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Veterans Day

Veterans Day Nov. 11

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

COMMUNITY

SAT 7
Upcycled Clothing Pop-Up
COLD SPRING
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Summer Set
59 Chestnut St. | shopsummerset.com
Local designer Maisy Curto’s reimagined styles are on view and for sale. 

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
This online benefit will honor Tara and James Carroll with the Trailblazers Award. Enjoy live performances and a silent auction. Cost: $60 ($50 members) 

WED 11
Veterans’ Day Ceremony
BEACON
11 a.m. Memorial Building
413 Main St., Beacon
Hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 666 

WED 11
Veterans’ Day Ceremony
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. St. Mary’s Lawn
Chestnut and Main
Hosted by VFW Post 2362 and American Legion Post 275

WED 11
Blood Drive
COLD SPRING
1 – 7 p.m. Our Lady of Loretto | 24 Fair St.
800-933-2566 | nybc.org/donate
Blood banks are reporting shortages due to the pandemic. Appointments preferred.

STAGE & SCREEN

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. 

SAT 14
The Artichoke
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
845-831-4988 | artichokeshow.com
Drew Prochaska will host this livestream of the storytelling series with John Blesso, Kambri Crews, Christian Finnegan, Jim O’Grady, Michele Carlo and Martin Dockery. See Page 11. Cost: $15 

SUN 15
Sunday Stroll: Bear Necessities
CORNWALL
10 a.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506 x204
hhnm.org
Learn about hibernation, what bears eat and their other habits during this guided hike. Cost: $8 to $10 ($6 to $8 for members) 

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 7
Family Nature Exploration
PHILIPSTOWN
11 a.m. Hubbard Lodge
2880 Route 9
putnamhighlandsaudubon.org
Environmental educator Pete Salmansohn will lead classic nature games and look for signs of birds and other animals. Families can safely participate in their own small group. Masks required. For ages 6 and older.

SAT 14
Teen Mandala Workshop
COLD SPRING
1 p.m. Butterfield Library
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Pick up paint and tools after registering and learn how to make a mandala using rocks. 

TALKS

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. 

MON 9
New Trustees Q&A
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Via Zoom
highlandscurrent.org/current-conversations
A Current Conversation with Kathleen Foley and Heidi Bender, who were elected on Nov. 3 as Cold Spring Village Board trustees. Register online.

the night tigerTUES 10
Book Club
BEACON
1:30 p.m. Memorial Park
198 Robert Cahill Drive
beaconlibrary.org
The Howland Library group will meet in the park to discuss The Night Tiger, by Yangsze Choo. The rain date is WED 11. 

TUES 10
Creating a More Just Future
GARRISON
4 p.m. Garrison Institute
garrisoninstitute.org
Caroline Voldstad Daniell and Columbia Law School professor Elizabeth Emens will discuss how mindfulness training can help young people evolve social justice. 

TUES 10
The Zero Carbon Home
PHILIPSTOWN
7 p.m. Ecological Citizen’s Project
bit.ly/367xJjd
Physicist David Green, who created a carbon-free home, will talk about how people can lower their footprint in this event organized with the Philipstown Garden Club. 

THURS 12
Dekila Chungyalpa
GARRISON
2 p.m. Garrison Institute
garrisoninstitute.org
As part of the Pathways for Planetary Health Series, institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose will speak over Zoom with the founder of the Loka Initiative about her work on implementing global conservation strategies. 

Dekila Chungyalpa

SAT 14
Make Your Own Grapevine Wreath
BREWSTER
10 a.m. – Noon
Cornell Cooperative Extension
putnam.cce.cornell.edu/events
Register to pick up materials and join a Zoom workshop. Cost: $10 to $30 

SUN 15
History Talk: Revolutionary Tarrytown
TARRYTOWN
2 p.m. Warner Library
RW250.org/events
Erik Weisberg, the historian for Revolutionary Westchester 250, will discuss “traitors, spies, patriots, allies, British boats and Hessian ghosts” via Zoom. 

SUN 15
Bountiful
GARRISON
4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
bit.ly/CharityShumway
Charity Shumway of Garrison will discuss her new novel with Melissa Inouye over Zoom. 

MUSIC

SAT 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 and Upstate are the guests. Cost: $12 

esse Mills and Rieko AizawaSUN 15
Jesse Mills and Rieko Aizawa
BEACON
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
howlandmusic.org
As part of the AliveMusica series, the violinist and pianist will present a livestreamed program that includes  Messiaen’s Theme and Variations, Beethoven’s Sonata No. 10, Chihara’s Storm and Ravel’s Violin Sonata No. 2. Cost: $20 donation 

VISUAL ART

WED 11
Chairs Re-Created
GARRISON
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 Garrison’s Landing
garrisonartcenter.org
Chairs donated by supporters and re-created by 44 artists as a fundraiser for the art center will be on exhibit through SAT 14. 

SAT 14
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BEACON
Noon – 8 p.m. BAU Gallery | 506 Main St.
845-440-7584 | baugallery.org
Pamela Zaremba’s photographs, created during the pandemic, explore domesticity. 

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CIVIC 

MON 9
City Council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall
845-838-5011 | cityofbeacon.org

MON 9
School Board
BEACON
7 p.m. Beacon High School
845-838-6900 | beaconk12.org

MON 9
Dutchess Legislature
POUGHKEEPSIE
7 p.m. Via livestream | bit.ly/34XJCZv

TUES 10
Dutchess Budget Town Hall
POUGHKEEPSIE
Noon. Via Facebook
facebook.com/DutchessCoGov

TUES 10
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
7:30 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

WED 11
Village Board
NELSONVILLE
7 p.m. Village Hall
845-265-2500 | nelsonvilleny.gov

THURS 12
Town Board
PHILIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m. Philipstown Community Center
845-265-5200 | philipstown.com


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