Due to concerns over the coronavirus, we are asking that if your event is canceled or postponed, to contact us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can make the necessary changes to your listing. Also, for those planning on attending an event, we recommend contacting the organizer prior for any notices of cancellation. Calendar listings through May 15 will not be published considering gatherings cannot be held. Any questions email email@example.com.
Enjoy a Virtual Concert: This virtual concert was put together by Warwick High School Students and Elissa Jones Maynard, conductor of the Warwick Valley High School Orchestras. Visit https://youtu.be/CYJz689hS-I.
Virtual Collage and Sip Class with Amy Coté: 7-8 p.m. Thurs., via Zoom. Attendees only need scissors, glue, and whatever they can collect around the house: old magazines, throwaway books, newspapers, fabrics and something to sip. Coté is an art educator, artist and clerk at the Gardiner Library. Contact Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the Zoom link and password.
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center: No fee online counseling for couples, families and individuals. All counselling sessions and groups are held on secure HIPPA compliant platforms. To schedule a virtual appointment, e-mail email@example.com or text 481-0385.
Tour around the Rondout Reservoir with Mobile Phone App: Get some fresh air and experience nature and history right from your car. Seven stops around the reservoir are all safe pull offs. The app is free and can be downloaded from the App Store, Google Play and the Timeandthevalleysmuseum.org. 985-7700.
Kanopy film streaming service: Sunshine Hall Free Library, Eldred, free to library card holders. Sign up for access to more than 30,000 films, including award winning documentaries, rare and hard to find films, classic movies, The Learning Company Video Courses, and a collection of films just for kids. Visit sunshinehallfreelibrary.org and sign up with your library card. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to get a library card.
Gardiner Library Online Italian Conversational Class: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Weds., via Zoom. This weekly class is designed for people who have some knowledge of the Italian language and would like to improve their conversational skills taught by Dr. Ornella Lepri Mazzuca. zoom.us/j/976818818.
Gardiner Library National Poetry Month Facebook Group: For library patrons to share their favorite poems or original works. Gardinerlibrary.org.
Virtual Book Reading and Q&A with local author Carol Bergman: 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 26 via Zoom. To attend this event, please email Library Director, Nicole Lane at email@example.com for the Zoom link. Carol Bergman will share a few words about her life as a writer and her first murder mystery and political thriller “Say Nothing”. Gardinerlibrary.org.
Virtual Walk For Housing: April 26-May 10, Various Sites, Virtual Walk information at: http://bit.ly/HFHGNwalk. Sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newburgh.
Gardiner Library patrons access to Kanopy and Kanopy kids at home: Just use your library card. Kanopy and Kanopy Kids is a video streaming site for movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos. uclibrcls.kanopy.com or follow the link from gardinerlibrary.org.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County 4-H online series “Incubation and Embryology Online”: 11 a.m. Tues and Thurs., hosted by Maggie Smith, 4-H Animal Science Program Manager. Typically, Incubation and Embryology is a Program that 4-H would partner with local schools to implement in grades one through three to spend twenty-five days learning all about the importance of incubation and embryology. Teachers and students would participate in this great hands-on science activity and physically watch the transformation of embryo to chick. “Incubation and Embryology Online” will be separated into two 15-20 minute video recordings twice a week and will be viewable on Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County’s YouTube Channel, social media accounts and website at cceorangecounty.org/resources/incubation-and-embryology-2020.
The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) holds a virtual meeting: 6:40 p.m. April 28. Topic: Project Review Committee and Operations Committee. Call-in instructions can be provided to any interested people by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org. 252-3022. Upperdelawarecouncil.org.
“College Admissions and Financial Aid” with Elizabeth Levine: 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 29 via Zoom. Pre-registration for this free presentation is required by visiting https://www.signaturecollegecounseling.com/college-presentations/. The Zoom link will be emailed upon completing the online form. The presentation is geared toward parents of high school students. gardinerlibrary.org or the library’s Facebook page.
Virtual class on how to prevent parasites on your sheep and goats: 6-8 p.m. May 21, Livestock Educator Jason Detzel. Detzel will discuss the life cycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and he will demonstrate how to perform fecal sampling to obtain egg counts. This can be done at home and help you make decisions on the effectiveness of your deworming program. ulster.cce.cornell.edu/parasitecontrol. 340-3990 ext. 327.
Saturday, April 25
Drive Up And Drop Off Items For Local Food Banks: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 25, Circleville Fire Department, 2147 NY-302, Circleville. 361-3461.
Saturday, May 16
Gardiner Cupcake Festival: noon-5 p.m. May 16, Wrights Farm, 699 State Route 208, Gardiner. Hosted by The March Of Dimes Awareness campaign. 255-5300.
Mid-Hudson Wood Carver’s Guild: 1-3 p.m. May 16, Moffat Library, Washingtonville. Members of the Mid-Hudson Woodcarvers will be onsite at Moffat Library to demonstrate basic woodcarving techniques, display their work and take questions. For all woodworking enthusiasts! Space is limited. Register, moffatlibrary.org/events-calendar.
Sunday, May 17
GR Tours Bannerman, Brunch & Brotherhood Tour: 8:30-3:30 a.m. May 17, Bannerman Castle, Beacon, $125. A tour of two historical venues in the Hudson Valley. The tour leaves out of Newburgh Landing at 8:30 a.m. from Blue Point Restaurant Dock. Please be at dock by 8:15 a.m. Includes brunch and champagne at Painter's-Restaurant- Bar-Gallery-Inn-Catering, 266 Hudson St, Cornwall-On-Hudson, a walking tour of Bannerman Island and a tour and wine tasting at Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery. This is a private event exclusively for GR Tours, we have our own boat that accommodates 43 guests. This will only be offered for a limited time. Door to door service from designated pickup location Newburgh Landing from Blue Point Restaurant Dock (return approximately 3:30 p.m.), cold water and light snacks, a luxury passenger vehicle and driver, private ferry to Bannerman and tour. Please wear comfortable shoes as there is some rough terrain on the walking tour portion of the experience. Strollers cannot be accommodated. There is a 72-step climb from the dock to the start of the tour (there is a rest stop along the way). 742-1378. email@example.com.
CANCELED - We Love our Volunteers Reception: 2-4 p.m. May 17, Time and the Valleys Museum, 332 Main St., Grahamsville. A delicious luncheon to thank volunteers for their invaluable service. Special Program: A display of the many different transcribing projects completed by people all over the country and a presentation by James Ayers on his transcribing project, the Juliana Hanford George Diaries. By invitation only and reservations are required. 985-7700. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, May 18
Wallace Berkowitz Cup Golf Outing: 9 a.m. registration and continental breakfast; 10:15 a.m. shotgun start and lunch at The Turn; 3;15 p.m. cocktails, reception, awards and raffles. May 18, West Hills Country Club, 121 Golf Links Rd., Middletown. To register visit newhopecommunity.org/2020golf. Proceeds benefit the needed improvements at the new Hope Community stables at McCoy Meadows.
Youth Book Club at Middletown Thrall Library: 5-6 p.m. May 18, Middletown Thrall Library, 12 Depot St., Middletown. “The Landry News” by Andrew Clements. Meet new friends, express your opinions, explore new genres, and have fun. The club is always free. Any student in grades 3 to 5 (8 to 10 years old) can join. Recommended Guided Reading Level: S. Registration required. Full club details will be provided when you register. To register call 41-5470. email@example.com.
Saturday, May 23
Knox's Headquarters Opens for the Season: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 23, Knox Headquarters, 289 Old Forge Hill Rd., New Windsor. https://parks.ny.gov.
Classic Movie Matinee - "Star Wars: A New Hope": 1-3 p.m. May 23, Moffat Library, Washingtonville. 496-5483.
Monday, May 25
18th Century Graveside Ceremony at the New Windsor Cantonment: 1:30-3 p.m. May 25, New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site, 374 Temple Hill Rd., New Windsor. Revolutionary War soldiers stand vigil at the coffin of Colonel Francis Barber. At 2 p.m. join the procession to the site cemetery and see an 18th century grave site ceremony. A cannon firing and military demonstration follows the ceremony. Please use the alternate entrance at 382 Temple Hill Road during construction of the addition for the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.
Thursday, May 28
Family of Woodstock’s 50th Anniversary Gala: 6-10 p.m. May 28, Diamond Mills Hotel, 25 South Partition St., Saugerties, $125. Family of Woodstock, Inc. is marking 50 years of service to our community and it is time to celebrate. Tickets are limited, the evening will include a dinner, dancing, and more. Hundreds of archived photographs documenting Family's incredible 50 years of service will be displayed throughout the event. Attendees will also receive a 50th Anniversary Commemorative Journal featuring never-before-seen pictures, drawings, and stories from Family's humble beginnings. Keynote Speaker: NYS Assemblyman Kevin Cahill Honoree: Ulster County District Attorney David Clegg Proceeds to benefit Family's 20 plus programs. For more information and to learn about sponsorship opportunities, call 331-7080 ext.170 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 30
Rummage Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 30, Goshen United Methodist Church, 115 Main Street, Goshen. $3 bag sale Saturday only 11 a.m.- 1p.m. Clothing, housewares, toys, linens jewelry. 294-5871. email@example.com.
Sunday, May 31
Once Upon A Time- 1 Teacher, 8 Grades, 1 Room Exhibit Opening: 2-4 p.m. May 31, Time And The Valleys Museum, 332 Main St., Grahamsville. Up until the 1950s, one room schools were commonplace in rural areas. Join us for a celebration of local one room schools, and learn about the teachers, the students, a typical school day, lessons, recess, manners, discipline and more. Includes a recreated one room school. Reservations required. Call 985-7700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 6
A Revolutionary Camp at Night at the Historic Huts: 7-9:30 p.m. June 6, New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site, 374 Temple Hill Rd., New Windsor. At the huts, owned by Town of New Windsor, on the west side of Route 300, and on the north side of Causeway Road, experience by candlelight a Revolutionary War encampment. Please park in the lot located on the south side of Causeway Road/Fisher's Lane which is about 300 feet from the log cabins. 561-1765. email@example.com.
Sunday, June 7
Cornwall-On-Hudson RiverFest: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 7, Donohue Park, Shore Road, Cornwall on Hudson. Festival along the river featuring musical entertainments, children's activities, and a craft and food fair. Admission is free, but parking is limited so busing is provided from various points in Cornwall on Hudson. River-fest.com. 534-4200, ext. 8.
Lost Catskill Farm Afternoon: Noon-4 p.m. June 7, Time And The Valleys Museum, 332 Main St., Grahamsville. Go back in time to dairy farming in the 1930s - learn how to hand milk a cow, make ice cream and butter, how milk was kept cold and transported before electricity and more. Sullivan County Dairy Ambassadors will be on hand to answer questions. Live animals. 985-7700. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, June 29
CANCELED - Take a swing at hunger golf classic: June 29, Storm King Country Club, 18 Ridge Rd, Cornwall. Benefits Meals On Wheels Of Greater Registration and sponsorships are now available Meals on Wheels of Greater $140 includes breakfast, 18-hole green fees, cart, barbecue lunch and lots of fun and prizes. Early bird registration, $120 by April 15. 476-2380. Mealsonwheelsnewburgh.org.
Friday, July 10
Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival Day: 4-9:30 p.m. July 10-12, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6636 Route 9, Rhinebeck. Helicopter rides, children’s games, adult activities, food trucks, vendors, live bands, hot-air balloonist demonstrations, magician, reptile show, free parking and much more. Schedule and tickets, Advance, $10; $14 at the gate; senior citizens and military, $8 on Friday at the gate. Children under age 3 enter free. Balloon rides, $20. Free parking. BalloonFestHV.com.
Thursday, Oct. 15
Holocaust Remembrance Day Program: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15, Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave., Middletown. Featured speaker is Dr. Ronald Israelski will tell the story of his parents who were survivors of the concentration camps. There will be candle lighting in memory of those who did not survive. 343-1861.
Saturday, Oct. 24
The Warwick Valley Quilters’ Guild Stars of the Valley Quilt Show: Oct. 24-25, The Sanfordville Elementary School, 144 Sanfordville Rd., Warwick. Local quilters from N.Y., N.J., Pa., and Conn., will show more than 150 quilts, and wall hangings. Speakers are Timna Tarr and Lisa Shepard Stewart. Vendors will offer machines, furniture, fabrics, and sewing accessories in addition to raffle prizes. email@example.com. Warwickvalleyqg.org.