That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment: Events from May 28 - June 8, 2014

Wednesday, May 28
The Andes Roundtable presents the Ecuadorian Escapades of Mel and Peggy Bellar, Part II! Mel and Peggy Bellar had previously entertained us with their presentation of the “Other Andes” gardening techniques.  This will be a follow-up of their new gardening and cultural adventures, how they became godparents to an indigenous child, their luxurious trip to a cool extreme sports town and their REAL adventure into the Amazon.  It should be a fun night. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Friday, May 30
Bird watching on the Andes Rail Trail at 8 a.m. Join Catskill Mountain Club member Fred Reckner for a quiet hike on the Andes Rail Trail in search of our avian neighbors. Early starts provide the best chance of success. Because quiet is a virtue, there will be no dogs allowed on this hike. You may want to bring binoculars and a spotting scope with tripod. Contact Fred at Directions: The trailhead is on Depot Street in the hamlet of Andes, just to the west of its intersection with Route 28. Parking is roadside on the south side of the highway.

That's Entertainment: Events from May 21 - June 8

Wednesday, May 21
The Andes Round Table presents Scott Van Arsdale, wildlife biologist and eagle specialist with the NYS DEC in Stamford. Scott will discuss the very successful rebuilding of the population of bald eagles here in NYS. The study, which includes trapping and GPS tagging of the lesser-known golden eagle, will be explained and discussed. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 22
The preview performance of Donna Hoke’s “Flowers in the Desert” at 7 p.m. at The Open Eye Theater, 960 Main Street, Margaretville, with two for one ticket prices for this preview. Call 845-586-1660 for reservations, e-mail openeye@catskill .net or visit Performances also Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Ongoing Events: May-June, 2014

Ongoing Events

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That's Entertainment: Events May 14 - May 26

Wednesday, May 14
Bag Ali will present its Fabulous Spring Collection of Handbags and Accessories at Margaretville Hospital from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital lobby. The Bag Ali Collection includes the hottest handbags styles made from buttery-soft leathers and fashion materials. Also being featured are chic metallics and prints, all in the latest colors and shapes. The Bag Ali Collection also includes elegant bags for evening, briefcases, scarves, wallets, and small leather goods for women and men. Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center. Information: 845 586-4028.

That's Entertainment: Events May 7 - May 15, 2014

Wednesday, May 7
Per requests that can no longer be denied, the Andes Roundtable presents retired NYC Police Officer, Jack McShane who will give a presentation on policing the Upper West Side of Manhattan during the 1960s and ’70s. Gleaned from his personal experiences, it will include many anecdotes that can be seen as sad, ugly, amazing hilarious, but hopefully – mostly entertaining. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 8
Movie Night at the Andes Public Library at 7 p.m. This month the feature is a 2013 film starring Robert Redford, in which he portrays a man alone battling for survival at sea after his yacht collides with a shipping container in the Indian Ocean. There is no charge for admission, donations are always accepted so that we can continue to acquire newly released films for your enjoyment.