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August 15, 2023

Suzanne White
Posted 8/15/23

Birthday wishes to Kylie Halperin, Steve Margulies, Courtney Scott Gold, Ally Tawil, JP Gaebel, Gloria Romano, Jesse Florance, Asher Rhulen, Marlaina Ponce, Christine Lubniewski, and belated wishes …

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August 15, 2023


Birthday wishes to Kylie Halperin, Steve Margulies, Courtney Scott Gold, Ally Tawil, JP Gaebel, Gloria Romano, Jesse Florance, Asher Rhulen, Marlaina Ponce, Christine Lubniewski, and belated wishes to Loren LH Holland.

Happy anniversary to Claudia and Gerry Dietz and belated wishes to the Tweeds and Croissants.

Heartfelt condolences to Daria, the children, extended Dollard family and the many friends of Peter Dollard, who passed away last week. A Life Celebration gathering will be held locally mid-September.

There will be a ‘Celebration of Life’ service in honor of Diane (Wissman) Lubniewski at Bethel’s Lake Superior Park on the 19th from 1-5pm.

PSA: Emergency/Crisis: 911 or 988. OD: 866-832-5575. SC Health: 845-292-5910. Reminder: “Life vest to Go in H2O”!

Bethel: Town information, meeting links and minutes: www.townofbethelny.us. Parks & Rec: 845-583-5360.

Be Active: Use the Town Park and Pool(closes 9/1), pickleball courts, Forest Reserve, Lake Superior Park or hike, using trailkeeper.com. Raft or kayak down the Delaware!  

Business Watch: Dine, shop and use local services and professionals! Use www.bethelnybba.com or the BBA Guide.

Gov. Hochul awarded a $650,000 NYS Development grant to the Borscht Belt Museum for Capital Construction renovation.

The Black Library has opened at 418 Bway, Monticello and celebrates with daily events through the 18th. Contact: blacklibraryny@gmail.com or www.theblacklibraryny.com.

In time for Woodstock Festival’s anniversary on the 15-17th, why not do this: Debbie Fisher Palmarini collects personal ‘69 Woodstock YouTube interviews for “Hippie Stories: Live on the Sunshine Bus”. To participate, call 845-798-7011.

Purchase a Bethel First Commemorative Logo Disk(NYS registered logo). Local artist, individually hand-painted 24” round Woodstock-themed piece. Low inventory. Contact/LvMsg: 845-583-4808.

Bethel Lakeside Music Series is held every Thursday at the Kauneonga Lake Community Park from 6-8pm. Bring a chair to enjoy the music and sunset. “Elizabeth Rose & Cliff Westfall” are scheduled for the 17th. The Bethel Business Association will also be present this Thursday at Lakeside for a “BBA Meet & Greet” Networking to showcase this event and area businesses. Hurleyville is hosting their 2nd Annual Summer Festival on the 17th with vendors, music, entertainment and business specials for families from 5-8pm. There’s an SC Residents only-Free Rabies Clinic at Liberty’s Hanofee Park on the 17th at 6-7pm. Details/Register: 845-292-5910 x0.

The 143rd Annual Grahamsville Little World’s Fair opens on the 18th until the 20th with agricultural-livestock exhibits, demos and contests, rides, music, food, and vendors. FMI: grahamsvillefair.com.

Join Saturday 9amYoga at the KL Beekman Pavilion. Stop by the Kauneonga Lake Farm & Makers Market with music, farm and artisan vendors at the Veteran’s Square every Saturday from 11-2pm. The Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department’s Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ on Ballard Road is available on Saturday, the 19th at 1pm until sold out. Only $15 benefits SMVFD for the full meal! The Manor’s Catskill Conductor’s Clambake & Folk Fest is Saturday from 12-7pm.

The Borscht Belt Historical Marker Project hosts a Swan Lake Park Concert & Marker Dedication on Sunday, the 20th, from 2-3:30pm.

Arts & Culture: Bethel Council of the Arts (fb), BCA@BethelArt.org, Bethelwoodscenter.org, Bashakillvineyards.com, Callicoontheater.com, Catskillartsociety.org, Cobaltstudios.net, Delawarehighlands.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Ebcpl.org, Farmartscollective.org, Fbplayhhouse.org, Harmonyinthewoods.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Libertysoulstage.com, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, Theeldredpreserve.com, sccoplayers.org, scdw.net, shadowlandstages.org, shandelee.org, and scnyhistory.org.

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts offers Pavilion and Event Gallery shows, art programs, special events, and the Museum.

Bethel Woods is set for “Catbird Music Festival” on the 19-20th. 

Shandelee’s Sunset Concerts continue with ‘Evening of Chamber Music’ with the Arcadia Players on the 15th, ‘Evening of Piano’ with Anna Fedorova (17th), and ‘Evening of Chamber Music’ with the Colorado Cello Quartet (19th), all at 8pm.

Harmony in the Woods offers “The Shook Twins” on the 18th, “The Gold Magnolias” on the 19th and “Patricia Treacy” WVIA benefit concert on the 20th.

Liberty Soul Stage: VAPA presents “No More Sun” on Saturday, the 19th at 6pm.

Eldred Preserve Cabaret Series hosts “Sally Mayes” on the 20th at 7pm. (15% dinner savings with ticket 845-557-8316).

See “Jersey Boys” at Forestburgh Playhouse from the 15-27th. FBP Family Theater offers “Madagascar” and “Gordon Gets Down” until the 19th.

Shadowland MainStage gives us “Million Dollar Quartet” until September 10th (tkts: on line or 845-647-5511).

SC Dramatic Workshop’s “The Play That Goes Wrong” is performed at the So. Fallsburg Rivoli Theater until the 20th.

DVAA’s Gallery Exhibits for ‘Mary Sweeny’ and ‘Traci Johnson’ run until September 17th. Register now for ‘Film Camp 101’ August 21-25th, for children 7-13yo.  

Hurleyville PAC screens “Blue Beetle” from the 18th to the 20th (Fri 6pm, Sat 3pm and 7pm, Sun 2pm).

Callicoon Theater hosts a Short Film screening & Talkback on the 15th at 7:30pm and is showing ‘Theater Camp” on the 18-21st (Fri-Sun:7:30, Sat, Sun: 2pm).

Be a Groupie! Monitor schedules for local musicians: Albi aka Albi Beluli, River Ramblers, Fisher & Kean, Keith Newman, Rich & the Jumpstarts, Far Beyond Gone, Joanna Gass, Search & Rescue, Laura Garone, Johnny Jules Band, and Shades.

Area Music Series: Bethel Lakeside Music-Kauneonga Lake- Thursdays, 6pm. Callicoon Center- Wednesdays, 8pm. Livingston Manor- Saturdays, 5:30pm. Rock Hill- Wednesdays, 6:30pm. Wurtsboro- Thursdays, 6:30pm.

Area Farm Markets: Barryville- Saturdays 10-1pm. Callicoon- Sundays 11-2pm. Jeffersonville- Sundays 10-1pm. Kauneonga Lake Farmers & Makers Market- Saturdays 11-2pm. Liberty- Fridays 3-6pm. Monticello/CCExt- Thursdays 10-1pm. Narrowsburg Union- Saturdays 10-1pm. Rock Hill- Saturdays 10-1pm.

Mark the calendar: Smallwood-Mountain Lake Fireworks- 9/2. 

Suz sez: “It’s less than three weeks until Labor Day!”


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