call (518) 734-5862 for further details.

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.

 

 



- 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

  • Degrees of Spectral Reflectance: Marriages of Division, Mark & Color, selected painted works by Kye Carbone, will be on display at Atelier Progressif, 75 Bridge Street in Catskill through Monday, June 29.

    ·  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.

    · 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.

    ·  Atmospheres of Hunter and Beyond, an exhibit of paintings by Steve Dolan, will be on display at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, 7950 Main Street in Hunter through Sunday, July 5. Gallery hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 5 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.

    ·  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 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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