July 2003, Friday
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Fresh off the barge
"Fresh Off the Barge," a floating farmers' market on a historic restored barge and tug will be coming to Yonkers on July 11th and 12th and will be open for tours in the afternoon. On Saturday, July 12th, we are holding a cocktail party fundraiser from 5 to 9 PM on the second floor of the Yonkers Recreation Pier. Tickets are $100 per person/$150 per couple.

There will be a second visit to Yonkers from the Floating Farmers' Market on September 26th and 27th.

Annual Craftmen's Open Golf Outing
Time: 9:00am
Location: Thomas Carvel Country Club in Pine Plains, NY

The Mid Hudson Graphic Arts Association (a chapter of the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen) will host its 14th Annual Craftmen's Open Golf Outing on Friday, July 11.

Play is open to both members and non-members. The format will be 4 - Man Best Ball. Prizes will be awarded for Team Best Ball, Team Pink Ball, Longest Drive, and Closest to the Pin as well as assorted raffles. The day begins with Registration at 8:00 AM, Shotgun Start at 9:00 AM, and concludes with dinner and prizes at 2:00 PM.

The proceeds from the Golf Outing will go into the Mid Hudson Graphic Arts Association's Scholarship Fund. Each year the Association awards two scholarships.

Reservations for the outing must be made by Friday, June 27th with payment in full. The cost per person is $95.00 which includes golf, cart, refreshments on the golf course, dinner, and prizes. For those who don't wish to play golf and have dinner only, the cost is $25.00. Donations/sponsorships for golf holes are $100.00 each. Tee signs can be supplied or we can have them made. Prize donations are both welcomed and needed.

For further information/reservations for the Golf Outing, contact Jeff Mayer at work (203) 748-6627, at home (845) 226-3559, or by e-mail at jpmayer@aol.com. Make checks payable to "Mid Hudson Graphic Arts Association" and mail to Jeff Mayer, 43 Carpenter Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533.

Jazz lunch at Lasdon
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
Listen to the sounds of cool jazz as you dine al fresco at Westchester's largest publicly owned arboretum during Lunch at Lasdon, to be held on Fridays, July 11, 18, and 25 and August 1.

From noon to 2 p.m. each week, you can listen to classic jazz favorites on the patio of the Lasdon gift shop. Visitors can bring their own lunch or reserve a delicious box lunch in advance. Refreshments will also be for sale throughout the concert. A limited number of tables are available on the patio, or visitors can bring a blanket for seating on the lawn and enjoy a spectacular view of the Muscoot Reservoir.

Admission and parking for Lunch at Lasdon are free, but donations are accepted to help fund the program. Fee for the box lunch is $8.50. A limited number of lunches will be available and must be reserved in advance by the Thursday before the program. Parking and rest rooms are accessible to the disabled. In inclement weather, the event will be cancelled.

For more information about Lunch at Lasdon, to reserve a lunch, or for rain cancellation information, call the park at (914) 864-7268.

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