Lecture/Presentation Series Begins


This week starts our fabulous new series of free lectures and presentations, all of them right here at the Old Stone House of Hasbrouck.

Jim Kile
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7pm
Living History
Jim Kile, renowned throughout the Catskills (and well beyond) for his extraordinary beekeeping abilities, is a treasure trove of knowledge on just about everything, and everybody, hereabouts. He’ll chat about local families and their histories, and answer all your questions.


Lou Jawitz
Thursday Aug 7, 7pm
Pro Photo Tips & Tricks
Professional photographer Lou Jawitz shares his expertise, gained on assignment around the world for the country’s top photo magazines. Lean everything you need to know before clicking the shutter.

Wednesday, August 13, 7pm
Trotsky
Why Trotsky?
Isabel Rawich, local resident and scholar of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, discusses her passion for the story of this remarkable man, and why people today need to know more about his ideas.

Thursday, Aug 14, 7pm
Aquaponics
Recent Biology graduate Andrew Kolansky, who also studied Environmental Science, reveals the secrets behind growing vegetables in your own home...without soil. Learn about the systems he built himself, and how to avoid making mistakes.

Thursday, Aug 21st, 7pm
Save Money on Heating this Winter
Chris Campiglia, a cutting-edge expert on home-heating efficiency, explains how to save a bundle this winter without feeling chilly.