Pine Hill

Steampunk Festival in Pine Hill

Pine Hill — The First Pine Hill Steampunk Festival will take place in Pine Hill this weekend, running from 6 p.m.-midnight on Friday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-midnight on Saturday Oct. 27 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Festival tickets, badges and the complete program schedule are available only at Pine Hill Books, 300 Main Street, Pine Hill (next to the post office). Telephone 845-254-3344, or e-mail The ticket for the entire festival is $20. Single day passes are $5 for Friday, $15 for Saturday, and $10 for Sunday.

Potluck reading at PH Center

Pine Hill— Writers In the Mountains (WIM) will host a fun afternoon of reading, listening and lunching on Sunday, Nov. 4 from l-3 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center. Share your writing and a potluck dish with fellow writers and listeners in a friendly, engaging venue. We want to hear from all writers - novelists, memoirists, poets, journal and short story writers and everyone else! Participants are requested to limit their reading to a maximum of five minutes.

PHCC plans workshops for kids

Kid Stuff, Pine Hill Community Center’s free Saturday workshops for kids ages 6-12 has a great lineup of programs  in the next few weeks.  

Children and their parents and friends can make special holiday crafts, chat live with children in Zimbabwe and learn some Native American  art forms.  The workshops take place every Saturday morning from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Younger children are welcome if accompanied by an adult, and adults are welcome with or without a child in tow. 

 Events include:

PH Center lists activities

Pine Hill Community Center announces two new workshops that are of interest to anyone who enjoys creating art.

• Monday, Oct. 22 from 10:30-noon.  — Creative Doodling with local artist Sharon Suess who will demonstrate making beautiful images with repetitive patterns. $10
If you find yourself doodling while on the phone, or in a meeting, or when your brain is working on something else, then you are a natural for this class. Informal, easy, fun. All materials supplied.

Morton Library will host free program

Pine Hill — The Morton Memorial Library has announced a number of free programs in its fall schedule.
Halloween Hang Out will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20 with arts and crafts at 1:30 p.m. and a movie at 2 p.m.

Tween Movie Nights will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 and again on Friday, Nov. 9.
A children’s Thanksgiving bash will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17 with arts and crafts at 1:30 p.m. and a movie at 2 p.m.

Pine Hill Fireman charged with arson

Staff report
A Pine Hill fireman was arrested by Shandaken Police on Monday and charged with fifth-degree arson following an investigation into suspicious brush fires that had taken place between July 1 and July 11 in the area of Birch Creek Road on New York City DEP property.

Shandaken Police report that they arrested Zachary A. Rogers, 23, of Academy Street, Pine Hill and charged him with one count of fifth-degree arson, one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Singer/songwriter James Krueger headed back to Pine Hill

Pine Hill — Singer/songwriter James Krueger returns to the Pine Hill Community Center on Saturday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in a solo concert. Krueger, the former director of the center was beloved for the musical evenings he created during his 10 years there. Admission is $5.

Movies for kids and families at Pine Hill Center

Pine Hill — The Pine Hill Community Center and the Morton Memorial Library are collaborating on a new summer film series for children and families. 

All programs at the Center will be at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or pillow, there will be regular seating as well.  Films will be shown free on a large screen, and there will be fruit drinks and popcorn. 
 The schedule is as follows: Friday, July 27, “Judy Moody,” Friday, Aug. 3, “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” and Friday, Aug. 24, “The Lorax.”

Free 'kid stuff' at Pine Hill Community Center

By Pauline Liu
It’s been said that nothing in life is free. At the Pine Hill Community Center, there are free classes for children and professionals teach them. A class known as “Kid Stuff,” is offered every Saturday morning.

While it’s geared for kids ages 6-12, younger children accompanied by a parent will not be turned away. Each class covers something different. Upcoming classes include instruction on circus skills, face painting and weaving. They generally run from 10 a.m. to noon. 

Cabaradio in full bloom at PHCC

Pine Hill — Make new friends and see old ones at the Pine Hill Community Center on Saturday, June 9 for the latest scintillating Catskill Cabaradio.

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