Welcome to The Catskill Chronicle’s Community page. This is a simple chronological listing of things going on in The Catskill Chronicle’s community. Just the details, short and sweet. If you would like your item to appear in the community page, please e-mail the brief details of your event (who, what, when, where, why and how much) in the body of your e-mail (no attachments, no photos please, no bold, italic or underlined font) at least two weeks in advance to: Catskill.Chronicle@yahoo.com.
Please note that some of these events have early registration deadlines.
LET’S TALK PROGRAM
Planned Parenthood’s “Let’s Talk” program "highlights the important role parents play as the primary sexuality educators of their own children and emphasizes that honest, open communication in families has significant benefits." The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library will host a ‘Let’s Talk’ program on March 24 at 6:30 p.m. Parents and guardians are encouraged to come with their kids. Start the conversation on sexual education in a safe environment, with a representative from Planned Parenthood present to facilitate discussion and answer questions. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Joanna at 845-794-4660 ext. 8, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit the library website, www.ebcrawfordlibrar.org, or plannedparenthood.org.
CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION
The second meeting of the 2015 Charter Review Commission will be held on Wednesday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m., in the Sullivan County Legislative Hearing Room, 100 North Street, Monticello. Gerald Benjamin, Dean at State University of New York at New Paltz will be the guest speaker. The public is welcome to attend.
SOUP & SANDWICHES
At the Roscoe Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 26 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. $7.50 per person. For more information, call Nancy Nissen at
DEMOCRATIC WOMEN OF SULLIVAN COUNTY
General Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 26 at Albella’s Restaurant in Monticello. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. with dinner seating at 5:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker is Katia Chapman, advocate for farm workers, migrant workers and immigration reform, followed by a panel discussion with Alan Weir & Edwin Perez, Founders of the Latino Alliance of Sullivan County. Reservations are required – $21.00 inclusive. Cash bar. Dinner consists of salad, chicken or eggplant parmesan and pasta. To reserve, please contact Donna Schick at email@example.com with your entrée choice. DWSC dues are $20.00 for 2015 General Membership. Please pay at the door making checks payable to “DWSC” for dues &/or for the dinner. Donations may be sent to DWSC, PO Box 387, Liberty, NY 12754. Charitable donations accepted at the door for the Federation of the Homeless & Sullivan County SPCA. Executive Session meeting to follow the General Session meeting.
BERRIES & BRAMBLES WORKSHOP
A workshop on How to Grow Berries and Brambles will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at CCESC’s Gerald J. Skoda Extensibn Education Center on 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road in Liberty. Learn the basics of berry growing, including variety selection, soil building requirements, disease and insect management and marketing. Cost is $20.00 per person or $15.00 for CCESC enrollees. Anyone can enroll for an annual fee of $25.00 per household. Space is limited and pre-registration with payment is required in advance. Seats are only guaranteed with payment. Registration and more information can be obtained by calling CCESC at 845-292-6180 or emailing SueAnn Boyd, Senior Administrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org. Payment can be made online at http://www.sullivancce.org.
ANGLER’S REUNION DINNER
The Anglers Reunion Dinner will be held on Tuesday, March 31 at the Rockland House, Rockland Road, Roscoe. Social hour is 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. $25 pp. Contact the Rockland House at 607-498-4240 for reservations. Ed and Judy Van Put will give a PowerPoint presentation that describes the various differences between hatchery trout and wild trout. They will discuss how light and foods play a role in the coloration of individual trout and how old a 20 inch trout is. Join us at Junction Pool at 7 am on Wednesday for the first day of fishing season.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP
Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will be held on Tuesday, April 7, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St., Liberty. Guest speaker will be Bonnie Lewis, RN, Community Educator of Cornell Co-Operative Extension, who will discuss issues relating to “Caring for You, Caring for Me.” Support group is open to all caregivers/family members of people with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. For further info contact Vanessa Lescano at 845-292-4200, Ext. 3402.
The Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop announces auditions for “Fiddler on the Roof” on Wednesday, April 8, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Sunday, April 12, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Rivoli Theatre, 5243 Main Street, South Fallsburg. Performance dates are August 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, at the Rivoli Theatre. Traditional casting includes roles for all ages. Come to the audition prepared with sheet music, for a song that shows off your range. An accompanist will be provided. Also, as part of the audition process, expect to be asked to do some choreography. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. If you are auditioning for a speaking role, you will be asked to read a scene from the script. Please note that there are many singers and dancers needed who will not have speaking roles but are an integral part of the production. For additional information, or to schedule an alternate audition time, please contact Lori at 845-701-0142 or email@example.com.
April 10 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church Hall, 264 N. Main St., Liberty. An evening of music and entertainment. If you sing, play an instrument or entertain in some way, call Jeanne at 845-292-6283 to be put on the program.
FLY TYERS RENDEZVOUS
The 14th annual Fly Tyers Rendezvous will be held on April 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a new location – the Catskill Fly Fishing Center, Old Route 17, Livingston Manor. Sponsored by the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild. Join in a day of camaraderie, reunion and fly tying. Hang out with some of the most talented fly tyers in the Northeast. There will be over 40 tyers present. If you’d like to tie, you must sign up with John Kavanaugh firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-219-7696. Space is limited. There will be a Silent Auction from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with unique items – flies, tools, books, etc. Benefits the Guild’s current activities. Everyone is welcome and it is free to everyone.
3RD ANNUAL FLY TYERS DINNER
The Catskill Fly Tyers Guild will hold their 3rd annual dinner (after the Rendezvous) at the Rockland House on April 11. Social hour is 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Salmon or chicken parm $24 or prime rib $28. Must make reservations with Judie 607-498-6024 or email@example.com by April 6 or mail check to Catskill Fly Tyers Guild, PO Box 663, Roscoe NY 12776 with your choice of entrée, everything included. Cash bar.
COCHECTON PRESERVATION SOCIETY
The Cochecton Preservation Society’s first meeting of the year will be on Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Cochecton Town Hall at 74 Smales Rd. (The Train Station is still waiting for better weather.) If you have cabin fever come on over and have some fun with good coffee, tea and history snippets of local history. It’s better than TV and free. Art Hassis is the Historian; the Story Teller invites audience participation. Art will be reminiscing about Boucher’s Boat Livery. Anyone who has enjoyed an experience with Boucher’s Boat Livery is invited to share it. Future topics: Tanneries and Tom Quick. For more information about the Cochecton Preservation Society, call 932-8104
On Saturday, April 25 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., there will be an All-U-Can-Eat Pancake Dinner Fundraiser to benefit the Krummack Family at the Neversink Fire Department, located at 7486 Route 55, Neversink. Chris Krummack was diagnosed with cancer, and due to the nature of his illness, he has not worked since November of 2014. He is the sole breadwinner in his family of five. In response, friends, loved ones, and other residents of the Town of Neversink are gathering together to lend their support. The Pancake Dinner is eat-in or take out. $10 for adults (ages 13 and up), $5 for children (ages 5-12); and children age 4 and under free. In addition there will also be a Tricky Tray, 50/50 Raffle and Bake Sale. Do you own a business? Are you a craftsperson? A baker? Or would you like to donate a gift certificate or gift basket? Donations for the Tricky Tray are currently being accepted. Bake sale donations will be accepted on April 24. For additional information, or to make a contribution to the Tricky Tray, please contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-799-0042. To donate food or other supplies for the pancake dinner, contact Tawny at 985-7553. To donate to the Bake Sale, call Keri at 985-7369. Unable to attend the dinner? Would you like to make a donation to the family? You may send a contribution directly to: Doreen Krummack, 1796 Frost Valley Road, Big Indian, NY 12410.
On Saturday April 25, the Monticello Elks #1544 will host a County Night of Music with the Carl Richards Band from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The Lodge is located at 46 North Street in Monticello. Adults: $30.00 couple, $20.00 single. Hors d’oeuvre, wine, beer and soda included. For more information or tickets: call 845-794-1544 or email@example.com
THIRD ANNUAL EILEEN HAWORTH WEIL SCHOLARSHIP BRUNCH
The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission is sponsoring the Third Annual Eileen Haworth Weil Scholarship Brunch to be held in memory of Eileen’s tireless work as a community activist. The Hon. Josephine Finn will be the keynote speaker. The gathering will honor Paul Austin, Larysa Dyrszka and Sandra Cuellar Oxford for their dedication to Human Rights. The Brunch will be held on Sunday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Eagle’s Nest in Bloomingburg. Tickets are $40 per person. Scholarship Funds raised will aid Sullivan County Community College students going on to a four-year degree. For information or to make reservations e-mail Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 24 at St Peter’s Religious Education Building in Monticello. Asking for donations of prizes for the penny social tables. These prizes should be new items, big or small, inexpensive or expensive, craft items, hand made items, gift certificates, movie tickets, etc. and can be brought in during class time on Sunday and Monday or also to the rectory during the week. More information will follow in the upcoming months. Call Terry at 794-2635.
KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, is bringing the “Make Some Noise” tour to Bethel Woods Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 18 at 4:00 p.m. The KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in this energetic and interactive live show. For more information about KIDZ BOP and the “Make Some Noise” tour, visit: www.kidzbop.com/tour. Tickets on-sale Saturday, February 14 at 10:00 a.m. Visit www.bethelwoodscenter.org
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in conjunction with Live Nation, will present Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on Saturday, July 25. Tickets for the performances will go on sale to the public starting Monday, January 26 at 10 a.m. These performances will feature songs from their Grammy-nominated album “Cheek To Cheek.” Visit www.ticketmster.com, all Ticketmaster Outlets, the Bethel Woods Box office or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.