Food & School Supply Drive
9 a.m. – Noon. Our Lady of Loretto
24 Fair St.
The Knights of Columbus will accept donations for the Philipstown Food Pantry and school supplies for Our Lady of Loretto CCD. Dropoffs can be made without getting out of the car. See highlandscurrent.org/calendar for items that are needed.
Fall Craft Fair
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Methodist Church
216 Main St. | facebook.com/CSSHUMC
Find gifts, decor and other holiday treats at this annual event.
4 – 6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
Register during this drive organized by the League of Women Voters of Putnam County.
Women’s Suffrage Centennial Read-In
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403 | 845-424-3020
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Sentiments. Honor the 1920 suffragettes by wearing white or vintage apparel.
Fairy Walk Week
Check the website daily through SAT 10 for videos and online tutorials on making fairy houses, art and wands. A concert is planned for FRI 9 and fairy house and door displays will be exhibited at Memorial, Riverfront and Polhill parks.
Heal Ourselves, Heal the World
9 a.m. Stonewall Stables
10 Pond Road | 845-224-6399
This will be the first in a series of wellness events that combine conversation and meditation with horseback riding and a drum circle. Bring an instrument, comfortable clothes and a blanket. Cost: $25
Blessing of the Animals
4 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St. | stmaryscoldspring.org
Following the Evensong service, Father Steve Schunk will bless animals in a remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and ecology. Bring friendly pets on a leash or in a cage.
Flu Vaccine Clinic
1 – 6:30 p.m. Garrison Firehouse
1616 Route 9
Cost: $25 (free for 65+ with Medicare cards)
Putnam History Museum
63 Chestnut St. | putnamhistorymuseum.org
Learn about the village with a self-guided tour covering about 2 miles. Booklets will be available at the museum. Enter to win prizes at finish.
Walk & Talk: Invasive Species
2 p.m. Denning’s Point
199 Dennings Ave. | 845-838-1600
Learn how to identify non-native species that threaten ecological systems in this event hosted by the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries. Registration required.
6 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
The Grounded Goodwife team will demonstrate how to ferment foods and make kimchi.
KIDS & FAMILY
Strings at the Park
3 p.m. Seeger Riverfront Park
2 Red Flynn Drive | 845-765-3012
Take a walk in the park and enjoy live music at various stops. Registration required to help maintain social distance. Free
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
In this livestreamed performance hosted by the Howland Chamber Music Circle, the pianist will play works by Haydn, Debussy, Ravel, Scriaben and Beethoven, as well as an original composition. Cost: $20
Beacon Open Studios
Noon – 6 p.m. | beaconopenstudios.org
More than 40 artists plan to open their studios, and there will also be a virtual show. See Page 13. Also SUN 4.
Lattimore Studio & Students Art Exhibit
1 – 5 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | howlandculturalcenter.org
More than 20 artists will be on view in this annual exhibit. Open weekends through Nov. 15.
Splits and DOUBLE/exposure
6 – 9 p.m. BAU Gallery | 506 Main St.
845-440-7584 | baugallery.org
In two Second Saturday openings, Jebah Baum will share lithograph prints reflecting the pandemic and Melissa Schlobolm will exhibit her photos. Through Nov. 7.
STAGE & SCREEN
Story Screen Drive-In
8:30 p.m. University Settlement
724 Wolcott Ave. | 845-440-7706
The pop-up drive-in theater will screen The Addams Family (1991) and Evil Dead 2 (1987) this weekend and Get Out (2017) and Candyman (1992) next weekend. See website for showtimes and health protocols. Snacks will be available for purchase. Also SUN 4, THURS 8, FRI 9, SAT 10, SUN 11. Cost: $10 ($8 children, seniors, military)
Once Upon a Wintertide
11 a.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Irene Pieza will discuss her book in an event for students in the fifth grade and older.
5:30 p.m. Garrison Institute
14 Mary’s Way, Route 9D |iamdecora.com
This interactive art piece by artist, poet and rapper Decora and artist Melissa McGill is set on the institute’s grounds. Admission fees will be donated to the Black Lives Matter Foundation. Registration required. Cost: $50
My Name Is Rachel Corrie
6:30 p.m. Philipstown Depot Theatre
10 Garrison’s Landing | 845-424-3900
Freya Wood-Gallagher, Tess Dul, Faith Jones, Anna Markowski and Phoebe Bokhour will bring to life this play based on the writings of Corrie, who was killed in Gaza helping to defend a Palestinian home from an Israeli military bulldozer. Directed by Christine Bokhour. Cost: $15
7 p.m. Via Zoom
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org
6:30 p.m. Via Zoom
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov
Putnam County Legislature
7 p.m. Via audiostream
845-208-7800 | putnamcountyny.com
7 p.m. Haldane School
15 Craigside Drive
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org
7 p.m. Garrison School
1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org
Philipstown Town Board
7:30 p.m. Recreation Center
107 Glenclyffe Drive
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com
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