August 2019 Events

Thursday, August 1

AUTHOR TALK WITH ANDREA BARNET, writer of “Visionary Women” – 5pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Thursday, August 1 thru Sunday, August 11

FABRIC OF CHANGE ART SHOW featuring the works of Chuu Wai Nyein at Art at Leeds, 1079 Route 23B, Leeds. Gallery hours: Thursday – Sunday, noon to 6pm. For more info 917-783-1673, Facebook @artatleeds or

Thursday, August 1 & every Thursday

LEGO CLUB at 4pm, Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707. Everyone is free to come and build!

Friday, August 2 & Wednesday, August 7

GRACE PLACE, Respite Care for Memory-Impaired Seniors, every Wednesday and Friday, 10am to 2pm at the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Cairo. Offering support to those with mild to moderate memory loss, as well as to give relief to the caregiver. For more info call 518-622-3286 or visit

Saturday, August 3

COMPASSIONATE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP at 2pm. This faith-based group comforts and guides those who have lost a loved one, on their journey toward healing. All are welcome. Contact group facilitator Dick Haines 518-589-7579 with any questions. Meets the first Saturday of the month at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
ONE WEEK BASKETBALL PROGRAM. This program will allow children to gain valuable knowledge and skills to excel their game. Ages 7-12. Location: Coxsackie Elementary School; Time: 4pm-6pm; Cost: $30 per child – members; $40 per child – non-members. Call 518-731-7529.
Wednesday, August 7, 14, 21 & 28
BOOK SALES hosted by The Friends of the Cairo Public Library, 9 am to 2 pm at the shed behind the library at 15 Railroad Avenue, Cairo. Weather permitting.
Wednesday, August 7 & every Wednesday
BINGO at Catskill Elks Lodge! Doors open 5pm; early bird games start at 6:40pm; regular bingo starts at 7:05pm. Located at the end of North Jefferson Avenue in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

Thursday, August 8

“DON’T PANIC!” Learn to manage anxiety and stress. Facilitated by Mel Bennett, 5:30pm. Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.
TURNING STONE BUS TRIP hosted by the Catskill Elks Lodge. Bus leaves the lodge at 7:30am sharp and leaves Turning Stone at 5:00pm sharp. Contact Emily Gallo 518-610-3634. $35.00 p/p includes continental breakfast, light lunch, food voucher, transportation, bingo bonus or slot bonus. Trips also planned for September 12 & October 10.

Friday, August 9

NICKEL SOCIAL hosted by the Kiskatom Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, at the fire-house, 4838 Rt 32, Catskill. Doors open at 6pm. Drawings start at 7pm. Special 3 for $1 table. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Saturday, August 10

HELPING OUR VETERANS BBQ – hosted by Lynch’s Pot of Gold, Route 23B, Acra, with help from American Legion Post 983. Starts at 1pm.
CRUISE NITE at Angelo Canna Town Park in Cairo. Starts at 4pm. Free admission. Free T-shirt for Cruise car entrants, muffler rap contest, music sponsored by National Bank of Coxsackie (Cairo Office). Nostalgic awards, refreshments available.
PIECEMAKERS OF CAIRO ANNUAL QUILT & NEEDLEWORK SHOW, 10am-4pm at The Cairo Public Library Community Room, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo. Admission/Donation: $3.00. Boutique, Raffles, Vendors, Door Prizes and more. For More Info: Debra @ 518-622-2270.

Saturday, August 10 & Sunday, August 11

THE PATCHWORKERS QUILT SHOW, “The Biggest Little Quilt Show in the Catskills” at WAJ Central School, 5411 Main Street, Route 23, Windham. Sat. 10 -4; Sun. 11-3. On-site parking west of school. $3 Admission; Complimentary Refreshments. Show & Sale Quilts, Special Exhibit of Award-Winning Quilts, Auction Dream Baskets, Raffle Quilt, Vendor Section Featuring Local Artisans, Patchwork Boutique, Notions.

Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16

STEAM PROGRAM that will allow your child to creatively solve problems using different aspect of science, technology, engineering, art & math while having fun! Ages 7-12. Location: Coxsackie Elementary School. Time: 4pm-6pm. Cost: $35 per child – members; $40 per child – non-members. Call 518-731-7529 to register.
Tuesday, August 13
COFFEE KLATCH at the Hunter Public Library, 10 to -11:30am and the 2nd Tues-day of every month. Join us for food, fun and friendship. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.

Tuesday, August 13 & 27

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – meeting the second and fourth Tuesdays each month, 6pm at Van Heest Hall, Bethany Village, Coxsackie. Connect with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one, a job, a beloved pet, a major health challenge or the ending of a relationship. More info on our facebook page at Coxsackie Grief Support Group and by contacting Jeffrey Haas at 518-478-5414 or .
FREE MOVIE NIGHT at the Kiskatom Reformed Church, 4865 Route 32, Catskill. Showing “The Greatest Showman” PG, beginning at dusk. Bring a lawn chair and bug spray! Refreshments available. Raindate Saturday.
FUNDS & FRIENDS RAISER: Mountain Top Library Book Signing Fundraiser, with Deborah Royce, author of “Finding Mrs. Ford” at 6pm, at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Saturday, August 17

CANCER PATIENT AID CAR SHOW – 10 am – 2pm at the Chicken Run, Wind-ham, NY hosted by The Greene County Women’s League Cancer Patient Aid. Registration 9:30am to 11am. “TOP 20” Trophies with other trophies including Motorcycle, 1990 & newer, People’s Choice, Rick Mundelein memorial trophy, and $500 for BEST IN SHOW (cash from the Chicken Run) plus Music, Chance Auction, 50/50 & Cancer Patient Aid info booth. 100% of funds raised support cancer patients in Greene County through the G.C.W.L., a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide Greene County cancer patients (men, women & children) with assistance in paying medical expenses resulting from the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. For more info call 518-291-0883 or 518-819-1249 or visit G.C.W.L. at, find us on FACEBOOK. We look forward to seeing you on August 17th, car or no car.

Thursday, August 22

CHICKEN BBQ – hosted by the Greene County YMCA. Meal provided by Frese Cater-ing includes ½ chicken, slaw, potato, corn on the cob, roll & cookie. Tickets are pre-sale only and can be purchased at the Greene County YMCA Membership Desk, 35 Route 81 West Coxsackie, NY 12192. Time: 4pm-6:30pm. Cost $12 per meal.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE DAY, 11am-6pm at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707

Wednesday, August 21

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT DAY – Join the Greene County YMCA from 10am -1pm for our Active Older Adult Day. This event is open to the community. Attendees can try classes, visit local vendors, and enjoy a FREE lunch! Pre-registration is required by 8/16, please call 518-731-7529 or visit to reserve your spot.

Saturday, August 24

TAVERN NIGHT AT THE BRONCK MUSEUM. Enjoy an evening at the Bronck House, transformed into a typical 1600’s Dutch tavern, complete with costumed servers, candlelight, craft beer and tavern food, 7pm. Tickets $30, advanced sale $25. Reservations limited. More info: 518-731-6490 or Bronck Museum, 90 County Route 42, Coxsackie.
ANNUAL NICKEL SOCIAL sponsored by the Cairo United Methodist Church, at the Acra Community Center, Route 23B, Acra. Doors open 1pm. Drawings 2pm. 50/50, Door Prizes, Refreshments, Air Conditioning.

Thursday, August 29

CHICKEN BBQ hosted by the Catskill Elks Lodge, 4:30-6:30 pm, or until sold out. Take out only. $12 includes a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, corn & dessert.

Friday, August 30

FREE MOVIE NIGHT at the Kiskatom Reformed Church, 4865 Route 32, Catskill. Showing “Mary Poppins Returns” PG, beginning at dusk. Bring a lawn chair & bug spray! Refreshments available. Raindate Saturday.

July 29, 2019