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Ongoing

SELKIRK — Bethlehem Grange 137, 24 Bridge St., Selkirk, craft fair/plant sale will be held May 22. Start saving your plant cuttings, rooting plants, small or large potted plants, and hanging plants you would be willing to donate. We’re always looking for the common ones, and the not so common ones. If anyone has a Purple Passion with the fuzzy leaves that are jagged, we would really appreciate some cuttings or rooted plants or potted plants. Of course any others plants are appreciated. We will also be accepting donations of flower pots, all sizes, hanging planters, plant hangers, bulbs, bushes, outdoor plants, small trees. yard tools, small garden tools, etc. Call Carol Carpenter at 518-421-1384 or Charles Ryan at 518-227-8954 to arrange delivery or pick-up. The craft fair/plant sale will be indoors and outdoors, according to COVID 19 guidelines. Marks and social distancing required.

Feb. 19

CATSKILL — Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill will host Lenten Fish Fry Fridays Feb. 19 through April 2, take out/drive thru only. Dinners are fish, shrimp, clams or a combination and includes choice of mac and cheese or fries; cole slaw, sauces and lemon. The cost is $13-$15. Must pre-order by calling 518-945-1179.

HENSONVILLE — The Hensonville Firehouse, 432 Route 296, Hensonville, will serve fish fries 4-8 p.m. every Friday during Lent through April 2. Take out only. The menu includes choice of fish fry, chicken tenders or clams with French fries or baked potato, cole slaw, dinner roll and brownie. Dinners are $10. Masks are required inside the building while you pick up your order. Your order pickup will be in the truck bay so there will be space to social distance. Call 518-734-3040 to pre-order.

Feb. 20

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum presents Winter Tree ID, a webinar scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 20. Admission is free. Sign up at www.mtarboretum.org. Trees take on a different life in winter. With the leaves gone from the deciduous trees, their forms contrast crisply against the winter landscape. Evergreens now shine in the winter sun. Without leaves we must look closely at distinguishing factors such as buds and bark. Join Executive Director Marc Wolf and Horticulturist Ryan Moore for an indepth look at Winter Tree Identification. For information, call 518-589-3903.

Feb. 25

CATSKILL — The 19th Annual CHS March for Peace and Justice will be held Feb. 25. The march will step off at 5:15 p.m. on the steps of the Second Baptist Church on Main Street in Catskill and proceed to the Greene County Court House and then to the steps of the Catskill Middle School. Because of the pandemic, the entire event will take place outdoors. Social distancing will be practiced and masks are required. All are welcome. For information, call 518-943-2590,

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