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June 29, 2021

Suzanne White
Posted 6/29/21

Birthday wishes to Karen Sturgis, Pedro Tweed, Charlie Levine, Ted Frieiling, Lori Rae Silvers, Doug, Mike, Ron, Riva White, Benjamin Ashman, Sandy Gellerman, Debbie Briggs, Shira and Tonya, Sarah M …

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June 29, 2021


Birthday wishes to Karen Sturgis, Pedro Tweed, Charlie Levine, Ted Frieiling, Lori Rae Silvers, Doug, Mike, Ron, Riva White, Benjamin Ashman, Sandy Gellerman, Debbie Briggs, Shira and Tonya, Sarah M Sachs, Greg Fiske, Perry Gips, Paul Stark, and Ian Pammer.

Anniversary wishes to Karen and Richie Sturgis. Congratulations to Tanya K Ofer and Danny Schultz who are engaged!

Public Service: Vax! Mask. Learn from Florida and the Delta strain. Info: SC Public Health- 845-292-5910. Mental Health-292-8770. To Do: Check the Townofbethelny.us site for the newsletter and Parks and Rec information.

Lack of attendants for park, pool, and lifeguards may cause delays in opening the full schedule on the 4th. Call 583-5360.

Catch up on summer reading and use the Past Perfect Bookstore. Volunteer with local organizations. Call and subscribe to Sustainable Bethel’s ‘Bethel Community Solar Campaign’. Save 10% on your electric, guaranteed! No strings, no surprises. FMI: 888-887-5711.

Business Watch: BBA members can obtain copies of the ‘21 Bethel Business Association Bethel Guide for their receptions. Contact: bethelnybba@gmail.com. Small organizations may benefit from New York’s Small Business Recovery Grant Program(esd.ny.gov). If you are able, please apply to the many businesses that need help.

Let’s get back to work! Businesses are paying more and modifying work schedules in hopes of attracting employees. Adding serious training and hospitality points to the list would work for all parties.

Opening: in2retro, Hennings Local, and finally, under new management, The Kartrite, a great place to take the kids, opens on the 1st.

Look for Thursday Lobster Night at The Fat Lady Cafe in your future. Groovy! in2retro announces its Grand 2021Re-Opening on Thursday, July 1st! “We’ve missed all of your beautiful faces and look forward to seeing our fabulous friends and customers. Please drop by and see our latest Cool, Curated, Classic, and Collectible vintage luxuries and antique treasures.” Open Daily: 11-5:30pm.

Stop by Bethel Lakeside Music at KL Community Gazebo Park on Thursdays from 6:30-8pm. Speakers open the evening of free entertainment, held weekly until September 2nd. Headliner is: Joanna M Gass and Search & Rescue Orchestra.

Register for free tickets for DVAA and Bethel Woods’ presentation of “Summer of Soul”, part music film and part historical record, at the BWCA Terrace Stage on the 1st at 8:30-11pm. This event kicks off DVAA’s series of celebrations of the Big Eddy Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary.

Forestburgh Playhouse’s last weekend of ‘Under the Stars’ hosts Nicholas Rodriguez: All is Fair in Love on Friday, the 2nd, and Kathryn Allison on the 3rd. Enjoy Leann’s Yoga in the Park at 9am and the KL Farmers Market from 10-1pm every Saturday.

Celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 4th! Join the Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Department’s Annual 5K Run/ Walk on the 4th. Register before the 8am start. The SMVFD’s Open House follows the event at 1pm with food, music, raffles, prizes and fun. Bethel’s fireworks at dusk should be exponentially greater this year as reserve money from 2020 is invested in the ‘21 spectacle. Viewing from White Lake 17B side is good and Kauneonga Lake side even better. Parking is the usual issue. Reserve early if you plan on lakeside deck dining and viewing. Better yet, take your boat out on the lake with family and friends at viewing time!

Culture: Arts center contacts: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, fbplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, nacl.org, Narrowsburgunion.com and for Crawford Library programs, use www.ebcpl.org. Visit Bethel Woods Museum and take the ‘Augmented Reality Tour’. Check the website for current concert schedule.

Area Youth programs: NCA’s Arts Academy (akiko@ SCCOplayers.com) and Bethel Woods PLAY Sessions. Get tickets for FBPlayhouse’s “Diamond Anniversary Revue” shows, scheduled for July 6 to the 11th. Stop by the Liberty SFs Stage’s (info on fb) events!

“Support Local 845”: Now that we’re ‘free’, please enjoy entertainment, dine, shop, and keep your dollars local. Support these businesses now and through all seasons, for continued catering to year round residents. Send me your news and event details.

Suz Sez, “The NYS’s State of Emergency expired on June 24th. Whew. I’m glad that’s behind us”.


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