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2014 Calendar of Events
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Sunday, March 16th - Abstract Painting Workshop - If you want to explore abstract painting with Acrylics in a very fun and unique way ...then this is the workshop for you! This workshop is also good for Beginners with little or no experience!  Using some basic elements in abstract painting theory, the instructor will take you on a unique creative "abstract painting" journey with amazing outcomes! www.nyartsalive.com/beginnerworkshops.html

Sunday, March 23rd - ' E-Z Intro to Watercolor' - Have you ever wanted to paint with Watercolors? Have you been told that "Watercolor is the most difficult painting medium to learn?"  Actually, it's really fun and easy if you are taught correctly! Let us show you how "E-Z" and how much FUN Watercolor painting can be! In this STEP-BY-STEP workshop, you will learn several fun and "E-Z " Watercolor painting techniques as you paint a beautiful seascape scene that you will proudly take home to frame and hang! www.nyartsalive.com/beginnerworkshops.html

Sunday, March 30th - "EZ Learn To Draw' - Learn to draw anything you can see in just 3 hours! GUARANTEED!  Discover how easy drawing really is! Amaze yourself, your family and friends with your amazing drawing skills! 

Sunday, April 6th - "Very Van Gogh" Workshop - Learn how to paint like VanGogh as you
re-create a beautiful copy of Van Gogh's Starry Night!   Take home your own copy of this beloved painting to frame and hang in your own home or office.  When you learn some of Van Gogh's techniques, you will be able to use his techniques to create your own paintings in his style!  Instruction, canvas, brushes and paints for use in class are included in the fee.  www.nyartsalive.com/beginnerworkshops.html

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Every Thursday - Piano On The Mountain
Every Thursday evening at the historic Bear Mountain Inn, from 7-11pm, The Blue Roof Tapas Bar becomes the setting for Piano Bar Thursdays.Contact Info : Piano Bar Thursdays at The Bear Mountain Inn-55 Hession Dr. Highland Falls, NY (845) 786-2731 ext. 1915 for details and reservations. Email : bobby@bobbybelfry.com Url: http://www.visitbearmountain.com

Teen Employment Workshop in Cold Spring
Tue, March 4, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Go-Go Pops, 64 Main St, Cold Spring, NY (map)
The Teen Employment Series aims to assist teens in applying for, obtaining and maintaining paid employment with businesses in Philipstown.
Subjects covered will include, but are not limited to: approaching potential employers, identifying possible workplaces, the application process, useful interpersonal skills, employer expectations, and employer-employee communication among many others.  Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with other Cold Spring and Philipstown business owners to gain their perspective, network and explore future employment opportunities. Teens should call 845-809-5600 or stop by Go-Go Pops, 64 Main Street, Cold Spring to sign up for the workshop series as space is limited. Location may change if more space is necessary. Again, there is no charge for attending the workshops. Business owners and other interested organizations are also encouraged to participate. For more information, call 845-809-5600 or 914-629-7412 or email lynn@go-gopops.com

March 6th
Anti-Bullying Workshop for Parents
It is estimated that nearly 160,000 students in the United States, from kindergarten through 12th grade, are absent from school each day because of the fear of being bullied.
The Knights of Columbus in Wappingers Falls and St. Mary’s School are doing what they can to tackle the problem locally, planning an Anti-Bullying Workshop on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for interested parents from the surrounding communities.  The workshop will meet in the gym at St. Mary’s School, 2 Convent Ave, Wappingers Falls at 7P.M. Every parent from every school is welcome.
Bullying can take on many forms: verbal teasing or taunting, physical intimidation, exclusion from activities, and public humiliation. Bullying can be done through face-to-face confrontations or come through technological outlets such as the internet and text messages.  Parents will learn the signs of bullying and will receive the facts on Bullying and Cyber-Bullying.  Parents will also learn and what they can do to prevent bullying. For more information please contact:
Michael Gulbrandsen  Wappingers Falls Knights of Columbus, Youth Director
ecoplanner191@gmail.com  845-489-7250
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Free Rides For Putnam Veterans!
The Putnam County Veterans Service Agency offers free bus/van door-to-door transportation to the Hudson Valley VA Medical Facilities for your medical appointments. Call the Putnam Area Rapid Transit. Call 845-878-7433 at least one day in advance of your appointment to schedule a pick-up at your door.
Contact Info : For additional information call the Putnam County Veterans Service Agency at 845-808-1620.

Putnam Long Term Recovery Coalition
The mission of the Putnam County Long Term Recovery Coalition is collaboratively identify and assist with the unmet needs of Putnam County residents impacted by local disasters. Anyone interested in learning more about or participating in the Coalition are encouraged to attend our Annual Meeting on January 9th at the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services- TOPS Building, Classroom #1 in Carmel, NY. Membership and Officer elections will be held at that time. For more information please contact Marisa O'Leary at (845) 278-8021, ext. 13 or ltrc@comcast.net Email : ltrc@comcast.net

NAMI Putnam County
National Alliance on Mental Health; NAMI Putnam is a gassroots organization reaching out to family and friends who know somene who struggles with mental health issues. Please call 845 278 7600 ext 246. There are many resources to help you.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE.NAMI Putnam County 845 278 7600 ext 26 Url: http://www.NAMI.org/sites/namiputnamcounty 

Arts Alive Art School

Arts on the Lake
640 Route 52
Kent Lakes.

Boscobel Restoration, Inc.,
1601 Route 9D
Garrison, NY.
Elegant 19th century Federal-style mansion on the
banks of the Hudson River. House and garden tours.
Many exciting events, classes, lectures. Home of the
acclaimed Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival.

Constitution Island,
Cold Spring, NY.
Public tours and special events.

Garrison Art Center,
Depot Square, Garrison.
Open daily 12:00 – 5:00pm.
Comprised of 3 100-year-old buildings situated on historic
Garrison’s Landing. Galleries, exhibitions, classes.

Landmarks Preservation Society of Southeast,
Year-round Tours by Request of the Walter Brewster House, The Old Southeast Church, The Doansburg Schoolhouse.

Manitoga - The Russel Wright Design Center,
House and Landscape Tours,
Route 9D, Garrison.
April – October.
11:00am daily, beginning at the Visitors Guide Bldg.
Admission $15, seniors $13. children 12 and under $5.
Also offering self guided tours of over 4 miles of
artfully designed trails.

Patterson Flea Market,
Route 22,
Every Sunday Apr.-Nov. 8am-4pm.

Putnam Arts Council,
Tilly Foster Farm,
Route 312,
Tues-Fri, 10am-3pm, Sun, 1-4pm. Admission free.

Putnam Historical Society and Foundry School Museum,
63 Chestnut St, Cold Spring.
Wednesday – Sunday, 11:00am-5:00pm.
Heritage walking tour, Sundays 2:00pm.
Located in the original West Point Foundry Schoolhouse,
overlooking the Hudson River, the museum houses an
outstanding collection of paintings and artifacts from the region.

Southeast Museum,
67 Main St, Brewster.
Offering exhibits, lectures and classes.
Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat. 10:00 – 4:00.

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Green Chimneys Farm and  Wildlife Conservation Center
Putnam Lake Rd., Brewster NY   10509   845.279.2995 ext 202

Old Southeast Church and  Walter Brewster House Landmarks
Preservation Society of Southeast  43 Oak Street  845.279.7429

Southeast Museum  67 Main Street  845.279.7500  www.southeastmuseum.org

Brewster Theater Company  www.BrewsterTheaterCompany.org

Putnam Children’s Discovery Center  1 Vink Drive Carmel, NY 10512   845.225.0105

Carmel Historical Center McAlpin Avenue, Mahopac, NY 10541 845. 628.0500

Doansburg Chamber Ensemble 35 Upper Lake Road, Mahopac NY 10541 845.228.4167

Putnam Symphony PO Box 534 Carmel, NY 10512 845,278.9133

Putnam County Theater in the Barn
Where summer stock lives and holiday productions thrive. For information contact: Radovich & Dean Music 56 Gleneida Avenue Carmel, NY 10512 Ph: (845) 225-4515

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Constitution Island  www.constitutionisland.org

Deb's Hair Design -Hair Salon  290 Main St.  Cold Spring NY  Phone:845-265-7663

Foundry School Museum 63 Chestnut Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516 45.265.4010

Boscobel Restoration Route 9D, Garrison, NY 10524  845.265.3638  www.boscobel.org

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival  Box Office: 845.265.9575  Information: 845.265.7858

Historical Miniature Museum  Cat Rock Rd. Garrison, NY 10524 845.424.3051
Hours: By appointment only.

Clarence Fahnestock State Park 845.225.7207 Office: Route 301 (West of Taconic Pkwy.) Kent, NY

Putnam Children’s Discovery Center  854 Rte.6, Mahopac, NY 10541 Ph: (845) 276-2076 ext. 306 www.DiscoveryCtr.org
Theater with children, for children and about children.

Putnam Arts Council / Belle Levine Arts Center
255 Kennicut Hill Rd.  Mahopac, NY 10541

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