Thursday, April 26
The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will host a Veterans Resource Workshop in Delhi from Noon to 2:00 p.m. They will present opportunities for starting a business, maximizing Veterans Administration benefits, attending college, financing, and more, 5 1/2 Main Street, Delhi. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is encouraged, but not required. For details contact Matthew LaLonde at 607.746.4534 or email@example.com.
Author Gail Straub will read from her new book, The Ashokan Way, which chronicles a year’s worth of walks near the Ashokan Reservoir, at the Catskill Interpretive Center on Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at 5096 State Rt. 28, Mt. Tremper. For information, 845.688.3369 catskillinterpretivecenter.org
Friday, April 27
Friends of the Upper Delaware River and Hancock Gateway Tourism Council host a VIP Boat Float in Hancock. Local officials and those from the NY and PA Governors offices will attend. The VIP Boat Float is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For information on how to participate, call 410.245.8021 or email info@DestinationHancock.com.
Saturday, April 28
The Heart of the Catskills Humane Society holds a special 50th Anniversary Spring Dance & Auction at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center’s Overlook Lodge. The event will be held from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. and will feature a dinner, dance, live and silent auctions. For more information contact The Heart of the Catskills Humane Society at 607.746.3080
Spring Open House at the Catskill Interpretive Center features guides from the NY State Outdoor Guides Association and Catskill Center staff on hand from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. leading short guided walks, outdoor skill demos, and lots more! The new Fishing Rod Loaner Program in partnership with I Fish NY will be launched with casting basics from local experts.
The Bovina Community Hall will host Ray LaFever’s fourth annual Bovina Historian’s program at 7:00 p.m. The topic will be “The Photographs of Bob Wyer: Bovina People and Places” For more information on this program, contact Ray LaFever at 607.832.4609 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Margaretville’s Longyear Gallery hosts “Something Fishy and Other Currents,” a group show featuring the artwork of all Longyear Gallery members with an Artists’ Reception from 3-6 p.m.
Phoenicia Library hosts “Sporting Clubs; Saviors of our Catskill Rivers,” from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Austin “Mac” Francis and Beth Waterman present. For more information, 845.688.7811 or phoenicialibrary.org
Susan’s Pleasant Pheasant Farm hosts two Catskills Trout Tales events. Lenny Millen leads “Trout Appetizers on Lake Wawaka,” showcasing stream analysis, fly tying, hatch match and casting. Judith Millar, herbalist and forager explores meadows, water banks and forests covering edible plants, sample preparations, eating with the season and other information and recipes. Participants can wander the grounds throughout the day. Reservations are urged as space is limited. 607.326.4266. For more information, kayakingnewyork.com
American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life gets underway at 11:00 a.m. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Walton. The all day event features dozens of vendors and teams, activities, events and entertainment from day into night. For more information contact Lynn Pickett 607.437.3276 or email@example.com