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Building the Tappan Zee Bridge ‘52—‘55 Photographs by Leonard Cooke
At The Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave, Nyack; exhibit on view Sundays 1- 4pm thru November.
The Fall exhibition will feature photographs of the construction of the original Tappan Zee Bridge taken 1952 to 1955 by Leonard Cooke of Nyack. A step-by-step story of the construction of the bridge. These photographs were believed lost for decades, but after the deaths of both Mr. and Mrs. Cooke, the photographs were found in the attic of the Cooke home.
For more info about the Historical Society and to become a member, please visit www.nyackhistory.org
Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
Piermont Chamber of Commerce
Thirty years ago, Woody Allen’s film The Purple Rose of Cairo was released. On Sunday, Oct. 4 at 1pm you are invited by Piermont’s Civic Association and Chamber of Commerce to participate in a day of anniversary festivities.
• There will be an unique street installation by Nyack artist Kris Burns and, in collaboration with Laura Straus – period surprises including a flash mob, antique cars and costumes.
• From 1pm at Piermont Village Hall, 478 Piermont Avenue, a photographic display by Sally Savage, who documented the filming and changes from start to finish. She will have nostalgic prints and post cards available.
• At 3pm in Piermont Village Hall will be a panel discussion with some of the talented film makers involved in the film and officials and business owners of the village during that time. There will be time for questions.
• At 6pm there will be a champagne toast and a showing of the film—a gift from the two Piermont sponsors, their first collaboration.
FAMOUS Nyack Street Fair
Sun. Oct 11 from 10 to 5pm
This unique fair features over 300 booths of arts, crafts, great retail items, collectibles, commercial companies, festival foods, a kid’s area and music lining Broadway and Main Street in Downtown Nyack.
Sponsored by ACADA—The Art, Craft and Antiques Dealers of the Nyacks.
Kindergarten Play Day and Information Session at Blue Rock School
Blue Rock School 110 Demarest Mill Road, off Germonds Rd, West Nyack, NY.
Saturday, Oct 24 from 10am to noon.
Blue Rock School invites four-and five-year-olds and their parents to a FREE event hosted by Blue Rock School.
Children enjoy a Fall Harvest-themed morning with Blue Rock School’s kindergarten staff that includes storytelling, crafts, homemade snacks and outdoor play on the school’s beautiful wooded campus. Magical play spaces abound: the grounds have numerous creative play structures as well as a sandbox among the flower gardens.
While children play, parents can learn about Blue Rock’s vibrant and progressive learning environment and take a guided tour of the school’s four and a half-acre campus.
Event is rain or shine. Space is limited. Please register at 845-535-3353 or firstname.lastname@example.org
28th Annual Nyack Halloween Parade
will take place on Saturday, October 24. The rain date is October 25. Parade assembly begins at 4pm in Memorial Park. Parade begins at 5:30pm. Over $2000 in prizes. Registration is required to be eligible for prizes. For details go to www.nyackchamber.org. Sponsored by Guinness & Oak Beverages and The Time Nyack.
CORNER FRAME SHOP ARTIST OF THE MONTH
Matthew James Smith, Piermont resident and art photographer, will show his work during the month of October at The Corner Frame Shop.
Matthew resides near the Hudson River; his landscapes and nature images reflect time spent in the Adirondacks, Cape Cod, Nyack and Piermont.
Artist’s reception will be Friday October 9 from 6 to 8pm.
The exhibit will run thru October 31 at The Corner Frame Shop, 40 South Franklin Street, Nyack NY. For more info call 845.727.1240.
October 17 at 8pm at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave, Nyack. Admission $20 adults, $10 students.
One Year & Counting; An Evening of Presidential Politics with John Hockenberry, WNYC & NPR; Nancy Giles, CBS Sunday Morning; Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker; Francis Wilkins. More info at 845.278.7762; visit www.artsrock.org
THE MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival returns to Rockland Friday, October 2 at 7pm. Film screening will be at The Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road, Palisades. Doors open at 7pm, film begins at 7:30pm.
This International Film Festival features 10 short films selected from 678 entries from 52 countries. Over the years, a number of shorts became Academy Award nominees/ winners. Audience members vote for the winning film.
Advance sale tickets are $20/at the door $25. Includes refreshments. To purchase tickets, e-mail PCC@palisadesny.com Info: 845.642.0627.
High 5 Vocalworks
will appear on October 11 in the Sundays At Seven Series directed by Celeste at Elmwood Playhouse. This is the first of the series to take place in Elmwood’s beautiful, recently completed theatre renovation. High Five is a four part jazz/pop vocal group and they will be accompanied by the Will Rich Trio.
For tickets and info, please go to www.elmwoodplayhouse.com or call the box office at 845-353-1313.Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack, NY, 845-353-1313.
Annual Homecoming Concert
Nyack College School of Music, 45 South Boulevard, Nyack 845.675.4687. Free admission
Saturday, Oct 17 at 4pm—Dr. John McArthur, pianist, returns to the Hillside with music by Rachmaninov, Chopin, Rameau, and Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 with Dr. Tammy Lum, Duo Magnifique! Great music, great fellowship.
LEARN ALL ABOUT THE CHAMBER’S
Visit Nyack Campaign
Come to the meeting at The River Club, 11 Burd Street, Nyack; reception Tuesday, Oct 6, 6:30 to 8pm.
New Gallery in Nyack—
The Beast with a Million Eyes presents Visionary Art by Bret Salvatore & Christine Mateu.
Opening Reception for Exhibit of Paintings & Drawings by artists Bret Salvatore & Christine Mateu Sunday, Nov 1 at 1pm, 68 South Broadway, Nyack. Free.
For more info call 845.480.5233 or visit
Sun, Oct 11 from 4:30 to 6:30pm.
The Palisades Free Library presents artist Sean Scully in Conversation with Ken Carbone as a part of the Library’s award-winning (Palisades People) Sunday Symposia series. Palisades resident Sean Scully is one of the world’s leading abstract painters. The artist, represented in the collections of MoMA, Met, and Tate Museums and twice nominated for the Turner Prize, will present his work and discuss his career in a conversation with Ken Carbone, the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Director of the Carbone Smolan Agency. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students.
Stone and McCarthy: Improvisations
CILK!! 119 Main St., Nanuet, NY 845-671-8244
Oct. 3rd, 6pm. Free
Acclaimed poets Alison Stone and Gerald McCarthy and award-winning bassist Christopher Dean Sullivan will weave an intoxicating, interdisciplinary whirl of poetry and music at this free event.
ORANGETOWN HISTORICAL MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
at the DePew House, 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, (formerly Blaisdell Road) Orangeburg NY. Info: call 845.398.1302 or visit www.orangetownmuseum.com
• FROM HOLLAND TO HERE
featuring Dutch culture in Orangetown in the 17th century revealed in a stunning collection of art & artifacts featuring paintings, furniture and objects from the period. Open
through November 15. Tuesdays 10 to 2, Sundays 1to 4, at the DePew House; admission free, donations accepted.
• ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES SALE:
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10am to 4 pm. Enjoy a beautiful fall day with some fabulous antiques, fine collectibles, jewelry, toys, decorative arts, furniture, fine arts & ephemera. Table rental for dealers is $25. The museum will be open free of charge. On the grounds of the DePew House; rain date is October 4.
• ORANGETOWN MUSEUM CHILDREN’S DAY
Monday October 12 at 1 pm. Games, stories, a little history and windmill cookies await for guests K-3 and their adult friends. Registration at the Orangeburg Library, Children’s Room. Find out how they had fun—from Holland to Here. Admission free, donations accepted. At the DePew House
SUNDAY IN THE MUSEUM WITH GEORGE
Sunday November 8 at 1 pm. Enjoy a guided talk by collector George Way of ‘From Holland to Here’ and discover how America’s premier collection of Dutch 17th century art & artifacts came to be. Champagne. Admission $5 donation. At the DePew House.
SPRINGSTEEN PHOTOS AT THE PEARL RIVER LIBRARY
On loan during October in the Lobby Gallery of the Pearl River Library, just in time for Pearl River Days. George Springsteen was a Victorian Era photographer who immortalized local residents. Admission free. At the Pearl River Library.
At the Libraries
59 S. Broadway, Nyack. Info: call 845.358.3370 or visit
www.nyacklibrary.org Unless otherwise noted: events are held in the Community Meeting Room at Nyack Library and are free.
• Making Mosaics Out of Ourselves
Thurs Oct 8 at 7pm
Join certified life coach, Jayme Cooper from Circle on the Farm as she guides you through the process of releasing, re-framing and recreating your life through mosiaic.
Please register. $5 fee.
• Introduction to the Arduino Microcontroller Wed Oct 14 at 6:45pm
In this two hour session you will learn how to use the micro controllers along with plug-in shields to communicate with smart phones, read sensors of temperature and light intensity and magnetism. Please register.
• A Musical Tribute to Jews on Broadway
Sun. Oct. 18, 2pm
Jewish composers, lyricists and librettists played a major role in transforming the musical theatre from a foreign influenced genre into one that was truly American with live piano music and film clips. Please register.
• Infant & Child CPR for parents and caregivers
Tues Oct 20 at 7pm
American Heart Assoc certified infant and child CPR will be provided by Howard Reiss, Fire Chief Fairview Fire Dept.
• The Revised S.A.T.
(In Trustee’s Conference Room) Wed Oct 14 at 7pm
The Format and Content of the New Test Grades 9-12. Learn about the structure of the new SAT, the skills it tests, and the best preparation strategies for those who plan to take the revised SAT. Please register ext. 236.
Piermont Public Library
25 Flywheel Park West. Piermont; phone 845.359.4595 or visit
• Local Harvest Book Brunch & Winter Container Gardening
Sunday, Oct 18, from 1 to 3pm.
Join us at the Library for an afternoon of local fare both literary and culinary. Attendees will hear presentations of books by local authors and enjoy refreshments from local vendors. This event is a wonderful opportunity for our community to learn about the books written right here in Rockland. The authors will be available to discuss, sell, and sign their books after the presentation. Free but space is limited; please register
• Winter Container Gardening
Sunday, Oct. 25 at 1pm
This lively and informative presentation highlights valuable tips and easy techniques for growing ornamentals and miniature evergreens throughout the fall and winter. It will also demonstrate different methods of decorating the containers with branches, berries, and twigs for the holiday season. Through the use of live, winter-hardy plants and shrubs that have interesting texture and form, the winter container will provide long-lasting color through the cold, snowy months. Free, must register.
20 South Greenbush Rd., Orangeburg, NY.
• Hollywood’s Great Charlie Chan
Sunday, Oct 11 at 2 pm
Producer and Storyteller Harvey Chertok talks about Charlie Chan’s film legacy. To register, call Orangeburg Library at 845.359.2244 ext. 10.