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Sat., April 6 Genealogy for Beginners

1-4. The Past is Personal: Genealogy for Beginners. Doris Warner will explain where to find vital statistics, and residency data, personal info and much more to shed light on the lives of your ancestors. She will offer tips on organizing material and linking with other researchers. Fairview Library. $5

Sat., April 13 Writing About Your Ancestors

1-4. The Past is Personal: Your Family History, Writing a Narrative, a workshop to help you craft a narrative, for publication or posterity, using genealogical information you have collected. Led by journalist and family history hunter Violet Snow. Fairview Library. $5

Sat., May 4 The Art of Fishing

4 p.m. “The Art of Fishing,” a beautifully illustrated talk by noted writers and fishing experts Judy and Ed VanPut on how Catskill Mountain art and angling have long intertwined. HSM Hall. This is a FREE Headwaters History Days and Trout Tales event.

June 1-2 Relic Hunt

Relic Hunt by Nor’easters Metal Detecting Club, New Kingston. BBQ June 1. 6 p.m. Registration required.

Sat., June 22 Living History Cemetery Tour

4-7 p.m. Seventh Living History Cemetery Tour. Ten former residents return from the dead to tell their stories. Tours begin every 20 minutes starting at 4, last tour at 6. Margaretville Cemetery, Cemetery Road, just off Main St. $20. Reservations required. 845-586-4736

MAC Captain Collin "Stumpy" Miller gives a bit of history, of Fleischmanns, MAC and 1895 baseball, to fans

Sat., June 29 Vintage Baseball

Noon. Vintage baseball game, Mountain Athletic Club vs. Bovina Dairymen. Fleischmanns Park, Wagner Ave. Free admission; donations, souvenir sales benefit HSM Building Fund.

Anthony Liberatore looks at 1846 bible in 1833 "Yellow Church"

A few images from Headwaters History Days, 2018

Sat., May 5 Trivia Challenge!

Test your knowledge of history, art, science, sports and pop culture at this HSM fundraiser, with MC Jim Rauter. Awards, door prizes, refreshments. Teams of 2 and 4 welcome. $25/person. HSM Hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville.  7 p.m. Register: 845-586-4689.

Sat-Sun, June 2-3 Underground History

Second annual relic hunt at historic sites throughout Middletown by Northeast Metal Detectors Club. BBQ and show ‘n tell Saturday. Registration required to participate. Fee. FMI: michelott@aol.com; 845-586-4973.

Sat., June 9 Trees, Skis and the Triple Cs

An illustrated talk at HSM Hall, 778 Cemetery Rd., Margaretville, by Diane Galusha, author of Another Day, Another Dollar: The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Catskills. Followed by a short hike through a local CCC plantation. This is a Headwaters History Days presentation. Admission by donation. 10 a.m.