Features and Upcoming Events

Martha Graham dancers lead an evening of dance at Roxbury Arts Group March 8

The Roxbury Arts Group and The Byrdcliffe Performing Arts Organization have joined together to present “An Evening of Contemporary Dance,” featuring three principal dancers from the Martha Graham Company on Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Roxbury Arts Center, located at 5025 Vega Mountain Road.
The American people have ferverently renewed their love affair with dance; it’s popularity recently heightened and brought back into vogue through television shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing With the Stars.”


Maple bake-off set for March 22 in Fleischmanns

As the days get longer and daytime temperature rises above 32 degrees, the age-old tradition of tapping maple trees is about to begin. Whether done with the old fashion metal taps and a metal bucket or the new plastic taps that hook into plastic tubing, the sap will be running and the new maple syrup, once known as liquid gold, will be ready soon.
Everyone loves maple syrup on his or her waffles, pancakes and French toast. On the weekend of March 21, 22 and 23, Fleischmanns First, along with the NY State Maple Syrup Producers, will be celebrating the new season’s maple syrup production with weekend long activities and events.


Auxiliary announces March sales events

The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop will be holding a March “In Like a Lion Sale starting March 1 and running through March 8.
All winter-weight apparel will be priced at half off regular prices. Skis to pajamas included. Some specialty items excepted. Drop in for some great deals!
The Thrift Shop will be holding a March Out Like a Lamb Sale starting March 22 and running through March 31. All spring/summer items will be on sale for half off regular prices. Great deals and many items to choose from!


Catskill Mountain photos by Hansen on view at the CWC

An exhibition of 23 photographs by Edward C. Hansen is on display through April 15 at the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC), 905 Main Street.
“Catskill Mountain Views” can be seen from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The public is warmly invited to stop in.
The show features a wide range of imagery: a sweeping summer vista from Wittenberg Mountain, a rising moon over Harpersfield, a handsome goat, a storm approaching Margaretville Cemetery, a hang glider soaring above Stamford.


Growing sweet corn will be the topic on March 14

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County will offer a program for sweet-corn growers on March 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cooperative Extension’s resource center, 34570 state Highway 10, Suite 2.   In case of bad weather, the program will be held on March 24, same location.


Learn about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid at NYPA on March 8

Join Mine Kill State Park staff, regional biologists and the Student Conservation Association on Saturday, March 8, to learn about the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) and its terrible effect on New York’s eastern hemlock trees.


Learn about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid at NYPA on March 8

Join Mine Kill State Park staff, regional biologists and the Student Conservation Association on Saturday, March 8, to learn about the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) and its terrible effect on New York’s eastern hemlock trees.


Angels of Delaware County organize dinner for Breens

Fire destroyed the Delhi home of the Gerry and Lilly Breen on February 3.  In response, The Angels of Delaware County have partnered with Jonah Shaw, owner of the Quarter Moon Café to sponsor a “pass-a-dish” dinner fund-raiser for the Breens at the restaurant on Friday, February 28 with seatings at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. 


Every day is Valentine's for the Barnharts of Bovina

By Cheryl Petersen
Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone for Lillian and Robert Barnhart, but the day was just as special as every other day of the year.
“We don’t get each other presents on holidays,” said Lillian (Lilly) Barnhart, from her home in Bovina. “It feels good just to know we love one another every day.”


Stream health is focus of Trout Unlimited program on Feb. 26

The Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a presentation on “Extreme Flow Events and Stream Health: What We Know and What We Don’t” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Boiceville Inn.
The presentation will be offered by Mark Vian, who serves as Stream Management Program Project Manager in the Rondout and Neversink Basins for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.


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