Community Calendar

May 28

Elk’s Lodge GBS/CIDP Foundation International Hudson Valley Support Group Chapter.  On 5/28 at 4pm to 5:30 pm we will be discussing various ways to cope, adjust and adapt to having GBS or CIDP. For additional information and acknowledgement of participation please call Bob Burton at 914-805-3714 ( The meeting is handicapped accessible. Anyone with neuropathy is welcome to join. Guest speaker will be Laura MacArthur, area Mgr. for CSL Behring who handles Sub Q infusion therapy.

May 29

Washingtonville Community Dinner. First Presbyterian Church of Washingtonville is hosting a FREE Community Dinner to anyone who would like to join us for food and fellowship on May 29, 2019 5 to 6:30 pm. RSVP to –walk-ins welcome. RSVP for planning purposes only — First Presbyterian Church, 30 Goshen Avenue Washingtonville, NY 10992, 496-3814

June 1

Friends Spring Book Fair at the Newburgh Free Library It’s that time of year again – time for the Friends Spring Book Fair at the Newburgh Free Library! The annual, two-day event is a great opportunity to shop local, pick up quality best-sellers, popular fiction and non-fiction, children’s books, while supporting a great cause! All sales from the Book Fair benefit the Friends of the Newburgh Free Library who support the library in its mission to inform, inspire and connect our community! The fair takes place in the Auditorium and Lobby of the Newburgh Free Library (124 Grand Street). The Fair will be open to the public from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sat., June 1, and then again on Sun., June 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 1 & 2

2019 Orange County Mineral, Gem and Fossil Show June 1-2,  10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe. Fun for the entire family featuring artisans, craftsmen, collectors, dealers and exhibitors. Enjoy exhibits, demonstrations, games,  educational displays, fluorescent minerals, and fossils. The most complete mastodon found in New York will be on display. Food and refreshment available for purchase. Scouts in uniform and children under 12 are free. Rain or Shine. This is an outdoor event.


Newburgh Chorale is offering two  upcoming performances  entitled “How Can I Keep From Singing?  Folk Music from Home and Abroad”.  This year, we are doing 2 performances on the first 2 consecutive weekends in June. Our programs will feature a 20-voice all-volunteer community choral group with piano accompaniment performing folk works by Gustav Holst, Aaron Copland and others.

RiverFest Announces Entertainment Line-Up Cornwall-on-Hudson’s RiverFest is pleased to announce the entertainment line-up for the festival on Sunday, June 2, 2019.  The musical acts include local bands John and Jackie Gioia and Hank & The Skinny 3.  Somerville Brothers, a crowd favorite from past years, will be back, along with Third Degree and Soul City.  Musical entertainment will take place from 12 to 5:40.

Children’s entertainers Storie Laurie, a storyteller, songwriter, and singer; and magician Rachil Hiller, will return, and the Roaming Railroad will also be back.  New this year is Riverside Theatre Arts Academy, which will present an interactive fairy tale journey based on Peter Pan. Now in its 22nd year, RiverFest is held at Donohue Park along the Hudson River and features a full day of music and entertainment, children’s activities, a large craft and food fair, kayaking, and rides on the sloop the Woody Guthrie.  As always, there is no charge for RiverFest.

June 7, 8, 9.

This is the 107th year of this Parish Feast, honoring Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and Saint Anthony. Hours are Friday, June 7th, 6-10PM, Saturday, June 8th, Noon to 10PM, Sunday, June 9th, 1-6PM. Join us at the Noon Mass on Sunday, June 9th, lead by Fr. Giuseppe from the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and join the street procession coming out of the noon mass and ending at the Feast site. Enjoy delicious Italian Food and Desert, including Zeppole, Pasta, Meatballs, Eggplant Rollatini, Prosciutto and Mozzarella sandwiches, Sausage & Peppers, Cheese Steak, Gelato, Italian Ice and more!! Wonderful entertainment each night, with authentic Italian music.

June 8

West Point Band – The West Point Band is proud to announce its “Music Under the Stars” 2019 summer concert series at West Point’s majestic Trophy Point Amphitheater. Continue the tradition and soak in the history and majesty of West Point as you take in a concert while overlooking the waters that George Washington called “the key to the continent.” Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, visit the beautiful and historic grounds of the United States Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views while the West Point Band performs music ranging from the best of classical, jazz, Broadway, and patriotic—to pop, rock, country, and today’s top hits. These concerts are free and open to everyone.


June 9

The Friends of the Moffat Library will be holding a “Bag of Books Sale” in their used book store located within Moffat Library at 6 West Main Street, Washingtonville on Sunday June 9 from 12:30 pm until 4:00pm.  Buy a bag for $5 and fill it up with books, CDs and DVDs.  For more information, please call 496-5483.  Help Moffat Library by doing some shopping with us!
                                                                                                               June 15

Gardens of Goshen Tour & Luncheon on the Lawn, Tour Tickets now on sale. St. James’ Episcopal Church will host its 15th annual “Gardens of Goshen” event on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a self-guided tour of some of Goshen’s most beautiful gardens.  Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets include a fresh gourmet luncheon served under a tent on the front lawn of St. James’ Episcopal Church, 1 St. James’ Place, Goshen.

Join the Lap4Life Foundation at the 11th Annual Lap4Life Run /Walk on Saturday, June 15, in memory of Dr. Angelo Casabianca.The run will begin at 9:15 a.m. at Chadwick Lake in the Town of Newburgh. The four-mile walk will immediately follow the run, and the Kids “Fun Run” will begin after the awards ceremony. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation and LiveOnNY.