Shepherds to hear about CCE program

GARRATTSVILLE — The Leatherstocking Sheep Association will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the New Lisbon Town Hall in Garrattsville.

Sue Smith will moderate a presentation focused on Cornell Cooperative Extension’s sheep education program.

Call 607-263-5073 for more information.

Wreath decorating to be held Saturday

DELHI — “Bridging the Generations,” the eighth annual wreath decorating event sponsored by Delaware County Community Action Network, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the First Presbyterian Church on Clinton Street in Delhi. Wreaths and decorations will be supplied. 

Call 607-746-8070 for more information.

Heart Walk team to offer facials

WALTON — UHS Delaware Valley Hospital’s Heart Walk Team will host a Mary Kay facial event to support the American Heart Association from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at 20 West St. in Walton.

Skin care products will also be available for purchase.

Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

The American Heart Association’s DVH Heart Walk Team will receive 50% of the proceeds from the event.

The DVH team will participate in the Southern Tier Heart walk on Sunday April 5, at SUNY Broome Community College

Church to host free community meal 

CATTOWN — Cooperstown Assembly of God at 4354 State Highway 80 will host a “Everything but the Turkey” free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

Those who attend may bring a favorite side dish to share.

Burlington Flats church bazaar set

BURLINGTON FLATS — The First Baptist Church of Burlington will host a holiday bazaar, featuring local crafters, a Chinese auction, soup and sandwich lunch and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.  

The church is at 2225 County Highway 16, at the corner of Route 80 in Burlington Flats.

Bidding set to begin for holiday wreaths

SIDNEY — A Holiday Wreath Silent Auction will be sponsored by Preceptor Beta Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority during regular lobby hours at Sidney Federal Credit Union at 42 Union St. in Sidney over a two-week period from Nov. 23 to Dec. 7.

According to a media release, more than two dozen wreaths have been decorated by members of organizations and businesses as well as individuals. 

Bidders must complete a bidding form for each wreath. Bids must be in full dollar amounts with a minimum bid of $20. Winning bidders will be notified the weekend of Dec. 7. In case of a tie, the date the bid was entered will be used to decide the winner.

Call Cory Rees at 607-563-2679 or Janet Wright at 607-563-7728 for more information.

Tickets being sold for feast and concert

WEST FULTON — A traditional Mohawk feast and concert featuring Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary and his daughter, Bethany Yarrow, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, at The Waterfall House at 256 W. Fulton Road in West Fulton. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. The concert will follow at 7:30 p.m. 

According to a media release, proceeds will benefit the Three Sisters Sovereignty Project and the establishment of a traditional Mohawk community in Schoharie Valley.

The project was formed to restore food, energy and cultural sovereignty by re-birthing a sustainable community based on traditional ways of life and ancestral soils of the Schoharie Valley.

Members of the project are mothers, grandmothers and community leaders with a goal of returning to their ancestral valleys to establish a traditional community, heirloom seed garden, language school, educational longhouse, communal cookhouse and cannery.

Additional plans include partnering with industrial hemp production and other sustainable enterprises. 

Tickets for the event are $30 per person and are available online at https://peter-and-bethany-yarrow-concert-three-sisters.eventbrite.com, or by emailing 3SistersSov@gmail.com for alternate payment arrangements.

Parade participants sought in Afton

AFTON — Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate in the annual Friends of Afton Christmas parade scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Floats and walking groups may be entered upon arrival. 

Call Benda James at 607-208-5005 for more information, or send a message from the Friends of Afton Facebook page.

The 2018 parade is available for viewing online at  https://www.facebook.com/6ZERO7Ads/videos/201014504137712/.

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