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Washbourne House Shelter Seeks Volunteers!

Info: or 845-331-7080×157.

Sign Up Now: Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip HOLLAND-Flowering the World.

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardeners for their annual bus trip to the biggest and best flower show in the East on Tuesday, March 14. Buses will load at 5:45am and leave from the MAC Fitness parking lot located in the Kingston Plaza at 6am, and will return at approximately 9:30pm. The New Paltz bus will load at 6:15am at the NYS Thruway Park and Ride located at Exit 18 in New Paltz. Complete registration forms with payment must be postmarked no later than Monday, March 6 and can also be dropped off at the CCEUC Education Center. To register, send in the printable flyer and registration form available at $80.

Call for Entries Woodstock- New Paltz Art & Crafts Fairs 36th Anniversary Year

Memorial Day Weekend, May 27, 28, & 29, 2017
Labor Day Weekend, September 2, 3, & 4, 2107
Ulster County Fairgrounds, New Paltz, NY
Application Deadline January 15, 2017
Applicants can apply directly online at No jury fee required. Quail Hollow Events,PO Box 825 Woodstock, NY 12498
Info: or 845 246-3414.

Roost Studios’ Call for Artists:Rising Artists

A juried exhibition to be held in March/April 2017 in the organizations Main Street gallery. The show will focus on young(er) artists in the early decades of their careers. Four artists will be selected and eligible entrants must be under the age of forty. Application deadline is 2/5. Roost 69 Main St, 2nd Fl, New Paltz.

Forty Under 40 Nomination Deadline Extended

The Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce has extended the nomination deadline for the 2017 Forty Under 40 Shaker Awards 1/30. Complete details and an online nomination form are available at Winners will be notified in late winter.The Forty Under 40 Shaker Awards celebration is scheduled for 4/25. Visit for more details.

Ongoing Open Call

Athens Laundry is seeking projects in art, writing and design for the arts and literary publication by Friends of D. R. Evarts Library in Athens. Print and Electronic editions • Visit for more info • Email today ❅

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Stationary Clinic for Dogs

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. $95 and up; includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, and cone collar. All surgeries performed by appointment only; Also, Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Mobile Clinic for Cats( call for location and dates). $70 per cat includes spay/ neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim. All surgeries performed by appointment only; & Low-cost vaccine & dental Clinics available. The Animal Rights Alliance (T.A.R.A.), 60 Enterprise Pl, Middletown. Info: 845-343- 1000,

Applications Being Accepted! Adult & Youth Leadership & Mentorship Program

The Chamber Foundation, Inc.—the nonprofit fundraising arm of the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce—is now accepting applications for its adult and youth leadership and mentorship programming as part of its ongoing mission to build and strengthen personal and business capacity, develop leadership skills, and foster a commitment to community service.To apply for any of the programs available or for more information, visit to apply for either mentees or mentors is 3/1.

Marathon Married Couples, Step UP

The Office for the Aging is looking for couples who will be married 70 years or more at any point in 2017, to be honored at our Celebration of Aging on May 22. You may also know that you can find out more by getting in touch with outreach coordinator Brian Jones at and/or (845) 486-2555. If the couple you know would like to go but isn’t sure they can make it in May, reserve space for them now and they can decide later if they’d like to go. We haven’t yet opened up ticket sales for the event, if you were wondering. Also searching for long-married couples, Catholic couples in this case, is the Archdiocese of New York. If you know any such couples in the Archdiocese married 65 years or more, you can contact Izabella Nagle at (646) 794-3190 or Their deadline is Jan. 20, 2017.