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For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.
Cold Spring Farmers’ Market
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Boscobel
1601 Route 9D | csfarmmarket.org
The market has moved to Boscobel for the season.
Plant a Pollinator Paradise
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Learn how your landscape can be part of helping endangered pollinators such as butterflies and how to create a pollinator garden and other useful habitats. Also SAT 9.
Craft Beer Tasting Experience
Noon – 9 p.m. thinknydrinkny.com
Register to receive 64-ounce samples mailed to you from up to four craft breweries for tasting during 90-minute sessions via Zoom with the brewers online. Session 3 at 5 p.m. will feature Industrial Arts Brewing of Beacon. Cost: $65 (single) to $240 (all access)
Space on Ryder Farm
406 Starr Ridge Road
The nonprofit residency and organic farm will take advance orders online for vegetables, herbs and flowers. Pickups begin May 16.
Climate Action Workshop
Join the Ecological Citizen’s Project for “The Optimist’s Guide to Climate Crisis: How to Do More Than Hope.” Email [email protected] for Zoom details.
Virtual Friday Soiree
5:30 p.m. Antipodean Books
Email [email protected] for Zoom details. Continues weekly.
Your backyard | bit.ly/phas-birdathon
Sign up to count species in a safe and convenient location for this annual fundraiser for the Putnam Highlands Audubon Society. Also SUN 10.
4 p.m. Garrison Art Center
Join a virtual open studio to stay connected with the arts community and artists. The Zoom ID is 996 412 237.
Salt and Copper
3 p.m. Magazzino Italian Art
845-666-7202 | magazzino.art
Chris Bennett, a professor of art history and contemporary art at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, will explore the work of Arte Povera artist Jannis Kounellis (below) based on an interview conducted in New York City in 2013.
Climate Resilience and Response: Learning from this Great Pause
3 p.m. Garrison Institute
Jessica Morey will explore the significance of the present situation and hopes for a climate change response. Registration required.
Electrification is the Key to Being Carbon Free
7:30 p.m. Bedford 2020
Learn how to take advantage of the renewable resources coming online through electric heating and cooling options and electric vehicles.
Plan, Prepare and Train for Great Hikes
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Learn how to find trails for your ability and how to prepare and respond to challenges that come up while hiking. Register at nynjtc.org.
KIDS & FAMILY
Finger Fables for Families
11 a.m. Howland Public Library
Guided remotely by master storyteller Jonathan Kruk, children will learn how to turn their hands into fabulous characters.
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
Lucille Merry and other members of the staff will read children’s books aloud. Also WED 29, FRI 1.
New Parents’ Support Group
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
Via Zoom. Email [email protected] for registration information. Continues weekly.
Kitchen Sink Science
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
Digital Services Coordinator Ryan Biracree will conduct fun science experiments. Continues weekly.
Youth Philosophers Cafe
4 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Register online for this virtual discussion.
Parents’ Support Group
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Butterfield Library
Email [email protected] for Zoom details.
HEALTH & FITNESS
Beginner Tap for Adults
6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Ballet Arts Studio
845-831-1870 | BalletArtsStudio.com
Check website for other online adult and youth dance classes offered on Zoom.
Meetings are closed to the public but streamed or posted as videos. See highlandscurrent.org/meeting-videos.
Gov. Cuomo Daily Briefing
10:45 a.m. Weekdays
Putnam County Legislature
7 p.m. Historic Courthouse
845-208-7800 | putnamcountyny.com
Board of Trustees
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov
7:30 p.m. Haldane
7:30 p.m. Garrison School
The board will discuss the 2020-21 budget and vote on a contract with Carl Albano, its choice for superintendent.
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com