October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Howland Public Library Film Series Presents The Vertical Ray of the Sun

On Friday, October 26 at 7pm, the Howland Public Library Film Series will be showing The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2001) free to the public. More...

West Point Band Chamber Series Clarinet Recital

Staff Sergeant Jeffrey Geller will present a clarinet recital on Sunday, October 28 at 3pm in the West Point Jewish Chapel. Sergeant Geller will be joined by retired West Point Band member Allan Plumb on Felix Mendelssohn's Concertpiece No. More...

Noted Landscape Designer Carol Franklin to Speak About Manitoga's Woodland Landscape at Desmond Fish Library

Noted national landscape designer Carol Franklin will speak at a public program sponsored by Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center at the Desmond Fish Library in Garrison, New York on October 20 at 5pm. More...

Auditions for Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard to be Held by YCP TheaterWorks

YCP TheaterWorks is holding open auditions for Anton Chekhov's play, The Cherry Orchard on November 26 and 29 at the Van Cortlandtville School on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake (directly across from the Cortlandt Town Shopping Center) at 7pm. More...

Marilyn Price: Master Ceramicist at RiverWinds Gallery

RiverWinds Gallery at 172 Main Street in Beacon is featuring Marilyn Price, Master Ceramicist now through November 5. Ms. Price's colorist inclinations in glazing derive from her approach to painting. More...

Exhibit of Oil Paintings by Rosalind Morrissey at Flat Iron Gallery

The Flat Iron Gallery of Peekskill will have its first solo exhibit of oil paintings by Croton artist, Rosalind Morrissey, entitled, Recent Paintings for the month of Nov.(2-25). An artist's reception will be held Sun., Nov.4 from 2-4pm. More...

Hope Machine Free Concert at Putnam Valley Sunset Series

Putnam Valley Sunset Series will hold the last of their 2007 Season's Free Concerts on October 20. Fred Gillen Jr. and Steve Kirkman of "Hope Machine" will be the featured performers. More...

Westchester Concert Singers to Perform Choral Masterworks

Celebrating its fifty-third season of performing choral masterworks, the Westchester Concert Singers will be performing a concert on Sunday, December 2, 2007, at 8pm at the Maryknoll Chapel, 55 Ryder Road, Ossining. More...

Flying Swine Presents Edgar Allan Poe's The Mask Of The Red Death

Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale of horror is brought vividly to life by Flying Swine at Beacon Studios Theatre. More...

Butterfield Library Introduces New Battle of the Books Junior Program

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library is pleased to announce a new program for children in 2nd to 4th grades: Battle of the Books Junior. More...

Auditions for Schooling Giacomo at the Philipstown Depot Theatre

Local published, award winning playwright, Richard Edwin Knipe, Jr. will be holding auditions for Schooling Giacomo, a full length dramady (more comedy than drama) October 28,29 and 30 at 7pm at the Philipstown Depot Theatre. More...

"Jewish Java" Coffee Talks at Temple Beth-El

Rabbi Neal Loevinger, Cantor Rena Shapiro and TBE Education Director Miriam Rubin will meet preschool and elementary school parents for contemporary "coffee talk." First session is Thursday October 18. More...

All Aboard the Cub Scout Express

Garrison's Den 6 will be working as Wolves this year and are off to a Raging start with their first theme "Cub Scout Express". More...

Halloween Parade Photo Stop to Benefit Tiny Tots Park

Come early, from 3-5pm, to the Halloween Parade in Cold Spring on Saturday, October 27 and drop by the Photo Stop on the St. Mary's Church green. More...

Sacred Heart School Hosts Family Friendly Halloween Party

The Sacred Heart School in Highland Falls will host a family Friendly Halloween Party on Friday, October 26 from 6pm to 7:45pm. No excessively gory/scary costumes. Admission is $10 per family. Games, Prizes, Pizza, Treats, & Fun. More...

Highland Garden Club Talk on 'Beware of the Invasives' at Butterfield Library

The Highland Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, October 23 at 1pm at the Julia Butterfield Library. The topic will be "Beware of the Invasives", presented by guest speaker Laura Weyeneth from the Hudson River Estuary Research Reserve. More...

Philipstown Potpourri

"Breakneck" (Part 1 of 2)

Little is known of the earliest history of the Breakneck region, situated forlornly in the northwestern corner of the Town of Philipstown, in western Putnam County, N.Y. More...

Free Senior Curator Lecture and Museum Tour at Putnam County Historical Society

Conducted by Dr. Trudie A. Grace

The Putnam County Historical Society will host a free event for seniors on Thursday, October 25 at 1pm. More...

Old Put Author Speaks at Southeast Museum

Joe Schiavone author of The Old Put… a new book on the Putnam Line, is speaking at the Southeast Museum on Saturday October 27, 2007 at 11am. This free lecture focuses on New York Central's Putnam Division. More...

Ghosts and Pirates of the Hudson Valley in Storytelling and Songs at Putnam County Historical Society

What really happened to Captain Kidd's lost treasure? Who was Sadie the Goat and what did she keep in the locket around her throat? More...

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Presents: Creating a Sustainable Future for the Hudson Valley

Join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Thursday, October 25, at 7:30pm at Painter's Tavern, 266 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, for an Evening Speakers Series: Creating a Sustainable Future for the Hudson Valley. Join Dr. Michael R. More...

Amazing Arachnids at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

On Saturday, October 27, at 10am, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will take you into the world of spiders with, Amazing Arachnids! Spiders and their kin are often the centerpiece of the spookiest of Halloween Tales. More...

Thrills & Chills Night at Howland Library

It's time for "Thrills & Chills" night once again at Howland Public Library in Beacon on Tuesday, October 30 from 6:45-7:45pm. Boys and ghouls ages 8-12 are invited for an evening of spine-chilling tales told by the glow of the jack-o-lantern. More...

Two Literary Programs at East Fishkill Library

On Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 7pm come hear author Louise Shaffer. Ms. Shaffer will talk about her newest book Family Acts. More...

Friends of Butterfield to Host 12th Annual Autumn Reception

On Sunday, October 28, 2007 from four to seven o'clock in the evening, the Friends of Butterfield will host the 12th Annual Autumn Reception. The event will take place at the library and offer food, wine, and a silent auction. More...

A Little Night Music Opens October 26 at Depot Theatre

The recent passing of the great Swedish film and stage director Ingmar Bergman lends an elegiac note to the upcoming Depot Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim's sparkling Broadway jewel, A Little Night Music, opening October 26 playing throu More...

'An Object of Great Importance' Talk at the Desmond-Fish Library

Christopher DiPasquale will talk about the American Revolution and sign books

Author Christopher DiPasquale will talk about the American Revolution in the Hudson Valley and sign his recent book, An Object of Great Importance, at the Desmond- Fish Library in Garrison on Thursday, October 25 at 7pm. More...

Butterfield Library Hosts Annual Halloween Party

The Julia L. Butterfield Library invites children of all ages to the Annual Halloween Candy Hunt on the grounds of the Library on Saturday, October 20 at 11:30am. More...

Reclaiming Your Health & Vitality: Free Series at Putnam Valley Library

Come to the library for a free series of discussions about how to improve your health with guest speaker Dr. Paul Kastuk. Dr. Kastuk has been in chiropractic practice since 1987. More...

Philipstown Garden Club Presents Photographer Matthew Benson Speaking on "Photographing Your Garden"

On Sunday, October 28 Philipstown Garden Club hosts internationally renowned photographer, Matthew Benson at a free lecture open to the public in Boscobel's Thompson Room at 2pm. The topic will be "Photographing Your Garden. More...

Ornamental Tree Walk at Locust Grove

Join the horticulturists to walk the grounds and learn more about trees that make up the beautiful landscape at Locust Grove. More...

Family Fungi Stroll Sponsored by Putnam County Land Trust

On Sunday, October 21 at 1pm, bring your children to the Dill Preserve in Carmel to stroll through the woods looking at the fun, fascinating and colorful world of fungi. More...

Fall Bible Study at Graymoor

Wednesday mornings through December 12, 2007, Fr. Peter Taran, SA will led bible study sessions at Graymoor from 9:30-11:15am. Under discussion will be St. Paul's Pastoral Letters, I and II Timothy and Titus. All are welcome. More...

Talk of the Town

It won't be long before there's a frost on the pumpkin, but there's still time to get your costume ideas ready for the annual Halloween Parade sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. That will take place on Saturday, October 27 (at 5pm Marilyn! More...

Lions Club Election Day Luncheon To Take Place at Plumbush Inn

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2007, the Cold Spring Lions Club will hold a luncheon at The Plumbush Inn, 1656 Route 9D in Cold Spring. The luncheon will take place from 12-3pm. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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