October 1, 2008 RSS feed / Arts and Entertainment

Putnam Artists and Cultural Organizations Encouraged to Apply for NYSCA Arts Partners Challenge

The Arts Partners Challenge Grant Program is a local artsin education funding program. More...

Farmers' Market Mixed Media Art Exhibit in Peekskill

"Artists on the Loose" and Gallery 25 N presents a mixed media exhibit Inspiration and Interpretations of a Farmer's Market, at Gallery 25 N, 25 North Division Street, Peekskill from October 24-26. More...

Saturday Lunchtime Writers' Club for Kids Convenes Again at Howland Library

The Saturday Lunchtime Writers' Club for students in grades 4 and up will meet every other Saturday of the month at Howland Public Library in Beacon between 12-1:30pm beginning Sat., Oct. 18 and ending on Sat., Dec. 20. More...

Madera Vox Chamber Ensemble Combines Masterworks, Modern Music and Jazz in Chapel of Our Lady Restoration Performance

Combining the best of the traditional repertoire with 21st century works and jazz, Madera Vox, a unique chamber ensemble, weaves together a provocative and engaging performance. More...

American Girl Doll Workshop Features "Ruthie" at Butterfield Library

Beverly Barker brings her popular American Girl Doll Workshop to the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library once again. This month's workshop features "Ruthie," Kit's best friend from 1934. More...

Colin Barclay Exhibition of New Paintings Opens at Van Brunt Gallery This Saturday

Colin Barclay captures the spirit of the landscape better than most contemporary artists, which goes a long way to explain why he is one of the most highly regarded painters now showing in the Hudson Valley. More...

Fall Harvest Mt. Gulian Barn Dance Revives Centuries-Old Traditions

Connect with centuries-old traditions and celebrate the bounty of the harvest as generations of Americans have done. Mount Gulian Historic Site, Fishkill, has scheduled the Fall Harvest Barn Dance for Saturday, October 18, 2008 from 7pm to 9pm. More...

Spoon River Anthology Reading Presented by Blue Horse Repertory

The Blue Horse Repertory Company presents a staged reading of Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters. A modern political update of a timeless classic, the reading will be accompanied with lively American music by The Kitchen Table Band. More...

Winter Birds of the Highlands

Putnam Highlands Audubon's Bird Seed Sale sparks better backyard observation opportunities

As the October days of autumn shorten, the colorful reds, yellows and oranges that paint the surrounding hills of Cold Spring remind us that fall has finally arrived. More...

Patterson Library Presents Music Together!

On Saturday, October 11, 2008, 11:30am- 12:15pm, parents and children, ages 6 months to 4 years old, will share songs, instruments, rhythm chants, and movement activities in this fun 45-minute program with instructor Kate McGunnigle. More...

Daytime and Evening Book Clubs to Meet at the Howland Public Library

The daytime book club, "The Helen Savoit Book Club," will meet on Tuesday, October 14, from 1:30- 3pm in the Local History Room of the Howland Public Library. This month's book to be discussed is Wicked, by Gregory Maguire. More...

A Woman's Voice: Singing for Our Lives Concert to Benefit Women's Resource Center

"The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center presents its 19th Annual Benefit Concert, A Woman's Voice: Singing for our Lives Friday, October 24 at 8:30pm at the Towne Crier Café on Route 22 in Pawling. More...

Lecture & House Tour Celebrating Brewster's Bookbinder, Edith Diehl

Edith Diehl was a famous bookbinder, founder of the Brewster Public Library and member of the Woman's Land Army. More...

How the Native People Adapted to the Changing Environment of the Hudson Valley

A presentation sponsored by the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Join the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Thursday, October 9, 7:30pm at Painter's Tavern, 266 Hudson Street, Cornwall-on-Hudson, for an Evening Speakers Series: How the Native People Adapted to the Changing Environment of the Hudson Valley. More...

Play Math with Me Returns to the Butterfield Library

Irene Keyes returns to the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library to host Play Math with Me, a program for preschoolage children that shows how much fun math can be. More...

Solar Electric Energy Lecture at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, October 18 at 2pm, the Southeast Museum will host a free lecture. More...

Children's Spooky Spider Workshop at Southeast Museum

On Saturday, October 18 at 10:30am The Southeast Museum will hold a Children's Spooky Spider Workshop. Fill a glove with beans to make a floppy spooky Halloween spider. Reservations are required; call 845-279-7500. More...

Putnam Children's Discovery Center Players Present Unwrapped

No scares but plenty of laughs as everyone's favorite Halloween characters take the stage as The Putnam Children's Discovery Center Players present the comedy thriller Unwrapped by Charlie Lovett. More...

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