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May 21, 2024

Suzanne White
Posted 5/21/24

Birthday wishes to ‘Charlie’, Doug Phillips, Dorothy Wagner, Amy Kristt, Kim Franklin, Joseph Lasher, Corey Gips, Jake Rubin, Blake Levine, Ron Borella, Scott McBride, Eric Kashan, Ruby …

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May 21, 2024


Birthday wishes to ‘Charlie’, Doug Phillips, Dorothy Wagner, Amy Kristt, Kim Franklin, Joseph Lasher, Corey Gips, Jake Rubin, Blake Levine, Ron Borella, Scott McBride, Eric Kashan, Ruby Gold, Maureen OMeara, Jonathan C Fox, Diane Lorino,  and our local VIP-Mike Richardson.   

Happy anniversary to Julie and Bill Rozar, the Meikle-Morse’s, the Thespy’s, and the Garigliano’s.

Town of Bethel departments, meeting links, and minutes: www.townofbethelny.us. Town Offices: 845-583-4350.

NYS contacts: GuntheA@nyassembly.gov. senator@gillibrand.senate.gov. senator@schumer.senate.gov. 

Local residents and business owners should attend the public meeting for Bethel’s Comprehensive Plan on June 2nd at the Duggan Community Center from 12-3pm. Be informed and add your input.

Follow the Bethel Mapping Project, The Roundtable and the progress of the state’s  ‘Faith-Based Affordable Housing Act’.

Litter-pluck with free supplies through October. Details on town website.

Participate in the SC Food Scrap Compost-Recycling Program. FMI: 845-807-0291.  

Business Watch: Support local business. Member Listings available at www.bethelnybba.com. 

Join the Bethel Business Association (www.bethelnybba.com). Network and mingle at a BBA Member ‘Meet & Greet’ Mixer at recently opened -Friends Bar & Grill on Thursday, the 23rd from 5:30-7pm (Stop by earlier for Happy Hour drink prices). Place your ‘24 BBA Guide Ad by the 24th. 

L&M Greenhouses is blooming. In2retro on 17B is opening Friday, May 24th (June hours: Fri-Sun 11-5:30pm). JURNI is offering a $10 savings for 1-hour Energy Light sessions through May.

Stop by the BCA ‘Artspace’ in Kauneonga on weekends. Follow ‘Lake Association of White Lake, NY’ (fb). 

Attend “Relax & Move” at 5pm and “Dance It Off” at 5:30pm at Duggan on Thursdays.

Join Open Mic with Bill Fleck & the Misfit Toys at Hector’s Inn on Friday at 7pm.    

Stop by the Indoor Kauneonga Lake Farmers & Makers Market at the Duggan Community Center Gym on the 25th. Demos, Art, crafts, produce and food vendors are set up from 11-2pm. Attend the annual ‘Gather at Our Farm Day’ at Bethel Pastures Farm Bed & Breakfast event, starting at 10am. Visit the Woodstock-New Paltz Crafts Fair at the Ulster Co Fairgrounds on May 26-27th (tkts on line). 

It’s International Burger Day along with the Johnny Jules Band at Hector’s Inn on the 26th starts at 3pm. Advanced and Touring Running Groups happen all day at Monticello Motor Club on the 26th from 7am-6pm (tkts online). Stop by Callicoon Farmers Market on Sundays from 11-2pm. 

Honor the fallen on Memorial Day. Attend the Memorial Day service on the 27th at Veteran’s Park in Kauneonga at 11am. 

Support Arts & Culture: Assemblyny.org, BCA@BethelArt.org, Bethelwoodscenter.org, Callicoontheater.com, Catskillartspace.org, Catskillpublictheater.com, Cobaltstudios.net, Delawarehighlands.org, DelawareValleyartsalliance.org, DelawareValleyopera.org, Ebcpl.org, FarmArtsCollective.org, fbplayhouse.org, Harmonyinthewoods.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, Nacl.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, Nesinculturalarts.org, shadowlandstages.org, scnyhistory.org, Theeldredpreserve.com, sunysullivan.edu/theater-and-performing-arts, waynecountyartsalliance.org.  

Support Bethel Woods programs, events and the Museum. Register for youth summer arts programs and watch for the Family Concert Series dates. Schedule a ‘Behind the Scenes Tour’, offered on the 23rd-26th. There are no performances scheduled this week.

The Crawford Library offers a variety of programs (IP/virtual). There’s a virtual Author Talk on the 21st and on the 23rd, John Conway discusses ‘The Hidden Woman of Monticello- A Scandal of International Proportions’.

Contact Nesin Cultural Arts for programs and SCCO music lessons.

Assembly Gallery is open Saturdays in Monticello.

The Bethel Council of the Arts is open weekends in Kauneonga Lake. BCA will be including events and community Catskill Art Space’s ‘Malen, Pearlman, Modder and Yoes’ exhibits run until June 22nd.

DVAA: On Memorial Day Weekend it’s a Vintage and Contemporary Art Flea Fundraiser at Krause Hall on the 25th and 26th with a Preview Day on the 24th! The Alliance Gallery-Hanna Washburn and the Loft-Catherine Chester exhibits run until June 9th.  

Visit the DVO Arts Nest’s “Metamorphosis Exhibition” through May. Open Mic is on for the 21st at 6pm. Arthur Aulisi’s Trivia Night is set for the 24th at 6pm. AN Spring Concert Series has ‘Kathy Geary/ Lucas Maehara Rotman’ scheduled for the 25th at 7pm. 

Eldred Preserve kicks off their Bradstan Cabaret Series with Karen Mason on the 26th. Reminder:‘Sunday Happy Hour’ and ‘Wine About Mondays’.

The Forestburgh Playhouse Tavern Spring Series hosts local favorite ‘Somerville’ on the 24th at 8pm. Food and drink available at 6:30pm. Enjoy Happy Hours on Tuesday-Thursday from 4-8pm. 

Check out the ‘Harmony in the Woods’ season schedule (July-Sept in Hawley, PA).

Narrowsburg Union hosts a 5 Gallery Exhibit until May 26th. The NU Farmer’s Market runs Saturdays from 10-1pm. 

Shadowland Mainstage season begins May 31st with ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’. 

The Smoke Joint in the Manor has Riverside Sessions every Saturday at 5:30-8:30pm (5/25-8/31).

The WCAA in Honesdale offers John Kascht’s ‘Turning Pages’ exhibit until June 15th. 

HPAC offers Sensory Friendly Cinema ‘Shrek’ on the 22nd at 10am ($10). ‘IF’ is screened on the 24-26th (Fri 6pm, Sat 3pm, Sun 2pm).Attend Sr Social Dance Series on (most) Thursdays at the Ballroom at 12:30pm (845-985-4722).

Callicoon Movie Theater screens “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” on the 24-27th (all 7:30, Sat and Sun 2pm).    

Register for the June 15th R4: www.rockhillrun.com.                                                                                                                        Send me your news and events. 

Suz sez: “Summertime, like hope, is always the best of what might be.”


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