Birthday wishes to the fabulous Jonathan Charles Fox and the solid citizens, Mike Richardson and Mike Freaney. Happy birthday to Diane Lorino, Harriet Thespy, Ruby Gold, Maureen OMeara, Claudia …
Birthday wishes to the fabulous Jonathan Charles Fox and the solid citizens, Mike Richardson and Mike Freaney. Happy birthday to Diane Lorino, Harriet Thespy, Ruby Gold, Maureen OMeara, Claudia Dietz, Eric and Cindy Kashan, Meghan Caracci, Judy Bernstein, David Bloch, Jillian Scheinfeld, and my buddy, Hildy Rosenberg.
Happy anniversary to Ariel and Danny Catalano. We extend our thanks to our local emergency organizations who have been too busy with life saving situations recently. We appreciate all your efforts in every call you respond to.
Public Service Info: Get vaccinated! As of last week there have been changes in protocol and restrictions. Masking is optional, but in many situations, I will continue to wear one.
For information, call SC Public Health - 292-5910. Mental Health - 292-8770. Community Assistance - (845) 807-0925. To Do: Check the Townofbethelny.us site for the newsletter, jobs, Parks and Rec and event info. Tour the Bethel Heritage Trail www.bethelheritagetrail.org.
Support the Bethel Business Association (www.
bethelbusiness.com) by joining the group at half price, only $30 for all of 2021. Place an ad in the widely distributed ‘21 BBA Bethel Guide before the 28th deadline (firstname.lastname@example.org). Members receive an advertising discount! BBA welcomes newest members: Smallwood Kichen & B&B, Linda's Country Corner Store and The Fat Lady Cafe.
Sign up to volunteer with local organizations. Do a Litter Pluck and use the SC Catskills' program free offers until 6/30. FMI: 807-0287. Register for the June 19th R4-Rhulen Rock Hill Run & Ramble using rockhillrun.com. Support our Ag community and drop by the area farmer's markets that are opening. We look forward to Kauneonga Lake Market opening on June 26th. Mark your calendar for the start of Bethel Lakeside Music starting on June 24th!
Let's get out: The restaurants and ice cream spots are open. The Fat Lady Cafe opens on Thursday, the 27th. Friends Bar & Grill is joining the list soon. The highly anticipated Eldred Preserve-Bradstan Boutique Hotel with Old Homestead Restaurant is taking reservations and they're off to a great start. The ‘must see' property is stunning and should be supported, especially for their generous investment in our area!
The area restaurants are open, along with our favorites, the ice cream stops! We're waiting for dates for the Chatwal Lodge at Chapin and Callicoon Hills. The Kartrite will be opening July 1st under new management. Register for EB Crawford Library's virtual Music program, ‘Pure Local Honey' with Deborah Fisher and Paul Kean sharing their original releases on Thursday, the 27th, at 6pm (www.ebcpl.org). You can attend ‘Dance It Off' on Thursdays at Duggan at 5:45pm.
Stop by or participate by vending at the Woodstock Oasis Yard Sale on 17B in Bethel all weekend, the 29th through the 31st, from 9am to closing, 7pm. FMI: 845-583-5500. Bethel Yoga with LeeAnna returns to the Kauneonga Lake Community Park on Saturdays at 10am.
Memorial Day is celebrated on Monday, the 31st. Town of Bethel Memorial Day Services will be held in Kauneonga Lake at Veteran's Park at 11am. Observe and then join the community at the Senior Center for refreshments. Town offices and many businesses will be closed. Join “Walk Lakeside” on Mondays at Duggan at 4:15pm.
Culture: Plan ahead for arts center visits: Bethelwoodscenter.org, Delawarevalleyartsalliance.org, Catskillartsociety.org, Nesinculturalarts.org, Hurleyvilleartscentre.org, fbplayhouse.org, Farmartscollective.org, and Narrowsburgunion.com.
You can view the Louv're Art Database (collections. Louvre.fr) or use VanGoghExpo.com to book their NYC summer event. The “Banksy Expo: Genius or Vandal?” outdoor street event pops up in the city in August (banksyexpo.com).
Register for Youth programs: ‘Academy at Shadowland Stages', the Forestburgh Playhouse Music-Theater education, NCA's August Arts Academy (akiko@SCCOplayers.com) and Bethel Woods P.L.A.Y Summer Sessions. Visit Bethel Woods Museum, take a Virtual or in-person Field Trip, walk the Bindy Bazaar Trail, do a Monument Photo Op or attend a ‘More than a Meal' event.
Keep tabs on the ‘21concert calendar. As of this writing, seven headliners have made the pavilion list. Watch for our local restaurants who are adding entertainment and stop by.
“Support Local 845”: Now that we're free to roam, it's time to spend and support local business! Let me know your news.
Suz Sez, “Marvin Gaye asked it first: What's Goin' On?”