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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Wednesday, March 4
    Philadelphia Flower Show Trip
    Book reservation for CCE's annual bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme: Lights, Camera, BLOOM! $70 inc transportation and admission. Leaving Millbrook promptly 8am, returning around 9:30pm. Pre-registration required. Phone: 845-677-8223 x115. Email: nh26@cornell.edu. Url: http://cce.cornell.edu.

  • Wednesday, March 4
    "Death and Doughnuts"
    Safe open forum about death and dying, led by Pastor Will Starkweather; guest speaker from Hospice. 2–3:30pm. Free. Phone: 845-876-4471. Url: http://rhinebecklutheran.org.

  • Thursday, March 5
    Jack Kelly Talk
    From the author of Band of Giants, on the American Revolutionary War. 7pm. Refreshments, free. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7
    Haydn's The Creation
    Conducted by Leon Botstein, chorus directed by James Bagwell. W/members of American Symphony Orchestra, Bard Conservatory Orchestra & Festival Chorale & Chamber Singers &Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and Longy Chorale. 8pm. $25–40. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    Dance Concert
    Choreographed and performed by Bard students. Fri–Sat 7:30pm, Matinees: Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. Free, reservations required. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6
    Morton Talent Show
    Local residents perform on stage .. .visual art on walls and edible art on table. 6pm. Suggested donation, $5. Phone: 845-876-2903. Email: mortonrhinecliff@gmail.com. Url: http://morton.rhineclifff.lib.ny.us.

  • Saturday, March 7
    HV LGBTQ Gala
    10-year anniversary of founding of LGBTQ's Hudson Valley Center. Cocktails, fine dining, auction, and dancing at 6pm. $150/$75. Phone: 845-331-5300. Url: http://LGBTQCenter.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Backyard Wildlife
    Learn how to attract birds, butterflies & endangered local animals. W/ecologist Casey Tompkins. At 1pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Scrabble Rabble
    Open scrabble games for all ages. 1pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Opening, Paperwork
    Reception for show of works on/with paper using various different mediums. 5pm–7pm. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Url: http://rhcan.com.

  • Sunday, March 8
    Geography and Gender
    Part of Olana's "Deep Air" Art Series, featuring poet, artist bookmaker, curator, and professor Deborah Poe and visual artist Kazumi Tanaka exploring complex issues of geography and power (gendered, nationalist, and resource-based. 3–5pm. $5 per person; Ages 10 and up. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Sunday, March 8
    Gilded Age Tea and Talk
    Tea & refreshments in the servants' dining hall served during talk about visiting etiquette and such paraphernalia of the Gilded Age as calling cards. $30/$25. Reservations req. 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Tuesday, March 10
    Erik Larson's Dead Wake
    Book launch including author talk for new novel by NYTimes bestselling author about the sinking of the Lusitania 7pm. Tickets required and available online. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: rsvp@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Tuesday, March 10 - Thursday, March 12
    Faculty Dance Concert
    Along with Zvi Gotheiner, artistic director of ZviDance, a NYC based contemporary dance company, who will stage excerpts from his 1991 seminal work, Chairs. Fri–Sat 7:30pm, Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. $15; free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Thursday, March 12 - Saturday, March 7
    How do you Feel about Money?
    Workshop w/Ceil Berlin LCSW and Carol Light PhD. 7pm. Phone: 845-876-4030. Email: starrdirector@starrlibrary.org. Url: http://starrlibrary.org.

  • Thursday, March 12
    Richard Price Talks with Joe Donohue
    Price (writing as Harry Brandt) will discuss his new book THE WHITES w/WAMC'S Joe Donohue, host of the Roundtable, followed by a Q&A & book signing. Tkts required, which may be purchased via Oblong's website; $10 (can be applied towards purchase of book at event). 7pm. Email: info@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 15
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, March 13
    Live at the Elmendorph
    Free concert w/locals Roger & Lenny (joined by Maggie Rothwell): Songs from the Everly Brothers, Beatles & more. RH Library program. 7:30pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 14
    Hermes Mallea and Caribbean Escapes
    Olana's "Armchair Travel" Series: Join designer and author Hermes Mallea for a nostalgic celebration of the glamor of warm-weather destinations as Mallea focuses on some of the most exclusive resorts of the mid-twentieth century, the subject of his new book, Escape. 3–5pm. $5. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

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New Englanders-on-Hudson, Part 3: The Making of a Delano President
  
Spring 2015   

Warren Delano II’s widely travelled, well-educated, and handsome 26-year-old daughter Sara married the fifty-six-year-old widower James Roosevelt of Hyde Park in 1880 and on January 30, 1882 gave birth to a son named Franklin Delano in honor of his uncle. (The child of Sara’s brother Warren III, who also had been named after his grandfather, had recently died and his parents begged her not to use the name.) Franklin Delano Roosevelt would be Sara and James’s only child. But he would proudly bear two sets of New England genes. His parental grandmother was an older sister of James Lloyd Aspinwall; she wo Read more...

 


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Collaborative, strength-based psychological services. Services offered include family, couples, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy, women’s groups, and clinical supervision. Approved Supervisor, AAMFT.

6402 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck
845-389-1861

The Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment is the noncredit, adult ed division of Mount Saint Mary College and is located in the Town of Newburgh. We offer day and evening classes. The L.I.F.E. Program is for those 55+. Day trips are also offered.

Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment 6 Albany Post Rd, Newburgh
845-565-2076

The Chocolate Factory is the place to come for your framing needs! Renée Burgevin, CPF since 1990, combines a beautiful selection of molding styles and mats with expert design & technical advice, conservation quality materials, and skilled workmanship. Handling repairs as well as new work. Mirrors ready to go or design your own. Offering French matting & calligraphy.

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth St., Red Hook
845-758-1004

Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor, Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.

30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-1157

Bard's SummerScape is known as one of the most exciting multi-arts festival in the Northeast. SummerScape—now in its 13th season—offers a tapestry of interwoven events in the disciplines of music, dance, drama, opera, operetta, film, and cabaret, all of them keyed to the theme of the annual Bard Music Festival, which this summer revolves around the Mexican composer Carlos Chavez and his world. SummerScape events include Ethel Smyth's opera, The Wreckers; an exciting new chamber version of Oklahoma! by Rodgers and Hammerstein; a dreamlike, alfresco theatrical production of Fernando Rubio’s Everything by my side; extraordinary dance works by Pam Tanowitz with FLUX Quartet; a film series exploring the Mexican modernist cinema; and the return of the Spiegeltent and its incomparable cabaret acts. Near-daily performances from June25 through August 16.

Bard College, Annandale
845-758-7900

STAMP COLLECTIONS WANTED!! Serious stamp collector looking to purchase: single stamps, collections and old envelopes. Will travel.

62 Daisy Ln., Montgomery
845-494-2751

Kathryn Whitman Architecture specializes in residential design—new construction, renovations and restorations. Combining overall design strength and fine detailing, we offer architectural and interior design services in the Hudson Valley and New York City. Let us collaborate on your vision for your home.

845-640-1636 or 845-640-1636

Iyengar Yoga in Rhinebeck: Provides a precise framework for yoga practice that builds strength and flexibility based on what really works . . . for you. Convenient and reliable class schedule with options for beginners, all levels, restorative and pre-natal. Find out what's possible for you so you can move better, and feel better.

6423 Montgomery St 17B, Rhinebeck
845-876-6129

Through 3/29: Paintings from the Heart, Rouge show, 4/4–4/30: Show to benefit Scenic Hudson w/opening 4/11 (call for time); 5/2–5/30:

Catching the Light, annual student show, opening 5/16, Arts Walk day (call for time).

The Rhinebeck Courtyard 43 E. Market St., Suite 2, Rhinebeck
845-516-4435

Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, deli, cheese shop, gourmet grocery, delectable baked goods. Garden center, nursery, houseplants. Thousands of annuals and perennials grown on our family farm. Family owned since 1919.

1560 Rt. 9W, Kingston
845-336-6300

A place to meet, play and learn music! Lessons and Classes; Kids, teens and adults; Voice, guitar, saxophone, improv, music theater, vocal groups. Local and regional performing acts.

The Chocolate Factory 54 Elizabeth Street, Red Hook
845-444-0607

Health Quest Medical Practice (HQMP) is a multi-specialty medical group offering  Primary Care in many locations: Boiceville, Carmel, Fishkill, Highland, Hopewell Junction, Hyde Park, Kingston, LaGrangeville, Millbrook, Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck and Woodstock. Specialists within the group include: Behavioral Health, Breast Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Geriatrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery, OBGYN, Pulmonary Medicine, Surgery, Thoracic Oncology and Urgent Care. Meet our providers before your appointment by visiting our website and find the right doctor for you. Call for scheduling and information.

1-888-525-HQMP (4767)

Garden center, nursery, gift and floral shops, gorgeous indoor greenhouse. Thousands of annuals and perennials from our farm. Also: fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, deli, cheese shop, coffee. Everything fresh & delicious. Family owned since 1919.

1560 Rt. 9W, Kingston
845-336-6300

Join us at the Fisher Center this spring for these extraordinary performing arts experiences: 3/1 & 5/2: Bard Conservatory Orchestra; 3/6–3/7: Haydn's The Creation; 4/10–4/12: Faculty Dance Concert; 4/24–4/25: American Symphony Orchestra; 4/26: Brown University Orchestra; 5/8: Billie Holiday Centenary Tribute; 5/13: Bard College Orchestra; 5/16: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co.; 5/17: Mahler's Symphony No. 9.

Sosnoff Theatre Bard College, Annandale
845-758-7900

Your area professional since 1968, is always buying and selling coins currency, gold and silver, jewelry, old marbles, postcards, toys and many other small collectibles. Fair and honest dealings guaranteed. Bill and Ruth Blair. Call for appointment.

845-254-4717

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