The Week Ahead

COMMUNITY

SAT 19
Women’s March 2019
BEACON
2 p.m. Polhill Park
Main Street & Route 9D
womensmarch.com
This local protest will be part of a national day of action. An organizer of the national campaign, Linda Sarsour, posted on Facebook: “The Women’s March exists to fight bigotry and discrimination in all their forms — including homophobia and anti-Semitism — and to lift up the voices of women who are too often left out.”

SAT 19
Traditional Burns Night Supper
BEACON
5 p.m. The Roundhouse
2 E. Main St. | 845-372-7292
hhpbburns2019.eventbrite.com
The Hudson Highlands Pipe Band will honor the Scottish poet at its 13th annual supper of haggis and whisky toasts with music and performances. Cost: $125

SUN 20
Super Wolf Blood Moon
10:34 p.m. – 1:45 a.m.
A blood moon (lunar eclipse) will coincide with a super moon (the moon makes a close approach). The full moon is also known as a “wolf moon” because it is the first of the year. The moon will first appear to be swallowed up from the lower left until about 11:41 p.m., the beginning of the totality. Starting at 12:44 a.m., the moon will be gradually relit by the sun and by 1:45 a.m. it will be fully visible again.

FRI 25
Haldane School Foundation Trivia Night
COLD SPRING
8 p.m. St. Mary’s Church | 1 Chestnut St.
haldaneschoolfoundation.org
Teams of eight adults will compete in this fundraiser. Sign up begins at 7:30 p.m. and trivia starts at 8 p.m. The evening includes chili and beer or wine. Cost: $50

SAT 26
Friends of the Library Holiday Party
GARRISON
6 – 8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org/friends.html
RSVP by phone or email staff@desmondfishlibrary.org for this annual holiday party for members of the Friends. Rescheduled from SAT 19.

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 19
Winter Weekend
NEW WINDSOR
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Storm King Art Center
1 Museum Road | 845-534-3115
stormking.org
The sculpture center, usually closed during the winter months, will be open to visitors, weather permitting, although there will be no bike rentals and the tram may not operate in icy or snowy conditions. Cost: $18 ($15 seniors, $8 children and students, free for ages 4 and younger)

SAT 19
Art is Elementary
BEACON
2 – 4 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
This annual exhibit will feature artwork created by students from Beacon elementary schools. It continues through Feb. 23.

SAT 26
Robert Storr on Dorothea Rockburne
BEACON
2 p.m. Dia:Beacon | 3 Beekman St.
845-440-0100 | diaart.org
The curator will discuss Rockburne, whose work is on display in an expanded exhibit that opened this month. Cost: Free with museum admission

SAT 26
Sharon Lindenfeld: Iterations / Tad Wiley: Sewan
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
Lindenfeld’s printmaking features abstract etchings exploring the subconscious. Wiley’s work on paper and paintings are inspired by his relationship to nature. Both shows continue through Feb. 24.

Tad Wiley

MUSIC

SAT 19
The Well-Tempered Woman
GARRISON
5 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing
philipstowndepottheatre.org
In this “feminist song cycle,” soprano Eugenia Copeland, who grew up in Garrison, will sing about issues women know all too well — from body image to cheating lovers to mother-daughter relationships. The words and music are by Stefania de Kenessey. Also SUN 20. Advance tickets at brownpapertickets.com/event/3919412. Cost: $20

SAT 19
POSTPONED
Jazz Vespers
COLD SPRING
5:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
10 Academy St. | 845-265-3220
presbychurchcoldspring.org
The program will honor and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by vocalist René Bailey and other musicians. Free

SAT 19
POSTPONED TO APRIL 20
Mighty Girl
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
The Monroe-based band — with Lena Fahringer (vocals, guitar), Bill Fahringer (drums), Mark McNutt (guitar) and Ed Sikora (bass) — returns to the Howland for an encore performance. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SAT 19
Decora
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
A hip-hop artist, DJ and performance poet who has shared the stage with DJ Khalid, Fat Joe, Lauryn Hill, Lenny Kravitz and Run DMC, Decora has a new single, “Blindfold,” and a new album, Reverie. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

SUN 20
California Dreamin’
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com.
This cover band will celebrate the music of southern California in the 1960s and ’70s. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

FRI 25
Salsa Dance Social
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
Learn new moves with a free lesson at 7 p.m. before the dancing begins at 8 p.m. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

FRI 25
New Breaks
POUGHKEEPSIE
7:30 p.m. Unitarian Fellowship
67 S. Randolph Ave. | hvbluegrass.org
This spin-off of the Hillbilly Band will perform acoustic bluegrass. Cost: $15

SAT 26
New Cicada Trio
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
The trio is Iva Bittova (violin, voice and percussion), Timothy Hill (voice and guitar) and David Rothenberg (clarinets, seljefloyte and “creatures”). Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SUN 27
SOLD OUT
Jeremy Denk
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandmusic.org
As part of the Howland Chamber Music Circle piano festival, Denk will perform works by Beethoven, John Adams, Bizet, Mendessohn, Liszt and Schumann. Cost: $30 ($10 students)
 
KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 19
Feast for Feathered Friends
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506
hhnm.org
Learn about birds that winter in the Hudson Valley and how to feed them in your yard. Cost: $8 ($6 children, members $6/$3)

MON 21
Girl Scouts Skating
HYDE PARK
9:30 a.m. Roller Magic
4178 Albany Post Road | 845-229-6666
Troops 2505 and 2032 will collect travel-size toiletry items for homeless services at the event. Skate rentals are $6. Cost: $8 ($10 with patch)

SAT 26
StarLab Indoor Planetarium
CORNWALL
10 & 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506 x204
hhnm.org
Children ages 4 and older will learn how to identify constellations and their Native American and Greek origin stories. Registration required. Cost: $12 ($8 members)

SAT 26
Middle School Night
GARRISON
7 – 10 p.m. Philipstown Recreation Center
107 Glenclyffe Drive | 845-424-4618
philipstownrecreation.com
Philipstown students in grades 6 to 8 will play sports, pool, ping-pong and laser tag, and there will also be game-show challenges. Registration required. Cost: $5

SUN 27
Great Westchester Toy and Train Show
WHITE PLAINS
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Westchester County Center
198 Central Ave. | 914-995-4050
westchestertoytrain.com
Enthusiasts, collectors and the curious will find new and antique models from hundreds of vendors.

SUN 27
Telltale Tracks
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
100 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506 x204
hhnm.org
Take a guided walk and learn how to identify and understand the signs of wildlife active in winter. Bring a white, washed T-shirt to make a “track shirt.” Cost: $8 adults, $6 children ($5/$3 members)

TALKS AND TOURS

SAT 19
FDR and the Post Office
COLD SPRING
3 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Author and historian Tony Musso will discuss the impact of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the U.S. Postal Service. Free

SAT 19
How Iron is Made
COLD SPRING
3 p.m. Putnam History Museum
63 Chestnut St. | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.org
Doc Bayne will explain how minerals made Putnam County an ideal location for the West Point Foundry. Cost: $10 (members free)

SUN 20
POSTPONED TO FEB. 24
Poetry Reading
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Split Rock Books | 97 Main St.
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
Four Hudson Valley poets — Mike Jurkovic, Heller Levinson, Mary Newell and Irene O’Garden — will share their work. Free

WED 23
Book Tasting
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Sample a genre of writing you haven’t read before while enjoying refreshments. Free

THURS 24
The Last of the Mahicans
GARRISON
6:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Peter Cutul from the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will discuss the largely forgotten yet harrowing tale of Chief Daniel Nimham and his people, who fought with the patriots against the British in the Revolution. Free

SAT 26
Estate Planning Seminar
GARRISON
10:30 a.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Michael Martin, an attorney with experience in estate law, will cover topics such as handling assets, wills, advocacy and taxes. Free

SAT 26
The Art of Intimacy: Tantra for Couples
BEACON
1 p.m. Wyld Womyn
378C Main St. | 845-440-8300
wyldwomynbeacon.com
Facilitated by Arabella Champaq, this afternoon workshop will cover trust, intimacy and vulnerability in relationships. Cost: $40 per couple
 
STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 19
POSTPONED TO MAY 18
All-Star Comedy Night
BEACON
7 p.m. Elks Lodge
900 Wolcott Ave. | 845-831-9476
Three comics — Gene Trifilo, Peter Sasso and headliner Rob Falcone — bring their acts to Beacon. The proceeds will benefit Elk charities. Cost $25 ($30 door, $20 members)

SUN 20
Adult Storytelling
BEACON
5 p.m. Dogwood | 47 E. Main St.
845-202-7500 | dogwoodbar.com
Tell or listen to an offbeat, edgy or emotionally challenging true story told without notes in this monthly series. Free

MON 21
The Madness of King George III
NEWBURGH
1:15 & 7 p.m. Downing Film Center
19 Front St. | 845-561-3686
The National Theatre will broadcast its production at the Nottingham Playhouse live to cinemas. Written by Alan Bennett, the play has Mark Gatiss in the title role. It’s set in 1786 when the behavior of the most powerful man in the world is becoming increasingly erratic. Cost: $12 ($10 members)

FRI 25
The Spirit of the Beehive
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Set in Spain in the 1940s, this 1973 film tells the story of a girl who sees Frankenstein and becomes haunted by the memory of the film. The showing is part of the library’s international film series. Unrated. Free

FRI 25
The Devil We Know
BEACON
7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
50 Liberty St.
moviesthatmatterbeacon.org
This 2018 documentary focuses on a West Virginia town where residents took on DuPont for chemical poisoning of the water and air with C8, which is used to make Teflon. The story also explores research into toxic chemicals that the filmmakers say has little oversight. Free

CIVIC

TUES 22
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane Music Room
15 Craigside Dr. | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org

TUES 22
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

THURS 24
Garrison School Board
HIGHLAND FALLS
7 p.m. O’Neill High School
21 Morgan Road
845-424-3689 | gufs.org
The board will hold its annual joint meeting with the board of the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery Central School District. Garrison students may attend either Haldane or O’Neill high school.

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