The Week Ahead

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

CLIMATE WEEK

SUN 15
Make Art for the Climate Strike
GARRISON
2 – 4 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
bit.ly/climateweek-philipstown
Bring poster boards, markers, and your imagination to make art for the Global Climate Strike scheduled for FRI 20. Another poster-making event will be held at 3:30 p.m. on TUES 17 at Figure Ground Studio, 44 Main St., in Cold Spring.

FRI 20
Philipstown Strikes for Climate
COLD SPRING
2:30 – 4 p.m. St. Mary’s Lawn
1 Chestnut St.
bit.ly/climateweek-philipstown
Walk out of your job, home or class to support political action to slow climate change. Speakers begin at 3 p.m.

COMMUNITY

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: $50 ($70 VIP)

SAT 21
Community Blood Drive
BEACON
10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tabernacle of Christ
483 Main St. | 800-933-2566
donate.nybc.org
Schedule an appointment or walk-in. See website for requirements.

SUN 22
Haldane Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch
BEACON
Noon – 3 p.m. Dutchess Manor
263 Route 9D | 845-265-9254, x160
haldaneschool.org/athletics
The Blue Devil Booster Club will honor inductees Richard Kiesbye, Russell Miller, David Milkovich, Chelsea Lisikatos and the 1998 team that won the first of the school’s four state volleyball championships. RSVP requested by FRI 13. Cost: $55

SUN 22
Stray H.E.L.P. Fundraiser
FISHKILL
2 – 5 p.m. Firefly Yoga | 992 Main St.
845-896-2840 | strayhelp.org
Support the organization’s work to reduce the stray-cat population with a trap, spay or neuter and return/release program or by adoption. There will be a yoga class at 2:30 p.m. and refreshments and raffles.

TALKS & TOURS

WED 18
The Early Days of Television
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Evan Weiner will discuss the stars of the early days of TV, including Milton Berle, Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason, and their impact. Free

THURS 19
The Art of the Garden: Bulbs
COLD SPRING
10 a.m. Supplies for Creative Living
165 Main St. | 845-809-5900
suppliesforcreativeliving.com
Landscape designers Liz Kelly and Lindsey Taylor will explain a spring planting design that can be planted now. Cost: $15

KIDS & FAMILY

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

SAT 21
Fairy Walk
BEACON
10 & 11:30 a.m.
University Settlement Camp
724 Wolcott Ave. | fairywalk.com
Sponsored by BeaconArts, this walking production led by performers from Hudson Valley Theatre will follow a magical path to a hidden grove. Rain date SUN 22. Repeats SUN 28. Cost: $12 ($8 children)

SAT 21
Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | 845-831-4988
howlandmusic.org
Following a concert by local musicians and music educators, children will be able to handle and play instruments such as winds, strings, piano and guitar. Reserve a seat online. Free

MUSIC

SAT 14
Choi Fairbanks
BEACON
1:20 p.m. Cliff and Main Bus Shelter
This 20-minute set by the classical and jazz cellist is sponsored by BeaconArts as part of its Tiny Concerts series.

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 to open the Howland Chamber Music Circle season. 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

SAT 21
Gary U.S. Bonds
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Brown St. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The singer, whose hits include “Quarter to Three,” will perform R&B and rock with the Roadhouse Rockers. Cost: $35 to $45

SUN 22
Duo Scorpio
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St. | 845-265-5537
chapelrestoration.org
Kathryn Andrews and Kristi Shade will perform works for two harps by composers Nico Muhly and Robert Paterson. Donations are welcome. Free

SUN 22
Magnolia Boulevard
COLD SPRING
5 – 7 p.m. Waterfront bandstand
The five-piece band from Kentucky, which will perform to close out the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce summer concert series, plays funk, blues and rock. Free

SUN 22
Graham Nash
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Bardavon | 35 Market St.
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
The two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee (with Crosby, Stills and Nash in 1997 and The Hollies in 2010) will perform songs from his most recent album, This Path Tonight. Cost: $50 to $75

SUN 22
Cross Record
BEACON
8 p.m. Quinn’s
330 Main St. | 845-202-7447
Emily Cross, who performs as Cross Record, will perform songs from her latest album, which “explores the metaphysical in the everyday.”

VISUAL ART

THURS 19
Figure Drawing with Movement
BEACON
6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Catalyst Gallery
137 Main St. | 845-204-3844
catalystgallery.com
The gallery’s new drawing series will feature a model who will provide short and long poses plus some dance and movement. Chairs and tables provided, but no easels. Cost: $10

SAT 21
Method for Proceeding
GARRISON
5 – 7 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3960
garrisonartcenter.org
The Center’s visiting artist, Henry Klimowicz, will fill both of its galleries with a sculpture exhibit that spans 12 years.

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 14
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. Also SUN 15. Cost: $23 ($18 students, seniors)

MON 16
Hope on the Hudson
NEWBURGH
7:15 p.m. Downing Film Center
19 Front St. | 845-561-3686
downingfilmcenter.com
Jon Bowermaster will screen three of his short works: Growing with the Grain, about efforts to bring sustainable grain production back to upstate New York; Source to Sea, about Riverkeeper’s work to collect data that influences clean water protections; and A Living River, about restoring the Hudson River’s ecosystem. Cost: $7 ($6 members)

FRI 20
Happy Days
GARRISON
8 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
philipstowndepottheatre.org
In this Samuel Beckett play directed by Carin Jean White, Christine Bokhour (as Winnie) and Sterling Swann (as Willie) star as outlets for Beckett’s search for the meaning of existence. Winnie begins the first act buried up to her waist in a hole and the second buried up to her neck. Also, SAT 21, SUN 22. Cost: $28 ($22 seniors, teens)

FRI 20
Mary Poppins
GARRISON
7:15 p.m. Boscobel | 1601 Route 9D
845-265-3638 | boscobel.org
Find a spot on the Great Lawn and enjoy a screening of the classic 1964 live-action and animated Disney film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke presented in partnership with the Cold Spring Film Society. The Boscobel grounds open at 6 p.m., and the rain date is SUN 22. Free

FRI 20
Claire
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library | 10 Morris Ave.
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
The 53-minute film, presented as part of the library’s ongoing Silent Film Series and set in the 1920s American South, is loosely based on a Japanese fairytale in which an elderly farm couple find a changeling who becomes their adopted daughter. It was created by Atlanta filmmaker Milford Thomas using techniques consistent with the production of silent films and first shown in 2014. Cary Brown will provide live musical accompaniment. Free

FRI 20
Demetri Martin
POUGHKEEPSIE
8 p.m. Bardavon | 35 Market St.
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
The unconventional comedian, who is also an author, actor and former correspondent for The Daily Show, will perform. Cost: $47 to $57

FRI 20
The Wait Room
OSSINING
8 p.m. Waterfront Park
thewaitroom.eventbrite.com
This outdoor dance performance, sponsored by the Sing Sing Prison Museum and choreographed by Jo Kreiter, will honor women whose loved ones were incarcerated. Also, SAT 21, SUN 22. Cost: $25

SAT 21
Hudson Highlands Poetry
GARRISON
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
As part of this continuing series, Mary Newell will read from her collection Tilt/Hover/Veer, Margot Taft Stever from Cracked Piano, and Jeffrey Yang from Hey, Marfa.

SAT 21
Spring Street Reading
NEWBURGH
7 p.m. Atlas Studios | 11 Spring St.
845-391-8855 | atlasnewburgh.com
Ruth Danon, Faisal Moyhuddin, Natania Rosenfeld and Edwin Torres will discuss how being the children of exiles has affected their work. Free

SUN 22
Quarry
GARRISON
12:30 & 4:30 p.m. Manitoga
584 Route 9D | 845-424-3812
visitmanitoga.org
Ivy Baldwin and dancers from her company will transform the former home of designer Russel Wright into a stage in a performance inspired by his desire to blur lines between outside and inside, and nature and the man-made. The rain date is SUN 29. The SAT 21 shows are sold out. Cost: $45 ($35 members)

CIVIC

MON 16
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 Municipal Plaza
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 16
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7:30 p.m. Village Hall | 258 Main St.
845-265-2500 | nelsonvilleny.gov

TUES 17
District Voter Registration
GARRISON
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Garrison School
1100 Route 9D | 845-424-3689
gufs.org

TUES 17
State Assembly Office Hours
BEACON
6 – 8 p.m. Howland Public Library
313 Main St. | 845-562-0888
nyassembly.gov/mem/Jonathan-G-Jacobson
Jonathan Jacobson, whose district includes Beacon, will meet with constituents.

TUES 17
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane High School (Room 211)
15 Craigside Drive | 845-265-9254
haldaneschool.org

TUES 17
Village Board
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Firehouse | 154 Main St.
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov
The board will hold a workshop to discuss the regulation of short-term rentals.

WED 18
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THURS 19
Philipstown Planning Board
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Old VFW Hall
34 Kemble Ave. | philipstown.com
The board will hold a public hearing to hear feedback on a request by the Garrison Gulf station to add a canopy over its pumps and sell used cars.

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