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Briefs for June 13, 2019

June 12, 2019 10:27 am

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Ongoing

CATSKILL — The Greene County Federation of Sportsmen Annual Youth Fishing Derby & Activity Day will be held July 6 at Historic Catskill Point. Sign up runs from 8-9 a.m. and the Fishing Derby runs from 9 a.m.-noon. Activities will start at noon and end at 3 p.m. Event is for children 5-15 accompanied by an adult. Free food and drink will be available and prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, biggest fish and the most fish. Bait will be provided so bring a fishing pole and enjoy a fun day. For additional information, contact Tom Holleufer at 518-772-2173 or Han Coons at 518-943-0644.

PURLING — The 21st annual Youth Fishing Derby will be held June 29 at the Bavarian Manor, 866 Mountain Ave., Purling. Registration at 9:30 a.m., fishing from 10 a.m.-noon. Open to anglers 3-15, accompanied by an adult. Bring a rod and reel, bait will be provided. Hot dogs and sodas for all who register. For information, call Les Armstrong at 518-965-4868 or Bob Story at 518-622-9305. This is a free event sponsored by the Cairo Fish & Game Club and the Greene County Federation of Sportsmen.

June 14

SAUGERTIES — The Katsbaan Ladies Aid Society Yard Sale & Bake Sale will be held, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 14 and June 15 in the Katsbaan Reformed Church Hall, 1801 Old Kings Highway, Saugerties. Household items, toys, books, jewelry and delicious homemade baked goods.

June 15

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum hosts 23Arts Spring Concert: Fantasy & Fantasia 2-3:30 p.m. June 15 in the Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. 23Arts returns for the second installment of its debut concert series at the Arboretum’s brand new Education Center: Fantasy & Fantasia. Members, free; non-members, $10. For information, call 518-589-3903.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The role of a Civil War infantry regiment recruited from New York City and Newark, New Jersey as well as villages across Western New York will be the subject of a free talk at 1 p.m. June 15 at the New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake Ave., Saratoga Springs. Rick Barram, the author of the book “The 72nd New York Infantry in the Civil War, A History and Roster” will talk about the history of the unit which in every key battle waged in the War’s Eastern Theater from 1861 to 1865. The 72nd was part of the Excelsior Brigade, a unit of five regiments recruited by Brig. General Daniel Sickles from across New York.

COEYMANS HOLLOW — Hot Rods in the Hollow Classic Car Show will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15 at Trinity Methodist Church, 1313 Route 143, Coeymans Hollow. Food, drinks, bake sale, door prizes. No entry fees; bring a non-perishable canned good or paper items for the food pantry.

June 16

CATSKILL — The Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, will serve a Father’s Day Breakfast 9-11 a.m. June 16. Dads and children under 6 eat free; all others, $8.

ALBANY — The German-American Club, 32 Cherry St., Albany, first summer picnic will be held June 16. Tasty German and domestic food and drink are available for purchase. The grounds open at noon. Entry is $3; children under 12 are free. Live music by Greg’s Brauhaus Band. Children’s activities include a parade. In the event of rain, the event will be moved indoors in the large banquet hall and barroom. All events are open to the public.

CATSKILL — Temple Israel of Catskill will be holding a Father’s Day Hardware Sale 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16 in the temple parking lot, 220 Spring St., Catskill. Bring your favorite father to our display of hand and power tools, hardware, nuts, bolts, garden tools, flashlights and anything else you might find (or can’t) find in your garage. For information, call 518-943-5758.

June 18

GREENPORT — The Greenport Branch of the Columbia Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will meet at 1 p.m. June 18 at the Greeport Town Hall. Plans for summer activities will be made.

June 19

CAIRO — The Cairo United Methodist Church annual Giffy’s Chicken Barbecue will be held 4-6 p.m. June 19 on the lawn in front of Fellowship Hall, 488 Main St., Cairo. The meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll and butter, juice and homemade dessert. The cost is $12. Advance orders are suggested. Call Betty at 518-622-3602, Kathy at 518-622-8172 or Sue at 518-622-8239 to order tickets.

June 22

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum hosts Story Time in the Shade 10:30-11:30 a.m. June 22 at the arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. 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. Don’t miss the fresh air and fun memories to be made. 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.

CATSKILL — Awakening of Rip Van Winkle Festival will be held beginning at noon June 22 at Dutchman’s Landing Park, Lower Main Street, Catskill. A day of music, art, and festivities along Main Street in the quaint little village of Catskill, leading up to evening performances by area bands including Southbound and “2019 Blues Artist of the Year” Thomas Edison and Music Award winning Wyld Blu. Join in the celebration at Dutchman’s Landing Park. Food, games, prizes, and fireworks for the whole family to enjoy. Spend the day celebrating the 200th birthday of our best known resident, the world renowned Mr. Rip Van Winkle, in what is destined to become an annual event celebrating our local heritage, art, music and more as the Awakening of Rip Van Winkle rumbles through the Hudson Valley once again.

FREEHOLD — The Freehold Church, 3592 County Route 67, Freehold, indoor yard sale will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 22. Beginning at 2 p.m. fill a grocery bag for $5.

June 23

ATHENS — A chicken barbecue catered by Tom Frese of Ravena will be held 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 23 at the First Reformed Church of Athens, 18 North Church St., Athens. Take out only. The menu includes half a chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, cole slaw, roll and butter, cookie. The cost is $12. Pre–sales only. For information and tickets, call 518-334-9488.

June 27

CATSKILL — Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Heights, Catskill, will serve a chicken barbecue dinner 4:30-7 p.m. June 27. Take out only. Menu includes half chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, baked beans and dessert for $12.

June 29

TANNERSVILLE — The Mountain Top Arboretum Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, presents In the Footsteps of John Bartram: Native Plant Tour of the Catskills with Carol Woodin of the American Society of Botanical Artists 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 29. Co-hosted with Mountain Top Historical Society. John Bartram and his son William were 18th century botanists who explored throughout the eastern colonies. After the lecture, take a short drive to the Mountain Top Historical Society Visitor Center in Haines Falls to park and arrange carpooling to North/South Lake. From there the group will walk in the footsteps of the Bartrams. Carol Woodin, Paul Harwood and Robert Gildersleeve will lead in retracing fascinating local botanical history. Bring a bag lunch for group picnicking, proper clothing/shoes for being outdoors and a water bottle. MTA and Mt. Top Historical Society Members, free; non-members, $10. For information, call 518-589-3903.

PURLING — The 21st annual Youth Fishing Derby will be held June 29 at the Bavarian Manor, 866 Mountain Ave., Purling. Registration at 9:30 a.m., fishing from 10 a.m.-noon. Open to anglers 3-15, accompanied by an adult. Bring a rod and reel, bait will be provided. Hot dogs and sodas for all who register. For information, call Les Armstrong at 518-965-4868 or Bob Story at 518-622-9305. This is a free event sponsored by the Cairo Fish & Game Club and the Greene County Federation of Sportsmen.

June 30

COLONIE — The Capital District Chevrolet Club Inc. 37th annual All Make and Model Antique, Classic & Street Rod, Car and Truck Show will be held 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 30 at Cook Park, Lincoln Avenue, Colonie. Years 1900 through 2018 vehicles will be represented. Participant judging for top 30 vehicles and seven special and two best of show being picked by the club. Adults, $3; children 12 and younger and seniors, free. Show vehicle registration, $10. Refreshments available. For car show information, call Phil at 518-429-0203; vendor and crafters information, call Bill at 518-377-5168.

CATSKILL — Temple Israel of Catskill presents In the Voices of Our Mothers at 4 p.m. June 30 at Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St., Catskill. In the Voice of our Mothers is an original play written and directed by Carol Fox Prescott. The show is free to all, however a good will offering is appreciated. A cheese and wine reception will follow the performance. For information, call 518-943–5758.

July 6

CATSKILL — The Greene County Federation of Sportsmen Annual Youth Fishing Derby & Activity Day will be held July 6 at Historic Catskill Point. Sign up runs from 8-9 a.m. and the Fishing Derby runs from 9 a.m.-noon. Activities will start at noon and end at 3 p.m. Event is for children 5-15 accompanied by an adult. Free food and drink will be available and prizes will be awarded for the smallest fish, biggest fish and the most fish. Bait will be provided so bring a fishing pole and enjoy a fun day. For additional information, contact Tom Holleufer at 518-772-2173 or Han Coons at 518-943-0644.

July 13

CATSKILL — Catskill Second Saturdays held 4-8 p.m. July 13 in the village of Catskill. There will be music, crafts for kids, food, drink and more. For information, go to welcometocatskill.com.

Aug. 11

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. For information, call Art Frank at 518-828-3824.