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Classic Scary Tales, Oct. 31

Classic Scary Tales, Oct. 31

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

HALLOWEEN

SAT 31
Great Haldane Pumpkin Hunt
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. St. Mary’s Church
1 Chestnut St.
haldaneschoolfoundation.org
Get a game card and search for pumpkins in the village. Cards also can be picked up at Paulette, 114 Main St., or Wynono & Co., 169 Main St. Cost: $10 

SAT 31
Halloween Story Walk and Candy Hunt
COLD SPRING
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
The library lawn will transform into a Halloween story walk with hidden treats to find at the end.

SAT 31
Trick or Treat
PHILIPSTOWN
1 – 3 p.m. North Highlands Firehouse
504 Fishkill Road
Stay in your car to trick or treat as you drive through the parking lot. Enter the baseball field parking lot off Fishkill Road and exit near the firehouse entrance. 

SAT 31
Classic Scary Tales
SLEEPY HOLLOW
3 p.m. Historic Hudson Valley
hudsonvalley.org
Jonathan Kruk will perform the story of Ichabod Crane filmed in the Old Dutch Church while David Hyde Costello stages shadow puppets and Malik Work does voice work.

COMMUNITY

THURS 5
Historical Society Awards
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon Historical Society
beaconhistorical.org
The annual ceremony, held virtually, will honor the Coris Family and the Alps Sweet Shop. Cost: $25 to $50 

SAT 7
Mount Beacon Memorial
FISHKILL
10:30 a.m. Fishkill Veterans Park
793 Route 52
This ceremony will pay tribute to the pilots lost on the 75th and 85th anniversaries of two Navy plane crashes on the mountain.

SAT 7
Virtual Gala
COLD SPRING
6 p.m. Putnam History Museum
putnamhistorymuseum.org
The online event will honor Tara and James Carroll with the Trailblazers Award. Enjoy live performances and a silent auction. Cost: $60 ($50 members) 

TALKS

SAT 31
Revolutionary War Redoubts Tour
GARRISON
1 p.m. North Redoubt Trailhead
332 Snake Hill Road | bit.ly/2HqYvKw
Putnam History Museum trustee Craig Watters will lead a 3-mile moderate-to-strenuous hike and discuss the chaining of the Hudson River and the role of the redoubts. Cost: $10 

West Point Redoubt

MON 2
Book Club
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Join the Zoom discussion of Richard Powers’ The Overstory. 

WED 4
Mindfulness Meditation
GARRISON
9:30 a.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Alicia Leeds will launch a six-week series for beginners. 

FRI 6
Physician in the Kitchen
GARRISON
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Obstetrician Meedlen Charles will discuss how to cook nourishing food after childbirth as part of this series from New York-Presbyterian Hospital Hudson Valley. 

SUN 8
David Hollander
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Chapel Restoration
45 Market St.
845-265-5537 | chapelrestoration.org
The author will read from his latest novel, Anthropica. 

VISUAL ART

SAT 31
Collaborative Farm Project
BREWSTER
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tilly Foster Farm
100 NY-312 | collaborativeconcepts.org
Artworks by more than 30 artists are installed for self-guided tours. This is the show’s closing weekend. Also SUN 1. 

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 31
Story Screen Drive-In
BEACON
8:30 p.m. University Settlement
724 Wolcott Ave. | 845-440-7706
storyscreendrivein.square.site
The pop-up drive-in theater finishes its annual horror movie fest with Beetlejuice (1988) and Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987). See website for showtimes and health protocols. Snacks will be available for purchase. Also SUN 1. Cost: $10 ($8 children, seniors, military)

FRI 6
Dragonfly Story Hour
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
This Zoom story slam for adults will feature eight storytellers telling four-minute, non-fiction stories. Register to watch or participate.

SAT 7
An Afternoon of Poetry
GARRISON
2 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Isabel Sobral Campos, Ellen Devlin and Alison Stone will read their work via Zoom. 

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 31
Saturday on the Farm
WAPPINGERS FALLS
10:30 a.m. Common Ground Farm
79 Farmstead Lane
diaart.org/program/program/saturday-studio
Artists will lead an outdoor workshop on making art in this Dia:Beacon program. Free 

WED 4
Creative Writing Workshop
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Marie O’Shea will lead this workshop for students in grades 3 to 5. 

THURS 5
Kids Book Club
COLD SPRING
4 p.m. Split Rock Books
splitrockbks.com
The club, for ages 8 to 12, will discuss Class Act, by Jerry Craft.  

MUSIC

Cindy CashdollarSAT 7
The Valley Hour
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
howlandculturalcentertix.com
Annalyse & Ryan bring together performers for a monthly livestream series. Cindy Cashdollar (right) and Upstate are the guests.  Cost: $12 

CIVIC 

SAT 31
Putnam Early Voting
CARMEL
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Board of Elections
25 Old Route 6 | putnamboe.com
Also, SUN 1, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

SAT 31
Dutchess Early Voting
FISHKILL
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fishkill Town Hall
807 Route 52
elections.dutchessny.gov
Also, SUN 1, Noon – 5 p.m. 

MON 2
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

TUES 3
Election Day
6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
voterlookup.elections.ny.gov

TUES 3
School Board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

WED 4
Putnam County Legislature
CARMEL
7:30 p.m. Via audioconference
845-208-7800 | putnamcountyny.com

WED 4
School Board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

THURS 5
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

THURS 5
2021 Budget Hearing
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Dutchess Legislature
845-486-2100 | dutchessny.gov

THURS 5
Town Board
PHILIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m.
Philipstown Community Center
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com


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