That's Entertainment: Events from April 16 - May 14

Wednesday, April 16
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show”, the Andes Roundtable will present Dr. Terry Hamblin, associate professor of history at SUNY Delhi, who will present and discuss the cultural, social, and political impact of their music during the 1960s and their impact on modern society. Hunting Tavern, 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 26
Tree Planting, 10 a.m. to noon. There’s a saying, “The best time to plant a tree was 10 years ago.”  An apple tree planted today can provide benefits for many years. We’ll demonstrate how it’s done. Catskill Forest Association (CFA) members free; $10 non-CFA members. Pre-registration required. 586-3054 or

Seniorize or Sell, a free seminar at M. Gerard Country Home, 44310 Route 28, Arkville. 11 a.m. to noon. Coffee and sweets served. As we age, there are many questions we face regarding our homes.  Perhaps we need to make modifications for ease and safety.  Maybe we want to
consider selling but want to ensure that we do it wisely.  Please join Peggy Bellar, licensed real estate salesperson from Keller Williams Upstate NY Properties and Gerry Murphy, Interior Designer and owner of M. Gerard Country Home for an informative program that explores these issues.

“Reading the Land: Underground Arkville,” an illustrated talk at 1 p.m. on a 2005 archaeological excavation near Arkville, by Linda Carroll of the Public Archaeology Program, Binghamton University.  Historical Society of Middletown, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville. $2 HSM members, $4 non-members

Sage Health and Wellness Festival, Cold Spring Lodge, 530 Oliverea Rd., Big Indian. Margaretville Hospital In Motion, Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy, and other popular healing modalities will be featured.  Free parking and admission.  Open to everyone. Rain or shine.

Join us for a day of camaraderie, reunion and fly tying at the Fly Tyers Rendezvous, Rockland House, Roscoe 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild. Silent auction from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s free to everyone.  Lunch can be bought from the Rockland House, usually between noon and 2 p.m. Contact Judie for info: or 607 498-6024.

Sunday, April 27
Have some history with your soup! Learn about the Fleischmann family (and Molly Goldberg!) while supporting the Historical Society of Middletown. At 3 p.m., “A Special House, A Special History,” with Leigh Melander. At 4 p.m., Soup Sunday, all you can eat soup, salad and bread $25. A portion of proceeds goes to HSM Roof Fund. Spillian, 50 Todd Mtn. Rd., Fleischmanns. 800-811-3351 or email

Friday, May 2
“Honoring Our Seniors” is the theme of the Margaretville Hospital Spring Health Fair which will be held on Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m.-noon. The Spring Health Fair will be held in the hospital lobby and adjacent areas. This year’s fair will have place a special emphasis on the healthcare needs of senior citizens. The fair is sponsored by Margaretville Hospital and the Auxiliary Wellness Committee. Free screening services offered at the Spring Health Fair include: A1c blood test to asscess glucose, blood pressure and pulse readings, oxygen screening, bone density, weight and balance assessment. Visitors will enjoy free refreshments and the chance to enter raffles and win door prizes. Margaretville Hospital is located at 42084 State Highway 28, Margaretville. For additional information about the Spring Health Fair, please call 845 586-2631, ext. 3145.

Wednesday, May 14
Bag Ali will present its Fabulous Spring Collection of Handbags and Accessories at Margaretville Hospital on Wednesday, May 14 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital lobby. The Bag Ali Collection includes the hottest handbags styles made from buttery-soft leathers and fashion materials. Also being featured are chic metallics and prints, all in the latest colors and shapes. The Bag Ali Collection also includes elegant bags for evening, briefcases, scarves and small leather goods for women and men (including wallets). Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center. Information: 845 586-4028.