Field trip to see ducks and other waterfowl, led by Ruth McKeon and Renee Davis. Meet at 9am at the DEC Parking Lot (7870 NY-42) in Grahamsville. We will carpool to where there is open water and return about 11am. Call Ruth at 845/434-4629 for more info.
Tri-Valley student winter concert in the Tri-Valley Bernstein Theater, 34 Moore Hill Road, 7pm. Featuring performances by students in grades 5-8. Free admission.
Tri-Valley student winter concert in the Tri-Valley Bernstein Theater, 34 Moore Hill Road, 7pm. Featuring grades 9-12 High School Chorus, and Symphonic and Jazz bands. Free admission.
Diane Galusha, author of "Liquid Assets: A History of New York City’s Water System" will give an illustrated talk on her newly-updated book at the Time and the Valleys Museum, 2pm.
A Walk Among the Dead: a talk and self-guided tour of many local cemeteries will be held at the Time and the Valleys Museum on St. Rt 55, 1pm. 845/985-7700.
The 30th annual Giant Pumpkin Party & Children’s Parade at the Fairgrounds in Grahamsville, 9am-5pm. Admission and parking are free. It’s a family day with a costume parade, pony rides, giant pumpkin contest, haunted house, petting zoo, live country music, hay rides & maze, a Better Book Sale, baking contest, food and amusements.
Piano concert “Mostly Chopin” by Robert Gerstenberg at the Daniel Pierce Library, 48 S. Main St., 2–4pm. Gerstenberg will teach as he plays, telling the history behind each piece before he performs it. The concert is free and refreshments will be served following the music.
The Time and the Valleys Museum will host an afternoon of history focusing on Claryville, Sundown and other old communities in the Town of Denning in Ulster County, NY, 2pm. 845/985-7700.
NYCDEP PRESS RELEASE - The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that drinking water diversions and downstream releases from Cannonsville Reservoir will be reduced to normal levels beginning Sunday due to repair work that has successfully halted the turbid discharge below Cannonsville Dam. Read more
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — Operations to halt the turbid flow below New York City’s Cannonsville Dam are proceeding faster than originally envisioned, according to Adam Bosch, director of public affairs at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP). As of Monday, engineers working on the project believed that it might only take three or four relief wells to halt the turbid flow, instead of the eight originally projected, meaning that stage one of the repair plan could be complete as early as sometime this week. Read more