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Briefs for May 17, 2019

May 16, 2019 11:31 am

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May 17

VOORHEESVILLE — DuoDuo, Maeve Gilchrist & Nic Gareiss • Natalie Haas & Yann Falquet, performing at 7:30 p.m. May 17 at 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 oldsongs.org or by calling Old Songs at 518-765-2815.

HAINES FALLS — The Mountain Top Historical Society, 5132 Route 23A, Haines Falls, will host Reading the Rocks of the Catskills: A Geological History by Dr. Chuck Ver Straeten, Geologist, New York State Museum, at 7 p.m. May 17 in the U & D Train Station. For information, call 518-589-6657. A $5 donation is suggested.

May 18

COXSACKIE — The National Honor Society will serve a pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-noon May 18 in the Coxsackie-Athens High School Cafeteria, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice and coffee. Adults, $8; children 12 and younger, $5.

TANNERSVILLE — Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Primer: What’s Happening with Hemlocks in New York? with Caroline Marschner (New York State Hemlock Initiative) co-sponsored with Schoharie Watershed Month 10 a.m.-noon May 18 at the Mountain Top Arboretum Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is an invasive forest pest that threatens native eastern hemlock, a common tree species throughout New York and at the Arboretum. Hemlocks are a foundation species that create unique habitats and provide several ecosystem services, including protecting clean water resources. The New York State Hemlock Initiative integrates research, management, and outreach to address the growing threat of HWA in the state. NYSHI Education and Outreach Technician Caroline Marschner will share the importance of conserving hemlocks, the damage HWA is causing in our forests, and the management and community science efforts being employed to slow the spread of HWA in New York. We will finish the event by taking a short hike to the Arboretum’s hemlock stand to scout for woolly adelgid. This program will take place indoors and outdoors. Dress appropriately for the weather. Admission is free. For information, call 518-589-3903.

CATSKILL — Lowe’s of Catskill, 60 Catskill Commons, will be serving a Veterans Breakfast 7-10 a.m. May 18 under the tent in the main parking lot. A free breakfast will be served to all Veteran and Active Duty Military Personnel. There will be entertainment, prizes and information available to all. This is a rain or shine event.

COEYMANS HOLLOW — Trinity United Methodist Church, 1313 Route 143, Coeymans Hollow, will serve a roast beef dinner family style 4:30-7 p.m. May 18. Eat in or take out. There will also be a bake sale. Adults, $12; children, $5. For information, call 518-756-2629 or 518-756-2091 day of.

GHENT — The CGHS/SPCA will be at the Dairy Queen, 2319 Route 66, Ghent, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18, with dog breed note cards, candles, pillows, folk art items, art work, spring signs, wreaths and more. A portion of Dairy Queen’s proceeds from the event will benefit more than 5,000 animals that CGHS/SPCA will serve this year.

ALBANY — Enjoy German food, drink and music at May 18 at the German-American Club of Albany, 32 Cherry St., Albany when we host our May Dinner. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner choices are pork or chicken Schnitzel with salad, rolls, mashed potatoes and dessert at $23. Live music provided by Herbie Liebenhagen. For reservations, call 518-396-5421.

HUNTER — Hunter-Tannersville Class of 2021 hosting Touch- a - Truck 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 19 at Hunter Elementary School. An interactive community event held in a festival-type atmosphere where children can learn about and explore various vehicles, as well as meet the people who use these vehicles to serve our community. Vehicles include fire trucks, police cars, excavation equipment and much more. There will also be games, face painting and food. Admission is $5; family rate, $20; children 2 and younger, free.

COXSACKIE — Community Patriots’ Day at the Bronck Museum will run from 1-4 p.m. May 19. Live music will be provided throughout the afternoon by the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers with seating under a tent on the museum’s east lawn. Costumed interpreters will be on hand to welcome visitors and the museum’s exhibit spaces will be open. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. The Museum is located just off US 9W, 1.5 miles south of the intersection of routes 9W, 385 and 81 near Coxsackie, NY, and is easily accessible via Thruway exit 21B. For additional information about this or any of the museum’s upcoming special events visit gchistory.org.

May 20

CATSKILL — Community Action of Greene County Inc. annual board meeting will be held May 20 at the Ambrosia Diner, 321 West Bridge St., Catskill. The meeting will be open to the public 4-5 p.m. During this time, Community Action programs will be presented along with the report to the corporation. Community members interested in attention are asked to call ahead at 518-943-9205 ext. 101.

WINDHAM — WAJPL Golden Age Club Annual Spring Luncheon will be held May 30 at The Thompson House, 19 Route 296, Windham.

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. followed at 1 p.m. by a buffet style lunch featuring country vegetable soup, chicken cordon bleu, cheese tortellini alfredo with broccoli, stuffed filet of sole with a dill sauce, baked stuffed potato, vegetable medley, mixed green salad, fresh bread and dessert. The cost is $25. To make a reservation and for information, call Opal at 518-750-8380, send her a message on Face Book or email her at heavenboundglory@gmail.com by May 20. Mail payment ASAP to WAJPL Golden Age Club, PO Box 96, Hensonville NY 12439-0096. There will be a raffle and door prizes.

The WAJPL Golden Age Club meets at 1:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month for a business meeting and at 1:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month for a social meeting. Yearly dues are $5. You must be 50 and older to join. Meetings are held at the Senior Center on the lower level of the Town Hall in Hensonville.

May 23

CAIRO — The Cairo Development Foundation presents Pocketbook Bingo May 23 at the Red Rooster Roadhouse, 851 Main St., Cairo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. Take a chance to win a designer purse. Beverages and food available to purchase. Limited tickets available. To order tickets, visit https://www.cairodf.com. Make checks payable to Cairo Development Foundation.

May 25

CATSKILL — The Alan Devoe Bird Club will hold a bird walk May 25 at Ramshorn-Livingston Sanctuary, 109 Dubois Road, Catskill. Meet 7:30 a.m. at the parking area. Crossing the Rip Van Winkle Bridge from east to west, turn left at first traffic light onto Route 385. Continue 2.5 miles through the Village of Catskill. Turn left on West Main Street after crossing the Catskill Creek. Continue 0.8 miles to small rotary; exit rotary on Dubois Road. Proceed 0.1 miles to Ramshorn parking area on right. Call trip coordinator Larry Federman at 518-678-3248 to register for this trip. If no calls the trip will be cancelled. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

PRATTSVILLE — The Zadock Pratt Museum Bake Sale will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 25 at Jim Eisel’s Great American, Main Street, Prattsville. For information, call Susie Walsh, Pratt Museum, at 518-937-6120 (suzanwal5@aol.com).

HUDSON — Hudson River Historic Boat’s Treasure Sale will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 25 at 24 Becraft Ave., Hudson. Rain date June 1.

May 27

PRATTSVILLE — Annual Prattsville Memorial Day Parade will step off at 1 p.m. May 27 on Maple Lane. Line up 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by American Legion Virgil E. Deyo Post 1327, Prattsville. Ceremonies to honor deceased American Veterans to follow at Prattsville Town Green. For information, call 518-299-3635.

May 30

WINDHAM — WAJPL Golden Age Club Annual Spring Luncheon will be held May 30 at The Thompson House, 19 Route 296, Windham.

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. followed at 1 p.m. by a buffet style lunch featuring country vegetable soup, chicken cordon bleu, cheese tortellini alfredo with broccoli, stuffed filet of sole with a dill sauce, baked stuffed potato, vegetable medley, mixed green salad, fresh bread and dessert. The cost is $25. To make a reservation and for information, call Opal at 518-750-8380, send her a message on Face Book or email her at heavenboundglory@gmail.com by May 20. Mail payment ASAP to WAJPL Golden Age Club, PO Box 96, Hensonville NY 12439-0096. There will be a raffle and door prizes.

The WAJPL Golden Age Club meets at 1:30 p.m. the first Monday of the month for a business meeting and at 1:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month for a social meeting. Yearly dues are $5. You must be 50 and older to join. Meetings are held at the Senior Center on the lower level of the Town Hall in Hensonville.

June 1

GREENVILLE — The annual Plant, Flea Market and Bake Sale, sponsored by The Clematis Garden Club, will again be held 9 a.m.-noon June 1 at GNH Parking Lot, Greenville. A large selection of easy to grow in our area perennials, annuals, shrubs, vegetable and houseplants will be offered at reasonable prices. A Flea Market including useful and collectible indoor and outdoor garden and household items will be offered in a trunk sale setting. Clematis Garden Club members will be happy to answer any gardening questions. This sale is a great chance to pick up unique and easily grown plants by local gardeners and search for great flea market finds. The sale will be held rain or shine. Look for the balloons on the cars and Clematis Club members wearing their green aprons. For information, call Jean Horn 518-966-4260.

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum Bird ID Walk with Larry Federman will be held 8-10:30 a.m. June 1 at the Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Audubon Society Educator Larry Federman leads our annual guided tour through the Arboretum’s bird-rich habitats. We’ll look for warblers, bluebirds and other migrating birds as they build their nests and start families or pass through to their northern nesting sites. June offers one of the best opportunities to see beautiful North American birds. Bring binoculars, boots, attentive eyes and ears. Register inside the Education Center. Members, free; non-members, $10. Advance reservations are not necessary. For information, call 518-589-3903.

June 4

CAIRO — The Greene County Women’s League Cancer Patient Aid members will meet June 4 at Angel’s Family Restaurant, 4385 Route 23, Cairo. Lunch is at noon and the meeting is called to order at 1 p.m. Greene County Women’s League (G.C.W.L.) is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide Greene County Cancer patients with assistance in paying medical expenses resulting from the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. For information, call 518-819-1249 or visit G.C.W.L. at www.greenecountywomensleague.com/become-a-member/.

June 7

SOUTH BETHLEHEM — The South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 65 Willowbrook Ave., South Bethlehem, will serve a turkey dinner 4:30-7 p.m. June 7. Eat in or take out. Adults, $10; children 10-12, $5; children 9 and younger, free. For information, call Emily Shutter at 518-813-0661.

CATSKILL — 14th Annual Catskill Yard Sale Day will be held June 8, Village and Town Wide. To be placed on the address list, contact Pam at 518-821-0361 or “like us” on Facebook Catskill Yard Sale Day page.

EAST JEWETT — The annual spring sale will be held 4-7 p.m. June 7 and 9 a.m.-noon June 8 at the East Jewett United Methodist Church, 2252 Route 23C, East Jewett. Lots of housewares, pots and pans, dishes, utensils, glassware, clothing, shoes, books and toys. Refreshments available including soup, hot dogs, salads and homemade pies.

June 8

ATHENS — Sleepy Hollow Lake (SHL) residents are hosting an annual yard sale throughout their community 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8. Maps to nearly 70 sale locations will be at the main gate of SHL on Rte. 385, and signs will be posted on each road where homes are participating. For information, contact Laurel Wolfe at 518-731-6175.

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, hosts a Spring Concert Series with 23Arts 2-3:30 p.m. June 8. Join us at the arboretum for 23Arts’ debut event in the new Education Center: The Lion, the Witch and the Wizard. Featuring Michela Marino Lerman, tap dance; Mathis Picard, piano; Russell Hall, bass. Members, free; non-members, $10. For information, call 518-589-3903.

June 9

CATSKILL — Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill, will hold a Flag Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. June 9. All are welcome.

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.

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 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.