Datebook – Events Calendar


Updated Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 5:45 AM


Attention local organizations and nonprofits in the WRIP listening area.

If you would like to have your nonprofit and charity fundraiser events added to the WRIP online datebook and announced on the air, please send the information to WRIP979@gmail.com at least 3 weeks prior to the event to allow us time to sufficiently promote it. Information may also be mailed to WRIP, PO Box 979, Windham, NY 12496, or dropped off at our studio at 134 South Street in Windham. Please remember to include ALL of the following information:

WHO is sponsoring the event and who benefits from ticket sales? (Name of your organization.)

WHAT is the event? (Serving breakfast, lunch or dinner? Tell us what’s on the menu.)

WHEN is your event being held? (Day of the week, date and time.)

WHERE is it being held? (Name of building, street address and town.)

WHY is the event being held? (Is it a fundraiser?)

HOW MUCH is admission? (Prices for adults, children, seniors, members, donation, free-will offering, or free.)

Please include a contact number with area code, website and/or email address, and any other pertinent details. Make sure your website link works. Don’t make visitors click on half a dozen links before they can get to the information about your event.

Flyers for your event may be posted on our Facebook page, however, the attachment must be sent as a JPEG or PNG image. PDF is not an acceptable format.

Submissions are welcome from area not-for-profit organizations, civic groups, local police, fire and rescue squads, and all local churches. If you can hear us, we want to publicize your events.

PLEASE NOTE: Organizations that seek our free publicity in the Datebook, but place paid advertising elsewhere, are asked to give equal consideration to WRIP. We will pull any public service announcement we see run as paid advertising elsewhere. Organizations with event marketing budgets are urged to contact us about extremely low-cost radio ads for your event(s).



  • The Windham Community Food Pantry, Inc. is seeking donations for its ongoing mission. The WCFP covers a 35 mile radius, 15 communities, and currently serves 350 families. If you would like to donate, the WCFP is a 501(c)(3) and your donations are tax deductible. Checks may be sent to W.C.F.P., Inc., PO Box 788, Windham, NY 12496.
  • A collection box has been placed in the front entrance of the Ashland Church to collect packages of new, white tube socks that will be delivered to the City Mission in Albany in December.
  • The Greene County Department of Human Services is in need of additional volunteers to assist with the homebound meal delivery program on the mountain top. Meals are picked up at the Jewett Nutrition Site at 11 AM, Monday through Friday. The routes generally take an hour to an hour and a half to complete. The homebound medical transportation program also needs volunteers to drive ambulatory homebound clients to medical appointments. Volunteers for both programs are eligible to receive mileage reimbursement. Call Ruth at (518) 719-3555 for more information.


Through Friday 12/8

  • Registration for the Hudson Department of Youth’s basketball league are taking place at the Youth Center, 18 South 3rd Street in Hudson through Friday, December 8. This program is open to all boys and girls in grades 3-8. You can also call (518) 828-0017 to register. Games will be played at the Hudson Junior/Senior High School.

Through Friday 12/15



NOVEMBER

Tuesday 11/21

  • The Windham Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting and general membership meeting at The Windham Local, Main Street in Windham, across the street from WAJ, on Tuesday, November 21 at 6 PM. The guest speaker will be from the Windham Community Food Pantry. The agenda also includes updates on this weekend 3rd annual Mountain Top Small Business Saturday and Sunday, and the Christmas tree lighting and holiday celebration in December.

Wednesday 11/22

  • The animated Disney film Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving will be shown at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Avenue in Cairo on Wednesday, November 22 at 11 AM.
  • Thanksgiving Eve pizzas will be available at Cornell Hook & Ladder Fire Company, 77 Gill Road in New Baltimore on Wednesday, November 22 from 4-7 PM. Sixteen inch cheese pizzas $10, toppings $1 each include pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions, jalapeños, banana peppers, and green peppers. Specialty pies for the week will be buffalo chicken and white broccoli for $11. Call (518) 756-8222 after 3:30 to place your order.
  • A 5-hour pre-licensing course will be given in the Gilboa-Conesville Central School auditorium, 132 Wyckoff Road in Gilboa on Sunday, December 3 from 1-6 PM, with registration beginning at 12:30. Cost is $30 per student payable the day of the course. Please be sure to bring your permit. Space is limited. Please sign up by no later than Wednesday, November 22 by calling (607) 588-7541 ext. 2036 or email WSchryver@gccs.us.

Thursday 11/23 – Thanksgiving

  • A community Thanksgiving dinner will be held at the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street in Tannersville on Thursday, November 23 from 1-4 PM. If you’d like, bring a canned item for the food pantry or make a free will offering. Please call (518) 821-1360 or email KaaterskillUMC@gmail.com to let them know you’re coming. Volunteers are welcome to help decorate and set up on Wednesday, November 22 from 10 AM until noon. Food may be dropped off during those hours on Wednesday or on Thursday from 8 AM until 12:30 PM.
  • The Catskill Turkey Trot, a 5K run/walk benefitting the Friends of Beattie-Powers, will be held on Main Street in Catskill on Thursday, November 23. Advanced registration at https://RunSignUp.com/ is $20. Register at 8 AM the day of the race for $25. The race begins at the traffic light at 9.
    https://RunSignUp.com/Race/NY/Catskill/CatskillTurkeyTrota5KRunWalk
  • A Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by Catskill Elks Lodge and Community Action of Greene County, will be held at the Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Avenue in Catskill on Thursday, November 23 at noon. All Greene County residents are welcome, however, reservations are required by calling (518) 943-9205. Limited transportation will be available on request. Anyone interested in volunteering should also call that number.
  • The 2nd annual Senior Angels community Thanksgiving dinner, open to all seniors 60 and older, will be held at the Rivertown Senior Center, 39 Second Street in Athens on Thursday, November 23 from 12-4 PM. Dinner will be served at 1. Call (518) 719-3555 and ask to speak to Ken to make a reservation, a donation to help offset costs, or to volunteer your time.
  • The 48th annual Thanksgiving Day turkey trot will be held at the Hudson Elks Lodge, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson on Thursday, November 23. Registration begins at 9 AM, the race at 9:45. Please bring a canned good for the local food bank.
  • The annual community Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 431 Union Street in Hudson on Thursday, November 23 from 12-2 PM. Donations and volunteers are welcome. Call (518) 267-9322 to volunteer.

Friday 11/24 – Black Friday

  • Catskill’s Parade of Lights will be held along Main Street in Catskill on Friday, November 24 starting at 7 PM, followed by a tree lighting at the corner of Main and Church Streets. Bring the kids to meet Santa after the parade.
  • Register to receive toys from the Toys for Tots program, sponsored by the Marine Corps League, at the Toys for Tots booth during the Parade of Lights in Catskill on Friday, November 24 at 7 PM. If you’d like to donate, please bring a new, unwrapped toy.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, November 24 from 1:30-6:30 PM at Mountainside Residential Care Center, 42148 State Highway 28 in Margaretville.

Saturday & Sunday 11/25 & 11/26

  • This year the Windham and Hunter Chambers of Commerce are offering two days of shop local fun. Nearly 50 small businesses throughout Windham, Hunter and Tannersville will offer sales and specials this holiday season. On Small Business Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26, shoppers must visit five or more participating stores in these communities to be eligible to win a holiday stocking stuffed with gift certificates from each participating business, no purchase necessary. Winners of the first, second and third place prizes will be drawn on Sunday, December 3, and names will be announced on WRIP on Monday, December 4.

Shop ‘til you drop and win big at the 3rd Annual Mountain Top Small Business Saturday and Sunday, November 25 and 26. Find discounts and one of a kind gifts for this holiday season at these retailers in Windham, Hunter and Tannersville.

WINDHAM

  • Alpine Flooring – 5126 Main Street
  • Alpine Spa at Windham Mountain Resort – 11 Resort Drive
  • Ann & Company – 5494 Main Street
  • Best Hot Tubs – 5354 Main Street
  • Catskill Mountain Country Store – 5510 Main Street
  • Charlie’s Ski Shop – 61 Alpine Garden Village
  • European Craft Store – 6 Mill Street
  • GNH Lumber – 5477 Main Street
  • Garden of Stone – 5444 Main Street
  • Robert Lani Nursery – 4681 State Route 23
  • Snow Bird Ski Shop – 128 South Street
  • The Blue Pearl – 7751 State Route 23
  • The Patchwork Co. – 5326 Main Street
  • Tiger Lily Jewelers – 5348 Main Street
  • Todaro’s Salumeria – 5344 Main Street
  • Urban Country – 5359 Main Street
  • We Knead the Dough – 4802 Main Street
  • Windham Country Store – corner of Main and Church Streets
  • Windham Hardware – 5390 Main Street
  • Windham Mountain Outfitters – 61 Route 296
  • Windham Spa – 16 Mitchell Hollow Road
  • Windham Wine & Liquors – 5448 Main Street

HUNTER

  • Hunter Country Store – 7738 Main Street
  • Karen’s Country Kitchen – 7950 Main Street
  • M & J Bagel Bakery – 7740 Main Street
  • Rust & Diamonds at Karen’s Country Kitchen – 7950 Main Street
  • Ski & Board Discount Outlet – 7533 Main Street
  • Snow Bird Ski Shop – 7451 Main Street
  • The Pro Ski and Ride – 7535 Main Street
  • Village Hardware – 7953 Main Street

TANNERSVILLE

  • Bones and Stones – 5977 Main Street
  • Catskill Mountain Country Store – 6014 Main Street
  • Go Greene Food Mart – 6360 Route 23A
  • Hudson-Chatham Winery – 6036 Main Street
  • Hunter Mountain Outfitters – 5607 Route 23A
  • Kaaterskill Liquors – 5959 Main Street
  • Last Chance Antiques & Cheese – 6009 Main Street
  • Out of the Closet Vintage Boutique – 6017 Main Street
  • Serenity Skin Care – 6045 Main Street
  • Tannersville Antique & Artisan Center– 6045 Main Street
  • Tannersville Pop-Up Gift Shop – 6055 Main Street
  • The Antique Annex – 6041 Main Street
  • Twin Peaks Antiques – 5950 Main Street
  • Wellness Rx – 5980 Main Street
  • Williams Lumber – 34 Bloomer Road

**** No purchase required ***

Rules: First, pick up an entry card at any participating shop. Next, ask each store merchant to validate your card while you’re shopping. Shoppers must visit a minimum of 5 stores to be eligible (no purchase required). Finally, turn in your card at the last store you visit. Entries will be collected, and winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be drawn and announced on WRIP Radio on December 4, 2017.

Prizes: Stockings stuffed with gift certificates from each participating business valued at over $1,000.

Local businesses, run by your friends and neighbors, keep our communities vibrant and strong. Remember, when small businesses succeed, we all do. Shop local every day. Proudly presented by the Windham and Hunter Chambers of Commerce.

Saturday 11/25 – Small Business Saturday

  • The Sebastians – Salzburg to Vienna in 100 Years: Biber to Mozart will perform at the Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street in Hunter on Saturday, November 25 at 8 PM. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $7 for students, higher at the door. Visit https://www.CatskillMtn.org/ or call (518) 263-2063 to purchase tickets. https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?performance=322256
  • A holiday sale will be held at the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, 5942 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, November 25 from 10 AM until 4 PM. There will be gifts for all ages, holiday decorations, new or nearly new items, and bargain prices.
  • The annual holiday craft fair will be held at the Tannersville Village Hall, Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, November 25 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Santa, Frosty, and Sparky the Fire Dog will be there after 1.
  • Francis X. Driscoll will give a photographic presentation of The Great Northern Catskills – Our Backyard at the Tannersville Antique and Artisan Center, 6045 Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, November 25 from 2-4 PM. His talk will explore the stories behind his journey to capture some of the most iconic images of the Northern Catskills, and he will unveil some never before seen works. There will be refreshments and door prizes.
  • A holiday happenings vendor blender will be held at Cairo-Durham Elementary School, Main Street in Cairo on Saturday, November 25 from 11 AM until 5 PM. There will be over 20 vendors, live music, refreshments, a raffle, and door prizes. Admission is a free will donation to benefit Community Action of Greene County.
  • Celebrate Christmas in Cairo on Saturday, November 25. There will be a holiday craft fair at Gallagher’s Banquet Hall on Main Street from 2-6 PM. The parade of lights down Main Street begins at 6. Visit with Santa at Gallagher’s after the parade. Kids, bring your letter to Santa. Presented by the Cairo Chamber of Commerce and the Cairo Hose Company.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, November 25 from 8 AM until 1 PM at the Norton Hill Methodist Church 5830 State Route 81 in Greenville.
  • The Auxiliary of the Greenville Volunteer Fire Company will host its 26th annual Christmas craft fair at the Greenville Fire Station at the intersection of Routes 81 and 32 in Greenville on Saturday, November 25 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Local artisans will offer unique, handmade gifts including doll and children’s clothing, goat’s milk soaps, ornaments, cards, candles, dog beds, wreaths, fleece blankets, teddy bears, pot holders, and purses. The Auxiliary will be selling hot dogs, homemade chili, and baked goods.
  • The Business Association of Margaretville will hold its annual holiday parade on Main Street in Margaretville on Saturday, November 25 at 11 AM. Participants are encouraged to incorporate an elf somewhere in their theme. Go all out with your decorations, wear costumes. Prizes will be awarded for most original, most elvish, best smiles, and other fun categories as determined by the judges. Call (845) 586-4177 or email info@MainStreetMargaretville.com to register.

Sunday 11/26

  • The 1950 comedy At War with the Army, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, will be shown at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim on Sunday, November 26 at 2 PM. Admission and popcorn are free.

Monday 11/27 – Cyber Monday

  • The Columbia County Honor a Veteran Committee will honor Tech Sergeant James Dawson of Hillsdale at the Columbia County Office Building, 401 State Street in Hudson on Monday, November 27 at 9 AM. The public is welcome to attend.

Thursday 11/30

  • A pizza and wings night will be held at the Athens Firehouse, 39 Third Street in Athens on Thursday, November 30 from 4-7 PM. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to place your order.

DECEMBER

Through Sunday 12/31

  • The annual festival of trees decorated by local schools and community groups will be held at the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim from 10 AM until 5 PM through Sunday, December 31. Admission and parking are free.

Friday 12/1

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a grand reopening ribbon cutting at Snow Bird Ski Shop, 7451 Main Street in Hunter on Friday, December 1 from 5-7 PM.
  • Affordable Health Care registration information and assistance will be offered at the Prattsville Art Center, 14562 Main Street in Prattsville on Friday, December 1 from 10 AM until 3 PM.
  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold its holiday party at Joe’s Garage, 443 Main Street in Catskill on Wednesday, December 6 from 5:30-8 PM. $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Please RSVP by Friday, December 1 by calling (518) 943-4222 or email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com.
  • The Coxsackie Fire Department’s annual Parade of Lights will be held along Mansion Street to Reed Street in the Village of Coxsackie on Friday, December 1 at 6 PM. Bring the kids to see Santa.
  • The 6th annual Westchester All Stars Christmas concert for veterans will be held at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown Street in Peekskill on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 PM. Performers include Vanilla Fudge, Bill Edwards, Tom Dudley, Kristin Capolino, Duchess Di, Vaneese Thomas, and many more. All proceeds benefit Veterans Adaptive Sports, DAV Chapter 144, and Friends of Fallen Heroes NY. Call (914) 739-0039 or visit https://ParamountHudsonValley.com for tickets. Visit http://AllStarsChristmas.com/ to purchase the CD.

Saturday 12/2

  • The annual Christmas tea and craft fair will be held at the Windham-Hensonville United Methodist Church, Main Street in Windham on Saturday, December 2 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Enjoy tea and home baked goods. There will be beautiful gift baskets, holiday crafts and more. Bring the kids. Santa will arrive at 2.
  • The Order of the Eastern Star will hold its annual holiday bazaar, craft fair and Chinese auction at the Masonic Temple, Main Street in Windham on Saturday, December 2.
  • A late farm and holiday gift market will be held at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road in West Kill on Saturday, December 2 from 10 AM until 2 PM. There will be live bluegrass music, Lexington farmers market vendors, beef, maple products, baked goods, chocolate, woodcrafts, candles, handmade and knitted goods, jewelry, hand-tied fishing flies, mushrooms, cheese, and much more. The Lexington Historical Society will offer hot soups.
  • Meet at the Community Hall, 141 Spruceton Road in West Kill on Saturday, December 2 at 5 PM for the annual Christmas tree lighting, carol singing, and covered dish supper.
  • The annual St. Nicholas Bazaar will be held at the Cairo United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 488 Main Street in Cairo on Saturday, December 2 from 9:30 AM until 1 PM. There will be Christmas items, baked goods and refreshments.
  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at the grand opening of Art at Leeds, 1079 Route 23B in Leeds on Saturday, December 2 from 1-3 PM.
  • A Christmas craft fair will be held at the Kiskatom Reformed Church, 4865 Route 32 in Catskill on Saturday, December 2 from 10 AM until 2 PM. There will be lots of vendors and food will also be available.
  • A free workshop for children will be held at the Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street in Athens on Saturday, December 2 from 10:30 AM until noon. Kids will make holiday cottages that will be displayed during the Victorian Stroll on December 9. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A local arts market, featuring products made in the Catskills, will be held at the Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road in Roxbury on Saturday, December 2 from 11 AM until 5 PM.
  • The Roxbury Library Association will hold its annual holiday bazaar at the library, 53742 State Highway 30 in Roxbury on Saturday, December 2 from 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM. Santa will be there from 10 until noon with gifts for the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities. The winner of the quilt raffle will be drawn at 1:30.
  • A holiday market and gift fair will be held at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, December 2 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Locally produced items include jams and jellies, maple products, gift baskets, homemade and crafted gift items, and much more.
  • The Gilboa Historical Society will hold its Christmas boutique at the Gilboa Museum on Saturday, December 2 beginning at 10 AM. There will be craft vendors, gift baskets, a bake sale, and much more. Santa will arrive at 1.
  • The 21st annual Winter Walk will be held along Warren Street in Hudson on Saturday, December 2 from 5-8 PM. The evening includes live music, entertainment, carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, food, live reindeer, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and fireworks.

Sunday 12/3

  • The Christmas by the River Festival will be held in the Village of Coxsackie on Sunday, December 3 from 10 AM until 4 PM. Shop from a wide range of local artisans and crafters, enjoy snacks and hot cocoa from local food vendors. There will be a petting zoo, horse and buggy rides along historic Reed Street, a holiday cookie contest, wreath auction, tree lighting in the park, and a concert at St. Mary’s Church.

Monday 12/4 – Friday 12/15

  • Columbia County seniors can bring their important documents to any Town Hall to have them shredded from Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 15. Please call your local Town Hall for hours, or call the Columbia County Clerk’s Office at (518) 822-0143.

Monday 12/4

  • A free financial survival skills workshop, hosted by the Western Catskills Community Revitalization Council, will be held at the Stamford Village Library, 117 Main Street in Stamford on Tuesday, December 5 from 4-6 PM. Learn how to maintain a sound financial budget and gain a better understanding of credit and insurance. Please RSVP by Monday, December 4 by calling (607) 652-2823 or email KKiley@WesternCatskills.org to reserve your spot. Snow date is Thursday, December 7.

Tuesday 12/5

  • The Rip Van Winkle Brass Quintet’s annual Christmas concert at St. Theresa’s Church in Windham will be held on Tuesday, December 5 at 7 PM. Admission is free.
  • The Mountaintop Ecumenical Group will meet at the Ashland United Methodist Community Church in Ashland on Tuesday, December 5 at 11 AM. Ginny Gurley will speak about the Stratton VA Medical Center. A covered dish luncheon will follow.

Wednesday 12/6

  • The Greene County Chamber of Commerce will hold its holiday party at Joe’s Garage, 443 Main Street in Catskill on Wednesday, December 6 from 5:30-8 PM. $20 for members, $25 for non-members. Please RSVP by calling (518) 943-4222 or email Info@GreeneCountyChamber.com.

Thursday 12/7

  • The WAJPL will hold its holiday luncheon at Xenia Wellness Center in Jewett on Thursday, December 7. Call (518) 734-3804 for information and reservations.
  • A pizza and wings night will be held at the Athens Firehouse, 39 Third Street in Athens on Thursday, December 7 from 4-7 PM. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to place your order.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Thursday, December 7 from 1-6 PM at the Elks Lodge, 201 Harry Howard Avenue in Hudson.

Friday-Sunday 12/8-12/10

  • Four performances of The Nutcracker will take place at the Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center, 6050 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday, December 8 at 7:30 PM; Saturday, December 9 at 2 and 7:30; and Sunday, December 10 at 2. Advance tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and $7 for students, higher at the door. Call (518) 263-2063 for tickets. https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=cmf#fowlis

Friday 12/8

  • The Song Birds will perform at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street in Tannersville on Friday, December 8 at 7 PM.
  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, December 8 from 1-6 PM at the Stamford Baptist Church, 40 Lake Street in Stamford.
  • Pizza, wings, and a fish fry will be available at Greenport Number One Firehouse, 216 Green Street in Hudson on Friday, December 8 from 5-8 PM. Call (518) 828-1719 to place your order.

Saturday 12/9

  • A Christmas tree lighting and holiday celebration will be held at the Windham Centre Church on Saturday, December 9 from 4:30-6 PM. There will be horse-drawn carriage rides through the village, stores will stay open late, and Santa will have gifts for the children.
  • A cookie walk will be held at the Ashland Church on Saturday, December 9 from 10 AM until the cookies are gone, or 1 PM. Pick up your box or boxes and a glove at the welcome station, then proceed on your walk. Fill your box with the cookies you want, then continue to the weigh and pay station to check out. There will be complimentary beverages, and a table of cookies for kids to decorate.
  • Spirit of the Holidays winter walk will be held on Main Street in Tannersville on Saturday, December 9. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Village Hall for photos. Sean “The Prankster” Magician, Crazy Christine Balloons, and Melody the Elf will be there, too. There will be face painting, a bake sale, and drop boxes for Toys for Tots and the local food pantry. The tree lighting with carolers will take place at 5. The Mountain Top Library will offer activities and entertainment all day.
  • The Athens Victorian Stroll will be held on Saturday, December 9 starting at noon at the Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street in Athens, and ending with a bonfire, caroling and tree lighting at Riverfront Park at 5. The day includes a horse-drawn trolley and hay wagon, bell ringers and harpists, ice sculptures, house tours, community band concert, craft vendors, a house decorating contest, Victorian Santa, and much more.
  • Register to receive toys from the Toys for Tots program, sponsored by the Marine Corps League, at the Athens Firehouse on Third Street during the Victorian Stroll in Athens on Saturday, December 9 from 9 AM until 5 PM.
  • A live, outdoor nativity will be staged on Mansion Street in Coxsackie on Saturday, December 9 from 5-6 PM.
  • Get your picture taken with Santa at the Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, 1378 State Route 30 in North Blenheim on Saturday, December 9 from 12-2 PM. Make a holiday craft to take home and a free personalized ornament. There will be sleigh and hayrides, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free.
  • The 1962 musical The Music Man, starring Robert Preston, Shirley Jones and a very young Ron Howard, will be shown at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, December 9 at 7 PM. A potluck supper will be held at 6. Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Admission is free.
  • The annual craft and vendor sale and holiday cookie walk will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, 555 Joslen Boulevard in Hudson on Saturday, December 9 from 9 AM until 3 PM.

Tuesday 12/12

  • The Windham Chamber of Commerce will hold its holiday party at The Club at Windham Resort on Tuesday, December 12 from 6-8 PM. Chamber members and their spouses are invited to enjoy complimentary light fare, a cash bar, door prizes, and a DJ.

Wednesday 12/13

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, December 13 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.
  • The Delaware County Office for the Aging, NY Connects, and Delhi Dining Center will host an open house at their new location, 97 Main Street in Delhi on Wednesday, December 13 from 12-5 PM. Tours of the new office and senior dining facility will be held. This event is open to the public.

Thursday 12/14

  • A pizza and wings night will be held at the Athens Firehouse, 39 Third Street in Athens on Thursday, December 14 from 4-7 PM. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to place your order.

Saturday 12/16

  • Enjoy an all you can eat breakfast with Santa at the Freehold Firehouse Community Center, Route 32 in Freehold on Saturday, December 16 from 8 AM until noon. Free will offering. Santa will be posing for photos with your child from 10 until noon, so bring your camera.
  • The 2nd annual cookie sale and handmade vendor fair will be held at the Catskill United Methodist Church, 40 Woodland Avenue in Catskill on Saturday, December 16 from 10 AM until 2 PM.
  • A free dinner will be held at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, December 16 from 4-7:30 PM. Bring a dish to pass, or just come and enjoy what’s cooking. The village Christmas tree will be lit at 6:30. Santa will have presents for all the children. All are welcome. This evening is sponsored by the Hobart Fire Department, the Hobart Rotary, the Hobart Fire Department Auxiliary, and Our Community of Caring. Admission is free, but free will donations will be gladly accepted.

Sunday & Monday 12/17 & 12/ 18

  • Gift wrapping for the VA medical center at Ginny Gurley’s house in Prattsville on Sunday, December 17, and delivery of gifts on Monday, December 18.

Sunday 12/17

  • An all you can eat breakfast will be held at the West Athens-Limestreet Firehouse, 933 Leeds-Athens Road in Athens on Sunday, December 17 from 8 AM until noon.
  • An all you can eat breakfast will be held at the Becraft Fire Company, 257 County Route 14 in Hudson on Sunday, December 17 from 7:30 AM until noon.

Monday 12/18

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Monday, December 18 from 1-6 PM at the Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main Street in Cairo.

Wednesday 12/20

  • The Gilboa Historical Society will hold its annual bottle auction at the Gilboa Town Hall, 373 State Route 990 V in Gilboa on Wednesday, December 20 at 7 PM. Please bring a wrapped bottle to be auctioned off and a refreshment to enjoy.

Thursday 12/21

  • A pizza and wings night will be held at the Athens Firehouse, 39 Third Street in Athens on Thursday, December 21 from 4-7 PM. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to place your order.

Friday 12/22

  • Catskill Cub Scouts Pack 44 will hold their holiday party at the Washington Irving Senior Center, 15 Academy Street in Catskill on Friday, December 22 at 6:30 PM. The evening includes a potluck dinner, holiday card and ornament making, seasonal music, a holiday carnival with games, and special gifts for the children. Please bring a hot food dish.

Saturday 12/23

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Saturday, December 23 from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Palatine Park Activity Building, Palatine Park Road in Germantown.

Sunday 12/24 – Christmas Eve

Monday 12/25 – Christmas Day

Tuesday 12/26

  • An American Red Cross blood drive will be held on Tuesday, December 26 from 2-6 PM at the Hudson City Firehouse, 95 North 7th Street in Hudson.

Thursday 12/28

  • A pizza and wings night will be held at the Athens Firehouse, 39 Third Street in Athens on Thursday, December 28 from 4-7 PM. Free delivery in the village. Call (518) 945-2599 to place your order.

Sunday 12/31 – New Year’s Eve



2018

JANUARY

Monday 1/1 – New Year’s Day

Wednesday 1/10

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, January 10 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

Saturday 1/13

  • The 1964 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown, starring Debbie Reynolds and Harve Presnell, will be shown at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, January 13 at 7 PM. A potluck supper will be held at 6. Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Admission is free.

Monday 1/15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

FEBRUARY

Saturday 2/3

  • The annual Ice Harvest Festival will be held at Hanford Mills Museum, 51 County Highway 12 in East Meredith on Saturday, February 3.

Monday 2/5

  • Greene County’s biggest loser contest begins on Monday, February 5.

Saturday 2/10

  • The 1961 musical West Side Story, starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer, will be shown at the Hobart Community Center, 80 Cornell Avenue in Hobart on Saturday, February 10 at 7 PM. A potluck supper will be held at 6. Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Admission is free.

Wednesday 2/14

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, February 14 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

Saturday & Sunday 2/17 & 2/18

  • On Saturday and Sunday, February 17 and 18 enjoy free fishing as part of the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration in New York State. On that weekend anyone can fish for free on any of the state’s fresh waters without the necessity of a fishing license. Visit http://www.DEC.NY.Gov/Outdoor/89821.html to learn more.

MARCH

Wednesday 3/14

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, March 14 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

APRIL

Wednesday 4/11

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

MAY

Wednesday 5/9

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, May 9 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

Saturday 5/12

  • The Rip Van Winkle Wine, Brew & Beverage Festival will be held in Catskill on Saturday, May 12.

JUNE

Saturday 6/2

  • The Ashland Historical Association will hold its 10th annual farm machinery and tractor show on Saturday, June 2. Tentative features include a dance with a live band, fireworks, and a bonfire.

Wednesday 6/13

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, June 13 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

Saturday & Sunday 6/23 & 6/24

  • On Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 enjoy free fishing as part of the National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration in New York State. On that weekend anyone can fish for free on any of the state’s fresh waters without the necessity of a fishing license. Visit http://www.DEC.NY.Gov/Outdoor/89821.html to learn more.

JULY

Wednesday 7/11

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, July 11 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.

Saturday 7/14

  • Pianist Tanya Gabrielian and the Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Robert Manno, will perform works by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Gustav Mahler at the Windham Civic Centre, Main Street in Windham on Saturday, July 14 at 8 PM. Tickets are $35, $32 for seniors, and $5 for students ages 6-23. Call (518) 734-3868 or email Info@WindhamMusic.com for reservations.

AUGUST

Wednesday 8/8

  • The stroke survivor and caregiver monthly support group will meet at The Pines, 154 Jefferson Heights in Catskill on Wednesday, August 8 at 3 PM. All are welcome. Call (518) 943-5151 for more information.