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November 10
Kyle Honan Heart To Heart Foundation and Memorial Scholarship will present Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m. in Tetreau Hall behind St. Mary’s Church in Washingtonville. $10 per family of 4. For more info email

The Rock Tavern Chapter of the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern, will be featuring Don and Maureen Black on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Open mic performances will be available to all. Admission (less for Folk Guild members and seniors).
• Roast Beef Dinner, hosted by Sugar Loaf United Methodist Church, 1387 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf, Saturday, November 10, from 4-7 p.m. Dinner to include, mashed potatoes, vegetable, rolls, beverage and dessert. Tickets. Church is wheel chair accessible. Take-outs available. Reservations suggested, contact Dick 469-4755, Harold 469-4878 or Sue 469-2065.
• Tricky Tray at The First Presbyterian Church with help from Girl Scout Troops 493 and 503 will be held November 10 at 1 p.m. calling starts at 2 p.m. Located at , 30 Goshen Ave. Washingtonville. Food will be available. Any question please call the church at 845-496-3814.
Come to the Historic Edmonston House for General Gates Day, November 11 and meet the victor of Saratoga who is arriving to command the New Windsor Cantonment – Major General Horatio Gates. The General will be present at the historic house from 4 until 6 p.m. The National Temple Hill Association in conjunction with the New Windsor Cantonment is presenting this event. The Historic Edmonston House is located at 1024 Route 94 in New Windsor, New York.
November 14

Mount St. Mary College will screen Smith’s Notes from the Field on Wednesday, November 14 at 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Center for Adolescent Research and Development (CARD), the event is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Hudson Hall auditorium on campus. The Mount is located at 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y.

Public Workshop: Natural Heritage Project. Washingtonville Middle School 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more info contact Matt Decker at Orange County Land Trust 845-534-3690.

November 17
The First Presbyterian Church of Hamptonburgh, located at 2815 Route 207 in Campbell Hall, is hosting a Coat Drive. Clean, warm coats in good condition are being happily accepted. There is a receptacle next to the side door for donations, and tax-exempt forms are available there as well. Distribution Day will be held on Saturday, November 17, from 10-2 at the church. People are welcome to stop in and choose from the collection on that day. For more information call 845-427-2788

November 18

Please join us at the Historic Edmonston House, in New Windsor, Sunday November 18 from 6p.m. – 8p.m. to enjoy a wonderful 18th century dessert collation table. Delicious period correct sweetmeats, syllabubs, small cakes, and other tasty treats will be served up by Neil De Marino, the owner of “The Georgian Kitchen” and a nationally renowned 18th century cooking historian and teacher. Toast the beginning of the holiday season with warm spiced cider or Fish House Punch. Tickets will not be sold at the entrance during the evening of the event. Please email Neil De Marino at to reserve your space . Tickets are minimal price.
The cemetery committee of St. George’s Church, Newburgh, announces that Gino Francesconi, director of the archives and Rose Museum at Carnegie Hall will be the speaker at a benefit for St. George’s Cemetery, the final resting place of William Burnet Tuthill, the architect of Carnegie Hall.
The talk is slated for Sunday, November 18, at 3 p.m. at St. George’s Church, 105 Grand Street. All proceeds benefit St. George’s Cemetery. For further information contact (845) 561-5355,, or through Facebook.

November 23- November 24
Knitted caps, woolen berets and furry hoods are often worn during cold winter days. At Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh, you are invited to make your own topper – 18th century-style – during Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 23rd and Saturday, November 24th, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m..
December 1
The Blooming Grove/Washingtonville Chamber of Commerce is happy to sponsor the 8th Annual Washingtonville Christmas Parade to be held in the Village of Washingtonville on Saturday, December 1 beginning at 6 p.m. from Vern Allen Park. The parade will make its way through the Village and deliver Santa to E.J. McGlaughlin Square to participate in the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7p.m .






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