Jimmy DiGiacomo Auction benefits Christmas Project

Fleischmanns — Plans are underway to make this year’s Jimmy DiGiacomo Auction to benefit the Community Christmas Project a fun evening for everyone. The event will be held Sunday, Dec. 5, beginning at 5 p.m. and includes both live and silent auctions and dinner and dancing at LaCabana Restaurant in Fleischmanns.

Historic site paintings offered at auction


Margaretville — A selection of original paintings of area historic sites will be auctioned Friday, Nov. 26 as a benefit for the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown (HSM).

Catskill Mountain News will shift printing to Troy


The Catskill Mountain News, which has been printed by The Daily Freeman in Kingston for the past 15 years, will use a new printer for its issue of December 1, according to News Publisher Dick Sanford.

Route 28 exhibit opens at Erpf

Arkville — “Historic Route 28, The Making of a Scenic Byway” will be on exhibit in The Catskill Center’s Erpf Gallery in Arkville from November 20 until spring 2011.
The exhibit, presented in partnership with The Roxbury Arts Group, will open with a reception on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Zoom Gallery calling artists for theme show

Fleischmanns — The Zoom Gallery is calling for area artists to submit artwork related to “Interpretations of Animal Life in the Catskills,” to be included in a show opening on May 1, for the 2011 season.

The show will honor domestic animals as well as wildlife that contribute to the rich nature of the Catskill Region.

Curator choice show at Chace Gallery


Andes — Chace-Randall Gallery presents “Curator’s Choice,” a group exhibition by the gallery’s permanently exhibiting artists. A reception for the artists will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20 from 5-7 p.m.

"Images from the Bay" opens Saturday at Longyear

Margaretville — Opening this week at the Longyear Gallery is “Images from the Bay,” featuring the black and white photographs by visiting artist Laura Smith of Seaford, Long Island. The artist’s reception will take place Saturday, Nov. 13 from 3-6 p.m.

NYPA hosting free matinees in November


North Blenheim — As the wind kicks up and the days get shorter, come in from the cold and enjoy a cinematic break from the season at the New York Power Authority (NYPA) “Sunday Matinees” at the admission-free Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center in North Blenheim.

Italian Circle welcomes public for meetings


Andes — The Italian Circle, a program of the Andes Public Library, 242 Main Street, meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library.

Wellness Committee hosted breast health program

Margaretville — Nearly 50 community members attended a presentation on breast health presented by Samira Khera, MD, on October 8 at Mountainside Residential Care Center.

The program was part of the Marian Connell Wellness Education Series sponsored by the Wellness Committee of the Auxiliary for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Center.

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