Calendar of Upcoming Events

What’s happening this weekend? Looking for something to do? Check our calendar for the latest/greatest events in Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Milan, Tivoli and surrounding communities.

  • 17/Thursday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Easter Egg Hunt

      10:00 am. -12pm. Activities, food and an Easter Basket raffle. Easter Bunny and family photo opportunities. Baptist Home, 46 Brookmeade Drive Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Role playing for kids at historic mansions

      10:30 am. Explore the lives of the Vanderbilt and Mills families through the eyes of their servants. Start at the Vanderbilt mansion, then move to Staatsburgh for the afternoon. Tues. and Thurs. 4/15 and 4/17, 10:30am-12pm; 1:30-3pm, with a lunch break in between. Free at Vanderbilt, $2 per child at Staatsburgh. Ages 8-12, parents welcome. Limited to 25, call to reserve: 845-486-1966. Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Park Road, Hyde Park, NY.
    • Conversational Yiddish

      11:00 am. Members of the community are invited to learn about the language that has given English many colorful and evocative phrases. Free. 845-473-0826. The Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Third Thursday luncheon

      11:30 am. -1pm. To benefit the Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency. Lunch served in the parish hall turned stylish bistro. $6.00 donation requested. For takeout orders with a $7.00 donation, call 845-876-3533 between 9:30am and noon. The Church of the Messiah, 6436 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Math circle

      4:00 pm. -5pm. Led by Bard College students, Math Circle will help enrich critical thinking and problem solving skills through math-based games and problem sets, geared for students in grades 5-8. Every third Thursday. Free. Germantown Library, Palatine Park Rd., Germantown, NY.
    • Family Fun Night: Peep dioramas

      6:00 pm. What sort of delicious fun will your peeps get up to? Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway Red Hook, New York.
    • Talk on Dutchess County Office of the Aging services

      6:30 pm. Joe Ryan will discuss care giver support programs, long term care services, Medicare orientation, home delivered meals and take questions. Please call 845-876-4030 to reserve. Starr Library, West Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Open mic

      6:30 pm. Open mic performances every Thurs. evening with music, readings and comedy, hosted by Justin Smith and Maggie Rothwell. Taste Budd's Cafe, 40 W. Market St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Gardening best practices

      7:00 pm. Local farmer and gardener Mike Athanas of Athanas Farms will discuss gardening best practices specific to the Hudson Valley and answer questions. Free. Staatsburg Library, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 18/Friday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Childhood cancer fundraiser

      9:00 am. -3pm. Enjoy a bake sale, music, and prizes from local businesses. Hosted by Phi Theta Kappa of Dutchess Community College. Courtyard between the Drumlin and Washington Buildings, Dutchess Community College, Pendell Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Jr. gardeners afternoon at Val-Kill

      2:00 pm. -4pm. Bring a picture of your own garden space and join this hands-on seed planting opportunity. Ages 8-12, parents must accompany small children. Limit: 15. Free. 845-486-1966 Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill, Hyde Park, NY.
    • Good Friday fish fry

      5:00 pm. -7pm. To benefit the Sons of the American Legion's Rhinebeck High School Scholarship. Haddock with fries and homemade cole slaw, $8. Homemade New England clam chowder, $3. Take out available. Call 845-896-4429 after 3pm. American Legion, 6331 Mill St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Story slam

      7:00 pm. Writers and storytellers from the Hudson Valley and beyond engage their audience with original works of fiction, creative non-fiction, essay and poetry. Taste Budd's Cafe, 40 W. Market St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Morton acoustic show

      8:00 pm. to 10:30pm. Before microphones, before amplifiers, before electric guitars, there was pure acoustic music. 845-876-7007. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 19/Saturday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Spring landscape days

      8:30 am. Join Wilderstein's landscape volunteers in preparing the site's gardens and trails for summer. Refreshments. 845-876-4818. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Hudson Valley Farmers Market

      10:00 am. -3pm. Bringing you the finest local fresh farm products, baked goods and artisinal crafts the Hudson Valley has to offer. A farmers market, run by farmers, on a farm. Greig Farm, 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook, NY.
    • Morgan Lake Earth Day cleanup

      10:30 am. -2pm. Join the community for a day of volunteering to clean up the area surrounding Morgan Lake. Several family activities will follow, including a storytime, songs, games, a scavenger hunt, and face painting. MonseyPA@aol.com. 845-264-7109. 17 Creek Road, Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Beekman Boys book signing

      11:00 am. -1:00p The Beekman Boys will be signing books and selling wares at Clinton Cheese and Provisions. A portion of book sales benefits the library. Clinton Cheese & Provisions, Salt Point Turnpike, Clinton Corners, NY, United States.
    • Chancellor's Sheep and Wool Festival

      11:00 am. -4pm. The Chancellor's showcase is a family festival that celebrates historic fiber arts, culture, and craft and features over 30 skilled artisans and local craftspeople. Rain date, April 27. $8 per car, $6 per car for Friends of Clermont. Clermont State Historic Site, Route 9G, Clermont, NY.
    • Walkabout 2014 hike

      1:00 pm. -3:30pm. A 1.1 mile guided hike of the historic 102 acre preserve, and a sneak peek at the new educational arboretum! Winnakee Nature Preserve, 7 Van Dam Road, Hyde Park, NY.
    • Easter egg hunt and open house

      2:00 pm. Pony rides and refreshments. Easter egg hunt starts at 3:30pm. Free. 845-464-0724. Hidden Hollow Farm Riding Center, Inc., 6 Hidden Hollow Trail, Red Hook, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 20/Sunday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 21/Monday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Family matinee

      12:00 pm. Watch a new-to-DVD animated Disney movie with the whole family. PG-rated. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For movie title, please call the library. 845-757-3771. Tivoli Free Library, Broadway, Tivoli, NY.
    • Talk: Value of exercise for seniors

      2:00 pm. -3pm. Dr. Jodi Friedman will discuss the importance of exercise for seniors. Call 1-877-729-2444 for reservations. www.health-quest.org. Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Conversational Irish Gaelic

      6:30 pm. Learn conversational Irish in this fun, casual six-week course. No experience necessary. Staatsburg Library, 70 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
  • 22/Tuesday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Red Hook Seniors

      1:00 pm. Weekly meeting. Red Hook Firehouse, Firehouse Lane, Red Hook, NY.
    • Pre-school painting class

      1:00 pm. Could your child be the next Matisse? Find out during a hands-on painting class for pre-school children. Free. Come dressed for a mess! Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Presentation: being a healthy caregiver

      2:00 pm. -3:30pm. Kim Warner, LCSW Director of Psychosocial Services at Hudson Valley Hospice discuss ways to help care for yourself while caring for others. Free. Reserve a spot. 845-483-5551. The Community at Brookmeade Arbor Ridge, 11 Mountain Laurel Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Stump trivia at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Come out with friends, test your wits and win prizes! Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 23/Wednesday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • VFW Bingo

      5:00 pm. 20 games plus early bird, share the wealth and progressive power ball. AC, pull tabs, snack bar. Doors open at 5pm, sales 6pm, games 7pm. 845-758-6212. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Hands-on tree pruning workshop

      6:00 pm. -7pm. Bring your pruners, loppers and hand saws, rain or shine. Cecily and Meg will talk about and then practice techniques that keep trees healthy and happy. Starr Library, West Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY, United States.
    • Bard Big Read panel discussion

      7:00 pm. “My Name Is Ruth: An Evening with Bard Big Read and Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping." Excerpts from will be read by Neil Gaiman, Nicole Quinn, and Mary Caponegro, with discussion and remarks with Bard professors Deirdre d’Albertis and Wyatt Mason. Free. Reservations recommended. 845-758-7900. Fisher Center, Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, United States.
    • Poker night at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Texas hold'em tournament, free to play. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 24/Thursday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Conversational Yiddish

      11:00 am. Members of the community are invited to learn about the language that has given English many colorful and evocative phrases. Free. 845-473-0826. The Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Advanced Italian class

      5:00 pm. A conversational Italian class for those who know the basics. Free. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Energy efficient forum

      6:00 pm. Information about increasing energy efficiency for homes, businesses, farms and municipalities. Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, 2801 County Road 44A, Millbrook, NY.
    • Rummage sale

      6:00 pm. -8pm. Clothes, shoes, coats, books, linen, household items and small appliances. St. John's Reformed Church, 126 Old Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Open mic

      6:30 pm. Open mic performances every Thurs. evening with music, readings and comedy, hosted by Justin Smith and Maggie Rothwell. Taste Budd's Cafe, 40 W. Market St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Stamp club

      7:30 pm. A meeting of the Stamptrotters, a chapter of the American Philatelic Society. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
  • 25/Friday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Adult computer class

      10:00 am. All levels, non-judgemental. Clinton Community Library, 1215 Centre Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Rummage sale

      1:00 pm. -4pm. Clothes, shoes, coats, books, linen, household items and small appliances. St. John's Reformed Church, 126 Old Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Autism awareness happy hour

      4:30 pm. -7:30. Join Anderson Center for Autism raise awareness with food, beer, wine, and soda. Door prizes. $25. 845-889-9208. RSVP required: kellydooley@acenterforautism.org. Darby O'Gills, Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, NY.
    • Boater safety course

      6:00 pm. -10pm. Taking place in two sessions, the course is comprehensively designed to teach the fundamentals of safe boating and personal watercraft operation. Second session: April 26, 9am-1pm. Attendance at both sessions is required. Open to ages 10 and up. Free. Space is limited, preregister: 845-486-3840. Staatsburg Library, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY.
    • Olana's coffeehouse: A celebration of literature

      7:00 pm. Be inspired by a night of poetry, song, music, and famous author readings to celebrate literature. Light refreshments served. Registration requested. shasbrook@olana.org. 518-828-1872 x109. Wagon House Education Center, Olana State Historic Site, New York 9G, Hudson, NY.
    • Lecture: Hudson Valley in the Ice Age

      7:00 pm. Join Professors Robert & Johanna Titus on a tour of the Hudson River Valley in the days of the glaciers. Robert and Johanna will be signing copies of their new book, "The Hudson Valley in the Ice Age." Free. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY.
    • Author discussion

      7:00 pm. Award-winning author Jenny Milchman, will be joined by authors Carla Buckley, Therese Walsh, and Kelly Braffet to discuss "Genre Vs. Literary Fiction - Real Distinction or No Difference At All?" Free. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 26/Saturday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Open house

      9:00 am. -2pm. Learn about fire prevention, and see what the Fire Company does for your community. Demonstrations/tours/refreshments and goodies for the kids. 845-266-8190. The West Clinton Fire Company, 219 Hollow Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • Boater safety course

      9:00 am. -1pm. Second session of a course designed to teach the fundamentals of safe boating and personal watercraft operation. Attendance at both sessions is required. Open to ages 10 and up. Free. Space is limited, preregister: 845-486-3840. Staatsburg Library, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY.
    • Rummage sale

      9:00 am. -12pm. Clothes, shoes, coats, books, linen, household items and small appliances. St. John's Reformed Church, 126 Old Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Hudson Valley Farmers Market

      10:00 am. -3pm. Bringing you the finest local fresh farm products, baked goods and artisinal crafts the Hudson Valley has to offer. A farmers market, run by farmers, on a farm. Greig Farm, 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook, NY.
    • Milan Winter Farmers' Market

      10:00 am. -2pm. Town Hall, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY.
    • Car seat check

      10:00 am. -2pm. Stop by and have your child's car seat inspected for proper installation. Sponsored by the East Clinton Fire Department. Free. Stewart’s Shop, Salt Point Turnpike, Clinton, NY.
    • 4 penny social

      10:30 am. Calling starts at noon. Admission: minimum of 3 cards at $1 each. Lunch and dessert available for purchase. 845-876-4569. Good Shepherd Church/Brogan Center, 3 Mulberry St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Montessori open house

      12:30 pm. Accepting ages 18 months to 6 years, Montessori at the Old Schoolhouse invites you to their open house. 845-758-3434. jstivoli@aol.com. www.MontessoriAtTheOldSchoolhouse.com. 557 W. Kerley Corners Rd., Tivoli, NY.
    • 'Sights and Sounds of Africa'

      2:00 pm. -5pm. Storytelling, drumming, dancing, and the creation and display of decorative and ceremonial masks. For youths aged 6-12 and their parents. sandsofa.eventbrite.com. 845-389-7950. Parish Hall, Episcopal Church of the Messiah, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Author event: Willian D. Cohan

      7:00 pm. The bestselling author will present his new book, "The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, The Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of our Great Universities." Free. 845-876-0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Hudson Valley dance party

      8:00 pm. Chronogram magazine is kicking off its events season with “The Big Thaw,” which feature include DJ sets by Dave Leonard and Carlos the Sun, beer and wine from Chatham Brewing and Benmarl Winery, a light show, local food trucks, photo booth ops, and art installations. Tickets $10. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chronogram-dance-party-tickets-11004778589. 845-334-8600 x114. shenkin@chronogram.com. Dragon Factory, 8 North Front St., Kingston, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 27/Sunday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society

      3:00 pm. A program of original compositions and arrangements by members of the society. $10. www.mhcgs.blogspot.com. Morton Memorial Library and Community House, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 28/Monday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Medicare orientation

      4:00 am. -5:30pm. A basic overview of Medicare for people approaching the age of 65, caregivers, and anyone who would like a better understanding of how Medicare works. Free. Space is limited. Call to make reservation. 845-486-2555. Northern Dutchess Hospital, Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Retirement and estate strategies

      11:00 am. Keith Weston, FIC, financial associate for Thrivent Financial, will share strategies on how to accumulate money for retirement, how to pass money to heirs or charities, increasing investment success, and more. Refreshments will be served. Reserve a spot. 845-452-5690. jeanne.jones@thrivent.com. Thrivent.com/findaworkshop. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 7412 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Retirement and estate strategies

      3:00 pm. Keith Weston, FIC, financial associate for Thrivent Financial, will share strategies on how to accumulate money for retirement, how to pass money to heirs or charities, increasing investment success, and more. Refreshments will be served. Reserve a spot. 845-452-5690. jeanne.jones@thrivent.com. Thrivent.com/findaworkshop. Third Lutheran Church, 31 Livingston St. Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Author event: Willian D. Cohan

      6:00 pm. Bard college students will lead a workshop for aspiring teen writers using excerpts from Marilynne Robinson's novel, "Housekeeping," as a springboard for their own writing around character, landscape, and plot. Ages 13-18. Bring a notebook and a pen or pencil. Free. 845-876-0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Conversational Irish Gaelic

      6:30 pm. Learn conversational Irish in this fun, casual six-week course. No experience necessary. Staatsburg Library, 70 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • Retirement and estate strategies

      7:00 pm. Keith Weston, FIC, financial associate for Thrivent Financial, will share strategies on how to accumulate money for retirement, how to pass money to heirs or charities, increasing investment success, and more. Refreshments will be served. Reserve a spot. 845-452-5690. jeanne.jones@thrivent.com. Thrivent.com/findaworkshop. Memorial Lutheran Church, 1232 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Lincoln ghost train night

      7:00 pm. Zouves Civil War reenactment. Storytelling, crafts, music, refreshments. Free. 845-229-2338. The Hyde Park Station, 34 River Rd., Hyde Park NY.
  • 29/Tuesday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • Retirement and estate strategies

      9:00 am. Keith Weston, FIC, financial associate for Thrivent Financial, will share strategies on how to accumulate money for retirement, how to pass money to heirs or charities, increasing investment success, and more. Refreshments will be served. Reserve a spot. 845-452-5690. jeanne.jones@thrivent.com. Thrivent.com/findaworkshop. Memorial Lutheran Church, 1232 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Red Hook Seniors

      1:00 pm. Weekly meeting. Red Hook Firehouse, Firehouse Lane, Red Hook, NY.
    • Pre-school painting class

      1:00 pm. Could your child be the next Matisse? Find out during a hands-on painting class for pre-school children. Free. Come dressed for a mess! Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Hyde Park historical society meeting

      7:00 pm. A presentation of "Hudson River Journeys - A Celebration of America's First River," which will feature a DVD of artist Len Tantillo and songs by Pete Seeger. Followed by refreshments and a business meeting. 845-229-2559. Patsyc97@AOL.com. Hyde Park United Methodist Fellowship Hall, Church St., Hyde Park, NY.
    • Stump trivia at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Come out with friends, test your wits and win prizes! Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 30/Wednesday
    • Food drive

      Local food banks are struggling to fill gaps on their shelves. Bring food and toiletry items during open hours for donation to the Church of the Messiah and Dutch Reformed Church in Rhinebeck. Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY.
    • VFW Bingo

      5:00 pm. 20 games plus early bird, share the wealth and progressive power ball. AC, pull tabs, snack bar. Doors open at 5pm, sales 6pm, games 7pm. 845-758-6212. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Guest lecturer presentation

      6:00 pm. Wes and Barbara Gottlock will present an illustrated talk about the lost amusement parks of the Hudson Valley. Free. RSVP by April 15. 845-889-4462. The Rhinebeck Antique Emporium, 5229 Albany Post Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • Poker night at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Texas hold'em tournament, free to play. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 1/Thursday
    • Annual golf tournament

      10:00 am. A full day of golf, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Includes raffles, challenges, and games. Check-in at 8:30am. $110 registration to benefit the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce. www.redhookchamber.org. 845-758-0824. Red Hook Golf Club, 650 New York 199, Red Hook, NY.
    • Conversational Yiddish

      11:00 am. Members of the community are invited to learn about the language that has given English many colorful and evocative phrases. Free. 845-473-0826. The Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Healthy relationship workshop

      5:30 pm. Come and join us as we talk about how to see the warning signs of an abusive relationship for you and your friends. Open to teens 6th grade and up. Free. Pizza served. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY.
    • Open mic

      6:30 pm. Open mic performances every Thurs. evening with music, readings and comedy, hosted by Justin Smith and Maggie Rothwell. Taste Budd's Cafe, 40 W. Market St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Spring training for your home

      7:00 pm. Everything you MUST know about hiring a contractor and remodeling your home, led by Brian Altman, President of DBS Remodel. Free. 845-889-4683. staatsburglibrary.org. staatslibrary@gmail.com. Staatsburg Library, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 2/Friday
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • An evening of readings

      7:00 pm. Featuring readings by contributors to "Conjunctions," Bard College's literary journal. Including Benjamin Hale and Bennett Sims, moderated by Conjunctions Managing Editor, Micaela Morrissette. Free. 845-876-0500. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Film screening: Rocky Horror Picture Show

      7:00 pm. Campy musical/horror film. 1975. Rated R. Free. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 3/Saturday
    • Plant swap

      9:30 am. Bring all your extra plants to swap - perennials, annual seedlings, shrubs, vines, houseplants, vegetable/herb seedlings and extra seeds. Divide into containers, labeled with name and basic planting instructions. Swap garden-related items too. Registration at 9:30am, swapping starts at 10. tivoliprograms@gmail.com. 845-757-3771. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY, United States.
    • Hudson Valley garden fair

      10:00 am. -4pm. Admission: $9 in advance/$12 day of. Lecture fee (includes admission): $24 in advance/$30 day of. info@hvga.org. www.hvgardenfair.com. Montgomery Place, 25 Gardener Way, Red Hook, NY.
    • Reconnection workshop for veterans

      10:00 am. Reuniting, reconnecting and rebuilding for service members, military families, and veterans. 10am workshop on "communicating clearly," followed by an "identifying depression" workshop at 1pm. Dutchess County Department of Health 85 Civic Center Plaza Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Hudson Valley Farmers Market

      10:00 am. -3pm. Bringing you the finest local fresh farm products, baked goods and artisinal crafts the Hudson Valley has to offer. A farmers market, run by farmers, on a farm. Greig Farm, 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook, NY.
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Repair cafe

      12:00 pm. -4pm. Bring your beloved-but-broken items and have them fixed by a team of volunteers. To volunteer contact jescott@bard.edu. Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 East Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Clothes swap

      1:00 pm. -4pm. Swap the same number of items you bring. Women's clothes, shoes, jewelry, handbags, and accessories. $20 donation to benefit Sinterklaas. Bring clothes on the day or drop from from April 28-May 2. Call to make arrangements. 678-595-7725. Lindy Wright's, 21 Platt Ave., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Yoga and physical therapy for healthy hips

      1:30 pm. -3:30pm. Led by Terry Schaff, yoga therapist and Purnima Singh, physical therapist. Sign up to attend: www.medicalyogatherapy.com. 845-235-6334. terryrothschaff@gmail.com. Stevenson Gym, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 4/Sunday
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Eleanor Roosevelt 'knit-in'

      1:00 pm. -5pm. Knit or crochet acrylic yarn blocks that will be assembled into afghans and donated to the Troops, battered women's and homeless shelters, VA hospitals, and those in need. You don't have to knit or crochet to attend. Includes a talk about Eleanor Roosevelt and DVD viewing. Refreshments provided. Reservations required. Adults, $20; $12, students. www.townofhydeparkny-historicalsociety.org. 845-229-2559. Patsyc97@AOL.com. Henry A. Wallace Center, 4079 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, NY.
    • Cinco de mayo pottery class

      1:00 pm. -3:30pm. Learn how to make a red terracotta clay pot representing the Mexican pottery. Pre-register by May 1 to shasbrook@olana.org or 518-828-1872 x 109. $20/person, $15/members. Wagon House Education Center, Olana State Historic Site, New York 9G, Hudson, NY.
    • League of extraordinary readers

      4:00 pm. Author Jennifer Donnelly joins the monthly author event series for kids ages 8-12. Giveaways, snacks, and fun at every event! RSVP via email or Facebook and share this event with your friends. rsvp@oblongbooks.com. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
  • 5/Monday
    • Conversational Irish Gaelic

      6:30 pm. Learn conversational Irish in this fun, casual six-week course. No experience necessary. Staatsburg Library, 70 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • Railroad hobby night

      7:00 pm. Slot cars, model trains, airbrush, and more. 845-229-2338. Hudson Valley Train Station Museum, 38 River Rd, Hyde Park, NY.
  • 6/Tuesday
    • Alzheimer's workshop

      12:00 pm. Join members of Settled and Serving In Place to learn about recognizing dementia and what to do about it. Clinton Community Library, 1215 Centre Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Red Hook Seniors

      1:00 pm. Weekly meeting. Red Hook Firehouse, Firehouse Lane, Red Hook, NY.
    • Pre-school painting class

      1:00 pm. Could your child be the next Matisse? Find out during a hands-on painting class for pre-school children. Free. Come dressed for a mess! Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Stump trivia at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Come out with friends, test your wits and win prizes! Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Hudson Valley YA society

      7:00 pm. Monthly author event, this time celebrating the launch of Emmy Laybourne's new book, "Savage Drift." Free. RSVP required: rsvp@oblongbooks.com. www.oblongbooks.com. Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.
  • 7/Wednesday
    • Clermont Southern Tier Seniors

      11:00 am. All area people 50+ from Southern Columbia and Northern Dutchess counties are welcome to join. Walk-ins welcome. If interested call Betty 845-758-5758 or Jim 845-756-2960. Clermont Fire Station, Route 9G, Clermont, NY.
    • Parkinson's support group

      2:30 pm. -4:30pm. Monthly on the first Wednesday. Starr Library, West Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Chicken dinner fundraiser

      4:00 pm. -7pm. Includes BBQ chicken, baked potatoes, coleslaw, rolsl & butter, water, and brownie for dessert. Catered by Stone Pony Deli. $12. To benefit the baseball and track teams. Cash/checks payable HPPBA. Pre-order recommended. KathrynOakley@hpcsd.org. FDR High School, South Cross Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • VFW Bingo

      5:00 pm. 20 games plus early bird, share the wealth and progressive power ball. AC, pull tabs, snack bar. Doors open at 5pm, sales 6pm, games 7pm. 845-758-6212. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Poker night at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Texas hold'em tournament, free to play. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 8/Thursday
    • Conversational Yiddish

      11:00 am. Members of the community are invited to learn about the language that has given English many colorful and evocative phrases. Free. 845-473-0826. The Hudson Valley Community Center, 110 South Grand Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY.
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Open mic

      6:30 pm. Open mic performances every Thurs. evening with music, readings and comedy, hosted by Justin Smith and Maggie Rothwell. Taste Budd's Cafe, 40 W. Market St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Author talk: Bruce Hallenbeck

      7:00 pm. The author and Fortean researcher will be discussing the monsters hiding in the wilderness of our home state. Bruce will be signing copies of his newest book, "Monsters of New York." Light refreshments will be provided. Tivoli Free Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY.
    • Stamp club

      7:30 pm. A meeting of the Stamptrotters, a chapter of the American Philatelic Society. Phil Bruno at 845-758-6574 or pib39@hvc.rr.com. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Lyme Disease support group

      7:30 pm. Meets on the second Thursday of each month. 914-489-1202. First Baptist Church, 11 Astor Dr., Rhinebeck, NY.
  • 9/Friday
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 10/Saturday
    • Milan Winter Farmers' Market

      10:00 am. -2pm. Town Hall, 20 Wilcox Circle, Milan, NY.
    • Hudson Valley Farmers Market

      10:00 am. -3pm. Bringing you the finest local fresh farm products, baked goods and artisinal crafts the Hudson Valley has to offer. A farmers market, run by farmers, on a farm. Greig Farm, 223 Pitcher Ln., Red Hook, NY.
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Astor round up line dancing

      6:00 pm. -9:30pm. Come on out for boot scootin', mechanical bull riding, and tequila bar. Food by Max's BBQ. 845-871-1171. 6339 Mill St, Rhinebeck, NY.
    • Karaoke & ladies night

      7:00 pm. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
    • Riverfront music series

      9:00 pm. Live music featuring local singers and songwriters every Fri. and Sat. 845-876-7442. China Rose, 1 Shatzell Ave., Rhinecliff, NY.
  • 11/Sunday
    • Kayak demo days

      11:00 am. -1pm. Learn how to select the kayak, canoe or SUP that is just right for you. Several demo programs to help with your selection, or to just figure out if the sport is something for you. 845-229-0595. www.the-river-connection.com. www.hudsonriverpaddler.org. The River Connection, Inc., West Market St., Hyde Park, NY.
    • Wilderstein and the White House

      12:00 pm. -4pm. An exhibition exploring fascinating connections between the estate and U.S. presidents over two centuries. May 1-Oct. 31. Preview party: April 26, 4-6pm. Tickets, $25. RSVP. 845-876-4818. wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Rd., Rhinebeck, NY.
  • 12/Monday
    • Conversational Irish Gaelic

      6:30 pm. Learn conversational Irish in this fun, casual six-week course. No experience necessary. Staatsburg Library, 70 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg, NY.
    • Railroad history night

      8:00 pm. A monthly presentation on railway history, refreshments included. 845-229-2338. Hudson Valley Train Station Museum, 38 River Rd, Hyde Park, NY..
  • 13/Tuesday
    • Red Hook Seniors

      1:00 pm. Weekly meeting. Red Hook Firehouse, Firehouse Lane, Red Hook, NY.
    • Pre-school painting class

      1:00 pm. Could your child be the next Matisse? Find out during a hands-on painting class for pre-school children. Free. Come dressed for a mess! Red Hook Public Library, 7444 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • ATC sessions

      6:00 pm. Meet and exchange your original art in the form of an ATC (artist trading card) with other artists every second Tuesday of each month. hudsonvalleyatc.weebly.com. RHCAN Gallery 7516 N Broadway, Red Hook, NY.
    • Stump trivia at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Come out with friends, test your wits and win prizes! Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
  • 14/Wednesday
    • VFW Bingo

      5:00 pm. 20 games plus early bird, share the wealth and progressive power ball. AC, pull tabs, snack bar. Doors open at 5pm, sales 6pm, games 7pm. 845-758-6212. VFW Post 7765, 30 Elizabeth St., Red Hook, NY.
    • Poker night at Sidelines

      7:00 pm. Texas hold'em tournament, free to play. Sidelines, 7909 Albany Post Rd., Red Hook, NY.
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