The Marines will be collecting new unwrapped toys for children with their annual Toys for Tots program. They will be at the Adam's Fairacre Farms, Route 300 in Newburgh from 7am-7:30pm collecting toys and donations on the following dates:
Wed Nov 5th, Wed. Nov 12th, Sat. Nov 15th, Wed. Nov 19th and Sat. Nov 22nd
Wed Dec 3rd, Sat. Dec. 6th, Wed. Dec. 10th, Sat. Dec. 13th, Wed. Dec. 17th and Sat. Dec 20th as their last day to collect!
Girls on the Run Hudson Valley inspires girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident. Come join in the fun at the Girls on the Run 5K Celebration on Saturday, November 22nd at Cornwall Middle School. The entire community is encouraged to join over 350 local girls as they walk, run, skip, or jump to the finish line in this unique, untimed event that celebrates and supports girls! To register, volunteer or to learn more, visit girlsontherunhv.org
Marine Corp League of Dutchess County, a veteran group of honorable marines , is having their Annual 2 cent Penny Social Nov. 8, 2014 at 413 Main St. in Beacon, NY in Memorial Building / Bingohall doors open 12noon and calling starts at 2pm. Kitchen will be open with hot sandwiches and refreshments.
All proceeds goes to helping veterans in Dutchess County. Donations can be made to Marine Corps League PO Box 96, Beacon,NY 12508 -for information call 845-831-8687
Goblins and ghouls oh my! But no! Scary witches and mean old monsters? Nope! Creepy creatures and bloody old bodies? Not here! Headless horsemen or mean ghosts? Only fun and smiling faces! Museum Village is presenting No Scare Halloween! This year, the museum is making it a No Scare Halloween Weekend to ensure everyone has a chance to enjoy! On Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 from 11:00AM – 4:00PM enjoy Halloween Fun on the green at Museum Village. Everyone will be able to take a Hay Ride, participate in a Scavenger Hunt and show off in a Costume Parade. The museum offers a very safe environment where the children can enjoy the festivities and the parents can relax and feel at ease just watching. There will also be games, crafts, cookie decorating, face painting and each child will be getting a little goodie bag. The Snack Bar will be open as well as the Gift Shop.
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26, 2014
Hours: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Seniors (65+): $10.00
Children (4 – 12): $8.00
Children (under 4): Free
Museum Village is a living history museum preserving a vast collection of eclectic, 19th century artifacts for educational purposes. Using these artifacts and reproductions, we provide hands-on experiences and exhibits illustrating the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America, provoking thought and discussion about history. www.museumvillage.org
Last Stop Shop Holiday Craft Boutique Sunday November 30 from 10 AM until 3 PM. Benefits the Neversink Valley Area Museum at the D&H Canal Park Visitors Center,
58 Hoag Road in Cuddebackville, NY. Handcrafted items by local artisans in a boutique setting: home decor, folk art & primitive painting, handmade candles & soaps, holiday items, wreaths, stitchery, knit items, paper art, tree ornaments, pet accessories and other unique offerings. Many items under $5. For info call 845-754-8870