May 2019 Events

Wednesday, May 1 & every Wednesday

BINGO AT CATSKILL ELKS LODGE! Doors open 5pm; early bird games start at 6:40pm; regular bingo starts at 7:05pm. Located at the end of North Jefferson Avenue in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

Thursday, May 2

GRACE – A FREE MOVIE about real life moments in recovery, and a conversation about where life goes next. Windham Centre Church, 5379 Route 23, Windham, NY. Doors open at 6pm. A raffle will be drawn for those in attendance. For questions please call 518-697-6195, ext:1183.
HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN & BODY – Education program by the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 – 2 pm at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 186 Main Street, Cairo. To Register contact: Victor at 518-867-4999 x200 or

Friday, May 3

SPAGHETTI SUPPER at the Kiskatom Reformed Church, 4865 Route 32, Catskill; 4 to 7pm. Spaghetti with meatballs, salad, bread & dessert. Ticket donations: Adults $10; Under 12 $5.00. Eat-in or take out. Proceeds to sponsor children to attend Camp Fowler this summer. Reservations recommended. Call or text Carroll: 518-567-2783 or email

Saturday, May 4

TRUNK SALES – sponsored by Cultivate Catskill, 9am-1pm at the Corner of Bridge and Water Streets, Catskill. Also held June 1 & 8. Email Contact:
NICKEL SOCIAL hosted by The Ladies Auxiliary of the Catskill Fire Company. Doors open at NOON & Drawings start at 1pm. There will be Raffles and Refreshments! This fundraising event will be at the firehouse near Walmart, Catskill.
1ST ANNUAL ANTIQUE SHOW hosted by the historic Freehold Church, 10am – 5pm. Free admission. Appraisals will also be conducted by experts from the Coxsackie Antique Center. For a fee of $5.00 you may bring up to 2 items to be evaluated and appraised. 3592 Rt. 67 in Freehold – 1/4 mile East of Rt 32.
FREE FOR ALL – A YARD “SALE” WHERE EVERYTHING IS FREE! Resurrection Lutheran Church, 186 Main St. Cairo, 9am to noon. Why? Because we care for our community!
SPRING FAMILY LITERACY DAY Join us for a morning of educational crafts and activities. Refreshments served. 10am – noon at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.
COMPASSIONATE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP at 2pm. This faith-based group comforts and guides those who have lost a loved one, on their journey toward healing. All are welcome. Contact group facilitator Dick Haines 518-589-7579 with any questions. Meets the first Saturday of the month at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Sunday, May 5

ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET BREAKFAST to benefit the Greene County Youth Fair. 8:30am – 12 noon at the Bavarian Manor, 866 Mountain Avenue, Purling – hosted by the Cairo Rotary Club. Adults $10. Children $5.00.
COMPLIMENTARY SENIOR CITIZEN DINNER hosted by The Catskill Rotary Club, 3:00 pm at the Robert C. Antonelli Senior Center, 15 Academy St., Catskill. A free dinner will be prepared and served by members of the Rotary Club & Catskill High School Interact Club. 100 complimentary tickets, for Catskill Senior residents, are available at the Senior Center or GC Office of Aging Dept. Admission by ticket only; doors open at 2:30. Entertainment provided! For info, call Bob Gaus, at 518-943-3240.
Monday, May 6 & every Monday
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE All are welcome! Registration not required. 3pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Wednesday, May 8

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH GROUP Join us for this informal group, hosted by Carlos Gonzalez and the Mountain Top Library. Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3pm, at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Thursday, May 9 & Friday, May 10

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE – 9am to 2pm at the South Cairo United Methodist Church, Route 67, just over the bridge.

Thursday, May 9

TURNING STONE BUS TRIP hosted by the Catskill Elks Lodge. Bus leaves the lodge at 7:30am sharp and leaves Turning Stone at 5:00pm sharp. Contact Emily Gallo 518-610-3634. $35.00 p/p includes continental breakfast, light lunch, food voucher, transportation, bingo bonus or slot bonus. Trips also planned for July 11, August 8, September 12 & October 10.

Friday, May 10

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION CLASS for 11-15 year olds interested in providing babysitting services. The program provides fundamental information in the business of babysitting, proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and responding to ill or injured children or infants. First Aid training also included. $75 per per-son. 5:30-8:30pm at the Greene County YMCA. Pre-registration required. Call the Greene County YMCA at 518-731-7529 to register.
PAINT AND SIP hosted by Kiskatom FD Ladies Aux., at the Firehouse, 4838 Rt. 32, Catskill. Doors open at 6 pm, painting starts at 6:30 pm. $35 PRE-PAID, res-ervation and money due by May 7. Project is an 11 x 14 canvas Sunflower. Light refreshments served – 50/50 raffle. Call Diana for Reservations 845-389-7115.
Saturday, May 18
COXSACKIE EARTH DAY CELEBRATION – Coxsackie Riverside Park, 10am – 3pm. Live Music, Solar Companies, Local Gardeners & Farmers, Plant & Tree Sale, Fish-ing Contest, Farm Animals, Face Painting, Yoga & Zumba Classes. Vendors wel-comed. Contact Jeffrey Haas, 518-478-5414;

Wednesday, May 22

WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE – Join us for the most popular, fun, and critically ac-claimed self-defense and empowerment program in the area. The instructors from ABC Women’s Self Defense will teach the essential skills needed to protect yourself and your loved ones! Women ages 14 and up. Members $40; Non-Members $45. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Class sponsored by the Greene County YMCA but held at Coxsackie Elementary School. Pre-registration required. Call the Greene County YMCA at 518-731-7529 to register.

Thursday, May 23

POCKETBOOK BINGO hosted by the Cairo Development Foundation, at Red Rooster Roadhouse, 851 Main Street, Cairo. Doors Open 5:30pm; Bingo starts 6:30pm. Ticket Price: $35.
Saturday, May 25
6TH ANNUAL JOE MAURER MEMORIAL YOUTH FISHING DERBY hosted by The Earlton Fish and Game Club, for youths 16 years & under at Maurer’s Pond on Webber Road in Earlton NY. Registration at 10 am; fishing from 11 am – 1 pm. Priz-es will be awarded at 1pm. Food & beverages available for contestants. Youths should be accompanied by an adult. For Info email: ; or call 516-644-0702, leave message.

Saturday, June 1

5K RACE TO READ – at the Cairo Town Park to benefit the C-D Imagination Li-brary Program. Started by Dolly Parton through the Dollywood Foundation, it provides free books to preschool children in the C-D School District. Program sponsored locally by the Resurrection Lutheran Church. For info on becoming a participant, sponsor or volunteer call Joyce at 518-929-6151 or access the info online at
A TASTE OF THE HUDSON VALLEY, hosted by the Coxsackie-Athens Rotary Club, featuring tastings from over 20 of the Hudson Valley’s finest chefs, breweries & wineries! 4pm to 7pm at the Owls Hoot Barn, 386 Bronck Mill Road, West Coxsack-ie. $40 per person Beer &Wine Tastings. Games, 50/50, Cornhole, Bocci, Raffles. Rain or shine. Purchase tickets online via our Facebook Page or for more info or to purchase tickets, contact Amanda at 518-225-3253 or email CArotary@gmail. com. “100% of monies raised at this event go right back into our community.”

Sunday, June 2

6TH ANNUAL “KELLI’S RIDE FOR CANCER” – Scenic ride through the Catskill Mountains (approx. 100 miles). Rain or shine. Registration at 8:30am at Betty’s, 1122 Main Street, Leeds. Kickstands up at 10am. Ride ends at Hagar’s Harbor in Athens. Boaters, Bikers & Walkers welcome; $25 p/p donation. Food, live enter-tainment, prizes & special guest. Event ends at 6pm. All Proceeds to Benefit the GCWL for Cancer Aide. For Info, call 518-470-5144.

April 26, 2019