Arts, Entertainment, Recreation
Newburgh Free Academy to Perform Musical: School of Rock – March 17
Students from Newburgh Free Academy will be performing School of Rock for their spring performance. This production is based on the Paramount Movie by Mike White, book by Julian Fellowes, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and new music by Andrew Llyod Webber. Vocal Direction by Mrs. Karen Sheehy, Music Teacher at New Windsor School,Directed and Choreographed by Ms. Mandy Clifford, Dance Teacher at Newburgh Free Academy, Main Campus and Conducted by Mr. Chris Zoutis, Band Teacher at Newburgh Free Academy, Main Campus Seating is reserved! To make your reservations contact http://www.schoolofrock.newburghschools.org or by phone at 845 563.5413. Performances are Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m.
VFW HOLDING A BUS TRIP TO THE SANDS CASINO, PA.
On Thursday, March 22, 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 a.m. from the Newburgh Wal-Mart parking lot. The bus will depart for home around 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person and each person will receive a $45.00 package consisting of $40.00 in free slot play and a $5 food coupon, plus a chance to win this trip free. To sign up, please call John Raszcewski at 845-562-3705. Make checks payable to VFW 1161.
Huge Rummage Sale Cornwall Presbyterian Church – March 17
Cornwall Presbyterian Church, 222 Hudson Street (Route 218), Cornwall-on-Hudson from 9 a.m. To 1 p.m. (RAIN OR SHINE). Be sure to come early for our bargains of clothes, accessories, toys, books, and household items in “Grandma’s Attic”. Main floor everything you can fill in a brown grocery bag for limited donation. We will also feature a “Fantastic Finds Boutique” and Grandma’s attic. Come join in the fun! Call 534-2903 for more information or visit our website http://www.CornwallPresbyterian.org for directions.
Newburgh Rowing Club’s Indoor Rowing and Paddle Training Winter Program for Youth (ages 10-19) and Adults.
Get fit and ready for spring on-water rowing and paddling by training indoors at our boathouse on the Newburgh waterfront. All levels welcome. You will develop working knowledge of the sport including vocabulary and equipment and proper rowing and paddling technique. Youth classes 6 -7:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday-Friday. Adult classes 6-8 p.m are on Thursdays or 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday. Come join the fun with the Newburgh Rowing Club, 2 River Street, Newburgh. For more information and to register, contact Coach Ed Kennedy 845.541.2313 or http://www.Newb urghRowClub.org.
ST. GEORGE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 105 GRAND STREET NEWBURGH, NY 845-561-5355
HOLY WEEK SERVICES 2018
Palm Sunday March 25 8am, 10am
Monday March 26 Noon, 6:30pm
Tuesday March 27 Noon, 6:30pm
Wednesday March 28 Noon, 6:30pm
Thursday March 29 Noon, 7pm
Friday March 30 Noon, 6:30
Saturday March 31 10am
Sunday April 1 8am, 10am
Grace United Methodist Church Lenten Schedule
The Annual Interfaith Lenten Lunches, is at noon and will continues each Weds. in March through March 21.
Seed Starting Program for Children set for March 31 at Arboretum
The Friends of the Orange County Arboretum are pleased to announce that they will host “Seed Starting for Kids” on March 31 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Kosuga Greenhouse classroom at the Arboretum. There are many ways to start seeds indoors for planting outside when the weather warms up. Volunteer instructors will discuss some seed starting ideas and guests will have the opportunity to make a few samples to take home using environmentally friendly methods. Children will also get to decorate a flower pot to take home and plant their seeds in. The class is for children ages seven and older and the cost is $5 per child. Advanced registration is required. For more information or to reserve a seat, please call 615-3828.
Swimming at Union Ave Community Fitness Center
The Union Avenue Community Fitness Center, located at 565 Union Avenue, New Windsor, has announced the NY Swim Academy Spring Group Swim Lesson Schedule. The 4-week group swim lessons will be offered twice a week (Mondays and Wednesdays) beginning on Monday, April 9. The 8-week group lessons, which meets once a week, are set to begin Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29.
Nature Museum to Host School Break Mini Camp for Ages 6-9
Looking for some Spring Break vacation fun? The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will be hosting its popular nature-based School Break Mini Camp for children ages 6-9 at the Outdoor Discovery Center on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road in Cornwall. It will run from Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., which can be attended by the day or for the whole week. Each day, campers will join the Museum’s Environmental Educators to explore and play in the fields, ponds, and forests; including log rolling, fort building, and searching for signs of spring. After playing outdoors, campers will meet one of our resident animals and enjoy crafts and games. According to Environmental Educator Carl Heitmuller, “Now that Winter is over, let’s get outside enjoy what Spring has to offer. It’s time to explore and enjoy the great outdoors and come home covered in dirt.” Campers should bring a lunch and refillable water bottle.