Calendar of Community Events

September 10th, 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, September 11
• Friday, September 12
• Saturday, September 13
• Sunday, September 14
• Monday, September 15
• Tuesday, September 16
• Wednesday, September 17

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, September 11

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

Hudson Valley Garden Association. 7 p.m. Shawangunk Town Hall, Community Room, 14 Central Ave, Wallkill. HVGA.org or call 418-3640.

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.

Bereavement Group. 7 – 8 p.m. Coldwell Banker, 127 Route 302, Pine Bush. For parents who have lost a child. 800-4875.

Outdoor Activities
Southern Ulster Chamber Golf Outing. Apple Greens. $145 single or $550 foursome. 522-4718.

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.

Indoor Yard Sale. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Walden Humane Society, 2489 Albany Post Road. 778-5115

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

Walden Farmers’ Market. 2 – 7 p.m. Municipal Square, Walden. 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.

Highland Remembers. 6:30 p.m. Patriot Day Ceremony at Highland Fire Department.

9/11 Memorial service 7 p.m. Chapel of the Most Holy Rosary, Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh.

9/11 Memorial Service. 8 p.m. Walden Municipal Square. Candlelight vigil, memorial slide show. 778-2177.

Live Music
The Differents. 6:30 p.m. Village of Montgomery Bandstand.

Frank Vignola & Vinny Ranilo. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Friday, September 12

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.

Walker Valley Sportsman’s Club, 7 p.m. 34 Sportsmans Lane (off Oregon Trail), Walker Valley.

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

Newburgh Farmers’ Market. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Downing Park, corner of Route 9W & South Street. 294-7741.

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

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

Gardiner Library Book Sale. 7-9 p.m., 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255

Live Music
KJ Denhert & The New York Unit. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
Family Movie Night: Frozen. 8 p.m. Frederick Myers Veterans Memorial Park, Maybrook. 427-2717

Grease. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Casraway Players Theatre Company. 876-3080.

Saturday, September 13

For Kids
BLT Club for Kids. 10 – 11 a.m. Newburgh Free Library story hour room, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. Children 6 and older will Build and Learn Together with a LEGO project. Parents welcome. 563-3616.

American Girl Doll Club. 1 p.m. Grinnell Library, 2642 East Main St., Wappingers Falls. Participants get to do fun crafts and different activities each month. This next session, they will learn how to embroider! A fun craft and a great gift to give your best friends! Pre-registration required. 297-3428.

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
Geology Hike! 10 a.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall, Admission: $7/Adults – $5/Children. Museum Members: $5/Adults – $3/Children.
hhnaturemuseum.org or call 534-5506, ext. 204.

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

Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Kayak Bashakill. TBA. No reservations required. This paddle will be led by Sherry Runk (687-7679).

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. 744-2304.

Giant Flea Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 391 Mount Hope Road, Middletown. White Elephant and bake sale tables. Breakfast and lunch available. 343-3788.

Fall Harvest Fest & Old Time Farm Show. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Orange County Farmers Museum. 850 Route 17K, Montgomery. Old Time Power Exhibits and Demonstrations to include, Harvesting Corn, Haying the fields and pressing apples for cider with antique equipment. Many more Old Time Power exhibits on display along with woodworking and blacksmithing demonstrations, pumpkin picking and painting Free Admission. ocfarmersmuseum.com.

Gardiner Library Book Sale. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255.

Gardiner Day. 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Majestic Memorial Park. Crafts, vendors, pony rides, entertainment, food. 255-9675.

Orange County Arts Council Open Studios Tour. Areas of Pine Bush, Walden, Montgomery, Washingtonville, Rock Tavern and Salisbury Mills.

Vendor Blender. Pavilion, Route 208, Wallkill. Sponsored by Wallkill St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee. (741-2947 or jvesely0526@gmail.com)

Second Saturday Beacon. Noon – 9 p.m. Various locations, Beacon. Art studios, antique stores, historic sites, restaurants and more. 838-4243.

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

Extreme Couponing. 11 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Exchange coupons and receive some mentoring from our local coupon diva, Patty. 883-7286.

Highland Library Presentation of Architect’s Plans. 1-4 p.m. St. Augustine’s School.

Highland Cruise Nights. 6-9 p.m. McDonald’s, Bridgeview Plaza, Route 9W, Highland. Trophies, 50/50, music and more. All vehicles welcome. Sponsored by Dutchess Cruisers Car Club. 242-0951.

Saturday Night Cruiser Car Club. 6-9 p.m. Price Chopper Parking Lot, Vails Gate. 527-7496.

Live Music
Lydia Adams Davis – songs for “Those Who Love Us” 3 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St. Children are invited to bring their families and loved ones to celebrate in song those who are special in their lives. All ages are welcome and admission is free. 563-3619.

The Amigos – Opener: Roseann Fino. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
Grease. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Castaway Players Theatre Company. 876-3080.

Sunday, September 14

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
Highlands Spinning & Weaving 1:15 – 3:45 p.m. Cornwall Public Library. 534-2957.

Washingtonville Arts Society Members Meeting. 4 p.m. 43 E. Main St., Washingtonville. The group welcomes all artists of all ages and coordinates exhibits/performances all over the Hudson Valley, holds workshops, supports members’ work, and socially networks together.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Singles and Sociables Outing – Castle Point. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Upper Lot. This is a strenuous, 9-mile hike led by Martin Bayard (229-2218).

Volunteer Trails Day at Minnewaska. 201-512-9348.

Mohonk Preserve – Dog Days of Summer Hike. 10 a.m.- noon. Join Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger, and bring your favorite furry friend along for a romp through the fields and forests! All well-behaved dogs on short leashes welcome. Be sure to bring plenty of water for yourself and your pet. Ages 10 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. This program includes a moderate, 4-mile hike. Meet at the Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead. This is a free program.

Story Walk Weekend. Noon-4 p.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Wildlife Center. The book: Gobble, Gobble by Cathryn Falwell. Read your way through the trails! Enjoy beautiful illustrations and nature references as you follow Jenny’s discovery of wonderful Wild Turkeys.

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
Fall Swap Meet. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Motorcyclepedia Museum, Newburgh. 569-9065, motorcyclepediamuseum.org

Taste of New Paltz. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ulster County Fairgrounds, Libertyville Road, New Paltz. $10. NewPaltzchamber.org. 255-0234.

Author Talk & Book Signing 4-6 p.m. The Grail, 119 Duncan Ave., Cornwall-on-Hudson. Author and theologian Deirdre Cornell, who works with migrant farm workers in upstate New York, will discuss her new book, Jesus Was A Migrant. A Potluck Supper will follow the presentation and people are invited to bring a favorite dish to share from your own immigration history. grailconhnancy@igc.org or call 534-2031.

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.

Gardiner Library Book Sale. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. 255-1255

Orange County Arts Council Open Studios Tour. Areas of Newburgh, Vails Gate, Cornwall-on-Hudson, Highland Mills, Central Valley and Highland Falls.

Family Fun Day & Country BBQ to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. 1-6 p.m. Rocking Horse Ranch, Highland. $50. 647-2624.

John Fasulo Posthumous Photography Exhibit. 6 – 9 p.m.

Hudson Beach Glass, 162 Main St. Beacon

Star Spangled Sunday. 6:30 p.m. New Harvest Christian Church, 1230 Blooming Grove Tpke., New Windsor. The New York Faith & Freedom Coalition will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem. nyfaithandfreedom.com., or 561-9499.

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.

Performance painter Nancy Ostrovsky with Saxophonist Ras Moshe. 2 p.m. Unison Learning Center, Inc., 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. $20.

Pine Bush Community Band. 2 p.m. Crawford Town Park, Red Mills Road, Pine Bush.

Waltz and More! Dance. 3-6:30 p.m. Hudson Valley Dance Depot, 733 Freedom Plains Road (Route 
55), Poughkeepsie. Mostly waltz with swing, tango and more! Refreshments and beginner 
lesson included. $15 per person. 
 Lesson: 3 p.m., Dance 3:30 – 6 p.m. 204-9833.

Theater
Grease. 3 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Castaway Players Theatre Company. 876-3080.

Monday, September 15

Instruction
Lecture: 19th Century Fortification of the East Coast of the U.S. – The Rise & Fall of a Construction Type – The Unit Masonry Fortress. 7 p.m. Rowley Center for Science & Engineering [RCSE] at SUNY Orange. Presented by Andrew Warren, RA LEEDAP of David Wieboldt, Architects, Middletown. 341-4891.

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.

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

Cornwall Camera Club. 7 p.m. Munger Cottage, 183 Main St., Cornwall. Novice as well as seasoned photographers are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their work. 534-4440.

New Paltz Garden Club. 7 p.m. Deyo Hall, 18 Broadhead Ave., New Paltz. Incorporating Walls & Walkways into the Landscape. Since 2000, Hilary Finn has been the owner and principal designer of Hilary Finn Gardens. She has designed and built gardens in New York City, at the beach in New Jersey and Long Island, and in the Hudson Valley and New Jersey countryside. 255-6436. NewPaltzGardenClub.org.

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

Events
Covered Dish Supper. 6:30 p.m. First Reformed Church, Walden. Hosted by the Walden Woman’s Club. Program: The Story of the Salvation Army.

Civil War Lecture at Munger Cottage 6:30 p.m. Damn the Torpedoes: The Battle of Mobile Bay presented by Dr. Craig Symonds A Book-Signing will take place before and after the lecture. Books will be available to purchase, courtesy of the Friends of Cornwall Library. Part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 16

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Family Ties. 7 – 9 p.m. Head Start, 241 Liberty St., Newburgh. A family-run support group for parents/caregivers with children/adolescents who have emotional, behavioral or social difficulties. 294-7411, ext. 238.

Hudson Valley AMVETS Post 826. 7 p.m. Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2 Corwin Court, Newburgh. An AMVETS Post is a veteran support community organization. Veterans from Orange and surrounding counties are encouraged to join. 522-0658.

Optimist Club of New Windsor/Cornwall 7 p.m. ABC Pizza Restaurant, Route 94 in New Windsor. 569-7083.

Bereaved Parents Support Group. 7:30 p.m. Meets at Elant Nursing Home, Goshen. Call 561-2837 for more info.

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., 124 Main St., Goshen. Must bring immunization record. 291-2369.

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

Nuclear Energy, Indian Point, & You. 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. Presentation & discussion by Susan Shapiro of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition on environmental impacts of nuclear energy to our region. Sponsored by Town of Shawangunk Environmental Management Council. Shawangunk Town Hall, Wallkill. Free. 699-3051.

Wednesday, September 17

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.

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

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.

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.

Afternoon Stories for ages 4-6. 1 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. This program is designed for children who are attending 1/2 day kindergarten or nursery school. Pre-K Art Class follows at 2 p.m. 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
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
Newburgh Professional & Business Association. 5:30 p.m. Don Fernando’s Restaurant, 362 Broadway, Newburgh. 787-4127.

Community Garden Club of Pine Bush. 6:30 p.m. Cultural Center, Main Street, Pine Bush. 744-3691.

Fierce Young Adults Cancer Support Group. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Hudson Valley Cancer Resource Center, 100 Ward Street, Montgomery. Ongoing program for young adults who have been directly affected by cancer. 547-5000.

Sweet Talk – Juvenile Diabetes Support Group. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Education Center, Room C,110 Crystal Run Rd., Middletown. This support group is for the parents of children with diabetes. Children are welcome to attend. 333-4259.

The Humane Society of Walden. 7 p.m. Walden Savings Bank, 3rd Floor, Scotts Corners. Meeting. New members welcome. 778-2070.

Walden Historical Society. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 2520 Route 208, Walden. Pastor Ray Cummings, will present a program on the history of the church. 778-7772.

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.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk – Gertrude’s Nose. 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m Hikes will start at 9:30 a.m. at the trailhead parking lot listed and end between 12 noon and 1 p.m. Meet at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve Upper Lot at 9:30 a.m. or the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center at 9:10 a.m. and carpool. This is a strenuous, 6-mile hike. The Minnewaska State Park Preserve fee applies. Please be prepared with appropriate gear for the conditions and type of hike. In case of inclement weather, call June Finer, Hike Coordinator, at 255-7247 between 7:30-8 a.m.

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.

Highland Farmers’ Market 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. 199 Route 299 in Highland. Local farmers and vendors carrying assorted varieties of fruits, vegetables and produce, eggs, meat, bread, honey, jams and jellies, cheesecake, biscotti and ice cream.

Live Music
Berger-Fonda-Sorgen Trio. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Rt. 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

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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