The Week Ahead

Edited by Pamela Doan (calendar@highlandscurrent.org)

For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SUN 28
Ham Radio Oktoberfest
Fishkill
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Employee’s Recreation Center
83 Red Schoolhouse Lane
845-849-3666 | wr2abb.org
The Mount Beacon Amateur Radio Club hosts this event, which includes licensing classes, food and beverages and, of course, ham radios. Cost: $5 (non-ham spouses and children free)

MON 29
Restaurant Week
Hudson Valley
valleytable.com/hvrw
Enjoy three-course lunches for $22.95 and dinners for $32.95 at seven Highlands restaurants (Cafe Amarcord, The Pandorica and The Roundhouse in Beacon; Cathyrn’s Tuscan Grill, the Hudson House River Inn and Riverview in Cold Spring and the Valley in Garrison) and hundreds of others in the region. Through Nov. 11.

THURS 1
Storm Spotter Training
Poughkeepsie
7 p.m. Department of Emergency Response
392 Creek Road
weather.gov/aly/skywarn
Instruction from the National Weather Service. Registration required. Free

THURS 1
One Beacon: Light in the Darkness of Racism and Anti-Semitism
Beacon
6 – 9 p.m. Salem Tabernacle
7 Delavan Ave. | beaconhebrewalliance.org
In response to the recent posting of anti-Semitic fliers, the Beacon Hebrew Alliance and First Presbyterian Church are co-hosting this gathering of “all people of faith and good conscience … for an evening of breaking bread and singing together.”

SAT 3
All About Bulbs
Cold Spring
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane | 845-265-2000
stonecrop.org
Learn how to naturalize bulbs in a landscape and pot paperwhites to bloom for the holidays. Cost: $60 ($40 members)

SAT 3
Volunteer Landscape Work Day and Bonfire
Garrison
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Manitoga
584 Route 9D | 845-424-3812
visitmanitoga.org

SAT 3
Pet Rabies Clinic
Patterson
2 – 4 p.m. Brook Farm Clinic
2371 Route 22 | 845-808-1390, x43160
putnamcountyny.com
Cats, dogs and ferrets welcome in carriers or leashed. Bring proof of Putnam County residency and prior rabies vaccination certificate. Free

SAT 3
The Get Down
Cold Spring
7 – 10 p.m. Chalet on the Hudson
3250 Route 9D | haldaneschoolfoundation.org
This fundraiser for the Haldane School Foundation will feature dancing to hip and funky music and a silent auction of items and services. Cost: $110

MUSIC

SUN 28
Broadway for Bannerman Island
Beacon
2 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-1001
bannermancastle.org
This benefit for the Bannerman Castle Trust will repeat a performance that took place over the summer on the island by Nancy Johnston, Denise Summerford and Nancy Auffarth, under the direction of Elaine Miller. Reservations required. Cost: $25 ($35 at door)

THURS 1
Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio
Beacon
8 p.m. Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
The New Hampshire band includes Davy Sturtevant and Shawn Nadeau playing original New Orleans jazz, folk and blues-style songs. Cost: $15

FRI 2
Restoration Roadhouse: Gangstagrass
Cold Spring
7:30 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
bit.ly/gg-tix
Hip-hop and bluegrass merge, with two MCs accompanied by banjo, dobro and guitar. Cost: $25

FRI 2
Salsa Dance Social
Beacon
7 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
salsadance.brownpapertickets.com
Christine Alicea will lead an hour-long lesson followed by dancing. No partner needed. Cost: $10 ($15 at door)

SAT 3
Dark Desert Eagles
Peekskill
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
This Eagles tribute band will cover classics such as “Take It Easy” and “Desperado.” Cost: $36 to $57

SAT 3
Honey Drop Sessions
Beacon
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
honeydropsessions.brownpapertickets.com
A night of sweetness and song with Lara Herscovitch, Amy Soucy and Lindsey Wilson. Cost: $10 ($15 at door)

SUN 4
Catalyst Quartet
Newburgh
3 p.m. St. George’s Church
105 Grand St. | 845-561-5355
newburghchambermusic.org
In Hemispheres: South America, the ensemble will perform works by Heitor Villa-Lobos (Brazil), Diego Vega (Colombia-America), Astor Piazzolla (Argentina) and Alberto Ginastera (Argentina). Cost: $25 (students $5)

SUN 4
Tribute to Gladys Knight and The Temptations
Peekskill
7 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Get down with the Motown tribute band, Shadows of the 1960s, featuring Tanesha Gary as Knight. Cost: $37 to $71.50

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 27
Painting and Sculpture in the Hudson River Valley
Garrison
9:30 a.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
Curators from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian and others will discuss the history of creating art in the Hudson Valley. Cost: Pay what you wish

SAT 27
Marbling Workshop
Beacon
10 a.m. RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St. | 845-838-2880
riverwindsgallery.com
Carol Mainardi will explain how to use inks and water to make patterns on paper, shells and rocks. Supplies included. Registration required. Cost: $50

SAT 27
Holiday Plate Workshop
Beacon
Noon. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Join Christine Mowbray, owner of Earthly Treasures Decoupage, in a workshop to create a glass plate for fall or the holidays. Registration required. Free

SUN 4
Hudson Valley Artist Mentors (Opening)
Beacon
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Howland Cultural
Center | 477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
This group show, curated by Mary Mugele Sealfo, includes work by Garin Baker, Clayton Buchanan, Susan Hope Fogel, Cynthia Harris-Pagano, Andrew Lattimore, John Philip Osborne, Joseph Sundwall, George Van Hook, Lois Woolley, Honigan Zhang and Lisa Zukowski. Free

TALKS & TOURS

TUES 30
Everything I Never Told You
Beacon
2 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
James Colter, an English professor at Mount Saint Mary College, will lead a discussion of Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You as part of the Big Read program organized by the National Endowment for the Arts. Free

Celeste Ng

THURS 1
Native Voices
Garrison
6:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
The reading group will be discussing Joseph Bruchac’s Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two. Free

SAT 3
The U.S. Supreme Court as a Political Institution
Garrison
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Will Hellerstein, a professor emeritus at the Brooklyn Law School and former director of the Legal Aid Society, will discuss his experience arguing cases before the Supreme Court. Free

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 27
Colonial Soapmaking
Fort Montgomery
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Historic Site
690 Route 9W | 845-446-2134
nyparks.com/historic-sites
Discover how early Americans made soap out of wood ash and animal fat.

SAT 3
Introduction to Babysitting
Cold Spring
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Aspiring babysitters ages 10 and older can learn how to care for younger children. Registration required. Free

SAT 3
Music Together
Putnam Valley
10:30 a.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road | 845-528-7280
tompkinscorners.org
A program of music and movement with Gerry Dignan for infants to second-graders and their caregivers. Cost: $15 ($5 for children)

SUN 4
Attitude of Gratitude
Cold Spring
1 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Robin Hutchinson will read from a book she wrote and illustrated about giving thanks every day. Free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 27
Robert Klein
Peekskill
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The comedian and Westchester resident was the first, in 1975, to appear in a live concert on HBO, and went on to do eight more. He appeared more than 100 times on The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Letterman. Kirsten Maxwell, a singer and songwriter based on Long Island, will open. Cost: $30 to $55

SUN 28
Netizens
Beacon
7 p.m. Beahive
291 Main St. | beaconfilmsociety.org
The Beacon Film Society screens this new documentary that follows three women whose lives have been transformed by online harassment. A Q&A with director Cynthia Lowen will follow. Cost: $10

TUES 30
Dark Money
Beacon
7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
50 Liberty St.
moviesthatmatterbeacon.org
This documentary, directed by Kimberly Reed, explores the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision, Citizens United v. FEC, which allowed untraceable contributions and spending designed to influence elections. Free

FRI 2
James and the Giant Peach
Garrison
7 pm. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
brownpapertickets.com/event/3634193
The Youth Players present Roald Dahl’s tale of a boy who travels across the ocean on a piece of fruit. Also: SAT 3, SUN 4. Cost: $12

FRI 2
Our Town
Wappingers Falls
8 p.m. County Players Theater
2681 Main St. | 845-298-1491
countyplayers.org
The players present Thornton Wilder’s 1938 drama that explores community bonds. Also SAT 3 (with American Sign Language). Cost: $20 ($15 for seniors and children age 12 and younger)

SAT 3
Beauty and Tragedy
Newburgh
6 p.m. Atlas Studios
11 Spring St. | 845-391-8855
newburghbeautyandtragedy.com
A new documentary by photographer Dmitri Kasterine of Garrison about the residents of downtown Newburgh. “After listening to stories of imprisonment, teenage parenthood, drug addiction, unemployment, poverty, violence and corruption, I began to record encounters with citizens in the street,” Kasterine says. “The film offers no conclusions, no tales of redemption or magic solutions to unemployment, and Newburgh’s future is left hanging. No one in authority, either the police or the government, is given a speaking part in this film. This was deliberate, I wanted to hear and see only the people I was drawn to.” Free

SAT 3
The Sweet Spot
Putnam Valley
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
Mary Beth Hurt and Paul Savior will read Alice Jankell’s play about how a couple married for decades will handle life in a senior community. Cost: $10 donation

HEALTH & FITNESS

SAT 27
20 Ways to Reduce Toxins and Waste at Home
Garrison
1 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Madeline DeNitto, a lifestyle coach, and Christine Dimmick, author of Detox Your Home, will offer practical strategies. Sponsored by the Philipstown Garden Club. Free

CIVIC

MON 29
City Council
Beacon
7 p.m. City Hall
1 Municipal Plaza | cityofbeacon.org

THURS 1
Philipstown Board
Cold Spring
7:30 p.m. Town Hall
238 Main St. | philipstown.com

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