The New Paltz United Teachers (NPUT) will present this year’s murder mystery dinner “Murder on the Oriental Rug at Downturn Abbey,” on Saturday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., at the New Paltz Jewish Community Center. Tickets are $40 and include murder, mayhem and mastication. Prizes will be awarded to various super sleuths. Please contact Meri Lederer at 256-4304 or email@example.com to reserve tickets. Tickets will be on sale at the front desk of each of the four school buildings starting Monday, March 24.