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July 15

WINDHAM — Mountain Top Cares Coalition, headquartered in Windham, is hosting its monthly virtual Narcan Training at 7 p.m. July 15. Help us defeat opioid use disorder by volunteering for training and distribution of Narcan. Register by going to

July 17

COXSACKIE — Bethel AME Church, 123 Mansion St., Coxsackie, will serve a ribs or chicken dinner barbecue beginning at noon July 17. Dinners are $14 and include either ribs or chicken, green beans, macaroni salad, corn on the cob and cake. Pre-order by calling 518-731-8887; call 517-731-7767 on Friday and Saturday.

SOUTH BETHLEHEM — South Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 67 Willowbrook Ave., South Bethlehem, Thrift Shop Sidewalk Sale will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 17. We will have a few of our most popular vendors, locally grown flowers, and handmade birdhouses made by one of our church members. Breakfast and lunch will be available, and a small sitting area will be set up. All social distancing protocols will be followed for the safety of our community. Some of the monies raised from this sale will go to support our United Methodist Women’s local missions: Brown Bag-It Program sponsored through the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk School District, Capital City Rescue Mission, Interfaith Partnerships for the Homeless, and the Venture Food Bank.

WINDHAM — The Christmas in July “Walk & Toy Drive” will be held 8 a.m.-3 p.m. July 17 at The Windham Path, 4939 Route 23, Windham. Walk donation is adults, $10; children 12 and younger, $5; children under 2, free. Donation also includes an unwrapped toy(s) for Teens or Tots. There will be raffles and a 50/50. Funds raised support the Windham Rotary Foundation and toy donations will benefit the “Here Comes Christmas” program of Greene County Community Action. For information, contact or 518-734-5303 ext. 2. COVID-19 friendly. Masks and social distancing as required.

July 18

COXSACKIE — The Village of Coxsackie will hold Music in the Park 6-8 p.m. July 18 at Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Nite Train will be performing. Admission is free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

COXSACKIE — The Greene County Historical Society announces Lex Grey and the Urban Pioneers will be performing at 1:30 p.m. July 18 at the Bronck Museum, 90 Co Hwy 42, Coxsackie. Come spend the afternoon listening to old time American music featuring songs from the Revolution, Civil War and Prohibition eras. The program will be held on the museum’s east lawn weather permitting or in the museum’s large well ventilated Dutch Barn if necessary. Refreshments will be available for sale from the Weiner Wagon which will be on site that day for the concert. Adult admission for this event is $10, children and members of the Greene County Historical Society $5.

ALBANY — The German-American Club of Albany, 32 Cherry St., Albany will host an Old Time Picnic July 18. The grounds open at noon. Enjoy tasty German food, drink and music. Entry is $3 per person; children under 12 are free. Live music by Herbie Liebenhagen. Children’s activities include a parade. In the event of rain, the event will be moved indoors in our large banquet hall and barroom. All of our events are open to the public.

July 24

ALBANY — The Capital District Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. July 24 via Zoom. CDGS meetings are presently held on Zoom. Registration is free and will open to the public on July 16. See There is a 100 person limit. Discover Scottish Family History by Chris Paton. Our speaker will give an overview of the records needed to explore Scottish ancestry, noting where to find them online and offine. Paton will discuss church records, civil registration records, census and land records, and inheritance records to help researchers better understand their Caledonian heritage.

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, hosts Story Walk in the Woodland July 24-July 31. Visit Mountain Top Arboretum for a Story Walk. Journey through the Woodland Walk and read the pages of a story. Supplies for a related craft will be available. This program is part of the Story Time in the Shade series, a collaboration between Mountain Top Arboretum and Mountain Top Library. Admission is free. For information, or 518-589-3903.

EAST JEWETT — The East Jewett UMC, 2252 Route 23C, East Jewett, is continuing their Huge Rummage Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. July 24. Featured is a bag sale, $4 for a large bag and the 5th bag is free. Check out their treasures and support their good works.

July 25

COXSACKIE — The Village of Coxsackie will hold Music in the Park 6-8 p.m. July 25 at Riverside Park, Betke Boulevard, Coxsackie. Wyld Blu will be performing. Admission is free. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

July 31

TANNERSVILLE — Mountain Top Arboretum presents Native Tree Identification 10-11 a.m. July 31 at the arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. In this guided walk Arboretum horticulturist Ryan Moore will discuss about a dozen native tree species, where they grow, and how to identify them. We will look closely at leaves, branching, bark and seeds. Members, free; non-members, $10 suggested. For information, call 518-589-3903 or

Aug. 4

CAIRO — The Cairo United Methodist Church, Main Street, Cairo, is holding a chicken barbecue catered by Halvo Homestead Aug. 4. Take out only; pick up between 4-6 p.m. Half chicken, salted potatoes, cole slaw, roll, bottled water and dessert, for $13. Pre-orders are encouraged. Call Sue at 518-622-8239.

AUG. 7

CAIRO — Cruise Nite will be held beginning at 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at Angelo Canna Town Park, Joseph D Spencer Lane, Cairo. Free t-shirt for cruise entrant, free admission, muffler rap contest, 50/50 , Dj and live band. Nostalgic awards, refreshments available. For information, call Bill at 518-622-3430.

Aug. 15

WINDHAM — The 9th annual Cancer Patient Aid Car Show will be held, rain or shine, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 15 on the grounds of the Chicken Run, corner of State Route 23 and South Street in Windham. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and runs until 11 a.m. Open to all years, makes and models. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. to the top 20 vehicles, 10 of Specialty category, Rick Mundelein memorial trophy and Best in Show Classic. Best in Show will receive $500 from the Chicken Run. There will be music, door prizes and an “Enhanced 50/50” with some remarkable multiple prize drawings. Minimum donation of $10 per entrant. Funds raised support cancer patients (men, women & children) in Greene County through the Greene County Women’s League Cancer Patient Aid. Remember your mask for social distancing.

Sept. 16

CATSKILL — Catskill Elks Lodge is hosting a Turning Stone Bus Trip on Sept. 16. The bus will leave the lodge, 45 North Jefferson Ave., Catskill, at 7:30 a.m. and returns at 7 p.m. The cost is $30 and includes light breakfast, bingo OR slots voucher, food voucher and transportation. Money is due at time of sign up. Sign up by Sept. 2. For information and to sign up, call Emily at 518-610-3634.

Sept. 18

ATHENS — TGM American Legion Post 187 in Athens will hold a flea market 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 18 at the post, 94 Second St., Athens. Set up starts at 7:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome and applications are available on our Facebook page or at our Post.

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