By Marion Hohn
October 16 was a rainy, blustery and chilly Saturday morning. It was definitely not the kind of weather you want to have for an Oktoberfest. But dreary skies didn’t stop a large crowd from coming to Belleayre’s Discovery Lodge that day for the German-American Club of the Northern Catskills’ 11th annual Oktoberfest.
Andes — All Delaware County Chamber of Commerce members are welcome to attend a Federal Health Care seminar on November 3, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Andes Hotel.
Randi B. Imbriaco, health care reform process manager of CDPHP will be addressing the product/premium effects Health Care Reform will have on the health insurance carriers, and thus on small businesses.
Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will offer an adult reading and discussion group at the Roxbury Library from November through March. Titled “Keeping Us In, Keeping Them Out: The Powers of Community” the forum will be led by Roxbury resident and poet Barry Seiler.
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.
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.
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).
Roxbury — The Engaging the World Forum, where people of faith look at and share thoughts on challenging issues of contemporary life, will meet Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. in the Carriage House at the Gould Church in Roxbury.