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Briefs for Sept. 12, 2019

September 11, 2019 11:33 am

Sept. 14

TANNERSVILLE — Exploring Native Edibles + Ornamentals with Hortus Conclusus 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 14 at the Mountain Top Arboretum Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Join horticulturists, garden designers, and artists Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano for a visual presentation of edible native trees and shrubs all grown at Hortus Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

Hortus Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is a small botanical garden in the mid-Hudson valley now recognized by the Morton Arboretum’s international ArbNet program as a Level II-accredited arboretum. The gardens have an extensive collection of unusual edible and decorative plantings. Members, free; non-members, $10. For information, call 518-589-3903.

ROUND TOP — A benefit for Carl Zoccola will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Maple Lawn Hotel, 10 Storks Nest Road, Round Top. The cost is $20 and includes a buffet and dessert, eat in or take out. There will be live music, raffles and a 50/50. For information, call 518-622-3058.

HAINES FALLS — The Mountain Top Historical Society will host the 8th Annual Postcard Show & Talk 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the U&D Train Station, 5132 Route 23A, Haines Falls. Food will be available. There will be a display of Real Photo postcards of the Mountain Top, including some unusual ones. The MTHS will also be selling ephemera from its attic in a special sale. A $3 entry fee will be charged at the door.

Sept. 21

HURLEY — The 13th annual Mid-Hudson Woodworkers Show will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Hurley Reformed Church, 11 Main St., Hurley. There will be displays of fine woodworking items, demonstrations of woodworking techniques, Woodmizer demonstration, gifts for the children and more.

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum presents Basket Making: Twining with Natural Materials 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Mountain Top Arboretum Education Center, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Members, free; non-members, $10; materials, $10. This workshop is limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration is required at In this class Katie Grove will introduce the classic basketry technique of twining, using locally harvested plant materials.