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Jume 22, 2021

Suzanne White
Posted 6/22/21

Birthday wishes to Debra Conway, Susan Kinsbruner, A J Hindley, Dan Briggs, Dali Levy, Lenny Zimmerman, Kathy Chester, Lillie Pearl Harris, Robert, Enzo, Gentjana Beluli, Judith Maidenbaum, Al …

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Jume 22, 2021


Birthday wishes to Debra Conway, Susan Kinsbruner, A J Hindley, Dan Briggs, Dali Levy, Lenny Zimmerman, Kathy Chester, Lillie Pearl Harris, Robert, Enzo, Gentjana Beluli, Judith Maidenbaum, Al Frangipane and Dorothy ‘Edith-Bobbisue-Margaret’ Meddaugh.  

Anniversary wishes to the Sunshines, Alexandra and Michael Ryder, Tanya and Noah Fox, and Janice and Tommy Wasserman. Our sympathy to the family and friends of George ‘Sarge’ King.

Our condolences to the extended family and friends of Eleanor Sheeley O’Rourke who passed last week. Beyond battling Parkinson’s disease, she and her family suffered through Covid restrictions, keeping them separated for long periods of time. Heartfelt thoughts are with my personal friends, Nellie and Ellie.

June is Pride Month, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and its social history. Celebrate the Rainbow. This month we also bring awareness to Mental Health. Certainly warranted, this year’s theme is ‘Tools 2Thrive’, finding ways to cope with stress.

Public Service: Get vaccinated! Masking optional. Info: SC Public Health - (845) 292-5910. Mental Health - 292-8770.

To Do: Check the Townofbethelny.us site for the newsletter and Parks and Rec information. Sustainable Bethel asks us to subscribe to the Bethel Community Solar Campaign with a guaranteed 10% savings on your electric. FMI: 888-887-5711.

Continue to have pride and clean up the area. Contact 845-807-0287 for free trash deposit tokens.

This summer, use the Past Perfect Bookstore. Read! Volunteer with local organizations.

Business Watch: BBA members can obtain copies of the ‘21 Bethel Business Association Bethel Guide for their business receptions.

For pick up dates and locations, contact: bethelnybba@gmail.com.

Ora offers local yoga classes (oraramat@gmail.com). in2retro is planning their grand re-opening for July 1st. The Kartrite is also due to open the 1st.

Small or for-profit independent arts organizations may benefit from Small Business Recovery Grant Program(esd.ny.gov).                                                                                                                                                         Call ahead, but The Fat Lady Cafe may be starting Thursday Lobster Night! Dine lakeside at Local Table and Tap, Barrio, and Benji & Jakes.

Make reservations for July 4th view and dining now. Sticky Fingers’ schedule has expanded. Drop by our 17B eateries. Hennings Local is now open (252-3008).

The Conservative Primary vote will be held in Bethel on the 22nd at Duggan from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.

WJFF-Radio Catskills online auction’s last day of bidding is the 23rd.                                                                                     Be sure to stop by Bethel Lakeside Music at KL Community Gazebo Park on June 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. Speakers open the evening of fun, prizes and free entertainment, held every Thursday until September 2nd. Inaugural week headliner is: BJ & Greg.

Register beforehand for EB Crawford Library’s “Sports in the Borscht Belt” on the 24th with Moderator, Marvin Rappaport (Delano), Mitchell Etess (Grossinger’s), Steve White (Concord), Mark Kutsher (Kutsher’s) and Alan Barrish on Zoom at 6 p.m.  

Enjoy Yoga in the Park with LeeAnne at 9 and the KL Farmers’ Market from 10-1 p.m. on Saturday, the 26th.

Take a ride to the Rhinebeck Crafts Festival on the 26 and 27th at the Dutchess Fairgrounds from 10-5 p.m. Attend the virtual EB Crawford Library’s Writer’s Group on the 28th at 6 p.m.

Culture: Arts center contacts: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, fbplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, nacl.org, and Narrowsburgunion.com. For all Crawford Library programs, use www.ebcpl.org.

Visit Bethel Woods Museum and take the ‘Augmented Reality Tour’. Check protocol and concert changes on the website.

Register for Youth programs: NCA’s Arts Academy (akiko@SCCOplayers.com) and Bethel Woods PLAY Sessions. Attend FB Playhouse’s ‘Under the Stars’, weekends through July 3rd. Check the Liberty ‘SFS Stage’ schedule and go!      

“Support Local 845”: Now that we’re open and free to roam, dine, shop, catch entertainment and keep your dollars local. Send me your news and event details.

Suz Sez, “We often take for granted that which most deserves our gratitude.”


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