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“Sharon Things - Local Happenings for Sharon Springs”

Written By The Mountain Eagle on 7/3/24 | 7/3/24

By Alexis Pencar

Hey Neighbors!

It’s been a cloudy and cool week for quite the change from the last heat up. Look out for more sun and some extremely toasty temperatures for June next week. 

Temps will be comfortable this weekend with a beautiful day expected for Saturday! The forecast is predicting that nearly all of next week's high temperatures will be 85 and up, and even 90 degrees possibly for Wednesday!

Happy Father’s Day to all those devoted fathers, grandfathers, and even great grandfathers this Sunday!

The 2024 Sharon Springs Summer Rec Program begins July 8th. The 6-week program runs Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-11:45 AM, RAIN OR SHINE and offers a variety of activities, including swimming lessons. Children must have completed kindergarten and be fully potty trained in order to register. Registration will take place at the Sharon Rec Center on Saturday, June 22d from 10 AM-1 PM and Monday, July 1st from 10 AM-1 PM. Please visit the Sharon Springs Youth Commission FB Page for more info.

Slate Hill Lavender Farm opening weekend is this weekend, June 15-16th from 10 AM - 5 PM. They are doing u-pick lavender and will have lavender products for sale including their “infamous Lavender Pop Tarts” from Sleepy Forest Bake Shop! Visit their social media for more info!

Mark your calendars for the Celebration of Life for Doug Plummer coming up next weekend on June 22 from 12-1 in the Village Park.

Bison Island Ranch Days return to Bison Island Ranch (194 Engleville Rd, Sharon Springs, NY 13459) on Saturday June 22nd from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Visit social media for more info @bisonislandranch.

Blue Star Farm on Route 20 in Sharon Springs has petunias and more! Stop by for a hanging basket today!

Parsons Vegetable Farm has all your gardening and spring needs! The Outrageous Snack Snack is also now open Friday-Sundays from 10-4 PM serving up specialty handcrafted donuts and more! The Farm has different plants and hanging flower pots available too. Located on Route 20 across from the Walmart DC.  

The American Legion Post 1269 of Sharon Springs is looking for new members! If you are interested in becoming an American Legion member, volunteering, or even donating to the many wonderful causes the Legion supports, please contact Commander Paul Todd at (518) 649-0024 for more information.

Big Happy Birthday this week to: Joyce Slater and Joe Najdek! Wish them Happy Birthday if you see them around town.

Sharon Springs Free Library News: 

Book Discussion this month will be a sharing of favorite authors and books. We invite everyone to share your thoughts and suggestions with us on Friday, June 21st at 6:00 PM.

Father's Day was originally celebrated in 1910 when Sonora Smart Dodd wanted an equivalent celebration to Mother's Day to honor her father's role in raising six children as a single parent. This eventually became a nationally recognized holiday dedicated to celebrating paternal bonds and influence. Happy Father's day to all Fathers and Father-Like Figures in our lives. 

We welcome you to attend our monthly Board of Trustees meeting this month on June 27th, 2024 at 7 PM in the library. 

The library will be closed June 19th, 2024 in observation of Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day. Juneteenth honors freedom and resilience, marking the day when the last enslaved African Americans learned of their emancipation. 

Storytime is every Thursday with Youth Librarian, JoAnn, at 10 AM. Come and enjoy the fun! 

The Library is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays from 3:00 - 8:00 PM, Mondays & Thursdays from 10:00 - 6:00 PM, Saturdays 10:00 -1:00 PM, and Sundays - Closed. 

For more Library information please contact (518) 284-3126.

The Sharon Springs Food Pantry is an excellent local resource for all! They are located in the United Methodist Church on Route 20, across from the school (511 US Route 20, Sharon’s Springs, NY 13459). They are always accepting donations! If you or someone you know is in need of the Pantry, the hours are Thursday 9:00 -10:30 AM and 5:00 - 6:30 PM. For more information please contact (518) 284-2687 or follow them on Facebook.

Worship Services

The Sharon Reformed Church (6858 State Route 10, Sharon Springs, NY 13459) offers weekly service at 10:30 am. Contact at (518) 234-2387 for more details.

The Sharon Springs United Methodist Church (511 State Route 20, Sharon Springs, NY, 13459) offers weekly service at 10:30 am. Contact at (518) 284-2200 for more details.

The St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church (24 Maple Avenue, Cherry Valley, NY 13320) offers weekly mass at 10:00 am. Reminder: confession is available 30 minutes before every mass. Contact at (607) 264-3779 for more details.

The Zion St. John’s Lutheran Church Seward (114 Mesick Ave, Cobleskill, NY 12043) offers weekly service on Sundays at 9:00 am. Contact at (518) 234-3222 for more details.

Cornerstone Baptist Church (7274 Route 10, Ames, NY 13317). Sunday Service is at 10:00 am. All are welcome. Contact (518) 673 3405 for more details.

Sharon Sr. Congregate Meal Site

Local residents are invited to enjoy good company and a noon-time meal year round (except holidays) at the Schoharie County OFA’s “Spa Ritz” Sr. Congregate Meal Site at the Firehouse at 137 Beechwood Rd. M-W-F. 8 oz of 1% milk is served with each meal. Orders for meals must be called into the OFA office at (518) 295-2001 before 2 p.m. for the following day. Effective January 1st the suggested donation for those 60 years old and older is $5.00 per meal. Under age 60? You’re welcome to participate for a fee of $7.50 per meal.

To share community news, upcoming events, business specials, adjusted hours, birthdays, anniversaries, or even an outstanding resident, please contact me directly at (772) 971-1410 or Have a great week! Thanks!

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