Calendar of Community Events

July 1st, 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 2
• Friday, July 3
• Saturday, July 4
• Sunday, July 5
• Monday, July 6
• Tuesday, July 7
• Wednesday, July 8

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 2

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

Family Game Night. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Board games will be provided, or bring your favorites from home. 255-1255.

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.

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

Coldenham Garden Club. 1 p.m. Coldenham Reformed Church, Coldenham Road, Coldenham.

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.

Citizens Reunited to Overcome Cancer (CROC). 7 – 9 p.m. Circleville Church, intersection of Goshen Turnpike and Route 302. Guest speakers, confidential sharing of medical and emotional issues, and encouragement by other members. 361-2771.

Henry Hudson Toastmasters. 7 p.m. Walden Savings Bank Community Room, third floor, Route 17K Scott’s Corners. Experienced professionals and beginning speakers alike can benefit from the practical, face-to-face learning program.

Newburgh/Highland Falls Chapter NAACP. 7-9 p.m. Greater NewburghFamily Health Center, 147 Lake Street, Newburgh. 562-7231.

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.

Town of Plattekill Farmers’ Market. 3 – 7 p.m. Plattekill Town Hall, 1915 Route 44/55, Modena. 883-7331 x14.

Friends of Independence Tour. 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Independent Living, 5 Washington Terr., Newburgh. Tour the facility.

Town of Newburgh Community Day. 6 p.m. Cronomer and Algonquin Parks, Town of Newburgh. Food, music, entertainment. Fireworks at dusk.

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.

Village of Maybrook July 4 Celebration. 7-10 p.m. Frederick Myers Memorial Park, 111 Schipps lane, Maybrook. Music by Hot Rod. Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Poetry Night. 7 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh. Sponsored by the Hudson River Poets. 563-3619.

Live Music
Julie & Ken. 6 – 8 p.m. Park adjacent to Something Sweet, Middletown. Classic folk with some international flavors. 343-8075.

Will Hoppey, 7-9 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh. Acoutistic 50s-60s and classic rock.

John Simon and The Greater Ellenville Jazz Trio. 7-9 p.m. Aroma Thyme Bistro, 165 Canal St., Ellenville.

Swing Shift Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Newburgh Brewing Company, 88 Colden St., Newburgh. 69-2337

Theater
Reel Eclectic Art and Foreign Film Series. 7 p.m. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St., Middletown. 341-5479

Friday, July 3

For Kids
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

Teen Scene. 3-5 p.m., Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Board games, card games, and/or video games. 883-7286

Kids Yoga. 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. Class to be taught by, Barbara Neiman, OTR, RYT200 (special needs children welcome). Registration is required, and we also ask that you bring your own mat or two large towels. 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
Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6-8 p.m. Marasco Center, behind the New Windsor Town Hall. Kathleen Braun, Master Knitter and Crocheter will instruct and offer assistance with your project.

Artists’ Roundtable. 7 – 9 p.m. Wallkill River School, Route 17K, Montgomery. Bring your artwork for critique. 457-ARTS.

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

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.

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration. 5 p.m. Town Field, Route 32, Modena.

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

Calling All Poets/Beacon Presents. 8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. Followed by open mic. $4 suggested donation. 831-0077.

Live Music
The Bar Spies. 8-11 p.m. The Newburgh Brewing Company, 88 S. Colden St., Newburgh. Eclectic/acoustic rock.

Mike and Ed’s Acoustical Adventure. 8:30 – 11:30 p.m. Pamela’s on the Hudson, 1 Park Place, Newburgh.

Friday Night Open Mic. 10 p.m. – midnight. Aroma Thyme Bistro, Ellenville. All are welcome to perform, sing, lecture or read poetry. 647-9475.

Theater
Movie Night. 6:30 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, Milton. 795-2200.

Community Playback Theatre. 8 p.m. Boughton Place, 150 Kisor Road, Highland. Improvisations based on stories from the audience members. $8. 691-7795, 486-3798.

Seussical, the Musical. 8 p.m. Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Dr. Seuss’s beloved classic characters find themselves intertwined in an incredible adventure, in which the power of imagination and the most miraculous “think” saves the day! $27 for adults and $25 for seniors and children. Tickets can be ordered by visiting centerforperformingarts.org or by calling the box office at 876-3080.

Saturday, July 4

Outdoor Activities
Beacon Hill Loop Hike. 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Minnewaska State Park. Come celebrate the Fourth of July with some picturesque “fireworks” on this approximate two mile loop hike on the Beacon Hill Carriage Road and Beacon Hill Footpath. This modest hike, which does include some hills and narrow, cliff-edge sections of trail, follows along a combination of carriage roads and a footpath and offers beautiful scenic views. Preregistration is required. 255-0752.

Landscape Sculpture Tours. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Storm King Art Center, New Windsor. The pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time. Admission. 534-3115.

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.

Pine Bush Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., 62 Main St. 744-2304.

Great American Weekend. 9 a.m.-5 p.m Village of Goshen. Over 150 craft and not for profit vendors, antiques, exhibits, live entertainment, 5K/10K race, children’s rides, harness racing, food vendors, hat contest and much more. 294-7741.

July 4 Parade. 9 a.m. Circleville.

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

Independence Day in Ellenville: Arts & crafts, food, in Liberty Square, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Parade with floats & bands begins at noon, Village of Ellenville. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Resnick Airport (off Route. 209) 647-6560 x290; townofwawarsing.net.

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

Independence Day at New Windsor Cantonment and Knox’s Headquarters, Vails Gate. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. New Windsor Cantonment and Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Sites, Vails Gate. Celebrate the 4th at two sites hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. At Knox’s Headquarters, see a small cannon fired at 1 & 4 p.m. At the New Windsor Cantonment, see military firing demonstrations at 2 p.m. 561-1765 x22.

New Paltz in the War for Independence. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street, DuBois Fort, 81 Huguenot Street, New Paltz. Reenactments and activities with the Fifth New York Regiment. Sponsored by Empire State Bank. 1255-1889; info@huguenotstreet.org; huguenotstreet.org.

Washington’s Headquarters 165th Birthday Celebration. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, Liberty and Washington Streets, Newburgh. Tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. $5 admission. 562-1195.

City of Newburgh Independence Day Celebration. Noon – 9 p.m. UNICO Park on the Newburgh Waterfront. Vendors and artists on the river, noon – 6 p.m. Fireworks approximately at 9 p.m. 569-7354.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular. Premier view of Poughkeepsie’s spectacular fireworks from Walkway Over the Hudson. Bring your chairs, flashlights and snacks. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., fireworks start between 9-9:30 p.m. Tickets: $12.50 each (children 5 & under free). Buy Tickets at Walkway.org. Parking at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, 87 Haviland Road, Highland. 834-2867.

Live Music
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Boys. 2-6 p.m. Bashakill Winery, 1131 South Road, Wurtsboro.

Dr. Magneto. 7-9 p.m. UNICO Park on the Newburgh waterfront.

West Point Band Music Under the Stars-Independence Day Celebration. 8-10 p.m. Trophy Point Amphitheater, West Point. Bring your family and friends, a picnic and blanket, and enjoy the music of the Army’s first band, the West Point Band. 938-2617.

Theater
Seussical, the Musical. Shows at 3 and 8 p.m. Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Dr. Seuss’s beloved classic characters find themselves intertwined in an incredible adventure, in which the power of imagination and the most miraculous “think” saves the day! $27 for adults and $25 for seniors and children. Tickets can be ordered by visiting centerforperformingarts.org or by calling the box office at 876-3080.

Sunday, July 5

For Kids
Insects. 10-11:30 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall. Learn all about local insects. 534-5506 x204

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
Millbrook Mountain Hike. 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Minnewaska State Park. Celebrate Independence Day weekend with a hike to one of the most celebrated views on the Shawangunk Ridge, Millbrook Mountain. This approximately five mile hike will take participants on a combination of historic carriage roads and a footpath, culminating in a pastoral panoramic view of the surrounding Hudson Valley. The footpath traverses through forests, over a stream and up and over rock slabs. The footpath is moderately difficult, which may be challenging for some, but the section on the meandering Millbrook Mountain Carriage Road is easier. Preregistration is required. 255-0752.

Indian Rock and Loop Road Walk at Sam’s Point. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Rondout Valley and the Catskill Mountains from Indian Rock. We’ll take a lunch break near the peaceful shore of Lake Maratanza. This approximately five mile hike traverses woods roads and a rocky footpath featuring a bog bridge. Most of the terrain is fairly level with some steep sections. 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.

Landscape Sculpture Tours. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Storm King Art Center, New Windsor. The pristine 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands provides the setting for a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time. Admission. 534-3115.

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 am. – noon. Maybrook VFW. $6.

Beacon Flea Market 8 a.m. – 3 pm. 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.

Rosendale Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Rt. 32. 658-3467.

Great American Weekend. 9 a.m.-5 p.m Village of Goshen. Over 150 craft and not for profit vendors, antiques, exhibits, live entertainment, 5K/10K race, children’s rides, harness racing, food vendors, hat contest and much more. 294-7741.

Independence Day Weekend. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gomez Mill House, Mill House Road, Marlboro. Free admission for veterans and active-duty service members with ID. 236-3126.

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.

Insects. 10-11:30 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall. Learn all about local insects. 534-5506 x204.

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
Cocomama. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. 236-7970.

Theater
Seussical, the Musical. 3 p.m. Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck. Dr. Seuss’s beloved classic characters find themselves intertwined in an incredible adventure, in which the power of imagination and the most miraculous “think” saves the day! $27 for adults and $25 for seniors and children. Tickets can be ordered by visiting centerforperformingarts.org or by calling the box office at 876-3080.

Monday, July 6

Instruction
Pilates. 9-10 a.m. Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. First of four sessions. $56. 565-2076, desmondcampus@msmc.edu.

Gentle Pilates and Stretch. 10:15 – 11 a.m. Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. First of four sessions. $48. 565-2076, desmondcampus@msmc.edu.

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 Gold. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. First of four sessions. $48. 565-2076, desmondcampus@msmc.edu.

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.

AARP Chapter #975 Meeting. Noon lunch, 1:30 p.m. meeting. St. Charles Borromeo Church Hall, Route 44/55, Gardiner.

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.

Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society. 7:30 p.m. Meeting Room next to the Bistro in Vineyard Commons, 300 Vineyard Ave., Highland. Free.

Live Music
Pine Bush Community Band. 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.

Tuesday, July 7

For Kids
Animals and Nature Together. For ages 2 and 3 and their caregivers from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and for ages 3 and 4 and their caregivers from 11 a.m.-noon. 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.

Babes in the Woods at Minnewaska. 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Route 44/55, New Paltz. 255-0752.

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.

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.

Clintondale Grange Meeting. Potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Senior center, Clintondale. 255-6283.

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
Early Morning Birders. 7 a.m. Minnewaska State Park. Designed for birding enthusiasts or those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by experienced birding volunteers and park naturalists. Participants will meet at the Minnewaska main entrance and should come prepared with binoculars. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. 255-0752.

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.

Lecture: Esoteric History of Geography. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. A fascinating exploration into the nature of the Earth from the most ancient times to the present. Discover how the Earth has changed in form throughout human history, how different religions have envisioned the form of the world and how knowledge of the earth’s geography has been passed down by secret societies for thousands of years. Ultimately, it will be seen that the physical is a reflection of the spirituality underlying existence. $15. 565-2076. desmondcampus@msmc.edu.

Live Music
Orange County Pop, Rock & Doowop Series. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Route 416, Montgomery. Presented by Ferry Godmother Productions. Free. Scheduled: Walker Valley Marching Band and The Five Creations.

Hurley Mountain Highway. 7 p.m Village of Cornwall on Hudson Bandstand. Classic rock and folk. 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, July 8

For Kids
Animals and Nature Together. For ages 2 and 3 and their caregivers from 9:30-10:30 a.m., and for ages 3 and 4 and their caregivers from 11 a.m.-noon. 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.

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.

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.

Restorative Justice community circles meeting. 6-8 p.m. AME Zion church, 111 Washington Street, Newburgh. (917) 310-1764.

Instruction
Zumba Gold Toning. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. First of four sessions. $48. 565-2076, desmondcampus@msmc.edu.

Painting with Maria. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Desmond Campus at Mount Saint Mary College, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh. You will be introduced to the basics of painting using acrylic paint. This course will teach you to be observant in regards to spatial relations and open your mind to new ways of thinking. All necessary materials and a complimentary glass of wine will be provided for those who choose to partake (id required, please). $45. 565-2076.

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
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Newburgh Youth Bureau, 167 Broadway, Newburgh. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension. 344-1234.

Candlelighter’s Quilt Club. 1 – 3 p.m. Johnes Home, Balmville Road, Town of Newburgh. Info: 564-5718

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

Breast Cancer Support Group. 6 – 7:30 p.m. St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Breast Center, Cornwall. Sponsored by Breast Cancer Options. Groups offer information, new friends, a special place to share your thoughts and concerns, and a way to gain strength with others who understand how you feel. 339-4673.

Wallkill Lions Club. 7 p.m., Elsie’s Place, 1475 Route 208, Wallkill.

Country Quilters. 7:15 p.m. Crawford Town Hall, upstairs, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush. Both new and experienced quilters learn from each other. New members welcome. Info, Carol Kilian 283-7546.

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

Pot Luck Supper. 6 p.m. Gallo Hall of Sacred Heart School, Ann St., Newburgh.

Antique & Custom Car Show. 6 p.m. Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain. Cars, trucks and motorcycles. Music and fun for the entire family. There is a park entrance fee to all vehicles. Food and restrooms available. Rain cancels. 786-2701 x254.

Great Decisions Discussion Group. 7-8:30 p.m. Cornwall Public Library Community Room, 395 Hudson Street, Cornwall. Discussions will be centered around the 2013 Great Decisions briefing book. This well-researched annual publication provides 8 timely global topics to be read by group participants. If you are interested in participating, please contact Karen LaRocca-Fels, Library Director, at 534-8282 (ext. 201) or via e-mail: kfels@rcls.org.

Live Music
Newburgh Jazz Series. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thomas Bull Memorial Park. Presented by Ferry Godmother Productions. Free. Scheduled: E.S.P. featuring Kirsten.

Jason Casterlin Band. 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.

The Weekend Riot. 7 p.m. Nancy Pullar Summer Concert Series, New Windsor Community Bandstand at Town Hall, 55 Union Avenue, New Windsor. The pop duo of Bruce Wiegner and Johnny Costa of The Weekend Riot are from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and they delight audiences with covers and originals that everyone from all ages will enjoy. 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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