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Romantic classics featured the air Saturday at Belleayre

Highmount — Love will be in the air as Maestro John Covelli leads the Belleayre Festival Orchestra in an enchanted evening of romantic classics on Saturday, July 17 at 8 p.m.

Maestro Covelli will conduct the orchestra and will also perform as a soloist on Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto #1. Asher Raboy will serve as guest conductor.


‘Last Dragon’ at Cyr July 21

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Stamford — A seven-foot dragon and a life-size knight on horseback for a jousting scene the audience will never forget will be present on the lawn of the Cyr Center in Stamford on Wednesday, July 21.


Funny ladies lead laughs Saturday night at Roxbury

Roxbury — Two of New York’s funniest women will bring their comedic gifts to The Roxbury Arts Center on Saturday, July 17, at 7:30 in an evening that’s sure to leave the audience in stitches.


Shandaken art tour set for this weekend

Shandaken — It’s the new scene in Shandaken. This little town in the high peaks of the Catskills is fast becoming an alternative to the crowds of Woodstock and Hudson. 


Free Riparian Buffer Workshop aboard the Delaware & Ulster Railroad July 31

Arkville — Join the Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) for its First Annual Riparian Buffer Workshop on Saturday, July 31.


18th-century firearms focus of program at Andes hall

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Andes — The Andes Society for History and Culture warmly welcomes Doug Liddle back this Saturday, July 17 to the dining hall of the Pleasant Valley Meeting Hall at 7 p.m. for a program on historic firearms.


Wall to lead Catskill Heritage Alliance

Shandaken —The membership of the Catskill Heritage Alliance elected Roger Wall as chair at the group’s annual meeting on June 26. Wall succeeds Rich Schaedle, who had held the post for four years. He pledged to continue the CHA’s core mission—“speaking out for the environment and the hamlets.”


Photographic exposition, competition set at NBDC

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Walton — National Bank of Delaware County has launched the first in a series of annual photography contests. The contest seeks entries that follow the theme of the “Faces of Delaware County,” represented by portraits of residents of Delaware County.


Margaretville Hospital puts 4WD ambulance into service

Margaretville — Margaretville Hospital has put its first four-wheel-drive ambulance into service.
The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center raised $120,000 to purchase the 2010 Ford ambulance. The vehicle was delivered on June 18 and personnel then began the process of equipping the vehicle for duty.


"Shirley Valentine" returns for two Open Eye shows

Margaretville — The Open Eye Theater will present the return of last season’s hit, “Shirley Valentine” with Patricia Van Tassel on Sunday, July 11 and Sunday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. This one-character play follows a middle-aged, working class Liverpool housewife who finds herself so stagnant and in a rut that she is reduced to talking to the wall. When her best friend invites her to join her on a holiday in Greece, she throws caution to the wind, packs her bags and goes.


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