Congratulations to Gene and Billie Beirne who celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 24. Elton Ridge took them out to dinner at Hillside Manor, Kingston, to celebrate the special occasion.
With the Keator Cup just weeks away, the Roxbury Nine made it clear this weekend past that they are poised and ready for the heat on September 5 and 6.
Their travels to Rhode Island and Massachusetts brought forth a full weekend of unequaled baseball action starting in Bristol, R.I. on Friday night. The 1861 rules contest against the Bristol Blues went eight innings and was handed to the Nine with a 12-10 lead when the game was called due to darkness.
David Francey and Craig Werth, Juno Award winners, will make beautiful music together at the Old School Baptist Church, 6424 county Highway 36, Denver on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets $12; $10 for seniors.
Denver — Lovers of contemporary folk music are in for a special treat when Juno award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter David Francey and songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Craig Werth appear at RAG’s Old School Baptist Church in the Denver Vega Valley on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and $10 for seniors.
Roxbury —To honor the 10th anniversary of Roxbury’s Turn of the Century Days, local organizations and supporters have mustered generous contributions to fund a community-wide party in Roxbury on Saturday evening, Sept. 5. A fireworks display at dusk will cap an evening of fun, with an open music jam by the Masters of MoMo and barbecue and refreshments offered by the Cha Cha Hut.
The July meeting was held on the 21st in the Carriage House due to inclement weather. Fifty-seven members attended the annual pizza party to benefit members who live at Kirkside home. Fannie Lippman and Marian Hertler were thanked for chairing this event.
The popular “Nature and Art for Kids” program is open to children ages 8 to 12, August 17-21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s a fun-filled week of crafts and an extraordinary puppet theater, as well as kayaking and a trip to the Butterfly Conservatory. Sponsored by The Roxbury Arts Group (607 326-7908), the week has a suggested donation of $55.
Roxbury — The Roxbury Arts Group celebrates the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s historic voyage of discover on Friday, Aug. 21, at 1 p.m. with a presentation of “Mutual Strangers: Henry Hudson & the River that Discovered Him,” a mask and puppet extravaganza by Arm of the Sea Theater. Admission is free.