We want to hear from you. To send information to be included in Briefs, email to; or mail to Briefs: The Daily Mail, Unit 1, 364 Warren St., Hudson, NY 12534. For information, call 315-661-2490.

Jan. 14

DELMAR — Q.U.I.L.T. Inc., a not-for-profit guild of quilters interested in learning about the art of making quilts, will meet 9:30-11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 via Zoom.

Members live in the Capital Region and surrounding communities. All levels of quilters are welcome. Meetings are held at the Delmar Reformed Church the second Tuesday of each month (September through June.) Due to the pandemic, meetings are currently held virtually.

For the January meeting, members and guests join on Zoom at 9:30 a.m. to greet fellow quilters. A brief business meeting begins at 9:45 a.m. which will be followed by Mini-Workshops and Show and Share.

Preregistration is required on the Q.U.I.L.T. Inc. website to receive the Zoom link.

Jan. 15

HUDSON — The FASNY Museum of Firefighting will be hosting the monthly Super Saturday event at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 15, Weird Science with Professor Sparks.

Spend the morning exploring the science of fire. Professor Sparks and her robot canine companion, Spot 2000, will present an interactive program that is full of surprises. After the program make your own “slime” to take home.

Only Professor Sparks can make learning about science this much fun. This hands-on program is appropriate for children 5 and older.

Admission is free for for Columbia County residents and Museum members.

Jan. 16

ATHENS — The West Athens-Lime Street Fire Co. will serve an all you can eat breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Jan. 16 at the West Athens Firehouse 2, Leeds-Athens Road, Athens. Freewill offering.

Jan. 18

EAST BERNE — The Helderberg Christian School Paint and Sip Fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at the school, 96 Main St., East Berne.

The cost is $30 which covers pottery figurine, supplies and non-alcoholic beverages. In person is limited to 26 people; take home kits available by RSVP, pre-registration must be made by Jan. 18 by emailing or texting to 518-312-6154. The pottery will be taken to be fired and will be returned.

Jan. 20

WINDHAM — Mountain Top Cares Coalition, headquartered in Windham, is hosting its monthly virtual Narcan Training at 7 p.m. Jan. 20.

Help us defeat opioid use disorder by volunteering for training and distribution of Narcan. Register by going to

GREENPORT — Sacred Heart-Mt. Carmel Shrine, 442 Fairview Ave., Greenport, will serve a Polish dinner, take out only, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Jan. 20.

Menu includes kielbasa, stuffed cabbage, pierogies and dessert. Cost is $12. Call 518-828-0342 to preorder or 518-828-8775 10 a.m.-6 p.m. day of event.

Jan. 21

TANNERSVILLE — The Kaaterskill UMC, 5942 Main St., Tannersville, will serve a Brooks chicken barbecue, take out only, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 21. The cost is $15. For information and tickets, call Kelly at 518-263-6069 and leave a message.

Jan. 29

COBLESKILL — The Schoharie County Master Gardeners are happy to be participating in the National Seed Swap 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 29 at the Extension Center, 173 South Grand St., Cobleskill.

Participation is free, and you do not have to donate seeds to benefit. National Seed Swap Day is designated as the last Saturday in January.

The mission is to conserve and promote crop diversity in local communities through a planned event at which neighbors gather to exchange seeds and chat about plans for the upcoming season.

Feb. 19

TANNERSVILLE — The Feathered and Furry Wildlife Center will hold the annual freeze your butt off for Wildlife Bake Sale event will be held 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Go Greene Food Mart/Sunaco, 6360 Main St., Tannersville.

The annual bake sale is to support daily wildlife rescue efforts by the Friends of the Feathered and Furry Wildlife Rescue.

The sale is held in a heated tent thanks to Mountain Propane Inc. Come and support this amazing wildlife rescue that is continuing through all the efforts and dedication of Missy Runyan’s husband and volunteers.

Feb. 20

TANNERSVILLE — The Children’s Ice Fishing Derby sponsored by The Catskill Mountain Fish and Game Club and The Stony Clove Rod and Gun Club will be held on 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 20 with registration starting at 9 a.m., at the Rip Van Winkle/Tannersville Lake.

All participants must follow social distancing guidelines.

There will be prizes awarded for the largest fish and most fish in both Junior and Senior divisions.

The event is open to all children up to 16 years of age. Children 16 must have a valid fishing license. You may fish with up to three tip ups or hand lines and use single hooks only.

Live bait and some tip ups will be available for use.

For more information, call Bob Monteleone at 518-488-0240.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.