June 2018 Events

Friday, June 1

DRUM CIRCLE, 7 to 10pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville.


Saturday, June 2

2018 TEDDY BEARS PICNIC sponsored by the Cairo Development Foundation, 11am to 3pm at Three Bears Picnic Area, Angelo Canna Park, Joseph D. Spencer Lane, Cairo NY 12413. NOTE:  Get your 2018 Cairo Bears brochure and head out on a scavenger hunt to find all 50 Cairo Bears to win FREE tickets for our Raffle Bear, Teddy Bear’s Picnic, by Ellen Levinson. Raffle tickets to win this bear will also be available for purchase. Raffle to be held in October at the Cairo Bears Auction and Gala (date and venue TBD). #CairoNYbears


Saturday, June 2 and every Saturday

COLORING CLUB at the Hunter Public Library, every Saturday from 1:00-3:00pm. All ages welcome. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.  Stop by anytime for DROP-IN CRAFTS!


Tuesday, June 5

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE for The Greene County Women’s League Cancer Patient Aid, at their regular monthly meeting held at Ambrosia Diner in Catskill, 12:00noon.  Membership Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of the month from April through December.  Lunch at 12 noon; meeting called to order at 1pm.  Yearly dues $25.00.  G.C.W.L. is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization providing Greene County Cancer patients with assistance in paying medical expenses.  100% of donations go to patient care.  For more info call 518-819-1249 or visit   We look forward to welcoming new members.


Wednesday, June 6

COXSACKIE-ATHENS COMMUNITY BAND will perform at 7:00 pm, at Athens Riverside Park.  Free and open to the public. The band’s programs include marches, classical selections, Broadway selections, jazz arrangements, folk music, popular tunes, etc.  The approximately 50 members includes both amateur and semi-professional musicians from across the region.

BINGO at the Catskill Elks Lodge every Wednesday night throughout the year. Doors open at 5pm; early bird games start at 6:40pm; regular bingo session starts at 7:05pm. Lodge is located at the end of North Jefferson Ave in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.


Saturday, June 7

13th ANNUAL CATSKILL YARD SALE DAY – Village and Town Wide.  For info call Janet at 518-943-3057.

PLAY SCRABBLE at the Hunter Public Library, every Thursday from 1 to 5pm.  Contact us at or 518-263-4655.

RIP’S STITCHERS KNITTING & CROCHETING GROUP meets from 4 to 6 pm every Thursday at the Hunter Public Library. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.


Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28; July 5 & 12

FREE ART COURSE – LEARN TO DRAW FROM LIFE, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Heermance Memorial Library, 1 Ely Street, Coxsackie.  The course will consist of six weekly classes, 2 hours in length.  Open to students 15 years old & up; maximum of 10 students. Appropriate for beginner students but also useful to students of all levels of skill; focusing on portraiture and figure drawing, using a variety of mediums including pencil, charcoal and conte crayon. Basic drawing supplies provided.


Friday, June 8

23A ARTS INITIATIVE presents: An Evening for Two Violins featuring Jaram Kim and Tarn Travers as part of our Summer Jazz Series, 6pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville.


Saturday, June 9

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER at the Athens Fire Department for Dawn Vota (wife of Athens firefighter & Lt. Mark Vota), who is battling a rare form of cancer.  Take outs from 3:30 – 4:30pm; Eat in 5 to 8 pm.  Suggested donation $10.00.  Info & tickets:  or call Tammy 518-965-7083 or Paula 518-528-5282.

NUTMEG SOARING ASSOCIATION’S OPEN HOUSE & FLY-IN at the Freehold Airport, 10am to 3pm at Route 67, one mile west of Rt. 32.  Public is welcome!  See gliders and planes on display, enter drawing for a free glider ride, learn about scholarship program for youngsters, activities for kids, music, paid glider rides, support local Civil Air Patrol for lunch.  Raindate: June 10.; 518-253-4859.

USED BOOK SALE  10 am to 2 pm, sponsored by Friends of the Cairo Public Library.  Locale is the shed behind the library at 15 Railroad Avenue, Cairo NY 12413

ANNUAL GREENE COUNTY YOUTH ACTIVITY & FISHING DERBY DAY at Dutchman’s Landing, Catskill.  Registration begins at 7:30am.  Fishing begins at 9am and ends at noon.  Prizes awarded in two classes, ages 5-10 & 11-15 for largest fish, smallest fist, most fist and largest striper. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Bait provided.  Archery display with bow & arrow shooting.  Free hot dogs, hamburgers, water, soda, ice cream. Sponsored by the Greene County Federation of Sportsmen.


Tuesday, June 12

COFFEE KLATCH at the Hunter Public Library, 10 to -11:30am and the second Tuesday of every month. Join us for food, fun and friendship. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.


Tuesdays, June 12 & 26

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6pm at the Christ Church at 70 Mansion Street in Coxsackie. More info can be found on our face book page at Coxsackie Grief Support Group and by contacting Jeffrey Haas at (518)478-5414 or .


Wednesday, June 13

RESPONDING TO OPIOID OVERDOSE WORKSHOP, 3:30-4:30pm & 6-7pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville.


Wednesday, June 13 and every Second Wednesday

The Piecemakers of Cairo Quilting, Needlework and Sewing Group meets at the Cairo Public Library Community Room from 6pm-9pm.  For more info contact Debra S. at 518-622-2270


Wednesday, June 13 & September 5

ART OF MUSIC  Project – CALL FOR ARTISTS – “The Art of Music Project” from 4 to 7pm at the Coxsackie Riverside Park Farmer’s Market. You don’t need synesthesia to be inspired by music as a visual artist. Join area artists to create musician inspired work, using any medium. Selected work with be included in a group show October 6th – November 16th. For more info call 845-521-1691.


Thursday, June 14

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Safe at Home Committee Meet and Greet, 6pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville.


Saturday, June 16

FLAG DAY 2018 sponsored by Catskill Elks Lodge #1341, at 10am.  Light refreshments immediately following the program.  All Are Welcome.  45 North Jefferson Avenue, Catskill.


Sunday, June 17

FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST, 9 to 11am at the Catskill Elks Lodge, 45 North Jefferson Avenue, Catskill. Dads and kids under 6 are FREE, others $8.00 each.


Wednesday, June 27

SENIOR CITIZENS VISIT THE LIBRARY DAY with the Alzheimer’s Association: Healthy living for your brain and body; tips from the latest research.  11am to noon at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville.

MEDWAY-GRAPEVILLE FIRE DISTRICT CRUISE-IN every 4th Wednesday, May thru September. Rt. 51 at the Firehouse Parking Lot,  5:30 to 8pm. Refreshments available. No Admission and All are Welcome. Info 518-966-8782.


Saturday, June 30

TO BRAZIL AND BACK – MeadowSuite will perform a concert of Brazilian music & more at the Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, Athens at 7pm.  Suggested donation $10.00.

May 31, 2018