The coming week | The Highland Current – 71Bait

Edited by Pamela Doan ([email protected])
For a full list of events see highlandscurrent.org/calendar.

COMMUNITY

SUN 17
highland lights
GARRISON
7:30 p.m. The garrison
2015 route 9 | Highlandlights.org
Participants will walk the paths of the former golf course in a twilight procession of lanterns, “to celebrate the ecological reawakening of this spectacular Highland landscape,” according to the organizers. The celebrations end with music, treats and a toast. Free

TUE 19
breakfast meeting
COLD SPRING
9am River View | Messestr. 45
www.coldspringnychamber.com
Learn more about the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail and network with other companies via Zoom or in person at this Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce event. Cost: $10 (free for members and virtual attendance)

TUE 19
Hudson Valley vs. Brooklyn
WAPPINGER’S FALLS
19:05 Dutchess Stadium
1500 way 9D | hvrenegades.com
The Renegades, the New York Yankees’ High-A minor league affiliate, open their home season against the Cyclones. ALSO WED 20, THU 21, FRI 22, SAT 23, SUN 24. Cost: $8 to $20

THU 21
Project forum public supply law
Albania
6 p.m. Via Zoom | 845-562-0888
Learn about your utility bill rights at this event co-hosted by Jonathan Jacobson (Beacon), Sandy Galef (Philipstown) and other members of the State Assembly. Call for a link.

FRI 22
Arbor Day celebration
BEACON
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 300 Main Street
The Beacon Tree Advisory Committee hosts a tree planting, live music, raffle and children’s activities.

SAT 23
Chicken Coop 5K
FISH KILL
7am Sharpe Reservation
436 Van Wyck Lake Street
bit.ly/chicken-run-5k
Registration starts at 7am, the run starts at 9:30am. There will be a reading at 11:30 a.m Jolene the Chicken for Disability Awareness, and the winners of the raffle will be announced. The run funds the publication of the book and benefits the Foundation for Beacon Schools.

SAT 23
shredder day
COLD SPRING
9 a.m. – noon. The Nest | Kastanienstr. 44
coldspringlions.org/shredder
Philipstown residents and businesses are asked to bring personal and business documents, which will be disposed of by a certified shredder. Remove paper clips, staples, and bindings. Donations to support Cold Spring Lions Club programs are welcome.

SAT 23
Narcan & Stop the Bleed Training
BEACON
1:30 p.m. Memorial
main street 413 | beaconvac.org
Learn how to use these life-saving treatments in a 2-hour session. Register via email [email protected] until WED 20.

TALKS & TOURS

TUE 19
Is it possible to have healthy people on a sick planet?
GARRISON
Midday. About Zoom | thehastingscenter.org
Gary Cohen, President of Health Care Without Harm, an organization focused on the intersection of healthcare, climate change and health equity, will discuss these issues with Mildred Solomon, President of the Hastings Center.

TUE 19
Health insurance 101
COLD SPRING
12:30 p.m. via Zoom
845-265-3040 | butterfieldlibrary.org
Learn how to enroll, choose a plan, and make other Medicare decisions when you turn 65 in 2022.

TUE 19
Protect your child from online predators
CARMEL
7 p.m. Via Zoom | putnamcac.org
Putnam County Child Advocacy Center will host this discussion for parents about internet controls and talking to your child about safety.

FRI 22
bouquets
COLD SPRING
6 p.m. Accessories for creative life
main street 143 | supplies for creative life. com
Bo Corre will show how to make beautiful spring arrangements. Cost: $55

SAT 23
learn beekeeping
BREWSTER
1 – 5 p.m. Tilly care farm
100 Route 312
putnam.cce.cornell.edu/events
Learn more about sustainable beekeeping in this five-part course. Cost: $125 per person or $525 for all

SUN 24
Gardening in a small space
PUTNAM VALLEY
1pm Putnam Valley Grange
Mühlenstr. 128 | putnamvalleygrange.org
Master Gardener Chris Bonura will explain how to make a difference in gardens of all sizes.

CHILDREN & FAMILY

SAT 16
Easter egg hunt
COLD SPRING
11 a.m. Tots Park
Children 8 and under are invited to this annual Knights of Columbus event, which has been postponed by SAT 9. Bring a basket and can of food for the Philipstown Food Pantry.

TUE 19
Poem in your pocket workshop
COLD SPRING
3:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Students in grades 2 to 5 read and discuss poetry and write their own poetry.

FRI 22
Make a stamp
BEACON
3:30 p.m. Howland Public Library
main street 313 | 845-831-1134
beaconlibrary.org
Middle and high school students learn about printmaking and design a stamp to pattern a headscarf or tote bag.

FRI 22
Drawn string art
COLD SPRING
3:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Wear old clothes and learn to create works of art with paint and string. This program is for students in Year 5 and up.

SAT 23
Poem in your pocket tag
COLD SPRING
3:30 p.m. Butterfield Library
10 Morris Ave. | 845-265-3040
butterfieldlibrary.org
Students in grades 2 through 12 read poetry on this open microphone.

MUSIC

SAT 16
Jason Gisser Band
BEACON
8pm Towne Crier | Main Street 379
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The soul rock band will play music from their forthcoming album. Singer and songwriter Rob Cannillo will open. Cost: $20 ($25 door)

SAT 16
art thief
BEACON
9pm Quinn’s | 330 Hauptstr.
facebook.com/quinnbeacon
The band, which includes Sam Smith, Andrew Jordan, Joe Spinelli and Bryan Ponton, will take the stage. Cost: $10

MON 18
Kenny Wessel Trio
BEACON
8:30 p.m. Quinn’s | 330 Hauptstr.
facebook.com/quinnbeacon
The guitarist is joined by Dave Ambrosio (bass) and Michael Sarin (drums) for the weekly jazz series. Cost: $15

FRI 22
Ryan Leddick
BEACON
7:30 p.m. Reserve Wine Bar
main street 173 | reservabeacon.com
The folk and rock fusion singer-songwriter will perform original music.

FRI 22
Jim Kweskin
BEACON
8pm Towne Crier | Main Street 379
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
The singer and band leader, who founded the Jug Band in the 1960s, presents his mixture of folk, jazz and blues. Happy dream opens. Cost: $25 ($30 door)

Jim Kweskin

SAT 23
Graham Parker
BEACON
8pm Towne Crier | Main Street 379
845-855-1300 | townecrier.com
Parker will play music from his latest release, Mysterious Gluefeaturing Rumor guitarist Brinsley Schwarz. Cost: $35 ($40 door)

SAT 23
virtuosos
POUGHKEEPSIE
8 p.m. Bardavon | market street 35
845-473-2072 | bardavon.org
Guest conductor Kelly Corcoran will lead the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and soloists Max Tan and Yalin Chi in a program that includes works by Bruch and Beethoven. Cost: $40 ($36 members, $15 ages 12 and under)

SAT 23
Choban Electrics
BEACON
9pm Quinn’s | 330 Hauptstr.
facebook.com/quinnbeacon
Enjoy Balkan music from this local band led by Jordan Shapiro. Cost: $10

SUN 24
Soo Bae and Mia Chung
COLD SPRING
16:00 Restoration of the chapel
market street 45 | chapelrestoration.org
The cellist (below) and the pianist will perform a program inspired by Brahms’ Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major and Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor. Free

soo bae

STAGE & SCREEN

SAT 16
Reading of local poets
GARRISON
2:00 p.m. Desmond Fish Library
472 route 403 | 845-424-3020
desmondfishlibrary.org
TR Hummer, Heller Levinson, Mary Newell and Irene O’Garden will each read and discuss their inspirations and approaches.

FRI 22
Sacred Run: The Lotus & The Feather
GARRISON
7 p.m. via Zoom
desmondfishlibrary.org
Watch the documentary about a gathering of indigenous people for a ceremonial fishing trip off the coast of Japan to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the atomic bomb detonation. Following the screening, the Desmond Fish Library arranged for Director Andrea Sadler and an Ojibwe grandmother, Kim Wheatley, to lead a circle ceremony and discussion.

FRI 22
Dry Bar Comedy Tour
PEEKSKILL
8 p.m. Paramount Hudson Valley
1008 Braunstr. | 914-739-0039
paramounthudsonvalley.com
The series that started online with ‘clean’ comedy is coming to the stage. Cost: $20 to $32.50

VISUAL ARTS

SAT 16
From the farm to the table
BEACON
1-5 p.m. Howland Cultural Center
477 Hauptstr. | 845-831-4988
howlandculturalcenter.org
Karen Gersch curated this exhibition with works by 22 artists on the theme “the bounty of Beacon and beyond”.

SAT 16
The Politics of Labor in Post-War Italian Art
PHILIPSTOWN
3 pm Magazzino Italian Art
2700 line 9 | 845-666-7202
magazzino.art
Adrian Duran, Professor of Art History at the University of Nebraska, will discuss the work of eight Italian artists while examining the decade before Arte Provera was created. Free

SAT 16
love as substance
BEACON
4-7pm Fridman Gallery
475 Main Street | fridmangallery.com
This exhibition of Hana Yilma Godine’s paintings, created during her residency at the gallery, runs until May 31st.

SAT 16
Dare to be square
NEUBURG
5-7 p.m. Holland Tunnel
Kammerstr. 46
www.hollandtunnelgallery.com
Works by Shari Diamond, Norm Magnusson, Kathleen Vance and Tamara Rafkin will be on display.

FRI 22
Nature but fun
COLD SPRING
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. reservoir
main street 101 | reservoir.us
Works by Katie Steward can be seen until June 24th.

FRI 22
petography
COLD SPRING
6-8 p.m. The Highland Current
main street 142 | highlandscurrent.org
The current hosts a reception for an exhibition of photos by Jim Dratfield.

petrography 2

SAT 23
Beacon High Art Exhibition
BEACON
2-4pm The Lofts at Beacon
Vorderstr. 18 | 845-202-7211
loftsatbeacon.com
The Lofts will host its first exhibition of work by Beacon High School art students since 2019.

SUN 24
Artist Discussion
GARRISON
3 p.m. Garrison Art Center
23 garrison landing
garrisonartcenter.org
Meg Hitchcock will interview Ann Provan and Leslie Fandrich on the final day of an exhibition of their work.

civil

MON 18
City council
BEACON
7 p.m. City Hall | 1 community square
845-838-5011 | beaconny.gov

TUE 19
school board
GARRISON
7 p.m. Garrison School | 1100 Route 9D
845-424-3689 | gufs.org

TUE 19
school board
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Haldane | 15 Craigside Drive
845-265-9254 | haldaneschool.org

WED 20
council
COLD SPRING
7 p.m. Community Hall | main street 85
845-265-3611 | coldspringny.gov

THU 21
school board
BEACON
8 p.m. Beacon High School
101 Matteawan Street | 845-838-6900
beaconk12.org
The board will vote on the 2022-23 district budget.

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