Town Talk

'Burg Beautification's spring lunch

The history of the community garden movement is to be explored as Warrensburgh Beautification hosts its annual Spring Luncheon Thursday, May 5 at The Glen Lodge, state Route 28, Warrensburg.

The potluck luncheon will begin at noon, with the membership meeting at 12:30 p.m., and the presentation on community gardening following soon afterwards. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

Presenting the featured program is Enid Mastrianni, founder of Greening Glens Falls, which established two community gardens in the city. The talk is illustrated with a slide show.

All are welcome to attend. For a reservation, contact Teresa Whalen at 466-5497 or at: taawhalen@yahoo.com.

Courtly Music set for Caffe Lena May 15

Baroque recorder musicians of Warrensburg's Courtly Music, an enterprise of Richie and Elaine Henzler, will be performing at the renowned Caffe Lena at 3 p.m. May 15.

This coffee house, which has hosted great folk artists including Bob Dylan, is located at 47 Phila St. in Saratoga Springs.

Courtly Music will be playing recorder music to readings of poetry of Keats, Shakespeare and others. Anne Paulson rounds out the performance with voice. Admission is $10 for adults. Children are free.

Benefit dinner for 'Hair Bear'

A fundraiser for Brian "Hair Bear" Keith will be held the afternoon of April 30 at the V.F.W. Post 4821 at 3754 Main St. in Warrensburg. Although the event starts at noon, a spaghetti dinner will be served at 4 p.m., and donations of $10 will be collected. Music will be provided by After FX deejay. A 50-50 auction is planned for the event.

The proceeds of the benefit will go to Keith to help offset debt accumulated from his recent heart attack and stroke.

Keith, a former employee of Hometown Oil, has for many years provided attentive service and helped hundreds of others out in times of need, area residents have noted. All are welcome to come out to give Keith a boost in return, they said this week.

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