An architect who specializes in conserving and restoring landmark buildings will speak about the cultural and historic significance of the Valhalla Highlands at the Putnam History Museum at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. Joseph Pell Lombardi, who has been a part-time resident of Philipstown for much of his life, will share his personal experience in the community before and after World War II. He also will discuss the broader history of the North Highlands.
Admission is free for museum members, or $5 otherwise. Call 845-265-4010. The museum will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day.