The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

FRI 12
Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps
BEACON
7–9 p.m. Polhill Park
As part of a national and international movement, local residents will hold a vigil to protest treatment of immigrants coming across the U.S. border.

SAT 13
Hudson Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival
RHINEBECK
6550 Springbook Ave.
dcrcoc.org/balloonfestschedule
Take to the sky in a hot air balloon, helicopter or tethered balloon during this annual festival that includes music, entertainment, carnival games and food and drink. Also SUN 14. Cost: $10

SAT 13
Invasives Strike Force
PEEKSKILL
9:30 a.m. Granite Mountain Preserve
497 Peekskill Hollow Road
201-512-9348 | bit.ly/invasives-strike
Join the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference as it removes plants along trails. No experience necessary. Bring leather work gloves, plenty of water and a lunch to eat on the trails. Tools provided. Meeting place and details provided at registration.

SAT 13
Postcard, Book and Ephemera Show and Sale
BEACON
11 a.m.–4 p.m. Memorial Hall
413 Main St. | 845-831-0514
beaconhistorical.org
Browse through thousands of postcards that depict scenes from Beacon, Philipstown and beyond. Cost: $3

SAT 13
Toy Pizza Con 2019
COLD SPRING
11 a.m.–5 p.m. St. Mary’s Hall
1 Chestnut St. | linktr.ee/toypizza
Browse vintage action figures, Japanese imports, toys and comics. Pizza provided while it lasts. Free

SAT 13
Food and Farm Day
PHILIPSTOWN
Noon–4 p.m. Glynwood | 362 Glynwood Road
845-265-3338 | glynwood.org
Enjoy local food, take a tour of the farm, meet the animals, and learn about Hudson Valley farming. Tall County will provide live music. Registration required. Free

SAT 13
Putnam History Museum Lawn Party
PHILIPSTOWN
5–7 p.m. Carr-White Home
20 Luzmira Lane | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.org
This “summer fete for suffragettes” will celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Enjoy canapes and cocktails; summer whites suggested. Cost: $90

SUN 14
Civil War Monument Unveiling
CARMEL
11 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park
201 Gipsy Trail Road
The memorial will honor the nearly 1,600 Putnam County residents who served from 1861 to 1865. A color guard and re-enactors will be part of the ceremony.

SUN 14
Fundraiser for Immigrant Families Together
BEACON
3–5 p.m. 2 Way Brewing
18 West Main St. | facebook.com/events
Raise a glass at this family friendly event to benefit a volunteer-led effort at the southern border to support immigrant parents and children who have been separated. Half of beer and cider sales as well as proceeds from a silent auction and raffle will be donated.

WED 17
Forum for Seniors
CORTLANDT MANOR
9 a.m.–Noon Cortlandt Town Hall
1 Heady St. | 914-941-1111
galefs@nyassembly.gov
This forum will feature a performance from the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival company and a guided session of “chair yoga”; speakers who will discuss issues such as unclaimed funds, immunology health in aging, the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement, protection from scams directed at seniors; and more. Free

FRI 19
Putnam Kennel Club Dog Show
CARMEL
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Park
225 Gipsy Trail Road | putnamkennelclub.com
Watch different breeds compete and perform. Cost: $5 per car

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 13
Walking History Tour
COLD SPRING
10 a.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Learn about the history of the village in a tour that ends at the waterfront. Free

SAT 13
Viewspots to the Hudson
GARRISON
10 a.m. Manitoga | 584 Route 9D
845-424-3812 | visitmanitoga.org
Take a 90-minute, 1.5-mile moderate hike through Manitoga’s woodland trails, featuring four osio (“beautiful views” in native Algonquin) created by Russel Wright to frame the river. Cost: $5

SAT 13
The Great Depression in Putnam County
PUTNAM VALLEY
10 a.m. Putnam Valley Library
30 Oscawana Lake Road
845-528-3242 | putnamvalleylibrary.org
Sarah Johnson, former director of the Putnam History Museum, will speak on how residents fared in 1930 and the programs that relieved their hardships. Cost: $5

MON 15
Live Webcast – Re-creation of the Apollo 11 Voyage
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Watch NASA’s webcast on the big screen in a re-creation of the first journey to the moon on the 50th anniversary of the landing.

WED 17
The Space Race: 1957-1975
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Kevin Woyce presents historic material in his talk about the visionaries, scientists, and astronauts who made the moon landing possible.

SAT 20
Edible Book Club: Big Night
GARRISON
1 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Bring an Italian appetizer or dessert to share and watch Big Night together. Check out recipe books by Lidia Bastianich, Mary Ann Esposito or Nick Stellino.

SUN 21
Taste of Summer Walk
PHILIPSTOWN
11 a.m. Glynwood Center | 362 Glynwood Road
845-265-3338 | glynwood.org
Come see the farm at the peak of the season and learn about Glynwood’s work and how it is addressing climate change. Free

SECOND SATURDAY

SAT 13
Perfectly Puzzled
BEACON
5–7 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
The library will host a reception for an exhibit of artwork by adult participants in the Anderson Center for Autism Expressive Outcomes program.

SAT 13
Scott Lerman: Tree Rings
BEACON
5–9 p.m. Oak Vino Wine Bar
389 Main St. | 845-765-2400
oakvino.com
The exhibit of photographs brings into focus wedges of bark that reveal unique details of growth, weather and experience.

SAT 13
Buff Monster / Jay222 / Mus Musculous
BEACON
6–9 p.m. Clutter Gallery
163 Main St. | 212-255-2505
shop.cluttermagazine.com/gallery

SAT 13
Richard Taddei: The Nude Male Figure
BEACON
6 – 9 p.m. RiverWinds Gallery
172 Main St. | 845-838-2880
riverwindsgallery.com

SAT 13
BeaconArts Member Show
BEACON
6–9 p.m. Hudson Beach Glass
162 Main St. | 845-440-0068
hudsonbeachglass.com
Curated by Karlyn Benson and Theresa Gooby, the exhibit will include works by 69 artists in diverse mediums.

SAT 13
Plant Spirit Medicine / Aeromantic
BEACON
6–9 p.m. BAU Gallery | 506 Main St.
845-440-7584 | baugallery.org
Elizabeth Arnold’s mixed media will explore similarities with the world of plants, while Samantha Beste’s collages use maps and atlas pages to depict climate change.

HEALTH & FITNESS

SAT 13
Infant CPR Class
GARRISON
11 a.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
This 90-minute class will cover the basics. Email beautifulmamas123@gmail.com to register. Cost: $10

SUN 14
Introduction to Herbs
BEACON
6 p.m. Wyld Womyn | 378C Main St.
845-440-8300
wyldwomynbeacon.com
Learn about the differences between flower essences, tinctures, decoctions and infusions and understand how to make tea and prepare herbs at home. Cost: $20 to $35

SAT 20
16th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim Day
NEWBURGH
8:30 a.m. Newburgh Waterfront
UNICO Park Plaza | riverpool.org
Swim across the Hudson River to raise money to support the River Pool, a volunteer-run, safe place to swim and enjoy the river that was created by Pete Seeger. Registration required. Cost: $75 registration and $100 minimum donation

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 12
Moonlight and Magnolias
WAPPINGERS FALLS
8 p.m. County Players | 2681 W. Main St.
845-298-1491 | countyplayers.org
In this farce by Ron Hutchinson, the year is 1939 and David O. Selznick is making Gone with the Wind. With a cast but no script, he locks himself, director Victor Fleming and script doctor Ben Hecht in a room with peanuts, bananas and a typewriter to re-enact the saga of Scarlett and Rhett. Also FRI 19, SAT 20, SUN 21. Cost: $20 ($15 seniors, children)

SAT 13
Cinema in Piazza
PHILIPSTOWN
8 p.m. Magazzino Italian Art
2700 Route 9 | 845-666-7202
magazzino.art
This outdoor film festival was organized in collaboration with the Cold Spring Film Society. The Saturday film is The Vice of Hope (Il vizio della speranza), a drama about the crime-ridden community of Castel Volturno, near Naples, and a young woman’s crisis of conscience. On SUN 14, in the satirical Divorce Italian Style (Divorzio all’italiana), a bored and near-impoverished man longs to marry his gorgeous teenage cousin but must kill his wife first. Cost: $7 ($5 student)

SAT 13
Julius Caesar
BEACON
Bannerman Island
Boats leave dock at 4 & 5 p.m.
bannermancastle.org
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will bring Shakespeare’s tale of betrayal to life as the friends of a charismatic war hero plot against him. Cost: $65

SAT 13
The Artichoke
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
artichoke.bpt.me
Hosted by Drew Prochaska, this series features performers from The Moth and other popular series. The first three installments sold out. Cost: $17.50 ($20 door)

SAT 13
The Big Sleep
COLD SPRING
8:30 p.m. Dockside Park
coldspringfilm.org
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall star in this 1946 Philip Marlowe mystery that will be screened as part of the Cold Spring Film Society’s summer series. Bring blankets, chairs and bug spray. Free

THURS 18
Heathers The Musical
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon High School Theater
101 Matteawan Ave.
beaconperformingartscenter.com
Also FRI 19, SAT 20
A dark story of a high school clique gone very wrong is performed by two casts of teens. Due to mature themes, it’s recommended for ages 14 and up. Cost: $12 ($5 for students and seniors)

FRI 19
October Sky
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern, the true story of Homer Hickam’s pursuit of rocketry as a way to a better life inspires audiences.

FRI 19
Lez Bomb
GARRISON
8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
In this comedy, a young woman brings her girlfriend home to meet her parents intending to come out; then her male roommate shows up. The screening will be held outdoors and hotdogs will be served. Free

VISUAL ART

SAT 13
Art, Family and Heritage
PEEKSKILL
5 p.m. Hudson Valley MOCA
1701 Main St. | 914-788-0100
hudsonvalleymoca.org
Entang Wiharso will join Christine Wiharso and MOCA co-founder Livia Straus in a conversation exploring multiculturalism in family life and its effect on artistic practice. Cost: Free with admission ($5 to $10)

MUSIC

SAT 13
Beacon Jazz Lab
BEACON
5 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church
15 South Ave. | beacon-episcopal.org
Enjoy a mix of blues, bossas, ballads and swing music. Dancers welcome. Free

SAT 13
Doansburg Chamber Ensemble
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | 845-228-4167
The ensemble will open its season with performances by its string trio (violinist David Steinberg, violist Sean Brekke and cellist Kate Dillingham) with flutist Christine Smith. Cost: $10 ($9 students, seniors)

SUN 14
Koehler & Kelly
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
The duo will combine traditional fiddling with jazz piano. Free

SUN 14
Seeds of Man
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
This tribute to the music of Woody Guthrie will benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Cost: $15 ($20 door)

SAT 20
Last Minute Soulmates
BEACON
7 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Russell St. George (vocals/guitar), Carla Springer (vocals), Glenn Sacchi (vocals/drums), Francisco Mena (guitar) and Seth Masten (bass) play rock with folk-style storytelling. Cost: $10 ($15 door)

SAT 20
Tiny Rhino
BEACON
9 p.m. Dogwood | 47 E. Main St.
facebook.com/DOGWOOD.BEACON
Steve Giordano, Mighty George Schaefer and Mark Westin play rock ’n’ roll blues.

SUN 21
Sax and Taps
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
Erica von Kleist performs on saxophone with DeWitt Fleming Jr., who will tap dance in a rhythmic collaboration of music and movement. Cost: donations suggested

DeWitt Fleming Jr.

SUN 21
The Quebe Sisters
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier Cafe
379 Main St. | 845-855-1300
townecrier.com
Grace, Sophia, and Hulda Quebe perform progressive western swing in three-part harmony with a band. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 13
Free Community Day
CORNWALL
Noon–4 p.m. Hudson Highlands
Nature Museum | 25 Boulevard
845-534-7781 | hhnm.org
Hike, meet the animals, and listen to storytellers.

THURS 18
Mad Science Space Spectacular
BEACON
2 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
This interactive demonstration explores the challenges of space travel in understanding the vastness of the solar system.

THURS 18
Two by Two Zoo
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Meet amazing animals and their friends.

THURS 18
Paint and Pizza (Teens)
GARRISON
6–7:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Learn to paint a still life with artist Regina Gelfer; for ages 13 to 19.

SAT 20
YOU Picasso — Architectural Adventures
COLD SPRING
10:30 a.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Children ages 5 to 12 can create building projects.

CIVIC

MON 15
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

THURS 18
Climate Smart Communities
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Recreation Center
climatesmartphilipstown.org

MON 22
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 258 Main St.
845-265-2500 | nelsonvilleny.gov