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Monday 7/14/2003

Healthy eating program
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Sharon Hospital Good Neighbors building on Low Road in Sharon, CT
Every child remembers their mother saying "Drink your milk so you can grow big and strong." Calcium intake is extremely important no matter how old a person is. On Tuesday, July 15, Sharon Hospital will present Nutrition and the Importance of Calcium, an afternoon lecture in the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series. This program is part of the hospital's community health program and includes a presentation, along with an opportunity for questions.

Laura Murray, RD, CDN, clinical nutrition manager at Sharon Hospital, is the guest speaker. As a Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist, Laura is responsible for the nutritional care of in-patients and offers nutritional counseling on an out-patient basis.

. Participa...[more details]

Master Gardener Program
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Newburgh Free Library
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County through their Master Gardener program is continuing the Spring Gardening Series on May 20th, June 17th and July 14th . There is no fee for this series and it will be presented in English and Spanish.

The series topics will include: Gardening For Children, Seed Starting, Where and When To Plant, Ease Of Growing Perennials and Vegetables and Basic Flower Arranging. Hands on sessions and interactive conversations make this a great series to attend for amateurs as well as experienced gardeners.

If you have any questions contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County Garden Helpline at 343-0664 or the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3619 to register.


Tuesday 7/15/2003

SUNY Ulster Express Admissions and Registration
Location: Stone Ridge campus
Admissions and registration are continuing for Ulster County Community College's fall semester, which begins August 25. On Tuesday, July 15, the college will hold an Express Admissions and Registration Day, with an opportunity for new students to complete the application and testing process.

Those who need to complete assessment testing should call the Admissions Office at (800) 724-0833 for an appointment. Testing will be held at 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. Academic advisors will be available to meet with students who have been cleared for registration from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Students beginning the application process should bring to the Admissions Office an official copy of their high school transcripts in sealed e...[more details]

Alpha
Time: 6:30pm
Location: The Church of the Resurrection in Hopewell Junction
What is the point of life? What happens when we die? What relevance does Jesus have for our lives today? How do we deal with guilt? If you would like to explore any of these questions then Alpha is for you. April 22nd through June 24th. Every Tuesday at 6:30. Call (845) 226-5727 for more information.



Wednesday 7/16/2003

Transportation planning - public session
Location: Westchester County Center, Room A, 198 Central Avenue in White Plains
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) will hold two public listening sessions for the Lower Hudson Valley Region.

Session 1 will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Session 2 from 7 to 9 pm.

The sessions are part of a series of meetings being held to gather suggestions for the use of Federal funding for transportation planning activities in New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley. Rockland County is one of NYMTC's member counties within the Mid-Hudson South Region, along with Putnam and Westchester Counties.

One of NYMTC's responsibilities is for the coordinated use of Federal funding for regional transportation planning activities. To access these funds, NYMTC's members must annually adopt a Uni...[more details]


Thursday 7/17/2003

The Holocaust Cantata (Songs from the Camps)"
Location: Seelig Theatre of Sullivan County Community College, 3PM & 8PM
"The Holocaust Cantata (Songs from the Camps)," with music by Donald McCullough and English lyrics and readings by Denny Clark, will be the featured work in two special concerts presented by the Sullivan County Community Chorus on Thursday, July 17, at 3 PM and 8 PM. Special guest cellist Ling Kwan will accompany the chorus together with chorus piano accompanist Lucille Horton.

"The Holocaust Cantata" premiered at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on March 17, 1998. Found in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum archives, all of the songs in the cantata were originally written in Polish by prisoners while incarcerated in Nazi concentration camps. The readings are based on interview transcripts, historical data an...[more details]

Family Summer Safety Expo and Lecture
Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Four Trees Cafe at Sharon Hospital, Sharon, CT
To assist families in keeping safe this summer, Sharon Hospital is sponsoring a free Family Summer Safety Expo and Lecture on Thursday, July 17.

Children young and old will enjoy meeting Scrubby Bear and learning about the importance of hand washing. Sharon Hospital's clinical nutritionist will be on hand to answer nutrition questions and share healthy snacks. Other participants include: Connecticut State Police (Kid IDs and Stranger Danger), Salisbury Recreation (Water Safety), Dutchess County Health (Lyme Prevention - Tick Check Harry), Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, Women's Support Services (Youth Education), and Sharon Fire and Ambulance.

At 7:30 pm that same evening, Virginia Gray-Clarke, MD, pediatrician, will be the guest...[more details]

Citizens' forum on Patriot Act
Time: 7:15pm
Location: Town Hall, 17 Lake St., Monroe
A Citizens' Forum on the implications to our civil liberties posed by the USA Patriot Act of 2001 and the Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003 (Patriot Act II). Panelists include Michael H. Sussman, convener, Democratic Alliance of Orange Co.; Robert Hubsher, director of the Ramapo Catskill Library System; and Marilyn J. McIntosh, director, Monroe Free Library. Performers are The Drama Dragons, with Social Commentary in Mime and Music. The event will be moderated by Monroe Women in Black's Thérèse Marie Quinn. This is an important event for the entire Hudson Valley region. All are welcome, admission free.

Sponsored by Monroe Women in Black, Monroe Bill of Rights Defense Committee, and Orange County Peace Justice Coalition. Informa...[more details]


Friday 7/18/2003

Vacation Bible School
Location: Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains
When you're hustling between camp, family trips, the beach and the pool all summer, it's easy to lose sight of God. So local children (and their grownups) are invited to attend a special one-weekend Vacation Bible School offered by Memorial and Central Korean United Methodist Churches on July 18 and 19, 2003.

The theme will be "Lighthouse Kids: Shining God's Light." All ages are welcome!

Memorial and Central Korean's Vacation Bible School will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, with dinner included, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, with lunch.

The suggested donation is $10 per person or $25 per family, prorated for those who attend just one day. Those unable to pay are welcome. Contact Martha Rice, Memorial's coordinator of...[more details]

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 l...[more details]

Young Republican Federation of Orange County summer picnic
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Land of Goshen Park, Craigville Rd, Goshen
Suggested Donation: $15

Please make checks payable to: YRFOC and return to Jim Booth 32 Hollis St Highland Mills NY 10930, or call Jim for reservations: 845-527-6043


MHVG&MS Meeting
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 67 South Randolph Ave. Poughkeepsie
The Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society's July Program , Friday the 18th, will be a presentation by Derek Yoost on the "Amber of Sayerville, NJ".

Free and Open to the Public.



Saturday 7/19/2003

Vacation Bible School
Location: Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains
When you're hustling between camp, family trips, the beach and the pool all summer, it's easy to lose sight of God. So local children (and their grownups) are invited to attend a special one-weekend Vacation Bible School offered by Memorial and Central Korean United Methodist Churches on July 18 and 19, 2003.

The theme will be "Lighthouse Kids: Shining God's Light." All ages are welcome!

Memorial and Central Korean's Vacation Bible School will run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, with dinner included, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, with lunch.

The suggested donation is $10 per person or $25 per family, prorated for those who attend just one day. Those unable to pay are welcome. Contact Martha Rice, Memorial's coordinator of...[more details]

Bethel Summer Farmers' Market
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Corner of Hurd and West Shore Roads in Bethel, NY
Fresh produce, exotic potatoes, locally-produced wine and cheese are among the vegetables and farm products that form the basis of the new Bethel Summer Farmers Market on Saturdays in July and August. It's located at the site of the "Original Woodstock Festival" and "Day in the Garden Concerts."

The market will be open on the seven Saturdays between July 5 and August 16. Admission and parking are free.

Farm booths will be located under a tent across the road from the festival monument area, with parking adjacent to the vending area. No pets are allowed.

Regional producers of vegetables, meat, dairy and value added agricultural products are welcome to participate. For information and an application, call market manager Ruby Gol...[more details]

Infant/Child CPR class for parents and caregivers
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location: St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh campus, 70 Dubois St.
Investing just three hours and $10 in St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital's Infant/Child CPR class could mean the difference between saving a youngster's life and being powerless in an emergency situation. The next classes, geared toward parents, caregivers and others not in the health profession, are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7 and Saturday, July 19 at the hospital's Newburgh campus. Participants need attend just one class; instructors are CPR-certified registered nurses in the hospital's maternal/child area.

In addition to learning how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on children from infancy through the age of 8, participants will receive information on keeping children healthy and safe, and will take home a boo...[more details]

Annual Latin Fest
Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Brotherhood Winery , Washingtonville, NY
Los Seis Del Son o Luisito Rosario Orchestra o Mariachi Solido de Mexico o Dancers

Free admission o free parking

Cultural festival with food and arts/craft vendors and children activities


Mozart at sunset
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
The Sunset Serenades concert series is presented by Philharmonia Virtuosi and the Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation.

The evening's program will include Mozart's "Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525;" "Flute Concerto No. 2 in D, K. 314," featuring flutist Robert Bush; "Violin Concerto No. 2 in D, K. 211," featuring violinist Mela Tenenbaum; and will conclude with a performance of his "Symphony No. 29 in A, K. 201."

Tickets for the Sunset Serenades are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18 accompanied by an adult. Group tickets are available by calling Philharmonia Virtuosi at (914) 693-5595.


"Classical Fireworks"
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Sullivan County Community College's Seelig Theatre
In a delightful variety of flashy virtuoso pieces, pianist Barbara Rothman will perform music by Beethoven, Bizet, Chopin, Debussy, de Falla, Gershwin, Grieg, Lecuona, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, and Saint-Saens. The concert will also feature Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

Rothman, a classical pianist, studied composition at the New England Conservatory of Music and is a Fine Arts graduate of Simmons College in Boston. She is a personal student of the Brazilian piano soloist, Luiz de Moura Castro, of the Hartt School of Music, who has been rated as one of the ten top pianists in the world.

"Classical Fireworks" is a benefit concert for Sullivan County Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA).

Tickets for all performances of the Summ...[more details]


Sunday 7/20/2003

Shrub tour at Lasdon
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
Learn about the "A to Z" shrubs that comprise the synoptic border of the Lasdon
Memorial Garden on Sunday, July 20.

Lasdon horticulturist Tolly Beck will lead visitors around the perimeter of the memorial garden, which features a collection of hundreds of shrubs arranged alphabetically from Abelia to Zenobia. She'll discuss the qualities of each plant, the care each requires, and suggest uses for each in your own home landscape.

Fee for the tour is $3 and pre-registration is required for the program. Call 914-864-7000



Tuesday 7/22/2003

UCCC Highland Center info
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Highland Middle School
Ulster County Community College will continue to offer college-credit courses at its Highland Center at the Highland Middle School during the fall semester that begins August 25. Courses will be available in psychology, philosophy, English, business, accounting, fine arts, communications, computer applications, economics, education, EMT, music and mathematics. Courses can be applied to degree programs in areas such as business, computers, paralegal, education and liberal arts.

A special Information & Registration Session will be held at the on Tuesday, July 22.

Those who wish further information should call 1-800-724-0833 to speak to an Admissions Counselor or check the college's website at www.sunyulster.edu.


Alpha
Time: 6:30pm
Location: The Church of the Resurrection in Hopewell Junction
What is the point of life? What happens when we die? What relevance does Jesus have for our lives today? How do we deal with guilt? If you would like to explore any of these questions then Alpha is for you. April 22nd through June 24th. Every Tuesday at 6:30. Call (845) 226-5727 for more information.



Thursday 7/24/2003

Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys"
Location: Sullivan County Community College's Seelig Theatre
Thursday, July 24 - 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 - 8 p.m.

The story of the play is a familiar one, especially to the fans of the movie version that starred Walter Matthau and George Burns. An ex-vaudeville team, Al Lewis and Willie Clark, (a.k.a. Lewis and Clark) in spite of performing together for 43 years, hate each other. At the beginning of the play, it has been 11 years since they last played together and a major TV network wants them to re-enact their most famous routine. Persuading them to do so is not easy and their mutual crankiness produces both hilarious and heartwarming moments.


"The Sunshine Boys" will feature two veterans of the Sullivan County stage, Mike Gastwirth of Liberty as Al Lewis a...[more details]

SUNY Ulster registration session
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Business Resource Center, located on Ulster Avenue in Kingston
Ulster County Community College will conduct a registration session at the, on Thursday, July 24. The fall semester begins August 25.

Representatives will be available to discuss the opportunities and services offered to SUNY Ulster students, as well as to answer questions regarding applying for federal and state financial aid. Students requesting assistance with financial aid application forms are asked to bring copies of their own 2002 income tax returns and, if under the age of 23, copies of their parents' tax returns and any other 2002 tax information.
For further information, call the Admissions Office at 800-724-0833, extension 5022, or e-mail admissions@sunyulster.edu. The college's website is www.sunyulster.edu.



Friday 7/25/2003

Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys"
Location: Sullivan County Community College's Seelig Theatre
Thursday, July 24 - 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 - 8 p.m.

The story of the play is a familiar one, especially to the fans of the movie version that starred Walter Matthau and George Burns. An ex-vaudeville team, Al Lewis and Willie Clark, (a.k.a. Lewis and Clark) in spite of performing together for 43 years, hate each other. At the beginning of the play, it has been 11 years since they last played together and a major TV network wants them to re-enact their most famous routine. Persuading them to do so is not easy and their mutual crankiness produces both hilarious and heartwarming moments.


"The Sunshine Boys" will feature two veterans of the Sullivan County stage, Mike Gastwirth of Liberty as Al Lewis a...[more details]

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 l...[more details]

Defensive driving course
Time: 6:15pm - 9:15pm
Location: Mount St. Mary College, Aquinas Hall Room 313
The Center for Community and Educational Services at Mount Saint Mary College will offer a defensive driving course beginning Friday (July 25).

The course is certified by the National Safety Council. Participants are eligible for a 10% discount on collision and liability insurance for three years. Satisfactory completion of the course will remove four points from a driver's license in the past 18 months.

The six hour course is presented in two, three hour sessions, July 25 and Aug. 1. The sessions will be held from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. in .

The $40 fee (cash or check) is payable at the first meeting.

Participants are asked to bring pen and paper.




Bluegrass band Mountain Heart
Time: 8:00pm
Location: Whippoorwill Hall in Armonk, NY
The nationally acclaimed bluegrass band, Mountain Heart, winner of several International Bluegrass Music Association awards and star performers at concerts and music festivals across the country, will appear at on Friday, July 25.

In the space of just two recordings, Mountain Heart has soared to the highest reaches of bluegrass music. But don't for a minute think that Mountain Heart is merely an overnight sensation. Long before they entered the studio for their recordings, No Other Way and The Journey, Mountain Heart's personnel were already veterans on the bluegrass and country music scenes.

The July concert is one of an ongoing series of bluegrass performances at Whippoorwill Hall, an intimate, 187-seat theater that is home to a...[more details]


Saturday 7/26/2003

Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys"
Location: Sullivan County Community College's Seelig Theatre
Thursday, July 24 - 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 - 8 p.m.

The story of the play is a familiar one, especially to the fans of the movie version that starred Walter Matthau and George Burns. An ex-vaudeville team, Al Lewis and Willie Clark, (a.k.a. Lewis and Clark) in spite of performing together for 43 years, hate each other. At the beginning of the play, it has been 11 years since they last played together and a major TV network wants them to re-enact their most famous routine. Persuading them to do so is not easy and their mutual crankiness produces both hilarious and heartwarming moments.


"The Sunshine Boys" will feature two veterans of the Sullivan County stage, Mike Gastwirth of Liberty as Al Lewis a...[more details]

Bethel Summer Farmers' Market
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Corner of Hurd and West Shore Roads in Bethel, NY
Fresh produce, exotic potatoes, locally-produced wine and cheese are among the vegetables and farm products that form the basis of the new Bethel Summer Farmers Market on Saturdays in July and August. It's located at the site of the "Original Woodstock Festival" and "Day in the Garden Concerts."

The market will be open on the seven Saturdays between July 5 and August 16. Admission and parking are free.

Farm booths will be located under a tent across the road from the festival monument area, with parking adjacent to the vending area. No pets are allowed.

Regional producers of vegetables, meat, dairy and value added agricultural products are welcome to participate. For information and an application, call market manager Ruby Gol...[more details]

Mixing annuals and perennials
Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
While annuals and perennials are usually separated in most gardens, you can learn how to maximize a colorful display over a long season by mixing the two during "Plant Combinations: Using Annuals with Perennials," a workshop presented by the New York Botanical Garden on Saturday, July 26.

Participants will learn the best varieties to use, both common and unusual, and how to combine them successfully for great border effects. The workshop will include a tour of the annual and perennial beds at the park. It is suggested that participants bring a lunch.
The class will be taught by expert instructor Robert Zupperoli, who specializes in the use of annuals, perennials and woody ornamentals. Mr. Zupperoli has been involved in garden design and...[more details]

Sunset Poetry Reading
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Scenic Hudson¹s Poets¹ Walk Romantic Landscape Park, River Road, Town of Red Hook
The public is invited to enjoy poetry, a bonfire and stunning sunset views of the Catskill Mountains on Saturday, July 26.


The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Scenic Hudson and the journal Heliotrope, this poetry reading will feature acclaimed poets Celia Bland, Laurel Blossom, Barbara Elovic, Victoria Hallerman and Susan Sindall. The reading will take place at the Overlook Pavilion, among the rolling fields of Poets¹ Walk Romantic Landscape Park. Refreshments will be served.


Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers
Experience the carefree notes of spring, the lilting tones of summer, the drama of autumn and the stark landscape of winter all in one evening when Westchester's premier chamber orchestra, Philharmonia Virtuosi, performs Antonio Vivaldi's musical masterpiece "The Four Seasons" on Saturday, July 26, 6 p.m

In addition to "The Four Seasons," Op. 8, 1-4, the evening's program will feature a performance of "Concerto Grosso" by Corelli; "Concerto for Two Violins in D minor" by Bach; and Vivaldi's Flute "Concerto Op.10, No.4." The concert will include solo performances by violinists Mela Tenenbaum and Mark Ptashne, and flutist Robert Bush.

Tickets for the Sunset Serenades are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18 accompanied by an ad...[more details]

"Po-Jazz"
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Memorial UMC, Bryant Avenue between North Street and Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains
What better way is there to spend a summer night than listening to jazz and poetry under the stars? Memorial United Methodist's Church's Mixed Bag group presents an Open Door Café entitled "Po-Jazz" on in the church's spacious outdoor courtyard.

The show will feature diverse selections of poetry and jazz to tickle the ear and challenge the mind. The suggested donation is $10. Refreshments are free.

Memorial United Methodist Church, a welcoming community, has a variety of regular cultural offerings.

Memorial UMC congregation strives to welcome and respect persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, physical or mental ability, gender, family status, sexual orientation, age, theology, and economic circumstance.



Sunday 7/27/2003

Butterfly weed
Time: 10:00am
Location: Marshlands Conservancy, Rye
See butterfly weed in its natural setting as the field put on its annual color show for the summer.
(914) 835-4466

This program is sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation and is free and open to everyone. For general information about county parks, visit www.westchestergov.com


Arab Heritage Festival
Time: 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers
Taste delicious Middle Eastern food and enjoy the culture's lively entertainment during the Arab Heritage Festival, Sunday, July 27.

This free festival is sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, the Arab-American Council, Inc., the National Muslim Merchants Association and the Arab American Institute.

Festival-goers can enjoy lively traditional music, dance and colorfully costumed performers, as well as arts and crafts and games. In addition, tasty Arabic foods, including shish kabobs and falafel, a sandwich made of fried chickpeas and served in pita bread, will be available for purchase.

Unique handcrafted goods, jewelry and other traditional items will be on sale throughout the cel...[more details]


Tuesday 7/29/2003

SUNY Ulster adult orientation
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Ulster County Community College
Ulster County Community College will hold orientation sessions for adult students on Tuesday, July 29, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, August 20, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. In advance of the start of fall classes on August 25, students will learn about services available in financial aid, tutoring, childcare and other accommodations, as well as opportunities for career and transfer counseling. A tour of the campus will also be provided.

Now available is a new brochure that was designed to answer questions that adult students may have about returning to college. For a copy of Future By Design, call the Admissions Office at 1-800-724-0833.


Alpha
Time: 6:30pm
Location: The Church of the Resurrection in Hopewell Junction
What is the point of life? What happens when we die? What relevance does Jesus have for our lives today? How do we deal with guilt? If you would like to explore any of these questions then Alpha is for you. April 22nd through June 24th. Every Tuesday at 6:30. Call (845) 226-5727 for more information.



Thursday 7/31/2003

The Saints of Swing
Location: Sullivan County Community College's Seelig Theatre
2 PM & 8 PM

The Saints of Swing is an extraordinary collective of some of the Tri-state area's finest performers. Providing a fresh and exciting experience in art and entertainment, The Saints of Swing specialize in eclectic and electric selections of foot-tappin' swing classics, hot and cool jazz served up however you like it - from spicy New Orleans Dixieland style (complete with a dancin' tuba player!) to elegant New York City sizzlers, plus Motown, R&B, ballroom favorites and even 1,000,000-watt gospel, Latin, and Klezmer.

The Saints of Swing is a seven-piece ensemble featuring the vocalist, Rene Bailey, who has performed with such stars as Louis Armstrong, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Peg Leg Bates and Paul Anka. They are led by...[more details]

Breast cancer detection seminar
Time: 6:30pm
Location: ORMC's Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown
Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC) will provide a free educational seminar in July, titled "Breast Cancer: Detection & Awareness." Susan Hopper, RN, BSN,OCN of the American Cancer Society and Montefiore hospital will demonstrate how breast self-exams, performed consistently and correctly, in conjunction with annual clinical breast exams by a physician and yearly mammograms, are the keys to finding breast cancer early, when it's at its most treatable stages.

Joining Ms. Hopper will be Penny Lynch, R.T.R.M., Supervisor of ORMC Mammography, Bone Density and the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center. Ms. Lynch will discuss the value of annual mammograms, and their role in the detection of breast cancer.

Refreshments will be served. Seati...[more details]

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