Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the Eleane Grinnell and family on the passing of John Grinnell on Jan. 29.
Matt, Katelyn and Emma Dwon spent the weekend with Paul, Liza and Abby Dwon. They all enjoyed a lovely walk on the Windham Path and then we had a birthday celebration for Emma, who will turn three years old on Feb. 4. Watched an animated movie, had delicious food, there were balloons, a beautiful cake and presents. Great time together.
Happy birthday to Diane Potter on Feb. 7. Feb. 8 is Charlotte Jaeger’s birthday. Happy 40th wedding anniversary to Debbie and Jim Buscarello on Feb. 9. Skip Dippold’s birthday is Feb. 10. Feb. 11 is Cindy Nelson’s birthday. Best wishes to all of you.
Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of Feb. 10–Feb. 14 is as follows: Monday—Sweet and sour chicken, brown rice, Monaco mixed vegetables, mandarin oranges; Tuesday—Meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, California mixed vegetables, pears; Wednesday—Battered fish, peas, beet salad, Au Gratin potatoes, chocolate mousse; Thursday—National Tortellini Day—Italian sausage, tortellini, Italian mixed vegetables, fresh fruit; Friday—Valentine’s Day—Roast turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts, sweet potato, dressing, peanut butter swirl brownie. All persons over 60 and spouses are invited to attend. Meals served at noon for a suggested donation of $4 per meal. Please call at least a day in advance to reserve your meal. Mountain Top Senior Service Center is located in the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.
No monthly meeting for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Town of Lexington Fire Company until April.
The Hudson Mohawk Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society will have a free program at noon Feb. 11 in the Proctor’s Theater, Main Stage, 432 State St., Schenectady. John Wiesner and Claudia Bracaliello will be playing the three manual Wurlitzer theater organ named “Goldie.” The concert is free and mid-day, so no one has to drive after dark. If you are able to park in the parking garage, there are free passes. It would be good to see the new seats in the theater more full. These concerts are held once a month until June. The next one will be March 3.
Bring your Valentine to the Lexington/West Kill UMC Trustees TGIF Brooks Chicken BBQ 3-6:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Lexington/West Kill United Methodist Church, 54 County Route 13A, Lexington. Takeouts will be available or you can enjoy your dinners and fellowship in the dining hall. An adult dinner is $12 and includes half a chicken, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, roll and cupcake. Children 5–10 are $5 and under five years are free, chicken halves, $7. To reserve your tickets call 518-989-6612. Most of the parishioners also have tickets available. You can buy tickets at the door, but buying your tickets in advance will reserve your order.
You can have dinner with the Greene Room Players Song Birds at the Tannersville High School 6-8 p.m. Feb. 14. A spaghetti and meatball dinner with salad, Italian bread, garlic bread and homemade biscotti is $12. Takeouts and table service available. This dinner is sponsored by the HTC Class of 2025.
Alan Winter, a resident of Spruceton Valley, will present a talk on WOLF, at the Golden Notebook in Woodstock at 4 p.m. Feb. 15. WOLF is an historical novel that gives a bird’s-eye view on how the most cultured, educated country in the world gave away their freedom and voted to be ruled by a dictator. Join Alan Winter to hear how he, and former Federal Prosecutor and Judge, Herbert J. Stern, came to write this book and how they reveal secrets that have been hidden behind a curtain of silence by historians for 100 years.
On Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, the furry four-footed forecaster predicated an early spring. His accuracy rate is 39 percent in case you’re keeping track.
Until next week take care, be thankful, humble and take the time to be kind.