The following is a list of Memorial Day events, mostly in Ulster and Dutchess counties. We’re continuing to add more
One of the founders of NYC’s wildly successful Greenmarket (as well as the one in Saugerties), the architect/urban planner sowed the seeds of a green revolution.
The film RBG celebrates the achievement, endurance and unlikely cult status of US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who, at 84, has become an unexpected pop-culture icon.
The Gardiner Cupcake Festival will be held this Saturday, May 19 from noon to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at Wright’s Farm in Gardiner. The festival offers something for everyone in the family, from adults to children. Activities for kids include face painting, cupcake decorating, kids’ zone, pony rides, wagon rides and bouncy houses. Most of the childrens’ activities are free of charge.
Saturday, May 19: New Folk trailblazers, massive hitmakers and ardent social activists, the Indigo Girls are synonymous with the lighter side of ’90s music – which is to say pretty darn dark themselves, but leavened with a fine sense of close harmony and with songs that sport at least glimmers of hope and redemption.
Endangered Species Weekend at Millbrook’s Trevor Zoo, Slabsides Day in West Park | Make seed paper and seed balls at Clermont | Spring Land of Chocolate MyKingstonKids Fest
Saturday, May 19: To the Mets faithful, they are a vivid memory of the pride and second-to-no one attitude that are, theoretically, possible for New York’s second team. Their local appearance will benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie.
Friday-Sunday, May 18-20: When Ukrainian writer/activist Anna Stepanovna Politkovskaya was assassinated by contract hitmen in 2006, her body was found in the elevator of her Moscow housing complex. It happened on Vladimir Putin’s birthday, and some observers of the Russian political scene believe that someone was sending him a present.
Saturday, May 19: A reggae touring and studio powerhouse
Sunday, May 20: One of the first representations of the anti-Semitism of Russia, The Yellow Ticket was nearly destroyed by Nazis. After a copy was recovered in Berlin, the Washington Jewish Music Festival asked Alicia Svigals to compose a new score to accompany the film.