Calendar of Community Events

July 23rd, 2014

The Calendar of events is a listing of area events categorized by date. Click on the appropriate day you are looking for or just scroll away!

• Thursday, July 24
• Friday, July 25
• Saturday, July 26
• Sunday, July 27
• Monday, July 28
• Tuesday, July 29
• Wednesday, July 30

We also have ongoing activities at local musuems & historic locations and galleries. If you have a community event you will to submit, click here.

Thursday, July 24

For Kids

Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena.

Instruction

YMCA Lunchtime Mat Pilates. 12-1 p.m. YMCA of Dutchess and Eastern Orange, 377 Broadway, Newburgh. This traditional Pilates workout is for all levels. The class will sometimes use props such as the Pilates ring, small ball and stretch band to target the right muscle groups. $10 per class or free for Y members. 562-1088.

Organizations

Drawing Club. 6 – 8 p.m. ArtsWAVE Center, 12 Market St., Ellenville. Adults bring your pencils, pens, paper and any material for an evening of relaxed drawing and camaraderie. $2 suggested donation. 210-4416.

Newburgh Writers Group. 7 – 8:45 p.m. Newburgh Free Library Storyhour Room, Newburgh. Bring a 2-3 page original work for group discussion. 563-3645, www.newburghlibrary.org.

Events

Bridge Game. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Powelton Club, Balmville Rd., Newburgh. Lunch served and beverage avail. Open, sanctioned game with points awarded. Proper dress required. $12. 561-7548, 541-0748 or 561-4151.

Senior Activities. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Marasco Center, New Windsor. Activities include knitting, bingo, cards, special activities and socializing. Bring lunch or snacks. Sponsored by the New Windsor Recreation Department.

Walden Farmers’ Market. 2 – 7 p.m. Municipal Square, Walden. Fourth Thursday is Kids’ Day, Live Music, EBT accepted. 778-2177.

Town of Plattekill Farmers’ Market. 3 – 7 p.m. Plattekill Town Hall, 1915 Route 44/55, Modena. 883-7331 x14.

Scramble for Scrabble Night. 6 – 8 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, Municipal Square, Walden. Bring your boards or join in a game. 778-7621.

Storm King Firemen’s Fair. 6-10 p.m. 233 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Enjoy rides, games, food, free shows, music, clowns, petting zoo. 494-5033.

Live Music

Montgomery Concert series. 6:30 p.m. Village Bandstand.

Cornwall String Ensemble. 7 p.m. Senior Center, 36 Bridge St. Montgomery. Free. 457-9867.

The Stacks. 7 p.m. The Falcon. 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater

Othello 7 p.m.. Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Othello, newly married to Desdemona, is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favor of the younger Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair, with devastating consequences. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Unnecessary Farce. 8 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. Two hotel rooms, eight doors and a crazy cast of characters propel this crime-based comedy. $34. 647-5511.

Friday, July 25

For Kids

Teen scene. 3:30 – 5 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286

Instruction

African Drumming. 6-8 p.m. The Cornerstone Residence, 111 Broadway, Newburgh, Newburgh. Classes are led by master drummer, Kazi Oliver, an expert in authentic African rhythms and culture, who sees the drum as a powerful tool for unity and harmony, cutting through all ages, religions, races, cultures and gender. Participants are introduced to an impressive array of African drums: djembe, djun-djun, sangban, and kenkeni; plus cowbells and other percussion instruments. Learn to play African rhythms such as Fanga, Djolle, and Kuku. 561-4061 x266, kazioliver.com.

Organizations

Cornwall Senior Citizen Club, 1 p.m. Munger Cottage, Cornwall.

Ham Radio Enthusiasts. 8 p.m. Munger Cottage in Cornwall. For info: 564-0688, 986-8027.

Events

Newburgh Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Downing Park, corner of Route 9W & South Street. 294-7741.

Community Farm Market. 3 p.m. – dusk. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255.

Storm King Firemen’s Fair. 6-11 p.m. 233 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Enjoy rides, games, food, free shows, music, clowns, petting zoo. 494-5033.

Bingo. 6:45 p.m. Middletown Elks Lodge. 48 Prospect St., Middletown. Doors open at 6 p.m. 343-1097.

Live Music

Small Town Sheiks and the Hurley Mountain Highway Band 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Cluett Schantz Memorial Park , 1-801-1805 Route 9W, Milton.

Tom Freund and Friends. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Donna Singer and the Doug Richards Trio. 7 p.m. Pine Bush Bandstand, Main Street.

The Greyhounds, 7-9 p.m. Festival Square, Middletown. 50’s music and Rock ‘n Roll.

Theater

Almost, Maine. 7 p.m. Christ Lutheran Church, 186 Fullerton Avenue, Newburgh. Basement Stage production. $8/adults, $5 seniors/students.

Les Miserables., 8 p.m. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 208, Rhinebeck. Winner of 13 Tony Awards and numerous international awards, Les Miserables is an epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in the throes of revolution. $24, $22. 876-3080.

The Liar. 8 p.m. Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Take one young man who cannot tell the truth, his manservant who cannot tell a lie, add two beautiful young women, a jealous lover and then sit back to enjoy the hilarious consequences in David Ives’ brilliantly witty adaptation of this classic comedy. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Unnecessary Farce. 8 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. Two hotel rooms, eight doors and a crazy cast of characters propel this crime-based comedy. $34. 647-5511.

Saturday, July 26

For Kids

Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, Ext. 204.

Instruction

Kirtan or Devotional Chanting 7 – 9 p.m. Shanti Mandir Ashram. 51 Muktananda Marg-off Route 208, Walden. 778-1008. shantimandir.com.

Organizations

Walden Chess Club. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, second floor, Municipal Square, Walden. Everyone is invited to participate in non-ranked, non-competitive games. Free. 778-7621.

Outdoor Activities

Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Chodikee Lake Canoe/Kayak. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet at Chodikee Lake Parking Lot. This is a moderate, 5-mile paddle led by Art Raphael (255-5367). Free.

Mohonk Preserve – How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. 1 p.m. Meet at the Trapps Bridge. This interpretive program will last approximately 20 minutes, involves a gentle stroll, and will be led by a Mohonk Preserve Ranger who is an experienced rock climber. 255-0919.

Events

Middletown Farmers’ Market. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Erie Street Municipal Parking lot. 343-8075.

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market. 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. “The Nest” Day Care Center parking lot, 44 Chestnut St., Cold Spring. 265-3611.

Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cluett-Schantz Park, Milton. 464-2789.

Village of Montgomery Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Clinton Street near municipal Lot.

Pine Bush Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Parking lot at Main and New Streets. Through Oct. 18. 744-2304.

Cornwall Community Co-op Market. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cornwall Town Hall, 183 Main St. Local and regional vendors. 469-9459.

Comic Con. 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Highland Fire District Community Room, 25 Milton Ave., Highland. Comic Convention. Comic vendors and sci-fi related merchandise. 5 for Ages 10 & up, Kids under 10- free.

Newburgh Urban Market. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 50 Liberty St., next to Washington’s Headquarters. Vendors including farmers and food trucks, will sell potted and fresh cut plants, vintage and antique items, crafts and handmade items, vintage furniture, housewares and more. newburghurbanmarket.com.

Mohonk Preserve Volunteer Recruitment Open House. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center. Learn about the Preserve’s many volunteer opportunities including Back Country Patrol, Bike Patrol, Education, Phenology, Photography, Trailkeeping, and more. 255-0919, ext. 1269.

Old Time Fair. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Grahamsville Fairgrounds, Route 55. Corn shucking and skillet-throwing contests, old fashioned games, hand-cranked ice cream making demonstrations, local history exhibits, food, music and more. Free.

Last Saturdays, Newburgh. Noon – 8 p.m. The last Saturday of every month, varied venues including shops, galleries, studios and restaurants will stay open until 8 p.m. and sometimes later on Liberty Street, Grand Street, Ann Street, Broadway. Short film “Our Story Newburg”h at Downing Film Center, as well as SUNY Orange Mindy Ross Gallery and Foyer. 520-609-1866, www.Facebook.com/Newburgh Last Saturdays.

Orange County Firefighters Museum. 1 – 4 p.m. 141 Clinton St., Montgomery. View the collection of antique fire equipment and memorabilia. 457-9654.

Tibetan Tea Ceremony. 2:30 p.m. Tsechen Kunchab Ling Tibetan and Himalayan Cultural Center, 12 Edmunds Lane, Walden. View an exhibition of objects on loan from the Jacques-Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art and experience a real Tibetan Tea Ceremony conducted by Dawa and Dolkar Sherpa and the monks and nuns of Tsechen Kunchab Ling Temple.

Storm King Firemen’s Fair. 4-11 p.m. 233 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Enjoy rides, games, food, free shows, music, clowns, petting zoo. Fireworks. 494-5033.

Texas Hold’em. 4 p.m. registration, 5 p.m. game. Pine Bush Catholic War Veterans Hall, 161 Center St., Pine Bush.

Chicken Barbecue. 5 – 6:30 p.m. The Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Road, Wallkill. 1/2 Chicken, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Corn on the Cob, Baked Potato, Roll/Butter, Dessert & Drinks. Adults, $15.00, Seniors 65 & Older and Veterans, $13, Children 5-12 & Adults over 90, $10. 895-2952.

Summer Tricky Tray. Doors open at 6, calling at 7:30 p.m. Walden Baptist Church, Bank St.

Auto racing. 7-10 p.m. Orange County Fair Speedway, Middletown. Regular Point Event. Modifieds, Sportsman, Rookie Sportsman and Street Stocks. orangecountyfairspeedway.net

Spoken Word Café. 7 p.m. 67 S. Randolph Ave., Poughkeepsie. Those who love words and stories are welcome to share a favorite work at open mic. $5 includes refreshments. 473-1324.

Live Music

Summer Pops at Downing. 4 p.m. Downing Park, Newburgh. Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra’s free annual outdoor Summer Pops Concert. Guest conductor Richard F. Reagan will lead GNSO in a performance of Symphonic Sketches. All the children who want a turn at conducting the orchestra are invited to the podium to lead a rousing John Philip Sousa march.

Theater

Film: Hard Road Home. 1 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. This PBS Independent Films documentary looks at two felons who try to stay on the outside of prison while grappling with the constant challenges posed by poverty, addiction, peer pressure, family, rage, and despair. This program is free and is sponsored by the Greater Newburgh Ministerial Association, ENJAN (End New Jim Crow Action Network-Kingston), Ecclesia Ministries of Newburgh, Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh and Vicinity, and the Newburgh Free Library 391-8890.

Film: Forbidden Planet. 7 p.m. 188 Liberte. 188 Liberty Street, Newburgh.

Les Miserables., 8 p.m., Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 208, Rhinebeck. Winner of 13 Tony Awards and numerous international awards,Les Miserables is an epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in the throes of revolution. $24, $22. 876-3080.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona. 8 p.m. Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Shakespeare’s take on friendship, young love, constancy and fickleness, this romantic comedy takes us from the courtly world of Verona and Milan to the wildness of the forest where, it seems, anything can happen. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Unnecessary Farce. 8 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. Two hotel rooms, eight doors and a crazy cast of characters propel this crime-based comedy. $34. 647-5511.

Sunday, July 27

For Kids

Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, Ext. 204.

Instruction

Satsang with Gurudev Swami Nityananda 10 a.m. – Noon. Includes spiritual discourse, singing of bhajans and kirtan. Prasad (vegetarian lunch) follows. Satsang is preceded by the Guru Gita chant. 9 -1 0 a.m. Free. Shanti Mandir Ashram. 51 Muktananda Marg-off Route 208, Walden. 778-1008. shantimandir.com.

Outdoor Activities

Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – 3 Peaks in the Catskills. Time TBA. This is a strenuous, 9-mile hike led by John Kenney (436-6046).

Mohonk Preserve – How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. 1 p.m. Meet at the Trapps Bridge. This interpretive program will last approximately 20 minutes, involves a gentle stroll, and will be led by a Mohonk Preserve Ranger who is an experienced rock climber. 255-0919.

Events

Rosendale Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Rt. 32. 658-3467.

Beacon Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ferry Dock, Train Station Parking Lot. 597-5028.

Ellenville Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Market & Center Streets, Ellenville. 647-5150.

New Paltz Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 24 Main St. 255-5995.

Rhinebeck Farmers Market. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Municipal Parking Lot, 23 East Market St., Rhinebeck. 679-7618.

Plattekill Latino-American Heritage Day. Noon – 4 p.m. Thomas Felten Park in Modena.

Guest bartenders. 1-4 p.m. Newburgh Brewery, Colden St., Newburgh. All bar tips, and raffle proceeds benefit the Walden Humane Society. 778-5115.

e-POETRY at The Ecclesia, Open Mic. 4 p.m. The Hope Center, 85 Grand St., Newburgh. Featuring John Fitzpatrick. John’s first book of poetry, Moving to Completion, will be available for sale at the time of the reading. Free-will donations accepted.

Live Music

Sunday Mornings in Service of Sacred Unity. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Unison Arts & Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Guided by Amy McTear, Joseph Jastrab, Dahila Bartz Cabe & other musical guests $10, 255-1559.

Pine Bush Community Band. 6-7 p.m. Washington Heights Keystone Park, Route 17M, Middletown.

John Cleary. 7 p.m. The Falcon. 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Sunday Night Soul. 7:30 p.m. Trophy Point, West Point. The USMA Jazz Knights perform the music of Earth, Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Sade, Lenny White, Ricky Peterson, and Michael Jackson, among others.Free. 938-2617.

Theater

Film: Nothing in Common. 1:30 p.m. Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson St., Cornwall. Stars Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason, Eva Marie Saint. 534-8282

Unnecessary Farce. 2 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. Two hotel rooms, eight doors and a crazy cast of characters propel this crime-based comedy. $34. 647-5511.

Les Miserables. 3 p.m. Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 208, Rhinebeck. Winner of 13 Tony Awards and numerous international awards,Les Miserables is an epic story of shattered dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a nation in the throes of revolution. $24, $22. 876-3080.

The Liar. 7 p.m., Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Take one young man who cannot tell the truth, his manservant who cannot tell a lie, add two beautiful young women, a jealous lover and then sit back to enjoy the hilarious consequences in David Ives’ brilliantly witty adaptation of this classic comedy. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Monday, July 28

Instruction

The Beatles, Higher Consciousness, & Meditation. 6:30-9 p.m., Mount St. Mary College, 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh. Four-part musical class, includes an introduction to a simple meditation practice and a guided musical meditation, in which several songs by the Fab Four inspire new insights and awakenings in the students. Part 2 includes a cleansing breath meditation practiced by the Beatles as guided by their guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at his ashram in India. $15. 565-2076. msmc.edu/desmondcampus.

Organizations

Walden Chess Club. 6 – 8 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, Municipal Square, Walden. Everyone is invited to participate in non-ranked, non-competitive games. 778-7621.

New Single Parents Support Group. 6:30 p.m. YMCA Middletown. The group will address the challenges of being a single parent. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3-16 and light dinner will be served. $5 per family.

T.O.P.S. 7 p.m. Behind the Wallkill Reformed Church in the food pantry building, Bridge St., Wallkill. 895-2208, 895-3734.

Live Music

Music in the Grove. 6:30 p.m. Wooster’s Grove, Route 52, Walden. Jazz Pioneers will perform. In case of rain, it will be held in the John Howland Teen Center.

Dayna Kurtz. 7 p.m. The Falcon. 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater

The Two Gentlemen of Verona. 8 p.m. Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Shakespeare’s take on friendship, young love, constancy and fickleness, this romantic comedy takes us from the courtly world of Verona and Milan to the wildness of the forest where, it seems, anything can happen. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Tuesday, July 29

For Kids

Bouncing Babies Story Time. 9:30 – 10 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Lap time stories and finger plays. Birth to 18 months old. Free. 255-1255.

Terrific Twos and Threes Story Time. 10 – 10:45 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Books, action rhymes, music and crafts. 255-1255.

Community Play Space. 10 – 10:45 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Book Buddies for ages 4-5. 10:30 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Children enjoy stories and crafts independently. Parent remains in the library. 895-3707.

Instruction

YMCA Lunchtime Mat Pilates. 12-1 p.m. YMCA of Dutchess and Eastern Orange, 377 Broadway, Newburgh. This traditional Pilates workout is for all levels. The class will sometimes use props such as the Pilates ring, small ball and stretch band to target the right muscle groups. $10 per class or free for Y members. 562-1088.

Meditation in the Temple 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Shanti Mandir Ashram. 51 Muktananda Marg-off Route 208, Walden. 45 minutes of silent meditation with the Shanti Mandir community, in the sacred space of the Temple. The meditation is preceded by the chanting of Sri Ram Jai Ram: 5:30 p.m., with Arati at 6 p.m. Free. 778-1008. shantimandir.com.

Organizations

Hudson Valley Leads Exchange. 7:15 a.m. Neptune Diner, Route 17K, Newburgh. We are a networking group who has served the Orange County area for the past 19 years. Come and join us for your free breakfast and a chance to check out how we can help you increase your business. 283-6307.

Knitting Club for Cancer Patients. 10 a.m. Conference Room B, St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, 19 Laurel Ave., Cornwall. Yarn and knitting needles will be provided. Various pattern levels and designs also will be available, and a group leader from The Cornwall Yarn Shop, LTD, will be on hand to support beginners. 458-4544.

Pine Bush Chess Club. 2 p.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, Route 300 and 32. 562-6623.

Southern Ulster Rotary Club. 6:30 p.m. Golden Fox Restaurant, Route 208, Gardiner. Open to anyone interested in Rotary International.

Song of the Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International. 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. 142 Stage Road, Monroe. A woman’s a cappella 4-part barbershop harmony. Women of all ages, join the chorus. For more information, call 928-6879.

Events

Drop in and Paint. 10 a.m. – noon. Wallkill Arts School, Route 17K, Montgomery. Bring your own paints, any media. $10, seniors 60+ free. 457-ARTS.

Health Care Fair. 1- 4 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand Street, Newburgh. Representatives from various local health care and service agencies will offer information on quality, affordable medical services and health insurance coverage. 563-3618.

Stock car racer Tommy Johnson. 6 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike. He received the New York State Stock Car Association’s 2013 Outstanding Performance Award. He will bring one of his cars. 255-1255.

Theater

The Liar. 7 p.m., Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Take one young man who cannot tell the truth, his manservant who cannot tell a lie, add two beautiful young women, a jealous lover and then sit back to enjoy the hilarious consequences in David Ives’ brilliantly witty adaptation of this classic comedy. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Wednesday, July 30

For Kids

Mommy & Me for birth to 2 years. 10 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Stories, songs and socialization. 895-3707.

Story Time. 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Highland Public Library, 30 Church St., Highland. For children ages 2 & 3. Reservations required: 691-2275.

Tiny Tots Storytime. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, Milton. Ages 2 and 3 with an adult. Get your little one started reading and learning with Miss Barbara. With stories, songs, finger plays, games and crafts. Free. 795-2200.

Community Play Space. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Knitting Group – 3-5 p.m., Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, Adults and teens, Knitters work on their own items or join in on group projects. Free lessons on all techniques.

Toddler Story Time for ages 4-6. 11 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Child and parent enjoy stories, songs, crafts and fun. 895-3707.

Great Fours and Fives Story Hour. 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Play games, participate in action rhymes, explore books and create related crafts. 255-1255.

Kids Club. 7 p.m. Chapel Hill Bible Church, 49 Bingham Road, Marlboro. A Christian-based, fun-filled evening for children 5-12. Crafts, games and song. 236-7144.

Instruction

YMCA Letting Go Wednesday Yoga 6-7 p.m. YMCA of Dutchess and Eastern Orange, 377 Broadway, Newburgh. Release tension through a series of stretches, mindful breathing and restorative poses. $10 per class or free for Y members. 562-1088.

Gentle Yoga with Kelly. 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (arrive a few min. early). Designed for gentle exploration of different asanas (postures) linked by the breath. Shanti Mandir Ashram. 51 Muktananda Marg-off Route 208, Walden. Namaste’ Building. 778-1008. shantimandir.com.

Organizations

Bridge Group. 1 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. All levels welcome to come play Bridge with other card enthusiasts. 399-0355.

Southern Catskill Anglers Inc. Meeting. A family oriented fishing club with an emphasis on Fresh/Saltwater Flyfishing. All anglers welcome. 744-2310.

Outdoor Activities

Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk – 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate, 4-mile hike with scrambling. $12 hiking day use fee.

Events

Cornwall Community Co-op Market. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cornwall Town Hall, 183 Main St. Local and regional vendors. 469-9459.

Highland Farmers’ Market. 3 – 7 p.m. Route 9W, Highland. 691-2144.

Bingo. 5 p.m. doors and kitchen open, 6 p.m. selling starts, 7 p.m. calling starts and kitchen closes. Wallkill Firehouse, 18 Central Ave., Wallkill.

Free community dinner. 6 p.m. Victory Church of God, 4 Scofield St., Walden.

Live Music

Newburgh Jazz Series. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Arboretum, Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Route 416, Montgomery. The Deane Machine will perform. Bring your own chair or blanket.

Rivers Edge Band. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Lawn, New Windsor Town Hall, 555 Union Ave., New Windsor. The country band will perform. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be inside the community center.

Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. 7:30 p.m. St. Andrews Church 110 Overlook Rd. Poughkeepsie. Male a cappella group that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. newyorkerschorus.org.

Theater

Othello 7 p.m.. Boscobel Restoration, Route 9D, Garrison. Othello, newly married to Desdemona, is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favor of the younger Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair, with devastating consequences. For ticket information call 265-9575 or visit hvshakespeare.org.

Living with Elephants. 7 p.m. The Falcon. 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

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