December 2019 Events

Sunday, December 1

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BY THE RIVER hosted by the Village of Coxsackie, 10am to 4pm.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA at Coxsackie Hose Company #3, 8am-12noon, good will offering.
MEMORIAL SERVICE at the Catskill Elks Lodge at 3pm, to honor members who have passed in 2019. All welcome. Located at the end of North Jefferson Avenue in Jefferson Heights, Catskill.
MEDUSA COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING at Medusa Church, Albany County Route 351, starting at 6 pm.

Tuesday, December 3 & every Tuesday

BRAIN GAMES at the Hunter Public Library at 11:30 am. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.

Wednesday, December 4 & 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, Jefferson Heights, Catskill.

Wednesday, December 4 & Friday, December 6

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

Thursday, December 5 & every Thursday

PLAY SCRABBLE at the Hunter Public Library, 1 to 5pm. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.
LEGO CLUB at 4pm, Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707. Everyone is free to come and build!
RIP’S STITCHERS KNITTING & CROCHETING GROUP meets from 3 to 5 pm at the Hunter Public Library. All levels welcome. hunterpubliclibrary@ or 518-263-4655.

Saturday, December 7

HOLIDAY BAZAAR AT THE YMCA in Coxsackie, 10am-3pm. Enjoy holiday shopping with local crafters and vendors. Free Admission. Free Parking. Free children’s craft table. Greene County YMCA, 35 State Route 81, West Coxsackie.
GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CRAFT FAIR hosted by the Class of 2022, 10am to 3pm. Crafts, unique gift ideas, food, bake sale, silent auction. 4976 NY 81, Greenville.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR at the Kiskatom Reformed Church, 10am – 2pm featuring a variety of local vendors, crafts and lunch will be served. 4865 Route 32, Catskill.

Saturday, December 7 & every Saturday

DROP IN CRAFT, all day, at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Sunday, December 8

CHRISTMAS IN DURHAM sponsored by the Durham Task Force, 3 to 5 pm at the Michael J. Quill Cultural Center, Route 145, East Durham. FREE fun for the family! Santa and Mrs. Claus escorted by the Fire Company, hay-ride, bounce house, pizza, caroling, hot cocoa & cookies, cupcake deco-rating, face painting, cotton candy. Help decorate the Christmas Tree and watch the tree lighting.

Tuesday, December 10

COFFEE KLATCH at the Hunter Public Library, 10 to -11:30am and the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Join us for food, fun and friendship. Contact us at or 518-263-4655.

Wednesday, December 11

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH GROUP. Join us for this informal group, hosted by Carlos Gonzalez and the Mountain Top Library. Meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3pm, at the Mountain Top Library, 6093 Main Street, Tannersville. 518-589-5707.

Friday, December 13

BUS TRIP TO THE NY BOTANICAL GARDEN HOLIDAY SHOW in the Bronx, sponsored by The Asbury United Methodist Church in Norton Hill. Non-refundable $50 payment required and includes bus trip, parking and entrance fees into the gardens. Meal expenses not included. Contact Kathy Hulbert at for specifics about payment, bus boarding, questions, etc. Come join us!

Fridays, December 13 & 27

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 Jeffrey Haas at 518-478-5414 or .

Saturday, December 14

ATHENS VICTORIAN STROLL starting at noon. FREE activities for the entire family throughout the Village! Horse drawn trolley, hay wagon, music, karaoke, petting zoo, craft & food vendors, finale at Riverfront park with caroling and tree lighting. Pick up a schedule and map at the Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second Street, on Dec. 14. Visit our Facebook page for more info.
ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER hosted by the Catskill Cub Scouts Pack 44, 8 to 11am at the Robert C. Antonelli Senior Center, 15 Academy Street, Catskill. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, coffee, tea, juice & milk. $8.00 per person. Music and raffles. For more info 518-653-6156.

Saturdays, December 14 & 28

COXSACKIE ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES at the Village of Coxsackie Office Complex, 119 Mansion Street, Coxsackie. Documenta-ries shown on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month. FREE. Contact Jeffrey at 518-478-5414 or .

Sunday, December 15

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA from 9am – 12 noon at the Catskill Elks Lodge. 3 years & younger – free; 4 – 12 years old $3; others $7. Located at the end of North Jefferson Avenue, Catskill.

Monday, December 16

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.

Thursday, December 19

CHRISTMAS CONCERT presented by Grapeville Christian School, 6:30pm at Gospel Community Church, 121 Mansion Street, Coxsackie. Refreshments during intermission.

November 29, 2019