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Briefs for March 16, 2019

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HUDSON — Columbia-Greene Community College announces evening hours for enrollment services. From now until May 13, the Dean of Students’ office will be open until 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, admissions counselors will be available until 6:30 p.m.; each day, representatives will be on-hand to assist students with the application process and other admissions-related issues. Regular Admissions office hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. To make a day or evening appointment to meet with an admissions counselor, call the Admissions Office at 518-828-4181 ext. 3427 or

March 16

MEDUSA — The second Spring & Easter Rummage Sale will be held 8 a.m.-noon March 16 at the Medusa Church, County Route 351, Medusa. Breakfast will be held 7-11 a.m. at the Medusa Fire House.

CATSKILL — A St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served 4-7 p.m. March 16 at the Catskill United Methodist Church, 40 Woodland Ave., Catskill. Snow day, March 17. Eat in or take out. Serving corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread and dessert. Adults, $15; children 7 and younger, $11. Advance reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling the church at 518-943-2042 or

GREENVILLE — The Friends of the Greenville Library will hold a book sale 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 16 on the top floor of the library, 11177 Route 32, Greenville. There is a new selection of children’s books, adult fiction and non-fiction, Civil War, garden and craft books in both hard cover and paperback available for $5 a bag. For information, call 518-966-4832.

WINDHAM — The Mason’s Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. March 16 at the Masonic Temple, Main Street, Windham. Take outs are available at 4 p.m. The cost is $12.

LAKE KATRINE — The Wiltwyck Quilters Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. March 16 at Grace Community Church, 160 Seremma Court, Lake Katrine. Debby Brown presentation and trunk show on free-motion quilting will follow the meeting. A three-hour workshop on free-motion machine quilting will follow the presentation. For information, visit

GRAFTON — Grafton Lakes State Park, 100 Grafton Lakes State Park Way, Grafton, presents the Birds & Bagels program beginning at 10 a.m. March 16. Enjoy a bagel and a hot beverage while observing our most active winter friends, the birds. Admission is $3 for 8 and older. Program will be held inside at the Welcome Center. Pre-register and let us know what kind of bagel you would like, 518-279-1155.

March 17

ATHENS — A take-out corned beef and cabbage dinner will be held noon-3 p.m. March 17 at Saint Patrick Church, 24 North Washington St., Athens. Tickets are $12. For tickets and information, call 518-567-1203.

ATHENS — An all you can eat breakfast will be served 8 a.m.-noon March 17 at the West Athens Firehouse 2, Leeds-Athens Road, Athens. Menu includes corned beef hash, maple syrup, eggs, pancakes, French toast, sausage, hash browns, orange juice and coffee. Freewill offering.

March 22

WEST COXSACKIE — The Greene County YMCA will be hosting a Zumba Glow Party 6-8 p.m. March 22 to help raise funds for this year’s Annual Campaign. The party is for those 12 and older. Wear neon and white colors. Light refreshments will be served. Neon accessories and face paint will be provided. Instructor appearances include: Melissa, Veronica, Julie Padilla and Rachel. The party will be held at the Greene County YMCA, 35 Route 81, West Coxsackie. Members, $12; non-members, $15. Tickets available at the door. For information, call 518-731-7529.

WEST COXSACKIE — An eight week Tai Chi program with Master Phil Sant will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, March 22 through May 10 at the Greene County YMCA, 35 Route 81, West Coxsackie. Members, $85; non-members, $125. For information and to sign up, call 518-731-7529.

HUDSON — Columbia-Greene Community College will host College Night 6-7:30 p.m. March 22 in the C-GCC gymnasium, 4400 Route 23, Hudson. College Night offers high-school students, community-college students looking for transfer information to four-year institutions, and their families a chance to speak to representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities, tour the C-GCC campus, and learn about its academic programs, athletic teams and student clubs. For information, email or call 518-828-4181, ext. 3427.

March 23

TANNERSVILLE — The Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, will host Nature-Inspired Design for Home Gardens with Dean Riddle 10 a.m.-noon March 23. Free to members, $10 for non-members. No reservations are necessary. In case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held at 10 a.m. March 24. For information, call 518-589-3903.

COEYMANS HOLLOW — A Roast Pork Dinner will be served 4:30-7 p.m. March 23 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Route 143, Coeymans Hollow. Eat in or take out. The menu includes roast pork, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, applesauce, roll, home made pie and beverage, family style. Adults, $11; children, $5. Phone number day of 518-756-2091.

SCHOHARIE — The 44th annual Antiques in Schoharie will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 24 at Schoharie Central School, 136 Academy Drive, Schoharie. There will be treasures of all kinds from 100 dealers. Buyers will find clocks, stoneware, textiles, furniture of all kinds, glass and china, silver and gold, paintings, vintage clothing, jewelry, and collectibles of all kinds. There will be great homemade chili, macaroni ham & cheese, soup, hot dogs, sandwiches and desserts available in the café. This show is a major fund raiser for Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association supporting its Railroad Museum, the 1742 Palatine House, its children’s theatre program and many other on-going activities throughout the year. For information, call show manager, Ruth Anne Wilkinson at 518-231-7241 or SCHA office at 518-295-7505.

CATSKILL — Maple Weekend Offers a Sweet Way to Enjoy Spring in New York State Celebrate Maple Season and a Rite of Spring with the Entire Family Tap into one of the sweetest events of the year, New York State’s Maple Weekend. The event takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23 and March 24 and March 30 and March 31. During both weekends, producers from across the state will welcome families to their farms to experience firsthand how real, mouth-watering maple syrup and other related maple products are made. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste New York’s freshest syrup, and purchase maple products directly from the source. Mountaintop Maple, LLC, 686 Goshen St., Jewett; Bittersweet Maple, 44 Schanz Lane, Berne; Mountain Winds Farm, 12 Williamson Road, Berne; and Crosstown Maple, 710 State Route 143, Ravena are just a few producers who are participating in this event. Visit to find more local producers participating in this event.

VOORHEESVILLE — Matthew Byrne performs at 7:30 p.m. March 23 at the Old Songs Community Arts Center, 37 South Main St., Voorheesville. Adults, $25; youth 13–18, $12; children 12 and younger, $5. Tickets are available at or by calling Old Songs at 518-765-2815.

COXSACKIE — The 2012 environmental documentary, More than Honey, will be shown at 3 p.m. March 23 at the Coxsackie Office Complex Building, 119 Mansion St., Coxsackie. The documentary explores the drastic decline in honey bees not only in America but also around the world. Environmental documentaries are shown twice a month on the second and fourth Saturdays at the Coxsackie Village Office Complex Building. There is no charge for attending and all ages are welcomed to attend. The annual Coxsackie Earth Day Celebration will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18 at the Coxsackie Riverside Park. Vendors are invited to attend and take part in this year’s event. More information on the monthly environmental documentaries and the annual earth day celebration, call 518-478-5414 or emailing