Calendar of Community Events

July 28th, 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, July 30
• Friday, July 31
• Saturday, August 1
• Sunday, August 2
• Monday, August 3
• Tuesday, August 4
• Wednesday, August 5

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 30

For Kids
Colonial Kids Living History Camp. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot Street, New Paltz. Children can participate in an archaeology dig while learning about the history of the Huguenots. 255-1660.

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

Make Our Own Sundae Ice Cream Party. 2 p.m. Josephine-Louise Library, Walden. Special guest: Batman.

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.

Paper Clay Heads Sculpture Class. 6 p.m. Josephine-Louise Library, Walden.

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

Walking Club. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Hudson River HealthCare, 75 Orange Ave, Walden. 778-2700.

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.

Knitting and Crochet Club. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, Route 208, Wallkill. All skill levels invited. 895-3707.

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

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.

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

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

Newburgh Free Library Hosts Human Library. Newburgh Free Library will offer “human books” for check out on Thurs., July 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. These “books” make up the Human Library and are members of the Newburgh community with uncommon stories to share, “on loan” for the public to listen. For information, call 563-3619 or 563-3600.

Live Music
Mike Hopper Acoustic Trio. 6 – 8 p.m. Park adjacent to Something Sweet, Middletown. Classic folk and original music. 343-8075.

Village of Montgomery Summer Concert Series. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Clinton Street Bandstand. The Differents Band. Acoustic, classic rock. Free.

Student Recital III. 7 p.m. Nadia and Max Shepard Recital Hall, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. $10 suggested donation. 257-3880.

Shane Loverro. 7-9 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. Acoustic covers and classic rock.

Amina Figarova Group. 7-10 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

Friday, July 31

For Kids
Colonial Kids Living History Camp. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot Street, New Paltz. Children can participate in an archaeology dig while learning about the history of the Huguenots. 255-1660.

Animals and Nature Together. For ages 2 and 3 and their caregivers from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. This eight-week program gives children and their parents/caregivers the opportunity to explore the world of animals together in a fun creative environment utilizing crafts, songs, movement, stories, hands-on activities and outdoor exploration. 534-7781.

Story Time. 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Highland Public Library, 30 Church St., Highland. For children ages 4 & 5. Reservations required: 691-2275.

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.

Card Club. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. City of Newburgh Activity Center, Washington Street, Newburgh. All city seniors over 60 are welcome. 565-3230.

Stroke Group. 1 – 3 p.m. Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Everyone’s welcome. 564-7819.

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

Outdoor Activities
Blue Moon at Moonbeams Preserve. 8:15 – 10 p.m. Moonbeams Preserve, 219 Prosperous Valley Road, Middletown. Hosted by Orange County Land Trust and Naturalist Gary Keeton. Participants should wear long pants and use bug repellent. Suggested donation: $5. 469-0951, ext 18. Jeremy@oclt.org.

Moonlight Canoe/Kayak Adventure with Scott Graber and Mike Medley. 8:30 p.m. Basha Kill Wildlife Management Area, South Road Boat Launch, Wurtsboro. Experience the Basha Kill from a unique perspective! Must bring your own vessel. Should register and check trip’s status with Mike at 754-0743.

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.

Village of Montgomery Summer Day Camp Carnival. 1-3:30 p.m, Memorial Park Fields. Featuring bounce houses, obstacle course, ice cream truck, face painting and more.

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

Mass of Thanksgiving. 6 p.m. St. Mary’s Church, 180 South Street, Newburgh. Final Mass for St. Mary’s Parish, which will be merged with Saint Patrick’s on Aug. 1. Final Mass as Administrator for Father Bill Scafidi who is transferring to St. Peter’s Parish in Liberty.

Revival. 7:30 p.m. Penuel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 12 Winona Ave., Newburgh. Guest pastor: Charles Johnson, Executive Pastor, First Church, Pearland, Texas. Transportation available if needed. 565-4118.

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

Live Music
The Simons Family Fun Time Band. 4-6 p.m. Mount Saint Mary College, Desmond Campus, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. Bring a picnic and a chair or blanket. $5. Grounds open one hour prior to the concert. 565-2076. Rain date: Saturday, Aug. 1 from 4-6 p.m.

“Hootenanny in the Park” with Tanager, Black Dirt Bandits and the Jason Casterlin Band. 6:30 p.m. Cluett-Schantz Memorial Park, Milton.

Lot 14. 7 – 9 p.m. Festival Square, Middletown. Rock, jazz and country.

House of 80s. 7 p.m. Anne Hill Adams Memorial Bandstand, Pine Bush. 80s classic rock. Free.

Hurley Mountain Highway, 7 p.m. Mesier Park, East Main St., Wappingers Falls.

Symphony Gala with Hudson Valley Philharmonic. 8 p.m. Studley Theatre, Old Main, SUNY New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz. Featuring Mahler’s Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 and the winner of the Jacob Flier Piano competition playing Brahms Symphony No. 4. $39, $34 seniors, students, faculty/staff. 257-3880.

The Differents. 8:30 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. Accoustic cover and dance.

Theater
Moon over Buffalo. 8 p.m. Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. 647-5511.

Singin in the Rain. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. $25/$27. 876-3080. centerforperformingarts.org.

Saturday, August 1

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
Orange County Genealogical Society. 9 a.m. 1841 Historic Courthouse, 101 Main St., Goshen. Meeting followed by presentation. 562-2749.

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.

Anime Club – 2-5 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton. Age 13 and older. Anime, manga, cosplay and more.

Beekeepers Of Shawangunk. 7 – 9 p.m. Hamlet of Wallkill Town Hall Community room, 14 Central Ave. Wallkill. All Beekeepers and New members are welcome.

Outdoor Activities
Walden 6K Race. 8:30 a.m. James W. Olley Park, 97 Sherman Avenue, Walden. $25. 778-2177 X 1524.

Family Fishing Day. 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., 133 Howell St., Pine Bush. $2. Hosted by the Southern Catskill Anglers. Lunch is included: Hot dogs, beans, chips, pickles, watermelon, lemonade/ice tea. scanglers@gmail.com.

Moonlight Walk with Gary Keeton. 8:30 p.m. Basha Kill Wildlife Management Area, Haven Road DEC parking lot, Route 209, Wurtsboro. Amble along Haven Road and the Railroad Trail. Enjoy moonrise over the ridge as you discuss the area’s natural history. Contact Gary at 386-4892 for additional facts.

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

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

Mid Summer Retreat with Fr. Bill Casey, EWTN Personality. 8:30 a.m. St. Mary’s Church, 180 South Street, Newburgh. Vatican’s “Eucharistic Miracles of the World” Exhibition in Mannix Hall. Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Lunch in Mannix Hall. $20. Benefits St. Mary’s Outreach Program. 566-1425.

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

Duck Derby. 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Hurd’s Family Farm, Route 32, Modena. To benefit Plattekill Library. Duck derby and book raffle at 12. Farm-themed children’s story time at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Snapping Turtles. 10 a.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Join environmental educator Sasha Boucher to learn all about and meet live snapping turtles, the official New York State Reptile. Then take a walk to wetlands to observe a snapper habitat. For adults with or without children ages 5 and up. $7/Adults, $5/Children. hhnm.org or call 534-5506 x204.

Knit & Crochet for a purpose. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32. Modena. Items are being made for local Homeless Veterans’ Centers and Battered Women’s Shelters. It is open to all adults with and without experience. 883-7286.

Bird Festival. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Trailside Museums and Zoo, Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain. Fly on over to enjoy the birds of New York State at Trailside. Visit the bald eagle, owls, hawks, turkeys and vultures. Family-friendly activities: Bird Olympics, Great Migration Challenge and much more. Parking fee, admission by suggested donation. 786-2701.

Community Paint-In Event. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Safe Harbors Ann Street Gallery, 104 Ann Street, Newburgh. All supplies provided. Food and beverages available for purchase. 884-1146.

Mad Science Show. 12:30 p.m. Montgomery Senior Ctr, 36 Bridge St., Montgomery. Hosted by Montgomery Free Library. 457-5616

Poetry on the Loose. 3:30 p.m. Seligmann Estate, 23 White Oak Drive, Sugar Loaf. Free. Featured guest followed by open mic. 294-8085.

Community Dinner. 6:30 p.m. Fox Hill Community, 80 Coleman Road, Walden. Reservations: 778-7561.

Revival. 6:30 p.m. Penuel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 12 Winona Ave., Newburgh. Guest pastor: Charles Johnson, Executive Pastor, First Church, Pearland, Texas. Transportation available if needed. 565-4118.

Live Music
Music at the Market, with Breakneck Annie. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Farmer’s Market, Municipal Parking Lot, Pine Bush. Folk, traditional, acoustic.

Seth Davis Branitz. 6-8 p.m, Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike in Gardiner. Free. 255-1255. gardinerlibrary.org

Ed Palermo Big Band. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

Henderson and Osinski. 8-11 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place. Acoustic, covers and rock.

Rich Kelly. 8:30 p.m. Piano Piano Wine Bar, 1064 Main St., Fishkill. Accoustic, classic rock and soft/pop rock.

Theater
Moon over Buffalo. Performances: 2 and 8 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. 647-5511.

Film: An American in Paris. 6:30 p.m. Wooster Grove Memorial Park, Route 52, Walden. Free BBQ for senior citizens. 778-2177 X1524.

Singin in the Rain. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. $25/$27. 876-3080. centerforperformingarts.org.

Sunday, August 2

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.

Organizations
Hudson Valley Francophone Connection. 1:30 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh.

Town of Newburgh Rose Club. 2 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, Route 300, Newburgh. Part of the American Rose Society guest speakers will answer questions about the care and upkeep of your rose garden. 564-7815.

Adult Chess Club. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gardiner Library. 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. This club is geared for chess players with some experience. 851-8171.

Outdoor Activities
Family Hike at Minnewaska. Meet at 9 a.m. at main entrance to Minnewaska State Park, 5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson. Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews or young friends and hike around the lake at Minnewaska. The more experienced and/or adventurous hikers will have the option of climbing to the top of Millbrook Mountain. Meet at the beach for a swim before heading home. Please pack a lunch and bathing suits. Please confirm with leaders, Shari Aber, shnaber@yahoo.com; 914-489-0654 and Ginny Fauci, gefauci@gmail.com; 399-2170.

Events
Pancake Breakfast. 7 a.m. – noon. Wallkill Firehouse, 18 Central Ave., Wallkill. All you can eat: pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, etc., $8 adults, $7.50 seniors and children. 895-9708.

Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m. – noon. Maybrook VFW. $6.

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

Community Breakfast. 8-11:30 a.m. Newburgh Township American Legion Post 1420, 1169 Union Avenue, Newburgh. The cost is $5 for your choice of eggs, sausage, hash browns and beverage or French toast, sausage, hash browns and beverage. The deluxe breakfast is $6, which includes everything. For additional information contact the Commander Nick Previti at (845) 784-4851, or Vice Commander Ian Berkowitz at (914) 720-7908.

Revival. 12 p.m. Penuel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 12 Winona Ave., Newburgh. Guest pastor: Charles Johnson, Executive Pastor, First Church, Pearland, Texas. Transportation available if needed. 565-4118.

Jimmy’s Truckin’ Tribute Poker Run. Registration at 10, tailgates up at 12 p.m. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Route 416, Hamptonburgh. A day in the park with food and live music by the Jason Casterlin Band. $20 per driver and $10 for additional passengers.. $20 for just a day in the park. Proceeds to benefit the Jimmy Holbert Memorial Fund.

Lecture: A Man for Our Time: The Rev. Dr. John Brown, D.D. 3 p.m. St. George’s Church, 105 Grand Street, Newburgh. $5. 561-2585. newburghhistoricalsociety.com,

First Sunday Nights. 7 p.m. New Prospect Church, corner of New Prospect Road and Route 52, Pine Bush. Energetic and edifying, featuring upbeat, contemporary praise music, and strong biblical teaching rooted in the sound Reformed theological tradition. 744-3301.

Live Music
Willa McCarthy band. 10 a.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro.

Gravikord Duo. 10:30 a.m. Rhinebeck Farmers Market, Main Street Lot, Rhinebeck.

Saint of Swing, 6-8 p.m. Riverfront Bandstand, Cold Spring.

Theater
Moon over Buffalo. 2 p.m., Shadowland Theatre, 157 Canal St., Ellenville. 647-5511.

Singin in the Rain. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts, 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. $25/$27. 876-3080. centerforperformingarts.org.

Monday, August 3

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.

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.

Crazy Crafters Club – 6:30 – 8 p.m., Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, Adults and teens. Bring your ideas and projects.

Dutchess Peace Coalition Meeting. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Unitarian Fellowship, 67 S. Randolph Ave., Poughkeepsie. Planning antiwar and anti-recruitment activities. All those interested are invited.

Town of Newburgh Model Car Club. 7 – 10 p.m. Recreation Center, Route 32, Newburgh. tnmcc.com.

Women’s Prayer Meeting. 7 p.m. Mount Triumphant Church of God, 1377 Route 44/55, Clintondale. 883-6196

Tuesday, August 4

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.

Flow Circus Summer Reading Finale 4:30 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Ice cream social to follow. 895-3707.

Christian Service Brigade and Explorer Girls. 6:45 – 8:30 p.m. Leptondale Bible Church, 1771 Route 300, Newburgh. For boys and girls ages 8-18. Bible studies, crafts, achievements, games, leadership and other activities. 566-1113.

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.

Newburgh Mom’s Club. 1-3. 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.

Friendly Visitor Volunteer Training. 10 a.m. Town of Chester Senior Center, Kings Highway, Chester. Train to be a volunteer to assist elderly/disabled neighbors with errands, transportation to shopping/medical appointments, reassuring phone calls and more. Assignments to fit your schedule. Jewish Family Service of Orange County, Friendly Visitor Program. 341-1173 ext. 305.

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

Healthy Orange Farmers Market. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 141 Broadway, Newburgh.

35th Annual Herb Day. Graham Skea Recreation Center, Route 416, Montgomery. Master Gardeners Dick Descrats and Les Blum will speak on bees and beekeeping. Catered lunch follows at Hill Hold Museum. Call 615-3828 for reservations.

National Night Out Against Crime. 6-10 p.m. Bradley Park, Walden. This is a free family event designed to heighten crime/drug prevention and awareness, build support and participation in local anti-crime programs and send a message that Walden will not tolerate crime. Event includes displays and interaction with emergency services; governmental and not-for-profit service organizations, free food, entertainment, raffles and fireworks. Info: Dustin James, Village of Walden Police Dept., 778-5595.

Live Music
One World Music Program. 3:30 -4:15 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. The cultural and historical background of each instrument is explained. Kids will do a calypso Simon Says routine, the limbo, sing, learn sign language, play a giant Tibetan trumpet, and will jam with the band on various percussion instruments. The program is free and open to all ages. 255-1255

Jeremy Baum. 7 p.m. Village of Cornwall Bandstand. Blues, soul, jazz organ trio. Free. Rain Dates are the following evening. Rain cancellations will be posted at the Bandstand by 5:30 p.m. Please call 534-3210 for concert and scheduling information.

Wednesday, August 5

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 a.m. 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.

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
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.

Newburgh Preservation Association. 5:30 p.m. Newburgh Heritage Center, 123 Grand St., Newburgh. Peter Smith, Architect, will present an open discussion about ways to integrate environmental and safety issues with historic preservation in Newburgh’s East End Historic District. Afterwards, the group will walk over to Liberty Street and mark out on the pavement how a re-planned intersection might look and work. $5 for non-members. 562-8076.

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
Cornwall Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. – 1 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.

Live Music
The Feds. 6:30 p.m. Wooster Grove Bandstand, Route 52, Walden. Free. In case of rain, concert will take place in the John Howland Teen Center. 778-7621.

Jason Casterlin. 7 p.m. Nancy Pullar Summer Concert Series, New Windsor Community Bandstand at Town Hall, 55 Union Avenue, New Windsor. Veteran country artist. Free.

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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