The Week Ahead

Edited by Pamela Doan (calendar@highlandscurrent.org)
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

MEMORIAL DAY

SUN 26
Maritime Service
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. Waterfront dock

MON 27
Parade and Service
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
Organized by the VFW and American Legion posts, the parade will stop at the monuments at Main and Chestnut Streets, the Mountain Avenue Cemetery, the Church on the Hill, the Nelsonville Village Green memorial and the Cold Spring Cemetery.

MON 27
Parade and Service
BEACON
1 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
Line-up will begin at noon, and a service organized by the American Legion will follow the parade at the Memorial Building, 413 Main St.

COMMUNITY

SUN 26
Elks Car Show
BEACON
1 – 4:30 p.m. Elks Lodge
900 Wolcott Ave. | 914-474-1891
Admire classic vehicles from the 1940s to 1980s in all classes in this show hosted by the Elks. There will also be raffles, food and music. Admission is free; the cost to register a vehicle is $15.

THURS 30
Hudson Valley Access to Health Care Coalition
COLD SPRING
9:30 a.m. Old VFW Hall | 34 Kemble Ave.
Judy Farrell of the Philipstown Town Board is co-chair of the coalition, which has representatives from Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess, Orange and Rockland counties and shares information and resources to improve access to health care services.

THURS 30
Coffee with a Cop
GARRISON
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dolly’s
7 Garrison’s Landing | 845-225-4300
putnamsheriff.com
Bring your questions and concerns to Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Tolve during conversation on the patio.

SAT 1
Farm With Your Farmer: Weeding
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. Glynwood
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-3338
glynwood.org
Learn about tools and techniques to keep your garden weed-free — and find out which weeds are tasty. Free

SAT 1
Illuminated Festival
NEWBURGH
Noon – 10 p.m. Lower Broadway
newburghilluminatedfestival.com
This annual festival will include three stages with musical performers, as well as art, dance, poetry, theater, multicultural food, performance artists and activities for children. Free

SAT 1
Summer Gala
COLD SPRING
5 – 9 p.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-809-5750 x12 | hvshakespeare.org
Longtime Cold Spring real estate agent Robert McCaffrey (below) will be honored at this annual dinner and garden party to raise funds for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Guests who dress in fairytale-inspired costumes could win tickets to see Into the Woods. Cost: $350

SUN 2
Units of Love Blood Drive
BEACON
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Lewis Tompkins Firehouse
13 South Ave. | bit.ly/BHAUnitsofLove
Organized by the Beacon Hebrew Alliance. Volunteers are also needed for set-up and clean-up. Email ellen@beaconhebrewalliance.org.

ANIMALS & NATURE

SAT 25
Open Barn
WAPPINGERS FALLS
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stony Kill Farm
79 Farmstead Lane | 845-831-3800
stonykill.org
Barn guides will talk about the chickens, cows, pigs and sheep that live at the farm. Free

SAT 1
Turtle Talk
GARRISON
7:30 a.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-3638 | boscobel.org
Experts from the Constitution Marsh Audubon Center will discuss the habits and history of snapping turtles while introducing participants (at a safe distance) to snapping turtles that live in Constitution Marsh. A guided bird walk will follow along Boscobel’s mile-long trail. Cost: $12 ($8 for children, ages 5 and younger free)

SUN 2
Birds of Prey Day
BREWSTER
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Green Chimneys
400 Doansburg Road | 845-279-2995
bit.ly/birds-of-prey-day
This annual event, now in its 27th year, will include more than 100 raptors handled by falconers from across New York and Connecticut (as well as Lauren McGough, a Mongolian eagle hunter from Oklahoma who was featured last fall on 60 Minutes). Cost: $15 ($5 children ages 3-11, seniors)

KIDS & FAMILY

TUES 28
New Moms & Infants Group
GARRISON
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
The group is open to all, including pregnant women who would like to join the community of new moms. Email whiteside.ks@gmail.com.

SAT 1
First Burst Community Day
GARRISON
1 – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
The community is invited to celebrate summer with a 25-foot climbing wall, bouncy house, races and games, juggling, live music, garden activities, arts and crafts, kite flying and ice cream. The rain date is SUN 2. Free

TALKS & TOUR

TUES 28
Psychedelic Salon
COLD SPRING
6 p.m. Split Rock Books | 97 Main St.
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
Members of the Permaculture Arts Collective will lead a discussion of the healing power of psychedelic drugs. Reservations required. Cost: $16

TUES 28
Scam-Proof Your Life
GARRISON
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Learn how to protect your personal data and accounts from scams. Free

WED 29
Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley
BEACON
7 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church
15 South Ave. | 845-831-0514
beaconhistorical.org
In a talk sponsored by the Beacon Historical Society, Tony Musso will discuss lesser-known historical sites that played an important role in the growth of the Hudson Valley. Free

SAT 1
Linda Dahl
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
As part of the ongoing Writers Reading at the Library series, Linda Dahl will discuss the art of fiction (“the truth that didn’t happen”) and read from her Erica trilogy. Free

SAT 1
Hudson River Rising
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. Putnam History Museum
63 Chestnut St. | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.org
Marci Reaven, the vice president for history exhibitions at the New-York Historical Society, will discuss an exhibit she curated there, Hudson Rising, that examines through art and artifacts how the river “has been an incubator for our ideas about the environment and our relationships to the natural world.” Cost: $10 (members free)

MUSIC

SAT 25
Decora
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The musician and performance poet brings together folk and hip-hop. Christine Dominguez will open. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

SUN 26
Schroeder Umansky Duo
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration | 45 Market St.
845-265-5537 | chapelrestoration.org
Violinist Amy Schroeder and cellist Felix Umansky will be joined by pianist Yalin Chi for a program that includes Dvorak’s Trio in F Minor, Op. 65 and Chausson’s Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 3. Donations are welcome. Free

SUN 26
Breakneck Ridge Revue
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The band, which includes Andrew Revkin, David A. Ross, Patrick Stanfield Jones, Todd Giudice and Mark Murphy, will be joined by the Trouble Sisters. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

THURS 30
Ukulele Open Mic
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Held every other month, the Uke Open Mic is hosted by Wendy Matthews of the Edukated Fleas, who will be looking for performers to feature at the next Hudson Valley Ukulele Invitational. Sign-up begins at 5 p.m. Free

SAT 1
Rock Out 4 Mental Health
BEACON
Noon – 4 p.m. Riverfront Park
rockout4mentalhealth.com
This fundraiser, organized by I Am Beacon, will feature performances by The Costellos, Noetic, Tony E., Dilson Hernandez, Russ St. George, Jerry Kitrow and Charge the Mound. Free

SAT 1
The Kennedys
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road | 845-528-7280
tompkinscorners.org
The husband-and-wife duo Maura and Pete Kennedy will perform songs from their latest release, Safe Until Tomorrow. Cost: $20 ($15 seniors and students)

SAT 1
Expansions Crossroad Music Project
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandculturalcenter.org
Goldee and the Wolves — with Goldee Greene, Chris Shawn, Bill Imperial, Rafael Figueroa and Olu Akiwuimi — will be joined by Evolution, which includes Rachel Evans, Debra Kaye and Scott Beall. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SAT 1
The Mallet Brothers Band
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
This band from Maine plays a mix of Americana, jam, roots and rock. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

VISUAL ART

SAT 25
Eco Print Workshop
BEACON
Noon – 3 p.m. New York Textile Lab
146 Main St. | newyorktextilelab.com
Using regionally sourced flowers and leaves, participants can experiment with “eco printing” on silk textiles using steaming and hammering to extract pigment. Registration required. Cost: $68

SAT 25
International Artists Residency
BEACON
3 – 6 p.m. Scenic Hudson River Center
8 Long Dock Park | beaconarts.org
At this reception, meet the artists who have been working since May 12 in the Red Barn and view works they have created.

SUN 26
Hudson Valley Free Day
BEACON
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Dia:Beacon
3 Beekman St. | 845-440-0100
diaart.org
On the last Sunday of each month, the museum opens its doors at no charge to residents of Dutchess, Putnam and other nearby counties. Present identification that includes proof of residency at the admissions desk. (Hudson Valley Free Days are sponsored by Kiki McMillan, Charlie Pohlad and the Pohlad family.) In addition, residents of Beacon, Chelsea, Fishkill and Glenham are admitted free every Saturday and Sunday.

SUN 26
Dan Botkin
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Botkin, who is one of 34 artists who contributed to an exhibit to mark the 100th anniversary of Pete Seeger’s birth that ends on MON 27, will discuss his series of 12 paintings, For Everything There is a Season, that was inspired by Seeger’s song, “Turn Turn Turn” and Ecclesiastes 3:1-18. Free

FRI 31
Poseneske Sessions
BEACON
6 p.m. Dia Beacon | 3 Beekman St.
845-440-0100 | bit.ly/dia-lecture
In the first of a series of lectures about aspects of the work of Charlotte Posenenske, Rey Akdogan and Alan Ruiz will discuss form, followed in subsequent weeks by labor, space and play. Reservations required. Free

SAT 1
Hello Neighbor
GARRISON
3 – 11 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
There will be food and an I Spy program from 3 to 5 p.m. for children ages 5 and older at the opening of this multimedia exhibit. From 5 to 6:30 p.m., curious cocktails and fascinating finds will be shared. At 9 p.m., the Night Peepers program will begin with electronic music artist Kidaudra, projections and lighting. Cost: $20 ($5 for ages 5 to 17)

SAT 1
Leaves of Grass, Clay and Bronze
COLD SPRING
3 p.m. Magazzino Italian Art
2700 Route 9 | 845-666-7202
magazzino.art
In the second installment of a four-part series of lectures, Reconsidering Arte Povera, Emily Braun, an art history professor at Hunter College, will explore parallels between Guiseppe Penone’s art and writings of Walt Whitman, specifically Leaves of Grass (1855). Free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 25
Nunsense
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
brownpapertickets.com/event/4208393
The popular musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Christine Bokhour, follows a group of nuns as they mount a variety show. Also, SUN 26, FRI 31, SAT 1, SUN 2. Cost: $25 ($20 students and seniors)

SAT 25
The Artichoke
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
artichoke.brownpapertickets.com
Hosted by Drew Prochaska, this episode of the ongoing storytelling series will feature performers who have told their tales on The Moth, Story Collider and Comedy Central Presents. Charming Disaster will provide music. Some material may not be suitable for children. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

FRI 31
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
BEACON
Bannerman Island
Boats leave dock at 7 and 8 p.m.
845-203-1316
bannermancastle.org/movie-nights
In the first of a series of movies that will screened over the summer and fall on the island, this popular 1986 comedy follows a teenager played by Matthew Broderick who decides he needs a break from school. Other films in the series will include Psycho, The Wizard of Oz, Jurassic Park, House of Wax and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein. Cost: $40

FRI 31
Unpresidented
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Catalyst Gallery | 137 Main St.
845-204-3844 | catalystgallery.com
Actor and SiriusXM host John Fugelsang will present his one-man show, which he describes as “the true story of a comedian trying to raise a toddler while his country was electing one.” To RSVP, email sparksbk@gmail.com. Cost: $5

FRI 31
And Then They Came for Us
BEACON
7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church
50 Liberty St.
moviesthatmatterbeacon.org
Shown as part of the ongoing Movies That Matter series, this 2017 documentary presents an account of the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. Free

SAT 1
Dinner & Conversation with Edgar Allan Poe
BEACON
4:30 p.m. Mount Gulian | 145 Sterling St.
845-831-8172 | mountgulian.org
Robert Gleason will portray the writer during a dinner in the site’s 18th-century barn. Cost: $150

SAT 1
A Dancer’s Bookshelf: Words in Motion
POUGHKEEPSIE
2 & 6:30 p.m. Bardavon | 35 Market St.
845-831-1870 | balletartsstudio.com
Ballet Arts Studio in Beacon will present its annual spring student concert and performance. Cost: $15 ($12 seniors and children ages 12 and younger)

CIVIC

TUES 28
Board of Assessment Review
COLD SPRING
3 – 5 & 7 – 9 p.m. Philipstown Town Hall
238 Main St. | 845-265-5200
bit.ly/grievance-booklet
If you want to appeal the town’s assessment of the value of your property, this is your annual opportunity.

TUES 28
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

TUES 28
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

WED 29
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org