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January 27

Kiwanis of Newburgh will be hosting our 2nd annual Take a Bite Out of Lyme fundraiser on Sun. Jan. 27th, 2019 – 1pm to 4pm at the Newburgh Elks Club- 356 Washington St., Newburgh, NY. The proceeds will be sent to the Kiwanis Pediatric Lyme Disease Foundation. Entrance Fee is $10 or upgraded $25 includes a Take a Bite out of Lyme T-Shirt. There will be food, music and raffles.

February 12

The Sands Casino, PA Bus Trip – On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, VFW Post 1161 and CWV Post 386 will co-host a bus trip to The Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA. Everyone is welcome to join in for a day of fun and excitement.  Departure is 8:30 AM from the Newburgh Wal-Mart parking lot. The bus will depart for home around 4:30 PM. Tickets are $35.00 per person. Each person will receive a $30.00 PACKAGE consisting of $30.00 in FREE SLOT PLAY.. To sign up, please call John Raszcewski at 845-562-3705.
Make checks payable to VFW 1161.

March 3

Join the Town of New Windsor Recreation Department for a day trip to see the all new Broadway Show Pretty Woman. Tickets are already sold out, but you can still call to be on a waiting list in case of cancellations. Based on the hit film of the same name, Pretty Woman is a modern Cinderella story. A businessman hires an escort to spend the weekend with him, but before long, the two learn that their connection goes beyond a simple transaction. WHEN: Sunday March 3rd, 2019 TIME: Leaves New Windsor Town Hall 11am and returns 8:00pm (Showtime is 3pm)

March 21

Catholic Charities Announces 2019 Caritas Award Honorees
Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster is excited to kick-off the New Year with the announcement of the 2019 Caritas award honorees. The awards will be presented at the 13th annual Catholic Charities Celebration of Charity dinner on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor.

Bilingual Story Time  The Cornwall Public Library will host a new bilingual family story time, ¡CUENTOS! Bilingual Story Time, beginning Saturday, January 19. The program will be hosted by Angie Fiorentino,a high school Spanish teacher who lives in New Windsor with her three children. Fiorentino’s native language is English, and she is fluent in Spanish and Italian as well. She is excited to begin the new bilingual story time in hopes of sharing her love of languages with children and parents in the Cornwall community. The program will feature songs and stories, and kids will learn basic Spanish words.  It’s a family event for kids ages 18 months and older. The program begins at 9:15 and will last about 30 minutes. It will run on four subsequent Saturdays: February 23, March 16, April 13 and May 18. Registration is not required; just drop in, join the fun, and learn Spanish!


One-on-One E-Reader Help First Two Saturdays of the Month

Acoustic Open Mic Nights at Moffat Last Tuesday of the month from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Want to showcase a new song, or perform an old favorite? Bring your instrument and your talents to our library and share with fellow artists and music fans! Refreshments will be served. Register at, or call (845) 496-5483 x 326 for more information!

Movie Matinee – Incredibles 2 (2018) Saturday, January 26th  @ 1 PM. Sequel to The Disney/Pixas animated movie!  The Incredibles are back for their new super powered adventure.  Get ready for popcorn & a movie @ Moffat!  Refreshments will be served. Register online today at:, or call (845) 496-5483 x 324 for more information!

Teen Paint & Play Wargaming Meet-Up Friday, January 25th@ 3 – 5:30 PM Join us for an afternoon of scale model painting and tabletop war games!   Open to Teens in Grades 6  – 12. Register at, or call (845) 496-5483 x 326 for more information!

Kiwanis Club of Newburgh – Ongoing -Kiwanis is an international service organization whose purpose is to improve the quality of life for our children and families world- wide. The Kiwanis Club of Newburgh is composed of business, professional and retirees Our club sponsors Service Leadership Programs through our two local high school Key Clubs, (NFA and Cornwall High School), and the collegiate Circle K Club located at SUNY New Paltz, NY with their advisors. Our goal is to raise funds for international projects such as eliminating neo-natal tetanus, the thirst project to bring clean water to poor struggling nations, and to help fight pediatric lyme disease. Other projects include: Take a Bite Out of Lyme, Warm Beginnings Baby Shower, Adopt a Highway Cleanup, 5K Run4Kids, annual Golf Outing with all proceeds going towards Scholarships for our local High Schools, Town of Newburgh Community Day, distributing “Kiwanis stuffed animal Kritters donated by Petsmart to our local police, fire, ambulance and hospitals for the children, holiday Bell ringing for the Salvation Army, Adopt – a- Family and preparing fruit baskets for Meals on Wheels clients for the Christmas holidays. Our club meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:27am in Perkins Family Restaurant, 1421 Rte 300, Newburgh, NY. Please come and join us for a breakfast meeting. We welcome new members and local guest speakers.




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