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October 19, 2021

Posted 10/19/21

Birthday wishes to Margaret Moore, Nicholas Ferrara, Victoria Fernandez, Joe Abraham, Michelle VanLowe, Yamilet Gonzalez, Jon Garlick, Susan Herfield, Annie Friedman, and Drew Doherty.

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October 19, 2021


Birthday wishes to Margaret Moore, Nicholas Ferrara, Victoria Fernandez, Joe Abraham, Michelle VanLowe, Yamilet Gonzalez, Jon Garlick, Susan Herfield, Annie Friedman, and Drew Doherty.

Anniversary wishes to the Nikki and Mike and Paula and Bruce Kaufman. Congratulations to Toni and Ron Gozza, married recently.

Our sympathy to the family and friends of Barbara “Missy” Runyan, local wildlife friend and expert who passed recently.

Kudos to Suzanne Brennen Firstenberg, who designed the Covid memorial in the Washington Mall, a touching reminder.

PSA: Follow protocols. Wear a mask, vaccinate, get your booster and consider the flu shot. Public Health - 292-5910 Mental Health - 292-8770.

There’s a new 988 Hotline for suicide prevention, overdoses, life or death situations: Start checking and changing up all your contact numbers! A ‘10 digit only’ calling policy is being introduced for higher efficiency. Use and include the area code for every call beginning October 24th and after. TBA- The BBA may host a Narcan Training soon.

To Do: Send me your news. Parks and Rec offer Tuesday afternoon Raquet Ball, Thursday ‘Dance it Off’, and the Sunday Youth Forest Reserve 10 a.m. Running program.

Find your pumpkin at Cunningham Farms or go apple picking at Majestic.

The Delaware Highlands Conservancy notes that the Van Scott Nature Reserve (Wayne Co) is now open with 144 acres to roam. Some Smallwood residents are affected by action on the 18th when JD Water Co turned off ‘seasonal water’ until Spring.

Business Watch: Apply for work. The BBA, SC Chamber, or NYS Employment can help. Businesses hiring: Annie’s Ruff Cut, Alexy Associates Ultrasonics, 7X Motors, One Time Construction, Sorella, Town of Bethel-Bldg Dept clerk, Center for Discovery, Eldred Preserve, and the Villa. Support our year round business and services. Attend BBA scheduled ‘Fall Happy Hour Socials’ to showcase local businesses. Now that we are able, get out to dine and entertain yourselves.

New this year, Bethel Woods ‘Peace, Love & Pumpkins’ Walk Through is open evenings, 6:30-10 p.m./last entry 9 p.m., until the 31st. Advance tkt: $20A, 10Y. Night Fall Festival Markets are added on 29-31st.

Register for EB Crawford Library’s “Alice’s Ordinary People” on Tuesday, the 19th on zoom. Bethel Woods offers ‘Project: Identity Photography’ Teen course on Tuesday and Sundays at 6 p.m. (free/ reg req).

Register for Crawford Library’s virtual ‘Hiking in the Catskills” with Lisa Lyons of Morgan Outdoors on the 21st at 6 p.m.

The Fallsburg SC Dramatic Workshop has ‘Haunted Theater Tours’ on the 22nd, 23rd. 6-10:30 p.m. (Tkt. 845-436-5336). Glen Spey’s Burn Brae Mansion offers ‘Forest Fright Trail’ from 7-10 p.m. on the 22, 23rd. (856-3335). ’Rocky Horror’ Show continues at FBPlayhouse on the 22nd and 23rd at 8 p.m. with dinner/drink service available from 6-7:30 p.m.

Attend ToB Parks & Rec Halloween Family Fun Day on the 23rd at Town Park at 1 p.m. Spend time at Cunningham Family Farms with family fun activities, hay ride, mazes, and market. Open Sat-Sun, 11-5 p.m. (583-4083). Register for “The History of the Conservation Movement in the US” at Narrowsburg Union (IP/zoom) on the 23rd at 2 p.m. Hector’s Inn Halloween Party and scary good times start on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Stop by Monteleone Gardens in Eldred. Order ahead for Thursday pick up: wwwmonteleonegardens.com. Narrowsburg’s Saturday market ends on the 30th and Callicoon’s Market continues every Sunday.

Nonperishable ‘Nourish Your Neighbor’ donations can be dropped in the bin provided at Shephards Pantry-WL Church. Noah’s Arch Thrift Shop (Methodist Church-Monti) is requesting children’s clothing and men’s clothing, especially jeans, Ts.

Culture: Arts centers: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Scdw.net, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, FBplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, Narrowsburgunion.com, ShadowlandStages.org. Crawford Library: www.ebcpl.org. Bethel Council of the Arts: (fb).

Visit the BW Museum. Docent tours are available Friday-Sundays. Shadowland offers a performance of “Niceties” at the ‘Studio’ from the 22nd to the 7th (Thur-Sun). Shadowland Youth Sessions continue until November 20. DVAA currently has exhibits and CAS-Laundry King is hosting one until the end of October. HPAC offers the ‘Indigenous Women’s Voices’ exhibit through Nov 7th.

NYC is fabulous in the Fall: Get tickets for the MET, the Philharmonic, dance at City Center, the last days of the Banksy exhibit, or any number of shows!

Suz Sez, “THINK before you say anything: Is it True, Helpful, Important, Necessary or Kind?”


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