Shakespeare Fest, Aery Theatre Company receive funds

The Putnam Arts Council awarded $12,000 in grants for its annual Arts Link program. It received more requests for more than $88,000 in funding.

Among the grants was $2,000 to the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Fest to support its family nights and free family matinees; $1,000 to Collaborative Concepts for its annual sculpture exhibit at Saunders Farm in Garrison; $800 to the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center in Putnam Valley for a Friday Night Films series; and $1,000 to support the annual Aery Theatre Company one-act play competition at the Philipstown Depot Theatre, which this year begins April 5.

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