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Recycled art demo Sat. at market

The Catskill Mountain Artisans’ Guild presents craft artisan Lisa Scalf who will demonstrate how she takes recycled cans and fabricates them into footstools and other fun items on Saturday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market on Route 30, Halcottsville as part of the “Catskill Arts & Air” series.


Cauliflower Festival vendors welcome

Margaretville — The Eighth Annual Margaretville Cauliflower Festival will be held rain or shine Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the village park.

Space is still available for vendors, community organizations and artisans. Visit www.cauliflowerfestival.com to find forms, or call 586-3300 for information.


The Belleayre Festival Opera presents Rossini’s ‘Cinderella’

Highmount — “Cinder-ella,” one of the world’s most beloved tales, will be brought to life in a Belleayre Festival Opera on Saturday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m.


Andes Hotel owners branch out at O’Neill’s Shire Pub in Delhi

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By Brian Sweeney
Ed and Sally O’Neill, who have operated The Andes Hotel for the past decade, have recently opened a second operation, O’Neill’s Shire Pub on Main Street, Delhi.


Danny Lowit show at Zoom Gallery

Fleischmanns — Zoom Gallery will open an exhibit of photographs by Danny Lowit on September 4. An opening reception will be held that day from 1-4 p. m. at the gallery located at 1033 Main Street, Fleischmanns. Refreshments will be served.


Student researchers earn rare study opportunities

For a select group of undergraduates each summer, UAlbany’s Cancer Research Center (CRC) provides a unique opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the leading cancer researchers in the field.


Roxbury fireworks Sept. 4 will cap a day of family fun

Fireworks in Kirkside Park have become a “new” tradition for Roxbury's Turn of the Century Day, and once again the sky will light up at dusk on Saturday, Sept. 4 with a spectacular send-off to summer and “all the agreeable pursuits of 1898.”


‘Whet Paint’ on the easel

Roxbury — Whet Paint, The Roxbury Arts Group’s (RAG) annual and wildly popular fund-raiser has added some new twists and surprises this year. Re-imagined as Whet Paint/ Inside Out, RAG hopes to emphasize the “plein air” aspect of painting in the open air that has always been at the heart of the event.


‘The Tempest’ plays at Open Eye

Margaretville — “The Tempest,” brimming with mystery, magic, romance and comedy, was first performed in 1611 and thought to be the last play written by William Shakespeare. Amie Brockway directs and composer Robert Cucinotta provides original music for The Open Eye’s summer season production.


Area school districts prepping for new year

By Brian Sweeney
Final preparations are underway at area schools as they prepare for the opening of a new academic year.

Margaretville
The first day of classes at Margaretville Central School is planned for Tuesday, Sept. 7 with a full class schedule.

MCS teachers will report on September 1 for Superintendent's Conference Day One, where they will be trained on a new Student Management System called PowerSchool. On September 2, Superintendent’s Conference Day 2 will be held for all teachers and staff to review final preparations for the first day of school.


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