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Schwab Vocal Rising Stars, April 1

Schwab Vocal Rising Stars, April 1

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

TALKS & TOURS

MON 29
Resume Workshop
GARRISON
6 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
845-424-3020 | desmondfishlibrary.org
Learn how to polish your resume or create one in this virtual workshop. 

MON 29
She Sailor Sea Stories
BEACON
7 p.m. Clearwater | bit.ly/she-sailor
In this Zoom webinar organized by the National Women Sailing Association, Clearwater captains Cate Cronin, Betsy Garthwaite, Cindy Smith, Gioia Blix, Sam Heyman-Hicks and Amy Nelson will share stories of their experiences helming the sloop over the past four decades. Register online.

She Sailor Sea Stories

TUES 30
The Life of James F. Brown
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Putnam History Museum
putnamhistorymuseum.org
Elaine Hayes, the director of the Mount Gulian Historic Site in Beacon, will discuss the life of a former slave who became the head gardener of the Verplanck estate and shaped its landscape. Cost: $10 (members free)

WED 31
Reading with Writers
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Split Rock Books
845-265-2080 | splitrockbks.com
The book group will finish discussing Meander Spiral Explode, by Jane Alison. 

MUSIC

THURS 1
Schwab Vocal Rising Stars
KATONAH
7 p.m. Caramoor | caramoor.org
Artists chosen by artistic director Steven Blier for residencies will perform works by Debussy, Poulenc, Serge Gainsbourg, Joseph Canteloube, Michel Legrand and others in this livestream. Cost: $15 to $45 

KIDS & FAMILY

SAT 27
Jessica Love
COLD SPRING
10 a.m. Haldane
facebook.com/ediathaldane
Love will read her two children’s books, Julián at the Wedding and Julián is a Mermaid, and answer questions via Zoom.

SAT 27
If You Give a Pig a Pancake
WAPPINGERS FALLS
Noon – 5 p.m. Bowdoin Park
85 Sheafe Road | 845-486-2555
dutchessny.gov/parks
The family story-walk is part of the Sap Happy Maple Weekend at the park. Other events include a maple education class. Also SUN 28.

THURS 1
Intro to Babysitting
BEACON
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
Students ages 10 and older will learn the basics of childcare. To register, email [email protected]

SAT 3
Spring Egg Hunt
COLD SPRING
3 p.m. Butterfield Library
butterfieldlibrary.org
Search for eggs in the library’s Reading Garden and take home a spring craft.

VISUAL ARTS

THURS 1
Robert Smithson
BEACON
Noon. Dia:Beacon
845-231-0811 | diaart.org
Dia educators will discuss the sculptor’s work as part of an ongoing series of virtual lectures.

FRI 2
Through the Window
COLD SPRING
Noon – 5 p.m. Buster Levi Gallery
121 Main St. | 845-809-5145
busterlevigallery.com
Paintings by Grace Kennedy, Martee Levi and Barbara Smith Gioia will be on view until May 2.

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SAT 3
Collaborations with Women
PHILIPSTOWN
Noon. Magazzino Italian Art
magazzino.art
In the second of four livestreamed lectures in the Arte Povera: Art of Collaboration series, Sharon Heckler, a scholar and curator in Milan, will discuss the photographs, videos and letters of Luciano Fabro as they relate to his relationships with women in his art.

SAT 3
Friends Show
BEACON
1 – 5 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Main St. | howlandculturalcenter.org
This annual exhibit will feature works by Friends of the Howland. Through May 1. 

CIVIC

TUES 30
Board of Trustees
COLD SPRING
6:30 p.m. Via Zoom | coldspringny.gov

THURS 1
Philipstown Town Board
PHILIPSTOWN
7:30 p.m. Via Zoom  | philipstown.com

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