Heather Longyear fills Woodstock preschool void left by Supertots.
The sun shining down from a clear blue sky illuminated Hasbrouck Park in New Paltz like a flaming metaphor last Saturday afternoon, as people gathered for the first annual Recovery Fest.
The Saugerties Chamber of Commerce will host the “Rockin’ Gala and Auction” this Saturday, September 16.
Because the program is for children 5 and under, families transition out of it when the kids enter school. They’ve gathered at Phillies Bridge for the last 12 years at the end of the summer to celebrate good health at the source of much of the fresh produce they receive.
It was a full day of family-friendly activities and community camaraderie last Saturday at Majestic Park in Gardiner, as the 28th annual Gardiner Day went off without a hitch under sunny skies above.
A Ceremony of Remembrance was held on Monday morning at the New Paltz Community September 11th Memorial to mark the 16th anniversary of the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
One of the Woodstock Library’s most popular workshops for children this summer was the cooking class led by Emily Sherry and Anthony Heaney, who run Provisions, the Tinker Street sandwich shop. On August 29, 14 kids, aged eight through 15, gathered in the kitchen of the Woodstock Reformed Church to make chicken soup, which was served the next day at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, held at Christ’s Lutheran Church down the road.
All the entertainment and activities are free, including pony rides, face-painting and henna tattoos.
“What is it? What’s it worth?” will be held Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m. at the New Paltz Community Center.
For the second year, six parishioners of St. James Methodist church and their church outreach director, the Rev. Jordan Scruggs, made the long journey across the globe to a community that we may only ever glimpse on a page of a college anthropology textbook, or a Nat Geo clip.