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EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE WARWICK NY AND VERNON NJ VALLEYS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014

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Aug 2-Sep 1 | Renaissance Fair, Sterling Forest | 10am - 7pm
Tuxedo Park, NY • Ph: 845.351.5171 Aug 10-11 – (10am-7pm) The New York Renaissance Faire, 600 Rt. 17A Tuxedo. Held every weekend until Labor Day!
3rd Thurs Monthly | Parkinson's Disease Support Group | 1:30-3PM
Where: American Legion Hall 71 Forester Avenue Warwick, New York 10990 Next to Memorial Park Handicap Accessible Parking Available on Site Please use the side door on the left side rear of the building Topic: Call the number below for more information New Topics each month RSVP / Contact: Loretta Hutchinson-Lenihan, MS,CCC-SLP 845-986-4980 lorettalenihan@optonline.net
Aug 2-3 | Eugene Arcieri Art Exhib it: Worlds within Worlds | Sat 10AM-3PM; Sun 1-4PM
A collection of mixed-media works by the long time Woodstock Artist Eugene Arcieri (1914-2005))will be on display at the Amity Gallery in Warwick, New York. The exhibit Worlds within Worlds focuses on a cross-section of Arcieri’s vast oeuvre with an emphasis on his abstract surrealist canvases, mixed-media collages, and phantasmagorical dioramas. Arcieri, whose award winning artwork spanned over 70 years, died in 2005. Over the years, his work was widely exhibited in New York, Washington and other parts of the country.

He was the recipient of many awards, including the1983 Woodstock Artist’s Association’s Yasuo Kuniyoshi Fund Award for his collage, Persona, Acrylic on formed paper. Eugene Arcieri, was an active member of the Woodstock Artists Association and served on the Board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Exhibitions Committee in the 1980’s. Arcieri lived and breathed art – deriving inspiration from landscapes, everyday objects, fabrics, science, information, mysticism and anything his five senses and intuition could process. He was actively engaged as a creative visionary until his death at the age of 91. The Exhibit will run at the new Amity Gallery two weekends, August 2 and 3 and August 16 and 17. Hours are 10-3 on Saturday and 1-4 on Sunday. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 2 from 5:00 -7:30 p.m.

The Gallery is located at 110 Newport Bridge Road, is in the hamlet of Amity, just off County Route 1 in Warwick. For further information, please call: 845-258-0277.
Aug 2 | Congressman Sean Maloney | 1:30-2:30PM
He will be at Akins Pharmacy, Main St., Warwick, NY, to meet constituents and answer questions in an informal meeting.
Aug 2| Northeast Poetry Center Workshop |1PM
Bill Seaton will lead the group at The Seligman Center at the Citizens Foundation, 26 White Oak Drive., Sugar Loaf, NY 10921. Call 845-469-9459.
Aug 2 | Amity Thrift Shoppe - Eclectic Rummage Sale | 10AM-3PM
Clothing, books, etc. Come browse...find something unique and unexpected. Open on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 110 Newport Bridge Rd, Warwick (Amity). Call 845-258-0277.
Aug 2 | Albert Wisner Library Presents: Late Season in Your Garden | 10AM
Join local organic gardener Gar Wang  for a discussion of plants that thrive during the hot months of summer as well as water management, mulching, pest control, organic fertilization and harvesting.  Register here. Gar is a regular contributor to DIRT Magazine where her column "Dig It" provides practical tips for the organic gardener.
Aug 3 | Scavenger Hunt | 10AM
Warwick Valley Community Center. Hunt for items placed throughout the Village of Warwick. Win the big prize. Presented by WV LGBTQ Center.
August | St. Stephen-St. Edward Pre-K Registration
Come learn, pray and play at our Pre-Kindergarten program. Openings are still available for our 2013-2014 school year. For more information contact the school office during their summer hours of Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. The telephone number is 845-986-3533.
Aug 4-5 | Warwick History Summer Camp | 9AM-12PM Daily
Various locations throughout the Village. Ages 8-10. Cost = $125, by Warwick Historical Society.
Aug 5 | Albert Wisner Library Presents: James Parshall Young's Rock Gardens of Edenville | 6:30PM
Geology and History of the Franklin Marble; Join Ken Lifshitz for a presentation on the history of early geologist Dr. James Young and the famous Franklin Marble which underlies Amity and Edenville.  Open to adults, teens, and children, 10 years and up.   Click here to register.
Aug 5-6 | Annual Black Dirt Feast | 6-9PM
At Scheuermann Farms & Nursery, LIttle York Rd., Warwick NY. Proceeds help local food pantries and Black Dirt Scholarship. Presented by Pine Island Chamber.
Aug 6 | Albert Wisner Library Presents: Grilled Veggie Demo | 6M
Join chef Theresa Grimm as she shows you how to prepare delicious, healthy meals from an assortment of grilled vegetables; space is limited.  Register here.
Aug 7 | Albert WIsner Library Presents Tai Chi with Ron Gee | 6:30PM
Participants will learn standing meditation, simple qigong exercises, and some basic taijiquan postures. Classes limited to 30.
Aug | 9th Annual On The Lawn Summer Concert Series | 6:30-8:30PM
Sugar Loaf Crossing. Mighty Spectrum Band. Call 845-469-2713.
Aug 9 | Civil War Plaque Dedication | 2PM
The citizens of Warwick who fought for the Union in the U.S. Civil War will be recognized by a plaque listing hundreds of names to be displayed permanently in the Warwick Town Hall. A dedication program will be held on Sunday, August 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Town Hall located at 132 Kings Highway. Contributions to help cover the cost of the plaque should be made payable to "Town of Warwick" with "Civil War Plaque" on the memo line and mail to:Town of Warwick, 132 Kings Highway, Warwick, NY 10990
Aug 10 | 17th Annual Florida Family Funfest | 1-8PM
Main St., Florida. Crafts, music, food, rides, & ammusements. Click here for more info. Call 845-651-7626.
Aug 13 | Craft Beer Dinner | 6:30 – 8:00
Iron Forge Inn, 38 Iron Forge Rd., Warwick NY 10990; 845-986-3411. The dinner begins at 6:30 with a toast to the evening and cured meats from the Quaker Creek Store along with cheeses and local foods. The dinner will be served outdoors on the Stone Garden Patio, weather permitting. Beer will be paired with each course. Menu to be announced shortly. Price Per Person $49. Outdoor dining has begun on the Stone Patio of “The Forge”, with live music, wine tastings, beer dinners and cooking demonstrations coming through the summer months.
Nestled at the foot of Mount Peter in the town of Warwick, The Iron Forge Inn has been famous for its fine country dining for over 60 years. The Inn is located on the site of an historic forge in a revolutionary era home built in 1760. The Modern American menu emphasizes local ingredients and changes each season.
Aug 14-17 | The 2014 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Opening Night Show
Thursday August 14 Opening Night Jeff Ciampa, Karl Latham, Pete Levin, Joel Frahm 7 PM
at The Landmark Inn 526 New York 94, Warwick, NY 10990 (845) 986-5444 Adam Nussbaum, Steve Swallow and Ohad Talmor 7 PM at Falcon Arts 1348 Rt. 9W Marlboro NY 845-236-7970 The Steven Frieder Group 9 PM Presented by The Seligmann Center, 23 White Oak Dr. (Chester) Sugar Loaf

Friday August 15 | Performances at Peekskill and Warwick | Times below
The Blue Ray Quartet 8PM at The Beanrunner Cafe. 201 S. Division St. Peekskill NY 914-737-1701 8 PM The Chris Persad Group 8:30 PM The Dautaj 36 Oakland Ave. Warwick 845-986-3666 10:00 PM The Hudson Valley Festival Jam Show, featuring the swingin' players of the valley. Hosted by Bill Pernice and Michael Hickey Village Billiards, 17 Main St. Warwick 845-544-7750

Saturday August 16 | Performances at Peekskill, Pine Island, Warwick, and Sugar Loaf | Times below
“Kind of Blue” – Kind of Epic! What makes this album, recorded in 1959 by Miles Davis, one of the most important landmarks in music of the 20th century and why it is the best selling instrumental album of all time. It went Platinum 4X and still sells 4000 albums a week! Join us for an exploration of this important work of art. - a talk by musician and teacher, Bob Rosen The Tuscan Cafe 5 South St. Warwick. 1 PM

Saturday, Aug 16 | Annual Jazz and Art in the Park | 6PM
Presented by Pine Island Chamber, featuring artists and music; one of the official venues fior the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival in August.Jazz & Art in The Park Featuring Eric Person and Mehta4 6 PM Presented by The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce The Pine Island Chamber proudly presents Second Annual Jazz & Art in the Park (outdoor show- in case of rain contact (917)903-4380 for alternate location): the Pine Island Town Park, Kay Road, Pine Island, NY, NOW, part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival. Call PI Chamber at 845-258-1469, or for information, email the Chamber. Live Music and Art Show by Warwick Music School Musicians and Students. Painting and Photographs by local artists included: John and Jacinthe Battaglio, Femi Ford, Patricia Quin, Lorrie Sniderman, Renell Lorray and others! Hudson Valley Jazz Ensemble with Bill McCrossen on Bass, Steve Rubin on Drums, Gabriele Tranchina, vocals and Joe Vincent Tranchina on keyboard.

Shunzo Ohno at The Beanrunner Cafe, Peekskill NY 914-737-1701 8 PM The Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center Presents The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra 1351 Kings Hgway Sugar Loaf NY 845-610-5335 $25 8 PM

Sunday August 17 | Performances in Warwick | Various Times, below
Sunday Morning Muse House Concert Richard Kimball 11 am Limited seating email: richardkimball@optonline.net for reservations Jazz Brunch at The Iron Forge Inn The Mike Jackson Group noon – 3 38 Iron Forge Rd Warwick NY 845-986-3411 The Gabe Valle Ensemble Love Life Tattoo and Art Salon 10 South St. Warwick 845-544-7979 1 PM Women of Jazz In The Hudson Valley Featuring Judi Silvano, Gabriele Tranchina, Kaitlyn Fay and Lydia Pidlusky Warwick Grove 3 PM- Reservations required -845-988-5274 Hudson St. Warwick NY Closing Night Shows The New York Swing Exchange Presented by The Village of Warwick Concert Series 7 PM Village Green, Railroad Ave. Warwick ( outdoor show) ( in case of rain call 917-903-4380 for alternate location) Pennings Farm & Market Presents Michael Purcell 9 PM Warwick Tpk and Rt 94 Warwick (845)986-1059.

Aug 15 | Orange County Land Trust Benefit: Celebrating the Release of Batch #4 Aged Black Dirt Bourbon | 6-9PM
Cocktail reception at Warwick Valley Wibnery & distilleruy, 114 LIttle York Rd. Join us for an evening of live music, specialty cocktails and local wine with an array of fresh foods from local farms expertly prepared by Pane Cafe, the WV Winery & distillery's onsite artisan bakery and bistro-style restaurant. Tickets: $50, available at http://wvwinery.com or 845-469-0951.
Aug 15 | Warwick Football Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament | 8AM
Breakfast at 8AM; shotgun start at 9AM; BBQ lunch. Cost: $125; at Hickory Hill Golf Course, Route 17A, Warwick NY.
Aug 16 | Amity Thrift Shoppe - Eclectic Rummage Sale | 10AM-3PM
Clothing, books, etc. Come browse...find something unique and unexpected. Open on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 110 Newport Bridge Rd, Warwick (Amity). Call 845-258-0277.
Aug 16-17 | Eugene Arcieri Art Exhibit: Worlds within Worlds | Sat 10AM-3PM; Sun 1-4PM
A collection of mixed-media works by the long time Woodstock Artist Eugene Arcieri (1914-2005) will be on display at the Amity Gallery in Warwick, New York. The exhibit “Worlds within Worlds” focuses on a cross-section of Arcieri’s vast oeuvre with an emphasis on his abstract surrealist canvases, mixed-media collages, and phantasmagorical dioramas. Arcieri, whose award winning artwork spanned over 70 years, died in 2005. Over the years, his work was widely exhibited in New York, Washington and other parts of the country.
He was the recipient of many awards, including the1983 Woodstock Artist’s Association’s Yasuo Kuniyoshi Fund Award for his collage, Persona, Acrylic on formed paper. Eugene Arcieri, was an active member of the Woodstock Artists Association and served on the Board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Exhibitions Committee in the 1980’s. Arcieri lived and breathed art – deriving inspiration from landscapes, everyday objects, fabrics, science, information, mysticism and anything his five senses and intuition could process. He was actively engaged as a “creative visionary” until his death at the age of 91. The Exhibit will run at the new Amity Gallery two weekends, August 2 and 3 and August 16 and 17. Hours are 10-3 on Saturday and 1-4 on Sunday. The Gallery is located at 110 Newport Bridge Road, is in the hamlet of Amity, just off County Route 1 in Warwick. For further information, please call: 845-258-0277.
Aug 17 | Pacem in Terris Presents | 5PM
Violinist Owen Dalby returns to Pacem in Terris to perform with Duo Borealis: Mary Bonhag, soprano voice and Evan Premo, double bass. Program to include Penderecki's "Duo Concertante" for violin and bass and Premo's "Seasonal Song C. Cherycle" for voice and bass, among others.
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Aug 21 | Ladies Night Out | 4-9PM
Downtown Village of Warwick, featuring entertainment, sales, local events designed to thrill and comfort the ladies!
Aug 23 | Annual Under the Tent Cocktail Party | 6-9PM
Benefit for the Warwick Historical Society. Call 845-986-3236 for ticket information and details. Under the Tent, Lewis Park. Sponsorship forms have been sent out. Please consider a donation to our biggest fundraiser of the year. Invitations will be mailed by the last week of July. Please keep an eye out. We look forward to seeing everyone this year.
Aug 23 | Tibetan Singing Bowls
At The Seligman Center, Sugar Loaf.
Aug 23 | Benefestival for Dayna Christison |
At the Rickey Farm, Route 94, Vernon, NJ 94, near the entrance to the Appalachian Trail). $25 in advance; $30 at the door; music, vending, camping. Featuring dozens of music groups.
Sat. Aug. 23 | The Ali Ryerson Quintet at Railroad Green| 7:30pm
Railroad Green in the Village of Warwick presents: Featuring Ali Ryerson flute , Mark Egan bass ; Karl Latham drums; Pete Levin keyboards ; Mike Demicco guitar. Free concert.
Aug 23 | SERENITY THROUGH SOUND: A SONIC MEDITATION | 6:30-8:30PM
Led by Dean and Kat Baker of Lapis Studio. Venue: Seligmann's Studio $35, Register Using gongs forged from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries and Himalayan singing bowls, Lapis Studio presents a fusion of shamanic and Tibetan traditions to offer a deep physical and spiritual experience. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow.
Aug 27 | The 4 Guitars at Railroad Green | 7:30pm
Featuring four extraordinary guitar virtuosos: Bucky Pizzarelli; Ed Laub; Vinny Raniolo ; & Warwick's Frank Vignola. All have toured all over the world, are international recording artists
Aug 29 | Cinderella's Tom Keifer at Sugar Loaf PAC | 8PM
Tickets are $27.00 and $37.00, reserved seating and are on sale at the Sugar Loaf PAC, the Mid-Hudson Civic Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone 1-800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.
Aug 30 | Brew Fest on the Farm: Day of Brews & Blues | 2-6PM
Tastings, local food vendors and live music
Aug 30 | Local Bestselling Authors to Sign New Thriller at Ye Old Book Shoppe | 2-4PM
Set at West Point Warwick, NY, Sharon Linnea and B.K. Sherer, best selling authors of the Eden thriller series, will be at Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe signing books to celebrate the release of the newest Eden thriller, Plagues of Eden. Sharon and B.K. will sign books, answer questions and give away gift baskets packed with Eden swag. These local authors have co-written Chasing Eden, Beyond Eden and Treasure of Eden, which have sold over a half million copies worldwide. Much of the action in Plagues of Eden takes place at the United States Military Academy at West Point, as Army Chaplain Jaime Richards races to stop a madman bent on unleashing the 10 plagues of ancient Egypt on the modern world. She and the mysterious Sword 23 find themselves in Argentina, France, Italy and China.
The Eden series has received excellent reviews from Publisher's Weekly, Romantic Times and New York Times bestselling authors Christina Dodd and Rebecca Cantrell. Plagues of Eden will be released on September 6th, but will be available for advance purchase at Ye Olde Warwick Book Shoppe on Main Street in Warwick. Sharon Linnea and B.K. Sherer first collaborated on a play for their sixth grade talent show in Springfield, Missouri, and have been best friends ever since. Sharon and B.K. were able to write the Eden thrillers despite being on opposite sides of the world, as B.K.. deployed on multiple tours in the Middle East. B.K. is currently an active duty U.S. Army chaplain stationed in West Point, New York and Sharon has been a resident of Warwick for 14 years.
Aug 31 | Annual Pine Island Onion Festival | Starting at 2PM
at PLAV in Pine Island, featuring the Jimmy Sturr orchestra and special guests. Cost $20 per person; call 845-651-4266 or 800-724-0727 for more info. The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its eighth annual Pine Island Onion Eating Contest at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Pavilion. This will be held in cooperation with the Annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra featuring the Pokolenie Dancers. The winner will receive a check for $100 from the Orange County Vegetable Growers Association and a plaque sponsored by the Orange County Farm Bureau.

Registration is limited to 12 contestants. Pre-registration is required. The contest is in celebration of Pine Island's 3,000 acres of hearty onions that are famous throughout America. Contestants can register by calling Janet Zimmerman at 258-7008 or any chamber officer.
For advance tickets to the Annual Onion Festival you can contact: 1-800-724-0727.

Aug 31 | Village of Warwick Free Summer Concert Series | 7:30PM
Uncommon Ground - Hudson Valley Bluegrass, on Railroad Green.
Aug 31| Pacem in Terris Presents The Social Music of 18th and 19th century Vienna.| 5PM
The Serenade Orchestra, featuring Krista Bennion Feeney, Keats Dieffenbach *(violin), Jessica Troy (viola), RJ Kelley and Alexandra Cook (natural horn), John Feeney (bass).
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