The Week Ahead

Tompkins Corner

History of Tompkins Corner, July 1

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])
For a complete listing of events, see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SUN 28
Pride Caravan Protest
NEWBURGH
facebook.com/NewburghLGBTQCenter
The Newburgh LGBTQ Center will lead a caravan to support the rights of black and brown queer people. Join anywhere from Beacon to Hudson or Kingston. Register online.

TUES 30
New Leaf Community Garden Info Session
PHILIPSTOWN
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
Register online to learn about this project on Route 9D and how to get involved. 

SAT 4
Drive-In Fireworks
WAPPINGERS FALLS
9:30 p.m. Dutchess Stadium
1500 NY-9D
facebook.com/dutchesscogov
The gates will open at 7:30 p.m. and the first 500 cars admitted. No concessions or bathrooms will be open. No alcohol will be allowed. Free 

VISUAL ARTS

FRI 3
Pause/Refresh II
COLD SPRING
Buster Levi Gallery
busterlevigallery.com
The gallery will update its two exhibits: Pause, with works displayed in the windows, and Refresh, an online showcase. Pause/Refresh I continues through SUN 28.

MUSIC

SUN 28
Sisters in Song
BEACON
6:30 p.m. Towne Crier
facebook.com/TowneCrierCafe
Lydia Adams Davis, Judy Kass, Elly Wininger and Marji Zintz will perform. 

THURS 2
Open Mic
BEACON
7 p.m. Towne Crier
townecrier.com
To participate or watch, email [email protected] before 3 p.m. 

Inon BarnatanTHURS 2
Inon Barnatan
KATONAH
7 p.m. Caramoor
caramoor.org
The pianist will perform via livestream from the Music Room of the Rosen House at Caramoor to kick off its summer concert series. Cost: $10

KIDS & FAMILY

MON 29
Zooming Babies and Books
GARRISON
10 a.m. Desmond-Fish Library
bit.ly/BabiesAndBooks
Register online for this literacy program led by librarian Lucille Merry for babies and toddlers up to 24 months. Continues weekly.

MON 29
YOU Picasso Kids
COLD SPRING
10:30 a.m. Butterfield Library
bit.ly/3cuhoGn
All you will need is paper and a Sharpie, crayons or markers for this Zoom workshop led by Kinga Lesniak. Register online. Also TUES 30. 

TUES 30
Teen Book Club
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Public Library
beaconlibrary.org
The club will discuss the young-adult adaption of Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. Email [email protected] to register. 

THURS 2
Sciencetellers!
BEACON
4 p.m. Howland Public Library
bit.ly/howland-dragons
In Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress, children must use science to finish a quest to save the kingdom.

TALKS

TUES 30
Clean Heating & Cooling
PHILIPSTOWN
11 a.m. Climate Smart Philipstown
bit.ly/philipstown-heating
In this Zoom webinar, learn how to reduce heating and cooling costs while minimizing the impact on the environment. Register online.

Lowell MillTUES 30
The Lowell Mill Girls
BEACON
3 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Rick Feingold will discuss via Zoom a strike by textile workers in 1834, one of the first in the country. Register by emailing [email protected] 

WED 1
Steps to Real Peace
GARRISON
3 p.m. Garrison Institute
garrisoninstitute.org
Dawa Tarchin Phillips, a mediation teacher and former monk, will discuss via Zoom five practices “to heal the mind and transform the heart.” Register online. 

WED 1
History of Tompkins Corners
PUTNAM VALLEY
7 p.m. Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
tompkinscorners.org
Dan Ricci, the Putnam Valley town historian, will share the history of the 130-year-old former church that is now the cultural center, and how the area was founded and grew. Join the Zoom meeting at tinyurl.com/danricci. 

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 27
Funny Hair Writing Series
BEACON
7 p.m. Zoom
donnaminkowitz.com/funny-hair-writing-series
Sign up to read a literary work of any kind for up to five minutes in this virtual literary open mic hosted by Donna Minkowitz. 

SAT 27
Remotely Depot
GARRISON
7 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
philipstowndepottheatre.org
The Depot Theatre promises entertainers, storytelling and a “surprise celebrity guest” at this benefit that will honor state Assemblywoman Sandy Galef. Cost: $50

CIVIC

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

WED 1
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane School
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org
The board will hold its annual reorganization meeting.

THURS 2
Town Board
PHILIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m. Community Center
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com

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