Drive-Thru Food Collection
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Salvation Army
158 Fishkill Ave. | 845-831-1253
The Beacon Lions Club and the Salvation Army will accept donations of canned and dry goods at the rear entrance.
Using Philipstown’s Natural Resources Inventory
6:30 p.m. Hudson Highlands Land Trust
The land trust and Climate Smart Philipstown will discuss, via Zoom, the town’s recently adopted NRI and its practical use for residents.
KIDS & FAMILY
Child Car Seat Check
Noon – 3:30 p.m. Elks Lodge
900 Wolcott Ave. | 845-486-3602
Have a trained technician check your car seat and get tips on making your vehicle a safe space.
Kids’ Cooking Class
11 a.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org
In the first of the series, children will learn how to make The Cutest Cupcakes and Cherry Jubilee Glazed Coconut Sprinkles from Bagel in Love, by Natasha Wing. Email [email protected] to get the Zoom link and ingredients list.
Poetry Sculptors Poetry Circle
2:15 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
Rain Lee, an eighth-grade student, will lead poets ages 9 to 15 in this ongoing project, which features a Poet of the Month.
845-231-0811 | diaart.org
Dia educators will discuss the artist and photographer’s work.
Communion and Prophylaxis
Noon. Magazzino Italian Art
In this Zoom presentation, Leslie Cozzi, curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art, will discuss sculptures and works on paper created by the wife-and-husband duo Marisa and Mario Merz.
Noon – 9 p.m. Fridman Gallery
475 Main St. | fridmangallery.com
The gallery’s inaugural exhibit features Nanette Carter, Athena LaTocha and Wura-Natasha Ogunji. At 8 p.m. artist Victoria Keddie will perform using NASA’s live feed of orbiting space debris. See Page 11.
TALKS & TOURS
1 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134, x105 | beaconlibrary.org
Chris Ferrero, a master gardener, will discuss how to care for the popular shrub. Email [email protected] for the Zoom link.
Summer Camp and COVID-19
7 p.m. Zoom
What does camp look like during the pandemic? Join us for a Current Conversation with camp directors from Philipstown and Beacon. Register online.
All We Can Save
Philipstown Climate Smart Community
The discussion will focus on All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis, a collection of essays and poems by women leading the climate movement.
Electric Vehicle Show
2 – 4 p.m. Desmond-Fish Library
472 Route 403, Garrison
Chat with electric-vehicle owners and check out various models. There will also be demonstrations of electric lawn equipment.
5th Annual Pete Seeger Festival
2 – 5 p.m.
Tompkins Corners Cultural Center
729 Peekskill Hollow Road
The performers will include David and Jacob Bernz, Betty and the Baby Boomers, Lydia Adams Davis, Patrick Stanfield Jones, Pat Lamanna, Sharleen Leahey, the Trouble Sisters, Andy Revkin and Sarah Underhill. Donations will be shared with organizations that Seeger supported.
8 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
The pianist’s livestreamed performance will include compositions by Haydn, Liszt and Rachmaninoff. Cost: $20 donation or pay as you wish
NATURE & OUTDOORS
Earth Awakening Weekend
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bowdoin Park
85 Sheafe Rd | 845-486-2555
Activities will include a story walk, art exhibit and sale, scavenger hunt, beekeeping demonstration, live plein air paint-out, chapel rededication, native plant education, kid’s nature art workshop and more. Also SUN 25.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Little Stony Point
3011 Route 9D
The two-day festival includes guided hikes, seed planting, wildlife activities, a landscape painting class and a program with climate activist Jamie Margolin. Also SUN 25.
10th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep
Volunteers are welcome to help with projects and cleanup at sites such as Constitution Marsh, Garrison’s Landing, Little Stony Point, Dennings Point and the Beacon waterfront. See the website for details.
9 & 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Outdoor Discovery Center
120 Muser Drive | 845-534-5506
This fundraiser, now in its 14th year, benefits nature education and play for children at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum. Registration required. Also SUN 2. Cost: $10
Cherry Blossom Festival & Plant Sale
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Riverfront Green
Visit the riverfront for games, face painting, a craft market and food trucks.
The Farm is the Place to Bee
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tilly Foster Farm
100 Route 312 | putnam.cce.cornell.edu
Visit the farm animals and enjoy scavenger hunts and handmade milkshakes. Get your gardening questions answered and watch demonstrations by the 4-H Shooting Sports Club. Registration required.
STAGE & SCREEN
The Trojan Women & Helen / Eurydice
2 & 7 p.m. Haldane Auditorium
15 Craigside Drive
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org
Haldane Drama will perform plays by Ellen McLaughlin and Sarah Ruhl for a limited audience. Also SUN 25. Cost: $12 ($5 students and seniors)
Into the Woods Jr.
11 a.m., 1:30 & 4 p.m.
724 Wolcott Ave.
The Beacon Performing Arts Center returns to live performance with this fairy tale musical, which will be performed outdoors. Also SUN 2. Cost: $10
7 p.m. Via Zoom
845-838-5011 | beaconny.gov
7 p.m. Beacon High School
845-838-6900 | beaconk12.org
The board will vote on the BOCES budget.
Board of Trustees
7:30 p.m. Via Zoom
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov
Trustee and Budget Vote
Noon – 8 p.m. Howland Public Library
845-831-1134 | beaconlibrary.org