Calendar of Community Events

August 25th, 2015

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, August 27
• Friday, August 28
• Saturday, August 29
• Sunday, August 30
• Monday, August 31
• Tuesday, September 1
• Wednesday, September 2

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, August 27

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

Instruction
How to Grow Younger With Age. Learn to Eat Better, Move Better, and Think Better! Free workshop. 12:30 p.m. Auerbach Chiropractic & Wellness Solutions Center. 3650 Rt 9W ~ Hanaford Plaza, Highland. Call to reserve seating 691-9100.

Zumba Fitness. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

Organizations
Pine Bush Bridge Club 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

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.

Cancer survivors and families. 6 p.m. Homewood Suites, 180 Breunig Road, New Windsor. 568-2322.

Adult bereavement group. 6:30 p.m. HOSPICE, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh. 561-5604, ext 117.

Outdoor Activities
Indian Lore for Families at Sam’s Point. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Share Native American stories about wildlife along a hike to Indian Rock, a beautiful scenic viewpoint. Along this four-mile hike we’ll traverse old woods roads, a bog bridge, and a rocky footpath. At the conclusion of our hike, participants will make their own dream catcher to take home. This program is recommended for families with children between the ages of eight to twelve, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. This program is being offered at the Sam’s Point Area in Cragsmoor. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 647-7989.

Events
Fishkill Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Main Street Plaza, 1004 Main St. 897-4430.

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.

Walden Farmer’s Market. 2-7 p.m. 1 Municipal Square.

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.

Celebrating 90 Years of Maybrook. 6-10 p.m. Frederick Myers Memorial Park, Maybrook. Amusement rides.

Live Music
Paul Binotto. 6 – 8 p.m. Park adjacent to Something Sweet, Middletown. Contemporary light rock music. 343-8075.

Mighty Spectrum Band. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sugar Loaf Crossing, Sugar Loaf. Concert goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, family and friends. Refreshments will also be available on site. 469-2713.

Tim Urban, 6:30 p.m. Village of Montgomery Bandstand. Free.

Me and My Ex. 7 p.m. Garrison Park, Wallkill.

Bill’s Toupee. 7-9 p.m. Schlathaus Park, 126 All Angels Hill Rd, Wappingers Falls. Rescheduled from July 30.

Chris O’Leary Band. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

Rusted Root. 7:30 p.m. Towne Crier Café, 379 Main St., Beacon. $50/$55.

Theater
Film: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. 6 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, Municipal Square, Walden. 778-7621.

Friday, August 28

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

Video games and snacks for teens ages 12 and up. 4:30 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286

Instruction
African Drumming. 6-8 p.m. The Cornerstone Residence, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Classes are led by master drummer, Kazi Oliver, an expert in authentic African rhythms and culture. 561-4061 x266.

Organizations
Temple Hill Detachment 239, Marine Corps League. 8 a.m. Denny’s Restaurant, Route 300. All Honorable Discharged U.S. Marines and corpsmen invited. 534-8296.

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
Goshen Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Village Square, Main Street & Church Street, Goshen. 294-7741.

Newburgh Farmers’ Market at Downing Park. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Robinson Avenue, Downing Park, Route 9W & South Street. 565-5559.

City of Poughkeepsie Main Street Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Parker Avenue and Washington Street, and Pulaski Park on Washington Street. 473-1415.

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

Celebrating 90 Years of Maybrook. 6-10 p.m. Frederick Myers Memorial Park, Maybrook. Amusement rides, vendors, food. Live music by Hudson Blue.

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

Live Music
Musical Showcase: We Don’t Want to be Famous, We Just Want to be Heard. 6:30 p.m. The Lobby at the Ritz Theatre, 107 Broadway, Newburgh.

Brian Flint. 7 p.m. Anne Hill Adams Memorial Bandstand, Pine Bush.

Manaklin Brothers. 7 – 9 p.m. Festival Square, Middletown. Country.

Marshall Crenshaw. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

Theater
Woody Guthrie’s American Song. 8 p.m. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal Street, Ellenville. This special musical celebrates the songs and words of an American icon, Woody Guthrie. Don’t miss this tuneful homage to the man who gave America its voice. ‘Nine Hundred Miles,’ ‘Bound for Glory,’ ‘This Land is Your Land’ and many more songs fill this historic score.
 $39. Shadowlandtheatre.org.

Saturday, August 29

For Kids
Animal Olympics. 10 – 11:30 a.m. Minnewaska State Park Preserve. Can you run as fast as a black bear? Can you see as far as an eagle? Join Laura Davis, Student Conservation Association/AmeriCorps Intern, to test your skills against those of some talented animals found in New York. This program is designed for children between the ages of five to ten, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Siblings of any age are welcome; however, younger siblings may need parental assistance. Pre-registration is required. 255-0752.

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.

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
Fire Ecology Walk and Talk at Sam’s Point. 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Learn about Sam’s Point’s unique fire-dependent ecosystem and the regenerative effects of prescribed fire management. Following a presentation at the Visitor Center, we will explore the landscape to examine fire-adapted species and to compare and contrast forests where fire has been suppressed and reintroduced. This program is being offered at the Sam’s Point Area in Cragsmoor. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 647-7989.

Full Moon Hike 7-9 p.m. Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Hike starts before sunset. For adults with or without children and children ages 5 and older. Admission: $7/Adults, $5/Children. Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children. For information visit hhnm.org or call 534-5506, ext. 204.

Events
Middletown Farmer’s Market. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Erie Way between Montgomery & Cottage St. • -343-8075.

Cold Spring Farmers’ Market. 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Outside at Boscobel House & Gardens, Route 9D, Cold Spring. 265-3611.

Crossroads Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Intersection of Route 17K and 208, Montgomery.

Cragsmoor Library Day. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 355 Cragsmoor Road. New and used books, fine arts & crafts exhibit and sale, Delaware Valley Raptors birds of prey presentation, baked goods/savories, Fancy Flea Market, local crafts, book signings, 10:30 a.m. – Power Point: “Cragsmoor and Its Art Colony,” lunch, refreshments, games for children, 50/50 raffle drawing at 4 p.m. 647-4611

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

New York Air Show. Gates open at 9 a.m. Stewart Airport. Appearances by Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-18 Super Hornet, Marine Corps Harrier jet, U.S. Navy Seals and West Point Parachute Team. State ground displays. General admission: $17.50. 877-766-8158.

Pine Bush Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., 62 Main St.

Cornwall Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Senior Center. Local and regional vendors. Through Oct. 31. 534-2070.

New Windsor Community Day. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Kristi Babcock Memorial Park, 660 Mt. Airy Road, New Windsor. Food, live music, children’s rides and games, vendors. Fireworks at 8:30 p.m.

“Tap Into History” with Historic Huguenot Street & The Gilded Otter. Noon–4 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. Gilded Otter brew master Darren Currier will tap a keg of a historic 18th century – style beer, as researched by Craig Gravina (co-author of “Upper Hudson Valley Beer” and one of the founders of the Albany Ale Project). Talk and book signing to follow. 255-1889; info@huguenotstreet.org; huguenotstreet.org.

Celebrating 90 Years of Maybrook. 3-10 p.m. Frederick Myers Memorial Park, Maybrook. Amusement rides, vendors, food. Fireworks at dusk.

Devotional Chanting. 7:30 – 9 p.m. Shanti Mandir Ashram. Route 208, Walden. Experience the Bliss of the Self. Free. 778-1008.

Live Music
Queen of the Hudson Classical Music Series. 7-9 p.m. Atlas Studios, 11 Spring St (off Liberty St.) Pala Garcia, violinist. $20.

Brian Kastan Quartet featuring Grammy winning vocalist Miles Griffith. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Kastan Art Space, 1388 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf. Free. KastanArtSpace.com.

Theater
Woody Guthrie’s American Song. 8 p.m. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal Street, Ellenville. This special musical celebrates the songs and words of an American icon, Woody Guthrie. Don’t miss this tuneful homage to the man who gave America its voice. ‘Nine Hundred Miles,’ ‘Bound for Glory,’ ‘This Land is Your Land’ and many more songs fill this historic score.
 $39. Shadowlandtheatre.org.

Film: Sponge Bob Square Pants 2-8 p.m. Wooster Grove Park, Walden. Free. Bring a chair or blanket.

Sunday, August 30

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 -10 a.m. Free. Shanti Mandir Ashram. 51 Muktananda Marg-off Route 208, Walden. 778-1008. shantimandir.com.

Organizations
Overeaters Anonymous. 2 – 3 p.m. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Rd., Room C, Middletown. 343-9961.

Outdoor Activities
Discovery Quests. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Outdoor Discovery Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall. An adventure and search on trails that range from casual to challenging. Quest Guidebooks are available for a fee and can be shared. 534-5506 ext 204.

Mossy Glen Meander 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Minnewaska State Park Preserve. This three-mile hike follows along the quietly babbling edges of the Peter’s Kill, a stream running through cool hemlock forests and tropical-feeling rhododendron stands. The first part of this outing will take us along the easy walking Lower Awosting Carriage Road and our return trip will be on the Mossy Glen Footpath. This trail does include some tricky footing, including potentially slippery rocks and tree roots. Meet at the Awosting Parking Area. Pre-registration is required. 647-7989.

Events
Beacon Flea Market 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. 6 Henry St. at S. Chestnut, Beacon, Antiques, vintage, collectibles, yard sale and hand made items. Free admission, 202-0094 beaconfleamarket@gmail.com

Highland Falls/West Point Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Across from West Point Visitors Center. 917-509-1200.

New York Air Show. Gates open at 9 a.m. Stewart Airport. Appearances by Air Force F-22 Raptor and F-18 Super Hornet, Marine Corps Harrier jet, U.S. Navy Seals and West Point Parachute Team. State ground displays. General admission: $17.50. 877-766-8158.

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 Street. 255-5995.

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

Used Book Sale. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hunt Memorial Building, Liberty Square, Ellenville. Benefits the restoration of the historic Hunt building. 647-6943.

Omelet Brunch. 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lloyd United Methodist Church, 476 New Paltz Road, Highland. Omelets made to order, French toast, sausage, gravy and biscuits, apple crisp, juice, coffee, tea and more. $7, $3.50 for children age 5-10. Children under 5 admitted free. 255-8058.

Penny Social. 12:30 p.m. doors open, 1:30 p.m. calling starts. Elks Lodge, Route 32 South, New Paltz. Special tables, food raffle table, door prizes and the kitchen will be open for refreshments. Sponsored by Vineyard Rebekah Lodge #572. 453-6141.

Theater
Woody Guthrie’s American Song. 2 p.m. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal Street, Ellenville. This special musical celebrates the songs and words of an American icon, Woody Guthrie. Don’t miss this tuneful homage to the man who gave America its voice. ‘Nine Hundred Miles,’ ‘Bound for Glory,’ ‘This Land is Your Land’ and many more songs fill this historic score.
 $34. Shadowlandtheatre.org.

Monday, August 31

Instruction
Tech-Savvy Computer Training. 11 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Basic computer skills, navigating the internet, and setting up and using email. Call 883-7286 to register.

Zumba Fitness. 7-8 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

Organizations
Pine Bush Pinochle Club 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Chess Club. 6 – 8 p.m. Grinnell Library, 2642 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls. The meetings will be held in the library’s community room. 297-3428.

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.

Theater
Monday Night Movies at the Library. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch, Newburgh Mall. Call library for title. 563-3625.

Tuesday, September 1

For Kids
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
Zumba Fitness. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

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.

Ladies Bible Study Group. 10 a.m. Grace Reform Baptist Church, Pine Bush. Nursery provided. Info: 744-3904.

Pine Bush Senior Citizens Club. 1 p.m. Town of Crawford Town Hall. Open to all Town of Crawford Seniors, aged 60 and older.

Newburgh Mom’s Club. 1-3 p.m. Access Healthy Families, 21 Grand St., Newburgh. Free breastfeeding health and baby weigh scale available. 492-9027.

Life’s New Beginning’s Widow & Widower’s Club. 2 – 4 p.m. Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7819.

Parkinson’s Support Group of Orange County. 2 p.m. Marasco Senior Center, 555 Union Ave. New Windsor. 561-9135.

Chess Club. 6 p.m. Coldenham Reformed Presbyterian Church, 469 Coldenham Road, Walden. Casual play with instruction available. Bring your own chess set and board. 926-0804.

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

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
Immunization Clinic. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Orange County Health Dept., 141 Broadway, Newburgh. Must bring immunization record. 291-2369.

Pine Bush Scrabble Time. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Wednesday, September 2

For Kids
Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena. With Miss Barbara.

Toddler Story Time for ages 2-3. 10 and 11:15 am. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Child and parent enjoy stories, songs, crafts and fun. 895-3707.

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.

Chess Club 6 p.m. Wallkill Public Library. Kids ages 10 plus are invited to join teen volunteer Nick for Chess. Bring a board, if you have one. 895-3707.

Instruction
Zumba Fitness. 7-8 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

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
Community Garden Club of Marlborough-on-Hudson. 1 p.m. Union Presbyterian Church, Balmville Road, Newburgh. Call for topic, 787-5220.

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.

Wings for Life Sexual Peer Support Group. 5 p.m. 280 Broadway, 4th Floor, Newburgh. 342-2400, ext 267.

The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group. 6:30 – 8 p.m. St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital’s Cornwall Campus, Conference Room B. Free. 568-2561.

Orange County Audubon Society Meeting. 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 33 Park Place, Goshen. 744-6047.

Historical Society of Shawangunk and Gardiner. Knights of Pythias Museum, 3 Main St., Wallkill. Program: History of the Knights of Pythias in Wallkill, narrated by Bob Mooney. 895-3321.

Hudson Valley Writers Workshop. 7:30 p.m. New Hackensack Reformed Church, 1580 Route 376, Wappingers Falls. Read selected section of your fiction, non-fiction, prose or poetry in a caring, supportive environment and be critiqued by fellow members. Also includes group writing exercises designed to sharpen creative and communication skills. 677-9537.

Hudson Highlands Chapter #537 of Vietnam Veterans of America. 8 p.m. Motorcyclopedia Museum, 250 Lake St., Newburgh. In rear of building. 720-7908.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mohonk Preserve. Adults of all ages and levels of ability are welcome. Moderate five-mile hike. 255-0919.

Events
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.

Live Music
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.

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