Calendar of Community Events

January 21st, 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, January 22
• Friday, January 23
• Saturday, January 24
• Sunday, January 25
• Monday, January 26
• Tuesday, January 27
• Wednesday, January 28

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, January 22

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

Art Afternoon – “Beautiful Oops!” for Grades K-12. 4:15 – 5:30 p.m. Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street. 534-8285.

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.

Exodus Newburgh Extension (formerly The New Jim Crow), 6 – 8 p.m., 85 Grand St; to support those reentering Newburgh from prison and to decrease the school-to-prison pipe line. 569-8965.

Events
Birds of Prey. 6 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Presented by Robinson’s Wildlife Lectures. 883-7286

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.

Pie Day at the Library. 6 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, Municipal Square, Walden. Pie trivia contest, a movie (PG13); and, of course, pie will be served. 778-7621.

Book Chat & Chocolate – “The Shoemaker’s Wife” by Adriana Trigiani. 7-8 p.m. Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street. New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani returns with the most epic and ambitious novel of her career—a breathtaking multigenerational love story that spans two continents, two World Wars, and the quest of two star-crossed lovers to find each other again. 534-8285.

Live Music
Will Hoppey. 7 p. m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. 562-4505.

Friday, January 23

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

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

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

Live Music
The Differents Band. 8:30 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. 562-4505.

Theater
Film: Girl Rising. 7 p.m. Pine Bush High School Auditorium. Sponsored by Girl Scouts Hudson Valley Unit 208. Girl Rising is a feature film, narrated by Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez and others, that tells the stories of nine incredible girls across the globe. (Snow date is the following evening at 7 p.m.)

Sunday in the Park with George. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 61 Route 308, Rhinebeck. This acclaimed Sondheim musical, follows the life of artist Georges Seurat working on his latest impressionist masterpiece “Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jatte.” $27/$25. 876-3080. Centerforperformingarts.org.

Saturday, January 24

For Kids
Squirrels! 10 a.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educator Megan Hoffman at the Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, for a fun-fact filled morning about these “Nutty Neighbors!” $7/Adults – $5/Children For an extra $5, take home a squirrel feeder kit for your yard. 534-5506, ext. 204.

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
Wine, Cheese and Chocolate. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Desmond Campus of Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. Discover the heady and delicious pairing of salty and sweet with wine! Combine wine and cheese with chocolate and discover how the flavors play together to create unexpected yet unforgettably scrumptious pairings. Registration fee. Snow date Feb 7. 565-2076, www.msmc.edu/communityed.

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
Orange County Audubon Eagle Field Trip to Mongaup Falls Reservoir, Forestburgh. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Meet at Exit 113 Rte 17 Park and Ride in Wurtsboro. Free. 744-6047.

Peter’s Kill Loop Snowshoe. 1-3 p.m. Join Nick Martin for a two-mile moderately challenging snowshoe in the Peter’s Kill Area. Highlights include a breathtaking view of the Catskills from a cliffside perch and meandering along the side of the Peter’s Kill stream. Snowshoes may be rented from the Park Office, located at the Park Office, for $15 per adult and $14 per junior per day. Early arrival is suggested for snowshoe rental. Meet in the Peter’s Kill Area. 255-0752.

Events
Introduction to Hypnosis and Wellness. 10-11 a.m. Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street. Presented by Diana Underwood, LMSW and George B. Toth, LCSWR. This program will provide education and information on how hypnosis can assist in living a healthy, balanced life. The presenter will address specific areas of chronic pain, depression, infertility and anxiety, to show how hypnosis will alleviate obstacles to achieving goals for a healthier lifestyle. 534-8282

Gardiner Winter Farmer’s Market. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community Room, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmers Tpke. gardinergreenmarket@gmail.com.

World of Animals with Bill Robinson, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Community Room, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmers Tpke. Robinson’s presentation includes live birds of prey and reptiles. This free program has been well attended in the past. To insure a seat, please plan to arrive early. 255-1255. gardinerlibrary.org.

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

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
O Solo Vito Petrocitto, 8 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. 562-4505.

The Reddan Brothers. 9 – 11 p.m. The Wherehouse, Liberty St., Newburgh. 561-7240.

Theater
Film: Hudson Valley Honor Flight: Generation Bridge. 5-7 p.m. Paramount Theatre, 17 South St., Middletown.

Sunday in the Park with George. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 61 Route 308, Rhinebeck. This acclaimed Sondheim musical, follows the life of artist Georges Seurat working on his latest impressionist masterpiece “Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jatte.” $27/$25. 876-3080. Centerforperformingarts.org.

Sunday, January 25

For Kids
Learn about the Eastern Bluebird and Build a Bluebird Box to Take Home. 10 a.m. Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educator Carl Heitmuller to learn about their decline in the 20th century and their resurgence in the last decade. $7/Adults – $5/Children. 534-5506, ext. 204.

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.

Events
Pancake breakfast. 8 a.m. – noon. Pine Bush High School Cafeteria. $7/$5. Proceeds benefit: PB Youth Football, the Interact Club, the PB Relay for Life and t Wallkill East Rotary. 283-4492.

Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gallo Hall, Sacred Heart School, Newburgh. $7 per person, $25 per family. 541-4216.

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.

Ice Jammers. 3 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. Appalachian mountain music. Free.

Cocomamma! All Women Latin Jazz Ensemble. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
Sunday in the Park with George. 3 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 61 Route 308, Rhinebeck. This acclaimed Sondheim musical, follows the life of artist Georges Seurat working on his latest impressionist masterpiece “Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of La Grande Jatte.” $27/$25. 876-3080. Centerforperformingarts.org.

Monday, January 26

Organizations
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.

Events
Pine Bush Chamber of Commerce Mixer. 5:30 p.m. RJ Smith Race Shop, Route 52 & Black Hawk Rd in Pine Bush. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a race car from the driver’s seat, if not at 120 mph. $10 for non-members.

Tuesday, January 27

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.

Teen Anime Club. 3 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Watch Anime movie and draw your own creations. Supplies provided. 895-3707.

Instruction
Textile Tuesday- 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Shawangunk Town Hall Community Room, Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Bring a favorite project, sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, knit, crochet. Sewing machines available. Sponsored by the Wallkill Public Library 895-3707.

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.

Orange County Toastmasters. 8 – 9 a.m. Orange County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 40 Matthews St., Goshen. Learn by doing workshop in which men and women hone their communication skills in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. 374-6006.

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.

Walden Senior Citizens. 11:30 a.m. Walden Fire House, Old Orange Avenue, Walden.

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

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

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.

Evening Meditation. 7-9 p.m. Dharma Drum Retreat Center, 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush. Sitting, walking meditation, yoga and Q and A. 744-8114.

Knitting Club. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Newburgh Free Library. Come share ideas; instruction available for beginners. Bring your own materials. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 563-3623.

NAACP, Middletown Chapter. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave., Middletown. www.middletownnaacp.org.

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.

Outdoor Activities
Tuesday Trek: Cross-Country Ski to Echo Rock. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join Laura Conner for a four-mile round-trip, cross-country ski outing to Echo Rock. This modestly challenging outing will follow along Lake Minnewaska Carriage Road, Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road and the recently renovated Hamilton Point Carriage Road, a route that does include two challenging hills. Participants must provide their own ski equipment and must have previous cross-country skiing experience. If there is no snow, this outing will be a hike. 255-0752.

Events
Immunization Clinic. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Orange County Health Dept., 33 Fulton Plaza, Middletown. Must bring immunization record. 291-2369.

Live Music
Open Mic. 6 p.m. Bank Square Coffeehouse, 129 Main St., Beacon. banksquarecoffeehouse.com.

Wednesday, January 28

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.

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.

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.

Instruction
Intro to Balboa Dance. 6-7 p.m. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road, Highland. No partner or experience required. Instructors Linda and Chester Freeman of Got2Lindy Dance Studios. 236-3939. got2lindy.com.

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
Bereavement Support Group. 10 – 11:30 a.m. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Rd., room C, Middletown. This is a non-denominational support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. Registration is not necessary and there is no charge for attending. 333-1014.

Pine Bush Photography Club. 7 -9 p.m. Town of Crawford Library Annex, Maple Avenue, Pine Bush. For more information, call Nick: 283-8058.

Knights of Columbus Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Church of the Assumption, Maybrook.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet at West Trapps Trailhead, Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz. Adults of all ages and levels of ability are welcome. Moderate five-mile hike. $10 non-members. 255-0919.

Events
Immunization Clinic. 3 – 5 p.m. Orange County Health Dept., 141 Broadway, Newburgh. Must bring immunization record. 291-2369.

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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