HOW TO SUBMIT AN EVENT
To submit events in the What’s Happening calendar for online and print, go to recordonline.com/entertainment and click on “calendar.” Then click on “Promote Your Event.” Please submit information two weeks before the event. Keep the listing length small as long listings will not be printed. Listings appear in print as space allows. For questions or help with submissions use the “chat” feature for online submissions and for all other questions and corrections email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Aug. 8
POSTPONED TO SEPT. 12 – Practice Sustainable Living: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. was to be held Aug. 8, Manza Family Farm, 4 Hathorn Road, Warwick. Orange Environment, Inc. is sponsoring two workshops. During the morning session from 9 a.m.-noon, the Essentials of Natural Building instructor, Jamie Manza, will guide you in how to use natural materials like clay paints, cob, straw, and stone in natural building for applications around your home (fee is $45). The afternoon session on Rainwater Catchment runs from 1:30-4 p.m. and will be led by Frank Dragone. A 55-gallon drum will be provided to each participant so you can build your own water collection system (fee is $65). CDC Guidelines will be followed and total participants will be limited to 15 to provide for safe social distancing of 6-feet apart and masks will be required. Please bring your own masks, snacks, drinks, and/or lunch (if you are staying for both sessions). Visit orangeenvironment.com to print out a registration form and contact Peter Lai at 313-4246 or email email@example.com for more info. Then mail your check, made out to “Orange Environment, Inc.”, to Orange Environment Inc., P.O. Box 25, Goshen, NY 10924. *If attending both sessions or are an Orange Environment, Inc. member, a $10 discount will apply. 313-4246. firstname.lastname@example.org.
CANCELED – Monthly Project Linus Meeting: 9:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 8, Community Center on Wes Warren Dr., Scotchtown is closed. Watch for further updates, continue to work on blankets at home and stay home and healthy. If you need to contact Project Linus, send an email to email@example.com. 570-832-1494. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senator Jen Metzger to Host “Chat With Jen”: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 8, Barryville Farmers’ Market, 3405 Route 97, Barryville. Constituents are invited to join Senator Jen Metzger in the Community Information Tent at the Barryville Farmers’ Market for a chance to ask questions, share thoughts on local matters, and receive updates on the State Legislature. Space is limited and RSVP is required at bit.ly/Barryville-Chat. Event attendees should expect to follow health and safety protocols including wearing a face covering and practicing social distancing. 344-3311, email@example.com.
Sunday, Aug. 9
Nature Journaling: 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 9, Mamakating Environmental Center, 762 South Rd., Wurtsboro. Join James Van Gelder at Mamakating Environmental Education & Interpretive Center as you learn the beauty and function of nature journaling. James is an artist and naturalist from Warwick, who has been keeping a journal regularly since 2006. He is currently active with the Orange County Audubon leading field trips and doing birding presentations. An illustrated Nature Journal is a combination of art, nature and science. It combines writing with images as a means of recording observations and stimulating inquiry. This workshop will introduce participants to this unique way to experience the natural world. Geared for all levels of ability- from novice to artist, we’ll use illustration as a tool for exploration- all that is needed is interest. Examples of exercises include compare and contrast, and design a field guide entry. Students will be exposed to the materials and techniques especially useful for journaling, as well as books and other references. Paper, waterbrush and pen can be supplied for an additional materials fee of $10 ($20 if materials are needed) or students can bring their own. Space is limited. Register by calling Mamakating Environmental Education & Interpretive Center at 644 5014. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gardiner Library Teen Online Literary Magazine Meeting: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 9, via Zoom. Middle and high school students who enjoy writing poetry, short stories and graphic novels are invited to join in on the fun. Submit work through email and fellow authors will share critiques, suggestions and compliments. Once there is enough material and a solid team has formed, the magazine will be formatted and published on the library website. For those interested in joining or for more information including the Zoom link to access the meeting contact Carolyn Thorenz at email@example.com. For further current information visit gardinerlibrary.org or the library’s Facebook page.
POSTPONED – The History of Wintoon, A Grand Neversink Estate: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 9, Time and The Valleys Museum, 332 Main Street, Grahamsville. Local summer resident Laura Brock will speak about the history of Wintoon, an estate built by Clarence Roof after he bought out the Parker Place in 1882. Roof’s adopted daughter, “Frank” Hovey Roof Connell married surgeon and inventor, Karl Connell who developed the first all American gas mask used in the First World War. 985-7700. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Aug. 10
Page Turners Virtual Children’s Program: Aug. 10, entitled “Imagine Your Underwater Story.” Kids at home get wet and wild with this underwater comedy show featuring everyone’s favorite small but mighty superheroes, Melvin the Mantis Shrimp and Agatha the Axiotl. Kids at home will learn tons of weird watery fun facts when they play our trivia game show, “Get Soaked.” And everyone can cool off with our sandpaper craft, paper towel tube rainsticks, and bubble art. Older kids will love Hydro-Dipping as they create one-of-a-kind designs in this creative craze that’s sweeping Youtube. Author, poet, storyteller, and former librarian, Shutta Crum will make it rain with her book “Thunder Boomer” and Author/Illustrator Janeen Mason will wow us with her “Ocean Commotion” series of picture books. Our guest performer, Burl the Bubble Guy comes to us all the way from Cologne, Germany. Families are able to access this Virtual Comedy Theater show from its premiere through Labor Day. Contact Amy Laber at email@example.com for password to access the programming and visit the Ulster County Library Association at uclib.org/srp-2020/events to on or after the premiere date. For more details on Summer Programming at Gardiner Library, visit the Kids/Teens page at GardinerLibrary.org or the Gardiner Library Facebook page.
Unclaimed Funds Online Workshop: 2 p.m. Aug. 10, the Office of the State Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli, is presenting an Unclaimed Funds workshop as a service to New Yorkers. Leah Solomon, the presenter, will feature background information on unclaimed funds, search tips and a walk-through of filing a claim. This workshop will be presented on Zoom. Register via the library’s online calendar at cornwallpubliclibrary.org and a Zoom link will be emailed to registrants on the day of the program. 534-8282.
Virtual PJ Story Time: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Catch the library’s PJ Storytime on the Cornwall Public Library Facebook and youtube pages. Put on your PJs and join Pat Parker as she reads stories for 3 to 5-year-olds (or anyone who wants to cuddle, get comfortable and hear a bedtime story.) cornwallpubliclibrary.org. 534-8282.
Tuesday, Aug. 11
The Healthy Orange Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 11, 130 Broadway, between Landers Street and Johnston Street, City of Newburgh. 646-281-0482.
Tuesday Social: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 11. A free virtual event featuring musical fun for people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia and their family caregivers. Registration is required at alz.org/hudsonvalley or call 800-272-3900. Information about how to participate in the webinars will be provided following registration.
REGISTER BY AUG. 3 – Virtual Family Art Workshop with Jill Obrig: 3-4:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 13 The Gardiner Library will host two Family Art Workshops with Jill Obrig via Zoom. Open to children of all ages, register by August 3 and receive the Zoom link by emailing Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org. Join art teacher Jill Obrig and create a torn tissue landscape inspired by the story “The Little House” by Virginia Lee Burton and well- known Hudson River artists. On Aug. 13, engage in a different material and make a bean mosaic after viewing the beautiful works of artist, John J Audubon. Then listen to the funny book “Are You My Mother?” by PD Eastman. The Library will provide a take-home bag of art supplies to pick up at the library on Aug. 8 and 9. Gardinerlibrary.org.
A Walk in the Woods: Site-Specific Artworks at Storm King Art Center: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11, a talk about site-specific artworks at Storm King Art Center. Take an in-depth look at one work in the collection (Patricia Johanson’s Nostoc ll) which was created specifically for the Art Center with natural materials found at Storm King. This program will be presented through Zoom and there is limited space. Please register via the library’s online calendar at cornwallpubliclibrary.org. Zoom links will be provided on the day of program. 534-8282.
Birding Beyond the Backyard Virtual Program: 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 11, Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh, free. Do sparrows confuse you? Trouble telling Downy from Hairy? A program for those who enjoy watching birds and want to know more about them. Presenter Jim Van Gelder will cover basics of bird identification along with suggestions on equipment and good local birding spots. 563-3619. Cmorgan@rcls.org. To register visit Newburghlibrary.org and click on “view calendar.”
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Learn to decode common behaviors so you can connect at every stage of Alzheimer’s disease. Registration is required at alz.org/hudsonvalley or call 800-272-3900. Information about how to participate in the webinars will be provided following registration.
Wednesday, Aug. 12
Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: 1-2 p.m. Aug. 12. A free virtual educational program with information on diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Registration is required at alz.org/hudsonvalley or call 800-272-3900. Information about how to participate in the webinars will be provided following registration.
Thursday, Aug. 13
Virtual Magic Tree House Summer Book Club: 4 p.m. Aug. 13, via Zoom. Discussion, games, puzzles and projects. Activities will accompany the Magic Tree House book “Hours of the Olympics.” Registration is required before each session by contacting Carolyn Thorez at email@example.com for select or all dates. There will be a limit of 12 per session. Activity kits will be made available for curbside pick-up prior to first meeting. For more information, visit gardinerlibrary.org/kidseventsandprograms.asp or the Gardiner Library Facebook page.
“Working in the Borscht Belt: Tales From the Dining Room” Virtual Program: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 13, E.B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, Monticello. Panelists will discuss their experiences working in the dining rooms of several Catskills hotels in their hey day. We will hear their personal stories about working and playing in “the mountains” during 60’s and 70’s. Hear what it was like to work seven days a week serving all 21 meals to stations of from 24 to 40 guests, with no days or meals off. Many doctors, lawyers and teachers earned their yearly college expenses in eight hectic weeks of summer. Panelists include: Myron Gittell, Alan Barrish, Lynn Skolnick and Marvin Rappaport. Registration is required. This virtual program is provided by the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. Registration is limited to 75 registrants. Please register online at ebcpl.org, click on adult calendars and then click on August. 794-4660.
Virtual Board of Trustees Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 13, these meetings are held virtually using the Zoom application. Dates, times and instructions to join the meeting are posted at cornwallpubliclibrary.org and on the door of the building. To Join the meeting email firstname.lastname@example.org to request computer access; or call 534-8282, option 2, and leave a message by 5 p.m., Aug. 13 to request call-in access.
Ten Mile River Museum Talk, “A discussion about bats in the Upper Delaware River Valley”: 7-8 p.m. Aug. 13, Ten Mile River, 1481 Crystal Lake Rd., Narrowsburg, free. Erica Spiess, biological science technician and natural resource ranger, NPS, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, will lead the talk. Parts of the it can help scouts meet the requirements for the Mammal Study merit badge. Museum Chairman Michael Drillinger will moderate. A Q&A session will occur at the conclusion. 201-716-9261. email@example.com.
Friday, Aug. 14
Story Break Live!: 11 a.m. Aug. 14, every Fri. Think you’re too old for a children’s book? The Cornwall Public Library’s Youth Services Team begs to disagree. Celebrate TGIF with a familiar library face and a good story. You can catch these live events on the Library’s Facebook page , through the summer. Cornwallpubliclibrary.org.
Drive-Thru Fish Fry: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 14, Polish Legion of American Veterans, 16 Legion Rd., Pine Island, $15 per person, take out only, tickets available at the Legion bar, Wed.-Sun. 2-8 p.m. or call 258-4168.
Saturday, Aug. 15
GriefShare – Grief Support: 1-3 a.m. Aug. 15, Goshen Christian Preschool building, 2440 Route 17A, Goshen, $5. GriefShare is a thirteen-week video seminar led by well-known counselors, teachers and pastors who guide the participates in working through the grief process. Each participant will receive a workbook to take notes in and use at home, along with other key tools. The video seminar is combined with small group discussion and essential question and answer times which will enable the participants to travel to healing from their grief in the death of a loved one. Pre registration required, call381-0533, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Aug. 16
Plein Air Art Event: Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 16, Friends-Harmony Hall- Jacob Sloat House, 15 Liberty Rock Rd., Sloatsburg, free. The legacy of important 1930’s impressionist painters George Macrum and Edith Varian Cockcroft; who lived and worked in Sloatsburg, lives on. Presented by The Friends of Harmony Hall, The Sloatsburg Chamber of Commerce and Rockland County Tourism. Artists will have the opportunity to paint on the great lawn and work at various sites in historic Sloatsburg. Revitalized Main Street features several restaurants set up for safe outdoor dining experiences. Ample parking on site and community parking lot 27 Mill Street. Walking maps of the village will be available. Social distancing, mask wearing and all safety protocols will be enforced. 320-296-2719, email@example.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 18
Zoom Friendly Visitor Volunteer Training: 10 a.m. Aug. 18. Jewish Family Service of Orange County invites you to become a Friendly Visitor Volunteer in Orange County. This 90-minute training prepares potential volunteers to provide support to older adults in your own communities. For about 3 hours a week or less, volunteers provide local transportation to essential appointments, grocery shopping and friendly visits. Volunteering is rewarding and flexible. Reservations are required for this event. To register or to learn more about volunteering, call or email Paula Blumenau at 341-1173 ext. 305 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Background checks and Insurance while volunteering are provided.
Accomplised Newburgh NASA Ambassador Teacher to Speakbassador Brings NASA to the Claassader: 7:30-9:15 p.m. Aug. 18, Aleen Toback will talk about her role in having students gather and interpret research for NASA and other scientific organizations. The presentation will be made via Zoom and will be sponsored by the Mid Hudson Astonomical Association. Toback has been a life science teacher at the Heritage Middle School in Newburgh for 22 years. She is an Educational Ambassador for Goddard Spacefight Center, a liason for the Goddard Spacefight Center Office of Stem Management at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City, and a trainee for the Global Observations to Benefit Earth (GLOBE) program. The presentation will follow the regularly scheduled meeting of the MHAA which begins at 7:30. All are invited to both. To access the 8 PM talk or the meeting and talk go to midhudsonastro.org and register “ATTEND” at their Meetup site. 631-553-1144, 245-5483.
Thursday, Aug. 20
Diane Lang presents “Staying Positive During Trying Times” Virtual Program: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 20. With gloom and doom around us, it can be hard to find the positive. Isolation has many of us feeling sad and anxious. But it is possible to stay positive, feel hopeful and reduce stress/anxiety during these turbulent times. Diane is an acclaimed author and therapist. She is a noted speaker and positive living coach who has presented a number of programs at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library. This virtual program is another program provided by the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. Registration is limited to 75 registrants. Please register online at ebcpl.org, click on adult calendars and then click on August. You will find your program there. 794-4660.
Friday, Aug. 21
Story Break Live!: 11 a.m. Aug. 21, every Fri. Think you’re too old for a children’s book? The Cornwall Public Library’s Youth Services Team begs to disagree. Celebrate TGIF with a familiar library face and a good story. You can catch these live events on the Library’s Facebook page , through the summer. Cornwallpubliclibrary.org.
Saturday, Aug. 22
Sparrowbush Engine Company annual Chicken BBQ Take Out: 4-7 p.m. Aug. 22, donation$12, includes chicken, corn on the cob, baked potato and desert, ticket available from any SECO member or call 856-5047 to reserve your tickets.
Thursday, Aug. 27
Bonnie Lewis presents “Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 2” Virtual Program: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Bonnie J. Lewis, RN and Certified Instructor, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County will present the second part of her benefits of Tai Chi for arthritis. The first part was very well received and Bonnie is back to explain in more depth how Tai Chi can increase strength, posture, relaxation, prevent falls and reduce stress. This virtual program is provided by Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. Registration is limited to 75 registrants. Please register online at ebcpl.org, click on adult calendars and then click on August. 794-4660.
Sunday, Sept. 6
CANCELED – Onion Festival: 2-6 p.m. Sept. 6, PLAV Pavilion, 16 Legion Rd., Pine Island, tickets $20, Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra, onion eating contest sponsored by the Pine Island Chamber plus food and fun, special tribute to first responders, healthcare and medical personnel . Classic cars are welcome to attend and display their vehicles and will be admitted to festival free of charge.
Saturday, Sept. 12
6th annual Fiesta Latina: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 12, Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, free, donations appreciated, celebrating “Family, Faith and Country,” vendors focused on culture, family activities, food, live music including Julian Vasquez. All proceeds support Museum Village.
Practice Sustainable Living: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 12, Manza Family Farm, 4 Hathorn Road, Warwick. Orange Environment, Inc. is sponsoring two workshops. During the morning session from 9 a.m.-noon, the Essentials of Natural Building instructor, Jamie Manza, will guide you in how to use natural materials like clay paints, cob, straw, and stone in natural building for applications around your home (fee is $45). The afternoon session on Rainwater Catchment runs from 1:30-4 p.m. and will be led by Frank Dragone. A 55-gallon drum will be provided to each participant so you can build your own water collection system (fee is $65). CDC Guidelines will be followed and total participants will be limited to 15 to provide for safe social distancing of 6-feet apart and masks will be required. Please bring your own masks, snacks, drinks, and/or lunch (if you are staying for both sessions). Visit orangeenvironment.com to print out a registration form and contact Peter Lai at 313-4246 or email email@example.com for more info. Then mail your check, made out to “Orange Environment, Inc.”, to Orange Environment Inc., P.O. Box 25, Goshen, NY 10924. *If attending both sessions or are an Orange Environment, Inc. member, a $10 discount will apply. 313-4246. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Sept. 19
Chicken B.B. Q.: Sept. 19, Ulster Heights Rod and Gun Club, Sherman Rd., Ellenville. Take outs only. Pre-pay $12. For Reservations, call 647-5190.
Thursday, Oct. 15
CANCELED – Holocaust Remembrance Day Program: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15, Temple Sinai, 75 Highland Ave., Middletown. Featured speaker is Dr. Ronald Israelski will tell the story of his parents who were survivors of the concentration camps. There will be candle lighting in memory of those who did not survive. 343-1861.
Saturday, Oct. 24
The Warwick Valley Quilters’ Guild Stars of the Valley Quilt Show: Oct. 24-25, The Sanfordville Elementary School, 144 Sanfordville Rd., Warwick. Local quilters from N.Y., N.J., Pa., and Conn., will show more than 150 quilts, and wall hangings. Speakers are Timna Tarr and Lisa Shepard Stewart. Vendors will offer machines, furniture, fabrics, and sewing accessories in addition to raffle prizes. email@example.com. Warwickvalleyqg.org.