Roxbury News: Oct. 27, 2010

Several people from the Denver-Vega-Halcottsville area went on the senior citizens’ bus trip to Lake Mohonk, near New Paltz, last Saturday. The day was ideal for this trip and the trees are still beautiful in that part of the country.

Parade participants sought

Margaretville — Halloween Pumpkins may still be grinning and glowing, but it’s not too early to think about Margaretville’s Holiday Treasure Express, when Santa rolls into town on November 27. 

The Holiday Treasure Express Parade will kick off the Fifth Annual Shop Local campaign at 3 p.m.

Employee Recognition Dinner

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Baxter art show at NBDC


Walton — David C. Baxter, an upstate New York native, living in Castle Creek, will be displaying his art in the lobbies of the Walton, Franklin, Hamden, Stamford and Roxbury offices of National Bank of Delaware County during November.

Catskill Mountain House featured in Saturday film

Fleischmanns — “The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around, “ a brand new film by Catskills area filmmaker Tobe Carey, will be shown on Saturday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. at Skene Memorial Library in Fleischmanns. This is only the second screening anywhere for this film, which had its world premiere October 23 in Hunter.

Renewable energy tour

Arkville — Learn about solar panels, wind turbines, and geothermal systems by joining members of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD) for a driving tour of Catskill homes and businesses that use these renewable energy systems.

Halloween party at Visitors Center


North Blenheim — The admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project will hold its annual Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 23, from noon to 2 p.m.

Skip West, regional musician and educator, will highlight the event with Halloween music and stories from noon to 1 p.m.

Delhi artist exhibits at CWC

Margaretville — Tranquil Catskill Mountain landscapes are the focus of a new exhibit at the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) office, 905 Main Street, Margaretville.

Eighteen works by Jeanette Koji of Delhi are on display at the CWC through December 30. The public is most welcome to stop by to view them during business hours (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday).

Legend of Sleepy Hollow at RAG on Saturday

Roxbury — Just in time for the scary season, The Roxbury Arts Group presents The Puppet People in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” featuring hand crafted marionettes and special effects on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. at The Roxbury Arts Center, Vega Mt. Rd. in Roxbury. Families will be admitted for just $5.

Emerald Ash borer workshop

Arkville — Landowners with greater than four acres are invited to a workshop on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount to learn how to prepare for the eminent threat of the emerald ash borer (EAB). 

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