Briefs for June 28, 2022 | Local Announcements
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CAIRO – The Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo, will host a Graphic Novel Reading Club for Grades 3-7 on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. starting June 30. Call 518-622-9864 to register.
COXSACKIE – The United Methodist Church, 103 Mansion St., Coxsackie, is hosting a takeout only chicken barbecue on June 30 from 4:00-6:30 p.m., served by Freese’s Catering. The menu includes half a chicken, baked potatoes, corn, coleslaw, buns, butter and biscuits. Tickets cost $15. Tickets must be purchased by June 23 and are available from any church member or by calling 518-428-9600 or 518-731-9600. Pickup at the Lafayette Avenue parking lot.
TANNERSVILLE – Fairy Garden Day: Fairy Wand Creation with Maureen Garcia July 2, 10:00am-12:00pm at the Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members. Program limited to 30 participants. Pre-registration on our website. This is a personal event. Bring the whole family to make your own wands. We will use a mix of natural and eco-friendly materials to infuse our wands. Take your creation home or leave it in the fairy garden of the Arboretum’s forest path for the little ones to enjoy. All materials are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a personal outdoor program. Masks are compulsory when entering the education center during the programs. For information send an email to [email protected]; call 518-589-3903; www.mtarboretum.org.
DURHAM – The City of Durham 4th of July Parade begins at 11:00 am on July 2nd. There will be ice cream, hot dogs, soda and ‘Bounce Around’ for the kids at the festival site in East Durham. There will also be fireworks at dusk (around 9pm).
COXSACKIE – Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow will perform on July 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Coxsackie-Athens High School, 24 Sunset Blvd., Coxsackie, followed by fireworks. Admission is free.
CAIRO – A special storytelling session, Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky, with storyteller Nadine Grisar will be held at 10:30 am on July 5 at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo. All ages are welcome. Free.
NORTH GREENBUSH – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County will present the program “Considering A Meadow Garden?” July 7 7-8 p.m. at the Demonstration Garden, Robert C. Parker School, 4254 Route 43, North Greenbush. Tired of mowing your lawn or do you have a difficult area, maybe a slope or hard-to-reach spot? Then consider creating a lawn garden that is easy to maintain, beautiful and has a wealth of benefits to help preserve natural habitats. Treat yourself to a quiet place to spend time in nature and spot butterflies, birds and other wildlife. Rensselaer County master gardeners Marie Hankle-Wieboldt and Bob Wieboldt show us the proposed site for a new meadow garden in the demonstration garden. This program is free to the public and takes place outdoors in the demonstration garden. Rain or bad weather at the beginning of the program can cancel it. Limited seating available; Bring your own deck chair. For more information, contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension at 518-272-4210 or [email protected]
COXSACKIE – As Iz will perform at Music in Coxsackie Riverside Park on July 10th from 6pm to 8pm. Admission is free.
HALFMOON – The Society of American Magicians (SAM) Local Group Assembly 24 meets July 12 at 5:30 p.m. at The Halfmoon Diner, Route 9, Halfmoon. See details of the meeting and information on the organization at WWW.SAM24.SYNTHASITE.COM. The group meets every second Tuesday of the month.
COXSACKIE – The Bethel AME Church, 123 Mansion St., Coxsackie, is serving barbecues at noon on July 16th. Dinners include ribs or chicken, green beans, macaroni salad, corn on the cob, and pie. Dinner is $15. Pre-order by July 14th. To pre-order, call 518-731-8887.
COXSACKIE – The Donna Tritico Band will perform at Music in Coxsackie Riverside Park on July 17 from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free.
TANNERSVILLE – The Mountain Top Arboretum, 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville is hosting The Milky Way and Beyond with Randolph Baron on July 23 at 8:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members. No pre-reservation necessary. Join the Arboretum and explore the Milky Way. We will be using a brand new observation telescope concept, Unistellar’s new Evscope. Let yourself be surprised. optometrist dr Randolph Baron will direct the program. This is a personal outdoor program. Masks are compulsory when entering the education center during the programs. For information send an email to [email protected]; call 518-589-3903; or www.mtarbor.
COXSACKIE – Nite Moves will be performing at Music in Coxsackie Riverside Park on July 24th from 6pm to 8pm. Admission is free.
COXSACKIE – The Playing With Fire Band will perform at Music in Coxsackie Riverside Park on July 31 from 6-8 p.m. Admission is free.
HUNTER – The Hunter Fire Company Block Party will be held at the Fire House, 17 Bridge St., Hunter on August 6 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. There will be food, drinks, prizes, live music, games, a mechanical bull, a dunk tank and more. DJ Frankieokie 3pm-6pm GRP Songbirds sing Doo Wop 6pm-7pm and The Lost Cowboys Band performs 7pm-10pm