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That's Entertainment: Events from April 15 - May 3, 2015

Wednesday, April 15
 The Andes Roundtable presents Margaretville resident and engineering professional, Lauren Davis, who will deliver his views on managing the East Branch of the Delaware River and its impact on the future of Margaretville.  Don’t expect to hear boilerplate rhetoric that an army of “experts” have heaped on Margaretville. Mr. Davis knows no sacred cows.  He uses his engineering skills and his personal observations of the dynamics of the river, to refute the many experts and to express what he believes to be the facts. Hunting Tavern, Main Street, Andes 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 18
Local artists/authors Christopher Durham and Sharon Suess will read their children's books, Zobo by Durham and The Mean Green Cleaning Machine by Suess, from 2-3:30 p.m., and discuss their publishing experiences at "Published Art" exhibition at the Commons Gallery, Commons Building, 785 Main Street, Margaretville. Children and adults are invited.

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That's Entertainment: Events from April 8 - 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 8
The Andes Roundtable presenter for the meeting will be Delaware County Sheriff Tom Mills. The topic will be “Understanding the Delaware County Correctional System and the Penal Code.” The meeting will take place at the Delaware County Correctional Facility, located at 280 Phoebe Lane, Delhi. A tour of the jail will be part of the program. Due to the special circumstances associated with this presentation a few requirements: We need to arrive at the facility between 6:40 and 6:55; We will enter via the front entrance, which is the entrance with the most col­umns in front of the door and there are to be no contrabands which include: guns, bullets, knives and cell phones. Please do not try and enter with any of these items. If you would like to carpool, arrive at the Hunting Tavern by 6:15.
Thursday, April 9
Movie Night at the Andes Public Library. Join us at 7 p.m. for a 2014 biographical sports’ drama starring John Hamm, Alan Arkin, Madhur Mittal, Bill Paxton, and Suraj Sharma. Based on the true story of baseball pitchers Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, sports’ agent J.B. Bernstein travels to India hoping to find, by way of a reality show competition, a cricket bowler who can become the next great major league pitcher. “A true inspirational story of self-discovery, second chances and personal triumph in the face of adversity,” Light refreshments will be available, but feel free to bring your own. Admission is free. 242 Main Street.
Saturday, April 11
Second Annual John Burroughs Lecture: Dr. Michael Kudish on “John Burroughs and the Catskill Forest: A Contemporary Botanist Looks Back.” Sponsored by John Burroughs’ Woodchuck Lodge. Catskill Center for Conservation & Development (Erpf House), Arkville at 2 p.m. Reception to follow. Free.

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That's Entertainment: Events from April 1 - 23, 2015

Through Wednesday, April 1
The Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop is holding a Winter Clearance Sale throiugh- Wednesday, April 1. The shop will be offering a $6 Bag Sale on any winter wear clothing... sweaters, long sleeve tops, long pants, winter weight skirts, blazers, suits, robes and pajamas, ski/snow wear. In addition, heavy coats and jackets, skis, poles, ski and regular boots will all be on sale at half-prices. The Thrift Shop is again open from Monday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. with extra hours on Wednesday, opening at 10 a.m. The Thrift Shop is located at 850 Main St. in Margaretville. Info: 845 586-3737.
Wednesday, April 1
The Andes Roundtable presents Andy Mason whose presentation, appropriately for the season, will be “Spring Birds in the Catskills.” Andy will discuss the soon-to-return spring migrant birds and resident species, with songs and images”. Andy is co-president of the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society and co-chair of the group’s Franklin Mountain Hawkwatch.  He is past chair of the Audubon Council of NY State, and past president of the NY State Ornithological Assoc.  He has been an active birder for over 30 years. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

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That's Entertainment: Events from March 25 - April 11, 2015

Through April 1
The Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop is holding a Winter Clearance Sale March 23- Wednesday, April 1. The shop will be offering a $6 Bag Sale on any winter wear clothing... sweaters, long sleeve tops, long pants, winter weight skirts, blazers, suits, robes and pajamas, ski/snow wear. In addition, heavy coats and jackets, skis, poles, ski and regular boots will all be on sale at half-prices. The Thrift Shop is again open from Monday through Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. with extra hours on Wednesday, opening at 10 a.m. The Thrift Shop is located at 850 Main St. in Margaretville. Info: 845 586-3737.

Wednesday, March 25
Margaretville physician, Dr. Paul Llobet will address the Andes Roundtable.  Dr. Llobet and his wife, Holly, who is also a physician, joined a team that traveled to Tibet last summer, established clinics, and treated thousands of residents there. Working under primitive conditions with only generator provided electricity. Their positivism and gregarious personalities quickly bonded them to their new patients. The Andes Roundtable invited Dr. Llobet to speak of his Tibetan mission and his impressions and observations of the people there.  The public is welcome to come and hear him. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Friday, March 27
The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, March 27 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Mountainside. Donors must be over the age of 17. Reservations are appreciated for the Blood Drive and may be made by calling 800 733-2767 or 845 586-4028. Walk-ins are also welcome. Mountainside is located at 42158 State Route 28, Margaretville.


That's Entertainment: Events from March 18 - 28, 2015

Now through March 21
“A Wearin’ of the Green Sale” will be held at the Margaretville Hospital Thrift Shop from March 16-21 when any clothing item that has green in it will be half-price. Also, wear something green when you shop with us on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17 and enjoy your own personal “Bag Sale” - $6/bag! Thrift Shop is located at 850 Main St. in Margaretville. Info: 845 586-3737.

Wednesday, March 18
The Andes Roundtable presents the first 2015 Digital Speaker Series facilitated by Jeff Ditchek entitled: “Is our National Illegal Drug Policy Working?” A TED presentation by Ethan Nadelmann will be shown, the title of which is: “Why we need to end the war on drugs.” A discussion will follow with some insight involving Delaware County. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Saturday, March 21
Fleischmanns First Maple Festival. Maple pancake breakfast, Fleischmanns Community Church, 8 to 11 a.m. Sap House 5 K Run/Walk begins 9 a.m. Maple Bake Off Café at La Cabana, judging of and ribbon awards at 5 p.m. Bake off entries at 1:15 p.m., auction to follow. Crowning of the Maple Royalty, 3:30 p.m.