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Calendar of events

submiteventThe Calendar of events is a listing of area events categorized by date. Click on the appropriate day you are looking for or just scroll away!

• Thursday, September 14
• Friday, September 15
• Saturday, September 16
• Sunday, September 17
• Monday, September 18
• Tuesday, September 19
• Wednesday, September 20

We also have ongoing activities at local musuems & historic locations and galleries. If you have a community event you will to submit, click here.

Thursday, September 14

For Kids
Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena.

Instruction
Busy Stitchers Sewing Group for Seniors. 9 – 11 a.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Learn to sew or teach someone to sew. 564-7815.

Zumba Fitness. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Lobby at the Ritz, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. Dance yourself into shape with Maritza C., Zumba fitness and toning instructor! $5. 561-4061 ext. 266.

Computer Help. 6 – 8 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. Jessica Cohen, library staff, helps you with Internet, Facebook, e-mail, word-processing and other computer basics. Sign up for a half-hour consultation. 795-2200.

Yoga for Beginners Class. 7 p.m. Marlboro Library, Rt. 9 W, Marlboro. Instructor: Alyssa Scalora of Alma Yoga. marlborolibrary.org

Organizations
Pine Bush Bridge Club. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Hearing Loss Support Group. 1 – 2 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike in Gardiner. 255-1255.

Adult Book Club. 2 p.m. Newburgh Jewish Community Center, 290 North Street, Newburgh. 561-6602.

Cornwall Writers Group. 12 – 2 p.m. Cornwall Friends (Quaker) Meetinghouse, 60 Quaker Ave., Cornwall. Writers and poets are invited to join our critique group. Participants read their original works and can request immediate feedback or submit work for more in-depth review. Poeta92@verizon.net.

Crochet Club. 4 – 5 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. For youngsters and adults. 795-2200.

Veterans Support Group. 5 – 6:30 p.m. Safe Harbors of the Hudson Multipurpose Room, 111 Broadway, Newburgh. 672-5391.

Hudson Valley Garden Association. 7 p.m. Shawangunk Town Hall, Community Room, 14 Central Ave, Wallkill. HVGA.org or call 418-3640.

Hudson Valley Garden Association. 7 p.m. Shawangunk Town Hall, 14 Central Avenue, Walkilll. 418-3640.

Events
Bridge Game. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Powelton Club, Balmville Rd., Newburgh. Lunch served and beverage avail. Open, sanctioned game with points awarded. Proper dress required. $12. 561-7548, 541-0748 or 561-4151.

Senior Activities. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Marasco Center, New Windsor. Activities include knitting, bingo, cards, special activities and socializing. Bring lunch or snacks. Sponsored by the New Windsor Recreation Department.

Senior Fraud Presentation. 11:30 a.m. Village of Montgomery Senior Center, 36 Bridge Street, Montgomery. Learn how to protect yourself from scams, fraud, and deceptive practices before they happen. Lunch will be provided by Office for the Aging. Reservations are required. Please make reservation by Monday, September 11. 457-9367.

Duplicate Bridge Game for Seniors. 12:30 – 4 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Always looking for new players. 564-7815.

Live Music
Myles Mancuso Band’s Second Thursdays. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. Monthly Blues Rock Residency. 236-7970.

Jazz at Atlas. 8 p.m. Atlas Studios, 11 Spring Street, Newburgh. Legendary saxophonist and composer Tim Berne and his band Snakeoil will perform. $20.

Theater
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! 6 p.m. Clove Creek Dinner Theatre, 18 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 7, Fishkill. The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can’t wait to come to the rescue. Everyone pitches in to mount a play to raise money, but it’s no easy feat when Kate’s expecting any day, Sally’s hiding from stage-fright-stricken Paul after another flight from the altar, Mother Superior’s acting is unexpectedly narcoleptic, and the sisters’ award-winning wine keeps getting switched with the grape juice. The merry mix-ups multiply in this warm and winsome sequel to Drinking Habits. 202-7778.

Friday,September 15

For Kids
Teen scene. 3:30 – 5 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286.

Sew it Yourself. 4 – 5 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. For grades 2-5. 795-2200.

Video games and snacks for teens ages 12 and up. 4:30 pm. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. 883-7286.

Organizations
Art Escape. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main St., Milton. 795-2200.

Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6 – 8 p.m. Marasco Center, behind the New Windsor Town Hall. Kathleen Braun, Master Knitter and Crocheter will instruct and offer assistance with your project.

Events
Greek Festival. 5 – 10 p.m. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Ave., Newburgh. Enjoy gyros, souvlaki, moussaka, baklava and other traditional Greek foods and homemade pastries under the tents. Greek music and dancing, a Greek coffee shop, church tours, a Greek gift shop with handcrafts, and raffles are also offered. 561-2556.

Bingo. 6:45 p.m. Middletown Elks Lodge. 48 Prospect St. Doors open at 6 p.m. 343-1097.

Connecting With Our Ancestors: An Evening Of Psychodrama. 7:30 p.m. Boughton Place 150 Kisor Road Highland. Presenter: Ingrid Schirrholz. Open sessions are two to two and a half hour psychodrama sessions offered by certified psychodramatists to the general public. You may participate as little or as much as you want. Contribution: $10/ $5 for students and those on limited income. Fundraiser for Boughton Place (845) 440-7272.

Live Music
Charlie Hunter & Friends. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. (Jazz Fusion) Opener: Natalie Forteza. 236-7970.

Friends, Neighbors, Music: Open Mic. 8 – 11 p.m. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. Acoustic, electric, blues, jazz, poetry, comedy, a capella. Coffee & cake. Free. 831-4988.

Unplugged Open Mic. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd, New Paltz. Open to any musicians, poets, dancers, creators or spontaneous unscripted performers. $5. 255-1559.

Theater
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! 6 p.m. Clove Creek Dinner Theatre, 18 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 7, Fishkill. The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can’t wait to come to the rescue. Everyone pitches in to mount a play to raise money, but it’s no easy feat when Kate’s expecting any day, Sally’s hiding from stage-fright-stricken Paul after another flight from the altar, Mother Superior’s acting is unexpectedly narcoleptic, and the sisters’ award-winning wine keeps getting switched with the grape juice. The merry mix-ups multiply in this warm and winsome sequel to “Drinking Habits.” 202-7778.

Film: One October. 7 p.m. University Settlement Camp, Beacon. Beacon Independent Film Festival. Filmed in October 2008 on the eve of Obama’s historic election, an unprecedented economic crisis, and a massive wave of urban renewal, this lyrical portrait of New York City follows WFMU radio reporter Clay Pigeon as he takes to the streets to talk to fellow New Yorkers about their lives, their dreams, and their relationship with a transforming city. Directed by local Beacon resident Rachel Shuman. Film followed by a panel discussion called Cities Lost and Found: A New Conversation about Urban Development that will bring together urban planners, developers, writers, and activists to discuss “how to love the places you live and save the places you love”. 664-3375.

Short Play Festival. 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. A Trilogy of New Works by Emerging and Established Playwrights in the Hudson Valley. 518-256-0714.

Tesla’s Letters. 8 p.m. Goshen Music Hall, 223 Main St., Goshen. Electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, a Croatian-born Serb, was Thomas Edison’s biggest rival. “Tesla’s Letters,” a two-act, four-character stage play set in 1997 in the Balkans, is about an American who sets out to find Tesla’s doomsday device. 294-4188. cornerstonetheatrearts.org.

Saturday, September 16

For Kids
Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, ext. 204.

Instruction
Tai Chi with Martha Cheo. 8:45-9:45 a.m. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Students learn how to combine proper body alignment with breathing, relaxation, and concentration in a way that increases the flow of vital energy, or Qi, inside the body. $10 members. $12 non-members. 255-1559.

Tai Chi and Wushu Kung-Fu Classes. 10 a.m. St Thomas Episcopal Church, 37-47 Old Route 9W, New Windsor. jaysaguafit@aol.com. 249-9230.

Organizations
Relatives as Parents Programs Chat. 9:15-10:45 a.m. Newburgh Armory unity Center, S. Williams Street, Newburgh. Please register children for FREE activities at the armory. newburgharmory.org. 344-1234.

Orange County Origami Club. 9:30 a.m., Thomas Bull Memorial Boathouse, Rt. 416, Montgomery. Info: 361-1903, 496-7705.

Hudson Valley Tole and Decorative Painters. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Munger Cottage, Cornwall. New artists welcome to observe and participate in meetings, which promotes the advancement of decorative painting. 429-7562.

Walden Chess Club. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Josephine-Louise Public Library, second floor, Municipal Square, Walden. Everyone is invited to participate in non-ranked, non-competitive games. Free. 778-7621.

Anime Orange. 1 – 4 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., Newburgh. Monthly meeting of local group interested in the Japanese art of animation. Open to adults and teens age 16 and older. 563-3609 or 563-3638.

Anime Club. 2 – 5 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton. Ages 13 and older. Anime, manga, cosplay and more.

Shawangunk Garden Club. 2 p.m. Hunt Memorial Building, Liberty Square, Ellenville. The club is celebrating its 90th anniversary of community beautification. This landmark building will be decorated for the garden party with beautiful floral arrangements made by members. Tea and homemade pastries will be served. 647-1278.

Outdoor Activities
Citizen Science Plant Observation Hike. 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Minnewaska State Park. Learn all about phenology, the study of how plants and animals change throughout the seasons, and collect real data that can be used by New York scientists to monitor climate change. We are offering this hike once a month to monitor seasonal changes in plants along the Beacon Hill loop hike. This approximately two mile hike offers beautiful views of the Rondout and Wallkill valleys, as well as the Catskill Mountains. This program is recommended for adults and children over the age of eight, accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. 255-0752.

Events
Sip & Shop & Community Flea Market. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ulster County Fair Grounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz. Hosted by The New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Rinaldi Flea Market. Craft Beer Guild will be pouring craft brews for this event. $2 entry at the gate, OR $5 includes flea market entry and a wristband to the Taste of New Paltz, which is the following day. newpaltzchamber.org. 255-0243.

Middletown Farmers’ Market. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Erie Way between Montgomery Street and Cottage Street. 343-8075.

Heart of the Hudson Valley Farmers Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cluett-Schantz Park, Milton. 464-2789.

Pine Bush Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Main and New Streets. 217-0785.

Pine Bush Harvest Festival. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Main Street, Pine Bush. Local vendors, community service groups, etc. Hosted by Pine Bush Lions Club.

Prayer Breakfast. 9 a.m. First United Methodist Church, 245 Liberty Street, Newburgh. Donation $15. 561-4365.

Fungi in the Forest at Sam’s Point. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join Sam’s Point educators for a new workshop that’s all about mushrooms! We will discover how native fungi function in the ecosystem, while we explore the unique characteristics of the forest at Sam’s Point. As we walk, we’ll look for fungi along the trail and make spore prints from any fresh finds. Then, the group will start the process of growing mushrooms by inoculating logs with mushroom spores. The logs will be placed in the Sam’s Point garden so visitors can return and watch them flourish. Mushroom kits will also be available for participants to take home. This program is open to all ages and levels of experience. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18. Meet at the Sam’s Point Visitor Center. Pre-registration is required by calling Sam’s Point at 845-647-7989.

Plattekill Day & Car Show. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thomas Felten Memorial Park, 11 Patura Road, Modena. Food, vendors, crafts. Music, Citizen of the Year award presentation. 883-7331.

Knit & Crochet for a purpose. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32. Modena. Items are being made for local Homeless Veterans’ Centers and Battered Women’s Shelters. It is open to all adults with and without experience. 883-7286.

Greek Festival. 11 a.m. -10 p.m. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Ave., Newburgh. Enjoy gyros, souvlaki, moussaka, baklava and other traditional Greek foods and homemade pastries under the tents. Greek music and dancing, a Greek coffee shop, church tours, a Greek gift shop with handcrafts, and raffles are also offered. 561-2556.

Moon Festival. 12 – 8 p.m. Mount Hope Park, 340 Finchville Turnpike, Otisville. Food, entertainment, Chinese culture, music, arts & crafts, games and more! Celebrate this traditional Chinese harvest festival. Family fun and free admission. Rain date Sept 17. ChinaArtsRevival@gmail.com.

Bountiful Harvest Celebration. 5 – 8 p.m. Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center and 4-H Park, 340 Finchville Turnpike, Otisville. Farm-to-table dining, horse drawn wagon site tours, auction and raffle, local celebrities milking contest, old time arcade games, country line dancing and more. $125 per person. Registration required. 344-1234.

Italian Pasta Dinner. 4 – 6 p.m. Memorial United Methodist Church, 1928 Route 44/55, Modena. Pasta, sauce, meatballs, salad, bread, desert and beverage. $12 adults, $10 Seniors, $6 10 & under. 883-6619.

Interfaith Pray-In for the Soul of our Nation. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Kol Yisrael, 290 North St. Newburgh. Hosted by the Jewish Community of Newburgh. Coordinating entities include the Christian Ministerial Fellowship and the Greater Newburgh Interfaith Council. RSVP to maryjean@kolyisraelnewburgh.org or call 562-5516.

Live Music
Joe Louis Walker. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro (Blues Rock). 236-7970

Music for Humanity. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Noble Coffee Roasters Inc., 3020 Route 207, Campbell Hall. 294-8090.

Theater
Movie Matinee. 2 p.m. Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand Street. Call for title. 562-3625.

Short Play Festival. 3 and 8 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. A Trilogy of New Works by Emerging and Established Playwrights in the Hudson Valley. 518-256-0714.

Movie Night at the Museum: Zootopia. 6-8 p.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Wildlife Education Center, 25 Boulevard, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Put on your jammies, and enjoy an evening of animal close-ups and popcorn with the whole family. Bring a blanket and snuggle up in our gallery as a Museum Naturalist introduces you to some of our education animals that are featured in the film! $15 Adults, $12 Children 3 & above. 534-5506 ext 204. hhnm.org

Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! 6 p.m. Clove Creek Dinner Theatre, 18 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 7, Fishkill. The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can’t wait to come to the rescue. Everyone pitches in to mount a play to raise money, but it’s no easy feat when Kate’s expecting any day, Sally’s hiding from stage-fright-stricken Paul after another flight from the altar, Mother Superior’s acting is unexpectedly narcoleptic, and the sisters’ award-winning wine keeps getting switched with the grape juice. The merry mix-ups multiply in this warm and winsome sequel to “Drinking Habits.” 202-7778.

Tesla’s Letters. 8 p.m. Goshen Music Hall, 223 Main St., Goshen. Electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, a Croatian-born Serb, was Thomas Edison’s biggest rival. “Tesla’s Letters,” a two-act, four-character stage play set in 1997 in the Balkans, is about an American who sets out to find Tesla’s doomsday device. 294-4188. cornerstonetheatrearts.org

The Mystery of Edwin Drood. 8 pm. The Playhouse at Museum Village, Route 17M, in Monroe. Presented by Creative Theatre-Muddy Water Players, Inc. $24. Dessert at intermission. 294-9465.

Sunday, September 17

For Kids
Meet the Animals. 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. Wildlife Education Center at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Cornwall-on-Hudson. Join museum staff to meet the animal of the week, then visit all the animals. 534-5506, ext. 204.

Instruction
Morning Sunflower Yoga. 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. DM Weil Art Galley, 208 Bruynswick Road, New Paltz. Offered by Sunflower Art Studios of Gardiner. Appropriate for levels 1 and 2. Fee: $15/one class or $90 for ten classes. Register: SunflowerArtStudios.community/Yoga or call 419-5219.

Organizations
Men’s Healing Group. 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gardiner Library. 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Tending the Fire: a participatory talk and preview of the new Men’s Healing Group, which will be starting this fall at Wellness Embodied in New Paltz. 255-1255

Adult Chess Club. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Gardiner Library. 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. This club is geared for chess players with some experience. 851-8171.

Hudson Valley Humanists. 6 p.m. New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veteran’s Way. Hudson Valley Humanists will be collecting toiletries and other necessities for Family of New Paltz.

Outdoor Activities
Hudson River Valley Ramble: 8th Annual Minnewaska Volunteer Trail Work Day. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Minnewaska State Park. Join members of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, a region wide volunteer organization devoted to maintaining and improving public trails, and Park Preserve staff, to help improve the Blueberry Run Footpath. This important connector trail runs between Castle Point and Lower Awosting Carriage Roads. Volunteers will use hand tools to clip back overgrown shrubs and tree roots, clear woodland debris, build bog bridges and improve the trail route. Public school students needing to accrue community service hours may join to work towards completion of their requirements. Recommended for adults and teenagers, who must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18. Participants are encouraged to bring their own work gloves and tools including loppers, bow saws and clipping shears. The parking fee will be waived for participants volunteering for this program. All participants should also bring water and food and wear appropriate shoes and clothes for the day. Pre-registration is required by Saturday, September 16. 255-0752.

Walk the Walk for Recovery. 12:30 p.m. Walkway Over the Hudson, 7 Haviland Road, Highland. Sponsored by Villa Veritas Foundation Inc. to celebrate National Recovery Month. Registration/check-in 11:30 a.m.

Events
27th Annual Taste of New Paltz. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Ulster County Fairgrounds, 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz. Admission: $3 in advance, $5 the day of the event. 255-0243, info@newpaltzchamber.org.

Greek Festival. Noon – 6 p.m. St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 19 Fullerton Ave., Newburgh. Enjoy gyros, souvlaki, moussaka, baklava and other traditional Greek foods and homemade pastries under the tents. Greek music and dancing, a Greek coffee shop, church tours, a Greek gift shop with handcrafts, and raffles are also offered. 561-2556.

70th Anniversary of the U.S. Air Force. 2 p.m. National Purple Heart Hall of Honor., 374 Temple Hill Road, New Windsor. Program commemorates the creation of the Air Force as a separate branch of the service in 1947. A timeline of Air Force Purple Heart recipients will highlight the personal and individual sacrifices made from World War II to Afghanistan. 561-1765.

Traditional Latin Mass. 3 p.m. St. Patrick’s Church, 55 Grand St. Newburgh. The Old Mass in Latin with English homily. 561-1891.

Poetry Trail Opening Celebration. 4 – 6 p.m. Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Outdoor Discovery Center, Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. Experience a series of unique, temporary installations celebrating the nature-inspired poetry of local students as you walk along the red trail. Free admission. 534-5506 ext. 204.

Live Music
Musical celebration of John Coltrane’s 90th birthday. 3 – 5 p.m. Historic Paramount Theatre, 17 South Street, Middletown. National Endowment for the Arts, Jazz Master Dave Liebman and his 18-piece big band under the direction of Gunnar Mossblad are holding a year-long 2017-2018 commemoration to honor John Coltrane’s 90th birthday, Liebman’s 70th birthday, and the 50th anniversary of Coltrane’s death. 341-4891. sunyorange.edu/culturalaffairs.

Unplugged Acoustic Open Mic. 3:30 p.m. sign up; 4 – 6 p.m. performance. Unison Arts & Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Rd., New Paltz. Folk, blues, country, jazz, classical, and poetry welcome. $5 members; $6 non-members. 255-1559.

Slow Jam. 3:45 – 5 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. The Slow Jam allows people who are new at playing an acoustic instrument to practice with friendly, local musicians. Musicians gather to play Old Time, Folk songs, Bluegrass, Western and other homespun-type songs. 255-1255.

Swing Dance to Live Music. 6:30 – 9 p.m. Arlington Reformed Church, 22 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie. Beginners’ Lesson: 6-6:30. Band: 6:30-9. Sponsored by the Hudson Valley Community Dances. 454-2571.

The Cookers. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro., (Jazz) 236-7970.

Theater
Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act! 1 p.m. Clove Creek Dinner Theatre, 18 Westage Business Center Drive, Suite 7, Fishkill. The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing miss the excitement of the old days when they were saving convents and reuniting long-lost families. So when they learn that the orphanage where Paul and Kate grew up is in peril, they can’t wait to come to the rescue. Everyone pitches in to mount a play to raise money, but it’s no easy feat when Kate’s expecting any day, Sally’s hiding from stage-fright-stricken Paul after another flight from the altar, Mother Superior’s acting is unexpectedly narcoleptic, and the sisters’ award-winning wine keeps getting switched with the grape juice. The merry mix-ups multiply in this warm and winsome sequel to Drinking Habits. 202-7778.

Tesla’s Letter. 2 p.m. Goshen Music Hall, 223 Main St., Goshen. Electrical pioneer Nikola Tesla, a Croatian-born Serb, was Thomas Edison’s biggest rival. “Tesla’s Letters,” a two-act, four-character stage play set in 1997 in the Balkans, is about an American who sets out to find Tesla’s doomsday device. 294-4188. cornerstonetheatrearts.org.

Short Play Festival. 3 p.m. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. A Trilogy of New Works by Emerging and Established Playwrights in the Hudson Valley. 518-256-0714

The Mystery of Edwin Drood. 3 pm. The Playhouse at Museum Village, Route 17M, in Monroe. Presented by Creative Theatre-Muddy Water Players, Inc. $24. Dessert at intermission. 294-9465.

Film: Abundant Land. 4 p m. Unison Arts & Learning Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz. Abundant Land is a one-hour documentary about a Hawaiian community on Moloka’i opposing the biotech industry’s use of the island to test genetically engineered seeds. From initial grassroots efforts that give rise to organized actions, Moloka’i residents learn through leadership and study, to use permaculture techniques to restore an integrated food system based on ancient Hawaiian farming practices. $5 suggested donation.

Monday, September 18

For Kids
Lego Club. 4 – 5 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. For grades 1-5. 795-2200.

Adventurers’ Book Club. 6 – 7 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. For grades 3-5. 795-2200.

Instruction
Tech-Savvy Computer Training. 11 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 State Route 32, Modena. Basic computer skills, navigating the internet, and setting up and using email. Call 883-7286 to register.

Rae of Light Yoga for Seniors. 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7815.

The importance of the Flu Vaccination Presentation. 11:30 a.m. Village of Montgomery Senior Center, 36 Bridge Street. It is almost flu season, do you know why it is important to get vaccinated? Are you getting the right flu vaccination? Lunch will be provided by the Office for the Aging. Reservations are required by Wednesday, September 13. 457-9367.

Computer Help. 6 – 8 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. Jessica Cohen, library staff, helps you with Internet, Facebook, e-mail, word-processing and other computer basics. Sign up for a half-hour consultation. 795-2200.

Organizations
Mahjong Club. 9 a.m. Josephine-Louise Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. 778-7621.

Senior Aerobics. 9:30-10:30. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7815.

Bridge Club. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. 831-4988.

Pine Bush Pinochle Club. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

Orange County Multiple Myeloma Support Group. 10 a.m. – noon, 30 Harriman Drive, Goshen (in the OC Dept of Mental Health building). Affiliated with the International Myeloma Foundation, free and open to all Myeloma patients and caregivers – for information, support, encouragement and friendship.. 326-6879 ocny@imfsupport.org.

New Single Parents Support Group. 6:30 p.m. YMCA Middletown. The group will address the challenges of being a single parent. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3-16 and light dinner will be served. $5 per family.

Crazy Crafters Club . 6:30 – 8 pm, Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, Adults and teens. Bring your ideas and projects.

Cornwall Camera Club. 7 p.m. Munger Cottage, 183 Main St., Cornwall. Novice as well as seasoned photographers are welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring samples of their work. 534-4440.

Events
Meet the Author: Christine Andola. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Marlboro Free Library, 1251 Route 9W, Marlboro. Author of “Who Knew?” Lessons from my first 40 years will read an excerpt, share some insights and sign books. 315-380-4458.

Tuesday, September 19

For Kids
Community Play Space. 10 – 10:45 a.m.. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Instruction
Textile Tuesday. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Enjoy doing your favorite project whether it be quilting, knit, crochet, paper or felt. All ages welcome. 895-3707.

Organizations
Hudson Valley Leads Exchange. 7:15 a.m. Neptune Diner, Route 17K, Newburgh. Come and join for your free breakfast and a chance to check out how we can help you increase your business. 283-6307.

Newburgh Mom’s Club. 1-3.Access Healthy Families, 21 Grand St., Newburgh. Free breastfeeding health and baby weigh scale available. 492-9027.

Parkinson’s Support Group of Orange County. 2 p.m. Marasco Senior Center, 555 Union Ave. New Windsor. 561-9135.

Life’s New Beginning’s Widow & Widower’s Club. 2 – 4 p.m. Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7819.

Chess Club. 6 p.m. Coldenham Reformed Presbyterian Church, 469 Coldenham Road, Walden. Casual play with instruction available. Bring your own chess set and board. 926-0804.

Knit and Stitch Club. 6-8 p.m. Newburgh Free Library town branch, Newburgh Mall. No registration required. 566-0460.

Knitting and Crocheting Club. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, Route 300 and 32. 562-6623.

Family Book Club. 6:30 p.m. The Josephine-Louise Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. 778-7621.

Hudson Valley AMVETS Post 826. 7 p.m. Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union, 2 Corwin Court, Newburgh. An AMVETS Post is a veteran support community organization. Veterans from Orange and surrounding counties are encouraged to join. 522-0658.

Song of the Valley Chorus, Sweet Adelines International. 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. 142 Stage Road, Monroe. A woman’s a cappella 4-part barbershop harmony. Women of all ages, join the chorus. For more information, call 928-6879.

Outdoor Activities
Early Morning Birders. 8 a.m. Minnewaska State Park. Designed for birding enthusiasts, or those just looking to learn the basics, this series will offer various outings led by experienced birding volunteers and park naturalists. Participants will meet at the Minnewaska main entrance and should come prepared with binoculars. Outing destinations will be determined the day of the program. 255-0752.

Events
Pine Bush Scrabble Time. 10 a.m. Pine Bush Area Library.

MYO Jewelry Class. 6 p.m. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena. Would you like to learn how to make your own jewelry? The MYO Jewelry class is for adults 18+ and requires registration along with a $2 donation for supplies. 883-7286.

Wednesday, September 20

For Kids
Storytime with Crafts. 10:30 a.m. Plattekill Public Library, Route 32, Modena.

Toddler Storytime. 11 a.m. Wallkill Public Library, 7 Bona Ventura Ave., Wallkill. Ages 18 mos. to 3 years are invited to join Miss Dannie for music, stories, and crafts. 895-3707.

Community Play Space. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. Space features books, toys and stuffed animals for children to play with and socialize with other kids. 255-1255.

Kids Club. 7 p.m. Chapel Hill Bible Church, 49 Bingham Road, Marlboro. A Christian based fun-filled evening for children 5-12. Crafts, games and song. 236-7144.

Instruction
Tai Chi with Joseph. 11 a.m. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. You should wear comfortable, non-binding clothing. Flat-bottomed shoes are best, but not required. $12 per class or 4 for $40. 255-1255.

Inner Circle Advisor Gary Billingsley. 12 p.m. Village of Montgomery Senior Center, 36 Bridge Street. It is almost flu season, do you know why it is important to get vaccinated? Learn how to avoid costly mistakes Seniors often make that have devastating financial losses. Lunch will be provided by the Office for the Aging. Reservations are required by Monday, September 18. 457-9367.

Qigong Tai Chi. 6-8 p.m. Multipurpose Room, Safe Harbors of the Hudson, 111 Broadway, Newburgh.672-5391.

Organizations
Senior Aerobics. 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. 564-7815.

Crafty Circle for Seniors. 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Town of Newburgh Recreation Center, 311 Route 32, Newburgh. Experts and Beginners welcome! 564-7815.

Knitting Group. 3 – 5 p.m., Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library in Milton, Adults and teens, Knitters work on their own items or join in on group projects. Free lessons on all techniques.

Wings for Life Sexual Peer Support Group. 5 p.m. 280 Broadway, 4th Floor, Newburgh. 342-2400, ext 267.

Mahjong Club. 6 p.m. Josephine-Louise Library, 5 Scofield Street, Walden. 778-7621.

Book Lovers’ Club. 6 – 7 p.m. Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library, 56 Main Street, Milton. 795-2200.

Laundry Love. 6 – 9 p.m. Sheeley’s Car Wash & Laundromat, Walden. Sponsored by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Laundry Love is a neighboring movement that partners with individuals, groups and laundromats to care for the poor, vulnerable and marginalized throughout the U.S. 591-8163. LaundryLove.org.

Community Garden Club of Pine Bush. 6:30 p.m. Cultural Center, Main Street, Pine Bush. 744-3691.

Sweet Talk – Juvenile Diabetes Support Group. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Orange Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Education Center, Room C,110 Crystal Run Rd., Middletown. This support group is for the parents of children with diabetes. Children are welcome to attend. 333-4259.

Wallkill Public Library Quilters’ Circle. 6:30 pm Shawangunk Community Room, Wallkill Public Library. All skill levels welcome. Bring a project, start a new one or take some time to learn unique sewing techniques. 895-3707.

Nicotine Anonymous. 7 p.m. Education Bldg of Dutch Reform Church, 92 Huguenot St., New Paltz, second floor. 687-7892. nicotine-anonymous.org.

Hudson Valley Writers Workshop. 7:30 p.m. New Hackensack Reformed Church, 1580 Route 376, Wappingers Falls. Read selected section of your fiction, non-fiction, prose or poetry in a caring, supportive environment and be critiqued by fellow members. Also includes group writing exercises designed to sharpen creative and communication skills. 677-9537.

Outdoor Activities
Mohonk Preserve Bob Babb Wednesday Walk. 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz. Adults of all ages and levels of ability are welcome. Moderate five-mile hike. 255-0919.

Events
Free Community Breakfast. 7 – 10 a.m. Maybrook United Methodist Church. 313 Homestead Avenue, Maybrook. 427-4093.

Bingo. 5 p.m. doors and kitchen open, 6 p.m. selling starts, 7 p.m. calling starts and kitchen closes. Wallkill Firehouse, 18 Central Ave., Wallkill.

Live Music
Sal Maneri Quartet. 7 p.m. The Falcon, 1348 Route 9W, Marlboro. Jazz & Show Standards. 236-7970.

Poughkeepsie Newyorkers Barbershop Chorus. 7:30 p.m. St. Andrews Church 110 Overlook Rd. Poughkeepsie. Male a cappella group that sings in the uniquely American “Barbershop Style” of close four-part harmony. newyorkerschorus.org.

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