The Week Ahead

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For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SAT 16
Drive-thru Food Drive
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. – Noon. Municipal Parking Lot, Fair Street
uwwp.org/fooddrive
Drop off juice, rice, mac and cheese, pasta, spaghetti sauce, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, canned beef stew, canned tuna or chicken, diapers, wipes, toiletries, personal hygiene products, paper products, cleaning products, canned fruit, crackers and other items to benefit the Philipstown Food Pantry.

SAT 16
Boscobel Grounds
10 a.m. – Noon | boscobel.org
Boscobel is offering a limited number of tickets to access its 68 acres. Online reservations, face masks and social distancing are required. Also SUN 17, MON 18, FRI 22, SAT 23, SUN 24. Cost: $12 (seniors $10, children and teens 5-18, $6; members and children under 5, free).

SAT 16
Living Room Trivia
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
Register online to join this monthly session to test your smarts.

SUN 17
5K Run & Walk With the Dogs
BEACON
Animal Rescue Foundation
bit.ly/arf-run-2020
Register by June 10 to run or walk a 5K and log the activity for ARF’s annual fundraiser. Submit times online with a photo of your watch, GPS or other fitness tracker. Cost: $30

TUES 19
Socrates Cafe
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Public Library
beaconlibrary.org
Email adults@beaconlibrary.org for details on how to join the discussion.

TUES 19
Adult Scavenger Hunt
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
Register online to find an object in your home in a set amount of time and you could win a $50 gift certificate at The Country Goose.

THURS 21
Putnam Business Meet-up
5 p.m. Zoom
Join the Putnam Business Council, the Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce and members of other groups on Zoom to network. Register at bit.ly/putnam-business.

FRI 22
Virtual Friday Soiree
GARRISON
5:30 p.m. Antipodean Books
Email lilburne@highlands.com for Zoom details. Continues weekly.

KIDS & FAMILY

MON 18
Story Time
GARRISON
1:30 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
instagram.com/desmondfishpubliclibrary
facebook.com/desmondfishlibrary
Lucille Merry and other members of the staff will read children’s books aloud. Also WED 20, FRI 22.

TUES 19
New Parents’ Support Group
GARRISON
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
Desmondfishlibrary.org
Via Zoom. Email beautifulmamas123@gmail.com for registration information. Continues weekly.

TUES 19
Kitchen Sink Science
GARRISON
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
instagram.com/desmondfishpubliclibrary
facebook.com/desmondfishlibrary
Digital Services Coordinator Ryan Biracree conducts science experiments. Continues weekly.

WED 20
The Language of Flowers
BEACON
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
beaconlibrary.org
Diane Edgecomb will tell tales of flowers through the ages accompanied by Margot Chamberlain on the Celtic harp. Email adults@beaconlibrary.org to register.

THURS 21
Paper Crafts Workshop
GARRISON
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
facebook.com/desmondfishlibrary
The workshop takes place each week via YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.

FRI 22
Garden Lab
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Butterfield Library
facebook.com/jblkid
Garden stories and crafts and activities focused on plants.

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 16
Installing Magazzino
PHILIPSTOWN
3 p.m. Magazzino Italian Art
845-666-7202 | magazzino.art
The museum’s collection manager and chief registrar, Gabriella Perez, and its head preparator and facilities manager, Thomas Huber, will discuss a short film by Domenico Palma, Installing Magazzino, that takes viewers behind the scenes of the installation of its first exhibit, Margherita Stein: Rebel With A Cause. The film can be viewed on the museum website or Instagram.

SAT 16
Social Saturday
GARRISON
4 p.m. Garrison Art Center
instagram.com/garrisonartcenter
Join a virtual open studio to stay connected with the arts community and artists. The Zoom ID is 996 412 237.

WED 20
Artist of the Week
BEACON
baugallery.org
Each week the gallery interviews a local artist and spotlights his or her work.

THURS 21
Artist Talk with Deb Lucke
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
The illustrator, graphic novelist and Current investigative cartoonist will discuss her career. Register online.

MUSIC

MON 18
Quarantine Stream
BEACON
6 p.m. facebook.com/songsmithlive
Three nights per week, Mark Westin hosts live performances streamed online by local musicians such as Jay Nicholas, Decora, Judith Tulloch and Steve Franchino, Mimi Sun Longo, Annalyse & Ryan and Jen Clapp. Also WED 20, FRI 22.

THURS 21
Open Mic
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier
Walker May will host via Zoom with 12 performers. To perform or listen, email walker@townecrier.com. Continues weekly.

TALKS

WED 20
The Direct Path to Peace and Happiness
GARRISON
3 p.m. Garrison Institute
garrisoninstitute.org
Spiritual teacher Rupert Spira will discuss how non-dual experiential traditions help on the path to happiness. Online registration required.

WED 20
Reading with Writers
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
Join an online discussion about Stephen King’s memoir on the craft of writing.

WED 20
Virtual Tour of Cold Spring
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
Library Director Gillian Thorpe will lead a tour and discuss the history of the village. Register online.

THURS 21
Creative Completion
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. artnology.us
Robin Hutchinson will lead a six-week course to guide participants on the steps to see a creative project through from beginning to end. Cost: $10 per session or $55

THURS 21
Amphibians and Vernal Pools
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. Hudson Highlands Land Trust
hhlt.org
Learn about migrating amphibians and how they use seasonal wetlands in winter and spring. Register at amphibianswebinar.eventbrite.com.

THURS 21
The Future of Northeastern Forests
MILLBROOK
7 p.m. Cary Institute
Charlie Canha, a forest ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, will discuss his book, Forests Adrift: Currents Shaping the Future of Northeastern Trees, with Joshua Ginsberg, president of the institute. Register at eventbrite.com.

THURS 21
Resiliency Meditation
BEACON
8:30 p.m. bit.ly/resiliency-meditation
Register to join Amy Soucy via Zoom for a weekly 30-minute meditation about turning fear into resilience.

FRI 22
The Last Voyage of the Lusitania
BREWSTER
2 p.m. Brewster Public Library
Watch the 1994 documentary, which is available through the free Hoopla service, before joining this Zoom discussion group about the sinking in 1915 of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat. Register by emailing director@southeastmuseum.org.

CIVIC
Meetings are closed to the public but streamed or posted as videos. See highlandscurrent.org/meeting-videos.

MON 18
Gov. Cuomo Briefing
10:45 a.m. Weekdays
twitter.com/nygovcuomo

MON 18
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 18
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-2500 | nelsonvilleny.gov

TUES 19
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane School
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

WED 20
School Board
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon Schools
845-838-6900 | beaconk12.org
The board will vote on the 2020-21 budget.

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