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O+ Festival Returns to Kingston

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:22

The O+ Festival returns to Kingston for a fifth year this October 10th, 11th, &12th.  The Festival enhances community well-being by connecting musicians, artists, volunteers, local businesses and health providers in a 3-day celebration of art and wellness. This year’s “Correspondence”-themed Festival features more than 40 bands and 20 visual artists, a kick-off parade on Friday night, wellness ExpO+, children’s programming, and ExplO+re — classes in Yoga, Gong Sound Healing, Meditation, Dance and Qi Gong. New events for 2014 include the community reading of published correspondence while sketching tableau culled from Outdated Cafe’s collection, Tin Roof Sessions, a dance party in collaboration with Chronogram magazine, a mural-to-mural bike ride for all ages, an 18- and 28-mile rail trail ride, and a 50-mile road ride for cycling enthusiasts.

 The O+ Festival was recognized at the 2014 Ulster County Executive’s Arts Awards for Art in Public Places. It was also recently granted 501(c)(3) non-profit organization status.  Last November the Festival expanded to the West Coast with a 3-day celebration in San Francisco. This year it heads to Petaluma, California.

 For up-to-date information about the Festival lineup, profiles of this year’s participants and sponsors, as well as donation protocol for the all-access wristbands, please visit the O+ Festival website at: and follow the Festival on social media.


Armory Unity Center - Soil Kitchen Come to the Armory and have your garden soil lead screened while enjoying Saturday activities. Federal, state and local community, environmental and health agencies will be on hand to test for lead levels in garden soils and help educate resi-dents on best practices for reducing lead exposure at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center, South Williams Street, Newburgh.

Riverfront Marina - Soil Kitchen & Sloop Clearwater Come to the Riverfront Marina to have your garden soil lead screened while learning about lead based paint and toxic chemicals in our neighborhoods, communities and natural resources. Celebrate with neighbors the posi-tive benefits of healthy homes and healthy foods, tour aboard the Sloop Clearwater and talk about your garden with Master Gardeners at the Riverfront Marina, 40 Front Street, Newburgh.

NEWBURGH ARMORY UNITY CENTER—October 4th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

RIVERFRONT MARINA—October 15th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 Collect a dry, rock-free, soil sample in a plastic, Ziploc® bag (about 2 cups soil).

THEY NEED REFEREES!  Email William a This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if interested!

This is a Toys for TOTS law enforcement flag football tournament. we have 8 teams from NY and PA 

F.C.I, Otisville  NY

U.S.P Canaan PA

Otisville State Corrections NY

Pike Eastern Regional Police PA

Immigration & Customs Enforcement PA

Middletown Police Department NY

Marine's from Stewart Airport NY

Pike Area Youth Athletic League PA

Matamoras Recreation and Pike Area Youth Athletic League are our biggest supporters.   November 2, 2014 at Matamoras Airport Park PA.  opening Ceremonies start at 9:00 a.m.  SANTA will be there to give out candy and flip the coin for opening ceremonies.  Representatives for Toys for Tots from Orange County NY and Pike County PA will be on hand to collect the toys

It will be held at St. Mary's Church Hall  50 Ball St, Port Jervis NY on SATURDAY OCTOBER 18TH  9AM-3PM.,Many craft vendors selling their handcrafted articles for you holiday gift giving, and it's back...their Indoor Flea Market.  Glassware,plates,household items,collectibles,knickknacks,jewelry,cookbooks,books and much more!  BIG BAKE SALE, RAFFLES,FOOD-Homemade soups/Hot dogs. A FUN DAY!  -Sponsored by Court Madonna #114, Catholic Daughters of the Americas to benefit local Scholarship Fund and their communitycharitable works.

AARP Chapter #975 in Gardiner Events/Needs Vendors

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 09:08

Monthly Meeting is scheduled for Monday, Oct.6, 2014, @ 1PM. St. Charles Hall, Gardiner, featuring the TNT dancers.

Their semi-annual Craft Fair, takes place @ St. Charles Hall on 10/25/14, Saturday, from 10AM to 4PM. Vendors are needed. Please contact Marilyn, or Maryann. The Website's e-mail is:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.."> This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There will be a Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on 11/3/14 @ 12-Noon.Registration is required by 10/26. Please contact Marilyn Rogers @ 845-255-9206, or Mary Anne Mazzola @ 845-883-9653. Defensive Driving Classes are scheduled @ St. Charles Hall on Tues. 10/7/14, and Wed., 11/5/14. Classes are all day from 9AM to 4PM. Cost is $20.00 for Members and $25.00 for non Members. Please Contact Jean LeRose for additional information @ 564-1153.

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