It seems the older I get the more I look forward to spring and all it brings. Days get longer, grass gets greener and wildlife awakens. There is no finer time in our beautiful valley as farmers prepare fields, our parks enjoy more families, and visitors soon discover our little bit of heaven on earth. So, shake off the winter blues, and enjoy every minute of this time when we renew our spirit and replenish our energy for the great year ahead.
If something is broken, why not bring it to the Repair Café to be held on Sat., Mar. 16, at the Senior Center behind Warwick Town Hall, 132 Kings Hwy. The Repair Café will begin at 10 a.m., and the last repair will be accepted at 1:30 p.m. Limit two items per person. At the Repair Café you’ll find tools and supplies to help make repairs to wooden furniture, small appliances, electronics, & housewares, clothes & textiles, lamps & lighting, crockery, toys and more. You’ll also find “repair coaches”, such as electricians, seamstresses, mechanics, knife and tool sharpeners, and all-purpose fix-it pros with superior technical skills. The Repair Café has an Adult-Supervised Kids-Take-Apart-Table. Please bring a Food Pantry donation (box or can only). For more information, visit www.RepairCafeHV.org.
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program and Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition offer free tax preparation assistance to low to moderate income individuals, families and seniors. There are many sites throughout the county offering this free service. There are no age restrictions and AARP membership is not required. Daytime, evening and weekend appointments available. To schedule an appointment, call United Way’s Help Line, 2-1-1 or 1(800) 899-1479 today!
The next regular meeting of the Town Board will be held on Thurs., Mar. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Warwick Town Hall, located at 132 Kings Hwy. in Warwick.
The above column, written by Warwick Town Supervisor Michael Sweeton, will be published in the March 13 issue of the Warwick Valley Dispatch.