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Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Saturday, November 1, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

40 Days For Life

Other Events Forty days of prayer and fasting, community outreach and peaceful and prayerful vigil for life outside both Planned Parenthood locations. Please join us. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, November 1, 2014. Planned Prenthood Goshen Health Center, 7 Coates Drive, #4, Goshen, and Planned Parenthood Newburgh Health Center, 136 Lake St. Newburgh.

Falling Colors Race

Fundraising Events Region: Sullivan. Cost: $22 early registration. See: http://www.sullivanstriders.org/fallingcolorsinfo.htm for more info. Registration: https://www.zippyreg.com/online_reg/registration.php?eventID=492 Click "participate" at bottom, left. Venue website: www.sullivanstriders.org. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Emerald Green Entertainium 147 Old Sackett Rd, Rock Hill.

Church fair

There will be a fine variety of specialty vendor tables, a bake sale,  handmade gifts, knitted, crocheted.  Christmas Treasures;  greeting cards, ornaments; Rada knives;  homemade vegetable beef soup.  Lunch will be available from 11 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Call 856-3423. Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Drew United Methodist Church, 49 Sussex St. Port Jervis.

Busy Body Arts & Crafts Program

Kids' Activities 9-10:30 a.m. Sat. Oct. 18-Dec. 13. For boys and girls in grades K-3. Kids will bring home a completed project each week. No preregistration needed. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-4045. Email: pjrec@frontiernet.net. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Port Jervis Youth Center, 134 Pike St. Port Jervis, NY.

Christmas bazaar

Fundraising Events White elephant items, jewelry collection, crafts, craft supplies and gifts will be for sale. A complimentary tea table will be open to the public. Bake sale, soup and chili with hotdogs/sauerkraut will be on the lunch menu. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 570-491-4727. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Matamoras United Methodist Church, 209 Avenue H, Matamoras, Pa.

Crafts and more

Fundraising Events Raffles, food for sale. Sponsored by the Pine Bush Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For vendor information, call 744-8626. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pine Bush Firehouse social hall, Route 52, Pine Bush.

Holiday Bazaar

Fundraising Events There will be homemade items, such as quilts, table runners, baby blankets, crocheted kitchen towels, doll clothes; crafts, gifts, bake sale, jelly and dips. We will have a variety of soups for lunch, so stop in and shop and relax for lunch. For more information contact Julia at 361-2196 or Agnes 361-2721. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: . Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Bullville United Methodist Church, 2859 Route 17k (near intersection of Route 302) Bullville.

Holiday Craft Fair

Fundraising Events Lunch menu of Black Bean Soup; Creamed Chicken over Bisquits; Sloppy Joes; Homemade Desserts and various beverages all priced separately.  There will be a bake sale with lots of goodies to tempt you and your taste buds. Call Dee Hulseapple 386-4995. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 58 West Main Street, Middletown.

Mulberry House craft fair

Fundraising Events Phone: 845-346-4070. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Mulberry House, 62-70 West Main St. Middletown.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Family Solutions

Other Events 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A supervised visitation service, providing a supportive, safe and nurturing environment to encourage strengthening parent-child bonds. $60 for one hour; $100 for two hours. Saturdays only. Registration required. To reserve a slot, call 845-294-8082, ext. 24. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Amity thrift sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Held every first Sat. All proceeds benefit the Institute for Religious Development. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-986-6962. Email: esharp@optonline.net. Ticket Phone: 845-986-6962. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 110 Newport Bridge Road, Amity, Warwick.

Book sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Craft & Food Fair

Fundraising Events Benefits the church outreach programs. Call Debbie at 519-0751. . Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. The Gardiner Reformed Church, 166 Main St. (Route 44/55), Gardiner.

Craft and Food Fair

Fundraising Events Region: Ulster. Phone: 845-255-0190. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gardiner Reformed Church, 166 Main St. Gardiner, NY.

Holiday Gift Fair

Fundraising Events Holiday Gift Fair at Shanti Mandir in Walden. Local artisans and vendors. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Shanti Mandir Temple of Peace, 51 Muktananda Marg in Walden.

Indoor yard and clothing sale

Fundraising Events Clothing, toys and linens. Call 647-5343. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 68 Clinton St, Napanoch.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Artist Show and Signing with Billy Jacobs

Other Events America's Favorite Folk Artist, Billy Jacobs, will be at Frazzleberries Country Stores Saturday Nov 1st and Sunday Nov 2nd from 10am-6pm for meet and greet and art signings. 15% off all Billy Jacobs prints that weekend and Billy will personally sign any prints purchased that weekend. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Frazzleberries County Store 24 Main Street Warwick NY 10990.

Knit & Crochet for a Purpose

Library Events 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Items made are for local homeless veterans’ centers and battered women’s shelters. Open to all adults with or without experience. Meets every first and third Sat. For more information, call 883-7286. Phone: 845-883-7286. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Saturday, November 1, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

1658 Stockade National Historic District Walking Tour

1658 Stockade National Historic District Walking Tour- Narrated walk through New York’s largest intact early Dutch settlement and neighborhood where the state was born in 1777. Includes tour of.1812 Johnston House interior featuring 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts. Adult $10; child under 16, $5. Departs Saturday, 1 p.m. from the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner Wall-Main Sts. uptown Kingston.Call 339-0720 or fohk.org. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Departs Saturday, 1 p.m. from the Friends of Historic Kingston Gallery, corner Wall-Main Sts. uptown Kingston.

Dedication of the Revolutionary War Monument

Mayor, Kelly Decker, City Historian Richard Roberts, Sean Parker, Gray Parker Funeral and Dennis Simmons and more will be in attendance. Sponsored by Old Mine Road Chapter Daughter's of The American Revolution. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Orange Square, Port Jervis.

Harvest Fest and Bake Sale

Fundraising Events 1-7 p.m. Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2. Variety of vendors, raffles, 50/50, cash for gold fundraiser, wreaths and grave blankets. Sponsored by St. Columba Ladies Auxiliary. Vendors wanted, email Julie Whitney at jamm523@yahoo.com or call parish office at 469-2108. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Columba Church, 29 High St. Chester, NY.

St. Columba Harvest Fest

Fundraising Events Tupperware, Avon, Origami Owl, cosmetics, customized Christmas ornaments, Anita's Silver Suitcase, Sacramental items, wreaths and more. Bake sale, 50/50, cash for gold and diamonds. Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-469-2108. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Columba Church 29 High St. Chester, NY 10918.

Family Fun at Unison: It's Magic with Andy Weintraub

Kids' Activities Andy's show will focus on the basic principles of sleight of hand and misdirection. He will teach card tricks, tricks with liquids and some larger stage illusions. He might even pull a rabbit out of his hat. Tickets can be purchased online at unisonarts.org or by calling 845-255-1559. Region: Ulster. Cost: Tickets are $12 in advance, $8 for Unison members and $5 for kids under 12. Door prices are $14, $10 and $7. Reservations: Recommended. Phone: 845-255-1559. Email: info@unisonarts.org. Ticket Web Link: https://unisonarts.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0FU0000007YEohMAG. Ticket Phone: 845-255-1559. Venue website: www.unisonarts.org. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:00 PM. Unison Arts Center, 68 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, New York 12561. For more info visit unisonarts.org.

Haunted Huguenot Street

Kids' Activities Historic Huguenot Street will transform into Haunted Huguenot Street with special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, the burial ground, the Deyo House, and the Abraham Hasbrouck House. Guests will hear legends of hauntings, participate in Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, and explore the art of haunted interpretation. Region: Ulster. Cost: Pre-registration is encouraged for interpretations. Members, seniors, and military $20, non-members $25. Without pre-registration, $30 at the door. Phone: 8452551660. Email: media@huguenotstreet.org. Directions: Parking lot available on Broadhead Avenue. Venue website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/. Artist/event website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/calendar-of-events/2014/10/31/haunted-huguenot-street. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St. New Paltz. For more info visit www.huguenotstreet.org.

Soup and bread supper

Fundraising Events Choice of various homemade soups supplied by local restaurants, bread, dessert and choice of beverage. Adults, $5; children ages 6-12; $3 children 5 and under free. Takeout or sit down available. Call 856-1033 or visit stpetersportjervis.org. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 31 West Main St. Port Jervis.

Soup and Bread Supper

Fundraising Events Menu includes choice of homemade soup (from local restaurants), bread, homemade dessert and choice of beverage. Adults $5, children ages 6-12 $3, children 5 and under free. Takeout or sit down available. For more info contact the church at 856-1033 or visit the church website at stpetersportjervis.org. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 31 West Main Street, Port Jervis.

Pork and auerkraut supper

Fundraising Events For takeout, call 647-9054. Region: Ulster. Cost: Adults $13, ages 5-12 $6, under 5 free. Phone: 845-647-7261. Email: beau.zo.rai@juno.com. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Christ Lutheran Church, 105 Center St. Ellenville, NY.

Roscoe Players presents "Murder on the Lust Boat"

Fundraising Events A dinner theater murder mystery with audience participation. Proceeds benefit Roscoe Renaissance. Region: Sullivan. Cost: $35 per person. Reservations recommended. Call 439-3990, ext. 306 or Marge 607-498-5464. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 PM. Wolff's 1910 Catering Hall at Tennanah Lake Golf and Tennis Club in Roscoe, NY.

Nickel Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Calling at 6 p.m. Drawing at 7:30 p.m. 50/50 raffle and refreshments. Call 338-2794. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Bloomington Fire House, Route 32 and Taylor Street, Bloomington near Rosendale.

Potluck and Open Mic Song Sharing

Other Events 6-8 p.m. Monthly Open Mic night series begins with a pot luck dinner. Bring your voice and musical instruments. Region: Ulster. Cost: Free, but bring a potluck dish to share. Phone: 845-255-1255. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Gardiner Library, 133 Farmer’s Turnpike, Gardiner. For more info visit www.gardinerlibrary.org.

Beat the Streets

Youth ages 10-15 have a place to come and enjoy supervised activities such as dancing, gym games, video games, arts & crafts and much more. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free to members, $10 for non-members. Phone: 845-782-9622. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. South Orange Family YMCA, Monroe.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, November 2, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

40 Days For Life

Other Events Forty days of prayer and fasting, community outreach and peaceful and prayerful vigil for life outside both Planned Parenthood locations. Please join us. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 2, 2014. Planned Prenthood Goshen Health Center, 7 Coates Drive, #4, Goshen, and Planned Parenthood Newburgh Health Center, 136 Lake St. Newburgh.

John Eagan's Famous Pancake Breakfast

Fundraising Events Tickets on sale at the door. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Adults $8. Children $6. Reservations: All You can eat: Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage Apple Sauce, Coffee, Tea, Orange Juice, Hot Chocolate. Phone: 845-343-1097. Ticket Phone: 845-343-1097. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Middletown Elk's Lodge, Highland Ave (next to YMCA) Middletown.

Wallkill Fire Dept Pancake Breakfast

Fundraising Events Region: Ulster. Cost: $8 per person, $7.50 seniors; price subject to change. Phone: 845-895-9708. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 18 Central Ave. Wallkill, NY 12589.

Pancake breakfast

Community Meals 8 a.m.-noon first Sun. All welcome. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $6; $4.50 for children under 8. Phone: 845-590-3118. Email: jdcommandervfw@yahoo.com. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Maybrook VFW Post 2064, 209 Main St. Maybrook, NY.

Fall Breakfast buffet

Fundraising Events Omelets, pancakes, French toast, eggs, bacon and home fries. Coffee, tea, juice and milk. Admission $9; seniors, $8; children age 5-12, $7; children under 5 are admitted free. Call 687-0222. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. High Falls Firehouse, Firehouse Road, High Falls.

Annual fall blood drive

Other Events 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 2. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, contact Susan Wood at 856-0273. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Greenville Ambulance Building, corner of Route 6 and Greenville Turnpike, Greenville, NY.

St. Columba Harvest Fest

Fundraising Events Vendor event including Origami Owl, Tupperware, Avon, cosmetics, Anita's Silver Suitcase, Tastefully Simple, customized Christmas ornaments, and Sacramental gifts, Raffles! Bake Sale! And bring your unwanted gold, silver and diamonds as American Gold and Diamond Buyers will be there to give you cash for your unwanted jewelry! Region: Southern Orange. Phone: 845-469-2108. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 29 High St. Chester.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Sunday, November 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Milford Farmers Market

Other Events 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Sunday through Nov. 2, rain or shine. Market will feature fresh produce from local tri-state farms, food and homemade items ranging from fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, cheeses, sweets and more. Educational and kid friendly. Sponsored by Air Soil Water in Historic Milford, Pa. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. River Rock Inn Courtyard, 210 Second St. (at Ann St.), Milford, Pa.

Pork and sauerkraut dinner

Fundraising Events 2:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 Pork and our "special" sauerkraut, green beans; homemade gravy, mashed potatoes, applesauce and chocolate chip cookies; green beans. Region: Sullivan. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children; sauerkraut for sale at $5 per container. Phone: 845-292-4626. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM. St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 24 Chestnut St. Liberty, NY.

Church of God Mission Board meetings forming in Town of Wallkill

Religious Services available in Spanish. Food and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Tony Reyes at 820-6371 or tonyreyes@live.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-820-6371. Email: tonylreyes@live.com. Directions: East on Gueng Street, Right on Ruth Court. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 173 Ruth Court, Middletown, NY.

“Harmony for Habitat”

Fundraising Events Proceeds from a free will donation go towards a fifth “Methodist and Friends Build” Habitat house in Newburgh.  Anyone unable to attend but wishing to make a donation are invited to mail a check made out to “Habitat for Humanity” with “Methodist and Friends Build” in the memo section. Those donations may be sent to Grace United Methodist Church at PO Box 2556, Newburgh, NY 12550. Parking is available on Broadway and behind the church building on VanNess St. Handicap accessibility is also available from the parking lots on VanNess. A chairlift provides handicap accessibility to the church sanctuary. For more information, please contact Elissa Zahn through the Grace UMC office at 561-0176. Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Grace United Methodist Church is located at 468 Broadway in Newburgh.

Haunted Huguenot Street

Kids' Activities Historic Huguenot Street will transform into Haunted Huguenot Street with special interpretations of the Jean Hasbrouck House, the burial ground, the Deyo House, and the Abraham Hasbrouck House. Guests will hear legends of hauntings, participate in Mrs. Gertrude Deyo-Brodhead’s infamous Conundrum Party, and explore the art of haunted interpretation. Region: Ulster. Cost: Pre-registration is encouraged for interpretations. Members, seniors, and military $20, non-members $25. Without pre-registration, $30 at the door. Phone: 8452551660. Email: media@huguenotstreet.org. Directions: Parking lot available on Broadhead Avenue. Venue website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/. Artist/event website: http://www.huguenotstreet.org/calendar-of-events/2014/10/31/haunted-huguenot-street. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Historic Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St. New Paltz. For more info visit www.huguenotstreet.org.

Discovering Christ

Religious Are you looking for “more” in life? Discovering Christ is a 7 week series that invites you to explore the purpose of life and experience a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The evening begins with sharing dinner in small groups then moves to viewing and discussing the week's presentation. All weekly sessions and dinner are free. A one day retreat is scheduled for Oct. 25. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free to attend. Registration: Register online at http://discoveringchrist.eventbrite.com. Phone: 914-200-3331. Email: sacredheartchristlife@gmail.com. Sunday, November 2, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Sacred Heart School Gym, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY 10950.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, November 3, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Lapsit Story Time

Kids' Activities Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books for ages birth to 18 months with a parent/caregiver. In-person registration is required. Held every Mon. through Nov. 10. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Story Time for 3-year-olds

Kids' Activities Books, flannelboard stories, songs and simple creative activity for children age 3 with a parent/caregiver. In-person registration is required. Held every Mon. through Nov. 10. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Fall Luncheon fund-raiser

Fundraising Events Cost: $7. Menu: a choice from a variety of homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and beverages. Take out available. "Fall" Basket Raffle: $1 per chance/ticket. Call 794-5783. Region: Sullivan. Monday, November 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The First Church of Monticello Presbyterian, 11 Jones Street (off Broadway & next to Court House), Monticello.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Bernie Shore Memorial Roast Beef Dinner

Fundraising Events Dinner is sponsored by the Monticello Kiwanis Club and is prepared by Chefs Shaun and Kyle Brasington. The cost is $12 per person. Eat in or Take out. Call Lori Benjamin at 794-7050 for ticket info or buy at door. Region: Sullivan. Cost: $12 per ticket. Monday, November 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Monticello Elks Lodge 46 North Street Monticello, NY.

Pub Poker at TAPS

All players welcome, beginner and advanced. Games are played for points only. No registration required. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free, beginners welcome. Reservations: none. Phone: 973 552-9111. Email: tapspubandeatery@gmail.com. Directions: 2 miles from the Milford/Montague Bridge. Venue website: www.tapspubandeatery.com. Artist/event website: www.pubpokerusa.com. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. 431 Route 206 Montague, NJ.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, November 3, 2014, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

Pine Bush Community Band rehearsal

Other Events Pine Bush Community Band is always looking for new members. Dust off your band instrument, come on in and make music. Band meets weekly for rehearsals. Concert schedule is posted on website, pinebushcommunityband.com. Region: Northern Orange. Artist/event website: http://pinebushcommunityband.com/. Cost: Free. Monday, November 3, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Crawford Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Election Day Pancake Breakfast

Fundraising Events Sponsored by Masonic Historical Society in the 1800 inn originally a stagecoach inn for early post-revolutionary travelers.  Parking in rear off of Maple St.  Adults $7, Seniors $6, $5 children under 12. Call 234-3177. Region: Southern Orange. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM. McGarrah's Stagecoach Inn and Museum, 300 Stage Rd. Monroe.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Election Day Chicken & Biscuit Luncheon

Fundraising Events Benefit for  Sullivan-St. Tammany Chapter #298 Order of Eastern Star. Region: Sullivan. Cost: $7.50. Phone: 845-439-3102. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. Masonic Lodge, 94 Main St. Livingston Manor.

Election Day Luncheon

Fundraising Events Election Day lunch - soup, hot dogs, sandwiches, chili, desserts. Serving 11am-2 pm. Region: Northern Orange. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 11:00 AM. Greenville Methodist Church, 1686 Greenville Turnpike, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

Story Time for 4- & 5-year-olds

Kids' Activities Books, flannelboard stories, songs and simple creative activity for children ages 4-5. Parent/caregiver will wait in Children’s area during the program. In-person registration is required beginning Sept. 15. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM. Newburgh Free Library Story Hour Room 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Grace Episcopal Church of Monroe -Spaghetti Dinner

Community Meals Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Adults-$12. Seniors-$10, children 10 & under $8.00 and children under 5 free. Reservations: Please call for early Reservations 845-783-7358 or 845-637-0981. Phone: 845 783-7358. Email: wichmanncold@gmail.com. Directions: Next to North Main Street School. Ticket Phone: 845 783-7358. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Election Night Dinner, 1 Forest Avenue, Monroe.

Ellenville High School, Class of 2015, Spaghetti Supper

Fundraising Events Region: Ulster. Cost: Adults $10; Senior Citizens/Students $8. Phone: 845-647-0123. Email: slamendola@ecs.k12.ny.us. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Ellenville High School H.S. Cafeteria, 28 Maple Avenue, Ellenville.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Kids' Activities Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Meets every Tues. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration not required. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Stump! Trivia

Other Events Get a team together and come test your random general knowledge! Topics from anatomy to world history, current events to music. Teams of up to six players compete for prizes! Free to play and win! Region: Dutchess. Cost: Free to play, no cover. Prizes for top teams, as well as a randomly chosen non-winning team. Phone: 845-758-4545. Email: amy.borden@stumptrivia.com. Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sidelines Sports Bar, 7909 Albany Post Road, Red Hook, NY 12571.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Play & Learn Together

Kids' Activities Designed for first-time participants in Toddler Story Time. For children ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. Includes resource professionals from around the county who are knowledgeable about child development. Meets every Wed. In-person registration is required. Free. 563-3600. nflprogram@rcls.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

St. Peter’s Children’s Thrift Shop

Other Events 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycled and new clothing, tots to teens. Donations appreciated. Open Wed. Call Dottie Bottaro at 292-2852. Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 264 N. Main St. Liberty, NY.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Drop-in story hour

Library Events Children read stories and make crafts based on a variety of weekly themes. Ages 3-6. Meets every Wed. 292-6070. Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-292-6070. Venue website: www.libertypubliclibrary.org. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 10:45 AM. Liberty Public Library, 189 North Main St. Liberty.

Fall Transfer Fair

More than 70 different colleges and universities will be represented when SUNY Orange conducts its annual Fall Transfer Fair, slated for Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the College’s Middletown campus and Thursday, Nov. 6 on the Newburgh campus. Colleges from throughout the state of New York, as well as the tri-state area and portions of New England, will have representatives on hand from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on one or both days to discuss the transfer options available to SUNY Orange students and members of the community. Representatives from 68 colleges and universities will be in the Shepard Student Center Fireplace Lounge on Wednesday with 44 representatives set to attend the Newburgh event in Kaplan Hall on Thursday. Some of the colleges have donated prizes that will be distributed as part of a prize drawing for those who attend the events. To assure that its students enjoy smooth transition to four-year colleges and universities, and to establish a foundation for continued academic achievement, SUNY Or… Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. SUNY Orange in Middletown and Newburgh.

Drop-in Pre-school Story Time

Kids' Activities Stories selected for children ages 3-4 accompanied by parent or caregiver; all ages welcome. Meets Wed. Free. No registration required. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:35 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

North Church Kids Club

Kids' Activities Meets every Wed. Free. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-343-6688. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North Congregational Church, 96 N. Beacon St. Middletown.

"The Esoteric History of Music"

History/genealogical Lecture by Dr. Nathan Rosenblum, professor of metaphysical philosophy, will explore connections with mysticism and esoteric ideas in music from ancient times to present day in a variety of genres. Registration is at 565-2076 or www.msmc.edu/communityed. Region: Hudson River Region. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Mount Saint Mary College, Desmond Campus, 6 Albany Post Road, Newburgh, NY.

"Neurofeedback Therapy For Brain-Related Conditions"

Other Events Orange County Neurofeedback Group is hosting a talk on neurofeedback and the treatment of ADHD, OCD, anxiety, depression and other brain-related conditions. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free. Reservations: By Calling. Registration: Or by emailing attendance request to Braincore40@gmail.com. Phone: 845-986-5500. Email: Braincore40@gmail.com. Directions: 40 Maple Ave. Warwick, NY 10990. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 40 Maple Ave. Warwick, NY 10990.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Thursday, November 6, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Drop-in Lapsit Story Time

Kids' Activities Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books for children from birth up to 18 months with a parent/caregiver. No registration necessary. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration necessary. Phone: 845-566-0460. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090 Newburgh, NY 12550.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Fall Transfer Fair

More than 70 different colleges and universities will be represented when SUNY Orange conducts its annual Fall Transfer Fair, slated for Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the College’s Middletown campus and Thursday, Nov. 6 on the Newburgh campus. Colleges from throughout the state of New York, as well as the tri-state area and portions of New England, will have representatives on hand from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on one or both days to discuss the transfer options available to SUNY Orange students and members of the community. Representatives from 68 colleges and universities will be in the Shepard Student Center Fireplace Lounge on Wednesday with 44 representatives set to attend the Newburgh event in Kaplan Hall on Thursday. Some of the colleges have donated prizes that will be distributed as part of a prize drawing for those who attend the events. To assure that its students enjoy smooth transition to four-year colleges and universities, and to establish a foundation for continued academic achievement, SUNY Or… Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. SUNY Orange in Middletown and Newburgh.

Make an Appointment with a Librarian

Library Events Come with questions about getting library books onto your reading device. You will need an eReader or smart device, passwords to devices, library card and pin. Meets Thurs.Free. To schedule an appointment, call Heather Gayton at 566-0460. Cost: Free. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Phone: 845-563-3600. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Local Author Program

Library Events Book signing and discussion of bestselling author Amy Pascale’s latest book: "Joss Whedon: A Biography." Pascale is a Cornwall High School graduate and MTV’s director of strategy in their on-air promos department. Copies of the book will be for sale. Phone: (845) 534-8282. Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson St. Cornwall, NY.

Town of Wallkill Historical Association

History/genealogical Presentation by Holly Bodnar, president of Pine Bush Equipment: “Pine Bush Equipment - Its History and Impact on Our Area." Bodnar will talk about the origins of Pine Bush Equipment and the Boniface family, how  they grew to be one of the largest equipment dealers in the Northeast, and what it was like being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Free, Discussion to follow. For more information, contact John E. Lippert at 361-1106 or jlippert@townofwallkill.com. Region: Northern Orange. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM. Wallkill Town Hall, 99 Tower Drive, Building A, Wallkill, NY.

The History of Pine Bush Equipment

History/genealogical PBE president Holly Bodnar brings us back to the origins of  the PBE and the Boniface family ,and how  they grew to be one of the largest equipment dealers in the Northeast, and, what it was like being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Free. Discussion to follow. Region: Northern Orange. Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Wallkill Town Hall, 99 Tower Drive, Building A, Wallkill.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Friday, November 7, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Circles of Caring Conference

History/genealogical Speakers, workshops, experts, community, tips! $25 Conference Fee (includes continental breakfast and lunch). Registration is open now. Scholarships Available. Sponsors & Vendors Needed! Please Contact JFS at 338 2980 for details. Jewish Family Services has proudly served Seniors of all faiths. Visit jfsulster.org or call 338-2980. Region: Ulster. Friday, November 7, 2014, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Garden Plaza Hotel in Kingston.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Friday, November 7, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Toddler story time

Kids' Activities Story time and interactive play with educational toys is for children ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. In-person registration is required, beginning Sept. 15. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library Story Hour Room 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Friday, November 7, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Friday, November 7, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Crafty Science

Kids' Activities For kids in sixth grade to middle school. Make a cool craft and learn about basic nutrition. Meets Fri. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-856-3991. Friday, November 7, 2014, 3:30 PM. Empowering Port Jervis, 11 Fowler St. Port Jervis, NY.

Craft Fair and Holiday Bake Sale

Fundraising Events 4-7 p.m. Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Light meals and refreshments available.gracegwl.com. Region: Southern Orange. Friday, November 7, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Grace Lutheran Church, 25 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake, NY.

Roast beef dinner

Fundraising Events $12; $5 for children under 12. Bill at 647-8921. For take-outs that day call 647-5343 after 2 p.m. Region: Sullivan. Friday, November 7, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. St. Marks' Church, Clinton Street, Napanoch.

St. Stanislaus Parish Tricky Tray

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Family Fun Night. Doors open at 5pm & Calling starts at 7pm Over 400 Assorted Baskets, Holiday Raffles, 50/50, Door Prizes Refreshments available. For more info, call Doris at 651-4904. Region: Southern Orange. Cost: Free Admission! Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Pine Island Firehouse, County Rte. 1, Pine Island.

Cragmoor Historical Society Annual Holiday Bazaar

Fundraising Events 5-8 p.m. Nov. 7 (early bird shopping), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8-9. Handcrafted items, home baked goods, preserves, and gifts.  $5 donation Nov. 7 includes wine and cheese. radl.maureen@gmail.com. Region: Ulster. Cost: $5 donation. Email: radl.maureen@gmail.com. Directions: Off Route 52 on top of Shawangunk Ridge between Pine Bush and Ellenville. Turn off on Cragsmoor Road, 1 1/2miles to CHS on left. Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cragsmoor Historical Society, 349 Cragsmoor Road, Cragsmoor.

PULSES sixth anniversary celebration

PULSES - Outstanding Service Awards will be presented to: Parents, Service Providers, School Personnel, and Students. PULSES IS a special education advocacy nonprofit group to help parents get their child a proper education. Guest Speakers: Dr. Michelle Dunn and Mr. Larry Harris from Montefiore Autism Center, Yonkers, N.Y. Free. For more information contact Dr. Kathy Gill at gillk3@wpunj.edu. Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. First Presbyterian Church, 142 Stage Road, Monroe.

Fall Penny Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Doors will open at 6pm with calling beginning at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be available. Call 895-3673. Region: Ulster. Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Shawangunk Firehouse, 2150 Bruynswick Road, Hamlet of Wallkill.

Fall Penny Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Doors open at 6 p.m. Calling at 7 p.m.  Call 895-3673. Region: Ulster. Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Shawangunk Fire House, 2150 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill (Hamlet).

Fall Penny Social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Doors open at 6 p.m. Calling at 7 p.m.  Call 895-3673. Region: Northern Orange. Friday, November 7, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Shawangunk Fire House, 2150 Bruynswick Road, Wallkill (Hamlet).

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Saturday, November 8, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Busy Body Arts & Crafts Program

Kids' Activities 9-10:30 a.m. For boys and girls in grades K-3. Kids will bring home a completed project each week. No preregistration needed. Held every Sat. Oct. 18-Dec. 13. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-4045. Email: pjrec@frontiernet.net. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Port Jervis Youth Center, 134 Pike St. Port Jervis, NY.

Coldenham Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Craft Fair

Fundraising Events Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-564-7882. Email: raygas@netzero.com. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Coldenham Fire House, 511 Coldenham Road, Walden, NY.

Merrie Olde Crafte Faire and British Festival

Fundraising Events 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 8. Craft and bake sale. Grandma’s Attic, 9-noon; English fish & chips lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; British Tea, 3 p.m. Lunch $12 adults, $5 ages 10 and under; tea $15, $5 ages 10 and under. 343-6101. email gracesec@warwick.net. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Grace Episcopal Church, , 58 North St. Middletown.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Family Solutions

Other Events 9 a.m.-6 p.m. A supervised visitation service, providing a supportive, safe and nurturing environment to encourage strengthening parent-child bonds. $60 for one hour; $100 for two hours. Saturdays only. Registration required. To reserve a slot, call 845-294-8082, ext. 24. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Dispute Resolution Center, 3136 Route 207, Campbell Hall.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Coleman Craft Fair

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9. Crafters wanted. 901-7092. colemancraftfair@yahoo.com. Region: Ulster. Registration: Crafters can register at http://www.colemancatholic.net/documents/craft%20fair%20letter.pdf. Phone: 845-901-7092. Email: colemancraftfair@yahoo.com. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM. John A. Coleman Catholic High School 430 Hurley Ave. Hurley, NY 12443.

Cragmoor Historical Society Annual Holiday Bazaar

Fundraising Events 5-8 p.m. Nov. 7 (early bird shopping), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8-9. Handcrafted items, home baked goods, preserves, and gifts.  $5 donation Nov. 7 includes wine and cheese. radl.maureen@gmail.com. Region: Ulster. Email: radl.maureen@gmail.com. Directions: Off Route 52 on top of Shawangunk Ridge between Pine Bush and Ellenville. Turn off on Cragsmoor Road, 1 1/2miles to CHS on left. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cragsmoor Historical Society, 349 Cragsmoor Road, Cragsmoor.

Holiday Craft Fair

Fundraising Events Homemade crafts, assortment of vendors, refreshment from 10-4 vendors welcomed. Call 692-7075. Region: Southern Orange. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Family Faith Church 240 Midland Lakes Rd Middletown.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Saturday, November 8, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Red Cross Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program

Library Events Are you prepared for an emergency? American Red Cross will show what to do when disaster strikes. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-883-7286. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00 PM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena, NY.

Silent and live auction

Fundraising Events Offerings include gift certificates to local restaurants, bookstores, Hudson River Cruises and many hand-crafted items. Entry fee $ 5. There will be light food served throughout the event. Email dpzucker@woodstockdayschool.org. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Catskills, 320 Sawkill Road, Kingston.

Penny social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Calling begins 5 p.m. Penny tables, $5 tables, gift card table, 50/50 raffle, many baskets. Benefits Humane Society of Walden pets’ medical care and shelter’s building repairs. 778-5115. Region: Northern Orange. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 3:00 PM. Walden firehouse social hall, 230 Old Orange Ave. Walden, NY.

Roast Beef Dinner

Fundraising Events Dinner to include mashed potatoes, vegetable, rolls and homemade dessert. Tickets are $13 Adults, $12 Seniors, $6 Children 6 to 12yrs. Children 5 & under free. Church is wheelchair accessible. Take-outs available. Reservations suggested, contact Millie Shove 986-2823 or Harold Haslam 469-4878. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Sugar Loaf United Methodist Church, 1387 Kings Hwy. Sugar Loaf.

American Patriotic Dinner and Show

Penny Social/Tricky Tray $20 limited seating. Veterans are admitted free. Call 895-2952 or John 895-1897. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. The Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Road, Wallkill (Hamlet).

Annual penny social

Penny Social/Tricky Tray Doors open at 5 p.m. with calling at 6:30. Refreshments will be for sale. For more information, call 754-8421. Region: Northern Orange. Registration: . Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:00 PM. Cuddebackville Fire Department, 15 Route 211 West, Cuddebackville, NY.

American Patriotic Dinner And Show

Fundraising Events Limited seating. Tickets, $20. Veterans are admitted free. Call 895-2952 or John at 895-1897. Region: Ulster. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Reformed Church of Shawangunk, 1166 Hoagerburgh Road, Hamlet of Wallkill.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Sunday, November 9, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Sparrowbush Engine Co. monthly breakfast

Community Meals Sit down breakfast with wait staff. You will not go away hungry! Bake sale items available. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: $6. Phone: 845-856-5047. Email: angeleyes20108@gmail.com. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM. 79 Main St. Sparrowbush, NY 12780.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Book sales

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Held every Sat.-Sun. Benefits Family of Ellenville. Call 647-2443. Region: Ulster. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Cragmoor Historical Society Annual Holiday Bazaar

Fundraising Events 5-8 p.m. Nov. 7 (early bird shopping), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8-9. Handcrafted items, home baked goods, preserves, and gifts.  $5 donation Nov. 7 includes wine and cheese. radl.maureen@gmail.com. Region: Ulster. Email: radl.maureen@gmail.com. Directions: Off Route 52 on top of Shawangunk Ridge between Pine Bush and Ellenville. Turn off on Cragsmoor Road, 1 1/2miles to CHS on left. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Cragsmoor Historical Society, 349 Cragsmoor Road, Cragsmoor.

Unionville Community Center Artisan Sale

Fundraising Events 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9. An assortment of handmade items. Benefits Unionville Community Center. For vendor information, call 726-0911. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Unionville Community Center, 12 Main St. Unionville, NY.

Used Book sale

Fundraising Events Live music by Debbie Fisher. Refreshments, Rosendale Theater, gift merchandise. Call 647-2443. Region: Sullivan. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St. Ellenville.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Sunday, November 9, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Unionville Firehouse 10th annual Holiday Bazaar

Fundraising Events 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9. Many vendors, raffles, White Elephant Table, refreshments available. 674-2550. Region: Northern Orange. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Unionville Firehouse, 100 Route 284, Unionville, NY.

Church of God Mission Board meetings forming in Town of Wallkill

Religious Services available in Spanish. Food and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Tony Reyes at 820-6371 or tonyreyes@live.com. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: None. Reservations: Not required. Registration: Not required. Phone: 845-820-6371. Email: tonylreyes@live.com. Directions: East on Gueng Street, Right on Ruth Court. Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 173 Ruth Court, Middletown, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Monday, November 10, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Monday, November 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Lapsit Story Time

Kids' Activities Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books for ages birth to 18 months with a parent/caregiver. In-person registration is required. Held every Mon. through Nov. 10. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 10, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Story Time for 3-year-olds

Kids' Activities Books, flannelboard stories, songs and simple creative activity for children age 3 with a parent/caregiver. In-person registration is required. Held every Mon. through Nov. 10. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 11:40 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Manitoga House, Studio and Landscape Tours

Trips / Tours Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison, 11 a.m. Oct. 10. Visit Manitoga, the house, studio and woodland garden of pioneer industrial designer, Russel Wright (1904-1976). Tour Dragon Rock, Wright’s experimental home which he built onto the rock ledge of an abandoned quarry while masterfully orchestrating the surrounding landscape into a series of outdoor rooms of varying character and delight. Public tours, led by professional guides, are offered off the main house, studio, and inner landscape at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fri.-Mon. The 2014 tour season runs from May 2-Nov. Phone: 845-424-3812. Reservations: Reservations required. Tours limited to 12 people. Reserve online. Email: lmoss@russelwrightcenter.org. Venue website: http://www.russelwrightcenter.org. Cost: $20, $15 students, seniors and National Trust members, $10 children under 12. For more information, call 424-3812; online reservations required at russelwrightcenter.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Directions: DRIVING DIRECTIONS The public entrance to Manitoga is located in the heart of New York's Hudson Highlands, 50 miles north of Manhattan in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is on Route 9D, 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge and 2 miles south of Route 403. Accessible from Taconic Parkway, Palisades Parkway, NY State Thruway/I-87 and I-84. Manitoga is on Route 9D in Garrison, NY, 4 miles south of Cold Spring and 2.5 miles north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. ARRIVING BY TRAIN Take Metro-North r… Monday, November 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Manitoga/The Russel Wright Design Center, 584 Route 9D, Garrison.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Monday, November 10, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

American Red Cross Pillowcase Project

Kids' Activities Children in grades 3-5 will learn to prepare for emergencies and create their own emergency supply kits by packing essential items in a pillowcase. Children will also be able to decorate and personalize a pillowcase. For more information or to register, call 883-7286. Region: Hudson River Region. Monday, November 10, 2014, 4:30 PM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena, NY.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Mon. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Monday, November 10, 2014, 6:00 PM. Thrall Library, 11-19 Depot St. Middletown, NY.

NAMI-AMICO Inc.

Advocacy and education for families of people with a diagnosis of serious mental illness. Visit namiamico.org. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-956-6264. Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. MHA in Orange County, 73 James P. Kelly Way, Goshen.

Pine Bush Community Band rehearsal

Other Events Pine Bush Community Band is always looking for new members. Dust off your band instrument, come on in and make music. Band meets weekly for rehearsals. Concert schedule is posted on website, pinebushcommunityband.com. Region: Northern Orange. Artist/event website: http://pinebushcommunityband.com/. Cost: Free. Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Crawford Town Hall, 121 Route 302, Pine Bush, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Port Jervis Veterans Day Parade

Other Events In case of inclement weather, services will be held at Tri-States Naval Ship VFW 7241. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-858-4017. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Begins at Port Jervis Middle School, 118 E. Main St. Port Jervis, NY.

United Presbyterian Church thrift shop

Fundraising Events Household items, jewelry and clothes. All proceeds benefit church outreach. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues. and Fri. For more information, call 343-2131. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-343-2131. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 AM. 25 Orchard St. (off of North Street), Middletown.

Veteran's Day Ceremony

Call 355-5700. Region: Hudson River Region. Email: ksherlock10940@yahoo.com. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:00 AM. 1918 State Route 284, Slate Hill.

Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans Day Ceremony and a Light Lunch Hosted by the Middletown-Wallkill Veterans Council. Region: Northern Orange. Phone: 845-542-4114. Email: MiddletownWallkillVets@gmail.com. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Middletown Elks Lodge 1097, 48 Prospect St. Middletown.

Vet 2 Vet Peer Networking meeting

Other Events A program that allows members of the Armed Forces and veterans to discuss challenges such as post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, addiction, employment and academic challenges. Information about community resources is available. Participation is free and confidential. Light refreshments served. Meets every Tues. 342-2400, ext. 237. kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Region: Hudson River Region. Phone: 845-342-2400, ext. 237. Email: kgrundig@mhaorangeny.com. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:30 PM. Hudson House, 245 Broadway, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Kids' Activities Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Meets every Tues. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration not required. Phone: 845-566-0460. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Play & Learn Together

Kids' Activities Designed for first-time participants in Toddler Story Time. For children ages 18-36 months with a parent/caregiver. Includes resource professionals from around the county who are knowledgeable about child development. Meets every Wed. In-person registration is required. Free. 563-3600. nflprogram@rcls.org. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: Registration is suggested. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

St. Peter’s Children’s Thrift Shop

Other Events 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycled and new clothing, tots to teens. Donations appreciated. Open Wed. Call Dottie Bottaro at 292-2852. Region: Sullivan. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 264 N. Main St. Liberty, NY.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Drop-in story hour

Library Events Children read stories and make crafts based on a variety of weekly themes. Ages 3-6. Meets every Wed. 292-6070. Region: Sullivan. Phone: 845-292-6070. Venue website: www.libertypubliclibrary.org. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:45 AM. Liberty Public Library, 189 North Main St. Liberty.

Drop-in Pre-school Story Time

Kids' Activities Stories selected for children ages 3-4 accompanied by parent or caregiver; all ages welcome. Meets Wed. Free. No registration required. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 1:00 PM – 1:35 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.

North Church Kids Club

Kids' Activities Meets every Wed. Free. Region: Northern Orange. Cost: Free. Phone: 845-343-6688. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. North Congregational Church, 96 N. Beacon St. Middletown.

Meeting of End the New Jim Crow Action Committee

The End the New Jim Crow Action Network! (ENJAN) is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the "new Jim Crow"). Call 475-8781 or http://www.enjan.org. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library Family Partnership Center 29 N Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie.

Free consultation for dispute resolution

Free one-hour consultation by appointment. Learn about your options in seeking a separation or divorce. Mediation is fair, fast and affordable. Call 294-8082 ext. 34. Thursday, November 13, 2014. Dispute Resolution Center, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel.

Thanksgiving Food for Fines program

Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Food for Fines program, will offer a Food for Fines program, where donated food items can be used to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall.  Only Thanksgiving-related food items should be brought in, including instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Benefits Loaves and Fishes Thanksgiving Food Drive For more information, call the Newburgh Free Library at  563-3600 (Main Library) or 566-0460 (Town Branch). The Newburgh Free Library is open from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Town Branch is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. & Thurs.; 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tues. Wed. & Fri.; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.; and closed on Sunday. Ca… Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, both branches, Newburgh Mall and 124 Grand St. Newburgh.

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Fines

Fundraising Events Thanksgiving Food Drive, the Newburgh Free Library will offer a Food for Fines program, where Thanksgiving food items can be donated to save on overdue fines. From Nov. 3-24, library users can bring their overdue books, CDs, DVDs and other items, along with some food items to the Main Library at 124 Grand St. or the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. For each can or package of food that is donated, the fine will be waived on one overdue item. There’s no limit on the number of overdue books and canned goods that can be brought in. The fine-free period applies to current or previous fines but does not apply to lost or damaged items. Donated items must be brought to the checkout desk. What's needed are instant potatoes, canned or dry gravy, cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes, turkey stuffing mix, canned fruit, and frozen turkeys. Turkeys should be brought only to the Main Library from 9- 4 p.m. Nov. 24. Call the Newburgh Free Library at 563-3600 (Main Library) or  566-0460 (Town Branch).… Region: Hudson River Region. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. The Newburgh Free Library, Newburgh.

Faithindeed Winter Clothing Drive

Other Events Gently used coats, blankets, sleeping bags, winter accessories and shoes will be accepted; all sizes needed. Donations accepted from 9-10 a.m. Mon. Wed. Fri. through Dec. 12. For more information, contact Faithindeed Ministry for the Homeless at 476-8845. Region: Northern Orange. Venue website: www.faith-indeed.com. Phone: 845-476-8845. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Drop-off at Rock of Refuge Church, 94 North St. Middletown.

Drop-in Lapsit Story Time

Kids' Activities Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and books for children from birth up to 18 months with a parent/caregiver. No registration necessary. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration necessary. Phone: 845-566-0460. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Newburgh Free Library Town Branch Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090 Newburgh, NY 12550.

Preschool storytime and crafts

Kids' Activities Preschool storytime with crafts held every Wed.-Thurs. All preschoolers ages 2 and up are welcome. For more information and to register, call 883-7286. Region: Ulster. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Plattekill Public Library, 2047 Route 32, Modena.

Make an Appointment with a Librarian

Library Events Come with questions about getting library books onto your reading device. You will need an eReader or smart device, passwords to devices, library card and pin. Meets Thurs.Free. To schedule an appointment, call Heather Gayton at 566-0460. Cost: Free. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Phone: 845-563-3600. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Town Branch, Newburgh Mall, 1401 Route 300, Suite 1090, Newburgh, NY.

Homework Help

Kids' Activities 4-6 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh Enlarged City School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. Mon.-Thurs. though Dec. 18. Region: Hudson River Region. Cost: Free. Registration: No registration required. Phone: 845-563-3600. Email: nflprogram@rcls.org. Thursday, November 13, 2014, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Newburgh Free Library, Story Hour Room, 124 Grand St. Newburgh, NY.