October 2019 Events

Wednesday, October 2 & 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 Jef-ferson Avenue in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

Wednesday, October 2 & Friday, October 4

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, October 5

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.

Sunday, October 6

HERITAGE CRAFT FAIR at the Bronck Museum, 12 to 4pm. Exhibit & sale of traditional American crafts, live music, food, silent auction, wagon rides. Free admission. 90 County Route 42, Coxsackie.

Wednesday, October 9

BUS TRIP TO TURNING STONE CASINO sponsored by the Freehold La-dies Auxiliary. Pickup will be 6:30am at the Freehold Firehouse. Cost is $35 (non-refundable). Contact MaryAnne Rarick at 518-966-4403.
2ND ANNUAL COLLEGE FAIR, hosted by The Greene County YMCA, 9-12pm & 6-8pm. Choosing the right school is an important decision. Help along the way can be critical to ensuring that you make the choice that’s best for you. Come learn all the programs local colleges have to offer. Financial planners will be available in the evening to answer questions. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Thursday, October 10

CHICKEN BBQ hosted by the Palenville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, at firehouse on Rt. 32A. $12.00 per person, 4 to 7pm.
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. Con-tact Emily Gallo 518-610-3634. $35.00 p/p includes continental breakfast, light lunch, food voucher, transportation, bingo bonus or slot bonus.

Friday, October 11

ITALIAN PASTA NIGHT FUND RAISER from 5-7pm, hosted by the Catskill Elks Lodge. $11.00 per person ($11.50 take out) includes pasta, meatballs, sausage, salad and bread. Located at the end of North Jefferson Avenue in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

Fridays, October 11 & 25

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – meeting the second and fourth Friday 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 face book page at Coxsackie Grief Support Group and by contacting Jef-frey Haas at 518-478-5414 or .

Saturday, October 12

SPAGHETTI DINNER at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 4752 State Route 23, Windham. Serving Spaghetti & Meatballs, Salad, Bread, Dessert, Coffee & Glass of Wine. Take-outs 4-6pm; Dinner 6-10pm. American Music. All are welcome! Adults $12; Seniors $10; Children under 8 $8 each. 518-734-4631.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE hosted by The Catskill United Methodist 8am to 1pm, 40 Woodland Avenue.

Sunday, October 13

ULSTER COUNTY ITALIAN FESTIVAL 11am-8pm. At the Kingston Water-front. For more information visit

Tuesday, October 15

FREESE’S BBQ CHICKEN DINNER hosted by St. John the Baptist Rosar-ians, 3:30 to 7pm at the church hall, 4987 Route 81 Greenville. Includes 1/2 chicken, potato, corn on the cob, roll, slaw & cookie. Presale tickets are $11.00 at St. John’s at each Mass or call for info 518-239-6371. Tickets at the door are $13.00. Beverages available. Take-outs welcome.

Friday, October 18

NICKEL SOCIAL at the Medway-Grapeville Firehouse, Route 51. Doors open at 6:00 pm; Drawings at 7:00 pm. All welcome!
ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE & SAUSAGE SUPPER at the South Cairo United Methodist Church, Route 67 just over the bridge from 23B; 4:30pm until all are served. Adults $8.00; Children 6-12; under 5 free.

Saturday, October 19

3RD ANNUAL FALL CRAFT FAIR sponsored by The Catskill United Meth-odist Church, 40 Woodland Ave, Catskill, NY, 9 AM to 3 PM.
TOTALLY 80’S! TOTALLY MURDER! MYSTERY THEATER DINNER host-ed by The Athens Volunteer Fire Department, starting at 5:30pm. $45 per person (adults only). Prizes for best dressed, etc. Dressing for the 80’s should be fun. Dinner, soda, water, wine, beer & dessert included. For tickets contact any member of the Athens Volunteer Fire Department or Karen 518-634-2035 or Frank 518-610-3556.
AUTUMN BOOK SALES hosted by Friends of the Cairo Public Library – 10 am to 2 pm at the Cairo Library, 15 Railroad Avenue. Paperbacks will be 3 for $1, and hardcovers 50 cents. Books by the bag will be $5.00; buy one get one free.
ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS, 11 to 2 at Riverside Park in Coxsackie. Individual blessings by local religious leaders, pet memorial service at noon; pet friendly vendors welcome. Call Jeff 518-478-5414. Bring pet food to donate to local pantry. Like us on Facebook.

Sunday, October 20

SUNDAYS ALONG THE RIVER: Spiders and Salamanders, Exploration of the curious procedures and utensils for food preparation in times past; 2pm at the Bronck Museum, 90 Country Route 42, Coxsackie. Adults $8, GCHS Members & Children $4.

Monday, October 21

CAIRO WOODCARVERS CLUB meets the third Monday of each month in the Community Room of the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Avenue, Cairo. Those attending should have some experience and be of an age to handle carving tools safely, as this is not a class and there is no instruction.

Saturday, October 26

5TH ANNUAL TRUNKS FOR TREATS hosted by the Catskill Elks Lodge from 2:30 – 5 pm at the lodge on North Jefferson Avenue in Catskill. This is a FREE event; haunted house, games, food, prizes and lots of fun. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

September 30, 2019