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CAIRO — Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo, hosts Make It! Crafts, Beading and Building for children 4 and older, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. This is a drop-in program; no preregistration required but caregivers should plan to attend with children under 8. Children under 10 must have caregiver on premises. For information, call Cairo Public Library at 518-622-9864.
CAIRO — Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo, presents Game On! Learn to play classic board games – and to design your own for children 5 and older, 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays. This is a drop-in program; no preregistration required but caregivers should plan to attend with children under 8. Children under 10 must have caregiver on premises. For information, call Cairo Public Library at 518-622-9864.
CAIRO — Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo, presents Shake, Rattle, and Read 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays. Join Miss Alex for an hour of music, dance, fingerplays, stories, and open play. Designed for children 4 and younger with their caregivers. Drop-in program. No preregistration required. For information, call 518-622-9864.
CAIRO — Friends of the Cairo Public Library will hold book sales 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays in July and August at the shed behind the library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo. Weather permitting.
TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Time in the Shade 10:30-11:30 a.m. July 20 at the Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Join library staff for a story-filled hour of reading aloud in the Fairy Garden and Outdoor Amphitheater. After the stories get creative with a themed craft to match what was read. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held inside the Arboretum’s Education Center. Admission is free. For information, call 518-589-3903.
COXSACKIE — The Coxsackie Village wide yard sale will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 20 and July 21.
COEYMANS HOLLOW — Trinity United Methodist Church, 1313 Route 143, Coeymans Hollow, will be having a chicken barbecue 4-7 p.m. July 20 in the parking lot. Menu includes half chicken, potato, corn on cob, cole slaw and dessert. The cost is $12. Also Christmas in July with many beautiful decorations on display and for sale. For information, call 518-756-2091 the day of.
COXSACKIE — The Lustre Kings with Mark Gamsjager perform 6-8 p.m. July 21 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.
CATSKILL — Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St., Catskill, will hold their annual rummage sale 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 21. Furniture, household goods, leather goods, garden supplies, and brand new shoes and clothing will be available at incredible prices. Also on July 21, a pancake breakfast will run concurrently with the tag sale. Delicious plain, chocolate chip, or blueberry pancakes will be served from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost of the breakfast for adults is $7 and $4 for children 10 and younger. For information, call 518-943-5758.
HUNTER — “The Wisdom of Love,” free public program featuring Charlie Hogg, National Coordinator of Brahma Kumaris Australia, 4:30-6 p.m. July 21 at Peace Village Retreat Center, Route 23A, Haines Falls. Talk, meditation and refreshments. For information and to register, call 518-589-5000 or email email@example.com.
CATSKILL — Hearthstone Care, 1187 Route 23A, Catskill, will hold an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24. Gather to celebrate the nation and honor parents with games, music and more.
PALENVILLE — The Palenville Fire Ladies Auxiliary will hold a sub sale 5-7 p.m. July 24 at the Palenville Fire Department, 719 Route 32A, Palenville. Meatball or pepperoni with sauce and cheese, $8. Combo, $9. For information, call 518-678-3311.
CATSKILL — The Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill, will serve chicken barbecue dinners 4:30-7 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 29. The menu includes half a chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, corn and dessert. Take out only. Dinners are $12.
WOODSTOCK — The Woodstock Shakespeare Festival this summer presents Pericles, Prince Of Tyre every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from July 26 through Sept. 1. A romantic odyssey with an Evil Queen, Pirates and Goddesses rarely produced today, Pericles was one of the Bard’s most popular plays in his lifetime. It will be presented on the Festival’s outdoor Elizabethan stage, 45 Comeau Drive, Woodstock. Show time is 5:30 p.m. Bring a chair, bring a blanket, bring a picnic, bring a friend. There is no charge for admission, but donations are encouraged.
LEXINGTON — The 18th annual Thunder in the Mountains Car Show sponsored by the West Kill/Lexington Community Improvement Association, will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 27, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington. Vehicles 1995 or newer will have their own class. Trophies will be awarded. There will be a 50/50 raffle, Chinese Auction, food and beverages. Contact Mary at 518-989-6813 if you need more information. Proceeds benefit the WKLCIA.
DELMAR — Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, will offer “It’s Easy Being Green,” a free event highlighting creative ways to be environmentally friendly 10 a.m.-noon July 27. Five Rivers staff and volunteers will provide you with some easy (and fun!) ways to be better consumers. There will be educators from DEC as well as the Museum of Innovation and Science (MiSci) who will present methods for composting, raising insects, recycling paper, and more. Space is limited. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 by July 24 to register.
COXSACKIE — Rick Surrano and 145 perform 6-8 p.m. July 28 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.
GREENVILLE — St. John the Baptist Church, 4987 Route 81, Greenville, will be hosting an Ice Cream Social 4-7 p.m. July 30 at St. John’s Hall. A free-will offering will be accepted.
CAIRO — A Jazz concert with award-winning guitarist Abe Ovadia will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo. This event is free to the public. For information on this and other programs, including a guitar workshop, call 518-622-9864.
CATSKILL — Honeyford Memorial American Legion Post 110 and the Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill.
COXSACKIE — The Coxsackie Riverside Festival will be held 6-8 p.m. Aug. 2 and continue 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Riverside Park in Coxsackie.
TANNERSVILLE — The fifth annual Walter G. Gallagher Memorial BBQ presented by Rip Van Winkle Lions Club will be held 2-7 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Tannersville Lake Pavilion, Rip Van Winkle Lodge, Tannersville. The Party at the Lake is held to benefit the Mountain Top community. Entertainment by DJ Frankieokie with barbecue by J&K Dileo. Tickets are $30.
NEWBURGH — Mount Saint Mary College will be hosting an information session for students looking to transfer colleges or complete their degree 4-7 p.m. Aug. 7 on campus, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. Follow the signs from the main gate. The event is open to prospective daytime and evening transfer students. Register now at msmc.edu/transferevent. This is a one-stop event for students interested in transferring college credits toward a bachelor’s degree. The Mount’s friendly and knowledgeable admissions team will aid you in learning more about the college’s career-focused degree programs. For questions, call 845-569-3509 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kiskatom Ladies Auxilary will be holding its Nickel Social on Friday, August 9th at the Kiskatom Firehouse, Rt 32 Catskill, NY Doors open at 6pm. Refreshment will be available along with a 50/50 and 3 for $1 tables. I have attached a flyer. I am hoping that we can get it under Brief and anywhere else that it could be put for free. I really appreciate the newspaper for supporting local organization.
CATSKILL — The Kiskatom Ladies Auxilary will be holding its Nickel Social at Aug. 9 at the Kiskatom Firehouse, Route 32, Catskill. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be available along with a 50/50 and 3 for $1 tables.
WINDHAM — The Patchworkers Quilt Show will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 11 at the WAJ Central School, 5411 Main St., Windham. On site parking west of school. Admission, $3; complimentary refreshments. Proceeds to benefit the food pantries. Show and sale quilts, special exhibit of award winning quilts, auction dream baskets, raffle quilt, vendor section featuring local artisans, patchwork boutique and notions.
CAIRO — Cruise Nite will be held at 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at Angelo Canna Town Park, Joseph D. Spencer Lane, Cairo. Admission is free. Free T-shirt to cruiser car entrant, muffler rap contest, music sponsored by National Bank of Coxsackie, refreshments available, nostalgic awards. For information, call Bill at 518-622-3430.
TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Time in the Shade 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 10 at 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Admission is free. Mountain Top Arboretum collaborates with Mountain Top Library for a series of summer story times. Join library staff for a story-filled hour of reading aloud in the Fairy Garden and Outdoor Amphitheater. After the stories get creative with a themed craft to match what was read. In case of inclement weather, story time will be held inside the Arboretum’s Education Center. For information, call 518-589-3903.
HUDSON — The ‘Rocky’ Romano Bocce Tournament sponsored by Columbia County Sons & Daughters of Italy 659, 27 Bridge St., Hudson, will be held Aug. 10. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with activities beginning at 10 a.m. Trophies will be awarded. Two person teams, $15 a team with registration prior to Aug. 10; $20 day of. For information, call Art Frank at 518-828-3824.
COXSACKIE — Nite Train performs 6-8 p.m. Aug. 11 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.
COXSACKIE — Silver Chain Band performs 6-8 p.m. Aug. 16 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free. The annual movie night will begin at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 in the park.
WINDHAM — The Women’s 2019 Expo will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 17 at St. Theresa’s, 5188 Route 23, Windham. Admission by donation. Listen to country, folk, rock’n’roll and blue grass music while you have a delicious sandwich or more at Karen’s Country Kitchen. Browse a wide variety of vendors, have a free chair massage or acupressure treatment, enter the putting contest, learn about beekeeping or knitting, or enter a raffle. Treat yourself to a free fitness class. Talk to WRIP 97.9FM broadcast co-hosts Jay Fink and Sonny Ochs. And much more. Something for everyone. All ages. Girls and women. Boys and men. Then head on down Main Street to the car show or up Main Street to the Greek Festival.
COXSACKIE — Playing With Fire performs 6-8 p.m. Aug. 18 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.
TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Community Resource Day will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main St., Tannersville. Sponsored by the Greene County Department for Human Services RSVP. Stop in to learn how area vendors can assist you. For information, call Ruth Jones Pforte at 518-719-3555.
CORNWALLVILLE — The second annual Cornwallville Day will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 24 in the hamlet. The celebration (rain or shine) will be on the same day as the annual Durham Task Force community-wide yard sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Maps with the yard sale locations, as well as the addresses of local artists offering open studios, will be available for $1 in Cornwallville’s Village Center, County Route 20. The program, focusing on the themes of farming and agriculture, will begin at 11 a.m. at the Firehouse in the Village Center. Speakers will include Jerry Cunningham, long-time member of the Durham Town Board, who has been running his family’s farm on Cunningham Road since he was 18. Cunningham will be followed by barn dance music, provided by father-and-son team David Woodin and Jonathan Byron-Woodin, and a talk on foraging by Rob Handel, local mushroom expert and chef at Heather Ridge Farm. There will also be a silent auction featuring artwork and other items produced by local craftsmen and business owners. In addition to the events at the Firehouse, there will be numerous stands in Cornwallville Village Center. These will include a lemonade and cookie stand, a hotdog stand, a face-painting stand for kids, a sale of used books and books by local authors, and stands displaying the work of local artists, among others. There will also be a chance to visit the Paula Lalala Mvsevm in the former Church Hall, a morning tour of the Greene Bee Greenhouse, and, in the afternoon, free tours of the historic Stone House on Strong Road.
COXSACKIE — Night Moves performs 6-8 p.m. Aug. 25 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.
CATSKILL — The Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill, will serve chicken barbecue dinners 4:30-7 p.m. Aug. 29. The menu includes half a chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, corn and dessert. Take out only. Dinners are $12.
COXSACKIE — The Reverberators perform 6-8 p.m. Sept. 1 at Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Admission is free.