Calendar of Community Events

October 22nd, 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, October 23
• Friday, October 24
• Saturday, October 25
• Sunday, October 26
• Monday, October 27
• Tuesday, October 28
• Wednesday, October 29

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, October 23

For Kids
Preschool storytime. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. 883-7286.

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.

We Recover Too. 8 p.m. King of Kings Lutheran Church, 543 Union Ave., New Windsor. Nar-Anon Family Group. WeRecoverToo@gmail.com.

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.

Duplicate Bridge. 12:30 – 4 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center. 564-7815.

Orange County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Reception. 5:30 p.m.Anthony’s Pier 9, 2975 Route 9W South, New Windsor. Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, desserts, program and presentation of awards. $45. 457-8799.

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.

Live Music
Artisans’ Wind Ensemble rehearsal. 7-9 p.m. Maybrook Senior Center, Schipps Lane and Tower Drive off Route 208 in Maybrook. The ensemble, under the direction of Kevin Scott, has openings for all musicians who play woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. 978-0617.

Friday, October 24

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
Bake sale. 9 a.m. Wallkill Federal Savings and Loan Bank. Sponsored by Wallkill Senior Citizens.

Haunted Huguenot Street: 4-6 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. Special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, burial ground, Deyo House & Abraham Hasbrouck House. Hear legends of hauntings, Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, more. Preregistration encouraged. 255-1660; media@huguenotstreet.org; huguenotstreet.org

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

Wine Tasting Event. 7-10 p.m. Robibero Vineyards, New Paltz. Admission is $30 and includes wine tastings, food and beverages, live music and raffles. Proceeds to benefit Over the Moon Enrichment Center in Pine Bush to provide tablets and laptops to preschool and before-and after-school students. Tickets can be purchased at the school at 61 Main St. in Pine Bush or at the door if still available. 524-4411.

Theater
Blithe Spirits. 8 p.m. The Beacon Theatre, 445 Main St., Beacon. 4th Wall Players production of Noel Coward comedy. 226-8099.

Saturday, October 25

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
Portfolio Day. 1-4 p.m., Artology, 318 Blooming Grove Tpke., New Windsor. High school juniors and seniors who are preparing for a college art program or who are thinking about a career in the arts can bring their portfolio in for a free evaluation. An individual assessment will be completed by Colleen McGowan, a New York State certified art educator and MFA painting candidate at CUNY Lehman. 391-8686.

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop 1-3 p.m. Artology, 318 Blooming Grove Tpke. New Windsor. Accomplished Chinese brush painting artist Sunwha Gil will conduct this workshop in the art of brush painting. The workshop includes a demonstration of specific brush technique. Hands-on instruction will follow the demonstration to enable participants to create their own brush painting. All materials are included in the workshop fee of $35. Ages middle school to adult. 391-8686.

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 – Bonticou Crag. 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a moderate, 7-mile hike led by Sherry Runk (687-6400).

How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. 1 p.m. Mohonk Preserve. 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. This is a free program but participants must either be Mohonk Preserve members or pay a day use fee to access the land. Children 12 and under are free.

Events
Indoor Yard Sale. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Walden Humane Society, 2489 Albany Post Road. 778-5115.

Pumpkin Patch Fair. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. St. Andrew’s Fellowship Hall, Orchard Street, Walden. Thanksgiving, Christmas and misc. crafts as well as gently used books. Bake sale with fudge and food gifts in jars. Sponsored by Walden United Methodist Church. 778-3346.

Yard Sale. 9 a.m. Cragsmoor Free Library. 647-4611.

Free Flu Shots. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Newburgh Armory Unity Center, 21 South William St., Newburgh. Must be 18 years or older, identification required. Call 565-4812 to sign up.

New York State Bald Eagle Restoration Project. 10:30 a.m. Orange Hall Gallery at SUNY Orange’s Middletown campus. Gene Weinstein, photographer, biologist and project volunteer, discusses the successful restoration of bald eagles to New York State through original slides of photographs taken during the 22-year project. 341-4891.

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

Pine Bush Homecoming Parade. 11:30 a.m. Begins at EJR Elementary School, North onto Center Street, Left (west) onto Main Street, Left (south) onto Route 302, and ends at Pine Bush High School on Route 302 in Pine Bush.

Fall Harvest Day. 3 p.m. The Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Road, Wallkill. Enjoy great food, crafts, entertainment, hayrides and more. There will be entertainment, face painting, pumpkin painting, and other activities for the kids. The evening will end with hayrides, a bon fire and s’mores. We will also be holding a Bake Sale, a Tag Sale and a Cutlery Sale. Space is available for the Tag Sale. 895-2952.

Halloween in Marlboro. 3-9 p.m. Town of Marlborough Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 1520 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. Trunk or Treat, 3-5 p.m., in TOMVAC parking lot. Call 236-9162 to sign up your car. 5th Annual Wiles Chiropractic Open House, 4-9 p.m. Marlboro Middle School PTA hosts scary stories, face painting, Halloween crafts and more. Donations accepted to benefit Food Bank of the Hudson Valley.

Roast Beef Dinner. 4-7 p.m. Walden Fire House Social Hall, 230 Orange Avenue. – $15; $13. Hosted by Enterprise Steamer Co. #2. 778-1341.

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

Baunquet to honor Pastor Richard L. Bryant. 4 p.m. Meadow Brook Lodge, New Windsor. Hosted by The Soul Saving Station Church of God in Christ to honor their pastor, as he marks 20 years of service. 562-7197.

Haunted Huguenot Street: 4-6 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. Special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, burial ground, Deyo House & Abraham Hasbrouck House. Hear legends of hauntings, Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, more. Preregistration encouraged. 255-1660; media@huguenotstreet.org; huguenotstreet.org.

Pig Roast. 5-7 p.m. Walden Baptist Church, 38 Bank Street, Walden. $12/$6. 778-5611.

Penny Social. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., calling at 7 p.m. Highland Grange Hall, 620 New Paltz Road, Highland. Hosted by Ulster County Pomona Grange. Refreshments available. 255-6447.

Tricky Tray Social. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., calling at 7:30 p.m. Church of the Infant Saviour, Route 302, Pine Bush. Sponsored by Walker Valley Catholic Society.

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
Kountry Kids Free Music Matinee. 2 p.m. Phillipsport Community Center, 657 Red Hill Rd, Phillipsport. Mike Vreeland, an elementary school teacher, is the author of many humorous and educational children’s songs. His live shows invite audiences to sing along, keep rhythm, play clapping games, and more.

Choral concert. 4 p.m. Chapel of the Most Holy Rosary, Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh. The St. Philip’s Church Choir, under the direction of Mount Saint Mary College professor Durward Entrekin, will perform “Sacred Choral Music from the Renaissance through the 20th Century” Free.

60s Dance with The Mustangs. 7-10 p.m. Catholic War Veterans Hall, Pine Bush. 361-2339

The Kristina Koller Jazz Trio. 8 p.m.188 Liberte, 188 Liberty St., Newburgh. $5 at Door (suggested).

Theater
Film: Mothers of Bedford. 1 p.m. Newburgh Free Library story hour room, 124 Grand St. This absorbing film takes us inside the Bedford Correctional Facility and follows five women – of diverse backgrounds and incarcerated for different reasons- in their struggles to be engaged in their children’s lives and become their better selves. Discussion afterwards. Free, good will donation welcomed.

Film: Inequality for All. 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Meeting House 9 Vance Rd, Rock Tavern, (off Rt. 207) featuring Robert Reich, former Clinton cabinet member and Secy. of Labor. A prizewinning documentary that looks at our shrinking middle class and the affect of this on America. Discussion afterwards led by Tula Tsalis; $5 – 10 donation welcomed; no one turned away. Contact Verne M. Bell 569-8965.

Blithe Spirit. 8 p.m. The Beacon Theatre, 445 Main St., Beacon. 4th Wall Players production of Noel Coward comedy. 226-8099.

Film: Rocky Horror Picture Show. 10 p.m. Neil Vaughn’s Auction House, 432 Main St., Beacon.

Sunday, October 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.

Maybrook Halloween Celebration. Noon – 2 p.m. Senior Center, Frederick Myers Veterans Memorial Park. Games and refreshments for elementary school-aged children. All children are encouraged to come in costume.

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.

Outdoor Activities
How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing. 1 p.m. Mohonk Preserve. 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. This is a free program but participants must either be Mohonk Preserve members or pay a day use fee to access the land. Children 12 and under are free.

Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Litchfield Ledge. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Singles and Sociables outings welcome all adult hikers, single and non-single, aged 18 and above. No reservations required. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Lower Awosting Lot. This is a strenuous, 8-mile hike led by Martin Bayard (220-2216).

Events
Annual Halloween Breakfast. 8 – 11:30 a.m. Middlehope Fire Company, 11 Lattintown Road. Sponsored by Middlehope Ladies Auxiliary. Adults $8, Seniors $7, Children $5. Donations will be made to the Orange County Autism Assoc.

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.

Hocus Pocus Costume Parade. 1 p.m. Main St., Beacon. The parade will start on the West End of Main Street.

Haunted Huguenot Street: 4-6 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St., New Paltz. Special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, burial ground, Deyo House & Abraham Hasbrouck House. Hear legends of hauntings, Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, more. Preregistration encouraged. 255-1660; media@huguenotstreet.org; huguenotstreet.org.

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.

Piano Recital by Jonathan Ogulnick. 3 p.m. Great Room at Kaplan Hall on SUNY Orange’s Newburgh campus. Piano soloist Jonathan Ogulnick plays a varied program featuring classical selections by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin. Admission is $5 with students admitted free. 341-4891.

Theater
Blithe Spirit. 3 p.m. The Beacon Theatre, 445 Main St., Beacon. 4th Wall Players production of Noel Coward comedy. 226-8099.

Monday, October 27

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.

Events
Book to Film. 7 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Library, Milton. Great books make great movies. Read the group-selected title, watch the film version, then gather in the library community room to share your thoughts over a cup of coffee or tea with other adults who enjoy books, film and lively conversation. 795-2200.

Tuesday, October 28

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
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.

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.

Historic Montgomery Association. 7:30 p.m. Montgomery Museum. Info: 457-3457.

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

Blood Drive. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Great Room of Kaplan Hall on the SUNY Orange Newburgh Newburgh campus. 341-4870.

Gil Piaquadio Fundraiser. 6-8 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 14 Crossroads Court, Newburgh. Buffet, cash bar. $70.

Theater
The Turn of the Screw. 7:30 p.m. The Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children and begins to see ghosts… or does she? This is sure to be an unforgettable evening of spine-tingling mystery and intrigue. Presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. $50. 809-5750.

Wednesday, October 29

For Kids
Preschool storytime. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. 883-7286.

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.

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
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.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk – 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz. 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.

Lecture: The New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Hudson Valley. 7 p.m. Great Room of Kaplan Hall on the Newburgh campus of SUNY Orange. Dr. Neil M. Maher, author of “Nature’s New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Environmental Movement,” will discuss the New Deal work relief program with special emphasis on the projects and buildings constructed in the Hudson Valley. 341-4891.

Eagle Scout Hall of Fame Dinner. 5:30 – 9 p.m. West Point Officers Club, USMA. Honorees: Most Reverend Dominick J. Lagonegro, Auxiliary Bishop of New York; Leonard Shustack, Director of Tax Accounting, Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Giuseppe Pagano, Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets. 566-7300, x304.

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.

Theater
The Turn of the Screw. 7:30 p.m. Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison. A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children and begins to see ghosts… or does she? This is sure to be an unforgettable evening of spine-tingling mystery and intrigue. Presented by the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. $50. 809-5750.

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