Library announces summer reading program

By Judi Van Nosdall
Posted 6/6/24

Our local new Taco Bell is now open, located next to the new Dunkin Donuts on Rt. 208.

At 91 Clinton St., Flor De Maguey, a Mexican kitchen and cantina is now open. Heard through the grapevine …

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Library announces summer reading program


Our local new Taco Bell is now open, located next to the new Dunkin Donuts on Rt. 208.

At 91 Clinton St., Flor De Maguey, a Mexican kitchen and cantina is now open. Heard through the grapevine they are good and reasonable, something Montgomery needs. Contact info at
A few doors down you can now visit newly opened The Last Optical at 77 Clinton St. for your vision needs. Call 845-718-2010.

All are welcome to participate in the Josh Depew Pickle Ball Tournament. It will be held in the Veterans Memorial Park in the Village of Montgomery on Sunday June 23 at 10 a.m. Registration is $80 per team. Visit their Facebook page for more info. All proceeds will be donated to the Bobell family to help with medical expenses . If you can’t make it to the event donations can be made thru Venmo to help the Bobell family through these very trying times.

The Montgomery Free Library announces its Summer Reading Program. “Adventure Begins at Your Library”. It is for children ages 3-5 on Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. beginning July 6. Also there is a program for students in Grades 1-6 on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. on the Village Hall lawn beginning July 10th. Space is limited. The registration will be on June 26. Teen volunteers in grades 7-12 are needed. Perfect opportunity for a Scout to earn a badge or for community service for college applications. Call 457-5616 or stop by the Library at 133 Clinton St. for more info.

From the Montgomery Senior Center comes the following:
A new activity alert: Zumba Mondays 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Starting Monday June 3rd, the cost is $5 per class. First class is FREE!!!

MSC Book Club News: “The Maid” by Nita Prose proved to be a favorite for the Montgomery Senior Center book club at their recent meeting. Our next meeting will be on June 19, 10 am, at the Center where we will discuss the classic favorite, “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout. All are welcome!

Montgomery Senior Center Picnic Lunch will be held on Tuesday July 9 at 12 p.m. at 36 Bridge Street. Enjoy sandwiches, salads, chips, and desserts. Cost is $7 a person. Space is limited and Montgomery residents will have priority.

A Two hour NYC lunch sight-seeing Cruise will be held on Thursday July 18, 2024. Cost is $90 per person. Bus will leave Montgomery Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. Priority will be given to Montgomery Residents. For additional details please call 845-457-9367.

See a Yankee vs Mets Game on Wednesday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Ticket and transportation is only $100 per person for a fun filled evening.

If you have any questions please contact Trish Murphy at the Senior Center 845-457-9367.

The sight of summer flowers popping up is the perfect time to get ready to join your neighbors in the Town of Montgomery Community Garden. Plots are now for rent at the Benedict Farm Park site off Rt. 17K Montgomery. For more info contact Tara at the Montgomery Town Hall, 110 Bracken Rd. or call 845-457-2600 ext. 1287.

The Village of Montgomery Museum is now open. They are located at 142 Clinton St. Call 457-7576 or email: for more info.

Mark your calendars! Car enthusiasts the Great Race is coming to again. It will stop in Montgomery on Clinton St. on Thursday, June 27 at approximately 11:20 am.

A Veterans Celebration Breakfast will be held on June 12 from 9 - 11 a.m. It will be at the Otterkill Country Club, 100 Otter Rd. Campbell Hall NY. There will be a guest speaker Major Brian A. Ibbs and the Paul V. Rader Vet to Vet Volunteer Award will be given. All Veterans are invited to attend for free. Please register in advance as space is limited.Call 845-561-6111. Visit .

Our neighboring Village of Maybrook will have a Community Wide Yard Sale Day on Saturday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.