The Christian Ministerial Fellowship of Newburgh and Vicinity is pleased to announce their annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service. This year’s service will feature a very special guest speaker: Episcopal Pastor John A. Cherry of – “From The Heart Church Ministries Worldwide”. The service will take place on Thursday Evening January 15th at 6:30pm at Mt. Carmel Church of Christ – Disciples of Christ – located at 1524, Route 300 in Newburgh, New York. Admission is free. All are welcome.
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting a school break camp at the Outdoor Discovery Center, on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road, Cornwall. The camp will run from Monday, December 29 – Wednesday, December 31 from 9am-3pm. Choose one, two or all three days!
Youngsters, ages 6-9, will join museum educators for some seasonal fun. Campers will learn about wildlife, enjoy animal presentations, stories, crafts and activities plus, weather permitting enjoy the outdoors! Prepaid registration is required due to very limited space. Cost: $48 per day. Museum members: $42. For more information and to register online visit hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 211.
Hudson Valley Shakespear Festival has finalized plans for the Company’s 29th season with the announcement that Arabian Nights, written by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, will run in repertory with Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a limited run of An Illiad, by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare.
Casting of the productions will be announced at a later date.
Previews for the 2015 season are set to begin on June 9. The shows will run in repertory through then end of August. Openings nights are scheduled as follows:
June 18 – Arabian Nights
June 20 – Midsummer Night’s Dream
June 27 – Winter’s Tale
August 3 – An Illiad (5 performances only)
August 17 – The Tempest (1 performance only)
Gift certificates for the 2015 season are available online at http://hvshakespeare.org. The Box Office will open for online sales in mid-February. For information visit the website or call (845) 809-5750.
Opening Day of the Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market is Saturday, December 6th. Join Congressman Gibson, Mayor Gallo, and local dignitaries at 10:00 a.m. for the vine-cutting ceremony then enjoy live music as you shop. The Winter Market is held in Bethany Hall of the majestic Old Dutch Church, located at 272 Wall Street in the Historic Stockade District of Uptown Kingston. The Market continues on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. through April. Over twenty local vendors offer fresh fares such as fine wines, breads & baked goods, assorted cheeses, fruits & vegetables, gourmet brittle, artisan nut butters, decadent fudge, all-natural body products and so much more! Remember, you can still shop local & fresh throughout winter. For more information on the the Kingston Farmers’ Winter Market, please visit the website at: www.kingstonfarmersmarket.org