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.