That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment: Events from Oct. 22 - Nov. 8, 2014

Wednesday, Oct. 22
The Andes Roundtable is pleased to host an open discussion on the joys and perils of growing older emphasizing the “joy” and not so much on the perils. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 25
Annual Doo Wop Dance is back, 7 to 11 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Parish Hall, 109 Main St., Phoenicia. Diamonds DJ, 50/50 raffle, refreshments, and live entertainment! BYOB. Costumes welcome. Limited seating. No tickets sold at door. Call Marie, 688-3026. $14 per person (adults only). Come dance the night away! Net proceeds benefit local charities.

That's Entertainment: Events from Oct. 15 - Nov. 8, 2014

Wednesday, Oct. 15
The Andes Roundtable is pleased to welcome back Denise Dailey, who will read from her memoir, “Leaving Guanabara: Learning Loss” which chronicles her life in Brazil during WWII. Denise received her BS from McGill and her MFA in writing from Columbia.  A teacher for many years, Denise found time to travel to seven continents with her family.  In addition, she has published a book on her trip to Pakistan in 2006. Denise is currently working on a biography of the Czech painter, Riko Mikeska. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 18
Brooks Barbecue Chicken and Ribs to benefit the Arkville Fire Department at the fire hall. 11 a.m. until sold out. Half chicken, $6.50; ribs, $8.50. Take out only.

The Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center will host its annual Harvest Moon Ball on starting at 6 p.m. at Hanah Country Resort. The Harvest Moon Ball is an elegant evening of dinner and dancing. The theme for this year’s ball is “Walk The Red Carpet” and participants are encouraged to dress in their finest Hollywood style. The for the Harvest Moon Ball are $85 with all net proceeds benefitting the auxiliary’s fund-raising efforts. For ticket information, please contact Karen Kolar at 845 676-4844 or Rita Herbt at 845 586-1439. Guest of honor at this year’s Harvest Moon Ball will be the Rev. Richard Dykstra of Roxbury, who will be presented with Margaretville Hospital’s Keene A. Roadman Hospital Citizen of the Year Award.

That's Entertainment: Events from Oct. 8 - Oct. 26, 2014

Wednesday, Oct. 8
The Andes Roundtable is delighted to have as guests, three students from the Margaretville Central School Science Research Class, who will present their projects to us. This is a three- year class that involves doing original research for college credit through SUNY Albany. The presenters are Alana Moskowitz, Julian Rauter, and Daniel Conroy. Their subjects are varied and interesting, focusing on developmental biology, microbiology, and sociolinguistics. A Q & A session will follow the presentation. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m. 

That's Entertainment: Events from October 1-25, 2014

Wednesday, Oct. 1
The Andes Roundtable presents another Digital Speaker Series facilitated by Jeff Ditchek. The presentation is a TED video by David Brooks, a New York Times columnist, titled “The Social Animal”. Columnist David Brooks unpacks new insights into human nature from the cognitive sciences — insights with massive implications for economics and politics as well as our own self-knowledge. In a talk full of humor, he shows how you can’t hope to understand humans as separate individuals making choices based on their conscious awareness. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

That's Entertainment: Events from Sept. 24 - Oct. 25

Wednesday, Sept. 24
The Andes Roundtable will not be held this week due to the Jewish New Year Holiday (year 5775) Rosh Hashanah. 

Saturday, Sept. 27
Agriculture will be in the spotlight at the 11th Annual Margaretville Cauliflower Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Village Park, Margaretville. Area growers and food producers will offer farm-fresh produce, a parade of tractors will demonstrate the historic and continuing importance of these big-wheeled machines, and visitors will be invited to climb aboard a tractor-pulled hay wagon for a ride around a neighboring field. The history of the cauliflower growing industry in the Catskills will be recounted by the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, which will also have an exhibit on “Animals on the Farm.” Naturally, bushels of cauliflower will be available for purchase. Traditional and blues musician Mike Hermann, and Jason Starr who will celebrate the folk music legacy of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Visit for more information.

Fleischmanns Tennis Courts Rededication Celebration, 2 p.m. at the courts on Wagner Avenue. (Rain date, Sunday, Sept. 28) Please join us for this joyous occasion. For more information call 845 254-9955.