The Week Ahead

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 7
Road to Hope Motorcycle Rally
GARRISON
9 a.m. Walter Hoving Home
40 Walter Hoving Road
845-424-3674 x151 | hovinghome.org
Join a ride during a visit by the Disciple Christian Motorcycle Club to raise funds for the Hoving Home. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and kickstands are up at 11 a.m. for an hour-long, scenic ride through Dutchess and Putnam counties. It will conclude at the Hoving Home with live music, games, raffle and food. Rain or shine. Cost: $20 per person

SAT 7
Farm Fresh Dinner
BEACON
3 & 4 p.m. Boats leave dock
845-203-1316 | bannermancastle.org
For this 10th annual fundraiser to benefit the Bannerman Castle Trust, Noah Sheetz and colleagues from the Hudson Valley Chefs’ Consortium will create a five-course meal on Bannerman Island from local ingredients. Enjoy the views, music and a tour. Cost: $135

SAT 7
Farm Dance Gala
PHILIPSTOWN
4:30 – 9:30 p.m. Glynwood Center
362 Glynwood Road | 845-265-3338
glynwood.org
Enjoy a meal prepared by Bruce Kazan of The Main Course featuring ingredients from Glynwood and other local producers. There will also be live and silent auctions and a barn dance with music by the Edith and Bennet Band and caller Eric Hollman. Cost: $300

SUN 8
Mural Dedication
BEACON
4 p.m. Memorial Park | weeplayproject.org
The Wee Play Project will celebrate the completion of a community mural project led by artist Joe Pimentel and unveil the Wee Woods donor sign.

TUES 10
Welcome to Cold Spring
COLD SPRING
6:30 – 8 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
If you’re new to the community, stop by to learn more about it and make friends.

TUES 10
Trivia with Austin Rogers
BEACON
7 p.m. Dogwood | 47 E. Main St.
845-202-7500 | dogwoodbeacon.com
Test your smarts as former Jeopardy champion Austin Rogers hosts this contest to benefit the Beacon Community Kitchen. Each team can have up to six players. Cost: $10 per person

WED 11
9/11 Commemoration
BEACON
9 a.m. Patriot Park | Verplank at Matteawan
The City of Beacon and the Beacon Fire Department will organize this service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

WED 11
Site Planning Feedback
GARRISON
6 – 8 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Review concept plans for the use of the library’s grounds that would include a solar array.

SAT 14
Hudson River Craft Beer Festival
BEACON
1:30 – 5:30 p.m. Seeger Riverfront Park
1 Red Flynn Drive | americaontap.com
Sample any of more than 180 craft beers from 90 breweries (including 2 Way Brewing of Beacon and Newburgh Brewing Co.) at this seventh annual event. There will also be food and live music. No one under 21 admitted. Cost: $45 ($55 gate, $80 VIP, $10 designated driver)

TALKS & TOURS

SAT 7
Estuary Day
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
Learn from Lisa DiMarzo about the ecology and dynamics of the Hudson River’s tidal estuaries. Bring a picnic lunch. Cost: $12 ($6 children and teens)

SUN 8
Jonathan Kruk
BEACON
12:30 p.m. Boat leaves dock
845-203-1316 | bannermancastle.org
As part of a weekly tour of Bannerman Island, the master storyteller will share legends and folklore of the Hudson Highlands. Cost: $35 ($30 children)

SUN 8
Got Questions? We Have Answers!
GARRISON
2 – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3343
philipstowngardenclubny.org
In the first of a series of workshops organized by the Philipstown Garden Club, participants will learn practical strategies to reduce their carbon footprints. The speakers will be Victoria DiLonardo on recycling in Putnam County and Jeff Domanski, director of Hudson Valley Energy, who will discuss Community Choice Aggregation (CCA). Free

SUN 8
Get Lit Literary Salon
BEACON
5 p.m. Oak Vino Wine Bar
389 Main St. | facebook.com
getlitbeacon
The monthly series features writers sharing their work five minutes at a time. The featured writers are Lyn Miller-Lachman and Melanie Challenger. Free

MON 9
Writing and Drawing Comics
COLD SPRING
6 p.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
Summer Pierre, whose memoir, All the Sad Songs, was nominated this year for an Eisner Award, will present an informal introduction to making comics. Reservations required. Cost: $20

WED 11
Cardmaking Workshop
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
With help from Joanne Barclay, participants will create two cards to take home. Materials provided. Free

FRI 13
Mappy Hour
COLD SPRING
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Putnam History Museum
63 Chestnut St. | 845-265-4010
putnamhistorymuseum.org
David Lilburne from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints in Garrison will share a variety of historic maps and documents. Beer, wine and small bites will be served. Cost: $25 ($30 door, $18 members)

FRI 13
Birth Strike
BEACON
7 p.m. Binnacle Books
321 Main St. | 845-838-6191
binnaclebooks.com
Jenny Brown of National Women’s Liberation, the author of a book about “the hidden fight over women’s work,” will lead a discussion of the state of reproductive rights in the U.S. Free

SAT 14
Israel Putnam: Hero of the Revolution
PUTNAM VALLEY
10 a.m. Putnam Valley Library
30 Oscawana Lake Road
845-528-3242 | putnamvalleylibrary.org
As part of its ongoing Our American History series, the Putnam Valley Historical Society will host author and historian Robert Ernest Hubbard, who will discuss Putnam (1718-1790), the Revolutionary War general and county namesake. Cost: $5 donation

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 7
Sing-a-Long
COLD SPRING
10:30 a.m. Tots Park | 4 High St.
Parents are invited to bring a blanket and children are invited to sing and dance with Music Together with Alexia. Free

SUN 8
Fairy Houses and Toad Abodes
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506 x204
hhnm.org
Learn about local wildlife homes and create fairy houses. Cost: $10 ($8 children, members $7/$5)

TUES 10
Family Slime Night
GARRISON
6:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
Exactly what it sounds like. Free

SUN 15
Storytime with Raven Howell
COLD SPRING
10:15 a.m. Split Rock Books
97 Main St. | 845-265-2080
splitrockbks.com
The children’s book author will read from her new book, Greetings. Free

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 7
Aery Theatre 20/20 One-Act Festival
GARRISON
4 & 8 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
This annual festival, now in its 13th year, will feature 21 original plays by 19 writers performed five or six at a time over two weekends. Also SUN 8, FRI 13, SAT 14, SUN 15. Cost: $23 ($18 students, seniors)

THURS 12
American Folk Blues Festival 1962-1969, Vol. 3
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
At this monthly film night, footage will be screened that was shot during European tours of blues artists such as Big Mama Thornton, Roosevelt Sykes, Buddy Guy, Bukka White, Hound Dog Taylor, Koko Taylor, Little Walter, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Earl Hooker and Muddy Waters. Free

FRI 13
About Face: Supermodels Then and Now
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders will share and discuss his documentary that explores beauty and aging. Cost: $10

SAT 14
House of Wax
BEACON
5:30 & 6:30 p.m. Boats leave dock
845-203-1316 | bannermancastle.org
Vincent Price stars as Professor Henry Jarrod, an artist with a macabre way of making his lifelike wax sculptures in this screening of the 1953 classic on Bannerman Island. Due to high winds, the screening was rescheduled from Sept. 6. Cost: $40

SAT 14
Artichoke! Live
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
artichoke.brownpapertickets.com
This episode of the ongoing storytelling series, hosted by Drew Prochaska, will feature Matthew Dicks, Selena Coppock, Jeff Simmermon, Robin Gelfenbein, Jim O’Grady, Stacey Bader and Donna Minkowitz. Some material might not be suitable for children. Cost: $17.50 ($20 door)

MUSIC

SUN 8
Hoot 2019
PHILIPSTOWN
Noon – 6 p.m. Little Stony Point
3011 Route 9D | littlestonypoint.org
Bring a picnic, a blanket and/or chairs and enjoy local talent at the newly built volunteer center during this annual music festival organized by the Little Stony Point Citizens Association. Free

WED 11
Damn the Torpedoes
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
Led by Rich Kubicz, this group calls itself “the most accurate Tom Petty tribute group” as it creates the illusion of a concert performance by the late artist and his band, The Heartbreakers. Cost: $25 to $35

SAT 14
Speed Bumps on a Dirt Road
PUTNAM VALLEY
7:30 p.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
845-528-7280 | tompkinscorners.org
John Cohen and the Down Hill Strugglers, and Little Nora Brown, a 13-year-old banjo prodigy, will celebrate the release of Cohen’s book on old-time and bluegrass music. Cost: $20 donation ($15 students, seniors)

SAT 14
Core of My Heart
NEWBURGH
7:30 p.m. Aquinas Hall
Mount Saint Mary College
845-913-7157 | newburghsymphony.org
The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform works by Apollonio Maiello, Richard Wagner, Bedrich Smetana and Edward Elgar. Cost: $25 to $50 (students free)

SUN 15
Brentano String Quartet
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-765-3012
howlandmusic.org
Misha Amory (viola), Serena Canin (violin), Nina Lee (cello) and Mark Steinberg (violin) will present a program that includes works by Mozart and Beethoven. Cost: $30 ($10 students)

SUN 15
Doansburg Chamber Ensemble
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. St. Mary’s Church | 1 Chestnut St.
845-228-4167 | doansburg.org
The ensemble will be joined by Christine Smith on flute and Joy Plaisted on harp for a performance that includes Celtic Suite by Marino and sonatas by Telemann and Rust. Cost: $10

SUN 15
Music for Humanity
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Towne Crier | 379 Main St.
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The Slam Allen Band and Jon Shain and FJ Venture will perform in this fundraiser for music scholarships. Cost: $25

VISUAL ART

SAT 7
The Things Between Us
BEACON
6 – 8 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
Samantha Palmeri presents an exhibit of her latest paintings.

SUN 8
Fine Arts & Craft Fair
FISHKILL
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Main Street between Bedford and Cary
fishkillbusinessassociation.com
The Fishkill Business Association will host its 26th annual curated show. There will also be shopping, food and entertainment. Rain or shine. Free

SUN 8
Cross-pollination
GARRISON
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | 845-265-3638
boscobel.org
A study earlier in the year of plants admired and cultivated in early America led to this exhibit of works on paper inspired by plant life, subtitled “an evolution in foliate forms.” It will have contributions from Austin Ballard, Livia Cetti, Jeri Eisenberg, Matthew Friday, Marian McEvoy, Jill Parisi, Wendy Small, Sara Story, Lori Van Houten, Erin Walrath and Eleanor White. Cost: $12 ($6 children and teens)

HEALTH & FITNESS

SUN 8
Breastfeeding Basics
BEACON
Noon. Wyld Womyn | 378C Main St.
845-440-8300 | wyldwomynbeacon.com
Cindy Flynn from Best Beginnings will cover the basics of breastfeeding and answer questions in this two-hour class. Cost: $50

SUN 8
CPR for Families
BEACON
3 p.m. Wyld Womyn | 378C Main St.
845-440-8300 | wyldwomynbeacon.com
Flynn will help participants become certified by the American Red Cross in CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) for infants, children and adults. Cost: $150

CIVIC

MON 9
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 9
Philipstown Zoning Board of Appeals
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Community Center
107 Glyclyffe Drive | philipstown.com

MON 9
School Board
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Road | 845-838-6900
beaconk12.org

TUES 10
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 85 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

THURS 12
PISA Capital Project Info
GARRISON
9 a.m. Garrison School
1100 Route 9D | 845-424-3689
gufs.org

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