Community Calendar

January 17

Giving day – 9am-12 St. Mary’s Church, 180 South Street, Newburgh, NY 12550

bring 4-5 totes. giving day while supplies last, choose: fish, beef, chicken, pork, pizza, deli, eggs, juice, frozen entrees, cereal, orange juice, peanut butter, walnuts, soup, instant potatoes, pistachio nuts, mac & cheese, applesauce, peaches, condiments, rice, beans, egg noodles, raisins, sauce, green beans, candy, cookies, snacks, baby items, vitamins, coats, clothing, housewares. For more information contact St. Mary’s Outreach: 845-541-8144

Cornwall Elementary School Drama Club presents a production of Beauty and The Beast Jr. at Cornwall Central High School on Friday January 17 at 7:30 and Saturday January 18 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for all performances.

Open mic at Hot December Café. All performing artists are welcome. Poets, Actors, Spoken Word, Musicians, Singers, Motivational speakers. Limited performance slots available. Send email to: for more info.



January 18

2 p.m. – The Chester Historical Society Annual Meeting and Election of 2020 Officers at the 1915 Erie Station in Historic Downtown Chester (19 Winkler Place, Chester, NY 10918)

(Snow date Sunday, January 19, 2020)




January 25

4 p.m. Art Exhibit. Figurative Landscape  Solo Exhibition by Heidi Lanino at the Mindy Ross Gallery, SUNY Orange, Newburgh.

January 26

Take a Bite Out of Lyme- Newburgh Brewing Co. – 88 Colden St. Newburgh, NY- 1 to 4 p.m. Family friendly event- music- food- raffles- all funds raised to be donated to the Kiwanis Pediatric Lyme Disease Foundation to help pay medical expenses for children stricken with Lyme disease.

First Responder Thank You Breakfast.  8:30-12 p.m. Knights of Columbus, 18 Hallock Drive

The Washingtonville Girl Scouts would like to thank Police, Fire, and EMS for all you do with a free breakfast for all first responders and emergency workers.



January 29

First Presbyterian Church of Washingtonville Free Community Dinner, 30 Goshen Avenue, Washingtonville, 5-6:30 p.m. All are welcome for food and fellowship. RSVP 496-3814.


February 8

6 p.m. – Tuskegee Airmen Annual Tuition Awards Gala. Maj. Gen. Irene Trowell-Harris Chapter of the national Tuskegee Airmen organization will present its 22nd Annual Tuition Awards Dinner-Dance at Anthony’s Pier 9, in New Windsor.  Dinner tickets are $130 (go to or 845 838-7848 to purchase yours), and the dinner will be preceded by a cash-bar meet-and-greet cocktail and hors d’oeuvres period.  Dinner will be followed by music and dancing.  There will also be a silent auction of a wide variety of valuable arts, crafts, Tuskegee Airmen memorabilia, jewelry, wine and spirits, airline tickets and vacation packages.  For more information contact: or 845 838-7848

The Rock Tavern Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, will be featuring  Hudson Valley singer/songwriter Jim Pospisil.

February 12

7:;30 p.m. The West Point Jazz Ensemble, comprised of members of the West Point Band, is proud to present a performance in celebration of Black History Month, featuring special guest Donald Harris. As always, this event is free and open to all. For more information and to RSVP to the event, please visit


February 15 – 16

Greenwood Lake Winter Carnival. Outdoor events, live music, contests, food trucks, craft beer.


April 18

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Create a Nature Journal with Jim Van Gelder. · Hosted by Orange County Audubon Society Inc and Newburgh Free Library.  




Winter Art Program through February 2020. Ages 4-15. Contact 845-534-4740 or for information on each class and the cost.

  •  New Windsor Recreation at Marasco Senior Center. Monday’s Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Special Programs: Jazzercise 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. ($3 per class

Walk 15 10:40 a.m.-11:30 a.m. ($3 per class Tuesday’s Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Special Programs: Chair Yoga: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. $3 per class.

Senior Matinee: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Bring your lunch and watch a movie on the big screen.

Wednesday’s Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Special Programs: Zumba Gold with Bernadette: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. ($3 per class)

Thursday’s Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Special Programs: Chair Yoga: 9 a.m.-10 a.m. ($3 per class)

Open day of activities (cards, bingo, knitting, etc)

Friday’s Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Special Programs: Day of Art- Draw, Paint, etc. with other artists in this open day of art activities.

Village of Washingtonville on-going programs:  Time for Tots and Toddling Toddlers and Get Fit with Bodyfit. For more info on these programs contact  Diane 782-5418.

The West Point Band announces its Masterworks Concert Series through May, with performances at West Point and surrounding communities. All concerts are free.

“Top Brass!”  Featuring the West Point Concert Band Brass and Percussion. Saturday, January 18, 7 p.m., Cadet Chapel, West Point. (Snow date: Sunday, January 19, 3 p.m.)

“Bernstein, Benny, and Pierson” Saturday, February 22, 7 p.m., Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, Chester.  (Snow date: Sunday, February 23, 3 p.m.)

“Barber, McGinty, and Broadway” Sunday, March 1, 3 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ

“Serenade for Winds”  Featuring the West Point Concert Band Woodwinds. Saturday, March 21, 2 p.m., Cadet Chapel, West Point.

“Hindemith, Dahl, and Ticheli”  Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Studley Theatre Auditorium, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz.  (Snow date: Sunday, March 29, 3 p.m.)

“Variations on America” Sunday, April 5, 3 p.m., Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ

“Brahms’ Monumental 1st Piano Concerto” Saturday, May 9, 2 p.m., Eisenhower Hall Theatre, West Point.

For concert information, cancellations, and updates, call 845.938.2617 or visit   West Point Band news can also be found by following us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.