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Second Monday | The EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Chapter 69 | 8PM
Monthly meetings are held in the EAA hangar at Warwick Municipal Airport, 41 Airport Road, Warwick, NY.  Everyone interested in aviation is invited, especially those interested in home-built airplanes.  For additional information, call Bill at 845-544-1796.
This Month's Current Warwick Valley School Community Activities & Events>>
1st and 3rd Saturdays | Warwick Film Club | 7:30-9:30PM
Warwick Valley Community Center. Ages 18+ are welcome. Call 845-986-6422.
2nd Sunday | At the Movies - Albert Wisner Library | at various times
Second Sunday of the Month Film; Classic Movies -
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2nd Tuesday | Independent Film Night @ Greenwood Lake Public Library
Second Tuesday of the month; adults; FREE. Shows begin promptly at 7PM. Free refreshments served. Registration required: 845-477-8377 #101 or in person!
Apr 4 | Easter Egg Hunt | 10AM
Village of Warwick Recreation and Warwick Fire Department. Prizes for finding the Golden Egg for each group: 3 and under; 4-6 years; 7-12 years. See the Easter Bunny. Admission: Bring a non-perishable food item to support the Warwick Food Pantry. At Veterans Memorial Parl, off Forester Ave., Village of Warwick, NY.
Apr 4 | Easter Egg Hunt | 9-11AM
Sponsorred by Warwick Moms Group. Games, bounceu house, too. $8 per child to benefit Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry. Primo Sports, 1741 Route 17A, Florida, NY. Callc845-651-0440.
Apr 4 | Passover Seder | 6:30-9PM
Interesting and information seder, and a delicious homemade meal. $36 adults; $18 chidren under 13. Congregation B'nai Torah, 14 Lakes Rd., Greenwood Lake, NY Call 845-783-9830.
Apr 4 | Blood Pressure Screening | 10AM-Noon
Warwick Ambulance Bay, 146 South St. Ext., Warwick, NY. 845-986-4136.
Apr 4 | Clothing Closet | 10AM-1PM
Hope Chest Thrift Boutique, at former Pine Island School, clothing and home goods accepted. Call 845-986-1679.
Apr 4 | Warwick Film Club | 8PM
"Force Majeure" award-winning Swedish filmn set in French Alps. $5 donation. Warwick Valley Community Center, 11 Hamilton Ave., Warwick, NY. Call 914-850-0278.
Apr 4, 11, 18, 25 | Anne Frank Exhibit Tours | 3:30-4:30PM
Please call Rosemary at the Albert Wisner Library (ext. 6) to schedule tyours appropriate for ages 10 and up.
April 5 | Easter Sunrise Service | 7AM
All are invited to Easter Sunrise Service to celebrate the Resurrection.  Sponsored by the Warwick Valley Ecumenical Council. Rev. Michael Otte will preach and jazz pianist Richard KImball will lead the music. Mayor Michael Newhard will welcome the community. Join us at Mulder Chapel, at the top of the hill at Warwick Center. 62 Warwick Center Road, Warwick, NY (off Hoyt Road). Refreshments to follow. For more information, call 986-4517 or email wvecumenicalcouncil@gmail.com
Apr 8 | WV Chamber Mixer - Warwick Grove | 7:30-9:30AM
Start the morning with a networking opportunity, 6 Hudson St., Warwick, NY. 845-986-2720.
Apr 8 | The Story Behind the Anne Frank Exhibit | 7-8:30PM
Learn why Anne Frank's diary and her writing continues to have an impact upon the world. Albert Wisner Library, One McFarland Dr., Warwick, NY. 845-986-1047.
Apr 8 | Vernon Valley Green Drinks | 5-8PM
This FREE event supports and encoiurages eco-friendly sustainable living. Open to all. Bring business cards. At The George Inn, 84 Route 94 Vernon, NJ. Call 973-875-7913
Apr 9 | All You Can Eat Fund Raiser | 6PM
Family style roast beef dinner at Engine Company 3, at 132 ?South St. Ext., Warwick, NY. $14. takeouts at 6:30PM. 845-986-4455.
Apr 9 | Manhattan Bridges | 6:30-8PM
Learn @ Your Library lecture series at the Greenwood Lake Public Library presents “Manhattan Bridges” with Author Kevin Woyce on Thursday, April 9th, 2015, from 6:30-8 p.m. The Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York. Today, twenty bridges link the island of Manhattan to the three boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, as well as to New Jersey.
Join Author Kevin Woyce at this program where he discusses the history of Manhattan’s Bridges. He’ll explore how and why the most famous bridges were built, including the High Bridge of the Croton Aqueduct, the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg, Queensboro, and Triborough Bridges, and the George Washington Bridge.
The program is illustrated with original photographs and historic images of Manhattan’s iconic bridges—past and present—and of the city they helped to shape. Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer and has written several regional books, including his newest book, “Manhattan Bridges,” as well as has authored “Jersey Shore History & Facts,” “Liberty: The Amazing Story of America’s Favorite Statute,” “New Jersey State Parks: History & Facts,” “Hudson River Lighthouses & History,” “Niagara: River of Wonders,” and “Lighthouses of the Jersey Shore.”
Woyce’s books will be available for sale at the program. Registration is required for this free ADULT program either in person or by telephone at (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101. Seating is limited; early registration suggested. For additional information about Woyce, visit www.kevinwoyce.com.
Charlie BrownApr 10-11 | WV Middle School Presents: You're A Good Man Charlie Brown! |
March 26, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Middle School Drama Club will present "You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown" on Fri., Apr. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Apr. 11 at 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. at the Theatre at Warwick Valley High School. The production is under the direction of Joan Rueckert, produced by Karen Reiber, with musical direction by Brian Clark. Tickets are $8 per person and are available at the door. Based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schultz, the show brings Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy, Sally, Schroeder and friends to life in a musical that’s fun for all ages and filled with uplifting songs performed by a live pit orchestra and big dance productions. The show portrays an average day in the life of Charlie Brown - from Valentine's Day to Baseball season, from wild optimism to utter despair. The events are all strung together on a string of a single day, from a bright uncertain morning to a hopeful starlit evening.

In March 7, 1967, the musical premiered off-Broadway at Theatre 80 in the East Village, featuring Gary Burghoff as Charlie Brown, Skip Hinnant as Schroeder, Reva Rose as Lucy, Bob Balaban as Linus, Karen Johnson as Patty (an early Peanuts character not to be confused with Peppermint Patty), and Bill Hinnant as Snoopy.[6][7] Joseph Hardy directed and choreographer Patricia Birch was billed as "Assistant to the Director". Joe Raposo, later of Sesame Street fame, was billed as "Music Director" and composer of incidental music for the show.
Apr 12 | Money DOES Grow on Trees! | 12:30-2:30PM
Creative Corner craft series at the Greenwood Lake Public Library presents “Money DOES Grow on Trees!” with Crafter Linda Tresca on Sunday, April 12th, 2015, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. The Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York. Make your money “grow” by creating your very own “money” tree with Crafter Linda Tresca. Great to give as gifts because who doesn’t love getting free money. Money DOES grow on trees! A $5 non-refundable fee is due at required, in-person registration for this ADULT program. Seating is limited; early registration highly suggested! For info, call (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101.
Apr 13 and 27 | The Needlecrafters’ Club: Knit a Basic Shrug | 12-3PM
The Needlecrafters’ Club craft series presents “Knit a Basic Shrug” with Jo-Ann Scherer on Mondays, April 13th & 27th and May 4th & 18th, 2015, from 12-3 p.m., at the Greenwood Lake Public Library, which is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York. Shrugs are a wonderful garment for any season and is a great way to accent and accessorize your look. Since shrugs cover the shoulders and upper arms, there’s less to knit. Learn to knit a basic shrug with Jo-Ann Scherer. It’s a fun and easy project to do and great for beginners and seasoned knitters! All levels of experience are welcome. Those who crochet are also welcome to attend. Work on our project or bring your own project; come join our social atmosphere! Bring knitting needles of any size and yarn. Registration is required for this free ADULT program either in person or by phone at (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101. Seating is limited; early registration highly suggested! Ext. 101.
Apr 13 and 27 | Spring Fitness:  Sitting Priti Chair Yoga for Every Body | 9:15-10:15AM
Spring Fitness fitness series at the Greenwood Lake Public Library presents “Sitting Priti Chair Yoga for Every Body” with Certified Yoga Instructor Margaret Johnson on Mondays, April 13th and 27th and May 4th and 18th, 2015 , from 9:15-10:15 a.m.  The Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York.Get fit with Margaret Johnson at this four-session series offering an introduction to Chair Yoga.
Margaret, who is a Certified Yoga Instructor in Silver Age Senior Yoga and Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga, as well as a Registered Nurse, teaches you how to safely stretch, lengthen, AND strengthen your body to reduce tension, restore vitality, and enhance range of motion with Chair Yoga.Incorporating breath work and meditation, Chair Yoga provides a full yoga experience and is perfect for those with mobility issues or those who may find getting down on the floor too difficult.  Chair Yoga can be individually adapted, thus safely allowing all to receive the gifts of a yoga practice. 
Classes are fun AND gentle!  Join us!For additional information about Johnson, visit www.sittingpriti.massageplanet.com No yoga experience necessary.  All levels are welcome to attend.  A $10 non-refundable fee for the entire four-week program is due at required, in-person registration.  Please bring a yoga mat if you have one, as well as a towel, bottled water, and wear comfortable clothing.  Seating is limited; early registration suggested.  For info, call (845) 477
Apr 13 and 27 | Defensive Driving – Spring 2015 Sessions | 5:30-8:30PM
Defensive Driving will be held at the Greenwood Lake Public Library on Mondays, April 13th and April 27th, 2015, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. (this is a two-part course). The Greenwood Lake Public Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York. Reduce the liability and collision premiums on your car insurance or have four points taken off your record by taking the class. The fee, due at PRIOR in-person registration, is $26.00 for all Greenwood Lake School District residents and $36.00 for non-residents. Light refreshments will be served.
This class is open only to those with a valid New York State driver’s license. In-person registration is required for this ADULT and YOUNG ADULT (Ages 16 & up) program. Seating is limited; early registration highly suggested. Program will be cancelled if there are less than 10 people registered. Attendance at both sessions is mandatory. Please note: sessions are not consecutive weeks. Please note: if you are tardy, you will not be permitted entry due to DMV regulations; please be punctual in order not to be turned away. For additional information, call the Front Desk at (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101.
Apr 19 | Conversations with Agnes | 7PM
Meet Holocaust survivor, artist, and author of On Swallows Wings, Agnes Adler. Her her tell her story of courage and resilience and how it influenced her development as a creative artist.
Apr 24 | Arbor Day Celebration | 1:30PM
Warwick Valley Gardeners and Sustainable Warwick will introduce and celebrate the Lewis Woodland Project. After the ceremony there will be an opportunity to tour Lewis Woodlands.
Apr 25-27 | The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce presents "OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP 2014"
Help beautify our town roads and parks... (Rain or Shine). Grab a bag and help clean up your favorite roadside or park! You can come anytime to pick up free garbage bags and plastic gloves from the Chamber when you register your roads. On-site registration: Sat., April 26 from 8am-12pm at the Warwick Valley Chamber's South Street Caboose. Register your road, enjoy refreshments and pick up garbage bags  gloves.
Scheduled Programs:
Paper Shredding: ($5 suggested donation per box)  Sat. (9am-12pm) Courtesy of the Warwick Lions South Street Parking Lot

Old Eyeglass Collection:   Sat. (8am-12pm) Courtesy of the Warwick Lions South Street Parking Lot

Electronics Recycling:  Sat. (9am-3pm) Courtesy of The Computer Guy 14 West Street

Unused Cell Phone Collection:  Sat. (8am-12pm) Courtesy Nat. Coal. Agnst. Dom Violence South Street Parking Lot

Unused Prescription Pill Drop Off:  Sat. (10am-2pm) Courtesy of the Warwick Valley Coalition South Street Parking Lot

Motor Oil Collection  Recycling: Fri.(8am-5:30pm) Sat.(8am- 5pm) Courtesy of Leo Kaytes Ford 145 Rt. 94 South

Adopt your favorite highway or road - $50 fee pays for sign bearing the name of the adopting individual, club or business. Please be sure to report illegal dumping so that the town can arrange for the pick-up of items such as tires, refrigerators, etc.

For more information, call the Chamber Office: 845-986-2720 Sponsored by the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, ShopRite, St. Anthony Community Hospital  Tuscan Cafe

Apr 26 | Flowering Annuals for Summer Color | 1:30-3PM
Green Thumb garden series at the Greenwood Lake Public Library presents “Flowering Annuals for Summer Color” with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County Master Gardeners on Sunday, April 26th, 2015, from 1:30-3 p.m. The Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York. For many gardeners, annual flowers are a go-to solution for many garden needs.
Annuals are a quick way to fill in empty spots in flowerbeds, are easily changed for trying something new and different, and are endlessly intriguing. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County Master Gardeners will show you how well-placed annuals can add texture and color to your garden all summer long! Registration is required for this free ADULT program either in person or by telephone at (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101. Seating is limited; early registration is highly suggested. 3384.
Apr 26 | EARTHFEST | 11AM-4PM
The trend is going green. What better way to celebrate a green environment and give thanks to Mother Nature than to celebrate Earth Day on a locally owned 350 acre farm. As members of the Vernon Chamber of Commerce, Heaven Hill Farm & Garden Center welcomes the opportunity to host the 2015 Earth Day event enhancing the already celebratory Earth Fest with a more back-to-nature feel that is found on a working farm. Cost: FREE Categories: Outdoors & Recreation. Since 2010 Vernon EarthFest, a free event, sponsored by Vernon Chamber Charities, is northern New Jersey’s largest environmental education event, bringing together vendors, entertainers and educational subjects all focusing on keeping things green. You'll see red-tailed hawk raptors and others at Earthfest 2015 - one of the Top Earth Day Events in New Jersey - on Sunday, April 26, 2014. A full day of family fun.
Apr 27 | The Sugar Loaf Sunday Social | 4:30PM
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, please join friends you already know - and friends you haven't met yet - as chef Sherry Wyckoff of Something Wonderful Catering cooks up some old fashioned 'Black Dirt goodness' in the upstairs gallery of the yellow barn on the Seligman Farm Estate, 23 White Oak Drive, Sugar Loaf, NY, 10981. Special musical guest: Marji Zintz All proceeds from this popular buffet dinner event will benefit programs sponsored by Hudson River HealthCare at
the Alamo Farm Worker Community Center in Goshen, NY.  
Menu  
Hearty breads from the Bellvale Community; Assorted home made spreads; Carrot Ginger Soup; Potato Dill Soup; Mixed Spring Greens Tossed Salad; Chicken with Tatziki; Traditional style Falafel; Herbed Risotto Cakes; Home made Pulled Pork & Cole Slaw; Pan roasted potatoes
Tea, Coffee, and desserts; Berry Cobbler; Sherry's favorite Chocolate Truffle Cake; and more!!

Doors open at 4:30 pm.  Supper will be served (buffet style) from 5:00 - 6:30, followed by dessert and coffee. BYOB welcome! For reservations, please call the Orange County Citizen’s Foundation: (845) 469-9459 or email  bonnie@occitizensfoundation.org. Please leave your name, number of seats and your phone number for confirmation. Suggested donation is $35 per plate. All ingredients for each dish served at this event have been donated. 100% of your dinner donation goes directly to provide programs at the Alamo Farm Worker's Community Health Center in Goshen, NY.
On behalf of the Sugar Loaf Sunday Social Sponsors and Supporters -Chef Sherry Wyckoff, The Orange County Citizen's Foundation, Hudson River HealthCare and the Sugar Loaf Fire Department: Thank you!
Apr 27 | Warwick Valley Rotary Golf Outing | 8AM
22nd Annual Warwick Valley Rotary Club Golf Outing, at Wild Turkey Golf Club, Crystal Springs Resort, 1 wild Way, Hamburg, NJ 07419. Contact Wayne Patterson for more info: 845-313-5623.
Apr 29 | "Music Makers Concert Series:  Revenge is Sweet!" featuring Wolfgang's Revenge,"| 6:30-8PM
to be held at the Greenwood Lake Public Library on Tuesday. Acoustic quartet featuring:
Apr 30 | Globetrotting: Across the Sahara | 6:30-8PM
@ the Greenwood Lake Public Library: Across the Sahara Desert: People, Places, Landscapes Globetrotting @ the Greenwood Lake Public Library travel series presents “Across the Sahara Desert: People, Places, Landscapes” with Professor Barry D. Kass, which will be held on Thursday, April 30th, 2015, from 6:30-8 p.m. The Library is located at 79 Waterstone Road in Greenwood Lake, New York.
“Travel” across the Sahara Desert in North Africa with photographer Barry D. Kass, a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at SUNY Orange, at this photographic presentation of Professor Kass’ journey by truck in 1979. Explore people, places, and landscapes through this vividly-illustrated presentation with rare and unusual photographs taken along Kass’ six-week expedition. “Visit” such remote places as the Muslim holy city of Karouain in Tunisia and desert oasis settlements, such as Ghardaia in Algeria and Agadez in Niger.
The diversity of human cultures found in the desert, including the Tuareg camel nomads of the southern Sahara and the Berbers of North Africa, will be described through Kass' first-hand account of his Sahara Desert adventures. Explore the world @ the Greenwood Lake Public Library! Registration is required for this free ADULT program either in person or by telephone at (845) 477-8377 Ext. 101. Seating is limited; early registration suggested. For additional information about Kass, visit www.imagesofanthropology.com. 
Apr 30 | Alcohol Awareness Month | 7-8:30PM
Join others for the 3rd Annual Town Hall Meeting on April 30 at Glen Meadow School, Vernon, 7-8:30pm for Alcohol Awareness Month. Have dinner and bond with your family as we share what everyone can do to prevent alcoholism and drug addiction. Interactive youth presentations and other very special guests will highlight this community event that brings Vernon together, encouraging health and wellness for all. Please RSVP, thank you. (973)383-4787 annmarie@centerforprevention.org or gemma@centerforprevention.org open to the public.
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