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Monday, October 26, 2020

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Bethel - October 13

Oct 12, 2020

By Suzanne White - correspondent

Happy birthday to Nolan Levine, Liz Brasington, Angela Rein, Catherine O Travis, Stuart Hirsh, and Fred Williams.
Happy anniversary to Emily and Scott Rebba, Dina and Dan Sturm, Kelly and Rob Bonnaci, Summer and Kenny Benjamin.
Our sympathy is extended to the family of Angie Elliott.
Congratulations to Sylvia Baidowsky, receiving the EB Crawford ‘Friends of the Library' recognition on Tuesday, the 13th. Kudos to Marie Smith, “Ms Spirit NY” for completing the NY 100 Challenge!
Reminder: To act as cavalier as our model President appears to be a mistake. For your health's sake and to protect others, continue to follow Covid-19 protocols, wear a mask properly and get tested if you have symptoms.
Get a flu shot this fall! Compound your protection and request one for pneumonia, too.
Community Assistance-845-807-0925. Public Health-292-5910. Mental Health-292-8770. Bethel Seniors: 583-5230.
Food Security: Hunger and food shortage is a serious situation in our area. As cold months approach, many decide between heat or food and in turn, rely on our local sources for help.
Meals on Wheels -807-0241. White Lake Shephard's Pantry -583-5885, 707-2333. Mongaup Valley Methodist Church -583-5149. SCFH (Monticello)794-2604.
Make food donations to local ‘Nourish your Neighbor' bins, directly to the pantry or contact me about an ‘Easy Way to Do It Food Drive'.
To Do: The deadline for an Absentee/Mail In Ballot is the 27th. Early Voting is Oct 24 to Nov 1 at the SC Govt Center (BOE 807-0400 or Vote in person on Election Day, November 3rd.
The 2020 Census deadline is extended to the 31st. I beg you to do it!
Visit the Dog Park, the Reserve at Smallwood, hike the Bashakill or use the parks and NYS trail choices.
Bethel Parks and Rec ‘Dance It Off' is ongoing on Thursdays at 6pm at Duggan. The Past Perfect Bookstore at Duggan is now open limited hours on Tuesday - Thursday (583-7191).
Mark your calendar for a free rabies clinic at SMV Firehouse on the 21st at 5pm. Pre-register ( or call 292-5910.
Register for Bethel Woods' ‘Creative Journaling for Teens'* on the 13th at 6pm and for Adult ‘Guided Meditation Practice'* on the 14th at 6pm. SC Public Health is offering a ‘Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic' at the SUNY-SCCC Fieldhouse Parking Lot on the 15th from 11-2pm. Join folks at BW Market Sheds for “More Than a Meal- Hawaii in Contrast”* on the 15th at 6pm. BW offers ‘Digital Dance'* with Camille Brown and Dancers through an on-line link on the 17th at 11am.
DVAA is presenting a staged reading of “City of Ghosts”* on the 17th and 18th in the Alliance Back Lot at 6pm (252-7576). Remember to donate, support or register to participate in the virtual “Walk to End Alzheimer's” in Poughkeepsie on the 17th or Montgomery on the 18th. Use for more information.
Culture: The Catskill Distilling Co serves up events on weekends. Check the ‘Southern Fried Soul Sound Stage' schedule (796-6113). Visit the Bethel Woods Museum and latch onto the augmented reality Tour, “Meet Me at Woodstock”. Bethel Wood's Silent Auction, “Help Us Share the Music, Again”* remains on-line until the 24th.
Nesin Cultural Arts is presently doing a poinsettia and wreath ordering fundraiser. Please call 798-9006 for details. The Forestburgh Playhouse ‘Tavern to-go' is still on ( Support our artists, musicians and the area art centers.
See what CAS, DVAA, HAC, and Narrowsburg Union are offering.
CAS is encouraging local artists to create their “I Voted” button. A template kit is available through CAS (436-4227). DVAA is calling for submissions for their annual “Art in Sixes” small works exhibit that opens November 21st. Use for info.
“Support Local 845”: Send me your event news. Look forward to the SMV Fire Dept Election Day Krispy Kreme doughnut sale or pre-order by calling 583-6188 or txt 845-798-0478. The Kenoza Woman's group is having theirs at the Kenoza Firehouse on the 3rd. *You must register for these events.
Suz Sez,“Before you go mad or completely numb, soothe your soul in nature!”

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