2nd Annual Bubble Parade

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Saturday, May 19 at 1 PM – 4 PM in Warwick

Join us as we celebrate happiness with bubbles! Bring bubbles, friends, smiles, music and spread the joy to all those around us! Meet at Lewis Park. We will parade down South Street blowing bubbles to Stanley Deming Park where we can all play and blow more bubbles! Big bubbles will be at the park! Invite your family, friends and neighbors! It was such a blast last year I hope to see everyone again!

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7th Annual Pets Alive Kitten Shower

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What time is it? Kitten Shower time!

via press release – Please join Pets Alive at our 7th Kitten Shower. Thanks to the success of this event for the past 6 years, we’ve been able to help over 200 kittens every year go on to live happy and healthy lives in their furrever homes. We couldn’t have done it without you and look forward to celebrating with you all of the past success and preparing for the new arrivals this summer!

Come join us for a day of:
Raffles, raffles, and more raffles
More yummies than we can name
Learning about the different programs Pets Alive supports
Seeing friends old and new as we welcome Spring

We would love for everyone to bring an item from our wishlist. And if you can’t attend but still want to send a gift, please use our Amazon smile wishlist. http://amzn.to/2n5k7wT
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Sunset Sensations Wine and Food

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Thursday, May 10th at 5:30 PM

Come to Locust Grove and enjoy a magnificent Hudson River Sunset while sipping fine wines paired with culinary creations! Hors d’oeuvres are inspired by heirloom vegetables from the Estate kitchen gardens. Visitors are also treated to cooking demonstrations by our featured chef – Ed Kowalski from Lola’s Cafe – and expert wine pairing presentations.

Between courses, Leslie Farhangi of Three Meadow’s Spirits will share the story of Peony Vodka and guests will enjoy a tasting of Peony’s special Spring cocktail “Drink Your Flowers” – which contains Violet Elixir in homage to the Hudson Valley’s celebrated floral history!

Tickets $27/person in advance, and $29 day-of (if available).

845-454-4500 for tickets

Walkin’ the Dog

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Saturday, May 5th at 8:30 AM in New Paltz. Sponsored by the Friends of the Elting Library

Come and join us for our annual Walkin’ the Dog event. We’re proud to be hosting this event to support not only the library but Paws of Ulster County Dog Park as well! This is an easy 1.3-mile walk for both dogs and their humans. There is an entry fee of $15 but if you can raise $35 or more in sponsorships for your pup the entry fee is waived! Meet us in the Gilded Otter parking lot, rain or shine!

Download the registration form from our website: www.eltinglibrary.org

 

 

Teatown PlantFest

thumbnail_plantfesttitlecard1-2Saturday, May 12th at the Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining

With abundant plant varieties, knowledgeable volunteers and over a dozen complimentary vendors—along with food and music—PlantFest is the go-to celebration of spring.

Looking for unusual perennials, stunning mixed containers or baskets, native plants for a woodland path or ornamental and culinary herbs? Advice about bee and butterfly attractors, strategies for coexisting with our native deer population, or planting a successful raised bed vegetable garden? PlantFest brings it all together: abundant plant varieties (natives, perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetables), expert helpers and over a dozen complementary vendors offering everything from jewelry and ceramics to handmade wooden bowls and kayaks, farm-to-table produce and artisanal breads, herbal vinegars and bee creams – even knife and tool-sharpening.

Light It Up Blue 2018

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Saturday, April 21st at 4 PM in Middletown

HUDSON VALLEY LIGHT IT UP BLUE 2018 CELEBRATION! 

This year, all proceeds will benefit AMOC, the Autism Move-A- Thon of Orange County.

Formed in 2004, AMOC strives to support families who cope with Autism and related disorders. These families face their struggle often in isolation and at great personal hardship. AMOC aims to raise public awareness of Autism through seminars and media campaigns in Orange County. AMOC works to provide information and networks to help empower families and the community, so that we can better address the unique and troubling challenges of this health problem. AMOC also aims to raise understanding and tolerance in Orange County. We advocate for those people, often voiceless, who might act or look different, who should be respected, and loved for whom they (or we) are.

Raffles, Door Prizes & 50/50:
Over 100 Prizes were given away last year!

There is NO charge to attend.
Donations will be accepted at the Door and throughout the night.

Donations also accepted online:
www.hvlightitupblue.com

Pasta Station will be donated by The Fountains of Wallkill.
Dessert Bar will be donated by You’re the Boss!
Grill Menu Available after 6:30PM
Cash Bar

Live Entertainment:
DJ Chewy & MC Ray Ayal

A Concert of Works for Flute and Guitar

29339597_10216151040514480_9105771331164569600_nConcerts Con Brio presents:

Carl Gutowski, flute, and David Temple Classical Guitar in a program featuring works from western classical music by John Dowland and Mauro Giuliani, traditional pieces of Romanian, American, Chinese and Irish heritage and tangos by the Argentinian composers Astor Piazzolla and Fernando Carlos Tavolaro.

Christ Episcopal Church – Poughkeepsie, NY
20 Carroll Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

April 22, 2018 @ 4:00 PM
$10 tickets at the door; students free.

Get more details at http://www.christchurchpok.org/music-events/

Trivia Night at Clemson’s

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Thursday, April 5th at 7 pm

Quizzes cover everything from books, movies, TV, media awards, social media, sports, history, geography, science, celebrities in trouble to wordplay and bad television.

Each quiz has two audio rounds: a “Name that Tune” style round, and another round comprised of sound bites from movies and TV. Play in teams of up to six or by yourself. Two winning teams get a gift certificate to Clemson Bros Brewery. Plus, we have Five Bonus Questions to win a glass of freshly brewed Clemson Bros Craft Beer.